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UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Apr. 30, […]

Something for Everyone at UBC’s Perennial Plant Sale

Event: Perennial Plant Sale Place: UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive Date / Time: Sunday, May 9 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission: Admission is free Parking: $3.50 […]

UBC Researchers Develop New Bladder Control Device for Women

An estimated one-third of all women experience it at some point and few are willing to talk about it, but urinary incontinence affects more than 15 million Americans and 1.5 […]

World Leading Thinkers Gather for Unique Roundtable Dialogue at UBC

Event: Balancing Educating the Mind with Educating the Heart Roundtable Dialogue Date: Tuesday, April 20 Time: Roundtable Dialogue 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Post-Dialogue Meeting with the Media 5:15 p.m. […]

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Brings Message of Compassion and Cross-cultural Understanding to Vancouver

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, today begins a rare visit to Vancouver. The Dalai Lama, who […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Apr. 16, […]

Edible Plants Focus of UBC’s Native Plant Sale

Event: The Pacific Northwest Plant Sale Place: UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive Date / Time: Saturday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: Admission to the […]

Food Products from the Forest, Native Edible Plants Focus of This Year’s Native Plant Sale

Long before strawberries became a popular Fraser Valley crop or cooks coveted wild onions as a gourmet ingredient, these native plants and many others were an important source of food […]

Saving Our Oceans One Entrée at a Time

Scientists and conservation groups aren’t the only people who can preserve our oceans — consumers can make ocean-friendly seafood choices. This year’s World Fisheries Congress in Vancouver, May 2-6, will […]

UBC Gains Brains With Latest Research Recruits

New research at the University of British Columbia will range from studies of bowel disease in children to the future of international political institutions when 18 investigators join the university […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Apr. 2, […]

Welcome UBC Okanagan!

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 Dr. Martha Piper’s speech on March 17 in Kelowna marking the merger of Okanagan University College with UBC It […]

New Treatment for Hand Burns

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 Vacuum replaces cream By Hilary Thomson A third-year medical student has conducted the first Vancouver study of the effectiveness […]

The Mystery of the Disappearing Sockeye Salmon

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 Something fishy is going on in the Fraser River and UBC scientists are on the case By Michelle Cook […]

Undergraduate Students Conduct Research Too

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 By Michelle Cook If you thought graduate students were the only ones on campus doing all the hard-hitting research, […]

Building a Better Mars Rover

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 UBC Computer scientist works on giving robots the brains to fend for themselves By Michelle Cook When NASA bounced […]

Plant-based Hormone Offers New Hope for Hot Flushes

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 UBC study tests safer replacement for estrogen By Hilary Thomson Imagine that your heart starts pounding, your skin temperature […]

Refugee Program Creates Global Citizens

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 By Cristina Calboreanu From its inception, the WUSC Student Refugee Program has changed the lives of more than 700 […]

Dalai Lama Brings Message of Peace to UBC

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 His visit supports the launch of contemporary Tibetan study program By Erica Smishek How different would the world look […]

Coyotes Prey on Children

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 4| Apr. 1, 2004 Public unaware of the risk By Hilary Thomson Cat-killer, cartoon character or funny-looking dog — perceptions of the coyote […]