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100 years of wise women

100 years of wise women

Opinion: 100 years of wise women Judy Illes, Elizabeth Croft and Simon Peacock highlight women leaders and the contributions they’ve made to science, engineering and medicine throughout UBC’s history. Read more […]

Glen Coulthard: A discussion as part of the Intertextual Reading Group

Glen Coulthard: A discussion as part of the Intertextual Reading Group Tue Mar 8 2016, 1 – 2 PM Belkin Art Gallery UBC professor Glen Coulthard will read from his […]

UBC experts on Vancouver vacant homes report

The City of Vancouver is expected to release a new report on vacant homes today. Housing experts at UBC are available to comment. Patrick Condon School of Architecture and Landscape […]

Babies aware of social dominance in relationships: study

A UBC study shows that babies understand the idea that people who are part of larger social groups are socially stronger than those in smaller groups, reports Tech Times. “We […]

UBC women’s hockey team win Canada West championship

The UBC Thunderbirds women’s hockey team won the third and deciding game of the best-of-three series to win the Canada West championship Sunday. They defeated the Manitoba Bisons 2-1. The […]

Have we achieved gender equality? Nine Canadian women respond

The Globe and Mail featured nine Canadian women talking about the country’s progress in achieving gender equality. Ellie Parton, a third-year medical student at UBC, was one of those interviewed. […]

Arbutus corridor deal

After a long dispute, the City of Vancouver has agreed to buy the Arbutus Corridor from Canadian Pacific Railway for $55-million, reports Global News. In the short term, the 9 […]

Coroner silent on whether migraines contributed to Chilliwack triple murder-suicide

The coroner who investigated a Chilliwack triple murder-suicide was silent on whether migraines suffered by one of the victims was a factor, reports the Vancouver Sun. The article mentioned a […]

Is your picky child just being a jerk?

Gerry Kasten, a UBC land and food systems instructor, was interviewed in a Vancouver Sun article on picky eaters. According to Kasten, young children prefer to eat familiar foods and […]

China cuts growth target for 2016

The Chinese Premier has announced revised growth targets for the year, admitting that growth won’t be as high as previously forecast. Yves Tiberghien, director of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, […]

The 2011 March 11 Disaster and Nuclear Power Plant Accident in Tohoku, Japan: Five Years On