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The UBC Story

Those who change the world never stop thinking this way. Watch the UBC Story video here.

Thunderbirds top football rankings for first time since ’99

Thunderbirds top football rankings for first time since ’99

Coming off their first national championship in nearly 20 years, the Thunderbirds top the inaugural weekly media poll of the 2016 CIS football season.

Saturday markets at UBC Farm

Saturday markets at UBC Farm Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. June 4 – October 29 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver The UBC Farm’s markets are an important venue for community […]

More older women giving birth

For the first time in Canada’s history, older mothers are having more children than teens are, and UBC nursing professor Elizabeth Saewyc spoke to CBC Daybreak South about the trend. […]

UBC finds gentler way to monitor migraine

A UBC researcher has developed a novel, gentler way of monitoring migraines, paving the way for better understanding and treatment of the disease, reports 24 Hours. Electrical and computer engineering […]

Canada’s real estate bubble

A new Vice article highlighted the issue of a possible real estate bubble in Canada. Tsur Somerville, director of UBC’s Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, told Vice he […]

Facebook removes photos of topless women marching in parade

CBC reported on Facebook’s removal of photos of topless women marching in a Go Topless parade. Critics said the move was discriminatory. Alfred Hermida, a UBC professor of social media […]

6 tips for easing into the back-to-school routine

CTV News interviewed a number of experts for advice on easing children back into their school routine. Laurie Ford, associate professor at UBC’s Institute for Early Education and Research, suggested […]

B.C. group criticizes federal approach to climate change

A B.C. environmental law group is calling for a better climate change action plan from the federal government that will ensure even and equitable contributions from all the provinces, according […]

Things to do: 7 can’t-miss Vancouver arts events this week

The Georgia Straight included a few UBC events in its seven top arts things to do in Vancouver this week, including the Belkin exhibition “Julia Feyrer and Tamara Henderson: The […]

Chinese going ‘out of their way’ to welcome Trudeau

Paul Evans, a professor at UBC’s Institute of Asian Affairs, was interviewed for a National Post article on Justin Trudeau’s China visit and Canada’s plans to join a China-led international […]

Professor creates sustainable balsa wood pull buoy

Popular swimming website SwimSwam featured a balsa wood pull buoy designed by UBC forestry professor and masters swimmer Phil Evans. Evans says the buoy is more durable and tactile compared […]