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UBC Connects with Michio Kaku – Michio’s Vision for the Future

Theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku presents a succinct history of physics.

This UBC conference is the ultimate event for tech lovers

The Daily Hive featured 2018 Blueprint, a tech industry conference to be hosted on campus by UBC Biztech. It will give attendees the opportunity to learn about emerging and groundbreaking […]

Higher education linked to higher pay for immigrants to Canada

The Vancouver Star mentioned UBC in an article on higher education for immigrants to Canada. UBC is one of several universities that have assistance programs for refugees, whereby tuition and […]

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UBC Faculty of Education nurtures cultural identity of Indigenous students seeking to become teachers

The Georgia Straight published an article about the lack of Indigenous teachers in B.C. and UBC’s role in encouraging more students to qualify as teachers. Jan Hare, UBC’s associate dean […]

Forcing Church out of medicine will worsen palliative care

An op-ed written by Karol Boschung, a medical student at UBC, appeared in The Province. Boschung wrote about the role of the church in palliative care and physician-assisted suicide.

Beedie gets his birthday wish by giving a $50-million hand-up to needy kids

UBC alumnus Ryan Beedie was featured in an article in the Vancouver Sun. Beedie, a philanthropist and real estate developer who holds a masters in business administration from UBC, marked […]

University of Calgary launches study on concussions with funding from NFL

The Globe and Mail reported on a $12 million national study to be conducted into concussions and head injuries in high school athletes. The project will be coordinated with nine […]

UBC researchers are involved in a pan-Canadian research program to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of concussion in high school sport. Credit: Shutterstock.

NFL gives significant funding to help youth ‘shred’ the burden of concussion

A pan-Canadian program involving University of British Columbia researchers is one step closer to improving prevention, diagnosis and treatment of concussions in youth sport, thanks to $12 million in funding from the National Football League’s scientific advisory board.

SFU holds debate on electoral reform

Two political science students from UBC were mentioned in a Vancouver Sun article about an upcoming debate on electoral reform to be held at SFU. Chuka Ejeckam, a graduate student, […]