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UBC’s Markus Thormeyer breaks Canadian record

Swim Swam reported that Markus Thormeyer, a UBC varsity swimmer, set two Canadian records during a collegiate competition. The TBirds won the 2018 Colleges Cup this past weekend.

Waterloo creates a ‘terrarium for robots’

The Globe and Mail highlighted the faculty of applied science’s Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory at UBC, in an article about Canadian robotics research. The lab includes projects […]

A taste of university for high-school students

The Globe and Mail mentioned the Future Global Leaders course at UBC, in an article about university programs for future undergraduates. The course has expanded from 33 high-school students four […]

Canada cracks the code on genomics research

The Globe and Mail mentioned UBC in a story about genomics research in Canada. The article reported UBC is one of the schools with a main focus on health care […]

UBC falls in heartbreaking Hardy Cup grid semifinal to Saskatchewan

The Vancouver Sun reported on the UBC Thunderbirds football team’s loss to the Saskatchewan Huskies. The TBirds lost 31-28 in overtime in the Hardy Cup semifinal. The story also appeared […]

Ottawa and Victoria team up to fund nuclear medicine hub

Various media outlets reported that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more than $10 million toward the creation of a new nuclear medicine facility at UBC. He made the announcement after […]