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Rich people are more charitable if they feel like they’re in charge

The New York Post reported on a new study by UBC and the Harvard Business School, which revealed that wealthy people are more generous if they feel like they have […]

Apple trees from Isaac Newton’s bring ‘magic’ to universities around the world

The Canadian Press reported on the apple trees on the campus of TRIUMF, a physics laboratory co-founded by and located at UBC. The trees, which arrived in Vancouver in 1971, […]

The Kok Zhailau problem and Kazakh civil society

The Diplomat published an op-ed by Nazira Kozhanova, a master’s student in political science at UBC. She wrote about a contentious proposal to build a new resort in place of […]