UBC In The News
UBC project looks to bridge the gap between climate worry and action
UBC’s sustainability scholars, in partnership with the City of Vancouver, have been researching better ways to communicate how climate change is affecting the city. Taylor Legere, one of the scholars and a master’s student in landscape architecture was interviewed for the story.
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The artistry of her baskets is complex. So is the story around them.
Art history professor emeritus Dr. Marvin S. Cohodas commented on the production of Native American baskets in the 1900s.
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Canada marks two years of single-game sports betting with concerns from researchers
Dr. Luke Clark, director of UBC’s Centre for Gambling Research, commented on sports betting in Canada.
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What you need to know about COVID-19 as we head into fall
Zoology professor Dr. Sarah Otto said COVID-19 infections are up likely because our body’s defences are down as many of us have not had infections or the vaccine for a while.
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Do you have anxiety about math?
Mathematics professor Dr. Lindsey Daniels gave tips to help students overcome their math anxiety.
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Concerns about A.I. in education system
Education professor Dr. Ron Darvin commented on the use of artificial intelligence in the classroom.
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Cancer cases soared 79% globally among young adults over past 3 decades: study
Urologic sciences professor Dr. Michael Cox commented on a study which found that cancer cases have been rising among those aged under 50 since the 1990s.
Back to school: Creating community for Indigenous students on campus
The First Nations Longhouse celebrates 30 years at UBC. Joely Viveiros, the associate director of the First Nations House of Learning, explained the need for students to have a safe, culturally supportive environment on campus.
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UBC Okanagan campus welcomes more first-year students than 2022
There are about 300 more first-year students this term at UBCO. Layne McDougall, interim director of student engagement and learning, was quoted.