Media Release | October 26, 2016
In B.C., approximately 14,000 kindergarten students start school vulnerable in at least one area that is critical to their healthy development, according to a new UBC report.
Media Release | June 27, 2016
Teacher burnout and student stress may be linked, according to a UBC study.
Media Release | January 26, 2015
A social and emotional learning program started by Goldie Hawn to help school children improve their learning abilities, be more caring, and less stressed is now backed by new scientific evidence.
April 14, 2014
A UBC expert says promoting empathy is an important way to prevent tragic school shootings like the one that took place at Columbine High School 15 years ago.
Media Release | February 25, 2013
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Media Release | December 26, 2012
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
September 14, 2010
Children who report having more support in their community are also more likely to have high self-esteem, optimism, overall health, happiness and less sadness, says a study conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC).