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Jul 08, 2014 Aboriginal title a balancing act
Aboriginal title a balancing act The Supreme Court of Canada got the landmark Tsilhqot’in Nation decision right, says Douglas Harris of UBC Law. Read more…
Jul 08, 2014 Standing up for joint pain research
World’s first research-focused MRI to shed new light on hip health.
Jul 08, 2014 There is something special about these Olympians
Kurc Buzdegan, who has coached intellectually challenged basketball players for 14 years, leads the Langley Warriors at the 2014 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games at UBC this summer. “I couldn’t […]
Jul 08, 2014 The Harper Disarmament Plan
Stephen Harper could find himself as a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize this autumn for reducing defence spending to just 1% of the GDP – the lowest level in […]
Jul 08, 2014 PM hopes to meet Chinese president; But Beijing is irked
Prime Minister Stephen Harper appears to be planning an official state visit to China in November. Harper is one of the few G8 leaders not to have held an official […]
Jul 08, 2014 UBC engineering camps get kids excited about science
UBC is hosting eight weeks of engineering and science camps, known as ‘Geering Up,’ for kids from Kindergarten to Grade 12. “Geering Up is just to get kids excited about science,” […]
Jul 08, 2014 Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games
Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games Opening Ceremonies Tue Jul 8, 7 – 9 p.m. Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, 6066 Thunderbird Blvd. Join 1,500 athletes from across Canada to celebrate […]
Jul 08, 2014 Jellyfish population boom wreaking havoc worldwide
Jellyfish populations are exploding around the world and causing hundreds of millions of dollars of damage. “In some places, it’s clogging fishing nets and damaging fishing gear. In other places, […]
Jul 08, 2014 Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games Opening Ceremonies
Jul 08, 2014 ‘McJobs’ benefit teens in later life, UBC study says
A UBC Sauder School of Business study finds that teens that work low-paying, part-time jobs are better off than their non-working peers. Researchers say teens may benefit more from working […]
Jul 08, 2014 Canada is bidding to host the 2026 World Cup, and it could be worth billions
The Canadian Soccer Association plans to bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The organization believes hosting would boost the sport’s national profile. It is estimated that 300,000–500,000 fans would come […]
Jul 08, 2014 Faculty of Education celebrates 25 years
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Education will celebrate 25 years providing teacher education in the Okanagan this summer. The faculty celebrates its silver anniversary at its upcoming alumni event July 25-26 […]
Jul 08, 2014 Power drills go from the toolbox to the operating room
Engineering students develop simple alternative to expensive surgical tool for developing world.
Jul 07, 2014 UBC rowers selected for international competitions
Ten UBC Thunderbirds have been chosen to represent Canada at the 2014 World Rowing Under-23 Championships and the World University Rowing Championships.
Jul 07, 2014 Summer McJobs are good for kids, says Sauder study
A new UBC Sauder School of Business study shows that teenagers who work at summer or evening jobs gain a competitive advantage later in life.
Jul 07, 2014 Set Theory: The Last 50 Years
Set Theory: The Last 50 Years Mon July 7 Earth Sciences Building, Lecture Room 1012, 2207 Main Mall Set Theory is both a fascinating subject and the victim of several […]
Jul 07, 2014 Summer Institute in Sustainability Leadership
Jul 07, 2014 Everyone’s a winner
As host venue for the 2014 Games, UBC has much to gain from its partnership with Special Olympics Canada, and vice-versa, says Louise Cowin.
Jul 04, 2014 Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit exhibition
Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit exhibition Mon Apr 14 – Wed Dec 24 Irving K Barber Learning Centre Level 1, 1961 East Mall Eye-catching and mouth-watering Canadian Pacific Railway Company […]
Jul 03, 2014 UBC This Week 03-July-2014
  Recent UBC Media Releases Jul 3 New satellite data like an ultrasound for baby stars Jul 3 UBC prepares to host Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games Jul 2 […]


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