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UBC releases their 2015 animal research statistics

55 minutes agoRegulatory testing of drugs and medical products encompasses only three-quarters of a per cent of animals used in UBC research. A third of all animals are used in medical and veterinary research to research treatment for disease.

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Four faculty members appointed to the Order of Canada in the last year

In the last year, four UBC faculty members have been appointed to the Order, Canada’s highest civilian honour. Approximately 100 Canadians are inducted to the Order with each bi-annual round of appointments, which take place in December and June.

The UBC pride flag burning: a timeline

Almost a year ago, Brooklyn Fink burned down the rainbow pride flag burning in honour of UBC's OUTweek. Most recently, the charges were dropped after Crown Counsel could not find a group or individual to take ownership of the flag.

Why the bookstore ran out of your textbook

There is no singular reason why the Bookstore might have run out of your textbook. It could be anything from your absent-minded professor to add/drop-prone students who return their textbooks at the last minute.

Birth control tops list of most-prescribed drugs to students

We dug through the 2015/16 annual report put together by Student Care, the health care plan administrator, to see which drugs are most often prescribed to students at UBC through the AMS Health and Dental plan.