Himalaya Program co-founder, Sara Shneiderman, explained the program was designed to be interdisciplinary with “faculty in several different departments who have research interests in the Himalayan region.”
“Most people do not know about North Korea, and it’s important to understand each other,” said Park. “The KPP has been serving as a powerful confidence building tool between Canada and North Korea.”
After a non-fatal traffic accident during a marathon at UBC, the event’s organizer and the RCMP are investigating the case to prevent future injuries.
As part of its #YourVoteYourVoice campaign, the AMS hosted a panel discussion yesterday to inform students about the upcoming BC electoral referendum.
During the meetings, there is usually a high success rate of performing magic because people tend to try harder with others around.
The gallery has held very diverse expositions and touched on a variety of different topics, ranging from marginalized identities and how their bodies are portrayed in art, to the historical Palestine and Israel conflict and even climate change.
Everything in the auditorium was silent, including the orchestra, aside from the light tapping of rain on the windows. As the music swells, How hits the purest high note I have ever heard.
Ghosts exemplified the self-reflection and mistaken idealizations that strike the pure of heart with the hardest downfall. This two-hour play built a clear narrative that was revealed piece-by-piece in every passing conversation, turning preconceptions from this period on their heads.
Despite the buzz, intrigue and eventual heartbreak generated by the men’s soccer nationals hosted at Thunderbird Stadium this weekend, a swath of other UBC teams were in action, too.
With their draft selection, all three UBC players receive an invite to Pacific FC’s preseason camp.
Revenge, a year later, is sweet.
So far, UBC have picked up three wins, losing only the second of back-to-back games on their opening home stand.
Agenda items can seem long, mysterious and confusing without the proper background, making it difficult to see how these issues affect students. Here’s what to watch out for in the upcoming AMS Council meeting on November 7.
“Rather than promoting goodwill and unity, the AMS has failed to condemn hate in some instances while hyperbolizing it in others. I want an AMS that respects that students can have unity and goodwill amongst each other despite disagreements.“
“In our constitution the AMS has as an objective ‘to promote unity and goodwill amongst its members.‘ The AMS therefore denounces all forms of violence and marginalization on campus, regardless of at whom it is directed“
All we’re asking for is a few days to rest, catch up on sleep and, momentarily, not have to worry about the grind of classes.
Between rows of rolling walls in the basement of the Nest are 71 works of art by some of the most celebrated Canadian artists in history. This is the AMS permanent collection and it’s been around since the 1950s.
Cheung created Bagels with Ben, an initiative where he invites students from his classes to eat bagels each week and to talk about life in a casual, low-stakes environment outside of class time.
In 2018, 38 per cent of UBC students who reported experiencing racial discrimination at UBC in the 2017/18 academic year. Many of these students carry stories of feeling forced to defend their heritage, being singled-out by professors to speak on behalf of entire ethnicities and hearing racial slurs.
Coren, a professor emeritus in the psychology department at UBC, has won numerous awards for his work, had his own television show called Good Dog!, written books that have topped the bestsellers lists, and currently writes the blog “Canine Corner” for Psychology Today.
“Increasing breast density has two major effects,” said Coldman. “It increases the risk of breast cancer and reduces the ability to detect it by mammography.”
“Just knowing THC and CBD is not enough, we need to know more about the other molecules that are there,” said Murch.
“There’s a lot of things that we have to consider when we’re thinking about greening our buildings,” Mungall said. “How do you green a building and keep it affordable?”
"We are very interested in seeing if these types of health disparities can be reflected in the difference of these tags,” said Gladish.
On our first episode, “Definitely Irish,” reporter Zak Vescera and producer Jack Lamming took a look at the influx of young Irish people who rent in Dunbar over the summer. They managed to get to the bottom of why the Irish come to Vancouver and whether they are discriminated against when they look for housing and jobs.