We looked at professors on ratemyprof.com with more than 30 rankings (about a full-sized small class) and then listed the best of the bunch. The quotes are taken from their ratings page. Did yours make the list?
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Chances are that if you've ever signed up for a class in university, you've looked at ratemyprofessors.com. We looked at professors with more than 30 rankings and then filtered out the lowest-ranked of the bunch. Did yours make the list?
The result is… weird. Although there can be power in using humour to defang taboo subjects, it seems a little unkind to gloss over serious public health issues with box steps and one-liners. Still, there’s a lot to recommend.
The John H. McDonald awards recognize excellence in student journalism across Canada. This year, The Ubyssey took home the awards for investigative reporting and cover of the year as well as received six other nominations.
182,115 animals were used in 869 research and teaching experiment proposals in 2014. This marks the fifth consecutive year that UBC has published their animal research statistics, being one of only two universities in Canada to do so.
After finishing his time as a Thunderbird with a Vanier Cup win, running back Brandon Deschamps will be moving on to play for the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. It is currently unknown which position Deschamps will be play.
After being shut out Friday night 2-0, the UBC Thunderbirds bounced back in a big way, coming out victorious on Saturday afternoon with an overwhelming 6-2 win against the Mount Royal University Cougars.
Several UBC professors have been named as members of the Order of Canada. Olav Slaymaker, Wade Davis, Nassif Ghoussoub and Joseph Boyden were recognized by the governor general as having made outstanding contributions to Canada.
The UBC men’s basketball team started strong in 2016, sweeping the Lethbridge Pronghorns 95-73 Friday and 85-79 on Saturday. After making adjustments over the holiday break, Hanson’s squad have now improved their Canada West conference record to 8-2.
Erin Michalak, a professor, urged students to prioritize social time when facing loneliness and suggested a few ways to achieve a quality work-life balances as social interactions are stress relieving.
Women’s basketball captured the win in their second game against the Lethbridge Longhorns on Saturday. Every UBC player saw court time and the team was leading in points throughout the matchup, finishing with final score of 77-47.
We're not arguing that UBC should be writing about men’s team’s new uniforms — they should be focusing on the near-superhuman achievements of all their athletes — but they definitely shouldn't be only writing about the women’s teams.
Finding things is also remarkably simple. The main page will show you whatever is for sale in your area and you can refine your search by category or keyword. It is currently possible to find everything from books and couches, to a Mercedes.
Robert Rouse's course — Our Modern Medieval: A Song of Ice and Fire as contemporary Medievalism — uses George R.R. Martin’s novels and HBO’s series A Game of Thrones to teach students about how the past is reimagined to reflect the present.
At the Vancouver Aquarium, UBC researchers team up with specially trained northern fur seals and Steller sea lions in order to to better understand how to save their declining populations in the wild.