Michelle Marcus, a 2021 environmental sciences alum, didn’t learn about climate justice from her required coursework — instead she learned from extracurriculars like Climate Justice UBC and elective courses.
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Experimental folk musician Tamara Lindeman sat at the piano bench against a looped video of ducks on a tranquil lake, with ten UBC music students arrayed behind her.
It was the fall of 2012 in an unevenly-lit classroom and I was all crooked teeth, questionable outfit choices, and prickly brown skin.
UBC researchers want to map the smell profile of Metro Vancouver — and they need your help to do so.
But this statement from Henry is in contrast to another press conference from November 30, 2021. “We know this virus is endemic now,” she said, “which means it is circulating in the community.”
Fairy Creek made headlines throughout this summer. Here is a brief look into some of the members of the UBC community that went to Fairy Creek.
George Chaffee has always been skilled in the three things the Kwikwetlem nation really cares about: archaeology, the environment and fishing.
CHIME is a novel radio telescope used to track the expansion of our universe and to map the cosmic distribution of events like fast radio bursts (FRBs).
Since the pandemic lockdowns, noise levels have fluctuated on campus, across BC and around the world.
Simard’s book is a searing indictment of sexism, dogma and corporate interests in science.
With the climate crisis being one of the four major issues British Columbians are concerned about this provincial election, The Ubyssey summarized each major party’s key climate platform points in an effort to assist your decision on October 24.
In response racial inequalities, six scientists in EEB penned a letter directly to students who identify as BIPOC, offering advice based on their lived experiences in a race-biased academic system.
As the divestment movement at universities in Canada and around the world builds momentum, unpacking the debate at UBC raises important questions about the role of fossil fuel companies.
“While we have been making some substantial progress over the past four years, you have to also take that in light of what’s happening in the U.S. and the UK, for example,” said Gibbs.
Overcoming the obstacles presented by the scars of history is difficult, but there is wide agreement that seeking informed consent and observing principles of responsibility and reciprocity are important basic steps that anyone seeking to work with an Indigenous community should take.