In May, Senate approved a new Cellular, Anatomical, and Physiological Sciences (CAPS) major for the Faculty of Science within the Cellular and Physiological Sciences Department. This is the first step in the process of developing the major.
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As students walked across the stage during a May 2012 commencement ceremony, the crowd burst into an applause that was decades in the making. This applause was unique — it wasn’t just to celebrate graduation, but to recognize 76 Japanese Canadian UBC students who were forced into internment camps in 1942 before they could complete their degrees.
The university’s budget assumes a total operating revenue of $3.65 billion, and a total operating expense of $3.57 billion — leaving a consolidated surplus of $85 million.
On paper, BC’s province-wide sexual education curriculum covers everything from contraception to conflict resolution. But, according to a team of UBC undergraduate researchers, cracks start to show when you look at what’s actually happening in classrooms.
When I look back at the way I lobbed on a thick layer of eyeliner, I remember the YouTube tutorials of mostly white women with the eyes that I wanted, explaining to me just how easy it was to look as flawless as them.
The night before the start of the Great Canadian Baking Show (GCBS), Lauren Tjoe sat terrified in her hotel room. Not only is she allergic to gluten and dairy, but she was the youngest baker in her season by nine years.
A new report from the BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs puts the University Endowment Lands (UEL) one step closer to municipalization.
Besides her journalistic tact and anchoring abilities, former Global BC anchor and reporter Deb Hope was known for her laugh — a sentiment that family, colleagues and fans recount when they think of her. Global BC reported Hope died on May 15 at 67, after an 8 year fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
With summer courses getting into full swing, here’s how to show up late for your 8 a.m. class.
The selection criterion for the International Major Entrance Scholarship was determined by Senate when it was created in and is tied to the admissions decision.
When we have feelings about art, it’s usually in a metaphorical sense. In Catfish, Alley Theatre’s newest play, Vancouver’s first ever vibrotactile theatre environment will give audiences a chance to physically feel the sound of their play.
On Wednesday night AMS Council met to fill committee seats and hear updates from the executive offices. Here's what you might have missed.
At the last meeting of the triennium, the UBC Vancouver Senate approved spring graduations, discussed mobility agreements, introduced new academic programs and reviewed the Triennial Review Report.
The 74-year-old skeleton is the solution to all my fashion faux pas.
Before doing both his bachelor’s and master’s in opera performance at UBC, Luka Kawabata studied engineering at Queen’s University.