Last week, UBC’s aboriginal medical admissions program reached their unofficial goal of graduating 50 aboriginal MDs.
“When the Belkin gallery opened in 1995, part of the goal was also to reinvigorate the outdoor art program,” said Naomi Sawada.
The heat wave has significant health and environmental implications for B.C.
UBC is the top 40th institution worldwide according to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), released last month.
On September 30, 2015, UBC will be turning 100. The date marks the official centennial anniversary of the first day of classes at UBC.
This summer, 92 musicians between the ages of 16 and 26 trained and performed with the prestigious National Youth Orchestra of Canada
This Sunday, the first ever WindFest! -- a woodwind workshop at UBC -- will open to oboe and bassoon players of all ages and skill levels.
The 2015 Western Canadian Music Awards were announced last month, and among the talented award winners were two UBC alumni, Jocelyn Morlock and Karl Stobbe.
Although several groups have tried and failed to create the graphene superconductor based on this model, the researchers were able to achieve the feat in a high vacuum environment (an area without air) at an extremely low temperature of -268°C.
“[Vespers] is one of the greatest works in the western classical music repertoire, and it’s one that you don’t get to hear very often because it requires very specific instruments that are not common nowadays. Though it’s one of the greatest works in the classical canon, it’s one of the lesser well-known ones in a way.”
Recent funding will allow UBC's Sexual Medicine Program to treat more women who suffer from provoked vestibulodynia (PVD). PVD is a common cause of pain during penetrative sex that affects around 15 per cent of premenopausal women.
A joint initiative by UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Graduate School of Journalism, Million Dollar Med$ brings patients with rare diseases, physicians, government officials and other stakeholders into the conversation.
Compared to the 55 per cent turnout rate for this age demographic in 2011, the 2015 federal elections witnessed an increased turnout of 67 per cent. Similarly, the turnout rate for citizens between the ages of 25-34 also increased by 11 per cent.
Whereas “deaf” is often used to describe a level of hearing loss, the term “Deaf” describes those who identify with other members of the Deaf community – a cultural distinction, rather than a medical one.
“There's nothing [people] have to lose,” said Pamela Melo, VendChat’s marketing director. “They download it. If they find it useful, they use it. If they don’t, they can delete it — but they have donated.”