UBC research has found that Kisameet Bay clay, found on the central BC coast and used as medicine by the Heiltsuk Nation for generations, is able to kill several antibiotic-resistant bacteria named the ESKAPE pathogens.
“Replacing the student information system is one of the largest system replacements at the university because it is so core to everything that the institution is involved with,” said Jennifer Burns, UBC's chief information officer.
Perch has been open to the public since last September. Although details about the establishment’s finances are confidential, recent AMS council meetings have indicated that the restaurant has been losing significant amounts of money.
The option to enter the comp sci major directly from high school has been removed. Students wishing to enter the program must now complete a general first year in the Faculty of Science before applying to major in computer science.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the pressure is on to impress your love interest with some seriously sexy food. Don’t have a reservation? I’ve got you covered with five sure-fire ideas for what to serve on the most romantic of evenings.
Undertaking with The Branford Marsalis Quartet only solidifies his position as a jazz icon. The Branford Marsalis Quartet’s most recent album has been called “a knockout: hard-nosed and hyperacute, tradition-minded but modern."
Many aspects of A Night in Venice could be easily adapted into a sitcom. The characters are archetype upon archetype — a corrupt duke, an Italian spaghetti chef and a trio of senators — and all provided clearly defined roles in the operetta.
Making its international debut from February 19 to March 5, Hardline Productions' performance of Bright Blue Future is sure to be the kind of play that speaks to the anxiety and frustration of young generations searching for meaning in their lives.
After falling to the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack 3-1 on Friday, the Thunderbirds got another crack at them Saturday. After a close match, the Wolfpack once again gained a victory, winning the fifth and final set with a score of 20-18.
After splitting a series in Lethbridge a weekend ago, the women’s hockey team was back at UBC to take on the Regina Cougars in a two-game series. The ’Birds took Friday night’s game by a score of 3-0 before losing a heartbreaker on Saturday, 3-2.
For the first time since September, the UBC baseball team will take to the field in Lewiston, Idaho. The ’Birds’ will face three American teams from their NAIA league that include last year's World Series champions Lewis-Clarke State College.
UBC men’s rugby team headed south to Berkeley, California for the annual World Cup face-off against long-time rivals the University of California, Berkeley Golden Bears. The game has a 11 a.m. kickoff Saturday and will be broadcasted on the PAC-12.
The Arts foreign language requirement has been a hot topic of late, so we toured campus to see what you think. Graden Deasey, Faculty of Engineering: “Personally, I wouldn't want to have to complete this requirement.”
If you take a look at every UBC varsity team’s social media and the social media of the athletic department, you will find exactly what you are asking for. The problem is with the rest of the student organizations at UBC.
UBC’s Office of Information and Privacy has consistently exceeded the legal time limits for fulfilling requests related to the Institute and, at times, requested extravagant fees for requests. UBC must be held accountable for its veil of secrecy.
Surely, you must be scratching your head and contemplating closing this tab on your browser and continuing your noble quest for cheap, used textbooks. I wholeheartedly apologize if my remorseless love of the Bookstore has offended you in any way.
In referendums held last year, the student body and the faculty both voted in favour of divestment by a large margin. As a result, the Board of Governors is being increasingly pressured to make a decision.
An instructor at the School of Kinesiology and the head coach of the women’s rugby team, Maria Gallo brought her love of rugby to four world cups over a 15-year competitive career. Gallo has also tried her hand at bobsledding.
First-year Sauder student Thenuka Karunaratne is also the CEO and founder of AdMark Technologies. He created a Netflix search engine called Flixed, which allows users to search for content throughout different countries and regions.
Angela Crane is a chemistry professor who blows things up in flashy demonstrations for students and kids, trains the police's hazmat team and helps TV shows get their chemical special effects just right.
Alzheimer’s disease initiatives are starting to come to UBC campus with a student-organized initiative, All Against Alzheimer’s. The initiative was started in early September and a team has been working on it since to bring the club to life.
Imagine a life in which forgetting things is no longer just a minor annoyance, but a daily struggle. Imagine living with the knowledge that your memory is slowly eroding and that eventually you won’t be able to recognize the people closest to you.
According to recent study, First Nations’ fishery catches could collapse by almost 50 per cent by 2050 as a result of climate change, further endangering the food and economic security of indigenous communities along coastal British Columbia.
A floating concrete canoe might seem like a paradox, but the UBC Concrete Canoe team assure that, “yes, it floats!” Now in its third year, the team is in the middle of constructing a sleek and lightweight concrete canoe that is less dense than water.