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Growing intercultural skills 27 Aug 2013 | 04:08 am
The award-winning UBC Certificate in International Development strives to raise awareness of cultural differences and encourages respectful and inclusive dialogue in the field. Photo: Plusphoto, iStoc...
What’s really needed to raise children: More time, higher incomes 27 Aug 2013 | 01:55 am
What’s really needed to raise children: More time, higher incomes Paul Kershaw, an expert on family policy and generational equity, writes that today’s parents raising young kids are more squeezed fo...
How to battle bullying 27 Aug 2013 | 12:46 am
In order to curb classroom bullying, educators need to foster social and emotional development in the school curriculum, says UBC’s Shelley Hymel. Photo: Gemena Communication/iStock Photo Shelley Hym...
A home away from home for commuter students 26 Aug 2013 | 09:55 pm
UBC’s first collegium in the new Ponderosa Commons, will serve as a home base for students who commute to campus. The collegium features a lounge area with a fireplace and big screen television, a co...
Commons sense 26 Aug 2013 | 09:21 pm
An architectural rendering of Ponderosa Commons, slated to open on UBC’s Vancouver campus this fall. Photo: Hughes Condon Marler Architects The Ponderosa Commons offers a unique mix of living and aca...
UBC and China’s Chongqing government sign landmark academic cooperation agreement 26 Aug 2013 | 09:14 pm
UBC has signed a historic agreement with China’s Chongqing government. Photo: iStockphoto/pengpeng The University of British Columbia has concluded an unprecedented, five-year strategic cooperation a...
08/26/13 – 5 26 Aug 2013 | 08:57 pm
We are extremely pleased to have been shortlisted as finalists for the prestigious 2013 Allard prize http://ow.ly/oh5Zp
08/26/13 – 4 26 Aug 2013 | 08:56 pm
Two important things: 1)UBC’s Kathryn Harrison is on Twitter @khar1958 2) she has a great op-ed on BC’s carbon tax http://ow.ly/oh5LP
08/25/13 – 2 26 Aug 2013 | 08:53 pm
UBC has a whale of an exhibit http://bit.ly/14OXXOb
08/26/13 – 3 26 Aug 2013 | 08:52 pm
Tech gadgets a game changer for UBC Thunderbirds coach Shawn Olson http://j.mp/16Jd8PA