This year's annual report features nine stories that exemplify the achievements of UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni as they support the nine commitments of the university's strategic plan, Place and Promise.
The Centre for Teaching and Learning is holding its annual Teaching Expo from August 18 to September 4. The expo is a series of workshops to help faculty members fine-tune their teaching skills before the academic year gets started.
Discussing Friday's Western Economic Diversification Canada funding announcement, from left, Minister of State Michelle Rempel, Kelowna-Lake Country MP Ron Cannan, and Prof. Roger Sugden, Dean of the Faculty of Management.
Global markets focus of UBC and BC wine industry collaboration
An innovative partnership between the University of British Columbia and BC's wine industry has received $630,000 from Western Economic Diversification Canada to help strengthen cooperation in the industry, enhance export readiness and develop global identity.
Research spanning the globe's grasslands supports controversial biodiversity hypothesis
A global-scale collaborative study published this week in the prestigious journal Science shows that plant biodiversity within the world's grasslands peaks at intermediate levels of productivity, lending support to a long-standing but controversial ecological hypothesis.
An elusive and climate-sensitive American pika (Ochotona princeps) calling. Image Credit: Philippe Henry, CC BY 4.0
New research advances genetic studies in wildlife conservation
‘Next-gen' DNA sequencing of non-invasively collected hair expands field of conservation genetics
New research shows that the entire genome -- the complete set of DNA information -- of hard-to-study species may now be available to scientists without the need to handle or even see the organism they are studying.
Moving forward with bicycle patrols Campus Security is moving forward with a new safety initiative targeted at improving their navigation around campus while staying in touch with the campus community.