Arts

UBC presents ‘Ruth’ sisters in parallel universes

Tara Travis performs two roles in The Unfortunate Ruth. Photo by Tyler Rive.

Created and performed by Tara Travis, the hit stage comedy The Unfortunate Ruth brings to UBC’s University Theatre a tale about parallel universes, sisterly bonds, and self-actualization.

Learning

UBC researchers discover new glass technology

UBC's Kenneth Chau holds a glass sample used in his latest research, which proved that putting thin layers of metal over glass increases light transmission.

Imagine if the picture window in your living room could double as a giant thermostat or big screen TV. A discovery by researchers at the University of British Columbia has brought us one step closer to this becoming a reality.

Health

UBC prof. looking for seniors with hearing loss for new study

UBC Okanagan’s widely popular Walk, ‘n Talk for your Life program — that creates exercise and safe social settings for local seniors — is branching out.

Business & Politics

UBC professor’s book rethinks how to address homelessness

Carey Doberstein, assistant professor of political science

In his new book, Exploring Effective System Responses to Homelessness, UBC Okanagan's Carey Doberstein says the solution requires an integrated system response from multiple players.