By Christine Zeindler on September 18, 2017
As grade-schoolers concentrate on the three Rs, many university students are already planning their future careers. Many believe top grades are the key to landing successful jobs, but does this always hold true?
By Christine Zeindler on September 11, 2017
The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you’re a chicken.
By Christine Zeindler on June 14, 2017
Just one 30-minute bout of exercise makes women feel stronger and thinner, according to a new UBC study. And the positive effect lasts well beyond the activity itself, which may be good news for women concerned about their body image.
By Christine Zeindler on May 16, 2017
The evidence is clear. Physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, says a panel of researchers and not-for-profit leaders, led by UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Christine Zeindler on April 10, 2017
Food purists may have cause to celebrate thanks to a recent international study directed by the University of British Columbia. The study, which evaluated the spread of genetically modified (GM) organisms to non-modified crops, has implications from farm to family.
By Christine Zeindler on March 14, 2017
Canada’s parliamentary poet laureate George Elliott Clarke will be speaking at UBC’s Okanagan campus Thursday.
By Christine Zeindler on March 13, 2017
UBC is poised to accelerate cybersecurity and financial risk research in Canada and beyond, thanks to a $2-million donation from Scotiabank.
By Christine Zeindler on March 6, 2017
Teachers are empowered to have a strong influence on children, who in turn play a role in shaping society. But with this empowerment comes responsibility.
By Christine Zeindler on February 27, 2017
Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research by the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria.