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Elementary students put mind over muscle

March 18, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

UBC scientists offer young students an up-close look at cool neuroscience.

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Visiting scholar looks at Stalin’s great purges as clan wars

March 14, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags:

J. Arch Getty, professor of history, University of California

Soviet dictator Josef Stalin destroyed much of the Soviet regional elite in the Great Purges of 1937 to 1939. While many explanations have been offered over the years, none has satisfactorily fit the evidence.

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UBC organizes series of events to help 'embrace aging'

March 12, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Topics range from advance care planning to elder abuse prevention.

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Social animals in the retail jungle

March 11, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Darren Dahl

UBC business professor discusses the influence of consumer rejection.

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Dancing Bear documentary to screen at UBC Okanagan

March 7, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Shuswap elder Ernie Philip – residential school survivor and internationally acclaimed First Nations dancer – is featured in the documentary film Dancing Bear by Ben Ged Low.

Shuswap elder Ernie Philip featured in film about dance, Truth and Reconciliation

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How to define the quality of life when illness limits what you can do

March 5, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , ,

Health care experts will discuss how to improve quality of life for people living with advanced life-limiting illnesses.

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Little Orange Man comes to RCA stage Thursday and Saturday

March 3, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Little Orange Man is directed by Kathleen Greenfield, originally from Kelowna, who co-created alongside performer Ingrid Hansen.

Theatre 26 and UBC’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies present Little Orange Man, a stage production at the Rotary Centre for the Arts, 8 p.m., Thursday, March 6, and Saturday, March 8.

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Crotch: A performance and art installation by Keith Hennessy

February 24, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Keith Hennessy, in a performance of Crotch.

On the surface, Crotch is about art, its histories, and its heroes. Deeper, a sadness grows, a queer melancholy, in an evocative, interpretive performance.

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Sarah Burwash returns to UBC as Visiting Artist

February 20, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Sarah Burwash poster

Free public lecture, book launch take place on campus Monday, February 24.

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UBC researchers delve inside behaviour of criminal predators

February 19, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , ,

Michael Woodworth and Stephen Porter.

Workshop looks at how to detect lies and how to extract the truth.

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