New research suggests that some fish will stay within marine reserves where they are protected from fishing and pass on the behavior to their offspring.

Fish evolve by playing it safe
“We are pleased to see the Government of Canada taking action to make Canada a global leader in innovation by investing in people,” said Professor Santa J. Ono

UBC welcomes 2017 federal budget investments in innovation, opportunities for students
Storm the Wall is an iconic UBC tradition by UBC REC! We caught up with some REC staff and racers to learn more about the tradition. Join in on the festivities and cheer on the racers from March 26-29!
Thank you for the great conversations this week at our UBC's Next Century open house events!

There will be more opportunities to contribute at events next week. Find one near you: [ Link ]
Indoor housing may meet the cow’s basic needs for food, water, hygiene and shelter, but does not allow the cow to engage in natural behaviors.

Dairy farmers should rethink a cow’s curfew, says UBC researchers
In China, hukou — a household registration system based on birthplace — shapes marital choices and is considered a valuable attribute in the marriage market, according to a new study.

How birthplace and education influence marriage choices in China
The tool resemble houseplants. Each synthetic plant — one for the individual living with depression, the other for their supporter — would serve as a self-assessment and support tool for users.

UBC students ‘hatch’ a new support tool for people living with depression
Reconciliation Pole will be installed in a traditional Haida manner on April 1, 2017 at UBC’s Vancouver campus, on the traditional, ancestral and unceded land of the Musqueam people.

Join us and come witness this historic event!
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Face painting, crafts, family-friendly activities – and more! This year’s Storm the Wall Community Festival is on March 26th . Did we mention it’s superhero themed?

Storm the Wall Community Festival

The UBC Bike Rave is back for its fifth year tomorrow night!
Join Sylvia McAdam, recipient of the 2016 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, and panelists as they take on the housing crisis in First Nations’ communities. Free event, March 24, Vancouver Playhouse.

Margolese National Design for Living Prize
Theatre at UBC presents Les Belles-soeurs by Michel Tremblay, running through April 1.

More info and tickets: [ Link ]
Take part in a live discussion on environmental reporting in a post-fact world with UBC Sustainability.
Take part in shaping UBC’s future at an upcoming Open House event.

Provide your input on UBC's new strategic plan
It's finally Spring!
This week at UBC: Storm the Wall, Jellyfish – food of the future? Seminar, and PhDs Go Public Talk Series!
Congratulations to the UBC Thunderbirds Women's Volleyball team—National Champions!

Thunderbirds conquer Canada in women's volleyball
The chair will focus on the impact of cancer on the health and wellness journey of First Nations and their families.

FNHA and UBC establish chair to prevent cancer and improve wellbeing
The UBC Sauder School of Business's Prediction Markets are up and running, with traders speculating on who will win the B.C. provincial election on May 9.

UBC Sauder’s election prediction markets take on pollsters
What makes it so hard for an addict to walk away from a slot machine?

Department of Psychology, UBC Professor Luke Clark explains in this video from Research2Reality.