It’s been a year since Professor Santa J. Ono was announced as the 15th President and Vice Chancellor of UBC last June. To celebrate this milestone and look ahead to the future, join him live on Facebook on June 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm in a conversation with Kathryn Gretsinger, Senior Instructor at UBC Journalism. You’ll have the opportunity to participate by asking questions in the comments.
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Dr. Shannon Waters, Coast Salish member of the Stz’uminus First Nation on Vancouver Island and Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC SPPH, discusses balancing health, heritage and wellbeing.
Dr Shannon Waters Coast Salish member of the Stzuminus First Nation on

Aligning health, heritage and wellbeing

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Siblings and Métis doctors Ben and Alex Sheppard recount their shared journey through the UBC Faculty of Medicine MD Program.
Siblings and Métis doctors Ben and Alex Sheppard recount their shared journey

Two life paths, one shared journey

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Carole Blackburn, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies scholar, explains why Aboriginal people in Canada are somewhat skeptical about reconciliation. See the full video at [ Pwias.ubc.ca Link ]
Elizabeth Passmore
The inaugural exhibition of the Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks, In a Different Light presents more than 110 historical Indigenous artworks and marks the return of many important works to British Columbia. The exhibit is open to the public starting June 22 at the Museum of Anthropology.
The inaugural exhibition of the Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks In a

In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art

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Lawrence Jacopo Peterman
It’s time to register for courses. Need advice? Read some helpful tips and tricks from an actual student.
Its time to register for courses Need advice Read some helpful tips

Helpful tips and tricks for course registration

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Sabrina Zhang
On National Aboriginal Day, we acknowledge the diverse cultures, heritage and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

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On National Aboriginal Day we acknowledge the diverse cultures heritage and achievements
Leone Nippard
A new UBC student campaign is raising awareness about nuclear weapons.

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Mohammad Shamma
What does a zero-waste community look like? We‘re working hard to find out how we can create a waste-free campus, region and world.
What does a zerowaste community look like Were working hard to find

Recycling & Waste

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Zarina Sajoo
Maria Courtney
Discover the tech behind the Museum of Anthropology's new Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks.
Discover the tech behind the Museum of Anthropologys new Gallery of Northwest

Lighting the Way: Cutting-Edge Tech Leads New Masterworks Gallery

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What does it mean to be a man? Wall Scholar George Belliveau considers the question as he dicusses using theatre to help Canadian combat veterans heal from trauma related psychological injuries.

Watch the full video: [ Pwias.ubc.ca Link ]
Savvas Zannettos
Genocide scholar Adam Jones balances the serious nature of his research with prolific travel, and photography that captures the human dignity present in everyday life.
Genocide scholar Adam Jones balances the serious nature of his research with

Lens on Life | Trek Magazine UBC

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Savvas Zannettos
UBC Opera's Ariadne auf Naxos, an opera in two parts sung in German with English surtitles, begins June 22 to June 25.
UBC Operas Ariadne auf Naxos an opera in two parts sung in

Ariadne auf Naxos

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This week at UBC: Joy of Feeding, Wade Davis in Conversation with the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, In a Different Light opening party, and Ariadne auf Naxos.
Farm markets have begun at the UBC Farm!

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Usama Azeem
UBC engineers have developed a more resilient type of concrete using recycled tires.

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Marion R Bulmer
Aisha Uduman
Geering Up provides fun, hands-on experiences for youth across BC that are interested in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Check out their summer programs at [ Apsc.ubc.ca Link ]
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Mohamed Osama Shalaby
Ilia Katiraee
Last Friday, UBC Library celebrated the fifth annual Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia.

Congratulations to this year's winner, UBC Professor Emeritus Arthur J. Ray who won for his book Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. He's pictured here with Melody Burton, Interim University Librarian.

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Last Friday UBC Library celebrated the fifth annual Basil StuartStubbs Prize for
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Please join us for the grand opening of one of the most elegant and innovative exhibition spaces of its kind, the new Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks at UBC's Museum of Anthropology.
Please join us for the grand opening of one of the most

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Ana Paula Rocha
When it comes to carbon storage, wood is surprisingly effective. UBC’s new Brock Commons residence has pushed the limits of what’s achievable with wood construction. At 18 storeys, it's the world’s tallest modern wood building.

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When it comes to carbon storage wood is surprisingly effective UBCs new
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