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Supporting knowledge assessment through interactivity How the H5P Internet browser plugin has appealing benefits for use in higher education:
Bachelor of Management student Maria Paz Marengo is on the runway to a career in luxury fashion: @ubcokanagan
UBC's Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Task Force has released its final report, which delivers 54 recommendations focused on students, faculty, and staff as well as Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour. Watch the launch event live here:
Watch the latest community update from @ubcprez, where he discusses the extended mask requirement. Read more:
#CLW2022 is a week-long initiative of events promoting inclusivity and accessibility across campus. Register
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UBC is proud to join @dhdp_ and looks forward to working with partners across Canada to strengthen biomedical innovation and accelerate AI-driven research in healthcare.…
Was a pleasure speaking at @mayors_council to show support for the bold 10-year transit plan for our region. More bus service, bus rapid transit lines, a North Shore rapid transit connection, the Gondola to SFU and the SkyTrain to UBC will make life better for everyone.
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Metro Vancouver mayors are proposing a transit plan that includes important regional projects like SkyTrain to UBC. Tell TransLink you support this plan and that it’s time to build SkyTrain to UBC.
Wrongfully convicted? New trial ordered for 1995 Gerald Klassen murder case thanks to the UBC Innocence Project:
#UBC spin-off companies @carbinminerals and @BiomassTakachar win $2 million from @xprize for #carbonremoval tech funded by the Musk Foundation. Carbin Minerals will remove 1,000 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere by 2024. Here's how:
Congratulations to our friends and colleagues at the @CityofVancouver, @GoWhistler, @BCGovNews, and the True Patriot Love Foundation on the successful bid for the Invictus Games 2025!
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Did you know the UBC Vancouver Faculty of Forestry is hosting events for Earth Day? 🌳 Check out their website for more
TODAY: Join the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force at 3:30 pm to discuss their final report. The Task Force will share 54 recommendations to address systemic racism. Learn more and sign up:
Join UBC’s six newest University Killam Professors on May 2 for a unique glimpse into the future of their research and learn why the questions they’re asking are important for us all. Get tickets (free) for this in-person and online event:
This Earth Week, meet UBC undergraduate student Anjali and learn how she finds hope in youth-led communities and spaces where we nurture our relationships, and in her connection to the earth we live on.
Masks will be required in UBC public indoor spaces until June 30
Q&A: Health research overlooks important differences between sexes
UBC faculty, staff and students can now access the Vancouver Sun digital archives through @ubclibrary.
This Earth Week, meet UBC graduate student Judy and learn how she sought greater recognition for climate grief, and better interventions to create space for healing through her work with youth.
#UBC Creative Writing student Alan “AJ” Birtwistle has gone missing. If you see him, please call 911 and stay with him until first responders arrive. We’re holding AJ in our thoughts, as well as his family and friends and all who care about him. @UBC_Arts @ubcnews…
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FREE PUBLIC TALK - An Earth Week special on old growth forests and climate change featuring Mother Trees, climate litigation, and Indigenous knowledge. April 21, 4-5.30pm PDT. RSVP @sustainUBC
Stumped on an exam? Consider this tested strategy for getting unstuck—even under pressure:
This Earth Week, meet UBC professor and IPCC author Simon Donner and learn how he engages his reverence for the ocean to address the gravity and complexity of the issues we face, and to explore opportunities for a sustainable fossil-free future.
Some elementary school children may be better equipped than others to form cross-racial friendships, new research from @UBCPsych suggests.
Join the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force on April 22 to discuss their final report. The Task Force will share 54 recommendations to address systemic racism. Learn more and sign up:
Want to deepen your understanding of queer lives and experiences? These six new books by #UBC authors address issues ranging from health care and gender identity to straight men who have sex with men:
If you're feeling a little overwhelmed this exam season, here are some quick things you can do that can help:
Worried about an upcoming multiple choice exam? Use psychology to your advantage:
Writing essay-based exams? Read our tips and strategies:
Meet the eight IRP Student core teams renewing the student information system – enhancing and transforming the way UBC supports learning and research.
‘Too many people, not enough food’ isn’t the cause of world hunger and food insecurity. Dr. Gisèle Yasmeen explains:
Green spaces can promote well-being, but they may not always be benign. That’s the finding of a new paper that analyzed declassified U.S. military documents to explore how U.S. forces used landscapes to fight insurgency during the war in Afghanistan.
UBC’s Dr. Kimberly Huyser is studying the unique ways that Indigenous communities have protected themselves against COVID-19.
Roadwork alert: In April, the Wesbrook Mall corridor between Student Union Blvd and Chancellor Blvd will be upgraded to repair the condition of roads and enhance pedestrian, cyclist and driver safety. Learn more about affected roads and sidewalks:
UBC faculty, staff and students can now access Afghan primary source databases through @ubclibrary.
New report shows improvements in LGBTQ youth lives and health, but more work needed 🏳️‍🌈
Janet Napolitano discusses the collaboration of universities as an integral ingredient for improving communities across the globe.
Congratulations to graduating law student Leila Nasr on receiving @RSCTheAcademies's inaugural Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella Award! Leila reflects on the award, why she vowed never to study law and the pro bono work that changed her mind:… 1/4
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#UBCconnects presents a Masterclass with Dr. Roland Paris on April 20. Open to all, this virtual event will connect a small group of UBC students with Dr. Paris to discuss Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Join us on April 20 at 10:00 am:
Don’t worry — be happy. John Helliwell, co-editor of The World Happiness Report, says the #pandemic might ultimately make us more satisfied at #work. The @ubcVSE professor emeritus explains the bright side:
Get to know the areas of the student journey on which IRP Student’s work is focused…
UBC Faculty of Medicine enters the top 25 of the latest @TopUnis world university rankings.
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UBC is planning for the future of the physical Vancouver campus and @campusubc wants your input on how we’ll get there. Share your feedback on draft guiding principles and strategies for Campus Vision 2050:
UBC’s Dr. Kimberly Huyser is studying the unique ways that Indigenous communities have protected themselves against COVID-19.
Wikipedia’s bad reputation deserves a second look. @fass_ubco researcher Dr. Christine Schreyer discusses why:
How do we rid the world of #cancer, #diabetes #Alzheimer’s and more? Learn how #UBC researchers are accelerating scientific discovery to solve today’s most urgent health challenges in the latest issue of Pathways from @UBCmedicine:
#ICYMI: Dr. Pieter Cullis (@UBCbiochemistry) has been named a 2022 Canada Gairdner International Award laureate for his pioneering work developing lipid nanoparticle delivery technology that enables mRNA therapeutics such as #COVID19 vaccines.
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Thank you to our amazing community who joined us for #UBCGivingDay on April 6. We asked you what’s your cause and you definitely responded. With your help, we raised over $515,000 for students and other important causes at UBC. View our final results at…
Frequently testing blood sugar is key to people with #diabetes who need to closely monitor their health. With the help of @ECEUBC PhD student Safoora Khosravi's new tech that measures sweat instead of blood, this process can be made much more convenient.
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