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UBC Library acquires 800-year-old medieval Papal document
January 30, 2015

UBC Library acquires 800-year-old medieval Papal document

An extraordinary Papal document that’s nearly 800 years old has become a valuable teaching and research tool at UBC, thanks to a history instructor’s passion and the university library’s restoration efforts.


$1 million in new scholarships for UBC athletes

UBC graduate and noted philanthropist Ken Woods has donated $1 million to establish a scholarship for gifted athletes.

Decades-old documents to be transformed into easily sharable digital data

In 2014, the Vatican Library famously began to digitize its vast and remarkable archive that includes the original La Divina Commedia by Dante Alighieri and the Gutenberg Bible.

UBC Farm receives $1M grant from Real Estate Foundation of BC

Local farming has been given a boost thanks to a $1 million investment from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia (REFBC) in support of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at the UBC Farm.



Answer to hunger is to raise incomes

Better food labels would allow Canadians to make healthier choices


Knowing the land beneath our feet

Every day, thousands of UBC students pass by a totem pole that comes from near the former Ḵwiḵwa̱sut̓inux̱w village of Metap.


UBC's comeback bid falls short in 4-3 loss

A late start out of the gates was the difference Thursday night as the UBC Thunderbirds lost 4-3 in Lethbridge to the Pronghorns.



The Marriage of Figaro

It's more than the usual wedding day chaos in Mozart's comic opera, Le Nozze di Figaro, performed by the UBC Opera Ensemble and UBC Symphony Orchestra.
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