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November 27, 2015
UBC fall honorary degree recipients recognized for research and community work
A man who brought education programs to refugee camps in Kenya, an occupational therapist who works with marginalized people and two scientists will receive honorary degrees from UBC during fall graduation ceremonies.
Envy key motivator behind many Facebook posts
A new study by Sauder School of Business Professor Izak Benbasat shows that envy is a key motivator behind Facebook posts and that contributes to a decrease in mental well-being among users.
UN climate change conference turns up the heat on Canada
The new Liberal government faces pressure to strengthen Canada’s climate change commitments at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, beginning Nov. 30.
Black Friday frenzy may be waning
Marketing lecturer Ann Stone of UBC’s Sauder School of Business discusses the Canadian version of the popular shopping event and why it may be on the wane.
Who is part of Canada’s cultural mosaic?
Mabel Ho, a sociology PhD student at UBC, discusses her research on the experiences of individuals with different ethnic backgrounds in Canada.
T-Birds to face Dinos in final matches of 2015
The UBC Thunderbirds are preparing for their last games of the calendar year against the Calgary Dinos this weekend in southern Alberta.
ARTS AND CULTURE
Beethoven Symphony No. 9
UBC Choirs and UBC Symphony Orchestra present The Season of Nines. December 4 & 5 at 8:00 p.m. at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Behind the scenes of grad preparations
Go behind the scenes with Andrew Riter at the Chan Centre for the Perfoming Arts as they prepare for UBC's graduation ceremonies.
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