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Jennifer Peverelle is taking her talents to the Rust Belt. Photo credit: Martin Dee.
May 29, 2014

Taking girls and IT back to the future

Since the halcyon days of the early 80s' PC revolution, the number of females studying computer science has declined steeply. This summer, a band of dedicated UBC student volunteers is partnering with software giant SAP to reverse the trend.



Ostracism more damaging than bullying in the workplace

Being ignored at work is worse for physical and mental well-being than harassment or bullying, says a new study from UBC's Sauder School of Business.

Dads who do chores bolster daughters' aspirations

Fathers who help with household chores are more likely to raise daughters who aspire to less traditional, and potentially higher paying, careers.

China's Tiananmen Square, 25 years later: UBC experts comment

UBC scholars discuss the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and what remains of the struggle for greater democratic and human rights in China.

‘Sticky synapses’ can impair new memories by holding on to old ones

UBC researchers have discovered that so-called 'sticky synapses' in the brain can impair new learning by excessively hard-wiring old memories and inhibiting our ability to adapt to our changing environment.



The Corporation, 10 years later

Law professor Joel Bakan talks about the corporate takeover of society.



Making sense of the $400 billion China-Russia gas deal

How the massive China-Russia natural gas agreement could impact Canada's economy and the environment.



Thailand's cybercoup

The recent military takeover in Thailand was the "most social-media savvy
coup in the country's history," says UBC political scientist Aim Sinpeng
in the Washington Post.



Women finish third, men fifth at Track and Field Championships

The UBC Thunderbirds had a successful weekend at the NAIA Outdoor Track
and Field Championships.



Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth

A look at the diverse ways urban Aboriginal youth are asserting their identity and affirming their relationship to both urban spaces and ancestral territories.
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