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UBC expert on Black History Month
Feb. 3, 2017

UBC expert on Black History Month

February is Black History Month in Canada and the United States. For many Canadians, the month will mark the first time they learn about black civil rights icon Viola Desmond, or B.C.’s rich black history.

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Older Canadians skip meds due to cost, putting them at risk for complications

One in 12 Canadians aged 55 and older skipped prescriptions due to cost in 2014, the second-highest rate among comparable countries, new UBC research has found.

Don’t be so hard on yourself! UBC study on first-year student stress

Stressed out university students, take note: self-compassion may be the key to making it through your first year, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

OPINIONS

 

Fixing fentanyl with naloxone alone won't work

UBC academics worry officials pushing too hard on solution that doesn't address root cause of the problem.

ATHLETICS

 

Courtside game brings President and Timberwolves to War Memorial Gym

With their offense hitting a new level, the no. 2-ranked UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball team will put that to the test against UNBC.

ARTS AND CULTURE

 

Experience Capoeira at MOA

On Sunday, February 12, at 1 pm join Axé Capoeria at MOA for a family-friendly performance of this exciting Afro-Brazilian art form, featuring live music and gravity-defying acrobats. Free with admission. If you’re a MOA member, join us at 11 am for a free interactive workshop!


VIDEO

 

Plastic Electrolyzer

UBC researchers are working on solar energy conversion to useful fuels.
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