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June 17, 2016
Dr. Santa Ono to become UBC President and Vice Chancellor
A Vancouver-born biomedical researcher who is a pioneer in experimental medicine with an established track record as a senior leader at U.S. universities has become the 15th President and Vice Chancellor of the University of British Columbia.
Genome sequencing helps determine end of tuberculosis outbreak
Using genome sequencing, researchers from UBC, along with colleagues at the Imperial College in London, now have the ability to determine when a tuberculosis outbreak is over.
Scientists unveil new sleep guidelines for kids
A panel of pediatric specialists led by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine released their first sleep recommendations for children between four months and 18 years.
The office can be a safe haven for women facing domestic abuse
Domestic abuse can be a barrier to career success for women, according to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business.
Canada’s China strategy is in desperate need of repair
The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by Yves Tiberghien, the director of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, on the topic of Canadian-Chinese relations.
Curtis Taylor and Alex Webb drafted into MLB on historic day for UBC Baseball
UBC Thunderbird pitchers Curtis Taylor and Alex Webb have been drafted in the 2016 Major League Baseball Entry Draft.
ARTS AND CULTURE
UBC Opera ensemble presents Benjamin Britten’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
This opera is based on the Shakespeare play of the same name. Magic, action, love and humour are the ingredients for its unforgettable spell.
Building Community: UBC's first Asian Canadian and Japanese Graduate
The ACAM Centennial Alumni Project looks back on the UBC’s past 100 years to uncover the unknown histories of its Asian Canadian communities.
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