UBC Reports

MasterCard Foundation Scholars from Africa hope to return home to make a difference

Patrick Munyurangabo was just an infant when up to a million Rwandans were killed in a genocide that lasted 100 days. Now he's studying at UBC.

UBC students should find enhanced safety on campus this fall, university officials say

The University of British Columbia is working actively to improve safety on its Vancouver Point Grey campus as students head back to school for the Winter Term that starts September 2, campus...

Five tips for parents new to the university experience

The first year of university is an exciting, emotional, awkward, eye-opening and anxious time for new students. It can also be hellish for their parents and guardians as they deal with their...

"Real life Indiana Jones" joins UBC anthropology department

 Donning the proverbial tweed jacket of academia doesn’t mean Wade Davis will be packing away the bullwhip and fedora. The anthropologist, who has been called a “real-life Indiana Jones,” has...

Sex and BC's East Asian teenagers

A new UBC study shows that most East Asian adolescents in B.C. are not sexually active, but those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviours.

A hunger for more

Emily Grainger was part of a turnaround team, and she’s not ready to stop winning.

Hotel pricing wars

Travelers booking hotels online over the last few years have encountered an increasingly complex process.

Drugs targeting blood vessels may be candidates for treating Alzheimer’s

University of British Columbia researchers have successfully normalized the production of blood vessels in the brain of mice with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) by immunizing them with amyloid beta, a...

Research initiatives in the Okanagan grow by 40 per cent

Since 2006, faculty and student research has grown from $8.3-m to $11.6-m.