LOOK: Exam Procrastination At Its Finest

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's final exam time for university students across this great nation, and that means said students across said great nation are probably doing one th...

Minister Warned Of LNG Emissions

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses...

7 Signs You Grew Up In B.C. In The 1800s

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An avid collector and art lover has donated a treasure trove of historical photos that chronicle life in the province to the University of British Col...

Scientists Are Using Ouija Boards

CBC | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are using Ouija boards to test human intelligence. Docky Duncan with UBC's Visual Cognition ...

UBC = University Of Beautiful Cars

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

While some students use public transit to commute for hours, others drive Maseratis to school at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver...

Here's One Hell Of A Snowball Fight

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It doesn't snow often in Vancouver but when it does, we make the most of it. About 2,000 people at the University of British Columbia took part in ...

New Record For World's Thinnest Condom

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In a race where size does matter, the new record-holder for the world's thinnest latex condom has shaved 0.002 millimetres off the previous benchmark....

Deadly Seal Parasite Identified

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers at the University of British Columbia say they have identified the parasite that killed hundreds of seals off Cape Breton in 2...

Could Cameras Improve Safety At UBC?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An interim report released by the University of B.C. recommends the installation of cameras at the Vancouver campus to address safety conc...

Foodies Fuelling Social Innovation

John F. Gray | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

It's an invasion. Don't panic. This one is all goodness. It's the foodies taking over the Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub based in Vancouver. Five social enterprises have been accepted to the program, and now have an opportunity to grow their resources, reach and success.

WATCH: UBC Lecture In World's Smallest Classroom

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What if you walked into an elevator and inside was a marketing professor, waiting to give you a free lecture? For a bunch of people in downtown Van...

Landscape First, Then Buildings Later

Ashley Willard Bauman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ashley Willard Bauman

It's rare for a community's landscape to be built before any of its homes or buildings are in place. But that's exactly how Wesbrook Village on the University of British Columbia's Vancouver campus got its remarkable start.

Transit Harassment On The Rise

CBC | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Transit police say sexual harassment on buses and SkyTrains is on the rise, and they are trying to find ways to encourage more women to come forward a...

Canadian Prodigy Cracks Forbes List Again

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver native and UBC alumnus Brian Wong has been named to the Forbes Top 30 Under 30 list for the third time. This week, the magazine counted ...

This Shirt Could Charge Your Cellphone

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It's research that gives new meaning to the term power suit: clothing that charges cellphones or monitors the wearer's heart rate or blood...

Global Warming Data Lost: UBC Study

CP | Steven Chua, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A University of B.C. researcher was studying the effect of global warming on plants when she needed data that was about five decades old t...

WATCH: UBC Spoofs 'Wolf Of Wall Street'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

UBC's Sauder School of Business had a little fun this month, taking on the trailer for Martin Scorsese's new film "The Wolf Of Wall Street" in a hilar...

B.C.'s Top 10 Dream Employers

The Huffington Post, B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When it comes to landing the ideal employer, British Columbians just keep on dreaming. A whopping 41 per cent of workers say they would not recomm...

UBC Student Wins National Research Award

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A UBC masters student has beat out hundreds of other academics to win a major national research award for her work around genetics and mental health. ...

Who's To Blame When A Sperm Freezer Defrosts?

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

A man who says his sperm was destroyed when power was cut to a freezer at University of B.C. is one step closer to his day in court. Howard Lam is t...

UBC Student Slashed With Knife

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A UBC student is recovering in hospital after an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning left him with cuts and slashes to his upper body. The 18-ye...

UBC Researchers Become Rescuers

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A marine conservation group from the University of British Columbia is at the forefront of delivering aid to some of the most remote and hardest hit v...

Catch a Predator? Target One!

Pega Ren | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Pega Ren

At UBC, every lone male is a potential attacker, yet it is only women who are being escorted. Why not accompany all single men on campus after dark? Not only does this place responsibility on possible perpetrators rather than on potential victims, but it changes the dynamic completely. What a powerful statement it would be for men to stand in solidarity with female students by walking escorted as well.

Assaults Prompt Calls For Education

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A string of recent stranger sexual assaults at Vancouver's University of British Columbia can be an opportunity for the university to educate st...

Do Safety Tips Help?

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Women at the University of British Columbia are being urged to stay safe, don't walk alone at night, carry a whistle, ask for a late-night...