Join the UBC Faculty of Education and Faculty of Land and Food Systems in a delicious discussion on the kitchen as the classroom. Discover methods for inspiring children to learn about nutrition, science, history, and community through the unifying power of food.
Canadian business leader and newest “dragon” from CBC’s hit show Dragon’s Den, Lane Merrifield, is one of Canada’s leading entrepreneurs rethinking how technology can better serve Canadian students and how innovation and entrepreneurship can drive much needed change in our education system. Hear from Lane Merrifield and Santa J. Ono, UBC’s President and Vice-Chancellor, in… Read more
Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer and Clinical Associate Professor at UBC, has been a trusted public presence throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. She has delivered daily updates and level-headed leadership, reassuring public concerns and demonstrating her vast experience as a public health expert who has been at the forefront of the Ebola and… Read more
In the fall of 2019, climate action was at the forefront of public consciousness. While tangible changes were still limited, momentum was building. As fall turned to winter and the SARS-CoV-2 virus appeared, the rapid growth of infections and deaths from COVID-19 quickly pushed climate action to the background. While most agree that the climate… Read more
Are you tired of eating the same meals every day or simply looking to learn a new cooking skill? On May 21, 2020, UBC alumni joined Fresh Prep Co-CEO, Becky Brauer, as she guided us step-by-step through preparing a gourmet meal. Watch the recording to take your cooking to the next level and cook alongside… Read more
It’s an unusual time in the world of medical and pharmaceutical research. The slow, methodical work that is typically conducted out of view by researchers in labs around the world has been driven into the spotlight by a worldwide need for hope. The hope for effective treatments, vaccines, and a return to “normal” is coming… Read more
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, seniors have been identified as one of the groups most vulnerable to the virus. In response, special care has been taken to protect them from potential infection. Society-wide measures, including widespread physical distancing and instituting “seniors’ hours” in grocery stores, have been designed, in large part, to protect… Read more