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Insight

Big issues like climate change and social justice can feel overwhelming to tackle. The first step? Understanding. UBC experts help navigate the issues with ideas on how to shape a better world.

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As Asian Canadian scholars, we must #StopAsianHate by fighting all forms of racism

Exploring the structural roots of anti-Asian racism in Canada and the road ahead

Illustration showing how pollination works with insects, and how it leads to fruit and vegetables

In a nutshell: How fruits and vegetables have sex

What exactly is pollination? UBC’s Dr. Claire Kremen breaks it down

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In a nutshell: Protection provided by COVID-19 vaccination

UBC vaccine expert Anna Blakney addresses the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and choosing among them

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Action

What can you do to make life better for yourself, your community and beyond? Learn how to harness the latest advances in health, science and technology, business and more.

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5 ways to cut food waste at home

Wasting food wastes money and the resources used to grow and distribute food. These tips from UBC can help you reduce food waste

8 tips to communicate better while wearing a face mask

Strategies such as exaggerating eye expressions can help us better understand one another

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How to be a mindful anti-racist

A mindfulness practice may offer respite and a way to support desire for social justice action

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Community

More than just a place, UBC is a community of people. Find out about innovative methods of teaching and learning, pivotal moments in UBC history and how to make those famous cinnamon buns.

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Kip the coyote calls UBC Vancouver campus home

Learn how to safely co-exist with UBC’s resident coyote and other coyotes in urban environments

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6 talks to feed your mind and soul

These UBC-hosted talks shed light on everything from social justice to romantic relationships

Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow with the bronze cast of his artwork on the UBC Vancouver campus

Artist marks a central Musqueam gathering place at UBC transit hub

Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow’s ʔəlqsən (Point Grey) installation welcomes commuters to this significant point of land

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