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Vancouver welcomes the world’s tallest timber tower

Vancouver welcomes the world’s tallest timber tower

This hybrid of wood, concrete and steel will be a residence for UBC students

This UBC PhD student is turning old chopsticks into shelves

This UBC PhD student is turning old chopsticks into shelves

You might not want to throw away your disposable chopsticks

At weekend ‘hackathon,’ BC students pull all-nighter for healthcare

At weekend ‘hackathon,’ BC students pull all-nighter for healthcare

Innovation (and insomnia) were the name of the game at SFU-hosted ‘Lumohacks’ event

Get to know UBC’s new president, Dr. Santa Ono

Get to know UBC’s new president, Dr. Santa Ono

Dr. Ono shares his thoughts on the power of social media, UBC, and his love of bow ties

The Van Mag follow-up: Divest UBC’s Alex Hemingway

The Van Mag follow-up: Divest UBC’s Alex Hemingway

Last week, we talked to UBC’s Philip Steenkamp about his university’s decision to vote against divestment from fossil fuels. This week, we caught up with Alex Hemingway, a PhD candidate and Divest UBC campaigner, to...

The Van Mag Q&A: UBC’s Philip Steenkamp on divestment

The Van Mag Q&A: UBC’s Philip Steenkamp on divestment

UBC's VP of external relations talks about why his university decided not to sell off its holdings in publicly-traded fossil fuel companies—and why that doesn't mean it isn't serious about climate change

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