Cute No More: Dan Mangan Explores his Darker Side
Today’s Dan Mangan is critical of the music made by yesterday’s Dan Mangan, and tomorrow’s may be even harder to impress.
Kickstand is a new social and learning space for cyclists. From streamlined Lycra fanatics to gypsy-skirted Birkenstock devotees, riders of all stripes are welcome and can expect to get their hands greasy while learning how to fix their bikes. George Rahi, BA’11, was the pedalling force behind the initiative.
Whale Barf and Perfume (and other three minute theses)
A popular competition challenges grad students to present their research to the public in three minutes or less.
CiTR: The little station that could
When UBC’s campus radio was born, broadcasting was a cutting-edge technology. Run by talented volunteer students, the radio society quickly developed a can-do culture and for 75 years has been launching successful careers and lasting friendships.
The Last Word
Science broadcaster Ziya Tong landed her current role as co-host of Daily Planet in 2008 after completing what was supposed to be a temporary six-week position as guest host. Her unique way of communicating science in a meaningful and straightforward manner captivated audiences of all ages from the start.
Traits of the powerful; Canada’s largest telescope; BC’s looming skills deficit; clean energy research
Should BC have a signature wine variety?
UBC Campaign Hits $1 Billion
The university is now two-thirds of the way toward its fundraising and alumni engagement targets.
Send your captions by March 15, 2013. The wittiest caption will be rewarded with a UBC alumni stainless steel insulating flask.
Find out how dogs think, learn American Sign Language, make tasty vegetarian cuisine.