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UBC course on COVID-19 social impacts now open to the public
A UBC course examining the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on society is now available for free to anyone around the globe. Participants will hear from five UBC experts, focusing on topics including pandemic racism and the intersection between COVID-19 and the opioid crisis.
‘Be patient with yourself’: Arts profs on learning during COVID-19
We reached out to three Arts profs — from the Social Justice Institute, the Chinese Language Program, and Philosophy — for their advice on what you can do to prepare for this semester and how you can succeed in learning online.
Are you a fan of COVID-19 briefings interpreter Nigel Howard? You can take his ASL courses this fall
You've likely seen Nigel Howard interpreting at the provincial COVID-19 briefings. You might even have joined his Facebook fan club. And come September, you'll be able to take American Sign Language (ASL) as an official credit course with him at the University of British Columbia.
Announcements, Faculty, Spotlight
Meet the new faces of UBC Arts 2020-2021
September 23, 2020
Students collaborate to explore mental health stigma among children in Northern India
September 16, 2020
New Winnifred Eaton Archive showcases pioneer Asian North American writer
September 11, 2020