Stories

Feast Bowl Meal Brings Together the UBC Community

Once a month a group of students, faculty and staff come together and harvest produce at the Institute for Aboriginal Health Garden at the UBC Farm, and then prepare a community meal together at the UBC longhouse.

Melanie Alvarez at the UBC First Nations Longhouse.

Cultural Barriers Crunched by Numbers

When Melania Alvarez’s son was placed in a lower-level math class in junior high school, she was caught off guard. The Mexican-born mathematician, then working in Wisconsin, knew that Rodrigo had an aptitude for math.

IHHS 408: Topics in Aboriginal Health – a Community Based Experience

The UBC College of Health Disciplines and Division of Aboriginal People’s Health offers a practice-based Aboriginal health elective open to health science students…

Francine Cunningham

32 Aboriginal UBC students receive scholarships from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society

Thirty-two UBC students are among the 167 Aboriginal students in B.C. who today were awarded scholarships by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society…

Year of Indigenous Education Launch

Largest Class of Aboriginal Doctoral Students Graduate from UBC Faculty of Education

Eleven Aboriginal doctoral students will graduate from the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Education this year – the largest number to graduate from an education faculty in any Canadian university in one year.

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