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Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is one of the annual publications of world university rankings.
Agronomy (Ancient Greek ἀγρός agrós 'field' + νόμος nómos 'law') is the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fiber, and land reclamation.
Albert Bandura (born December 4, 1925) is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University.
The Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia Vancouver, otherwise referred to as the Alma Mater Society or the AMS, is the student society of UBC Vancouver and represents more than 48,000 students at UBC's Vancouver campus and the affiliated colleges.
Alpha Delta Phi (ΑΔΦ), commonly known as Alpha Delt, ADPhi, or ADP, is a North American Greek-letter secret and social college fraternity.
Alpha Delta Pi (ΑΔΠ or ADPi) is a National Panhellenic sorority founded on May 15, 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia.
Alpha Epsilon Pi (ΑΕΠ), commonly known as AEPi, is a college fraternity founded at New York University in 1913 by Charles C. Moskowitz.
Alpha Gamma Delta (ΑΓΔ), also known as Alpha Gam, is an international women's fraternity and social organization.
Alpha Kappa Psi (ΑΚΨ) is the oldest and largest professional business fraternity to current date.
Alpha Omega Epsilon (ΑΩΕ) is a social and professional sorority for women in engineering and technical sciences.
Alpha Omicron Pi (ΑΟΠ, AOII) is an international women's fraternity founded on January 2, 1897 at Barnard College on the campus of Columbia University in New York.
Alpha Phi International Women's Fraternity (ΑΦ) is a sorority with 170 active chapters and over 200,000 initiated members.
Alpha Phi Omega (ΑΦΩ) (commonly known as APO, but also A-Phi-O is the largest collegiate fraternity in the United States, with chapters at over 350 campuses, an active membership of over 25,000 students, and over 400,000 alumni members. There are also 250 chapters in the Philippines, one in Australia and one in Canada. Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity organized to provide community service, leadership development, and social opportunities for college students. The purpose of the fraternity is "to assemble college students in a National Service Fraternity in the fellowship of principles derived from the Scout Oath and Scout Law of the Boy Scouts of America; to develop Leadership, to promote Friendship, and to provide Service to humanity; and to further the freedom that is our national, educational, and intellectual heritage." Unlike many other fraternities, APO's primary focus is to provide volunteer service within four areas: service to the community, service to the campus, service to the fraternity, and service to the nation. Being primarily a service organization, the fraternity restricts its chapters from maintaining fraternity houses to serve as residences for their members. This also encourages members of social fraternities and sororities that have houses to join APO as well.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.
The American Journal of International Law is an English-language scholarly journal focusing on international law and international relations.
Amit Chakma (born 25 April 1959) is the 10th president of the University of Western Ontario.
Animal husbandry is the branch of agriculture concerned with animals that are raised for meat, fibre, milk, eggs, or other products.
Arthur Charles Erickson, (June 14, 1924 – May 20, 2009) was a Canadian architect and urban planner.
Arvind Gupta (b. circa 1961) is an Indo-Canadian computer scientist who was the 13th President of the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the former CEO of Mitacs Canada.
The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is as a consortium of leading research universities located in countries and regions in the Pacific Rim.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and higher education organizations.
The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 1956 in Bangkok.
An automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS or AS/RS) consists of a variety of computer-controlled systems for automatically placing and retrieving loads from defined storage locations.
The Bachelor of Applied Science, often abbreviated as B.AS., BAS, BSAS, BASc, B.ASc., or BAppSc, is an undergraduate degree.
Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (formerly the Bamfield Marine Station) is a marine research station established in 1972, located in Bamfield, Barkley Sound, British Columbia and run by the University of Victoria, the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the University of Alberta, and the University of Calgary.
Battlestar Galactica (BSG) is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the ''Battlestar Galactica'' franchise.
Thomas Bernard (Ben) Heppner, CC (born January 14, 1956) is a Canadian tenor and broadcaster, now retired from singing, who specialized in opera and other classical works for voice.
Bertram Neville Brockhouse, (July 15, 1918 – October 13, 2003) was a Canadian physicist.
Beta Theta Pi (ΒΘΠ), commonly known as Beta, is a North American social fraternity that was founded in 1839 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Beverley McLachlin, (born September 7, 1943) was the 17th Chief Justice of Canada, the first woman to hold this position, and the longest serving Chief Justice of Canada in history.
Bjarni Valdimar Tryggvason (born September 21, 1945) is an Icelandic-born Canadian engineer and a former NRC/CSA astronaut.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
A cairn is a human-made pile (or stack) of stones.
Canada West is a regional membership association for universities in Western Canada which assists in co-ordinating competition between their university level athletic programs and providing contact information, schedules, results, and releases about those programs and events to the public and the media.
The Canadian Army (French: Armée canadienne) is the command responsible for the operational readiness of the conventional ground forces of the Canadian Armed Forces.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada.
Carey Theological College is an evangelical Christian seminary based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Carl Edwin Wieman (born March 26, 1951) is an American physicist and educationist at Stanford University.
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Chief Justice of Canada is the presiding judge of the Supreme Court of Canada.
CiTR 101.9 FM, is a Canadian FM radio station based out of the University of British Columbia's Student Union Building in the University Endowment Lands, just west of the city limits of Vancouver, British Columbia.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.
Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed in a process called composting.
Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information and computation, together with practical techniques for the implementation and application of these foundations.
Concordia University (commonly referred to as Concordia) is a public comprehensive university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on unceded Indigenous lands.
A convocation (from the Latin convocare meaning "to call/come together", a translation of the Greek ἐκκλησία ekklēsia) is a group of people formally assembled for a special purpose, mostly ecclesiastical or academic.
Corporate Knights (CK) is a media, research and financial information products company based in Toronto, Canada, focused on promoting an economic system where prices fully incorporate social, economic and ecological costs and benefits, and market participants are clearly aware of the consequences of their actions.
Corpus Christi College is a transfer oriented academic college, located immediately adjacent to the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Cyberpunk is a subgenre of science fiction in a futuristic setting that tends to focus on a "combination of lowlife and high tech" featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as artificial intelligence and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.
Cyberspace is interconnected technology.
A cyclotron is a type of particle accelerator invented by Ernest O. Lawrence in 1929-1930 at the University of California, Berkeley, and patented in 1932.
A dairy is a business enterprise established for the harvesting or processing (or both) of animal milk – mostly from cows or goats, but also from buffaloes, sheep, horses, or camels – for human consumption.
Daniel Mangan (born April 28, 1983) is a Vancouver-based, two-time JUNO Award winning Canadian musician.
Daniel Kahneman (דניאל כהנמן; born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral economics, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (shared with Vernon L. Smith).
David Ross Cheriton (born March 29, 1951) is a Canadian computer scientist, mathematician, businessman, philanthropist, and venture capitalist.
David Howard Turpin (born 14 July 1956) is a Canadian scholar and became the 13th president and vice-chancellor of the University of Alberta in 2015.
David Takayoshi Suzuki (born March 24, 1936) is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist.
Delta Gamma (ΔΓ), commonly known as DG, is a women's fraternity in the United States and Canada with over 245,000 initiated members.
Delta Kappa Epsilon (ΔΚΕ), commonly known as DKE or Deke, is one of the oldest North American fraternities, with 56 active chapters across America and Canada.
In United States usage, the word dormitory means a building primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people, often boarding school, college or university students.
Downtown Vancouver is the southeastern portion of the peninsula in the north-central part of the City of Vancouver.
Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.
Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
Nicole Evangeline Lilly (born August 3, 1979) is a Canadian actress and author.
was a world's fair held in Suita, Osaka, Japan, between March 15 and September 13, 1970.
A faculty is a division within a university or college comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas.
Fairview is a neighbourhood on the west side of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
In Canada, the First Nations (Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle.
The flag of Canada, often referred to as the Canadian flag, or unofficially as the Maple Leaf and l'Unifolié (French for "the one-leafed"), is a national flag consisting of a red field with a white square at its centre in the ratio of 1:2:1, in the middle of which is featured a stylized, red, 11-pointed maple leaf charged in the centre.
Frank Iacobucci, (born June 29, 1937) was a Puisne Justice on the Supreme Court of Canada from 1991 to 2004 when he retired from the bench.
Frank Fairchild Wesbrook (July 12, 1868 – October 20, 1918) was a Canadian physician, bacteriologist, academic, and University president.
Research funding is a term generally covering any funding for scientific research, in the areas of both "hard" science and technology and social science.
Gamma Phi Beta (ΓΦΒ) is an international sorority that was founded on November 11, 1874, at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.
Colonel George Francis Gillman Stanley, CC, CD, KStJ, DPhil, DLitt, FRSC, FRHistS, FRHSC (hon.) (July 6, 1907September 13, 2002) was a Canadian historian, author, soldier, teacher, public servant, and designer of the current Canadian flag.
George Michael Volkoff, (February 23, 1914 – April 24, 2000) was a Canadian physicist and academic who helped, with J. Robert Oppenheimer, predict the existence of neutron stars before they were discovered.
Glen David Clark (born November 22, 1957) is a Canadian business executive and former politician, serving as the 31st Premier of British Columbia from 1996 to 1999.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.
Graduation is getting a diploma or academic degree or the ceremony that is sometimes associated with it, in which students become graduates.
Canada was hit hard by the Great Depression.
Great Northern Way Campus Ltd (GNWC) is a private limited company and educational enterprise located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Green College is a centre for interdisciplinary scholarship and a community of scholars at the University of British Columbia founded by Cecil Howard Green and Ida Green.
A green roof or living roof is a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane.
Greywater (also spelled graywater, grey water and gray water) or sullage is all wastewater generated in households or office buildings from streams without fecal contamination, i.e. all streams except for the wastewater from toilets.
Hans Georg Dehmelt (9 September 1922 – 7 March 2017) was a German and American physicist, who was awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989, for co-developing the ion trap technique (Penning trap) with Wolfgang Paul, for which they shared one-half of the prize (the other half of the Prize in that year was awarded to Norman Foster Ramsey).
Har Gobind Khorana (9 January 1922 – 9 November 2011) was an Indian American biochemist.
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Harvard World Model United Nations (WorldMUN) is an annual traveling Model United Nations conference that is run by Harvard University and a local university team from a host city.
Henry Marshall Tory (January 11, 1864 – February 6, 1947) was the first president of the University of Alberta (1908–1928), the first president of the Khaki University, the first president of the National Research Council (1928–1935), and the first president of Carleton College (1942–1947).
Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.
The Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT) was founded in May 2005.
Indigenous peoples in Canada, also known as Native Canadians or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.
Indira Vasanti Samarasekera, (née Arulpragasam; April 11, 1952), was the 12th president and vice-chancellor of the University of Alberta.
Intramural sports or intramurals are recreational sports organized within a particular institution, usually an educational institution, or a set geographic area.
The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (IKBLC) is a facility at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia.
Julius Robert Oppenheimer (April 22, 1904 – February 18, 1967) was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley.
The Japanese tea ceremony, also called the Way of Tea, is a Japanese cultural activity involving the ceremonial preparation and presentation of matcha (抹茶), powdered green tea.
Jeffrey Wall, OC, RSA (born September 29, 1946) is a Canadian artist best known for his large-scale back-lit cibachrome photographs and art history writing.
Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark, (born June 5, 1939) is a Canadian elder statesman, businessman, writer, and politician who served as the 16th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 4, 1979 to March 3, 1980.
Joel Conrad Bakan (born 1959) is an American-Canadian writer, jazz musician, filmmaker, and professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia.
John Davidson (1878 – 1970) was a notable Scottish-Canadian botanist.
John H. McArthur (born ca 1935) is a Canadian-American organizational theorist, Professor of Business Administration and Dean Emeritus of the Harvard Business School.
John Napier Wyndham Turner (born June 7, 1929) is a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of Canada, in office from June 30 to September 17, 1984.
Judith Doris Forst (née Lumb) (born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian mezzo-soprano.
Justin Pierre James Trudeau (born December 25, 1971) is a Canadian politician serving as the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada since 2015 and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2013.
Kappa Alpha Theta (ΚΑΘ), also known simply as Theta, is an international sorority founded on Jan.
Kappa Kappa Gamma (ΚΚΓ), also known simply as Kappa or KKG, is a collegiate sorority, founded at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, United States.
Kappa Sigma (ΚΣ), commonly known as Kappa Sig, is an American collegiate social fraternity founded at the University of Virginia in 1869.
Kelowna is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada.
Kelowna International Airport is a Canadian airport located approximately 10 minutes or northeast of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, on Highway 97.
Avril Phaedra Douglas "Kim" Campbell (born March 10, 1947) is a Canadian politician, diplomat, lawyer and writer who served as the 19th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 25, 1993, to November 4, 1993.
Kyle XY is an American science fiction television series produced by ABC Family.
Lance Ryan (born 1 May 1971) is a Canadian operatic tenor, who has worked from Germany since 2005.
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide.
Leonard Sylvanus Klinck (January 20, 1877 – March 27, 1969) was the second President of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 1919 to 1940.
The Liberal Party of Canada (Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada.
The Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick (in French: Lieutenant-gouverneur (if male) or Lieutenante-gouverneure (if female) du Nouveau-Brunswick) is the viceregal representative in New Brunswick of the, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides predominantly in oldest realm, the United Kingdom.
This list of Canadian universities by endowment groups the universities in Canada according to their endowments.
The Nobel Prizes (Nobelpriset, Nobelprisen) are prizes awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institutet, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.
This list of Nobel laureates by university affiliation shows comprehensively the university affiliations of individual winners of the Nobel Prize and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences since 1901 (as of 2017, 892 individual laureates in total).
The Prime Minister of Canada is an official who serves as the primary minister of the Crown, chair of the Cabinet, and thus head of government of Canada.
Literature, most generically, is any body of written works.
Little Mountain, elev.
Maclean's is a Canadian news magazine that was founded in 1905, reporting on Canadian issues such as politics, pop culture, and current events.
Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.
The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e. V.; abbreviated MPG) is a formally independent non-governmental and non-profit association of German research institutes founded in 1911 as the Kaiser Wilhelm Society and renamed the Max Planck Society in 1948 in honor of its former president, theoretical physicist Max Planck.
McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
MacLean, Maclean, McLean, McClean, McLaine, and McClain is a Gaelic surname (MacGill-Eain in Scottish Gaelic).
Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Metric is a Canadian rock band founded in 1998 in Toronto, Ontario.
Metro Vancouver Electoral Area A is a part of Metro Vancouver in British Columbia.
Metro Vancouver is a political body and corporate entity designated by provincial legislation as one of the regional districts in British Columbia, Canada.
Michael Smith (April 26, 1932 – October 4, 2000) was a British-born Canadian biochemist and businessman.
Michiel Steven Daniel Horn ("Michael"; born September 3, 1939, Baarn, Netherlands) is a Canadian professor and historian.
Michael Franklin Harcourt (born January 6, 1943) served as the 30th Premier of the province of British Columbia in Canada from 1991 to 1996, and before that as the 39th mayor of BC's largest city, Vancouver from 1980 to 1986.
Moka5 (also called MokaFive) was a desktop virtualization company founded in 2005.
Monica Sin-Ling Lam is a professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford, and founder of Moka5 and Omlet.
The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located in Vancouver, British Columbia, on the campus of the University of British Columbia.
Muriel Kennett Wales (9 Jun 1913 – 8 August 2009) was an Irish-Canadian mathematician, and is believed to have been the first Irish-born woman to earn a PhD in pure mathematics.
The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (UBC) campus in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is renowned for its displays of world arts and cultures, in particular works by First Nation band governments of the Pacific Northwest.
The Musqueam Indian Band (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm) is a First Nations band government in the Canadian province of British Columbia and is the only First Nations band whose reserve community lies within the boundaries of the City of Vancouver.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is an athletic association that organizes college and university-level athletic programs, primarily across the United States but also outside the US.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) is an umbrella organization for 26 (inter)national women's sororities.
The National Research Council (NRC, Conseil national de recherches Canada) is the primary national research and technology organization (RTO) of the Government of Canada, in science and technology research and development.
Division II is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Neuromancer is a 1984 science fiction novel by American-Canadian writer William Gibson.
A neutron star is the collapsed core of a large star which before collapse had a total of between 10 and 29 solar masses.
New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
was a Japanese agricultural economist, author, educator, diplomat, politician, and Christian during the pre-World War II period.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden is a 2½ acre (one hectare) traditional Japanese garden located at the University of British Columbia, just outside the city limits of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
A normal school was an institution created to train high school graduates to be teachers by educating them in the norms of pedagogy and curriculum.
The North Shore Mountains are a mountain range overlooking Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.
Nuclear physics is the field of physics that studies atomic nuclei and their constituents and interactions.
The University of British Columbia's Okanagan Campus (commonly referred to as UBCO) is a campus of the University of British Columbia, located in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
The Okanagan Nation Alliance is a First Nations Tribal Council in the Canadian province of British Columbia, spanning the Nicola, Okanagan and Similkameen Districts of the Canadian province of British Columbia and also the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington state of the United States of America.
Okanagan University College (OUC) was a public, post-secondary educational institution (c. 1990 to 30 June 2005) based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
An Olympic medal is awarded to successful competitors at one of the Olympic Games.
Pacific Spirit Regional Park is a park located in the University Endowment Lands, on Point Grey to the west of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Particle physics (also high energy physics) is the branch of physics that studies the nature of the particles that constitute matter and radiation.
The term party school is used to refer to a college or university (usually in the United States) that has a reputation for heavy alcohol and drug use or a general culture of licentiousness at the expense of educational credibility and integrity.
Pep rallies or pep assemblies are a gathering of people, typically students of middle school, high school, and college age, before a sports event.
Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression.
The Peter A. Allard School of Law is the law school of the University of British Columbia.
The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies was founded in 1991 and is the senior research institute at the University of British Columbia.
Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ), commonly known as Phi Delt, is an international social fraternity founded at Miami University in 1848 and headquartered in Oxford, Ohio.
Phi Gamma Delta (ΦΓΔ), commonly known as FIJI or Phi Gam), is a social fraternity with more than 158 active chapters and 13 colonies across the United States and Canada. It was founded at Jefferson College, Pennsylvania, in 1848. Along with Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Gamma Delta forms a half of the Jefferson Duo. Since its founding in 1848, the fraternity has initiated more than 170,000 brothers. The nickname FIJI is used commonly by the fraternity due to Phi Gamma Delta bylaws that limit the use of the Greek letters.
Phrateres is a philanthropic-social organization for female college students.
Physical education, also known as Phys Ed., PE, gym, or gym class, and known in many Commonwealth countries as physical training or PT, is an educational course related of maintaining the human body through physical exercises (i.e. calisthenics).
Pierre Francis de Marigny Berton (July 12, 1920 – November 30, 2004) was a noted Canadian author of non-fiction, especially Canadiana and Canadian history, and was a television personality and journalist.
Point Grey (Squamish: Elḵsn) is a headland marking the southern entrance to English Bay and Burrard Inlet.
The Prime Minister of Canada (Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Canada's head of government, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or Governor General of Canada on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution.
Psi Upsilon (ΨΥ), commonly known as Psi U, is a North American fraternity,Psi Upsilon Tablet founded at Union College on November 24, 1833.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
A puisne judge or puisne justice (French: puisné or puîné, "since-born" i.e. "junior") is a dated term for an ordinary judge of a particular court.
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
Quantum materials is a broad term in condensed matter physics, to put under the same umbrella, materials that present strong electronic correlations and/or some type of electronic order (superconducting, magnetic order), or materials whose electronic properties are linked to non-generic quantum effects, such as topological insulators, Dirac electron systems such as graphene, as well as systems whose collective properties are governed by genuinely quantum behavior, such as ultra-cold atoms, cold excitons, polaritons, and so forth.
Queen's University at Kingston (commonly shortened to Queen's University or Queen's) is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Recruit training, more commonly known as basic training or colloquially boot camp, refers to the initial instruction of new military personnel.
Regent College is an international graduate school of Christian Studies, located next to the campus of the University of British Columbia in the University Endowment Lands west of Vancouver, British Columbia, and is an affiliated college of that university.
A research library is a library which contains an in-depth collection of material on one or several subjects (Young, 1983; p.188).
A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after the Anglo-South African mining magnate and politician Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.
Richard Marvin "Rick" Hansen (born August 26, 1957) is a Canadian athlete (Paralympic Games), activist, and philanthropist for people with disabilities.
is a private university in Kyoto, Japan, that traces its origin to 1869.
Robert Alexander Mundell, CC (born October 24, 1932) is a Canadian economist.
Robson Square is a landmark civic centre and public plaza, located in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC; Société royale du Canada), also known as the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada (French: Académies des arts, des lettres et des sciences du Canada), is the senior national, bilingual council of distinguished Canadian scholars, humanists, scientists and artists.
Sally Rogow (May 9, 1930 – December 21, 2012) was an American educator who developed programs to assist other teachers in schooling the visually impaired.
Sam Roberts (born October 2, 1974) is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter who has released six albums and has been signed to Universal (Canada) since 2002.
Santa Jeremy Ono (大野三太; born 1962) is a Canadian-American biologist and university administrator.
Sigma Chi (ΣΧ) is one of the largest and oldest social fraternities in North America.
Sigma Phi Delta (ΣΦΔ) is an international professional-social fraternity of engineers.
A speech from the throne (or throne speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the reigning sovereign, or a representative thereof, reads a prepared speech to members of the nation's legislature when a session is opened, outlining the government's agenda and focus for the forthcoming session; or in some cases, closed.
The Squamish Nation, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim, is an Indian Act government originally imposed on the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) by the Federal Government of Canada in the late 19th century.
Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.
A storm drain, storm sewer (U.S. and Canada), surface water drain/sewer (United Kingdom), or stormwater drain (Australia and New Zealand) is designed to drain excess rain and ground water from impervious surfaces such as paved streets, car parks, parking lots, footpaths, sidewalks, and roofs.
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.
STS-85 was a Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' mission to perform multiple space science packages.
Student activism is work by students to cause political, environmental, economic, or social change.
The Supreme Court of Canada (Cour suprême du Canada) is the highest court of Canada, the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system.
Surface runoff (also known as overland flow) is the flow of water that occurs when excess stormwater, meltwater, or other sources flows over the Earth's surface.
A is a type of mat used as a flooring material in traditional Japanese-style rooms.
The 4400 (pronounced "the forty-four hundred") is a science fiction television series produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with BSkyB, Renegade 83, and American Zoetrope for USA Network.
The Canadian Encyclopedia (abbreviated as TCE) is a source of information on Canada published by Historica Canada of Toronto.
The Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film written by University of British Columbia law professor Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott.
The New Pornographers is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 1997 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Ubyssey is the University of British Columbia's official, independent student-run paper and is published every Tuesday.
Thomas Martin Franck (July 14, 1931 – May 27, 2009) was a lawyer, law professor, and expert on international law.
Thunderbird Stadium is an outdoor stadium on the University Endowment Lands in British Columbia, Canada.
Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by ''Times Higher Education (THE)'' magazine.
TransLink, formally the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority, is the statutory authority responsible for the regional transportation network of Metro Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, including public transport, major roads and bridges.
TRIUMF is Canada's national particle accelerator centre.
The Tsleil-Waututh Nation (səl̓ilwətaɁɬ), formerly known as the Burrard Indian Band or Burrard Band, is a First Nations band government in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Tuition payments, usually known as tuition in American English and as tuition fees in Commonwealth English, are fees charged by education institutions for instruction or other services.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
U Sports (stylized as U SPORTS) is the national sport governing body of university sport in Canada, comprising the majority of degree-granting universities in the country.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
The U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (commonly shortened to U15) (U15 Regroupement des universités de recherche du Canada) is an association of 15 Canadian public research universities.
UBC Botanical Garden, at the University of British Columbia, was established in 1916 under the directorship of John Davidson, British Columbia's first provincial botanist.
The UBC Farm is a 24 hectare farm and forest system on the southern end of the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The UBC Sauder School of Business is a faculty at the University of British Columbia.
The UBC Thunderbirds are the athletic teams that represent the University of British Columbia in the University Endowment Lands just outside the city limits of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Ujjal Dev Singh Dosanjh, (ਉੱਜਲ ਦੇਵ ਸਿੰਘ ਦੁਸਾਂਝ), (born September 9, 1947) is a Canadian lawyer and politician.
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country.
Universitas 21 (U21) is a network of research-intensive universities.
Universities Canada (Universités Canada) is an organization that represents Canada's colleges and universities.
The University Act was enacted by the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia to establish one degree-granting universities for British Columbia.
The University Endowment Lands (UEL) is an unincorporated area that lies to the west of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and adjacent to the University of British Columbia and the lands associated with that campus.
The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The University of British Columbia Library is the library system of the University of British Columbia (UBC).
The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.
The University of Victoria (UVic) is a major research university located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
The University of Western Ontario (UWO), corporately branded as Western University as of 2012 and commonly shortened to Western, is a public research university in London, Ontario, Canada.
The University Ranking by Academic Performance, abbreviated as URAP, was developed in the Informatics Institute of Middle East Technical University.
is the name of one of the main schools of Japanese tea ceremony.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services (VF&RS) was founded in 1886 and today serves the city of Vancouver, British Columbia providing fire, medical first response, rescue and extrication services.
Vancouver General Hospital (locally known as VGH, or Vancouver General) is a medical facility located in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Vancouver Island is in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Canada.
The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is the police force for the City of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.
The Vancouver School of conceptual or post-conceptual photography (often referred to as photoconceptualismSarah Milroy "Is Arden our next greatest photographer?" Globe and Mail (October 27, 2007): R1.) is a loose term applied to a grouping of artists from Vancouver starting in the 1980s.
The Vancouver School of Economics (also known as VSE) is a school of the University of British Columbia located in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Vancouver School of Theology, located on the campus of the University of British Columbia, is a multi-denominational graduate school.
A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning "old") is a person who has had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field.
Victor Wentworth Odlum, CB, CMG, DSO (21 October 1880 – 4 April 1971) was a Canadian journalist, soldier, and diplomat.
Victoria University is a college of the University of Toronto, founded in 1836 and named for Queen Victoria.
Walter Henry Gage, (March 5, 1905 – October 3, 1978) was a Canadian professor and academic administrator.
William Ford Gibson (born March 17, 1948) is an American-Canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk.
William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist.
York University (Université York) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Zeta Psi (ΖΨ), also known as Zete, is a collegiate social men's fraternity founded on June 1, 1847 at New York University.
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games (Les XXIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) and commonly known as Vancouver 2010, informally the 21st Winter Olympics, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 12 to 28 February 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the surrounding suburbs of Richmond, West Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands, and in the nearby resort town of Whistler.
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