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Brisebois, Kaufmanis experience golden end to volleyball careers

The Province reported on the UBC Thunderbirds women’s volleyball team which defeated arch rivals Alberta to win the national title. The article also highlighted women’s hockey player Amelia Boughn and […]

Discussing French Immersion teacher shortage

CBC Radio’s On the Coast featured an interview with Wendy Carr, the associate dean of UBC’s teacher education program, about French Immersion teacher shortages. Carr said it is common in B.C. […]

Thirteen things scientifically proven to make you more attractive

A Reader’s Digest story cited UBC research that found smiling women were shown to be more attractive but the same was not true for men. Alec Beall, a UBC PhD candidate and study […]

‘Stark choices’ for Vancouver if housing models don’t change

CBC Vancouver interviewed Larry Beasley, a professor at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, about the future of Vancouver’s middle class. Beasley said current estimates suggest that by 2030, millennial households […]

Fish can ‘learn’ to stay in no-fishing areas: UBC study

Metro News highlighted UBC research that found creating marine reserves can lead to evolved fish that are more cautious and avoid fishing nets. “If they’re adventurous, they die,” said Jonathan Mee, […]

B. C. looks to federal budget for housing fix

Metro News quoted Penny Gurstein, the director of UBC’s school of community and regional planning, about the need for a national housing strategy. “We’ve been asking for a national housing strategy and I […]

Driving desire for golf

Castanet featured the fundraising effort to help the UBC Okanagan golf team after its funding was cut. The team must raise about $40,000 in order to participate in the 2017 […]

Norway jumped to the top of happiness index

Ming Pao featured an interview with John Helliwell, a World Happiness Report editor and a professor emeritus at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, after the latest rankings of the happiest […]

World Vision UBC Presents International Celebration of Dance Fundraiser


Canadian engineers retiring, qualified graduates needed

Marc Parlange, the dean of UBC’s faculty of applied science, co-wrote an op-ed for Policy Options about the need for Canadian engineers. Parlange, along with several others, wrote that engineering […]

Parents doubt restored contracts will help special needs kids

The Tyee interviewed Linda Siegel, a UBC professor emeritus in the department of educational and counselling psychology, and special education, on how class size and composition provisions will affect special needs children. “I […]