February 22, 2017
On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 12:15 p.m. PST, University of British Columbia President Santa J. Ono, University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce, and Microsoft President Brad Smith will hold a media conference call to discuss the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, a data science partnership funded by a significant donation from Microsoft.
February 22, 2017
Today, NASA announced that scientists have found seven potentially Earth-like planets orbiting a star about 40 light years away. UBC experts are available to comment.
February 21, 2017
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget.
January 30, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on the shooting in the Quebec City mosque on Sunday, Jan. 29.
January 24, 2017
In January 2005, the Cassini mission successfully landed a probe on the surface of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. Twenty teams of UBC engineering students will attempt to replicate that milestone in miniature this Wednesday.
January 17, 2017
Media are invited to tour the new, state-of-the-art $40-million UBC Aquatic Centre.
January 16, 2017
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office on Jan. 20. UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of issues related to the Trump administration.
January 11, 2017
The B.C. government granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline today. UBC experts are available to comment.
December 19, 2016
UBC experts are available to talk about various aspects of terrorism in the wake of the incidents.
December 15, 2016
The B.C. government announced a program today to assist qualified first-time homebuyers with their down payments. UBC experts are available to comment.
December 9, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with premiers and Indigenous leaders today to discuss a plan to combat climate change. Trudeau and the premiers also plan to discuss health care.
December 5, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on various aspects of cold weather.
November 29, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s decision on three pipeline projects.
November 23, 2016
UBC professors are available to comment on Metro Vancouver mayors’ approval today of the first phase of a $2-billion, 10-year transit plan.
November 21, 2016
The federal government is expected to release its housing report on Nov. 22, which is also National Housing Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
November 1, 2016
A UBC law professor is available to comment on today’s B.C. Court of Appeal ruling on Trinity Western University’s law school accreditation.
October 5, 2016
Hurricane Matthew has swept through Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba, and is expected to hit the eastern seaboard of the U.S. and the Bahamas by the end of this week.
September 29, 2016
On Friday, Sept. 30, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft will end its 12-year mission by crashing into the comet it has been following for the last two years.
September 20, 2016
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from actor Brad Pitt.
September 19, 2016
The UBC department of psychology is teaming up with Vancouver ecoVillage and the UBC Alma Mater Society to bring 15 therapy dogs to campus.