Post-secondary leaders: Transit expansion needed to ensure campus access and boost region’s innovation economy
Media Release | March 3, 2015
The presidents of the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University are saying “yes” in the coming transportation and transit funding plebiscite.
Media Release | February 11, 2015
Magicians have astonished audiences for centuries by subtly, yet powerfully, influencing their decisions. But there has been little systematic study of the psychological factors that make magic tricks work.
Media Release | February 10, 2015
A $1.9 million CAD donation from a Danish foundation will fund a joint professorship for pharmaceutical research at UBC and the University of Copenhagen.
July 9, 2013
Putting risks of cycling, walking and driving in context UBC Prof. Kay Teschke co-authors a piece on the risks and rewards of cycling. Read more…
July 8, 2013
UBC Okanagan nursing student Avneet Khela helped implement the Take Home Naloxone project, which has proven to save the lives of at-risk people.
July 8, 2013
The Special Olympics Canada Summer Games will take place at UBC Vancouver in 2014. Here are a few facts about the competition.
July 8, 2013 - by Corey Allen
Kinesiology grad Raymond Wong helped athletes prepare for the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games, which take place at UBC’s Vancouver campus in July 2014.
June 26, 2013
Amanda Vincent of Project Seahorse discusses Japan’s rejection of CITES trade regulation for sharks and the perils of overfishing.
June 21, 2013 - by Chris Lane
Hundreds of children have some new UBC summer camp options thanks to the creative ideas of graduate students.
Media Release | March 19, 2013
The University of British Columbia will honour advocates who have fought for human rights and the environment at this year’s spring graduation ceremonies. The Honourable Steven Point, Tzeporah Berman, Lee Lakeman, and Ian Stirling will receive honorary degrees from UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Media Release | February 25, 2013
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
January 30, 2013
UBC First Nations House of Learning hosts Idle No More Teach-in
January 23, 2013
From all-terrain, remotely operated vehicles to concrete toboggans, UBC engineering students are competing this week in two competitions for marks and bragging rights. Media are invited to cover both events.
Media Release | January 18, 2013
The University of British Columbia’s start an evolution campaign crossed the $1 billion mark and is now two-thirds of the way toward its fundraising and alumni engagement targets – to raise $1.5 billion and to involve 50,000 alumni annually in the life of the university by 2015.
Media Release | December 26, 2012
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Media Release | November 29, 2012
Giving customers a chance to complain can be a bad idea if customers believe they’re to blame for a product’s failure, a new study from the Sauder School of Business at UBC shows.
Media Release | November 22, 2012
The Royal Society of Canada recognizes scholarly, research and artistic excellence across the country.
October 29, 2012
Students from UBC medical, nursing and pharmaceutical sciences programs will give flu shots to university leaders, students, staff and faculty at a media event.
September 18, 2012
On Sept. 19, Statistics Canada will release their 2011 census report, which describes how families and living arrangements have changed in Canada over the last decade. UBC experts are available to comment on the report, which will be available at www.statcan.gc.ca at 8:30 a.m. EST.
Media Release | September 10, 2012
Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel received today an honorary degree from the University of British Columbia during a special ceremony on the Vancouver campus.