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6 things to know about charitable giving this tax season

A Forbes article on donating to charity featured a UBC-Harvard study that found a positive link between charitable giving and happiness. The researchers–UBC professor Elizabeth Dunn and her former PhD student Lara […]

Amazon could be giving out your address to strangers

The non-technical theft of personal identification details–a practice known as social engineering–is the focus of a new Motherboard article. According to UBC security researcher Hasan Cavusoglu, security is a moving […]

The truth about Flint

A Salon article analyzed the events that lead to the poisoning of Flint, Michigan’s water supply, and linked it to a “state-level attack on democracy.” UBC geography professor Jamie Peck’s thoughts […]

Electric scooter sharing planned for Vancouver

UBC is the testing ground for an electric scooter sharing program planned for Vancouver, reports CBC News. Between 50 and 100 scooters will be available on campus, probably starting June. […]

Ministers making millions as property values surge

UBC professor Paul Kershaw told CTV News that Vancouver is becoming a “generational ghost town.” With Vancouver now the third most unaffordable housing market in the world, younger Canadians can’t […]

Exclusive all-girls’ school embraces trans graduates

A new article in the Toronto Star highlighted two former students of an all-girls’ school in Toronto who now identify as men. The article mentioned a 2015 national survey led […]

Energy East: It’s not the only contentious pipeline

The Globe and Mail’s daily politics briefing highlighted pipeline debates in B.C. UBC energy politics specialist George Hoberg noted that eastern Canada may not appreciate how strongly people feel about pipeline […]

Reading, writing, coding

Coding will become part of B.C.’s K-12 curriculum over the next three school years and more than 100 elementary and high school students across the Okanagan are a step ahead. […]