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Opinion: Deans support UBC leadership

In an op-ed, the deans of 19 faculties at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses said they support UBC’s current leadership and the search for new president. The deans agreed that […]

God was ‘vital for the development of civilisation’ as we know it

The Telegraph and other media outlets highlighted a new UBC-Oxford study that shows belief in all-powerful gods was crucial for the development of civilization. Scholars have long held that it […]

Pizza art, sustainability and Charles Darwin’s birthday

The Globe and Mail Scout List featured two UBC events: the UBC Reads sustainability talk by sustainable food activist Raj Patel on Feb. 11, and Bake a Cake for Darwin, […]

Prostitution sting subject of charter challenge

One of 27 men arrested in a Sydney prostitution sting accuses police of violating his charter rights, reports CBC Nova Scotia. Commenting on the case, UBC law professor Janine Benedet […]

UBC deans throw weight behind current university leadership

Nineteen deans from UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses expressed support for the university’s current leadership in an op-ed that will appear in local papers Thursday, reports the Globe and Mail. […]

Opinion: Arvind Gupta was never given a chance

UBC mathematics professor Nassif Ghoussoub reflected on UBC’s leadership transition in an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun. Ghoussoub recalled conversations and encounters with former UBC President Arvind Gupta over the course of Gupta’s […]

Child abuse expert had ‘illegitimate credentials’

CBC News highlighted questions being raised about an expert witness at a major B.C. child abuse case. Commenting on the case, UBC law professor Emma Cunliffe said “expert witnesses” should […]

UBC scientist a finalist for prestigious $250,000 award

UBC scientist Amanda Vincent is one of six finalists for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize for conservation, report the Vancouver Sun and The Province. Vincent was cited for her research and […]

Video: Active seniors’ fitness programs gain popularity

A UBC seniors’ fitness program offered at several YMCAs over the last two years was featured in the Vancouver Sun and The Province.

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