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Ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s

A Huffington Post blog is recommending simple lifestyle changes that could reduce Alzheimer’s risk, including eating healthful foods and doing brain exercises. The article also mentioned UBC research which showed […]

Real estate developer’s mixed legacy

UBC architecture professor Sara Stevens was interviewed on NPR affiliate KCUR in Kansas City about real estate developer J.C. Nichols and his contentious legacy. Nichols gave Kansas City its first […]

New study finds “ag-gag” laws erode trust in farmers

Modern Farmer and East Oregonian highlighted a new UBC study that shows “ag-gag” laws reduce people’s trust in farmers. Ag-gag laws are farm protection laws that prohibit the use of […]

UBC faculty vote no confidence in board amid leadership struggle

UBC’s faculty association passed a non-confidence motion against the school’s board of governors, according to the Globe and Mail and other media outlets. The vote is largely symbolic but is […]

UBC students back in class as fears about sex predator linger

Global News reports that some UBC students returned to class March 29 with some anxiety following reports of a sexual assault in the south campus Friday night. Police are still […]

UBC study on Whistler ice track accident rate

UBC mechanical engineering professor Peter Cripton discussed his recent research on the Whistler ice track in an interview on Roundhouse Radio. When a Georgian luger died on the track during […]

Watercooler: When your business partner becomes a liability

Hitching your business to a celebrity can backfire, according to a new BC Business article. But UBC marketing professor Darren says Vancouver’s Holborn Group, which is building a large tower […]

New glass atrium entrances into UBC Robson Square to be built

There are plans to construct glass-enclosed atriums for Robson Square with stairwells on either side of Robson St., reports Vancity Buzz. The improvements are aimed at providing better access to […]

U of T rejects recommendation to divest from fossil fuels

Media outlets reported on the University of Toronto’s rejection of recommendations to divest from fossil fuels. The articles mentioned a number of other Canadian universities that have rejected similar calls, […]

Girls see kindness better

Girls notice acts of kindness more than boys, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus shows. Education professor John-Tyler Binfet surveyed more than 1,700 students between grades 4 and 8. “Students’ […]

Immigrant entrepreneurs more business confident

Entrepreneurs who immigrated to Canada are more optimistic about doing business here than those born in Canada, according to a new UBC Okanagan study. The study was reported in Castanet […]