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Elderly women more likely to be prescribed medication

A new UBC study has found that elderly women are overprescribed medications more often than older men, even accounting for other factors including the fact that women tend to live […]

UBC football trio look for big break at New York Giants mini-camp

Three UBC football players have been invited to the New York Giants rookie mini-camp starting Thursday, reports CBC News. Terrell Davis, Taylor Loffler and K Quinn Van Gylswyk will spend […]

Fort McMurray fire and climate change

A number of forestry experts commented on the fire destroying large parts of Fort McMurray. UBC forestry dean John Innes told CBC that while fires are a part of forests’ […]

Experts explain babies’ first words

A new Canadian Press article discussed babies’ first words and what they mean. According to UBC developmental psychologist Janet Werker, while “mama” and “papa” are often babies’ first utterances, they […]

Opinion: Ottawa must clarify climate test

The federal government’s proposed climate test for pipeline projects is unclear and may make it impossible for any project to fail the test, UBC political science professor Kathryn Harrison wrote […]

UBC sex assault suspect Yuan Zhi Gao granted bail

UBC sex assault suspect Yuan Zhi Gao has been released on $50,000 bail, CBC News and Global News reported. Gao was released with conditions including not going west of Blenheim […]

The indigenous history painter of modern life

The Vancouver Sun featured “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories,” a new exhibition that runs May 10 through Oct. 16 at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Of Coast Salish and […]

Showcase of UBCO student filmmakers

The Student Okanagan Film Festival launches May 5 at UBC’s Okanagan campus. It will feature short films including mini-documentary, experimental, music videos, animation, and short narrative films, according to Kelowna […]

UBCO researchers improving cancer treatment and outcomes

UBC Okanagan will a offer master’s and PhD program in medical physics, combining physics, engineering, biology and chemistry starting this fall, reports Kelowna Capital News. The program is offered at […]