Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Back to school for thousands of students across B.C.

A CBC roundup of the first day of school across B.C. included UBC’s Imagine Day and quoted university president, Santa Ono. “You are surrounded by amazing people … at no […]

Staying active after a chronic illness diagnosis

Kristin Campbell, director of UBC’s Clinical Exercise Physiology Laboratory, was interviewed on BC Almanac on the role of exercise and physical activity in the treatment of chronic diseases, particularly cancer. […]

Start of school year at UBC

UBC president Santa Ono discussed a range of topics in an interview this morning on Global BC. Women comprise 55 per cent of entering students this year, and Ono noted […]

B.C. woman goes into surprise labour on Labour Day

A B.C. woman who didn’t even know she was pregnant gave birth on Labour Day, reports Global BC. Commenting on the news, UBC obstetrics and gynecology professor Deborah Money said […]

UBC finds gentler ways to monitor migraines

UBC electrical and computer engineering professor Guy Dumont discussed a new way to monitor migraines on Global BC. The technique uses an amplified EEG to monitor a special brainwave that […]

Which degrees pay best?

Data analysis and chemical engineering are difficult programs but they pay off, Thomas Lemieux, the director of UBC’s School of Economics, told Metro News. “The studies may not be as […]

How UBC is building alumni engagement

UBC’s alumni engagement was featured in a new BC Business article. The university launched an ambitious fundraising and alumni engagement campaign in September 2011, with a goal of $1.5 billion […]

Five key priorities Trudeau needs to tackle this fall

UBC political scientist Kathryn Harrison commented on the pending approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline in a Globe and Mail article on Justin Trudeau’s priorities this fall. Harrison believes the […]