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Court challenge over forced psychiatric treatments

Forced treatment for people with mental-health issues while they are involuntarily detained violates their Charter rights, according to a court challenge reported in the Globe and Mail. Treatment is currently […]

The private-public school debate

UBC education professor Charles Ungerleider spoke to CBC Radio about the topic of private versus public school. “One of the strengths of the public school system is how to communicate […]

Where can you see Will and Kate in the Okanagan?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting UBC’s Okanagan campus as part of their Canadian trip this month. Prince William and Kate Middleton will dedicate a new aboriginal art […]

New UBC president commends ‘thoughtful’ sex-assault report

UBC president Santa Ono has released a report on the university’s approach to sex assaults, reports the Canadian Press. Produced by an expert panel appointed by UBC, the report recommended […]

Energy conservation monitors pay for themselves

UBC research on energy use was featured in an article in the Ottawa Citizen and The Province. “We placed a display in a campus building that displays energy data to students […]

Working while sick is an American thing

Jennifer Berdahl, a professor at the Sauder School of Business at UBC, was quoted in a Huffington Post story on the trend for working while sick. Berdahl said that showing […]

Troubled Vancouver dentist faces new lawsuit

A former UBC dentist accused of misusing millions of taxpayers’ dollars is now being accused of failing to repay $200,158 to the Royal Bank of Canada, according to the Vancouver […]

UBC to build $5.5-million Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

UBC formally announced the construction of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre Monday, the Georgia Straight reported. The $5.5 million building in the heart of campus will feature […]

Saturday markets at UBC Farm