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West End sex workers honoured with memorial

The Vancouver Sun featured a speech by Becki Ross, a UBC sociology professor, who spoke at the unveiling of a memorial honouring sex workers expelled from the West End in […]

Tax windfall highlights B.C.’s real estate dependence

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Thomas Davidoff and Tsur Somerville, professors at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, for an article on B.C.’s dependence on real estate. Both said that there is […]

UBC football team suffers second loss in a row

The Province reported on the second straight loss for the UBC Thunderbirds football team. The defending national champions now have a record of one win and two losses after they […]

Hillary had pneumonia and kept working

The Toronto Star interviewed Gary Johns, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, for a story on the pressure to work when you’re sick. “We know that people, under […]

Indigenous Initiatives Open House


Doctors urge feds to assess health impact of LNG project

The National Observer reported on a letter to the federal government signed by numerous UBC professors and doctors. The Canadian Association of Physicians called on the government to delay the […]

How Kate and William are reviving our royal fascination

The Vancouver Sun quoted Sarika Bose, a UBC lecturer in Victorian literature, for a story on the public’s fascination with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. “The attempt to humanize […]

Universities should focus on harassment and sex assault

The Ottawa Citizen referenced the dismissal of former UBC creative writing professor Steven Galloway for an op-ed on the way universities should handle sexual misconduct cases. UBC’s president concluded that […]

‘Pickup artist’ blasted for visit to UBC campus

The Vancouver Sun reported on a “pickup artist” who drew criticism from students and the attention of campus security when he visited UBC campus. The man is a founder of […]

B.C. businessman champions First Nations scholarships

The Globe and Mail reported on new UBC scholarships that will fund education for First Nations students. Barj Dhahan, a UBC graduate, reached out to members of the B.C. Indo-Canadian community […]

Increase so small it keeps workers in poverty

The Province highlighted a study by David Green, a UBC economics professor, for a story on the recent minimum wage increase in B.C. Green’s analysis showed that the likely impact of […]

Discussing the proposed empty home tax

UBC real estate economist Thomas Davidoff discussed Vancouver’s proposed empty home tax on Roundhouse Radio. “It’s a tax that you pay extra if it isn’t your principle residence or your […]

UBC student creates beautiful objects with used chopsticks

Kelowna Now featured work by Felix Böck, a PhD candidate in UBC’s forestry department. Böck studies bamboo as a building material and started the project ChopValue, which turns recycled chopsticks […]

Don’t fear the leapers says NDP’s new national director

UBC political science professor Maxwell Cameron discussed the national NDP party in a story for the Tyee published on iPolitics. Robert Fox took the top administrative job last week, coming to […]