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Discussing earthquakes in B.C.

Kent Johansen, Perry Adebar, Carlos Ventura from UBC’s engineering department spoke to CBC Radio’s Fault Lines podcast about the issues surrounding earthquakes in B.C. Adebar noted that certain structures would be of more […]

Back-to-back comebacks give UBC hockey women a sweep

The Province reported on the UBC women’s hockey team comeback wins over the Calgary Dinos. On Saturday UBC won 3-2, and on Friday Calgary rode a 1-0 lead into the third […]

Could the NDP win a seat in the Okanagan?

Carey Doberstein, a political science professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke with CBC about why the Liberals and Social Credit party have historically dominated in the Okanagan. “The Okanagan has […]

Haida reconciliation totem pole heads to Vancouver

A totem pole commemorating the lives of children sent to residential schools will be raised at UBC in March rather than October, CBC reported. The Musqueam band council, whose traditional […]

Prospective home buyers prepare for new mortgage restrictions

Global BC interviewed UBC economics professor Thomas Davidoff for a story on Canada’s new mortgage restrictions. One change is buyers with a down-payment of less than 20 per cent must qualify for […]

B.C. regulators plan to let pharmacists distribute abortion pills

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. and the College of Pharmacists of B.C. are planning to to tell their members that pharmacists can distribute the abortion pill directly […]

Coach Nill delivers bottom line after ‘Birds loss to Huskies

The Province reported on the UBC Thunderbirds football team 40-10 loss to Saskatchewan. The TBirds now have a record of three wins, and three losses and are tied for the […]

Men’s depression project focuses on real stories, solutions

The Vancouver Sun featured a project based out of UBC’s School of Nursing that focusing on men’s mental health. Throughout October the website for HeadsUpGuys is posting 20 personal accounts […]

Glass ceiling still in place for public sector employees

The Vancouver Sun reported on the gender wage gap among public servants in B.C. with a focus on university employees. “There’s an old saying: the higher, the fewer, with respect […]

White Rock mayor refuses to tap-out in debate over water system

The Province reported on the issues with White Rock’s municipal water system and the UBC study that will examine possible solutions for improvement. White Rock’s council will spend $100,000 on […]

Ad for ‘personal servant’ a sign of growing inequality

Sylvia Fuller, a UBC sociology professor, spoke to Metro News about a Craigslist listing for a personal assistant that is raising questions about societal inequality. The ad stated that the job, which includes […]

Discussing Dylan’s Nobel Prize win

Tom Scholte, a professor in UBC’s department of theatre and film, spoke to CKNW about Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in Literature. “I can’t believe people are so surprised. Not […]

Vancouver mayor ‘totally committed’ to finding housing solutions

Metro News interviewed Paul Kershaw, a UBC professor at the School of Population and Public Health, about his upcoming affordable housing meeting with Mayor Gregor Robertson. “One [intention] is to […]

Canadian journalist’s perspective on the U.S. presidential race

UBC alumnus Vaughn Palmer spoke with KCTS 9 about the American presidential election. “We’re watching with horror and fascination,” Palmer said. He said there is concern about how the election […]

UBCO student challenges stereotypes about life in Africa

A student from UBC’s Okanagan campus will give a presentation this week challenging Africa stereotypes, Kelowna Now reported. Trophy Ewila, a fourth-year economics student from Uganda, will be the keynote […]

Doctors complicit in opioid crisis

Ian Scott, a medicine professor in UBC’s department of family practice, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about the rise of opioid usage for pain management. Smith discussed various […]

Revival of endangered aboriginal language empowers speakers

The Globe and Mail spoke with Jay Powell, a former UBC anthropology professor, about the Chinook language for a story about indigenous language revival projects. At one time, more than 100,000 people […]

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Trump seems to be campaigning to be Troll-in-Chief

The Globe and Mail featured work by UBC psychology professor Delroy Paulhus and Erin E. Buckels, a UBC PhD candidate. Buckels, Paulhus and Paul Trapnell of the University of Winnipeg, […]