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Anxiety disorders in children

Lynn Miller, a UBC professor of educational and counselling psychology, was quoted in Today’s Parent about young children with anxiety disorders. She said some children have an anxiety disorder as young as age four. […]

Self-repairing road could fix crater mess

The Times of India highlighted work by Nemkumar Banthia, a UBC civil engineering professor. The village of Thondebhavi is the first in the country to have a self-repairing road. Banthia […]

Fund managers top B.C. public sector salary list

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC in an article about the highest-paid public employees in B.C. UBC had more than 4,400 employees earning $75,000 or more in 2014. The employer with the most employees […]

China’s women’s hockey team begins series of games

CBC reported on the hockey game between the UBC women’s hockey team and the Chinese national team. The Chinese squad is ranked 15th in the world and will play three more games in […]

Kal Tire, UBCO sign deal

Australian Mining reported on a partnership between UBC and Vernon’s Kal Tire Mining Group. The two organizations will collaborate to develop technology for the mining tire industry. “As a campus […]

‘Devastating’ if trustee closes schools, critics say after VSB firing

The Tyee quoted Jason Ellis, a UBC professor of educational studies, after the provincial education minister fired the entire Vancouver School Board and replaced the elected representatives with an appointed trustee. “The […]

Helping farmers cultivate a better Plan Bee

Business in Vancouver featured work on bee colony management by UBC alumnus Peter Awram. Awram, the owner and operator of Honeyview Farm, is working with Oldooz Pooyanfar, a graduate student […]

Hip fracture deaths higher in small and medium-sized hospitals

CBC featured UBC research that found hip fracture deaths are higher in small and medium-sized hospitals. The study found that for every 1000 patients admitted to hospital with hip fracture, […]

Gabriella Coleman: Anonymous and the Politics of Leaking


Campus spaces designed by students

The Globe and Mail highlighted UBC’s student union building in a story about student-led design on university campuses. The article reported that the 250,000-square-foot Nest includes areas for studying, socializing and […]

UNBC works to get more Aboriginal grads of medical program

CKPG TV reported on the increasing number of Aboriginal graduates from UBC’s Northern Medical Program, based at UNBC. More than a decade ago UBC set a goal to have 50 […]

Indigenous-centred spaces take root at Canadian universities

UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre was featured in a Globe and Mail story about the increase of indigenous-centred spaces on campuses. When the centre is complete, it […]

Familiar late heroics for Heat at home

Kelowna Capital News highlighted the UBC Okanagan Heat men’s soccer team’s win over Trinity Western this weekend. Tyler Shalansky ended his team’s five-game Canada West goalless drought, when he scored the game’s only […]