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It’s time to say goodbye to the single family house

Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s The 180 about the type of city planning that can replace the model focused on single-family homes. “I think […]

BC consumers may not notice CETA benefits

News 1130 quoted Kurt Hübner, director of the Institute for European Studies at UBC, about the newly signed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement that will eliminate import tariffs on most […]

Charity doesn’t let funding gaps prevent love of learning

News 1130 featured a charity project for elementary school students created by UBC students Mohit Sodhi and Lindsay Richter. The charity YNOTFORTOTS posts requests from schools to their website and […]

How UBC’s Steven Galloway affair has haunted a campus

A new Globe and Mail article on the departure of UBC creative writing head Stephen Galloway focused on two UBC creative writing graduates who volunteered testimony on the case and a […]

Long stay in solitary confinement could mitigate prosecution

Efrat Arbel, a UBC law professor and prison law expert, spoke to the Globe and Mail about the case of accused killer Adam Capay who has spent over four years […]

Bigger beds are latest perk on university campuses

Maclean’s interviewed Andrew Parr, the managing director of student housing and hospitality services at UBC, for a story on the trend for extra-long beds on university campuses. “The quality of […]

UBC’s world-renowned cinnamon buns get upgrade

David Speight, UBC’s executive chef and culinary director, spoke with Maclean’s about the cinnamon buns that have been well-known on campus for decades. “We have always sold cinnamon buns here. […]

Thunderbirds back their way into CIS playoffs

The UBC Thunderbirds football team will play in the Canada West playoffs despite a 41-35 overtime loss this weekend, The Province reported. UBC made it into the postseason because the […]

Halloween is the second most expensive holiday: survey

A News 1130 article on Halloween now being the second most expensive holiday after Christmas quoted Kate White, a marketing professor with the UBC Sauder School of Business. The average […]

Walking fast can make you breathe in more air pollution

The Toronto Sun featured UBC research that found exerting too much energy while walking or biking on city streets can increase the amount of airborne pollutants you inhale. Alex Bigazzi, a […]

UBCO men’s rugby win fourth Hindson Cup in six years

Castanet reported on the UBC Okanagan men’s rugby team, which won the Hindson Cup this weekend. UBCO defeated the Mount Royal Cougars, 51-5, and the University of Calgary Dinos, 41-12. […]

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Kids born to incarcerated mothers do well if allowed to bond

Amy Salmon, a researcher with UBC’s Centre for Health Evaluation Outcome Sciences spoke with the Times Colonist for a story on babies born to mothers in prison. “I saw babies […]

Island tops when it comes to midwives

The Times Colonist mentioned UBC’s midwifery program after a new report found that B.C. has the country’s leading rate in midwife-assisted births. The report by the Midwives Association of B.C. […]

Women with higher education marry up

Roundhouse Radio featured UBC sociology research that found highly educated women tend to choose husbands who make more money than they do. Study author Yue Qian said women with more […]