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Gaming at UBC Farm

Evidence-based, technology-enabled teaching methods enable students to anchor their learning in real-world scenarios, which ultimately leads to greater success.

Two ways to settle the latest Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute

Two ways to settle the latest Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute

Two ways to settle the latest Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute The standstill agreement on softwood lumber trade expired recently, leaving Canadians holding their breath for the U.S. Lumber Coalition to […]

TBirds continue their winning ways against Seattle

TBirds continue their winning ways against Seattle

The Birds started off brightly against a determined Seattle team that was still competing for a chance to finish in second place and a spot in the Lower Mainland Final.

Okanagan bus drivers to walk off the job Thursday

People who rely on public transit in Kelowna, including those who study and work at UBC’s Okanagan campus, will be out of luck on Thursday, CBC reported. “A significant number of […]

Genes could help vulnerable trees survive climate change

PBS featured UBC forestry research that examined the genetic basis for how the two most planted trees in western Canada adapt to the climate. The lodgepole pine and interior spruce […]

Donald Trump to take over Obama’s POTUS account

Alfred Hermida, a UBC journalism professor, was interviewed by CBC after it was announced the White House will archive Obama’s tweets and wipe the account clean. Hermida praised the White […]

New York composer John Corigliano to visit UBC

The Vancouver Sun reported on an upcoming mini-festival at UBC featuring the work of American composer John Corigliano. The event includes a lecture by the composer, a workshop and a […]

Expert says checks with the law will restrict Trump’s power

News 1130 interviewed Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political science professor, about the unprecedented implications of a Donald Trump presidency. “I can’t recall another election in which a candidate has won […]

Minority groups working to asses reality of Trump presidency

Ayesha Chaudhry, a UBC professor of Islamic studies and gender studies, was interviewed on News 1130 about the implications of Donald Trump’s win for minorities. She said Trump’s hateful rhetoric […]

After Trump, Canada needs to guard against fear-fuelled politics

Metro News interviewed David Moscrop, a UBC political scientist and PhD candidate, for a story on the need for Canada to be cautious about politics based on fear. “We have this Canadian […]

UBC’s faculty of education promotes mental-health literacy

The Georgia Straight reported on a mental-health literacy event organized by UBC’s faculty of education. UBC president Santa Ono, UBC assistant director of indigenous education Jessica La Rochelle, and Dalhousie […]

Canada’s softwood lumber future tied to Trump’s agenda

Keith Head, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, spoke to the Globe and Mail about the implications of Donald Trump’s presidency on Canada’s softwood lumber industry. Head said an […]

Canada West adding university women’s rugby 7s circuit

The Canada West conference along with Rugby Canada and sports funding agency B2Ten, is launching a six team women’s rugby 7s circuit, The Province reported. UBC rugby head coach Maria […]

Open house at UBCO School of Engineering

Kelowna Capital News featured an open house at UBC Okanagan’s school of engineering. The program is home to award-winning teachers and researchers and offers undergraduate programs in civil, electrical, and […]

UBCO Heat cross country team is off to nationals

The UBC Okanagan cross country team will travel to Ontario to compete in the national competition, Kelowna Now reported. The top six men, top six women and second-year coach Colin […]

UBC Okanagan Remembrance Day service

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on the Remembrance Day service at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Faculty, staff and students took part in the 11th annual service. Lieutenant-Colonel Mike McGinty and Dr. […]

Crowdsourcing map will track changes in Canada’s media

The Kelowna Daily Courier featured UBCO research on the future of local journalism and news sources across Canada. Jon Corbett, a professor of community, culture and global studies, is working […]

Unexpected species’ extinction found in predator-prey study

Pique Magazine featured research by Rebecca Tyson, a professor of mathematics at UBC’s Okanagan campus, which focused on the link between climate change and the extinction of some species. “There are some […]

UBC researchers score huge health contract

Roundhouse Radio reported on $80 million dollars’ worth of funding announced for UBC research over the next five years. Half of the money promised will be coming from the B.C. government. […]