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Tiny but abundant organism plays huge role in oceans

Radio Canada interviewed Patrick Keeling, a UBC microbiologist, about his research on the abundance of single-celled diplonemids in the ocean. “The first thing was that we confirmed they really are […]

Out-of-the-box thinking at UBCO

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on the annual engineering design competition at UBC’s Okanagan campus. “Our first-year engineering design projects are aimed (at improving) the quality of education by means […]

Is the National Housing Strategy outdated before it begins?

The Province published an op-ed by Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about the national housing strategy. “The federal government’s study is inadequate so […]

Polar bear expert travels to protect threatened species

The Daily Mail highlighted Nicholas Pilfold, a UBC alumnus who works as a postdoctoral associate at San Diego Zoo Global. Pilfold studied life sciences at UBC and focused on the […]

Nobel Prize winners to be discussed

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a discussion at UBC’s Okanagan campus that will feature this year’s Nobel Prize winners. Professors from various UBCO faculties will discuss the significance of the […]

App can help catch poachers, polluters

The Kelowna Daily Courier featured an app created by the spatial information for community engagement lab at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The Users of Conservation App can take satellite-referenced, time-stamped photos or videos […]

What’s missing from today’s marijuana should freak you out

24 Hours Toronto featured an interview with Jonathan Page, a UBC botany professor, for an article about the average levels of THC present in marijuana at Toronto dispensaries. The pot tested […]

Christie Blatchford: Truth is, universities have never been champions of free speech

The National Post mentioned Mary Bryson, a UBC professor of education, in an article about free speech at various Canadian universities. The story also appeared in The Province and the […]

Kelowna’s entrepreneurial spirit: Why are we entrepreneurs?

Kelowna Now quoted Julien Picault, a professor of economics at UBC’s Okanagan campus, for an article about the benefits of entrepreneurship. “Entrepreneurship is important because it helps a community,” he […]

Zero tolerance for cannabis and driving makes zero sense

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Stephanie Lake, a UBC PhD candidate in the school of population and public health, and M-J Milloy, a professor in UBC’s department of […]

B.C.’s Morgane Oger first transgender woman to be nominated by major party

CBC featured Morgane Oger, a UBC alumna who became the first transgender person to be nominated by a major Canadian political party as a candidate at any level of government. […]

UBC Okanagan wins in four over Cougars

Castanet reported on the UBC Okanagan Heat men’s volleyball victory over the Regina Cougars. The Heat swept a pair of matches and improved their record to 3 wins and 5 […]

UBC Peace Fair