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Coltyn Liu to attend UBC in 2017

Coltyn Liu to attend UBC in 2017

Liu, one of the most decorated high school volleyball players in all of Canada, plans to study in the UBC School of Kinesiology.

UBC Science: Our Greatest Hits from 2016

From new buildings to new discoveries and all the amazing achievements in between, here’s a look at some of UBC Science’s greatest hits from 2016.

Former UBC president David Strangway dies

The Globe and Mail reported on the death of former UBC president David Strangway. Strangway was a geophysicist who served as president of UBC from 1985 to 1997 and worked for NASA […]

UBC posts job to replace Steven Galloway

UBC is looking for a new creative writing chair after the dismissal of author Steven Galloway, the Canadian Press reported. Similar stories appeared in Maclean’s, CBC, Global, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Metro […]

100,000 in Metro Vancouver could lose homeowners grant

The Vancouver Sun quoted Tsur Somerville, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, in an article about the potential for homeowners to lose a grant at property tax time due […]

Vancouver home prices drop for a second month in a row

Thomas Davidoff, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to News 1130 about dropping home prices in Vancouver after the Teranet Home Price Index recorded a second […]

White winter key to a greener air conditioner

University Affairs featured research from engineers at UBC’s Okanagan campus that found the air supply in an apartment building can be chilled at no cost by running the air through […]

Intervention for indigenous women facing violence from partners

Colleen Varcoe, a UBC school of nursing professor, was interviewed on Pulse FM’s Kash Heed Show about a study on indigenous women who face violence from their intimate partners. Varcoe […]

Coltyn Liu voted province’s volleyball player of year

The Province featured the top high school boys volleyball players in B.C. including four of the top five who will join the UBC Thunderbirds program next year. Coltyn Liu (ranked […]

Supervised injection facility for intravenous drug users could save millions

Researchers from UBC’s centre for disease control worked on a study that found that a supervised injection facility would save $3.5 million and prevent 3.3 cases of HIV and 19 […]

UBCO Heat basketball team signs on KSS Owls’ big man

Kelowna Now reported on 6-foot-9 basketball forward Owen Keyes who has committed to play for the UBC Okanagan Heat starting in the fall of 2017. Keyes currently plays for the Kelowna Secondary School Owls and […]

UBCO study shows traditional lectures not working

Kelowna Now reported on a study from UBC’s Okanagan campus that found traditional university lectures are likely not an effective way to help students acquire problem-solving skills. Researchers Heather Hurren […]

2017 UBC Student Leadership Conference