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UBC students start charity to help needy kids

The Vancouver Sun featured a story on two UBC graduate students, Mohit Sodhi and Lindsay Richter, who are helping disadvantaged children in B.C. by providing school items like lice kits, […]

PM set to make case for Trans Mountain in Vancouver

UBC political science PhD candidate David Moscrop spoke to News1130 about Prime Minister Trudeau’s West Coast tour, aimed at convincing people in B.C. that approving the Trans Mountain expansion is […]

UBC’s second century: moving from excellence to eminence

UBC president Santa Ono penned an op-ed in Business In Vancouver, reflecting on his arrival in Vancouver and highlighting a number of emerging themes in UBC’s new strategic plan for […]

How to get better customer service by choosing your words wisely

David Walker, lead author of a UBC Okanagan and UBC Sauder School of Business study, appeared on Roundhouse Radio to talk about how to get better customer service by changing […]

Canada, U.S. announce ban on offshore oil, gas licenses in Arctic

UBC professor Michael Byers was quoted by the Canadian Press about the joint US-Canada announcement banning offshore oil and gas activity in the Arctic. Byers pointed out that the ban is […]

Potential impacts of assassination of Russian ambassador and Berlin truck attack

UBC political scientist Chris Erickson appeared on The Early Edition on CBC Radio to discuss the possible impacts of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey on Russian-Turkish relations, […]

Christmas tree chipping for a cause at UBC Botanical Garden

Vancouver Is Awesome featured the UBC Botanical Garden’s Christmas Tree Recycling Fundraiser, which runs from Dec. 26, 2016 to Jan. 8, 2017. Members of the public are encouraged to bring […]

Addiction experts discuss solutions to opioid overdose crisis

UBC adjunct professor Mark Haden appeared on CBC’s The Current to talk about safe consumption sites in the context of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis. Haden said that while the […]

So you want to change the world?

An op-ed in Nature mentions a fellowship directed by Sally Otto, an evolutionary biologist at UBC, that funds early-career scientists to do applied research on important conservation issues and provides […]

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