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UBC sets up $250,000 task force to fight Trump travel ban

UBC is creating a task force to assess what the university can do to help students, faculty and staff who will be affected by Trump’s travel ban, various media outlets reported. […]

Illicit drug users try to shed stigma of being called addicts

Ruth Derksen, a UBC professor who specializes in the philosophy of language, spoke to the Canadian Press about the role of labels in discussing people dealing with addiction during the […]

Fred Lee’s Social Network: UBC salutes Year of Rooster

The Province featured a dinner for UBC’s donors and alumni to ring in the Lunar New Year. The event also honoured Joe Wai and Bing Thom, two UBC alumni and […]

Civic activist, architect Joe Wai helped shape Vancouver

The Globe and Mail remembered architect Joe Wai who passed away on Jan. 11. Wai, a graduate of UBC’s architecture school, is remembered for his ability to envision the future […]

Opinion: Care for whole person to address addiction

Two UBC professors wrote an op-ed for The Province about practical options for dealing with the opioid crisis. Heather Fulton, a psychology professor and a clinical instructor in the department […]

Effort to monitor traffic in Canada’s Arctic waters hits snags

Metro News quoted Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, about an eight-year effort to develop year-round surveillance capability in Canada’s Arctic waters. […]

Career Fair: UBC Engineers


Fearless Love and Information finds polish and confidence

The Georgia Straight reported on a staging of Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information, put on by UBC’s department of theatre and film production. Lauren Taylor, a master’s candidate, directs the […]

A visceral Canadian vision crosses the Atlantic

The Globe and Mail highlighted the work of UBC alumnus and painter Andrew Salgado. Salgado is the youngest person to have a solo exhibition at The Canada Gallery at the […]

When it comes to men’s basketball team, numbers don’t lie

The Province highlighted the latest results from the UBC men’s basketball team. The TBirds now have a record of 15 wins and one loss with four more Canada West conference games […]

Opinion: Alternatives to opioids urgently needed for chronic pain

The Province published an op-ed about the crisis of doctor-prescribed opioids being increasingly used on a long-term basis. Kate Smolina, a graduate of UBC’s school of population and public health, […]