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Why do men account for 80 per cent of B.C. overdose deaths?

Elizabeth Saewyc, a UBC nursing professor, spoke to Vice about the different ways men and women use drugs after statistics showed men accounted for the majority of overdose deaths in […]

Opinion: Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Stuart H. Kreisman, a UBC endocrinology clinical professor, about Carrie Fisher, who died after a lifetime of smoking. Kreisman wrote that Fisher’s death can […]

UBC brings activist and author Temple Grandin to Kelowna

Temple Grandin, a well-known author and animal rights activist will be speaking at UBC’s Okanagan campus, the Kelowna Capital News reported. Grandin will discuss her experiences working on construction projects […]

Parking crunch at Montreal-area AMT stations a bane for commuters

The Montreal Gazette interviewed Larry Frank, a professor at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, about urban space around train stations. He said high-density residential developments near train stations would […]

Buried in work emails? Here’s another reason to envy the French

NBC cited a UBC study on email-related stress following the implementation of a new French law that requires businesses with more than 50 employees to negotiate after-hours email rules with […]

Kick-starting the drive for ‘hydrogen fuel cell 2.0’

The South China Morning Post published a Business in Vancouver story mentioning the National Research Council’s Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation at UBC for an article about hydrogen fuel cell […]

It’s time for PM Trudeau to get to know B.C. for real

A book written by Jean Barman, a UBC educational studies professor emeritus, was featured in a Huffington Post article addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The author suggests that Trudeau […]

The shards of B.C. Chinese history

Gu Xiong, a professor in UBC’s department of art history, spoke to the Globe and Mail about his work on Chinese immigration. He discussed the meaning of his new photography […]

Billionaire seeks ideas from Canadian schools for education prize

UBC was mentioned in a Globe and Mail story about an education prize spearheaded by Chinese entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan. Yidan and officials from the Yidan Prize Foundation met with […]

Christie Blatchford: John Furlong’s sex-abuse trial by social media

The National Post published an article about UBC’s cancellation of a speech by John Furlong. Furlong was scheduled to speak at a fundraising event for UBC’s varsity athletes. The story also […]

Tsumura counts down memorable high school sports stories of 2016

The Province featured former UBC basketball player John Dumont in an article on the top B.C. high school sports stories of the year. Dumont, who passed away in September 2016, […]

Chip Wilson’s mansion tops B.C. Assessment valuations

The Province interviewed Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, after it was reported that assessed home values are close to their market values in B.C. Davidoff noted […]

Student Leadership Conference 2017


New downtown schools signal families flocking to urban centre

Metro News interviewed Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, about the phenomenon of more families moving to Vancouver’s city centre. Lauster said city statistics on the increasing number of children […]

Outlook 2017: Air and rail ready to bulk up

Business in Vancouver quoted David Gillen, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor and the director of UBC’s Centre for Transportation Studies, in a story about improvements in B.C.’s transportation […]