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A pop-up playground is coming to UBC

Daily Hive featured the upcoming pop-up playground outside the UBC Bookstore. The event on Feb. 28 will feature classic playground games as part of the Move UBC Campaign.

Experts say Regina can breathe easy, despite reports of high pollution

CBC Saskatchewan quoted Michael Brauer, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, after Regina was named to a list of the 10 most polluted cities in the […]

Opinion: We need electoral reform in B.C., too

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Megan Dias, a political science master’s candidate at UBC, and Vyas Saran, a local political staffer and organizer and UBC political science graduate. […]

National champions hoist their banner

The national champion UBC Okanagan women’s cross-country team was highlighted in Kelowna Now. The team raised their national title banner after the women’s volleyball game over the weekend.

Recap: Heat men set new record with Seniors Night win

Castanet reported on the end of the UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team season. The Heat beat the visiting MacEwan University Griffins and finished the season on a four-game winning streak […]

The argument for providing ‘essential medicines’ for free in Canada

CTV featured a study on Canada’s healthcare system co-authored by Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health. Morgan and Nav Persaud argue that the system should cover the […]

Howl at the Moon Volleyball


Heat end regular season on a high note against MacEwan

Kelowna Now featured the UBCO Heat women’s volleyball team final regular season games. The team earned a three-set victory against the MacEwan Griffins. Kelowna Capital News also previewed the Heat’s […]

Climbing trees: Why don’t you see kids among branches anymore?

David Tracey, a UBC alumnus, was interviewed for a column in The Province about the phenomenon of tree climbing. Tracey, who has a masters degree in landscape architecture from UBC, […]

Bringing Quebec costs to B.C. daycares a key commitment for NDP

The Globe and Mail interviewed Paul Kershaw, a UBC professor and the founder of Generation Squeeze, about how the BC NDP could approach the $10-per-day daycare program. He said the […]

Ubyssey posts confidential 2016 admission questions/grading directions

24 Hours Vancouver reported that the UBC student paper received information about what they say is the rubric for grading entrance exams to the university. UBC director of undergraduate admissions Andrew […]

UBC Reports | February 24

UBC Reports | February 24

Nothing to Fear: UBC Entrepreneurs Take Sting out of Needles

Microdermics Inc. founders explain microneedle technology.

Bisons outshoot Thunderbirds in game one slugfest

Bisons outshoot Thunderbirds in game one slugfest

In a heated battle between two bitter foes, the Manitoba Bisons outshot and outlasted the UBC Thunderbirds 79-75 to take 1-0 series lead in the Canada West quarterfinal.

Despite NDP claims, the B.C. budget does indeed look after seniors

Despite NDP claims, the B.C. budget does indeed look after seniors

Despite NDP claims, the B.C. budget does indeed look after seniors The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by UBC professor Paul Kershaw, founder of Generation Squeeze, about funding for […]

Do dairy foods cause mucus production?

The New York Times interviewed Ran Goldman, a UBC professor of pediatrics, about the connection between lung function and consuming dairy. He said particularly for children with asthma, avoiding milk could expose children to […]

Certain bacteria protect against a disease that is a growing threat

The Economist featured research by Brett Finlay, a UBC microbiologist, that found a link between gut yeast in babies and the risk of developing asthma. Finlay said although cleanliness may be […]

The 2017 Influential Women in Business Awards

CBC featured the recipients of the 2017 Influential Women in Business Awards, including Martha Piper, a former president and vice-chancellor of UBC. Piper will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement […]

UW, UBC’s Cascadia urban data project gets $1M from Microsoft

UBC, the University of Washington, and Microsoft announced a data science partnership funded by a donation from Microsoft, Seattle Times reported. The collaboration will use data to help cities and communities address challenges […]