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‘Birds getting healthy and looking for wins

UBC takes advantage of home cooking this weekend when they host the Great Falls (Montana) Argos at Softball City in Surrey, BC for back-to-back doubleheaders.

The stats bear it out: In Quebec, trust is low

The stats bear it out: In Quebec, trust is low

The stats bear it out: In Quebec, trust is low Two UBC sociologists examine the claim that Quebec is a low-trust society, in a Maclean’s op-ed. Read here.

Young families feel the squeeze in Vancouver’s housing market

Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health and founder of Generation Squeeze, spoke to CBC about Vancouver’s housing market for young people. Kershaw approves of […]

Discovery of cannabis genes, researchers can control flavors

Daily Mail highlighted UBC research that scanned cannabis genomes and identified compounds that produces certain flavours. Jörg Bohlmann, a professor at UBC’s Michael Smith Laboratories and faculty of forestry, said […]

UBC students design watch-like device that can detect overdoses

CTV highlighted a wearable overdose detection device created by UBC students. Sampath Satti, a biomedical engineering master’s student, said his team was motivated by the overdose problem in B.C. A […]

Former explorer to speak at Newport library

The L.A. Times featured a talk by Wade Davis, a UBC anthropology professor. Davis will speak at the Newport Beach Central Library on April 7 and 8.

Ethics and governance is getting lost in the AI frenzy

Taylor Owen, a UBC professor of digital media and global affairs, and Mike Ananny, a professor at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, wrote an op-ed for the […]

Canada 150: Abstract realism of Canadian icon Lawren Harris

The Vancouver Sun named artist Lawren Harris to its list of 150 notable British Columbians. The acclaimed painter, who taught at UBC, was one of two trustees of Emily Carr’s paintings after […]

Transit-oriented areas rival Coal Harbour for empty housing

Craig E. Jones, a UBC graduate student, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun story about empty housing units in areas near transit hubs. Jones researches areas where high-density transit-oriented development […]

B.C.’s working poor: Food often comes last after bills are paid

The Vancouver Sun interviewed John Millar, a UBC public health professor emeritus, for a story about challenges for the working poor in B.C. He said when people are stressed they […]

Hungry 4 Change: Fundraising Gala


Reconciliation Pole installation

Various media outlets reported on the upcoming installation of the Reconciliation Pole on UBC campus. The 55-foot red cedar pole was carved by 7idansuu (Edenshaw), James Hart, Haida master carver […]

The stats bear it out: In Quebec, trust is low

Rima Wilkes, a UBC sociology professor, and Cary Wu a sociology PhD candidate, wrote an op-ed about a controversial Maclean’s article about Quebec. They examine the claim that the province […]

Champlain settled here first, mayor says after mini-series snub

The Canadian Press quoted Doug Owram, a UBC history professor emeritus, after a new docu-drama series on the history of Canada sparked a debate. Owram said the debate is centred on […]

58 things to do in Vancouver on Friday, March 31

The Georgia Straight featured several upcoming and ongoing events at UBC. Performances by the UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble and The University Singers, Chamber Choir, UBC Women’s Choir, and UBC Men’s […]

Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

The Georgia Straight featured a show by Max Raabe and Palast Orchester at UBC’s Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. The show takes place April 9.

Mitch Robinson hoping pro scouts notice his big bat

The Province highlighted UBC baseball player Mitch Robinson. The 21-year-old was chosen in the 2014 MLB draft and hopes scouts will notice him again this year.

Kelowna product caps solid T-Bird career

Stephanie Schaupmeyer, the captain of the UBC Thunderbirds women’s hockey team, was featured in Kelowna Capital News. Her team ended the season with a bronze medal.

Aquatic Centre by MJMA + Acton Ostry Architects opens at UBC

Canadian Architect featured the new aquatic centre at UBC. The complex features a 50-metre competition pool, a 25-metre pool with an accessible ramp and diving boards, and food and beverage […]