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DND leak investigation starts under Tories, expands under Liberals

CBC interviewed Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC and a defence policy expert, about a secret RCMP investigation into a series of leaks involving […]

Scotiabank donates $2 million to UBC for cybersecurity research

Beta Kit reported on Scotiabank’s $2 million donation to UBC which will support research in cybersecurity and financial risk. The funds will support the Creative Destruction Lab West at the […]

Cities offer hints about conditions for would-be Uber drivers

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Sumeet Gulati, a UBC professor of environmental and resource economics, about what B.C. can learn from other cities with ride-hailing services. Gulati said it is common […]

Clark vows increase in tech-sector graduates if re-elected

The Globe and Mail interviewed UBC president Santa Ono, after the BC Liberals promised to increase the number of tech-sector grads across the province if the party is re-elected. Ono said […]

New dictionary traces ‘Canadianisms’

CTV featured the second edition of the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles, which was created primarily at UBC’s Canadian English Lab. The goal of the book is “to provide a […]

Forty-nine things to do in Vancouver on Mar. 15

The Georgia Straight featured UBC’s PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series. Each of the nine students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will discuss their environmental research in seven minutes.

B.C. company working to smooth the way for life-saving drugs

Global reported on a 3-D bio-printing company which can create human tissue for testing life-saving drugs. Tamer Mohamed studied electrical and computer engineering at UBC before founding Aspect Biosystems.

University Volleyball: UBC vs. Manitoba

Global featured volleyball highlights from the Canada West Final Four at the University of Manitoba. The Bisons men’s team defeated the UBC Thunderbirds in straight sets to advance to the […]

UBC T-Birds: Hockey program rises to top

The Vancouver Sun featured UBC Thunderbirds hockey player Madison Patrick. The hockey team enters this week’s USports women’s Final 8 as the Canada West champions and the top seed. The […]

Surrey leads way in tackling immigrant job challenges

Business in Vancouver interviewed Alden Habacon, a senior adviser in the field of intercultural understanding at UBC, about a Surrey program that aims to address issues associated with integrating immigrants […]

How universities are working to shatter the ivory tower

Philip Steenkamp, UBC’s vice-president of external relations, spoke to Maclean’s about the university’s involvement in community engagement. Steenkamp said that universities must be intimately involved in their community to enjoy […]

There’s another way for Canadians to help refugees

The Tyee mentioned a partnership between UBC education professors and Moi University, Kenya, in an article about how Canadians can help refugees. The collaboration offers a secondary teacher education certificate to […]

Terence Corcoran: Foreign-buyer tax is the first in a Trojan House of policies to mess with Toronto’s real estate market

The Financial Post cited policy suggestions from Thomas Davidoff at the UBC Sauder School of Business and UBC geographer David Ley for a story about the Toronto and Vancouver housing […]