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UBC professor rebuts criticism of Site C dam economics study

Business in Vancouver published an op-ed by Karen Bakker, director of the University of British Columbia’s Program on Water Governance, about a Site C dam analysis.

UBC journalism students share stories of the land and water

CBC featured a class at UBC’s school of journalism that focuses on the relationship between Indigenous people and the media. The CBC radio episode features a Squamish fisherman and his […]

UBC announces new provost and vice-president academic

The Georgia Straight reported on the appointment of UBC’s new provost and vice-president academic. Andrew Szeri, a mechanical engineering professor from the University of California at Berkeley, will start his […]

B.C. politics enters its Game of Thrones era

Richard Johnston, a UBC political science professor, was quoted in a story about the election in The Tyee. Johnston discussed the significant changes to the Liberal caucus.

Canada 150: Even to criminals, Wally Oppal seen as a fair judge

Wally Oppal, a judge and UBC alumnus, was named to the Vancouver Sun‘s list of 150 notable British Columbians. Oppal was appointed in 1985 to the B.C. Supreme Court and became […]

International admissions to Canadian universities see increase

Money from an increase to international student fees is targeted toward the creation of the President’s Excellence Chairs Program at UBC, the Globe and Mail reported. Six research areas will […]

Dialog announces winner of scholarship

Stuart Lodge, a UBC master’s of architecture candidate, was awarded $5000 for his research proposal, Canadian Architect reported. Lodge will examine how architects and designers can harness digital technology to […]

Why melanoma is on the rise

Dr. Harvey Lui, head of the department of dermatology and skin science at UBC and a dermatologist at BC Cancer Agency, was quoted in a Canadian Living article on melanoma. […]