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The perils of straying from the sexual straight and narrow

W. Peter Ward, a UBC historian, was quoted in a story from the Montreal Gazette archives about a book that details a series of morality tales. He weighed in on the importance of […]

Maryland eliminated from League college championship

ESPN reported on the League of Legends College Championship which features a team from UBC. UBC was eliminated in the quarter-finals by the University of Maryland.

PAU holds seminar on food sustainability

Mark Johnson, a professor at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, and a Canada Research Chair, gave the keynote address at a seminar on sustainability, Hindustan Times reported. Johnson […]

Why glorify violence?

The Hindu mentioned an exhibition formerly housed at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. Bill Thomson created a work of art from violent children’s toys, or ‘war toys.’

Dark energy may lurk in the nothingness of space

Live Science featured a study co-authored by Qingdi Wang, a UBC physics researcher. The study addresses the problem of our expanding universe.

How Instagram can help you lose weight

Richard Carpiano, a UBC sociology professor, was quoted in a Best Health article about the ways Instagram can help people lose weight. He said if someone is contemplating pursuing healthier […]

Addiction experts urge expansion of medical heroin program

The Canadian Press reported on a Vancouver addiction symposium featuring a presentation by Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health. Oviedo-Joekes said people who are […]

Smog is making you sick

Michael Brauer, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to Australian Broadcasting Corporation about global air pollution. He discussed how ambient particle mass was the fifth-ranking mortality […]

Descendants of historical Métis leaders graduate UBC side by side

CBC reported on two UBC graduates of the Peter A. Allard School of Law with historical ancestry. Mark Stevens is a descendent of Métis leader Gabriel Dumont, and Carly Teillet […]

The hipsterfication of A&W

The Globe and Mail interviewed Darren Dahl, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, for an article about A&W’s brand makeover. He said children in schools are made more aware of […]

Tips for sticking to that first budget

Darran Fernandez, associate registrar and director of student support and advising in enrolment services at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail about student budgeting. He said opening conversations with students […]

The Vienna model for housing sanity

Thomas Davidoff, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, was quoted in a Globe and Mail story that compared the Vienna housing model to that of Vancouver. Davidoff said Vancouver […]

How Vander Zalm’s labour laws led to one of B.C.’s largest strikes

Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC about labour laws introduced by former B.C. premier Bill Vander Zalm. Thomson said Vander Zalm […]

Pipeline pushes forward despite B.C.’s uncertain political future

CBC quoted George Hoberg, a UBC professor of environmental and natural resource policy, after Kinder Morgan announced construction on the project will start in the fall. Hoberg said the announcement […]

Team-teaching Canada, one moment at a time

University Affairs featured UBC’s “Moments that Matter” history course. Bradley Miller, a history professor, is joined by seven other history professors in a collaborative teaching method called sequential teaching.

Canada 150: Robert H. Lee stresses importance of giving back

The Vancouver Sun named Robert H. Lee to its list of 150 notable British Columbians. Lee, a UBC alumnus, served as chancellor of the university from 1993 to 1996.

Study: Genetics in sockeye salmon could make stocks healthier

Kelowna Capital News reported on a study from UBC’s Okanagan campus that identifies new genetic markers in sockeye salmon. Study senior author Michael Russello, a UBCO biology professor, said the […]

Fighting prostate cancer

Juanita Crook, a professor of radiation oncology at UBC’s Okanagan campus, was quoted in a Kelowna Capital News article about a fundraising initiative for prostate cancer research and treatment. Crook […]

Suffer the children: the anti-vaxxing stigma

The Vancouver Courier reported on UBC research that found children who aren’t vaccinated will be shunned. Richard Carpiano, a UBC sociology professor and Nicholas Fritz, a recent UBC sociology graduate, […]

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society