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Opinion: Why parks should be a policy priority

An op-ed in the Vancouver Sun cited a UBC study about the importance of parks. The study by UBC and the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority found that Canada spends $8.4 […]

Summer camp gives refugee kids chance to connect

Vancouver Magazine reported on a summer camp for newly arrived refugee children which was organized by UBC students Duncan Bernardo and Dakota Koch. The East Vancouver Newcomer Camp help refugees […]

Stemcell Technologies is company of the year

Business in Vancouver reported on the winners at the Technology Impact Awards. Stemcell Technologies, which won the Company of the Year award, was first launched as a small UBC spinoff […]

Follow the nectar trail

Castanet reported on UBC’s Border Free Bees project. The initiative is organized by Nancy Holmes, a UBC professor, in the faculty of creative and critical studies.

Concert under the stars kicks off a busy month for Opera Kelowna

Kelowna Daily Courier featured a series of outdoor concerts at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The performances by Opera Kelowna will begin Aug. 2.

Predator Ridge embracing lavender

Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a lavender theme at Predator Ridge Community which was supported by UBC’s Okanagan campus. UBCO has a lavender research program led by biology professor Soheil […]

Generation YIMBY needs room to grow

Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health and founder of Generation Squeeze, was quoted in a Toronto Star article about development in Toronto. Kershaw said […]

Where you grew up affects your income in adulthood

The Globe and Mail interviewed Nicole Fortin, a UBC economist who specializes in income inequality, for a story about how geography affects your income. She spoke about southwest Ontario’s income-mobility miracle […]

‘Reflections of Canada’ Offers New Take on 150th Celebrations

The Tyee reported on a book from UBC’s Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Reflections of Canada was developed during lunch meetings at the institute, and aims to contribute to Canada’s 150th […]

Why the shrinking condo could become more popular

Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Financial Post story about the shrinking size of condos units. He said the decreasing size […]

Jonathan Kay on the tyranny of Twitter: How mob censure is changing the intellectual landscape

An op-ed published in the National Post mentioned the dismissal of Steven Galloway, the former chair of UBC’s creative writing program.