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After harrowing flight from U.S., refugees find asylum in Canada

The New York Times interviewed Efrat Arbel, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, for a story about refugees in Canada. She said “we are forcing people […]

Abbotsford eyes farmland for industrial growth

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Tsur Somerville, the director of the UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, about a city-led proposal to remove 115 parcels from the Abbotsford Agriculture […]

Empty chair will never be empty: Remembering Liu Xiaobo

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Josephine Chiu-Duke, a UBC professor of Asian studies, about the late intellectual leader Liu Xiaobo. Chiu-Duke wrote that “[Liu’s] actions not only kept alive the tradition […]

Babies not inherently biased against different people

The Daily Mail highlighted a UBC study led by Anthea Pun, a graduate student in the department of psychology, that examined bias among babies. The research suggests discrimination against unfamiliar people is […]

North Korean stamp features warheads pointed at Capitol Hill

CNN quoted Ross King, a professor and head of UBC’s department of Asian studies, after North Korea marked the anniversary of the Korean War by releasing two anti-American postage stamps. […]

Game of Thrones changes how scholars study Middle Ages

Robert Rouse, a UBC professor of medieval English literature, was interviewed for a Time Magazine article about the impact Game of Thrones is having on academia. He said there’s always […]

BC NDP appoints director to oversight body for Greens alliance

Donna Sanford, a UBC alumna, has been named executive director of the newly created confidence and supply agreement secretariat in the office of premier-designate John Horgan, the Globe and Mail […]

Bicycle routes promote cycling commutes: UBC study

News 1130 reported on a UBC study that examined the factors contributing to cycling commuters. Kay Teschke, study author and a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, […]

Teaching emotional intelligence could help children succeed

The Daily Star reported on emotional intelligence research from UBC, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Loyola University. The study found teaching emotional intelligence in schools improves mental health, […]

Cannabis dispensaries get high marks from patients

News 1130 featured UBC research that found Canadian marijuana patients positively reviewed storefront dispensaries for quality, safety and availability. Rielle Capler, lead study researcher, said it is important for patients […]

The “crazy/bitch” narrative about senior academic women

Jennifer Berdahl, a UBC professor of leadership studies, gender and diversity, wrote an op-ed for the Georgia Straight on narratives about female academics. She discussed the narrative that senior women […]

No kids, no cars, no meat, no flying!

The Toronto Sun reported on climate change research by UBC PhD candidate Seth Wynes and Kimberly Nicholas, a professor at Lund University. The research examined “solutions” for mitigating climate change such […]

UBC Library brings rare Harry Potter collection to VSO concerts

The Georgia Straight reported on an event featuring Harry Potter music and books. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra played an entire live score to a screening of Harry Potter and the […]

Is it time to ditch salary secrecy?

The Globe and Mail interviewed Danielle van Jaarsveld, a professor of organizational behaviour and human resources at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about salary secrecy. According to van Jaarsveld, […]

Emerging Talent: Chad Manley Practice in Landscape and Building Arts

Canadian Architect profiled Chad Manley, a designer, builder and UBC alumnus. Chad Manley received a master of architecture from UBC.

Staving off the coming global collapse

The Tyee published an op-ed by William E. Rees, a UBC professor emeritus of human ecology and ecological economics, about the concept of “overshoot.” He discussed how we are using renewable […]

What it’s like to grow up LGBTQ2S+ in British Columbia

The Tyee interviewed UBC nursing professor Elizabeth Saewyc about how the situation has improved for LGBTQ2S+ youth in B.C. since she started researching their well-being two decades ago. Her research […]