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How Vancouver wants to bring more affordable rental homes to market

BuzzBuzz News Canada interviewed Tsur Somerville, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, about a proposal to collaborate with developers to create rental units for households with incomes between $30,000 and $80,000. He said administering […]

Foreign students boost business of education in B.C.

Business in Vancouver quoted Pamela Ratner, UBC’s vice-provost and associate vice-president, in a story about foreign students at B.C. universities. Ratner said while students in B.C. make up about 70 […]

Program readies analytics experts for big business

Business in Vancouver featured a new UBC program that delves into data science. Harish Krishnan, head of the graduate business analytics program at the UBC Sauder School of Business, said “by […]

The identity of B.C. wine

Castanet reported on an exhibit about the wine industry in B.C. at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Roger Sugden, the dean of UBCO’s faculty of management and lead project researcher, said the […]

What’s brewing in Darjeeling

The Hindu published an op-ed co-written by Sara Shneiderman, a UBC anthropology professor, about unrest in Darjeeling. Shneiderman co-wrote the article with colleagues from other universities including Copenhagen University and […]

Pride Convergence – Summer Edition


Yes, you can buy happiness-if you spend it to save time

The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and various media outlets reported on UBC research that found money used to buy time can increase happiness. The researchers–lead author Ashley Whillans, […]

Forestry professor discusses softwood lumber

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Harry Nelson, a UBC forestry professor, about softwood lumber deals. Nelson weighed in on whether a change in B.C. government could impact softwood lumber negotiations.

2017 finalists for $100,000 Allard Prize for International Integrity

Indo-Canadian Voice reported on the finalists for the 2017 Allard Prize for International Integrity. UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law announced that the finalists are Car Wash Task Force (Força Tarefa […]