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‘Queen City’ clash of Canada West rivals

‘Queen City’ clash of Canada West rivals

November 5, 2016 seems like a long time ago, but it will be firmly etched into the grey matter of the Regina Rams when the UBC Thunderbirds visit Friday.

What creativity really is – and why schools need it

What creativity really is – and why schools need it

What creativity really is – and why schools need it The Conversation published an op-ed by Liane Gabora, a UBC professor of psychology and creative studies, about the benefits of […]

UBC Student Housing Media Backgrounder

UBC Student Housing Media Backgrounder

UBC has more on-campus housing than any university in Canada with 11,796 beds as of September 2017.

What creativity really is – and why schools need it

The Conversation published an op-ed by Liane Gabora, a UBC professor of psychology and creative studies, about the benefits of creativity in schools. She suggested that teachers can cultivate creativity […]

Cosmetic surgery actually helps people quit smoking

The Sun U.K. highlighted UBC research that found preparing for plastic surgery helps people quit smoking. Lead study author Aaron C. Van Slyke said “our results show an association between […]

Vancouver looks to Singapore for high-tech congestion fix

CBC interviewed Werner Antweiler, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor and transportation expert, about international models that cities use to mitigate congestion. Speaking about a congestion charge in London, […]

Fewer American investments in Quebec due to language: Study

Radio Canada highlighted a study from the UBC Sauder School of Business that found institutional investors in the U.S. invest less in Quebec companies than in other Canadian firms of […]

‘Perfect’ mannequins can sour shoppers on clothing

The Vancouver Sun reported on a UBC study that found beautiful mannequins could hurt sales. Darren Dahl, the study’s co-author from the UBC Sauder School of Business, found consumers who report […]

7th Annual Wesbrook Village Fest

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UBCO sees largest number of students

UBC’s Okanagan campus is projected to have its largest class of students since its doors opened in 2005, Kelowna Capital News reported. Deputy registrar Fred Vogt said more than 3,300 students […]

Social, emotional learning at centre of new B.C. school curriculum

Indo-Canadian Voice featured work on social and emotional learning pioneered by UBC education professors Kimberly Schonert-Reichl and Shelly Hymel. UBC became the first university in North America to make these […]

Heat men host UBC in opener Saturday

Kelowna Capital News reported on the opening weekend for the men’s UBC Okanagan Heat soccer team. The Heat will play the UBC Thunderbirds on Saturday at UBCO’s Kelowna campus.

Expedia names Okerstrom CEO as Khosrowshahi quits for Uber

Mark Okerstrom, a UBC alumnus, is the new chief executive officer of Expedia, Bloomberg reported. Okerstrom studied law at UBC before obtaining a master’s of business administration degree from Harvard […]

Taiwan seeks Ottawa’s aid to stop drug smuggling from Canada

The Globe and Mail interviewed Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, after a Taiwanese prosecutor appealed to Ottawa to provide better co-operation to […]

Seeking an exit from entrance scholarships

University Affairs mentioned UBC in a story about entrance scholarships. The article reported last fall UBC used donor and institution money to create the Centennial Scholars program, which gives up to […]

UBC students can now study the human brain using holograms

CBC reported on mixed reality technology used to explore the brain at UBC. Claudia Krebs, a professor of anatomy in UBC’s faculty of medicine, said the interactive 3D models of […]

Climate change might shrink fish

Scientific American reported on a UBC study that found fish could be up to 30 per cent smaller in three decades because of climate change. Daniel Pauly, a professor at […]