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Rhinestone Cowboy shines spotlight on Alzheimer Disease

Rhinestone Cowboy shines spotlight on Alzheimer Disease

Rhinestone Cowboy shines spotlight on Alzheimer Disease The Province published an op-ed by Dan Levitt, a UBC nursing professor and a professor of gerontology at Simon Fraser University. Read more.

‘Birds score big ‘Victory’ with latest signing

‘Birds score big ‘Victory’ with latest signing

The UBC men’s soccer team has signed a student-athlete who promises to be a dynamic piece of their attack in the 2017 season.

Have you got what it takes to be UBC’s next host?

We are in search of the next stars of the This Week at UBC video series for the new school year.

U.S.-Mexico trade battles pose trouble for Canada

Keith Head, a UBC trade expert and professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was interviewed for a Xinhua article about NAFTA talks. He said Canada’s federal government has not […]

MOA finds inspiration in the stars

24 Hours Vancouver highlighted the Blackout: Night Sky Festival event at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. The festival will feature a kaleidoscopic immersion in art, science, story telling, and stargazing.

Robot competition held in Vancouver university

Xinhua reported on a robotics competition among UBC engineering students. Sixteen student teams aimed to complete various tasks using robots in the most efficient manner.

60 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday

The Georgia Straight mentioned the Long Table Dinner at UBC. The meal, presented by UBC Executive Chef David Speight and the team at Scholar’s Catering, celebrates the organic produce grown […]

British Columbia throws wrench in Kinder Morgan pipeline plan

Jocelyn Stacey, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, spoke to Reuters Canada after the B.C. government announced its plan to join the legal fight […]

Kelowna surgeons serve patients virtually

Kelowna Capital News reported on UBC research that examined the effects of telemedicine. The research shows telemedicine improves access to quality medical care in small and rural B.C. communities.

How many Earths do we need to meet our population’s demand?

Work by William Rees, an ecologist and UBC professor emeritus, was mentioned in a National Observer op-ed. Rees and his student Mathis Wackernagel popularized the “footprint” concept in their 1996 […]

Petting zoo coming to UBC’s Main Mall on August 18

Daily Hive reported on an upcoming pop-up petting zoo at UBC. The animals are all rescues from Abbotsford-based Cinemazoo Animal Agency.

Summer on the Mall: Move it Monday

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‘It’s about time’: Mountie says attention to mental health overdue

CBC Saskatchewan cited a UBC study in a story about mental health among Mounties. The study found that emergency personnel experience PTSD at twice the rate of the average population. […]

Immigrant children’s play can clash with mainstream cultures

Guofang Li, a UBC professor and Canada Research Chair in Transnational/Global Perspectives of Language and Literacy Education of Children and Youth, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about how immigrant […]

Dan Levitt: Rhinestone Cowboy shines spotlight on Alzheimer Disease

The Province published an op-ed by Dan Levitt, a UBC nursing professor and a professor of gerontology at Simon Fraser University, about music superstar Glen Campbell who lived with Alzheimer Disease. […]