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‘Birds bested by team China in OT thriller

A remarkably improved Chinese national women’s hockey team handed the UBC Thunderbirds a 3-2 double overtime loss in a thrilling exhibition matchup.

UBC Homecoming 2017

2017 was the UBC Thunderbirds’ biggest and best Homecoming ever.

Should we consider expropriation for 105 Keefer?

Should we consider expropriation for 105 Keefer?

Should we consider expropriation for 105 Keefer? The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Henry Yu, a UBC professor of history and the principal of St. John’s College, about the […]

Trump misleads on who benefits from tax plan

The New York Times quoted Wei Cui, a UBC expert in international tax law, for an article about Donald Trump misleading people on who benefits from the new Republican tax […]

Beyond the propaganda posters: Everyday design in North Korea

CNN quoted Ross King, a professor and head of UBC’s department of Asian studies, about commemorative stamps featuring Princess Diana that were released in North Korea in 1982. He said “the […]

Vancouver International Music Competition Gala Concert


A legal guide to social media crimes

Benjamin Perrin, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, spoke to CBC after he put together an annotated version of Canada’s Criminal Code for social […]

‘Independent’ people less likely to respond to charity appeals

Global quoted Katherine White, a marketing professor in the UBC Sauder School of Business, who co-authored a study that found people who pride themselves on being more independent are less likely […]

Richmond, Downtown Eastside similar levels of low-income people

Daniel Hiebert, a UBC geography professor who has focused on the effects of immigration on Canada’s housing markets, was interviewed for a Global story about the number of low-income people […]

Vancouver park index aims to improve mental health: UBC study

Metro News highlighted a UBC study that found more than four in five residents in the Lower Mainland live near a public park, which is good for mental health. Emily Rugel, a […]

Bring in grey market or risk running out of cannabis

The Georgia Straight reported on research by M-J Milloy, a UBC research scientist from the faculty of medicine, about B.C.’s preexisting cannabis industry. He said “the problem is that up […]

‘We, as Canadians, are afraid to deal with racism’

The Tyee interviewed Annette Henry, the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education at UBC, about systemic racism in Canada. She said “it’s also very hard, I think, to acknowledge that one […]

So, you wanna go to school

Castanet reported on a post-secondary education public information night that will include representatives from numerous schools including UBC. Fifteen B.C. colleges and universities will be represented at the event.

Quantum pioneer unlocks matter’s hidden secrets

Scientific American published a Nature Magazine profile of Gilbert Lonzarich, a physicist and UBC alumnus. At UBC, Lonzarich worked on his PhD in a laboratory led by condensed-matter physicist Andrew […]

‘Timberscrapers’ could soon dominate urban skylines

UBC’s Brock Commons was featured in an article on Yahoo. The 18-storey student housing building is currently the tallest modern timber building in the world.

Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova wins 2017 Allard Prize

The Globe and Mail reported that investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova was the winner of the 2017 Allard Prize for International Integrity during an event at UBC. She was awarded the biennial […]

Independent expert appointed to review anti-money-laundering policy

Indo-Canadian Voice reported that Peter German has been appointed to conduct a review of B.C.’s anti-money-laundering policies and practices in the gambling industry. German is president of the International Centre for […]

Vancouver among most expensive places to buy

Global interviewed Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about housing in Vancouver. Somerville weighed in on a list that ranks Vancouver among the 10 most expensive cities […]