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How does court victory help students with learning disabilities?

Nancy Perry, a UBC professor in the faculty of education and a recipient of the Dorothy Lam chair in special education, was quoted in a CBC story about a court […]

How to sleep as summer heat continues in Vancouver

Wendy Hall, a UBC nursing professor, shared tips for a CBC story about staying cool as you sleep. She says it’s particularly important for parents of young infants to make […]

Trade experts wary of NAFTA politics but remain optimistic

Xinhua interviewed John Ries, a strategy and business economics professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about NAFTA. He said “Trump doesn’t have the political ability to do anything […]

Video captures ‘insane’ meteor that stunned onlookers

UBC astronomer Jaymie Matthews was quoted in an International Business Times story about a meteor shower that was captured on camera. He said this was a fireball, or an extremely bright meteor.

Education prof discusses social and emotional learning

CBC Radio’s On the Coast featured an interview with Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, a professor in UBC’s faculty of education, about social and emotional learning. She explained how B.C. teachers are including […]

Music is a proven workout booster, according to science

MSN cited UBC research into the science of music for an article about the benefits of listening to tunes while working out. Matthew Stork, a UBC PhD candidate, allowed his […]

Metro’s soaring rents force students to take on more debt, jobs

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Andrew Parr, UBC’s managing director of housing, and Darran Fernandez, UBC’s director of student support and advising, in a story about housing challenges for students in […]

Some UBC workers to hold strike vote at UBC on Thursday

News 1130 reported on a strike vote being held among some heating and cooling system employees at UBC. Leslie Dickson said “the university has requested further mediation to resolve outstanding […]

Leading midwife: ‘Stop terrifying women about having babies later’

Yahoo cited UBC research in a story about women who have children later in life. Researchers examined data on more than 800,000 births in Washington State between 2003 and 2013 […]

Labour Day Long Weekend with Stephanie Florian

A News 1130 story on Labour Day events in the Lower Mainland mentioned an interactive structure created by UBC students. The Richmond World Festival featured a sushi display called Macro […]

Can you get addicted to trolling?

Vice interviewed a UBC psychology PhD candidate about people who troll online. Erin Buckels, the lead author of a 2014 study titled “Trolls Just Want to Have Fun,” discussed the […]

DesLauriers thrilled to nestle in with T-Birds, family’s football tree

The Province highlighted J.J. DesLauriers, a receiver for the UBC Thunderbirds football team. DesLauriers has numerous family members who suited up for the TBirds in the past. The story also […]

Learning beyond four walls

Pique Magazine interviewed Hartley Banack, a UBC outdoor environmental education program lecturer, about redefining outdoor education. He said “what we’re trying to do is increase the amount of time spent outdoors […]

Single dad barred from sending kids to school on city bus

Mariana Brussoni, a UBC professor, spoke to a number of media outlets after a single father was barred by the province from sending his children to school on a city […]

9th World Environmental Education Congress Workshop


Tommy Ross Jr. waits for court date after serving 38 years for Victoria killing

The Times Colonist mentioned Michael Jackson, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, in a story about a man who served 38 years in prison […]