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‘Birds host undefeated Huskies in Homecoming battle

Looking to build on last week’s home opener win, the Thunderbirds face their biggest test yet hosting the seventh ranked Saskatchewan Huskies for Homecoming on Saturday.

Bachelor of International Economics at UBC

The Bachelor of International Economics (BIE) is a distinctive, four-year, full-time degree program, offered by the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC with supporting partner the Sauder School of Business.

B.C. Greens push reforms to NDP childcare promises

The Vancouver Sun quoted Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about the NDP’s childcare promises. He said both childcare plans from the Green Party and […]

B.C. tax hikes won’t take big bite out of economy, economists say

The Vancouver Sun interviewed James Brander, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about B.C. tax increases. He said the changes were telegraphed as B.C. NDP election campaign promises before […]

In rural India, solar powers through flood

Huffington Post interviewed Sandeep Pai, a UBC PhD candidate, in a story about solar power in rural India. Pai, who studies distributed solar in the Indian state of Bihar, said […]

On both sides of the border, the future is Cascadia

The Seattle Times mentioned a donation from Microsoft to UBC and the University of Washington in an article about an initiative to get companies, universities and governments in Canada and […]

Theatre and therapy join forces for veterans project

The Vancouver Courier featured a theatre production overseen by George Belliveau, a UBC theatre professor. The half-hour play Contact! Unload tells the stories of combat veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Airlines aim for Seattle-to-Vancouver seaplane service

The Seattle Times reported on a possible seaplane between Vancouver and Seattle and mentioned a graduate institute in Washington state that will include UBC. The Global Innovation Exchange also involves […]

Site C called first test for NDP’s commitment to Indigenous rights

Sheryl Lightfoot, the Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics and a UBC professor, spoke to The Tyee about how the government recognizes Indigenous rights. She said partnership […]

Province legally obliged to cough up more cash for independent schools

Jason Ellis, a professor of educational studies at UBC, spoke to The Tyee about government funding for independent schools in B.C. He said “the amount that the independent schools receive is based […]