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How B.C. universities plan to deal with legalization of pot

Global mentioned UBC in a story about how universities may deal with the upcoming legalization of marijuana. Currently UBC and the University of Victoria restrict smoking to designated smoking areas.

Millions of Atlantic salmon introduced to B.C. streams since 1905

The Province interviewed Tony Farrell, a professor in UBC’s faculty of land and food systems, about the history of salmon being introduced in B.C. streams. He said “there were about […]

Childcare key to helping families afford Vancouver

Metro News interviewed Martin Guhn, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, who will be a panelist at an upcoming discussion on how policymakers can improve Vancouver’s reputation […]

How the polar ice caps became luxury destination

A Vanity Fair article about Arctic cruises made possible by the effects of climate change quoted Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC. […]

One mistake stops you from getting rich and achieving your goals

Jiaying Zhao, a professor of psychology and sustainability at UBC, was quoted in a Mic article about the “scarcity mindset” concept. Zhao described one example where people take out payday […]

Calming demand answer to Vancouver housing woes: experts

Metro News mentioned two UBC professors in a story about housing issues in Vancouver. Speaking at the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) conference, David Ley, a UBC geography professor […]

Wildfires spark talk

Lori Daniels, a professor of forest ecology and director of the Tree-Ring Lab at the UBC, will take part in the Society Speaker series at Okanagan College, Castanet reported. Daniels […]

Best of Vancouver 2017: City Life

The Georgia Straight highlighted UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The collections include a 13th-century Bible, rare Chinese books and more than […]

Bill Morneau’s tax reforms challenged by pizza-nomics

CBC cited work by Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist, in an article about tax reform. He argues that a better accounting would consider the lower rate at which business income […]

Feds urged to back research on psychedelic drugs for treatments

The Canadian Press mentioned work by Mark Haden, an adjunct professor in UBC’s school of population and public health and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, in […]

Panel puts the Naylor report under the microscope

University Affairs reported on university leaders, including UBC president Santa Ono, who pushed for the government to support the recommendations of the report of the Fundamental Science Review panel. Ono said “the […]

35 things to do in Vancouver this week

Daily Hive highlighted two upcoming events at UBC. The production of Happy Days will take place at UBC’s Frederic Wood Theatre and the Harvest Feastival will be held at the […]

Allard Prize Award Ceremony