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B.C. universities’ campus security prepare to aid overdose victims

Global mentioned UBC in an article about how universities are preparing to help fentanyl overdose victims. The article reported UBC is training staff, but hasn’t yet provided security staff with […]

Vancouver has highest percentage of low-income households

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Penny Gurstein, a professor at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, who specializes in socio-cultural aspects of affordable housing. She said “there is this assumption that […]

Surrey renters facing eviction over parking

Metro News interviewed Patrick Condon, chair of the urban design program at UBC who worked on the initial concepts for Clayton Heights in Surrey. Instead of evicting people as a result of parking […]

David Boyd’s book shows how animals, parks gained legal rights

The Georgia Straight highlighted a new book by David Boyd, a UBC professor of law, policy, and sustainability. He said “for hundreds of years, the legal status of animals has […]

Province redoubling efforts on fentanyl: Addictions minister

The Georgia Straight reported on the 2017 convention of the Union of B.C. Municipalities discussion led by Mark Tyndall, a UBC professor of medicine and executive director of the B.C. Centre […]

Fred Lee celebrates Alumni UBC and Arts Umbrella

The Vancouver Courier reported on the Welcome Home Party at Homecoming. The event officially launched the Alumni UBC 100 program.

Free screening health camp in Surrey helps to detect oral cancer

Indo-Canadian Voice reported on UBC involvement in a free oral cancer screening camp. Doctors and health professionals from UBC were among the 52 volunteers who came to assist.

Do good grades equal a good job?

A study from researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus delves into the connection between good grades and dream jobs, Kelowna Capital News reported. Researcher Andis Klegeris said “receiving great marks doesn’t […]

Real estate experts examine Kelowna’s future development

Kelowna Now mentioned UBC’s Okanagan campus in an article about the future of development in Kelowna. The article reported more UBCO graduates are choosing to stay in that city.

Reuters Top 100 ranking of the most innovative universities

UBC was ranked number 58 on a list of Reuters’ 100 most innovative universities. Stanford University took the top spot.

Harvest ‘Feastival’ to combine season’s best flavours arts, culture

Scout Magazine highlighted the UBC Harvest Feastival. The event includes a multi-course meal and a “Choose Your Own Adventure” style night of activities. Daily Hive also mentioned the Feastival.

Climbing number of foreign students tests cap system

The Globe and Mail reported on foreign students at B.C. universities and quoted Pamela Ratner, UBC vice-provost and associate vice-president, enrolment and academic facilities. Ratner discussed UBC’s international students program […]

TLA boss David Elstone targets ailing contractor-company relationship

Business in Vancouver profiled David Elstone, a UBC alumnus. Elstone, who completed his undergraduate degree at UBC, is the executive director of the Truck Loggers Association.

Corporations as activists?

The Squamish Chief interviewed two marketing and behavioural science professors at UBC for an article about the role of corporations in local activism. David Hardisty said it’s important to view […]

Days of the Longboat


Engaging people with disabilities in sport key to better health

The Vernon Morning Star interviewed Kathleen Martin Ginis, a professor in the school of health and exercise sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about the benefits of events like the Invictus […]

Questions about China’s reception for B.C. municipal leaders

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, spoke to the Globe and Mail about China’s reception for B.C. municipal leaders. He noted “problems arise […]

Critics of Liberals’ proposed tax changes zero in on impacts

The Globe and Mail quoted Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist, in an article about federal tax reform. He said “tax changes always require transitions. They always require some disruption.”

“The Beautiful Brain: Exploring Art and Neuroscience” at UBC

Radio Canada featured an interview with Louis-Philippe Bernier, a research associate at UBC’s Brain Health Center. Bernier spoke about “The Beautiful Brain: Exploring Art and Neuroscience.”