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Is Canada ready for a nuclear strike from North Korea?

Allen Sens, a UBC political science professor, was quoted in a CTV story about the possibility of a nuclear strike from North Korea on Canada. He said the Americans would […]

Political lever or economy driver? B.C.’s minimum wage goes up

Ross Hickey, an economics professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to Kelowna Now about the minimum wage increase in B.C. Hickey said the minimum wage is not the best instrument […]

Wildfire season predicted to become longer, more intense

John Innes, UBC’s dean of forestry, spoke to the Squamish Chief about the role of climate change in wildfires. He also explained how there are three conditions necessary for wildfires […]

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Two UBC students hitchhiked across Canada spending $10

The Canadian Press reported on two UBC students who hitchhiked across Canada and only spent $10. Philippe Roberge and Ori Nevares hitchhiked from Whitehorse to St. John’s this summer to […]

Rizun’s ace paces Heat men to victory Mon

Kelowna Capital News highlighted the UBC Okanagan golf team. The Heat men won the team title at the PACWEST opener at Kelowna’s Okanagan Golf Club.

How I Made It: Andrea Bang

Andrea Bang, an actor and UBC alumna was profiled in Flare Magazine. Bang, who studied psychology at UBC, was featured as one of Canada’s talented, ambitious and driven women with […]

B.C. introduces bill to ban big money in politics

DeSmog Canada interviewed Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political scientist, for an article a provincial bill to ban corporate and union donations. He discussed documents that reveal that B.C.’s climate plan under […]

Health care, education key to keeping women out of prison

Health care, education key to keeping women out of prison

Women in provincial prisons require health care to address trauma, addiction and chronic diseases in order to lower reincarceration rates, according to a new study that of women leaving a B.C. correctional centre.

Scientists find 21 new bird species by asking the birds

Discover Magazine highlighted UBC research that suggests birds that look the same but have songs so different they can’t recognize each other should be considered distinct species. The researchers studied […]

Children relentlessly bullied won’t be unhappy as adults: Study

Daily Mail mentioned a UBC study in an article about bullying and happiness. The UBC research found that new university students consistently think their peers have more friends, which affects […]

Breakthroughs for chlamydia

UBC research was mentioned in an article in the Daily Mail. UBC microbiology researchers are working on discovering a cure for chlamydia and found key genes that influence how the […]

Let burnt-out forests regrow instead of logging them: UBC prof

David Andison, a UBC forestry professor, was interviewed for a Global story about dealing with the aftermath of forest fires. Andison said “immediately after a fire you’ve got sort of […]

‘Disadvantaged’ Americans least likely to receive statins

CBC mentioned a UBC study in an article about heart disease prevention drugs. Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, examined how older women in […]

Operating Engineers Union at UBC serves 72-hour strike notice

Global reported that the union representing operating and maintenance engineers at UBC served 72-hour strike notice on the university. Members voted in favour of a strike two weeks ago.

Analyzing the LNG industry in B.C. as another company bails

Werner Antweiler, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a News 1130 article after the Aurora LNG project was cancelled following four years of analysis. […]

The gospel according to Ben Heppner (and Blind Boys of Alabama)

The Vancouver Sun reported on an upcoming performance at the Chan Centre on UBC campus. Canadian opera singer Ben Heppner will perform with gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama on […]

Trudeau’s tax reforms: Here’s how the loopholes work

Kevin Milligan, a UBC professor of economics, spoke to Global about federal tax reforms. He said “the legislation might be ambiguous.” Work on the same topic by Milligan was also […]