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When women speak out against sexual harassment

Today quoted Jennifer Berdahl, a professor of leadership at UBC, for a story about what happens when women speak out against sexual harassment in workplaces. “The woman [who reports sexual harassment] […]

Breast density is a risk women need to know about

Paula Gordon, a UBC clinical professor and radiologist, spoke to the Toronto Star for a story about breast density as a risk factor women should know about while being screened […]

Bridge tolls helped reduce congestion in Lower Mainland: UBC prof

CBC interviewed Patrick Condon, a professor in UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, about the impact of bridge tolls in the Lower Mainland. “If we had not removed all the […]

Sask. teacher group driving anti-racism effort with conference

CBC Saskatoon featured a speech by Sarah Hunt, a UBC professor in the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies. Hunt was the keynote speaker at a Saskatoon conference aimed at finding […]

East Vancouver becoming less diverse, census shows

CBC interviewed Henry Yu, a UBC history professor, about census data showing Mount Pleasant and Commercial Drive neighbourhoods have fewer visible minorities. He said the demographics of Vancouver’s neighbourhoods have […]

New tool tests effects of wildfire smoke on B.C. wine

CBC reported on researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus who developed a method to assess whether smoke from wildfires could impact grapes and the taste of wine. Matthew Noestheden, one of […]

Millions in forgotten UBC paycheques waiting to be collected

UBC has $5 million in uncollected paycheques and interest dating back several decades, CBC reported. “They might have been seasonal employees or student employees, just here for a couple of […]

Kelowna city council plans for legal pot sales

Zach Walsh, a psychology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus who studies cannabis use, was quoted in a Global story about plans for legal cannabis sales in Kelowna. “We’ve had these […]

These are the low-cost airlines you can fly in Canada

Global interviewed Tae Oum, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business and international air transportation expert, about low-cost airlines in Canads. Oum said Canada has 18 agreements […]

This concrete composite can help buildings withstand quakes

Hindustan Times featured UBC researchers who developed a concrete coating that can help withstand earthquakes and will be tested in a building in India later this year. Nemkumar Banthia, a […]

Canada can help ease tension between North Korea, US: Expert

Don Baker, a UBC professor of Korean studies, spoke to News 1130 about tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. He said one problem is that North Korea doesn’t want […]

Worrying about democracy means thinking about Facebook

CBC quoted Taylor Owen, a UBC professor of digital media, in an article about the ways social media has impacted the democratic process. Owen suggested the federal government could demand […]

Las Vegas shooting victim goes offline to escape internet trolls

Andrew Irvine, a math and philosophy professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, was quoted in a Kelowna Capital News story about a Las Vegas shooting victim who chose to stay offline […]

UBC Okanagan research a benefit to spinal cord exercise

Kelowna Capital News reported on spinal cord exercise research from UBC’s Okanagan campus. UBC Okanagan researcher Kathleen Martin Ginis said previous exercise guidelines were “never specifically tailored for people with […]

Opinion: TransLink must save building that houses art spaces

Gordon Smith, a UBC professor emeritus, co-wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about the need to save a building in the face of major construction by TransLink. “The building […]

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Liberals cautioned about approving China bid for Aecon

The Canadian Press interviewed Paul Evans, a professor at UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, for an article about a Chinese state-owned company’s bid to take over Aecon construction of […]

Turning Toronto’s negatives into art positives

Work by Christian Kliegel, a UBC architecture alumnus and artist, was featured in Canadian Art. Kliegel’s installation at Art Toronto uses cast potholes as supports and landfill debris as counterweights.

UBC beats Regina to clinch home field in football playoffs

The Province reported on the latest win by the UBC Thunderbirds football team. UBC will host Regina next Saturday in the Hardy Cup Canada West football playoff semi-finals.