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A good news story about the news in British Columbia

David Beers, an adjunct journalism professor at UBC, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about smaller, independent news media outlets in B.C. “As the collapse of advertising revenues is threatening […]

Vancouver affordability worse despite foreign buyers tax: Charts

CBC interviewed two professors from the UBC Sauder School of Business for a story about housing affordability in Metro Vancouver following the foreign buyers tax. Tsur Somerville said the tax […]

Gender ratio in engineering

CBC Radio West interviewed Sheryl Staub-French, a UBC civil engineering professor, about the goal to achieve a 50:50 man-to-woman ratio in engineering programs at UBC. “Admissions policy has not changed […]

UBC faculty of education puts premium on mental health literacy

The Georgia Straight interviewed UBC’s associate dean of teacher education, Wendy Carr, about how educators can help address a national mental-health crisis. She discussed an online resource for teachers that helps […]

Building community through little free libraries

The Tyee mentioned research on book exchange boxes conducted by three UBC graduate students from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. The research found the average number of […]

Times Higher Education world university rankings

UBC’s psychology department was ranked 10th in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s best universities for psychology. Stanford University took the top spot and other U.S. schools dominated the […]

Liberals to vote on amendments to tighten arms exports bill, restrict potential Saudi deals

The Ottawa Citizen cited a reported co-authored by Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, in a story about proposed changes to the […]

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2018 Indspire Awards honour Indigenous excellence

Gloria Cranmer Webster, a UBC alumna of the ‘Namgis First Nation, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Indspire Awards, Canadian Geographic reported. She was the first […]

Remembering those lost

Castanet reported on the Remembrance Day ceremony at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The event takes place Thursday at the university courtyard from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m.