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Canada’s courts should tackle fossil-fuel firms: Professor

The Times Colonist quoted Michael Byers, a UBC international law professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, who took part in a session on climate justice […]

Academic takes on Vancouver’s housing-supply ‘myth’

The Globe and Mail interviewed Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor, about housing supply in Vancouver. Lauster, who advocates for greater density, sees single-family zoning as an oppressive housing type […]

Monique Keiran: Summer fires threaten Okanagan wines

The Times Colonist highlighted a technique developed by UBC researchers that allows growers and vintners to assess smoke damage to their grapes. The test “detects the exact amount of volatile […]

Fostering workplace sponsors post-Harvey Weinstein

The Globe and Mail interviewed John Izzo, co-founder of the Men’s Initiative at UBC, which aims to open up conversations among men, about men. Izzo discussed the benefits of separate […]

Double book launch in Kelowna

The Kelowna Capital News reported on a book launch hosted by the faculty of creative and critical studies at UBC’s Okanagan campus and the Okanagan Regional Library. The event will […]

Engineering students using creativity to help kids and the elderly

The Kelowna Capital News reported on a design competition involving engineering students at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Students will create projects to improve the quality of life for senior citizens and […]

Kazakhstan and Nuclear Disarmament


Union accuses Corus of punishing newly unionized workers

Mark Thompson, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor who specializes in human resources, was interviewed for an iPolitics story about allegations made by unionized employees at Corus Entertainment. Thompson […]

UBC cross-country sweeps team titles at NAIA Championships

Canadian Running Magazine reported that UBC Thunderbirds won both the men’s and women’s team titles at the NAIA Cross-Country Championships for the first time in program history. The men’s team […]