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UBC coaches lock on to unsung hero in clinching rugby title

The Province reported on the UBC Thunderbirds men’s rugby team, which won the inaugural Rugby Canada National University Championships. The event’s trophy was named for longtime UBC coach Spence McTavish.

Home is where rookie sensation Kiera Van Ryk’s heart is

The Province profiled Kiera Van Ryk, a UBC women’s volleyball’s “rookie sensation.” The article also mentioned Hannah Clayton-Carroll, a UBC hockey player, and swimmer Yuri Kisil.

Kelowna born and raised: Top 40 profile of Luke Turri

The Kelowna Daily Courier profiled Luke Turri, a UBC alumnus and vice-president of development at Mission Group. Turri studied urban geography degree at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

UBCO students look to remove stigma associated with addiction

Global reported on nursing students at UBC’s Okanagan campus who are working to remove the stigma associated with addiction. They asked staff and students to sign a pledge to help stop […]

Rain-activated art

CTV mentioned rain-activated art by Tiffany Quon, a UBC engineering student, in a story about the rainfall warning in B.C. Quon designed the graffiti project for campus as part of […]

More B.C. doctors but work-life balance means fewer patient visits

The Vancouver Sun featured a UBC study that found primary care doctors trying to achieve a work/life balance are exacerbating patient access problems because they are working less than previous […]

IB diploma prepares students for global universities

U.S. News and World Report mentioned UBC in a story about the International Baccalaureate program. Veronica Ciastko, a UBC creative writing student, said her university course work has been easy […]

Education expert on preventing violence in schools

Shelley Hymel, a UBC education professor, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Cross Country Checkup. She discussed the violence teachers face in schools.

Keystone XL clears final hurdle only to see more hurdles

Kathryn Harrison, a UBC political science professor, was quoted in a CBC story about the Keystone XL pipeline. “[Trudeau has] talked about the importance of getting oil to market, not […]

B.C. academic aims to debunk housing supply myth amidst criticism

Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociology professor and housing expert, was quoted in a Metro News story on a new study by Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor John Rose. Rose’s research showed that for […]

Takahuru Tezuka: Around and around

Jeremy Schipper, a master’s candidate in UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, interviewed Takaharu Tezuka for Canadian Architect. Tezuka’s architecture firm won an award for Fuji Kindergarten, a Montessori […]

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