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Don’t rule out Kamloops’ Ajax mine just yet: Expert

CBC interviewed Patricia Dawn Mills, an adjunct UBC professor in the faculty of applied science, about the approval process for a controversial mine. She weighed in on the province’s decision to […]

Supreme Court ruling on workplace harassment

CBC interviewed Margot Young, a UBC law professor, in a story about a B.C. case that redefines the limits of workplace discrimination legislation. She explained why the ruling is significant […]

Horse therapy at UBCO

CBC reported on horse therapy at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The program brings horses to campus and connects them with students to help lower stress. “We’ve actually talked about having a […]

What does U.S. repeal of net neutrality mean for B.C.?

Hasan Cavusoglu, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun article about net neutrality. Cavusoglu said while net neutrality reigns in Canada, companies […]

Anthony Kiedis says this is what he spends most money on

CNBC quoted Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychology professor, in an article about happiness. “What matters for your wellbeing is what you’re doing with the minutes and days of your life,” […]

‘Endangered’ Fraser sockeye may never get official protection

Eric Taylor, a UBC professor of zoology, was quoted in a Vancouver Sun article about the likelihood that Fraser River sockeye salmon will be officially protected under the federal Species […]

UBC, CBC, Project Change help to inspire

The Province highlighted Alumni UBC’s annual Alumni Achievement Awards Gala and Auction. The evening also supported UBC’s new $100-million Blue and Gold Campaign for Students.

Drones to help assess health of forests after fires

The Canadian Press reported on UBC researchers who are using drones to examine the impact of forest fires in B.C. Nicolas Coops, a UBC professor in forest resources management, said […]

UBCO joins forces

Castanet reported on a partnership between three B.C. universities. The Interior University Research Coalition will include UBC’s Okanagan campus, Thompson Rivers University and the University of Northern BC. Similar stories […]

Speak up about abuse by staff on psychiatric wards

Diane McIntosh, a clinical assistant professor in UBC’s department of psychiatry, wrote an op-ed for The Province about abuse in psychiatric wards. “I urge anyone who experiences or witnesses a […]

Penny rounding adds millions a year to grocery stores’ bottom line

A UBC study examined the financial benefits of penny rounding for grocery stores, the Canadian Press reported. Christina Cheng, a UBC economics and math student, found that each grocery store […]

UBC recruits computer scientist from Harvard

Vancouver Courier reported that Margo Seltzer will join UBC in September 2018 thanks to the federal government’s Canada 150 research chairs program. Seltzer will come from Harvard to take her […]

An Unmatched Devotion Exhibit: Colbeck Collection at UBC Library


Opinion: Is joie de vivre the secret to a long and healthy life?

Dan Levitt, a professor in UBC’s school of nursing, wrote an op-ed about aging for the Vancouver Sun. “Maintaining motivation in old age is critical as many seniors live a […]

Bitcoin skeptics expect another cryptocurrency will reign supreme

BNN interviewed Marc-David Seidel, director of the W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Centre at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about cryptocurrency. “The long-term winner of the cryptocurrency […]

Awards recognize UBC’s TallWood House

UBC’s TallWood House at Brock Commons, the world’s tallest mass timber building, won the Award for Construction Innovation, Construction Canada reported. The Institution of Structural Engineers recognized the best in […]