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Best in Canada: UBC wins 3 golfing national championships

Daily Hive reported on the UBC golf team’s success at the Canadian University/College Golf Championships. The UBC Thunderbirds won three of the four titles available at the competition.

Mature students still striving

The Vancouver Sun featured UBC alumna Rae Kamstra. Kamstra is a graduate of UBC’s medical school. The article also mentioned UBC’s three satellite medical schools.

Vancouver teen completes master’s at Columbia University

The National Post reported on Rachel Lin, a 19-year-old who graduated from Columbia University’s Teachers College with a master’s in neuroscience and education. Lin finished high school early thanks to […]

Food for thought

Fortune featured research on startup valuations co-written by Will Gornall, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business. Gornall and Ilya Strebulaev, a Stanford Business School professor, found that almost […]

With Injun, Jordan Abel finds poetic justice

Jordan Abel, a UBC alumnus, was featured in the Globe and Mail for his latest book Injun, a long poem about race, racism and appropriation. Abel was a master’s student in UBC’s […]

We’ve mistakenly assumed that coal is effectively unlimited

PBS mentioned UBC research into global coal supply. Justin Ritchie, a UBC PhD candidate in resources and the environment, and professor Hadi Dowlatabadi, wrote about the mismatch in coal usage […]

Mexican fishermen go from shark-hunting to shark-protecting

Fusion reported on UBC research into the shark tourism industry. The fisheries economics research found that the industry generates hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.

N.W.T.’s ‘bush university’ offers credits for paddling down Peel River

CBC North reported on a partnership between the Yellowknife-based Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning and UBC. Dechinta’s pilot program will offer university credits for UBC.

Workshop: Gardening in Small Spaces

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New curator to continue supporting artist-led outdoor art at UBC

The Vancouver Sun profiled Barbara Cole, the new curator of outdoor art at UBC’s Belkin Gallery. Cole said she will focus on working with individual artists for new works at UBC.

NDP-Greens seek ways to cool British Columbia’s housing market

The Globe and Mail quoted Thomas Davidoff, a UBC economics professor and real estate expert, about how the provincial government will address the housing market. Davidoff said pushing cities to […]

Emerging Indigenous Voices campaign tops $100,000

The Globe and Mail interviewed Daniel Heath Justice, the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Literature and Expressive Culture at UBC, about a new literary award for Indigenous writers. Justice arranged […]

UBC Reports | June 1

UBC Reports | June 1

UBC’s Compost System

Discover how UBC’s compost system uses organic waste for campus landscaping, limits greenhouse gas emissions, and reduces what we send to the landfill year-round.

‘Birds heating up in quest for repeat

‘Birds heating up in quest for repeat

The UBC Thunderbirds men’s golf team made a huge charge up the leaderboard Wednesday at the Canadian University/College Championship.

Our kids should be protected from junk-food ads

Our kids should be protected from junk-food ads

Our kids should be protected from junk-food ads The Globe and Mail published an op-ed about junk food ads co-written by Tom Warshawski, a clinical professor of pediatrics at UBC. […]

Our kids should be protected from junk-food ads

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed about junk food ads co-written by Tom Warshawski, a clinical professor of pediatrics at UBC and chair of the Childhood Obesity Foundation. Warshawski and Mary Lewis, […]

Dark energy may lurk in the nothingness of space

Space reported on UBC physics research into dark energy. Study co-author Qingdi Wang, a UBC PhD candidate, said fluctuations create pressure that forces space to expand, which makes matter and […]

Workplace health and wellness tool kit built by men for men

Joan Bottorff, the director of UBC’s Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, was quoted in a CBC article about workplace health for men. She discussed how men have […]