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When actors mixed politics and comedy in ancient Rome

C.W. Marshall, a professor in UBC’s department of classical, Near Eastern and religious studies, was quoted in a Smithsonian Magazine article about comedy among the Romans. Marshall said men, citizen […]

NDP says pharmacare plan could cover 125 drugs in Ontario

The Canadian Press interviewed Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about a pharmacare plan from the Ontario New Democrats. Morgan said establishing a universal […]

Hustlin’ Owls ding UBC win streak, T-Birds confirm playoff dates

The Province reported on the latest results from the UBC Thunderbirds baseball team. The TBirds lost to the Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls. It was also confirmed that UBC will host […]

Shortchanged junior hockey players look to even the score

Thomas Lemieux, director of UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, was quoted in a BC Business story about the business of major junior hockey in Canada. Lemieux said it is difficult […]

Trump’s election may boost B.C.’s international-student admissions

Business in Vancouver spoke to Winty Cheung, the executive director of UBC’s Asia Pacific regional office, and Adel El Zaim, executive director of the university’s international office program and head […]

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Report calls for suspension of Site C project

Journal of Commerce highlighted a report co-authored by Karen Bakker, the Canada Research Chair in political ecology and director of UBC’s program on water governance, on the Site C dam […]

Canadian lumber companies brace for US import tariffs

Yahoo published a Canadian Press story quoting Harry Nelson, a professor in UBC’s faculty of forestry, on the upcoming US import tariffs on softwood lumber. Nelson said the biggest forestry […]

UBCO graduating students boast impressive work in art exhibition

Kelowna Now reported on an exhibition showcasing the work of graduating artists from UBC’s Okanagan campus. The Do Not Erase exhibition hosted the art of 19 students from the visual […]

UBCO professor’s space dreams come to an end

A professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus will not become Canada’s next astronaut, Kelowna Now reported. Richard Federley made it as far as the list of 32 finalists after 3,772 Canadians applied […]

Sven Butenschon named full-time UBC men’s hockey head coach

Sven Butenschon will officially be the full-time head coach of the UBC men’s hockey team, Daily Hive reported. The former Vancouver Canucks defenceman led the Thunderbirds to a Canada West playoff […]

Supreme Court to hear case on justice system delays

Benjamin Perrin, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, spoke to CBC about the case of an accused drug trafficker who argued his charter rights were violated when […]

PhD employment outcome data should be a must: Professor

24 Hours Toronto mentioned a UBC dataset that collected responses from its PhD graduates between 2005 and 2013 into an outcomes website and document. The data details how many PhD graduates secured tenure-track […]

Canada 150: Poet was early feminist, international journalist

The Vancouver Sun named UBC alumna and award-winning poet Dorothy Livesay to its list of 150 notable British Columbians. Livesay received a graduate degree in education from UBC.

Bucket List Festival tackles end of life with good humour

CBC featured The Bucket List Festival, a workshop that gives information to people facing end-of-life issues. Pippa Hawley, the division head of UBC’s department of palliative care, founded the event. […]

Multiple sclerosis shows signs five years before disease onset

The Hindustan Times reported on UBC research that found people with multiple sclerosis begin to show symptoms five years before the onset of disease. The researchers said the findings are […]

Boosting recycling and composting rates is as easy as proximity

Global reported on a UBC study that shows recycling and composting rates increase by moving bins closer. Alessandra DiGiacomo, a clinical psychology PhD candidate and lead study author, found that convenience […]

Protein from malaria parasite can stop bladder cancer growth

Nature World News reported on UBC research that shows a new drug from a malaria protein can stop the growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer. Mads Daugaard, a UBC urologic science […]

Will Islam inherit the earth?

Ara Norenzayan, a UBC psychology professor and director of UBC’s Centre for Human Evolution, Cognition, and Culture, was quoted in a Daily Beast article about the increasing number of children […]

Report card to reduce economic impact of poor workplace health

News 1130 cited a UBC study in an article about an upcoming report card on workplace health. The study, which included researchers from UBC’s school of population and public health, suggests a […]