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New Year’s resolution should be make more friends

Vancouver Magazine featured an interview with Amori Yee Mikami, a UBC psychology professor, about the benefits of increased human interaction. She said research shows that even casual relationships can positively […]

The genius 15

Nemkumar Banthia, a UBC civil engineering professor, was featured in the Deccan Chronicle for his work on a self-healing road. The new type of road is thinner, cheaper, and replaces […]

UBC Okanagan’s Art on the Line showcases local artists

Kelowna Capital News highlighted the 15th Annual Art on the Line Fundraiser and Gala at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Nearly 150 works of art by local artists, faculty and students will […]

No. 2-ranked UBC men’s basketball rallies to top Huskies

The Province reported on the UBC Thunderbirds basketball and volleyball action over the weekend. Castanet reported on the UBC Okanagan Heat basketball team’s win. Similar stories appeared on Castanet and Kelowna Now.

Researchers uncover what may be the ocean’s most prolific predator

CBC’s The Current featured UBC research that has provided insight into an elusive ocean creature called “diplonemids.” Patrick Keeling and his colleagues at UBC’s department of botany discovered that these […]

Charge dropped against accused UBC Pride flag burner

Daily Xtra reported that a former UBC student accused of burning a Pride flag at the school will not be going to trial. Crown prosecutors dropped the mischief charge last […]

Indigenous Bio-Cultural Heritage: Health, Wellness, and Land with Julian Napoleon

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Are psychopaths happy?

Mark Holder, a psychology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, wrote an op-ed for Psychology Today about the link between psychopaths and unhappiness. Holder wrote that higher levels of psychopathy were associated […]

UBC Reports | January 6

UBC Reports | January 6

2016 bronze medal rematch awaits ‘Birds at War Memorial Gym

2016 bronze medal rematch awaits ‘Birds at War Memorial Gym

The UBC women’s volleyball team will begin the second half of their season with a two-game set versus their arch rival the UBCO Heat.

Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Stuart H. Kreisman, a UBC endocrinology clinical professor, about Carrie Fisher, who died after […]

Clearing up confusion on peanut allergy

An expert panel has issued new guidelines for preventing peanut allergy in children.

Is Trump effect to blame for students fleeing U.S. to Canada?

BBC mentioned UBC in an article about the rise in U.S. students applying to Canadian schools. There was a 44 per cent increase in American applications to UBC this fall compared […]

Tough challenge for Trump: getting men back to work

Research by Henry Siu, a UBC economics professor, was highlighted in a Washington Post article. A study by Siu, Guido Matias Cortes, and Nir Jaimovich found that the loss of routine, manual […]

Why humans may never see world through hummingbird’s eyes

L.A. Times featured UBC research that examined how a key area of the hummingbird’s brain processes motion in an unexpected way. Douglas Altshuler, a UBC zoology professor, said that instead of […]

Heat-seeking cameras coming to neighbourhood near you

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC research in a story about the benefits of using thermal imaging to improve energy use efficiency for homeowners. The city of Vancouver noted that recent UBC […]

Salt fury: What’s behind Vancouverites’ panicked response?

CKNW interviewed Joandrea Hoegg, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, about the furor in Vancouver over road salt during unseasonable icy temperatures in the region. Hoegg said when something free is […]

Military history focus of talk

Castanet featured a talk on military history by Jim Wood, a history professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Wood will discuss how citizen soldiering became a prominent feature of the social […]

UBC raises mental health awareness, honours goalie who died by suicide

MSN reported on the UBC Thunderbirds hockey team which is aiming to raise awareness about mental illness by retiring the jersey of a former TBirds goalie who committed suicide. The team […]

Europe Under Stress: A Discussion with Ambassador Lawrence Cannon

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