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Opinion: Sexual desire is mainly in the mind

Lori Brotto, the director of UBC’s sexual health lab and a professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun. She wrote about the […]

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BC Liberals accept foreign donations, despite ban

Francesco Trebbi, a UBC professor of economics, spoke to the Globe and Mail for a story about B.C.’s governing Liberal Party that accepts significant donations from foreign interests. Trebbi said […]

Developer cancels plans for wooden tower in NYC

Construction Dive mentioned UBC’s $39 million Brock Commons residence hall in a story about cancelled plans to build a 10-storey wooden tower in New York. The 18-storey building on UBC […]

Multiple sclerosis treatment is debunked by researchers in Canada

Various media outlets reported on UBC research that showed “liberation therapy” for people with multiple sclerosis did not lead to a difference in the disease’s progression. Anthony Traboulsee, a UBC […]

Underwater robots map grey whale habitat off Vancouver Island

CBC reported on underwater robot gliders that contributed to research on grey whales off the west coast of Vancouver Island. The gliders were provided by UBC, Ocean Networks Canada, and […]

B.C. lawyer says pet insurance not worth the cost

Victoria Shroff, a lawyer who specializes in pet litigation and a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, spoke to Global about pet insurance. Shroff does not believe […]

Okanagan seniors urged to exercise daily to ensure healthy aging

Global featured UBC research that shows how daily fitness can be life-changing for older people. Gareth Jones, a professor at the school of health and exercise sciences at UBC’s Okanagan […]

Discussing chronic parking shortages

Alex Bigazzi was interviewed on CKNW’s Jill Bennett Show about research that found there are about 3,700 unused parking spaces in residential properties in Vancouver’s West End. Bigazzi, a professor at […]

B.C. tech firms ready to vie with Uber for ride-hailing business

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Garland Chow, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about the provincial government’s announcement that ride-hailing services will be allowed in B.C. Chow […]

The word for the assumption everyone should be in relationship

New York Magazine featured a book by Carrie Jenkins, a UBC philosophy professor, in a story about the ways romantic love is central to the human experience. Jenkins said there […]

Lady Luck and good bedsheets can make you an influential woman

Martha Piper, a former UBC president, accepted her Influential Women In Business Lifetime Achievement award on International Women’s Day, the Vancouver Courier reported. She called UBC “the world’s most extraordinary […]

Max Raabe brings Berlin’s glamour to Chan Centre

Broadway World featured the Vancouver premiere of German vocalist Max Raabe and his 12-piece Palast Orchester. The event will take place at UBC’s Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on […]

A glimpse into refugee lives

The Rotary Centre for the Arts will screen a film about families who moved to the Okanagan from Syria, Castanet reported. Taaloo Zorouna: Visits with our Syrian Neighbours, was produced with […]

Learn from Beyoncé, Kanye: Rise of celebrity courses

The Canadian Press reported on the trend of university classes linked to celebrities and quoted Ernest Mathijs, a UBC professor in the department of theatre and film. Mathijs said it […]

Arthur J. Ray wins 2017 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize

Arthur J. Ray, a UBC history professor emeritus was named the 2017 winner of the Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, Quill and Quire reported. Ray’s book, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making […]

Help needed to die at home

Castanet highlighted a UBC study that found those caring for palliative loved-ones need more support from health care professionals. Carole Robinson, a nursing professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, said though […]

New UBC forecasting tool predicts Vancouver houses at risk of teardown

Canadian Architect highlighted a UBC forecasting tool that predicted one-quarter of detached homes in Vancouver could be torn down between now and 2030. Joseph Dahmen, a UBC professor of architecture, […]

Double vision

The Kelowna Daily Courier featured a painting display by two alumni of UBC’s Okanagan bachelor of fine arts program. Connor Charlesworth and Malcolm McCormick are displaying their paintings at the Kelowna […]