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Researchers want to know how, when, why you buy cannabis

The Georgia Straight featured upcoming cannabis research by M-J Milloy, a professor in UBC’s department of medicine and a researcher at the B.C. Centre on Substance Use. Milloy said there […]

Montreal-born author appointed chair of UBC’s creative writing program

Various media outlets reported that Alix Ohlin has been appointed the new chair of UBC’s creative writing program. Ohlin starts on Jan. 1 2018 and is the current Mordecai Richler […]

Discussing online retailing after Amazon acquires Whole Foods

Roundhouse Radio featured an interview with Werner Antweiler, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, after Amazon acquired Whole Foods. Antweiler discussed the announcement and the implications for online retailing.

Art installation reflects childhood

An art installation at the Kelowna Art Gallery by Dylan Ranney, a UBC alumnus, was featured in the Kelowna Capital News. Ranney works primarily in painting and sculpture and received […]

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A reactor in Idaho could change the future of nuclear energy

The Washington Post interviewed M.V. Ramana, a UBC physicist, about the future of nuclear energy. Ramana said nuclear’s share of world electricity has been decreasing since the mid-1990s and is […]

He broke ground in stem-cell research, now he’s running for Congress

Hans Keirstead, a UBC alumnus and stem cell researcher, will be running for political office in California, the Washington Post reported. Keirstead has a PhD in neuroscience from UBC.

Lindsay Gordon reappointed chancellor of UBC

The Vancouver Sun reported that Lindsay Gordon has been reappointed to a second three-year term as chancellor of UBC. Gordon also served as co-chair of UBC’s “start an evolution” fundraising […]

New study points to single-payer health care system

International Business Times featured a health care study by researchers at UBC and Harvard University. Steven Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, said “there is […]

SuperYOU Days empower kids to be their ‘super selves’

Daily Hive reported on a project created by Mohit Sodhi and Lindsay Richter, two UBC students. The Super YOU Days, hosted by the YNOTFORTOTS Society, provides underprivileged kids with a […]

Opinion: Zoning for dollars getting Community Amenity Contributions out of the backroom

Thomas Davidoff, director of the UBC Sauder School of Business’s Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about city zoning. He suggested that […]

B.C. business owners nervous about minimum wage hikes

Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Globe and Mail story about B.C. preparing to increase its minimum wage to $15 […]

Sculptures enhance legacy of former UBC student

Kelowna Capital News reported on two bronze deer sculptures at UBC’s Okanagan campus that were created as a legacy to a former UBCO undergraduate student. River Sidley died suddenly in […]

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UBCO study shows lasting benefits to brief workouts

Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a study connecting exercise and body image from UBC’s Okanagan campus. Study senior author Kathleen Martin Ginis, a professor at the School of Health and […]

Head of the class 2017: Mason Bourcier

The Province featured Mason Bourcier, an upcoming UBC basketball player. Kevin Hanson, the head coach of the UBC men’s basketball team, was also quoted in the article.

Grocery store liquor policy not restrictive enough: Expert

Launette Rieb, an addictions expert and clinical professor in UBC’s faculty of medicine, was quoted in a CBC story on the new policy that allows liquor to be sold in […]

UBC students prep for rocket competition

Breakfast Television reported on a team of UBC engineering students who are preparing for a rocket competition in New Mexico. The goal at the Spaceport America Cup is to reach […]