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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 […]

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 […]

Opinion: Time to cut our losses and stop Site C hydro project

A Vancouver Sun op-ed cited a report on the Site C dam project that was co-authored by Karen Bakker, the Canada Research Chair in political ecology and director of UBC’s […]

Opinion: Medical tourism could be revenue for health care

Research by Steven Morgan, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, was cited in a Vancouver Sun op-ed. The study found that Canada had the second-highest medication […]

UBC students to host summer camp for refugee children

Metro News featured UBC students who will host a free summer camp for children from refugee families. The East Vancouver Newcomer Camp will offer basic English lessons and organized activities […]

How to feel thinner in 30 minutes

Time Magazine reported on a study from UBC’s Okanagan campus that examined the connection between exercise and body image. Researchers from the School of Health and Exercise Sciences found that […]

Study delivers ultimate buzzkill: Red Bull doesn’t give you wings

Yann Cornil, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was interviewed for a Vancouver Magazine story about a study that examined the effect of marketing labels on perceived […]

Real estate boom left residents feeling richer, poorer than reality

David Hardisty, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to BC Business about the impact of the real estate market on B.C. residents. He said a group […]

Veggies grown without pesticides have higher antioxidant levels

UBC research was mentioned in a Daily Mail article on antioxidants in organic food. The UBC research looked at the cost of organic food and said shoppers who buy organic […]

5 fascinating things about money and happiness

MSN published a story about researchers from Michigan State and UBC that analyzed how money contributes to happiness. The study found that while money does not add happiness, it reduces sadness.

UBC Okanagan researchers studying happiness

Kelowna Daily Courier highlighted a psychology study at UBC’s Okanagan campus that examines increasing happiness and well-being. “Enduring Happiness and Continued Self-Enhancement” is a randomized clinical trial.

B.C. boasts World’s tallest modern wood building

Kelowna Now reported on the 18-storey Brock Commons residence on UBC campus. The wood building will save 2,432 metric tonnes of C02 compared to traditional structural materials, and will be […]

Experts say Canada’s caterpillar and worm infestation will end

CBC quoted Judith Myers, a UBC zoology professor emerita, about the abundance of caterpillars across Canada. She said the current infestation “is typical of these cycles that are anywhere between […]

Study shows brisk walk may ease a form of dementia

Radio Canada highlighted UBC research that found a connection between exercise and benefits for those with dementia. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, the director of UBC’s Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab and […]

International cooks come together for Joy of Feeding 2017

Daily Hive highlighted the Joy of Feeding annual fundraising event that takes place June 24 at UBC. Thirteen home chefs from different cultures will serve their favourite recipes at the […]

Opinion: New government can take immediate steps to address drug crisis

Evan Wood, a UBC medicine professor, Canada Research Chair in Inner City Medicine, and the director of the B.C. Centre on Substance Use, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun […]