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Canada’s curiously cautious commemoration of women suffragists

Veronica Strong-Boag, a UBC professor emerita, wrote an op-ed about women suffragists for The Conversation.

5 art exhibits to see after ‘The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg’

Vancouver Magazine highlighted an exhibit at UBC’s Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Beginning with the Seventies: GLUT is part of a larger project at the gallery.

UBC students connect kids on autism spectrum with coding

Metro News reported on a coding initiative for children on the autism spectrum co-founded by UBC science students. The Create Opportunities and Define Education Initiative involves week-long workshops on the […]

Lump on man’s hand triggered by a trip to the dentist

The Daily Mail reported on a study published by two UBC doctors about a man who found a lump in his hand and was diagnosed with a deadly heart infection. […]

Maureen Medved’s Black Star a dark satire on university faculty goings-on

The Toronto Star featured a novel by Maureen Medved, a UBC creative writing professor. Black Star is a satire with a narrative about bad behaviour among academics.

CHIME begins its cosmic search

Astronomy Magazine featured the inauguration of a new digital telescope which is a joint venture among UBC, the University of Toronto, McGill University and the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory. Mark […]

4 changes to reap benefits of mindfulness at work

Inc cited a study from the UBC Sauder School of Business about the benefits of mindfulness training for employees. The 2017 study found that after participating in the training, employees […]

Geoscience BC, UBC update Hudson’s Hope on aquifer, groundwater research

The Alaska Highway News reported that UBC research co-director Aaron Cahill and Geoscience BC Chief Scientific Officer Carlos Salas met with Hudson’s Hope residents to release findings on Peace Region aquifers […]

Trade fight

CBC interviewed Wenran Jiang, a senior fellow with UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, about Donald Trump’s plans to level tariffs on Chinese imports. Jiang said the rest of the world […]

‘Walking up’ to a troubled student won’t stop school shootings

The Daily Beast interviewed Wendy Roth, a UBC professor of sociology, about factors that play a role in the motivations behind why a person carries out a shooting. She said factors […]

Is it time to #DeleteFacebook?

Taylor Owen, a UBC journalism professor, was interviewed on Global about Facebook facing scrutiny over how well it guards user privacy. Owen discussed if people should reconsider how they engage […]

Trudeau’s criticism of Putin ‘confrontational’: Russian Embassy

The Canadian Press interviewed Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, after a tweet from the Russian Embassy labelled Justin Trudeau’s criticism of […]

‘Island of Death’: Canada’s forgotten racist leper colony

Henry Yu, a UBC history professor who researches historical racism in Canada, spoke with Vice for a story about a racist leper colony that existed in B.C.’s Gulf Islands. He […]

Easter Celebration at Wesbrook Village


7 things to do in Vancouver Thursday, March 22

Daily Hive highlighted the Nitobe Memorial Garden at UBC. Garden guides help people learn about the traditional Japanese garden.

Governor General geeks out at UBC particle research facility

The National Observer reported on Governor General Julie Payette’s visit to UBC’s TRIUMF centre. The particle research facility is celebrating its 50th year.

Postpartum anxiety affects 1 in 10 moms, here’s what to know

Vogue Magazine cited UBC research about postpartum anxiety. The 2016 study found that postpartum anxiety is more than twice as common as postpartum depression.

Why smelling your partner’s stinky shirt makes you feel better

MSN published a Brides Magazine story about UBC research that connected smelling your partner’s shirt to less stress. The study authors hypothesized that the smell of a lover “may be […]

Facebook data breach

CBC The National interviewed cybersecurity expert Konstantin Beznosov about the Facebook data breach. Beznosov, an electrical and computer engineering professor at UBC, said privacy is not Facebook’s primary goal. Segment […]

Sex workers need workplace regulations to improve safety: Study

Indo-Canadian Voice highlighted a UBC nursing study that examined risk factors sex workers face and the strategies they use to address risks in their work. Vicky Bungay, lead researcher and […]