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University RCMP seeking public assistance in identifying alleged voyeur

Various media outlets published a sketch of the alleged voyeur who exposed himself in a women’s washroom at a UBC residence on Sept. 13. RCMP are appealing to the public […]

Aga Khan to be awarded UBC and SFU honorary degrees in joint ceremony

UBC and SFU will be awarding His Highness the Aga Khan with honorary doctorate of law degrees from each institution in a joint ceremony, the Daily Hive reported. The degrees, […]

It’s true: Parents get sicker than their kids

Global News spoke to Dr. Rhonda Low, a family physician at UBC and the Copeman Healthcare Centre, about why parents often get sick more than their kids. She explained that […]

Twelve noteworthy independent council candidates in the Vancouver civic election

A third-year UBC sociology student, Abubakar Khan, was mentioned in a Georgia Straight article highlighting 12 independent candidates in the civic election. Khan’s platform focuses on ending isolation and loneliness […]

UBC Connects: Michio Kaku


Demonstrators rally for UBC alumna detained in Saudi Arabia

CBC News reported on a small group who gathered in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday to support Loujain al-Hathloul, a UBC alumna who has been detained in […]

Harvest Feastival

The annual Harvest Feastival at UBC was featured on CBC’s Early Edition with Stephen Quinn. Jennifer Chen visited the event and reported on the harvest, crops, and cooking fresh produce. […]

You really, really want to go to the gym but still avoid it

Various media outlets reported on the study by Matthieu Boisgontier about why we avoid exercise, despite knowing it is good for us. Boisgontier, a postdoctoral researcher at UBC, found that […]

How Michael Smith put B.C.’s life sciences community on the map with a Nobel Prize 25 years ago

The Vancouver Sun published an article about Michael Smith, a former UBC faculty member who became B.C.’s first Nobel Prize winner 25 years ago. Smith’s research led to scientists being […]

Dinosaurs, sea monsters, and ancient insects

CBC’s Radio Canada International reported on the new exhibit at UBC’s Pacific Museum of the Earth. The 13-metre-long creature is a cast skeleton of an Elasmosaur which lived in coastal […]