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UBC student stabber sent back to Saudi Arabia after discharge

CBC reported that a UBC student who was found not criminally responsible for stabbing a fellow student has been sent back to Saudi Arabia after being discharged from custody.

What it takes to stop accepting pollution as price of progress

The New York Times quoted Michael Brauer, a UBC professor of environmental health, in an article about how big cities are dealing with pollution. Referring to Delhi’s antipollution plan, Brauer said: […]

White Rock to hold open house for new water treatment plant

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC in a story about a water treatment plan in White Rock. In 2016 White Rock started a partnership with UBC-based RES’EAU-WaterNET to determine the best process for […]

Troll networks threaten the 2019 Canadian federal election: UBC

Metro News reported on a UBC report that examined the risk of online interference to elections. Chris Tenove, a UBC political science researcher, said the government must implement new rules […]

Why kids are eating Tide pods for fun: B.C. expert

Surrey Now-Leader interviewed Eric Meyers, a UBC professor and expert on youth online behaviour, about the reasons kids are eating Tide pods for fun. He explained how children have an underdeveloped pre-frontal […]

Rufus Wainwright show at UBC Chan Centre

Daily Hive reported on an upcoming show by Rufus Wainwright at UBC’s Chan Centre. Wainwright is an award-winning singer and composer.

Can Ecstasy be used to treat mental illness?

International Business Times U.K. quoted Mark Haden, a UBC public health professor, in a story about clinical trials for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy. Haden discussed the goals of the trials.

George Elliott Clarke’s proposal for a Ministry of Dreams

A Now Toronto article by George Elliott Clarke mentioned the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC. Clarke, the seventh Parliamentary Poet Laureate, was a Peter Wall visiting artist-in-residence.

Night Shift: Untamed