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Vikes, Thunderbirds renew storied rivalry

The Times Colonist reported on the rivalry between the UBC Thunderbirds and UVic Vikes basketball teams. The teams will face off on Thursday and Friday nights.  

What Colin Kaepernick can teach us about citizenship

The Conversation published an op-ed by Scott McKenzie and Sameer H. Shah, PhD candidates at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, about Colin Kaepernick kneeling at NFL games. “We hope that as […]

Wildfires spike wine with smoky notes

Scientific American reported on research from UBC’s Okanagan campus about how smoke from wildfires affects wine. Researchers are hoping to help winemakers avoid creating smoky wines.

New B.C. oil spill rules

George Hoberg, a UBC professor and environmental and resource policy expert, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition. He discussed the new oil spill rules in B.C. The segment starts […]

A headstart for startups

BC Business highlighted the Hatch tech incubator program offered by entrepreneurship@UBC, which has registered more than 900 businesses to date. Among these ventures is Microdermics, which has developed microneedles that can […]

Athlete who kneels to make a stand for racial equality inspires poet

The Montreal Gazette profiled Rosemary Brown, a UBC alumna and the first black Canadian woman to be elected to the legislature. She served as an NDP MLA in B.C. from […]

New single-celled organism is evolutionary game-changer

Pacific Standard reported on work by UBC researchers who have discovered a new organism that has no known evolutionary relatives. The study was conducted by Jan Janouškovec and a team […]

In Vancouver, discover UBC’s delightful attractions

The Seattle Times featured the attractions on UBC campus. The story highlighted the museums and gardens on campus.

Kids Takeover at MOA

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Legally Blonde star gets set for a transformation

Julia Ullrich, a UBC alumna and actor, was highlighted in the Georgia Straight. Ullrich, who studied acting and education at UBC, will play the lead in Align Entertainment’s production of […]

Heat women honour outgoing seniors

Kelowna Capital News highlighted outgoing members of the UBC Okanagan Heat women’s basketball team. Carly Corrado and Shenelle Tamminen recently played their final home games with UBCO basketball.

Regulators urged to include so-called grey market in marijuana legalization

The Canadian Press quoted Zach Walsh, a UBC psychology professor, in a story about the “grey market,” or the segment of the marijuana industry that has illegal and legal elements. […]

Facility planned for GTH would burn chemically soaked railway ties

John Grace, a former Canada Research Chair in clean energy processes at the UBC, spoke to CBC Saskatchewan about potential negative health effects of a power plant in Regina. Grace […]

Indigenous people at higher risk of transport injuries: Study

The Vancouver Courier reported on a UBC study that found Indigenous people are at a higher risk of transport injuries. “The good news was that injury rates for both Indigenous […]

Explore ocean mysteries at American Museum of Natural History

Broadway World mentioned Rashid Sumaila, a UBC professor and director of the Fisheries Economics Research Unit, who will take part in the Ocean Luminaries event. Sumaila specialized in bioeconomics, marine […]

Let’s Talk about mental health of young immigrant, refugee men

An op-ed about mental health among young immigrant and refugee men by Carla Hilario, a UBC nursing PhD candidate, appeared in Maclean’s and the National Post. “My research with these […]

The power of pets

BC Business highlighted a company created by Willson Cross, a UBC alumnus. Cross, the co-founder of a pet care company, studied at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

Should foreign buyers be banned from B.C. housing market?

Joshua Gottlieb, a UBC professor of economics, spoke to Business News Network about the B.C. housing market. He explained why banning foreign buyers from the Vancouver market will not solve […]

Aging, medicine and marijuana

Business in Vancouver quoted M-J Milloy, a professor in UBC’s department of medicine and a scientist with the BC Centre on Substance Use, for a story about seniors using medical […]