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Open Dialogues: Using wiki pages to advance student-created knowledge

Students in the Faculty of Forestry are no strangers to producing engaging content surrounding natural resources management — the medium is changing though.

We must wake up from our Western dream for China

We must wake up from our Western dream for China

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by Yves Tiberghien, director emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research at UBC, about the Western dream for China.

Alleged UBC sexual assault victim’s story questioned on cross-examination

An alleged UBC sexual assault victim’s story was questioned on cross-examination during the trial on Wednesday, CBC reported.

UBC has permission to seek assets removed from donor’s estate

The Vancouver Sun reported that the Supreme Court of B.C. has given UBC permission to try to recover the assets of a donor whose home, car and much of her […]

Learn about Shariah law Wednesday at UBCO

The Kelowna Daily Courier highlighted an upcoming session on Shariah law organized by the Muslim Student Association at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Keynote speaker Hafsa Dean Thompson will discuss the law’s […]

How a fake tree could solve a B.C. port’s pesky gull problem

The Canadian Press cited UBC research in an article about B.C.’s seagull problem. The 2015 study found the population of seagulls in the Georgia Strait had dropped by half since […]

UBCO Heat finalists for athletic awards

UBC’s Okanagan campus honoured its best student-athletes at the annual athletics awards banquet, Kelowna Now reported. The awards included Excellence in Academics and Rookie of the Year.

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Students get scholarships

Castanet featured two UBC students who received $500 scholarships from the Vernon Lapidary and Mineral Club. Siblings Nicole and Eric McGinn are students at UBC’s Okanagan campus and are studying […]

European premiere of one-woman play on religious cults

The European premiere of a play by Joan MacLeod, a UBC alumna and award-winning playwright, was featured on Broadway World. MacLeod studied creative writing at UBC.

OAA jury selects 20 Design Excellence finalists

The UBC Aquatics Centre is a finalist for the Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence Awards, Journal of Commerce reported. The centre is one of 20 finalists.

The real campus crisis? The shoddy work of those who cry crisis

The Globe and Mail mentioned work by Neil Gross, a former UBC sociologist, in a story about political correctness on university campuses. Gross published several large-scale studies that found faculty are […]

Canada 150 research chairs draw scientists fleeing Trump, Brexit

The Globe and Mail reported on researchers who moved to Canada following political issues in other countries. Judith Mank, an expert in the genomics of diversity, will move her laboratory […]

Revised housing tax turns off out-of-B.C. homeowners

Joshua Gottlieb, a UBC professor of economics, was quoted in the Financial Post about B.C.’s revised housing tax. He said the taxes imposed remain “reasonable,” especially when compared to current […]

For Japanese students, a university up north is worth considering

The Japan Times mentioned UBC in a story about studying at Canadian universities. The article reported UBC is one of the top three schools in Canada and took the number […]

B.C. speculation tax changed to exempt Gulf Islands

The Vancouver Sun mentioned a tax plan proposed by academics from UBC and Simon Fraser University. The article reported the recent speculation tax endorsed by the NDP seems to be […]

‘Cellared in Canada’ erased from Canadian wine labels

Business in Vancouver reported that the Canadian government banned the term “cellared in Canada” on wine labels following a wine-leaders forum involving UBC. The campaign to get the ban gained […]

New heroin treatment could save lives and money: Study

Richmond News reported on a study including UBC researchers that examined a new treatment for people with severe addictions to opioids. Nick Bansback, lead study author and a professor at UBC’s […]