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Why we #PressforProgress in corporate boardrooms

Why we #PressforProgress in corporate boardrooms

UBC academic Carol Liao wrote an op-ed about women in business, and corporate sustainability, for the Globe and Mail.

Chantal Hébert

Chantal Hebert, 2018 Irving K. Barber School Distinguished Speaker Series Highlights

Chantal Hébert is a political columnist with the Toronto Star and a weekly participant on CBC’s The National.

Hawaiian spiders on different islands evolved same disguise in parallel

Dolph Schluter, a UBC evolutionary biologist, spoke to The Scientist and Science Magazine about a study on spider evolution. Schluter, who was not involved in the study, said “this underscores how […]

Newly found ‘super-deep diamond’ in Africa contains rare mineral

UBC researchers were mentioned in an article about a diamond discovery in Africa, the Daily Mail reported. Graham Pearson from the University of Alberta and UBC colleagues lead the Diamond Exploration […]

People who grew up in sunnier climates less likely to develop MS

Daily Mail reported on a UBC study that found that higher exposure to sun between ages five and 15 reduced the risk of multiple sclerosis by 55 per cent. “We found […]

‘Extreme responders’ to pancreatic cancer treatments to be studied

David Schaeffer, a professor in UBC’s department of pathology and laboratory medicine, spoke to CBC for an article about pancreatic cancer research. Schaeffer is the co-lead of a new initiative […]

Kelowna RCMP use therapy dogs to battle stress

As part of a trial program with UBC’s Okanagan campus, Kelowna RCMP members are relying on dogs to help them cope with work-related stress, CBC reported. The project is overseen […]

B.C.’s finance minister appears ready to tweak speculation tax

The Vancouver Sun quoted Tom Davidoff, a UBC professor, in a story about speculation tax which he helped to plan. He said the original goal was to tax people who […]

2018 UBC Reads Sustainability with Elizabeth May


Acquisition shows B.C.’s lure as hub of expertise

Scott Dunbar, a UBC mining engineering professor, spoke to Business in Vancouver about B.C.’s mining sector in light of the acquisition of a well-known B.C. engineering firm. “If you are talking […]

7 things to do in Vancouver on Thursday

Daily Hive reported on an International Women’s Day event involving UBC groups. The event, called International Women’s Day Banquet: Pave Your Path, featured a variety of activities, talks from keynote […]

Skindigenous episode paints a picture of B.C. Indigenous tattoo artist’s quest

The Vancouver Sun highlighted the work of Dion Kaszas, an artist and UBC alumnus. Kaszas will defend his master’s degree thesis in Indigenous Studies at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The article also […]

UBC alumna’s one-woman show like the ‘Vagina Monologues’ on acid

The Vancouver Courier featured a one-woman show by Joylyn Secunda, a UBC acting alumna Secunda returns to UBC campus with her “comic exploration of asexuality” titled The Moaning Yoni.

Money underpins drop in kidney donations among men and the poor

Jagbir Gill, a UBC professor of nephrology, spoke to Health about kidney donation. “We found that in both men and women, donation rates dropped the most in the lower-income groups, […]

Put pen to paper for new outdoor writing contest

Kylie Millar, an artist and alumna of UBC’s Okanagan campus, will host two workshops, Pique Magazine reported. Millar will teach participants about using different lines, textures, shading and layering.