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World Happiness Report

The Times U.K. and CNBC reported on the World Happiness Report co-edited by John Helliwell, a UBC professor emeritus of economics. One of the findings was “the extent to which happiness […]

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. “Asia is more than just […]

Unprecedented exhibit comes to Museum of Anthropology

CBC highlighted Culture at the Centre, an exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology that showcases the work of five different Indigenous-run museums and community centres. “We’re trying to present in […]

Injuries, deaths on the road not just ‘cost of doing business’

Gord Lovegrove, an engineering professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to CBC Radio’s On the Coast about speed limit changes on some B.C. highways. Lovegrove said it’s time to lower […]

Diversity discussion part of ongoing conversation in Kelowna

Global interviewed Carlos Teixiera, a geography professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about the changing face of Kelowna. Teixiera said Kelowna is shifting from a tourism and agriculture hub to a […]

Few Vancouver homes sold for over asking price in February

Jim Brander, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a News 1130 story about Vancouver housing prices. “The NDP has done several things to make […]

Rats! They’re decimating the world’s seabirds

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Michael Russello, a professor whose lab at UBC’s Okanagan campus is analyzing rats using a global rat DNA database compiled at Fordham University. The goal is […]

Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

The Province reported on a performance by Polaris Prize-winning throat singer Tanya Tagaq and Greenlandic mask dancer Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory at UBC’s Chan Centre.

He created a tea business and jobs for Nicaraguan workers

James Tansey, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was mentioned in a profile of Arnaud Petitvallet, who was named to BC Business’s 30 Under 30 list. Petitvallet […]

To understand the universe physicists are building their own

Wired cited work by William Unruh, a UBC physicist who pioneered the idea of simulating gravity in a lab in 1981. “We cannot rerun the universe—and cannot live long enough […]

Architect Anne Cormier to lecture at UBC Robson Square

UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture has announced a public lecture by acclaimed architect Anne Cormier, the Georgia Straight reported. The talk will take place on March 26.

UBC Theatre turns The Crucible into a dark comedy

The Georgia Straight highlighted UBC Theatre’s production of The Crucible. The production can be seen at the Frederic Wood Theatre.

Impact of Stephen Hawking

Various UBC professors spoke to the media following the death of Stephen Hawking. Mark Van Raamsdonk, a UBC professor in the physics and astronomy department, was interviewed on CKNW’s Simi […]

Joan Rush: Gender equity on boards should start at Sauder

Joan L. Rush, a UBC alumna, wrote an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun about the need for gender equity on the board of the UBC Sauder School of Business. Rush […]

These friendly vegans need your help

Sprouts, a student-run, non-profit on UBC campus, is holding a crowd-funding campaign, Vancouver Magazine reported. The campaign will kick off with a launch party at the Old Barn Community Centre.

A two-child China

Roundhouse Radio interviewed Yue Qian, a UBC sociology professor, about the impact of China’s two-child policy. Qian said the policy is expected to alleviate some problems in that country, including […]

UBC wins first U Sports men’s volleyball title since 1983

The Canadian Press reported on the UBC Thunderbirds men’s volleyball team, which won the first U Sports men’s title since 1983. Stories appeared on Sportsnet and in the National Post.

Self-tinting windows

UBC researchers created a cost-effective method for making self-tinting windows, Architect Magazine reported. Wei Cheng, who led the project as part of his postdoctoral work at UBC, deposited a solution […]

3D bio-printing company hopes to create human tissue on demand

Tamer Mohamed, who studied electrical and computer engineering at UBC, was named to BC Business’s list of 30 Under 30. Mohamed co-founded Aspect Biosystems, a 3D bio-printing company.