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Water documentary screens Wednesday

John Wagner, an anthropology professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, will take part in an expert panel following a water documentary, the Kelowna Daily Courier reported. The Okanagan Basin Water Board […]

UBC Okanagan fall to Ryerson who come back from 2-0 down

Various media outlets reported on the UBC Okanagan women’s volleyball team loss in the USports Women’s Volleyball Championship. Stories appeared in the National Post (Canadian Press), Calgary Sun and Kelowna Now.

Margolese Prize Lecture: Anne Cormier


UBCO students gear up for 5 Days for the Homeless

Kelowna Now highlighted the 5 Days for the Homeless campaign involving the UBCO Management Students Association. Students sleep outside on campus for their school week to raise funds and awareness […]

This White Rock native wants to build your resumé for you

James Clift, a UBC alumnus whose company helps job seekers find employment, was named to BC Business’s list of 30 Under 30. Clift studied at the UBC Sauder School of […]

Indigenous authors recommend books Canadians should read

CBC interviewed two UBC professors for an article about books recommended by Indigenous authors. Daniel Heath Justice, a professor of Native Studies at UBC, recommended Johnny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead. Gregory […]

How genetic tests could make prescriptions more precise

Bruce Carleton, chair of clinical pharmacology in UBC’s pediatrics department, spoke to the Globe and Mail about how genetics tests could impact prescriptions. He believes pharmacogenetic tests have potential to […]

Advocates push Ottawa to take immediate steps against human trafficking

Nicole Barrett, director of the international justice and human rights clinic at UBC, was cited in a Globe and Mail story on human trafficking. Barrett said a new national action […]

Career coaching gives MBAs an edge in job market

A recent Globe and Mail report on university career services mentioned work done at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. Martina Valkovicova, assistant dean at the school’s Hari B. Varshney Business […]

Shrinking snowpack, drier summers trouble for water supply

CBC interviewed Oscar Zapata, a postdoctoral researcher in UBC’s water planning lab, about the impacts of climate change on snowpack. “I think every community, whether it’s close to mountains or […]

Stephen Hawking changed the life of UBC astronomy student

Steffani Grondin, a third year UBC student in a joint astronomy and physics honours program, was profiled on CBC. Grondin, also co-president of the school’s astronomy club, explained how she […]

Make Robson traffic free between Burrard and Granville: Expert

CBC interviewed Lawrence Frank, a UBC professor in the school of community and regional planning, about Robson Square. Frank believes the plaza should be extended to three city blocks.

Perhaps tired of winning, U.S. falls in World Happiness rankings

The Washington Post reported on the 2018 World Happiness Report rankings, which was co-edited by John Helliwell, a UBC professor emeritus. “The most striking finding is the extent to which […]

New sports, physiotherapy facility opens at UBC

News 1130 reported on the Chan Gunn Pavilion, a new sports and physiotherapy facility at UBC. The two-storey 20,000 square-foot space includes a rehabilitation gym, research space, offices and clinic […]

Chinese alumnus gifts Canadian university $24 million

A Chinese businessman and philanthropist made the largest-ever individual donation to UBC’s faculty of medicine, Xinhua reported. Edwin S.H. Leong, a UBC alumnus and hotel and commercial property developer in […]

Douglas Todd: NDP could suffer from Jagmeet Singh’s links to ‘blood hatreds:’ Observers

The Vancouver Sun quoted Philip Resnick, a UBC political scientist emeritus, for a column about federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. The story also appeared in the Calgary Herald.

Mass appeal

Brock Commons Tallwood House was featured in Architects Data File Magazine. The story examines the design of the world’s tallest engineered timber building. The article appears on pages 35 to […]

As Alaskan waters warm, market squid extend reach northward

Undark cited a 2014 UBC study that examined the effects of warming ocean temperatures. Fisheries experts Daniel Pauly and William Cheung noted that an increase of just a fraction of […]

UBC prof has advice for anyone thinking of running for office

Maxwell Cameron, the director of the Institute for Future Legislators and a UBC political scientist, spoke to the Vancouver Courier about advice for anyone who wants to run for political […]

B.C. conducts study on effects of fracking for natural gas

The Canadian Press reported that the B.C. government formed a review panel to analyze safety and environmental concerns with fracking. Erik Eberhardt, the director of UBC’s geological engineering program and […]