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Rise of risks shaking up business world in B.C. and beyond

Christie Stephenson, the executive director for the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC, spoke to Business in Vancouver about a panel on business risks. Stephenson said risk […]

The magic of medicinal mushrooms growing wild in Ireland

Irish Times mentioned UBC research in a story about medicinal mushrooms. UBC researchers showed the anti-proliferatory, immune-stimulating and anti-inflammatory ability of artists’ conk mushrooms.

4/19 pot panel wants to clear air regarding cannabis and youth

The Vancouver Courier interviewed UBC professors M-J Milloy and Zach Walsh for an article about a panel that will focus on the medical, social and legal impacts of cannabis use […]

RCMP officers who worked Fort McMurray wildfire lacked proper safety masks

CBC Edmonton quoted Michael Brauer, a professor in UBC’s school of population and public health, for a story about safety masks used by RCMP officers during the Fort McMurray wildfire. […]

A stratospheric calling to document viruses and how they affect humans

Business Times Singapore highlighted a UBC study that counted the number of viruses falling to earth. “Unimpeded by friction with the surface of the Earth, you can travel great distances, […]

Faculty of Education, UBC IB Alumni Reception 5th Anniversary

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A university president apologizes for academia’s role in residential schools

The National Post and University Affairs published an op-ed from The Conversation by Santa Ono, president and vice chancellor of UBC, about academia’s role in residential schools. “Failing to confront […]

Junior Heat U17 hoop team tips off season with three wins in Edmonton

The UBC Okanagan Junior Heat came back from an opening loss to win three straight games at a U17 girls Prairie Elite Basketball League tournament in Edmonton, Kelowna Now reported.

Canada gambit may increase corporate disclosure of climate risk

Bloomberg interviewed Janis Sarra, a UBC professor who has co-authored a report on Canada’s climate risk disclosure. “Many other companies are not yet really appreciating the risks and they don’t […]

Health official concerned about remedy made from rabid dog saliva

Stephen Hoption Cann, a professor in UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to CBC after a B.C. naturopath claimed she treated a child’s behaviour problems with a remedy […]

Dear Liberal party: To help end overdose death crisis, decriminalize

Three UBC academics signed an open letter urging the Liberal party to decriminalize low-level drug possession to help end the overdose crisis, Huffington Post reported. Emily Jenkins, a UBC nursing […]

University dorms open for summer business

Gerry McGeough, UBC’s director of planning and design, spoke to the Globe and Mail about university campuses in the summer. He discussed how students renting in the Ponderosa Commons residences […]

Constitution allows B.C. to regulate, not stop, pipeline

The StarMetro Vancouver quoted Joel Bakan, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, about the feud over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. He discussed how a […]

Concussion – the real deal

Castanet reported on an upcoming brain injury symposium involving Harry Miller, the psychology clinic director at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Miller will present at the event along with authors, medical professionals, […]

Timothy Taylor writes with one eye on the reader

North Shore News highlighted the work of Timothy Taylor, a UBC creative writing professor and author. Taylor’s new book is called The Rule of Stephens. The story also appeared in […]

Canadian-developed technology moving toward zero-waste smart phone

Radio Canada reported on recycling technology developed by UBC researchers that recovers previously unrecoverable fibreglass from cellphones. Maria Holuszko, a mining engineering professor, and PhD candidate Amit Kumar’s work moves […]

Beaty Nocturnal – “Life: As We’ve Known It” Opening

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Heat duo to play in women’s premier league

Kelowna Capital News reported that UBC Okanagan Heat soccer teammates Erica Lampert and Andrea Stinson will play this summer with the TSS FC Rovers of the Women’s Premier Soccer League.

Traumatic brain injury: The unseen impact of domestic violence

The Conversation published an op-ed by Paul van Donkelaar, a professor in UBC’s faculty of health and social development, about brain injury caused by domestic violence. “Staff at women’s shelters […]