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How the mindset of designers can make us better leaders

Moura Quayle, director, pro tem, UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about what leaders can learn from designers.

For a better BC: Avril Espinosa-Malpica

For a better BC: Avril Espinosa-Malpica

Avril Espinosa-Malpica, an Economics and Political Science major, wants trade relations to be positive for everyone in BC.

Car found dangling from bridge

Various media outlets reported on a car found dangling from a Toronto bridge and mentioned UBC engineering students, who were reportedly behind similar incidents in the past. Stories appeared on […]

Canada’s ‘brain drain’ as young tech talent leaves for Silicon Valley

The Globe and Mail mentioned UBC in an article about a study that detailed the number of graduates from three of the country’s top universities who are working outside of Canada. […]

What Canada needs now is another Tommy Douglas

Maclean’s mentioned work by Steve Morgan, a UBC public health professor, in a story about social programs in Canada. A report by Morgan estimated a national pharmacare plan would require about […]

How the mindset of designers can make us better leaders

Moura Quayle, director, pro tem, UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs and a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about […]

UBC professor gets ready for launch of mission to Mars

Catherine Johnson, a UBC geophysicist, has been working with an international NASA team to witness the launch of a historic mission to Mars, the Vancouver Sun reported. Johnson will analyze the […]

Single educated women outnumber male peers in many Ontario cities

CBC Kitchener-Waterloo interviewed Marina Adshade, a UBC economics professor, in a story about census results that shed light on the number of single educated women in many Ontario cities. Adshade […]

CFL draft offers receiver Chapman another path to pro football career

The Canadian Press mentioned Dakoda Shepley, a former UBC Thuderbirds football player who recently joined the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent. The CP story appeared in the […]

Homeowners wanted UBC prof Tom Davidoff to stop talking about property tax increase

The Star Vancouver reported on homeowners’ complaints against a UBC economics professor who spoke about a property tax increase. Andrew Szeri, UBC’s provost, said UBC will not bow to requests to […]

UBCO research shows benefit of financial support in breast cancer survivors

The Kelowna Capital News reported on a study from UBC’s Okanagan campus that found financial support increases physical activity among breast cancer survivors. Principal investigator Cristina Caperchione, a professor at UBC […]

X-raying the Earth for precious metals

Business in Vancouver reported on CRM GeoTomography Technologies, which came out of the TRIUMF lab at UBC. The lab operates the world’s largest cyclotron, a proton beam accelerator used for research […]

‘Revenge porn’ law focuses too much on privacy: UBC student

Surrey Now-Leader highlighted work by Moira Aikenhead, a UBC PhD candidate, who is looking at how well the “revenge porn” law has protected women. She said prosecuting people who distribute […]

End of Korean War could reunite thousands of separated families after decades apart

Global interviewed Paul Evans, a UBC professor of Asian and trans-Pacific affairs, for a story about possible family reunions following the end of the Korean War. He noted that while […]