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UBC Track & Field Senior John Gay

UBC Track senior John Gay looks ahead to his final NAIA national championships starting Thursday with a chance for a second straight men’s banner.

The evidence says safe injection sites needed in Winnipeg

The evidence says safe injection sites needed in Winnipeg

M-J Milloy, a UBC medicine professor, co-wrote an op-ed for the Winnipeg Free Press in support of safe injections sites in Manitoba, an initiative opposed by the provincial government.

B.C. naturopaths offer ‘complete elimination’ of autism through homeopathy

Pat Mirenda, director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism at UBC, spoke to CBC for a story about naturopaths offering an unproven therapy to treat autism. […]

B.C. Parks needs more funding to keep up with demand

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Harry Nelson, a UBC forestry professor who is calling on B.C. to raise funding for parks in the province. “In some ways, it’s a wonderful problem […]

Seven things to do May 25-31

The Province highlighted an exhibit at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. “Arts of Resistance: Politics and the Past in Latin America” features art from Mexico, Guatemala, Peru and other countries. The […]

The latest millennial trend? Buying a franchise business

CBC interviewed Ann Stone, a lecturer at the UBC Sauder School of Business, for an article about a new millennial trend. Stone believes the increasing role of millennials in franchising […]

Plasma medications from paid donors are safe: Federal panel

Penny Ballem, a UBC hematology specialist, was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about a report that examined plasma medications from paid donors. “Fundamentally, we could find no indication […]

Vancouver’s rapid cycle of house teardowns comes with environmental cost

Star Vancouver reported that a team of UBC researchers calculated the environmental cost of tearing down one house to build another. Joseph Dahmen, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture […]

Why the U.S. and China called a truce in their trade war

Wenran Jiang, a senior fellow at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and Mail about the end to the trade war between the U.S. and […]

Fate of Anbang’s B.C. properties unclear

Business in Vancouver mentioned Yves Tiberghien, director emeritus of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, in a story about a Chinese company that has assets in Vancouver. Tiberghien said the company […]

Canada, Denmark announce joint task force to resolve Arctic boundary issues

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, spoke to Radio Canada for a story about a task force to address the Arctic boundary […]

Storytelling for Change: Learn How to Share your Experience to Inspire Social Action


Join National Philharmonic in celebration of Poland’s 100th anniversary of independence

Tyler Duncan, a singer and UBC alumnus, was mentioned in Broadway World. Duncan earned a music degree from UBC.

The evidence says safe injection sites needed in Winnipeg

M-J Milloy, a UBC medicine professor, co-wrote an op-ed for the Winnipeg Free Press about safe injections sites in Manitoba. “Last week, political leaders in Manitoba expressed their opposition to […]

B.C. to fill primary care gaps with 200 more nurse practitioners

The Toronto Star quoted Elizabeth Saewyc, director of UBC’s school of nursing, in a story about a provincial investment for more nurse practitioners. She said the practitioners can be independent […]

UBC’s expanded medical school makes impact in smaller B.C. communities

Dermot Kelleher, dean of UBC’s faculty of medicine, was quoted in an Indo-Canadian Voice article about the reach of the university’s expanded medical school. “By broadening our students’ horizons, more of them […]