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Victoria Day 2018: 65 things to do around Metro Vancouver

The Province highlighted several upcoming events on UBC campus. The article mentioned the Museum of Anthropology’s exhibit, Arts of Resistance: Politics and The Past In Latin America, and Rufus Wainwright’s […]

InSight lander will use seismology to see on Mars

CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks reported on a project involving Catherine Johnson, a UBC professor, and co-investigator of the international team measuring seismic activity on Mars. It is the first […]

Expensive dental problems holding back people in addiction recovery

Star Vancouver interviewed Amber-Anne Christie, a research assistant for UBC’s department of family practice, about her work with the UBC-based non-profit Women in 2 Healing, which works with incarcerated women. […]

Jailed Indian academic G.N. Saibaba wins support from human rights activists in Canada

Anne Murphy, a UBC Asian studies professor, weighed in on the incarceration of Delhi University professor G.N. Saibaba for the Georgia Straight. Murphy is one academic helping to raise awareness […]

U.S. Department of Energy to launch new dark matter experiment

Global reported that UBC scientists will take part in a new experiment to search for particles of dark matter. Canadian contributing scientists include academics from UBC, Queen’s University, Université de […]

Owners of multimillion dollar Vancouver home owners say they can’t stomach tax bump

The Canadian Press interviewed Tom Davidoff, a professor of strategy and business economics at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about a tax bump on homes assessed at over $3 million. […]

Study: Moms with flexible work arrangements make more money

Richmond News published an article featuring a study by Sylvia Fuller, a UBC sociology professor. Fuller discussed the need for employers to evaluate their hiring practices to make sure they […]

CBC housing forum tackles difficult questions

Richmond News quoted Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, who took part in a forum on housing. He discussed the market responses to an inflow […]

Bill C-68 enshrines human dimensions in Canadian fisheries law

Policy Options published an op-ed about Bill C-68 co-written by Nathan Bennett, a postdoctoral fellow with the OceanCanada Partnership in the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC. “If […]

B.C. homeopathy case revives concerns about largely unregulated field

Bernie Garrett, a professor at UBC’s nursing school, spoke to the Globe and Mail for a story about the regulation of homeopathic remedies and practitioners. Garrett said there is not […]

Heat at national volleyball selection camps

Kelowna Now reported on members of the UBC Okanagan volleyball programs who are involved in the national volleyball team selection camps. Players Michelle Jakszuk, Aidan Lea, and Ann Richards are […]

Trump withdraws from Iran deal. What happens with oil prices now?

Work by Werner Antweiler, a UBC economics professor, was cited in a Weather Network article on oil prices. Antweiler tracked the tendency for the Canadian dollar to be a “petrocurrency.”

Famed grads coming to Black and Gold alumni dinner

Times Colonist reported that Wallace Chung, a medical researcher at UBC, will be honoured at the Victoria High School Alumni Association’s third Black and Gold Dinner. Chung is credited with […]

Opinion: B.C. universities prepare technology leaders to drive economy

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed co-written by Santa Ono, the president of UBC, about how universities foster innovation and nurture technology leaders. “Students of today, with their knowledge, skill and […]

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How Beverley McLachlin wrote her first thriller while holding a full-time job as Chief Justice of Canada

The Toronto Star reported on a novel written by Beverley McLachlin, Canada’s former chief justice and a former UBC law professor. The novel, called Full Disclosure, is a legal thriller.

We’re fishing exactly the wrong fish, scientists warn

The Washington Post interviewed Tony Pitcher, a UBC fisheries scientist, about a new study into how many eggs fish lay. Pitcher, who was not involved with this study, explained that […]

Why tech company IPOs can be so overvalued

The Wall Street Journal cited a study by researchers at UBC and Stanford University that examined unicorns, or start-ups valued at over $1 billion. They found nearly half of the 135 […]