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Dermot Kelleher: A medical school gets its own education

Dermot Kelleher, dean of the faculty of medicine at UBC, wrote an op-ed on the decentralization of medical education at UBC. “Changing an educational model and broadening the horizons of […]

Two-spirit erotic fiction shows personal is political

CBC interviewed Daniel Heath Justice, a UBC professor and co-editor of one of the first published literary collections of two-spirit erotic writing. He curated the erotic readings for this year’s […]

Battling mental illness, mountain climber finds peace outdoors

CBC interviewed Emily Rugel, a PhD candidate at UBC’s school of population and public health, for a story about the benefits of the outdoors. She studies the positive effect exposure […]

Real estate association reports decrease in residential sales

Tsur Somerville, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC about the drop in residential sales tracked by the British Columbia Real Estate Association. He said […]

Pay increases for dads

CBC Radio’s On the Coast highlighted research by Sylvia Fuller, a UBC sociology professor. She found that white-collar fathers make more money than their childless peers. The clip starts at […]

‘Suspicious person’ at UBC was teen with a B.B. gun: RCMP

Global reported that the RCMP says there was no threat to the public after a person with a weapon was reported at UBC. The person was a teen with a […]

Why the Finns don’t want to be happy

A BBC article discussed why the Finns feel ambivalent about the recent World Happiness Report which showed that Finland is the happiest country in the world. John Helliwell, the report […]

B.C. housing market becoming more balanced

Tom Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to News 1130 about the B.C. housing market. He said the overall housing supply is going up “because […]

Antarctica is melting way faster than anyone expected

Popular Mechanics quoted Michele Koppes, a UBC glaciologist, in a story about the high rate of melting ice in Antarctica. “[Warming oceans are] melting the ice at rates that far […]

B.C. drivers registering more cars despite green policies

Star Vancouver interviewed Werner Antweiler, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about an increase in the number of cars registered in B.C. He discussed how the statistics […]

American gambler unlocked secret to Hong Kong horse racing

William Ziemba, a UBC finance professor who studied the Hong Kong syndicates, was mentioned in a South China Morning Post article about Hong Kong horse racing. Ziemba has said that […]

UBC launches Robson Square innovation hub

BC Business reported on the launch of UBC’s innovation hub at Robson Square. The hub is set to highlight the innovation wing of UBC.

For Pride Week at the Joyce Theater, a painful look back

The New York Times highlighted the work of Sean Dorsey, a UBC alumnus and choreographer. Dorsey pursued degrees in women’s studies and political science at UBC.

Remembering the impact of Egan v. Canada

Barbara Findlay, a UBC alumnus, wrote an op-ed for Star Vancouver about a landmark court case involving the rights of queer people. Findlay earned a master’s degree of arts and […]

Lawyer awarded $1 in lawsuit over negative online review

The Canadian Press interviewed Wahiba Chair, an instructor at the UBC Sauder School of Business and a digital marketing expert, about a lawyer who was awarded $1 in a lawsuit […]

Trinity Western University loses in Supreme Court

The Tyee interviewed Margot Young, a UBC law professor, about the Supreme Court of Canada decision that upholds the right of law societies to deny accreditation to a proposed evangelical […]

UBC Opera presents Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi


Debut novelist felt commitment to release ‘Learning to Breathe’

The Delta Optimist featured the debut novel from Janice Lynn Mather, a UBC alumnus. Mather wrote the first draft of Learning to Breathe in one of her first writing classes […]

BC’s proportional representation voting system options

Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political science professor, spoke to the Globe and Mail about B.C.’s voting system. He said it could be quite simple to amalgamate existing districts under a […]

Surrey student sets youth up for success at university

Work by Shawna Narayan, a fourth-year student UBC, was featured on Indo-Canadian Voice. Narayan runs a peer mentorship and university preparation project called Life After High School.