Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

UBCO men’s basketball team scores with four new recruits

Kelowna Now highlighted four new recruits for UBC Okanagan’s men’s basketball team. Jarrett Larsen, Leon Schenker, Garret Riley and Avery Hutcheson will join the team next season.

Incredible seabird photos show fusion of past and present

A National Geographic article mentioned a UBC study in a story about the evolution of seabird populations. The UBC research found that ocean pollution, human encroachment, climate change, and other […]

Number of Hongkongers planning to leave jumps

The South China Morning Post quoted two UBC academics in an article about a rise in emigration applications from Hong Kong. Yan Miu-chung, the director of UBC’s school of social […]

Are millennial men rejecting “manhood”?

Psychology Today highlighted a UBC study that examined how millennial men view “manhood.” The study found that selflessness was the masculine value the men most strongly endorsed.

Winners, losers in plan to equalize access to medication

CBC interviewed Steve Morgan, a Canadian health economist and a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about access to medication. Morgan is optimistic that the Canadian government […]

Letters show Japanese-Canadian internment through teens’ eyes

Laura Ishiguru, a UBC history professor, spoke to CBC about letters acquired by the UBC Library Rare Books and Special Collections. She explained how the letters illustrate a unique perspective […]

Corporate control of marine biodiversity

Radio Canada reported on a recent study by researchers from the Stockholm Resilience Centre and UBC that found corporations control a large percentage of patents associated with genomes from marine […]

The business of being healthy–don’t rely on willpower: UBC prof

Yann Cornil, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to Global about methods of staying healthy. “Goals that are more likely to be attained are usually realistic, […]

These are the Canadians less likely to vaccinate

Julie Bettinger, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, was quoted in a Global article about why some Canadians are reluctant to vaccinate. She discussed that having […]

In Trump trade war, Trudeau has Canadians’ support

The Financial Post mentioned work by Kevin Milligan, a UBC economics professor, in a story about Canada’s approach to business taxation. Milligan recommended a review of the topic. The story […]

Helping men dealing with depression

John Ogrodniczuk, a professor and director of the psychotherapy program in UBC’s psychiatry department, spoke to Global about HeadsUpGuys, an online resource for helping men battle depression. A similar story […]

NDP’s grip on power may be challenged

Richard Johnston, a UBC political science professor, spoke to News 1130 about the balance of power in the B.C. legislature. Johnston said a falling out between the Greens and NDP […]

Canada’s response to Rohingya crisis falls short

Michael Byers, a professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, was one of the signatories of a letter on Policy Options calling on the […]

Canada’s universities take steps toward reconciliation

University Affairs reported that Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, an Indigenous Canadian judge and advocate for children and Indigenous restorative justice, has joined UBC as the inaugural director of the Indian Residential […]

From PhD to assistant professor: Applications and interviews

Judith Walker, a UBC professor, shared her experience in academia for a story in University Affairs. She discussed how she allowed herself the time to “pursue an existential examination of […]

Kratom retailer frustrated by ‘aggressive’ Health Canada raids

Paula Brown, an adjunct biology professor at UBC, spoke to CBC Edmonton about regulations around kratom. “I think it would be irresponsible to make blanket statements about a herb that […]

City planner vies for COPE mayoral nomination

Patrick Condon, a professor of urban design at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, will seek the mayoral nomination for the Coalition of Progressive Electors, reported the Vancouver Sun and […]

How Vienna cracked the case of housing affordability

The Tyee published an op-ed about housing affordability by Patrick Condon, the James Taylor chair in Landscape and Livable Environments at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture. “The Vienna […]

Men’s Basketball: Team China vs. UBC Thunderbirds


Vancouver airport, Emily Carr University win lighting awards

Construction Canada reported that UBC’s Museum of Anthropology was one of the recipients of the Awards of Excellence in the 2018 Vision Awards. The awards are presented by the Illuminating […]