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Rural connections: Pathways

Pathways — the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s digital magazine — shares stories about learning, discovery and innovation that are making a difference in B.C. communities and around the world.

UBC ‘underestimated’ resources for sex-assault policy

CBC reported on UBC’s increased efforts to implement its sexual-assault policy a year after its launch.

Trade dispute has MPs stand together against Trump

Two professors with the UBC Sauder School of Business weighed in on the trade dispute between Canada and the U.S. John Ries told News 1130 that “Americans need to realize that […]

Police investigate after body found on beach near UBC

The Canadian Press reported that UBC RCMP are investigating after a man’s body was found in the waters off Wreck Beach. The CP story appeared in Star Vancouver and similar […]

Air quality improving overall, pollution spiked with wildfires

Star Vancouver interviewed Angela Yao, a UBC PhD candidate, about her research on the health impacts of wildfire smoke. She said researchers have seen a consistent impact on people’s health […]

Minority government scenarios if Krog runs for mayor

Richard Johnston, a UBC professor of political science, spoke to Star Vancouver about the possibility of a provincial by-election if NDP MLA Leonard Krog runs for mayor of Nanaimo. Johnston […]

Data hasn’t borne out fears of loss from American tax cuts

Kevin Milligan, a UBC professor of economics, was quoted in a Business in Vancouver story about the implications of American tax cuts. “For every anecdote I hear about some company […]

Rising land values in Vancouver spurring demolitions

A Globe and Mail story highlighting Vancouver’s unhealthy construction frenzy cited work by Joe Dahmen, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture. Dahmen co-authored an analysis of the effect […]

Aurora reaches deal for Vancouver cannabis-research firm

The Georgia Straight highlighted the work of Jonathan Page, a UBC botany professor. Page co-founded a lab that tests pot for cannabis producers.

After Galloway: Schools have no place in sex-assault investigations

The Globe and Mail published a column about the role of universities in sexual assault investigations following the dismissal of Steven Galloway, UBC’s former creative writing chair.

UBC experts commenting on U.S./North Korea summit

Two UBC professors weighed in on the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Kyung-Ae Park, the Korea Foundation Chair at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, spoke to the […]

New exhibition at KAG

Castanet highlighted a new exhibition supported by the faculty of creative and critical studies at UBC’s Okanagan campus. A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy will be on display […]

The Movies & Us: What the Academy Awards for Best Picture Tell Us About Ourselves


How Canada’s universities rank globally

Huffington Post mentioned UBC in a story about Canadian universities’ rankings. The QS World University Rankings ranked UBC 47th.