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5 reasons you can’t stick with a workout, what to do

U.S. News and World Report interviewed Mary E. Jung, director of the Health and Exercise Psychology Laboratory at UBC, for an article about workout consistency. She discussed how exercise that […]

The golden age of the media: A historical exception?

Heidi Tworek, a UBC professor of international history, spoke to INA Global about how the history of news helps us to understand the present.

Irreplaceable West Coast artifacts destroyed in Rio museum fire

Karen Duffek, curator of the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, was quoted in a CTV article about a fire at Brazil’s National Museum that destroyed an estimated 20 million artifacts, including some […]

Welfare report gives Canadian children poor marks on mental health, abuse, suicide

The Canadian Press quoted Sorcha Collins, a UBC researcher, for an article about a welfare report on Canadian children. Collins weighed in on the complexity of the high rate of […]

B.C. health researchers advance HIV progress

The Georgia Straight reported on HIV research from UBC, the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Western University and Simon Fraser University. “By creating family trees of viruses using a […]

Colleges and universities prep for cannabis legalization

City News Toronto interviewed Andrew Parr, managing director of student housing and hospitality services at UBC, for an article about cannabis on university campuses. “We do not allow the smoking […]

Former SFU senate member shatters misconceptions about international students

UBC was mentioned in a Georgia Straight article about international students. The article reported approximately 20,000 international students will be attending UBC and Simon Fraser University this school year.

Art, sustainable farming celebrated at Toronto, Vancouver events

The Globe and Mail highlighted a long table dinner given in support of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the UBC Farm. The meal was prepared by UBC’s executive chef David […]

Why the Canadian strip club is a dying institution

The Globe and Mail quoted Marina Adshade, a UBC economist, in an article about the Canadian strip club industry. She explained that people have many alternatives to strip clubs today, such […]

UBCO eyeing record student numbers

AM 1150 reported that UBC’s Okanagan campus is leaning toward a record number of students this school year. As of Sept. 1 there are an estimated 9,945 students enrolled. A […]

Four ways that climate change is making our allergies worse

Michael Brauer, from UBC’s faculty of medicine and school of population and public health, was quoted in an article on The Weather Network about the impact of climate change on […]

Day of the Longboat


Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers award winners

Peace Arch News reported that Erick Carreras, a UBC undergraduate student, is a recipient of the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. Carreras is the co-president of Undergraduate Research Opportunities.

UBC study finds Vancouver is the unhappiest city in Canada

The Vancouver Courier published a Vancouver Is Awesome article highlighting a UBC study that found Vancouver is the unhappiest city in the country. Researchers from UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics and […]

Private-public partnerships are new face of student housing

Andrew Parr, managing director of student housing and hospitality services at UBC, spoke to University Affairs for a story about student housing. Parr discussed the need to bring student services […]

Where to get free coffee on UBC campus this week

Daily Hive reported that Virtuous Pie at UBC’s Wesbrook Village is handing out cups of free coffee on Thursday. Another Daily Hive story reported that a new pizza place will open at […]