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Grounded cruise ship rescue in Nunavut cost Canada’s Armed Forces $513K

CBC North interviewed Michael Byers, a UBC political science professor, about a cruise ship that grounded near Nunuvut. Byers, who travelled on the ship as a lecturer seven years ago, […]

Meet Hollywood’s fake language inventor

BBC reported on a language created for a film by Christine Schreyer, a professor of anthropology at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Schreyer created the language for a film called Alpha. She […]

Corporate market power surges, markups skyrocket, a handful of companies to blame

Forbes mentioned work by Ralph Winter, a professor with the UBC Sauder School of Business, in a story about corporate market power surges. Winter and Dennis Carlton recently studied the credit card […]

Student enrolment at UBCO just shy of 10,000

Global reported on high student enrolment at UBC’s Okanagan campus. According to the school, nearly 10,000 students will be on campus this fall, winter and spring.

Digital records mean ancient art ‘survives’ blaze

The Canadian Press interviewed Karen Duffek, a curator at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology, for an article about a museum fire in Brazil that destroyed artefacts, including some from the Pacific […]

Convenience of virtual-doctor house calls enticing, especially to younger women: UBC study

The Vancouver Sun cited UBC research in a story about virtual-doctor house calls. UBC researchers examined invoice billing codes submitted to the government by primary-care doctors who saw patients online […]

To tackle opioid crisis, ask why society produces mass despair

Two UBC professors were quoted in a story in The Tyee about the opioid crisis. Diane McIntosh, a clinical professor in UBC’s department of psychiatry, wrote that she believes the […]

Considering an MBA? A guide to Canada’s best programs

A Globe and Mail article about Canada’s top business schools highlighted the UBC Sauder School of Business. The article reported on the details of the UBC program.

How NAFTA changed the way we eat

James Vercammen, a professor of food and resource economics at UBC, spoke to The Walrus for an article about the impacts of NAFTA on how we eat in Canada. He […]

UBCO study shows school-based activity depends on teachers

Kelowna Capital News reported on a UBC study that examined the effectiveness of daily physical activity in elementary schools. Mary Jung, a professor in the school of health and exercise […]

Does being smart and successful lower your chances of getting married?

Yue Qian, a UBC sociology professor, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about the link between educational success and the chances of getting married. “Research has consistently found that American […]

Grape harvest underway

AM 1150 cited a UBC study in an article about the grape harvest in Kelowna. The research from UBC’s Okanagan campus suggested that recent heavy smoke in B.C. could affect […]

TIFF premiere: Sgaawaay K’uuna, the first feature film about the Haida people

The National Post published an op-ed from The Conversation by Leonie Sandercock, a professor with UBC’s school of community and regional planning, about a film that began as a collaboration […]

What it means to be the first in the family to attend university — these students tell their story

CBC Toronto featured UBC student Amandeep Purewal in an article about people who are the first member of their family to attend university. Purewal is studying atmospheric science at UBC.

UBC Recreation Free Week


Opera Silent Night to be performed by nine companies this season

Broadway World mentioned UBC in a story about numerous performances of the opera Silent Night. The full opera will be performed by the UBC Opera, featuring members of the Canadian […]

Vancouver is one of the unhappiest cities in Canada: Study

Daily Hive reported on a UBC study that found Vancouver is one of the unhappiest cities in Canada. John Helliwell, a UBC economics professor emeritus and a co-author of the […]

The ultimate list of the best cheap eats around UBC

Daily Hive reported on the best inexpensive places to eat around UBC. The article mentioned various delis, cafes and restaurants around campus.