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China woos Bhutan, at the expense of rival India

South China Morning Post published an Agence Free Press article about Bhutan and quoted Tsering Shakya, a UBC historian. Shayka spoke about Bhutan’s “growing demand to diversify and loosen its dependence on […]

6 ways to do takeout — without the waste

CBC mentioned UBC in an article about getting food while making less waste. UBC is one of several Canadian universities with a membership program where students can access reusable plastic clamshells […]

‘Constellation of services’ best way to move people: TransLink CEO

The Province mentioned UBC in a story about TransLink’s vision for the future of transportation. The article reported TransLink is working with UBC on its public dock-less bike share pilot […]

The Power of Diversity: Better Decisions? Better Outcomes?


Fresh-faced T-Birds aim to bump off old foe to start volleyball season

The Province reported on the UBC Thunderbirds women’s volleyball team. This year’s squad includes a record number of first-year players. The story also appeared in the National Post and Windsor Star.

‘Keep on movin’ says 105-year-old woman

The San Diego Union Tribune profiled Louise Denbow, a UBC alumna. Denbow, who just turned 105 years old, graduated from UBC with a bachelor of arts in 1933.

New Surrey to UBC express bus now just as little as $6.50 each way

Daily Hive reported on a price change to the shuttle bus between Surrey and UBC. The private express bus service is $6.50 each way per person when groups of three or […]

Vancouver mayoral candidate’s clearing of conflict allegations is latest twist in civic vote

The Globe and Mail quoted Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political scientist, in an article about the Vancouver mayoral election. He said the proliferation of new candidates and new parties may […]

Can’t figure out who to vote for? UBC prof shares tips on navigating choices

CBC interviewed Gerald Baier, a UBC political science professor, for an article on navigating choices in municipal elections. He discussed how voters can find neutral information on the candidates.

Subway to UBC? What no mayoral candidate dares say

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

A stubborn person’s guide to improving your mood

New York Magazine interviewed Elizabeth Dunn, a UBC psychology professor, for a story about improving your mood. Her research found people are happier spending a set amount of money on […]

Study shows HPV vaccination does not cause riskier sexual behaviour among teens

Reuters reported on a UBC study that found HPV vaccination does not cause riskier sexual behaviour among teen girls. The research was conducted by lead author Gina Ogilvie, a professor […]

Youth take political leaders to court to accelerate fight against global warming

CBC Radio’s The Current interviewed David Boyd, a UBC professor and environmental lawyer, for a segment about youth taking political leaders to court for cases related to climate change. He discussed […]