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The evaluator

UBC Economics alumna Beth Garner is working to reduce gang violence in Surrey, B.C. and make the streets safer for all.

North America’s nearly forgotten language

BBC Travel quoted retired UBC professor and anthropological linguist Jay Powell in an article about Chinook Wawa, a pidgin language of the Pacific Northwest. Powell, who is one of the […]

The indomitable Eden Robinson discusses writing her new Trickster sequel amid struggle and loss

The Globe and Mail published an article about award-winning author and UBC alumna Eden Robinson. Robinson spoke about her struggles of the last year and how they have affected the […]

UVic prof gives expression to ‘suppressed music’

The Times Colonist published an article about UBC alumna Suzanne Snizek, a flutist and now associate professor at the University of Victoria’s school of music. Snizek’s speciality is “suppressed music,” […]

USask-UBC study finds that low-income women and babies benefit from midwife care

CBC Saskatoon published an article about a new study from the University of Saskatchewan and UBC which suggests that low-income women and their babies benefit from the care of a […]

Alleged sexual assault at UBC Okanagan campus

Castanet reported that a student at UBC Okanagan alleges she was sexually assaulted on campus. The investigation is ongoing.  

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Poor women who use midwives have healthier babies

An op-ed appeared in The Conversation co-authored by postdoctoral research fellow at UBC’s school of population and public health, Daphne McRae. McRae, and Nazeem Muhajarine from U-Sask, looked at midwifery […]

Six employees file human rights complaints against UBC alleging discrimination

Global News reported that UBC is facing several human rights complaints for allegedly discriminating against pregnant and disabled workers. A similar story appeared in Star Vancouver.