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NDP MPs renew vow to stop Trans Mountain pipeline at townhall

Adam Pankratz, an adjunct professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC about a townhall event about the TransMountain pipeline expansion project. “The federal government has made quite clear that […]

Refugee forum in Vancouver aims to highlight contributions

CBC highlighted a refugee forum co-hosted by UBC and Mosaic, an organization that supports refugees, temporary workers and new immigrants. The event is called The Unique Lived Experiences of Refugees […]

No answers, 30 years after UBC student’s disappearance

News 1130 reported that the UBC RCMP is seeking public assistance in a missing-person case from 1988.

Self-drive floor-cleaning robots go on duty in Vancouver

Self-drive floor-cleaning robots equipped with artificial intelligence are starting work on UBC campus, Xinhua reported. The goal is to lessen the workload for cleaning staff. Similar stories appeared on CTV, CBC […]

Ready for robot co-workers?

Castanet reported that UBC’s Okanagan will host a symposium on the future of work as it related to humans and machines. The conference will involve experts in public policy, higher […]

Halloween at Wesbrook 2018


North Saanich: Geoff Orr bringing an engineer’s mind to politics

The Times Colonist profiled Geoff Orr, a UBC alumnus and the mayor-elect of North Saanich. Orr earned a degree in mechanical engineering from UBC.