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Good reads: Award-winning author at Maple Ridge Library

An article about UBC alumna and internationally acclaimed author, Eden Robinson, appeared in Maple Ridge News. Robinson completed her MFA at UBC and is described as one of the foremost […]

Artivism Festival 2018

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UBC engineers work to protect ecosystems

Kelowna Capital News published an article about UBC Okanagan researchers who are investigating ways to reduce the impact of construction on aquatic ecosystems. Greg Courtice, a doctoral student in UBC’s […]

New policy allows Canadian trans student athletes on teams consistent with gender identity

The Vancouver Sun reported that U Sports, which governs university athletics in Canada, has created a new policy allowing Canadian transgender student-athletes to compete on teams consistent with their gender […]

Treat cannabis legalization as work in progress, conference told

The Province reported on the Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo being held at the University of B.C.’s Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. A panel discussed the speed at which […]

Draft cannabis policy shows UBC may not go smoke-free

Star Vancouver reported on cannabis smoking regulations at UBC after legalization. It said that unlike some other campuses in Canada, UBC may not be implementing a total ban, due in […]

Limited screen time, adequate physical activity and sleep associated with improved cognition for kids

The Globe and Mail published an article about a UBC study into how screen time affects children. Researchers found that limiting screen time to less than two hours a day […]

Syilx flag’s place of honour

Castanet reported that the flag of Okanagan’s first people will now fly at UBC Okanagan. Members from the Syilx Okanagan Nation and the UBC Okanagan community gathered at the university […]

Mayoral debate set for Oct. 15 at UBCO

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported that CBC British Columbia and UBC Okanagan will present a Kelowna mayoral debate on Oct. 15. It will be held at the University Theatre on […]

In search of Big Country: Documentary by Grizzlies ‘superfan’ seeks out her reclusive hero, Bryant Reeves

The Globe and Mail published an article about UBC alumna Kat Jayme who has made a documentary, Finding Big Country, about the disappearance of Bryant Reeves, star play for the […]