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Better mental health among trans people addressed by preferred name

CBC highlighted a study on mental health among trans people that involved a UBC researcher. Gu Li, a postdoctoral research fellow at UBC who helped crunch numbers for the study, […]

Army to recruit Canada’s jobless medical grads

The StarMetro Vancouver interviewed Roger Wong, executive associate dean, education at UBC’s faculty of medicine about jobless medical school graduates. Wong discussed how UBC is providing resources to assist students […]

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion meeting

UBC experts weighed in on the pipeline project meeting involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Jocelyn Stacey, an environmental law professor, told […]

UBC accidentally sends Orientation Week invites to rejected applicants

Ming Pao reported that UBC accidentally sent orientation week invites to thousands of applicants, including some who had already been rejected. A similar story appeared in the Kelowna Capital News […]

Cuban duo play UBC’s Chan Centre

The Vancouver Courier reported that vocalist Daymé Arocena performed with pianist Roberto Fonseca at UBC’s Chan Centre. The duo played Cuban music.

Experts will explore key issues in Site C forum

The Tyee reported on an upcoming Site C forum at UBC campus. Karen Bakker a UBC professor, Canada Research Chair, and director of UBC’s Program on Water Governance and Gordon Christie, a […]

New UBCO sports boss

Castanet reported that Tom Huisman has been appointed as the new director of athletics and recreation at UBC’s Okanagan campus. He joins UBC Okanagan with more than 25 years of […]

B.C. United Church partner in new affordable housing developments

The Canadian Press interviewed Penny Gurstein, director of UBC’s school of regional and community planning, about affordable housing. She said partnerships between governments, non-profits and the private sector are key […]

Canadian men win silver in Commonwealth Games basketball

The Canadian Press mentioned Conor Morgan, a UBC basketball player, who competed for Canada at the Commonwealth Games. Morgan scored 19 points in a game against New Zealand and Canada […]

Birds of a feather flock to West Coast: For 3 species, their most important habitat

The Times Colonist highlighted the work of Moira Lemon, a UBC alumna and author. Lemon studied zoology at UBC and graduated in 1975.

A university president apologizes for academia’s role in residential schools

The Conversation published an op-ed by Santa Ono, president and vice chancellor of UBC, about academia’s role in residential schools. “Failing to confront a heinous history, even if it is […]

Will the vehicles of the future be powered by electricity or hydrogen?

The Globe and Mail interviewed Walter Merida, director of the Clean Energy Research Centre at UBC, for a story on battery-electric and hydrogen-powered cars. “It’s not really a competition – […]

UBC women’s volleyball team goes green

Laura MacTaggart, a UBC volleyball player, was interviewed on Roundhouse Radio about a recycling program by several UBC varsity teams. MacTaggart, project director of the athletics recycling program and a […]

How a B.C. businessman bluffed his way into the world of neuroscience

The Globe and Mail mentioned John Mancini, a former chair of medicine at UBC, in a story about Michael Savage, a long-time venture capitalist. Mancini discussed his work with Savage.

Hunter tops final Scouting Bureau rankings ahead of draft

TSN mentioned Dakoda Shepley, a UBC football player, in an article about the Canadian Football League fridge. Shepley was a Canada West All-Star for UBC.

Can we really teach ‘Indigenizing’ courses online?

The Conversation mentioned UBC in an article about Indigenization. UBC offers a course on “Reconciliation through Indigenous education.”

UBC Student Housing Proposal Media Backgrounder

UBC Student Housing Proposal Media Backgrounder

The University of British Columbia Board of Governors is considering a proposal from UBC for the creation of a new government business enterprise (GBE) to address unprecedented demand for on-campus student housing in Vancouver and Kelowna.

Securities regulators need a bolder approach to climate-change disclosure

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed about securities regulators by Janis Sarra, presidential distinguished professor and a professor of law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC. “Securities […]

How to keep your elderly parents safe and in their home longer

How to keep your elderly parents safe and in their home longer

Roger Wong, executive associate dean, education in the faculty of medicine, presents a TEDx Talk on how we can help seniors live at home longer.