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Experts on Kinder Morgan’s deadline ultimatum for pipeline

Two UBC experts weighed in on the deadline ultimatum for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Jocelyn Stacey, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC who […]

How sugar taxes punish the people

Sarah Fessenden, a UBC anthropology lecturer, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about sugar taxes. “Let’s stop pretending that unhealthy, unjust food systems can be solved by a tax on […]

Zombie NAFTA looms

Two UBC experts weighed in on NAFTA renegotiations. Paul Evans, interim research director for the Institute of Asian Research at UBC, spoke to Business in Vancouver about three possible outcomes […]

Bang! Fest


How should Canada respond to latest Trump tax cuts?

iPolitics reported that Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist, is one of the panellists for a discussion on the latest round of tax cuts brought in by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Big pond

Canadian Architect featured UBC’s new Ponderosa Commons complex. The article highlights the details of the mixed-use project.

B.C. could face budgetary backlash for Kinder Morgan stance

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Richard Johnston, a UBC political science professor, about Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. He said the pressure is on Alberta and potentially Ottawa to invest public dollars into the […]

B.C.’s forest sector: Writing the book on innovation

The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC’s Brock Commons student residence. The 18-storey building is 53 metres high and is the tallest wood structure in the world.

Obituary: Canadian pioneer in Islamic studies crossed tense boundaries

The Vancouver Sun remembered the late Hanna Kassis, a former UBC religious studies professor. Kassis died this month at age 84, after struggling with Parkinson’s disease.

Emergency awareness tips for Tsunami Preparedness Week

Richmond News interviewed Susan Allen, a UBC oceanographer, for a story about the risk of tsunamis in B.C. “No question, the higher sea levels get, the more susceptible Richmond will […]

This UBC leader is fighting inequality with data

The Toronto Star highlighted the work of Jennifer Love, the senior adviser on women faculty at UBC. Love led the creation of a “Faculty Data Dashboard” which visualizes professional data […]

In conversation with . . . Sharon McCoubrey

Kelowna Daily Courier profiled Sharon McCoubrey, a professor emeritus at UBC’s Okanagan campus. McCoubrey is the head of the public arts commission in Lake Country.

Surprising number of men who complain of workplace sexual harassment

The New York Post quoted Jennifer Berdahl, a UBC professor who studies sexual harassment and gender stereotypes in the workplace, for a story about sexual harassment complaints. Berdahl said harassment is […]

New athletic director

Castanet reported that Tom Huisman was appointed as the new director, athletics and recreation at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Huisman has more than 25 years of senior sport and university leadership […]

Is there a housing crisis solution in B.C. municipalities?

Journal of Commerce quoted David Ley, a UBC geography professor emeritus, for a story about a possible housing crisis solution. Ley said there is no end in sight to the […]

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society


UBC apologizes for role in residential school system

Various media outlets reported on UBC President Santa J. Ono’s statement of apology for the university’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of Indian residential schools in Canada. […]

Ottawa’s Seltenreich-Hodgson has a milestone moment at the Commonwealth Games

The Ottawa Sun featured Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson, a UBC student-athlete who competed at the Commonwealth Games. Seltenreich-Hodgson, age 22, is studying psychology at UBC.

Ulanbaatar still in the running to host Trump-Kim summit

The Diplomat published an op-ed by Julian Dierkes and Mendee Jargalsaikhan, two UBC academics, about a possible Trump-Kim summit. “Just after Kim’s visit to China, on March 28, Otgonbayar presented his credentials […]