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Vibrant Creek Mural in the heart of UBC Okanagan

Bachelor of Fine Arts students at UBC Okanagan recently completed a mural transforming University Way into an imaginative river.

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls: An epidemic on both sides of the Medicine Line

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls: An epidemic on both sides of the Medicine Line

The Conversation published an op-ed by Margaret Moss, a UBC nursing professor and the director of the First Nations House of Learning.

Vancouver has been transformed by Chinese immigrants

UBC historian Henry Yu was quoted in an NPR article on Chinese immigrants in Vancouver. Yu said the Chinese community has made a positive contribution to Vancouver. “You’ll see hospital […]

Beyond Burger boldly goes where meat alternatives feared to tread in Lower Mainland grocers

JoAndrea Hoegg, a professor in marketing at UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the placement of Beyond Meat products in grocery stores. “Where products end […]

TransLink starts new vanpool pilot project with University of B.C.

The Vancouver Sun reported on a new project between UBC and TransLink which will enable employees to carpool. The article also appeared in The Province.

If you’re chronically stressed, your dog could be too

National Geographic quoted Stanley Coren, a professor emeritus at UBC and dog-behaviour expert, in an article about dogs picking up their owners’ emotions.

What’s going to happen to Vancouver’s economy when it becomes increasingly shameful to fly?

Two Georgia Straight articles (here and here) about the carbon footprint of flying mentioned several UBC academics and UBC’s 2019 Congress.

Smart meters in your home are a target for hackers, says UBC researcher

Karthik Pattabiraman, a professor and cybersecurity researcher at UBC, spoke to the Georgia Straight about smart meters. Pattabiraman has developed a way to make these devices difficult to hack.

Apprehensions of Indigenous children linked to misperceptions around neglect

The Georgia Straight published an article about Indigenous children by Sarah de Leeuw, who participated in a panel on teaching and learning at UBC’s Congress of the Humanities and Social […]

Canada’s ‘liberals’ have a disturbing imperial streak

James Rochlin, a professor of political science at UBCO, was mentioned in a Salon article about Canada’s relationship with Venezuela.

UBC research could hold promise of preventative treatments for some forms of MS

Carles Vilariño-Güell, a professor in UBC’s faculty of medicine, spoke to Global News about his research into the genetics of multiple sclerosis. “These genes are like a lighthouse illuminating where […]

Commentary on China

Yves Tiberghien, a political scientist at UBC and the director emeritus of the institute of Asian research, spoke to several media outlets about China. He spoke about Canada-China relations in […]

UBC PhD candidate explores how social media can revive Indigenous languages

The Georgia Straight featured UBC PhD candidate Amber Shilling, who is exploring Indigenous languages and social media.

Alix Ohlin on the complex female relationships in her novel Dual Citizens

Alix Ohlin, chair of creative writing at UBC, was profiled in Quill and Quire.

Vision-impaired students graduate from UBC Okanagan

Kelowna Capital News reported on two vision-impaired students who are graduating from UBCO.

What if we gave struggling families as much support as foster parents?

The Tyee mentioned a 2017 study by the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC in an article about child protection and poverty. The article also quoted a 2014 […]

Cougar aware isn’t the same as bear aware

The Nelson Star mentioned UBCO in an article about cougar sightings. UBCO researchers are planning to explore reasons for the growing number of cougar reports.