Why reconciliation matters
Rima Wilkes on the tragedy of Indian residential schools and the importance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s National Event in Vancouver.
Sep 9, 2013
How private tutoring has become big business
UBC Prof. Julian Dierkes says the massive growth of private tutoring raises questions for parents, students and policy makers.
Sep 4, 2013
Confronting the past, looking to the future
A new seminar on the effects of Canada’s residential schools gives students a chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves.
Sep 4, 2013 - by Corey Allen
Territorial behaviour at work can be a mistake
Guarding your turf at the office? It may be better to give up ownership over projects and ideas than risk your reputation, says a forthcoming study from the UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
Aug 21, 2013
UBC Law names finalists for inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity
Anna Hazare, Dr. Sima Samar and Global Witness are finalists for the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity.
Aug 19, 2013
Wanted: Aspiring global economists
UBC’s new Bachelor of International Economics program inspires a new generation of global economic leaders.
Aug 16, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
What to expect from the latest StatsCan survey
On Sept. 11, Statistics Canada will be releasing new data from the National Household Survey on income and housing. UBC Prof. Paul Kershaw speaks about the issues related to the financial pressures facing young Canadians.
Aug 12, 2013
Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports
Efficiency in Atlanta, Copenhagen, Sydney, Seoul and Vancouver mean savings for air travellers.
Jul 30, 2013
Syria: Chemical warfare evidence mounts
International relations expert Richard Price on the ongoing crisis in Syria and how the international community reacts to the threat of chemical warfare.
Jul 29, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC Okanagan engineers assist Penticton with energy reduction goals
The City of Penticton will get a helping hand from UBC’s Okanagan campus to reach its goal of reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 24, 2013
Rod McCormick on nutritional experiments at residential schools
Rod McCormick is “not surprised” by recent revelations and thinks the government should make amends by funding Aboriginal health researchers.
Jul 22, 2013
You can’t put a number on that
Law Prof. Galit Sarfaty finds problems in the widespread use of indicators to track corporate social performance
Jul 22, 2013 - by Simmi Puri
Q&A on the future of gold prices and the Canadian dollar
UBC Sauder School of Business prof. Werner Antweiler talks about the future of gold prices and the loonie.
Jul 10, 2013
Against all odds
Two years after surviving a domestic attack that shocked the world, UBC student Rumana Monzur has defended her Master’s thesis and been accepted to law school.
Jul 10, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
Entrepreneurship for all
Sauder launches UBC-wide course focused on entrepreneurship and new venture creation.
Jul 9, 2013
Q&A on how Canadians feel about their country
Sonnet L’Abbé has crossed Canada as an Artist in Motion.
Jun 26, 2013
UBC experts on Canada’s National Household Survey
UBC experts are available to comment on National Household Survey findings on labour, education and transportation, which Statistics Canada will release on Wednesday, June 26.
Jun 24, 2013
Retailers should referee customer conflict
A new UBC study says retailers should consider admonishing queue jumpers and thoughtless store browsers to ease aggression between shoppers.
Jun 11, 2013
What Canadian media are missing about climate change
Are national newspapers giving Canadians the information they need to make informed decisions about climate change?
Jun 6, 2013
When perks don’t work: Unearned upgrades embarrassing for consumers
New research from UBC’s Sauder School of Business reveals that giving a free bump in service can backfire if the perk is given randomly in front of others.
May 27, 2013