Slacktivism: ‘Liking’ on Facebook may mean less giving
Would-be donors skip giving when offered the chance to show public support for charities in social media, a new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business finds.
Nov 8, 2013
UBC grad scores big on CBC’s Dragon’s Den
UBC MBA graduate Dustin Sproat brought his A-game to CBC’s Dragon’s Den on Wednesday night.
Oct 31, 2013
Better transit, more facilities: Locals enjoy 2010 Winter Games benefits
Vancouver and Whistler residents enjoyed the biggest return after hosting the 2010 Winter Games but Canadians across the country also benefitted from a boost in pride and nationalism.
Oct 23, 2013
UBC experts for EU trade deal analysis
UBC experts are available to comment on the tentative EU-Canada trade agreement and its expected economic and societal impacts.
Oct 17, 2013
UBC experts for Canada’s Throne Speech
UBC experts are available to comment on politics and policy related to the federal government’s 2013 Throne Speech.
Oct 16, 2013
UBC experts available to comment on “right-to-die”
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on the topics of physician-assisted suicide and “the right to die.”
Oct 10, 2013
UBC experts on Quebec Charter of Values
The Quebec government is forging ahead with its plans to outlaw all religious symbols worn by workers in the public sector, UBC scholars offer fresh perspectives on the debate.
Oct 9, 2013
Making eye contact doesn’t always help your cause
New research shows that making eye contact, long considered an effective way of bringing someone to your point of view, may actually make people more resistant to persuasion.
Oct 2, 2013
UBC experts for comment on the U.S. shutdown
UBC business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on the possible U.S. government shutdown on Oct. 1.
Sep 30, 2013
Breaking down the U.S. government shutdown
Thomas Davidoff, a business economics professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, discusses the shutdown of the U.S. government and what it might mean for Canadians.
Sep 30, 2013
UBC Law awards first-ever Allard Prize for International Integrity to Anna Hazare
UBC’s Faculty of Law at Allard Hall presented Anna Hazare, one of India’s most influential social activists, with the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity.
Sep 26, 2013
The growing gap between rich and poor
Education inequality is a driving factor for income inequality, says Thomas Lemieux of UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics.
Sep 11, 2013
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