Trend toward gender balance in workforce reflected in housekeeping chores
Women’s increasing participation in the workforce since the mid-1980s has helped narrow the gap between the amount of housework being done by men and women, new UBC research suggests.
May 28, 2019
Sharp uptick in hate crimes in recent years, Statistics Canada says
Several UBC professors were mentioned in a Vancouver Sun article about hate crime in B.C. Annette Henry, a professor and David Lam Chair in multicultural education, said she has experienced […]
Mar 21, 2019
Why the media loves the white racist story
The Conversation published an op-ed by Rima Wilkes, a sociology professor at UBC. Wilkes and co-author Howard Ramos of Dalhousie wrote about racism in the media. The piece also appeared […]
Feb 1, 2019
The latest front in Canada’s effort to reconcile with indigenous Canadians: Language
The Washington Post quoted Rima Wilkes, a professor at UBC and expert in media coverage of indigenous resistance, in an article about reconciliation with Indigenous Canadians.
Feb 1, 2019
One photograph shaped how everyone saw the Oka Crisis
CBC interviewed UBC sociology professor Rima Wilkes about how photos are not representative of the real stories behind them.
Jan 11, 2019
Regions differ in Indigenous acknowledgement at Canadian universities
Acknowledgement of Indigenous lands, treaties and peoples vary at universities across Canada, finds a new UBC study, the first academic study of its kind.
Mar 1, 2017
International students’ concept of “home” shapes post-graduation plans
How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new study from UBC.
Feb 16, 2017
Black Republicans put most faith in U.S. government
Black Republicans trust the United States government more than other political groups, finds a new study from UBC.
Oct 29, 2014
Canada’s image of Oka, 24 years later
A professor searches for new meaning in one of the country’s most iconic photographs.
Sep 22, 2014 - by Corey Allen