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Mystery box shows up in random places to help people thinking about suicide

Mashable

Seth Abrutyn, a UBC professor who studies adolescent suicide clusters, gave comments about a grassroots movement aimed at suicide prevention and intervention.

Eight Canadian museums you have to visit

Forbes

UBC's Museum of Anthropology was featured in a Forbes article about the best museums in Canada.

Reports of sexual harassment wane at work, possibly thanks to #MeToo

NBC

Jennifer Berdahl, a sociology professor at UBC, spoke to NBC about sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement.

Why do I prefer dogs to humans? You’re not alone in your love for your 4-legged pal

Bustle

Bustle mentioned research co-authored by Stanley Coren, a professor emeritus at UBC's department of psychology, in an article about mind-boosting benefits of dogs.

No, Gerald Butts doesn’t have $23 million

National Observer

Heidi Tworek, a professor of international history at UBC, gave comments in an article about disinformation.

The infinite remix potential of ‘Old Town Road’

Salon

David Metzer, a professor of musicology at UBC, gave comments about musical borrowing and duality in songs.

Vancouver academics limit air travel to reduce carbon emissions

CBC

The Guardian mentioned a UBC study about environmental concerns of air travel. The article mentioned Brett Eaton and Erica Frank, professors at UBC, and the study's author, Seth Wynes, a PhD student in the department of geography.

How to hold your head if you want to look intimidating

Quartz

Quartz highlighted a UBC study about perceptions of dominance based on head positions and facial expressions. Study authors Jessica Tracy, a professor at UBC's department of psychology, and Zachary Witkower, a graduate student, were mentioned.

University green rankings at risk despite climate emergency

The Guardian

The Guardian mentioned a UBC study about air travel and academic productivity. A separate Globe and Mail article quoted the study's author, Seth Wynes, a PhD student in the department of geography.

Whether you’re single or married, these are 11 facts about flirting that everyone should know

Business Insider

A UBC study led by Jessica Tracy, a professor at UBC's department of psychology, was mentioned in an article about flirting.

What would happen to Canadian housing if immigration stopped?

Vancouver Sun

David Ley and Dan Hiebert, professors at UBC's department of geography, were mentioned in a Vancouver Sun op-ed about housing and immigration.

Banning UBC from Pride Parade is a welcomed ‘kick in the pants,’ says transgender professor

The Star

Mary Ann Saunders, a lecturer at UBC's department of English language and literatures, spoke about the withdrawal of invitation for UBC to participate in the 2019 Pride Parade.

The famous big 5 personality test might not reveal the true you

NPR

NPR mentioned a review paper published by UBC psychologists and quoted Ara Norenzayan, a UBC professor, in an article about a personality test used in Western countries.

Does the North Pole belong to Canada?

Quartz

Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, commented on the territorial claims in the Arctic.

How ‘serious’ is a climate plan that relies on pipelines?

National Observer

National Observer featured an op-ed by Kathryn Harrison, a professor of political science at UBC, on the Trans Mountain expansion project.