ARTS RESEARCH IN THE NEWS

In honour of pride week, a new UBC exhibit is uncovering secret love letters and languages

CityTV

Breakfast Television highlighted the exhibition "A Queer Century, 1869 – 1969" at UBC's Rare Books and Special Collections. (4:50 mark)

Rockfish getting artsy homes

Castanet

Sculptures co-created by UBC artists will be used as artificial shelters for rockfish in Porteau Cove, Castanet reported.

Want to feel happier today? Try talking to a stranger

NPR

NPR mentioned a study by Elizabeth Dunn, a psychology professor at UBC, about how social interaction with strangers affect happiness.

With investment in Telesat, Canada enters the communications space race

Globe and Mail

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, wrote an op-ed about satellite constellations in low-earth-orbit.

Dramatic jump in guest workers hurts Canadians on low wages

Vancouver Sun

David Green, a professor at Vancouver School of Economics, commented on non-permanent foreign guest workers in Canada.

Personal feud turns public as Singapore PM’s brother backs opposition

International Business Times

Kai Ostwald, a professor at UBC's department of political science, was mentioned in an article about the Singaporean general election.

Canada’s land acknowledgments draw criticism — from the indigenous peoples they’re supposed to honor

Washington Post

Linc Kesler and Daniel Justice, professors of First Nations and Indigenous studies at UBC, gave comments in an article about land acknowledgments recognizing the traditional territory of the Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Cold, dark and dangerous: The connection between the Arctic and outer space

The Globe and Mail

Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, wrote an op-ed about the Arctic and outer space.

What part of ‘democracy’ doesn’t global affairs get?

The Globe and Mail

Paul Evans, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, commented on former diplomats making public statements.

How families can tackle climate change by giving up cars as it’s ‘three times as good as veganism’

iNews

iNews featured a new book by Seth Wynes, a PhD candidate in the department of geography, about his research on ways to tackle climate change.

Pride at MOA: From a Riot to a Revolution

UBC News

Join MOA to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall—the New York City riots that sparked the modern fight for LGBTQ+ rights and blossomed into an international rainbow celebration of diversity, inclusion and human rights, now known worldwide as Pride.

Chipping away at a notorious white supremacist

The Tyee

Paige Raibmon, a professor at UBC's department of history, commented on using names of historical figures.

What’s behind the Liberals’ shipbuilding strategy shift? In short: everything

Global

Michael Byers, a defence policy expert and professor at UBC, gave comments in an article about the national shipbuilding strategy.

Why we can’t shake our carbon-emitting habits, even as the world burns

Maclean's

Maclean's wrote an article about climate change and mentioned a UBC's Ageless Pursuits extended learning course taught by Seth Wynes, a PhD candidate in department of geography.

Huawei partnership with Ice Wireless In northern Canada could threaten residents: analyst

Huffington Post

Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in global politics and international law at UBC, gave comments about Huawei's potential monopoly on internet communications in the Canadian Arctic.