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UBC Sociology echoes the concerns of the University of British Columbia over the new executive order on immigration in the United States and strongly affirms that it continues to welcome students, faculty and staff from around the world, including those arriving as refugees

Prof Yue Qian in the South China Morning Post Discussing boyfriend/girlfriend rental services during the Chinese New Year holidays in China

Prof Nathan Lauster in Corporate Knights magazine Talking about his book, The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

Prof. Rima Wilkes featured on Confronting the Refugee Crisis What role can we play? In UBC Arts coverage.

Prof. Amin Ghaziani Launches New Special Issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly Amin Ghaziani and Matt Brim (College of Staten Island) announce the publication of QUEER METHODS, a special double issue of WSQ, the longest continuously-published women’s studies journal in North America. The issue highlights the methodological renaissance occurring in queer studies.  

Prof. Nathan Lauster in The Metro newspaper Talking about families moving downtown

Prof. Nathan Lauster and other housing experts weigh in on new BC mortgage assistance program in an article from the Canadian Press

Prof. Bob Ratner publishes op-ed in Vancouver Sun re Fidel Castro “It grieves me to read the vitriolic, unbalanced criticism of by some commentators in the wake of his death. His detractors seem to forget the murderous dictatorship, bolstered by U.S. Mafia bosses, that Castro’s revolutionary movement supplanted,” he wrote. “Why is Castro lionized by so many world leaders, including ours, if he was the villain […]