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Prof. Nathan Lauster in Metro News highlighting domestic speculation and investment in Vancouver’s Real Estate market.

New Instructor Position (tenure-track) Applications due March 19th. Instructor, tenure-track Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia The Department of Sociology is pleased to announce a new Instructor (tenure-track) position. Job posting pasted below and at the following link:  www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/28967 The University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor position to be held in the Department of Sociology (www.soci.ubc.ca).  […]

Undergrad Veronica Cho interviewed by Global BC on stress felt by young people and how parents can help: “Tips on how parents can help their children deal with stress”

Congratulations Prof. Emeritus Yun-Shik Chang on the release of his new book, “The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea.” Available now on amazon.

Prof. Nathan Lauster in Metro News Talking about the new CMHC Report on housing price escalation in major metro areas in Canada

Prof. Nathan Lauster in CBC News talking about how millennials are finding creative solutions to deal with the high cost of living: “Millennials find creative solutions to rental woes.”

Prof. Yue Qian in the Georgia Straight addressing the question: Why Don’t More Women Make the First Move in Dating?

New Lecturer Positions (one in Sociology, one in Family Studies) Applications due March 2. Lecturer (Sociology): view job posting at www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/28816 Lecturer (Family Studies):  view job posting at www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/28817

Prof. David Tindall responds to op-en in the Vancouver Sun that criticized some teachers for “blurring the line between teaching and brainwashing.” Tindall states that, “For many topics, such as public health, it would be strange to talk about the cause of problems without talking about solutions.” Tindall’s letter is second on the page.

Prof. Nathan Lauster in CBC News talking about why the focus on foreign buyers as drivers of housing problems is problematic