Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

UBC experts for comment on U.S. fiscal cliff

Nov. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on how U.S. economic challenges will impact Canadian and global economies.

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Common ground on the common good: Study finds Republicans and Democrats can agree on some moral issues

Nov. 2, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A new University of British Columbia study that asked U.S. conservatives and liberals to rate the most influential historical figures of the 20th Century finds that the two sides of America’s “culture wars” share a surprising level of common moral ground.

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UBC expert panel to explore US election

Mar. 1, 2012 | Filed under: Expert Profile, Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A former White House staff member, the U.S. Consul general and University of British Columbia political science experts will discuss current and upcoming issues surrounding the upcoming U.S. election at a free public forum at Robson Square on Sunday, March 4.

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Carl Wieman to take up White House post

Sep. 23, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The United States Senate has confirmed University of British Columbia professor and Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman for the position of Associate Director for Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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