News & Events

UBC tops j-schools with eight Canadian Online Publishing Award nominations

It’s the ninth year in a row that UBC Journalism has been recognized at the COPAs, which honour digital excellence in Canadian publishing.

Eight UBC j-students and alumni nominated for Webster awards

Their stories are featured in six categories in what are considered B.C.’s top journalism honours.

International reporting project on cities up for Online Journalism Award

"Surviving the City," an ambitious global project on urban resilience, is up for one of the top prizes in digital journalism.

UBC j-grad Megan Devlin wins EU reporting fellowship in Brussels

Megan Devlin's EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship includes a week-long tour of the EU institutions in Brussels.

Journalism prof Taylor Owen wins grant to advance virtual reality journalism

Prof Taylor Owen and a team of researchers have received a $30,000 grant to explore new ideas in immersive storytelling.

‘It takes a small village’: UBC j-school profs launch The Conversation Canada

Profs Alfred Hermida and Mary Lynn Young are behind a new media startup that showcases articles written by academics and edited by journalists.

Intern spotlight: Sharon Nadeem breaks down barriers with Canadian military

UBC Journalism student Sharon Nadeem was one of ten students across Canada selected to attend the Military Journalism Course at the University of Calgary.

‘I was floored’: UBC j-student Haley Lewis wins Aboriginal graduate funding

J-student Haley Lewis has received a prestigious UBC Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship to fund her studies and research