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International Experts Weigh in on Next Big Thing in 2006, and Beyond

In the spirit of new possibility that often characterizes celebration of New Year’s, University of British Columbia’s internationally recognized experts are weighing in with their predictions for The Next Big […]

UBC Out on the Podcasting Frontier

In a first for Canadian universities, The University of British Columbia has introduced a podcasting service that gives alumni, students, faculty and others global audio access to UBC-related content such […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Dec. 16, […]

UBC Okanagan Expansion Adds Six Board of Governors Seats

The University of British Columbia Board of Governors chair Brad Bennett welcomes six new members to the university board. With these additions, effective Friday, December 9, membership of the Board […]

Canada’s First Prescription Drug Atlas Maps Billions in Spending

Researchers at the University of British Columbia Centre for Health Services and Policy Research have developed a comprehensive portrait of pharmaceutical spending in Canada — more than $20 billion by […]

UBC Election Stock Market Opens for Trading

The University of British Columbia online market that has accurately predicted the outcome of the last two federal elections is back in business.   The Sauder School of Business UBC […]

Comox Valley Farmer to Purchase UBC Oyster River Research Farm

The University of British Columbia today announced the sale of its Oyster River Research Farm property to Patrick Evans of Evansdale Farms in Courtenay. The 1,746-acre property, in Vancouver Island’s […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Dec. 9, […]

UBC Squad Knocks Stanford and Berkeley Out of the “Geek Olympics”

For the third year in a row, a UBC student team has beat out Stanford and Berkeley to take top prize in the Pacific Northwest Regional round of an international […]

UBC and B.C. Government Partnership Injects $120 Million into Campus Facilities Renewal

The Province of British Columbia and the University of British Columbia today announced a $120-million, public-private partnership to upgrade aging buildings at B.C.’s largest and oldest university. UBC Renew will […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Dec. 2, […]

Still Time to Donate!

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 As the 2005 UBC United Way Campaign draws to a close this month, donors and volunteers are continuing […]

UBC Student Enlists Ugandan Girls in Education Research

UBC graduate student Shelly Jones lends a helping hand – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 By Lorraine Chan Armed […]

Science Co-op Launches Student on Global Journey

Canadian and Indonesian youth built public washrooms on the island of Borneo – photo courtesy of Lars Jungclaus UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 […]

Artisanal Miners Risk Mercury Poisoning

Artisanal miners in Indonesia panning mercury in open water – photo by Cody Hopkins UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 Student works for healthier […]

A Year of Living Profoundly

Shelly Jones and her adopted Ugandan daughter, Shakira – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 By Lorraine Chan When UBC […]

A Renaissance of Aboriginal Literature

Richard Van Camp wrote his first book at age 19 – photo courtesy of Richard Van Camp UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 Prof […]

Health Researchers Explore Communication Technologies to Deliver Care

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 By Hilary Thomson When a child has a brain hemorrhage, a city doctor consults with a neurosurgeon — […]

Re-Wiring the Brain

Dr. Martin McKeown has created a colourful 3-D environment that stimulates brain activity – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 12 | Dec. 1, 2005 […]