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UBC Spends Weekend in the Dark for Earth Hour: Follow Conservation Efforts Online

This weekend, UBC is encouraging all departments to turn off all non-essential electrical systems in support of Earth Hour, a World Wildlife Fund global program designed to address climate change. […]

UBC This Week | Mar. 27, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site AMS Referendum: www.amsubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This Week […]

UBC Researchers, Partners Earn More than $2 Million in CFI Funding

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and its affiliated teaching hospitals have received more than $2 million in infrastructure research funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) it […]

UBC This Week | Mar. 20, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site The UBC Lead Initiative: www.lead.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

Money Buys Happiness When You Spend on Others: UBC and Harvard Research

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Harvard Business School have found that it’s possible to buy happiness after all: when you spend money on others. In a […]

Unruly Salon: Disability Scholars Partner with Artists

UBC Reports Extras | Mar. 19, 2008 The Unruly Salon is a groundbreaking series of disability arts, culture and scholarship, uniquely combining distinguished disability scholars with performing artists with disabilities […]

20 Years in the House: UBC’s First Nations House of Learning is Celebrating its Successes this Year

UBC Reports Extras | Mar. 14, 2008 By Basil Waugh As UBC toasts its Centenary, the university will recognize another milestone on March 14 — the 20th anniversary of the […]

Social Corporate Responsibility, Honorary Degree Mark Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus’ UBC Visit

Renowned economist Muhammad Yunus, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for his leadership in the field of microcredit, visited UBC Friday to receive an honorary degree and participate […]

UBC This Week | Mar. 13, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site Beaty Biodiversity Museum: www.beatymuseum.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This […]

BC University Presidents Sign Climate Action Statement

Victoria, BC – University presidents from across British Columbia have signed a Climate Change Statement of Action committing their institutions to a leadership role in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. […]

U.S. Rush to Produce Corn-based Ethanol Will Worsen “Dead Zone” in Gulf of Mexico: UBC Study

The U.S. government’s rush to produce corn-based ethanol as a fuel alternative will worsen pollution in the Gulf of Mexico, increasing a “Dead Zone” that kills fish and aquatic life, […]

BC, UBC Celebrate 100TH Anniversary of University Act

VANCOUVER — Premier Gordon Campbell and UBC president Stephen Toope celebrated the centenary of the 1908 University Act that created UBC as B.C.’s first post-secondary institution today, signing a rededication […]

UBC This Week | Mar. 6, 2008

UBC Feature Web Site Celebrate Research Week: www.celebrateresearch.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This […]

Nothing Too Theoretical About this Physics Class

Lauren Weatherdon: First year physics course helps see the world through a new lens – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 3 | Mar. 6, […]

Vol. 54 | No. 3

Pure research is best likened to solving one piece of a puzzle UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 3 | Mar. 6, 2008 Passion, Pure Research and Happy Accidents […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 3 | Mar. 6, 2008 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in February 2008 Compiled by Basil Waugh No Skyscrapers Required for Urban Density, […]

Goals Up, Burnout Bown

Georgia Pomaki: when a person’s goals are positive, they will spiral up – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 3 | Mar. 6, 2008 By […]

Meet the Chancellor Candidates

Dr. Bikkar S. Lalli, PhD 1966 and Sarah Morgan-Silvester, BCom 1982 UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 3 | Mar. 6, 2008 Elections are now under way for the […]

UBC Fields a Team of Olympic Sports Doctors

UBC Reports | Vol. 54 | No. 3 | Mar. 6, 2008 By Basil Waugh It is every Olympic athlete’s nightmare. After years of training and sacrifice, an injury or […]