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UBC This Week | Apr. 30, 2009

UBC Feature Web Site UBC Health Safety Environment: http://www.hse.ubc.ca/ UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC […]

New centre to advance sustainability and social innovation in business

The University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business has launched the Centre for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CSSI) to help the business community address global issues and educate the […]

Students and alumni jockey for 4,000 Winter Games opportunities at UBC 2010 careers fair

Event: UBC 2010 Opportunities Fair Date/Time: Friday, May 1 (2-7 p.m.) Place: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, Lower Level 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. As many as 1,000 UBC […]

Career public servant to become UBC’s next Registrar

A career public servant has been appointed Associate Vice President, Enrolment Services/Registrar at the University of British Columbia. James Ridge, Deputy City Manager at the City of Vancouver, will assume […]

UBC swimmer Annamay Pierse named CIS female athlete of the year

UBC Reports Extras | Apr. 28, 2009 University of British Columbia swimmer Annamay Pierse has been named the 2008-09 Canadian Interuniversity Sport female athlete of the year. Pierse received the […]

Snowboard Landing Pad inspired by accident: UBC student to take invention on tour

A University of British Columbia student is unveiling the latest model of his ski and snowboard Landing Pad with the hopes of setting a new standard in safety for freestyle […]

UBC This Week | Apr. 23, 2009

UBC Feature Web Site Health Science Online: http://www.hso.info/ UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This […]

UBC research finds molecular “key” to successful blood stem cell transplants

University of British Columbia researchers have discovered a “molecular key” that could help increase the success of blood stem cell transplants, a procedure currently used to treat diseases such as […]

EDITORS: UBC experts and story ideas for Earth Day

On April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day to promote environmental citizenship and a healthy, sustainable planet. The following are UBC story ideas and sustainability experts for Earth Day 2009. […]

UBC researchers link Huntington depression to genetics

The depression experienced by people with Huntington disease (HD) may have nothing to do with the emotional stress of knowing you have a devastating, incurable disorder, according to a University […]

UBC This Week | Apr. 16, 2009

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

UBC defers decision on application to join NCAA Division II

A lack of answers to critical questions means deferral until at least 2010 of a decision on whether or not to apply for membership by June 1, 2009 in the […]

UBC receives $3M for 17 research projects from Canadian Foundation for Innovation

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have received close to $3.1 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to fund cutting-edge research infrastructure for 17 projects. “We are very […]

UBC This Week | Apr. 9, 2009

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