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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 25: Astronomers confirm Einstein’s theory of relativity and accelerating cosmic expansion Mar. 24: UBC sets aggressive new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Mar. 23: […]

Fine printing luminary at the Learning Centre

UBC Library and the Alcuin Society present a free lecture entitled Fine Printing and the Imagination featuring Peter Rutledge Koch, an artist, printer, writer and publisher of fine editions and […]

Arts Wednesdays features UBC Dean of Arts

The next event of Arts Wednesdays public speaker series will feature Nancy Gallini, Dean of the Faculty of Arts.  Gallini will share her unique perspective on the rapidly changing nature […]

UBC achievements at the Paralympic Games

UBC Dentistry alumnus Jim Armstrong is part of Team Canada, which won the gold medal in Paralympic wheelchair curling. Sport sociology and PhD student Andrea Bundon was the guide for […]

UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering partners for Mongolian mining training program

UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering recently announced an agreement between the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST), UBC and EduMine to jointly offer an advanced educationprogram […]

Team of UBC students selected for entrepreneurship boot camp

A team of UBC students was selected to participate in the inaugural VeloCity Entrepreneurship Bootcamp  which will be held this summer at the University of Waterloo. Chris Hughes and Alexander […]

Mechanical engineering professor honoured by the University of Tokyo

UBC Mechanical Engineering Prof. Yusuf Altintas has been named Fellow of the School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, for his distinguished achievements in machine tool dynamics and control […]

Director of UBC Bookstore wins US national award

Debbie Harvie, Managing Director of UBC Bookstore, was presented with the 2010 Aspen Award by the US National Association of College Stores (NACS) which recognizes a college retailer who has […]

UBC Co-op Programs celebrate 30 years during National Co-operative Education Week

National Co-operative Education Week is being celebrated in Canada this year from March 22-26.  For 30 years, UBC’s co-op programs have provided thousands of students with transformational, educationally enriched experiential […]

UBC receives most Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements

Nine UBC students were awarded Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements under the Canada Graduate Scholarships Program from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada — the most of […]

UBC named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2010

UBC has topped Canada’s Best Diversity Employers list for the third consecutive year, among 44 other Canadian employers.  UBC is the only post-secondary institution in BC to receive this recognition […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 18: Markets and religion – not family ties – shaped norms of fairness, punishment in complex societies: UBC study Mar. 15: UBC economist Paul Beaudry […]

Campus volunteers invited to reception

A reception will be held for UBC members who volunteer with a group on campus in recognition of their contributions and to provide an opportunity to connect with other volunteers. […]

Botanical Gardens featured in parenting blog

The UBC Botanical Gardens was recently featured on parenting blog  To view the story and images, visit

Green College Visiting Professor gives talks on fairy tales and folklore

Jack Zipes, one of the world’s leading authorities on fairy tales, will be at UBC from March 23 — 27 to give talks across campus and the community as a […]