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UBC Reports – November 21

Mongolia elects new PM as economy stalls

Chimed Saikhanbileg is the new prime minister of Mongolia after a parliamentary vote Friday. The opposition party, the Mongolian People’s Party, boycotted the vote. “In many ways Saikhanbileg’s election in […]

Vancouver housing prices tied to China’s economic growth

A link exists between Vancouver’s rising housing market and China’s economic growth, according to a new column in the Vancouver Sun. The article mentions research by UBC geography professor David […]

NDP move to limit B.C. municipal campaign donations

The provincial New Democrats are tabling legislation to ban corporate and union donations in B.C.’s municipal elections. UBC political scientist Max Cameron said while finance reform is needed, the dollar […]

Farah Shroff on mother-baby bonding

Farah Shroff, a UBC population and public health professor, talks about mother-baby bonding on CBC Vancouver. “It is really important for mothers and fathers, and their babies, to bond in […]

This Movember, how do we convince men to get healthy?

A UBC nursing professor is among three experts that offer advice on how to convince men to take their health more seriously in a new column in The Globe and […]

Is Hepner’s promise of light rail in Surrey by 2018 possible?

Surrey mayor-elect Linda Hepner’s promise of building P3 light rail transit in her city by 2018 is possible, says UBC Sauder School of Business professor Thomas Ross. “If she’s really […]

1000 children on B.C. adoption waitlist

Adoption wait times in British Columbia are discussed on CBC Early Edition as the province announces they’re on target to reach their goal of placing 300 children in adoptive homes for […]

The Maclean’s 2014 Power List

UBC president Arvind Gupta has been named one of 2014′s most influential Canadians by Maclean’s.  Gupta is ranked 39 on the magazine’s annual Power List.

Finch family creates scholarships for UBCO students

A local Kelowna family is donating more than half a million dollars to UBC Okanagan. Ken and Jean Finch’s donation of $600,000 will establish the Finch Family Undergraduate Award and […]

Ancient Music from the Twentieth Century: Piano Students of Corey Hamm

Ancient Music from the Twentieth Century: Piano Students of Corey Hamm Fri Nov 21 2014, 7 PM Music Building In celebration of Canada Music Week, piano students of UBC music […]

Ancient Music from the Twentieth Century: Piano Students of Corey Hamm

Cinema Salon at UBC Library

UBC Library will give a free screening of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (starring Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio), part of the Videomatica Collection at the Library. Date: November 27 […]

Annual Engineering Open House

Join UBC Engineering at their annual open house for demonstrations, lab tours, presentations and a chance to talk to advisors, professors and current students. Date: November 29 Time: 9 a.m. […]

School of Community and Regional Planning Lunchtime Dialogues series

The School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) will host their latest Lunchtime Dialogue next week called “Reclaiming indigenous planning amidst natural resource development: critical dialogues and emerging best practice.” […]

Global Connectivity E-Mentorship Program launch: Conversation on Difference Making

Students, faculty and staff are invited to an event that celebrates the launch of the Global Connectivity E-Mentorship Program, a student initiative that focuses on the empowerment and development of […]

Staff Pension Plan Election

The Staff Pension Plan (SPP) Election for two pension board directors is now underway. Election packages were mailed to plan members on October 31, 2014. Follow this link for candidate […]

BIRS and UBC collaborate on mathematical video archive

Math scholars anywhere in the world can now access the workshops and lectures of the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery(BIRS), thanks to UBC Library’s information repository, […]