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UBC Reports – March 6, 2014

UBC Reports – March 6, 2014

UBC This Week 6-March-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar 6 Spring Break: a time for study or play? Mar 5 UBC grad going to Sochi Paralympics Mar 4 Spring forward? Is Daylight Savings […]

Support UBC – win a $150 UBC Bookstore gift certificate

Make a donation to UBC during the 2014 UBC start an evolution Faculty and Staff Appeal (February 18 to March 31) and be entered to win a $150 UBC Bookstore […]

Peter Wall Institute hosts The 19th Birthday Party

Peter Wall Institute is hosting The 19th Birthday Party, a media art installation that explores issues relating to youth transitioning out of government care at age 19 and youth homelessness. […]

Canadian spoken word artist Shane Koyczan performs at the Chan Centre

As part of its Beyond Words series, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts presents Shane Koyczan, a Canadian spoken word artist, poet, and writer known for tackling social and […]

Rule Out Racism – March 25, 2014

On March 25, UBC will be hosting “I’m not racist, but …,” a program of speakers, discussion and workshops addressing the need for conversation about institutional racism – what it […]

UBC Physics Olympics

On March 8, 2014, UBC Departments of Physics and Astronomy and of Curriculum and Pedagogy will host the 36th UBC Physics Olympics. The event will attract more than 60 teams […]

Shortlist unveiled: Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize

The three shortlisted titles for the 2014 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia are Arthur Erickson: An Architect’s Life by David Stouck, Charles Edenshaw by Robin […]

Outweek at School of Social Work

Students and faculty of the UBC School of Social Work sent a message of solidarity to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) Russians living under the country’s anti-gay […]

UBC profs talk about family doctor shortage in B.C.

During a recent segment on CBC’s radio program B.C. Almanac, Nursing Associate Professor Sabrina Wong joined Faculty of Medicine’s David Snadden in a discussion with host Mark Forsythe about the […]

Nursing faculty announced winners of College of Registered Nurses of B.C. Awards of Excellence

Nursing associate professor Leanne Currie, senior instructor Joanne Ricci and other School of Nursing affiliate faculty members will receive Nursing Excellence Awards from The College of Registered Nurses of B.C. […]

Postcards from Sochi

Public Affairs digital editor and social media strategist Jon Azpiri was in Sochi last month on a temporary post as a reporter for the Olympic News Service. During the Sochi […]

UBC and Qualcomm Inc. announce innovation partnership

UBC has announced that it has entered a ten-year partnership with global semiconductor company Qualcomm, Inc. The partnership, spearheaded by Panos Nasiopoulos, director of UBC’s Institute for Computing, Information and […]

New Arts minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies

The UBC Senate has approved the creation of a new multidisciplinary minor program in the Faculty of Arts that explores the history, culture, and contemporary development of Asian communities in […]

The State of Canada’s Birds

The State of Canada’s Birds Thu Mar 6 2014, 7 PM – 8 PM Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall Bird population trends are one of the best indicators of […]

The State of Canada’s Birds