August 15, 2012
Ian Ross McDonald, adjunct faculty at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), received an award of excellence for his affordable housing idea in the recent City of Vancouver re:THINK HOUSING […]
August 14, 2012
Bronze medals, swim-offs, meeting royalty: the 2012 Summer Olympics featured much excitement for past and current UBC students.
August 9, 2012
Former UBC Thunderbird Liz Gleadle made Canadian track and field history today at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
August 8, 2012
Former UBC Thunderbird Mike Mason capped off a great comeback year by finishing eighth in the men’s high jump at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London today.
August 4, 2012
Former UBC Thunderbird swimmers Brent Hayden and Scott Dickens led the Canadian men’s 4x100m medley relay team to an eighth place finish at the 2012 Olympic Games.
August 3, 2012
As the 2012 Olympics swing into action, the world’s attention turns to athletes striving for medals, but what many overlook is the event’s long term impact on the environment.
August 2, 2012
UBC student Martha McCabe finished fifth in the women’s 200m breaststroke at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
August 1, 2012
Former UBC Thunderbirds swimmer Brent Hayden has won the bronze medal in 100m freestyle swimming in London.
July 31, 2012
On a day in which Canada has already won three bronze medals, former UBC Thunderbirds swimmer Brent Hayden has advanced to the final of the men’s 100m freestyle.
July 27, 2012
As the 2012 Olympics begin, European Studies expert Kurt Huebner discusses the mood in London, the political risks, and the opening ceremonies.
July 27, 2012
UBC medical researcher Babak Shadgan, Iran’s first accredited sports physician, is supporting the health and safety of athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
July 26, 2012
Martha McCabe has always had an affinity for water and sporting competition. Originally from Toronto, she and her siblings would hold the “McCabe Olympics” at their summer cottage in Lakefield, Ontario.
July 26, 2012
When Scott Dickens was growing up he loved being in the water, so his parents thought swimming lessons would be a good idea. By the age of 10, he was winning provincial swimming championships and by 12 knew he wanted to compete in the Olympics.
July 23, 2012
The University of British Columbia is hosting six North Korean professors for six months starting in July 2012 as part of the Canada-Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Knowledge Partnership Program.
July 5, 2012
With the recent release of Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers and the upcoming Much Ado about Nothing, many entertainment industry watchers are calling this the summer of Joss Whedon – the critically acclaimed writer, director and producer best known for creating the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
June 12, 2012
Men can differ greatly from women in how they parent, especially during playtime. Fathers tend to think of themselves as less cautious than mothers, says Asst. Prof. Mariana Brussoni, lead investigator of the University of British Columbia study, Fathering and Injury Prevention.
June 11, 2012 - by By Basil Waugh
A massive piece of Aboriginal rock art, transported across the province nearly a century ago to reside in Vancouver, is finally heading home.
May 31, 2012
Anti-inflammatory agents developed by UBC microbiologist Robert Hancock, used in combination with anti-malarial drugs, have been shown to boost survival rates of severe malaria by as much as 50 per cent.
April 19, 2012
A University of British Columbia study has provided a unique window into the worlds of 25 young men as they struggle to find ways to grieve their male friends. Live for the Moment is an exhibition at The Fall Gallery in Vancouver, B.C. featuring photos taken by research participants to answer questions about grief, loss and dealing with it as a man.
March 30, 2012
Statement by Stephen Owen, VP External, Legal and Community Relations, University of British Columbia