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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, […]

Master of Occupational Therapy class earns top spot in 2014 gOT Spirit Challenge

The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) class earned first place in this year’s gOT Spirit Challenge, a nation-wide competition to raise awareness of occupational therapy as part of Occupational Therapy […]

Nursing professor emeritus celebrates a century

Verna Huffman Splane, School of Nursing honorary professor and one of Canada’s leaders in nursing and international health, turns 100 on November 23, 2014. From 1973 to 1981, Splane was […]

Engineering prof receives Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Electrical and computer engineering professor Purang Abolmaesumi was given the Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Abolmaesumi’s mentoring approach and the collaborative culture of his labs have inspired his students […]

Department of Family Practice professors receive recognition

Garey Mazowita, a clinical professor in the Department of Family Practice, has been elected the next president of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Mazowita became a member […]

Food for Fines nets $4,304

This year’s UBC Library and Alma Mater Student Society Food for Fines Campaign raised a total of $4,304.00, a more than 40 per cent increase from last year. Non-perishable food […]

Industry veteran dishes on Vancouver food history

Explore the history of local Vancouver food and take part in a culinary exchange with Robert Sung, a culinary educator and veteran of the food industry. Date: November 19 Time: […]

Environmental Design open house

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture will host a Bachelor of Environmental Design Open House. Learn more about the program through presentations and talking to current students. Date: November […]

Bid for men’s health at Movember auction

The Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) is hosting a Movember Auction to support prostate cancer research and to raise awareness of men’s health issues, particularly mental health. Date: November 20 Time: […]

School of Nursing hosts nursing history symposium

The School of Nursing is hosting its annual Nursing History Symposium featuring guest speakers Linda Quiney and Mona Gleason. The symposium is part of the school’s Consortium for Nursing History […]

Woodward Library celebrates 50 years

UBC Library invites faculty, staff, current and former students, alumni and community members to a series of events celebrating Woodward Library’s 50th anniversary from November 17 – 21. The celebrations […]

Engineers to host 14 Not Forgotten

In remembrance of the 14 women killed on December 6, 1989 at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, the UBC Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) will host 14 Not Forgotten, a memorial ceremony […]

SALA student wins Philip Tattersfield scholarship

Anezka Gocova, a student in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture’s Master of Landscape Architecture program, has received the Philip Tattersfield Scholarship for her essay “Seeing Potential: A Case […]

Recognition for honorary civil engineering professor

Honorary civil engineering professor Koji Sakai received the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Sustainability Award at its fall 2014 convention in Washington, DC on October 26. The award recognizes individuals […]

Pharm Sci co-develops pharmacist module for medical record system

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University have partnered to create a pharmacist module within OSCAR, the open-source electronic medical record (EMR) system. […]