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UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Nov. 28, […]

UBC computer science students dominate prestigious ACM programming contest

The University of British Columbia has emerged as a powerhouse among university Computer Science departments at this year’s ACM Programming Contest in the Pacific Northwest Region of North America. Beating […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Nov. 21, […]

PACE’s multi-million in-kind contribution increases UBC students’ educational velocity

The Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) announced an in-kind contribution with a commercial value of approximately $240 million to the University of British Columbia (UBC) today. […]

UBC researcher finds adult stem cell route to repair muscle damage

Serious muscle injuries, such as the permanent debilitating scarring that results from heart attack, could be repaired by adult stem cells in blood, according to a University of British Columbia […]

Former UN Human Rights Committee Secretary speaks on Guantanamo detainees

Event: Alfred de Zayas, former senior lawyer with the United Nations, to speak on Guantanamo Bay for the 2003 Douglas McK. Brown Lecture Date/Time: Wednesday, November 19, 2003. 5:30 p.m. […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Nov. 14, […]

UBC researcher studies link between perfectionism and suicidal tendencies in male retirees

As thousands of baby boomers approach retirement, a new study by UBC Psychology professor Paul Hewitt may eventually help retirees better cope with this challenging, often risky, life transition. Hewitt […]

Multi-Million Dollar In-Kind Contribution Event at the University of British Columbia

Event: Top executives from General Motors of Canada, EDS Canada and Sun Microsystems of Canada, in a corporate alliance initiative, titled Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE), […]

Scientific American names fisheries expert Daniel Pauly a world leader in research

Magazine’s annual list recognizes top 50 contributions to science and technology Scientific American magazine has named UBC professor Daniel Pauly, Director of UBC’s Fisheries Centre, one of the “Scientific American […]

Newest CRCs Part of National Milestone

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 By Hilary Thomson An expert in natural disasters, a wine yeast researcher and a specialist in consumer behaviour are among UBC’s six new Canada Research Chairs. […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 The university’s Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held on Tues. Nov. 11 in the foyer of UBC’s War Memorial Gym for members of the campus […]

New Science Dean: More Research Funding, Less U of T Envy

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 John Hepburn charts a new course for the faculty By Michelle Cook John Hepburn is an internationally recognized powerhouse in the fields of laser chemistry and […]

Giving Voice to Sick Kids

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 By Hilary Thomson You’ve been ill for years, seen dozens of doctors and live with symptoms that affect every aspect of your life. Yet it often […]

UBC Reports :: What we Don’t Know about the Homeless

By Hilary Thomson They are cold, dirty, hungry men huddled under cardboard and blankets with buggies full of pop cans at their side. That image is what most people associate […]

From Toe Shoes to Tenure Track

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 Ballerina turned Historian of Latin America joins UBC By Erica Smishek You’d be hard pressed to find another historian with an acting credit on the Internet […]

UBC Alumni

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 The UBC Alumni Association will honour accomplished members of the UBC community at its Ninth Annual Alumni Achievement Dinner on November 20 at the Fairmont Waterfront […]

Time Piece 1927

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 University Hill A Glorious Canadian Example to Endow a Glorious Canadian University University Hill, immediately adjoining the University of B.C., is the first section of residential […]

UBC program helps traumatized soldiers cope with civilian life

Canadian soldiers are successfully making the transition to civilian life thanks to a unique group-counselling program headed by UBC counselling psychologist Marv Westwood. The Transition Program for Canadian Peacekeeping Soldiers […]