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UBC part of national milestone with new research funding

The University of British Columbia continues to draw top faculty from around the world as six researchers, including investigators from Switzerland, Australia and the United States, join the university as […]

UBC researcher discovers "control room" that regulates immune responses

People living with immune system disorders like HIV / AIDS, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis may soon be able to control their immune responses, thanks to a breakthrough discovery by a […]

World’s newest apple to make its public debut at UBC’s annual Apple Festival

Date: Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Place: UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Dr. Parking: UBC Lot B5 , Thunderbird Blvd. at […]

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. Oct. 10, […]

UBC youth project to launch cross-country road trip

Emissaries of Peace traveling from farthest west to farthest east Two members of the UBC-based Youth Millennium Project will set out October 14 on a road trip to 30 Canadian […]

New City Charter for UBC

The City of Vancouver Council and the University of British Columbia Board of Governors have jointly approved a Charter between the City and UBC that promotes effective working relationships to […]

Sauder School of Business hosts lecture by Frank McKenna on government and business

Hon. Frank McKenna, former premier of New Brunswick, presents the UBC John V. Clyne Lecture — How Do Government and Business Relate in a Rapidly Changing World? — Oct. 8 […]

Design competition will help to define UBC’s main campus gateway

A national architectural design competition will help the University of British Columbia create a new entrance to UBC, according to provisions of the University Boulevard Neighbourhood Plan endorsed by the […]

Violent Neighbourhoods can Lead to Violent Workplaces

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 Research proves the connection By Erica Smishek The risk of an employee “going postal” may have more to do with an organization’s postal code than with […]

New Medical Dean makes a Positive Prognosis

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 UBC’s medical school will double in size by 2010 By Hilary Thomson The new head of one of Canada’s largest medical schools feels like he’s under […]

Time Piece 1975

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 In 1975 the biggest room on campus was the Armory. In 1975 the biggest room on campus was the Armory. At the time, this former armed […]

University Town Continues to Grow

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 The dream becomes reality By Erica Smishek UBC computer science professor Raymond Ng likes to joke that if he has a class at 8:30 a.m., he […]

UBC United Way

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 With a successful kick-off event behind them, and an amount of over $20,000 raised to date, the 2003 UBC United Way Campaign is well underway. “Pledge […]

Not Necessarily for Sale

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 Racial and ethnic discrimination alive and well in American mortgage lending By Erica Smishek The more things change in the American inner city, the more they […]

New Food for Thought

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 Cuisine goes “haute” at Place Vanier By Brian Lin Students returning to Place Vanier residence this fall were greeted by a pleasant surprise sure to whet […]


UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in September 2003. Compiled by Brian Lin Second thought on Statins After an investigation of the research behind cholesterol-lowering pills, Dr. […]

A Degree of Difference for First Nations Social Workers

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 A huge impact for the Squamish Community By Brian Lin It’s been 30 years in the making, but the first two-hour class of the new First […]

Come on get Healthy

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 New symposium shows how By Hilary Thomson Find yourself teetering on the seesaw of work-life balance? UBC’s first health symposium may help. The free event will […]

The Geee! In Genome

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 Celebrating 50 years of DNA research By Hilary Thomson Canada’s first national travelling exhibition on the science of genomics — including a special module honouring the […]

25 Year Club

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 10 | Oct. 2, 2003 UBC honours the Quarter Century Club By Brian Lin For Richard Prince, the secret to his lengthy academic career is taking it one day at a […]