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The Next Big Thing in 2008, and Beyond: The 3rd Annual Poll of UBC Experts

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are shedding their lights on developments in health care, computers, clean energy and other areas that may soon change our world. Their projections […]

UBC International Students Get a Taste of Home at Annual Holiday Dinner

Event: UBC Christmas dinner for international and domestic students living in residences who can’t go home for the holidays. Date / Time: Thursday, December 20th, 2007. Sittings at 12:30 p.m. […]

UBC Evolutionary Biologist Named Top Young Canadian Scientist

A University of British Columbia researcher whose work investigates how populations change over time has been awarded the 2007 Steacie Prize in the natural sciences, Canada’s top award for young […]

UBC This Week | Dec. 13, 2007

UBC Feature Web Site Continuing Studies: www.cstudies.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This Week […]

Two UBC “Ideas” Among New York Times 2007 Most Intriguing List

UBC Reports Extras | Dec. 12, 2007 UBC psychology researchers shone in the New York Times Magazine’s "7th Annual Year in Ideas," which featured 70 of the world’s most intriguing […]

UBC Law Faculty Receives $1 Million Gift from Davis LLP and Irwin Davis

The Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia has received a $1 million gift from national law firm Davis LLP and Irwin Davis, grandson of the firm’s founder […]

Rooming-in with Mum Eases Transition for Drug-exposed Newborns

Allowing women dependent on heroin or methadone to keep their newborns with them immediately after birth is better for baby and mother, and may reverse thinking about current standards of […]

UBC-United Nations Online Urban Sustainability Archive Receives Anonymous Donation

The UBC/UN-Habitat Archives, which will become the world’s most complete online repository of best practices for building sustainable cities, has received a financial boost from an anonymous donor. The $100,000 […]

Invasion!

American “Yippee” leader Jerry Rubin urged UBC students to “cast off the shackles of society.” – photo courtesy of UBC Archives UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 12 | […]

Global Research Ranking a Legacy of Founders’ Foresight

The late Michael Smith earned the 1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 12 | Dec. 6, 2007 By Hilary […]

Education and Law Among Oldest UBC Aboriginal Programs

Magnolia Unka (L) and Sita-Rani MacMillan will help to counteract a national shortage in First Nations lawyers and educators – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | […]

Find that UBC Plaque

UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 12 | Dec. 6, 2007 Pay attention as you walk across campus, and you’ll notice a plethora of plaques marking elements of our […]

Canada’s Patent Powerhouse

UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 12 | Dec. 6, 2007 By Hilary Thomson The year was 1984. Apple computers introduced the Macintosh, John Turner became Canada’s 17th prime […]

Peak Performances in the Flight of the Thunderbirds

Mary Campbell (centre) led UBC’s women’s basketball to win the 1930 world championship – photo by Bayne Stanley UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 12 | Dec. 6, 2007 […]

A Century Later, Aspiring to Global Influence

Prof. Stephen Toope, President and Vice Chancellor – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 12 | Dec. 6, 2007 By Prof. Stephen J. Toope, President […]

UBC Library Vault . . . Unlock the Treasures

Photo courtesy of UBC Vault UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 12 | Dec. 6, 2007 By Julie-Ann Backhouse UBC Library’s collection of rare treasures has been largely concealed […]

Aggies Forever: Evolution of a Founding Faculty

Land and Food Systems student Afton Halloran questions industrial agriculture and aims to be an activist for marginalized farmers – photo by Martin Dee UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | […]

A Long History of Creative Achievers

Dorothy Somerset, UBC Theatre Dept. Founder in front of the newly constructed Frederic Wood Theatre in 1958 – photo courtesy of UBC Theatre Dept. UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | […]

UBC This Week | Dec. 6, 2007

UBC Feature Web Site Faculty of Medicine: www.med.ubc.ca UBC This Week is a weekly summary of UBC people in the news, recent media releases and upcoming event highlights. UBC This […]