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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Dec. 9: Audain Foundation’s $2.5 million grant supports UBC Museum of Anthropology Dec. 9: Tropical birds waited for land crossing between North and South America: UBC […]

Nominations accepted for Alumni Achievement Awards

Nominations for the 2010 UBC Alumni Achievement Awards are now being accepted.  The annual Awards present an opportunity to recognize outstanding alumni for their accomplishments.  Submissions can be made at […]

Morph exhibit at the Learning Centre

The Ike Barber Learning Centre Gallery will have on display, Morph, an art exhibit featuring work by students from the Visual Arts 300 class. The theme is “transformation”, featuring paintings […]

Open House for new secondary school

Plans are underway for the Vancouver School Board to re-use and expand the former National Research Centre building for a new secondary school at Wesbrook Place.   UBC Campus and Community […]

Copenhagen climate rally on UBC campus this Saturday

In conjunction with the climate change talks taking place in Copenhagen, members of UBC and the University Neighborhoods are organizing a rally to reinforce their dedication to meaningful climate change.  […]

UBC professor named one of VANOC’s honorary mayors for athletes' villages in 2010

UBC professor emeritus Dr. Douglas Clement has been named one of the volunteer honorary mayors to welcome athletes to Whistler and Vancouver during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter […]

Computer science professor receives research award

Prof. Alan Mackworth, Computer Science has received a 2009 Association for Constraint Programming (ACP) Research Excellence Award.  His two papers on consistency algorithms and their complexity were among the most […]

Minister of State for Climate Action visits UBC Electric Car Club

The Minister of State for Climate Action, the Honourable John Yap and President Stephen Toope recently visited the UBC Electric Car Club (UBC ECC) to gain familiarity with the club’s […]

UBC engineering faculty receive best demonstration award

Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Assoc. Prof. Sydney Fels, master student Billy Lam, PhD student Ian Stavness, and co-op student Ryan Barr have won Best Demonstration Award at the 17th International […]

Pfizer and B.C. launch $9M collaboration to tackle cancer

Pfizer is entering into a three-year, $9-million research collaboration with the BC Cancer Agency and the Vancouver Prostate Centre, a UBC and Vancouver General Hospital Centre of Excellence, to tackle […]

Chan Centre a semifinalist in Creative Campus Innovations program

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts was announced as a semifinalist for the 2010 Creative Campus Innovations Grant Program, a program initiated by The Association of Performing Arts Presenters […]