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Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 26: UBC clinical teaching facility opens at KGH Jan. 25: No evidence of a post-Olympics boom or bust for host city real estate prices: UBC study […]

UBC student interns in HIV and AIDS awareness project

UBC graduate Amy Van Ooyen recently embarked on a two-month developmental internship in Hanoi, Vietnam working with Project ASK, an HIV and AIDS awareness development project. Her responsibilities focused on […]

UBC alumna, former member of Canadian Bobsleigh Team speaks at bobsled competition

Kat Louman-Gardiner, a UBC alumna in mechanical engineering and a former member of the Canadian Bobsleigh team, will share her stories to kick off the Engineering Bobsled Competition.  Prizes will […]

Sauder School hosts Pacific Northwest Economic Conference

Students from the Sauder School of Business are hosting the 2010 Pacific Northwest Economic Conference (PNEC) on Jan. 30 in downtown Vancouver. PNEC features more than 25 keynotes, panelists and […]

Green College residents support Haiti

The Green College Dining Society (an independent society run by College residents, whose membership consists of all residents), decided to have “low budget” meals for one week, allowing them to […]

Creative Writing’s literary magazine celebrates 50 years

PRISM international, Western Canada’s oldest literary magazine published out of UBC’s creative writing department, is celebrating 50 years since its inception in 1959 by Earle Birney.  PRISM has been discovering […]

Mechanical engineering names scholars

UBC Dept. of Mechanical Engineering designated their first group of Department Scholars at a Celebration of Achievements reception on Jan. 13.  The Department Scholar designation was created to recognize the […]

New scholarship established for School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Peter Busby, principal at Busby Perkins + Will, and Ray Cole, UBC professor and former director of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), have joined together to establish […]

UBC wins 2010 CASE awards

UBC has been honoured with several awards by The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in their District Awards Programs.   CASE is an international association serving educational institutions […]

Announcement of endMS Transitional Career Development Award Recipients

Dr. Cornelia Laule from the UBC Dept. of Radiology is the recipient of the inaugural endMS Transitional Career Development Awards from the endMS Research and Training Network, a nationwide initiative […]

Public talk and workshop on gender violence to promote safety awareness

During the month of January, UBC’s Vancouver campus is hosting events to promote awareness of the serious issue of sexual assault and safety on university campuses. Acclaimed gender violence educator […]

UBC Vancouver Sustainability Initiative

UBC President Stephen Toope has announced the creation of a new sustainability strategic management initiative that will begin to take shape immediately.

UBC clinical teaching facility opens at KGH

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Weight training improves cognitive function in seniors: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health research

Weight-bearing exercises may help minimize cognitive decline and impaired mobility in seniors, according to a new study conducted by the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at Vancouver Coastal Health and the University of British Columbia.