Medical and philanthropic leaders from the UBC community are among the 57 new appointments to the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.
In international competition, the difference between a gold medal and missing the podium is often measured in split seconds. A team of UBC engineers is developing solutions to trim milliseconds from finishing times with the goal of providing a competitive edge for Canadian athletes.
A competitive snowboarder with the First Nations Snowboard Team (FNST), Treanna Delorme will carry the Olympic torch for one kilometre in Lillooet, B.C., on Feb. 6.
Academics and innovators are joining athletes for a series of Olympic events at the University of British Columbia that will contribute to a forum for national dialogue on issues surrounding the 2010 Winter Games.
For many older adults, aging with chronic disease, disability and frailty requires a daily Olympian effort just to survive.
Worried that getting around the city could be the toughest event of the 2010 Winter Games?
UBC is home to more than 7,000 international students from 155 countries. Read more of their stories at: grad.ubc.ca/international/meetstudents.asp