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UBC Bookstore hosts “Cheer On Canada” events

The UBC Bookstore will be hosting several “Cheer On Canada” events.  The Point Grey and Robson Square locations will be open at extended hours in February. For more information, visit […]

Family doctor to host reading of chronic illness play at Vancouver Playhouse

UBC alumnus Yvette Lu (MD 2007) will read her one-woman play, Stories from the Closet: a play about living with chronic illness.  The play is a culmination of a process […]

UBC engineers show business savvy, teams advance to Enterprize Canada finals

Four teams from UBC will be advancing to Enterprize Canada’s national business plan competition on Feb.  5-7 in Vancouver. The four qualifying teams from UBC are: 1st Place: Aeos Formed […]

UBC engineer receives international recognition

UBC Mining Engineering Prof. Emeritus Janusz Laskowski has received the Medalla Rectoral and has been recognized as a Distinguished University Visitor by Chile’s Universidad de Concepción. The medal and accompanying […]

UBC engineers dominate Western Engineering Competition

At the 25th annual Western Engineering Competition, UBC received the 25th Anniversary Excellence Award and engineering student teams placed within the top-three of five categories. The annual event was held […]

Education professor receives lifetime contribution award

Prof. Linda Siegel, Educational and Counseling Psychology, Faculty of Education, is the recipient of the CPA Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Canadian Psychology.  She is recognized for […]

UBC researchers to investigate BC policy giving pharmacists the ability to adapt and renew prescriptions

Michael Law and Steve Morgan at UBC’s Centre for Health Services and Policy Research and the School of Population and Public Health are set to investigate a new BC program […]

UBC Film Production alumnus Julian Clarke receives Oscar nomination for editing District 9

UBC Film Production alumnus Julian Clarke (BFA 2000) has been nominated for an Academy Award in Film Editing for his contribution to Neill Blomkamp’s feature film, District 9.  The film […]

Canada's Chief Justice takes part in Western Premier of Louis Riel opera

Opera students at the UBC travel to different countries every year to learn where the art they practise comes from. But now, with the world arriving in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics, the UBC School of Music is on a mission to showcase Canadian opera.

UBC researchers to lead two NSERC Strategic Networks worth $10.3M

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have received $10.3 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to lead and coordinate two Strategic Networks in machining and biomaterials technology.