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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 18: Markets and religion – not family ties – shaped norms of fairness, punishment in complex societies: UBC study Mar. 15: UBC economist Paul Beaudry […]

Campus volunteers invited to reception

A reception will be held for UBC members who volunteer with a group on campus in recognition of their contributions and to provide an opportunity to connect with other volunteers. […]

Botanical Gardens featured in parenting blog

The UBC Botanical Gardens was recently featured on parenting blog  To view the story and images, visit

Green College Visiting Professor gives talks on fairy tales and folklore

Jack Zipes, one of the world’s leading authorities on fairy tales, will be at UBC from March 23 — 27 to give talks across campus and the community as a […]

Chilean students thank Dept. of Mining Engineering and UBC community

The Chilean students at UBC thank the Dept. of Mining Engineering and members of the UBC community who contributed to the recent earthquake relief fundraising campaign for which funds were […]

Engineering co-op announces contributions and awards

Canada’s National Co-operative Education Week begins March 22, and as UBC Co-op celebrates its 30th year, the UBC Engineering Co-op Program is showcasing the contributions of students to technical research […]

UBC to host Summer Institute in Sustainable Urban Design

On July 18-23, the Design Centre for Sustainability in the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and UBC Continuing Studies Centre for Sustainability will host the Summer Institute in […]

UBC zoologist part of research group to recommend ivory trade monitoring and enforcement

Recent petitions from several African nations to ‘downlist’ the conservation status of elephants should be denied because no adequate monitoring of the impact of ivory sales or enforcement of the […]

First prize for International Criminal Law Studies awarded to UBC prof

UBC Faculty of Law Asst. Prof. James Stewart is the first recipient of the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies.  This award was established last year by The […]

Fisheries professor receives honorary degree

An honorary doctorate degree was recently awarded to UBC Prof. Daniel Pauly by the University of the Algarve, Portugal, for his contribution to fisheries science.  Following the award presentation, Pauly […]

UBC prof awarded 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Prof. Anthony Clarke, Dept. of Curriculum and Pedagogy, was named one of this year’s 3M National Teaching Fellows – the most prestigious teaching award in higher education.  This fellowship recognizes […]

UBC mathematicians receive national honours

UBC mathematicians have been recognized at the national level with four research awards. Prof. Rachel Kuske, head of the Dept. of Mathematics, was awarded the 2011 Krieger-Nelson Prize for Research […]