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UBC Engineering Video Contest winners announced

UBC Engineering announces the winners of the UBC Engineering Video Contest. The contest challenged Engineering students to share their sense of pride in their UBC experience. The judges based their […]

Major library conference coming to UBC

UBC has been selected as the host campus for the 2012 Academic Library Advancement and Development Network (ALADN) conference, which focuses on fundraising and development issues for academic and research […]

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design strategies for the Post-Carbon World

Prof. Patrick Condon, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, will launch his book entitled Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design strategies for the Post-Carbon World. It is the first major […]

UBC launches composting for campus residents

UBC now provides composting for more than 1,000 campus apartment and townhouse homes in partnership with University Neighbourhoods Association. A pilot version of the program was the first in Metro […]

Early Career Scholars announced

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies announced the appointment of 10 Early Career Scholars. This scholarship is given to full-time UBC faculty who are in the professorial ranks and […]

UBC students receive Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation scholarships

UBC Engineering students Lindsey Curtis, Elizabeth Hughes and Hengameh Hoseini have been announced as 2010 scholarship recipients by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation. Curtis and Hughes will receive two of […]

UBC professor heads new study investigating alternative treatments for depression

Dr. Raymond Lam, UBC Psychiatry professor and Medical Director of the Mood Disorders Centre of Excellence at UBC Hospital is the principal investigator of the new research study on the […]

UBC Computer science professors received NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement

Prof. Michiel van de Panne and Assoc. Prof. Wolfgang Heidrich, Dept. of Computer Science received the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Accelerator Supplement.   The supplement […]

School of Nursing faculty members awarded by CRNBC

Two faculty members of the UBC School of Nursing are among the recipients of the 2010 Nursing Excellence Awards given by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). […]

CIRS building design won Best Green Building

The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) won the Best of Green: Design and Architecture award from TreeHugger – a media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. “The CIRS […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases April 21: UBC Earth Day events and experts Upcoming Event Highlights Apr. 23: Individualization and the Changing Moral Landscape in Post-Mao China Apr. 24: Earth Day […]