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Legislation will advance UBC as a living lab for sustainability

UBC President Prof. Stephen Toope welcomed today’s introduction of provincial legislation that supports the university’s vision to become a living laboratory for sustainability.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Apr. 29: Supreme Court of Canada decision ends lawsuit, affirms academic freedom at UBC Upcoming Event Highlights Apr. 30 : Anoushka Shankar May 1: “Breathless Days” […]

St. Mark’s College announces honorary doctorate recipient

Dr. Margaret Somerville, renowned ethicist and scholar based at McGill University in Montreal, will receive the Doctor of Sacred Letters (honoris causa) from St. Mark’s College at UBC. The degree […]

Sauder’s Centre for Sustainability and Social Innovation announces new name and location

The Centre for Sustainability and Social Innovation at the Sauder School of Business has been renamed ISIS and has also moved to a new location at 2150-1055 West Hastings, Vancouver. […]

Engineering prof awarded by IEEE

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Vancouver Section, chaired by UBC Prof. David Michelson, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded IEEE Canada’s 2010 Exemplary Section […]

2010 Faculty of Medicine awards announced

The UBC Faculty of Medicine has announced the recipients of the annual awards given to its faculty and staff.  The awards include the Killam Teaching Prize which recognizes excellence in […]

Design Centre for Sustainability receives international recognition

UBC’s Design Centre for Sustainability has received one of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2010 Professional Awards, which recognizes the best in landscape architecture around the world in […]

UBC receives $1.3M from CFI

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded a total of $1,325,484 to UBC to support 12 projects led by UBC’s top researchers. The awards are part of the Leaders […]

Five staff members awarded for excellence

Five staff members at UBC’s Vancouver campus are receiving the 2010 President’s Service Award for Excellence for outstanding contributions and personal achievement. Each recipient receives a gold medal, and $5,000, […]

Signing on for a New Student Union Building

UBC and the Alma Mater Society have finalized agreements to build the new Student Union Building (SUB). An official signing ceremony will be held on April 30 to mark the […]

Supreme Court of Canada decision ends lawsuit, affirms academic freedom at UBC

UBC welcomes a Supreme Court of Canada decision issued today that ends a longstanding lawsuit against the University and affirms UBC’s role in fostering open discourse and academic freedom without threats of legal action.