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UBC announces a new summer camp for queer, trans, questioning and allied youth

The University of British Columbia is running a new camp for queer, trans, questioning, and allied youth from across the province this summer.

Pediatrics professor launches book

Leora Kuttner, a clinical professor in the Dept. of Pediatrics at UBC and B.C. Children’s Hospital, will launch her new book A Child in Pain: What Health Professionals can do […]

Green College announces new partnership with Global Civic Policy Society

Green College has launched a new collaboration with the Global Civic Policy Society, led by former mayor of Vancouver Sam Sullivan, as part of the College’s contribution to UBC’s community […]

UBC students win computer science competitions

Computer science graduate student Mahdi Tayarani Najaran won first place and undergraduate students Dan Ballard and Jonathan Tao won second place at the BCNET Broadband Innovation Challenge student competition at […]

New director announced for School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

The Faculty of Applied Science announces Prof. Leslie Van Duzer as the new Director of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA). Her five-year appointment commences July 19, 2010. […]

UBC professor receives Sherritt Hydrometallurgy Award

Materials engineering professor David Dixon has received the 2010 Sherritt Hydrometallurgy Award from the Hydrometallurgy Section of the Metallurgical Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.  A […]

Discovery Channel features civil engineering professors

In March 2010, members of the Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering (CAEE) created a ‘reconnaissance team’ of researchers, led by UBC civil engineering professors  Carlos Ventura and Perry Adebar, along with […]

Law professor featured as Reader's Digest "Influential Canadian"

In the latest issue of Reader’s Digest (June 2010), Prof. Benjamin Perrin of UBC Faculty of Law is featured in a story entitled “Freeing the Sex Slaves,” part of the […]

Computer science prof recognized

Prof. Anne Condon, Dept. of Computer Science and Assoc. Dean for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives at UBC, won the 2010 Computing Research Association Nico Habermann Award.  Condon was honoured […]

UBC professors elected Fellows of the Royal Society 2010

Theoretical physicist Prof. Ian Affleck and evolutionary biologist Prof. Loren Rieseberg have been elected to the United Kingdom’s Royal Society. The UBC researchers are among 44 new fellows joining the […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases May 26: UBC grads don cap and gown for week of Vancouver campus ceremonies Upcoming Event Highlights May 28: The Intimate Consultant May 28-30: Alumni Weekend 2010: […]

On Graduation

Off to UBC to speak to 2010 graduates and apparently inspire them. Did I spell that right?

UBC blue whale exhibit welcomes first visitors; Canada’s two blue whale exhibits "meet" via live webcast

The first of a series of five summer public previews of the blue whale exhibit at UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum, in celebration of International Day of Biological Diversity

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases May 20: Long-term use of anti-anxiety drugs continues in B.C. despite known health risks: UBC study May 20: UBC Library welcomes Douglas Coupland archives May 18: […]

UBC Computer Science launches Summer Tech Trek

UBC Dept. of Computer Science is launching Summer Tech Trek, a new summer camp exclusively for students entering grade 8, 9 and 10 in September 2010.  The week-long camps will […]

Institute for Strategic Funding Development offers grant writing workshop

The Institute for Strategic Funding Development is offering a Strategic Grant Development Proposal Workshop at UBC on June 7-9.  Participants will receive the basics of grant writing, learn how to […]