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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 […]

Alumni Weekend 2010, May 28-30

UBC welcomes alumni and friends back to campus for lectures, tours, athletic events, wine tastings and more. For more information, visit

TAG Institute gives week-long seminar

The Centre For Teaching and Academic Growth (TAG) will give a week-long series of seminars that feature a variety of topics on teaching, learning, professional and academic growth and technology. […]

UBC Library contributes to BC Books Online project

UBC Library is a participant of BC Books Online, a project that features a digital collection of non-fiction books about the province of B.C.  The collection includes books on history, […]

Learning Centre gives update on current initiatives

Two years ago, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre celebrated its grand opening.  The Centre will hold an event to highlight its achievements of the past two years and give […]

New Associate Dean, Postdoctoral Fellows appointed by the Faculty of Graduate Studies

The Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies announces the appointment of Prof. Anthony P. Farrell, Chair in Sustainable Aquaculture (Dept. of Zoology and Faculty of Land and Food […]

Computer science prof receives two awards

Prof. Gail Murphy from the Dept. of Computer Science, is the recipient of two awards. She was one of 12 to receive a 2010 Microsoft Software Engineering Innovation Foundation Award […]

UBC engineering team wins ALSBC Innovation Award

A team from UBC Engineering—students Graeham Douglas, Enrico Guld, Stephen Herbrik, Mark Hewett, Colin Keightley, Fraser McDonald and Zach Ross, supervised by mechanical engineering professors Mike Van der Loos and […]

UBC graduate student wins Equity Through Education Student Award

UBC graduate student Barbara Schober (Doctor of Philosophy/History) is one of 12 winners of the 2010 National Education Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) Equity Through Education Student Awards Program. She […]

CRNBC award UBC faculty 2010 Nursing Excellence Awards

Faculty members of UBC’s School of Nursing were recipients of the 2010 Nursing Excellence Awards given by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. Lecturer Marlene Groening was recognized in […]

B.C. signs agreement with Japanese company to beat cancer

The BC Cancer Agency and the Vancouver Prostate Centre announced a formal agreement with Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited for new drug treatments to fight breast, ovarian and prostate cancers. […]