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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 24: Women in Canada’s news industry still face glass ceiling: study Mar. 23: Connections trump expertise for U.S. federal lobbyists, study suggests Mar. 23: Michael […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – former Canadian ambassador to Japan on the Crisis (video interview)

Those interested in current issues in Asia and across the Pacific are invited to subscribe to the Asia Pacific Memo (APM) series. Twice-weekly, APM publishes short text memos or video […]

Clean Energy Research Centre Seminar Series

The Clean Energy Research Centre introduces Cliff Mui and his presentation Nexterra’s Commercial Biomass Gasification Technology. Nextarra develops, manufactures and delivers advanced gasification systems that enable customs to self-generate clean, […]

SALA Public Lecture Program presents: Hitoshi Abe, New Types

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) will host Hitoshi Abe and his talk New Types. With experience in both the Sendai and Los Angeles areas, he is the […]

Integrated Planning and Design Facility lecture

As part of the ongoing feasibility study for the new UBC Integrated Planning and Design Facility, international environmental design specialist Patrick Bellew of Atelier Ten (London) will be giving a […]

Indonesian Islam: The Modern, Global Shapings of a National Tradition?

UBC Continuing Studies, the Dept. of Asian Studies at UBC, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and the Laurier Institution present Global Islam: Past, Present and Future, a series of […]

Theatre at UBC presents the first annual FUN RAISER

This April Fools day Theatre at UBC will hold its first annual Fun Raiser! at the Frederic Wood Theatre featuring the talents of both theatre students and faculty.  The event […]

UBC Engineering gives high-school teacher inaugural McEwen Award

UBC Engineering announces Douglas Park is the recipient of the inaugural McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award. He teaches biology and video production at Hugh Boyd Secondary School in Richmond. He […]

UBC alumna wins first prize in CBC Literary Awards

UBC creative writing alumna Gina Leola Woolsey was successful at the CBC Radio Literary Awards on March 24, nabbing the first prize for creative nonfiction with her story, My Best […]

UBC engineers place first in Canada in debate

Integrated engineering students Will McClary and Fraser Macdonald placed first in the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) 2011’s Extemporaneous Debate category. The competition was held March 10-13 at McGill University in […]

UBC Engineering Co-op honours 2011 award winners

In coordination with National Cooperative Educational Week on March 21-25, UBC Engineering Co-op announces its top faculty, student and employer of the year award winners at the annual graduation reception. […]

Sooyeol Lee wins Best Poster Award, TMS 2011

The best poster award in the Magnesium Technology Session at The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) Annual Meeting in San Diego earlier this month was awarded to Sooyeol Lee, […]

Nikola Zlatano receives Young Scientist of the Year Award

The president of the Republic of Macedonia awarded UBC PhD student Nikola Zlatanov the Young Scientist of the Year Award this week. Zlatanov came to UBC in 2010 after completing […]

UBC pharmaceutical sciences graduate program wins Peter Larkin award

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences announced that it has received the Peter Larkin Award in recognition for its graduate program. The award acknowledges a UBC graduate program or department that […]

UBC researcher elected to American Academy of Microbiology

Prof. Lindsay Eltis has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. The Academy is the honorific leadership group of the American Society for Microbiology, the world’s oldest […]

Student Development Award winners announced

The winners of the 2010/11 UBC Student Development Awards have been announced: Margaret Fulton Award (for an individual) Joshua Caulkins, Science Teaching and Learning Fellow Prof. Hugh Neary, Dept. of […]

Dean Barbara Evans concludes appointment at Faculty of Graduate Studies, Assoc. Dean Susan Porter steps in as Dean pro tem

Effective April 1, 2011, Barbara Evans, dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FoGS), will conclude her appointment as dean and returning to her homeland, Australia. Many of her initiatives […]

On the potential election

(B.C.) is the province where there are several ridings where a lot of shift amongst any of the three parties could tip the seat to any of the three.