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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.

On the uprising in Bahrain

Bahrain could be the breach in the Saudi Arabian wall when it comes to democracy.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Mar. 17: Professor Derek Gregory appointed Peter Wall Distinguished Professor Mar. 16: UBC forum on Japan disasters Mar. 14: Four UBC alumni appointed to B.C. cabinet […]

Grand Rounds Seminar Series Talk: Assessing Effectiveness of Medical Technologies

The Biomedical Engineering Program presents: Assessing Effectiveness of Medical Technologies, a talk given by Prof. Charlyn Black, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, on the topic of assessing effectiveness […]

Interview with UBC Japanese geography expert / India and the Middle East crisis (Asia Pacific Memo Update)

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 […]

UBC engineering recognizes exceptional high-school teachers

UBC Engineering announces the short list of secondary school teachers nominated for the inaugural McEwen Family Teacher Award. Created to highlight the contributions high school teachers make to students and […]

National Co-op week: March 21-25

UBC Engineering Co-op will celebrate their co-op achievements with free popcorn at the engineering co-op office during National Co-op Week.  Co-operative education has been working in Canada for 50 years.  […]