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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Apr. 28: Ongoing relationship with care provider key for patients with a chronic condition: UBC study Apr. 27: Social media transforming how Canadians get the news, […]

UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth summer camp

At the eHealth summer camp, high school students entering years 10-12 in September 2011 will experience eHealth technologies, mHealth (mobile health) devices, virtual patient simulations, and create their own eHealth […]

GEERing Up! UBC Engineering and Science for Kids this summer

GEERing Up! UBC Engineering and Science for Kids is running weeklong engineering, science and technology summer camps this year from July 4 to Aug. 26. These camps are for children […]

Print Modernities – interdisciplinary graduate conference

? Print Modernities is an interdisciplinary graduate conference co-organized by the UBC departments of English, History, and Art History and Visual Art at UBC. It seeks to bring together scholars […]

One professor and four alumni named in Top 40 Under 40 Awards

Karen Bakker, an associate professor of geography and director of the Program on Water Governance at UBC, was today named a winner of the 2010 Top 40 Under 40 Awards.  […]

Three UBC professors honoured with CUFA BC’s Distinguished Academics Awards

Three UBC professors have received this year’s Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia (CUFA BC)’s Distinguished Academics Awards.  These awards are presented annually by CUFA BC to recognize […]

Decision about the future of UBC athletics

Event: An announcement will be made about the future of athletics at UBC at a media conference. Date: Tuesday, April 26 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Peter Wall Institute for Advanced […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Tagore in today’s world / UBC celebrating the 150th birthday of Tagore

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

Green College ticket offer to UBC Students: Global Civic Policy Society Public Salon

As part of a continuing collaboration between Green College, UBC, and The Global Civic Policy Society directed by former mayor of Vancouver Sam Sullivan, the College is offering UBC students […]

April 17-22: Tweet for the Planet honours Earth Day

The UBC Sustainability Initiative aims to get the tweetosphere all a twitter with its “Tweet for the Planet” (or, in the vernacular of Twitter, “#tweet4planet”) campaign. On now until Earth Day […]

UBC civil engineering graduate student wins prestigious scholarship

Civil Engineering graduate student Emilie Lapointe is the 2011 Vale Master’s in Engineering Scholarship winner. Awarded by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation, this prestigious $10,000 scholarship is awarded annually to […]

UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences receives $250,000 equipment donation from Merck Canada

Merck Canada has donated lab equipment and supplies valued at approximately $250,000 to the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC. In the fall of 2010, Merck Canada closed the doors […]

UBC mining engineer recognized by Engineers Canada

UBC mining engineering professor Rimas Pakalnis has been named Fellow of Engineers Canada for his noteworthy achievement and service to the engineering profession. Pakalnis is an expert in developing geotechnical […]

Graduate Pathways to Success Wins 2010/11 Helen McCrae Award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FoGS) announces that its Graduate Pathways to Success program (GPS) has been chosen to receive the 2010/11 Helen McCrae Award.  This annual award is in […]

UBC School of Environmental Health merges with the School of Population and Public Health

The UBC Senate yesterday approved the merger of the School of Environmental Health (SOEH) in the College for Interdisciplinary Studies with the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) in […]