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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 […]

Winners for 2011 President’s Service Award for Excellence announced

Recognizing the contributions of staff members to the UBC community, five staff will receive the 2011 President’s Service Award for Excellence. Presented during the spring convocation ceremonies, this award acknowledges […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Apr. 21: UBC recognizes two Canadian medical researchers with $50,000 prizes Apr. 18: Newer oral contraceptive as safe for gall bladder as older birth-control pills: UBC-VCH […]