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Asia Pacific Memo update – The Indonesian Model / The Significance of Tagore

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at May 31: The Indonesian Model: Learning from a […]

Exhibit: Where Did the Immigrants Actually Come From?

  UBC’s Asian Library, in collaboration with the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archives, presents Where Did the Immigrants Actually Come From? This exhibit, first shown in the Asian Library in […]

Three Applied Science educators receive UBC’s highest teaching honour

Applied Science educators Yusuf Altintas, Greg Johnson and Ronald Kellett each received UBC Killam Teaching Prizes during the May 2011 convocation ceremonies at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Students […]

UBC mechanical engineer receives Engineers Canada’s highest award

UBC mechanical engineering professor Yusuf Altintas has received the Gold Medal Award from Engineers Canada—the highest recognition in engineering in Canada—for his exceptional individual achievement and distinction in the field […]

UBC receives gold CASE award for “A place of mind” branding program

UBC is the recipient of a gold award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for the “UBC a place of mind” branding program. CASE is a […]

New Director for Barber Learning Centre

Simon Neame has been selected as the new director of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Neame began his library career after obtaining a Master of Library and Information Studies […]

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases June 1: Shame and honour increase cooperation: UBC study informs future strategy for tackling global challenges May 30: Non-invasive wireless near-infrared device provides reliable diagnosis of […]

Vol. 57 | No. 6

Highlights of UBC media coverage in May 2011

AWARDS Museum of Anthropology wins prestigious award The Globe and Mail, Canadian Architect, Vancouver Sun and others reported that UBC’s Museum of Anthropology was one of four buildings to win […]