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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Sep. 28: start an evolution: UBC launches Canada’s largest fundraising and alumni engagement campaign Sep. 23: UBC MBA ranked among world’s top programs for social, ethical and […]

Emeritus professor presents lecture on King James Bible

Prof. R. Gerald Hobbs, emeritus professor of Church History & Music at the Vancouver School of Theology, is presenting “An Eighty-Year journey: The Making of the King James Bible” on […]

Smart Business, Small Business: speaker event

The Small Business Accelerator (SBA), an initiative of UBC’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, celebrates Business Development Bank of Canada’s Small Business Week on Oct. 17 at 5:30pm with two […]

UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture hosts discussion of future development

The UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) is presenting Shift — a discussion on which paradigm shift will have the greatest positive effect on the development of our […]

Celebrate Learning Week promotes teaching and learning at UBC

Celebrate Learning Week, held Oct. 29-Nov. 6, is a week-long showcase to celebrate teaching and learning across UBC Vancouver. Lectures, information sessions, poster sessions, student advising activities, workshops and other events […]

International UBC staff volunteer program accepting 2012 applications until Oct. 7

UBC’s international volunteer program for staff, Leave for Change, is accepting applications for the 2012 program year until Oct. 7. Those interested in the program can download an application form […]

UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences welcomes first expanded class

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences welcomed 224 incoming students on Sept. 9 as part of the Faculty’s annual White Coat Ceremony. This year’s expanded class represents an admission increase of […]

New book on Cascadia subduction zone features UBC professor

Prof. Barbara Lence, a faculty member of the UBC Civil Engineering department, is among the scientists and engineers featured in Cascadia’s Fault, a new book about the Cascadia subduction zone. […]

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences appoints Kevin Letchford assistant professor

The UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences announces the appointment of Kevin Letchford to the position of Assistant Professor, part-time (non-tenure track). Letchford earned his BSc (Chem) and BSc (Pharm) at […]

Asia Pacific Memos examine impact of Xinhai Revolution

The worldwide commemoration of the centennial of the Xinhai Revolution, which ended China’s Qing dynasty and founded a republican China, starts this October. A series of Memos examines the impact […]

Northern Medical Program: UBC responds to Sept. 20 CBC TV news story

On September 20, 2011, CBC TV Vancouver news broadcast a story about the Faculty of Medicine’s Northern Medical Program entitled: Northern B.C. program barely producing rural doctors. Faculty of Medicine Dean and UBC Vice Provost Health Dr. Gavin Stuart, and program students have responded in separate letters to inaccuracies in the story.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Sep. 22: What’s so unique about the tropics? UBC researcher says: “Less than we thought” Sep. 21: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health researchers help discover common genetic cause of […]

Celebrate Science at UBC

Celebrate Science! A Festival of BC Science Writers for Kids and Teens will take place on Sept. 24 at UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. A fundraiser in support of the work […]

Four UBC MFA graduates showcase poetry debut collections

UBC Creative Writing Program graduates Sheryda Warrener, Bren Simmers, Jamella Hagen and Linda Besner will be reading poems from their debut collections in a showcase tilted Four Score! September 2010 […]

Chinese Canadian stories preview event

A new, online Chinese Canadian videogame is using the latest in multimedia technology to connect young users to the lost stories of earlier generations. The game, entitled Gold Mountain Quest, will […]

UBC’s Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project screens at Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival

The Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival in Toronto is partnering with the Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project from UBC ( to screen a series of films on Sept. 27 at York University. The […]

UBC provost announces new leadership and direction for CFIS

David Farrar, UBC Provost and VP Academic, announced on Sept. 13 new leadership and a new structure and role for the College for Interdisciplinary Studies (CFIS). Hugh Brock, who takes […]