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UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Oct. 20: “Trading Places” most common pattern for couples dealing with male depression: UBC study Oct. 19: New UBC professorship focuses on women’s cardiovascular health Oct. 19: […]

Asia Pacific Memo update

For current issues in Asia and across the Pacific, the Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text memos or video interviews twice-weekly via email. Asia Pacific Memo launched a new […]

UBC pharmacy students compete for the title of Mr. Pharmacist

On Oct. 21, 2011, male students from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC will be participating in the inaugural Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) Mr. Pharmacist […]

Free tickets: Global Civic Policy Society Public Salon

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

New series: UBC Music students give downtown lunchtime performances

A new series brings UBC Music students downtown for lunchtime performances made possible by an anonymous donor. Six weekly performances will feature a variety of ensembles and genres, including piano […]

Open scholarship at Open UBC

Open UBC will be held Oct. 24-30 in conjunction with International Open Access Week, which encourages the academic community to come together to share and learn about open scholarship initiatives […]

Celebrate Learning Week with UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites the community to attend the Celebrate Learning Seminars and Poster Session during Celebrate Learning Week at UBC. The speakers include Dr. Stephen Chapman, Head, […]

NGDI-UBC Distinguished Lectureship Seminar Series presents Stephen Lewis

The Neglected Global Diseases Initiative (NGDI) at UBC presents Stephen Lewis at their third Distinguished Lectureship Seminar on Oct. 21.  Lewis, a Distinguished Visiting professor at Ryerson University, is the […]

Faculty of Arts Buchanan Courtyard Renew project recognized

The UBC Faculty of Arts Buchanan Courtyard Renew project, designed by Vancouver design firm PFS Landscape Architects, has placed in the staff choice category in the Design Exchange (DX) Awards.  […]

UBC opens new Tennis Centre

UBC officially opened the new Tennis Centre last Friday. The new facility houses eight indoor and one outdoor courts and is open to the public. UBC students, staff, faculty and members of the Lower Mainland […]

CRC recognizes outstanding peer review contributions

Prof. John R. Grace from the Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Assoc. Prof. Clay Smith, formerly of the Dept. of Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant have been recognized for their efforts […]

Gurdeep Parhar receives 2011 Alumnus of Distinction Award

Gurdeep Parhar, Associate Dean, Equity and Professionalism, and clinical assistant professor in the Dept. of Family Practice, was recognized for his outstanding contributions to medical education by the University of […]

UBC Opera Director Nancy Hermiston honoured at The Rubies

UBC Opera director and University Marshal Nancy Hermiston was honoured at The Opera Canada Awards (The Rubies) on Oct. 5 in Toronto, along with Russell Braun and Jacqueline Desmarais in […]

David Snadden appointed Executive Associate Dean, Education, in the Faculty of Medicine

In his new position, effective November 1, 2011, Dr. David Snadden will provide strategic leadership for education programs within the Faculty of Medicine. He has led the Northern Medical Program […]

Tom Boyce elected to the Institute of Medicine

Tom Boyce, the Sunny Hill Health Centre/ B.C. Leadership Chair in Child Development and a professor with the Human Early Learning Partnership at UBC, was elected a member of the […]