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School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture prof wins international competition

Prof. Blair Satterfield (with HouMinn Practice partner Marc Swackhamer) teamed up with Vincent James Associates Architects (VJAA ) and artist Diane Willow to win the Washington Avenue Bridge Plaza design […]

UBC computer science professor wins Audi Production Award

Assoc. Prof. Alla Sheffer of UBC Computer Science, together with Sara McMains (Berkeley) and Sushrut Pavanaskar (Berkeley) won first prize in the 2011 International Audi Production Award competition. Eight finalist […]

UBC lecturer receives Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Literary Studies

John Culbert, sessional lecturer in the Dept. of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies, was awarded the Modern Language Association’s 19th annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone […]

UBC working with City of Vancouver to tackle green initiatives

UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Moura Quayle is leading the Campus-City Collaborative (C3), a new initiative that will bring the City of Vancouver together with six post-secondary institutions to […]

Preston Manning named Senior Fellow at Regent College

Preston Manning has been named a Senior Fellow of the Marketplace Institute, effective Jan. 1, 2012. The Marketplace Institute is an initiative of Regent College that develops resources, frameworks, and […]

Jack Taunton inducted into the BC Athletics Hall of Fame

Jack Taunton, professor in the Dept. of Family Practice, has been named the 2011 B.C. Athletics Hall of Fame inductee for his outstanding contributions as an athlete, community builder and […]

UBC This Week

 Recent UBC Media Releases Dec. 1: UBC, CFRI and BC Children’s researchers to lead $2.8-million project to reduce deadly infection in Bangladeshi mothers, children Nov. 30: UBC study explores distrust […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Asia Pacific Policy Studies / Ezra Vogel Interview Part 3

 Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text Memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. • Nov. 29 – Asia Pacific Policy Studies (Special […]

Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Award: call for applications open for 2012

This week marks the official call for applications for Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Awards 2012. Founded by Youth in Motion, the award celebrates and honours young Canadians who are […]

Rocks of Interest: Learning Centre exhibition

A new exhibition, Rocks of Interest to a Young Geologist is displayed at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The photographs in this exhibition were taken by Ruth Beer, a […]

24/7 study hours at the Learning Centre

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will be open 24 hours a day until Dec.18 to accommodate students during the winter exam season. This opening does not include: the Chapman […]

Annual Review

What is an A-HA moment? UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni share their A-HA moments in the 2010-2011 Annual Review. The Review includes a section on international media headlines and […]

UBC engineering students recognized by Engineering Institute of Canada

Two UBC engineering students – Katelyn Currie, second-year Mechanical Engineering, and Robert Jackson, third-year Civil Engineering – were each awarded the Engineering Institute of Canada Vancouver Island Branch Scholarship Society […]

UBC alumnus becomes third president and vice-chancellor of University of Ontario Institute of Technology

UBC graduate Tim McTiernan became the third president and vice-chancellor of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa, ON. McTiernan was appointed in February 2011 and took […]

Dean Aboulnasr shares her perspective on Engineers Without Borders

Every year, Engineers Without Borders holds the Perspectives Challenge to help raise money for the organization (at a national and university chapter level). Faculty of Applied Science Dean Tyseer Aboulnasr […]

UBC Centre for Health Education Scholarship presents at AAMC Research in Medical Education

UBC Faculty of Medicine had a strong presence at the recent American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Research in Medical Education (RIME) in Denver. Members of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship […]