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Fair Trade Week at UBC

UBC is celebrating its status as Canada’s first Fair Trade campus with its first Fair Trade Week (March 5 – 9) to raise awareness of what Fair Trade is, what […]

Invitation to UBC’s 3-Minute Thesis competition semi-final and final rounds

The UBC community and the general public are invited to attend UBC’s second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) competition where graduate students challenge themselves and each other to present their […]

UBC Forestry celebrates the end of the International Year of the Forest

The United Nations made 2011 the International Year of the Forests and UBC’s Faculty of Forestry has hosted a number of events to mark the occasion.   As a conclusion […]

Student team one of the best at Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race

For the first time, UBC’s Okanagan campus entered a team of engineering students in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race in Calgary. They won best new team, second-best performing toboggan […]

School of Engineering student wins OPTO Startup Challenge

Samuel Schaefer, a fourth-year School of Engineering student at UBC’s Okanagan campus, won first place at the OPTO Startup Challenge for his presentation of his research group’s product: a smart, […]

UBC’s Faculty of Management team wins GAAPS

A team of management students from UBC’s Okanagan campus claimed first prize at the Gathering of Accounting Associates, Professionals and Students (GAAPS). Ciera Elliott, Maxime Walker and Eric Binotto traveled […]

Grad student creates speech using hand gestures

Researchers at UBC have developed a voice synthesizer that allows people to speak by simply moving their hands. Johnty Wang, a master’s student in electrical and computer engineering, is part […]

Retell, Rethink, Recover at UBC Library

UBC Library is hosting an exhibition and conference to commemorate the March 11 disasters in Japan. Retell, Rethink, Recover, which began on Feb. 20 and runs through April, consists of […]

UBC School of Nursing partners with Canada India Education Society to support global nursing education

The School of Nursing has renewed its partnership with the Canada India Education Society (CIES) to support the development of nursing education in the Indian state of Punjab. The CIES […]

UBC Library welcomes film collection on B.C. environment

One of the largest private film collections in Canada, which provides fascinating documention of rural B.C., will be housed and preserved by UBC Library thanks to a generous donation from […]

UBC's Got Talent auditions due March 5

UBC’s Got Talent highlights singing, dancing, instrumental, theatre, spoken word and other performing talents from the UBC community. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and residents of the University Neighbourhoods Association are […]

UBC natural product chemist honoured by Chemical Institute of Canada

Raymond Anderson, a marine natural product chemist with the Depts. of Chemistry and Earth and Ocean Sciences, has received the 2012 Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Medal. The CIC Medal […]