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UBC This Week 15-March-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar 15 UBC engineering students test 200-lb, 214-mpg car before international Shell competition Mar 14 UBC’s Vancouver senate vote paves way for early admissions offers […]

Smarty Pants: The Nature of Things features UBC forestry professor

UBC’s Suzanne Simard, a professor in the Faculty of Forestry, will be featured in an upcoming episode of The Nature of Things: Smarty Plants: Uncovering the Secret World of Plant […]

UBC's Got Talent: March 29

Tickets for UBC’s Got Talent are now available at the UBC Bookstore’s main, Sauder and downtown branches for only $5 a ticket. The event highlights the best of singing, dancing, […]

Addressing injustice: UBC’s response to the internment of Japanese Canadian students

UBC is holding a symposium to examine UBC’s role and response to the internment of 76 Japanese Canadian students during the Second World War, and how those issues resonate today. […]

World Model United Nations closing ceremonies

The World Model United Nations will be hosting its closing ceremonies tonight at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Throughout the past week, around 2,000 international delegates have been collaborating with other […]

UBC Engineering awards 2012 McEwen Award

UBC Engineering has presented the 2012 McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award to South Delta Secondary School mathematics teacher Brian Outerbridge. “Mr. Outerbridge transformed the mundane and average classroom into a […]

Computer science team wins best paper award

Computer science professor Karon MacLean‘s team (post-doc Vincent Levesque, now at Immersion Corp. and master’s student Louise Oram) won best paper award at the 2012 IEEE Haptics Symposium, held in […]

UBC engineers place first in debate, second in design at 2012 Canadian Engineering Competition

UBC engineers placed first in the Impromptu Debate and second in the Innovative Design categories at the 27th annual Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC), From Sea to Sky, held March 8-11 […]

UBC School of Music student selected for international piano quarterfinal

UBC Doctor of Musical Arts student Bogdan Dulu is one of fifty concert pianists from six continents chosen to perform in the quarterfinal of the international audition round of the […]

Physiologist named Researcher of the Year at UBC’s Okanagan campus

Philip Ainslie, Canada Research Chair in Cerebrovascular Function in Health and Disease and associate professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, has been named Researcher of the Year […]

UBC professor is 2011 recipient of SSHRC Aurora Prize

UBC law professor James Stewart is the recipient of the 2011 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Aurora Prize award. This $25,000 prize recognizes an outstanding new researcher who […]

2011/12 Student Development Award winners announced

The winners of the 2011/12 UBC Student Development Awards have been announced. The Office of the Vice-President, Students presents these awards to recognize exceptional contributions or improvements to the student […]