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UBC This Week 20-Sep-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Sep 19 UBC joins Coursera to offer free online courses Sep 18 UBC opens new $133M Pharmaceutical Sciences Building Sep 18 UBC experts for Statistics […]

Mobilizing the Chinese Education Movement in Malaysia; Mongolia Remains Key To US Strategy in Asia

Asia Pacific Memo (APM) series publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at Most recent memos: • Mobilizing the Chinese Education […]

Food services presents "Meet Your Maker – Look before you eat!"

To help connect campus food consumers to campus providers and B.C. food producers, UBC Food Services presents “Meet Your Maker – Look before you eat!”, an event that encourages people […]

Theatre at UBC presents The Duchess: a.k.a. Wallis Simpson

Alumna Sarah Rodgers directs this irreverent and ribald tale of the American divorcee for whom Edward Vlll abdicated his throne. Through a combination of naturalism and theatrical magic, Canadian playwright […]

Parkinson's Disease Foundation announces latest online educational series

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) has announced its newest series of PD ExpertBriefings, free interactive seminars presented by leaders in Parkinson’s disease research and care. Designed for people living with […]

ECE research: From Darkest Absorber to Reflective Mirror

As one of the darkest materials on earth, a “carbon nanotube forest” can absorb the entire visible range of electromagnetic waves more efficiently than any other known black material. A […]

UBC mining student wins IPMM Best Student Paper Award

Juliana Parreira was recipient of the 2012 Iqbal Ahmad Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials (IPMM) Best Student Paper Award for her presentation “Simulation of Autonomous Mine Haulage Trucks.” The […]

Fifth annual Celebrate Learning Week: Oct. 27 – Nov. 4

Celebrate Learning Week is a showcase to celebrate teaching and learning opportunities at UBC. Now in its fifth year, the Oct. 27 – Nov. 4 celebration highlights and honours the […]

Nine recipients for the 2012 UBC President’s Staff Awards

This year, nine UBC staff members are recognized for their contributions of excellence for enhancing the UBC experience, leadership and creativity, global citizenship, emerging leadership, and advancing diversity and inclusion, […]

UBC This Week 13-Sep-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Sep 13 UBC first Canadian university to produce clean heat and electricity from biofuel Sep 13 UBC President Stephen Toope calls for investment in B.C. […]

Exhibition: Missionary Printing Presses at UBC Library

UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) presents “The Iron Pulpit”: Missionary Printing Presses in British Columbia, a display of texts produced on missionary printing presses in British Columbia […]

Exhibition: Wu Han-chi at the Asian Centre

Wu Han-chi (伍漢持): One Family – Two Nations, a cultural exhibition on the life of Wu Han-chi, will be on display in the Asian Centre Auditorium. An instrumental figure in […]

Asia Pacific Memo: China Crucial to India’s Mobile Revolution

Following a summer publication break, Asia Pacific Memo (APM) is back to feature accessible scholarly research on contemporary Asia. Twice-weekly, APM publishes short text essays or video interviews at […]

Leave for Change Applications open

Applications are now open for the 2013 Leave for Change volunteer program. Every year, UBC sends six staff members abroad to volunteer in developing countries, sharing their knowledge and skills […]

UBC students to discuss “great ideas” during Canada’s Democracy Week

More than 250 students from UBC will gather to hear and discuss “great ideas worth spreading” to engage more Canadians in democracy. The event is part of Canada’s Democracy Week, […]

UBC hosts Food Security Policy in Asia and the Pacific Symposium

An international symposium will bring together academics, policy makers and private sector representatives to share best practices to help build capacity throughout Asia Pacific on key policy issues and options […]

Applied Science PhD students receive Vanier Scholarships

Lyana Patrick, a PhD student in School of Community and Regional Planning supervised by Prof. Leonie Sandercock, received the scholarship for her research proposal, “Addictions and Mental Health Planning in […]