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UBC This Week 11-Oct-2012

  Recent UBC Media Releases Oct 10 First video footage of unstudied West African seahorse released Oct 8 Maternal depression affects language development in babies       Upcoming Event […]

“Uninterrupted” brings Adams River to the heart of the city

UBC Department of Theatre and Film adjunct professor Nettie Wild has a new film at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival. “Uninterrupted” captures the biggest salmon migration on the planet […]

UBC Apple Festival hosts naming of Canada’s newest apple

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of British Columbia’s favourite fruits. Every year, around 20,000 kilos of apples are sold to thousands of attendees, […]

Asia Pacific Memos: Ruling elites, changing universities

The Institute of Asian Research has released two new Memos on contemporary Asia: • Thailand and Turkey: Challenges to Elite and Military Rule – by Duncan McCargo, University of Leeds and […]

Grad student photo exhibition on BC tree planters

A photo exhibition by Arnaud De Grave, a UBC graduate student in the Faculty of Forestry, depicts a group of professional tree-planters in coastal British Columbia. The exhibition, “Extreme Planting […]

UBC Law recognizes students who work with underserved populations

Recent UBC Law graduates Charles Hutchinson and Theressa Etmanski are the inaugural recipients of the Beverley McLachlin Legal Access Award. The award recognizes students who choose to help underserved populations […]

Sauder student receives KPMG scholarship

Anu Rao, a BComm student at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, is among four Canadian university students to be awarded a $5,000 scholarship from KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory […]

Chinese Canadian Stories at the Vancouver Public Library

UBC invites the public to check out a new interactive kiosk that tells the fascinating stories of Chinese Canadian communities from across the country. Visitors will be able to view […]

Online reserves workshops for instructors

UBC Library has a new online reserves system in Blackboard Connect. The system is a one-stop tool that allows users to manage all their print and electronic reserves requests. Instructors […]

SALA lecture lifts the veil on exposed structures

The mounting desire for sustainable, economical, and “honest” design has encouraged the move towards exposed structures – buildings that showcase engineering ingenuity and intricate integration of mechanical, electrical, and acoustical […]

HELP expo highlights child development research

The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) is hosting its 2012 Fall Research Expo, a one-day event to highlight emerging child development research. The morning keynote session, hosted by HELP director […]

UBC Library ranked among top three academic library Twitter accounts

At a recent library research conference, presenter Willie Miller discussed his study of Association of Research Libraries using Twitter. In this study, he ranked @UBCLibrary as one of the three […]

Faculty of Education celebrates Year of Indigenous Education

UBC’s Faculty of Education is recognizing 2012-2013 as the Year of Indigenous Education. Throughout the year, the Faculty will bring together students, community members, faculty, teachers, and leaders in the […]

$100,000 prize to fight global corruption

The Faculty of Law at Allard Hall has launched one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the international fight against corruption and protecting human rights. The Allard Prize for […]

UBC offers world’s largest forestry scholarship

The Faculty of Forestry is offering the world’s largest scholarship for forestry research to attract top doctoral students. The Future Forests Fellowship will provide a PhD student with up to […]

Batter up! UBC’s United Way Campaign kicks off

On Oct. 9, the 2012 UBC Community United Way Campaign launched online. Within the first two days of the campaign, the UBC Community raised more than $124,000 toward its $650,000 […]

Bringing the UBC Brand to life

The UBC community is invited to visit, a new microsite full of tools, templates, guidelines and downloads related to telling our UBC story.   The website includes information about […]

UBC joins in ShakeOut

UBC is participating for the third time in the province-wide ShakeOut BC earthquake preparedness exercise. On Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m. everyone on campus should: • Drop, Cover and Hold on […]