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Civil Engineering collecting toys for annual Toy Drive

Professor Don Mavinic in Civil Engineering will be collecting new and unwrapped toys for the North Shore Firefighters Annual Toy Drive. A large toy drive box is located at the […]

Twelve days of reading at UBC Library

Every day from December 3-18, UBC Library will post a new review written by Library staff, alumni and fans. Follow their Facebook page to read these reviews of books, digital […]

UBC Press book sale Dec. 13-14; all proceeds go to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society

UBC Press will be having a book sale of UBC Press and UBC Press-distributed books that are in good condition but cannot be sold in bookstores. They are asking $2 […]

Final Robson Reading Series event of 2012

The UBC Bookstore, in partnership with the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, will host its final 2012 Robson Reading Series event featuring poets Nyla Matuk (Sumptuary Laws), Matthew Tierney (Probably […]

Davis Cup promotion for current UBC students

From February 1-3, 2013, Team Canada will take on Team Spain in Davis Cup action at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre at UBC. Tickets sold out to the general […]

UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award

The submission deadline for the UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award has passed, and the adjudication period has now begun. The award honours those whose creative use of new […]

Nanomedicines and Drug Delivery Group celebrates one year anniversary

The Nanomedicines and Drug Delivery graduate training program, offered by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC, is celebrating a successful first year. First developed with input from a range […]

Community Knowledge Mapping Project

A partnership between the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, the UBC Community Learning Initiative and the School of Community and Regional Planning is developing the Community Knowledge Mapping Project, an […]

Startup Weekend at UBC

In UBC’s inaugural Startup Weekend on November 9-11, 50 participants had the opportunity to pitch their ideas and receive coaching from GrowLab, UBC startup Clinicbook, a local angel investor, as […]

UBC Nursing remembers Beverly Witter DuGas

UBC School of Nursing’s Honorary Professor Beverly Witter DuGas passed away November 22, 2012. Her major contributions to Canadian nursing and nursing education have been recognized with numerous honours. DuGas […]

Chemical and Biological Engineering professors recognized

Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor John Grace received the DuPont Particle Technology Forum Award for his contribution to research and education in chemical engineering and for being one of the […]

UBC members honoured with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Three more members of UBC’s community have received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal: • Sarah Morgan-Silvester, Chancellor of UBC • Chuck Slonecker, professor emeritus in Cellular and Physiological Sciences • Muhammad […]

UBC prof receives BCMA Terry Fox Medal

Dr. Dianne Miller, an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, received the Terry Fox Medal from the B.C. Medical Association (BCMA) in recognition of her leadership in […]

Marc Parlange appointed dean of Applied Science

UBC has announced that Professor Marc Parlange will be the next dean of the Faculty of Applied Science. His five-year appointment commences July 1, 2013. An expert in water resources […]

UBC experts on all things holiday-related

The festive season is upon us and researchers at the University of British Columbia are available to shed light on all things holiday-related.

Vol. 58 | No. 11

In the news

Highlights of UBC media coverage in November 2012