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UBC This Week 03-Jan-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jan. 2 Four UBC professors appointed to Order of Canada Dec. 26 Kindness key to happiness and acceptance for children Dec. 19 The Next Big […]

Alumni Awards accepting 2013 nominations

The UBC Alumni Achievement Awards, held in November each year honouring the best and brightest, is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 awards. Supporting thinking that will change the world […]

UBC Rugby celebrates opening of new home

UBC’s Department of Athletics and Recreation will celebrate the opening of the new Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre at UBC’s Vancouver campus with an open house on January 8. The UBC […]

Access to UBC Library at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

As of January 2, 2013, level two access to UBC Library in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – which includes bookstacks and Library services in the north wing – […]

Pharmacy students reach video competition finals

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences students Esther Chan and Cindy Pan placed among the top four in the 2012 Canadian Healthcare Network Pharmacy Student Video Competition. Their submission, “Canada’s Next […]

ORW gives endowment to UBC

ORW Opportunities through Rehabilitation and Work Society, a non-profit advocating for persons with disabilities, donated $50,000 to endow the ORW Opportunities through Rehabilitation and Work Society Graduate Award. The award […]

School of Nursing releases study on men’s health in B.C.

In a report prepared for the Men’s Health Initiative of B.C., Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc and colleagues studied the health of boys (12 to 18 years) and young men (19 to […]

UBC Engineering professor inducted president of APEGBC

Professor of Civil Engineering Michael Isaacson was inducted President of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) at its 93rd annual general meeting in Victoria. Isaacson has […]

English prof nominated for AcademiaNet

UBC English professor Sherrill Grace has been nominated to become a member of AcademiaNet. Launched in 2010 by Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, AcademiaNet is an online databank that brings […]

New physiotherapy lab opens in B.C.

A new physiotherapy teaching lab opened in Prince George to support the new Northern and Rural Cohort of UBC’s Master of Physical Therapy program. The teaching lab, at the University […]

UBC Dentistry opens oral care centre in Vietnam

The first oral health research centre between a North American university and a hospital in Southeast Asia was opened by UBC Dentistry in Vietnam on December 13, 2012. The centre […]

UBC members receive Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Law professor Benjamin Perrin has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. He was nominated by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy for his work at the forefront […]