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UBC women's rugby coach Maria Gallo.

Maria Gallo named new women’s rugby coach

Maria Gallo brings an impressive mix of experience to her new position with UBC’s women’s rugby team. 

Red Tails and Dragon Tales

Red Tails and Dragon Tales Fri Jun 28, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Victoria Learning Theatre, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall A historic symposium with the Tuskegee […]

UBC This Week 27-Jun-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jun 25 UBC experts on Canada’s National Household Survey Jun 25 UBC heart and stroke research gets $35M boost Upcoming Event Highlights Jun 27 Bizet: […]

UBC Opera presents Carmen

The UBC Opera Ensemble presents George Bizet’s Carmen this summer under the direction of Nancy Hermiston with Maestro Leslie Dala conducting. The production will also tour Campbellford, Ontario and Teplice, Czech […]

UBC Reports – June 27, 2013

UBC Reports – June 27, 2013

Red Tails and Dragon Tales

UBC Library’s Chapman Learning Commons is presenting a three-day summit (June 28-30) that will bring together for the first time, two groups of WWII veterans that faced discrimination: the Tuskegee […]

An inside look at palliative care

Palliative care has been transformed by new drugs and a collaborative approach, enabling comfortable and meaningful end-of-life experiences for patients and their families. That transformation is the focus of  “Faces […]

Nursing students raise funds for mental health

Nursing students pledged their support and physical stamina in support of the B.C. Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association on June 23 by taking part in Ride Don’t Hide. […]

Winners of inaugural Postdoc Slam

Eleven competitors presented their research to colleagues and a judging panel at the inaugural 3 Minute Postdoc Slam held on May 23. The top three winners were: Subhashini Vashisth, Chemical […]

UBC student receives Holmes Travel Award from the Society of American Archivists

Weimei Pan, a first-year doctoral student in the Archives Studies PhD Program at UBC, is the 2013 recipient of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Travel Award from the Society of American […]

ECE student new chair of AUTO21 HQP Advisory Committee

As newly elected chair of AUTO21’s HQP Advisory Committee, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) student Nima Taherinejad hopes to increase student engagement in AUTO21 Network activities. Taherinejad recently won the […]

Bombardier establishes new fellowship in transportation planning

The Faculty of Applied Science announces the establishment of the J. Armand Bombardier Sustainable Transportation Fellowship with a gift of $500,000 from the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation. “Applied Science is […]

Engineering professor mixes recycled waste aggregate into concrete

The first pour of concrete using recycled aggregate formed the foundation and walls in architect Hugh Bitz’s residential construction project. The application is based on research done by Asst. Prof. […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences honours preceptors with Practice Educator awards

Four preceptors from across B.C. have received Pharmacy Practice Educator awards from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Michael Lam and Duncan Mackay received the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Community […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences and AbbVie announce Professorship in Medication Adherence

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and AbbVie announce the appointment of Dr. Mary De Vera as assistant professor and recipient of the Professorship in Medication Adherence with the Faculty of […]

Prof receives social sciences grant to study gender barriers in the profession

Prof. Elizabeth Croft of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to study why few women reach senior management in […]

Researchers win Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Engineering Excellence

Researchers at UBC’s Earthquake Engineering Research Facility, including professors Carlos Ventura, William Finn and Armin Bebamzadeh, were part of a group of researchers from industry and academia who received the […]

Four engineers inducted as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Engineering professors Savvas Hatzikiriakos, Panos Nasiopoulos, Tarek Sayed and Dharma Wijewickreme have been inducted as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in recognition of their achievements and career-long service […]

Research grant funding from Special Olympics Canada

Special Olympics Canada is accepting applications for a grant that will support research activities to enhance athlete development, athlete performance, coaching development and/or other areas of focus as identified in […]

Presidential search committee: town hall meetings July 2 and 3

The committee charged with the responsibility of identifying a new President for UBC invites internal and external communities to help define the qualities to look for in UBC’s next President. […]