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UBC Reports – August 29, 2013

UBC Reports – August 29, 2013

It’s move-in day for 3,200 new UBC students

Media tour on the day more than 3,200 first-year students move in to residence at UBC

UBC This Week 29-Aug-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Aug 29 Story tip: UBC makes major investment in student housing Aug 29 Poverty impairs cognitive function Aug 28 Story tip: How Verizon could shake […]

SALA announces fall 2013 lecture series

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture’s fall lecture series will feature local, national and international practitioners spanning architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design, including: • Thomas Woltz – Nelson […]

Behind the scenes of the BC RCMP June 18 emergency exercise

A story on emergency planning at UBC has been published by Trek and UBC News. The B.C. RCMP conducted a successful campus shooter exercise on June 18 – the first […]

UBC AeroDesign to build unmanned aerial vehicle

Twenty-one years after UBC AeroDesign’s first showcase at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aero Design Competition, the team is taking a step in a completely new direction. Starting in […]

SALA grad wins international design competition

Master of Landscape Architecture graduate Matt Gibbs has won the multi-disciplinary design competition Coldscapes: New Visions for Cold Weather Cities, which examines the often overlooked potential of cold climate cities. […]

Nursing alumna a finalist at European Society of Cardiology Congress

Sandra Lauck, PhD ’13, MSN ’07, RN and Clinical Director of Cardiac Services BC, is one of five finalists invited to present a paper in a competition at the European […]

SCARP students develop action plan for climate change in Philippine province

Nine students from the School of Community and Regional Planning traveled to the Philippine province of Bulacan as part of the interactive Philippine Planning Studio Course taught by Prof. Leonora […]

“Arctic Adaptations” competition winners announced

SALA students Geoff Cox and Neil Aspinall recently won the NU Health “Arctic Adaptations” competition — a school-wide design competition for the delivery of health services in Nunavut. They will […]

Master of Digital Media students receive $300,000 in scholarships

This September, 40 new students will start classes in the Master of Digital Media (MDM) program at the Centre for Digital Media in Great Northern Way campus, Vancouver. The 2013/2014 […]

Computer Science professor wins outstanding paper award

The Artificial Intelligence Journal (AIJ) has awarded Computer Science professor Alan Mackworth the 2013 AIJ Classic Paper Award for his paper “Consistency in Networks of Relations.” The award recognizes outstanding […]

Paradise Lost? Contemporary Works from the Pacific

Paradise Lost? Contemporary Works from the Pacific Wed Jul 24 – Sun Sept 29 Museum of Anthropology Featuring works by artists from Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon […]