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UBC This Week 19-Sep-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Sep 19 Songbirds may have “borrowed” DNA to fuel migration Sep 18 UBC announces measures to address campus chants, sexual violence Sep 17 Batten down […]

Food Services opens Mercante Cucina Italiana

Food Services introduces Mercante Cucina Italiana, a new campus eatery located in the Ponderosa Commons on the southwest corner of West Mall and University Boulevard. The menu features traditional Italian […]

2013 UBC Faculty and Staff start an evolution appeal contest winners

Two winners were announced for the UBC Faculty and Staff Appeal contest. Long-time donor Margaret Tom-Wing (BSc ’89, BFA ’93), executive coordinator in the Dean of Arts office, won an […]

Research Day 2013 – “Energy, Water and Sustainability”

Research Day is a student initiative with a focus on “Energy, Water and Sustainability.” This full day event on Oct. 9, 2013, will showcase research work by engineering students in […]

Allard Prize for International Integrity

Dean Mary Anne Bobinski and Faculty of Law invite the UBC community to the inaugural awarding of the Allard Prize for International Integrity. The ceremony will include remarks from keynote […]

Anti-homophobia measures reduce binge drinking for all students

A UBC Nursing study on how gay-straight alliances reduce binge drinking among youth in Canadian schools has been included in the Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver issue under the heading […]

UBC engineers take gold in Shell International Engineering Competition

UBC Engineering team Andrea Palmer, Tagg Jefferson, Kevin Sipila and Jesse Neufeld won first place in the inaugural Shell International Engineering Competition (Consulting Category) on September 13 in Calgary. The […]

Marcus Wallenberg Foundation invites PPC researcher to Sweden

Pulp and Paper Centre researcher Ata Sina is one of five Canadian students invited to attend the Marcus Wallenberg Award Ceremony, Symposium and Session for Young Researchers in Sweden. Sina […]

MSFHR appoints new chair

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) has appointed Dr. Sally Thorne as chair of its Board of Directors. Thorne is a professor in the School of Nursing and […]

UBC professor elected CAHS Fellow

Carolyn Gotay, professor and Canadian Cancer Society Chair in Cancer Primary Prevention at the School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, has been elected as a Fellow of […]

UBC Journalism receives six Canadian Online Publishing Award nominations

UBC journalism students and faculty have received six nominations in the Canadian Online Publishing Awards. The school’s International Reporting Program received three nominations and its new interdisciplinary social media course, […]

UBC takes novel approach to 2012 annual report

The 2012-2013 UBC Annual Report is a digital, online-only document that includes an interactive timeline of major milestones, a financial summary infographic, a metrics scorecard, and customizable, printable options to […]

2013 recipients: President’s Service Award for Excellence and the President’s Staff Award

Recognizing their contributions to the UBC community, five staff members have been awarded the 2013 President’s Service Award for Excellence. • Dionne Pelan, Learning Exchange • Rob Lloyd-Smith, Student Health Service • Lynn […]

Schubert’s Octet

Schubert’s Octet Thu Sep 19 2013, 5 PM – 6:30 PM Green College Schubert’s Octet ( 1824) is the largest scale of Schubert’s chamber works. This performance, which is free […]