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UBC This Week 26-Sep-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Sep 26 UBC Law awards first-ever Allard Prize for International Integrity to Anna Hazare Sep 26 “The chemistry must be respected” Sep 26 Major league […]

Tourism Vancouver offers conference services

Tourism Vancouver’s “Be a Host” program is offering conference services to the UBC community. Program manager Kathy Nicolay will be available on campus to answer questions regarding hosting a conference […]

Georgia Straight’s “Best Reason to Go to UBC Outside of Classes”

In Georgia Straight’s 18th annual “Best of Vancouver” issue, its editorial team cited UBC’s cultural offerings—Museum of Anthropology, The Chan Centre, Opera at UBC and Theatre at UBC—as the “Best reasons […]

Theatre at UBC presents The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Theatre at UBC’s Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle directed by Prof. Stephen Heatley with original music by Richard Link is now playing at the Telus Studio Chan Centre until […]

Teaching and Learning section launches on Library site

UBC Library has launched a Teaching and Learning section on its website, designed to support the development of lifelong information literacy skills in an information-intensive world. This new section can […]

UBC professor keynote speaker at men's health conference

Prof. John Oliffe will be the keynote speaker at the first annual men’s health conference organized by the Walnut Foundation. The conference will examine issues of men, masculinity, and health, […]

UBC engineers win international ferry design competition

A team of engineering students has won a World Ferry Safety Association international student competition for their Safe Affordable Ferry design. Mechanical Engineering students Brenden Oke, Matthew Allan, Daniel Greig, […]

UBC professors elected CAHS Fellows

Three UBC faculty members have being inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS): Prof. Elizabeth Saewyc, Prof. Kendall Ho and Prof. Carole Gotay. Fellowship in the CAHS is […]

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2013

UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2013. Canadian organizations are chosen based on the opportunities they provide to develop skills and experience […]

UBC brain researcher inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Max Cynader, professor and director of the Brain Research Centre at UBC and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Cynader is a […]

Major league teams to discuss going green

A two-day conference hosted by UBC that explores how sports can promote sustainability begins today.

Surviving Progress

Surviving Progress Thu Sep 26 2013, 5 PM – 6:30 PM Cecil Green Park House An academic event featuring historian, novelist and essayist Ronald Wright, who will outline what he […]