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UBC This Week 14-Nov-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Nov 14 Four ways to fix mass transit in Metro Vancouver Nov 13 UBC experts on Typhoon Haiyan Nov 13 Don’t hold the anchovies: Study […]

UBC receives Veterans Affairs Canada grant for Remembrance Day

The Ministry of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) has approved a $5,000 grant towards the cost of the 2013 Remembrance Day at UBC. The Community Engagement Partnership Fund, administered by VAC, […]

Call for applications: 2014 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award

UBC faculty, staff and students can submit nominations for the 2014 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. This award honours faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research […]

Engineering and Commerce students take second place at the National Mining Competition

Integrated Engineering students Chris Borchert, Patrick Crawford and Jesse Macht, and Rob De Luca from Sauder School of Business represented UBC at the National Mining Competition and placed ahead of […]

SALA professor honoured for architecture advocacy

Leslie Van Duzer, director of the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), has received a 2013 Architecture Advocacy Award from the RAIC / Metro Vancouver Chapter of Architecture […]

Materials Engineering professors awarded

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. has awarded Materials Engineering professor Akram Alfantazi with its Teaching Award of Excellence—the highest teaching award for engineering educators in British […]

Pharmaceutical prof wins University of Kentucky 2013 Parker Award

Dr. Mary Ensom from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has won the University of Kentucky 2013 Paul F. Parker Award. The annual award acknowledges sustained contributions to the profession in […]

MFA candidate wins Governor General Literary Award for poetry

UBC Master of Fine Arts candidate Katherena Vermette has received a 2013 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry from The Canada Council for the Arts. Vermette is recognized for her […]

UBC Killam Teaching Prizes awarded

The UBC Killam Teaching Prizes, awarded by the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, recognize teaching excellence of faculty members with at least three years of teaching at UBC. […]

International Reporting Program takes home three COPAs

Two teams of UBC Graduate School of Journalism students won the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs), the country’s highest award in online journalism for multimedia documentaries. The students, all fellows […]

UBC Reports, November 14, 2013


Punish Companies That Pillage

Punish Companies That Pillage

Punish Companies That Pillage In a New York Times op-ed, James G. Stewart, assistant professor in UBC’s Faculty of Law, argues that corporations that pillage natural resources in war zones […]

Clean living versus healthy life

Microbes may have the potential to do more than just help with digestion, but also with a slew of illnesses, including some forms of cancer, according to new research. At […]

Cows on Campus

Cows on Campus Thu Nov 14 2013, 11:30 AM – 2 PM Parking lot behind MacMillan Building Mooo! Come nose-to-nose with a live cow as the BC Dairy Association Mobile […]

Cows on Campus