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UBC MFA student earns Mayor’s Arts Award

UBC MFA film student Cari Green will receive the 2013 Mayor’s Arts Award for Film and New Media on November 22.   Green co-produced documentary When I Walk which screened at the […]

From the archives: Experts challenge building design, codes in Joplin’s wake

A US newspaper revisits the 2011 story of a Home Depot in Kansas that was not structurally sound to withstand a tornado. The big box store used a tilt-up wall […]

Documentary screening: Lost Angels

Documentary screening: Lost Angels Fri Nov 22 2013, 3:30 PM – 5 PM University Theatre, Okanagan campus Join fourth-year nursing students for a special viewing of Lost Angels: Skid Row […]

Documentary screening: Lost Angels

UBC Reports – November 21, 2013


UBC This Week 21-Nov-2013

  Recent UBC Media Releases Nov 20 Story tip: JFK’s mixed legacy continues to inspire Canadians 50 years later Nov 18 Climate change may disrupt butterfly flight seasons Nov 15 […]

Engineering Open House

At the UBC Engineering Open House, engineers will demonstrate how they help prevent disease, reduce poverty and create solutions that protect the planet through demonstrations, lab tours and informative presentations. […]

Memorial service for victims of gender-based violence

A memorial service will be held to commemorate the 14 women who were killed at L’École Polytechnique de Montréal on Dec. 6, 1989 and other victims of gender-based violence. Date: Nov. […]

Calling all graduate students: Learning Machines FIREtalk

Graduate students from every discipline are invited to the next FIREtalk event, “Learning Machines.” Presented by Koerner Library’s Research Commons, presenters from various UBC departments will each give a five-minute […]

Engineering PhD candidate wins best student presentation

Chemical and Biological Engineering PhD candidate Maryam Khoshnoodi has won Best Student Presentation at the Association for Environmental Health Sciences Foundation’s 29th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences building wins Grand Prix d’Excellence

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Building has won the Grand Prix d’Excellence in the Ordre des architectes du Québec’s 27th Annual Awards of Excellence in Architecture. For more information, click here.

UBC Bookstore managing director receives highest honour by NACS

Debbie Harvie, managing director of University Community Services at UBC, has been selected to receive the Order of the National Association of College Stores (NACS) Eagle Award, the association’s highest […]

UBC researcher receives Mitacs award for outstanding innovation

Emily Morris, a masters student in Genetic Counselling at UBC, was awarded the Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation – Masters following a nomination by the B.C. Mental Health and Addictions […]

Nursing professors receive national awards

UBC Nursing professors Sally Thorne and Pam Ratner have won awards from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) to recognize their achievements in nursing research and education leadership. […]

UBC Rec Lace Up for Kids

UBC Rec Lace Up for Kids Thu Nov 21 2013, 6 PM – 11 PM Doug Mitchell Thunderbirds Sports Centre Come lace up and make a difference in the lives […]

UBC REC Lace Up for Kids

Transgender Day of Rememberance

Transgender Day of Rememberance Wed Nov 20 2013, 12 PM – 8 PM AMS Art Gallery, Student Union Building November 20 is a day to memorialize those who have been […]

Transgender Day of Rememberance