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UBC This Week 16-Jan-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jan 16 How extreme weather affects attitudes towards climate change Jan 16 How Martin Luther King Jr. ‘let freedom ring’ Jan 15 Using progesterone for […]

Call for nominations for the 201 Alumni UBC Achievement Awards

Nominations for the 2014 Alumni UBC Achievement Awards are now open. Nominate a candidate who exemplifies the best of UBC—a graduate, faculty or friend of UBC who deserves to be […]

Peter Wall Ideas Lounge welcomes faculty and guests

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies welcomes UBC faculty (and their guests) to the Peter Wall Ideas Lounge. Surrounded by green space and overlooking terraced ponds, the new lounge […]

Mechanical Engineering January Lab Tour

The Mechanical Engineering Department will host their annual guided lab tours for high school students, first year students, incoming MECH students, or anyone interested in mechanical engineering. For more information, […]

2014 Dialogues on our City's Future

Tom Hutton, UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) professor, will be presenting a talk called “Vancouver as a sustainable city” Is this statement Rhetoric or Reality?” Hutton’s research […]

Learn about copyright and fair dealing

The new Fair Dealing in Practice page, courtesy of UBC’s Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office, answers questions about copyright and fair dealing requirements. This page addresses the application of the […]

B.C. legislative history available online

UBC Library, in partnership with the Legislative Library of British Columbia, has digitized the first 10 years (1876-1886) of the British Columbia Sessional Papers. The collection includes maps, voter records, […]

UBC alum in leading role of favourite new TV drama

Bachelor of Fine Arts acting alumnus Torrance Coombs‘s new show Reign, in which he has a leading role, has won the Favourite New TV Drama Award at the People’s Choice […]

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra to perform UBC graduate’s award-winning composition

UBC alumnus Roydon Tse is the 2014 winner of the Canadian Music Centre Prairies’ Emerging Composers Competition. His winning work Three Musings will be performed by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra […]

PhD students win $80,000 in awards from Prostate Cancer Canada

Two UBC PhD students have been selected to be among the inaugural recipients of the Prostate Cancer Canada Graduate Studentship Awards. Peter Axerio-Cilies and Philip Edgcumbe will split a total […]

Civil engineer honoured by the Engineering Institute of Canada

Civil Engineering professor Tarek Sayed will be inducted as Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada for his contributions to engineering in Canada. World-renowned for his research on road safety […]

BARtalk Rape Culture: A year in review

BARtalk Rape Culture: A year in review Thu Jan 16 2014, 6 PM – 8 PM Student Union Building Rape Culture, a year in review. Held at the Gallery Lounge […]

BARtalk Rape Culture: A year in review