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UBC This Week 13-March-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Mar 13 ‘Fashioning cancer’ project aims to reclaim beauty from disease Mar 13 Pi Day: a day to celebrate the life of pi Mar 13 […]

Support UBC – win a $150 UBC Bookstore gift certificate

Make a donation to UBC during the 2014 UBC start an evolution Faculty and Staff Appeal (February 18 to March 31) and be entered to win a $150 UBC Bookstore […]

An Elegant Gathering of Confucianists at the Asian Centre

Members of the UBC community and the public are invited to attend “An Elegant Gathering of Confucianists,” a demonstration of the traditional Chinese arts of qin zither and calligraphy, music […]

2014 Dialogues on our City’s Future

Leonie Sandercock, a professor at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), will present a talk called “The Impossible Contradictions: Urban Indigenous Planning in Canada. How does the increasing […]

UBC team succeeds at Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race

This February, the UBC Concrete Toboggan Team competed in London, ON at the 40th annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race against 24 North American Universities and Technical Institutions. The team […]

2013/14 recipients of Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships

The Wesbrook Scholarships (valued at $1,000) are given annually to 20 senior students with outstanding academic performance, leadership and involvement in student and community activities. In addition, 14 students who […]

Phone Oximeter receives funding for production/distribution

The Phone Oximeter, developed by UBC professors Mark Ansermino, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and Guy Dumont, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, measures blood oxygen levels through a […]

UBC professors receive 2014 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards

Two UBC professors have received the 2014 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards. These awards are presented annually to recognize individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the development of […]

Creative Writing lecturer wins CBC’s Canada Reads 2014

Creative Writing lecturer Joseph Boyden has been crowned winner of CBC’s Canada Reads 2014, an annual competition to find the book that all Canadians should read. Boyden’s book The Orenda […]

Why we need more women engineers: Q&A with Sheryl Staub-French

On the eve of International Women’s Day, UBC Public Affairs conducted a Q&A with civil engineering associate professor and Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science & Technology faculty associate Sheryl Staub-French […]

UBC and Goldcorp partner to encourage women engineers

The UBC Faculty of Applied Science will boost the number of women recruited to its engineering program thanks to a gift from Goldcorp. The $500,000 gift will establish a new […]

New Dean of Faculty of Land and Food Systems appointed

The Board of Governors has accepted the President’s recommendation to appoint Professor Rickey Yada as the new dean of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems for a five-year term […]

UBC softball sweeps doubleheader

UBC softball sweeps doubleheader

The UBC Thunderbirds swept the St. Martin’s Saints, the defending NCAA Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference champions, in a softball doubleheader

Babies in Prison? Mother and Baby Prison Health

Babies in Prison? Mother and Baby Prison Health Thu Mar 13 2014, 6 PM – 8 PM UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St., Theatre Room C300 A free lively panel […]

Babies in Prison? Mother and Baby Prison Health