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UBC Reports – May 8, 2014

UBC Reports – May 8, 2014

UBC This Week 8-May-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases May 8 Lethal parasite evolved from pond scum May 8 A cure for Down syndrome? Parents’ attitudes surveyed in UBC studies May 7 The customer […]

Tiananmen 1989 book display at the Asian Library

Members of UBC and the public are invited to view Tiananmen 1989: A Book Display on the Asian Library’s upper floor dealing with the historical events that took place at […]

2013/14 Community Report highlights the sustainable Library

The UBC Library’s 2013/14 Community Report is now available online. The report’s theme is sustainability and highlights ways that the Library is supporting economic, environmental and social sustainability at the […]

McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award given to Osoyoos teacher

Peter Gajda, a math and science teacher at Osoyoos Secondary School, is this year’s winner of the McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award, presented annually by UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science […]

Researchers work toward sustainable waste management system

Professor Victor Lo’s team of graduate students, research associates, and postdoctoral fellows in Civil Engineering are approaching pre-commercialization of their “sludge-busting” microwave technology for sustainable waste management in the wastewater […]

Engineering Excellence Awards recognize outstanding students, alumni and emeriti

The Faculty of Applied Science’s 2014 Engineering Excellence Awards mark the fifth annual celebration of outstanding UBC Engineering alumni, future alumni and faculty emeriti. Congratulations to Gordon Forward (BASc ’60), […]

Engineering Student Centre breaks ground

Construction of the UBC Engineering Student Centre has commenced. The $5.22 million, 10,060 square foot, two-story building will be used by engineering undergraduates for group work, learning, socializing, extracurricular events […]

Emergency Preparedness Week: May 4-10, 2014

Emergency Preparedness Week, held May 4-10, is an opportunity to take steps to minimize the impact of an emergency on you and your family. Visit to learn about what […]

New Associate Dean, Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Graduate Student Development

The Office of the Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies announces the appointment of Associate Professor Rachel Fernandez to the position of Associate Dean, Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Graduate […]

I love you just the way you are

I love you just the way you are

UBC researchers find that many parents of children with Down syndrome have unique perspectives on the possibility of a remedy.

A Conversation with the Ocean

A Conversation with the Ocean Thu May 8 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM Music Building An evening of performance and conversation with artists and scientists from two International Research […]

A Conversation with the Ocean