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UBC Reports – June 5, 2014

UBC Reports – June 5, 2014

Water and Environment Student Talks conference

The Water and Environment Student Talks (WEST), an interdisciplinary, student-led conference, will be held at UBC June 8 – 10, 2014. The conference will feature talks on water, wastewater, storm […]

The Start of a Long Journey: art exhibition from China Central Academy of Fine Arts

Sixty pieces of works by 24 China Central Academy of Fine Arts graduates from the past two years are presented in this exhibition, including oil painting, Chinese painting, print, installation, […]

What’s The Real Deal with Stem Cell Therapies?

Kelly McNagny, a professor in the UBC Department of Medical Genetics, will join a group of experts who will look at the research, regulatory, advocacy, and media forces that shape […]

SALA student awarded Arthur Erickson Travel Study Award

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) student Heba Maleki received the inaugural Arthur Erickson Travel Study Award established by the Royal Canadian Academy (RCA) of Arts, the Arthur Erickson […]

UBC This Week 05-June-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jun 5 Arsenic and old toenails Jun 5 Green with envy: Rivalry makes people more eco-conscious Jun 5 Report supports shutdown of all high seas […]

Bookstore wins 2014 Libris award

UBC Bookstore won the Campus Bookseller of the Year award at the 2014 Libris Awards Gala presented by Retail Council Canada. The Bookstore was cited for its forward thinking and […]

Development and Alumni Engagement wins CASE and CCAE awards

The Development and Alumni Engagement (DAE) Office has won the CASE National (US/Canada/Guam) Gold Award for Best Advertising Campaign (Print/Online) for its recent start an evolution Fall 2013 advertisements. Examples […]

UBC’s Open Minds Forum wins silver in CASE Circle of Excellence competition

UBC’s Open Minds Forum has won a silver award in this year’s Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence competition in the Innovative Use of Technology […]

President’s Staff Awards (Vancouver campus) 2014 Recipients

Recognizing the contributions of staff members to the UBC community, eleven President’s Staff Awards (PSA) have been awarded to staff members at the Vancouver campus. The awards recognize their personal […]

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD candidate receives four doctoral research awards

Bita Imam, PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences, has received four doctoral research awards: the Vanier scholarship, the CIHR Doctoral Research Award (ranked second), the inaugural Anne Martin Mathews CIHR-IA Doctoral […]

Introduction to Anthropology with Wade Davis

Renowned anthropologist Wade Davis joins the UBC Department of Anthropology this fall to teach the introductory course in anthropology. This course will explore the central revelation of cultural anthropology; the […]

Nursing faculty member receives distinguished service award

The Canadian Bioethics Society (CBS) presented Nursing faculty member Paddy Rodney with the CBS Distinguished Service Award for 2014 at its 25th annual conference on May 31. The award is […]

Appointment of Interim Vice-Provost and AVP Academic Affairs

Last September, it was announced that Professor Anna Kindler would be completing her second and final term as Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President Academic at the end of June 2014 and […]

Four UBC members receive 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Four UBC members were honoured with the 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction awards in recognition of their inspiring achievements. Law professor Janis Sarra received the Education, Training and Development Award. […]

Faculty of Medicine members to receive 2014 Order of British Columbia

Four members of the Faculty of Medicine are among 25 British Columbians who will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia. The Order of British Columbia recognizes accomplishments by […]

An evening on time

An evening on time Thu Jun 5 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Hebb Building Two back-to-back lectures on TIME: what is it, what is the “flow of time”, why […]

An evening on time