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UBC This Week 19-June-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jun 19 Lululemon’s downward dogfight: how boardroom politics can impact the bottom line Jun 18 Mobile app reads kids’ respiratory rate faster, more accurately Jun […]

UBC Library launches PARC

UBC Library introduces Library Preservation and Archives – also known as Library PARC – a new modular storage facility that is being built to accommodate future collections growth. Very low […]

Pharmacy alumna wins CPhA Patient Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion

UBC alumna and local pharmacist Nafisa Merali (BSc Pharm ’91) was honoured with the Canadian Pharmacists Association’s (CPhA) Patient Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion at the CPhA awards ceremony […]

Videos by pharmacy students place in Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists competition

Two videos produced by students from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences placed in three award categories as part of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) 2015 Pharmacy Student Competition […]

SPPH student team wins Canadian Evaluation Society student competition

School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) student team Jackie Siegel, Zahra Remtulla, Petra Lolic, Laura Ball, and Crystal Sun won the 2014 Student Case Competition at the Canadian Evaluation […]

UBC SailBots win first in Robotic Sailing Regatta

UBC Sailbots captured their third-straight victory at the 2014 International Robotic Sailing Regatta held in Vallejo, CA. For the second year in a row, UBC Sailbots scored a perfect 50 […]

Engineering student wins Ottawa Startup Weekend

UBC engineering student Tejbir Wason and his team won Ottawa’s Start-up Weekend competition with MyJam, an app they developed that allows users at a party to ‘like’ songs. The songs […]

Computer Science professor receives alumni achievement award

Faculty of Science associate dean and computer science professor Gail Murphy has received the 2014 University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering Alumni Achievement Award. Murphy received her PhD from […]

CIRS receives SABMag sustainable building design award

The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) has received one of SABMag’s 2014 awards for Canada’s green buildings. CIRS was conceived as a tool to demonstrate the possibilities in […]

Vancouver architects and developers support new Master of Urban Design Program

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) at UBC has received support for its new Master of Urban Design Program (MUD) from Vancouver’s architecture and urban development communities. Architectural […]

Electrical and Computer Engineering prof receives Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Vijay Bhargava has received the Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research, a career award recognizing the contributions made by researcher in Canada in the field of […]

Vancouver Board of Education superintendent appointed Professor of Teaching and Director of Executive Educational Leadership

UBC announces the appointment of Vancouver School District Superintendent Steve Cardwell to Professor of Teaching and Director of Executive Educational Leadership at UBC. Cardwell brings 34 years of experience in […]

Rodney Graham: Torqued Chandelier Release and Other Works – Opening Reception