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UBC This Week 03-July-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jul 3 New satellite data like an ultrasound for baby stars Jul 3 UBC prepares to host Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games Jul 2 […]

New art on display at Koerner Library

The community is invited to the Koerner Library to view the new artwork on display in the main floor foyer. The works are from a series entitled Sites and Place […]

Nursing alumna named CEO of Community Living B.C.

The Board of Directors of the provincial crown agency Community Living B.C. has named UBC alumna Seonag Macrae (BSN ’86) chief executive officer. Macrae has experience in the health and […]

Academic appointment transfer of nursing professor Pam Ratner to Faculty of Education

Suzanne Campbell, Director of the School of Nursing, joins Blye Frank, Dean of Education, in announcing the academic appointment transfer of Pam Ratner from the School of Nursing to the […]

Engineering announces new department heads and reappointed leaders

Effective July 1, 2014, several UBC Faculty of Applied Science engineering departments have new and renewed leadership. • Professor Perry Adebar will lead the Department of Civil Engineering • Associate Professor Scott […]

Engineering professor inducted Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering

Professor Xiaotao Bi of Chemical and Biological Engineering was one of 49 new Fellows inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering. The honour was given at a ceremony in Saint […]

Philosophy professor awarded grant by Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council has awarded a grant of $12 million over ten years to UBC philosophy professor Paul Russell. Russell will spend 50 per cent of his time at […]

New director of International Baccalaureate Educator Programs appointed

Gary Little joins UBC’s Faculty of Education as director of International Baccalaureate (IB) Educator programs. He will be responsible for international student recruitment, liaising with local and national IB organizations, […]

Building Operations receives Canada’s first-ever platinum award for fleet excellence

The Building Operations Department at UBC has been awarded the first platinum rating from E3 Fleet, a national program that recognizes excellence in fleet management and environmental performance. The Building […]

New satellite data like an ultrasound for baby stars

New satellite data like an ultrasound for baby stars

An international team of researchers have been monitoring the “heartbeats” of baby stars to test theories of how the Sun was born 4.5 billion years ago.

Chef Challenge: UBC vs. AMS

Chef Challenge: UBC vs. AMS Thursday, July 3 Main Mall and Memorial Road Chefs from the AMS and UBC Food Services battle it out in the kitchen, for the chance […]

UBC high tech health apps

A UBC team has developed a smartphone app that can measure oxygen levels, which could prove vital for saving the lives of children around the world. “If you go here […]