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Engineers embrace new Iron Pin Ceremony

A total of 2400 students, faculty and staff have promised to abide by a code of ethics during Iron Pin Ceremonies launched this fall by the UBC Engineering Undergraduate Society […]

Nursing professor receives 2014 Pat Griffin Scholar Award

Each year, the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing honours an outstanding leader in nursing research with the Pat Griffin Scholar Award. This year’s winner is UBC nursing professor Bernard […]

Law professor receives 2014 Georges A. Goyer, QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service

Law professor Isabel Grant has received the Goyer Award, the highest honour given by the Canadian Bar Association B.C. Branch. It is a memorial to Georges A. Goyer, who was […]

UBC professor honoured with Prix Galien Canada Research Award

Professor Brett Finlay has been awarded the Prix Galien Canada Research Award 2014, the most prestigious award in the field of Canadian pharmaceutical research and innovation.  Finlay holds joint appointments […]

Celebrating 10 years of training more doctors in B.C.

2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the launch of UBC’s distributed MD Undergraduate Program. To mark this occasion, the Faculty of Medicine has launched a website — — […]

UBC This Week 27-Nov-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Nov 27 Preventing diabetes in South Asians through Bollywood and Bhangra Nov 24 The method in Black Friday madness Nov 21 Whitecaps launch new USL […]

Engineering professor named one of Canada’s most powerful women

Engineering professor Elizabeth Croft has been named a Women’s Executive Network’s 2014 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winner. The awards recognize Canada’s female leaders who have become agents […]

Piga Picha! 100 Years of Studio Photography in Nairobi

Piga Picha! 100 Years of Studio Photography in Nairobi Fri Nov 28 2014, 10 AM- 5 PM Museum of Anthropology A profound look at Kenya’s popular culture through more than […]