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No need for an election day holiday

No need for an election day holiday

No need for an election day holiday Making an election day a holiday in Canada would be a bad idea, says UBC political scientist David Moscrop. Read more here..

Stress doctor cart

Stress doctor cart Mon Nov 24 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 3rd floor The “Stress Doctor” is back by popular demand, handing out goodies […]

Stress doctor cart

UBC Reports – November 21

Ancient Music from the Twentieth Century: Piano Students of Corey Hamm

Ancient Music from the Twentieth Century: Piano Students of Corey Hamm Fri Nov 21 2014, 7 PM Music Building In celebration of Canada Music Week, piano students of UBC music […]

Ancient Music from the Twentieth Century: Piano Students of Corey Hamm

Cinema Salon at UBC Library

UBC Library will give a free screening of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (starring Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio), part of the Videomatica Collection at the Library. Date: November 27 […]

Annual Engineering Open House

Join UBC Engineering at their annual open house for demonstrations, lab tours, presentations and a chance to talk to advisors, professors and current students. Date: November 29 Time: 9 a.m. […]

School of Community and Regional Planning Lunchtime Dialogues series

The School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) will host their latest Lunchtime Dialogue next week called “Reclaiming indigenous planning amidst natural resource development: critical dialogues and emerging best practice.” […]

Global Connectivity E-Mentorship Program launch: Conversation on Difference Making

Students, faculty and staff are invited to an event that celebrates the launch of the Global Connectivity E-Mentorship Program, a student initiative that focuses on the empowerment and development of […]

Staff Pension Plan Election

The Staff Pension Plan (SPP) Election for two pension board directors is now underway. Election packages were mailed to plan members on October 31, 2014. Follow this link for candidate […]

BIRS and UBC collaborate on mathematical video archive

Math scholars anywhere in the world can now access the workshops and lectures of the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery(BIRS), thanks to UBC Library’s information repository, […]

Master of Occupational Therapy class earns top spot in 2014 gOT Spirit Challenge

The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) class earned first place in this year’s gOT Spirit Challenge, a nation-wide competition to raise awareness of occupational therapy as part of Occupational Therapy […]

Nursing professor emeritus celebrates a century

Verna Huffman Splane, School of Nursing honorary professor and one of Canada’s leaders in nursing and international health, turns 100 on November 23, 2014. From 1973 to 1981, Splane was […]

Engineering prof receives Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Electrical and computer engineering professor Purang Abolmaesumi was given the Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Abolmaesumi’s mentoring approach and the collaborative culture of his labs have inspired his students […]

Department of Family Practice professors receive recognition

Garey Mazowita, a clinical professor in the Department of Family Practice, has been elected the next president of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Mazowita became a member […]

UBC This Week 20-Nov-2014

  Recent UBC Media Releases Nov 20 UBC experts to comment on Kinder Morgan protest arrests Nov 20 entrepreneurship@UBC Open House Nov 20 Teaching degree ‘a ticket to many worlds’ […]

UBC experts available to comment on arrests at Kinder Morgan pipeline protest

UBC professors can provide expert commentary on this morning’s arrests at the anti-Kinder Morgan pipeline protest in Burnaby.