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SUB café closes after 46 years

Pacific Spirit Place at the SUB is closing after 46 years of service to the campus and is thanking its many patrons in the community. The last day of business […]

Irving K Barber Learning Centre open 24/7

To accommodate students and their study schedules during exam week, the Learning Centre will be open 24 hours a day from Sunday, April 12 to Tuesday, April 28. For more […]

More seating in the works at Education library

The Education Library is undergoing renovations which will significantly increase seating capacity, enhance Wi-Fi, and install six new public computers. The library entrance has been temporarily moved to make way […]

Pharmacy launches new website

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has launched, a new website providing information about educational opportunities, research, and work in the community. The site features “A New Way of Thinking,” […]

Two university presidents among 2015 Engineering Excellence recipients

Amit Chakma, president of Western University and Indira Samarasekera, president of the University of Alberta are among the recipients of this year’s Engineering Excellence Awards from the Faculty of Applied Science. […]

Geering Up camps welcome kids from the Interior and inner-city Vancouver

More B.C. kids looking to jumpstart their engineering or science careers will have a chance to participate in Geering Up, UBC Engineering’s summer camp that provides hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, […]

Engineering student’s innovation monitors anxiety in children with autism

Andrea Palmer, a mechanical engineering student in her final year at UBC, has won the Canadian Global Impact Competition. She qualified in the finals with “Reveal,” a wearable device to […]

SALA professor receives international recognition

Patrick Mooney, an associate professor at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), has been elected to the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Academy of Fellows for his […]

Bombardini wins 2015 Bank of Canada Governor’s Award

Associate professor of economics Matilde Bombardini has won the 2015 Bank of Canada Governor’s Award. Bombardini’s current research explores the impact of international free trade on the efficient matching of […]

UBC United Way campaign raises $572,218

UBC wrapped up its 2014 United Way campaign last week, thanking the staff, faculty and emeriti who together raised $572,218 in Vancouver and the Okanagan. More than 680 community members […]

UBC Reports | April 9

UBC Reports | April 9

UBC softball earns berth to AII conference tournament

UBC softball earns berth to AII conference tournament

The six-team, double-elimination tournament is scheduled for April 30 – May 2 and will be hosted by Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Ga.

UBC This Week – 09-Apr-2015

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr 7  Researchers target protein to stop spread of aggressive tumours Apr 7  UBC research at base of Mt. Everest shows impacts of high altitudes […]

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