Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Ike Barber Centre presents: In the Season of New Rice

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre presents an exhibition of photographs exploring village life in Guizhou Province, China, by anthropologist, photographer, and UBC alumna, Evelyn Nodwell. The exhibition appears in conjunction […]

Two physics teachers recognized with McEwen award

Angie McTague of LV Rogers Secondary School in Nelson, B.C., and Gordon Trousdell (April 23, 1980-January 21, 2015) of West Vancouver Secondary School were honoured with UBC Engineering’s McEwen Family Teacher Recognition […]

Engineering students create final year capstone projects

 In their final-year capstone project, fourth-year electrical and computer engineering students Brittaney Geisler, Tyler MacDonald, Caleb Ng and Tina Saad created a simple, inexpensive, user-friendly and wireless electomyography system that can provide clinicians […]

Civil engineering students focus on designing green buildings

 Civil engineering students held a poster-showcase celebration to present their Community-Based Experiential Learning Sustainability Projects. Under the guidance of Professor Susan Nesbit, student teams worked with local community organizations to […]

Engineering student wins Killam Graduate Assistant Teaching Award

Christoph Sielmann, an electrical and computer engineering PhD student and teaching assistant, is one of 16 winners of the Killam Graduate Assistant Teaching Award. Sielmann has been commended for mentoring students […]

Engineering student wins Canadian Global Impact Competition

Andrea Palmer, a mechanical engineering student in her final year, has won the 2015 Canadian Global Impact Competition for “Reveal,” a wearable device to track anxiety in real-time for children […]

UBC graduate selected for Gates Cambridge Scholarship

UBC alumna Jodi Gustafson is one of three Canadian students selected among 54 Gates Cambridge Scholars who will begin their postgraduate courses at the University of Cambridge this October. Gustafson, […]

SALA prof receives ACSA Faculty Design Honorable Mention Award

 School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) professor Matthew Soules has received the Honorable Mention Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) for his living canopy structure “Vermilion […]

Nursing study to engage and support well-being of sex workers

A study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and led by nursing associate professor Vicky Bungay examines the work environments of off-street sex workers and how they make […]

Chan Centre staff member wins B.C. Touring Council award

Wendy Atkinson, the rentals and programming manager at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, was honoured with the B.C. Touring Council’s 2015 Presenter of the Year award. Atkinson programs […]

Zoology prof receives 2015 CAN Young Investigator Award

 The Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN) will honour zoology professor Michael Gordon with the 2015 CAN Young Investigator Award at the upcoming annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting in Vancouver. Gordon’s research […]

Economics prof wins Japan Statistical Society Achievement award

Vancouver School of Economics’ associate professor Hiro Kasahara has received the Japan Statistical Society Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding research in statistics and related fields. Kasahara’s main research areas are econometrics […]

Mathematicians win national awards, appointed U.S. SIAM fellows

Four UBC mathematicians have been recognized for their research contributions with awards and fellowships. Dong Li, a UBC researcher with a focus on fluid dynamics, mathematical biology and mathematical physics, […]

UBC Reports | April 16

UBC Reports | April 16

UBC This Week – 16-Apr-2015

  Recent UBC Media Releases Apr 15  Attention men: Get out of your mancave and into the men’s shed Apr 13  UBC welcomes $2 million for research on antibiotic resistance […]

Seattle’s tech boom blamed for rise in anti-gay attacks

A predominantly gay Seattle neighbourhood has aired concern over rising anti-gay hate crime, with many in the community saying gentrification is driving some of the animosity. UBC professor Amin Ghaziani, […]

Opening Reception: UBC 2015 BFA/BA Visual Art Graduating Exhibition