Archive for June, 2012

New book on Dr. Bob Hindmarch, sports history to be launched

Jun. 29, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

The new book Catch On and Run With It, The Sporting Life and Times of Dr. Bob Hindmarch is  part biography and part Canadian sports history.

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Prostitutes at risk during Olympics: study

Jun. 29, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

A survey by UBC researchers found that sex workers were kept away from their regular spots during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games and were potentially exposed to more danger.

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Finding inspiration from all the perspiration

Jun. 29, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

B.C.’s Olympic hopefuls are looking to past Olympians for inspiration. Breaststroker and UBC grad Martha McCabe is inspired by sprinter Usain Bolt.

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Gossland finds another gear for Olympics

Jun. 29, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

Tommy Gossland, a UBC swimmer, secured the fourth spot on the quartet that will swim the 4×100 freestyle relay at the London Olympics.

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Oakville breaststroker already ahead of schedule

Jun. 29, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

In the 200-metre breaststroke Olympic qualifying final, the victor was Tera Van Beilen, who attends and swims for UBC.

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Try walking mile in this guy’s shoes

Jun. 29, 2012 | Filed under: UBC In the News | Tags:

Canadian Olympian and UBC alumnus Inaki Gomez is now Canaada’s No. 1 race walker.

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Daily Highlights

Jun. 29, 2012 | Filed under: Daily Highlights

Follow @ubcnews   Join UBC on Facebook Meet Team UBC View UBC’s Competition Schedule (PDF)

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UBC This Week 28-Jun-2012

Jun. 28, 2012 | Filed under: UBC This Week

  Recent UBC Media Releases Jun 28 Atlanta has world’s most efficient airport, Korea now leads in Asia: UBC research Jun 28 Unemployed Americans face greater risk of mortality: UBC study Jun 27 Stem cells can beat back diabetes: UBC research Jun 27 Parkinson’s disease gene identified with help of Mennonite family: UBC-VCH research Jun [...]

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Asia Pacific Memo update: Japan and South Korea’s History Divide

Jun. 28, 2012 | Filed under: UBC People

Twice weekly, Asia Pacific Memo series publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at http://www.asiapacificmemo.ca/. • Japan and South Korea’s History Divide, by Alexandra Sakaki

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Honeywell – UniSim Design Challenge

Jun. 28, 2012 | Filed under: UBC People

Chemical and Biological Engineering graduate Bryan Gene (2012) is the winner of this year’s UniSim Design Challenge, an annual university student competition held in conjunction with the Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas Symposium. The UniSim Design Challenge is one of several Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) initiatives designed to encourage engineering studies. For more information, visit [...]

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