Archive for the ‘Extra’ Category

UBC offers world’s largest forestry scholarship

Oct. 5, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry is offering the world’s largest scholarship for forestry research to attract top doctoral students.

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UBC student Josh Vander Vies (right) celebrates with teammate Marco Dispaltro. (Photo by Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

UBC student wins Paralympic bronze

Sep. 5, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

Josh Vander Vies, a UBC law student, has won a bronze medal in the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

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Eighteen UBC students win prestigious Vanier Canada Scholarship

Aug. 30, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

Eighteen doctoral students from the University of British Columbia have been awarded the 2012 Vanier Canada Scholarships. Vanier scholars receive $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their graduate studies in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, engineering or health sciences. Joanna Bernhardt, a researcher at UBC and now a Vanier scholar, is [...]

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UBC Prof. Andrei Krassioukov will lead a health clinic at the 2012 Paralympics.

THE DANGER OF PARALYMPIC BOOSTING

Aug. 28, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

UBC Prof. Andrei Krassioukov is investigating the dangerous practice of “boosting” at the 2012 Paralympics.

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Donovan Tildesley, UBC grad and Paralympian

Tap and rope guide blind swimmer to victory

Aug. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , , ,

UBC alumnus Donovan Tildesley, Canada’s flagbearer in Beijing, will compete in his fourth Paralympics this month.

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Award-winning ideas for affordable housing

Aug. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , , ,

Ian Ross McDonald, adjunct faculty at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), received an award of excellence for his affordable housing idea in the recent City of Vancouver  re:THINK HOUSING competition. McDonald proposed Bridge Housing which calls for new density policies that allow property owners to develop over top of existing commercial and residential buildings. “It’s [...]

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UBC 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at a send-off event.

Recap: Looking back at UBC and the 2012 Olympics

Aug. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Bronze medals, swim-offs, meeting royalty: the 2012 Summer Olympics featured much excitement for past and current UBC students.

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Liz Gleadle

Historic day for Gleadle in London

Aug. 9, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , ,

Former UBC Thunderbird Liz Gleadle made Canadian track and field history today at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

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Mike Mason

Mason finishes eighth; Gleadle into Olympic final

Aug. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , , , , ,

Former UBC Thunderbird Mike Mason capped off a great comeback year by finishing eighth in the men’s high jump at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London today.

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Scott Dickens swimming as a UBC TBird

Hayden and Dickens finish 8th

Aug. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: ,

Former UBC Thunderbird swimmers Brent Hayden and Scott Dickens led the Canadian men’s 4x100m medley relay team to an eighth place finish at the 2012 Olympic Games.

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