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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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Prof. Kurt Huebner, UBC Centre For European Studies

UBC expert sets the stage for London

Jul. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

As the 2012 Olympics begin, European Studies expert Kurt Huebner discusses the mood in London, the political risks, and the opening ceremonies.

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UBC student Calyn Shaw in Brazil

18 arrested for murder in Brazil following UBC journalism investigation

Jul. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Days after a reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students ran in The New York Times, Brazilian authorities began arresting suspects in the murder of Guarani tribal chief Nisio Gomes.

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How to Connect

Jul. 10, 2012 | Filed under: Uncategorized

For updates on UBC athletes and experts: Bookmark: www.ubc.ca/2012games Follow on Twitter: @ubcnews, @ubcaplaceofmind, @ubctbirds Subscribe to UBC’s 2012 RSS Feed: www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/tag/2012olympics/feed Sign Up for UBC e-Services: www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/news/e-services Call UBC’s media relations team for experts and athlete backgrounders. (Note: Direct athlete interview requests to respective national teams.)

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UBC 2012 Experts

Jul. 9, 2012 | Filed under: Uncategorized

UBC Experts are available to speak on a wide range of topics related to the upcoming 2012 Summer Games: Olympic and Paralympic Games Health Issues Sports Sport Psychology Sustainability Terrorism / Security Paralympics UBC People Heading to London UBC 2012 Experts | Media Resources

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In the News

Jul. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Uncategorized

Highlights of UBC media coverage in June 2012

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Meet Team UBC

Jul. 3, 2012 | Filed under: Uncategorized

Learn about UBC’s athletes, faculty and staff heading to the 2012 games. Meet Team UBC

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Landmark assisted suicide case raises ‘arguable grounds for appeal’

Jun. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Uncategorized

Last week, a British Columbia Supreme Court justice ruled that the current Canada-wide ban on physician-assisted suicide was unconstitutional, in a landmark decision. Madame Justice Lynn Smith has suspended her ruling for one year in order to allow Parliament time to draft new legislation. Some jurists have speculated that the Harper government will appeal the [...]

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IN THE NEWS

Jun. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Uncategorized

Highlights of media coverage in May 2012. Compiled by Gudrun Jonsdottir.

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Kari Grist to be Managing Director of UBC’s Communications & Marketing Department

May. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized

The University of British Columbia has selected Kari Grist to be Managing Director of the newly created Department of Communications & Marketing. She will join the portfolio of incoming Vice President of Communications and Community Partnership, Pascal Spothelfer.

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