UBC Home Page -
UBC Home Page -
UBC Home Page UBC Home Page -
News Events Directories Search UBC myUBC Login
- -
UBC Public Affairs
UBC Reports
Media Releases
Past Media Releases
Services for Media
Services for the Community
Services for UBC Faculty & Staff
Find UBC Experts
Search Site

Past Media Releases (2004)

Media releases for 2004 are presented below in reverse chronological order. You can also view past media releases for other years.



Dec. 6, 2004

UBC South-North Studies Chair to be Re-named in Ivan Head’s Honour

Dec. 6, 2004

New Test for Transplant Rejection on the Horizon

Dec. 6, 2004

UBC’s International Architectural Competition Attracts Top Names

Dec. 3, 2004

UBC Physics Student Earns Rhodes Scholarship

Nov. 30, 2004

UBC Okanagan, New Okanagan College Job Offers Set Stage for Growth

Nov. 26, 2004

Brain Researchers to Develop New Class of Drugs to Repair Psychiatric Disorders

Nov. 25, 2004

UBC Board of Governors Approves North Campus Neighbourhood Plan

Nov. 18, 2004

UBC Prof Honoured as One of Canada’s Top Science Promoters

Nov. 15, 2004

Flannigan to Lead UBC Okanagan Fundraising

Nov. 15, 2004

Ocean’s Mud-dwellers Provide Clues to the Impact Extinction Can Have on Ecosystems

Nov. 12, 2004

Global Brainpower Brought to UBC with Federal Research Funding

Nov. 12, 2004

Reduced Fish Stocks Linked to Increased Bushmeat Trade, Wildlife Declines in W. Africa

Nov. 10, 2004

URGENT: High Interest Forces Change of Venue for Nobel Physic Prize Winner’s Lecture

Nov. 9, 2004

UBC Health Researchers Get Federal Funding Booster Shot

Nov. 5, 2004

UBC VP Research to Lead University of Alberta

Oct. 27, 2004

UBC Researcher Finds Arthritis Aid Not Beneficial Over Long-Term

Oct. 22, 2004

$32.25 Million Announcement Includes New Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC Okanagan, Interface Program

Oct. 15, 2004

Historic Totem's Successor to be Erected at UBC

Oct. 6, 2004

The Sauder School of Business at UBC Launches MBA Part-Time Program in Kelowna

Sep. 28, 2004

Public Forum Examines City’s Electoral System in Advance of Vancouver Referendum

Sep. 27, 2004

UBC Computer Scientist Wins $100,000 Award for Popular Course Software

Sep. 24, 2004

Dream of Nobel Prize Winner Realized at UBC

Sep. 16, 2004

Program, Research Directions Set for UBC Okanagan September 2005 Start

Sep. 16, 2004

New Composting System Reduces Truck Traffic and Waste Sent to Landfill

Sep. 15, 2004

UBC Researchers Aim to Create “Living Glue” for Replacement Joints

Sep. 14, 2004

UBC Researchers Make Clean Sweep of Innovation Awards

Sep. 13, 2004

UBC Researchers Compare Drug Costs Province-by-Province

Sep. 8, 2004

UBC Okanagan Community Advisory Council Holds Inaugural Meeting

Sep. 8, 2004

UBC Discovery is Gateway to New Stroke Treatments

Sep. 2, 2004

UBC Welcomes Almost 5,000 New First-year Students to Campus

Sep. 1, 2004

UBC Education Experts Examine Back-to-school Issues

Sep. 1, 2004

Recreational Anglers May Be Contributing to Decline in World Fish Stocks

Aug. 26, 2004

New Bus Loop at UBC; Plan Ahead for Commute

Aug. 20, 2004

Summer Forestry Camp Demystifies the Study of Forestry for First Nations Youth

Aug. 17, 2004

New Northern Health Centre a Booster Shot for UBC Medical Education

Aug. 11, 2004

UBC in Silver Spot as Research Source for Scholars

Aug. 9, 2004

REMINDER: UBC’s human-powered helicopter takes flight Tuesday, August 10

Aug. 6, 2004

UBC Welcomes Announcement of 2,200 New Student Seats for its Vancouver Campus

Jul. 19, 2004

UBC Dermatologist Offers New Tool to Help Treat Disfiguring Skin Disorder

Jul. 16, 2004

UBC Okanagan Campus Expansion Plans Approved to Accommodate 900 New Students

Jul. 15, 2004

UBC Faculty Honoured by Royal Society

Jul. 14, 2004

Move Over Gallup: UBC Researchers Design New Polling Tool

Jul. 13, 2004

New Drug May Reduce Obsessive Eating in Children with Genetic Disorder

Jul. 12, 2004

UBC Gets Green Light for $13.5 million in Provincial Research Funding

Jul. 2, 2004

UBC Student Awarded Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

Jul. 2, 2004

Second Annual Musqueam and UBC Youth Soccer Tournament kicks off at UBC

Jun. 30, 2004

Canada's First Space Telescope Finds Stellar "Flat Liner"

Jun. 25, 2004

From French Food to Super Computers, UBC Puts the Fun Back in Summer School

Jun. 22, 2004

Award-winning Filmmaker to Kick Off UBC Multiculturalism Lecture Series

Jun. 17, 2004

$1 Million Donation to UBC Robson Square

Jun. 16, 2004

Conference to Focus on Development of B.C.’s Offshore Oil & Gas Resources

Jun. 15, 2004

Canada’s First Space Telescope Takes the Pulse of One Star: Diagnoses Acne and Hyperactivity in Another

Jun. 14, 2004

Gaming Technology in Education Theme for International New Media Conference at UBC

Jun. 14, 2004

Award-winning Filmmaker to Kick Off UBC Multiculturalism Lecture Series

Jun. 8, 2004

Japanese Princess to Present Books to UBC’s Asian Library

Jun. 2, 2004

UBC Federal Election Commentators

Jun. 1, 2004

Students to Study Central Valley Greenway in First UBC Program at Great Northern Way

May 31, 2004

New Study Shows Time Spent Behind the Wheel Linked to Obesity

May 25, 2004

UBC Researchers to Measure City Air Pollution Block by Block

May 25, 2004

New Centre Promises Better Treatments for Depression, Bipolar Disorder

May 20, 2004

Teenage Ballet Star Lands UBC Excellence in Youth Award

May 20, 2004

UBC Appoints Managing Director of Chan Centre

May 18, 2004

UBC Grads Grab Degrees May 26 - June 2

May 18, 2004

Launch of New UK - Canada Collaboration to Improve the Position of Women in Science

May 14, 2004

New Photographic Evidence from UBC Reveals Wreck Beach Privacy is Protected

May 12, 2004

UBC Study Looks at Learning in Canadian and Japanese Amusement Parks

Apr. 30, 2004

Something for Everyone at UBC’s Perennial Plant Sale

Apr. 28, 2004

UBC Researchers Develop New Bladder Control Device for Women

Apr. 19, 2004

World Leading Thinkers Gather for Unique Roundtable Dialogue at UBC

Apr. 17, 2004

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Brings Message of Compassion and Cross-cultural Understanding to Vancouver

Apr. 16, 2004

Edible Plants Focus of UBC’s Native Plant Sale

Apr. 14, 2004

Food Products from the Forest, Native Edible Plants Focus of This Year's Native Plant Sale

Apr. 6, 2004

Saving Our Oceans One Entrée at a Time

Apr. 5, 2004

UBC Gains Brains With Latest Research Recruits

Mar. 30, 2004

March 31 Deadline for Media Accreditation for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's Visit to Vancouver

Mar. 24, 2004

Sullivan Reappointed Vice-President, Students

Mar. 23, 2004

Nortel Network's Multi-Million Dollar Broadband Gift Advances B.C.'s Communications Technology

Mar. 19, 2004

Board of Governors Approves New Tuition Fees

Mar. 17, 2004

Student Housing First Priority for Okanagan’s New UBC Campus

Mar. 16, 2004

Canada and UBC Support Sustainable Development in Africa and the Americas

Mar. 11, 2004

Western Canadian Students to Present Martin Government with Foreign Policy Report

Mar. 11, 2004

UBC’s New Timber Building Research Group Brings Cutting-Edge Technology to B.C.’S Forest Industry

Mar. 10, 2004

Slocan Supports Establishment of B.C. Forum on Forest Economics and Policy at UBC

Mar. 8, 2004

UBC Researchers Gain $45 Million In Federal Funding

Mar. 4, 2004

Media accreditation available for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's visit to Vancouver

Mar. 3, 2004

UBC research offers clue that may help to slow or prevent Alzheimer's

Feb. 18, 2004

Budget addresses university needs

Feb. 16, 2004

UBC experts examine provincial budget issues

Feb. 13, 2004

Lorne Whitehead appointed VP Academic

Feb. 13, 2004

Wine Research Centre launches quest for a better wine grape

Feb. 12, 2004

New venue, more tickets for spiritual teaching and public talk in Vancouver by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Feb. 11, 2004

UBC now ranks 35th among world's universities

Feb. 10, 2004

Four world visionaries for peace to receive honorary degrees from UBC

Jan. 28, 2004

UBC researcher designs the noise out of classrooms

Jan. 21, 2004

His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama Visits Vancouver April 18 – 20, 2004

Jan. 15, 2004

2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi to Participate in UBC Roundtable Dialogue

Jan. 15, 2004

UBC Board of Governors Adds Finning CEO, Pathologist and Retired Businessman


Last reviewed 22-Sep-2006

to top | UBC.ca » UBC Public Affairs

UBC Public Affairs
310 - 6251 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
tel 604.822.3131 | fax 604.822.2684 | e-mail public.affairs@ubc.ca

© Copyright The University of British Columbia, all rights reserved.