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Past Media Releases (2007)

Media releases for 2007 are presented below in reverse chronological order. You can also view past media releases for other years.



Dec. 27, 2007

The Next Big Thing in 2008, and Beyond: The 3rd Annual Poll of UBC Experts

Dec. 19, 2007

UBC International Students Get a Taste of Home at Annual Holiday Dinner

Dec. 19, 2007

UBC Evolutionary Biologist Named Top Young Canadian Scientist

Dec. 13, 2007

New Addiction Research Chair Receives $2.25 Million

Dec. 13, 2007

UBC Reaps $15.5m in Research Funding Through Canada Research Chairs Program

Dec. 11, 2007

UBC Law Faculty Receives $1 Million Gift from Davis LLP and Irwin Davis

Dec. 7, 2007

Rooming-in with Mum Eases Transition for Drug-exposed Newborns

Dec. 7, 2007

UBC-United Nations Online Urban Sustainability Archive Receives Anonymous Donation

Dec. 6, 2007

UBC Rhodes Scholar Boosts Global Access to University-Patented Medicine

Dec. 5, 2007

$6.5M for UBC Advanced Science Technology Facility (Ministry of Advanced Education)

Dec. 5, 2007

UBC Study May Solve Age-old Mystery of Missing Chemicals From Earth’s Mantle

Dec. 5, 2007

UBC Pledges Developing World Access to New Technologies

Dec. 4, 2007

UBC Astronomers Discover How White Dwarf Stars Get Their “Kicks”

Nov. 30, 2007

UBC Experts Available for Comment on New Language, Immigration and Citizenship Census Data

Nov. 29, 2007

Pre-school Program Shown to Improve Key Cognitive Functions, Self-control

Nov. 20, 2007

UBC Graduates 250,000th Student and Confers Honorary Degree on Former B.C. Premier Mike Harcourt at Vancouver Congregation

Nov. 19, 2007

Arts Building Renovated: Part of Sustainable Campus Renewal

Nov. 15, 2007

BC Health Research Community Congratulates Dr. Michael Hayden on Receiving the Prix Galien Canada

Nov. 8, 2007

UBC Researchers Discover “Instruction Manual” That Tells Cancers How to Hide From Immune System

Nov. 5, 2007

UBC Names New Vice-President, Development and Alumni Engagement

Nov. 3, 2007

Dan Rather Works with Journalism School Students (globeandmail.com)

Nov. 1, 2007

UN Partners with UBC to Create Online Guide to Healthy Cities

Nov. 1, 2007

UBC Leads Effort to Promote Sustainable Use of Marine Life in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Oct. 29, 2007

UBC Receives Three of Seven Federal Awards for Successful Research-industry Partnerships

Oct. 18, 2007

Poverty and Children Focus of UBC's Newest LEEF Chair (Ministry of Advanced Education)

Oct. 18, 2007

UBC Space Elevator Team Unveils Solar-powered Prototype for $500,000 NASA Competition

Oct. 4, 2007

B.C. Entrepreneur and UBC Science Students Create $3.4 M High-tech Campus Centre

Oct. 2, 2007

Pollution Killing up to 25,000 Canadians Annually, Says First Environmental Burden of Disease Study in Canada

Oct. 1, 2007

UBC Infant Expert Helps Show Children Learn Language Skills Earlier Than Thought

Sep. 28, 2007

UBC Nobel Laureate’s Physics Education Website Nabs International Award

Sep. 27, 2007

A World Without MS: Renowned Researcher Brings New Vision to Multiple Sclerosis Program at Vancouver Coastal Health and UBC

Sep. 20, 2007

First-Year Med Students Doubled (Ministry of Advanced Education)

Sep. 17, 2007

New Way to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease Promises Earlier Treatment

Sep. 14, 2007

With Help from Mother Nature: A Novel New Drug Discovery May Revolutionize Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases and Leukemia

Sep. 12, 2007

UBC Law Faculty Receives $1 Million Gift From Richards Buell Sutton LLP

Sep. 10, 2007

Three Award-Winning Visiting Professors Join the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, Including Its First Expert in Media and Indigenous Peoples

Sep. 10, 2007

UBC Gets $12M in New Federal Research Funding

Sep. 5, 2007

UBC Team Launches Chinese Language Diabetes Website at Public Meeting for Patients, Families

Aug. 31, 2007

UBC Vancouver Holds Three Major Orientation Events for Parents, Students and International Students

Aug. 29, 2007

God Thoughts Influence Your Generosity: UBC Study

Aug. 24, 2007

UBC Enrolment Bucks B.C. Trends, Grows by 17 Per Cent in Kelowna, Steady in Vancouver

Aug. 23, 2007

UBC Prof. Invents a Cleaner, Greener and More Profitable Process for Refining Copper

Aug. 22, 2007

UBC Education Experts Ready to Comment on K-12 Back-to-school Issues

Aug. 21, 2007

Blame Canada. Great White North Becomes Huge Force in Global Contact Centre Industry: UBC Study

Aug. 8, 2007

UBC Researcher Suggests NZ Fix for Soaring Canadian Rx Drug Prices

Jul. 10, 2007

B.C. History Jumps into Digital Age Thanks to UBC’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Jul. 5, 2007

Stephen Owen Appointed Vice President, External and Community Relations

Jun. 29, 2007

Canada’s Space Telescope Celebrates Fourth Birthday: Canadians Invited to Join the Party

Jun. 22, 2007

Three UBC Students Among 15 Trudeau Scholars

Jun. 21, 2007

UBC Receives a $5.7 million Federal Boost in Social Sciences and Humanities Funding

Jun. 18, 2007

Online Shoppers Trust Reputations of Sellers More at Amazon Than at eBay: UBC Study

Jun. 14, 2007

Hungarian Refugees Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Arrival at UBC

Jun. 12, 2007

Hair Researchers Gather for World’s Largest Hair Congress

Jun. 8, 2007

Boring Star May Mean Livelier Planet: UBC Astronomer

May 31, 2007

UBC Team Key Contributor to Superconductor Discovery: Solves 20-year-old Mystery

May 30, 2007

B.C. High Schools Score Second in National Math Contest: Celebrate Tomorrow at UBC

May 29, 2007

UBC Gains $46.4 Million in Science and Engineering Funding

May 28, 2007

More Residency Spaces Support Medical School Expansion (Province of British Columbia)

May 28, 2007

UBC Gains Two New Canada Research Chairs

May 24, 2007

Babies Able to Tell Through Visual Cues When Speakers Switch Languages: UBC Study

May 23, 2007

David Farrar Appointed Provost and Vice President, Academic

May 22, 2007

UBC Grads Don Cap and Gown for Week of Vancouver Ceremonies

May 18, 2007

UBC’s Vancouver Grad Ceremonies Start Wednesday, May 23

May 17, 2007

Province Invests $7.5M to Expand UBC Mining School (Province of British Columbia)

May 16, 2007

Treating Longtime Partner Like a First Date Can Boost Morale and Well-being

May 15, 2007

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Teens in B.C. Still Face Health Disparities

May 14, 2007

UBC Prof Who Coined “Eco-Footprint” Concept Earns Trudeau Fellowship

May 3, 2007

UBC Library Kicks Off National Nursing Week With Online Collection of Nightingale Letters

Apr. 30, 2007

UBC Renews Iconic Buchanan Buildings for Future Generations, Saving Taxpayers Millions

Apr. 19, 2007

Student-designed Hovercraft Race to Protect 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Apr. 13, 2007

Study of B.C.’s Street Youth Yields Surprises

Apr. 10, 2007

Moral Judgment on “Sin Stocks” Means Higher Returns for Vice-Friendly Investors: UBC Study

Apr. 4, 2007

Student-designed Robotic Baristas Squirt Coffee into Waiting Mouths

Apr. 3, 2007

Two UBC Faculty Receive Canada’s Top Teaching Award

Apr. 2, 2007

UBC Law Faculty Receives $1 Million Gift From Borden Ladner Gervais and Ladner Family

Mar. 27, 2007

Next Generation of B.C. Doctors Hit the Wards (Province of British Columbia)

Mar. 26, 2007

UBC Researchers Find New Superbug Weapon for Near-empty Antibiotics Arsenal

Mar. 20, 2007

Brain Researchers at UBC / Vancouver Coastal Applaud $15M in Federal Funds

Mar. 19, 2007

UBC Discovery May Lead to “Smart” Therapies for Breast, Ovarian Cancer

Mar. 15, 2007

Cold is Hot in Evolution: UBC Researchers Debunk Belief Species Evolve Faster in Tropics

Mar. 15, 2007

Canaccord Capital $1.5 Million Gift to Sauder School of Business Honours Peter Brown

Mar. 14, 2007

UBC Researchers Reveal Dwarf Aquatic Plants’ Hidden Ancestry

Mar. 8, 2007

Bank of Canada Governor, Renowned Haida Artist and Former UBC President to Receive UBC Honorary Degrees

Mar. 5, 2007

UBC Researcher Finds New Way to Treat Devastating Fungal Infections

Feb. 26, 2007

From Youth Culture to Viticulture: UBC Showcases Research

Feb. 19, 2007

Are Renters Being Left Behind? It Depends on Location, Location, Location

Feb. 15, 2007

National Finalists Compete for Top Prize at Canada’s Largest Student Business Plan Competition

Feb. 15, 2007

Hari B. Varshney, FCA, Gives $1 Million to Sauder School of Business for Business Career Centre

Feb. 7, 2007

UBC Library Digitizes Rare Darwin Letters, Now Available Online for the First Time

Jan. 31, 2007

Engineering Students Design Safer, Faster Freight Trains

Jan. 25, 2007

Estrogen Therapy for Hot Flushes Challenged: Progestin as Effective as Risk-laden Estrogen

Jan. 24, 2007

Sauder School of Business at UBC Ranked Tops in Canada for 2006 by International Research Rankings

Jan. 22, 2007

UBC Receives $6 Million to Benefit Legal Education and Community Access to Justice

Jan. 16, 2007

"History Making" Research Technology Piloted at Vancouver Coastal Health – First Canadian Site for New Breathing Pacemaker

Jan. 15, 2007

Multimillion-dollar Boost at UBC to Help B.C. Pulp Industry Cut Energy Costs by 20 Per Cent

Jan. 10, 2007

UBC Prof, Alumnus Discover Most Distant Star Clusters: a Billion Light-years Away


Last reviewed 17-Jan-2008

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