Posts Tagged ‘2012’

Four of UBC’s 2012 Royal Society of Canada inductees. From left: Susan Boyd (Law), Anne Condon (Computer Science), Veronica Strong-Boag (Education), Judy Illes (Neurology)

UBC celebrates Royal Society inductees

Nov. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The Royal Society of Canada recognizes scholarly, research and artistic excellence across the country.

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UBC experts comment on Nov. 6 U.S. election

Oct. 30, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

As the U.S. election approaches, UBC’s experts on American politics, the election and campaign issues are available for commentary.

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UBC Olympic send-off event. Photo by: Don Erhardt

UBC experts and stories for 2012 London Olympic Games

Jun. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As many as 28 people from UBC will participate in the 2012 London Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, including up to 16 Olympians and 12 coaches, physicians, and support staff. With the one-month mark to the Games approaching, below is a list of UBC experts and story ideas for the 2012 Summer Games in London.

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UBC send-off for Olympic athletes, coaches and support staff

Jun. 21, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

Celebration for UBC athletes, coaches and support staff heading to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London

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Former PM Joe Clark, artist Buffy Sainte-Marie and others honoured during UBC’s Vancouver campus grad ceremonies starting May 23

May. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

UBC’s Vancouver campus Spring Congregation event highlights include: 7,400 student graduates; former Prime Minister Joseph Clark, singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie and five others receive honorary degrees from UBC; largest class of Aboriginal MD graduates; graduation celebration for UBC Aboriginal students; Honorary Degree Ceremony for Japanese Canadian Students of 1942.

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UBC expert panel to explore US election

Mar. 1, 2012 | Filed under: Expert Profile, Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A former White House staff member, the U.S. Consul general and University of British Columbia political science experts will discuss current and upcoming issues surrounding the upcoming U.S. election at a free public forum at Robson Square on Sunday, March 4.

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