Posts Tagged ‘community’

Mural: The Art of Parenting According to Old and New Wisdom

Student helps First Nations bring parenting values to life

Apr. 8, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Aftab Erfan was intrigued when she learned that a Vancouver Island First Nation band had approached UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP) for help drafting and implementing their community plan.

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Waqar Jan

A new country, a new life

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , ,

Continuing Studies leads immigrants to new opportunities

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Karol Mikulash with his youngest son Simon at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Build it and they will come

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , , ,

New athletic facilities and partnerships make UBC a community sport magnet

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Coding for a cause: UBC computer science students stage first community hackathon

Mar. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Fifty UBC Computer Science student volunteers partner with local non-profits this weekend to prototype software solutions at UBC’s inaugural Community Hackathon.

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$2M from BCLC and the Province creates Centre for Gambling Research at UBC

Feb. 27, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A $2-million investment from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Government of B.C. will create a major new Centre for Gambling Research at UBC to advance our understanding of gambling psychology and help reduce problem gambling behaviours.

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Participants in the Veterans Transition Program reenact experiences from their military service. Photo by: Martin Dee

Canadian veterans to benefit from UBC expansion of transition program

Nov. 2, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A University of British Columbia program to help former members of the Canadian military make the transition back to civilian life is expanding into a non-profit organization that will provide services across Canada.

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National Soccer Development Centre

UBC welcomes Whitecaps FC and National Soccer Development Centre to campus

Sep. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus will be the home of a new training facility which will form the centerpiece of the proposed National Soccer Development Centre (NSDC) – a new athletic facility to be shared by Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the university and community.

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UBC launches community-developed program as part of tribute to Japanese Canadian students of 1942

Mar. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As part of UBC’s efforts to recognize Japanese Canadians affected by internment in 1942, the university is asking the Asian Canadian community to help guide the creation of a interdisciplinary program that will highlight the contributions of Asian Canadians and examine anti-Asian racism that produced events like the forced removal of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War.

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UBC experts available to comment on Enbridge and Keystone debates

Jan. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on two controversial pipeline projects to carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets.

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