Posts Tagged ‘studentlife’

UBC honours Paul Martin, Bramwell Tovey, Michael Wingfield during Fall Congregation

Nov. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Between Nov. 21 and Nov. 23, more than 2,800 UBC undergraduate and graduate degrees from all 12 Vancouver faculties will be conferred. Honorary degrees will be presented to Paul Martin, Bramwell Tovey and Michael Wingfield.

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Food for life: Chef Steve Golob makes the connection between healthy stomachs and healthy minds.   Martin Dee Photograph

Good food. Good grades.

Nov. 1, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , ,

Place Vanier residence chef Steve Golob knows that healthy food keeps students alert in class.

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Kai Bighorn missed out on normal teenage life while caring for his sick father. Martin Dee Photograph

Unpaid and invisible: Canada’s young caregivers

Nov. 1, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , ,

When Kai Bighorn was in high school, he spent more time counting pills for his dad than doing “normal teenage things.”

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Vikram Vij shares his love of good produce with UBC dietetics student Whitney Hussain. Don Erhardt Photograph

Vij’s Kitchen spices up UBC

Nov. 1, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , ,

Vancouver’s celebrity chef Vikram Vij has made possible an extensive culinary lab makeover.

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UBC deans take one for the team: First to get flu shots from students

Oct. 29, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

Students from UBC medical, nursing and pharmaceutical sciences programs will give flu shots to university leaders, students, staff and faculty at a media event.

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UBC Thunderbirds host Kevin Bieksa's Buddies in Charity Hockey Game. Photo by Bob Frid/UBC Athletics

Bieksa’s Buddies and UBC TBirds raise over $200,000 for charity

Oct. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

The UBC Thunderbird men’s hockey team lost 8-7 in an once-in-a-lifetime matchup against the Bieksa’s Buddies, a team of locked out NHL players, which raised more than $200,000 for charity.

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Prof. Janet Werker, UBC Psychology Dept. Martin Dee photo.

Maternal depression affects language development in babies

Oct. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Harvard University and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital.

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UBC offers world’s largest forestry scholarship

Oct. 5, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry is offering the world’s largest scholarship for forestry research to attract top doctoral students.

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A chance to come clean

Oct. 4, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , ,

New policy reduces student discipline hearings

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Renee Zhang is one of 17 students in UBC's new Master's of Museum Education program. Martin Dee Photograph

Bringing museums to life

Oct. 4, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Renee Zhang is one of 17 students enrolled in a new masters program designed to help museums engage their patrons.

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