Posts Tagged ‘UBC’

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel receives UBC honorary degree

Sep. 10, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel received today an honorary degree from the University of British Columbia during a special ceremony on the Vancouver campus.

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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 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at a send-off event.

Recap: Looking back at UBC and the 2012 Olympics

Aug. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Bronze medals, swim-offs, meeting royalty: the 2012 Summer Olympics featured much excitement for past and current UBC students.

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Liz Gleadle

Historic day for Gleadle in London

Aug. 9, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , ,

Former UBC Thunderbird Liz Gleadle made Canadian track and field history today at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

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UBC education experts for back-to-school stories

Aug. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to comment on kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary education issues.

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Mike Mason

Mason finishes eighth; Gleadle into Olympic final

Aug. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , , , , ,

Former UBC Thunderbird Mike Mason capped off a great comeback year by finishing eighth in the men’s high jump at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London today.

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Martha McCabe

Martha McCabe finishes 5th

Aug. 2, 2012 | Filed under: Extra | Tags: , , ,

UBC student Martha McCabe finished fifth in the women’s 200m breaststroke at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion Rendering

New home for UBC Rugby

Jul. 31, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation announces the opening of the $2.5 million Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion in October 2012.

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Colin Ferster tests the app on his smartphone

‘Only you can prevent forest fires’ … with your smartphone

Jul. 30, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

An app that prevents forest fires by identifying hazardous areas and that was developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia is getting tested in the BC Okanagan this summer.

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Atlanta has world’s most efficient airport, Korea now leads in Asia: UBC research

Jun. 28, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), one of the world’s busiest international airports, is also the most efficient for the sixth year running says an aviation think-tank based at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business.

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