Core Area – People and Places
By Manya Malhotra on July 21, 2023
UBC Okanagan is redefining urban infrastructure and sustainable construction practices in Kelowna with the construction of a state-of-the-art underground parking garage for UBCO Downtown. This four-storey, below-grade parkade—built to serve the facility and reduce parking impacts in the area—will set a record as the deepest parkade in the Kelowna area. It employs an innovative ‘tanked’ […]
By Manya Malhotra on July 18, 2023
The Great Hall of the Museum of Anthropology at UBC (MOA) is a cultural and architectural masterpiece that requires modern seismic safety measures to protect against future risks. In a Q & A with the Sustainability Hub, Dr. Tony Yang, a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and an expert in earthquake engineering, discusses […]
Grosvenor Award for IBPOC Students aims to shape communities by supporting diverse future leaders in real estate
By Breeonne Baxter on July 6, 2023
Please visit https://www.sauder.ubc.ca/news/school-news/grosvenor-award-ibpoc-students-aims-shape-communities-supporting-diverse-future to read the story.
By Manya Malhotra on June 30, 2023
Please visit: New institutional roadmap to guide implementation of EDI priorities – UBC Equity & Inclusion Office to read the update.
By Breeonne Baxter on June 29, 2023
Please visit https://apsc.ubc.ca/news/2023/2023-deans-awards-honour-applied-science-faculty-and-staff to read the story.
By Manya Malhotra on June 28, 2023
The University of British Columbia has risen to 34th from 47th position in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings released today. This marks the first time that UBC has entered the top 40 of the global rankings among 1,503 institutions in 104 countries. The university ranks third among 31 Canadian institutions. “I am very proud of UBC’s […]
By Manya Malhotra on June 13, 2023
Allard Law’s first-ever student award for incoming Black Canadian law students In 2021, the Honourable Judge David St. Pierre, the Honourable Selwyn Romilly (LLB ’66), Matthew Nathanson (LLB ’97), Irwin Nathanson, KC and Joanie McEwen (LLB ’75) established Allard Law’s first student award dedicated to supporting incoming Black Canadian JD students. The $225,000 fund, which […]
By Breeonne Baxter on June 9, 2023
Please visit https://educ.ubc.ca/deans-awards-for-staff-excellence-recipients-2023/ to read the story.
By Breeonne Baxter on May 26, 2023
Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants provide up to $6,000 to UBC faculty members to incorporate climate change and wellbeing content and pedagogy into existing undergraduate and graduate courses. The program aims to improve the depth and delivery of climate change content in existing courses, bolstering topics such as climate adaptation and resilience, climate justice, climate […]