Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dr. Michael Smith has been featured in The Vancouver Sun's list of 150 noteworthy British Columbians.

Canada 150: Michael Smith figured out how to target genetic mutations
Eric Meyers incorporates his research on youth programming, learning spaces and technology focused curricula into his teaching at The iSchool@UBC. His most recent project involves teaching preteens to code in public libraries.

What Are You Working On? Eric Meyers
Millions around the world live without access to clean drinking water. Sean McBeath is using electricity to make water treatment accessible for communities that need it. This is engineering.

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Since 2010, UBC Sustainability has collaborated with the City of Vancouver - Local Government to sponsor UBC graduate students to work on sustainability projects in support of the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan.

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When you’re competing at Maia’s level, there’s nothing easy about swimming.

Impact of Giving: Maia Brundage
Hear from some of UBC's top professors at the University Killam Professor Lecture Series.

Topics include:
Feb 15 - Big Data, Big Issues: Should We Be Worried?
Mar 28 - Save Our Seas: Why is Translating Good Science into Good Policy so Hard?
Apr 26 - Tackling the Killers: Has Preventing HIV/AIDS Provided a Key to Sustainable Healthcare?

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University Killam Professor Lecture Series
Hubert Lai, Q.C. was appointed as UBC’s University Counsel in 2001. At the time, he was the youngest person to have ever served in such a capacity at a major Canadian university.

One-On-One with Hubert Lai, Q.C.
It’s now official: Most infants should eat peanut-based food by the time they are six months old.

The best way to prevent peanut allergies? Feeding your infant peanut-based foods early
The rain is washing all the snow away today, so let's throwback to a frosty Nitobe Memorial Garden.

Photo by Ayan Kanhai Aman - [ Link ]
Pedestrian route changes are coming to the University Boulevard area starting on January 19.

There will no longer be any pedestrian access between the AMS Nest, New UBC Aquatic Centre and War Memorial Gym while construction on the New UBC Bus Exchange, renovation of the Old SUB and demolition of the old UBC Aquatic Centre is ongoing.

More info: [ Link ]
This week at UBC: Orientation Leaders Application deadlines, AMS Clubs Days, IR Tea Social with Alumna Linda Mim.
UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2017, the only post-secondary institution to receive this designation.

UBC a Top Employer for Young People in 2017
January 28, 2017 marks the beginning of the Year of the Rooster and celebrations by families around the world including those with Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese heritage.

Learn more about how we're celebrating at UBC: [ Link ]
While "urban mining" can only meet about a quarter of the current demand for metals, it can complement traditional mining and do the environment good at the same time.

UBC’s urban miners keep LEDs out of landfills
Can Poge’s desire to study abroad brought him from Istanbul to UBC Sauder School of Business where he built the foundation for a career in London’s fast-paced finance district.

BCom launches a career in global finance
The UBC Sauder School of Business MBA Program put Jay Rhind at the heart of Vancouver’s tech startup scene as a venture capitalist.

MBA working to fund Vancouver’s next tech sector superstars
School is way better when you have friends to share it with. Check out ways to make your time at UBC memorable at
Ryan Huffman and Kyle Reese are both Project Managers at UBC Infrastructure Development, Project Services. They collaborate with campus stakeholders to create great spaces for people to teach and learn, conduct leading-edge research, and enjoy the life of the campus community.

What Are You Working On? Ryan Huffman & Kyle Reese
Join UBC Language Sciences for Language Science Talks: a speaker series featuring prominent language sciences researchers from around the world.

Language Science Talks!: Krista Byers-Heinlein