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Canada’s only Indigenous planning program prepares students to support communities

Thanks to a $500,000 federal grant, the Indigenous Community Planning (ICP) program at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) will expand into a permanent offering starting fall 201...

Sylvia McAdam receives 2016 Margolese National Design for Living Prize

The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture awards the 2016 Margolese National Design for Living Prize to Sylvia McAdam. Sylvia, a citizen of the nêhiyaw (Cree) Nation, is one of four fou...

Big NSERC gains for UBC advanced manufacturing research

UBC mechanical engineering professor Yusuf Altintas, P.Eng., has been awarded one of four 2016 Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSER...

SCARP students represent Canada at major UN conference

  Students from UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) are in Quito, Ecuador, this week to present posters at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Develo...

Community planning program recognized for Indigenous engagement

  The UBC School of Community and Regional Planning and and the Musqueam Indian Band’s joint Indigenous Community Planning (ICP) program has been awarded the 2016 International Association for Pub...

UBC Engineering alumni develop software to create safe airspaces

In October 2015, Alexander Harmsen (BASc '15 Engineering Physics) and co-founder James Howard (BASc ’15 Mechanical Engineering) launched their start up, Iris Automation, a company specializing in au...

UBC Nursing prof selected as American Academy of Nursing Fellow

24 Jun 2016 American Academy of Nursing Announces 2016 Class of New Fellows The Academy Will Induct 164 Nurse Leaders During Its Annual Policy Conference in October...

Applied Science celebrates exceptional faculty and staff at annual appreciation event

At the annual Applied Science Appreciation Barbecue at the University Golf Club on June 21, 2016, Dean Marc Parlange presented six faculty and staff with the Dean's Awards for Excellence. In addition...

Book launch: Planning Canada takes new approach to preparing students

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach was launched at the UBC bookstore on June 17, 2016. A panel that included 10 of the authors –including faculty, adjunct faculty and graduates of the UBC School...

UBC community and regional planner a woman of distinction

Penny Gurstein, Professor and Director of the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) and the Centre for Human Settlements at UBC, is this year’s recipient of the YWCA Vancouver Women of...