Following an external review of UBC's Campus Security, UBC will be creating a new position — Head of Profession of Campus Security. The position will be an intermediate between the director of campus security and the VP Students.
UBCO has developed a device that can model individual parts of the heart to stand in for the real thing when surgeons are practicing. The team is now working on translating the technology to implants in patients.
Whispers of Life aims to raise awareness about suicide among transgender and gay youth, as well as reduce anti-gay bullying. The students who saw the screenings were encouraged to create artwork of their own relating to the film's subject matter.
The UBC men's and women's swim teams added 16 new recruits to their rosters. Newcomers Marcus Thormeyer and Emily Overholt are particularly making waves. The teams are losing top swimmers to graduation and the Olympics this year.
The original petition was created by students Kevin Doering, Tanner Bokor and Viet Vu. The three hoped to incite the return of their beloved pub, which was shut down like most of the businesses in the old SUB with the opening of the Nest.
The 38th annual UBC Storm the Wall, with over 850 teams and 3,500 participants, was bigger and better than ever. It marked the inaugural year of the Wall Challenge, a new race for teams who just want to climb the wall.
The concept of an “unconference” is built around the idea that attendees are tired of listening for hours to speakers drone on about various topics. It “flips” the conference, putting the attendees in charge of presentations and workshops.
Along with co-founders Kerry Costello — chief operating officer and recent MBA grad from UBC — and Alexey Manov — manufacturing and operations manager and recent grad — Brown hopes to make concussion data more readily available.
Cubukgil sees himself as a revolutionary and his app as a catalyst to major economic change. The development of this app arose from his own struggle with the inefficiencies of what he sees as a currently outdated market.