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Student Directed Seminar on UBC's Sustainability Performance

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For the week of October 15–19, the SUB will be transformed into a gallery of sustainability. Every day the main floor will house the New SUB Sustainability Art Showcase, an exhibition of four working prototypes designed to engage UBC students in thinking about sustainability. The four prototypes...
By Loren Plottel UBC’s newest film professor Garvin Eddy has worked in Hollywood long enough to learn more than a few dirty secrets. One of those, says the Emmy-winning set designer of such classic TV shows as The Cosby Show, Rosanne, and That 70’s Show, is that many of the sets are built of wood...
By Thomas Bevan Sustainable here, go green there: these slogans dominate real estate brochures around our cities. But what do these statements actually mean with regards to the net impact of buildings on surrounding ecosystems? What evidence is there that supports these claims? A collaborative...
Founded a year ago by Chantelle Buffie and Sonam Swarup, Fusion Kitchen is a social venture that empowers and integrates recently arrived immigrant women by employing them to teach cooking classes. “By sharing their cultural background and favourite dishes, our teachers gain work experience and...
Quarterly Lunch and Learns, green research activities, tours and a chance to win great prizes – find out how you can get involved in UBC’s Green Research Program. The Green Research Program is switching things up a bit for the 2012/13 school year. We’re replacing our annual workshop with three...
If you are looking for financial support to reduce the environmental impact of your research activities or laboratory, then the Fisher Scientific Fund is for you. Your innovative plan could make you and your department the lucky recipient of up to $4,000. Risk Management Services, Campus...
The recent renovation to the Biological Sciences Complex at UBC has been honoured with a Canadian Green Building Award presented through Sustainable Architecture & Building magazine . The complex was one of only seven projects nationwide that received awards from a total of fifty-six...
By Lynn Warburton From the outside it looks like an unassuming sleek shed set amongst the woods of UBC’s Vancouver campus. But on the inside is a powerhouse designed to reduce UBC’s greenhouse gas emissions while providing heat and electricity to the campus and learning opportunities to faculty and...
Come to the 2012 Program Completion Workshop to hear firsthand from the program participants and city representatives. The Greenest City Scholars summer internship program sponsors 10 UBC graduate students to work on a sustainability project with the City of Vancouver. UBC graduate students are...
Contributor: Dr. Sarah Burch Sustainability plans and talk of climate change responses have been around for decades – but wrapping our heads around what this means on the ground is an ongoing challenge. Will a sustainable community look largely the same as the communities in which we live and work...

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