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SASS Celebrates 40 Years
February 1, 2010The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) is marking forty successful years.  The only program in British Columbia to educate audiologists and speech-language pathologists, the School has much to celebrate as it enters its fourth decade. In 2008, SASS moved into renovated teaching and research facilities in the $19 million, energy-efficient Friedman Building. The […] Read More >

Recipients of the First SASS Clinical Faculty Awards Named
October 28, 2009The School announced the first recipients of the new clinical faculty awards at the BCASLPA Annual General Meeting on October 17th. The awards allow the School to recognize a speech-language pathologist and an audiologist who demonstrate excellence in and commitment to the clinical education of the School’s students. The Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in […] Read More >

40th Anniversary Colloquium Series
October 20, 2009Wednesday, October 28: 12:35-1:25 pm: *Sue Scott, M.Sc., SLP(C)*. “Spreading (sharing?) our Knowledge: Training the First SLPs in Bangladesh”. Sue Scott takes us to Bangladesh through her description of  training SLPs in Bangladesh. Wednesday, November 18, 12:35-1:25 pm: *Nick Haywood, PhD, *Postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Valter Ciocca. “The perceived continuity of a tone through noise […] Read More >

UBC Team provide audiologic screening at the BC Special Olympics
September 29, 2009This year, for the first time, audiologic screening was offered as part of a Healthy Athlete Program at the BC Special Olympics.  Besides the Healthy Hearing activities, the Healthy Athlete program offered Special Smiles, Fit Feet, Open Eyes, and Health Promotion services.  These programs have been provided for several years by Special Olympics North America […] Read More >

Premier Gordon Campbell opens Friedman Building
September 19, 2009Premier Gordon Campbell was joined today by faculty, staff and students to celebrate the reopening of the newly-renovated, $19-million, energy-efficient Friedman Building, the University of British Columbia’s state-of-the-art facility that houses the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences [More] Read More >