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Man in motion sets new goals for future

Wheels are turning for the 10th anniversary celebration of Rick Hansen's Man in Motion Tour.

Hansen officially launched the anniversary in Cape Spear, Newfoundland, on Aug. 24, 10 years from the date that he began the last segment of his epic journey around the world and across Canada. Ten months of commemorative events in each province will culminate in Vancouver on May 22.


UBC United Way hits $100,000 mark

Only two weeks into the United Way's campus campaign, UBC faculty, staff and students have donated over $100,000 towards this year's goal of $290,260.


Grass roots donate to Korean research centre

The B.C. Society for the Advancement of Korean Studies (BCSAKS) presented UBC President David Strangway with the final installment of a $500,000 donation to the Centre for Korean Research, one of five research centres in the Institute of Asian Research.


Program collaborates to address youth issues

Crime, drug use and dropping out of school are a few youth issues which have traditionally been tackled through separate prevention programs. But because such behaviors tend to cluster, it makes sense to develop complementary, broad-based community projects to support positive youth development.


Mentors drawn from students, faculty, staff

The Women Students' Office (WSO) has launched a new program designed to build community and provide support to women students of color at UBC.


Top student athletes compete Oct. 17-31

The advent of a new university year also marks the beginning of an exciting athletics season at UBC. UBC's varsity teams are made up of some of the nation's top young athletes, many of whom go on to international levels of competition. Others may end up playing for the National Hockey League (NHL), Canadian or National Football Leagues (CFL and NFL) or playing for professional teams in Europe or elsewhere.