UBC is joining with European partners in business and government to establish
a permanent Institute for European Studies within the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
The institute will be devoted to interdisciplinary research and to graduate
education leading to MA and PhD degrees in European Studies.
When David Strangway steps down as UBC's 10th president at the end of this
month, he leaves a university greatly shaped by his vision and dedication.
In his native Rwanda, Willy Rangira lived in fear for four years. It was dangerous
to venture out after dark in case he encountered soldiers or bands of Hutu men
looking for a Tutsi such as himself.
Fifty-two top math and science students from Canadian high schools will gain
some insight into the lives of people with visual impairments this summer as
they participate in the Shad Valley Program at UBC.
The Advisory Committee on the Faculty Club continues to examine the feasibility
of re-opening the former Faculty Club building as a financially viable gathering
John Ford is probably the only person in the world who might realistically
expect to answer his cellular phone and hear killer whales on the line -- live
from somewhere along B.C.'s coastline.
UBC Architecture and Landscape Architecture students and top local and international
architects and landscape architects will join forces on an urban design task
that will provide a legacy of ideas and inspiration for urban planners across