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Piper invites campus to redefine its mission

There have been 10 other presidential installations at UBC but the campus has never seen anything quite like the one that took place Sept. 25.

Welcome mat out for Homecoming '97

The UBC campus will welcome friends old and new at Homecoming '97, a six-day event that runs Oct. 14-19.

Among the highlights are class reunions, varsity football, the annual Great Trekker Award, a chance to meet UBC's new president Martha Piper and tour new facilities like the Koerner Library and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Campaign kicks off with a wave

The United Way kicks off its annual UBC campaign Oct. 7 when volunteers will wave to people arriving on campus as a reminder of UBC's tradition of strong participation in the campaign.

Employee Campaign Chair Peter Nault, Plant Operations, says UBC hopes to contribute $310,000 this year to United Way's goal of raising $24.2 million in the Lower Mainland.

Changes mark 25 years of teaching

Every now and then, History Prof. George Egerton hears from people he taught when he first came to UBC in the 1970s. Some of those students, now in the employ of the Canadian Foreign Service, have gone from studying history and foreign policy to being very much a part of it.

T-Birds seek victory in Shrum grudge match

Hot off its crushing 32-0 victory over the Manitoba Bisons, the UBC Thunderbird football team is set to take on cross-town rivals, the Simon Fraser University Clansmen, in the 20th annual Shrum Bowl at Swangard Stadium Oct. 4.

Education opens doors to celebrate

UBC's Faculty of Education is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a series of special events Oct. 17 and 18, held in conjunction with Homecoming '97

Week focuses on child and family

Adolescent suicide will be the topic of the John F. McCreary Lecture, one of several public events to be held during this year's Health Sciences Week, Oct.14-16.