UBC is seeking input from the campus and its neighbors prior to making a decision
on whether or not it should join the Lower Mainland community in offering a
venue for the Pacific Games, which would bring athletes from 43 countries to
Vancouver June 16-29, 2001.
UBC medical researchers have been granted more than $3 million of the total
$3.7 million awarded recently by the B.C. Health Research Foundation (BCHRF).
The first 21 UBC staff members to complete certificates in the university's
MOST staff training and development program were recognized at a lunch in the
First Nations Longhouse March 20.
"I wandered lonely as a cloud," the high school teacher singsongs from the front of the classroom. Students slouch at their desks, eyes rolling back into their heads.
Does teaching poetry have to be like this?
Twenty-one new low-floor articulated buses scheduled to go into service this September on the 99 B-Line route will have an added feature, thanks to an arrangement between BC Transit and UBC.
Each of the new buses will be equipped with exterior bicycle racks that allow
for the transport of up to two bikes per bus.
Mark Nohra, the UBC Thunderbird football star whose incredible season of rushing
culminated in the team's Vanier Cup victory, and Olympic swimmer Sarah Evanetz,
who won 20 Canadian university championship gold medals in four years, received
UBC's top athletic awards at the 77th Annual Big Block Awards Banquet March
A unique exchange program that brings Japanese and Canadian students together
in residence and classes at UBC has gained recognition for internationalizing
the campus and involving international students in campus life.
UBC researchers, including faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students,
are gaining greater access to research opportunities as UBC formalizes an arrangement
to take over management of an Agassiz dairy research facility.
Turning back the clock on heart disease is the aim of a new program at the Faculty of Medicine's St. Paul's Hospital campus.
Designed for 25-to 65-year-old men and women with heart disease, the Atherosclerosis
Reversal Clinic (ARC) is helping patients aggressively reduce their risk factors
to reverse coronary artery disease.
The School of Music's opera program is hitting a high note.
Enrolment is soaring, grads are finding work and new outreach programs have
students singing everywhere from schools in Chilliwack to the opera houses of
UBC will close a northern Vancouver Island composting facility because it no
longer helps fulfil the mandate of the university or supports research and education.