Families and children of all ages are invited to UBC Child Care Services' annual parade which takes place Thursday, May 21 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The parade starts at the day-care centres on Osoyoos Crescent and winds up with entertainment and picnicking at the commons block grass field in the centre of the family housing complexes.

For the first time in Canadian university history, three Canadian Interuniversity Athletic Union players from the same team in the same year will attend National Football League (NFL) camps.

Bob Beveridge, Mark Nohra and Curtis Galick, all members of the Vanier Cup-winning T-Birds, have secured free agent tryouts.

Beveridge, a 6-6, 320-pound offensive lineman will gun for a spot with the New England Patriots. Most outstanding university football player in 1997, running back Nohra, will try out with the Buffalo Bills. And Galick, who was the Saskatchewan Roughriders' first pick in the 1998 CFL draft, is headed to Seattle to try out with the Seahawks.

The Faculty of Applied Science has established an Engineering Advisory Council comprising representatives from the engineering profession, industry and governments. The council will provide advice aimed at helping the faculty remain responsive to social, cultural, economic and technological changes.

The council's mandate is to provide advice to the dean of Applied Science on matters relating to the faculty's activities in engineering, including its academic programs, teaching, research and professional service.