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Strangway, faculty to receive honours

Former UBC president David Strangway, Globe and Mail national affairs columnist and author Jeffrey Simpson, and UBC alumnus and ambassador for Canada's Year of Asia Pacific John Bell, are among nine individuals to be awarded honorary degrees by UBC this year.

Consultation required before gov't events

UBC will not serve as a venue for another event like APEC without consultation with the campus community, a motion passed by both the Board of Governors and Senate states.

Proposal could open gathering place in fall

The former UBC Faculty Club building will get a new lease on life by late 1998 if a plan to re-open the building for bistro-style lunch service goes ahead.

Nursing homes need help with oral hygiene

Many residents of long-term care facilities have undetected oral health problems and staff feel inadequate to help with oral hygiene, according to a recent UBC study.

T-bird swimmers leave rest of West in big wake

UBC swimmers have been making waves nationally and internationally with a string of successes that includes the first ever UBC sweep of the Canada West University Athletic Association Men's and Women's Swim Championships.

Brass take concert stage for ArtsFest '98

Jazz trombonist Bill Watrous and brass ensembles from across western Canada are the featured performers at ArtsFest '98 concerts hosted by the School of Music Feb. 5-7.

Animal welfare, sustainable landscapes lecture topics

Horticulturist Judith Zuk, head of one of North America's pre-eminent public gardens, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, is one of several speakers featured in a free public lecture series hosted by UBC's Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.

UBC animal welfare researcher Prof. David Fraser, Zuk, and regenerative landscape expert John Lyle will speak as part of the ongoing Community Lecture Series held at the Pacific Space Centre (Planetarium). All lectures begin at 8 p.m.