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Public Forum: Nov. 30: UBC Physical Planning Principles

Public Information Meeting: Dec. 3: Acadia Park Infill Housing Study

UBC Annual Report 1997/98 (Adobe Acrobat version, 1.4 MB, October 1998).
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Graduates set, meet challenging goals

Capturing and storing information provides Rita Dilek with challenges both professional and personal. Dilek, who graduates this month with a master's degree in Computer Science, is blind.

She is one of more than 2,000 UBC students graduating during Fall Congregation at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts Nov. 26 and 27. (more...)

Seeing the vision

Members of UBC's Board of Governors, Alma Mater Society President Vivian Hoffman and other campus representatives joined President Martha Piper as she met with Biology 120 students on Nov. 19 to kick off the campus launch of Trek 2000, UBC's vision for the 21st century.

CBC journalist earns Great Trekker award

A distinguished CBC Television journalist who has trekked across Canada and around the world to bring Canadians information on issues that affect their lives has been named the 1998 recipient of the Great Trekker Award.

Eve Savory graduated from UBC in 1969 with a BA in Asian Studies.

UBC maintains ranking in national university survey

UBC has maintained its position as the fourth overall medical/doctoral university in Maclean's annual ranking of Canadian universities. UBC has consistently ranked fourth since 1992.

Eating disorders topic of campus student survey

A confidential survey is underway to determine how widespread disordered eating problems are among young women at UBC.

Geneticist first to receive $350,000 innovation grant

Forest Sciences Prof. Kermit Ritland is the first UBC recipient of a Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) grant of more than $350,000.

Poet alumna wins G-G literary award

A graduate of the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia has won this year's $10,000 Governor General's Literary Award in English for poetry.