Achieving alumni sought for awards

UBC's Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 1999 Alumni Achievement Awards.

The awards recognize the outstanding achievement of UBC graduates or honorary alumni whose work in research, civic, business, arts, community or athletic activities have reflected well on the university.

The Alumni Award for Research will be presented for the first time this year. The award recognizes a UBC graduate who has created economic or social benefits for the greater community through innovative research.

Nominations may also be made for: Alumni Awards of Distinction; Outstanding Young Alumnus Award; Honorary Alumnus Award; Blythe Eagles Volunteer Leadership Award; Outstanding Student Award; Faculty Citation Community Service Award; Lifetime Achievement Award; and the Branch Service Award.

Deadline for nominations is March 1. Nomination forms are available from the Alumni Association at 604-822-3313 or at