Jingyi Chen, assistant professor of Mathematics, has earned his department's
first Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. He is one of only two Canadian university
scientists to receive this prestigious award in 1999.
The growing number of people who are curious about incorporating native plants
into their gardens will have a unique opportunity when the UBC Botanical Garden
hosts the Lower Mainland's first-ever Native Plant Celebration and Sale, Sunday,
Major benefits are predicted for B.C. industry as a result of an unusual payment
to UBC's Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU).
Just after midnight on March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil spill seized world
attention. As the 10th anniversary of the Alaskan ecological disaster approaches,
researchers at UBC's Fisheries Centre are using a new method to help answer
the key question then and now: what is the lasting impact of this catastrophe?
Two years ago he was a long-haired biker look-alike working undercover in Vancouver's drug scene.
Today, as the new assistant director of UBC Campus Security, Mike Sheard is
more interested in community policing than busting dope dealers.
A Bachelor of Business in Real Estate (BBRE), a new undergraduate degree designed
to create a standard of education for the real estate industry, has been approved
by the UBC Senate.