Feature: New faculty . Offbeat . People . Letters to the Editor . Calendar
UBC has moved up to second position in overall rankings of Canada's medical/doctoral
universities according to the annual survey recently published in Maclean's
Nine UBC projects have received more than $15 million in capital funding thanks
to a combination of federal monies, matching provincial funds and support from
a donation made by UBC alumnus Stewart Blusson.
UBC's Dept. of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing has established a Creative
Writing Residency Prize in Stageplay. The biennial prize, worth $25,000, is
the most generous of its kind in Canada.
UBC is staging a public forum which will inform the international debate raging
over the work of one of Canada's most important artists.
UBC staff member Cia Harms won't let anything break her habit of giving to the United Way campaign each year.
"I feel it is the least that I can do to help out in the community," says
the Faculty of Dentistry Orthodontics Clinic co-ordinator.
Commercial developments proposed for the UBC campus will get a public airing
at two meetings scheduled to take place at the Asian Centre on Nov. 25.
When they weren't hooting and howling, almost 300 Totem Park residents sat
in hushed concentration as they listened to sketches about love, sex and stereotypes
in a recent presentation called My Dick and Other Manly Tales.