Volume 46 | Number 3 | Feb. 10, 2002

Profile . Digest . Honour Roll . Calendar

Two chemists win top research prizes

A pair of chemistry professors have won UBC's top research prizes for 1999.

Undergraduates put peer teaching to the test in pilot

Some senior undergraduate students are taking part in a unique experiment on campus this term--earning university course credits in a class that they help create and conduct.

Vice-president's job all about students

Brian sullivan's job title--vice-president, Students--is unique in Canada. He was intrigued when, one year ago, he first heard about a position being created at UBC, thousands of miles away.

Former PM, Nobel alumnus, film-maker to receive honorary degrees

Former prime minister Kim Campbell, Nobel Prize winner Robert Mundell--both UBC alumni--and filmmaker Atom Egoyan are among the 14 individuals who will receive honorary degrees from the university this year.

Parental choice key researchers suggest

A UBC study is helping inform the heated debate over public school choice, particularly regarding traditional schools in B.C.

Tentative CUPE settlements reached

UBC and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) locals 116, 2950 and 2278 reached tentative collective agreements on Jan. 31, after multiple days of special mediation and a half-day full strike.

Theft suspect charged

A 27-year-old Vancouver male has been charged by the RCMP with the theft of musical instruments worth more than $40,000 from lockers at the School of Music over the Christmas break.

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