Volume 46 | Number 4 | Feb. 24, 2000

Forum . Digest . Trek 2000 . Honour Roll . Calendar

Students use break to deliver a message home

Approximately 90 UBC students decided to do something completely different during spring reading break. Rather than hit the books or the beaches, they went back to their hometown high schools to talk with students.

Medical researchers hunt for cells' production secrets

Why does one blood cell spend its lifetime fighting infection while another concentrates on clotting?
Kelly McNagny and Sarah Townsend, two researchers at UBC's Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) are working together to find out.

Banker, communicator join Board of Governors

A leader in the Canadian banking industry is among four new members joining UBC's 15-member Board of Governors.

Funding concerns new ams president

Improving and expanding student services is one of Maryann Adamec's top goals for the coming year along with lobbying to restore federal funding to post-secondary institutions and lower student loan interest rates for students in public institutions.

Program arms students for growing software field

A new 16-month program that prepares science and engineering graduates for careers in the burgeoning field of computer software systems is off to a flying start.

Conference Centre offers popular venue

Smart planners know UBC's Conference Centre consistently earns top marks. The office majors in meetings and conferences and takes events to the top of the class.

Co-presentations will bring big names to stage

One of the world's greatest concert halls has exciting news for Vancouver audiences.

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