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Canada's new chief justice Beverley McLachlin and Canadian author and playwright
Silver Donald Cameron are among the speakers in the Vancouver Institute free
public lecture series at UBC which runs every Saturday to April 15.
It's like a green light for students stalled in a traffic jam of questions about
UBC. The big green banner at the north end of Brock Hall announces the location
of the Student Services' Information Centre which offers one-stop shopping for
information on admissions, awards, accommodation, registration and general information
about campus services.
A memorial scholarship fund has been set up to honour Forest Ecology PhD student
Adrian Weber to ensure that his groundbreaking work will continue at UBC.
UBC has again placed among the top Lower Mainland organizations in the United
Way category of Leaders of the Way with 75 donors who gave $1,000 or more to the
Jody Sydor has just returned from a whirlwind experience as a Red Cross disaster
relief delegate working with Kosovar refugees in Macedonia to her job at UBC.
Natural gas fuel systems developer Westport Innovations Inc., Web-based learning
software-maker WebCT and biotechnology high-flyer QLT PhotoTherapeutics Inc. have
something in common.
Rave reviews are greeting students in a new directed studies course in the Faculty
of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
After almost a decade south of the border, biophysicist Andre Marziali is glad
to be back on his old stomping grounds.
Community feedback is the next step for the Faculty of Medicine as it puts together
its strategic plan for the year 2000 and beyond, Strong Medicine: Helping Build
Tomorrow's Health Care.
Trays of sushi filled the tables and video cameras focused on beaming faces when
UBC joined every city and town in Japan in staging Coming of Age Day Ceremonies
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