UBC Reports | Vol. 46 | No. 18 | Nov.
UBC secures silver spot in Maclean's rankings
UBC has secured second position in overall rankings of Canada's
medical/doctoral universities, according to the annual survey recently
published in Maclean's magazine.
Cellist tunes in to high technology
Ron Rabin has spent the better part of his life playing and studying
music, but nowadays the 36-year-old is more in tune with computers
than his cello. Rabin will become the first graduate of the Alternate
Routes to Computing (ARC) program at UBC this month.
Fellowships created to honour Michael Smith
The memory of the late Michael Smith will be honoured at UBC with
10 graduate fellowships that will bear his name.
Trekker, former judge earn awards
A participant in the Great Trek and a former chief justice of B.C.'s
Supreme Court have been named recipients of the 2000 Great Trekker
Everybody into the carpool
HOV envy -- the condition affecting lone drivers as they watch
carpoolers zoom along in the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane --
may be a thing of the past for UBC students, faculty and staff thanks
to a new UBC TREK program.
Heppner begins legacy
When the applause dies down at the Chan Centre for the Performing
Arts tomorrow, it will signal a new beginning as well as the end
of a concert by one of the world's finest operatic voices, UBC alumnus
Collection spotlights life of pioneer B.C. missionaries
"Invaluable" is how prominent B.C. historian and Education Prof.
Jean Barman describes a collection recently donated to UBC by Vancouver's
Engineering program broadens know-how, builds design skills
What if rather than learning everything there is to know about
mechanical or electrical engineering, students could learn something
about all areas?