Volume 46 | Number 13 | Sep. 7, 2000
Profile . Digest . Honour Roll . Calendar
"I am UBC. I am not a number or an apathetic bore. I don't go to school on a hill, or on an island, or in Ontario."
Those first lines of a new UBC
rant were heard loud and clear Sept. 5, Imagine UBC day, as the enthusiastic
fourth annual welcome of 4,200 first-year students took B.C.'s largest university
Keep your eye on the pool. You're certain to spot a UBC swimmer during the
Summer Olympics, which begin Sept. 15 in Sydney. Nine members of the three-time
CIAU champion UBC Thunderbirds will be among 39 swimmers representing Canada.
A new global vision will become a reality at UBC when the Liu Centre for the
Study of Global Issues opens on campus later this month.
A protein that reduces inflammation has been discovered by a group of UBC researchers.
Sowing, hoeing, feeding and weeding are the extra-curricular activities for
a group of about 25 students who are cultivating an organic garden that is helping
to feed the UBC community.
The School of Music is preparing a feast for the fall term. The enormous menu
includes something for every taste and pocketbook, served up by seasoned performers
and the soon-to-be-famous.
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