UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 08 | April
Winners improve student life
By day and night Roger Miller is one of 6,500 hard-working graduate
students who play major roles in every department at UBC.
Staff recognized for 25-year service
UBC president Martha Piper will welcome 35 new members to UBC's
25 Year Club on May 9 at a dinner to be held in their honour.
Site zooms in to meet students' data needs
A major redesign of the UBC Student Services' Web site is designed
to enhance the site's usefulness for students looking to register
for classes, check schedules and link to on-line resources.
Genome research garners $35 million
Genomics researchers in B.C. will benefit from $35 million granted
to the province's genome scientists as part of a 22-project national
investment of $136 million, according to a recent announcement by
federal funding agency Genome Canada.
Supply set to meet demand
UBC researchers have successfully competed for hundreds of millions
of dollars in the form of government grants. A university department
wants to help them make the most of every one.
Rail giant funds transport chair
Canadian National has pledged $1.25 million to UBC to create the
CN Chair in Transportation and International Logistics.