UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 12 | August
Banner year for campus research
Overall research funding to UBC has increased by nearly 20 per
cent over the previous fiscal year with university researchers attracting
$200 million in the year ending March 31, 2001.
Agreement awards faculty wage, career advancement increases
UBC's board of governors has ratified a three-year agreement between
the university and the Faculty Association.
Ensuring safety new manager's focus
For Jennifer Black, effective security is all about finding creative
ways to solve problems.
Board chair Bell to serve second term
Larry Bell, vice-chair of food services company Shato Holdings
Ltd. and chair of its subsidiary White Spot Ltd., has been appointed
for a second term as chair of UBC's Board of Governors.
Olympic Bid committee prefers downtown option
The Vancouver-Whistler 2010 Bid Corporation recently announced
that a site in central Vancouver is preferred to UBC for the athletes'
village for the proposed 2010 Winter Olympics.
UBC at Robson Square campus taking shape
In his 33 years on campus, Commerce and Business Administration
Prof. Stanley Hamilton has worn many hats. But lately, the one he
wears most often is a hard hat.
Students' efforts make for two-way learning experience
A new program launched by Land and Building Services is helping
the university to make great strides in its efforts to promote both
sustainability and experiential learning.
Bits, bytes to move faster on campus
Campus internet users will soon be able to fulfil their need for
speed, thanks to the long awaited implementation of the University
Networking Program (UNP).
Residence builds international links
UBC and Tec de Monterrey -- Mexico's leading private university
-- marked the establishment of a joint undergraduate academic program
and student residence at a recent groundbreaking ceremony.
Priceless Chinese art finds permanent home at MOA
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) is now home to a world-class collection
of Chinese antiquities thanks to the generous donation of prominent
collector Victor Shaw.
Partnership saves school costs, researcher finds
Canada has few public dollars for the pressing need to build more
schools. Now, a promising option has emerged according to a UBC
Centre to train young cancer researchers
Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows interested in prostate
cancer research now have greater opportunity, thanks to a three-year
$600,000 grant for a new training and education centre.