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UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 12 | August 9, 2001

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 researcher.

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.



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