UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 02 | Jan.
Pavlich appointed VP, Legal and External Affairs
Law Prof. Dennis Pavlich, university counsel at the University
of British Columbia, has been appointed to a new portfolio of responsibilities
as vice-president, Legal and External Affairs, effective Feb. 1,
UBC President Martha Piper has announced.
Plan aims to train more rural doctors
A plan for increased medical student enrolment and decentralized
curriculum to address issues of education, supply and retention
of doctors in B.C., including rural and underserved areas, has been
proposed by UBC.
Refreshed visual identity package delivered digitally
The logo that is the university's main visual identity has been
updated for greater visibility. And to make it, and the more traditional
crest, easier for computer users to access, digital versions and
templates are now available to the university community from a Web
Author, historian in popular series
The new president of Simon Fraser University, Michael Stevenson,
writer Guy Vanderhaeghe, and leading early modern European historian
Prof. Natalie Zemon Davis are among the speakers in the Vancouver
Institute's free public lecture series at UBC which runs every Saturday
except public holidays to March 24.
Executives to head for Whistler slopes
Whistler is recognized as one of the world's premier ski resorts.
But for executives and business professionals, it may soon be seen
as the ideal setting for a training session on leadership or corporate
strategy as well, courtesy of a new partnership between the Faculty
of Commerce and Business Administration and Intrawest's Whistler/Blackcomb
30,000 bottles of wine to be on walls of library
B.C. wineries are delivering 22,000 bottles to UBC where it will
be determined which of their products will improve with aging and
how they stack up against the world's best.
Campus campaign surpasses target
The UBC United Way campaign has set a new record. The 2000 campaign
raised $351,000 -- $43,000 more than the target goal set by United