UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 09 | May
Graduate seeks vital link
Living in the Lower Mainland, Erin Sawyer has seen strip malls
and subdivisions spring from soil where crops were once cultivated
and animals grazed.
UBC attracts top research funding
UBC has secured top spot among Canadian universities for the number
of research positions funded in the latest round of Canada Research
Chairs (CRC) Program appointments, valued at $10.8 million.
Latest Web site revamp improves navigation
UBC's top-level Internet presence at www.ubc.ca has been redesigned.
The revamped site features improved navigation and search functions
that will allow the university to more effectively showcase faculty,
staff, students, intellectual and community spirit, as well as its
Dynamic teaching earns faculty Killam awards
A relentlessly entertaining rock-hound is how students describe
structural geologist Lori Kennedy, an assistant professor of Earth
and Ocean Sciences.
Downtown campus edges toward reality
With program and space planning now complete, UBC has moved a step
closer to realizing its vision of a downtown campus at Robson Square.
Board to decide on Olympic village invite
The Board of Governors will decide at its May 17 meeting whether
to accept the invitation that UBC serve as the site of the athletes'
village for the 2010 Whistler Winter Olympics bid.
Six standouts to receive service excellence awards
Six members of the university community will be recognized for
their outstanding contributions to UBC and campus life as recipients
of this year's President Service Award for Excellence.
Medical students show they're a class act
This year's Faculty of Medicine graduates are making an innovative
commitment to health -- financial health, that is. Graduates have
made a significant contribution to the faculty's 50th Anniversary
Student Endowment Campaign that aims to raise $1 million for student
Practice lab makes perfect, say students
The latest remedy in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is
not a pill or ointment and it's administered with a jackhammer not
Priceless collection on display in Library
The permanent home of the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung
Collection and Reading Room has opened in Main Library.