UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 17 | Nov.
1 , 2001
Web tools aimed at easing tasks
UBC faculty and staff will be able to access a wide range of Web-based
administrative tools via an e-business portal by April next year.
Staff lend a helping hand to Lower Mainland campaign
Speaking from "the pit" -- the open area workspace at United
Way's Burnaby headquarters -- UBC loaned representatives Pierre
Tanguay and Nancy Tiffin describe the action as go, go, go in the
push to reach the campaign goal for the Lower Mainland of $29.8
Music 101 tunes up for Eastside audience
Breaking down the high-brow image of classical music and
bridging the gap between audiences and performers are the key goals
of a new music appreciation class offered by UBC's Learning Exchange
to members of the Downtown Eastside community.
Community welcome to attend Nov. 11 service
For the 50th time since it opened in 1951, War Memorial Gymnasium
will be the setting for UBC's annual Remembrance Day Services on
Pedestrian-friendly area proposal's goal
The area currently occupied by the bus loop and the Aquatic
Centre's outdoor pool is the heart of the university according to
a draft plan which calls for the area to be re-developed into a
Researcher probes link between flu, depression
Can a bout of flu trigger an episode of depression? UBC Psychiatry
Asst. Prof. Cai Song thinks so. She has spent the last 12 years
looking at the interactions between the brain and the immune system.
Downtown course aims to tighten Internet security net
An innovative program offered by Continuing Studies aims
to arm wired companies with solutions to a growing problem -- Internet
StatsCan data bank opens for social science research
UBC researchers can directly access rich stores of data on Canadian
life at a highly secure local branch of Statistics Canada now open
Nursing partnership in Punjab focuses on health, education
A vision of better education for young women and improved health-care
in rural Punjab has led to a partnership between UBC's School of
Nursing, community nurses and a local Indo-Canadian charity.
Hands-on teamwork spurs creative student film teams
You'll never hear Creative Writing Assoc. Prof. Peggy Thompson
and Film Asst. Prof. Sharon McGowan spouting the old adage "do as
I say, and not as I do."