UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 18 | Nov.
Holy War topic of talk
Regent College Theology Prof. John Stackhouse will lead a discussion
Nov. 22 to help people understand the events of Sept. 11 and its
Called "Is This a Holy War? Islam, Jihad, and Obedience to God,"
the discussion begins at 7:30 p.m. at Regent College.
For more information, call 604-224-3245 or visit www.regent-colege.edu
White Ribbon breakfast
The UBC community will hold a breakfast Thursday, Nov. 29 to raise
awareness of men's violence against women.
The event is part of the White Ribbon campaign, launched in response
to the shooting of 14 women students at the Ecole Polytechnique
in Montreal in 1989.
The pancake breakfast will be held in the second-floor SUB Partyroom
from 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. Admission is a minimum $2 donation.
Funds will support women's groups that address the issue of violence
against women and services for abused women.
For more information, call 604-822-2181 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The UBC-Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange Program has been named the
Outstanding Program in International Education for 2001 in the university
category by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).
The program brings 100 Japanese students from Ritsumeikan University
in Kyoto to live and study with UBC students for a year.