UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 18 | Nov.
UBC sews up silver spot in national standings
For the third year in a row, UBC has secured second position overall
in rankings of Canada's medical/doctoral universities, according
to the annual survey published this week in Maclean's magazine.
Zoologist Canada's professor of the year
Zoology prof. Lee Gass's reputation as one of Canada's foremost
university educators has advanced even further with the Council
for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) naming him the top
Canadian Professor of the Year.
War crimes prosecutor receives degree Nov. 22
One of Canada's leading jurists and international law experts
will be awarded an honorary degree during Fall Congregation Nov.
Students keen on community: report
Letting students know how they can get involved in campus life
is the key to building a stronger UBC community according to a draft
report prepared for the business process re-engineering team in
the Student Recruitment Office and for vice-president, Students,
Students, robots pair up for timely lessons in ethics
Children have been using Lego building blocks to snap together
skyscrapers and cars since 1932, but a UBC Philosophy professor
has found a novel use for one of the world's most imaginative play
Sustainable quest makes public debut
Will you recycle this copy of UBC Reports after you've
finished reading it, or toss it into the garbage bin? We know that
many of the choices we make today will have an impact on our world
in the years to come, but would we change the way we do things now
if we could peer into the future and see the effects of our choices
United funds edge to goal
Fifteen days and counting -- that's all the time left to make this
year's United Way fundraising goal of $395,000. But with $336,000
already raised, organizers are confident that UBC will hit the target.