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UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 16 | Oct. 18, 2001

International tuition to keep up with costs

Tuition fees for new international undergraduate students will increase by 12 per cent starting next summer.

Scholar's research guides service for children, families

UBC's contribution to the United Way is usually measured in dollars, but for Health Care and Epidemiology Prof. Clyde Hertzman, this year's donation is knowledge.

Eight Irish bards featured in week-long mini-festival

"Irish writers learn your trade," urged William Butler Yeats. For a week this month, the UBC community will have the opportunity to meet some of Yeats' compatriots who have taken the great Irish poet's advice to heart.

Herbal lore part of students' training

Ginseng, ginkgo and garlic -- these and other herbal supplements are often regarded as harmless, but Pharmaceutical Sciences students are learning that natural doesn't always equal safe.

Spray strengthens structures

A UBC civil engineering professor is testing a revolutionary polymer spray that is expected to double the strength of aging bridges at half the cost of traditional repair techniques.



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