UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 16 | Oct.
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.