Doctor witness to New York terror
A UBC professor experienced first-hand what millions watched in
horror on television, as the twin towers of the World Trade Centre
collapsed in New York City following a terrorist attack.
University responds to US tragedy
From extended hours at the university's Counselling Office, to
collection jars at AMS food outlets, campus discussions at the Liu
Centre for the Study of Global Issues, and a university gathering
for all faculty, staff and students on the Main Mall lawn, the university
community has, individually and collectively, responded to last
week's attacks in the US.
Alumni welcome home for Reunion Weekend
With high-speed Internet hook-ups and tv lounges, today's UBC residences
have come a long way since 1945 when students lived in the old army
huts of Fort Camp.
Michael Smith Foundation honours young investigators
Promising, young UBC researchers have earned 69 of the 78 inaugural
trainee awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Alumni Achievement Awards announced
Eleven outstanding members of the UBC community will receive Alumni
Achievement awards at a gala dinner on Friday, Sept. 28.
Students hit with hurricanes, tsunamis
The earthquake that hit Nisqually, south of Seattle, in February
was a wake-up call to area residents and a call to arms for instructors
in the Earth and Ocean Sciences Department (EOSC) at UBC.
United Way kicks off 2001 campaign
UBC's 2001 United Way campaign kicks off Sept. 26 with a noon-hour
celebrity barbecue on the SUB plaza. Celebrity chefs on hand will
include Arts Dean Alan Tully and Forestry Dean Jack Saddler.
Research chair in children's diseases a first in Canada
The first research chair in pediatric gastroenterology in Canada,
valued at $3.5 million, has been established at UBC.
Law students learn, fill vital need at same time
Long before the terms "community service" and "experiential learning"
became buzz phrases at UBC, Law students were taking to the streets
in droves, thanks to the faculty's long-held commitment to clinical