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Brett Finlay, one of Canada’s top scientists in the fight against disease.
Brett Finlay, one of Canada's top scientists in the
fight against disease.

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002

UBC’s Top Honour Goes to Microbe Fighter

UBC’s most prestigious academic honour -- last held by the late Michael Smith, Nobel laureate -- has gone to a bacterial disease researcher whose work could save the lives of millions and protect Canada’s food and water supply from contamination.

U.S. Professors Attracted to UBC

Don Krug wasn’t looking for a job change. But before he knew it the siren call of academic flexibility had this Wisconsin native packing up his intriguing cheese head hat collection and moving west from Ohio State University (OSU) to start his new job at UBC.

Carrying on the Torch for Terry

Stephanie McClellan got into the Terry Fox Hall of Fame by doing things others said she couldn’t do.

Five Questions for Richard Anstee

The UBC Faculty Association represents about 2,500 members, including full and part-time faculty, lecturers, librarians, program directors and sessional lecturers.

Professors, Married With Students

Working alongside your spouse is not everyone’s ideal situation, but for academic couples, a campus is often their office and their home.

The Challenge for Partnered Professors

From Marie and Pierre Curie to Masters and Johnson, some of the world’s greatest research has been done by partners whose professional and personal interests overlap. Yet it can be difficult for academic pairs to find jobs in the same field on one campus.

New Faces in the Faculty

Meet some of the 130 new full-time UBC professors this year.

New Graduates are New Alumni

When a graduate walks across the stage during convocation ceremony, he or she stops in front of the Chancellor who then taps the grad on the head and says, “I admit you.”

Alumni Spotlight

Wallace Chung joined VGH after graduating from McGill in 1953. He became a member of the faculty of Medicine at UBC and established vascular surgery as a new specialty and a separate division of surgery at VGH and UBC.

Closing in on the Goal - UBC United Way Campaign

As the 2002 UBC United Way campaign draws to a close, volunteers and donors continue to keep up the hard work.

Japanese Police Train at UBC

Since 1993, the National Police Agency of Japan has been sending young police officers to the UBC English Language Institute for an eight-week ESP (English for Specific Purposes) program.


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