Lysistra, produced during The Frederic Wood Theatres
2001-2002 season, with Jessica Clements.
UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 13 | Nov.
Freddie Wood Turns 50, Again
The Frederic Wood Theatres season of 50th Anniversary
activities kicks off Nov. 18 with the opening of Stages of
Success: Theatre at UBC Since 1916, an exhibit featuring over
half a centurys worth of memorabilia from the theatre
including old programs, photos and reviews.
Teaching the Teachers in Kenya
Stepping into a classroom in Kenya feels like stepping back
in time. An authoritarian teaching style focuses on memorization
and discipline, a legacy of the days of British rule in Africa.
UBC Remembers with Nov. 11 Services
As global events continue to heighten our sensitivity to
war and its impact, UBC will hold its annual Remembrance Day
Services on Nov. 11.
UBC Gains $46 Million for High-Tech Facilities
UBC will receive $46 million in provincial funding for facilities
to support students in high-tech programs.
Seven Questions for Michael Goldberg
One of UBCs overall goals is to participate as an
active member of the 21st century by educating future citizens
to think globally and by advancing international scholarship
and research. Michael Goldberg, associate vice-president,
has been guiding UBCs International program since January
of this year.
UBC United Way Volunteers Clean Up
A team of 15 dedicated volunteers from various UBC departments
spent Sept. 27 cleaning and painting the Coast Foundations
clubhouse at 11th and Main.
The International Perils of Ada Christopher, Student Recruiter
None of Ada Christophers colleagues wants to travel
with her. Its not that Christopher and the other members
of UBCs International Student Initiative (ISI) dont
make a great team. Its just that wherever Christopher
goes, unusual things seem to happen.
International Student Initiative Attracts More Students
Listen to any conversation on campus and youre likely
to hear Spanish, Arabic or Chinese being spoken, not to mention
an increasing number of American accents.
Sharing Cultures with Korea, Japan and Mexico
UBC continues to strengthen its place in the world community
thanks to Joint Academic Programs with Korea, Japan and Mexico.
UBC Around The World
Members of the UBC community are active in many regions of
the globe - England, Germany, Syria, Japan....
Lower Mainland Students Seek Solutions for Students in Afghanistan
Think globally, act locally. Thats what students at
two Lower Mainland schools will do as they take part in a
worldwide challenge to improve education for youth in Afghanistan.
The Honourable Roy MacLaren has distinguished himself as
a politician, diplomat, writer, publisher, corporate director
Illuminating Achievement: 8th Annual Alumni Achievement
Each year, the UBC Alumni Association recognizes select men
and women from the UBC community who bring knowledge and understanding
to our world.
UBC Med Students Impressed with Cuban Health-Care System
Few North Americans would suspect a model public health-care
system could be found in a developing country. Yet for four
UBC first-year medical students thats exactly what they
found in Cuba during an eight-week elective this summer.
Spiegel to Direct CIH
UBCs Centre for International Health (CIH), initially
established as part of the College of Health Disciplines,
will now also be affiliated with the Global Health Research
Centre at the Liu Institute for Global Issues.
Fall Congregation Ceremonies Include Installation of New
UBCs new chancellor will be installed during Fall Congregation
ceremonies to be held at the Chan Centre for the Performing
Arts Nov. 27 to 29.