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Lysistra, produced during The Frederic Wood Theatre’s 2001-2002 season, with Jessica Clements.
Lysistra, produced during The Frederic Wood Theatre’s
2001-2002 season, with Jessica Clements.

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 13 | Nov. 7, 2002

Freddie Wood Turns 50, Again

The Frederic Wood Theatre’s 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 century’s 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 UBC’s 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 UBC’s 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 Foundation’s clubhouse at 11th and Main.

The International Perils of Ada Christopher, Student Recruiter

None of Ada Christopher’s colleagues wants to travel with her. It’s not that Christopher and the other members of UBC’s International Student Initiative (ISI) don’t make a great team. It’s just that wherever Christopher goes, unusual things seem to happen.

International Student Initiative Attracts More Students Every Year

Listen to any conversation on campus and you’re 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. That’s what students at two Lower Mainland schools will do as they take part in a worldwide challenge to improve education for youth in Afghanistan.

Alumni Spotlight

The Honourable Roy MacLaren has distinguished himself as a politician, diplomat, writer, publisher, corporate director and entrepreneur.

Illuminating Achievement: 8th Annual Alumni Achievement Award Dinner

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 that’s exactly what they found in Cuba during an eight-week elective this summer.

Spiegel to Direct CIH

UBC’s 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 Chancellor

UBC’s new chancellor will be installed during Fall Congregation ceremonies to be held at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts Nov. 27 to 29.


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