Current events like the war in Iraq have an enormous
impact on the research and in the classrooms of Allen
Sens, senior instructor in the Department of Political
Science and chair of UBC's International Relations program
- photo by Paul Joseph
UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 4 | Apr.
What is it Good for?
As the world bears witness to the American and British-led
attack on Iraq, UBC political scientist Allen Sens searches
for a solution to the problem of war while leading his students
to a better understanding of international relations.
Meet UBCs Top Scholars
Twenty students have been named Wesbrook Scholars for outstanding
achievement among undergraduates.
Artist and Politician Among Honorary Degree Recipients
A B.C. hereditary chief, a former B.C. deputy premier and
an internationally acclaimed contemporary artist are among
the 11 individuals who will receive honorary degrees from
UBC this year.
UBCs 25 Year Club
Welcomes 54 New Members for 2003.
Choosing to Surgically Remove a Healthy Breast Can be a
Life or Death Decision
Its like facing a loaded gun every day of your life.
Thats how Gail, a 38-year-old mother, describes the
anxiety of carrying a genetic marker for hereditary breast
Aboriginal Health Institute Names First Director
UBC alumnus Eduardo Jovel has been named the first director
of the Institute for Aboriginal Health (IAH).
UBC Serves up its First Cooking Class
Fifteen minutes into my first French cooking class, I learned
that de-boning a raw duck is a lot harder than it looks.
High Tech Exercise Offers Overweight Kids New Hope
They can be found standing on the sidelines in gym class,
shifting from foot to foot in awkward embarrassment, uncomfortable
in outfits that are either tent-like in order to conceal their
generous proportions or too small, revealing so obviously
what the large T-shirts were supposed to hide.
Who Iz Nardwuar The Human Serviette?
I, Nardwuar the Human Serviette, hate math, but I love numbers!
Especially the digits that come together to create 1986,
the year I entered the University of British Columbia.
A New Thunderbird Will Rise Again on Campus
UBC is about to launch a fundraising campaign to erect a
new Thunderbird totem pole.
Torturing the Taliban not the Answer
The U.S. governments recent capture of Khalid Shaikh
Mohammed, the operational head of al-Qaeda, and its continued
pursuit of terrorists have provoked an international debate
on torture. If nothing else works, should torture be used
to obtain information that could prevent future terrorist