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UBC Prof. Rob Van Wynsberghe will co-instruct the first Learning City Project course at the Great Northern Way campus - photo by Martin Dee
UBC Prof. Rob Van Wynsberghe will co-instruct the
first Learning City Project course at the Great
Northern Way campus - photo by Martin Dee

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 4 | Apr. 7, 2005

New Centre will be a Hub for Vancouver Sustainability Initiatives

UBC’s first building at the new Great Northern Way Campus (GNWC) is not only good for the environment, it also makes excellent financial sense and offers opportunities for community service learning and increased export potential.

Need a Joint Repair? Stick a Sponge in it

Tiny, full of holes, yet effective -- drug-filled implantable sponges may be a new way to promote bone growth in orthopedic surgeries, say a pair of UBC scientists.

UBC Opens Asia-Pacific Office

UBC’s latest international foray will capitalize on the university’s substantial strengths in the Asia-Pacific region.

Trek 2010: The Global Vision

On March 10, UBC President Martha Piper inaugurated the Trek 2010 vision in a campus dialogue at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Science Fair Put Prof on Track for UBC

Curiosity, creativity and an “off-the-wall” way of looking at things will be found at UBC’s student recreation centre when 500 high school students present their projects for judging at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF), to be held May 15-22.

Prof Turns Breech Baby Problem on its Head

It’s a new approach to a traditional procedure and it may save thousands of mothers the risks and recuperation associated with Caesarean section surgery.

Education is Key says Student, Mother and Chief

As the spring term draws to a close, Kim Baird is probably the only UBC student juggling term papers, final exams and a re-election campaign.

Distinguished Careers Recognized with Honorary Degrees

A Nobel Prize winner in physics, the director of Canada’s first midwifery educational program and two acclaimed artists are among 11 recipients of UBC honorary degrees this year.

Choice Imminent for University Town Design

A space of any kind defines what happens within it, says Associate Director of External Affairs for University Town Linda Moore, a graduate architect and project manager for the University Boulevard Architectural Competition.

One UBC Family: Three Order of Canada Appointments

On Feb. 8, 2005, Michael P. Robinson became the third member of his family to receive an appointment to the Order of Canada.

New UBC Program Essential for International Aid Workers

Karen Lund prepared to change careers and teach in the nursing program in Dhaka, Bangladesh by taking the UBC course in international health and development.


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