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UBC alumnus Joe Dolcetti views Phuket wreckage - photo by P. Potvin
UBC alumnus Joe Dolcetti views Phuket wreckage -
photo by P. Potvin

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 2 | Feb. 3, 2005

UBC Responds to Global Disaster

From direct on-the-ground help in the disaster zone, to a myriad of fundraisers back home, the UBC community has been active in aiding South Asian tsunami relief efforts.

Boosting Drug Safety for Children

Last year’s recall of the arthritis pain drug, Vioxx®, left a big question in the mind of Bruce Carleton.

BLACK, SOMERSET, Biely, McDowell, and Killam Awards Announced

UBC faculty have been recognized with five prestigious awards.

Law Student King of Public Speaking

He’s young, Muslim, and has no problem talking about it in front of 1,000 people.

United Way Campaign Hits Goal, Earns Exceptional Service Award

Having wrapped up the 2004 UBC United Way Campaign, committee members are looking back on the campaign and marveling at success.

UBC Okanagan: Combining Excellence with Innovation

A 300-bed residence, new faculty members and innovative programs are among the hallmarks of UBC Okanagan, set to open its doors in September.

The Barber Legacy

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC Okanagan will give students in the UBC system the opportunity to choose where they learn -- and how.

OUC Student Leader Weighs In

As one of two student representatives on the UBC Okanagan President’s Community Advisory Council, Karina Frisque, says UBC has done a fair job engaging students in the transition process.

No Wires, More Freedom

UBC has extended its enormous high-speed wireless network to its newest campus in Kelowna.

Planning for the Great Northern Way Campus

In 2001, Finning International, Inc. donated 7.6 hectares of Vancouver land to four B.C. post-secondary institutions -- UBC, SFU, BCIT and the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.

Researchers take on Ecuador’s Top Health Risks

Simmering white sugar beaches, lush jungles and crystalline Andean air -- Ecuador is rich with pristine natural environments.

Young Tenor’s Star on the Rise

Philippe Castagner was handed a unique opportunity last summer to showcase his talent. And he made the most of it.

If Music be the Food of Love…Play On

A handful of UBC School of Music professors reflect on love and music in honour of Valentine’s Day.


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