UBC alumnus Joe Dolcetti views Phuket wreckage -
photo by P. Potvin
UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 2 | Feb.
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
Having wrapped up the 2004 UBC United Way Campaign, committee
members are looking back on the campaign and marveling at
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
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
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
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.