UBC Reports | Vol.
51 | No. 6 |
Jun. 2, 2005
2005 Killam Teachers
It’s like an engaging sightseeing tour where the guide
makes sure no “tourist” gets left behind. That’s
what students have said about lectures by Pharmaceutical Sciences
Asst. Prof. Brian Cairns, one of 20 faculty members who recently
2005 Killam Teaching Prizes.
Students commend Prof. Peter Boothroyd, of the School of
Community and Regional Planning, for his commitment to social
justice and his belief in the democratization of planning.
Assoc. Prof. Barbara Arneil, of the department of political
science, has been recognized as a teacher who works with “the
whole student, heart as well as head.”
Killam winners are selected by their faculties based on recommendations
from students and colleagues. Each receives $5,000 from university
endowment sources. Recipients are distinguished by their creativity,
commitment and dynamic approach to learning.
Other recipients are: (in alphabetical order)
- Prof. Raymond Andersen, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Assoc. Prof. Patricia Badir, English
- Senior Instructor Richard Barton, Biochemistry and Molecular
- Prof. Chris Clark, Oral Health Sciences
- Instructor Paul Carter, Computer Science
- Prof. John Grace, Chemical and Biological Engineering
- Prof. Robert Guy, Forest Sciences
- Assoc. Prof. Janet Jamieson, Educational and Counselling
Psychology & Special Education
- Lecturer Jeff Kroeker, Sauder School of Business
- Lecturer Mark MacLean, Science One program
- Prof. Janis McKenna, Physics and Astronomy
- Asst. Prof. Alain-Michel Rocheleau, French, Hispanic and
- Assoc. Prof. Becki Ross, Anthropology & Sociology
and Women’s Studies
- Sessional Lecturer Henri-Paul Sicsic, School of Music
- Senior Instructor Stephen Taylor, School of Architecture
- Dr. Eric Webber, Surgery
- Dr. Joanne Weinberg, Cellular and Physiological Sciences
UBC Film Students Nominated for Leos
Six recent UBC graduates have been nominated for the 2005
Leo Awards, which honours the best and brightest talents in
film and television in British Columbia.
Creative writing graduate Tara Gereaux has been nominated
for Best Screenwriting in the Youth or Children’s Series
category for an episode of the CBC television series Edgemont
which she co-wrote with the series’ producer Ian Weir.
Jesse McKeown, also from the creative writing program, has
been nominated for Best Screenwriting in a Dramatic Series
for the yet-to-be aired CTV series Robson Arms: The Tell Tale
Abigal Kinch, graduate of the creative writing master’s
program, is nominated for Best Screenwriting in a Short Film
for White Out.
Film Production graduate Dylan Akio Smith’s film Man
Feel Pain has been nominated for Best Director, Best Cinematography,
Best Short Film, Best Screenwriting and Best Actor in the
short film category.
Fellow film production graduate James Wallace receives a
nod for his short film in both the Best Actor and Best Editing
Film diploma graduate Alex Levine’s short film My Old
Man has been nominated in the Best Cinematography, Best Costume
Design, Best Production Design and Best Musical Score in the
short film category.
For more information and winners, visit http://www.leoawards.com/.