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Computer game links planning conundrums

by Charles Ker Staff writer QUEST is the acronym for a computer game aimed at making complex urban planning issues accessible to the average citizen. It stands for Quasi-Understandable Ecosystem […]

Fighting school racism scholar’s timely topic

Are teachers succeeding in the struggle against racial intolerance in Canadian classrooms? “Racism is not always visible to educators, except in cases of overt hostilities between individuals at which time […]

Graduate hooked on reel life

by Connie Bagshaw Staff writer Bruce Sweeney likes mustard on meat sandwiches. So does Trevor, the overeducated, underemployed lead character in Sweeney’s film, Live Bait. The similarities end there. “I’m […]

Film thesis breaks new ground for department

by Connie Bagshaw Staff writer Ask Paul Lawrence for a copy of his thesis and he’ll hand you a CD-ROM. Lawrence, who graduates Nov. 28 with a Master of Fine […]

Chaos could hold key to BC weather forecast

by Gavin Wilson Staff writer Of all the obstacles facing B.C.’s weather forecasters, none is as formidable as the Pacific Data Void. Our weather blows in from the vast North […]

Teams hit ball field

The UBC Thunderbirds football team’s season came to an end with a loss to Saskatchewan Nov. 9 in the Western conference final. Saskatchewan, winner of the Hardy Cup, advances to […]

Study aims to take bite out of denture costs

Anyone who has suffered the loss of their teeth will tell you that few things in life are as inconvenient, embarrassing–and costly. The advent in recent years of titanium implant […]

UBC releases results of ambitious international study of math and science

How does Canadian student achievement in math and science compare with that of students worldwide? How good are our best math and science students? Do Canadian girls and boys perform […]

Education: a help or hindrance in the fight against racism?

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1996 Time: 7 p.m. Place: Robson Square Conference Centre, conference room 2 Are teachers succeeding in the struggle against racial intolerance in Canadian classrooms? “Racism is […]

UBC Faculty of Education celebrates completion of renovation and expansion project

Provincial and municipal dignitaries will join members of the university community in celebrating newly completed renovations and expansion to the Faculty of Education’s Neville Scarfe Building at a plaque unveiling […]