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Hub of activity wheels into life

The UBC Bike Co-op is doing a lot more than just spinning its wheels. The Bike Hub is UBC’s new bicycle resources centre and the latest addition to the co-op’s […]

Coach readies for Shrum showdown

by Bruce Mason Staff writer It’s not his first Shrum Bowl but UBC football coach Jay Prepchuk is still pumped. The Thunderbirds will meet cross-town rivals, the SFU Clan, for […]

Taking a big bite out of life

“Do something different each day,” says Assoc. Prof. Lance Rucker by Hilary Thomson Staff writer To say that Lance Rucker is a Renaissance man is to flirt danger ously with […]

UBC Reports Digest for 99-09-30

Vancouver’s Downtown South Community Health Centre, an interdisciplinary resource serving 3,000 clients a year and a training site for residents and undergraduates, has been awarded the 1999 John F. McCreary […]

UBC Reports Calendar for 99-09-30

A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from October 3 through October 16, 1999. The previous calendar is also available. […]

Less paper goal of campus-wide initiative

by Andy Poon Staff writer With the much ballyhooed paperless workplace yet to materialize, UBC’s Sustainability Office has set out to reduce the more than 100 million sheets of paper […]

Beetles eat life out of loosestrife at Jericho

by Bruce Mason Staff writer Vancouver’s magnificent Jericho Park has a welcome new attraction, one that can’t be seen. Several years ago, purple loosestrife, an introduced plant, was displacing native […]

UBC Reports People for 99-09-30

Martin Hollenberg, professor emeritus of Anatomy and former dean of Medicine, has been appointed UBC co-ordinator for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) within the Office of the Vice-President, […]

vol. 45, issue 16

Profile . News Digest . T-Bird notes . People . Calendar Students volunteer as science emissaries A new program that will see Science students acting as a bridge between the […]

Economist to push borders of studies

“Canada, like any other country, is best understood in comparison with others,” says UBC Economics Prof. John Helliwell. Helliwell has been appointed to UBC’s Brenda and David McLean Chair in […]

Students volunteer as science emissaries

A new program that will see Science students acting as a bridge between the university and the community has triggered a response from hundreds of Faculty of Science student volunteers […]

Conference focuses on aboriginal health issues

Developing aboriginal health curriculum is the aim of an interdisciplinary student conference called Building Bridges: Understanding and Supporting Aboriginal Health that will take place at the First Nations House of […]

Donations go further with United Way

With volunteers busy rallying UBC faculty, staff and students for this year’s United Way Campaign across campus, organizers want to remind people of the benefits that their donations bring to […]

UBC astronomers a step closer to solving dark matter mystery

UBC scientists may be a step closer to finding the answer to one of astronomy’s most perplexing questions: What is the galaxy made of? “We may have identified a component […]

UBC Internet banking survey yields surprising results

A UBC Commerce professor has discovered that North American banks and credit unions rate what their competitors are doing as one of the most important factors in deciding whether to […]

UBC public symposium zeros in on the Balkans

Date: Friday, Oct. 1 Time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Place: St. John’s College, 2111 Lower Mall Parking: Pay parking is available at the West Parkade across the street. Take […]

UBC opens its doors to alumni, friends, neighbours and their families

Date: Saturday, Oct. 2 Time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Place: Various locations on UBC campus. Information booth at Flagpole Plaza next to the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. […]

Prominent UBC economist to push borders of Canadian Studies

“Canada, like any other country, is best understood in comparison with others,” says UBC Economics Prof. John Helliwell. “I see my international and Canada-related research to be tightly and beneficially […]

Public lecture to provide biotechnology perspectives

Date: Thursday, Sept. 30 Time: 7:30 p.m. Place: Fletcher Challenge Theatre, Room 1005, Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall Parking: Available at the Health Sciences Parkade. Enter at Gate 1 […]

UBC students aim to be ambassadors of science

A new program that will see Science students acting as a bridge between the university and the community has caught the interest of hundreds of University of British Columbia student […]