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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]