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UBC Volunteers Bring Canadian Holiday Spirit to International Students Far From Home

Event: UBC Christmas dinner for international and domestic students living in residences who can’t go home for the holidays. Date/Time: December 23, 2002. Dinner seatings at 12:30 p.m. and 3 […]

Martha Piper Appointed to Second UBC Term

The University of British Columbia Board of Governors has re-appointed Martha Piper as UBC President and Vice Chancellor. Piper’s second term will run to November 15, 2007. "The board is […]

Axworthy responds to reports of U.S. stockpiling landmines for use against Iraq

Responding to a report in today’s issue of USA Today, Canada’s former Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy says, "clearly this has implications for any participation by Canada and any other […]

25 Year Club

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 Twenty-five years may have passed but time hasn’t faded Michael Isaacson’s red sweater or his engineering pride. Isaacson, a professor of Civil Engineering, arrived on campus […]

Japanese Police Train at UBC

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 Since 1993, the National Police Agency of Japan has been sending young police officers to the UBC English Language Institute for an eight-week ESP (English for […]

Vol. 48 | No. 14

Brett Finlay, one of Canada’s top scientists in the fight against disease. UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 UBC’s Top Honour Goes to Microbe Fighter UBC’s most prestigious academic honour — last […]

Alumni Spotlight

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 Wallace Chung joined VGH after graduating from McGill in 1953. He became a member of the faculty of Medicine at UBC and established vascular surgery as […]

UBC’s Top Honour Goes to Microbe Fighter

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 By Hilary Thomson UBC’s most prestigious academic honour — last held by the late Michael Smith, Nobel laureate — has gone to a bacterial disease researcher […]

U.S. Professors Attracted to UBC

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 By Cate Korinth Don Krug wasn’t looking for a job change. But before he knew it the siren call of academic flexibility had this Wisconsin native […]

The Challenge for Partnered Professors

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 By Michelle Cook From Marie and Pierre Curie to Masters and Johnson, some of the world’s greatest research has been done by partners whose professional and […]

Professors, Married With Students

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 By Michelle Cook Working alongside your spouse is not everyone’s ideal situation, but for academic couples, a campus is often their office and their home. “There’s […]


UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 Four New Distinguished Scholars The Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies (PWIAS) has selected four senior UBC researchers for distinction. Named as Distinguished UBC Scholars in […]

New Graduates are New Alumni

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 When a graduate walks across the stage during convocation ceremony, he or she stops in front of the Chancellor who then taps the grad on the […]

Closing in on the Goal – UBC United Way Campaign

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 As the 2002 UBC United Way campaign draws to a close, volunteers and donors continue to keep up the hard work. “With nearly $388,000 raised, we […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in November 2002. Compiled by Brian Lin Superbug’s weakness found UBC biochemistry assoc. prof. Natalie Strynadka has discovered a protein that […]

Carrying on the Torch for Terry

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 Stephanie McClellan got into the Terry Fox Hall of Fame by doing things others said she couldn’t do. The 29-year-old UBC staffer and student crossed Canada […]

New Faces in the Faculty

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 PHYSIOLOGY AND SURGERY Timothy Kieffer A growing community of diabetes researchers, significant sources of research funding and a new state-of-the-art facility has drawn alumnus Timothy Kieffer […]

Five Questions for Richard Anstee

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 14 | Dec. 5, 2002 BY Erica Smishek The UBC Faculty Association represents about 2,500 members, including full- and part-time faculty, lecturers, librarians, program directors and sessional lecturers. UBC Reports caught […]

UBC researcher co-leads Canada’s largest genomics project

A University of British Columbia microbiologist is co-leading Canada’s largest genomics project ever — a $27-million strategic research alliance that is looking for new ways to treat potentially lethal infectious […]

UBC News Digest

The UBC News Digest is a weekly summary of news stories about UBC people, research, learning, community, and internationalization initiatives. News Digest past issues are also available on-line. Nov. 29, […]