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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. Oct. 31, […]

UBC, Korea University open new joint student residence on UBC campus

UBC and Korea University (KU) today officially opened Korea University – UBC House, a residence and cultural centre for students from both institutions. The $10 million residence is the centerpiece […]

Canada’s First Aboriginal Counselling Clinic Seeks Clients

Canada’s first counselling clinic for the urban aboriginal community is actively seeking clients. Launched last September, the UBC Robson Square Counselling Clinic offers free individual, couples and family therapy and […]

Stephen Jarislowky to Address UBC Annual General Meeting

Event: UBC Annual General Meeting Date/Time: Monday, October 21, Noon Place: UBC at Robson Square, 800 Robson Street Philanthropist and financier Dr. Stephen Jarislowsky will speak on Corporate Governance and […]

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. Oct. 18, […]

UBC poll shows Canadians feel greenhouse gas, global warming top environmental concerns

Four out of five Canadians believe reducing greenhouse gas emissions and global warming effects should be the government’s top environmental priority, according to a poll released today by the University […]

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. Oct. 10, […]

UBC Research Offers Med Students Injection of Virtual Reality

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 New training tool is welcome news for patients By Hilary Thomson Turning patients into pincushions when students are learning to insert a needle may be a […]

United Way Launch

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Students and faculty launched the University’s 2002 United Way campaign with a lunch-time BBQ at the Student Union Building’s South Plaza on Sept. 25. Organizers say […]

Saving the Seahorse by Saving the Seas

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 UBC prof starts first seahorse conservation program By Hilary Thomson Males get pregnant. Couples dance daily after dawn. A tail holds your hand. Welcome to the […]

Royal Couple Repeat Visits to UBC

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 This was their fourth time This year’s Royal Visit was not the first the Royal Couple has made to the UBC campus during the past 50 […]

Is That a Fin in the Water?

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Is That a Fin in the Water? Robo-ray points the way to better underwater propulsion By Michelle Cook Don’t be alarmed if you spot something fishy […]

Five Questions for Colin Campbell

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 By Michelle Cook Think you can learn all you need to know about the United States from watching the West Wing? Think again says the head […]

Helping Traumatized Soldiers cope with Civilian Life

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Three-year study looks for answers By Hilary Thomson Helping Canadian soldiers overcome the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and make the transition to a civilian […]

Opera Hits a High Note with Research

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Singers study characters, storylines and history By Michelle Cook Singing may not be considered a science, but opera students can hold their own – not to […]

Local High School Students Offered Mentors

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 UBC mentoring opportunities for local high school students will soon be made available via a web-based service called UBC Mentor Centre. The virtual centre is being […]

In Memoriam: Peter Hochachka

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 By Dr. David R. Jones Peter Hochachka OC, PhD, LL.D, FRSC died at his home in Vancouver on Sept.16 cared for by those he loved the […]

Research Funding Highlights

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 UBC consistently performs well in securing research funding. In 2001/02 alone there was more than $260 million in research activity at the university, including the following […]

Former UBC President Kenneth Hare Remembered

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 Meteorologist guided university through stormy seas It was the ’60s, one of the most turbulent times in UBC’s history, when Dr. F. Kenneth Hare succeeded Dr. […]

What Makes a Good Researcher?

UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct. 10, 2002 What Makes a Good Researcher? What makes a good researcher? By Brian Lin Curiosity, persistence and an open mind are some of the traits UBC researchers […]