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From Toe Shoes to Tenure Track

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 Ballerina turned Historian of Latin America joins UBC By Erica Smishek You’d be hard pressed to find another historian with an acting credit on the Internet […]

Fall Congregation Starts Nov. 26

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 More than 2,600 students will graduate at UBC Fall Congregation, to be held Nov. 26 and 27 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Ceremonies […]

He Shoots! He Scores! Here’s How!

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 By Michelle Cook In the fast-paced world of hockey, there isn’t a coach — or fan — alive who hasn’t at one time wished for more […]

UBC Reports :: What we Don’t Know about the Homeless

By Hilary Thomson They are cold, dirty, hungry men huddled under cardboard and blankets with buggies full of pop cans at their side. That image is what most people associate […]

Newest CRCs Part of National Milestone

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 By Hilary Thomson An expert in natural disasters, a wine yeast researcher and a specialist in consumer behaviour are among UBC’s six new Canada Research Chairs. […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 The university’s Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held on Tues. Nov. 11 in the foyer of UBC’s War Memorial Gym for members of the campus […]

New Science Dean: More Research Funding, Less U of T Envy

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 John Hepburn charts a new course for the faculty By Michelle Cook John Hepburn is an internationally recognized powerhouse in the fields of laser chemistry and […]

Giving Voice to Sick Kids

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 By Hilary Thomson You’ve been ill for years, seen dozens of doctors and live with symptoms that affect every aspect of your life. Yet it often […]

Sacha Trudeau on Global Citizenship

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 Documentary filmmaker tells UBC AGM it’s never been more difficult to understand each other as humans Speaking at UBC’s annual general meeting, Alexandre (Sacha) Trudeau, filmmaker […]

Campus Energy Boosts United Way Efforts

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 It’s now the mid-point of the 2003 UBC United Way campaign, and support is building in the quest to meet this year’s $500,000 target, according to […]

Hands across the Ocean, Bytes across the Sea

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 Grounded by SARS travel advisory, technology allows professor in UBC studio to teach students in Shanghai classroom By Erica Smishek The SARS outbreak may have suspended […]

Way Finding Easier at

UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003 A big place just got smaller By Brian Lin If you’ve ever gotten lost in UBC’s vast 600-hectare campus, memorize the following Web address: The […]

UBC program helps traumatized soldiers cope with civilian life

Canadian soldiers are successfully making the transition to civilian life thanks to a unique group-counselling program headed by UBC counselling psychologist Marv Westwood. The Transition Program for Canadian Peacekeeping Soldiers […]

Canadian discovery promises treatment for HIV dementia

VANCOUVER, CANADA — Millions of HIV patients who suffer from dementia now have hope of a treatment, thanks to a breakthrough discovery by Canadian researchers. Scientists from the University of […]

UBC researchers help save millions for health-care employers

A team of University of British Columbia researchers has helped B.C. health-care employers save approximately $51 million in the past two years, according to a report recently released by the […]

U-Pass increases bus use by 53 per cent, decreases traffic to and from UBC

The Universal Transportation Pass — or U-Pass — is a hit at UBC. Since the pass went into effect for UBC students in early September, TransLink ridership to and from […]

Former astronaut Marc Garneau to speak about UBC’s contribution to space exploration

Media are invited to attend a presentation by Marc Garneau, president of the Canadian Space Agency, to faculty and students of the University of British Columbia. Following the presentation, Mr. […]

Alexandre Trudeau to Address UBC Annual General Meeting

Event: UBC Annual General Meeting Date/Time: October 28, Noon Place: UBC at Robson Square, 800 Robson Street UBC President Martha Piper welcomes Alexandre (Sacha) Trudeau, who will speak on Global […]

UBC-led community design workshop highlights need to restore history of Britannia Beach

A UBC-led design workshop held in Britannia Beach this week has highlighted the need to recover the old mining town’s history in order to restore a sense of community. UBC’s […]