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UBC South-North Studies Chair to be Re-named in Ivan Head’s Honour

UBC’s Chair in South-North Studies will be re-named in honour of the late Dr. Ivan Head, the Chair’s first holder, at a memorial service being held today at 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. Dec. 10, […]

UBC’s International Architectural Competition Attracts Top Names

VANCOUVER – The world’s leading architects have lined up in a bid to create a new gateway and social heart for UBC’s Vancouver campus. The competition’s first phase calling for […]

New Test for Transplant Rejection on the Horizon

VANCOUVER – Researchers at St. Paul’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital are developing a revolutionary new test to diagnose and facilitate treatment of organ rejection in transplant patients. The $9.1-million […]

UBC Physics Student Earns Rhodes Scholarship

A University of British Columbia biophysics student has been named the 2005 Rhodes Scholar for British Columbia. The scholarship of more than $100,000 will allow fourth-year student Michael Rivers-Bowerman to […]

Writing 101 Strikes a Chord in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Leah Marchuk A unique Canadian university outreach program that makes liberal arts education accessible to inner-city residents […]

Bridging Troubled Waters

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 UBC law professor examines how the creative arts can resolve cross-cultural conflicts By Erica Smishek Music may soothe […]

UBC Program is Helping War Victims be Heard

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook Erin Baines was walking with some of Uganda’s “night commuters” in the town of Kitgum […]

UBC United Way Campaign Update

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 As the 2004 UBC United Way campaign wraps up this month, volunteers and donors continue to support this […]

Can We Trust the Drug Companies?

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 Can We Trust the Drug Companies? The Therapeutics Initiative is working to get reliable data to doctors and […]

UBC Team to Compete in U.S. Defense Department Robotic Challenge

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook UBC’s Centre for Environmental Research in Minerals, Metals and Materials (CERM3) will participate in a […]

Building a Better Mouse

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook Consider the computer mouse. Most of us spend hours each day holding one, yet we […]

A Less than Steller Diet

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook Adolescent Steller sea lions may not be consuming enough prey to satisfy their nutritional needs. […]

Cancer and Sex: The Unspoken Harm

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Hilary Thomson When Linda Mercer underwent a radical hysterectomy to treat her cancer, she found herself and […]

Timepiece 1970

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 Transformation of a Lifetime By Brian Lin When computer science professor Richard Rosenberg arrived at UBC from the […]

Kudos

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 By Michelle Cook U.S. National Parks Service Awards Emily Gonzales, a PhD candidate in UBC’s Biodiversity Research Centre, […]

In the News

UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 Highlights of UBC Media Coverage in November 2004 Compiled by Brian Lin The World Comes to Canada to […]

Vol. 50 | No. 11

Couples often have difficulty regaining a satisfying sex life following hysterectomy for cancer – photo by Mel Curtis UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec. 2, 2004 […]

UBC Okanagan, New Okanagan College Job Offers Set Stage for Growth

Every faculty and staff member at Okanagan University College received a job offer today from either the new Okanagan College or the University of British Columbia ensuring highly qualified workforces […]

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. 26, […]