UBC Education Prof. Lesley Andres – photo by Martin Dee
UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 11 |
Nov. 3, 2005
A 15-Year Portrait of the Class of 1988
Today’s young women rank among the most educated in Canadian history, yet many grapple with frustrations never imagined by their mothers and grandmothers.
UBC Okanagan Sitting on Geothermal “Gold Mine”
Groundwater will be used to heat and cool $400 million worth of new buildings planned for the UBC Okanagan campus in Kelowna.
Promoting Health in Canada’s Far North
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among some Canadian Inuit people may be almost six times the rate previously estimated.
Update: UBC United Way Campaign
With over $290,000 raised, the 2005 UBC United Way Campaign is well underway.
Finding Order in Chaos
By studying and mathematically modeling the fine line between two different physical properties, math prof. Gordon Slade has proven there is order in chaos.
Coaching Program a First among Universities
Elite athletes like Tiger Woods along with Fortune 500 CEOs have long touted the potent benefits of coaching.
Engineer Cooks up Recipe for a Pollution-Free Future
A UBC mechanical engineer is cooking up a recipe to dramatically reduce harmful vehicle emissions.
How do B.C. Youth Compare with Australian Counterparts?
Both B.C. and Australian youth view post-secondary education as the norm and a vital investment for their future.
UBC Researchers Discover Viruses
UBC researchers have discovered five groups of previously unknown viruses living in a wide range of ocean environments.
The Fourth Annual Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference
Enthusiastic undergraduate minds need a forum where they can share their knowledge of the research process with peers and faculty from across campus.
When New Parents Get Bad News
Birth defect — two words that can chill the heart and fuel the fears of any prospective parent.
UBC’s AGM and Annual Report
Join UBC’s Annual General Meeting via webcast (www.ubc.ca/webcast) from 12 noon – 1 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, November 3, 2005. The event will be broadcast from UBC Okanagan and features reports from President Martha Piper and Terry Sumner, Vice President, Administration and Finance. Students, faculty and staff will be able to submit questions via e-mail for the question and answer session.
Read UBC’s annual report at www.ubc.ca/annualreport.