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UBC This Week | Thursday, October 1, 2009

More than just bloodsucking lawyers

While thoughts may turn to zombies, vampires and other ghoulish creatures as Hallowe’en approaches, few think of adding “the law” into the mix.

UBC IN THE NEWS

Highlights of UBC media coverage in September 2009

Vol. 55 | No. 10

U.N. honours Peter Oberlander posthumously

UBC Professor Emeritus H. Peter Oberlander (1922-2008), founder of the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) and the Centre for Human Settlements at UBC, will be recognized posthumously by the United Nations Habitat agency (UN-Habitat) with a 2009 Scroll of Honour award.

Sharing island treasures

Without the support of a UBC-based program, the rich visual history of a local island community would remain confined to thousands of aging film negatives.

Grad student tackles cerebral palsy's long-term challenges

Marylyn Horsman, a master’s student in UBC’s Rehabilitation Sciences has had her share of hurdles to overcome.

Law prof stands up for prisoners

UBC Law professor Michael Jackson is looking for justice.