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Community input sought for UBC vision
A draft "green paper" that outlines the basis of UBC's vision for the 21st
century is being circulated for discussion both on campus and in the greater
Research engineer garners Killam Prize
UBC Engineering Prof. Martha Salcudean is one of three Canadians to receive a
prestigious 1998 Killam Prize.
The $50,000 Killam Prizes are awarded annually by the Canada Council for the
Arts in recognition of outstanding achievements by Canadians in any one of the
disciplines in the natural sciences, health sciences and engineering.
Pharmacy students get research work
Waiting tables, grinding coffee or pulling weeds won't be part of this year's
summer employment scene for a group of aspiring researchers in the Faculty of
Campus safer place, co-ordinator reports
The incidence of personal crimes reported to the UBC RCMP detachment has
dropped from 1996 levels, according to the annual report recently released by
personal security co-ordinator Paul Wong.
Suitcase satellite set to pinpoint stars' age
Using a satellite the size of a suitcase, a UBC researcher hopes to provide
clues to one of astronomy's most fundamental questions: How old is the
Hearing into APEC complaints delayed
The RCMP Public Complaints Commission hearing into the actions of police
officers during the APEC leaders' meeting at UBC last November has been
adjourned until Sept. 14.
B.C. health boards enthused: survey
Members of B.C. regional health boards are enthusiastic and committed to their
task despite some growing pains, according to recently released results of a
survey conducted by the Institute of Health Promotion Research (IHPR).
Architecture school opens gallery doors downtown
The UBC School of Architecture has taken a step toward restoring its tradition
of community outreach with the opening of the UBC Architecture Gallery and
Studio at 319 W. Hastings St.
Club seeks helicopter for hut
UBC's Varsity Outdoor Club (VOC) is raising money to establish an alpine hut in
memory of Brian Waddington, a keen mountaineer and UBC alumnus who was killed
in an avalanche in 1996.