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Leaders come to UBC for APEC '97

UBC will once again play host to world leaders when the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation meeting, APEC '97, is held here Nov. 25.

Prime Minister Jean Chretien announced that UBC would be the meeting site prior to his departure for Asia with the Team Canada economic trade mission.

Cohen biography puts author in the spotlight

When English Prof. Ira Nadel met Leonard Cohen, the poet, novelist and songwriter's first words were, "Let's have lunch."

Future classes benefit from students' giving

As students in most of UBC's faculties were kicking off their annual Class Act Appeal Jan. 20, students in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences were counting their donations

Arts, Science careers focus of talks, forums

Career opportunities and job search methods for UBC Arts and Science graduates are being offered through two separate programs sponsored by the UBC Alumni Association.

Demand for "dead" language still alive

Latin, as everyone knows, is a dead language.

Or is it?

Somerset's legacy lives despite studio's close

Of the hundreds of productions that have been performed in the Dorothy Somerset Studio over the past 30 years, two stand out in Ian Pratt's mind.

Dorothy Somerset set the stage at UBC at the start

Dorothy Somerset was the leading lady of the Vancouver Little Theatre in the 1920s when she began her association with UBC, teaching French.

School builds downtown ties

The School of Architecture is forging closer ties with the professional community with a little help from its friends.

Friends of the School of Architecture (FOSA), a non-profit society, was founded in 1995 to support, promote and advise the school.

Ball, puck teams play

The Thunderbird men's and women's basketball teams take on the University of Calgary Jan. 24-25 in War Memorial Gym. The women's games start at 6:15 p.m. and the men's games start at 8 p.m. both days. The teams then travel to Victoria for two games against UVic Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, before returning to War Memorial for games against the University of Saskatchewan Feb. 7-8, also at 6:15 p.m. (women) and 8 p.m.