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Public Information Meeting, Thursday, April 23: East Campus Project

Public Forum, Tuesday, April 28: Pacific Games 2001

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 community.

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 Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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 universe?

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.