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Klawe named new dean of Science

Maria Klawe, vice-president, Student and Academic Services, has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Science.

Four awarded Order of Canada honours

The director of a major UBC-based earth sciences project, two UBC professors emeritii, and a UBC senator have been named to the Order of Canada.

Doctors-to-be get rural experience

From Iqaluit in the Northwest Territories to Pender Island, UBC's medical students are finding out what it means to be a doctor in a small town.

Forest fires not all bad, says forest researcher

Forest fires that sweep the province after a long dry period play an important role in maintaining ecosystems and ensuring the survival of certain plants and animals, a UBC Forest Sciences professor says.

Engineer, 18th-century expert among Royals

An authority on the 18th century and an expert in steel manufacturing processes are among the six UBC faculty members recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada.

Library says goodbye UBCLIB, hello Web

When the old UBCLIB computer system shuts down Sept.1, it will mark the last chapter in the Library's conversion to its new Web-based automated library system.

UBC Press books win awards

This year is shaping up to be an outstanding one for UBC Press with six awards for its publications in as many months.