By Andrea Cooper
Archaeologist Marc Zender – a world renowned expert on ancient hieroglyphs – is helping to unravel the mysteries of the Maya.
By Wendy Helfenbaum
While leading a project to educate impoverished children in rural India, Shobha Sharma, BA’03, learned important lessons about community, collaboration and the meaning of family.
By Tim Lougheed
A once‑obscure piece of scientific equipment is proving key to resolving a serious challenge facing the medical community.
By Erwin Wodarczak
When a loyal supporter of the university donated funds for a clock tower to honour the founding pioneers of the province, some of the students were less than impressed.
By Jay Brown, MFA’10
Illustrations by Justin Gabbard
Jay Brown, who earned an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC in 2010, is a writer and librarian living and working in Toronto.
With William Gibson, BA’77
It’s been almost 30 years since William Gibson’s debut novel, Neuromancer, struck a chord with readers and won science fiction’s “triple crown” – the Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. Dick awards.