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Where others saw a vacant lot, Troy Barrie (BASc’09) saw a thriving community garden. And he isn’t the type to let a good idea go to waste. More >

Features

A filter construction workshop in Yotau. Photo by Maarten Dankers.

From Clean Water to Sustainable Agriculture Slideshow

Half of Bolivia´s rural population lack access to safe drinking water. Trevor Hirsche (MSC’12) is collaborating with local communities to do something about it.

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Finding Truth in Fiction 

Forty years after completing her undergraduate degree, Cari Green returned to UBC to study filmmaking.

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Campus Roots 

Somewhere on campus there is a tree that was planted to commemorate your graduating class. How did this early UBC tradition begin?

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The Last Word 

Q: What is your pet peeve?
A: People who pronounce “ing” as “een” – like runneen or jumpeen.

Departments

Take Note

Using a drug to repair a birth defect … developing environmentally and socially responsible mining … preventing the loss of scientific data

Books

The memoirs of a Vancouver prostitute; a historical novel about a Jesuit missionary, a Huron warrior and an Iroquois girl; and a frank account of parenthood.

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