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Chris Anderson, BA'07, is a logistics expert who recently travelled to Sierra Leone to support the delivery of healthcare to patients with Ebola.  More >



A Robot in Every Home Video

UBC engineering prof. Elizabeth Croft, BASc’88, is programming robots to interpret physical cues from humans.


Extreme Measures Slideshow

UBC zoologist Bill Milsom, PhD’78, studies animals that have adapted to survive in extreme conditions.


Tell Everyone 

UBC journalism prof. Alfred Hermida’s new book explores social media and the power of sharing.


The Last Word 

Q: What is your pet peeve?
A: The noise of humans clipping their nails – I’ve been seated next to people on planes doing this far too many times. Ugh.


Take Note

New “Super-Earth” planet confirmed; Could your smartphone double as a biochemistry lab?; Toxic metals discovered in Vancouver community garden.

Book Reviews

A Vancouver love story with a twist; suburbanization in Vietnam; philosophy, Caribbean style.

Events and Notices

From pub nights to book clubs, and Dialogues about lying and child poverty, we offer many opportunities to connect socially, professionally and intellectually.