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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 >


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.


Finding Truth in Fiction 

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


Campus Roots 

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


The Last Word 

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


Take Note

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


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.