Zul Kanji, BSc’03, MSc’10 (Dental Science), has been appointed clinical assistant professor and year 1 & 2 coordinator of the dental hygiene degree program at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry. His wife just gave birth to their first child. Their daughter, Niyah Kanji, was born on May 21, 2011, at BC Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Jodie Rummer, PhD’10, has been appointed as a Super Science Fellow in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, part of James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland. Dr. Rummer will be investigating the physiological effects of the stressors associated with global warming on coral reef fish, in order to predict their capacity for acclimation and adaptation.
Kendall Titchener, BA’10, graduated with a degree in modern European studies. She is an active member of the UBC Alumni Association and is the reporter and historian for the Alpha Delta Pi Alumni Association of Vancouver. Since graduating from UBC, Kendall has been heavily involved in the communications and social media fields. She was the social media coordinator for CRAVE Vancouver, an editorial intern at Vancouver Magazine, and helped launch a brand new magazine in the city. Through her social media strategies and editorial work, she has established herself as a Vancouver social media maven. Kendall is always around the city attending and writing about fascinating events. She now runs her own Vancouver events guide called The Cit Vancouver. Through her writing and media work, Kendall connects the citizens of Vancouver to community events. Having only graduated just over a year ago, Kendall has already established herself as the go-to girl for Vancouver events.
Brian Fong, BHK‘10, and his sister, Gloria Fong, BMLSc’08, have founded a new business venture, 72HRS, (www.72hours.ca) selling emergency preparedness supplies online and at the Richmond Summer Night Market.