Portraits from Pyongyang
When Jen Loong, BCom’11, went to North Korea to participate in the 27th Annual Pyongyang Marathon, she wasn’t sure what to expect.
Opinion: So long as Canadians 50+ have a lobby group, younger Canadians need one too
Professor Paul Kershaw has founded an organization to give younger generations more political clout.
The Dancing Accountant
Jenny Duffy, BCom’04, has a good head for business and a passion for dancing. She’s combined both skills into a career she loves.
Keeping Track of Elephants
PhD student Jake Wall has devised a tracking system using GPS and cell phones to help protect African elephants.
2014 alumni UBC Achievement Award Recipients
This November we’ll be celebrating seven members of the UBC community whose talent, good will and tenacity are making a difference to people at home and abroad.
The Last Word
Q: Which three pieces of music would you take to that desert island?
A: I would take no music with me to a desert island. I would go sans music, to avoid coming to hate what once I loved. I would whistle original but highly derivative tunes quietly to myself.
Events and Notices
Volunteer Opportunity: Broad-Based Admissions Alumni Reader
Broad-based admissions is a student application process based both on grades and personal experiences. By reading these student applications, volunteers play a vital role in helping to shape the community of students and future alumni of UBC.