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.
From Clean Water to Sustainable Agriculture
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.
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.
Featured Podcast - Plugged in: Is technology connecting us? Or controlling us?
Hear from UBC experts as we discuss how modern communications technologies are reshaping our perceptions of reality while affecting our personal and professional relationships, as well as our drive to make a difference in the world.
Using a drug to repair a birth defect … developing environmentally and socially responsible mining … preventing the loss of scientific data
Events and Notices
Save the date for Alumni Weekend: May 24, 2014!
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.