The World Famous Physician
How a kid from a Vancouver Island logging town became flight surgeon for Apollo 11.
Man on a Mission
In 1997, Bjarni Tryggvason, BASc’72, spent 12 days in space.
At Home in Space
How do astronauts adjust to life in the cosmos?
Lunar Rock Star
The geophysicist whose rock samples came from the Moon.
The Boy who Touched the Moon
The stellar story of a precocious youth entrusted with a piece of the Moon.
Regulating the Final Frontier
Can humankind cooperate to ensure safety and sustainable development in space?
2018 alumni UBC Achievement Awards Recipients
On November 15, 2018, we honoured eight inspiring members of the UBC community who, through their extraordinary endeavours, have taken the lead on important issues to create positive social change.
2018 Alumni Builder Awards Recipients
We are proud to honour this year’s Alumni Builder Award recipients whose generous contributions have been recognized by their UBC faculty.
Is there something you’d like to ask UBC president Santa Ono? If so, this new video series may be your chance (details at end of video). We kicked things off by asking him about the impressions he’s formed during his first two years here, and his priorities for the future.
The Last Word
Q: Which famous person (living or dead) do you think (or have been told) you most resemble?
A: A colleague once told me that I looked like the women in Modigliani paintings.
Crossing the Kármán Line
UBC students are building a rocket to launch into space.