Integrity vs. Corruption
The Allard Prize for International Integrity is awarded to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combatting corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and […]
The One Who Hammers
Archaeologist Marc Zender – a world renowned expert on ancient hieroglyphs – is helping to unravel the mysteries of the Maya.
While leading a project to educate impoverished children in rural India, Shobha Sharma, BA’03, learned important lessons about community, collaboration and the meaning of family.
Putting a New Spin on some Old Physics
A once‑obscure piece of scientific equipment is proving key to resolving a serious challenge facing the medical community.
The Clock Tower and the Anarchists
When a loyal supporter of the university donated funds for a clock tower to honour the founding pioneers of the province, some of the students were less than impressed.
Fiction: The Hollow Earth
Jay Brown, who earned an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC in 2010, is a writer and librarian living and working in Toronto.
The Last Word
It’s been almost 30 years since William Gibson’s debut novel, Neuromancer, struck a chord with readers and won science fiction’s “triple crown” – the Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. Dick awards.