The Bug Farmer
Andrew Brentano, BA’10, has been supporting the growth of a grassroots insect‑farming industry – starting in his own garage.
The Love Bug
Afton Halloran, BSc’09, co-wrote a major UN publication on the contribution of insects to global food security. Her fascination with the subject led to a chance meeting.
A Vision for UBC 2.0
President Arvind Gupta will lead the university into its second century.
The Waiting Room
Alumni Nicholas Miller and Crystal Shearman are creating a powerful documentary to underline the plight of people living with undiagnosed conditions.
An Uncommon Denominator
The Rare Disease Foundation is using a collective approach to create a support network for minority patients and a stronger lobby for more research dollars and practical assistance.
Dear Dr. Wesbrook: Letters from the Front
Hundreds of UBC students served in the First World War. The university’s first president encouraged them to send back letters.
Home for millennia to the majority of Canada’s Native tongues, BC has recently been designated an endangered language hotspot.
Thought You Ought to Know
I’m remembering for you the time I stood at the corner of Broadway and Commercial and watched the future pass before my eyes. This was a long while back, sometime […]
The Last Word
Q: What is your most prized possession?
A: It’s a tie between a handwritten rejection letter from Bill Buford at The New Yorker and Sandy, a ragged old panda bear I’ve had since childhood who’s been washed so many times she resembles a satanic goat.