In addition to playing division one soccer and volunteering in West Africa, Annelies Tjebbes has created a new medical device with fellow students.
The vice president, finance for UBC’s Vancouver student government has concocted some innovative ideas that could leave our campus greener, and quench student thirst.
Rayel Quiring and Kyla Richey are graduating from UBC as teammates, close friends and five-time volleyball champions.
After graduating this May with her law degree, Emily MacKinnon will begin a prestigious clerkship with Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Mary Nagata is one of 76 Japanese Canadian UBC students from 1942 who will be honoured this May.
Leanne ten Brinke will receive the first PhD in Psychology at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Her research focused on the facial expressions of genuine and deceptive “pleaders.”
Erica Kiemele will receive a Master of Science degree in Chemistry and is bound for Harvard Medical School. She is finding a way to turn her passions into a life-long career.
Lorriane Topf had already spent 19 years as a nurse when a profound experience about a broken promise convinced her she needed to go back
After studying acting in London and working in Hollywood North, something clicked in a psychology class at UBC.
Philip Chen is proud of having launched the first LGBT business mentorship program at the Sauder School of Business.
It’s only been a few years since Scott Martyna came to his first UBC Dentisry classes on a skateboard. Now he has been accepted into a prestigious oral surgery program at Washington Hospital Center.
Anyone who’s a regular at Sprouts would recognize Lizzy Foulkes.
Four staff members will be recognized during graduation ceremonies for extraordinary service to UBC
Afton Cayford, associate professor emeritus in Mathematics, is the 2011 recipient of the Slonecker Award for Outstanding Volunteer Contribution.
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