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Media Release | August 20, 2014
UBC’s Sea Around Us project has received $2.6 million (U.S.) from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
Media Release | June 20, 2014
UBC has received a $2 million donation from The RBC Foundation in support of a number of sustainability projects across its Vancouver campus.
Media Release | May 29, 2014
African students who have received full scholarships to study at universities across North America are gathering at UBC this weekend.
Media Release | May 23, 2014
A new $18.5-million alumni centre will open at UBC’s Vancouver campus in spring 2015.
April 24, 2014
University of British Columbia graduates hoping to change the world are getting a little help from their alma mater through an innovative new story sharing platform.
Media Release | March 18, 2014
A Vancouver art collector has donated a treasure trove of rare historical photos to UBC Library.
Media Release | June 25, 2013
An unprecedented $35-million funding commitment from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to UBC will advance life-saving research and intervention programs in B.C.
Media Release | January 18, 2013
The University of British Columbia’s start an evolution campaign crossed the $1 billion mark and is now two-thirds of the way toward its fundraising and alumni engagement targets – to raise $1.5 billion and to involve 50,000 alumni annually in the life of the university by 2015.
Media Release | November 16, 2012
The University of British Columbia today officially opens the new Earth Sciences Building, a state-of-the-art facility that will provide modern learning spaces for more than 7,000 students each year and leading-edge laboratories for hundreds of researchers.
Media Release | November 2, 2012
A University of British Columbia program to help former members of the Canadian military make the transition back to civilian life is expanding into a non-profit organization that will provide services across Canada.
October 22, 2012
UBC’s network of more than 280,000 alumni worldwide includes thousands of accomplished individuals. Every year, the UBC Alumni Association recognizes ten top achievers.
October 5, 2012
The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry is offering the world’s largest scholarship for forestry research to attract top doctoral students.
Media Release | September 28, 2012
In memory of their late husband and father, Franklin Lew, Joan and Derek Lew have made a $2 million gift to the Faculty of Law at UBC.
Media Release | July 31, 2012
The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation announces the opening of the $2.5 million Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion in October 2012.
Media Release | September 28, 2011
The University of British Columbia has launched an ambitious $1.5 billion fundraising campaign with a twin goal of doubling the number of alumni engaged in the life of the university by 2015.