Michelle Cameron discovered her true calling as a Social Work grad - photo by Martin Dee
UBC Reports | Vol. 52 | No. 5 |
May 4, 2006
Special Congregation Issue
This year more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from UBC’s faculties and schools will receive their hard-earned degrees.
For the first time, 500 students will be receiving UBC degrees at UBC Okanagan.
In addition, between both campuses 11 honorary degrees will be conferred to distinguished guests that include opera tenor Richard Margison, best-selling mystery writer Alexander McCall Smith, and former Okanagan University College president William Bowering.
For more information, and to view the Vancouver ceremonies live via webcast, visit www.graduation.ubc.ca.
Social Work Grad Taps into Aboriginal Community's Strengths
As a First Nations woman, Michelle Cameron has set her sights on working in a profession that holds as many rewards as minefields.
First Grad Class Takes its Place in UBC Okanagan History
The ranks of UBC alumni in the Okanagan will grow by nearly 10 per cent on June 9, when UBC Okanagan’s very first graduates receive their degrees.
Staff Members Receive President’s Service Award for Excellence
Five members of the university community are being recognized for their outstanding contributions to campus life.
Artist Made World Her Classroom on Way to Degrees
A passion for travel has taken Katherine Pickering around the world.
Nursing Grad Cares for Victims of Sex Trade
A family photo of a four-year-old girl proudly wearing a plastic stethoscope may have been the first hint of her future career.
Not Your Average Internship
Ashfan Charania names his overseas work experience in Afghanistan as the absolute highlight of his BComm studies.
Teacher has Passion for Hearing and Deaf Children
Alayna Smith is starting to feel a few butterflies now that she’s been accepted at the Vancouver School Board as a substitute teacher on call.
Is it double vision, déjà vu or a doppelgänger?
Forecast Rosy for Sailing Champ, Meteorologist
When Eric Holden’s friends from Vancouver’s False Creek Elementary School came to visit, they weren’t welcomed into a house with a white picket fence.
Young Mother Finds Dream to be Professor
Jennifer Lazaroff’s road to a bachelor of arts degree took some twists and turns.
Harold Cardinal: An Inspirational Warrior
Harold Cardinal, an outstanding First Nations leader, lawyer and scholar, receives his PhD in law posthumously at this spring’s Convocation.
Seeing the Forest for the Trees
Jordan Barlow doesn’t think he can solve all the problems in the world, but that won’t stop him from making small contributions to a handful of people.