The power of the crowd
In the age of Kickstarter, tech-savvy scientists explore new ways to engage the public in their research.
Jan 16, 2014 - by Basil Waugh
$2-million gift supports advancement of women and diversity in business
A $2 million gift from prominent Vancouver business leader John Montalbano to UBC’s Sauder School of Business creates a professorship focused on the advancement of women and diversity in business leadership.
Nov 25, 2013
UBC Museum of Anthropology receives private ‘treasure’ of early Bill Reid works
An important collection of early works by one of Canada’s best loved artists, Bill Reid, can be seen by the public for the first time thanks to a major donation to UBC’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) from Vancouver’s Friedman family.
Mar 5, 2012
Dismay over ovarian cancer outcomes leads to new professorship
A new professorship created by the family and friends of the late Dr. Chew Wei, a Hong Kong physician who retired to Vancouver, will be devoted to finding new ways of detecting and treating women with ovarian and other gynaecological cancers.
Feb 20, 2012
UBC receives largest single gift to Faculty of Law: Alumnus donates $11.86 million and establishes annual prize for international integrity
The University of British Columbia has received an $11.86 million gift from law alumnus Peter Allard, which will support the UBC Faculty of Law’s new building, establish an international prize that supports freedom, integrity and human rights, and create an online historical faculty archive.
Jul 13, 2011