Cherry picking the best spots to enjoy Vancouver’s blooms
We spoke with Douglas Justice (he/him), associate director of horticulture and collections at the UBC Botanical Garden, about how the recent cold snap may affect this year’s blossoms, his favourite locations to enjoy the blooms, and how these trees have become so iconic in Vancouver.
Mar 16, 2023
Q&A: How to regrow plants from kitchen scraps (and nourish your soul)
As we watch spring blossom outside our windows and try to minimize trips to the grocery store, UBC Media Relations asked horticulturist Egan Davis for tips on how to re-grow food from kitchen scraps.
May 1, 2020
Graduation and honorary degree ceremonies begin
UBC confers degrees on 6,600 graduating students and four honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 22-29.
May 21, 2013
First Nations advocate and eco-activist among honorary degree recipients
The University of British Columbia will honour advocates who have fought for human rights and the environment at this year’s spring graduation ceremonies. The Honourable Steven Point, Tzeporah Berman, Lee Lakeman, and Ian Stirling will receive honorary degrees from UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Mar 19, 2013