Behind the scenes at UBC’s graduation ceremonies
It’s an event that dates back more than 100 years, has involved hundreds of thousands of people, is rife with symbolism, and takes years to plan. Those lucky enough to participate carry the memory with them through their lives. It’s meaningful, it’s joyous, it’s satisfying.
May 27, 2019
From the floor to the canopy
A young Yadira Corbet always wondered what went on in the UBC forestry building where she helped her mother clean floors.
May 30, 2018
Community involvement a driving force for teen UBC graduate
Iva Jankovic deserved a drink as much as anyone. It was the summer of 2017, and Jankovic was taking a break from her internship at a downtown planning firm to join colleagues for a staff party at a nearby pub.
May 29, 2018
Why grease can be great: Chemical engineering graduate helps put waste oil to good use
Whether it’s French fries on the menu or an entire deep-fried turkey, disposing of used cooking oil can be a headache.
May 28, 2018
A Sea Change: UBC forestry grad helps empower communities through conservation
Former youth sailing champion Luca Marsaglia owes a lot to the ocean, so he co-founded a sustainable development movement called Casa Congo to help protect it.
May 25, 2018