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David Riendl and Szandra Temesvari receive 2019 McEwen Teacher Award

Established by Dr. James McEwen (BASc ’71, PhD ’75), P.Eng, and his family in 2011, the McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award is presented annually by the Faculty of Applied Science to recognize teachers that go above and beyond to ensure the success of their students — both academically and personally.

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UBC Okanagan study makes progress into tissue regrowth injections

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These students designed donation bins that don’t endanger lives

The article also appeared on MSN

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UBC Okanagan students design safer clothing donation bins

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This Saint Lucian Woman Is Combining Agriculture, Technology & Gender Equality

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A Contributing Cycle

Restoring one of Vancouver’s last salmon streams

In his short-lived blog Pancreatic Times, Kevin Watson documented his struggles with cancer — his dance, he called it. On March 15, 2012 he shared his distaste for chalky tinctures, syrups, sticky energy gels. “I’ve been pretty clear that I don’t want people feeling sorry for me,” he wrote, “but given these remedies, I am asking you now.” 

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Donation from L3 MAPPS creates endowed student award for UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Program

UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science has received a donation from L3 MAPPS to support students of the UBC Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) Program. The funds have been used to establish the L3 MAPPS Award in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

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Feds fund UBC Geering Up to give more kids coding powers

Geering Up, a UBC non-profit organization that seeks to stimulate interest in science, engineering and technology among BC children and youth, has received $260,000 under the Canadian government’s CanCode program.

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Gary Wong - Engineering - November 2017

Gary Wong (BASc '71 ELEC)) believes in paying it forward thanks to President Walter Gage. Read more about Gary's story. Read more

Engineering alum initiates fundraiser for wildfire relief

On July 31, 2017, UBC President Santa Ono issued a broadcast email regarding the wildfires that have been devastating British Columbia this summer. According to the Wildfire Service information office, an estimated 894,941 hectares have burned in BC since April 1. So far $315.7 million has been spent fighting the fires and at their peak more than 45,000 British Columbians had been displaced from their homes. It is the worst wildfire season on record in the province.

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