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Mining Alumni Night

Mar 19, 2022 | 05:30pm - 11:30pm | Event

Date: March 19, 2022 Location: Fairmont Waterfront, Mackenzie Ballroom (900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5) Time: Reception 17:30 – 18:30; Dinner 19:00 – 23:30 For more information, please contact Joanna.Ho@ubc.ca

UBC post-doc entrepreneur’s invention wins nearly $2M prize from Royals, Elon Musk

Nov 24, 2021 | 09:46am | Announcement

The following article originally appeared on UBC News. The waste-burning emission reduction invention of a UBC post-doctoral chemical and biological engineering student now has royal recognition and the attention of one of Earth's most…

Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture

Aug 30, 2021 | 09:25am | Spotlight

Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture. We sat down with Andrea Palmer to talk about starting Awake Labs from a classroom, how she responded to the pandemic and her approach to inclusive leadership

Alumni Career Stories: Q&A with Roz Seyednejad (BASc '98, MEng '00)

Aug 20, 2021 | 02:59pm | Spotlight

Roz Seyednejad is the founder and managing partner of Stratesol Consulting, where she and her team provide Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit and government grant expertise to help simplify innovation funding…

From accelerating particles to advancing public health

CZ Biohub | Jul 06, 2021 | 03:35pm | Media coverage

Andrew Cote, a graduate of the UBC Engineering Physics program, reflects on his role in CZ Biohub’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Engineering class of 1978 - 40th reunion

May 21, 2021 | 12:32pm | Spotlight

It started at an Old Red New Red event in 2017, when two ’78 Grads were shamed into organizing a reunion by ’71 Grad Gary Wong.  An organizing committee was identified, and with Alumni Association support a venue and catering were established. …

A Q&A with Dylan Gunn on his work to combat COVID-19

May 05, 2021 | 10:31pm | Spotlight

What projects are you working on to combat COVID-19? Face shields: One is making face shields – we’ve been assisting a local company that normally manufactures clamshell packaging, which is what your strawberries and blueberries come in at the…

UBC Applied Science condemns anti-Asian harassment and violence

Mar 22, 2021 | 01:19pm | Announcement

Recent escalations of anti-Asian harassment and violence, including last week’s shooting in Atlanta, are horrific reminders of the racism faced by the Asian and Pacific Islander community every day. UBC Applied Science condemns these acts in the…

John MacDonald, Canadian space tech pioneer, dies at 83

Jan 10, 2020 | 10:31pm | Announcement

John Spencer MacDonald, a UBC alumnus and co-founder of the pioneering space technology company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (now MDA), has died at the age of 83. Born in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, MacDonald studied electrical…

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