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This year, to celebrate 10 years of giving, the Thorpe family decided to give money to twice as many UBC students as in previous years. It was 2006 when the Rick and Yasmin Thorpe & Friends Scholarship was established. Coming from the south Okanagan, the Thorpe’s goal is assist students living in that region—donating to […]
The Inter-Professional Collaborative Practice Clinic at UBC’s Okanagan campus will be a leader in the province for training future health care professionals who will set standards of quality of health care in BC.
Opening up opportunities. When North Dakota native Andrew Hughes came to study at UBC’s Okanagan campus four years ago, he didn’t consider himself to be set apart from the crowd. That all changed in his third year, when he received an Undergraduate Research Award (URA) through the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences.
What defines a leader? Recent UBC graduate Shirley Hutchinson feels that “a leader is someone who is courageous, just and compassionate”. Now she has been recognized and rewarded for these same qualities, receiving the 2011 Pushor Mitchell Gold Medal Leadership Prize.
Irving K Barber of Arts and Sciences Adrienne Skinner