Summer 2017  

IN THIS ISSUE

Infographic: Impact of Giving 2017

It’s Yours: 2017 Impact of Giving

Your generosity has had a tremendous impact on students, faculty, programs and resources at UBC – and has helped support UBC as we pursue leading research that benefits our communities and ensure students can learn, thrive, and lead. Learn more in this year’s Impact of Giving.

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Reconciliation Pole on UBC Campus

Reconciliation Pole Installed on UBC campus

In spring 2017, thousands of people from across Vancouver came to UBC to participate in the traditional raising of Reconciliation Pole; carved by master carver James Hart and jointly commissioned by the Audain Foundation and UBC.

COMMUNITY

Dr. Farrer

How genomic sequencing is changing BC’s health care policies

If your child is diagnosed with refractory epilepsy, the research led by Dr. Farrer’s lab and the BC Children’s Hospital Epilepsy Clinic might be the difference between a lifetime of medication and risks of permanent brain damage – and specialized, precision treatment that could enable them to live a full life.

DISCOVERY & IMPACT

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UBC Homecoming Game

You’re Invited! Homecoming 2017

On September 16, UBC invites all donors, alumni, and the wider UBC community to join us for a fun-filled day on the Vancouver campus to celebrate Homecoming 2017. Enjoy free admission to UBC attractions, a family-friendly BBQ, and top off your day watching the UBC Thunderbirds vs the University of Saskatchewan Huskies!

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Poll: Share your thoughts

POLL: We'd appreciate your feedback

UBC, alumni UBC and UBC President Santa J. Ono use social media to share news and updates. We would like to know about the people with whom we are connecting.

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UBC student recipients of the River Timothy Sidley Memorial Award

UBC Students: the River Timothy Sidley Memorial Award

What can a UBCO biology student learn from a trip to Bamfield? The answer is: a lot. And some of it is how an award donor can inspire a student’s passion by making experiential learning a possibility.

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Robert Reich with Dawna Friesen at the Lind Initiative in US Studies

Gifts that keep on giving: navigating The Trump Impact through the Lind Initiative

The Lind Initiative at UBC was established in 2015 with the generous support of Phil Lind to help UBC contribute to discussions on the most urgent issues of our time, led by prominent American scholars, writers and intellectuals. The Initiative will continue to spur inclusive dialogue among students towards deeper understanding and action.

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Creative Destruction Lab boosts innovation and entrepreneurship at UBC

Creative Destruction Lab-West boosts innovation and entrepreneurship at UBC

Teaching entrepreneurship in a hands-on way is helping UBC bring new ventures – and new opportunities – to western Canada. And UBC’s donors are a key part of the success.

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