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UBC congregation ceremony at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Photo credit: Martin Dee

Graduation and honorary degree ceremonies begin

May. 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC confers degrees on 6,600 graduating students and four honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 22-29.

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Sophia Murphy. Photo credit: Trudeau Foundation

Making food policy more sustainable

May. 17, 2013 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology, University News | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A UBC student is one of 14 recipients of the 2013 Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, worth $180,000 over three years.

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UBC Okanagan Heat teams make grade to stay in top Canada West league

May. 9, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , , , ,

UBC’s Okanagan Heat athletic teams are now members of the Canada West club – for good.

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#ChangeTheWorld

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The inaugural UBC Reports Most Likely to Change the World contest received 45 nominations from students, faculty and staff across both campuses.

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Tim Krupa was recently voted most likely to change the world in a UBC Reports online contest. Don Erhardt Photograph

Seize the moment

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories, University News

From international study to campus leadership, Tim Krupa makes the most of university

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Sonnet L’Abbé explores the language of plants with unabashed gusto. Paul Marck Photograph

Cultivating ecosensitivity

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, UBC Reports Stories, University News

Poet Sonnet L’Abbé turned from civil engineering to the field of environmental philosophy

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Kinesiology graduate Emily Grainger was part of the women’s hockey team that rebounded from a last place finish in 2012 to win the Canada west title in 2013. Martin Dee Photograph

A hunger for more

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , ,

Emily Grainger was part of a turnaround team, and she’s not ready to stop winning

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UBC law grad Dustin Paul will be the first quadriplegic lawyer at Bull, Housser & Tupper. Martin Dee Photograph

Breaking barriers

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Beats, Business, Law and Society, UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , ,

A promising litigator, Dustin Paul aims to make a difference in the courtroom

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Tim Krupa was recently voted most likely to change the world in a UBC Reports online contest. Don Erhardt Photograph

Class of 2013

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories, University News

This spring 10,900 students will receive UBC degrees.

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