Posts Tagged ‘Development and Alumni Engagement’

Aisha Kigongo is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar studying at University of California, Berkeley. Credit: Jan Flatley-Feldman, The Daily Californian

$25M grant brings African students to UBC

Apr. 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

More than 110 students from Africa will receive comprehensive scholarships to live and learn at the University of British Columbia thanks to a $25 million grant from The MasterCard Foundation.

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For her doctoral research, Sara Barron will study how to balance natural forest environments with higher density housing in suburbs. Martin Dee Photograph

People need trees. Cities need forests.

Mar. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Future Forests Fellowship winner Sara Barron will study the impact of nature on suburbia

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UBC campaign hits $1 billion

Jan. 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s start an evolution campaign crossed the $1 billion mark and is now two-thirds of the way toward its fundraising and alumni engagement targets – to raise $1.5 billion and to involve 50,000 alumni annually in the life of the university by 2015.

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