Posts Tagged ‘start an evolution’

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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The new Earth Sciences Building underlies UBC’s commitment to science education

UBC’s commitment to science education underlined by $75M facility

Nov. 16, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia today officially opens the new Earth Sciences Building, a state-of-the-art facility that will provide modern learning spaces for more than 7,000 students each year and leading-edge laboratories for hundreds of researchers.

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Participants in the Veterans Transition Program reenact experiences from their military service. Photo by: Martin Dee

Canadian veterans to benefit from UBC expansion of transition program

Nov. 2, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A University of British Columbia program to help former members of the Canadian military make the transition back to civilian life is expanding into a non-profit organization that will provide services across Canada.

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UBC announces 2012 alumni achievement award recipients

Oct. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

UBC’s network of more than 280,000 alumni worldwide includes thousands of accomplished individuals. Every year, the UBC Alumni Association recognizes ten top achievers.

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UBC offers world’s largest forestry scholarship

Oct. 5, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry is offering the world’s largest scholarship for forestry research to attract top doctoral students.

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The Lew family & Law Dean Mary Ann Bobinski. Photo: Martin Dee

UBC Law receives $2M gift: Second largest donation to UBC Law by an individual

Sep. 28, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

In memory of their late husband and father, Franklin Lew, Joan and Derek Lew have made a $2 million gift to the Faculty of Law at UBC.

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Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion Rendering

New home for UBC Rugby

Jul. 31, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation announces the opening of the $2.5 million Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion in October 2012.

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start an evolution: UBC launches Canada’s largest fundraising and alumni engagement campaign

Sep. 28, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , ,

The University of British Columbia has launched an ambitious $1.5 billion fundraising campaign with a twin goal of doubling the number of alumni engaged in the life of the university by 2015.

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