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Back to Graduate: Life as an Applied Science alum

Nov 24, 2022 | Spotlight

Though he attended his MEL degree’s virtual graduation, Abhijeet was keen to celebrate the achievement in person. “A lot of universities don’t offer this, so it’s a special milestone,” he says. “Some friends from my course are travelling from…

Happy Lunar New Year from Mikayla Hong

Jan 17, 2022 | Spotlight

“I’m so happy I got to collaborate with UBC on this illustration. It’s such a nice, full circle moment,” Mikayla says. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger, one of 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac. A tradition going back over 2,000 years, those born with…

Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture

Aug 30, 2021 | Spotlight

Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture. We sat down with Andrea Palmer to talk about starting Awake Labs from a classroom, how she responded to the pandemic and her approach to inclusive leadership

Alumni Advice for Graduating into a Pandemic

Jun 22, 2021 | Spotlight

EMMA GARROD, Nursing  Stay creative and open! In my twelve years of nursing I have worked in a variety of clinical areas, as well as in education, policy and research. Think about ways your skills can stretch and apply to different areas that you…

A Q&A with Dylan Gunn on his work to combat COVID-19

May 05, 2021 | Spotlight

What projects are you working on to combat COVID-19? Face shields: One is making face shields – we’ve been assisting a local company that normally manufactures clamshell packaging, which is what your strawberries and blueberries come in at the…

Bracing for the future: alumni reinvent sports therapeutics

Dec 04, 2019 | Spotlight

What does an OIympic gymnast, a mechanical engineer with a bad knee, and a serial entrepreneur have in common? They are launching Stoko, an alumni start-up that is revolutionizing therapeutics.

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