Keith Robinson inspires new paths for geotechnical engineering students
Keith Robinson is a geotechnical engineer from Vancouver who graduated from UBC in 1962, and obtained a Master of Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Inspired by his own successful career and educational path, he’s now…
Building the Spaces In-Between
When considering a building, we tend to focus on the spectacular rooms inside or the vibrant façade outside. But architect Bryce Rositch believes the “spaces in-between” truly bring a building to life. He’s referring to overlooked functional areas…
When the chips are up
Few people can claim, as Colin Harris can, to have been part of a team that contributed, in the 1990s, to the evolution of the Internet. But given the complexity of his company’s innovation, many of us may need Google to understand it. While any…
Projecting a new generation into tech success
Four Life Sciences Tech Entrepreneurs Give Back to the Influential UBC Engineering Physics Project Lab
Real Friends are Allies Too
Though popular opinion warns against mixing business with friendship, the pages of entrepreneurial history will reveal a host of successful ventures that were founded by good friends.
Designing your own discovery
Indigenous scholarship recipient Larissa Tobacco bends design thinking to her pursuits in land stewardship.
Amplifying impact: The legacy of the Becky Tarbotton Memorial Scholarship
Nevertheless, it was her commitment to activism and making the world a better place that led Becky to become the first female Director of Rainforest Action Network when she was only in her mid-thirties. There, among many major achievements, she…
A contributing cycle: Restoring one of Vancouver’s last salmon streams
The blog, however, soon became difficult to write. On May 5, the 43-year-old apologized for his “lack of energy and creativity.” Five days later the father of two died at home while holding his wife Christi’s hand. His last blog entry reads, “Au…