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UBC Okanagan students design safer clothing donation bins

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This Saint Lucian Woman Is Combining Agriculture, Technology & Gender Equality

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A Contributing Cycle

Restoring one of Vancouver’s last salmon streams

In his short blog Pancreatic Times, Kevin Watson documented his struggles with cancer—his dance, he called it. On March 15th, he shared his distaste for chalky tinctures, syrups, sticky energy gels. “I’ve been pretty clear that I don’t want people feeling sorry for me,” he wrote, but given these remedies, “I am asking you now.”

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Donation from L3 MAPPS creates endowed student award for UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Program

UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science has received a donation from L3 MAPPS to support students of the UBC Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) Program. The funds have been used to establish the L3 MAPPS Award in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

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Feds fund UBC Geering Up to give more kids coding powers

Geering Up, a UBC non-profit organization that seeks to stimulate interest in science, engineering and technology among BC children and youth, has received $260,000 under the Canadian government’s CanCode program.

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The Age of Walter Gage: How One Canadian Shaped The Lives of Thousands

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Gary Wong - Engineering - November 2017

Gary Wong (BASc '71 ELEC)) believes in paying it forward thanks to President Walter Gage. Read more about Gary's story.

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Engineering alum initiates fundraiser for wildfire relief

On July 31, 2017, UBC President Santa Ono issued a broadcast email regarding the wildfires that have been devastating British Columbia this summer. According to the Wildfire Service information office, an estimated 894,941 hectares have burned in BC since April 1. So far $315.7 million has been spent fighting the fires and at their peak more than 45,000 British Columbians had been displaced from their homes. It is the worst wildfire season on record in the province.

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UBC Engineering grad works to improve digital literacy in Nepal

In Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley, near the Boudhanath Stupa — an immense dome-shaped shrine visited every day by thousands of Buddhists, Nepali people and tourists — sits a modest boarding school called Shree Mangal Dvip.>

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Walter Gage Book Project

The Friends of Walter Gage have been working hard to publish a book about the “Dean of Everything.”  It will be a book about a man who asked nothing in return of the many who benefitted from knowing him, other than asking that they consider helping others in a similar manner in future if their circumstances permitted. The Applied Science faculty is proud to host the book’s companion website. But it’s not just about engineers.

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