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In Memoriam: The Interdisciplinary Legacy of William White (1944 - 2024)

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Distinguished UBC alum and supporter William White (BASc'67) passed away on March 3rd, one month before his 80th birthday. An eminent investment banker, the mechanical engineer leaves an interdisciplinary legacy at UBC, having helped transform…

"Replicating What Happens in Real Life"

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UBC Alum Harold Cunliffe and his partner Karen recently donated $500K to Applied One, UBC Applied Science's critical new fundraising campaign.

Energizing Sustainability

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Kaiser Foundation for Higher Education donates $10M to the future of sustainable energy at UBC Engineering.

Vancouver-based UVX sweeps in to fight infections in senior care homes

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Recent engineering alumni Saimir Sulaj and Kunal Sethi have developed a UV light device to safely disinfect air and surfaces in their new tech startup.

A global tech journey that led me to Silicon Valley

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Throughout my time studying mechanical and biomedical engineering at UBC, I tried my best to fill my days with travel and building. I lived in Germany for a year to work in the automotive industry and learn a new language. During my time in…

When the chips are up

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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…

Future of Work

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The nature of work is changing as new models such as gig and informal economies emerge, and there is a shift to a more data driven, digitally collaborative, global society.

UBC Engineering students awarded UBC Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships

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Four UBC Engineering students — Phoebe Cheung, Tyler Lum, Cailin Ringstrom and Coralie Tcheune — have been named recipients of UBC Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships.

Geering Up's people-focused workshops

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Solutions that work for a diverse group of people require a diverse set of perspectives in the design process. At Geering Up, we strive to remove barriers to STEM and empower all to tackle the complexities of finding solutions that work for everyone.

Two UBC Engineering students named 2022 Cansbridge Fellows

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The Cansbridge Fellowship program has named Coralie Tcheune, a fourth-year UBC biomedical engineering student, and Callum Woznow, a fourth-year UBC mechanical engineering student, as two of its newest fellows. 

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