Amazon boosts tech students with scholarship program

Inside Logistics | Sep 14, 2022 | Media coverage

Incoming UBC Applied Science student Sidhant Sidana is one of 10 graduating high school students to receive a $30,000 scholarship from Amazon Future Engineer Canada.

Real Friends are Allies Too

Mar 11, 2022 | Spotlight

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

Sep 22, 2021 | Spotlight

Indigenous scholarship recipient Larissa Tobacco bends design thinking to her pursuits in land stewardship.

Kenneth Spencer, celebrated high-tech entrepreneur and philanthropist, dies at 77

May 11, 2021 | Announcement

Dr. Kenneth Albert Spencer, a UBC double alumnus and co-founder of Creo Products Inc., has died at the age of 77. Spencer was a celebrated high-tech entrepreneur and philanthropist. Born and raised in Burnaby, BC, Spencer graduated from the…

A contributing cycle: Restoring one of Vancouver’s last salmon streams

May 08, 2021 | Spotlight

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…

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