2014 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture, featuring Payam Akhavan, PhD Beyond Human Rights: Building a World on Empathy
Faced with fragmented identities and widespread atrocities, human rights ideals have come to occupy a central place in our conception of the core values underlying a just global order. They […]
Who’s in charge: Why aren’t there more women in leadership roles? UBC Dialogues: Vancouver
For decades women have been fighting for workplace equality, and in many sectors, progress has been made. But in boardrooms and executive offices across the country, there remains a noticeable […]
The National Ballet of Canada is performing its outstanding production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at the Lincoln Centre, NYC, September 9-14, 2014. Alice is a truly imaginative tour-de-force that […]
This event is sold out. Join alumni UBC and guests of the First Weekend Club (founded by UBC alumna Anita Adams, BA’94) at an exclusive VIP party and wine tasting […]
Alumni in the News
- John Tyler Binfet, BEd ’91, MA ’94, PhD ’00, advises how to combat homesickness at university.
- Casey Hamilton, BSFN’07 leads the Okanagan Fruit Tree Project - ensuring local Okanagan fruit does not go to waste.
- Gold medal rowers ‘did the impossible’ - Amazingly, the entire 1954 British Empire Games crew (the UBC men’s eights team) is still alive to talk about it
Posted August 13, 2014
This year at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), there are eight films featuring the work of UBC alumni. If you’re going to be in Toronto during the festival (September 4-14th), support your fellow alumni and check out their films.