• 25 November 2014 Vancouver, BC

    The Age by Nancy Lee Book Club Fall 2014

    Facilitated by Nancy Lee, BA’94, MFA’04. Set during the final throes of the Cold War, Nancy Lee’s highly anticipated first novel, The Age, is an ambitious and prophetic meditation on the collapse of family, the price of friendship, and the human struggle to find purpose in the face of mortality.

  • 25 November 2014 Vancouver, BC

    Kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway Book Club Fall 2014

    Facilitated by Amanda Reaume, BA(Hons)’07, MA’09 and Emily Lapper, BA’07. Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis, two young Cree brothers from Eemanipiteepitat in northern Manitoba, are taken from their family and sent to a residential school. Their language is forbidden, their names are changed to Jeremiah and Gabriel, and the boys are sexually abused by priests. However, a wily trickster figure, the Fur Queen, watches over the boys as they fulfill their destiny to become artists.

  • 25 November 2014 West Vancouver, BC

    Should we have the right to die? UBC Dialogues: North Shore

    Some of us will never have to ask the question, “How do I want to die?” But for individuals with terminal illnesses or conditions that cause them chronic pain, it […]

  • 29 November 2014 Vancouver, BC

    UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre Open House: 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

    UBC Bodyworks welcomes staff, faculty, alumni, current and past BodyWorks members and family members, and the general public to join in the week-long celebration of its 10th anniversary. Activities Anniversary […]

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Welcome to the Jungle

Posted November 21, 2014

This November, our group of alumni UBC travellers headed off on an expedition tour to the Amazon Basin in Peru. Beyond our adventurous spirits, there were some things that brought […]

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