“The pun that I use is that if we had not got this very versatile and diverse team, this invention would not have seen the light of day.”
The plan was created in response to a need for sustainable development in the rapidly growing campus, as the university hopes to make its new developments more environmentally conscious and better-suited to changing weather patterns.
In anticipation of the upcoming municipal elections on October 20, UBC is partnering with CBC British Columbia to co-host a series of mayoral debates.
In a joint ceremony on October 19, both universities will formally award their respective honorary doctorate of laws degrees — which recognize outstanding achievement or significant contribution to the public good — to the Aga Khan.
“If I was able to do this, pretty sure any malicious attacker could have as well with much more disastrous results,” he wrote in his blog.
Starting September 17, Ono will be co-hosting the Blue & Goldcast — a monthly podcast — with Dr. Jennifer Gardy, an assistant professor in the School of Population and Public Health who has extensive experience in science communications.
Living in Vancouver makes nature very accessible. So, whether you’re returning to campus after a nice long summer break or are new to the scene, it’s important that you set aside some time in the upcoming year to get to know the nature around you.