Nadine Caron -- the first aboriginal woman to graduate from UBC's Faculty of
Medicine -- volunteers her time to travel to remote communities throughout British
Columbia, where she encourages First Nations school kids to further their education.
For a long time, Sundiep Tehara believed that engineers built bridges. Period.
On Tuesday nights, when other students were hitting the books or meeting a
friend at Starbucks, Rocky Bozak was among a group of dentistry students performing
volunteer work at the Reach Community Health Centre Dental Clinic on Vancouver's
Law graduate Debra Parkes' academic career has taken her from the ivy-covered
colleges of Oxford University to a maximum security penitentiary in Saskatchewan.
One week after Jay McNee graduates with a PhD in Geochemical Oceanography,
he will celebrate the first anniversary of Lorax Environmental Services Ltd.,
a consulting company that he and two partners founded.
Karen Mountifield knew UBC was going to be her alma mater long before graduating
from high school in Toronto.
Some years ago, while playing junior hockey in Hobbema, Alta., Lenny Joe came
to the realization that his path did not lie in the pursuit of a career in the
National Hockey League and the material wealth that could come with it
Judy Spunt wants to make sure people get the right idea about her.
Spunt, among the first graduates of UBC's revamped Master of Business and
Administration program, is now working for Andersen Consulting. But she's quick
to point out that there's much more to her life than work.
Evan Lee is a Fine Arts graduate whose outlets for artistic expression include
painting, drawing, photography, and playing in a band called Orphan.
As an ethics consultant at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Rosalie
Starzomski is regularly confronted with ethical dilemmas. And, as a nurse with
a background in transplant nursing and nephrology -- the science of the structure
and function of the kidney -- she is acutely aware of the ethical dilemmas concerning
Jackie Teed found a way to channel her creative instincts into a practical
field when she enrolled in Landscape Architecture, a program within the Faculty
of Agricultural Sciences.
Bernard Leung joins a long list of health care professionals in his family.
He is proud to be the only pharmacist.
Remarkable students earn Wesbrook honour
Twenty-eight students named 'Head of Class'
Medals given for academic excellence