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Students, faculty and alumni staff discover fresh possibilities - photo by Martin Dee
Students, faculty and alumni staff discover fresh
possibilities - photo by Martin Dee

UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 6 | Jun. 2, 2005

That Aha! Moment

“A year and a half ago, I was wondering if my degree would be any good once I graduated,” says Meghan McLennan, a biology graduate who, like many students, found herself struggling with the transition into the ‘real world.’

Duo Share Conservation Research, Friendship

Sarah Foster and Amanda Vincent went on a six-hour bus ride in February 2004 in search of the perfect margarita.

Physics Alum has Clear Image of Future

Helge Seetzen is about to revolutionize what millions of people watch every day -- thanks, in part, to the German military.

“Father” Hanson Coaches On, and Off, Court

Kevin Hanson, UBC head coach, men’s basketball, has a master’s degree in coaching science from the School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Education.

Computer Sci Grad Changes Perspective, Discovers Possibilities

Susanne Hille knows choosing a career is no picnic in the park. The UBC IT Services Executive Director learned the hard way but is determined to make things easier for young women.

UBC’s Inaugural Graduate Mentorship Awards

Commitment, consistency and continuity are the hallmarks of a successful mentoring relationship, according to two faculty members who have received the inaugural Killam Graduate Mentorship Award.

Looking for a Few Good Women

Spending a year with Naoko Ellis has helped UBC mechanical engineering PhD candidate Dana Kulic solidify her conviction to pursue a career in academia.

Stopping Disease

A combat sport is how UBC bacterial disease researcher Brett Finlay describes the competitive world of science research.

Finding the Voice Within

Twenty-two students from the UBC Opera Ensemble sang in the chorus of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (the Masked Ball), performed by the Vancouver Opera this spring.

Business Prof Makes Challenge a Winning Experience

When Yosh Kasahara talks to a prospective employer he finds it a huge advantage to show he has “real-world” experience.

Faculty Make Science and Medicine Friendly

A gateway to what the future may hold is how Jane Roskams describes a web-based centre that connects elementary and high school students with university mentoring experiences.

Arts Faculty Launches Tri-Mentorship

Andrea Burgoyne, a theatre major participating in the Faculty of Arts tri-mentorship program, enjoyed her experience at the Granville Island Arts Club.

Pay it Forward: Pharmacy Prof Honours Own Mentor

Driven to discover? Inspired to investigate? For many undergrads, the leap from lecture hall to laboratory can be daunting.


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