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Peter A. Allard, Q.C., donates $30 million to UBC Faculty of Law
January 22, 2015

Peter A. Allard, Q.C., donates $30 million to UBC Faculty of Law

UBC Law alumnus Peter A. Allard, Q.C., has donated $30 million to UBC’s Faculty of Law, the largest gift ever to a Canadian law school. In recognition of his gift, the university will rename the law school the Peter A. Allard School of Law.


UBC receives $1.7 million from Canada Foundation for Innovation

Fourteen projects at the University of British Columbia have received a combined $1.7 million in federal funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Crowdsourcing and chaos: how social media can save the day

When a powerful earthquake devastated China’s Sichuan province in 2008, the disaster was too catastrophic for authorities to stay on top of events as they unfolded.

Professorship in Sustainable Health Care established at UBC

UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has established the Initiative for Sustainable Health Care, a partnership between industry, government and academia.



Answer to hunger is to raise incomes

While the answer to hunger and food insecurity might appear to be food, it is not. It is a matter of income poverty, says UBC Emeritus professor of social work, Graham Riches, in a Times Colonist op-ed.


Twitter Town Hall with UBC President Arvind Gupta

On Thursday, January 29 at 3 pm, join UBC President Arvind Gupta in his first ever Twitter Town Hall.


UBC hockey sets new school attendance record

In front of a school record-breaking crowd of 3,049, the UBC Thunderbirds gave up a three-goal lead in the third period to fall 4-3 to Saskatchewan.



Naked Cinema: Mercury Falling

Alumni and award winning filmmakers Bruce Sweeney and Tom Scholte lead Theatre and Film students through their first feature film: Mercury Falling.
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