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Thanks to a $1-million donation from Microsoft Corporation, UBC and the University of Washington have an unprecedented opportunity to transform the Cascadia region into a technological hub comparable to Silicon Valley and Boston. The donation allows UBC and UW to establish a Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative (CUAC), an applied, interdisciplinary, regional centre that brings together […]
Future of Research Vancouver Symposium, SFU Harbour Centre Honoured to be here today at the Future of Research Vancouver symposium. Asked to speak about how universities and how can you better prepare for careers in science. But before I do so, I would like to congratulate you all for what you have achieved so far. […]
On January 29, 2017, I announced that we had established a task force to determine what assistance could be offered to those affected by the executive order signed by US President Trump on January 27th (“Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”). The task force was positioned to undertake a rapid […]
On February 15, Professor Santa Ono took to Facebook to discuss the strategic planning process and answer your questions. The live event was moderated by UBC Journalism Senior Instructor Kathryn Gretsinger and included special guests Professor Linc Kesler, director of the UBC First Nations House of Learning and senior advisor to the president on Aboriginal Affairs, […]