2007

  • Brad Ashman

    Science Grad Helped Take UBC to World Series

    Science Grad Helped Take UBC to World Series By Basil Waugh Some athletes are known for outlandish contracts and even worse behaviour, but graduating UBC baseball pitcher Brad Ashman is an athlete on whom the mantle of role model actually fits. In addition to helping UBC clinch its first World Series appearance in the U.S.-based […]
  • Community Service-Learning projects done during Reading Week 2007

    Musqueam First Nations Band Introduction to First Nations Studies 200: Students from this class worked to revitalize an essential salmon spawning creek in collaboration with the Musqueam First Nations Band. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden Sociology; Canadian Studies 310: Students from this class worked with the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden in Vancouver’s Chinatown to […]
  • Dr. Margo Fryer

    Learning Exchange Director, Dr. Margo Fryer, receives Community Achievement Award

    On March 12, it was announced that Learning Exchange Director, Dr. Margo Fryer received a 2007 British Columbia Community Achievement Award. This award recognizes and celebrates British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others and who devote time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, healthy, […]
  • Learning Exchange and UBC CLI Recognition Breakfast

    Celebrating Community Connections: Learning Exchange and UBC-CLI Recognition Breakfast

    On Wednesday, February 28, 2007, UBC’s President, Professor Stephen Toope, hosted a breakfast to celebrate the continuing success of the Learning Exchange and the launch of the new UBC-Community Learning Initiative. Guests at this year’s breakfast represented the diverse mix of people who are engaged with Learning Exchange and UBC-Community Learning Initiative activities: students who […]
  • Reading Week Projects 2007

    The sixth annual UBC Reading Week community service projects were a huge success this year according to all involved. From February 19-22, 156 UBC Vancouver students, four UBC-Okanagan students, and 15 students from Carleton University worked on 10 different projects in Vancouver schools. The projects, coordinated by the Learning Exchange and Student Development, also engaged […]
  • Math & Science Reading Week Project

    National Presence in Local Elementary Schools: UBC-Okanagan and Carleton University Students Join UBC Reading Week Projects

    The sixth annual UBC Reading Week community service projects were a huge success this year according to all involved.