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Dr. George Iwama Named Chancellor of Quest University Canada

Congratulations to George Iwama, Vice-Dean, Aquaculture and Strategic Initiatives, on being named Chancellor of Quest University Canada. Quest University Canada is Canada’s first independent, not-for-profit, secular university. It was founded in 2002 by former University of British Columbia president Dr. David Strangway. Dr. Iwama received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia […]

Manveen Kaur, MSc student, wins UBC 3MT Competition

On March 16, Manveen Kaur, a MSc student in the Applied Animal Biology program at the Faculty of Land & Food Systems, was one of eight graduate students at UBC to compete in the finals of the 2017 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. The title of her presentation was the “Effect of fat protected Vitamin […]

LFS Alumnus Named One of BC’s 30 Under 30 by BC Business

Congratulations to Marc Schutzbank, an alumnus of the M.Sc. Integrated Studies in Land & Food Systems, on being featured on the 2017 BC Business 30 Under 30 list! Marc graduated from the Faculty in 2013, after having completed two bachelor degrees at the University of Pittsburgh and winning the Fulbright scholarship. His work with Fresh Roots, a non-profit community organization […]


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