UBC Professor Donates to Geology

August 21, 2015

An estate gift by emeritus Professor of Carbonate Petrology, Ted Danner will support outreach and undergraduate education in EOAS.The gift, valued at $1.1 Million, includes a mineral and gem collection housed in the Pacific Museum of Earth (pme.ubc.ca), as well endowments for undergraduate studies in the form of an entrance bursary and awards for excellence in field mapping.Prof. Danner taught at UBC from his appointment in 1954 through to well beyond retirement.He passed away in 2012. He is remembered by many for his enthusiastic introductory geology courses that drew countless students to further study in the earth sciences. Please have a look at UBC Press Release for more details.