Ono announces new senior advisor on China and executive director

9 hours agoOn January 16, UBC President Santa Ono announced the appointment of Julia Wagemakers as executive director in the Office of the President and Dr. Weihong Song as senior advisor to the president on China.

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New AMS club management software debuts to mixed reviews

The AMS has changed its club management software to Clubhouse after the end of its contract with the previous software, Orgsync. The new software will be more user-friendly and intuitive, according to Chris Scott, AMS VP Administration.

The Broadway Skytrain won't come to UBC anytime soon

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson announced the city’s plan for an extension of the Millennium Line at a press conference yesterday. The extension will begin at VCC-Clark Station and will run along Broadway, stopping short of UBC at Arbutus Street.

UBC students petition university for plastic repurposing centre

The Melt Collective is currently petitioning UBC President Dr. Santa Ono and Dr. Marc Parlange, the dean of applied science, for a plastic repurposing centre on campus that will help reduce plastic waste and would educate the student body.

Nearly all UBC math textbooks are available online for free

UBC’s math department has been bringing their courses into the digital age by making the bulk of course materials available online for free. The online resources are a mixture of digital textbooks, homework software and open educational resources.

UBC participates in Sexual Assault Awareness Month

“You can have all of the policies that you want in the world ... but without people fundamentally understanding the origins of rape culture and how to be a respectful ally or active bystander, we’re really never going to address these issues.”