The call for the audit appeared in the Senate's Research and Learning Scholarship Committee’s analysis of an external review of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) conducted in early 2020.
At its last meeting of the year, the UBC Board of Governors heard from public health experts on UBC’s COVID-19 safety amid the emerging Omicron variant, and endorsed the university’s Climate Action Plan 2030.
The delay, according to Stephanie McKeown, chief institutional research officer, was a result of changes in the offices involved in the project.
Over the past week, countries worldwide have started to issue travel restrictions in response to the emerging Omicron variant of COVID-19 — which has impacted some international students’ plans for winter break.
I can’t say that I’m a huge fan of this time of year.
Klein’s keynote speech honed in on the intersection of climate justice and housing justice. To do so, she provided two main case studies: the 2018 Paradise, California fire and the 2021 BC heat dome.
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Don’t let the poetry deter you, Campbell’s work is easy to understand and uses imagery to immediately paint a vivid backdrop.
Welcome back to Weekend Rundown, your place to stay up to date with all of the different Thunderbirds teams!
But one state championship later, “the stars truly aligned” for Hardy as the Thunderbirds varsity cross country team presented him with an opportunity that was too good to turn down.
The proof is in the pudding: the men’s and women’s teams have swept their way to Canada West banners, racing past their competition in Saskatoon.
The women’s team came agonizingly close to a berth in the finals to defend their national crown, only to fall in two heartbreakers and finish fourth in the nation. As for the men, a familiar pattern repeated itself yet again as they flamed out in the quarterfinals.
Knowing your limits and experimenting in a safe space before a big bender is incredibly important.
Volunteering has so many benefits, but for me personally, it increases my self-esteem and adds purpose to my life.
I came to UBC expecting a safe environment and supportive space for Indigenous students. Seeing a white supremacist welcomed on stolen land was jarring.
My mother always taught me that whakapapa (ancestry) is everything. If you have the whakapapa, it doesn’t matter how much you know about your people, because you can be taught.
Retired UBC Professor Ronald Hatch died on November 25, 2021. Ron was a professor in the UBC English department for over 35 years.
Eating disorders are inherently isolating and during the pandemic, eating disorders in Canada climbed. Students who are looking for recovery support face a confusing institutional system.
Haley Branch, a fifth-year PhD student, had an unusual road to academia. Now she is advocating for other disabled students' rights to be in academia
George Chaffee has always been skilled in the three things the Kwikwetlem nation really cares about: archaeology, the environment and fishing.
From pumpkin-spiced-anything to your favourite holiday baking, certain smells are powerful enough to embody the autumn season. But why does fall smell like fall?
Content warning: This article contains mention of intimate partner violence.
As the climate crisis impacts weather patterns, data suggests it won’t just get hotter — it will get wetter too.
Is UBC a climate-ready campus? We sat down with public health experts to learn more about what it takes to take the heat.