After less than three years of serving as UBC VP External Relations and Communications, Dr. Philip Steenkamp has joined Royal Roads University (RRU) as its fourth president and vice-chancellor. His term will begin on January 1, 2019.
The professorship will investigate potential applications of cannabinoids as an immediate treatment for opioid addiction and potential substitutes to opioids in treating acute and chronic pain.
As textbook pricing is already a well-established affordability issue for students, the conversation is now being expanded to include the cost of online assessment materials.
Following a post about a man with a firearm in Nest on the r/UBC subreddit this afternoon, University RCMP is attempting to locate a “suspicious male” sighted in the vicinity.
"fine. an evening of storytelling and otherwise" is an event created by writer Cole Nowicki, who also serves as the show’s host. This monthly showcase of talent is located at The Lido and is absolutely F-R-E-E to attend.
“Carded! is an interactive art party where people buy, collect and trade artists work reproduced on ... trading cards,” says Chris Bentzen, co-founder of the event. He stands next to the other founder, Jim Hoehnle, who is selling the cards out of the furry box.
With a 10 act line up composed of artists that range from a Galician bagpipe player to a jazz ensemble, Hawaii’s first official poet laureate to a South African acapella sensation, Co-Managing Director Joyce Hinton could not be more enthused about the season ahead.
Culture at the Centre, a collaborative exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology, brings together the work of five Indigenous cultural centres and six nations. Its March opening showcased this attitude of partnership with a collection of performances and speeches by the communities involved.
Snug Cove has always made me think that the land is hugging the ocean. Long rocky arms encircle the water, cutting it off from the rest of the world.
Four of those athletes selected are recent T-Birds.
The graduating team captain is set to play for Düren SWD Powervolleys of the volleyball Bundesliga.
The team sat a convincing 34 strokes ahead of the second place University of Victoria Vikes at +19 to claim top prize.
Ono quickly backpedaled, copying and pasting Simpson’s correction without adding anything of his own— and without addressing the questions raised by the series, for which he declined to be interviewed.
The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office and the investigations office will be hiring a minimum of seven additional full time staff in the coming year, with the possibility of an additional three.
If a coup doesn’t exactly appeal to you or you can’t fit large-scale protests into your schedule, there are still plenty of ways for you to create change in your club for the better.
"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student, and the dockets posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read."
Amidst talks of implementation, Policy 131 is also up for its first review, which UBC committed to conduct one year after the policy came into effect and then every three years following.
“It really is a failure that we are now a year into this policy, and I don’t think that we’re better off from when we passed the policy.” So what went wrong?
Statistics show alarmingly high rates of sexual misconduct within the Greek community, and women are speaking out about a culture of silencing and internal resolutions. So why doesn’t UBC see the Greeks as its responsibility?
A testament to students killed while protesting, Goddess was once a symbol for student activism at UBC. But now, thousands of students walk by every day without so much as a glance.
According to Johnson, the discoveries scientists hope to make about Mars using the mission data could prove invaluable for better understanding some of earth’s early history.
“We hope that [the project] makes their visits here more comfortable, more educational and more inspirational.”
“We want to create someone who understands science, but also understands the social, political and financial implications of developing this green economy,” said Avramidis.
Whether it’s for your nerdy Tinder date or your snooty cousin at family dinners, sometimes you just need to remind people to love you for the smart, informed and sensitive individual you are.