John Furlong will no longer be the keynote speaker at the 18th annual LC Millennium Scholarship breakfast after UBC received a letter of protest and criticism from the community over Twitter regarding allegations of abuse leveled against him.
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The OneClass Chrome extension has been sending spam promotion emails via Connect to students for the past month. The extension has the ability to collect any personal information — including CWL credentials entered using Chrome.
Both noon and 8:30 a.m. examinations have been cancelled on UBC's Point Grey campus due to the poor travelling conditions caused by the weather. Updates on the 3:30 p.m. exam block will published on UBC's website at 12:30 p.m.
In the two years since the renovation, sales in the clothing and gift departments have increased by 18 and 11 per cent respectively. Sales from the convenience store have also increased exponentially, going from $198,000 in 2014 to $625, 000 in 2015.
UBC is currently looking for a new creative writing chair, a position which has yet to be permanently filled since Steven Galloway was suspended in a public-facing case of “serious allegations” last November.
As the 10th president of UBC, he served in the position from 1985 to 1997. He also held accomplishments as a scientist, including a significant role with NASA, during which he was responsible for the geophysical aspects of the Apollo space missions.
Since President-elect Donald Trump’s win of the US election, UBC has been receiving a massive number of website hits from residents of the United States. Americans have been browsing UBC’s graduate programs and lurking on the university’s Facebook.
Dr. Ayesha S. Chaudhry, an associate professor of Islamic studies and gender studies, and Dr. Charles Menzies, a professor in the department of anthropology, were elected this week as the faculty representatives for the Board of Governors.
Each presentation in the series features experts from the university and community leaders in a target community who speak to the topic. CBC, one of the sponsors of the Dialogue Series, provides the moderators for the discussions.
University RCMP have asked the campus community to be on the lookout for a 12 year-old girls who has been missing from Norma Rose Point School since 8 a.m. this morning. She is described as Caucasian and 5’2” with long red hair.
The size of these donations by Glenn Walsh and Greg Peet is a testament to the success of the e@UBC program. The program started in 2013 with $1.5 million invested into 12 ventures as a kind of a pilot.
Students may now “resign” from UBC’s AMS, thanks to new provincial legislation. Under that legislation, students are also entitled to a number of court remedies if their society has “oppressed” or “unfairly prejudiced” them.
All the recommendations submitted by the AMS to the provincial government have been addressed in a consultation report released by the Standing Committee on Finance. These recommendations were made in an effort to make education more affordable.
UBC has issued a weather advisory on its Facebook page saying that all sites of the UBC Vancouver campus are open, but that caution should be used when travelling. Students who are unable to attend class will not be penalized.
Mary Bryson, a professor with UBC’s faculty of education, has received considerable online hate after her panel debate on academic freedom and the use of gendered pronouns with University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson.