At least five Master of Management Dual Degree students tested positive for COVID-19 following a series of in-person program events held during the last full-week of finals.
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President Santa Ono announced the change in a broadcast email sent out to students today. Classes will return to in-person instruction on January 24, just two weeks after the beginning of the term.
In the statement, the sociology professors wrote that they stood opposed to actions of the federal government, the BC government and the RMCP that violate the sovereignty and rights of the Wet’suwet’en people.
The two machines will be located in the Sauder School of Business’s Henry Angus Building and in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
UBC Media Relations told The Ubyssey that the event had been postponed “pending a safety and security review, per UBC policies.”
The AMS hosted a press conference to protest in-person exams and urged the university to move exams online for student safety. The university insists exam halls are safe.
Despite universities across the country moving online until mid-January or February, UBC has maintained that classes will be in person in the new year.
The faculty of science recently appointed three new associate deans, renewing concerns around the lack of a Board of Governors policy to appoint associate deans.
President Santa Ono announced that UBC will be expanding its COVID-19 testing and reaffirmed that exams will continue in person in an update earlier this afternoon.
In an email sent on Friday, December 10, department head Stephen Heatley apologized to students.
Currently, the only public records of the summer AMS Council meetings come from The Ubyssey’s coverage on Twitter and website, as well as AMS Council summaries produced by the student society.
An academic hold-based intermediary policy would give non-compliant students an opportunity to fix any issues.
DECAP, a startup that created a device to safely remove and reuse needle caps from syringes, realized after piloting its first device that it had an opportunity to tackle needle cap waste.
Emails received through an FOI request showed donors and alumni calling for Bishop John O’Grady’s honorary degree to be revoked immediately following the beginning of the review.
Citing the Canadian government’s global travel advisory, Go Global announced this decision in an email to students on Wednesday night.