Turpel-Lafond’s departure comes three months after a CBC article said her claims to Cree ancestry do not appear to match historical records or anecdotes from Norway House Cree Nation community members, where Turpel-Lafond said her father is from.
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AMS VP Academic and University Affairs (VP AUA) Dana Turdy is taking a leave of absence for “mental health, family and personal reasons,” according to AMS President Eshana Bhangu.
Nominations for the annual AMS elections open tomorrow, January 10. Students can serve one-year terms on the AMS executive team, the Board of Governors (BoG), the Senate and the Student Legal Fund Society (SLFS). Any UBC student can nominate themselves for these positions.
A Tuesday email to residents from SHCS said that resident contract cards — which include the full names, primary addresses, emergency contact information and personal medical information of student residents — were stolen.
The motions passed unanimously following a presentation from AMS Senior Student Services Manager Kathleen Simpson on the 2022/23 AMS services review.
Genetic counsellors at UBC are working at "the intersection of psychology and medicine" to support and educate patients.
The Lunar New Year is celebrated in accordance with the Chinese lunisolar calendar, which follows the position of the sun and phases of the moon, and ends when the moon is full.
“I wanted my readers to be in a conversation with Homer,” explained Madeline Miller, author of Song of Achilles and Circe, in an interview hosted at the Norm Theatre by UBC’s Department of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies.
I am from a small town in the middle of Vietnam, so small and uninteresting that I never explicitly mention it unless people ask.
AMS councillors appointed Anisha Sandhu as interim AMS VP academic and university affairs (AUA) at a special session of AMS Council on Monday night.
UBC said it takes responsibility for its “actions and inactions” regarding its response to questions around former law professor Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s claims of Indigenous identity in an email to Indigenous faculty and staff at UBC Vancouver.
Translation can be heavy and even traumatic emotional labour that children are often not fully prepared to perform.
Nearly a year after taking home the top prize in Canada West women’s hockey, the UBC Thunderbirds are back to their winning ways.
Students, faculty and staff can complete the anonymous survey online. The deadline for survey responses is February 23.
The winter storm that rocked BC’s Lower Mainland three weeks ago forced many UBC students’ flying out of Vancouver to change their plans for the break.