With an $117.6 million investment, between 15 and 35 researchers are expected to be hired and maintained for seven years. This depends on the number of candidates who are eligible for either $350,000 or $1 million per year.
At its August 9 meeting, the AMS Council has voted to rescind the internal policy that bars the society from entering exclusive cold beverage agreements. It was first introduced at the July 19 meeting as a “housekeeping item.”
Due to the victims’ common background and the scheme’s impersonations of Chinese government officials, the RCMP is currently working with the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Vancouver to solve the problem.
Lam announced his decision at the July 19 AMS Council meeting in closed session, which was entered upon his request. However, a public discussion about his resignation was held shortly after in the meeting.
Prior to this appointment, Eby has served as the MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey after beating out former Premier Christy Clark in 2013. He was recently re-elected to the position on May 9, 2017, for his second term.
The scholarship was first established with a $3 million donation from the Constance Livingstone-Friedman and Sydney Friedman Foundation, and has now been expanded by an additional $6 million donation.
With issues ranging from confusion around staff appreciation gift cards to management’s transition difficulty to communication gaps, the 2016/17 term saw a high level of frustration from AMS Tutoring staff.
As stated in one applicant’s SSC status update that was sent to The Ubyssey at the end of June, UBC was expected to have until July 15 to make the final decision due to a large number of applications.
The food outlets will not arrive all at once since only five are operated by UBC Food Services and the remaining seven are by independent contractors. However, the majority of them will open between the end of Summer 2017 and early 2018.
Gail Murphy, UBC’s current Associate Vice-President Research pro tem and professor of computer science, is now the university's new VP Research and Innovation. As the Associate VP Research pro tem, she has “successfully led” several initiatives.
Dr. Susan E. Parker, the current Deputy University Librarian at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus, is the new UBC University Librarian. This appointment came after a three month search.
In early April, the EUS found out that it was missing $30,000 in Engineering Design Team Council fees — the result of three consecutive years of short fees since the 2014/2015 term. The fund has since been found.
UBC student Louis Gonick has been missing for over one month since his disappearance on April 16. Many parties are now involved in the search for him, but none seems to have made a significant breakthrough in this investigation.
VPD assessed that Ratelle “poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of young women, particularly those 16 to 25 years-old.” He was also evaluated to have “a moderate to high risk for violent and sexual re-offending.”
“The Provost and Vice-President Academic is a vital role at UBC Vancouver, providing vision and leadership as we develop and launch the university’s strategic plan,” said UBC President Santa Ono in the email.