ISL veterans might not have to say goodbye to the entire program after all. According to ISL’s website, there are two placements available for this summer in Kenya, Mexico and Uganda for psychology and economics students.
15 people, including student, staff and faculty, have reached out to add their own experiences to the complaint. Some of these are alumni who experienced problems with UBC’s process for dealing with sexual assault complaints as far back as the 1990s.
“We’re having this really interesting moment where, culturally, we’re talking about sexual assault and especially on campuses ... But the loudest voices tend to be the same voices that have been talking about it all the time.” — Josey Ross.
According to a message circulated as a broadcast email to the whole of the UBC community, Paula Butler of Butler Workplace Solutions has been hired as an independent reviewer to look into certain concerns raised about sexual assault.
BCcampus estimates that students have saved nearly $1 million dollars already on textbooks costs thanks to open textbooks. The money from the grant will be used to expand the program, so that number can increase.
The space was created when John Montalbano resigned his post as chair and member of the Board, following accusations that he infringed academic freedom earlier this month.
The question of where and how to go about building faculty staff housing is asked constantly at UBC. The university plans to address this in part by constructing a “living lab” housing complex in the University Boulevard area.
Health Canada is claiming that a former UBC dentist, Christopher Zed, defrauded clinics in Haida Gwaii that were intended to serve first nations patients.
UBC has come under fire for an investigation conducted by the CBC into the university’s handling of multiple sexual assaults committed by the same PhD student, Dmitry Mordvinov.
A much anticipated documentary by the CBC's fifth estate has made some startling declarations that cast an unflattering spotlight on how UBC handles sexual assault and the lack of an overarching sexual assault policy.
Around 1 p.m. this afternoon, two cars got in a fender bender just outside of the University gates.
The area being developed, known as Site B, is beside the bus loop and across from Shopper's Drug Mart. The housing will be part of what Michael White, associate vice-president of Campus and Community Planning, calls an active mixed-use precinct.
On the big screens in front of the dance floor of the Pit, there was a constant stream of pictures from a range of battles, one of which looked a lot like Passchendaele.
Access and Privacy waited until nearly the end of the work day on the absolute last possible day to respond to our FOI requests — with a new deadline that is right before the biggest holiday of the year.
The Liu Institute for Global Issues hosted another talk as part of the Lind Initiative that packed the room last Friday. This time the speaker was Jill Abramson.