Mac Lean said that he worries that UBC might use “a managerial approach” that would force faculty members to teach in person, which would violate their academic freedom.
Although the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines were developed in less than a year, Health Canada deemed them to meet the "stringent" safety, efficacy and quality standards as all vaccines authorized for use in Canada.
On his blog, UBC student Tiger Oakes outlined his colleague's experience with the mentorship platform, Female Laboratory of Innovative Knowledge. According to Oakes, students using this platform risk exposure to unpaid internships under the guise of apprenticeships.
In the letter, Gulati wrote that by nominating Dr. Henry, the Vancouver Senate made exceptions for two guidelines as outlined in the criteria section for honorary degrees.
The UBC engineering community gathered virtually today to honour the 14 women killed 31 years ago and reflect on persistent gender-based discrimination in the applied sciences.
Last year, UBC’s flu clinic was cut short due to a shortage of vaccines. What will this year’s look like?
AMS VP Finance Lucia Liang and her team have created three versions of the 2020/2021 budget based on different circumstances surrounding COVID-19.
According to a recent study, nearly 46 per cent of Canadians believe in at least one COVID-19 conspiracy theory circulating online.
The model aims to improve the access and delivery of health and well-being services to UBC students by expanding the health care space available on campus.
Social distancing, self-isolation, travel bans, the closures of schools and childcare services — all of these measures have forced families into adopting a new norm during COVID-19.
While the university has provided tips for faculty members on how to transition online through UBC’s Keep Teaching website and some faculties have provided new grading policies for students, the abrupt transition has been felt by many.