UBC Failed Its Sexual Assault Victims On Every Level

Michael Stewart | Posted 11.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Stewart

The women Mordvinov allegedly assaulted made multiple complaints at the departmental level, at UBC's Equity Inclusion Office, to Associate Vice-President of Equity and Inclusion Sara-Jane Finlay, the UBC ombudsperson and Student Conduct and Safety Services. There were likely more. Every office failed these women.

Ottawa Sues UBC Over Dentist's Alleged Misuse Of Funds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The lawsuit has been filed at the B.C. Supreme Court.

Reporting Assault To UBC Worse Than Attack Itself: Former Student

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Another ex-student said she plans on filing a human rights complaint.

UBC Students To Respond To Sexual Assault Claims

CBC | CBC News | Posted 11.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A group of current and former UBC grad students says it will announce the launch of an external process "intended to hold the university to account and pressure the university to implement needed reforms."

UBC Athletes To Wear Sensors To Track Head Injuries

CBC | Posted 11.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"What we're trying to do is get a little more info on what's occurring in head trauma and football."

UBC Slammed For Revealing Galloway's Suspension

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Unfortunately, this confidential information was released to the public..."

Universities Can Afford To Provide All Workers With Fair Pay

Larry Rousseau | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business
Larry Rousseau

More and more, administrators are squeezing their workers as much as possible to cover teaching and research. Sessional lecturers are being used as low-cost labour for the former while the latter is now increasingly being undertaken by postdoctoral scholars.

Publisher, Writers Defend Steven Galloway After UBC Suspension

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

One Vancouver novelist called him "the soul of the local writing community."

UBC Boasts Of 3 Alumni To Reach Prime Minister's Office

CP | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Kim Campbell and John Turner also graduated from the school.

UBC Chair Resigns After Review Finds 'Errors In Judgment'

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

An investigation cleared John Montalbano and the Sauder School of Business of trying to muzzle a professor, but said they made "mistakes."

Viral Video Gives Canada's Voter Turnout Big, Fat 'F-Minus-Minus'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Friendly reminder: 39 per cent of eligible Canadians chose "no one" in the last federal election.

One Of World's Tallest Wooden Buildings Planned For UBC

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The tower will be 18 storeys tall once complete.

Here's Who The Market Says Will Win Canada's Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Business

There’s a theory out there that if you want the most accurate possible forecast of election results, ask the people who have money riding on it. ...

UBC Is Giving Out Scholarships For $0

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Don't all jump at once.

UBC Feud Casts Light On Who Sits On University, Agency Boards

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

When so many agencies that most see as local or regional are, in fact, controlled by the B.C. government it puts the very idea of local autonomy into doubt.

UBC Board Chair To Leave Post Temporarily During Investigation

CP | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER — John Montalbano is temporarily stepping down as chairman of the board of governors at the University of British Columbia amid a dispute ...

Prof Who Collected Bottles For 25 Years Leaves $1 Million To UBC

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Wilbert "Ted" Danner created the Beer-Pop Can-Bottle Deposit Refund Award in 1989.

UBC Board Chair Denies Threatening Professor's Academic Freedom

CBC | Jason Proctor | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The chairman of the University of British Columbia's board of governors, John Montalbano, says he didn't threaten the academic freedom or funding of...

Free Speech Scandal Swirls After UBC President's Resignation

CBC | Jason Proctor | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I felt more gagged than I have ever felt in my life," said a business professor.

Search On For UBC Voyeur Who Climbed Into Student's Bed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The suspect has been prowling two dorms at the Point Grey campus.

Nurses To Learn First Nations Trauma To Provide Better Care

CBC | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Shuswap elder says it's important for people to understand how residential schools, the Sixties Scoop and the Indian Act affected First Nations, and resulted in intergenerational trauma.

Bear Paw Found In Vancouver Restaurant Fridge

CBC | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Firefighters called to a suspected fire in a Vancouver restaurant overnight were shocked to discover what they believe is a black bear paw in a fridge...

UBC Proposes Micro Apartments To Ease Student Housing Crunch

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The 145 sq.-ft. units would feature a bathroom, kitchen, and sleeping area.

Aboriginal Doctors' Program Beats Graduate Target 5 Years Early

CBC | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The UBC medical school has already reached its 2020 goal of 50 aboriginal graduates.

'Bungee Cord' Nerve Allows Whales To OPEN WIDE To Feed

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It stretches more than double its length. For a nerve it is absolutely remarkable."