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A man on a skateboard and a young woman pass large letters spelling out UBC at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

UBC Board of Governors chair resigns after ‘liking’ anti-protest tweets

Korenberg liked a tweet comparing Black Lives Matter, anti-fascists to the “paramilitary wings” of Hitler, Mussolini

A man on a skateboard and a young woman pass large letters spelling out UBC at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Steven Point was named UBC’s next chancellor. (UBC)

Steven Point named the first Indigenous chancellor of UBC

‘Steven Point is truly an inspiration, not only for the UBC community, but all of B.C.’ says UBC prez

Steven Point was named UBC’s next chancellor. (UBC)
Rick Mercer will deliver an address to graduates of UBC Okanagan on June 17. (Contributed)

Canadian icon Rick Mercer to address UBC Okanagan graduates

Rick Mercer is best known as the host of the Rick Mercer Report on CBC

Rick Mercer will deliver an address to graduates of UBC Okanagan on June 17. (Contributed)
Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UBC researchers are putting together a COVID-19 public policy and they are asking for the community’s input. (Pixabay)

UBC researchers seeking public input on pandemic policies

People can have their voice heard in an online deliberation series

UBC researchers are putting together a COVID-19 public policy and they are asking for the community’s input. (Pixabay)
British Columbia Ambulance Service paramedics transfer a patient to the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, March 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says

Cases in hospital are a definitive count of people who have the novel coronavirus

British Columbia Ambulance Service paramedics transfer a patient to the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, March 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
B.C. universities cancel in-person graduation ceremonies in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Pixabay)
B.C. universities cancel in-person graduation ceremonies in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Pixabay)
COVID-19 is also taking a toll on mental healththrough social isolation, among other things, and UBC researchers want to hear how people are coping. - Image: Pixabay

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

Dr. Anita DeLongis, a UBC health psychologist, wants to hear from public online

COVID-19 is also taking a toll on mental healththrough social isolation, among other things, and UBC researchers want to hear how people are coping. - Image: Pixabay
Two of B.C.’s largest universities have announced they are moving all classes online amid concerns over COVID-19. (File photo)

COVID-19: UBCO moving to online classes

SFU and all UBC campuses to move classes online for the remainder of the current term

Two of B.C.’s largest universities have announced they are moving all classes online amid concerns over COVID-19. (File photo)
UBC classes continue, events with more than 250 people cancelled due to COVID-19

UBC classes continue, events with more than 250 people cancelled due to COVID-19

The university said there are no presumptive cases in the Vancouver and Kelowna campuses

UBC classes continue, events with more than 250 people cancelled due to COVID-19
Nearly 4,200 faculty members at UBC and UBCO are set to receive wage increases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

UBC faculty to receive 2% wage increases for next three years

The new agreement covers nearly 4,200 faculty members at both UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan

Nearly 4,200 faculty members at UBC and UBCO are set to receive wage increases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. (Black Press Media files)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. (Black Press Media files)
Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else

Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else

UBC study suggests first-year students who feel alone make fewer friends

Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else