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UBC hires investigator to review its response to sexual assault complaints

Three women held a news conference last month to complain that school administrators took a year and a half to act on multiple allegations of sexual assault.

Ottawa sues UBC, former dentistry faculty member over alleged misuse of funds

Statement of claim alleges that UBC overbilled Health Canada by $3.3 million and that Dr. Christopher Zed hid $5.1 million in spending from the university.

UBC response makes 'mockery' of gravity of sexual assault: women's group

University's process for reporting instances of alleged sexual assault and harassment slammed by students as broken, dysfunctional, and sexist.

Human-rights complaint to be launched against the University of British Columbia

Glynnis Kirchmeier says she approached school administrators on multiple occasions after observing instances of alleged sexual misconduct by a fellow student.

UBC shouldn't have announced Steven Galloway suspension: faculty association

Galloway had a legal right to privacy regarding matters pertaining to his employment status, says faculty association president Mark Mac Lean.

University of B.C. chairman resigns after probe finds 'errors of judgment'

Ex-B.C. Supreme Court justice investigated allegations that John Montalbano and Sauder School of Business tried to muzzle Prof. Jennifer Berdahl over blog post.
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Intimidation, bullying and harassment at UBC

UBC board of governors chair John Montalbano seems hell-bent on proving Jennifer Berdahl right.
Jennifer Berdahl, Arvind Gupta, UBC

UBC professor takes on gender issues in president's departure

A UBC gender and diversity professor Jennifer Berdahl has shot back after she says the university tried to silence her. On Sunday, amid a media storm of attention following the surprise resignation...
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Vancouver could host spectacular whale sanctuary, says expert

A whale born in captivity should live in an ocean pen and not be trained to perform tricks, says Lori Marino.
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UBC profs vote 62 per cent in favour of fossil fuel divestment

“Students have spoken. Faculty have spoken. It's time for UBC to act,” said forestry professor George Hoberg.