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Next steps in initiatives related to sexual assault response and prevention

UBC has retained Paula Butler of Butler Workplace Solutions as an independent reviewer to conduct a review of UBC’s response to concerns of sexual harassment and sexual assault raised by some UBC students about a fellow student, which became the subject of media coverage. A report will be ready in February and a summary will be made available to the UBC community.

Support UBC on GivingTuesday

Today is GivingTuesday, an international day to highlight the importance of giving back. At UBC, you can find the impact of our supporters everywhere. I invite you to use this global occasion to help us celebrate the contribution of donors, alumni and friends to our campuses — and to the world.

UBC featured in the fifth estate

You may have seen media coverage, regarding UBC being featured in the fifth estate program about sexual assault and harassment on university campuses. We admire the courage of the women who came forward to bring attention to this crucial issue.

Presidential Search Update

Following the approval of the Terms of Reference by the Board of Governors and the Senates, I am pleased to advise that all 21 committee members have now been appointed or elected.

UBC free flu vaccination clinics starting 2 November

Every November, UBC offers free flu shots to students, staff, and faculty through the Influenza Immunization Program (flu shot).

Clinics will be held at convenient locations and times across campus from Nov. 2-30. You can register now at http://www.riskmanagement.ubc.ca/health-safety/free-flu-shot-clinics-2015 to secure a vaccine on the day and session that is best for you.