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Revised: Statement regarding report of anti-Black racism incident during Congress 2019

We made a mistake. On Thursday evening, we were advised by the graduate student who was subjected to anti-Black racism and racial profiling at Congress 2019 that the language used in the statement we issued had made a bad situation worse.

Statement regarding report of anti-Black racism incident during Congress 2019

Please see our revised statement. The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences received a complaint on June 2 from a student attending Congress 2019, for which UBC is the host venue. The student reported being racially profiled and harassed by another Congress participant. UBC unequivocally opposes and denounces anti-Black racism, racial profiling, harassment and […]

$95,000 awarded to community-led equity, diversity, and inclusion projects

Ten projects led by faculty, staff, and students at UBC Vancouver were awarded funding from the Equity Enhancement Fund. Projects support the activation of UBC’s strategic plan and the university’s commitment to inclusion.

UBC endorses Canada’s Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion charter

UBC endorses Canada’s Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion charter

The University of British Columbia has reaffirmed its strong commitment to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion in research by endorsing the Government of Canada’s Dimensions charter.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Congress 2019

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Congress 2019

This year, UBC is hosting the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, an annual convergence of over 70 scholarly associations – and there’s no shortage of amazing sessions covering equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) topics. Thanks to our colleagues at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology who compiled the following list of EDI […]

$101,000 Awarded to Projects Seeking to Enhance Classroom Experiences

$101,000 Awarded to Projects Seeking to Enhance Classroom Experiences

Six projects – and a total of 25 faculty members – have been awarded two-years of funding as part of UBC’s new Equity & Inclusion Scholars Program.