The board saw a motion to lobby to create a Dean’s honour list ceremony for students in the Faculty of Health Sciences. According to the motion, such a ceremony would give students in the faculty recognition, as well as a strong addition to their CV.
On Monday, Nov. 27, Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science, and economic development announced a new initiative to provide paid internships for post graduate students.
Draca says Soothe uses an algorithm to detect significant online harassment and block it from users’ browsers, using a process called sentiment analysis.
According to Dawson, the plan is to have nursing classes run until Dec. 23 and resume on Jan. 2. Final exams for the fall semester will be pushed back to the first few weeks of 2018 and the new winter semester will begin on Jan. 16.
The first motion detailed caps on SFUO executive salaries, which was met with applause by many in the room, and the second outlined the need for student involvement in course curriculums.
Bader said she wants to run in the upcoming election, though she did not say which executive position she was running for. She added that she was “blindsided” by the news that under current rules, she would not be allowed to run.
Deguise said that there will have to be more research into how this could affect humans, and that his lab is preparing to collaborate with clinicians to work with spinal muscular atrophy patients and study their spleens.