News & Updates

CWL Maintenance

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CWL will be undergoing maintenance on the following dates: · Saturday 24 Jan ’09, 8:00am-8:30am · Sunday 01 Feb ’09, 6:00am-10:00am During this time CWL users will be able to access CWL integrated applications with their CWL accounts, however users will not be able to create new CWL accounts or edit existing CWL accounts.

CWL Login Issues

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For the last three days UBC Blogs along with other UBC services relying on CWL have been experiencing login issues. IT services is attempting to resolve these issues.

LAST201: Popular Culture in Latin America

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LAST201 “Popular Culture in Latin America” The culture of everyday life, both rural and urban: issues of identity, popular memory, resistance, negotiation, as expressed through ritual, crafts, the body, social movements, films, music, and literature.

Parsia

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Course blog on “The Art and Arhitecture of Iran” seeks to explore the vibrant traditions of the art and architecture of one of the oldest civilizations of the world, Iran.

Science Fiction and the City

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Science Fiction & the City (ASTU 400D / 002) is a Student Directed Seminar currently in progress at UBC Vancouver, designed by Matthew Blunderfield and sponsored by Dr. Gisele M. Baxter.

UBC Blog Squad

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The Blog Squad is a group of students that have been chosen to write about their experiences at UBC. They write about a wide range of topics, from academics to sports to movies. They allow anyone to easily see what student life at UBC is really like.

UBC Blogs updated to 2.6.5

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2.6.5 contains three small fixes. See the WordPress.org announcement post for full details. WP Super Cache was also updated.

UBC Blogs now protected by Akismet Antispam Software

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UBC Blogs now has Akismet Antispam software enabled. Users will notice a new link in the Comments section of the blog called “Akismet Spam”. Messages that are deemed to be potential spam threats are sent to the “Akismet Spam” area for moderation. Themes will now have a “Spam prevention powered by Akismet” placed in the […]

UBC Blogs updated to 2.6.3

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UBC Blogs has been updated to the latest version of WordPress MU. Changes in 2.6.3: – minor security fix no new features.