When “inappropriate” is “wrong”
In an article in The Province, UBC’s Dennis Danielson discussed misuse of the word “inappropriate.” Danielson, a professor emeritus of English, criticizes the overuse of bland jargon such as “inappropriate” […]
Sep 25, 2018
Douglas Todd: Why say ‘inappropriate’ when we mean ‘wrong’?
The Vancouver Sun interviewed Dennis Danielson, a UBC professor emeritus of English, for a column about use of the word “inappropriate.” Danielson built a comprehensive case for bringing terms such as […]
Sep 13, 2018
UBC faculty elected Royal Society of Canada Fellows
Seven University of British Columbia professors have been elected Fellows by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and were honoured at a ceremony yesterday at the University. The 2011 fellowships were awarded to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.
Nov 5, 2011