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Armin Tepper

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 11, in remembrance. Tepper, Armin – passed away on November 18, 2013. A Senior Research Technician in the Department of Zoology at the South Campus, Armin was inducted into the 25 Year Club in 1981 and he retired in 1994. Under Armin’s […]

Ann Dusing, Moshe Shapiro

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 11, in remembrance. Dusing, K.A. (Ann) – passed away on November 28, 2013.  Professor Emeritus Dusing was a UBC alumna, and taught in the Classics Department until her retirement in 1998.  A pioneer in telling the story of women in antiquity and making the details […]

Valentine Leborgne, Olivia Robertson

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 11, in remembrance. Leborgne, Valentine – passed away November 23, 2013 at the age of 19.  Valentine had made Vancouver her home and had fallen in love with the stimulating environment she was in at UBC while studying in her second year of a […]

Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The Canadian flag will be lowered on Friday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Romuald Lakowski

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 4, in memory of Romuald Lakowski, who passed away on November 1, 2013. Professor Emeritus Lakowski (Ronnie) taught at UBC from 1970 to 1991, in both the Psychology and Opthalmology Departments. His research established the link between changes in colour vision and the onset […]

John E.L. Peck

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, November 20, in memory of John E.L. Peck, who passed away on November 6, 2013. Professor Emeritus Peck was a pioneer in the field of Computer Science, arriving at UBC to serve as the first permanent head of the newly-formed Department of Computer Science from 1969 […]

William Hickson Barton, CM, LL.D

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, November 15, in memory of William Hickson Barton, CM, LL.D, who passed away on November 8, 2013. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from UBC in 1940, he served his country, developing a reputation as an authority on peace and security issues, representing Canada on […]

Remembrance Day

The Canadian flag  and the BC flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will both be lowered on Friday, November 11, 2016 to mark Remembrance Day. UBC will host a commemorative event at the War Memorial Gym; for more details, please visit our Remembrance Day website.

Former Chief Ernie Campbell

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Tuesday, October 29, in remembrance. Former Chief Ernie Campbell of the Musqueam First Nation has passed away. http://www.musqueam.bc.ca/news/musqueam-indian-band-mourns-passing-former-chief-ernest-campbell Former Chief Ernie Campbell led the Musqueam with dignity and strength for many years, retiring in 2012.  During his leadership, the University and Musqueam signed a Memorandum […]

Sanford Hirshen

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, October 17, in remembrance. Sanford Hirshen – passed away on October 2, 2013.  Professor Emeritus Hirshen was Director of UBC’s School of Architecture from 1990 to 2000.  He was a fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the American Institute of Architects in recognition […]

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