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Dee Delaplace, Kenshiro Uenoyama

The BC flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, June 17, in remembrance. Delaplace, Deirdre (Dee) – passed away on June 3, 2013. Dee will be missed by her colleagues at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. She was inducted into the 25 Year Club in 2011. A celebration of […]

Mario Bernardi

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Tuesday, June 4, in remembrance. Mario Bernardi, C.C. – passed away on June 2, 2013.  Maestro Bernardi was the first conductor of the National Arts Centre Orchestra and led classical music troupes across Canada.  He was conferred with an honorary doctorate from UBC in […]

Cortlandt MacKenzie

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, May 27, in remembrance. Cortlandt J.G. (Cort) MacKenzie – passed away on May 16, 2013.  Professor Emeritus MacKenzie came to UBC in 1961.  From 1969 to 1973, he was Acting Chair, and from 1973 to 1980, Head of the Department of Health Care […]

Bettye Bongie

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, May 23, in remembrance. Elizabeth Agnes Emily (Bettye) Bongie – Professor Emeritus Bongie passed away on, May 18, 2013.  In 1956, she was the first woman to be appointed to a tenure-track position in the  Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies, […]

Yian Chen

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, May 16, 2013, in remembrance. Yian Chen – passed away on May 11, 2013.  Yian came to UBC IT Systems in 2008.  His colleagues remember Yian as a strong and gentle person, whose many initiatives contributed to the workings of his team and the […]

Hartley V. Lewis, Doug McDonald

The BC flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, May 10, in remembrance. Lewis, Hartley Vanstone – passed away on April 27, 2013.  Dr. Lewis taught economics at UBC before moving to Victoria, to the Ministry of Forests, in 1976.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dr. Lewis’ name to […]

Roy Lewis Taylor, William Siep, James Beresford Warren

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, May 6, in remembrance.   Taylor, Roy Lewis – passed away on May 2, 2013.  Dr. Taylor was Director of the UBC Botanical Garden from 1968 to 1985.  He was regarded as a pioneer in horticulture therapy and was internationally renowned for his work directing […]

Michael Shaw

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, March 28, in remembrance. Michael Shaw – passed away on March 25, 2013. Vice-President and Professor Emeritus Shaw came to UBC in 1967, as Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, where he served until his appointment as Vice President Academic, from 1975 […]

Martin Wedepohl

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, March 22, in remembrance. Leonhard Martin Wedepohl – passed away on March 17, 2013. Dean Emeritus Wedepohl retired as professor from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1998. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science from 1979 to 1985. […]

Alfred J. Scow

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered Wednesday, March 6, in remembrance. Alfred John Scow, C.M., O.B.C., passed away on February 26, 2013. A UBC alumnus, The Honorable Alfred J. Scow was the first Aboriginal person to graduate from UBC Law School, and the first Native in BC to be appointed as […]

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