Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Kurt Grimm

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, March 4, in remembrance. Professor Kurt Grimm passed away on February 10, 2016.  Kurt Grimm was first appointed to the former Geology Department (now part of  Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences) in 1992. His early research focused upon sedimentary processes. His later work focused upon a […]

Carolynne Ciceri

Carolynne Ciceri

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, March 4, in remembrance. Carolynne Anne Andrea Ciceri passed away on February 17, 2016.  Carolynne had been Communications Manager in the Faculty of Graduate Studies since 2007. Her colleagues remember her as an outstanding colleague, for her significant professional contributions and her buoyant presence. There […]

Myer Bloom

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, March 4, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Myer Bloom, FRSC, passed away on February 9, 2016.  Dr. Bloom joined the UBC Physics Department in 1956, retiring in 1993. Dr. Bloom was recognized internationally for his fundamental contributions to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Physics, and to the […]

Jim Forbes

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, February 19, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus James Dennis Forbes passed away on January 28, 2016. Dr. Forbes was first appointed to UBC Commerce in 1967, retiring from the Marketing and Behavioural Science Division at the Sauder School of Business in 1997, where he served […]

Antonio Alama

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, February 19, in remembrance. Mr. Antonio Alama passed away on February 7, 2016. Antonio was a utility worker in the Building Operations Orange Zone. He has been at UBC since 2005. He leaves behind his wife, Mrs. Carnacion Alama, who works in […]

Sheila Innis

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, February 15, in remembrance. Professor Sheila Margaret Innis passed away on February 10, 2016. Dr. Innis came to UBC in 1981. She was Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and Director of the Nutrition & Metabolism Research Program at CRFI. Dr. Innis’ contributions to […]

Jim Caswell

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, February 15, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus James Oliver Caswell passed away on February 5, 2016. Dr. Caswell came to UBC’s Department of Fine Arts in 1971, serving as Head from 1981 to 1997, retiring from the Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory in […]

Pride Flag Incident

  UBC Response to Pride Rainbow Flag Burning Incident

Bruce Gellatly

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Tuesday, February 9, in remembrance. Bruce Gellatly passed away on February 2, 2016. Mr. Gellatly was Vice President of Administration and Finance at UBC from 1983 to 1996; he worked with President David Strangway to build UBC into a leading national research university. A Funeral […]

Peter Murtha

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Tuesday, February 9, in remembrance.    Professor Emeritus Peter A. Murtha passed away on January 6, 2016. Dr. Murtha came to the Faculty of Forestry in 1975, a specialist in photo interpretation of forest analysis and remote sensing, using information about the earth recorded by […]

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