Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Wesley Clark

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, July 22, in remembrance. Mr. Wesley Clark passed away on June 20, 2016. He was inducted to the 25 Year Club from the Department of Human Resources in 1982.

Elie Wiesel

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Tuesday, July 5, in remembrance.  Nobel Laureate Professor Elie Wiesel, passed away on July 2, 2016 at the age of 87.  Dr. Wiesel was conferred an honorary degree by UBC in 2012.

Shirley Sato

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, July 22, in memory of Ms Shirley Akemi Sato, who passed away on July 16, 2015. Ms Sato was inducted to the 25 Year Club from the Department of Pension Administration.  A gathering in her memory will be held on Monday, July […]

John Dennison

  A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, 21 August 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Marine Drive Golf Club, 7425 Yew Street, Vancouver.  (During Marine Drive construction, the club may be reached via the western end of West 57th Avenue.)   The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will […]

Lawrence Lowe

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Lawrence E. Lowe passed away on June 17, 2016. Dr. Lowe joined the UBC Faculty of Agricultural Sciences in 1966, serving as Associate Dean of the faculty from 1985 to 1991. He retired from the Faculty of Land and […]

Raúl de la Fuente Fernández

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Dr. Raúl de la Fuente Fernández passed away on May 11, 2016. He was a James A. Moore Canada Research Chair in Parkinson’s Research and Associate Professor of Neurology in the Department of Medicine at UBC from 2008-2010.  He previously […]

Roy Oshiro

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Mr. Roy Oshiro passed away on May 4, 2016 at the age of 94. Mr. Oshiro was among the Japanese Canadian students who were conferred honorary degrees in a special ceremony on May 28, 2012. An interview with Mr. Oshiro […]

Philomena Vacheresse

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Ms. Philomena Vacheresse passed away on June 5, 2016. Ms. Vacheresse worked at the Biomedical Library and was inducted into the 25 Year Club in 1991.

National Aboriginal Day

In celebration of National Aboriginal Day (June 21) the Musqueam flag will be flown on the flag pole on the plaza on the north side of the Student Union Building.  

Tragedy in Orlando

  The three main flags on UBC campus are lowered today, Monday, June 13, 2016, in respect for all those affected by the shooting in Orlando. Please read Dr. Piper’s message to the UBC community.

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