Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

John Conway

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, July 6, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus John Seymour Conway passed away on June 23, 2017. Dr. Conway was appointed to the Department of History in 1955, teaching international studies and modern European history for 40 years, retiring in 1995. His research […]

Tony Kozak

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, June 28, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Antal (Tony) Kozak passed away on June 22, 2017. Dr. Kozak came to Canada with the Sopron Division of the Faculty of Forestry. He was hired by UBC in 1965, serving at Professor, and Associate Dean, retiring as Emeritus […]

Leslie Reed

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, June 28, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Francis Leslie Clay Reed passed away on June 11, 2017. Professor Reed was appointed to the Faculty of Forestry in 1984 as an NSERC funded Research Chair to engage in forest policy research. He retired in […]

Douglas Van Camp

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, June 28, in remembrance. Mr. Douglas Van Camp passed away on May 23, 2017. He retired from Campus Mailing Services in 2006, having been inducted to the 25 Year Club in 2004.

National Aboriginal Day

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

John Friedmann

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, June 14, in remembrance. Professor John Friedmann passed away on June 11, 2017.  Dr. Friedmann was Honorary Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) and still actively teaching when he passed at the age of 91. […]

Irwin Stewart

  The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, June 14, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Irwin Fraser Stewart, CM, passed away on June 5, 2017.  A pioneer in the field of Otolaryngology, Dr. Stewart served as Department Head and Chief of Staff at Saint Mary’s […]

Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, June 2, in memory of  Professor Eric Allen Vatikiotis-Bateson, who passed away on May 31, 2017.  Dr. Vatikiotis-Bateson has been with the Department of Linguistics since 2003. Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson’s research used cutting-edge and innovative signal processing techniques […]

Grace McCarthy

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, May 29, in remembrance. Ms Grace Mary McCarthy, OC, OBC, passed away on May 25, 2017. Ms McCarthy was conferred an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by UBC in 2003 in recognition of her strong leadership as a businesswoman, politician, and community advocate. […]

Thomas Northcote

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, May 29, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Thomas G. Northcote passed away on April 24, 2017. Dr. Northcote was a world-renowned limnologist  and fish biologist, retired from the Department of Forest & Conservation Sciences in 1992. His research contributed to the protection […]

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