Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Arthur Burgess

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Tuesday, August 8, in remembrance.   Dr. Arthur Edwin Burgess passed away on June 18, 2017. Dr. Burgess earned his Ph.D. and began his career at UBC. He was a distinguished researcher and scientist in the field of […]

Richard L. Loomer

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, July 14, in remembrance. Professor Richard (Dick) L. Loomer passed away on June 27, 2017. Dick joined the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC as a resident in the 1970s.  Dr. Loomer was a Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at […]

Douglas McInnes

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, July 6, in remembrance. Librarian Emeritus Douglas McInnes passed away recently. Mr. McInnes graduated from UBC in 1955 in Arts and in 1963 from Library Science, returning to a career in different libraries on campus, being appointed University Librarian at UBC in […]

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 […]

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