The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in remembrance.
Professor Emeritus Hanna E. Kassis passed away on April 3, 2018. Professor Kassis began his teaching career at UBC in 1964, retiring in 1997 from the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies. In this Vancouver Sun obituary, he is remembered for “. . . helping a whole generation of UBC students develop attitudes to other religions of compassion, understanding and respect.”