Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Laura Christine Taylor

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, January 6, 2017, in remembrance.   Laura Christine Taylor passed away in April, 2016.  Laura’s jersey will be retired at a ceremony during the hockey game against the University of Alberta Golden Bears at 7:00 pm at Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre on Friday, […]

David Strangway

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered tomorrow, Thursday, December 15, 2016, in memory of President Emeritus Dr. David Strangway, OC. Here is the statement on the President’s website:  http://president.ubc.ca/featured/2016/12/13/statement-regarding-passing-of-dr-david-strangway/ A Celebration of Life will be held on February 3, 2017. Please contact ceremonies.office@ubc.ca for more information.

Jean Laponce

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 7, in memory of Professor Emeritus Jean A. Laponce,  who passed away on November 28, 2016. Dr. Laponce first came to the Department of Political Science in 1956, retiring in 1991. He was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws by […]

December 6 Day of Remembrance

The Canada and BC flags will be lowered on Tuesday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.  Please see:  UBC Remembers December 6 and UBC’s response to sexual assault – next steps

Remembrance Day 2016

The Canada and BC flags will be lowered on Friday, November 11, 2016, to mark Remembrance Day.                                                                  The Remembrance Day Ceremony at UBC will be […]

John Gosline

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday,  November 10,  in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus John M. Gosline passed away on November 7, 2016. Dr. Gosline came to the Department of Zoology in 1973, retiring in 2008, after 35 years of service, having developed a world-class research program in comparative biomechanics at UBC. Dr. […]

Harvey Mitchell

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday,  November 10,  in remembrance.  Professor Emeritus Harvey Mitchell passed away on October 28, 2016. Dr. Mitchell came to the UBC Department of History in 1967, where he taught for 22 years, remaining active after his retirement in 1989. His research focused on European intellectual history and studies […]

Maddin McLeod

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday,  November 10,  in remembrance.  Mr. Stanley Maddin McLeod passed away in September, 2016. Maddin came to UBC Botany and Zoology in 1974, as a technician. He was part of the teaching team in the first-year Biology program for 27 years. He was inducted to the 25 […]

Jim Taylor

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, October 20, in remembrance. James “Jim” P. Taylor, Q.C. passed away on October 16, 2016. Jim earned his LL.B. at UBC in 1968. He returned to UBC in 1974 as a faculty member, where he had a meteoric career, becoming tenured […]

John Brown

John Brown

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, October 20, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus  John C. Brown, FRSC, passed away on October 15, 2016.  Professor Brown joined the Physiology Department in 1965 as an Assistant Professor, and rose to full Professor by 1970. In 1986, he formed, and became […]

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