Flag Notifications – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Richard (Dick) Mosher

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in remembrance. Associate Professor Emeritus Richard (Dick) Mosher passed away on April 24, 2021. Dr. Mosher taught in the School of Kinesiology and was an award winning head coach for both the men’s and women’s Thunderbirds varsity soccer […]

Michael Kew

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered Thursday, April 1, 2021 in remembrance. Professor Emeritus J. E. Michael Kew passed away on November 22, 2020. Dr. Kew taught in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and was acting director of the Museum of Anthropology in 1991-1992. Dr. Kew was […]

Janis Lielmezs

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered Thursday, April 1, 2021 in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Janis Lielmezs passed away on January 24, 2021. Dr. Lielmezs taught in the department of Chemical Engineering.

National Day of Mourning

The Canada flag (at Flag Pole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) at UBC Vancouver and the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning,to remember […]

Norman Young

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in remembrance. Assistant Professor Emeritus Norman Young passed away on April 11, 2021. Professor Young was an alumnus of UBC and taught in the Department of Theatre and Film.

J. P. Hamish Kimmins

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in remembrance. Professor Emeritus J. P. Hamish Kimmins, O.C. passed away on April 8, 2021. Dr. Kimmins taught in the Department of Forest Sciences for over 35 years and joined the Quarter Century Club in 1996.

Anniversary of BC Public Health Emergency Declared for Overdose Crisis

The Canada flag (at Flagpole Plaza), BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) as well as the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan are lowered today, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, to acknowledge the five-year anniversary of the Overdose Crisis in B.C. being declared a Public Health […]

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Canada Flag (at Flagpole Plaza), BC, Musqueam and UBC Flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on UBC’s Vancouver campus, and the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC’s Okanagan campus are lowered today in remembrance of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away […]

Robert Mundell

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered Friday, April 9, 2021 in remembrance. Dr. Robert Mundell passed away on April 4, 2021. Dr. Mundell was awarded an Honorary Degree by UBC in 2000.

Louis I. Woolf

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered Friday, March 19, 2021 in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Louis I. Woolf passed away on February 7, 2021. Dr. Woolf was part of a research group in the Division of Neurological Sciences and lead a research program in the Department of Psychiatry.