Mr. William Richards Bennett

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, December 7, 2015, in memory of Mr. William Richards Bennett, PC, OBC, who passed away on December 3, 2015. Bill Bennett was Premier of British Columbia from 1975 to 1986. His son, Brad Bennett is former Chair of UBC’s Board of Governors, and his daughter-in-law, […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Sunday, December 6, 2015, to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Attacks in France and Lebanon

In remembrance of those who died in the terrorist attacks, flags at both UBC campuses are being lowered on Sunday and Monday, November 15 and 16, 2015.

Lauren Krueger

The Okanagan campus community mourns the passing on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, of Lauren Krueger following a short, sudden illness. A first-year student at UBC Okanagan and Trinity Western University, Lauren was a graduate of Kelowna Christian School and had been living at home with her family in Kelowna. The Health and Wellness space (UNC […]

Daniel Bruce Murray

Flags at UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, July 10, 2015, in remembrance of Dr. Daniel Murray, Associate Professor of Physics. Dr. Murray passed away on June 13, 2015. Born in Vancouver in 1962, Dr. Murray grew up in Richmond, BC, and attended Simon Fraser University and earned a Gordon M. Shrum Scholarship. […]

River Timothy Sidley

Flags at UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, January 12, 2015, in remembrance of student River Timothy Sidley of Rossland, BC River passed away suddenly at the Bamfield Marine Science Centre on December 9, 2014. He was in his fifth year of a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Zoology. An accomplished soccer […]

Events in our Nation’s Interest

Flags at UBC’s Okanagan campus have been lowered today, Thursday, October 23, 2014, in recognition of the events of this week. The University is lowering its flags today in tribute to the soldiers killed in the attacks on Monday and yesterday, and in recognition of the attack on both Parliament Hill and the National War […]

Claire Jones

The flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus are lowered on Friday, November 15, 2013 in memory of Claire Jones, a second-year Bachelor of Human Kinetics student from Hinton, Alberta, who passed away earlier this week. A candle-light vigil will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, in the courtyard outside the Arts and Sciences Centre at […]

Beverley Basdeo

Flags on the Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, August 24, 2012 in memory of Beverley Basdeo, who passed away on Aug. 17. Beverley was a long-time employee of Okanagan College, Okanagan University College, and most recently UBC’s Okanagan campus, but had been on leave for several years. Beverley’s husband, Dr. Sahadeo Basdeo, is […]

Irving K. Barber

Flags are lowered today, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, in memory of Dr. Irving K. Barber, OC, OBC, prominent Canadian and British Columbian, who passed away peacefully at home on April 13 at the age of 89. “Ike” as he preferred to be called, graduated from the Faculty of […]