honorary degree recipients
May 22, 2014
Media availability information for China’s most prominent economist and UBC 2014 honorary degree recipient Justin Yifu Lin
May 20, 2014
UBC confers degrees on 7,800 graduating students and 11 honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 21-28.
Media Release | April 28, 2014
UBC will be awarding honorary degrees to prominent China economist Justin Yifu Lin and global health campaigner Michel Sidibé during the spring congregation ceremonies.
Media Release | February 25, 2014
Djavad Mowafaghian, Michael Audain, and Bonnie Klein are among influential leaders receiving honorary degrees during spring graduation ceremonies.
May 21, 2013
UBC confers degrees on 6,600 graduating students and four honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 22-29.
December 7, 2012
UBC researchers can provide expert commentary on three proposed pipeline projects that would carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets. Next week the Joint Review Panel of the National Energy Board re-opens hearings for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
UBC announces 2012 individual honorary degrees: Two former PMs, singer-songwriter among Vancouver campus recipients
Media Release | February 14, 2012
Former Canadian prime ministers Joe Clark and Paul Martin and iconic singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie are among those receiving honorary degrees from UBC this year. Others who will receive the degrees at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia include a philanthropist for Buddhism studies, a globe-trotting husband-and-wife ethnobotanist team and a beloved symphony conductor.
May 24, 2011
Graduation begins Wednesday, May 25 at UBC’s Vancouver campus.