UBC prof awarded Governor General medal

Julian Dierkes, Keidanren Chair of Japanese Research at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, was awarded a Governor General’s Medallion during Governor General David Johnston’s recent state visit to Mongolia (read Dierkes’ account on his blog). UBC Mining Engineering professor Bern Klein was a member of the official delegation that accompanied Johnston. An interview with Bern on the second day of the state visit can be viewed here (1:38).