Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre
Statement regarding honorary degree granted to John Fergus O’Grady
Based on its deliberations and consultations, the sub-committee recommends that the Senate rescind its approval of the Honorary Degree awarded to the late John Fergus O’Grady.
May 24, 2022
UBC experts on 70 years of People’s Republic of China, National Seniors Day
Today is Orange Shirt Day, while tomorrow marks 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China as well as National Seniors Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 1, 2019
Behind the scenes with UBC’s gardeners
Every year, UBC’s campus erupts in bloom, from delicate cherry blossoms and magnificent magnolias to brightly coloured alliums and richly scented lilacs. It’s not just the work of Mother Nature that’s responsible for bringing the university landscape to life. A dedicated staff of 35 gardeners, arborists and horticulturists, divided into five crews, work year-round to maintain the university’s 172 hectares of varied landscapes.
Jul 23, 2019
UBC offers statement of apology related to Indian residential school system
Today, UBC President Santa J. Ono delivered a statement of apology for the university’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of Indian residential schools in Canada. The apology was read at the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre on UBC’s Vancouver campus, located on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Musqueam people.
Apr 9, 2018
Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre to open with statement of apology from UBC
UBC President Santa J. Ono will deliver a statement of apology for the university’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of residential schools, at the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre.
Apr 6, 2018