Santa J. Ono
UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan funding sees student projects get off the ground
Successful student recipients of the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives (ISI) Fund have been given the green light to start implementing their proposed Indigenous-focused, student-led projects with the backing of university funding.
Aug 10, 2022
William Shakespeare’s First Folio published in 1623 gifted to UBC Library
The University of British Columbia has acquired a complete first edition of William Shakespeare’s Comedies Histories and Tragedies—an extremely rare book published seven years after Shakespeare’s death and credited with preserving almost half of his plays.
Jan 12, 2022
Historic collection from the Klondike Gold Rush gifted to UBC in $2.5M donation
UBC alumnus and Canadian telecommunications icon, Philip B. Lind, CM, has donated $2.5 million to UBC.
May 5, 2021
Professor Santa J. Ono reappointed as president and vice-chancellor of UBC
Professor Santa J. Ono has been appointed to a second five-year term as president and vice-chancellor of the University of British Columbia, the university announced today.
Aug 11, 2020
UBC, UC announce University Climate Change Coalition leadership transition
University of British Columbia President Santa J. Ono and University of California President Janet Napolitano today announced a transition in leadership of the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) a network of 22 leading North American research universities working together to accelerate local and regional climate action.
Jun 22, 2020
UBC developing new program to assist veterans in career transition
As part of UBC’s commitment to become one of Canada’s first veteran-friendly campuses this year, the university is developing a certificate program in international development and human security, tailored to veterans.
Feb 20, 2020
New President of the Research Universities’ Council of British Columbia appointed
Santa J. Ono, chair of the Research Universities’ Council of British Columbia (RUCBC) and president and vice-chancellor of The University of British Columbia, is pleased to welcome Max Blouw, former president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University, as RUCBC’s new president.
Jul 16, 2019