Posts Tagged ‘honorary degree recipients’

UBC congregation ceremony at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Photo credit: Martin Dee

Graduation and honorary degree ceremonies begin

May. 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC confers degrees on 6,600 graduating students and four honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 22-29.

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UBC experts available to comment on Enbridge, Keystone and Kinder Morgan pipeline debates

Dec. 7, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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.

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UBC announces 2012 individual honorary degrees: Two former PMs, singer-songwriter among Vancouver campus recipients

Feb. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , ,

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.

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UBC’s Vancouver campus grad ceremonies start Wednesday, May 25

May. 24, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Graduation begins Wednesday, May 25 at UBC’s Vancouver campus.

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