Posts Tagged ‘honorary degree’

The Honourable Steven Point

First Nations advocate and eco-activist among honorary degree recipients

Mar. 19, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia will honour advocates who have fought for human rights and the environment at this year’s spring graduation ceremonies. The Honourable Steven Point, Tzeporah Berman, Lee Lakeman, and Ian Stirling will receive honorary degrees from UBC’s Vancouver campus.

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Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel receives UBC honorary degree

Sep. 10, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel received today an honorary degree from the University of British Columbia during a special ceremony on the Vancouver campus.

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Former PM Joe Clark, artist Buffy Sainte-Marie and others honoured during UBC’s Vancouver campus grad ceremonies starting May 23

May. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

UBC’s Vancouver campus Spring Congregation event highlights include: 7,400 student graduates; former Prime Minister Joseph Clark, singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie and five others receive honorary degrees from UBC; largest class of Aboriginal MD graduates; graduation celebration for UBC Aboriginal students; Honorary Degree Ceremony for Japanese Canadian Students of 1942.

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Japanese Canadian students tribute: Symposium and honorary degree ceremony

Mar. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Seventy years after Japanese Canadian UBC students were forcibly removed and exiled from the B.C. coast, UBC is examining its own role in this injustice with a symposium.

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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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Nobel laureates, environmental activist, senator and community leaders to receive UBC honorary degrees

Feb. 1, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Two Nobel laureates are among the 10 individuals who will receive honorary degrees at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia this year.

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UBC honours Julie Payette and Louis Nirenberg at Vancouver campus Fall Congregation ceremonies

Nov. 23, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

Between Wednesday Nov. 24 and Friday Nov. 26, more than 2,000 UBC undergraduate and graduate degrees from all 12 Vancouver faculties will be conferred.

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UBC grads don cap and gown for week of Vancouver campus ceremonies

May. 26, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

More than 6,500 students will graduate this week as UBC holds ceremonies at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. They will join more than 250,000 UBC alumni worldwide.

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UBC’s Vancouver campus grad ceremonies start Wednesday, May 26

May. 25, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , , ,

More than 6,500 UBC grads, and 10 honorary degree recipients, will cross the stage at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts to receive their degrees between May 26 and June 2.

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