The UBC Emeritus College organizes many memorable events.
Please find a list of youtube videos of the events the College has organized in the past.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
C+CP Team presented the current stage in the Campus Vision 2050 plan: the Draft Principles and Strategies to Emeritus College members. Members we invited to ask questions and provide insights to contribute to the ongoing planning process.
Healthy Ageing on October 1, 2021.
Co-sponsored by UBC Emeritus College and the European Association of Professors Emeriti (EAPE), an Athens, Greece-based organization, this session spotlights the UN’s “Decade of Healthy Ageing” (2021-2030) and International Day of Older Persons on Oct. 1. It also marks the first international collaboration for Emeritus College, started in 2018 as a resource supporting UBC faculty and senior academic administrators in the transition to retirement through academic work, mentoring, research and publishing.
The Medical Legal History of Assisted Dying in Canada with Dr. Derryck Smith on May 13, 2021
Dr. Derryck Smith, Clinical Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry, will speak about The Medical Legal History of Assisted Dying in Canada. Dr. Smith is a Vancouver-based psychiatrist, still active in clinical teaching of medical students and residents.
Moderator: Carolyn Gilbert, UBC Assistant Professor Emerita of Audiology and Speech Sciences (2006)
Launch of Pandemic Poems by Philip Resnick
with participation of: Dianne Newell (UBC) Seymour Mayne (University of Ottawa) George McWhirter (UBC) Sherry Simon (Concordia University) Doug Todd (Vancouver Sun)
General Meetings in 2020-2021
- Annual General Meeting with Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony and Bruce Jakosky on May 19, 2021
- General Meeting "Art on the Side" with Ann Hilton, Philip Resnick and Andrew Seal on March 17, 2021
- Slide Show General Meeting "Art on the Side" Slide Show on March 17, 2021
- General Meeting with Alan Sens and Richard Price on February 17, 2021
- General Meeting with Lara Boyd on November 25, 2020
- General Meeting with Isobel Mackenzie on September 30, 2020
This session focused on economic performance and set the scene for the subsequent two sessions:
1. The current situation in the Canadian economy
2. The 'trade-off' between viral risks and economic recovery
3. Policy measures for recovery monetary and fiscal policy
4. Prospects for the global economic recovery
Speaker: Dr. Michael Devereux, UBC Vancouver School of Economics. Dr. Devereux is a distinguished economist specializing in International Macroeconomics and International Finance. He is an invited speaker at numerous universities and has had connections with various central banks and financial organizations. https://economics.ubc.ca/faculty-and-staff/michael-devereux/
Moderator: Dr. Alfred Hermida, Director UBC School of Journalism, Writing and Media
Anne Gorsuch, History - Life Stories - January 11, 2022
Pitman Potter, Law - Reflections from a China Scholar, November 9, 2021
All videos are available on the Youtube channel of Green College. Below are the specific links per presentation.
Jane Coop, Music - People and Places seen through an Artist's Eye, January 21, 2021
Judy Hall, Medical Genetics and Pediatrics - Driven by Curiosity: A Life of Discovery in Clinical Genetics, October 3, 2017 - recorded by UBC Emeritus College
Covid walks in the neighbourhood: a photographic journey with Paul Steinbok, Professor Emeritus of Surgery on December 1, 2021