Installation of Professor Santa J. Ono as 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of
The University of British Columbia
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
The installation of Professor Santa J. Ono as 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC took place on Tuesday, November 22. A number of events were organized to celebrate the occasion, including an installation ceremony, a forum, and a celebration concert.
The Installation Ceremony featured musical performances, special guest speakers and the Oath of Office, presented by Her Honour, The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant-Governor of Britsh Columbia.
Watch the installation speech:
Watch the video of the whole ceremony:
Celebrating Discovery: Four Visionary Thinkers
A Forum hosted by Professor Santa J. Ono
Professor Ono hosted a discussion about new discoveries which impact our world in the areas of brain health, robotics, music and mathematics.
- After this talk your brain will not be the same — Lara Boyd, Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Motor Learning; Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
- Discovering what it means not to be human — Elizabeth Croft (BASc’88), Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UBC & Associate Dean, Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Applied Science, UBC
- Choral Bridges: Musical Pathways for Dialogue and Peace — Hussein Janmohamed (BMus’96, MMus’98, MMus’14), Singer, Composer and Community Music Director; PhD student (Music Education), University of Toronto
- The Man Who Knew Infinity: The Legacy and Legend of Srinivasa Ramanujan — Ken Ono, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University
Watch the video of the forum:
A celebration concert featured students and faculty members from the UBC School of Music and special musical guests, Dr Judith Forst, Dr Momoro Ono, Edmund Chung, and Irene M Setiawan.
Watch the video of the concert: