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Volume 36, Number 3, Fall 82
Contents
Editorial 4
Alumni news 4
Cover story 8
Trek '82 10
Engineering encore 10
Caviar & cornflakes 14
UBC Reports 16
Spotlight 24
Letters .30
Features
UBC Reports
From Brahms to Body imaging ■
UBC brings you campus
developments — page 16
Editor Anne MacLachlan
Editorial assistants Olivia Scott, Michael Bertrand
Design Jerry Wong Graphics Inc.
Cover Photography by Colin Wedgwood
Editorial Committee: Nancy Woo, BA'69, Chair, Virginia
Beirnes, LLB'49; Marcia Boyd, MA'75; Margaret Burr,
BMus'64; Doug Davison; Murray McMillan, LLB'81; Bel
Nemetz, BA'35; Nick Omelusik, BA'64, BLS'66; John
Shoutsen, student representative.
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Cover
Story       Sardines on the march — page 8
Trek '82
The spirit of '22 lives — page 10
Pranks to pulp mills
UBC's engineers on the move
— page 10
How Russia came to U.B.C.
— page 14
ChronicIe/faM 1982  3 Editorial
Something has happened to this university -
something not easy to describe — and yet something
which should receive mention here.
So said the Ubyssey on Nov. 2, 1922, simply
understating the events of a landmark week in
UBC's history.
In 1922, UBC's 1,176 students were housed on
the Vancouver General Hospital grounds, with
classes held in tents, shacks, attics and a church
basement. While land had been set aside for the
university on Point Grey in 1911, nine years later
all that existed was the skeleton of the future
science building.
Students decided to take matters into their
own hands.
So began the campaign known as the Great
Trek, in which the university and the community
joined forces and marched across the city to
Point Grey, visibly demonstrating support for
higher education. The campaign culminated
with a student delegation swamping the speaker
of the provincial legislature with petitions signed
by 56,000 people.
A week later the then Premier John Oliver
announced a $1.5 million grant to build UBC.
Then, as now, there was a general perception
that the provincial government was attempting to
balance its budget on the back of higher
education. So, in 1982, on the 60th anniversary of
the Trek, students and alumni will be joining
forces to march again in support in higher
education.
No doubt the question of finances will be on
our minds in 1982 as it was in 1922, but most of
all, the Great Trek this fall will acknowledge the
inestimable value of having a university such as
UBC in our midst.
All universities worthy of the name must do
many things: train professionals, undertake
research and innovation, and expand the
horizons of knowledge. Finally, universities must
enable graduates to make mature, reasoned
judgements on their own lives and the world
around them. It's a vital role, transmitting
human knowledge and culture from one
generation to the next.
UBC has an extraordinarily good record in
each of these areas. The first Great Trekkers can
take justifiable pride in providing B.C. with a
first-class university.
We celebrate these achievements. And we
challenge students, alumni and administrators
with the thought that the Great Trek continues.
Not for more buildings — but for the intellectual
and financial resources that are needed to help
build a better and more effective community.
Our modern world seems remarkably fragile,
enmeshed in political, economic and military
escapades that threaten our communal future.
Creative, innovative and disciplined thought for
tomorrow offers our only hope. If this does not
happen in our universities, it is unlikely to take
root elsewhere. What better university to begin
this Great Trek than UBC?
Alumni gather at Summer College
Steve McClure
Picture yourself on a beautiful summer day at Cecil
Green Park. The deep blue waters of the Strait of
Georgia, the misty grandeur of Bowen Island blending
into the Sechelt peninsula. A place to forget everyday
concerns, renew old friendships, establish new ones.
Hardly the kind of setting to hear dark forebodings
about imminent economic disaster.
But that, to a large extent, is what a group of 37
UBC alumni did hear during the first annual Alumni
Summer College, held at Cecil Green July 27-31.
Entitled "Money: the implications of wealth," the
college focussed on the state of the economy, a
depressing topic in these times. Yet that did not
dampen either the enthusiasm or enjoyment of
participants, who came from all over North America.
The general reaction was that the college — a unique,
four-day social, cultural and residential program — was
"very enjoyable." It was sponsored by the alumni
association, the first ever to be held in Canada.
In marked contrast to the serene setting, speaker
after speaker brought home the grim realities of our
economy. Eugene Nesmith, president of the Hongkong
Bank of Canada, summed up the week's theme: "Our
current economic model can't sustain a continuous
improvement in the quality of life and standard of
living.
"Canada has been living beyond its means and the
day of reckoning is at hand."
Heavy stuff indeed, but his words along with
warnings from UBC's Dr. Bill Stanbury, struck a
responsive chord.
"The forecasts here have been rather dour,"
commented Ralph Goodmurphy, BCom'48, of New
York. But that didn't spoil his stay. He told the
Chronicle he was impressed with the college lectures
and discussions. "I would definitely be in favor of
coming again."
What can alumni look for at next year's college? The
topic is 1984 and the implications of the computer
revolution.
This year's college, the first ever, exceeded
expectations, says alumni president Grant Burnyeat.
"It was impressive to see grads from so many
faculties, from all across the continent. The universal
feedback was that the (Herb) Capozzi speech was
super, and the Nesmith address was first class."
Burnyeat added he was pleased at the response. "This
is the sort of thing the alumni association should be
doing more of."
Steve McClure, a former Ubyssey reporter, now writes for the Vancouver Courier.
4 Chronicle/Fall 1982 Sporting his chefs hat for the occasion,Blythe Eagles and his wife Violet welcome guests tt) the
reunion ofthe class of'21, "22, held in July at their Burnaby home. The Eagles served a three-
course, home-cooked hot dinner to some 47 classmates, friends and facultv. A good time was
had bv all.
Recent reunions...
The Fort Camp reunion in early
July was an enormous success, with
several hundred people from all
over B.C. attending. Many
reminiscences exchanged. . .
Other reunions held this summer
included the classes of: '21 & '22 - at
the Blythe and Violet Eagles home in
Burnaby, B.C.; the class of '25 and
1927. Home Economics, 1952, also
gathered. . .
Enjoying one of the college's communal suppers are (left to right) alumni college chair Joanne
Ricci, UBC vice-president Dr. Michael Shaw, alumni executive director Dr. Peterjones, treasurer
John Henderson, Eugene Nesmith, president of the Hongkong Bank of Canada, Margaret J ones,
Kyle Mitchell and alumni president Grant Burnyeat
Reunions '82
Homecoming
Class of'57
(all faculties)
Oct. 23
Pharmacy '72
Sept. 18
Class of'32
Oct. 2
Agriculture '72
Oct. 22
Chinese Varsity Club
Feb. '83
For information, tickets or
reservations, call the alumni
office 228-3313
Bookings for
Cecil Green Park—
Call the Alumni office
228-3313
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Benefactors and
beneficiaries
More students than ever will be
applying for aid this fall, predicts
Alumni Fund director Allan Holender.
"We're asking alumni to remember
what it was like when they were students
— and how many had a financial
struggle just to attend school," he says.
"We'd like alumni to become
benefactors, instead of just
beneficiaries."
The Alumni Fund launches its
annual campaign this fall with projects
such as student aid and bursaries at the
top of the list.
"We need $105,000 just to meet the
standing commitments of our
scholarships and awards.
"It's important to give, no matter
how small the gift. If every grad just
gave $10, think how much money we
could put into student aid and special
projects."
There is a wide range of special
projects assisted by the Alumni Fund.
One is the Summer College for the
Retired.
1982 is the last promised vear of
funding by the university for the
popular program. So the retired
students and the Alumni Fund will be
raising money to endow the
Summer College.
There's the endowment fund for
the graduate School of Audiology and
Speech Sciences. The school is trying
to raise up to $1 million to endow
scholarship and bursary funds and two
new teaching positions.
"We've helped the school of Stxial
Work establish a bursar)' fund," says
Holender. And chemical engineering
with field trips; native Indian students
in teacher-training; International
House — the list goes on.
Alumni gifts are important both to
students and to the university. One
suggested way is for certain classes, or
years, to support a particular endeavor.
Adds Holender: "Ever)' gift counts."
6   Chronicle//'a//_9-'2
Vancouver Institute
Whether it's the rhythm of the 20th
century as seen through its music, or
matters unexplained by science, The
Vancouver Institute's Fall Program
of Lectures once again deals with
challenging and controversial topics.
For the past year, the alumni
association has taken care of
administrative duties for the Institute,
Topics for the evening lectures at
the Woodward Centre, are:
• Sept. 25 Sir Rex Richards,
Warden, Merton College, Oxford.
"Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Spectroscopy: A New Window on the
Human Body — Medical
Applications?' A Cecil and Ida Green
Visiting Lecturer.
• Oct. 2 Dr. L. Jolyon West, Head,
Dept. of Psychiatry, U.C.L.A.,
"Violence".
• Oct. 9 Prof. Melvin Calvin, Dept.
of Chemistry, Berkeley, and Nobel
Prize winner. "Energy: Growing and
Engineering Hydrocarbons."
• Oct. 16 M. Jacques Hebert, Q.C,
Founder and President of Canada
World Youth, Montreal. "Canadian
Youth and the Developing World."
• Oct. 23 Dr. Charles Rosen, Pianist,
New York, "Rhythm and the Passage
of Time in the 20th Century." A
lecture with music.
• Oct. 30 Dean Peter T. Burns,
Faculty of Law, UBC. "The State of
Privacy in Canada: Was Orwell
Right?"
• Nov. 6 Dr. Clark Kerr, Director,
Institute of Industrial Relations,
Berkeley. "The Future of Industrial
Society."
• Nov. 13 Dr. Lewis Thomas,
Chancellor, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center. "Matters Unsettled
by Science." A Cecil and Ida Green
Visiting Lecturer.
• Nov. 20 Dr. Peter Meekison, Deputy
Minister, Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs, Alberta. "Whither
Western Canada?"
• Nov. 27 Gerald Haslam,
Publisher, The Province. "Newspaper Publishing: Truth or Profits?"
The China Spider
weaves
a winning web
A third year Arts student took first
prize for original ficdon in this year's
Chronicle creative writing contest.
June Harrison, who wrote "The
China Spider," won the $300 top honors
in her first attempt at having a story
published. As she says: "The excitement
for me is the fact that I have actually
got down to the business of sending it
out."
There were 29 entries in the ninth
annual Chronicle competition. Sharing
the $200 second prize were Tyler Felbel,
Arts 2, for "Seed Season Blues," and
Gordon Cavenaile, Arts 3, for
"Suspended in the Night." In third
place were "An Afternoon" by Melanie
Higgs, Arts 3, and "Eski Hisar" by
Maggie Weaver, Rehabilitation Medicine
3. They each received cheques for
$50. Communications
Director appointed
It's off to Burnaby mountain for
our former alumni communications
director, Susan Jamieson-McLarnon.
In July, Susan became the assistant
director of University News Services
at Simon Fraser, after many years
service with the alumni association.
She joined the alumni staff in 1967
as editorial assistant for the Chronicle,
becoming editor and communications director in 1974. During her
tenure, the Chronicle flourished,
maintaining a standard of excellence
matched by few other alumni
publications in Canada.
Succeeding Susan as communications director will be Anne Sharp,
publications editor for B.C. Central
Credit Union. Anne, a former
communications assistant for the
Teachers' Investment and Housing
Co-operative, is a graduate of
Lakenead University. She joined B.C.
Central as a copywriter, shortly after
becoming associate editor of
publications. Two years later she was
appointed editor, a post she has held
for the past four years. The alumni
association welcomes her to the staff
at Cecil Green.
Divisions...
Mike Partridge, chairman of the
divisions council, reports "great
progress since the establishment of
the council last year. Plans are
underway to form nine new divisions
in the coming year."
Executive members of the council
are: Mel Reeves (fund); Lyle
Stevenson (new divisions); Anne
Wicks (reunions) and Joanne Ricci
(communications).
Fall forums
A series of free public forums on
controversial topics will be held at
Cecil Green Park this fall.
Topics range from "Tenure" to
the question of the "University as
technical school." Guest speakers will
be prominent university or business
people.
The forums will be held on
Thursday evenings starting at 7:30
p.m., and will feature tea, coffee and a
no-host bar.
Come and join us. . .
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Chronicle/Fatf 1982  7 Jo Dunaway Lazenby
The magic words "Point Grey, Point Grey, Point
Grey" became a chanted litany, a driving force.
It was the marching chant and theme song of
thousands of students and citizens, who walked en
masse across Vancouver to create a university.
They sang, they chanted, they drove in Model
Ts; but most of all, they worked to build UBG out
ofthe barren land on the point. In 1922 the land
was idle, devoid of trees, empty of a promise by
the provincial government that there would
indeed be a university there.
All that stood was the bare skeleton of the
science building.
It wasn't until 25 years later that the
momentous 1922 march became known as the
Great Trek. But the trek alone didn't build UBC.
It was the 56,000 signatures, gathered from all
over the province by students in the summer and
fall of '22, that finally swung the day.
A delegation of four students traveled to
Victoria, the culmination of that festive, furious
campaign. They entered the legislature,
swamping the Speaker of the House up to his
neck in petitions signed by people from all walks
of life and all parts of B.C. Prospectors in the
Peace, farmers in the interior, immigrants in False
Creek, people everywhere lined up to sign so
that their sons and daughters could go to
university in their own province.
Perhaps the most poignant moment was when
Marjorie Agnew, BA'22, who was instrumental in
organizing much of the signature gathering, was
not allowed to go to Victoria.
She was a woman.
Said the dean of women at the time: "Go,
unchaperoned? With four men students?" The
8   Chronicle/Fall 1982
dean forbade it. So Marjorie stood on the
Vancouver dockside, waving. And this occurred at
perhaps the only time in UBC's history when
women students at UBC equalled the men in
numbers. . .
The B.C. government had set aside 3,000 acres
on Point Grey for UBC in 1911, but construction
was halted by World War I. When the university-
opened its doors in 1915 to 379 students, classes
were held in a grab bag assortment of run-down
buildings, shacks and tents on the grounds ofthe
General Hospital.
By 1922, enrolment had burgeoned to 1,176
and the situation was becoming hopelessly
crowded and intolerable. Students decided it was
time for action. And so was born the parade and
pilgrimage by the "Sardines, Varsity Brand" that
became the Trek of '22.
Under the leadership of AMS president-elect
Ab Richards, BSA'23, a student publicity campaign was launched. Members included:
Aubrey Roberts, Arts'23, J.V. Clyne, BA'23, R.L.
(Brick) McLeod, BA'25, Marjorie Agnew, BA'22,
Jack Grant, BA'24, Percy M. Barr, BASc'24, Al
Buchanan, BA'24, Betty Somerset, BA'24, Joe
Brown, BA'23, and John Allardyce, BA'19, the
Alumni representative.
Everyone got into the act. The wife of UBC's
current chancellor, Betty (Somerset) Clyne,
polished shoes to help raise money; a booth
organized by Agnew at the fair in Vancouver
(now the PNE) gathered 3,500 signatures; Brick
McLeod offered to push baby carriages while
mothers at the fair signed the petition. Earle
Birney, BA'26, rode a streetcar all day soliciting
signatures. And so on.
It was a sophisticated, energetic and
well-organized publicity campaign. Students spoke
on the radio, at meetings and in theatres. By
October the campaign was in high gear with
growing public support. Oct. 22-28 was
designated Varsity Week for a final rally of
support, including a door-to-door canvass in the
city.
The highlight of Varsity Week was the parade
through downtown Vancouver and the
"pilgrimage to the promised land" at Point Grey.
City merchants featured the University crest and
motto "Build the University" in their ads and
shops along the parade route were decorated in
the university's blue and gold. Even a streetcar's
cowcatcher sported a "Build the University" banner.
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The parade wound its way through downtown
— floats, cheerleaders, students marching in
their classes with banners, the senior arts class in
gowns and mortar boards, and graduates, all
cheered on by spectators.
Eric Lazenby, BASc'25 recalls one of the
marching songs had been specially composed by
Harold Etter, Agriculture'24:
"We're through with tents and hovels,
We're done ivith shingle stain.
That's why we ask you to join us
Ami carry our campaign."
The chorus consisted of numerous repetitions
of "Point Grey, Point Grey".
At Pacific Avenue, the marchers boarded
streetcars and rode to Tenth and Sasamat and
Photo by Orson Banfield, BASc22, MASc'23
began the "pilgrimage" along the rough road to
the unfinished science building. Birney was one
of the many freshmen. He recalls:
"All this excitement seemed like a natural part
of university life. I had never seen Point Grey
until the great day — that name, Point Grey,
became kind of a magic thing."
An area of rough, stump-covered ground had
been cleared with a team of Clydesdale horses and
a scraper, and the shell of a cairn was formed.
Students added stones to the cairn as a symbolic
appeal to build the university. The cairn was
then dedicated as a symbol of their determination.
"Then," says Eric Lazenby, "we all climbed
onto the framework of the science building to
have our photograph taken.
"My class, Science '25, was right at the top and
in the photograph I am sitting there with my feet
dangling over the edge."
A little trick photography was used, too. A
movie camera filmed the students forming the
giant letters UBC on the ground. They then
broke and milled about in all directions.
"When the film was run backwards, it
appeared as if mobs of students all ran to the
centre and came smartly to attention forming the
letters UBC," recalls Ab Richards.
The focus of the campaign then moved to
Victoria. On November 1, a delegation of Ab
Richards, Percy Barr, Jack Clyne and Jack Grant
— minus Marjorie Agnew — took the petitions to
the legislature, to meet Premier John Oliver and
his cabinet.
A week later the premier announced a $1.5
million grant to build the university.
Most of the participants in the trek and
campaign graduated before the first session on
the Point Grey campus in 1925. But their spirit
was there. And still is.
It was perhaps best epitomized in 1982 by
Blythe and Violet Eagles, who held a reunion for
the class of '21 and '22 at their home in July.
Inconvenienced by pelting rain, the Eagles moved
their home-cooked, three-course, hot dinner
indoors. Undaunted, they served 47 classmates,
faculty and friends from their small kitchen with
spirit and cheer. Obstacles, for the class of '21 and
'22, are merely something to be overcome.
continued next page
Chronicle/Fa//1982  9 David Wishart
An Engineering
encore
L'BC engineers - 1922 version. One of the
engineering floats in the parade and
march from downtown to Point Grey,
known as the Great Trek (see story page 8).
Photo by Orson Banfield, BASc'22, MASr'23
What do you do for an encore
after kidnapping the Speaker's
Chair from the Legislature and
hanging a Volkswagen under the
Lions Gate bridge?
UBC's engineers go on to
much-less publicized projects —
but ones that are far more
deserving of publicity. Many
UBC grads have earned an
international reputation (not for
beetle-raising) — for solid
engineering achievement.
It's one of the university's
less-heralded grad success
stories.
There's a whole range of
projects and gadgets:
• a giant pulp mill in Poland;
• a tiny, computerized pump,
disguised as a watch or
pendant, that gives measured
doses of insulin to a diabetic,
subcutaneously;
• a racing-model wheelchair;
and an earthquake-shaking
table, to name just a few.
UBC engineers supervised the
building of a complete pulp mill
in Japan, and then barged it
across the Pacific, into the
Atlantic, and up the Amazon.
Then there are Dick Sandwell
and Harold Wright, whose
companies have worked on
major pulp and mining projects
throughout the world.
Trek '82
Does the spirit of'22 still linger?
AMS vice-president Cliff Stewart thinks it
does. He and other AMS members are organizing
"Trek '82" — not just as a tribute to those
determined 1922 students — but to unite today's
students, alumni and community in support of
the university.
"In the same way that those early students
took their concerns about the university to the
public, we will be drawing the attention of the
community to the needs of our university today,"
Stewart says.
"The theme of the original Great Trek was
'Build the University;' our theme is 'Support
Education'."
The re-enactment of the Great Trek, on its
60th anniversary in October, will be complete with
floats, bands, marching students and alumni.
The alumni association is assisting the AMS with
the march, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 22.
Trek '82 will cap a week of events starting
Monday, Oct. 18. Scheduled are: noon-hour
lectures by distinguished alumni; a 1920s film fest
and costume party; a Founders' dinner Oct. 21
for the classes of 1919-29, at which this year's
Great Trekker award will be presented; and the
Arts '20 relay. The relay is a re-enactment of the
original one run from the Fairview shacks to
Point Grey.
The Great Trekker award was established in
1950 and is given in recognition of outstanding
contributions to U.B.C.
It will be up to alumni and UBC students to
show that the spirit of the Great Trek still exists.
Former Trekker, and UBC Chancellor J.V.
Clyne, recalled on the 40th anniversary in 1962:
"the feeling of strong affection and enthusiasm we
had for our university." And, perhaps most
important even today: "our determination to
make the public conscious of the university, its
needs and its importance to the community."
10  Chronide/rW/ 1982 Launching the 102-metre main truss of abridge over
Pashleth Creek, B.C. The bridge will carry 235 tonne off-highway
logging trucks over the steep canyon. Design and supervision by
Buckland and Taylor Ltd.
Wright's firm employs between 400 and 600
persons, depending on the economy; Sandwell
has close to 1,000 employees; and another
Vancouver-based firm of consulting engineers,
H.A. Simons, is even bigger.
Wright Engineers was founded after the war by
Wright, who had been a sprinter in the 1932
Olympics. His first overseas job was in Chile in the
early 1950s. Since then the firm has grown into
one of the world's leading mining companies.
Wright has been honored on numerous
occasions, both for his work as an engineer, and
for his contributions to amateur sport. He was
director of the organizing committee for the 1976
Montreal Olympics.
His firm has worked in more than 40 countries,
including major projects in Africa, the
Philippines, Peru and the new $400-million
Ranger uranium mine in Australia.
The Sandwell group has worked in over 75
countries as specialists in forest products, power
generation, energy conversion and other areas. A
major part of its expertise is in the design,
start-up and operation of pulp mills. It is engaged
in projects in Turkey, Tanzania and Argentina,
among others.
Since its founding in 1949, Sandwell and
affiliated companies have completed more than
7,000 varied assignments. Today, it represents
one of the largest independent organizations of its
type in the world, with offices in Canada, the
U.S., Europe and Africa.
H.A. Simons (International) does so much
foreign business the firm bought a share in a
travel agency.
From Texas and Tennessee, to Poland, Spain
and Sweden, and numerous countries "down
under" — their engineers are always on the move.
It was H.A. Simons that was supervising
process consultant on the famous Jari project.
This new distribuition centre and office in Richmond includes
15,000 square metres of warehouse space. Project consultant was
Pomeroy Engineering Ltd., and John Louie was administrative
consultant.
Dynapro Systems Inc., a Vancouver-based Company, developed this
machine for industrial program control. The system provides
control and monitoring for textile fibre press and baling systems at
a South Carolina plant.
This involved the building of a complete pulp
mill on two barges in Japan, then towing the
barges, of 45,000 tons each, across the Pacific,
round the Cape and up the Amazon to the Jari
tributary.
The barges were floated into position over a
foundation, the site was drained, power hooked
up and in went the chips. Much to the cheers of
the Brazilians, Japanese and Simons' engineers,
it all worked!
Chronicle/Fotf / 982   11 A technical breakthrough - Cominco's new $2:i-million /.inc pressure leaching plant in
Trail, B.C. It is the first commercial application ol the complex pressure leaching
technology for zinc recovery, arousing interest from around the world.
Project supervisor was Don McKay.
Photos courtesy ofthe B.C. Prolessional
Kngineei, Harr\ Gray, editor.
A growing number of young
people now feel that technology
and the environment can be
brought into harmony. They
view the energy, mining,
transportation and high-
technology projects of these and
many smaller firms as
tremendously exciting.
Certainly enrolment in UBC
engineering programs has hit an
all-time high and women are
starting to move into the field in
significant numbers. Some 10 per
cent of engineering undergrads
now are women, compared to a
tenth of one per cent in 1970.
Perhaps that's because UBC-
trained engineers are involved in
a huge range of projects. Not just
drains in Delta. . .
Among research and development accomplishments of UBC's
engineering departments and
programs:
A talking telephone exchange
(Spellex) which assists blind, as
well as brain-damaged, children,
developed by M.P. Beddoes.
The Bio-Resources group, in
co-operation with the Food
Science department, developed
retortable plastic pouches so
12  Chronicle/ftitf-9,.2
french fries can be stored
without refrigeration. (This has
led to a new industry in the
South Kootenays.)
A one-handed can opener for
handicapped people was one of
the innovative projects led by Dr.
R.E. McKechnie.
UBC] engineers and physicists
have come up with a high
intensity light source. It would
enable eight lamps lo replace the
1,033 Hood lights in Montreal's
Olympic stadium.
Then there's Canada's only
earthquake-shaking table, built by
civil engineering. And mechanical
graduates (not the robot type)
designed a chair for the
Wheelchair Olympics.
Engineering students learn to
pack a suitcase when they gain
their degree and iron ring. They
appear all over the world.
K.S. Jtilien is dean of
engineering at the University of
the West Indies. K.K.Y.W. Perera
is doing the same job at the
University of Sri Lanka. Cedric
Iwasaki has a big job at Mattel Toy
in California and George Govier
produced a major energy report
for the Alberta government.
For some non-engineers on
campus, it seemed difficult to
imagine the lively, prank-prone
engineers as future "socially-
useful" citizens. But among their
many contributions is an artificial
kidney machine, now being
manufactured, and developed by
Dr. CA. Brockley and Dr. H.
Davis. Ted Maranda of D.W.
Thomson Consultants of
Vancouver is the engineer
involved in the design of the
central kidney dialysis system at
Vancouver General Hospital.
Most of these projects are
unsung. But some engineers are
always in the public eye — such as
Nelson Skalbania. Some are even
in politics, such as MLA Jack
Davis and Tom Waterland,
minister of forests.
There are even engineers
turned writers. Take Barrie
Sanford, whose second book on
railroads was published this year.
He works as a professional
engineer; writing, for him, is a
spur-line. . . .
Alan Brown, headmaster of
prestigious St. George's School
for boys in Vancouver, is also an
engineer. And Gordon MacFarlane runs B.C. Tel.
It may be that the day of the
engineer is just dawning.
He, and increasingly she, has a
key role in primary, labor-
intensive industry, as well as the
intense exploration for new
technology and its application to
manufacturing and living
standards.
In a world struggling to cope
with inflation, unemployment and
depleting resources — not to
mention the second and third
worlds which would love to have
our standards and expectations —
all that ingenuity that places VW
beetles in unlikely places will be
sorely needed.
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of engineering accomplishments. Of
necessity, many firms and people have
been omitted. Our apologies to the
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Chronicle/Fatf 1982
13 Innloli Itnasoi lints toathmg hotkey — no matte) where,
or with what team. In Kamloops this .summer, he instructed
some young hockey players in a dry land session at
Memorial Arena.
Debbie Brash photo
kaml(x>ps Dailv Sentinel
Caviar and
cornflakes —
how Russia
came to UBC
14   Chronicle//-}/// 1982
When Anatoli Tarasov stepped off the plane
from Russia, his suitcase was stuffed full of his
favorite foods — dark breads, dried fish meats,
caviar, and strong drink.
Not quite the kind of luggage you would
expect the father of Russian hockey to be bringing
to UBC. But Tarasov, and his colleague Jiri
Korolev, weren't quite sure what kind of foods we
had here. So they brought their own, just in case.
The two internationally-known hockey experts
came to UBC in June at the urging of Athletic
Director Dr. Bob Hindmarch.
It was all part of an innovative effort to boost
athletic programs both at UBC and around the
province.
Known officially as the Molson coach-in-
residence program, it will bring to UBC a
number of world-class coaches in a variety of
sports.
Tarasov was the first. He is Deputy chairman of
the Soviet Ice Hockey Federation. As a former
coach ofthe Soviet national team, he won 10
world championships and three Olympic medals.
Korolev is Executive Director of the famous
Moscow Institute of Physical Culture.
It was quite a coup for Hindmarch to get the
two Russian hockey experts to UBC. But
Tarasov and Hindmarch have become friends
over the years — you can see they enjoy being
together.
Hindmarch says the success of this first visit
will help UBC land top-notch coaches in other
sports.
"I think Coach Tarasov has to be one of the
most interesting and unique individuals I've ever
met."
Tarasov weighs close to 300 pounds, quite a
weight for an advocate of fitness. Canadians who
met him for the first time were often
overwhelmed by the living legend. The man is a
delight, but also bombastic, gregarious,
charming, demonstrative, paternalistic, professional and generally — intimidating.
Picture the surprise of a Vancouver clerk in a
clothing store, who, on shaking Tarasov's hand,
suddenly found himself pinned to the table.
The clerk's mistake? He declined to cut the
sleeves off a long shirt and let Tarasov try on a
new, short-sleeve variety for hot weather.
Tarasov pioneered modern hockey coaching
techniques. He is credited with two major
changes: the vaunted Russian passing game,
which has swept past Team Canada and others so
often, and dry land training.
Young Kelowna hockey players got a taste of
dry land training, Tarasov style, this summer. He
quickly dispatched the teenage players to different
drill stations, and soon there wasn't a dry brow.
Any flagging drew a menacing scowl; a drill
performed well, or extra effort, might draw a
broad grin and the exclamation: "Good, like
Russian."
Or it might get the player a kiss on the cheek.
Either way, it was a new experience. Tarasov is
a man used to winning. During his recent tour of B.C., Tarasov
gave Mike Whitehead of Kamloops a few
hockey tips, while local hockey officials
looked on. Debbie Brash photo
Kamloops Daily Sentinel
The two Russians are the first of
many sports giants that Hindmarch
will import in the nextthree years.
Thunderbird rugby coach Donn
Spence has been appointed
chairman of the coach-in-residence
program. "We're in contact with
Doctor Jasef Vojikfrom from
Czechoslovakia and Jurgen
Hylander from Sweden, both of
whom are well respected in
volleyball," says Spence. "Also,we're
approaching Bill Freeman who is
involved with New Zealand's world-
dominating rugby teams."
Spence says the program "can
only enhance UBC's image as a
centre for sport development. B.C.
will gain from an infusion of high-
level, technical know-how.   In the
long run, Canadian sport can only
benefit from this type of project."
If you're wondering what happened to
those suitcases full of Russian food —
Tarasov became a connoisseur of
cornflakes, having at least two helpings
daily. And ice cream. He had to sample
all varieties, for critical analysis.
Korolev took a liking to caramel-coated
popcorn and would simply inhale boxes
of it. He was rarely seen without it in his
hand.
This report came from Steve Campbell,
UBC's Sports Information Director.
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Published as a supplement to the UBC Alumni Chronicle by Information Services, University of B.C., 6328 Memorial Road, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1W5. No. 16, Fall, 1982. Jim Banham and Lorie
Chortyk, editors.
RESEARCH:
UBC's growth
industry
In the midst of general economic
stagnation and minimal increases in
university operating grants, one area of
UBC life continues to prosper.
Research is a growth industry at
UBC. Recent events underline the continuing growth of quality among UBC
faculty and their success in winning, in
competition with other Canadian
universities, major research grants from
outside agencies and awards from
various scientific bodies.
Item: The total amount of all
research funds from all sources to UBC
in 1981-82 was $44.9 million, an increase of more than 11 per cent over the
previous year.
Item: Grants to UBC researchers
from the Natural Sciences and
Engineering Research Council for
1982-83 are up nearly 20 per cent over
the previous year to more than $11.6
million.
Item: Grants to UBC researchers
from the Medical Research Council of
Canada are also up and include a $1
million award over five years from the
Terry Fox special initiatives program
designed to stimulate innovative cancer
research. (See picture and caption this
page.)
Item: Three of the eight medals
awarded this year by the Royal Society
of Canada, Canada's most prestigious
academic organization, for outstanding
discoveries made over the past decade,
were awarded to UBC faculty members.
Item: The three gold medals annually awarded by the Science Council of
British Columbia all went to UBC scientists in 1981. (For other awards and
honors conferred on UBC faculty
members in recent months, see the
"Campus People" column on Page 23 of
this issue.)
All these items taken together tend to
reinforce the words of UBC's president,
Dr. Douglas T. Kenny, who said that
the amount of money for research and
the number of awards for excellence
made to UBC faculty members had
dramatically increased in recent years.
"This is because research granting
agencies in Canada and elsewhere
recognize the stature of our faculty and
the quality of the work they do."
This UBC Reports supplement to the
Alumni Chronicle looks at some of the
interesting research projects in progress
or recently completed by UBC faculty
members.
These two UBC researchers have
been awarded a grant of $1 million
from the Terry Fox special initiatives program designed to
stimulate innovative cancer
research. Prof. Robert Miller,
right, and Prof. Douglas Kilburn
head a team that will aim at enhancing the biochemical signals
which activate the body's immune
system to destroy invading cells.
Part of the reason the immune
system fails to deal effectively with
cancer cells is presumably because
the biochemical signals or "helper
factors" aren't strong enough to
turn on the defence system. The
team will use gene cloning to produce helper factors in quantities
large enough to be tested in animal
trials. Prof. Miller is head of UBC's
microbiology department and a
professor in the medical genetics
department. Dr. Kilburn is a
microbiology professor.
Top awards
made to five
UBC faculty
Prof. Clayton Person of UBC's botany
department was honored twice in the
past year for research that has made
him one of the world's leading
authorities on the genetics of plant
parasites.
He was the recipient of a gold medal
from the Science Council of B.C. and
the Flavelle Medal of the Royal Society
of Canada, this country's most
prestigious academic body.
Some of the techniques developed by
Prof. Person for the improvement of
plant strains in their battles against
various pests are in use in agricultural
areas in North America, Africa and
Asia.
His research is important to efforts by
scientists to improve resistance in
agricultural crops to parasites and to
keep one step ahead of genetic changes
in parasites that attack crops.
A second Science Council of B.C.
gold medal was awarded to Prof. David
Suzuki of the Department of Zoology,
who has combined a scientific career in
genetics with a writing and broadcasting career that has made him
perhaps the best known scientist in
Canada.
The third Science Council of B.C.
medal was awarded to Professor
Emeritus John Warren, a member of
UBC's physics department from 1947 to
1980, and the man regarded as the
"father of nuclear physics" in western
Canada.
He was responsible for the development of two major nuclear facilities at
UBC — the Van de Graff generator in
the 1950s and the TRIUMF Project
located on the UBC campus, where he
served as director from 1968 to 1971.
Two other UBC scientists in addition
to Prof. Person were honored by the
Royal Society of Canada.
Prof. John Brown of the physiology
department was the recipient of the
MacLaughlin Medal for his discovery of
two gastrointestinal hormones which
have added to our understanding of
how the gut works in health and disease.
The society's Rutherford Medal was
awarded to Prof. William Unruh of the
Department of Physics, a theoretician
who is attempting to reconcile Einstein's
theory of relativity with the principles of
quantum mechanics.
16  Chromc\e/Fall 1982 John Davidson, F.L.S.. F.B.S.E.
1878 - 1970
F.R.H.S. THE DAVIDSON CLUB
Supporting Membership of the UBC Botanical
Garden
You are invited to become a member of the newest program
of the Botanical Garden. THE DAVIDSON CLUB, named in honor
of John Davidson, F.L.S., F.B.S.E., F.R.H.S., first director of the
Botanical Garden at The University of British Columbia, has
been initiated to provide continuing financial support for the
Botanical Garden. We hope you will confirm our belief in the
importance of this program on the Campus and support the
Garden by becoming a member of THE DAVIDSON CLUB.
Professor John Davidson founded the Botanical Garden at the
present campus site in 1916, in spite of the lack of any
programs on the Campus at that time. Bricks and mortar were
to come later, but the educational programs were already in
progress at the temporary University premises at Fairview
Heights.
During the summer of 1916, the first botanical specimens were
transported about 20 miles from the Botanical Office of the
Provincial Government's Garden Collection to the campus on
Point Grey. The establishment of the Botanical Garden predates the founding of the Departments of Biology or Botany. Most people now recognize that a botanical garden is a
museum of living plants on which research, education and
public information programs are founded. One may well ask
how a botanical garden differs from a park or display garden . As a museum, a botanical garden maintains accurately
documented and labelled plants as the core of its program.
The UBC Botanical Garden now has some 13,000 plants in its
collection. More than 400 species of Rhododendrons can be
found in our Asian Garden component!
Botanical Garden programs, using plants as a basis, must be
developed and implemented by people; hence our theme,
PLANTS AND MAN, accurately reflects the intimate relationship
that we have developed with our plant oriented environment.
In a recent publication detailing the travelling art exhibition
"200 Years of Botanical Art in British Columbia", I made the
following statement that summarizes our intimate relationship
with the plant world: "We live in a green world that is passive
but responsive to our needs and aspirations. Let us hope that
as we view our own interpretations of this delicate and fragile
world, our responsibility for the stewardship of its future will be
conducted with a new sense of integrity", What can you do to
help the Botanical Garden insure integrity of our plant heritage? Become a sustaining member of the Garden by joining
THE DAVIDSON CLUB.
The Garden began a new era in 1966 when it achieved d
separate academic service departmental status. A comprehensive development program was initiated for the decade
1971-1981. During this period the Garden expanded to 110
acres on Campus. New garden components were
developed; e.g., The B.C. Native Garden, The E.H. Lohbrunner
Alpine Garden, The Physick Garden, The Asian Garden. In
addition, new collections and programs were established;
e.g., perennials, heathers, a nursery with modern research
propagation facilities, a publications series, a horticulture as
therapy program and a volunteer program 'The Friends of the
Garden'. This special group of 45 dedicated and energetic
members have greatly expanded the impact of the Garden
to our Community. What is the scope of the activities of the Botanical Garden at
U.B.C? Did you know that in 1980-81, the Garden provided
answers to 4,800 horticultural enquiries, helped develop a
12-week CBC television series "B.C Gardens", provided information and lectures to 86,000 visitors to the Home and
Garden Show at the P.N.E., provided 16 workshops for specialists interested in horticulture as therapy and rehabilitation,
organized the 10th Annual Meeting of the National Council on
Therapy and Rehabilitation Through Horticulture for 1982,
provided ten specialized workshops for 150 professional
nursery workers, gave numerous guided tours to interested
amateurs, professionals and school groups to the various
Garden components, developed a specialized travelling art
show for Canada and United States on Rhododendrons
"Cloud Flowers", and ran a plant sale for U.B.C. students
under the auspices of the Friends of the Garden.
In addition to these public activities, the Garden continued to
play an active role in research and teaching at the University.
Staff provided credit programs for 213 students and non-credit
programs for 1,250 students. The Garden provided seeds or
plants to more than 500 institutions throughout the world for
research purposes.
The Garden initiated a Plant Introduction Scheme to provide
for the introduction of new plants to the horticultural industry.
This program furthers the cooperation of the nursery trades
industry, landscape architects and landscape contractors in
the Garden's programs.
The result of the activities and research are found in many professional journals and in addition, the Garden produces special technical publications and its own journal "Davidsonia" to
provide information to the professional and amateur on
horticultural aspects of our flora. Unfortunately Davidsonia was
suspended effective April 1, 1982 because of fiscal retrenchment, but it is our hope to resume publication when additional
funds become available. Why do we need financial support for such activities? The
Garden is funded through the University, but an ever
increasing demand for the shrinking dollar available to the
University makes it more difficult for our program to be funded. We need to establish specific endowment programs for a
number of our programs. We hope that you will be encouraged to support the activities of the Garden by becoming a
member of THE DAVIDSON CLUB and support your favourite
program listed on the application form.
A number of the Garden programs are in jeopardy and may
not be continued without your support. Why not help allay the
possible demise of these programs that have become an
important part of the University's heritage?
As a member of THE DAVIDSON CLUB you will have free admission to the Garden, take part in special activity days in the
Garden, and be kept informed of all the activities sponsored
by the Garden, Your membership will also provide a subscription to our regular publication.
We need your help and hope that you will take the time to
complete the attached membership form and become one of
our first DAVIDSON CLUB members. Don't forget to visit the
Garden and enjoy the plants and activities — you too can
take part in our PLANTS AND MAN program!
Roy L.Taylor, Ph.D., F.L.S.
Director THE DAVIDSON CLUB
ENDOWMENT PROGRAMS
Endowments Needed to Maintain These Programs *
Rose Garden 325,000
Nitobe Memorial Garden 420,000
The E.H. Lohbrunner Alpine Garden 614,000
B.C. Native Garden  576,000
The Physick Garden 95,000
Asian Garden 1125,000
The Food Garden  145,000
Horticulture as Therapy Program 325,000
Plant Acquisition and Introduction Program 50,000
Publications Program  154,000
The Shop-in-the-Garden 290,000
Library 144,000
TOTAL $4,223,000
* Based on April 1, 1982 operating costs. THE DAVIDSON CLUB
HONORARY PRESIDENT
Mrs. E.C.B
Davidson
HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS
U.B.C. BOTANICAL GARDEN
Mrs. Morag L. Brown (1972)
Mr. Kenneth Wilson (1981)
Mr. Roy T. Sumi (1973)
Dr. John W. Neill (1981)
FRIENDS OF THE GARDEN,
U.B.C. BOTANICAL GARDEN
Mrs. J.S. (Anne) Aikins
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UBC contributes more than $467 million annually to the economy of the Great Vancouver
Regional District, according to a report prepared by UBC's Office of Institutional Analysis
and Planning. The University is directly responsible for an estimated $235 million of expenditures and provides more than 7,500 full-time jobs in the GVRD. Indirectly, UBC is responsible for an additional 7,425 jobs and another $232 million in spending.
17 years of research results in
first catalogue of Brahms's work
A UBC research team has now completed a 17-year project that will close a
major gap in knowledge about the great
19th century German composer Johannes Brahms.
Scheduled for publication in 1983 to
mark the 150th anniversary of Brahms's
birth is the first thematic catalogue of
the composer's entire musical output,
which included every major musical
genre except opera.
The catalogue, which will run to
nearly 1,000 pages, is the fruit of almost
two decades of intensive research by the
late Prof. Donald McCorkle, former
head of UBC's music department, and
his wife, Margit, who carried on the
Brahms project following her husband's
sudden death from a heart attack in
1978.
Mrs. McCorkle said the catalogue, in
addition to being of major interest to
music scholars and students, will also be
a source of information for writers of
record liner notes and concert programs, music critics, librarians and archivists.
Auction houses, antiquarian
booksellers and collectors will also find
the catalogue useful because of the
wealth of information it will contain
about the manuscripts of Brahms's
music — either those in the composer's
own hand (called autographs) or those
prepared by professional copyists under
Brahms's supervision, and the editions
published during the composer's
lifetime (referred to as original
editions).
Complete listing
A thematic catalogue is basically a
bibliography — a listing — of
everything written by a particular composer, Mrs. McCorkle explained.
In addition to reproducing the opening bars of each composition (in the
same way that a literary bibliographer
will prepare an index of the first lines of
a poet's works), a thematic catalogue
also provides details related to the creation of each work (where and when it
was composed), information on the
work's first performance (when, where
and who performed it) and the circumstances of its publication during
Brahms's lifetime (when, where and
who published it).
The catalogue will also contain a
physical description of all the known
manuscripts written in Brahms's own
hand or those prepared by authorized
copyists and their locations. Added to
this will be a bibliographic description
of the original editions of each composition, which will enable scholars and collectors to compare the first with subsequent editions for content and variations.
The long road leading to publication
of the catalogue began in 1965, when
Mrs. McCorkle's husband agreed to
teach a graduate seminar on Brahms at
the University of Maryland, where he
was then a faculty member.
"When my husband began research
in preparation for the seminar," Mrs.
McCorkle said, "he was surprised to
find there was no thematic catalogue
for Brahms analagous to the ones in existence for the music of Bach, Mozart,
Beethoven and Schubert. Further investigation showed that the location of
most of Brahms's manuscripts wasn't
even documented."
Tradition also had it that Brahms
had destroyed nearly all evidence of his
creative process during his lifetime and
what did exist wasn't very interesting for
scholarly purposes.
Prof. McCorkle demolished that notion by visiting the Library of Congress
in nearby Washington, D.C, which
holds a substantial number of Brahms's
manuscripts.
"It was apparent to him that the
significance of the manuscripts had
been grossly underestimated," Mrs. McCorkle said.
Initially, she said, the project was
confined to locating all Brahms's
manuscripts, which meant visits to a
number of U.S. centres, and to archives
and libraries in Europe, chiefly in Vienna and Hamburg.
"Nearly two-thirds of Brahms's
manuscripts are held by half a dozen
major institutions in the U.S., Austria
and West Germany," said Mrs. McCorkle, "and the balance are in libraries
and archives or in private hands in the
U.S., Great Britain and a number of
European countries, some behind the
Iron Curtain." Just recently, she adds, a
cache of Brahms's manuscripts has
turned up in Russia.
On the whole, she adds, access to archive collections was not a problem,
provided the researchers had established their credentials as serious scholars
and obtained an introduction to the institutions holding the collections.
The response of private collectors
varied from full co-operation by individuals who were proud of their
manuscript collections to a few who
refused assistance under any circumstances for one reason or another.
Over the years, the McCorkles have
documented the location of 95 per cent
of Brahms's manuscripts known to be in
existence. In cases where an autograph
or an authorized copy of the manuscript
doesn't exist, the first published version
must then serve as the most authoritative document for validating the text.
Mrs. McCorkle feels, however, that
editions published in Brahms's lifetime
(1833-1897) are fairly reliable, even
when autographs and authorized copies
are lost.
"Brahms," she said, "wrote music for
publication, unlike earlier composers
such as Mozart, who was more concerned with relations with his patrons
and whose works were often performed
privately before relatively small audiences.
Works published
"Brahms wrote for a larger public
and because he had published in his
lifetime almost everything he wished, he
was able to work closely with the
publishers to ensure that the original
editions of his works were quite accurate.
"From the few surviving galley proofs
with corrections in his own handwriting, as well as from the extensive
correspondence with his publishers, we
know that he had a lot of control over
his published works."
The fact that some autograph and
authorized copies of Brahms's music
have disappeared is not surprising, Mrs.
McCorkle said. "Those manuscripts
sent to the publishers to be used as
engraver's models were seldom returned
to him. Other manuscripts he gave
away to friends as gifts or to individuals
to whom they were dedicated. And inevitably, some of the manuscripts have
disappeared as the result of the disruptions of two world wars in Europe."
At the time of his death in 1978, six
years after he joined the UBC faculty,
Prof. McCorkle and his wife had
located three-quarters of Brahms's
manuscripts still extant and a contract
was being negotiated to produce the
thematic catalogue.
Since    1978,    Mrs.    McCorkle    has
Chronicle/Fall 1982   17 UBC reports
Currently under construction on the UBC campus are a new $5.8 million building for the
School of Home Economics, scheduled to open this fall; a $12.1 million dollar building for the
Department of Psychology, scheduled for completion in August, 1983; and a new campus
Bookstore worth $7.9 million, scheduled for completion in June, 1983.
Mrs. Margit McCorkle, leader of UBC's Brahms project, is flanked by research assistants Wiltrud Martin and Thomas Quigley.
searched out the balance of the
manuscripts, collected bibliographic information and written the individual
entries for the catalogue. These tasks,
plus negotiations with her German
publisher, mean extensive travelling to
the eastern U.S. and Europe each year.
Mrs. McCorkle settled on a German
publisher — G. Henle Verlag of
Munich — primarily because they had
experience in publishing thematic
catalogues, having produced similar
volumes on Beethoven and Chopin.
Although the text of the book will be
in German, the publisher has agreed to
print extensive prefatory material, instructions for the use of the catalogue
and an extensive glossary in both
English and German, with the result
that most people will be able to find
their way around in it.
Mrs. McCorkle is generous in her
praise of the Canada Council and the
Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council of Canada for their
support of the project over the years. "I
think Canadians can be proud of the
fact that they have granting agencies
with the breadth of vision to see that the
Brahms project would be an important
contribution of knowledge," she said.
Research aids
The grants have primarily been used
to pay the salaries of two research
assistants. (Mrs. McCorkle herself holds
an appointment as a research associate
in the UBC music department.)
Her assistants on the project have
been Thomas Quigley, a graduate of
UBC's School of Librarianship who has
done much of the bibliographic work
associated with the catalogue, and
Wiltrud Martin, a native of Germany
who helped prepare the German-
language entries for publication.
Quite apart from being named as the
authors of the catalogue, the McCorkles
will have their imprint on the volume in
one other significant way.
There is a residue of several dozen
compositions by Brahms that are not included under any of the 122 opus
numbers that serve as the basic
catalogue of his works. Mrs. McCorkle
said this residue will be included in the
thematic catalogue with "McC."
numbers attached to them.
There is clearly precedent for this.
The "K" numbers attached to all of
Mozart's compositions stand for the
name Ludwig Ritter von Kochel, who
compiled the catalogue of Mozart's
works published in 1862.
The research team headed by Mrs.
McCorkle spent about eight hours a
day, five days a week working on the
catalogue. Mrs. McCorkle spent much
of her time on weekends on correspondence connected with the project.
The manuscript is now in the hands
of the German firm which will publish
it, and production, Mrs. McCorkle says,
"is right on schedule."
18  Chronicle////// 1982 UBC reports
UBC is the best school in Canada for the study of accounting, according to a national poll of
accounting professors conducted by a committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Alberta. UBC received 445 out of a maximum of 510 voting points, 120 more than second place
McMaster University. UBC also topped a second poll which asked for the professors' impressions of the quality of students graduating in accounting.
UBC to be
leading
imaging
centre
UBC will soon be Canada's leading
centre for imaging the structure and inner workings of the human body.
The University is bringing together
the latest in research and diagnostic
tools that will show what is happening
at a microscopic level within the cells of
the body. They will allow the biochemistry of the body to be studied for the
first time without disturbing the body or
removing samples from the body.
As probes they are so sophisticated
that biochemical events associated with
health, or misadventures that accompany disease, can be detected while the
patient is conscious and alert and does
not feel any pain or discomfort.
These techniques represent the
beginning of a new era of
"non-invasive" imaging and the
possibility of studying the biochemistry
of life inside the body itself.
Pharmaceutical Sciences dean and
coordinator of Health Sciences Dr.
Bernard Riedel said UBC's imaging
facilities bring together scientists from a
wide range of disciplines within chemistry, physics, pharmacy and medicine.
"UBC will easily be the most advanced centre in the nation for imaging
the human body," Dr. Riedel said.
The three main imaging devices are
the computer tomograph (CAT),
nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
and positron emission tomograph (PET)
scanners. They will be installed in the
Health Sciences Centre Hospital on
campus.
The CAT scanner provides three-
dimensional images of the entire body.
About half a dozen hospitals in the province already have CAT scanners.
Much less common are NMR and
PET scanners.
The University is buying an NMR
scanner from Picker International Inc.
of Cleveland. The machine is the first
commercial version of its kind in North
America.
NMR has been used for at least three
decades in industry to analyse the
chemical structure of solids and liquids.
Recent technological advances make it
possible to apply NMR to as large and
complex   an   organism   as   the   human
body.
One method of describing how NMR
works is to think of an opera singer shattering a glass. What happens is that the
frequency of the singer's voice matches
Planners
look at
northern
projects
A team of UBC researchers has launched a three-year study of the impact of
mega-projects on the people and environment of northern Canada and
British Columbia.
The project, spearheaded by three
members of UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning, is supported
by grants totalling $225,000 from the
Donner Canadian Foundation of
Toronto.
The research studies will focus on oil
and gas mega-projects in the Mackenzie
Delta-Beaufort Sea region of the Northwest Territories and coal development in northeast British Columbia.
Dr. William Rees, the principal investigator, said special emphasis will be
placed on the impacts and opportunities related to native and other
northern communities. Associated with
Dr. Rees on the project will be colleagues Peter Boothroyd and Dr. Clyde
Weaver.
Dr. Rees said the project would:
• Investigate the adequacy of existing procedures related to mega-
project policy making, planning and
impact assessment in Canada's north;
• Detail the socioeconomic effects —
good and bad — of mega-projects on
native and other communities; and
• Suggest ways of improving northern development plans and planning,
including the integration of such existing regulatory mechanisms as impact
assessment.
A major aim of the study, said Dr.
Rees, is to further effective planning at
all levels so that northern communities
prosper rather than flounder in the face
of large-scale industrial development.
Dr. Rees, who has focussed on topics
related to northern ecology and regulation over the past decade, said an
estimated $220 billion worth of oil, gas
and mineral projects are slated for
development over the next two decades
in the unsettled northern regions of the
four western provinces, the Yukon and
the Northwest Territories.
"These proposed developments," he
said, "have few parallels anywhere in
the world and have the potential to
transform drastically the national
economy and permanently alter the environment and socioeconomic fabric of
the Canadian north.
"Native communities will be particularly affected, and many are now
faced with the question of whether
mega-projects mean a better or worse
Chronicle//;.// 1982   19 UBC reports
UBC's Senate has approved the establishment of two new centres for advanced technology in
microelectronics and for molecular genetics. Both centres will operate under the aegis of the
Faculty of Graduate Studies and will have boards of management to provide overall direction
for their work. The molecular genetics centre will also have a scientific advisory board, which
will have as one of its functions the consideration of ethical questions raised by this new field
of study.
the frequency at which the glass will
vibrate.
All physical objects in the universe
can vibrate — planets as well as atoms.
NMR works by vibrating or resonating
the nuclei of atoms within the subject
being studied, using magnets and radio
waves. Nuclei vibrate and in doing so
absorb or emit electro-magnetic radiation which can be detected by a receiver
similar to a sensitive FM radio receiver
and transformed by a computer into
pictures or images which are displayed
on a television screen.
A PET scanner is now being built at
the TRIUMF cyclotron project at UBC
and will be moved to the Health
Sciences Centre Hospital. There are two
other PETs in Canada, at the Montreal
Neurological Institute and at McMaster
University in Hamilton. Neither is as
powerful as the one being built at UBC.
PET scanners provide three-dimensional images of the biochemical working of the brain and are being hailed as
one of the most significant advances in
brain disease research in decades. They
will be used for diagnosis and research
into such common neurological diseases
as   stroke,   epilepsy,   multiple  sclerosis
standard of living for them," said Dr.
Rees.
Among the specific studies to be
undertaken by the three leading investigators will be the following.
Dr. Rees will study implementation
of the new Land-Use Planning Program
of the federal Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in the
Beaufort Sea region and compare it to
B.C.'s approach to planning for Northeast Coal development.
He will also analyse government
decision-making processes for northern
mega-projects culminating in the Environmental Assessment and Review
Process for oil and gas development in
the Beaufort Sea.
Mr. Boothroyd will analyse and
evaluate northern social impact assessment procedures and analyse the
employment histories of selected northern residents to determine the factors
which have hindered or encouraged integration into the wage economy and
the consequences for northern residents'
social, cultural and economic well-
being.
Dr. Weaver will analyse northern
regional and native community
economic structural  changes resulting
and Parkinson's disease. The program
received major funding for its three
years by the Medical Research Council
of Canada.
Ground was broken in May on the
world's largest "peashooter," a
pneumatic pipeline running 2.4 kilometers from the TRIUMF cyclotron
project on UBC's south campus to the
Health Sciences Centre Hospital.
The pipeline is to deliver very shortlived radioisotopes rapidly and safely
from TRIUMF to be used in the PET
machine.
Dr. William Webber, dean of UBC's
Faculty of Medicine, said the imaging
facilities are ideally suited for a university setting.
"The proximity of TRIUMF to the
hospital on campus makes it possible to
use radioisotopes whose life span may be
as short as two minutes. The collaboration of scientists from a variety of
departments and disciplines represents
the kind of interaction which planners
of the hospital hoped and expected
would occur.
"The imaging devices will make UBC
the most advanced centre of its kind in
Canada and a leader on the continent."
from mega-projects.
Dr. Rees anticipates that there will be
significant spinoffs associated with the
project.
A total of 13 graduate students
registered in the School of Community
and Regional Planning will earn their
master's degrees by undertaking specific
studies under the direction of the
research group.
"Not only will the results of research
be incorporated into teaching at UBC,"
he said, "but the University will also be
training much-needed professional
planners for future northern development."
The experience and knowledge base
gained in the course of the project will
also enable UBC to develop continuing
education training programs for practicing planners and native leaders.
"There are significant long-range effects of the Donner grant in support of
this research," Dr. Rees said. "The project will help establish UBC as a major
centre for nothern and native development and planning research, and provide Canada with leading-edge
capabilities in resource development
and mega-project planning."
Range of
studies
supported
The grant by the Donner Canadian
Foundation for the study of mega-
projects isn't the only work they're
supporting on the UBC campus.
Nor is it the only Canadian foundation allocating funds for the support
of research at UBC. The Max Bell
Foundation of Toronto recently approved three grants totalling $628,500
for the support of projects in the
Faculty of Law, the Institute for Asian
Research and the Westwater Research
Centre.
The Donner Foundation approved
two grants totalling |475,000 late in
1981 for projects in the Faculty of
Education.
One grant of $275,000 will enable
UBC to establish an interdisciplinary
program of teaching and research
dealing with educational programs in
Canadian correctional institutions.
The program, which will be coordinated through the adult education division of the education faculty,
involves applied research, training
and professional development of correctional educators, faculty seminars,
summer workshops, distance education and facilitation of communication between UBC and the Correctional Service of Canada.
The program involves co-operation
between a number of departments in
the Faculty of Education and will include other kinds of specialists as additional training and research activities
are identified.
The Donner Foundation has also
approved a grant of $200,000 to support the education faculty's Native Indian Teacher Education Program,
which trains native Indians as school
teachers.
Much of the grant will be used for
program expansion at new NITEP
centres in Prince George and Vancouver East, where students spend two
years of their training program gaining practical experience and taking
university-level courses before coming
to the UBC campus for the final two
years of their degree programs.
The NITEP program, which began
in 1974, has now graduated 58 degree
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□ Prof. Vladimir Krajina, who was the recipient of an
honorary degree at UBC's 1982 Spring Congregation for his
pioneering studies in B.C. forest ecology, is the recipient of
the 1982 Douglas H. Pimlott Award of the Canadian Nature
Federation. The award is made to an individual who has
made an outstanding contribution to Canadian conservation
characterized by the completion of difficult conservation
tasks of national importance.
□ Norman Young, a UBC graduate who has been a member
of the Department of Theatre since 1960, has been named to
the Canada Council, which makes grants to support the arts
in Canada. Mr. Young, who has just retired as chairman of
the B.C. Arts Board, has a long list of credits in the arts in
this province. He is executive director of the B.C. Festival of
the Arts and chairman of the Vancouver Civic Theatres
Board which manages the Orpheum and the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Playhouse. He's also a member of the City
of Vancouver's 1986 Centennial Commission.
DDr. Christopher Friedrichs of the UBC history department was awarded the Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, which
carries with it a cash prize of $2,000, at meetings of the
Canadian Historical Association in Ottawa in June. The
prize is for an outstanding scholarly book in a Field of history
other than Canadian published in the two-year period Jan. 1,
1979 to Dec. 31, 1980. Dr. Friedrichs received the award for
his book, Urban Society in the Age of War: Nordlingen,
1580-1720, published by Princeton University Press in 1979.
□ CO. "Chuck" Brawner, associate professor of Mining
and Mineral Process Engineering, is the first Canadian to
receive the Distinguished Member Award of the Society of
Mining Engineers, a constituent society of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers.
The award goes to a select few who have distinguished
themselves by outstanding contributions to the technology or
professional activities of the society.
□ Dr. Robert Flores of UBC's Department of Hispanic and
Italian Studies is one of only seven Canadian researchers
awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships for 1982. The
award will enable Dr. Flores to take leave of absence to continue his widely known research on the work of Miguel de
Cervantes (1547-1616), the Spanish author best known for
one of the masterpieces of literature, Don Quixote, regarded
as the predecessor of the modern novel.
□ Prof. L.D. "Laurie" Hall of the Department of
Chemistry has been awarded the Barringer Research Award
of the Canadian Spectroscopy Association. An expert on
nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Prof. Hall is one
of a handful of scientists applying NMR techniques to the
study of human tissue.
□ Joanna Staniszkis of the School of Home Economics was
the recipient of the 1981 Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in the Crafts, which carries with it a prize of
$16,000. Ms. Staniszkis is widely known as a weaver of
tapestries which have been exhibited in North America and
in Europe.
□ Prof. Robert Kubicek, head of UBC's Department of
History, has been awarded a Smuts Visiting Fellowship in
Commonwealth Studies to enable him to undertake research
at Cambridge University in England in 1982-83. He plans to
continue a study already under way into the role of
technology — weapons, telegraphy, railroads, steamships,
electricity and mining processes and machinery — in European expansion in Africa in the late 19th century.
Chronicle/ft;// 1982   23 UBC reports
UBC is now the operational headquarters for the Knowledge Network, the province-wide
educational TV network established in 1980 as a non-profit society by the provincial government. From quarters in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, network personnel
oversee the transmission of about 100 hours of public educational television beamed weekly to
all parts of the province. Network president is Prof. Walter Hardwick of UBC's Department of
Geography.
UBC's top research
prize awarded to
Asian studies teacher
Prof. Edwin Pulleyblank
Few of man's accomplishments are
more wrapped in mystery than the crea
tion of language, the chief means which
humans have for expressing their
thoughts and feelings and something
most people take for granted.
Interest in how man went about
creating language has expanded enormously in recent years and one of the
frontier thinkers in the field is Prof. Edwin Pulleyblank of the Department of
Asian Studies, who has been named the
winner of UBC's top research prize for
1982.
As the recipient of the $1,000 Prof.
Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize,
Prof. Pulleyblank is being honored for
more than 35 years of contributions to
the disciplines of Chinese history and
linguistics, fields in which he has a
reputation as one of the world's leading
scholars.
Prof. Pulleyblank's interest in the
origin of language is an outgrowth of his
research on Chinese linguistics, particularly his pioneering studies in
reconstructing the pronunciation of ancient Chinese, which he began while
professor of Chinese at Cambridge
University in England from 1953 to
1966.
A native of Calgary, where he was
born 60 years ago, Prof. Pulleyblank
began his academic career at the
University of Alberta, where he received
his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors
in classics in 1942.
After war work with the National
Research Council in Ottawa and in
England, he was awarded a Chinese
government scholarship for study at the
University of London, where he received his Doctor of Philosophy degree
in Chinese history in 1951.
Thesis published
Four years later, his Ph.D. thesis was
published by Oxford University Press
under the title The Background of the
Rebellion of An Lu-shan.
This volume has been described as a
seminal work on the Tang dynasty,
which ruled China from the 7th to the
9th century A.D. and which is regarded
as one of the highpoints of Chinese
history, both in terms of imperial power
and culture.
The An Lu-shan rebellion occurred
in the middle of the Tang dynasty and
divides it in two. An Lu-shan, it turns
out, was a foreigner of mixed Iranian
and Turkish extraction, which led Prof.
Pulleyblank to take a more than passing
interest in foreign connections and influences in ancient China.
Chronicle/fa// 1982   21 UBCreports
Nine members of the UBC faculty — five of them with more than 30 years of service —
reached retirement age on June 30. Those with 30 or more years service are: Prof. Douglas
Whittle, a member of the School of Physical Education and Recreation for 37 years; Prof.
Elizabeth "Beth" McCann, of the School of Nursing, 35 years; Prof. Colin Gourlay of Commerce and Business Administration, 33 years; Dr. James Polglase, head of the biochemistry
department, 30 years; and Inglis F. "Bill" Bell, UBC's associate librarian, 30 years.
His involvement in Chinese linguistics
resulted from a combination of
teaching the language and problems
associated with identifying names in ancient Chinese script.
One of the main problems he's
tackled over the years is reconstructing
the way in which Chinese was pronounced in ancient times. He's been
able to make a good deal of progress in
this area by poring over rhyming dictionaries published in China from 600
A.D. on.
Poetry rhymed
The Chinese used rhyme in their
poetry and the ancient dictionaries give
the sounds used to pronounce words
which sounded similar but which had
totally different meanings.
Still highly problematical is any attempt to reconstruct pronunciation in,
say, the time of Confucius (500 B.C.) or
the beginnings of Chinese civilization
more than 1,000 years earlier.
Prof. Pulleyblank plans to continue
his attempts to reconstruct the pronunciation of Chinese earlier than the
T'ang dynasty because of the
possibilities that exist for linking
Chinese to other languages, such as the
group known as Indo-European, which
includes English.
The chances of linking Chinese to
other languages will be significantly improved if scholars like Prof. Pulleyblank
can successfully reconstruct the pronunciation of the language as far back as
the second millenium B.C.
"We know that Chinese is related to
Burmese and Tibetan," he says, "and I
have a strong suspicion that Chinese is
related to Indo-European languages.
"That may sound far-fetched when
you compare modern Chinese to any
Indo-European language, but the kind
of framework that I have reconstructed
for early Chinese and the kind of structure one encounters in the Indo-
European languages have some striking
similarities. There are individual words
that one can connect in both languages.
"When the Chinese first moved into
Central Asia in the second century
B.C., they encountered the Tocharians,
a now extinct people who spoke an
Indo-European language. Though we
do not yet know how long the
Tocharians had been there, there is no
reason to believe they were recent arrivals and it is quite likely that the
Chinese and Indo-Europeans had been
neighbours for a very long time."
All of this scholarly activity has led
Prof. Pulleyblank to speculate on how
man came to invent language.
His interests lie in an area that
academics describe as the "origin of
duality of patterning in language,"
which Prof. Pulleyblank says boils down
to the idea that you can use a limited
number of sounds which are organized
to express an unlimited number of
words.
"If you begin by imagining the easiest
and most natural way of inventing
language," says Prof. Pulleyblank, "it
seems logical to assume that man first
invented a sound that corresponded to a
whole word, rather than to part of a
word.
"That's what the Chinese did in terms
of writing their language. They invented characters, pictures of a whole
word. I've been speculating on how one
gets from using sounds that represented
ideas to sounds that represented only
parts of words.
"My theory is that man started with
individual sounds, but they were all
consonants. To take a simple example,
the consonant sound 'shhhh' means
keep quiet. But if you link two
"shhhh's" with the vowel, 'u,' you get
shush, which is a word that also means
keep quiet.
"So the theory, to put it crudely, is
that you start with consonants and
derive the vowels as connectors. In a
more sophisticated form the hypothesis,
which is derived from my research in
historical linguistics, is about the nature
of the distinctive features which are
used in all languages to differentiate the
sounds that form words."
Prof. Pulleyblank last year gave a
paper outlining his theory to a conference on the origin of language sponsored by UNESCO. He fully expects
that when the conference proceedings
are published he'll have plenty of supporting — and dissenting — views to
consider.
Ideas tested
But that, he hastens to add, is how
ideas are tested, revised and, eventually, confirmed in academic circles.
Prof. Pulleyblank is the 13th winner
of the Biely prize, which was first
awarded in 1969. It was established by
George Biely, a well-known figure in the
B.C. construction industry, in honor of
his brother, Prof. Jacob Biely, an
internationally-known poultry scientist
whose association with UBC spanned
half a century and who died in June,
1981.
GRANTS
Continued from Page 20.
students and another 17 are teaching
with educational certificates after
completing three years of the four-
year degree program. Prior to the start
of NITEP, there were only 26 native
/Indians teaching in B.C., and only
three had degrees.
The three grants approved by the
Max Bell Foundation will support
development of Japanese legal studies,
finance a two-year research project on
"Canada and the-Changing Economy
of the Pacific Basin" in Asian
research, and enable Westwater to
complete studies for a book on managing the coastal resources of B.C,'s
Pacific coast.
A $300,000 grant to the Institute of
Asian Research will support seven
studies focussing on major com-
ponents ..of' Canada's- economic rela-
tionships with "the./countrfe?of the
Pacific and Asia.
Nine UBC faculty members and one
from Simon Fraser University will be
involved in such research topics as the
flow of investment capital among
Pacific Rim countries, the effect of
economic growth in the Pacific basin
on potential growth in B.C. and
Alberta and the economic contribution of East Indians to B.C.
A Bell Foundation grant of
$275,000 to the Faculty of Law will
foster. the development of Japanese
legal studies over the three-year
period.
The grant has enabled the appointment of a faculty member as director
of Japanese legal studies and provides
for research projects by ten members
of the law faculty comparing selected
areas of Japanese law and lejpri. institutions, with special emphasis on the
legal aspects of Canadian and
Japanese business and economic relations.
The third Bell Foundation grant of
$53,500 to Westwater will enable that
centre to synthesize results from a
coastal resource management project
carried out over die past five years and
define priorities for completing the
program over the next three years.
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□ Prof. Vladimir Krajina, who was the recipient of an
honorary degree at UBC's 1982 Spring Congregation for his
pioneering studies in B.C. forest ecology, is the recipient of
the 1982 Douglas H. Pimlott Award of the Canadian Nature
Federation. The award is made to an individual who has
made an outstanding contribution to Canadian conservation
characterized by the completion of difficult conservation
tasks of national importance.
□ Norman Young, a UBC graduate who has been a member
of the Department of Theatre since 1960, has been named to
the Canada Council, which makes grants to support the arts
in Canada. Mr. Young, who has just retired as chairman of
the B.C. Arts Board, has a long list of credits in the arts in
this province. He is executive director of the B.C. Festival of
the Arts and chairman of the Vancouver Civic Theatres
Board which manages the Orpheum and the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Playhouse. He's also a member ofthe City
of Vancouver's 1986 Centennial Commission.
□ Dr. Christopher Friedrichs of the UBC history department was awarded the Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, which
carries with it a cash prize of $2,000, at meetings of the
Canadian Historical Association in Ottawa in June. The
prize is for an outstanding scholarly book in a field of history
other than Canadian published in the two-year period Jan. 1,
1979 to Dec. 31, 1980. Dr. Friedrichs received the award for
his book, Urban Society in the Age of War: Nordlingen,
1580-1720, published by Princeton University Press in 1979.
□ CO. "Chuck" Brawner, associate professor of Mining
and Mineral Process Engineering, is the first Canadian to
receive the Distinguished Member Award of the Society of
Mining Engineers, a constituent society of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers.
The award goes to a select few who have distinguished
themselves by outstanding contributions to the technology or
professional activities of the society.
□ Dr. Robert Flores of UBC's Department of Hispanic and
Italian Studies is one of only seven Canadian researchers
awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships for 1982. The
award will enable Dr. Flores to take leave of absence to continue his widely known research on the work of Miguel de
Cervantes (1547-1616), the Spanish author best known for
one of the masterpieces of literature, Don Quixote, regarded
as the predecessor of the modern novel.
□ Prof. L.D. "Laurie" Hall of the Department of
Chemistry has been awarded the Barringer Research Award
of the Canadian Spectroscopy Association. An expert on
nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Prof. Hall is one
of a handful of scientists applying NMR techniques to the
study of human tissue.
□ Joanna Staniszkis of the School of Home Economics was
the recipient of the 1981 Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in the Crafts, which carries with it a prize of
$16,000. Ms. Staniszkis is widely known as a weaver of
tapestries which have been exhibited in North America and
in Europe.
□ Prof. Robert Kubicek, head of UBC's Department of
History, has been awarded a Smuts Visiting Fellowship in
Commonwealth Studies to enable him to undertake research
at Cambridge University in England in 1982-83. He plans to
continue a study already under way into the role of
technology — weapons, telegraphy, railroads, steamships,
electricity and mining processes and machinery — in European expansion in Africa in the late 19th century.
Chronicle/Fall 1982  23 Spotlight
20s
Hugh L. Keenleyside, BA'20,
LLB'45, has written the first
volume of his memoirs,
Hammer the Golden Day. The
former Canadian ambassador
to Mexico and chairman of
B.C. Hydro was in the first
class at UBC, and he
includes descriptions of his
undergraduate days in the
"Fairview shacks" in his new
book.... Dr. Masajiro
Miyazaki, BA'25, received a
letter from University of
Victoria president Howard
Petch in May asking
permission to use his name
for a scholarship for the
Cariboo College region. Dr.
Miyazaki lives in Lillooet,
and is a member of the
Order of Canada.
"Considerable adjustment
is necessary in one's
activities and outlook," writes
Lester DeWitt Mallory,
BSA'27, MSA '29 (PhD,
Berkeley) from Laguna
Hills, California. He has
retired once more, this time
from the University of
Guadalajara, where he
taught, wrote, and helped
start the school of
anthropology. He retired
from the U.S. diplomatic
service in 1960 and from the
Inter-American Development
Bank in 1968.... Former
Williams Lake teacher and
community leader Anne
MacKenzie Stevenson,
BA'27, received an
honorary Doctor of Laws
degree from Simon Fraser
University at the spring, 1982
convocation. She is a
founder of Cariboo College,
served many years on the
school board, and has had a
junior secondary school in
Williams Lake named after
her. She was lauded for
"the quiet, unsung, often
tedious and trying
volunteer work " which
included promoting the
native peoples' culture in the
Cariboo region.
24 Chronicle/Fall 1982
Anne Stevenson
30s
All nine members of UBC's
1930 world champion
women's basketball team were
inducted into the B.C.
Sports Hall of Fame in June.
The winners beat France in
the final game in Prague, says
Lois Marion Tourtellotte
Fisher, BA'31. Her team
mates were Claire Menten
Barberie, BA'30, Irene Mary
Rene Burtch, BA'30
(deceased), Thelma Cornwall, BA'30, Jean C. Whyte
Sheldon, BA'31 (deceased),
and former UBC students
Mary Campbell, Florence
Carlisle, Rettie Mayers
(deceased), and Marian
Shelly.... A $250 bursary has
been established by the
friends of Ann McCulIough,
BA'30, who worked in the
Registrar's office and the
Faculty of Agricultural
Sciences for more than 30
years. A trust fund open for
further contributions has also
been established.... Sidney
Thomas "Tom" Parker,
BA'31,MA'34, (PPhD,
Cincinatti) has retired from
the department of
mathematics of Kansas State
University, where he has
taught since 1947. He was
one of the first to gain
hands-on experience
with computers and
became director of
the new computing facility
atKSUin 1958.
He hopes to spend
considerable time in B.C.
during his retirement.
Robert W.
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Keyserlingk
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B.C. to earn tuition fees;
farming in Lithuania; and
interviewing Hitler and
Mussolini.
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Robert W. Keyserlingk
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(BA'29), who, since his birth
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in Russia in 1905, has
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travelled more miles, met
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more makers of history
than most of us dare dream
its European department.
about.
The years 1932-34 were
Keyserlingk was barely
some of the most exciting of
adolescent when the
this century, and Keyserlingk
Russian Revolution exploded.
interviewed among others,
The family fled Vladivostock
Hitler and Mussolini and
(where his father, a navy
witnessed Japan's withdrawal
man, was stationed) to Japan.
from the League of Nations
It was at the Canadian
in 1933.
Academy in Kobe where he
In 1937 he settled in
met, as he says, "many
Montreal, becoming
people who subsequently
managing director of
went to UBC," influencing
British United Press.
his decision to attend UBC
His first book, Unfinished
several years later.
History, was published in
In Shanghai, his next
1948.
home, Keyserlingk attended
"It's European history from
an English public school,
the early 1900s up to World
gaining his Senior
War II, based on my
Cambridge matriculation.
journalistic experiences," he
Then came an 18-month
says.
stint as a Fisherman and
The Fathers of Europe, his
logger in B.C. to earn
second book, appeared in '72.
enough money to put him
And a third was written
through university. By 1927
after he 'retired' — The
he had managed it, and
Dragon's Wrath, published
graduated in '29 with
this year.
honors in history and
It depicts the historical
economics.
background of tension
From UBC it was back to
between China, Japan and
Lithuania to his uncle's farm,
Russia.
where as oldest nephew he
His plans for the future?
was expected to settle down.
"I want to watch my
Restless, he left for Berlin
grandchildren grow up."
and landed an "on-again,
And with 15 to watch, he may
off-again" job with United
have embarked on a whole
Press, ending up as head of
new career.                Louise Ratelle
Margaret R. Erskine,
BA'32, was the first guest
speaker in 1958 at the annual
technologist course in
Kamloops, and has returned
each year to the seminar....
Murray E. Garden, BCom'32,
was lauded recently in a
Kimberley newspaper for his
many years of work and
service in that community.
He had served as an
alderman, and retired in 1975
from the hardware
business.... Judge Frederick
K. Grimmet, BA'32, has
retired from the Chilliwack
county court after 30 years
service.... The B.C. and
Yukon Chamber of Mines
recognized the contribution
of two UBC alumni at its
annual meeting. Alexander
Smith, BA'32, MA'33 (PhD,
Cal Tech), received the H.H.
"Spud" Huestis award for
excellence in prospecting and
mineral exploration. And J.
Harvey Parliament, BASc'45,
and president of Newmont
Mines, was presented with
the Edgar A. Sholtz medal
for his contribution to mine
development. Striving to
preserve B.C.'s farmland as
part of the seven-member
agricultural land commission
are chairman Mills F.
Clarke, BSA'35, MSA'37
(PhD, Penn State), and
agrologist Ian D. Paton,
BSA'50.... Anna Mason,
PhN'38, was honored by the
Penticton Rotary Club in
February as its citizen of the
month. The award was
given for "dedicated and
unselfish service (that) has
been far beyond the bounds
of duty." She was senior
nurse in the South Okanagan
Health Unit from 1943
until her retirement in 1975. 40s
Former B.C. MLA Ray
Williston, BA'40, and Dean
Emeritus of Law George F.
Curtis, Q.C. (LLB, Saskatchewan, BA, BCL, Oxford),
the first dean of law at
UBC, were among five
people receiving honorary
Doctor of Laws degrees at
Spring Congregation....
Stopping briefly in Vancouver in August on her way
to Tonga, near Fiji, Dr.
Beverly Du Gas, BA'45,
EdD'69 (LLD, Windsor), is
scheduled to spend a month
there doing a medical
manpower survey. She is now
coordinator of continuing
education at the University of
Ottawa School of Nursing....
Dean of the Graduate School
of Education at U.C.L.A.,
Dr. John I. Goodlad, BA'45,
MA'46 (PhD, Chicago),
received an honorary Doctor
of Education degree from
Eastern Michigan University.
He was cited as a
distinguished educator,
renowned researcher and
author, who is responsible for
establishing one of the most
prestigious educational
research centers in the U.S.
Dr. George Cameron
Anderson, BA'47, MA'49
(PhD, Washington), has been
appointed director of the
School of Oceanography at
U. Wash. He has been with
the university since 1977....
John D. McAuley, MA'47
(EdD, Stanford),is now
professor emeritus at
Pennsylvania State University,
where he has taught since
1958... John O.Klein,
BA'48, BEd'62, MEd'65,
has retired from teaching
high school, to his home
town of Agassiz. He taught
at Prince Rupert for the last
11 years.... Though he
earned an international
reputation for developing
biological control for insect
pests, Norman V. Tonks,
BSA'48 (MSA, Oregon
State), was never successful in
reducing the paperwork
menace. But that may
change, as his colleagues
presented him with a giant
red-tape-eating mite when
he retired this spring from
the Saanichton Research
Station on Vancouver Island.
Winner of the 1978 UBC
award for Canadian
biography with his book on
B.C.'s first lawyer Sir
Matthew Begbee, was David
Ricardo Williams, BA'48,
LLB'49, who has another
book out. This time, it's an
account of the case of
Simon Peter Gunanoot,
accused and later acquitted
of a double murder in the
early years of the century
near Hazeiton.... Louis B.
Beduz, BA'49, BEd'58,
retired in March from his
position as Superintendent
of Schools for the
Creston-Kaslo district. He
and his wife, Meta, celebrate
their 30th wedding
anniversary this year.... Percy
Gitelman, BSA'49, president
of UFL Foods of Ontario,
was recently in East Africa as
a consultant with the
International Development
Research Centre making
recommendations on food
security.... A new book by
Vancouver consulting geologist Lewis Howard Green,
BASc'49 (MSc, PhD,
Wisconsin), called The
Boundary Hunters, was
published this spring by UBC
Press. It chronicles the
demarcation of the Alaskan
boundary from 1835 to
1920, and the often heroic
surveyors who accomplished
the difficult task.... The key
to being a successful judge
for the city of Kamloops lies
in keeping his "mouth shut
and...ears open," according
to newly appointed county
court judge Robert
(Robbie) Robinson, LLB'49.
He is a founding member
of the Kamloops Bar
Association, and has
practised law in that city since
1953.
50s
New appointees to the B.C.
Institute of Technology
board of governors are
Edward Victor Hird,
BASc'50, Thomas Arthur
Cook, BCom'55, and Marilyn
Chilvers, BA'60... Neil A.
Macdougall, BASc'50 (MBA,
Toronto), was awarded a
second diamond to his gold
glider pilot's badge by the
Federation Aeronautique
Internationale in Paris. He
is president of the Technical
Service Council in
Toronto.... Globetrotter
Shirley Manning,BA'50,
has settled in California after
working in the U.K. and
Saudi Arabia. She has
established an agency called
Publication Arts Network
which represents writers,
editors, and graphic
designers.
Brian Lendrum
"If you're going to live in
the Yukon, you have to
experience the outdoors."
Even if you're blind and
live alone.
That's the philosophy
which guides Richard Brian
Lendrum, BA'73, MA'77,
who has been blind since the
age of two. Through the
bitter Yukon dawn he
commutes the 47 kilometres
between his isolated log cabin
and his office job in
Whitehorse. In winter, he
skis; in summer, he
bicycles...
He works for the
Department of Indian Affairs
and Northern Development.
The 32-year-old rises
with the birds and straps on
his cross-country skis to stride
the six long kilometres to
the highway where he hitches
a ride to work. In the
summer he bicycles part of
the way.
Edmonton Journal
"Skiing in winter is easier
because 1 just follow the
grooves of" cars and trucks
along the road," he says.
His method of commuting is
not without hazards, and
occasionally he bumps into
trees.
"The people at the office
will sometimes comment on
the shape my nose is in.
Every week or so I show up
with a new scratch or
bandage."
But being blind has never
stopped Brian from doing
what he wants. After
obtaining his masters degree
in French from L'BC, he
taught at the Jericho Hill
School for the blind.
Then he taught French to
Canadian Forces officers
stationed in the Queen
Charlotte Islands.
After that he was off to
Europe to study French and
music in Switzerland for
two years. On his return to
Canada, he headed for the
north to new adventure.•■■
The spring issue of the
Chronicle said Leslie
Armour, BA'52 (PhD,
London), was co-author of a
booklet, The Faces of Reason.
The "booklet" is in fact a
548-page book. He is also
author of The Idea of Canada
and The Crisis of Community,
and teaches at the
University of Ottawa....
Margaret Street, associate
professor emeritus of the
School of Nursing has been
appointed a member of the
Order of Canada. She
taught nursing at L'BC from
1952 until her retirement in
1972.... New manager of
technical research and
development with the
Cominco company in Frail
is Charles A. Sutherland,
BASc'52. He has been with
the company since graduating, and was lately the
development manager at
the Trail plant.... B.C.
Supreme Court Justice
John C. Bouck, BA'54,
Chronide/ZW/ 1982   25 LLB'55, was awarded a
certificate of excellence from
the B.C. Trial Lawyers
Association in March. It was
the first time that Canadian
lawyers have publicly
recognized a judge in
office.... J. McEwan
Macintyre, BA'55, BSW'56,
MSW57 (DSW, USC), was
appointed Director of the
McMaster School of Social
Work on July 1, 1981. He
has been a faculty member of
the School for 11 years.
Jean Miyazawa Turnbull,
BA'55 (MLS, Washington),
will chair the Academic
Council of B.C.'s department
of education for the term
endingjan.31, 1983. A
former member of the
board of Selkirk College and
the Trail school board, she
is married to John D.
Turnbull, BASc'55, MASc'58,
assistant manager of
Cominco in Trail.... James L.
Denholme, BASc'56, president of the Canadian
Certified General Accountants Association, is also
president of Sparrow
Resources Ltd. of Calgary....
Onetime Thunderbird
football team player Ralph
Edward (Buzz) Hudson,
BCom'56, LLB'57, was sworn
in this spring as a judge of
the B.C. provincial court....
After eight years as
principal of Killarney
secondary-school in
Vancouver, Minora Sugi-
moto, BA'56, MEd'66, is
being transferred to Eric
Hamber secondary.
Students, teachers and
parents signed a petition
protesting his transfer to no
avail.... Robert Wyman,
B'Com'56, is optimistic
about the country's future.
The director of the
Vancouver Board of Trade
and president of Pemberton
Securities is giving lectures
on such topics as "Canada:
the potential still exists"....
New Westminster Chamber
of Commerce president is
Ralph Kitos, BCom'57.
one task of Dr. John G. Hall,
MD'56, chief of surgery at
Castlegar and District
Hospital in the Kootenays.
He was recently elected to the
board of directors of the
Civil Aviation Medical
Association.... Hamish I. F.
Simpson, BA'57 (DipEd,
Oxford), has been
appointed director of the
Lester B. Pearson College
of the Pacific in Victoria. He
was headmaster of Glenlyon
School in Victoria.... Alice
Baumgart, BSN'58 (MASc
McGill), Dean of the Faculty
of Nursing at Queen's
Dr. John Hall
Assessing the physical and
emotional fitness of pilots is
26  Chronicle/Fall 1982
Alice Baumgart
University, lectured on the
topic of "Myths, Modes,
Madness" at this year's
Scholarly Lecture sponsored
by the University of
Manitoba and the Victorian
Order of Nurses.... Capt.
Jan Drent, BA'58, is Chief of
Staff (Readiness) with
Maritime Forces Pacific. He
formerly served as a
commanding officer on
destroyers and as a
Canadian naval attache in the
Soviet Union.... Jack
Marshall Forbes, BASc'58,
has been appointed director
of Health and Welfare
Canada's health protection
branch for the western
region....
Life proceeds by degrees
for Agnes Jean Groome,
MA'58: BA'38, BEd'50
(Saskatchewan) and a
Theology degree (St.
Andrews); MA'67 (Regina),
topped by a PhD (Colorado).
She just received her
seventh degree: Master of
Divinity, St. Andrews. She
plans to continue teaching
education at the University
of Regina until retiring to do
full time church work....
Avid skier and pilot George
Walter Lam person, BA'58,
LLB'61, has been appointed
judge for the County Court
of Yale. The former
Kamloops lawyer became a
provincial court judge in
1974 before gaining the
federal appointment....
Raymond R. Robinson,
BA'58, was appointed head
of the federal Environmental
Assessment Review Office.
He comes to the office of
executive chairman after
eight years with Environment
Canada.... Werner Forster,
BArch'59, has left his mark
on some of the finest
eateries in town, including
designing the landscaping
and lighting for Umberto
Menghi's exotic dining
spots.... Canada's senior trade
commissioner in Los
Angeles, David Earl F.
Taylor, BSF'59, wants to
persuade Californians to give
up their cars and adopt
Canadian rapid transit
technology. But nothing is
certain yet....
Helping doctors in their
fight for more money from
government health ministries
has been a "larger challenge
than I expected" for
Benjamin B. Trevino,
LLB'59. The Vancouver
labor lawyer has worked for
medical associations in B.C.,
Saskatchewan and Ontario
during the last two years....
Publisher and advertising
director Gary S. Zivot,
BCom'59, has started a new
magazine in Toronto entitled
Goodlife. He had previously
been involved with the
Toronto Calendar magazine.
60s
Dr. Gustav Christensen
Another UBC writer is
Gustav S. Christensen,
MASC'60, PhD'66, co-author
of Optimal Economic
Operation of Electrical Power
Systems published by the
Academic Press, 1979. He
teaches electrical engineering
at the University of Alberta,
Edmonton.... And Lillian B.
(Beth) Greenwood, BA'60,
MA'65, has two novels in
progress. Her first novel,
The Street Sparrows, was
published under the name
Rose Ayers.... Kamloops
lawyer Robert Bernulf
(Bob) Hunter, BCom'61,
LLB'62, has been named a
Queen's Counsel.... Continuing the age-old tradition of
the cottage industry is Lois
Alice Halls Kemp, BHE'61,
whose quilts and needle
work have won her
recognition around Vancouver.... Frances (Sandy)
Chowne Duncan, BA'62, has
published three novels for
children, two books for
adults, and numerous short
stories. She and her husband,
Norman, BA'63, MEd'69,
live in Vancouver.
Inventing a better hat has
won an expanding market for
Alexander Joseph Tilley,
BA'62. His sailing hats, first
made in 1980, will be used
in the singlehanded-around-
the-world yacht race
starting in September. Tilley
is an art dealer in
Toronto.... Former music
director of the UBC
orchestra, Willem Bertsch,
BMus'63 (MMus, Texas)
directed the Suzuki Institute
in Penticton in July. He is
the conductor of the
Melbourne Symphony
Orchestra in Florida....
Forester Kenneth John
Ingram, BSF'63, is the
timber, range and recreation
manager for the Vancouver
Forest Region.
Audrey M. Kerr, BLS'63,
will be Librarian-in-Resi-
dence at Dalhousie University
this fall. She is the medical
librarian at the University of
Manitoba, and professor in
the Faculty of Medicine....
Moving from superintendent
of schools in the Trail
school district to the
Penticton district is Gilbert
Charles (Gib) Lind, BA'63
(MEd, Eastern Washington)
.... Victoria resident Teresa
Ann McVittie Reksten,
BA'63, has several
published articles and books
to her credit, including
Rattenbury, about one of early
B.C.'s most famous — and
notorious — architects....
Because the embryos of
Mexican salamanders are
similar to human embryos,
Dr. John Armstrong, BSc'64
(PhD Wisconsin), is using
them in his research on
genetic development. The
transparency of the embryos
allows researchers to
calculate the effects of
chemicals and radiation....
Brian W. Mitchell, BCom'64,
is president of Canadian
Stevedoring Ltd.
Philip F.W. Bartle, BA'65,
MA'71 (PhD Ghana), has
switched from sociology
and economics to being
community planning advisor
for a development program
in northern Ghana.... After three years of research,
Alison Clarke-Stewart,
BA'65, MA'67 (PhD Yale), is
convinced that children who
attend day care centres
learn social and behavioral
skills faster than children
kept at home. Her book Day
Care was to be published
this fall by Harvard
University Press.... William
Arthur (Art) Forgay, BLS'65,
recently retired as school
library consultant for
Saskatchewan, was doubly
honored at the annual
Canadian Library Association
conference in June. He won
the Margaret B. Scott Award
of Merit and the Frances
Morrison Award for
outstanding service to
libraries in Saskatchewan....
Former president of Selkirk
College Bruce Fraser, BSc'65,
PhD'70, was named
president of Malaspina
College in Nanaimo in
April.
The theatrics of fashion is
the specialty of Mary Alison
Green, BA'65, a set and
costume designer for
Vancouver's Arts Club
Theatre.... Daryll M.
Herbert, BSc'65, MSc'67,
Phd'73, is the new biologist
for the Williams Lake fish
and wildlife region.... Music
often becomes a series of
festivals for Kathleen L.
Keple, BMus'65 (MM,
Indiana). In addition to
teaching piano, and
adjudicating music festivals,
she is first vice-president of
the Canadian Federation of
Music Festivals. Lillian
Irene Ward,BEd'65, is
anticipating a move to Peru
from her position with the
Instituto Linguistico de
Verano in Beni, Bolivia.
William Alan Blair,
BSA'67, LLB'73, recently
become provincial court
judge for the county of
Yale.... "Happily looking
forward to a career as a
country G.P. in Australia" is
Judith Anne Venning
Hamel, BSc'67, (MSc,
Flinders; MBBS Adelaide)....
A first novel by John Keith
Harrison, BA'67 (PhD
McGill) is a tale of cultural
confrontations in Montreal
and Vancouver, and is
entitled Dead Ends, published
by Quadrant Editions....
Douglas Allan Little, BSF'67,
is vice-president of
Northwood Pulp and
Timber.... Robert M. Sitter,
BASc'63, MBA'69, is
vice-president of Whonnock
Industries.... and John W.
(Jack) Toovey, BSF'60,
stepped down as Association
of B.C. Professional
Foresters' president, while the
new vice-president is Peter
Ackhurst BSF'66.
Music teacher Leah Gail
Schulz Muliner, BMus'67,
directs the Kamloops Youth
Choir.... James A. Swetlikoe,
BASc'67, sends "cheers
from sunny Australia," where
he has joined a private
consulting firm specializing
in computer based control
systems.... Successful potter
Denys Alfred James,
BEd'68, teaches at the Emily
Carr College of Art in
Vancouver.
Dealing with B.C.'s tumultuous labor scene is Stephen
F.D. Kelleher, BA'68,
LLB'73, recently appointed
chairman of the Labor
Relations Board. He succeeds
Donald R. Munroe,
LLB'70, who is now teaching
labor, constitutional and
criminal law at UVic... Sister
Patricia Kelly, BSN'68,
recently returned to Moose
Jaw's Providence Hospital
as director of pastoral care....
70s
Janice M. Davies, BSC'70,
assistant professor with the
University of Calgary's
Department of Anaesthesia,
now is also director of the
anaesthesia research lab....
Patricia R. (Pat) Skolseg,
MSW'71, is a casework
supervisor for the Alberta
Social Services department
in Calgary.... Moving to
Edmonton to become the
head of the timber
management planning for
the Alberta government is
Evelynne M. Wrangler,
BSc'71.
One of those lucky souls
who gets to read on the job is
Victor E. Currell, BA'72,
MSL'79, librarian at the
Centennial Library in
Terrace.... Thomas Grigliatti,
PhD'72, is doing research
on fruit flies that age five
times faster than normal at
slightly higher temperatures.
Tom MacKinnon, LLB'72
(LLM, Sheffield),has been
called to the Bar of England
and Wales as a barrister in
London.... After 10 years in
the federal civil service,
Robert G. (Rob) Shaw,
BA'72, is off to manage a
country pub in Gloucestershire, England. From 1977
to 1980 he was second
secretary to the Canadian
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Mary Whitney
Serving summons and
tracking down missing
people is a pretty unusual job
for someone who once
wanted to be a librarian, but
Mary Whitney, BA'76,
loves her work as a private
investigator.
"I've been a snoop ever
since I was a little kid," she
said. "If someone is being
deceitful, I want to be there
to see when they let their
hair down."
One of the few female
private investigators in the
province, Mary studied
sociology at UBC, and is a
former RCMP plainclothes
officer. She now works for
STC Investigations Inc. —
mostly in divorce, summons-
serving and missing persons
cases.
She's good at her job, but
occasionally she'll run into a
client who thinks that all
sleuths have to look and act
like Philip Marlowe or Sam
Spade.
"Sometimes people don't
take me seriously when they
phone," she said. "They ask
whether they can speak to my
mother."
Peter Hulbert, The Province
And her investigative
techniques differ somewhat
from the tough-guy methods
depicted on TV and in
movies.
"I don't use brute force. I
charm my way into people's
lives." But the 29-year-old
does, however, admit to
owning a pair of binoculars
and a trenchcoat.
Along with the unsual line
of work come some pretty
strange requests.
And being awakened in the
middle of the night by clients
calling for advice on their
personal life also seems to be
part of the job.
"I'm not a marriage
counsellor, but what do you
do at 3 a.m. in the morning?"
Although Mary likes
snooping, she says her
parents would have been
happier if she had become a
librarian.
"They thought that a
woman's place was in the
house, in the kitchen, making
pasta and I refuse to make
pasta. I'd just as soon be out
there skulking around."
High Commission in
London.... John W. Twigg,
BA'72, has resumed his post
as finance editor with the
Regina Leader-Post. His wife
is Merran L. Acaster Twigg,
BA'72.
Patrick Wedd, MMus'72
(BMus, Toronto), of
Vancouver's Christ Church
Chronicle/Fall 1982   27 Cathedral, will perform the
first concert on the organ of
Toronto's new Roy
Thompson Hall. He began
teaching organ at UBC this
fall. And fellow organist
Mark Ernest Toews,
BMus'77 (MMus, Michigan),
is taking a doctorate in
music at Michigan....
Filmmaker Chris Gallagher,
BA'73, had seven of his
short films shown at the
National Film Board
Theatre in Vancouver.
The first woman executive
director of the Canadian
Cancer Society's B.C. and
Yukon Division is Phyllis H.
Wright Hood, BSN'73, (MA
Washington). She was
formerly assistant to the
president of Vancouver
General. Terrance R.
Greeenberg, BA'74, is off to
Thailand as the Canadian
embassy's vice-consul....
David K. Haley, BSF'74, is
"very excited" about his
new position as the first
municipal forester of the
North Cowichan district on
Vancouver Island.
B.C.'s first director of
tourism industry educational
services is Richard H.
Lemon, BA'74.... F. Louise
Ball, BA'75 (MA, MPH
Berkeley), has been accepted
as a clinical psychology
intern at San Francisco
General Hospital.... Former
Olympic volleyball team
captain Elizabeth Baxter,
BPE'75, is living in Ottawa
and coaching Canada's
national women's volleyball
team.... Newly-appointed as
consultant for the Shuswap
school division's special
education branch is Alastair
J. Ferguson, BEd'75,
DELNR'76, MED'80....
Renaissance and Elizabethan
music is the specialty Of
Peter J. Hannan, BMus'75,
and Erica J. Northcott,
BMus'77.... Glynnis Marie
Horel, BASc'75, is a
geotechnical engineer with
Hardy Associates in Dawson
Creek.
Both Robert McMechan,
BSc'75, and his wife Margaret
Mann, BSc'75, received
Doctor of Philosphy degrees
in geological sciences from
Queen's University in
October, 1981.... Law
professor Bradford W.
Morse, LLB'75,went to New
Zealand and Australia last
summer while on sabbatical
from the University of
Ottawa.
Peter J. Lenhardt, MSc'76
(BSc Guelph), is off to Zaire
to teach agriculture.
Administrator for Parksville
is Grant McRadu, BA'76.
28 Chromde/Fall 1982
Charting caribou migration
patterns keeps Yukon
biologist Don Russell,
BSF'72, MF'76, on his toes.
It's all a lot of jazz for
drummer Philip B. Belanger, BMus'77, and pianist
Kim Darwin, BMus'76. The
Vancouver musicians recently
toured B.C. interior towns
with the Dave Quarin
Quartet.... Poet Roo
Borson, MFA'77 has several
published works to her
credit. She is the author of
Rain and In the Smokey Light
ofthe Fields.... Joseph G.
Bowes, BComm'77 (MBA,
Western), has returned to
Vancouver to join Price
Waterhouse Associates.
Writer-actors Morris Panych,
BFA'77, and Ken MacDonald, BA'72, are the
masterminds behind the
successful satirical play Last
Call, which played to packed
Vancouver theatres this
spring and summer.... And
another writer, Linda
Svendsen, BA'77 (MFA
Columbia), is writer-in-
residence at Western
Washington University.
Since winning the American
Short Story contest in 1980,
she has been writing at
Radcliffe College on a
Bunting Fellowship award....
Actor-director Eric D.
Epstein, BA'78, returned for
a visit from England to
present Four Farces, a quartet
of one-act Anton Chekhov
plays, at the City Stage
Theatre in Vancouver.
Maria F. LeRose, BA'78, is
starting her second season
as a host of a Vancouver TV
talkshow.... Gregory M.
McKelvie, BSc'78, received a
Doctor of Pharmacy degree
in May from the Philadelphia
College of Pharmacy and
Science. He has accepted a
post with Victoria General
Hospital as a paediatric
clinical pharmacist.... Susan
Lee Painter, MA'78, PhD'80,
is head of the newly-created
National Clearinghouse on
Family Violence, an
organization to help victims
of family violence....
Archaeologist David Poko-
tylo, PhD'78, and UBC
students spent the summer
digging near upper Hat
Creek valley looking for
artifacts left by B.C.'s early
inhabitants.
Paul Ronald Sanberg,
MSc'79 (PhD Australian
National University), is now a
postdoctoral fellow at the
neuroscience and neurology
department of Johns
Hopkins University School of
Medicine in Baltimore....
80s
Basketball and success are
just two of the things that
Kathryn C. Williams Shields,
BPE'80, and Kenneth W.D.
Shields, BPE'69, have in
common. The husband-and-
wife team coach varsity
squads at the University of
Victoria, where their teams
have won three Canadian
championships each in the
last few years.... Returning
from a year in Paris studying
cooking at La Varenne is
Lesley D. Stowe, BA'80, who
became the resident
instructor at Vancouver's
Wise Owl Cooking School....
Spectrum/Spectrum/Spectrum ,
by Karen Patrice Firus,
BA'81, won the Canada
Kodak Award for best
student film.... CUSO
volunteer Jacqueline Patricia
Jacob,BASc'81,isoffto
Mozambique as a poultry
specialist.
Rev. Allen John Aicken, BA'63,
and Janice E. Campbell Aiken, a
daughter, Nicole Paige, by
adoption on April 27, 1982 (born
January 23, 1978), in Calgary....
Philip F.W. Bartle, BA'65, MA'71
(PhD, Ghana), and Elizabeth
Quayson, a daughter, Amanda
Jean Sunday, February 28,1982,
in Victoria.... Pamela Ann
Atkinson Brown, BSW76, and
Kenneth Allan Brown, BCom'74,
a daughter, Cydney Cara,
October 21, 1981, in Nanaimo....
Vickie Young Cappis, BEd'72,
and Al Cappis, a daughter, Maria
Louise, December 9, 1981, in
Lacombe, Alberta.... Julia Power
Erdmann, BMus'72, BLS'74,
and Karl E. Erdmann (BSc, Sir
George Williams), a daughter,
Wendy Anne, December 28, 1981
in New Westminster.... Ricky J.
Longton, BASc'76, and Elizabeth
Longton, a son, Roy Frederic,
February 13, 1982, in Clarksville,
Tennessee.... Hugh Stephen
MacKinnon, BEd'78, and
Kathleen Mary Munro
MacKinnon, BEd'79, a son, Scott
Joseph, January 5, 1982, in
Calgary.... Richard E. Mansell,
BEd'68, and Cherie Kassiones
Mansell, twins, a son, Ki, and a
daughter, Kendra, December
18, 1981, in Waterloo, Ontario....
Ian Richard (Rich) Mayers,
BSc'68 (MSc, Washington), and
Heather Jean Lake Mayers, a
son, Nigel Geoffrey, April 6,
1982, in Calgary, and brother to
Jennifer Patricia, March 14, 1979,
also in Calgary.... Peter G.
Merchant, BASc'76, and Valerie
Merchant (BSc, London), a son,
Michael John, May 16, 1981, and
a brother to Madeleine Claire,
July 17, 1979, both in Poole,
Dorset, England.... Daniel J.
Millar, BSc'78, and Alice B.
Gilbert Millar,BHE'78, a son,
Jamieson Tyler, June 6, 1982, in
Calgary... Kim P.J. Miller,
BCom'78, and Margaret G.
Dallyn Miller, BA'80, a son,
Dale Melvin John, January 27,
1982, in Kitimat, B.C....
Norman O'Donnell, BA'73 (BEd,
MA Gonzaga), and Anne Yuill
O'Donnell, a son, Braden
Norman Yuill, April 17, 1982 in
Kelowna.... Linda L. Kerr Riddle,
BA'68, and Ken Riddle, a
daughter, Elizabeth Suzanne,
January 7, 1982, in Greenwood,
B.C.... Dorte N. Christensen
Pitta way, BA'77, and Geoffrey
W. Pittaway, a daughter, Margot
Lisse, August 3, 1981, in
Queenstown, New Zealand....
Deborah M. Rota, BA'74,
LLB'77, and Kenneth J.
Koscielski, a son, James,
January 3, 1982, in Vancouver....
Robert Chester Shaw, MA'75. a
son, Ryan Robert, August 9,
1981, in Scottsdale, Arizona....
Dr. Terry Simpson, MD'70, and
Sharon D. Howatt Simpson,
BSN'71, a daughter, Sarah
Howatt, December 29, 1981, in
Kamloops.... Martin T. Summers,
BMus'75, and Karen Ann
Dickie Summers, a son, Tyler
Maxwell, August 3, 1980, in
Burnaby.... James A. Swetlikoe,
BASc'67, and Theresa Margaret
Swetlikoe, a son, Michael James,
December 23, 1981, to join
sisters Lisa and Monique, in
Sydney, Australia.... Janet K.
Letourneau Zakus, BPE'74, and
Dwight H. Zakus, BPE'74, a
daughter, Natasha Anne,
February 2, 1982, in Vancouver.
Susan Aizenman, BA'67, to
Marvin David Millman of New
York City, on May 31, 1981....
Luigi Bassani, BEd'79, to Anne
S. McNab (BSc, St. Andrews,
Scotland), July 17, 1982, in
Grangemouth, Scodand....
William M. Kershaw, BSc'74
(LLB, Toronto), to Susan
Milner Cody (PhD, Toronto), on
December 5, 1981, in
Toronto.... A. David Law,
BASc'77, MBA'80, to Barbara J.
Scott, BA'78, in August, 1981....
Ruth A. Lovell, MLS'78, to
Peter Rene Scott, on July 20,
1981, in Nanaimo.... Jane Ann
McMillan, MA'77, toJayGinter
(MSc, New York), March 21,
1982, in California.... Griffith
Macklin Marshall, BCom'79, to
Barbara J. Peters, BSN'80, on
February 20, 1982.... Joseph
Valentinuzzi, BSc'75, BASc'81,
and Estrina Piccolo, BEd'73,
May 8, 1981, in Vancouver. Allan G. Ainsworth, BA'46,
spring, 1982. A barrister and
solicitor, and past president of the
B.C. Conservatives Association,
he was also a Gamma
Omicron Beta who won a Rhodes
Scholarship at Oxford from
1946 to 1949. Survived by his
wife, Mary Howard Oxley, BA'48,
three daughters and one son.
Ian T. Cameron, BASc'40
(BSc Sask), January, 1982 in
Victoria. During his 24-year
career with the B.C. Forest
Service, Cameron became the
province's chief forester in 1972
and retired in 1974. Survived
by his wife, Ruth.
Eva M. Cernetic, BEd'79, May,
1982 in Prince George. She
was one of three UBC students to
graduate from an experimental
Five-year degree program in
special education. She worked
with emotionally disturbed
children in Prince George.
Survived by her father, Dragan,
BA'63, MA'68, and her mother.
A memorial fund in her name
has been established by the Prince
George School District.
Claire TurnbuU Confer,
BLS'69 (BA Ottawa), spring,
1982. From 1973 to 1980 she
was head of reference and
public services department at
McGill's medical library.
Survived by her husband, Cal,
and daughter, Sarah.
Jacqueline Dearman, LLB'79
(BA UVic), December, 1981
in Victoria. A member of a
Surrey law firm, she was
commanding officer of 767
(Whalley) Royal Canadian Air
Cadet Squadron in Surrey, and
held the rank of lieutenant.
In 1980 she won the title of
Business and Professional
Woman for B.C. Survived by
her parents.
John C. Dixon, BComm'58,
February, 1982 in Vancouver.
He left behind "a thousand
friends."
John L. Farrington, BASc'28,
March, 1982. He was general
manager for Amalgamated Tin
Mines of Nigeria, one of the
largest mines in West Africa.
Survived by his daughter,
Patricia.
Hugh C. Ferguson, BA'42,
November, 1981 in West
Vancouver. From 1928 until
the war he taught at Qualicum
Beach Elementary before
becoming principal of
Campbell River Secondary.
During World War II he was an
RCAF flight lieutenant and
was awarded the Burma Star.
From 1948 to 1974 he held
posts throughout the province
as Inspector of Schools and
Superintendent of Schools.
Survived by his wife, Anne,
BA'46; daughter Jeanie, BEd'77;
and son Ian, BA'74, MA'77,
MLS'79.
Jean Isabel McGeachy French,
BA'32, December, 1981, in
Vanderhoof. The daughter
of pioneers in the Vanderhoof
area, she returned to the
community to teach school
after graduating. Survived by her
husband, brother, sons,
daughters-in-law and granddaughters.
Benjamin Lee Gordon, MD'71,
April, 1982. He became
assistant professor and head
of Clinical Immunology and
Allergology at UBC's Department
of Paediatrics from 1972 to
1973. From 1975 onwards he
was an associate professor of
tropical medicine at the
University of Hawaii.
Survived by his wife, two sons and
one daughter.
May Gross, BA'38, April,
1982 in Vancouver. She was
appointed social worker for the
Children's Aid Society, and
became first president in 1966 of
the Social Planning and Review
Council of B.C., which she
helped form. She also helped
found TRACY - an
organization designed to meet
the needs of adolescents.
Survived by a son, Robert; two
daughters, Judy and Jean;
and four grandchildren. A
memorial fund has been set up
in her honor.
William R. Hatch, BASc'57,
April, 1982. He was employed
with the Aluminum Co. of
Canada in Kitimat since 1955.
Survived by his wife, Mary
Helen.
Edward Campbell Hay, BASc'30,
March, 1982 in Vancouver. He
worked for Canadian
Westinghouse Co. in Hamilton,
Regina and Toronto, and
returned to Vancouver to
become manager of the
company's construction products
division until his retirement in
1972. Survived by his wife,
Betty McKenzie, BA'30; daughter
Barbara Hankin, BA'60; son
Christopher, BPE'72; and his
sister, Letitia Hay, BA'30, MA'32.
William Thomas Irvine, BA'37,
November, 1981.
J. Allan Jones, BASc'29, in
December, 1980 in Ottawa. He
was chief engineer for the
RCAF defense and construction
program during World War II.
Later he became engineer for
the construction of the DEW line.
He was involved with numerous
construction projects, retiring
as project manager for
construction of an addition to
the Bank of Canada in
Ottawa. Survived by his wife.
James Wilfred Lee, BSA'32,
September, 1981, in Kelowna.
He was district superintendent
for the Kelowna region for
Agriculture Canada. Survived
by his wife, son and daughter.
Predeceased by his brother
Gerald, BA'28, BEd'51.
E.A. Lloyd, professor emeritus,
Faculty of Agriculture, July 18,
1981, in Washington at the
age of 94. He retired in 1952
after 30 years teaching in the
poultry science division.
Mr. Justice Arthur E. Lord,
Q.C, BA'21, LLD'58, July, 1982
in Vancouver. "UBC has lost an
old friend and staunch
supporter" said university
Chancellor J. V. Clyne in his
euology. Justice Lord was a
judge of the B.C. Court of
Appeal before retiring in 1967.
He served for 23 years as a
counsel and solicitor for
Vancouver, and was made a
Freeman of the city in 1958. He
received the first Great Trekker
Award for outstanding service
to UBC in 1952, and was credited
with composing the UBC yell,
"Kitsilano, Capilano, Siwash..."
Clifford S. Lord, BASc'29,
MASc'33 (PhD MIT), October,
1981 in Ottawa. As chief
geologist for the Geological
Survey of Canada, he pioneered
the use of helicopters for
mapping and was instrumental
in having Canada completely
mapped in the early 70s.
John Caspar Lund, BSc'62,
(PEng), October, 1981.
Martha Stirling MacLeod, BA'22,
February, 1982. Survived by her
husband, John, BA'22, and
daughter, Shirley.
A.F. Dorothy McPhillips, BA'51
(BLS, Toronto), winter, 1981.
She was the former chief librarian
at North Vancouver's Centennial
Library.
Leonard Charles Marsh, May,
1982 in Vancouver. He was
director of research at UBC's
School of Social Work from
1950-64, and professor of
educational sociology from
1965-72. A UBC professor
emeritus of education, he
possessed numerous honorary
degrees. Survived by his
nephew and niece.
Cliffe St. John Mathers,
BASc'23, January, 1982 in
Seattle. His invention of a
remote control device for marine
engines proved successful and
in 1945 he formed his own
company to manufacture and
distribute it. His son Harold now
heads the family firm in Seattle.
Also survived by his wife Ada and
daughter Madelyn.
Selwyn A. Miller, BA'23, MA'36
(PhD Toronto), January, 1982,
in Quebec. A former vice
principal of John Oliver high in
Vancouver, he retired in 1968
after 18 years with Vancouver
School Board as director of
research and special services.
He then served two years as
director of the Educational
Research Institute of B.C.
Survived by a daughter, son,
two grandchildren and a sister.
Ernest Mitchell, BASc'34,
March, 1982 in Vancouver. He
retired in 1975 after 41 years of
service with Cominco, where he
held a number of senior
positions.
David Dean Mountain, BA'67,
March, 1982, in Maple Ridge,
B.C. A champion bridge player
with a passion for farming and
carpentry, he is remembered by
his colleagues at Maple Ridge
Secondary School as "a man
with an outstanding reputation."
Survived by his wife, son,
daughter, mother and two
brothers.
Christopher B. New, BA'59,
March, 1982 in Calgary. He
served with the RCAF from 1965
to 1976, and then joined Public
Works Canada as a steam
engineer in Calgary. Survived
by his wife Gail, two daughters,
parents, and five grandchildren.
Garry Arvid Olson, BA'71,
July, 1981 in Vancouver. Survived
by his parents, two brothers and
one sister.
George Edwards Reid, BEd'64,
April, 1981.
Roderick Francis Robertson,
BA'44, MA'46 (PhD McGill)
February, 1982 in Montreal.
Associate chairman of McGill
Department of Chemistry,
where he taught since 1956, he
was in charge of one of the first
ultracentrifuge analysis laboratories in Canada in the mid 50s.
Survived by his wife, a
daughter, and two sisters.
Tanya Elizabeth Bortnik
Rosen, BA'66, April, 1982. A
former resident of Cranbrook,
she is survived by her husband,
Cal, BASc'55, MBA'63, two sons
and a daughter.
Patricia Hughes Scott, BEd'72,
March, 1982. Survived by her
husband and two sons.
Peggy Q. Lum Steele, BSP'65,
February, 1982 in Cedaredge,
Colorado. Survived by her
husband Dick.
George W. Brian Upson, BPE'53,
April, 1981 in West Vancouver.
He coached high school
basketball in West Vancouver
for 20 years, and captained the
Thunderbirds inr 1954. He was
a member of Canada's national
team during the 1959 world
championships. Survived by his
wife, three sons and one sister.
Fraser Melvin Wallace, BA'23
(MA Washington), March, 1982
in Vancouver. A former principal
of John Oliver High School in
Vancouver, he went on to become
Inspector of High Schools for
the Vancouver School Board.
Survived by his wife, Dorothy,
BA'26, and two grandchildren.
Edwin Joseph Webb, BA'56
(MA), August 1981 in Port
Alberni. A teacher, counsellor
and department head, his last
position was as principal of Mt.
Klitsa Secondary School. Survived
by his wife, three daughters,
brother Albert, BA'62, a sister
and mother.
Robert W. Wellwood, BASc'35
(MSF, PhD Duke) June, 1982
near Lytton, B.C. He was
professor emeritus at the UBC
Faculty of Forestry, and taught
for 30 years before retiring in
1976. He specialized in tropical
forestry and worked as a
consultant to such groups as the
United Nations, World Bank,
and Canadian International
Development Agency. Donations
in his memory can be made to
the Mary Wellwood Memorial
Scholarship fund which
provides a grant for forestry
students. Survived by his wife
Barbara, BSN'58; son Robert,
BSF'73, MSc'78; three
daughters, one grandchild and a
brother.
Esme J. Tweedale Zachanko,
BA'35, September, 1981 in
North Vancouver. Predeceased by
her husband Lionel Clarke,
BA'35. Survived by her husband,
son, daughter and sister.
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Letters
Oops...
Thank you for your letter of April 27,
1982, which arrived in my mail today (June
14). Since the increase in postal rates there
sure has been a change in mail service. Your
letter is post-marked by the Vancouver Post
Office on April 29, 1982. Forty-seven days
to get from Vancouver to Surrey isn't bad.
The fact that my picture was in the last
issue of the Chronicle without a story along
with it has prompted some amusing
incidents. Friends who saw the picture would
read all the write-up for the story. Not
finding a story to go along with the picture
prompted some interesting enquiries. Some
concluded that since the picture was next to
the 'deaths' column and there was no story
that I must have died! It has given me great
pleasure to inform them that I am alive and
well and developing a Zoological Park in
Surrey.
A most interesting time.
Best regards,
Garnet Grosjean
Director
Tynehead Zoological Park
Ed note: The Chronicle ran a photo of Mr.
Grosjean in the spring issue. Lack of space
prevented running the accompanying story — and
an oversight left the picture in.
Our apologies.
Mr. Grosjean is responsible for co-ordinating
the planning and development of the new
Tynehead Zoological Park in Surrey, B.C.
Fun, games and
damned hard work
God bless the physiotherapists. I loved
your article by Daphne Gray-Grant on the
"Fun, Games and Damned Hard Work"
that these professionals perform. (Spring 1982
Chronicle) I've had open-heart surgery
twice (1966 and 1977) and found the
physiotherapists second only to my
cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Peter Allen.
Sincerely,
Elfrieda Goerzen, B.H.E. 1969
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Don't forget uswhen you
send out change of address
cards.
Let the Chronicle know.
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or address change to:
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And thanks, for keeping us
posted
South Australia contact
I'd like to catch up with former classmates
and announce I am finally finished with
formal study, having completed an MSc
(Flinders, South Australia) and an MBBS
(Adelaide). I'm now happily looking forward
to a career as a country G.P. in Australia.
I am also very happy to be listed as a South
Australian contact, as a former alumnus.
Sincerely,
Judith Anne (Venning) Hamel, BSc'67
19 Kings Avenue, Blair Athol
S.A. 5084, Australia
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