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Volume 50 • Number 2 'Summer, 1996
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The Completed University (justabout;
The Huts are Gone and the Campus Blossoms WHAT DON DOCKSTEADER
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before you decide. So we'd like you to try a new Volvo 850 or 960
for two days and two nights. Weekends, weekdays, no obligation.
Tackle rush-hour. See how it feels on the freeway and in your
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Web Site www.dondocksteader.com
Chris Petty, MFA'86
Assistant Ed/tor
Dale Fuller
Rosetta Cannata, BA'88
Zoe Landale, MFA'95
Bonnie Mah
Board of Management
Elected Members
Tricia Smith,
BA'80, LLB'8S
Post President
Al Poettcker,
Sr. Wee President
Haig Farris,
Dana Merritt,
Members-at-Large '95 -'97
Don McConachie, BSA'63, MBA'65
Don Wells, BA'89
Grace Wong, BEd'74. MBA'83
Members-At-Large '96 - '98
Gregory Clark, BCom'86, LLB'89
Jean Forrest, BPE'83
Thomas Hobley, MBA'83
Executive Director
Agnes Papke, BSc(Agr)'66
Editorial Committee
Louanne Twaites BSc(Pharm)'53
Ron Burke, BA'82
Dale Fuller
Leslie Konantz
Paula Martin
Chris Petty, MFA'86
Don Wells, BA'89
Printed in Canada
by Mitchell Press
ISSN 0824-1279
University of British Columbia Alumni  a ■
Volume 50 • Number 2 • Summer, 1996
All the Alumni Association News That Fits ...
Reports from branches, divisions and reunions from all over, farewell to
President Kenny, upcoming events, meet our volunteer hero, introducing the
new Chancellor, and a personal tribute to Rosalind MacPhee.
All the University News That Fits ...
Beginning a new feature that gives you a condensed version of
what's going on with some research projects around the campus.
From spider webs to cigarettes.
The New Campus in Pictures
During the past few years, new buildings have sprung up at every
corner ofthe campus, changing the face of UBC. Here's a pictorial
update on some of them.
Chile Emerges from the Gloom
Grad Lake Sagaris has spent 15 years in Chile learning about the
culture, the politics and the people. Her new book looks at the
healing process ofthe post Pinochet years.
Editorial, Letters
Alumni News
Tricia Smith's Column
Faculty News
Class Acts
One ofthe new landmarks that dot the UBC
campus. The CK. Choi Building for the Institute
of Asian Research houses research centres for
Korea, japan, India and South Asia, South East
Asia and China. It is a symbol ofthe new
un/versity: innovative, integrated and
international. It is located just west ofthe site of
the old Armouries. Chris Petty photo.
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few years ago, when I was writing a speech for a
World of Opportunity function, I came across a great
quote: "Anyone who thinks universities are made of
bricks and mortar is a donkey. Universities are made of
ideas." It wasn't elegant enough to use, so I paraphrased, took out the donkey. But it stuck with
me because I think it's essentially true. Learning,
when it happens at all, isn't dependent on place.
Which is odd, considering the profound levels of affection people develop for the bricks and
mortar of their alma mater. At UBC, for instance,
anyone who graduated before the mid '90s remembers the huts: tacky old army buildings
hauled on campus and dusted off to serve as classrooms and offices for a few years until something
permanent could be built. A few years turned into
a few decades, and some of them never even got
a coat of paint. Horrible, draughty places, but
filled to their leaky roofs with fond memories of
mates met, lessons learned, life experienced. During my creative writing program here, I put on a
play in one of those huts. It was dingy, noisy and
cramped, and one of the best of my university
There were tears when those buildings
came down, and talk of restoring one, like a baby's brass bootie, as a shrine.
Talk to grads and what you hear about is
place: the old Bus Stop. Yum Yum's. Brock
"Anyone who thinks
universities are made of bricks
and mortar is a donkey.
Universities are made of ideas."
Hall. An underground bunker at Main Uibrary. A bench in the Buchanan courtyard. The Barn. An afternoon in the Armouries. A classroom
in the old Science building, with blackboards that rolled up and down
like wood-framed windows.
It's the associations, of course. Young men
and women in formative years, minds opening
to new thoughts and ideas, meeting adult contemporaries for the first time, being adult for the
first time: the spark of youthful discovery combines with the potent soup ofthe university atmosphere to create unforgettable impressions.
And place, like scent, can bring them back in a
The new buildings sprouting up across the
campus make new spaces for new experiences. A
contemplative conversation beside the waterfall
by the First Nations House of Learning. An animated discussion about Jane Eyre over lunch at
Trekkers. A rest between classes at Wyman Plaza.
A wedding at the new Rose Garden. It will be interesting, ten years from now, to find out which
of the new places on campus has gathered up
the most tradition.
UBC is more than its buildings. It's a great
place to learn, a great place for the mind. That
we have one of the most strikingly beautiful
campuses in the world is incidental to that. But,
years later, back for a visit, it's the sight of a little corner, tucked away, that brings it all back.
— Chris Petty
Dear Editor,
The winter issue oiThe
Chronicle has just arrived and as
usual has much interesting reading. News that the Walter C. Koerner Library will be opening in
the fall of 1996 left me wondering where the new library is located in relation to the Main Library and the newer Sedgewick
Library. Often I find Ehe Chronicle
writes from the perspective of
those who are located at UBC
and familiar with everyday occurrences, but forgets that this alumni magazine is often the only
connection some grads have with
the university.
Perhaps Ehe Chronicle could
have a regular feature about new
buildings (with a picture) to inform those of us who don't have a
chance to come to UBC to see
first hand the changes that are
taking place.
Rosemary Wallach, 150 Mile
Dear Editor,
A recent issue of Ehe Chronicle
included an article dealing with
the present trend of many educational organizations to seek financial support from sources that
carry too high a price. Certainly
the need is real, and one can
hardly blame those in charge for
their willingness to grasp at any
straw. My concern is that the
temptation may often take one
down a rocky road leading to a
blind alley.
loo often the so-called generosity leads an institution to become the handmaiden offerees
of dubious intent. Our society
lends itself to a host of practices
that are often motivated by selfish interests not really concerned
with the welfare of public services
such as education. The growing
dominance of giant corporations
in so many areas is beginning to
sound warning bells we should all
The power of advertising,
which lies at the root of so many-
aspects of business and industry,
is now directing its appeal to education and a host of other government services. It should be
viewed with caution and skepticism if we are to heed the Biblical
warning that "the love of money
is the root of all evil."
At all costs those in charge
of public education should make
it crystal-clear that all offers must
have absolutely no strings attached. A "no strings or no gifts"
policy would avoid dubious implications or undesirable and
hidden entanglements.
Dr. Bernard C. Gillie (D.Ed),
Victoria New President Sets New Priorities
iam honoured to be president of the UBC Alumni
Association and am very
excited about our plans for the
coming year. Our spring planning
session identified three major
goals for our Association: to work
with campus units to improve and
support the student experience
and student/alumni interaction;
second, to improve the linkage
between the Association and the
larger community; third, to examine governance issues with a view
to improving communications opportunities between the Association and the university.
Among the strategies for achieving these goals, a few currently on the drawing board include an alumni
resource centre on campus for students, a downtown speakers' series, a
greater role in Homecoming and the creation of a directory of alumni
who are willing to act as mentors and advisors to students. We are also
working on an editorial exchange between The Chronicle and other university publications.
These are just a few of the initiatives which will take us in new
directions and will, I hope, generate more awareness and support for
the Association and the university.
Last year, as senior vice president and chair of the marketing committee, I was involved in developing products and services that appeal to
a broad range of alumni. We also retained the services of Jim Skipp of
Jim Skipp Design to produce a new logo for the Association.You've
probably noticed the logo on the new member services card.The Acar°
offers you many university services at a discount, including access to the
UBC Internet server. Our member-at-large, Chris Bendl, has been the
driving force behind the card and I would like to thank him for his continuing hard work. We are working on adding new services for the card
and will keep you advised.
This fall we will hold our Second Annual Alumni Achievement Dinner. Our dinner honours those who have been recognized by the Association for their contributions to UBC and the community.This year we
have joined forces with the Athletics department which will welcome
new members to the Athletic Hall of Fame at the banquet. Our 1995
dinner was a great success with Garth Drabinsky as speaker, MC
John Gray and singer Jane Mortifee. This year we are pleased to announce that the Man in Motion, Rick Hansen, will be our special guest
speaker.The I Oth anniversary ofthe Man in Motion tour is in 1997, and
Rick will give us an update on his activities since the tour and tell us
about the new Disability Centre on campus.
As well, our MC will be none other than Allan Fotheringham,
UBC grad and well known journalist. Please join us for another entertaining and informative annual dinner. Mark your calendars for November 18, 1996, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel inVancouver.
I look forward to a great year.
Tricia Smith, BA'80, LLB'85, President
UBC Alumni Association
Douglas Kenny
1924- 1996
U Dvj President Emeritus, Douglas T.
Kenny died in Vancouver June 4, 1996
after suffering a stroke. Kenny replaced
Walter Gage as president and served as
from 1975 to 1983.
Kenny received both his BA and MA
at UBC, and his PhD at the University ol
Washington. He joined the department of
Psychology in 1950 as a lecturer, and became a full professor in 1964. As a researcher, he was interested in personality and learning, developmental
psychology and patterns of child behaviour. He was also a visiting lecturer at Harvard.
He became department head in 1965 and helped build the department into a nationally recognized school of psychology. In 1970,
he became dean of arts. After he stepped down as president in 1983,
he resumed his duties as a professor until he retired in 1988.
Doug Kenny served as president during times of economic restraint but managed to protect the university from destructive cuts. He
was always deeply concerned about the university, and served as a
member or chair of many key committees. The Alumni Association
offers its condolences to this family.  CsS
Past Presidents' Dinner
Past presidents ofthe Alumni Association meet regularly
throughout the year to give their advice to the present administrations, talk about the issues facing the university today, and reminisce
about old times. As a group they represent an immense fund of wisdom and experience that both the university and the Association can
draw on. This group met for dinner on June 4 at Cecil Green Park.
Had; raw: [I-n lind Maednnald, Sinn Evans, Hill Cibson, Chantellia Hob
Ere, Charlotte Warn'ii, Hob Smith. Eni in Simlh. K\l<' Mitehell. I />'(' I'resi-
rlcnl David Stianpven.
Middle row: Darrell Hraidieood. lean Hrmi'ii, Donovan Milieu Ham Eindsax,
Child: Campbell, Ciruil Hiinixeal, Chantcllor-eleel Hill Sunder.
Emnt row: Nniuiaii Hyland. Nalhan Xeuieli, joint Diggens. Heveih laid.
Ann MiAJee. Mihe I'aitnd^e.
UBC Ai.imni Chronicle, Simmer, 1996 NEWS
International Presence is Key to Our Success
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New Board Poses with the Wisteria
The Alumni Association's 1996-97 Board of Directors got together in late May to meet staff and kick off the new year.  Spring
was just in bloom when this pic was taken, and we couldn't pass up
the opportunity to show oil the house. Not everyone was able to attend, but the charming group above is:
(l-r) Dan Wells. Stan Hamilton, Ciaee Wong. Haig Earns (Senior Cue
President), Ann MeCnteheoii. Louanne 'Eeailes, Ehomas Hublc). 'Erieia
Smith (Piesirlent), Al 1'aelleker I East President), Cem Cannon-Poderslu.
jean Correct. Chad; Sloeneeker. Agnes Papke.
Missing: Dana 'Metrill i'Eieasiaen. Donald MeConaehie. Ciegon Clark.
Hob Hindmareb. David lloiins and John Diggens.
Please Join Us In Our Deluxe
Travel Line Up In 1997
Trans-Panama Canal Cruise January
Wing Over the Nile February
Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Isl. April
China and the Yangtze River May
Blue Danube July
Campus Abroad in Harrigate, England July
Scandinavia and Russia Cruise August
Rhine and the Mosel Rivers June
Turkish Coast/Greek Isles September
European Masters September
Campus Abroad in Lucerne, Switzerland September
Wings Over the Okavango October
Rome Escapade October
Sea of Cortez and the Copper Canyon November
For more information please call Margot Dear at
822-9629 or outside Vancouver at 1-800-883-3088
eveloping international
links is no longer a luxury for governments, businesses or institutions. Expanding
world markets, instantaneous communications, and common issues in
the sciences, the environment, culture and trade are of concern in
every part of the world.
Our students and researchers
are required to compete at the
international level for jobs and research positions, and the university
itself draws its academic talent from
all corners of the globe. It's not possible to remain isolated and sustain
excellence in teaching or research.
We have been building those links on behalf of the citizens of the province.
We have begun to increase, by a limited number, the international students we acceptThese increases will mean no change to the number of BC
or Canadian students we acceptThese will be full fee students who will be
an asset, both financially and academically, to the university, and will not be
subsidized by BC taxpayers.
Our education abroad program is tremendously successful.We have
set up exchange programs in the U.S., Europe.Asia and, increasingly, in South
and Central America. We have great commonality with nations such as Chile
and Mexico because of our Pacific Rim orientation.We have begun talks with
the Technological University of Monterey in Mexico to develop a program
similar to the Ritsumeiken Academic Exchange program now underway here.
The UBC students derive great benefit from this international exchange, and
the university benefits from some of the best minds from around the world.
We are also going ahead with the construction of St. John's College, a
graduate residential college, as part of the international movement to reestablish that institution which was a famous university in Shanghai.The Centre for International Studies, which will be on the site of the former faculty
club, will further our international strengths. In fact, every faculty at UBC is
focusing on programs that help develop international partnerships for their
students and their faculty.
I have been very fortunate to travel extensively on university business.
Wherever I go, I meet with grads who want to know what's going on at
UBC. Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting with alumni in Mexico City and
Hong Kong.The Mexico event was the first ever UBC alumni event in that
country and makes, I think, an important start in developing our profile
there. Our Hong Kong branch has been operating for years and is extremely
active.The Alumni Association has done a great job in establishing links with
our grads all over the world.
UBC has become a part ofthe worldwide university community. We
are recognized as one of the leaders in international programs. By making
UBC a player on the world stage, we put our students there as well.
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On behalf of the university community, I would like to express my deep
regrets to the family of Douglas Kenny on his passing. Doug was a fervent
supporter of UBC and a champion of the ideals of a liberal education. His
legacy lives on at the university.
David Strangway, President, UBC
In an award ceremony in Hong Kong, David Strangway presented Wilson
Wong KSc(Pharm)'72 with the Association's Branch Re j) Award. Also enjoying the festivities are Janet (Chang) Wong BSc'71, Michael Harcourt
BA'65, LLB'68 and Hong Kong branch representative Iggy Chong
BConi'82. Mr. Wong is past president of the Hong Kong branch. Mike Harcourt. former premier of BC, is now an adjunct professor at the Sustainable
Development Research Institute, in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
We organize UBC branch events around the world to keep you in touch
with UBC and help you form networks. For more info about a branch in
your area, call the name and number listed or the branches coordinator.
Calgary: Longtime branch rep
Alice Daszkowski BCom'87
thinks it's time to pass the
torch. Call her at  403/298-3940
if vou are interested in being
the new branch rep in Calgarv.
Edmonton: Eighteen alumni
met with .Alumni Association
Past President Jim Stich BSc'71,
DMD'75 on March 27th and
were having so much fun they
closed down the University of
Alberta Faculty Club. Fourteen
also enjoved a dinner together
on Mav lo.  Io join the UBC virtual community, subscribe to
the branch listserver by e-mail:
<niajordomo(" majordomo.sru.
ualberta.ca> with the message:
subscribe abcavc.
Montreal: Dim Sum at Maison
Kam Fung. March 3rd (see picture right). VValch for a theatre/
picnic event in early summer.
Call Don Yapp PhD'93 at 514/
Okanagan: Home economics
grads: Find out what is going on
in your profession in the Valley.
Connect with other professionals, update yourselves concerning professional registration
and participate in professional
development. For more information, call Susan Grifone at
Toronto: Alumni Golf Iburna-
ment, August 18th. Fawn Brook
(.oil Club in Ajax. Tee times begin at 8:45 am. $55. Call the
branches coordinator at 1-800-
883-3088 for more info. Pub
Night at the Madison Pub, 14
Madison Ave on Monday, July
22nd, 6:30 p.m.
Australia: D.C. Bear McPhail
BSc'80, MSc'85 has joined our
long time rep, Chris Brangwin
BEd'71. MA'73 as a branch contact in Melbourne. Contact Bear
in Melbourne at 613/9905-5768
Need branches info?
Call our branches coordinator
e-mail: <dmcleod@unixg.ubc.ca>
Toll free phone (N. America): 1-800-883-3088 .
Toll free fax (N. America): 1-800-220-9022 ~ Phone direct: (604) 822-8918
or K-mail <bear(« arteritis,
earth.monash.edu.an> or
phone Chris in Sydney at 612-
France: The first French branch
event will be a wine tasting, Oct.
5-6, 1996. On Oct. 5 meet in
Beaune at 2:30 I'M. Go to the
first Domaine for wine tasting,
then a visit to the Chateau Clos
Vougeot and another Domaine
neai bv. We will then get together at around 7:30 pm for a drink
followed by dinner. On Oct. 6
meet at 10:00 am for a walk
through the vineyards and a
lunch in a wine cellar. Call Man-
dy Kerlann BSc'82, BSc
(Pharm)'86 lor more information at 33/80 24 92 94.
Hong Kong: Ihe highlight of
many recent events was the reception with alumni and friends
on May 7th with guests Mike
Harcourt HA'6 5, LLB'68 and
David Strangway.
The branch held its inaugural
career workshop June 8th, focusing on career planning. Fu
ture workshops will focus on issues like networking and time
management. In conjunction
with these workshops, the mentorship program was launched.
Please contact the branch executive to get involved either as
participant or speaker.
Upcoming events include a
Canada Day party (contact: Olivia Ford BA'92, 9090-3853 or
Victor Lau BASe'95, 2629-
7504), more career workshops,
hikes, the AGM/Dinner on Oct.
4th and ongoing inter-alumni
sports events.
We're looking for more alumni to get involved. Contact:
Iggy Chong BCom'82 at tel
2525-6898 or fax 2877-2 1 83;
John Henderson BCom'77 at tel
2524-6078 or fax 2810-6265:
Ricky Lau BCom'92 at tel 2862-
5610 or fax 2861-2068.
London, UK: Alumni will celebrate Canada Day at the Maple
Leaf Pub at 41 Maiden Lane,
WC2 near Covent (.arden at
6:30 I'M. For more information
Left to right: Montreal branch membeis Grate Long, Hinhi Aim. branch rep
Dan Yapp. Charlie Chen. Graham Dell/me and Rachel Eni cell.
I BC An mm Chronicle, Simmer, 1990 NEWS ~ BRANCHES ~ REUNIONS - DIVISIONS
contact Alison Taylor BA'86 at
44/1 71 -370-2170 or by e-mail
<allie.taylor(c dial.pipex.com>.
Biochemistry, Pharmacology &
Physiology Division: The BPP
Division held its 2nd Annual
Rendez vous at Cecil Green
Park on June 18 where alumni
heard Nobel Prize winner
Michael Smith. Coming up:
BPP Division Alumni Hike at
Mt. Seymour, North Vancouver,
July 13. Contact: Rochelle Star-
iha  BSc'94 e-mail <stariha
@unixg.ubc.ca> or (h) 604/
987-3274, Beatrix Paszner
BSc'94 (fax) 538-5108.
FNS/Home Economics division
is holding a fundraising raffle
for a wall hanging, donated bv
textile artist and designer Joanna Staniszkis and valued at
$450. Proceeds to the School of
Family and Nutritional Science.
The draw will be made at the
Strawberry Social. Tickets for
the raffle are $2 each.
All grads and friends are in
vited to the Strawberry Social
on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:00 pm
at Cecil Green Park. RSVP to
Mari Lou Laishley, 926-4130;
Lois Smith MacGregor, 988-
5089; or Barbara Hartman,
Geography: Geography alumni
are invited to attend a special
AGM and reception on October
1 at Cecil Green Park. We will
be commemorating Lew Robinson's 50th vear at UBC. In other news, the graduating class of
1996 had over 140 members attend the exciting GeoGala this
March, and we expect a similar
turnout for this event. Hope to
see  you all there! Keep in touch
with the division through the
Geogramme newsletter.
Human Kinetics: This division
has developed a World Wide
Web site. It offers a convenient
and efficient wav for alumni
and the division to establish
links with each other.
Gary Sinclair BPE'57, the
outgoing president of the division, hopes this will help increase the accuracy ofthe alum-
Chicago/Milwaukee: A small
group of alumni are interested
in forming a new branch and
are scheduling a social for
early August. For more information, call Jay Phipps
414-636-6721 ore-mail
San Francisco: If you're
interested in attending an
informal lunch with President Strangway on Sunday,
July 14th, call Kent
Wester-berg, BA '84, LLB '87
at 408-287-2411 or 510-735-
Washington, DC: Sixteen
alumni and guests attended
the All-Canadian Universities
20th annual event, a reception
and art exhibit at the Cana
dian Embassy. If you are interested in alumni activities in the
DC area, contact Janice Wogan
Feld BA'66 at 703-548-3950.
New York: On April 11, thirty-
one alumni attended a gallery
tour ofthe Museum of American Art, led by Willard Holmes
BA'73, deputy director ofthe
Museum (above). Call Krista
Cook, BA'88, MA'92 212-735-
1676 for more info.
ni list. There are more than
4,000 BHK/BPE grads, but
many division newsletters that
are mailed out are returned as
undeliverable. Sinclair has
spearheaded this Web Page initiative as his final project and
has high hopes that it will solve
the problem.
This start-up home page
presents links to information
on the division's business and
activities, including board of
directors membership, division
charter and constitution, Alumni Endowment Scholarship
Award winners and the Alumni
Achievement Recognition citations. More elements are under
Of special interest is the inclusion ofthe newsletter archive, which starts with our
April 1996 issue, and our online registration and personal
updating options.
\Vre can be reached at <http://
Alumni.htm> and hope that
you will visit our web site with
any comments and/or requests.
Landscape Architecture: Grads
interested in organizing a class
reunion call Susie Sziklai at
Our thanks to departing director Patrick Condon for his
work with the division, and welcome to Moura Quayle, who
replaces Patrick starting in May.
Nursing Division: Nursing
alumni, faculty and students enjoyed the division's Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation on
May 16 at Cecil Green Park.
Award winners were: Nursing
Award of Distinction, Sally
Thorne BSN'87, MSN'79; Nursing Award of Recognition, Tilly
Bara MSN'74, MEd'82; Nursing
Young Alumni Award, Linda
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UBC Au'mni Chronicle, Summer, 1996 9 NEWS ~ BRANCHES ~ REUNIONS ~ DIVISIONS
For more info about these reunions, please contact Catherine Newlands at
or (toll free) 1-800-883-3088
by fax at (604) 822-8928
or (toll free) 1-800-220-9022 or E-mail to <newlands@unixg.ubc.ca>.
May 31 - June 2    Rehab Medicine '86
June 18
Science '31-'35
June 19-21
Class of '46
Cecil Green Park
June 21-22
Law '71
June 28-30
Nursing '71
June 30
Rehab Medicine '71
July 12-14
Geological Eng '86
Aug. 2-4
Medicine '86
Aug. 3
Forestry '76
Aug. 9-10
Medicine '76
Cecil Green Park
Aug. 31 -Sept
1      Forestry '71
Sept. 7
Microbiology '86
Sept. 8
Commerce '56
Sept. 9-1 1
Phy Ed '54
Sept. 20
Commerce '76
Cecil Green Park
Sept. 20-21
Elec. Eng.'56
Cecil Green Park
Sept. 27-29
Medicine '66
Sept. 20
Commerce '86
Oct. 4-5
Civ. Eng. '71
Cecil Green Park
Oct. 10-11
Chemical Eng '66
Oct. 15
Class of '36
Cecil Green Park
Oct. 17
25 Yrs of Women's Studies       UBC
Oct. 18
Commerce '65
Oct. 18-19
Class of'41
UBC & Vancouver
Nov. 1
Nursing '86
Cecil Green Park
Nov. 9
Geology '86
UBC Golf Club
Nov. 9
Men's Field Hockey
Division News, continued
Gomez BSN'87, MSN'91. Verna
Splane, Order of Canada recipient and UBC honorary degree
recipient was recognized too.
Guest speaker was Heather
Mass, practice consultant, RNA-
BC, who addressed the topic:
Comox Valley Nursing Centre: Future Directions.
For further information about
the Nursing Division, contact
Judith MacDonald 604/261-
Medicine: The Annual Medical
Alumni AGM & Awards Reception was held on Mav 25 at the
Medical Student & Alumni Centre and included the opening of
phase II of the Centre. John A.
Cairns MD'68 was awarded the
1996 Wallace Wilson Leadership
Award. Honorary Alumni
Award recipients w ere: James
E.J. Carter, associate dean, Admissions & International Relations, and Professor, Pediatrics;
and Doris Kavanagh-Gray,
clinical professor, Cardiology.
Professors Emeriti: l'he division held two general meetings
in April and Mav, and guest
speakers offered interesting insights on topical issues. William Nicholls, professor emeritus of Religious Studies, UBC,
spoke on Saints and Fanatics;
The Problematic Relationship Between Religion and Spirituality.
Philip Resnick, head of UBC's
department of Political Science, spoke on Reflections on
Canadian Unity.
Commerce '65
The '65 UBC. Commerce grad
class is planning its 31st anniversary reunion on Friday, October 18, 1996 at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Last year's
'50th reunion in September at
Cecil Green Park was a great
success. Organizer Jim Evans
says that the chance to get re-
acquainted with friends alter 30
years was the big draw last year.
So speeches and organized
agendas will be at a minimum
in order to encourage socializing. Spouses and significant
others are invited as well.
Organizing again this time,
along with Evans are: Bill Earle, Robin Elliott, Byron
Hender, Dave Norton, and Roy
Rauser. Notices will be mailed
out during the summer.
25 Years of Women's Studies
This year is the 25th anniversary of Women's Studies at UBC.
Today, with undergrad major
and minor programs, a Centre
for Research in Women's Studies and (lender Relations, and
increasing numbers of feminist
faculty on campus, Women's
Studies has much to celebrate.
We are planning a reception
to honour our history, share
memories, meet old and new
friends, and reaffirm our goals
for the future on Thursday, October 17 from 4:30 - 7:30 at the
Grad Student Centre penthouse. Bring along memorabilia such as photographs or books
to spark some old memories
and enhance the evening's festivities.
The Centre's annual conference this year is titled The State
of the World's Children: 'The Difference Gender Makes, on Friday
and Saturday, October 1 8 and
19. The keynote speaker is
Stephen Lewis,   now with
UNICEF. For further information on any of these events,
please call the Women's Studies
Centre at 822-9171.
Eng. Physics 50th Anniversary
The 50th anniversary of Engineering Physics will be celebrated in 1997. We're planning a
three day event for May 30 -
June 1, 1997 which will include
dinner, dance, entertainment,
picnic, professional workshop
and tours. All years are invited.
The planning committee can be
found on our web-page at
We are also planning a 50-year
anniversary book. If you have
any memorabilia to contribute
or special memories you have of
your university days, please
contact Anita Mueller. On the
back of any photos submitted,
please note the approximate
date ofthe photo, the names of
the people and what's happening. The photos will be returned. Send material to Anita
at the Physics Dept., 6224 Agricultural Road, Vancouver, B.C.
V6T 1Z1. The greater the input,
the more special the book will
be. To plan a class reunion or
help in any way, contact Ed
Auld or Anita at (604) 822-
6451. If you didn't receive the
original letter sent in June '95,
this means we do not have your
correct address and need to
hear from you.
Commerce '86 will hold its
10th at the Fogg & Suds on 4th
Avenue, Vancouver on September 20, 7 pm. Call Alison (Langley) Gould at 936-1199 or, in
Calgary, Oly Boersma, 403-
238-1771.  Q%
Pharmacy Grads:
Watch for a report on the
SOtfi Anniversary celebrations in the next issue of
The Chronide
Kappa Sigma: Come August 16 to
the 1st Annual Maury Van Vliet
Golf Tournament, Country Meadows Golf Course, Richmond. Tee
off at 1:30.  Cost: $75 (includes
$25 lor BBQ salmon dinner afterwards). Contact Jonathan
Muir at (604) 272-2307 for further information.
Alpha Omicron Pi: Have you
missed some recent great events
like the Founders' Day Wine and
Cheese in January or the dinner
at Milestones in May? Call Elaine
Peterson BEd'66, 224-1 197 for
info on events.
Our directory is still in
progress, due to a theft of our
disc. Write Marjorie Stevens, 809
Sawcut, Vancouver, V5Z 4A2 to
make sure your particulars are
correct. If you have any legacies
coming to UBC, call Anne Mott
BEd'67, at 738-7764.
Alpha Delta Pi: Summer plans
are in the works. Our AGM will
be in October, and we will continue our Christmas luncheon tradition in December. Find out what
your fellow alumnae have been
up to and where your collegiate
chapter is going. Keep in touch
with all your AAti friends. If you
have not been receiving our
newsletters or your copy of The
Adelpluan, please contact Ann
McCutcheon BA'91, at (604) 732-
4580, or write to 204-2325 York
Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 1C8.
Vancouver Alumnae Panhellenic
Association: We will install our
new executive in June. We'd also
like to contact past sorority members who have lost touch. If you
are an alumnae from any one of
the UBC sororities, please contact Ann McCutcheon, VAPA
President (204-2325 York Avenue,
Vancouver, BC V6K 1C8), for
more information on your local
BCom '66 30 year reunion,
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met al Ihe Ilnllybiini Country
Club. and. according to all.
had a ureal reunion.
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UBC An mni Chronicle, Simmer, 1996 NEWS ~ BRANCHES ~ REUNIONS ~ DIVISIONS
Alice Daszkowski — \blunteer Hero
lice Daszkowski BCom '87 has been our Calgary
branch rep since 1993 when she was voted chair
by the Calgary branch committee. She reckons it's
time to pass the UBC baton on to a new rep but before
she does we want to say thanks for her dedication to the
Alumni Association and for establishing a vibrant alumni
Alice's volunteer commitment to UBC began during
her student years when she sat on the university senate as
a student representative, and was involved with the commerce student executive. She became involved with the
Calgary alumni branch because she has fond memories of
her alma mater and wanted to maintain contact with the sort of great folks she'd met at
UBC. Her most memorable event over the last few years was a Grey Cup bash in 1993
when a lot ol grads with different backgrounds came out to cheer on the Calgary Stam-
peders playing in Vancouver. The best thing about branch involvement, after all, is meeting people who share a common bond with UBC yet have done such different things with
their degrees.
In addition to organizing some great events while branch rep, Alice's contributions
have included initiating an annual newsletter for our Calgary grads, encouraging Calgary
alumni to attend UBC Thunderbird athletics events, creating a local database of UBC
alumni, pulling together a great team of volunteers and regularly contributing to this
magazine. Alice was also one of 1 1 branch reps who attended the branch rep's summit at
UBC in October 1995 and she had many thoughtful suggestions proving her expertise
with branch operations.
Alice insists the Calgary branch is really led by a team of volunteers, including committee members Michele Liang BCom '87, Rob Welke BCom '87, Amanda Reid BSN '71
and Heather Cole BSc '91. We'd like to thank those people, too.
But we know that the success of a branch often depends on the energy, commitment
and enthusiasm of one person. Thanks, Alice. - Deanna McLeod
What do these guys
have in common
They're both starring in the 2nd Annual
Alumni Achievement Dinner...
[The guy on the left will be the MC, and the guy on the right will be the special guest speaker]
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Record-Breaking Year
for Alumni Giving
This year 17,600 alumni contributed
$6.8 million, with $1,104,500 through
the Annual Fund from 16,800 alumni.
More than 220 volunteers came out to
phone over 30 nights — 63% more
volunteers than last year.
Highest Participation Rate: School of
Library, Archival and Information Studies
— 40% of its alumni donated to the school.
Most Dollars Raised: Applied Science —
grads gave more than $155,000.
Highest Average Gift: Dentistry — $121.
Highest Number ofVolunteers in
Phone Appeal: Medicine
Alumni Giving through the Annual
Fund By Area of Designation:
Faculty/School Projects*
General Awards
(Scholarships and Bursaries)
♦Faculty/School projects include faculty
specific awards, student projects,
equipment and endowment funds.
2nd year med student Kelly Harrison recruited
more than 70 grads to phone medicine alumni
for the Rural Summer Placement Program.
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Bill Sauder Named UBC's
15th Chancellor
When William L. Sauder
BCom'48, first attended UBC,
he was a kid from Magee Secondary who wanted to be a research scientist. And UBC was nothing more than
a small, relatively unknown university on
the west coast of Canada. Oh how times
have changed for UBC and for Sauder.
Bill Sauder is chairman and CEO of
International Forest Products as well as
chairman of the board of Sauder Industries. He becomes UBC's 15th chancellor this year, succeeding Robert
H. Lee, who has served since 1993. "I hope I can come somewhere
near to being as successful as Bob Lee was in helping the university.
He did a great job with the real estate corporation," Sauder said.
Sauder served as chairman of UBC's board of governors from
1985 to 1987. His ties to UBC go back to 1944 when he was a firstyear
student. He initially took sciences, but later switched to commerce. In
those days, UBC was a small enough university that students knew
almost everyone on campus. The old army huts that are just now being phased out, were just being built.
"As such, it wasn't a big transition from high school," he said.
Then in 1945, the war veterans returned and the student population boomed. (Sauder himself just missed the war. He had been in
training camp for three weeks when VE Day came and everybody was
sent home.)
As a student at UBC, Sauder said he learned that working hard
goes a long way toward building success. Only problem was, he didn't
work as hard as he should have.
"The biggest problem was the lady who was to become my wife," he
explained. "She was a student I met when I was marking her math papers. I courted her and my marks went downhill. But I ended up with her
as my wife and the mother of my eight children, so it worked out quite
well I think." They lived near UBC for many years and every one of his
children attended the university, so it seemed only natural to become
involved with the board of governors. Being elected chancellor was an
incredible honour, Sauder said.
"I feel I've benefited a great deal from the province of British
Columbia. That's why I'd like to help," he said.
As for UBC's future, Sauder said he sees challenges on the horizon for Canadian universities. "I think one ofthe big challenges for
any university, and in this case UBC, has to be meeting the needs of a
rapidly changing, global world. It's going to be a difficult situation for
everyone, but UBC will do well."
"I see UBC as an increasingly important university in the education of people in western Canada. Our very large and successful fund-
raising program allows us to do many more things and offer many
more advantages to our students," he said.
UBC elects a new chancellor every three years. It is a ceremonial
position, much like that ofthe province's lieutenant-governor. Candidates are alumni who have achieved significant success in their careers
and have a record of service to UBC. - Rosetta Cannula  C53
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Going to the Olympics?
Wouldn't it be fun to get together with
other UBC grads attending the
games from around the world?
We'd like to organize a UBC party
during the celebrations in Atlanta.
Call 1 800 883-3088, fax 1 800 220-9022 or
e-mail <dmcleod@unixg.ubc.ca>.
Elementary Kids"Geering Up" with
New Engineering Program
Elementary school kids are being introduced to basic engineering principles thanks to a new initiative ofthe UBC Alumni
Association, funded in part by the Vancouver Foundation and
the BC Ministry of Employment and Investment's Partners in Science
Awareness program.
A group of L BC engineering students developed the GEERing
Up program as a way to present the wonders of engineering to children at the very beginning ofthe education process. Christine
Yeung, a fourth-year engineering student and director ofthe program, wanted young children to have a hands-on experience with
science to spark their interest and increase their understanding.
"So much of our formal learning as kids is done through lectures, memorization and exams," she says. "We want to teach kids
how to apply what they learn, and how that knowledge relates directly to what's going on around us every day."
The GEERing Up team hopes to reach more than 3,000 students between May and August through classroom visits and summer
engineering camps to be held at L'BC". The team will also hold workshops with teachers to supply them, as well as the kids, with new-
knowledge and skills.
'Iwo of the hands-on tools used by GEERing Up are the 'nerve-
o-metre,' a simple electronic circuit that helps young students understand the nature of electricity, and OOBLIK, a corn starch and water
mixture that looks like a liquid but acts like a solid.
The Alumni Association applied for funding for the program
and received $ 11,000 from the Vancouver Foundation and $ 15,000
from the Ministry's Partners in Science Awareness program. The
money will be used to cover staffing costs and to supply bursaries to
students who need financial help to attend the camps.  03
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with young alumni or those alumni who remain young at heart?
Join us in planning some exciting events for the fall. We need
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In Memory of Rosalind MacPhee:
A Personal Perspective
by Zoe Landale
I met Rosalind MacPhee's work before I met her; a sheaf of ten poems that George McWhirter asked each of us to prepare for our
six-person thesis group. After reading Rosalind's, I went looking
for answers: who was this marvellous writer?
Rosalind, it turned out, had two books published. She'd been widely published in literary magazines. Why had I never heard of
her? Well, she'd been out of circulation for
the last ten years. Raising a family, perhaps.
Writing a novel, someone told me recently.
From the poems I picked up the image of a
tall golden haired maiden. They made me
think of magic, of rose gardens, and dreaming in the sun by a forest pool, and willowy
women, and loving, strong men.
In my memory, Rosalind MacPhee is always leaning against a wall in the Creative Writing department at
UBC. She is in her forties, a stocky woman who wears a spotlessly clean
denim shirt and a slightly darker pair of good jeans. This I come to
think of as her uniform. Propped up against the wall outside George's
office with Rosalind, waiting for the rest of our group to coalesce, I
learned certain things about her.  First off, she had a terrific grin. Her
skin was always brown with weather; she spent a great deal of time out-
of-doors. She lived in Lions Bay. She worked as a paramedic. She had
children. Easy things to know, a person might think. Not with Rosalind. Rosalind was not unfriendly, she was merely elusive. To call her
intensely private would be like calling a barnacle tenacious; it understates the case to a ridiculous degree.
I only knew her previous books of poetry had sold over 5,000 copies each because someone else told me. She said that it wasn't such a
big deal; she'd taken boxes of books in her car and stopped at bookstores all across Canada. Nor did she mention it when her creative
non-fiction piece about breast cancer came in second in the big CBC
competition. This she eventually turned into "Picasso's Woman."
When it came time to critique Rosalind's poems all of us in the
group took a deep breath: her work was so perfect that we quibbled,
stupidly, over the choice of an adjective. She hardly commented on
people's poems, but sat there, bright-eyed, watching us. When I finally
understood that silence was a way with life with her, I relaxed and took
what I was given. In Rosalind's case, it was wonderful words on paper.
George McWhirter says, "And all that force that went into her silence
the page was the other side of, the letters and the lines." At the time of
her death it seems likely that Rosalind had found a publisher for her
Collected/Selected Poems. The words, the force that she vibrated with,
exist still. I very much hope this significant book of hers is published.
Yaya con Dios, Rosalind ofthe wide grin. 03
Members of Rosalind's class are having a bench built and placed on cam-
fms in her memory. Classmates or others who wish to contribute to this jnoject
should callAnthea Penne at 739-4049 or 740-0471.
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UBC Alumni Ciironicik, Summkr, 1996
Spiders Spin Steely Webs
Strolling down a shady wilderness trail, you
plunge face-first into a spider web. As you
pull the strands away from your eyelashes (af
ter making sure the spider isn't creeping down
your shirt), you probably aren't marvelling at
the unique construction of spider silk. But
PhD candidate Paul Guerette of Zoology is
studying how the molecular structure of a web
strand determines its strength.
"Because we have an understanding of
how spiders control the physical properties of
their silks we have the potential to start engineering fibres as flexible as a rubber band, as
strong as a steel rod or anything in between,"
said Guerette. "How we apply this new knowledge is limited only by our imagination."
Guerette's work was recently published in the
journal Science.
A Team of Breast Cancer Survivors
UBC researchers are challenging the belief that women treated for breast cancer
should not do vigorous exercise bv sponsoring
a dragon boat racing team composed entirely
of breast cancer survivors. Many on the team
have participated in a research project at the
Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre that is
attempting to show that exercise can help
women recover from breast cancer.
"The original idea behind this was to
dispel some ofthe myths about what you can
and can't do after having gone through treatment," said Sherri Niesen, a PhD student and
exercise physiologist. She is conducting the
research under the supervision of Dr. Donald
The concern has been lymphedema, an
often debilitating swelling ofthe arm that
sometimes affects women who have had
lymph nodes removed. Niesen hopes to show
that a proper exercise and rehabilitation program can improve the mental and physical
health of recovering patients without inducing lymphedema.
Sweet Dreams, Sleep Tight
Psychology Prof Stanley Coren said, "As a
society, we are sleep deprived. The data
suggests we may actually be getting two-and-a-
half to three hours a night less sleep than our
bodies were designed to have." In his new
book, Sleep Thieves, Coren argues that the seven or eight hours of sleep that conventional
wisdom says we need is inadequate. The resulting sleep debt deteriorates our physical
and mental health, endangering ourselves and
Coren's book includes research results
published in the New England journal of Medicine, in which he shows that traffic accidents in
Canada jump by seven percent the day after
the shift to daylight savings time. Similarly,
when we gain an hour's sleep in the fall, the
accident rate dips.
Your Degree Worth $$$$
Your long hours of study at UBC were
worth it—a new study confirms that it
pays to go to university. A report by UBC
economist Prof Robert Allen concludes that
university graduates have better success in
finding jobs and earning better wages than
graduates of community colleges or vocational
and technical schools.
Allen measured labour market success of
post-secondary grads based on census data
and Statistics Canada surveys that indicated
who finds jobs and what salaries they earn.
The study refutes an earlier report from the
B.C. Labour force Development Board that
recommended expanding technical and vocational programs over academic university programs.
The Cartwheeling Robot
The Platonic Beast is the only robot in the
world designed to avoid getting stuck.
Where other robots might hit a stumbling
block, fall over and flail helplessly on their
backside, Dinesh Pai's beast has the ability to
pick itself up and keep on moving. Given its
symmetric torso and the equidistant positioning of its legs, it is impossible for the beast to
fall down.
"We wanted to make something very different from biological four-legged animals,"
said Pai, an assistant professor in the Dept. of
Computer Science. "Building something from
scratch forced us to rethink what locomotion
involves and what it means to walk." Pai foresees the Platonic Beast having applications in
industry, such as carrying sensors into hazardous environments.
Unravelling Nerve Mysteries
Using imaging technology similar to
night-vision viewers used in the Gulf
War, a team of UBC researchers is conducting
groundbreaking studies into the inner workings of synapses. The team is led by Asst. Prof.
Tim Murphy, whose research focuses on the
functions and structures of individual synapses—the switches that allow transmission of
messages in the central nervous system.
Aberrant synapse behaviour is linked to
most psychiatric and neurological diseases,
such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's, Parkinson's, epilepsy and schizophrenia. "Changes in
synaptic transmissions have been implicated in
all these diseases," Murphy said. "We hope to
gain a better understanding of how normal
synapses function and then take that knowledge and apply it to pathological situations."
Teenagers, School and Pregnancy
Despite popular belief, pregnancy is not
the main reason why teenage girls drop
out of school, says Dierdre Kelly, an assistant
professor of Educational Studies. This is one
of several myths about teen pregnancy, parenthood and education that are exploded in
Kelly's recent study.
"Girls leave school for many ofthe same
reasons boys do," she said. "Rarely today are
girls, who are academically and socially engaged in school, suddenly derailed in their
education by pregnancy." Preliminary data
analysis shows that 73 percent of teens in the
study either quit school or were severely truant prior to pregnancy.
Kelly's research also indicated that teenage motherhood did not impede the mother's
ability to complete her education. "Teen
mothers told me that having a child is what
re-inspired them to return to school and get
an education," she said.
Advertising an Addiction
In an age where image is everything, UBC
marketing Prof. Richard Pollay has shown
that cigarette advertising persuades teenagers
to buy particular brands.
His study, published in April's, Journal of Marketing, concludes that 12- to 18-year-olds who
already smoke are three times as likely as
adults to be influenced by cigarette advertising
in choosing brands. Anti-smoking forces are
using Pollay's research results to debunk the
tobacco industry's claim that its ads are targeted solely at adults.
"We continue, generation after generation, to promote this product in ways that
make it attractive to youth," said Pollay. "And
I think it's appalling because this is an addictive and deadly drug. It's the single most preventable cause of disease and we should be
doing something about it."
Starfish in Space
Marc Garneau was not the only Canadian
on board the space shuttle Endeavour
this May—thousands of tiny starfish from UBC
were orbiting Earth with him. Dr. Bruce Crawford of Anatomy sent starfish embryos aloft to
see how zero gravity affects their early muscle
Research results could be applied to human conditions such as muscle atrophy in astronauts. As well, what is learned about embryo development in zero gravity may have
significance in the future if people conceive
children on space stations. "We hope to learn
something about how these developmental
changes occur in starfish embryos and then see
what that augurs for human development,"
Crawford said.
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A   The C.K. Choi Building for
the Institute of Asian Research
was made possible by a generous gift
from the Choi family. It's located just
across the street from the old Armories at the northwest end of the cam-
pus.The Armouries have been torn
down (that's a bit of the rubble showing in the picture on the right), but
the building hasn't been forgotten:
beams and other materials from the
Armouries were used to build C.K.
Choi. It houses the Institute of Asian
Research with research centres for
Japan, South East Asia, India and South
Asia, China and Korea as one cohesive unit. It will open this year.At the
side ofthe building stand five menhirlike objects that make comment on
the natural virtues. It is, arguably, the
niftiest new building on campus and
the most environmentally friendly.
Eight years ago, we wrote about the
unfinished campus. David Strangway,
iJierilaunching a campaign to raise
money for endowments and buildings, lamented the sad state of campus repair. We needed, he said, a campus plan and a building boom on the
scale UBC experienced after World
War II.
Since then, new facilities have
sprung up in every area ofthe campus, sometimes taking over parking
lots, sometimes replacing old buildings (virtually all the old huts are
gone), and sometimes appearing as
extensions of existing ones. Many of
these buildings were funded by donations from individuals and corpora-
A    The Ritsumeiken Building is a
residence for students from
Ritsumeiken University in Japan, and is
part of an exchange program between
our two universities. Many of the new
facilities on campus reflect the growing
international reputation of UBC.The
residence was built on a woodlot just
east of Totem Park and opened in 1993.
>■   The W.Robert Wyman
Plaza was built to recognize those
who supported the university's
World of Opportunity Campaign.
Wyman, former Chancellor and
chairman of the campaign, was a
key member of the fundraising
team.The circular plaza has four
quadrants listing the Honour Roll
of campaign donors. It also recognizes the government and the people of the province for their sup-
port.The plaza is west ofthe
Buchanan complex.
•< The Walter C. Koerner Library was made possible by a major
gift from Walter Koerner. It is a state-
of-the-art facility, wired for the virtual
library. It is located behind Sedgewick,
facing Main Library, and will open later this year.The designers, in a fit of
hyperbole, called it a "green jewel."
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tions interested in supporting UBC's
academic mission, and others were
funded by the provincial government to
help develop new programs and sei-ve
the needs of a growing province.
Universities, like all living institutions, evolve constantly. The university
isn't finished yet, nor will it ever be. At
UBC, growth means change, and
change means improvement. The campus you remember is still here. It's just
bigger and better.
We've selected a few new buildings to
feature in this issue to give you a sense
of how they came about and where they
are. But the best way to find these
things out is to visit the campus. Come
on up and find a new haunt or two.
-<    The Student Rec Centre on
the north end of Maclnnes field, just in
front of the Gage Towers, is the latest
in a long tradition of student-funded
facilities. It has a three-court gym,
dance studio, martial arts room and an
exercise room. Students donated the
bulk of the building funds through a
levy. It is meant for general student use
at all athletic levels, unlike the War Memorial Gym, which is used for Varsity
sports. It opened in the fall of 1995 and
it was instantly busy.
>•    The Morris and Helen
Belkin Art Gallery, made possible
by a major gift from the Belkin family.
Helen Belkin worked with former
president Norman MacKenzie for
many years, and shared his vision of
an arts precinct at the north end of
campus.The gallery is situated in front
ofthe Freddy Wood Theatre on a
former parking lot. It has won awards
for its unique design, and is considered one of the best university art
galleries in the country. It opened officially in late 1995.
-<      The Bristol is a condominium
building at the southeast end of campus.
It is part of the controversial but spectacular Hampton Place development,
which provides market and subsidized
housing. Hampton Place and other
projects in the south campus are projected to supply a $1 billion endowment to
the university. It has already generated
more than $75 million for scholarships,
bursaries and student aid.
>•     The view from the Rose
Garden is as spectacular as it ever
was, even though there is now a nine-
level parking garage underneath.A
rose is a rose, even if cars are parked
under it. UBC's parking problems
grow every year, and space on campus is at a premium.With more surface area being used for buildings,
parking lots, both under and over
ground, are springing up everywhere.
We decided to spare our readers
photos of carparks.
•^   The First Nations House of
Learning opened in 1993. It is the
first longhouse on a North American
campus and is home to UBC's First
Nations programs. It strives to meet
the academic, cultural and spiritual
needs of First Nations students attending UBC. It is located in the western part ofthe campus, near the Ponderosa cafeteria, in the middle of an
arboretum dating from the 1930s. It
also features a waterfall, which is the
most relaxing spot on campus, and
one of our best-kept secrets.
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>■    The Centre for Integrated
Computer System Research/
Computer Science Building
(called Caesar for short), was funded
entirely by the BC government (as
was the Advanced Material and Process Engineering lab and the Chemistry/Physics building, neither of which
is shown here). It opened in 1993. It is
located across from the Barn and
looks remarkably like a computer.
-<   The Jack Bell Building for
the School of Social Work was
made possible by major gifts from
Jack Bell and his son John.The attractive building is located west of
the Henry Angus building, beside
the firehall, which is little and red.
As the new home ofthe School of
Social Work it faced some criticism,
not for itself, but because the
School was moved from the well-
loved (and well-worn) Graham
House. No one's complaining now.
•<    The Chan Centre for the
Performing Arts is due to open in
March of 1997 and was made possible
by a gift from the Chan family. It is a
mid-sized hall with 1,400 seats, a small
film cinema and a studio theatre. It's
located north of the Buchanan complex, across the street from the Faculty of Law.The jury is still out on how
it looks. Building will start soon on a
creative arts and journalism facility at
the old Armouries site, completing
Norman MacKenzie's dream.
<    The Brock Hall extension
was built to the east of the existing
Brock Hall and, with a sylish new
parking garage, takes over the spot
occupied by Hillel House. Brock
House centralizes student services
in one building. It's located across
the way from SUB.The Disability
Resource Centre is also located in
the building, as is the Rick Hansen
National Fellow Programme.
A     Green College was patterned after smiliar colleges in Oxford and the U of T. It is a residence
for 100 outstanding grad students
from around the world.They live,
eat, study and learn in an atmosphere of interdisciplinary discourse.
Visiting scholars are regular speakers at College dinners. It was funded
by Sir Cecil Green, who also funded
Green College, Oxford. Graham
House was refurbished and integrated into the design. (S3
L'U(    Al I MM ClIKOMC 1 1 ■. Si MM] K,   1990 Karyl Mills
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In 1979 Lake Sagaris BfA'81 went to Chile
as a representative of the Canadian National
Union of Students. She fell in love with the country and its "...culture where music and economics
or engineering and poetry were as compatible as
wine and cheese." She moved there permanently in 1981 and wrote poetry
and articles for foreign publications, recording all the changes and struggles
that were swirling around her. In 1989, after a national plebiscite that rejected dictator Augusto Pinochet's continued stay in power, Chile held its
first presidential elections in 19 years.The advent of democracy brought a
time for reflection for Lake Sagaris. After the First Death,A JourneyThrough
Chile,Time, Mind is the result of that reflection.
Through interviews, extensive research and personal accounts, she
weaves a tapestry of her adopted country. Standing close you see ghastli-
ness, shifting your glance, beauty. Stand back and you see a turbulent, engrossing and heartrending scenario. She constantly examines the borderline
between what is humane and inhumane. What makes one person risk everything to push for a little more freedom here, to help expose an injustice
there? What makes another turn off his humanity and condone or commit
persecution, murder or torture? To Sagaris it is something that we should all
examine in ourselves. "'Human' is no synonym for'humane,' although we
often comfort ourselves with that illusion. Perhaps it is at least an ideal to
be sought. Dictators are both born and made: the raw material, the potential exists, in many ordinary people. So does the ability to stop them."
Sagaris dedicates one chapter of her book to Colonia Dignidad, a German settlement four hours south of Santiago. It is a place of deadly mystery.
Germans played a significant role in the colonization of southern Chile
and in the shaping ofthe Chilean armed forces.Their neighbours thought of
them as part of a tradition already long-established when this group of German immigrants showed up in the early 1960s.The newcomers soon began
building, planting, raising animals and installing cottage industries they would
need to become self-sufficient.
Although reaction was initially favourable and even admiring, controversy
sprang up a few years later and has never disappeared. Stories surfaced of
forced labour, torture, sexual abuse, recapture after escape.
Some persons detained after the 1973 coup attest that they were taken
to Colonia Dignidad to be tortured, and that some who were taken there
disappeared forever.There have been numerous investigations, but the
Colonia used the network of high-level support it has fostered over the
years to avoid conviction on any charges.After the reestablishment of democracy in Chile, the government was only able to rescind the Colonia's
charitable status, and today it remains a state within a state, seemingly immune to all attempts to unlock or neutralize it.
In Sagaris' book, Colonia Dignidad is a powerful metaphor for Chile under military rule. Coming early on in the book, this chapter prepares you
for all of the testimonies, observations and remembrances of those lost.
After the First Death, A JourneyThrough Chile.Time, Mind is part documentary, part personal journal and part poetry, the loveliness of Lake Sagaris'
use of language always shining through.
A glossary, timeline and even a list of characters guide the reader through
unfamiliar territory.
Dale Fuller
UBC Au mm Chronk.ll, si mmlr 1996
an interview with
Lake Sagaris
As a Canadian writer living in Chile, Lake Sagaris has hail an extraordinary
view of the events oj the last 15 years in that country. In the Summer 1990 issue of
l'he Chronicle, she reported on Chile's first presidential election', in 19 yeais
(Chile, Rebuilding Democracy), su we were delighted -when she dropped by our
offices recently to talk about her line book. After the First Death, A [ournev
Through Chile, Time, Mind.
In your book, you strive to
understand the inhumanity humans show towards
one another.
The book explores the particulars
of Chilean history and the stories
of how individual Chileans experienced the coup.The stories reveal
that people have two sides to their
character, the darkness and the
light.This ability to suppress our
feelings also has a positive use:
when a surgeon operates or a
mother pulls a sliver out of a child's
foot. But this same ability can be
twisted, and what I try to do is
trace how in some people it became twisted and how they were
then able to start untwisting it.
Do you think that Chile is
recovering from its
I think so. It is an incredibly difficult
experience for any society. Look at
Germany.There is a huge debate
about impunity. Most Chileans
would like to forget, but can't.This
is still actual, this is still real.There
are investigations and court cases.
There are bodies that turn up unexpectedly at building sites. Sometimes people meet their torturers
in the street.
The violence of the coup or the
fact of the coup itself was based on
a constant within Chilean society:
that it is not very democratic. It has
strong democratic traditions, but
that doesn't mean the principle of equality is respected. It is controlled
by a small political and economic
elite, and when other groups try to
better their lot in life, there is a reaction.That power imbalance still
exists.The result of the military's
economic policies, while the macr-
oeconomic figures look good, is
that the rich got a lot richer and
the poor got a lot poorer, and there
are a lot more poor people.
In the past many Chileans
denied that violence had
occurred during and after
the coup. Is that still the
I think that's one of the great
achievements ofthe transition. Last
year the Supreme Court heard the
final allegations from the Letelier
case on national television. [Orlando
Letelier, ex-Chilean ambassador to the
USA, was killed by a car-bomb in
Washington, D.C. in !976.The former
head ofthe Chilean secret police, General Manuel Contreras, and his second-in-command, Brigadier Pedro
Espinoza, were convicted in Chile of
the murder in 1995.) Everybody
watched. It was a powerful experience, and before the Supreme
Court came down with its decision,
a poll found that 90% of Chileans
thought the accused should go to
jail. If you figure that 27% of Chileans are still solidly behind General
Pinochet, it is significant. It means
they recognize that rights violations
took place, and that those responsible should be punished for it.
When I started this book in
1990,1 was very aware that Chileans had two completely different,
incompatible versions of their recent history. One was the version
ofthe military and its supporters,
and the other was the version held
by the majority ofthe citizens. I had
an interview a few months ago with
one of Pinochet's closest political
advisors during the last years of his
government.While he was talking
about why certain events had happened, I realized that he was rationalizing human rights violations. So I
"How do you really start
rebuilding a genuine democracy,
not just this very limited
asked him if he acknowledged that
they had taken place. He answered
that it was difficult at this point to
deny it.That may seem insignificant,
but it is important, a huge leap in a
country where many didn't want to
know that people had been murdered, didn't want to admit it.
Is the average person interested in seeing that the
people who were responsible are brought to justice!
There's an interest, but there's also
an awareness that it was extremely
difficult to get an elected government back. Pinochet is still there.
The question isn't so much whether
or not something should be done,
but how to do it. How, with the
1978 amnesty law; how, with the
present Constitution; with a Congress where the nine appointed
senators and the electoral laws give
the pro-Pinochet supporters such
an advantage. How do you really
start rebuilding a genuine democracy, not just this very limited edition, on the basis of human rights?
The current government doesn't
really have a clear human rights
policy. But the rights lawyers keep
the cases before the courts and
keep the government from passing
laws that would speed up trials and
have them closed without any real
How do they do that!
Well, it's a very Sisyphean labour,
but they find these loop holes.They
go to various levels ofthe courts.
They had one chamber of the Supreme Court rule that international
treaties Chile had signed took precedence over Chilean law. Quite recently another chamber ruled
against that. People just keep digging
and working away, but with lots of
public support.
What do you think will
happen when Pinochet
steps down as chief of the
armed forces in 1998!
There are several possibilities. He
could simply retire and take his appointed seat in the Senate. Or he
could run for president in the year
2000.A lot of his supporters want
him to and believe that he will return in triumph, but he will be
nearly 85. It's interesting to watch
the attitude of the people who support him.They really think he will
be capable not only of running for
president, with all the rigours of a
campaign, but of ruling for six years
afterwards. Pinochet's forces haven't
been able to produce a leader to
replace him.They are very badly
split. Maybe the government will be
able to negotiate an agreement with
National Renovation, the least conservative ofthe pro-Pinochet
groups, and try to get constitutional
reforms leading to further democratization of the political system
and the elimination of the appointed senators.These changes
would ensure that the parties receiving the majority of the votes
actually have the majority of representation in Congress.
Is the 1978 amnesty engineered by Pinochet being
Yes.The only thing Aylwin [president
from 1989-94] was able to achieve
with his human rights policy was to
change the interpretation ofthe
amnesty. Initially the judges simply
closed human rights cases allegedly
committed before 1978. Now, with
a couple of amendments to the law,
cases are investigated, specific people are implicated and they get as
close as they can to a real version
of what happened, particularly in
the cases of people who disappeared.Then they grant amnesty to
those responsible. It leaves the op
tion of moral condemnation, which
is important. But talk of reconciliation is very difficult. It's kind of absurd to go around forgiving people
if they don't admit they've done
something wrong.
Did you feel optimistic
about Chile's future after
finishing the book!
It was really painful writing this
book.There were chapters I didn't
want to write, there were things I
didn't want to write. I read the
whole Rettig Report [a report that
investigated human rights violations
that ended in death or disappearance
between September II, 1973 and
March 11,1990]. It took me two-
and-a-half years. I would start, then
put it aside. It was too much. When
I set out to write the book I
thought that somehow by spelling
things out, by putting things in their
place, by organizing things and
meditating a little bit on them, that
I'd be able to exorcise them. But
there's really no exorcising these
experiences.What I have been able
to do is integrate them somehow
into my life, accept the losses and
hope that I and others have learned
from this.We've paid a horribly high
price in terms of human life and suffering, and we've paid it whether we
wanted to or not. So, I think I tend
a little more towards "Yes, I think
we have learned something." But
I'm not completely sure. In the
book I didn't want to have everybody's story and everybody's version coming through this omnipotent narrative eye. I wanted the
readers to reach their own conclusions. One ofthe reasons people
have had such a strong reaction to
the book is because there are so
many different points of view, so
many different stories, many of
them contradictory. But I think
when you read it, when you confront the book you feel yes, I can
see my way through this, see how I
hope I would have reacted and how
I hope I would react in similar situations in my life. Dale Fuller
UBC Allmni Chromclk, si'mmkr 1996      23 FORESTRY
The Silviculture Institute of British Columbia (SIBC) provides
continuing education programs in silviculture to professional
foresters, forest technologists and technicians, and other forest
workers through in-residence programs as well as correspondence courses.
In October 1994, the UBC Senate approved a proposal to have the
Professional Module Program recognized as a diploma program.This
program has been offered since 1985 as a mid-career upgrade to
Registered Professional Foresters (RPFs) specializing in silvicultural
work. In the past 10 years, I 23 students have completed the diploma.
Currently enrolled students and new applicants who complete all six,
two-week modules successfully (usually taken over a three year period) will receive a Diploma in Forestry (Advanced Silviculture).The
significance ofthe diploma status is twofold: the academic achievements ofthe students are highlighted, and the contributions of faculty
professors who participate in this program are more formally
recognized by the university.The first group of 18 diploma recipients
(SIBC's ninth graduating class), listed below, were recognized at UBC
Convocation on May 31,1996.
Paul Chalifour.RPF
Bill Coulter, RPF
Richard Dominy.RPF
Les French, RPF
Bill Golding, RPF
Gary Gwilt, RPF
Les Herring, RPF
Ken Hodges, RPF
David Horne, RPF
Eric Johansen, RPF
Kevin Lavelle, RPF
Mike Madill, RPF
Rod Meredith, RPF
Robert Mohr, RPF
Mark Palmer, RPF
Ray Raatz, RPF
Mark Scott, RPF
ChuckVan Hemmen, RPF
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Ministry of Forests, Lillooet
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Ministry of Forests, Revelstoke
Ministry of Forests, Nelson
Ministry of Forests,Terrace
Ministry of Forests, Revelstoke
Ministry of Forests, Port Alberni
Ministry of Forests, 100 Mile House
Ministry of Forests, Powell River
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The top student ofthe class is Les Herring, who graduated from
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Along with programs in Agricultural Economics.Animal Science, Food Science, Plant Production and Protection and
Soil Science, the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences now has program
specializations in Agro-Ecology and
International Resource Systems.
Agro-Ecology focuses on the
management of agro-ecosystems
including environmental stewardship
and the sustainability of food production and agricultural practices.
Integrating successful agricultural
enterprises with other rural land
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approach to study and work.
Students in this program will acquire a basic understanding ofthe
inter—connectedness ofthe cultural,
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tems depend. In addition to interdisciplinary learning opportunities,
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The International Resource Systems program has the goals of allowing students to:
C5g gain an understanding of agricultural and natural resource systems from an international perspective;
C3J develop cross-cultural sensitivity through language and cultural
training and a year studying abroad;
C3 study a resource theme
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In the face of government cutbacks, technical innovations, demands for a more adaptable
work force, and growing awareness that multi-faceted problems
require multidisciplinary solutions,
the Faculty of Graduate Studies began a strategic planning exercise
this spring focusing on its two principal missions:
1. Fostering excellence in graduate education.
2. Providing a home and focus for
interdisciplinary teaching, research and transmission of
The Interdisciplinary Subcommittee considered the second mission.
With a mandate that covers the entire campus, Graduate Studies is
uniquely positioned to form bridges
between disciplines, and is currently
home to over 20 interdisciplinary
units, including research centres, institutes, and graduate programs.
Some of the subcommittee's recommendations include:
♦ Renaming the faculty to reflect
its dual role;
♦ Increasing interdisciplinary
representation on Grad Council
from one to four members;
♦ Encouraging cooperation and
co-location among units with
overlapping mandates;
♦ Using the World Wide Web to
provide more effective linkages;
♦ Encouraging faculty members
with FOGS appointments to
participate in interdisciplinary
To encourage faculty members
from other areas to participate in
interdisciplinary unit activities, the
subcommittee is proposing:
Creating an online directory of
research interest key words for
all faculty members to promote
cross-discipline collaboration;
Finding ways of giving faculty
credit in their home departments for teaching or research
in interdisciplinary units;
Finding means of allowing some
faculty to transfer part or all of
their appointments to other departments or units during the
course of their careers;
♦   Increasing the shared usage of
certain courses among programs, and the use ofthe general interdisciplinary (INDS)
The subcommittee's report will
circulate in the coming weeks.The
new dean will likely bring forward
some ofthe recommendations for
adoption during the coming year.
The other subcommittee, dealing
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by Zoe Landale
Kate Braid's second
book, To This Cedar
Fountain (Polestar, paper, $16.95) was a 1996
poetry nominee for the
BC Book Prizes. In it, she
carries on a dialogue
with the paintings of
Emily Carr and Carr herself. A verse from Carr's
Hundreds andThousands:
The Journals of An Artist appears on the left-hand
page and a poem from Braid on the right. Every
few pages there is a full-colour illustration of one
of Carr's paintings. It's useful to have the original
material on hand. Poetically, the book uses spare,
unadorned language.
Her sensual response to Carr's trees are startling, as is the luminous spirituality of both the
poems and the excerpts from Carr's Journals. In
"Lone Cedar" Braid sees the evergreen as "God."
This tree has everything
you could ask of grace.
It resonates mystery, embraces
the whole forest floor....
This cedar is home to itself.
The woods around it wave
in and out of colour...
The dialogue between poems and paintings is
honest and utterly focused.As a reader, the intensity and clarity of the writing reminded me of important truths I had somehow forgotten.
After-image by Leona Gom (Second Story,
$14.95, paper) presents
the surprise of a world-
class mystery novel from
a tiny Canadian feminist
press. In the Staatswald
park, taking a picture for
her grandmother.Vicki
Bauer sees a woman
shot. She even has a
photo of the man who
does it. But can she make
anyone in authority believe her? The wife of a
school teacher working on the Canadian Forces
base in Lahr, Germany.Vicki is an unlikely heroine.
She is an alcoholic, always teetering on the edge
of giving in to her demon. Her marriage is lukewarm; the man who Vicki really lusts after is her
best friend's husband.
The body disappears.Vicki's photos disappear.
Someone in a car bumps into her bicycle, sending
Vicki to the hospital.
Gom's story sets a mean hook.As readers, we
are lured right along after the narrative bait. By
the middle ofthe book I was cheering forVicki's
dogged attempts to stay sober, and her painful,
one-sentence a day additions to her PhD thesis
on "Filmic Identification for Women in Early
American Cinema." The thesis is a brilliant device.
It allows Vicki's character to acquire resonance
for the reader, and it highlights the woman-as-
object treatment that service wives experience.
The ending, with its multiple strands, is profoundly satisfying.
It's a pleasure to know that Gom's talents are
being recognized out of the country.The novel is
being issued in Germany and the US.
Boy Am I by Mark Cochrane BFA'87 (Wolsak &
•. WKtiftHHMMK  Wynn, paper, $ 12.00) is a
first book of poems by a
PhD candidate in English.
It is divided into three
sections, the first of
which is about expectant
fatherhood.These are
tender poems for "Kid
Bean" and for the au-
Bi,IM!fr!iii^BS^J»,8*!ftC   t^1or's partner.The
rhymes and puns are well-handled and playful;
they're love songs. A sensitive New Age guy, a
person might think after reading not just one, but
two poems on "I Prefer the Talk of Women."
Wait. In the second section, the narrator wants
"No more poems by men/ who believe they are
not." Later on, he tells "his wife" to put "garish"
makeup on him, to "make me over like
Mapplethorpe, lips open &/ vulnerable." What
emerges is the muddling of gender, of erotic bodies, and it is this conflict that provides the book
with its title.The word "boy" is a recurring one,
and it too smudges innocence and shame.A self-
consciousness invades the poems.The best of
these is "Tonguage: 28th & Main," a very funny
poem with footnotes.
In the last section about male form, the smell
of musk is pervasive, the (homo)erotic;and the
uneasy remembrance of what it was like to be a
"presexual" boy with the "genitals of a child." Peter Pan.The book jacket promises "a renewed
vision of maleness." Despite Cochrane's reaching
toward integration, even the fine last stanza could
not persuade me that he has broken through to
some new understanding.
The Instructor by Ann Ireland BFA'76 (Doubleday Canada, paper
$18.95) is a novel about
power.The traditional
theme is turned askew.
Here it is the art student,
Simone, who goes after
Otto, her teacher.While
he responds, his intuition
quite rightly flags her "greed" as scary. Simone is
nineteen when she persuades Otto to take her
with him from rural Ontario to Mexico. She is so
sure she's more talented than all the other
students and so oblivious about Otto's untrustworthy behaviour (he fails to turn up for a special
meet-the-parents introductory lunch) that the
reader alternates between wanting to shake her
and feeling sorry for her.
What saves the book from these two predatory characters is Ireland's sheer skill with words.
She is an absolute delight to read.The alternating
sections between Simone growing up, and the affair, are exceptionally well-done. Unlike Otto,
who, for all his faults, produces art on a regular
basis, Simone, when given the opportunity to create, indulges the obsessive side of her nature. She
wants to be with Otto all the time, to become
him.This tension between yearning after the unobtainable other, the desire for control, and
wanting to be intellectually super-charged is what
gives the book its energy.
Simone ends up an administrator, not an artist.
Otto comes to ask a favour. Will she grant it?
Does it matter?
inhaled it," a friend said to me about the book.
Me too. Low Water
Slack by Tim Bowling
BA'86 (Nightwood Editions, paper, unpriced) is
a first book of poems
from a young BC fisher
that other poets have
been waiting for with
interest. Can Bowling, in
his early thirties, really
be as good as he
seems? His work appears in the recent anthology
of young poets, Breathing Fire, and in 1994, his
work won first prize in the League of Canadian
Poets' National Poetry Contest.
Bowling's poems exceed expectations.What
can a person do but accept, gratefully, rich
phrases like:"The crabs are waving like children
l   BC All MM ClIRO.MCI.K, Sl'MMKR  1996 on a schoolbus bound for the rest of their lives."
The writer introduces us to fishing in the past,
both historic and personal.This past, out on the
eternally moving water ofthe river, is still
present. We meet the ghost who gave his name
to Deas Island; we smell the Hells' Gate sockeye
in 1913 when "the dead outgaped the stars."
Bowling also touches on lives affected by fishing:
jack spring, oolichan, and the writer's own ghosts.
Bowling's knowledge of salmon and ocean have
entered into his writing at gut level. His landscape
pulses with creatures, seen and unseen, with blood
and with death.There is a great deal of dying in this
book. It's to the poet's credit that his language
rarely becomes overwrought. His universe, suffused
with the flux of water, is wondrous.
Picasso's Woman: A Breast Cancer Story,
tuae-l^.sl*,  j   Rosalind MacPhee BFA'92,
V MFA'94, Douglas and Mclntyre.
There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow
spot, but there are others,
who with the help of their art
and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into a sun.
— Picasso
In telling of her own adventure with breast cancer, Roz MacPhee masters such a transformation.
By taking the personal challenges breast cancer
gave her, she created from her illness a powerful
and positive account for the benefit of women
and families facing the disease. Picasso's Woman is
not just for those whose lives have been touched
by the disease. We share the most intimate parts
of her life—the terror of hearing the diagnosis
and the impact ofthe cancer—the sorrows and
the revelations. It is a candid and compelling
book that leaves you laughing out loud, crying
softly and raging against the unfairness of a disease that strikes many women in the prime of
their lives and results in the death of two out of
every three women who receive this diagnosis.
Picasso's Woman challenges us all to live life to
the fullest every day. Her hopefulness comes from
an understanding that life is precious and that the
events of our lives, good or bad, make up the ongoing experience of life itself. It encourages women
and their families to regain control over their lives
and insists that life is to be celebrated.
MacPhee's outspoken advocacy has touched
thousands of other lives as well, and has spurred
many into active roles. This is a courageous, unsentimental account of her personal struggle with
breast cancer. She died on May 3, 1996.
Rosalind MacPhee published three books of
poetry and received six Canada Council awards.
Picasso's Woman won the Canadian Authors' Association's Literary Award for non fiction in 1995
and the CBC Literary Prize for Personal Essay in
1993. A few weeks before her death she was
named recipient ofthe UBC Alumni Association's award of distinction.
The book will be published in Germany,
Norway, Israel and the United States, with proceeds to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC Chapter. Leslie Konantz
Starshine on TV (Polestar, paper, $8.95) is Ellen
Schwartz' MFA'88 third
Starshine book and a
good addition to the series. Readers familiar with
Starshine will recognize
her too-cute sister, her
doting if oddball parents
and Starshine's own
prediliction for spiders
and pre-adolescent angst.
Starshine is a neat kid character because she's
there, warts and all, doing things kids do and tripping over the same obstacles. She's not perfect,
but she's always true to herself. If she sometimes
doesn't quite know how she fits into the great
scheme of things, then she's no different from
you, me or the kid down the street.
In TV, she has to bear the humiliation of a couple of unsuccessful television auditions while
watching her perfect sister fall into a TV
commercial and be adored by everyone who
meets her. Even her parents get a turn on the
tube. But Starshine, grumpy and upset, carries on
with a piece of spider research that becomes, ultimately, her salvation.
Schwartz has found a great character in
Starshine Shapiro and has shown by this book
that she can sustain her. More! Chris Petty
Scams, Scandals, and Skulduggery: A Se-
.X;^*^      lection of the World's
Most Outrageous
Frauds by Andreas
Schroeder BA'70, MFA'72
(McClelland & Stewart,
$19.99) is a highly entertaining read that brings
up a question for me: is
there such a thing as a
guy book? Two friends
came over, picked up Scams from my heap of
books in the living room, leafed through it and
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immediately announced they were going to buy it
for their fathers.These are outrageous stories
Schroeder has unearthed. I enjoyed this book,
not the least for Schroeder's impeccable prose
and his deadpan humour. Possibly my favourite
was the story about the bank robber in Nice
who went to work with a crew of sixteen in the
sewers, aiming for a supposedly impregnable bank
vault.The work was "hard, wet, bitterly cold and
indescribably filthy.The sewer walls were covered
with a six-inch coat of rotting slime..." But the
mastermind supplies his crew with the most up-
to-date equipment,"the finest pastries and pastilles," and hires a cook to supply the men with
hot food. He even rents "a huge villa" and adds a
prostitute to his crew, "for an equal share ofthe
expected loot."
The amount of research Schroeder's done is
formidable, but the book flows.What's amazing is
these con men suffer few consequences for their
actions even when caught. Maybe it's the some-
thing-for-nothing attitude most mothers would
have trouble with. Where's the hard work? But
my father, too, would love the book.   ZL <■. i
UBC An mm Chronk.i.k, Slmmkr 1996      27 20s
Joseph Kania BASc(GeolEng)'26, MASc(GeoiEng) celebrated his
95th birthday in March after breaking a hip in January. He is
"learning to walk again" and will embark on an Alaskan cruise
with wife Florence in June ...The American Philosophical Society honoured HomerThompson BA'25, MA'2 7 with theTho-
mas Jefferson Medal for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities for his work in archaeology ...Winona (Straight)
Waites BA'26 played Senior A basketball the last few years.
Edgar L. Lyons BASc(BecEng)'41 retired in 1981 from 30
years of digital computer marketing at Burroughs Corp. Previous to that he ran his own computer service. He is looking
forward to the next reunion, having really enjoyed the 50th in
1991 ... Patricia Mitchell BA'46 has retired to be a prison
visitor in Belgium after having been president ofthe Canadian
Women's Club and Femmes d'Europe. Her last book was a
paperback on international manners.
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PhD'63 recently retired as director general of electricity and
energy development for the government of Indonesia, however
he is serving, inter alia, as commissioner of the National Power
Company ...The Penticton Foundation's first executive coordinator is Anne (Richard) Brewster BSc'59 ... Hilary (Yates)
Clark BHE'52, MEd'90 retired from Capilano College where
she had been on faculty since 1969. In her time there she initiated the retailing program (a business management option) and
chaired the board at Lions Gate Hospital. She is a musician
playing tympani and percussion ...Jake Friesen BA'57 started
out teaching bible school, but about eight vocational changes
later finds himself moving from the FraserValley to Vernon.
Along with his wife Leona, Jake has four children and nine
grandchildren ...Clarence Madhosingh BSc(Agr)'54,MA'58
retired last January after a 36 year career as a research scientist in the federal Department of Agriculture. He resides in
London, Ontario and heads Biotechnology Research Consultants ... Maple Ridge named Sheila (Carstens) Nickols BA'56
its Citizen of theYear in recognition of her service with the
Maple Ridge Museum, the Maple Ridge Historical Society and
the Heritage Advisory Committee ...J. Ross Peters BCom'58
recently moved to Victoria to "semi-retire "After UBC, he
earned an MBA at Indiana University and a PhD in economics
at McGill. He was a senior economist for the Royal Bank in
Montreal following ten years in the investment industry ...John
Umiker BASc(MechEng)'52 is employed by theAgco Corporation, Engineering Group in Independence, Missouri... S. David
Wood BASc(MechEng)'52 retired in May 1993 after 41 years in
the nylon industry. Dave and his wife Beverly live inVirginia and
have four beautiful daughters and six grandchildren.They plan
to spend their senior years watching their grandchildren grow
Michael Conway Baker BMus'66 has composed the sounds
ofthe city as music on VancouverVariations.Opus 107, the audio
accompanyment to the GreatVancouver Book.The music was
launched at the OrpheumTheatre April 30 and broadcast nationally on CBC Radio ...Allen Bernholtz MArch'63 was
named as the University of Hartford's first consortium professor by President Humphrey Tonkin.The consortium topic is
"Cities and the Future" ... Pieter deVink BA'68, MSW'7 i has
recently moved back to BC from three years in Saskatoon
where he served as deputy commissioner for the Correctional
Service of Canada. He holds the same position in BC, although
he is also responsible for theYukon ... Following a 35 year career in Canada's Navy, the last three spent as Canada's military
representative to the NATO Military Committee in Brussels,
Belgium,ViceAdmiral Robert George BSc'62 has retired to
Vancouver Island's Deep Cove ... Merle Herbert BA'68 has
moved to the south of France ...Alan Laub BSc'69 is the new
Outstanding international achievement by a UBC alumnus
is the criteria for this award, and this year there are two
Dr. Bob McGavin BPE'65
Dr. McGavin's years in the Canadian diplomatic service took him
to Australia, Israel and the US as
well as Toronto and Ottawa. He
began working in the banking
sector in 1979 as communications director for the Bank of
Montreal and is now a senior vice
president of public affairs with
theToronto Dominion Bank. He
is an active volunteer with several organizations that focus
on education, health,sports, public affairs, politics, culture,
community and business. His committee chairships and
memberships include: OlympicTrust of Canada.Toronto
Hospital, junior Achievement of Canada and the Canada US
Business Association.
Rosalind MacPhee MFA'94
A poet and a writer, Rosalind
MacPhee made an important
contribution to the bank of information on breast cancer and
its affect on the personal lives of
women and families who are
afflicted with this disease in her
last book, Picasso's Woman:A
Breast Cancer Story. As a poet, she
received many awards and accolades. Picasso's Woman won the Canadian Authors'Association Literary Award for Non-Fiction. The Paris Notebook
won the Epstein Literary Award for Fiction. She loved her
work as a paramedic in Lions Bay and was awarded their
Citizen of Distinction Award. She died in May.
Charlotte L.V.Warren BCom'58
This award honours a person
who has contributed extraordinary time and energy to the
Alumni Association. Ms.Warren
has certainly done that! She was
president of the Association
from 1977-1978, and was active
for years on various committees.
She has continued her
contributions as a member of
the Past Presidents ofthe Association. She served as a
member of the UBC Senate for three terms and served on
many university committees afterwards. She has demonstrated her interest and participation in athletics in many
ways: as the editor of a women's section of a field hockey
magazine, on boards and committees throughout the years.
Wilson Wong BSc(Pharm)'72
Wilson Wong is the first recipient ofthis award, given for outstanding contributions to his
branch, the Association and his
community. He worked as a
pharmacist isVictoria andVan-
couver after his graduation, and
then he moved to Hong Kong in
1982. He was marketing manager and then director of marketing for Hang Lung Group, a major Hong Kong real estate developer. Presently a member of the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong branch of the Association, he was
the very first vice president (1984-1992) and then president (1992-1994).
Dr. Robert George Hindmarch BPE'52
This award, given to a member of the UBC faculty who
has rendered outstanding
service to the general community in capacities other
than teaching and research,
goes to Bob Hindmarch. His
contributions to the community have included being the
Chef de Mission for the
winter Olympic teams in Sarajevo and serving (presently)
as president/secretary general ofthe Pacific Games organizing committee, projected to take place in 2001.
Among his many awards are the Confederation Medal of
Canada for his outstanding contribution to the community and the nation. He was inducted into the UBC Sport
Hall of Fame in 1993 and received the Canadian
Interuniversity Athletic Union's Austin Matthews Award
for contributions to university sport.
Dr. Edith Graef McGeer
This award recognizes
contributions made by a
person who is not a graduate of UBC to the Alumni
Association and/or the
university.As an academic
and researcher at UBC
and internationally, her
accomplishments include
memberships on numerous boards and committees
dealing with Alzheimer's Disease, Schizophrenia and
neurologial diseases in general.As well, she has published extensively in her field and is internationally
renowned for her research on Alzheimer's Disease.
Although she is officially retired from the university, she
still lectures to neurology students.TheAssociation is
honoured to recognize her for her contributions .
dean of the University of California at Davis College of Engineering ...A recipient of both the Order of Canada and the
national Canadian Volunteer Award, Sophia Leung MSW'66 is
serving theVancouver Opera Society as board director and
Chair of the Community Advisory Council ... Charles
Maclean, QC LLB'62 enjoyed a distinguished career as a defence council for some high profile cases.These days he is a
semi-retired lawyer and broadcaster who hosts an open line
talk show called "Nightline BC" on AM 1040 ...Vancouver's
Point Grey area has its first Notary Public office thanks to Jim
McFeely BA'69.Jim had been active in real estate on the west
side prior to his swearing in as Notary Public ...Eleanor Martin BLS '67 has been working as an administrator in the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK since 1986 and is an assistant
registrar in the planning and development office of the academic division in the central registry, working on resource allocation and related matters and on student-related matters such
as fees, concessions against the degree regulations, and liaison
with local education authorities... John Samson BSc'67,
MSc'69 is a professor of physics at the University of Alberta
and will assume a five year term as Chairman of the Physics
Department beginning in July 1996 ... Liz (Semmens)
Samson BSN'68 is acting nursing consultant for Alberta
Health's Community Health Immunization Information System.
Wayne Chou OMD'79 has completed an advanced implant
surgical course at the Misch Institute in Pittsburgh. He has also
been awarded a fellowship in the International Congress of
Oral Implantologists ...Planned Parenthood of Minnesota/South
Dakota has named Daniel Cornejo MA'75 to their board of
directors. Previous work included planning and economic development in St. Paul as well as city planning on Staten Island ...
Katheleen Mae Ellis MLS'78 works with the Kinsmen Rehabilitation Foundation inVancouver. She became manager of
education and information services in 1993, coordinating provision of basic information and referral support while managing a
puppetry program teaching disability awareness to elementary
school children, and an awards program for teenagers ... After
17 years at Price Waterhouse, Satpal Johal BCom'78 has
joined Kanester Johal, Chartered Accountants in Burnaby, BC ...
Mark Johnson PhD'78 was appointed to ChiefTechnology
Officer of vivid studios, an Internet technology architect...
Robert Lewis BASc(AgrEng)'72 is a principal at R.D. Lewis and
Associates Ltd., municipal and agricultural engineering consultants ... Penny Osborne BSc'77, MD'8 \ and Keith Stoner are
delighted to announce the birth of their son, Michael Alexander
on February 20, 1996. Penny is a clinical assistant professor of
anaesthesia, practicing atVancouver Hospital ...JulieAnn
(McCririck) Ough BRE'70 became a CESA Gold Dance
medalist in October at the Barrie Figure Skating Club ... Scott
Plear BFA'76 has been invited to include his painting in the
1996 Harlech Biennale from August 2-25, 1996 at Harlech,
Wales, U.K.... Ann Richards BA'78 is an investment advisor
with Wood Gundy inToronto ... Larry Sandre BCom'78 has
been married to Colleen for 16 years and works for Pro Floor
Supplies in Kelowna. Spare time is spent skiing, waterskiing and
barefooting with their two children, Michelle and Andrew ...
After leaving the military in 1994, Patrick Saunders BSc'79 is
happy practicing in Burnaby in ophthalmology as a corneal
subspecialist... Ian Wilkie LLB'76 was recently appointed senior vice president strategic development for Cara Operations
Ltd. inToronto after eight years there. He will also continue as
general counsel and corporate secretary for Cara ... Ron
Wood BCom'70 has recently retired as assistant to the executive vice president and chief financial officer with the Bank of
Montreal. He is residing onVancouver Island and is upcoming
commander of local Canadian Power and Sail Sqadron and
cruises the Gulf Islands at every opportunity.
Debbie (Shaffer) Bain BSc'86 moved to Australia in 1989.
She was married in 1994 and has a daughter, Katherine Lucinda,
born in June 1995. Debbie is living on a sheep station and
works in a private hospital... Donald Bird BCom'84 was welcomed as a partner at Ladner Downs in March. His practice
includes commercial lending, regulation of financial institutions
and mining law. He is involved with the BC branch of the Canadian Bar Association as treasurer ofthe banking law and personal property security sections ... Sean Blackburn BA'89
completed the Certificate of BusinessAdministration and CMA
in October of 1995 and is employed as the senior accountant
at Pylon Electronics. His spouse Julie was called to the Bar of
Ontario in February 1996 and they have recently bought their
first home in Ottawa along with their new puppy.Justice ...
Ludwig Braun MSc'80 and Susan (Clarke) Braun
DipFrenTrans'80 are pleased to announce the birth ofThaddeus
Ludwig Michael on December 15. 1995 in Munich, Germany,
their home after Zurich, Switzerland and Grenoble, France.The
entire family, including three daughters will be visiting Vancouver in August 1996 ... Sandra (Lutke) Bridgman BSc'86 and
husband Nigel Bridgman BSc'86, DMD'90 had a baby girl on
March 27,1996. Don BASc(GvEng)'59 and Janice (Maclean)
Bridgman BA'62 are proud grandparents ...Grant Brown
BSc'87 and Victoria Brown BA'87 had a daughter, Maisie
Marie, on Novenmber 27, 1995, a baby sister for Keara, age
three ...Jozsef Budai BA'88, BEd(Sec)'9l is teaching high
school social studies and English at Burnaby North Secondary.
Jozsef and his wife Tara Fisher BEd(Bem)'94 are expecting
their first child in June of 1996 ... Bill Cheung BASc(CivEng)'88
and Emily (Cousins) Cheung BASc(GvEng)'88,
MASc(CivEng)'90 are pleased to announce the birth of their
second son, Nicholas KinYun.a little brother for Benjamin
born July 5, 1995.They are both employed with consulting firms
in Prince George ...John Cowan BA'82 is a continuing education teacher in the Delta District. John and wife Maribel are
expecting their first child in early May ... Mary Cross
BSR(PT)'8I completed an MBA in health care administration at
City University,Vancouver campus in September 1995 ...In
December 1995,Graham Dyck BSc(Agr)'89 accepted a corporate transfer as product manager in corn from SandozAgro
Inc.'s Toronto office to their head office in Chicago,. Graham,
Rebecca Dyck BA'89 and their daughter, Melaina, have relocated to Fox River Grove, Illinois where Rebecca has put her
UBC An aim Chromci.k, slmmkk 1996
In Memoriam
E.G.Armstrong BCom'41
Cyril James Bennett BCom'45, BA'45
of New Zealand on February 23,1996.
David B. Charleton BA'25
of Portland, Oregon on March 29,1996,
Helen Crawford &A73
of Dunoon, Scotland on February 2,1996
Reverend Arthur Wesley Dobson BA'34
of Sicamouse, BC on January 22,1996.
Elizabeth Crawford (WeMon) Earle
of Conway* New Hampshire on November 17.1994.
Dr.Vera (Mather) Eiden BA'25
of Paradise, CaiSarnia m $ay 8,1996.
Harry L. Emerson &ASc(ChemEng)'50
•ofWI»BG^.Febr«a^^.t9%*^ •■
jane (Stiilwell) EnsJey BSVTSS
of Kingston* Oftarto on October 6,1996.
Gladys Kathleen (Mcintosh) Ewan BA'31
i olVlce^^Jam^#l;,;i99^: v
Terence James (Terry) Garner BA'49
©fVaneouver on January 6,1996.
William B.Gill,QC6A'5MLB'52
of Calgary, Alberta on November 22,|99!5.
AHred Hudson Glenesk B€mf45, BA'$2,M&f64
ofWestyaEn^tuver o*i^^8 29, t99%
J. Kenneth Halley BASc(Mm£^'32
ofV1ctOf%;Ojj October; I .U \ 995,
ArthurThomas Holmes &ASc(EngPtrys)'52
of Delta, IC on MwsW, (996?
of Ptet Meadows,BC onMarch \0,1996.
Alice L.C.(Tastad) Molloy MSW'69
of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on February 27,} 996.
Herbert Murrin (Bert) Matson BA$c(Ci¥Eng)'48
of NorthVancouver on January 14,1996.
Robert B. Macdonald BA'62
of Mississauga, Ontario on September 14 1995,
Douglas F. McCrimmon BA'32
of Half Moon Bay, BC on December %1995.
teaching career on temporary hold in order to enjoy the Chicago sights with Melaina ... Mitchell Erickson BSc'81, BSN'89
has taken on a new position of patient care manager at University of California at San Francisco Medical Centre and has
nearly completed an MSF at UCSF ... Having earned his MA and
PhD from Stanford University, Brian Gaines BA'88 is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Illinois
... Miguel Garcia-Garibay BSc'89 is an assistant professor of
chemistry at UCLA ... Anne Gardner BSc'80 is job-sharing the
position of coordinator for Ijim Mountain Forest Project in
Bamenda Highlands, Cameroon.When not working, she is
looking after three children, Nicholas (5),Alexandra (3) and
Michael (I) ... Diane Haynes BA'89 is teaching theatre-based
workshops designed to call forward the unique, creative self-
expression of each participant... Tim Hooton BCom'87 married Kerry Ellieff on April 6, 1996 in Stratford, Ontario, and they
will be travelling to Europe for a month this summer.Tim has
been inToronto since graduating and works at Anison and Associates as a commercial realtor ... Sandra Hoornenbory
BEd(Elem)'87 teaches grade two at Surrey Christian School,
after teaching for three years inTerrace, BC and working for
four years at an association for handicapped people ...
Jacquely Hoffman-Zehner BCom'88 has been living and
working in New York for eight years. She was made head of
Goldman Sachs' mortgage pass through trading desk in 1995
and married Greg Zehner, a vice president at the same company in a New York City ceremony the same year ... Michael
Izzotti BSc(Pharm)'83 won the Pharmacists for Life International Award of Meritas for 1995.This group is an international
association of pharmacists and lay people dedicated to the
sanctity of human life ... Six years and an MA in industrial organizational psychology later. Rick JuMussen BA'89 is living in
Tanzania, working with Habitat for Humanity on a low cost
housing project and would love to hear from his old friends
(Box 85,Liuli Ruvume,Tanzania,Africa) ...Alison Kendall
A1FA'89and Brian Beaucage were married inThunder Bay, Ontario in April, 1995. She continues to teach at Lakehead University and last year was the educator at theThunder Bay Art Gallery. Her most recent exhibition was at Eastern Edge Gallery in
St.John's,Nfld....Brian Kennedy BRE'84 works for Ernst
Green and Ruth (Norman) Kennedy BRE'84 stays home
with their three young children, Russell (5), Samantha (almost
3) and Mitchell (almost I)... Nicholas Kimberley BSc'82,
MD'86 finished a residency in general surgery at the University
of Ottawa in 1995. He is in practice in Winchester, Ontario. His
wife, Joan Eaton BSc'83, DMD'87 is continuing with her practice in Ottawa.Julia (4) andTristan (2) fill in the rest ofthe time
... Stuart James was born to Brian Knight BA'89 and Linda
(Ho) Knight BCom'86 on January 14, 1995, a brother for sister Shannon ... Paul Krieser LLB'85 is engaged to be married
to Virginia Doldolza.The big day is September 28, 1996 ...
Alison (Wylie) Kumashiro BEd'84 is still living in Japan and
is enjoying life with five-year old Anna and two—and-a-half-
yearold Keishi ...After graduating, Elaine (McDiarmid)
LaFleur BA'88 went to Nagoyajapan to teach English for
three years. She met and married her husband there and lives
in Findlay, Ohio with daughters Renee and Celeste ... Guy Lancaster BSc'86 married Margaret Mullins on Sept. 9, 1995 ...
Erica Leiren BA'84 and Gord Badanic were married in a
suprise wedding ceremony August 5, l995.They honeymooned
in England the following October, and baby Simone Leiren
came along on February 18, 1996. Erica is on maternity leave
from her job as account executive with Proctor and Gamble ...
Evelyn Lett BA'l 7, LLD'58
Evelyn Lett's list of contributions to the university, the
Association and the community is very long. She was a
founding member of the Alma
Mater Society and ofthe
Alumni Association, with
which she maintained a high
level of service for many
years, including a term as vice
president. As one of our senior members, she is accorded a high level of regard from the staff and board
members.At UBC she led a campaign for the first women's residences. After World War II Dr. Lett served on a
federal government commission to study employment
problems of women. Her community activities also
included being a founding member of the women's auxiliaries of theVancouverArt Gallery and theVancouver
Community Arts Council.
John William McArthur BA'96
Mr. McArthur just graduated
from UBC's honours program
in political science with international relations. He spent
the summer of 1995 at the
University of Bonn's Transatlantic Summer Academy.This
summer he will spend working
for the international development officer of UBC's External
Affairs division and then he's off to Harvard University's
John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he will
study public policy as a graduate student. He already has
accumulated a long list of awards and scholarships, both
academic and athletic. He is a medal winning swimmer.
V.Paul Lee BCom'87
HA chartered financial analyst,
Mr. Lee is the general manager of Electronic Arts
Canada, overseeing their
studios inVancouver, Seattle
and a portion of the San
Mateo, California studio.An
EA Canada executive since
1989, he previously served as
vice president, finance and
administration, chief financial officer of EA Sports and
chief operating officer for EA Canada. He was a principal of Distinctive Software, prior to its merger with EA
in 1991. Before that he managed over $750 million in
pension and corporate funds for Chrysler Canada. In
I 995 Business inVancouver magazine named him one of
Vancouver's Top BusinessAchievers Under 40.
30     UBC Alumni Chronicle, Summer 1996 CLASSACTS
Anthony Lester BA'81 moved, with spouse Courtney Park,
to San Francisco and is planning to enroll in the MBA program
at Golden Gate University ...Julie (Lyster) Levandier BA'85
and her husband Phillip live in Bedford, Nova Scotia, where
they own and operate a funeral home.They are expecting their
third child in November, a sibling for Kathryn (3) and Matthew
(2) ...Timothy Martin BASc(ElecEng)'85 earned an MA in science education atWesternWashington University inAugust,
l995.Tim and Rachel Bonneville) Martin BA'86 are both
teaching at Montesano High School inWashington.They have a
six year old daughter Eleanor Rose ... Margaret Maxted
MA'84 is enjoying life in the U.K., has moved house, but is still
working at the Royal School for the Deaf in Exeter ... David
Miachika BASc(CtvEng)'81 has been made a partner at Ladner
Downs. David is a trial lawyer and focuses his practice on construction and real estate litigation. Before joining Ladner
Downs in 1988, he worked as a project engineer and superintendent ...Athabasca University Professor Jeremy Mouat
PhD'88 has been awarded the 1996 Jules and Gabrielle Leger
Fellowship by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research
Council of Canada.This prestigious award is granted every second year to a meritorious Canadian scholar following a national competition. Dr. Mouat will use his $50,000 award to
explore the nature of colonial authority in BC,Australia and
New Zealand during the 19th century ... Heather (Findlay)
Nicolaas BCom'83 and Leo Nicolaas BCom'86 had a second
daughter Lauren, born July 1995; a sister to Amanda, born June
1992 ...Kari Nielsen BA'85 moved to Kelowna in April 1996
to start her own freelance desktop publishing business and
loves the slower pace ofthe Okanagan ... Eric Ochs BSc'85,
BA'89 is getting married June 29th to LailaThaiss and plans to
stay in Montreal until she completes her PhD in psychology.
Eric will complete his this summer ... In May, 1995 Samuel
Pang BSc'82, MD'83 was appointed Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the merged Deaconess Waltham
Hospital in Massachusetts ... Mario Piva BCom'86 is a partner
in the chartered accountancy firm ofTenisci White Piva. His
wife Cindy (Dixon) Piva BCom'86 is manager and co-owner
of the Pineridge Golf Course. Kamloops is home for the couple and their three children ...Arthur Pope BSc'82,PhD'95 has
joined the GE Research and Development Center as an image
interpretation scientist. He lives with his wife Susan
Steinbrecher and son Alexander in Niskayuna, NY ...Patricia
Rencher BEd'83 has moved around a lot since graduation.
Right now she is completing a Doctorate in sociology at the
University of Hawaii... Georg Reuter LLB'89 was appointed
as partner with Richards Buell Sutton. He has a particular interest in the areas of employment and aboriginal law ... Helene
(Boutin) Rodriguez BA'89 married her USAir Force sweetheart (whom she met in japan) on January 2,1996. She works
for the Catholic Community Services ofWestern Washington
and they live inTacoma,Washington ... Robert Rohling
BASc(EngPhys)'91 married JoseeTremblay BSc'89 in 1994 and
moved to Cambridge in 1995. He is working on his PhD in
medical imaging and Josee is working as a geriatrics nurse ...
Bob Ross BCom'83 and Alix (McLeod) Ross BCom'84 are
pleased to annouce the birth of their first child, Lael Patricia
Ross on March 16, 1996 ... Ian Rumley BASc(ElecEng)'84 is
back in the Lower Mainland after three-and-a-half years in
Prague. He is still working at PAC in Burnaby. He and wife Edee
are expecting their second child in May ... Beverlee Sealey
BA'8 /, MSc'90 and her husband Bob Banfield welcomed their
first child, Kimberley Margaret Banfield, on November 6, 1995.
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UBC Au mm Chronic.lk, scmmkr 1996
In Memoriam
Maureen N. McDiarmid BA'39
of North Vancouver on January 27,1996.
David Nikkei BAS<A1ediEng)'«
of Surrey In May 1996.
Endla(Oder)Rehtlane BA'64 BP&68
ofWestVaneouver onAprt 20,1996.
Ivan Ross BA'64
of Summerland, BC on October 25,1995.
Lynne (Dawson) Rutherford DipPublkHlth'71
of Saskatoon on March 31,1996.
George Macdonald Schuthe BCom'46,BA'47,MA'50
of Ottawa on October 26,1995.
Dorothy Gail (Davis) Sharp BA'64
of Edmonton in August 1995.
Howard C.SIavinski 6Sc7<,MSc77
of EdinontoB on April 3,1996.
Gerald David Stevens BASc(MechEng)'S4
oflbroiwo iii October 1994.
Ivy C. (Deiall)Taylor 8AScfNure)32
ofVTctorlaon March ♦ 1,1996.
David C.Thomas BEd'59
ofVancouver on February 20,1996.
Kenneth William Thomas BA'39, MA'41
of Burnaby on April 6,1996.
Brian Stewart Waddington BASc(MechBig)"84,/MSc'93
ofVancouver on May 17,1996.
Hubert Douglas Wallis BASc(Oiem£ng)'24
crfVictoria on May 8,1996.
Harold David Wilson BA'57
ofvancouver on February 19,1996.
Mary Helen (Glasgow) Wood BA'29
of Richmond on May 2,1996.
George Ralph Yates BA'49, MD'49
ofVancouver on January 29,1996.
Frederick John Young BEd'64
of Scotland on February 18,1996.
In the last issue it was reported that Dick Swanton
BScfAgf)'52,BEo*S9,«1£a"68 hod passed owoy. Unfortunate^
his name wm reported as Dkk Siwrton, Our apologies to ha
family and friends.
Bev is working as a manager in the Medical Services Plan (Victoria) and Bob works offshore as a submersible pilot/technician
... Rob Seversen BASc(CivEng)'83 and Susan Affleck BA'82
are pleased to announce the arrival of their third child, a boy.
Their other children are Christian and Hanna ... Holloway
Schultz and Partners Inc. has appointed Anna Shojania BA'89,
MBA'9l as a recruitment consultant, focussing on the placement of management professionals in the computer, high tech
and telecommunications industries ...Glenn Stelzl BSc'87,
MD'9l and Gill Alison Osborn BSc'89 were married in
Vernon. BC on December 17, 1995. Glenn is a doctor in
Squamish. and Gill attends medical school at UBC ... Susan
Stonier LLB'88 and husband Michael Kloppenburg had a
daughter, Emily, on January 15, 1996. Susan continues her law
practice providing locums, legal research and litigation support
for other lawyers ... Louise van der Horst-Busman BEd'81
has retired after teaching for 27 years. Louise and husband
Gerry enjoy the view at the Panorama village in West Vancouver ... Following two years in Belgium, highlighted by the birth
of daughter Michelle, Terry VankkaDMD'8/ and wife Anne
are living in sunny Texas,where Terry is undergoing residency
training in oral and maeillofacial surgery at the UT-Houston
Health Science Center ...RobWatson BEd'86 and Heather
(Neumann-Daniels) Watson BEd'80 are thrilled to announce the birth ofThomas McKnight on November 7th, 1995,
a brother for Anna. Rob is a counsellor and Heather a teacher,
both at Carson Graham Secondary School... Sandi (Sims)
Watson DipSpEd'87marriedTimWatson in July, 1991,and
they have one child, Sandra Carita. Sandi is teaching for the Los
Angeles School District, but is thinking of returning to school
to complete a Master's degree in special education ... Dave
Weatherby BASc(CivEng)'88 is in Malaysia working as project
engineer on the Kuala Lumpur LRT project. His family includes
wife Lori and children Brian and Michelle ... AlaneWilson
MLS'86 is the head of reference and instructional services at
the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library of the University of Alaska at
Fairbanks. No green card is required for librarians to work in
the US, if they have a specific position.Archival students might
be interested to know that Rasmuson library has a world-class
archival and special collection of Arctic and Polar regions material, as well asAlaskana ... Peter Wynne BASc(ChemEng)'83 and
Janet (Abraham) Wynne BA'83 have a new baby girl,Julia
Claire, a little sister for Madeleine and Laura.
Since October 1993,Jennifer Applebaum BA'93 has been
working at the Maples AdolescentTreatment Centre as a child
care counsellor. She is involved in residential behaviour assessments with adolescents with psychiatric and behaviour disorders ... Paul Belsito BCom'91 earned BCIT's journalism diploma in broadcast communications in 1995 and then spent
the next year as a correspondant to United Press International,
London, Middle East Bureau. He works as a producer and
broadcaster at AM 1040 inVancouver ... David Chivo BA'92
just graduated from Brandeis University with two Master's degrees, one in community planning and another in management
of human services. He has also completed a one year program
in strategic planning at Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology.
He lives in Boston and works as a development director for
the Boston Jewish Federation ... Dantes Man-chung Chow
MBA'93 returned to Hong Kong upon graduation and is working for a Dutch bank.ABN AMR.O Bank, in the area of credit
risk management and analysis ...Sheri (Lewis) Delmaestro
BPE'90, BEd(Eiem)'92 and husband Bruno are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Brianna Marie, born November 11,1995. Sheri has been an elementary school teacher
in Burnaby since 1991 and Bruno is a professional skating instructor ...Alan Giumelli MASc(MetMatEng)'95 is working for
BHP Steel inWollongong.Australia as a process development
engineer ...Chris Hall LLM'95 returned to New Zealand via
six months in South America and has resumed work with his
old firm. He yearns for those lazy days on the beaches and
fields of beautiful BC ... Emma Henderson LLM'95 is doing a
PhD at the University of Melbourne in Australia and is tutoring
in the Faculty of Law ... Brett Kagetsu BCom'9l, LLB'95 married his Aussie gal Jenny Reilly on New Year's Eve, 1995 ...
Ardiss Mackie MA'94 has taken a three year leave of absence
from Okanagan University College to teach at Ritsumekan
University in Kyoto,Japan,on an exchange program through
UBC ...Dalerie Mackenzie BSN'94 and Colin Felstad
BLA'93 will marry July 6, 1996 in Okanagan Falls, BC. Dalerie
completed Dubrelle's Gourmet Cuisine course this spring, and
Colin has joined his family's mixed farming operations in Dapp,
Alberta, the couple's future home ...After practising with
Stikeman, Elliott inVancouver for the past three years, Maria
McKenzie BCom'90, LLB'90 moved to Farris,Vaughan,Wills and
Murphy, also inVancouver, in September 1995 as an associate
lawyer ...Kelly McNaughton BSW9I and Joe McCallum are
pleased to announe the birth of their first child,Jordan Grace
on October 6, 1995. Kelly received her MSW from McGill in
1992 and is social work manager at Stjoseph's Hospital in
Hamilton, Ontario. In June, 1995, she was appointed to the
Niagara District Health Council for a term of three years ...
Jenni Millbank LLM'94 is teaching at Sydney University in
Australia ... Liz Parker BMus'92 earned BCIT's radio diploma
in broadcast communications in 1995 and is co-producer of a
local radio program. She also teaches piano to 24 children and
enters them yearly into the Royal Conservatory exams ...
Shelley (Maass) Rolston BEd(Elem)'91 completed her MA in
December 1995 and along with husband Kevin, is expecting
their first baby in early May ... Tara (Davidson) Saunders
BA'93 married Len Saunders BA'91 on December 23, 1995 in
Vancouver.They live in Malibu,California ...Caroline
Karpathy Schmidt BA'92 and Paul W. Schmidt BA'92 were
married inVancouver on September 18, 1993 and reside in
New York. Paul is attending New York University School of Law,
and Caroline is employed as assistant director of alumni relations at St. Francis College ... James Schwarber MA'93 and
Gail Kawakami-Schwarber BA'93 are thrilled by their new
daughter,Jaimy Anne Ayako Schwarber. born August 20, 1995.
Along with Melissa, 10, they are living in their Brooks Range
cabin in Alaska ... Deena Scoretz BPE'93 completed a Master's
degree in 1995 in Leuven, Belgium and works in Berlin, Germany on projects for sport development including a month in
Kuwait and the 1996 Paralympic Games ... Naomi
Side both am LLM'94 is teaching atTasmania University...
WicliffTembo PhD'96 is teaching in the School of Animal Sciences at the University of Zambia.
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