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Volume 49
Number 3
Winter 1995
Board of Management
Elected Members
Al Poettcker,
Post President
Debra L Browning,
Sr. Vice President
Tricia Smith,
BA'80, LLB'85
Etftonol Committee
Louanne Twaites BSc(Pharm)'53
Ron Burke
Steve Crombie
Dale Fuller
Chris Petty
Sue Warn
Don Wells
Chris Petty, MFA'86
Assistant Editor
Dale Fuller
Rosetta Cannata, BA'8
Leona Gom
Jann Habbick
Zoe Landale
George Plant, Mary Plant and Mary's mother,
Oris Bendl, BSrtl
Mrs. Evelyn Lett, were just three of the 600-
Pamela Friedrich, BA'67
plus alumni and friends to enjoy the revived
Louanne Twaites, BSc(Pharm)'53
Annual Alumni Achievement Dinner and AGM,
held in October. They are looking at some
Dana Merritt, BCom'88
vintage photos of dinners and AGMs gone by.
Don McConachie, BSA'63, MBA'65
Mrs Lett, a founder of the Association,
Grace Wong. BEd74, MBA'83
appeared in many of them.
executive Director
Photo by Kent Kofterg Studios
ISSN 0824-1279
David Strangway on Political Science
In conversation, David Strangway gives his
perspective on the McEwan report, discrimination,
and just whose academic freedom is it, anyway?
Nectar of the Gods
The Okanagan Valley is producing some of the
finest wines in the world. So says the world. UBC
grad Anthony von Mandl is doing a grape job.
Finally, an Alumni Benefits Card
Mter years of planning, negotiation and downright
arm wrestling, the Association can present some
pretty nifty privileges of membership.
Alumni Achievement Dinner in Pictures
It was a party! The resurrected Annual Dinner
was everything we hoped it would be and more.
Have a look at the nice people having fun.
The UBC Alumni Chronicle is published 3
Alumni News
times annually by the UBC Alumni
Al Poettcker's Column
Association, 6251 Cecil Green Pork Road,
Vancouver, B.C., V6T IZI. It is distributed
free to all graduates of UBC Member,
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Faculty News
Council for the Advancement and Support
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43 Branches
The Third Annual Pan Alumni
Skate will be held on January 28,
1996 from 3-6 pm at the University
of Calgary Olympic Oval. Cost is
$5/adults, $2.50/children under 12,
or $ 15/family. For information call
U of C at 220-7108 or contact the
Calgary branch event coordinator
Michele Liang BCom'87 at 777-
0488. Come out to support the
UBC Thunderbird teams in Calgary.
An event update will be sent to
alumni on the active Calgary branch
list. If you would like to be included
contact branch rep Alice
Daszkowski BCom'87 at 298-3940.
This branch held its first pub
night on November 23 at the Sherlock Holmes Pub in West Edmonton
Mall. To join, contact Claire
Pallard A4Sc'92 at 455-771 I.
Town and Qown
6251 Cecil Qreen Park Road
Vancouvei, B.C. V6T1Z1
(604) 822-6289
Facsimile: (604) 822-8928
The first pub night for the renewed Montreal branch was held
December I. If you'd like to participate in Montreal branch activities
contact Don Yapp PhD'93 at 989-
2342 or mdya@musica.mcgill.ca
University Librarian Dr. Ruth
Patrick visited with 20 Ottawa
alumni on November 12. Thanks to
branch volunteer Carole Joling
BA'67, BLS'69 for organizing the
brunch. For information on alumni
activities in Ottawa call Don
Gardner BASc'54 at 829-2257.
UBC Dean of Arts Dr. Patricia
Marchak travelled to Powell River
on November 16 for a day of activities organized by branch rep
Stewart Alsgard BA'5 7. About 30
alumni met with Dean Marchak and
board member Don McConachie at
an evening reception. If you're interested in Powell River branch activities call Stewart at 485-2255.
Prince George
David Strangway and Director of
Athletics Bob Philip met with an enthusiastic group of 25 alumni at a
reception in Prince George on September 6. If you want to link up
with UBC alumni there, contact
Martin Cocking BA'87 at 563-9448.
Jim Bryce BSc(Agr)'93 is keen to
start a branch in Saskatoon. If
you're interested give him a call at
343-9195 or e-mail him at
All UBC alumni in Toronto are
invited to meet fellow grads at a
pub night, February 7, 7:00 pm at
the Armadillo Texas Grill, 146 Front
St. W. No need to RSVP, just tell
restaurant host that you're with the
UBC group. For more information
about the Toronto branch you can
call Mati Szeszkowski BA'95 at
(416) 480-0474 (not after 10 pm
please). Mati is our new branch rep
in Toronto.
US and Overseas
To connect with UBC alumni in
France, contact our new rep
Mandy Kerlann BSc'82,
BScPharm)'86 in Beaune at 80 24 92
The Hong Kong branch had a full
agenda this autumn, beginning with
the annual meeting and dinner on
September 29. About 60 alumni attended. Iggy Chong BCom'82 was
re-elected as president, with John
Henderson BCom'77 and Ricky
Lau BCom'92 elected as vice presidents.
The biggest event of the fall was
the Canadian University Association
Sports Day, attended by over 100
alumni and friends. Suffice it to say,
our alumni athletes did UBC proud
in all the events.
Dr. Ann McAfee, past president ofthe
Alumni Association, receives a book
about Hong Kong from Iggy Chong,
president ofthe Hong Kong branch, and
Anthony Cheng, member ofthe Board
of Governors of that branch. Ann
recently spent two months in China and
the Philippines.
Other events this autumn included a luncheon on October 8
with Ann McAfee BA'62,MA'67,
PhD'75, a dinner on November 6
hosted by Chancellor Bob Lee with
about 50 alumni, a dinner with 25
engineering alumni welcoming Dean
of Applied Science Axel Meisen and
the monthly luncheon held at Baker
& McKenzie. Olivia Ford BA'92
represented the Hong Kong branch
at the Branch Reps Summit in UBC.
Upcoming events include the ever
popular monthly luncheons, drop-in
volleyball, a Christmas party and a
career forum in the spring. Please
contact the executive committee
members or Iggy Chong at 2847-
8780 for details.
UBC grads interested in branch
activities in Malaysia, please call
Susan Thomson BPE'74 in KL at
About 15 UBC alumni attended
the Canadian Club's second annual
alumni reception on October 19. A
tour of the Whitney Museum is being planned for January or February.
Interested alumni should call branch
rep Krista Cook BA'88, MA'90 at
Anyone interested in meeting up
with fellow UBC grads in the Philippines is invited to contact Bob
Gothong BCom'77 in Cebu City at
On November 1,35 alumni and
friends of UBC met with President
David Strangway, Chancellor Bob
Lee and VP External Peter Ufford at
a special luncheon and learned
about new initiatives and joint programs between Taiwan and UBC.
Taiwan's new branch representatives Janis Connolly BA'73 and
Kent Ollis BCom'90 hope to welcome many senior UBC representatives to Taiwan over the next year
and will endeavour to set up some
lively events for Taipei based alumni.
For more information, please call
Kent at 232-4536. (kollis@transend.
com.tw) or Janis at 581 -7089.
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
Alumni Association Volunteer Hero
The success of alumni programs at UBC depends heavily on the commitment and vision of our volunteers. Each day we work with dozens of
volunteers within our divisions, reunions, scholarships and bursaries,
branches and student cultivation programs. These volunteers help realize the Alumni Association's mission: to help members enjoy a lifelong
relationship with their university. All our volunteers are hard working,
dedicated individuals that we could not do without. So we've decided to
recognize a "Volunteer Hero" in each Chronicle. Although we cannot
recognize everybody, consider this section an acknowledgment of all our
volunteer alumni for their support. THANK YOU!
Basil Dunell's involvement with UBC goes back a long way. As a student,
he earned both his BASc and MASc in chemical engineering from UBC.
He went on to graduate
from Princeton University
with an MA and a PhD in
physical chemistry before returning to UBC to assume a
position in the chemistry department in 1949. Basil was
involved in a variety of
projects on campus throughout his 36 year career at
UBC. His research included
work in polymer rheology
and molecular motions observed through broadline and
pulsed nuclear magnetic
resonance. He was a member of the Applied Science
Curriculum Board for several
years, was an active member
of the Senior Appointment Committee, and was the acting head of the
Chemistry Department for a year. In his first years as a faculty member
on campus, he was Dean of Residence of the then Anglican Theological
College of BC( 1951-52).
Basil, now retired and an active member of the Professors Emeriti,
played a key role in the very successful 50th anniversary reunion for the
Class of '45 this past September. His commitment to the three day event
(that brought in over 130 grads from as far away as the UK, Chicago,
New York, and Toronto) parallelled his dedication to projects during his
professional years on campus. From envelope stuffing and survey analysis, to creating a custom campus tour complete with a UBC history worthy of the university archives, Basil did not stop short of putting one
hundred percent effort into the success of this event. Over the last 8
months it has not been an unusual site for the Alumni Association staff
to see Basil in the office in his trademark wide brimmed Aussie hat and
red gortex, strategizing for the best possible 50th anniversary reunion
ever.This was an opinion unanimously shared by classmates and Association staff. Clearly, Basil's enthusiasm for his UBC years as a student and
faculty member are reflected in his outstanding leadership and commitment to this reunion. Special thanks for a job well done!
New Financial Challenges for Today's Universities
There has been some
controversy recently about
how UBC and other
Canadian universities are building financial relationships with
private sector interests. The
controversy, briefly, centres on the
concern that these financial
relationships may well impede or
compromise academic freedom.
While this is a valid concern,
it could be minimized if the
objectivity of the university is
carefully articulated at the
beginning of these relationships.
In any event, fundraising at
both the corporate and personal
level is an unalterable fact of today's university, and UBC is no
exception. To maintain our ability to offer a first class education to
our students, and to attract the finest minds to teach them, we must
turn to the community for financial support.
Years ago, the Alumni Association operated its own annual
fund, the primary function of which was to provide support for
scholarships and bursaries. As UBC's needs became more urgent,
however, the Association helped establish the development unit
which operates under the External Affairs Office. The result of this
effort was the creation of a much more efficient fundraising unit
whose sole task is to coordinate fundraising for university projects.
In a five year period, the Development Office, through the World of
Opportunity Campaign, raised $260 million for UBC.
Even though UBC's tuition costs are among the lowest in North
America, tuition, ideally, should never be a factor in limiting a
qualified student from attending university. We are pleased that
scholarships and bursaries remain a high priority in the current
annual fund strategy.
UBC must generate more funding from sources other than
government to sustain our high educational standards and to
support student aid. While it is in the interests of many corporations to support programs that help them in the marketplace, it is
also in their interest, and in ours as alumni, to support corporate
programs that not only ensure academic freedom, but that maintain
the university's fiscal independence. The recent arrangement with
Coca Cola is an example of the kind of corporate program that
provides benefit for all.
During the first half of our mandate, the current Alumni
Association board has concentrated on developing our branch
program, working out details of our new alumni benefits card,
reestablishing our annual alumni achievement dinner, and creating
new ways to encourage current students to become active alumni
after they graduate. We will be seeking your help as volunteers for
our mentoring and co-op programs, and to ensure that together we
maintain a strong, independent university.
Al Poettcker, President, UBC Alumni Association
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
The annual alumni-sponsored Career Fair and barbecue will be held
on January 11,1996, from 3:30-
6:30 pm in the Roots Lounge,
MacMillan. Alumni are welcome to
attend. We extend a special invitation to those working in the industry who are interested in participating as exhibitors. If alumni, whether
working in the industry or not, are
keen to be involved in an on-going
student mentoring program, please
contact the alumni division. We can
be reached through the Agricultural
Science's Dean's office, or by calling
Joel Silverman at 732-7520.
The School of Family & Nutritional Sciences/Home Economics
division organized a Friday evening
reception and a Saturday morning
research update session for alumni
during Open House.This spurred
interest in the renewal of the division, which now plans to present an
evening with textile artist and designer Joanna Staniszkis, on Thursday, March 7, 1996 at Cecil Green
Park. Tickets for the event, which
includes dessert and coffee, are
available from steering committee
members Barbara Hartman
BH£'78 (943-6317), Mari-Lou
Laishley BHE'79 (926-4130) or
Lois Smith MacGregor BHE'60
The division held its 10th Annual
Golf Tournament and Dinner on
Tuesday, September 21,1995 at the
University Golf Course. The event
was a huge success this year with
increased attendance, prizes and
fun. Next year's tournament is
planned for Thursday, September
19, 1996. For more information,
contact the Medical Student and
Alumni Centre, 875-5522.
Through the support of UBC
medical alumni and students, pro
fessional groups and individuals, the
Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre and the provincial
government, construction has begun on the long-awaited Phase II of
the Medical Student and Alumni
Centre. The Ground Breaking Ceremony was held in September 1995,
and the expected date of completion is Spring 1996.
The biggest annual social event of
the UBC Faculty of Medicine, the
Medical Ball, will be held on February 3, 1996 at the Waterfront Centre Hotel in Vancouver. Hosted by
the second year medical students,
this year's event will carry a theme
of An Evening in Monte Carlo and
promises to be the best Medical Ball
ever. The formal evening will consist
of a mock casino, followed by dinner, presentation of teaching awards
to medical faculty and dancing to
Malpractice, a live band.
Here is an updated list of our alumni branch contacts around the
world. If your area is not listed and you would like to be a contact,
please contact Deanna McLeod at (604) 822-8918, 1-800-883-3088 or
British Columbia
Fraser Valley: Wally Mitchell BSc(Agr)'94, (H) 823-6564
Kamloops: Rob McDiarmid BA'72, LLB'75, (W) 374-3344
Kelowna: Jeff Peterson BA'79, LLB'86, (W)861-4022
Nanaimo: Jim Slater PhD'71, (H) 753-9849
Powell River: Stewart Alsgard BA'57, (W) 485-2255
Prince George: Martin Cocking BA'87, (W) 960-5713,
Calgary: Alice Daszkowski BCom'87, (W) 403-298-3940
Edmonton: Claire Pallard MSc'92, (W) 403-427-7164
Montreal: Don Yapp PhD'93, (H) 514-989-2342,
Ottawa: Don Gardner BASc(MechEng)'54, (H) 613-829-2257
Saskatoon: Jim Bryce BSc(Agr)'93, (H) 306-343-9195,
Toronto: Mati Szeszkowski BA'95, (H) 416-480-0474
Winnipeg: Peter Epp LLB'93, (W) 204-956-0560
United States
New York: Krista Cook MA'93,   (H) 212-735-1676
San Diego: Richard Grimmett BA'50 & Pamela Grimmett
BSc'51, (H) 619-453-0439
San Francisco: Kent Westerberg BA'84, LLB'87, 408-287-2411
Seattle: Joan Whiley BA'51, (H) 206-522-5416
Australia: Christopher Brangwin BEd'71, MA'73, 61-2-327-6430
Hong Kong: Ignatius (Iggy) Chong BCom'82, 852-2847-8780
Japan: John Tak BA'82, (W) 03-3408-6171
S. Korea: Chun Moon BA'94, (Pg) 015-917-5709
London: Alison Taylor BA'86, (W) 44-171-404-8081
Malaysia: Susan Thomson BPE'74, (H) 60-3-408-5668
Philippines: Bob Gothong BCom'77, (W) 63-32-253-2481
Saudi Arabia: J. Bruce Veale BASc(ChemEng)'81, 966-3-874-1773
Singapore: Tan Yam Pin MBA'65, W) 65-272-9488
Taiwan: Janis Connolly BA'73, (W) 886-2-546-6086 & Kent
Ollis BCom'90, (F/H) 886-2-232-4536, kollis@transend xom.tw
Guests will be provided with play
money which they will use to gamble. After dinner, there will be a
mock auction where major prizes
will be auctioned off and "paid for"
with casino winnings.
For more information, contact
Kevin Draxinger at (604) 874-5549.
Greek Divisions
The Alumnae Association of Alpha
Delta Pi (Beta Kappa chapter)
would like to congratulate the
newly initiated deltas. Our association and the collegiate chapter have
been busy over the past few
months with rush, initiation, UBC
Open House, our AGM and our annual Christmas luncheon. Thank
you to those dedicated alumnae
who helped out with the association and as advisors to the chapter,
and thank you, too, to the collegiate group for your spirit and enthusiasm. For those of you who
have been wondering about what
your local chapter has been up to,
please come out to our events, or
contact Ann McCutcheon
BA'91 and get involved. If you have
not been receiving our newsletter
or your copy of the Adelphean,
please contact Ann McCutcheon at
This division has been busy restoring Room 10 in the Panhellenic
House in preparation for re-colonization. Your help is needed. Please
contact Victory Hedegus at 822-
1121 if you can assist.
Our calendar of events for this
year include: Founders' Day in January at the Arbutus Recreation Centre, a paperback sale in March to
finance our centennial project of a
donation to the Classics Reading
Room at UBC, a video and pizza
night in December and our summer
BBQ in June. Contact Anne Mott
BEd'67 at 738-7764 for more information.
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
Reunions  1 996
If you would like more information about the following upcoming reunions, contact Dawn Levy at tel: (604) 822-8917 or toll free: I -800-883-3088,
fax #: (604) 822-8928 or toll free 1-800-220-9022, or e-mail:
Where Great Minds Meet
50 Years of Pharmacy
Class of '46
Applied Science '46
Medicine '86
Medicine '76
Commerce '76
UBC & Vancouver
Cecil Green Park
& Vancouver
UBC & Vancouver
Cecil Green Park
May 31-June 2
June 19-21
June 19-21
August 2-4
August 9-11
September 20
Cecil Green Park
September 27
The Class of '35 gathered for a
full day of celebrations for their
60th class reunion. Event activities
included cocktails, a sit down luncheon, a memorable commentary by
class member Victor Town and
greetings from Alumni Association
President Al Poettcker. The reunion
also included a campus bus tour led
by Professor Emeritus Lewis
Robinson and ended with a 60th
anniversary party at President
Strangway's home. The 60 guests in
attendance agreed that it was a
great way to mark such an important milestone.
October 14
This 55th anniversary celebration
had a super turnout for their sit-
down dinner at the Shaughnessy
Golf Club. Energy and conversation
filled the room with tales of UBC
and recent news. Sunday's activities
included a custom campus bus tour
delivered by honorary class member and UBC Professor Emeritus
Lewis Robinson. Grads then sat
down to a buffet lunch at Cecil
Green Park and enjoyed a display of
memorabilia from their days on
campus. Alumni Association President Al Poettcker was on hand to
bring greetings to the group. Committee members did a great job.
September 6-8
More than 130 people attended
reunion events spanning three days.
Grads came from England, New
York, Chicago, Toronto, Los Angeles, Oregon, Seattle and throughout
BC. Wednesday's activities included
a campus bus tour led by class
member/committee chair and UBC
Professors Emeriti Basil Duneil and
Guy Dutton.The tour was followed
by a sit-down luncheon, a moving
speech by class member Pat McKay
and words of welcome from Alumni
Association President Al Poettcker.
Thursday was left open for casual
meetings for class members but did
include a buffet dinner at Cecil
Green Park in the evening.The reunion finale came on Friday with a
visit to the Genghis Khan exhibit at
the Royal BC Museum in Victoria
and a personal tour of Government
House. Lieutenant Governor Garde
Gardom welcomed the group to his
home and personally congratulated
them on reaching such a milestone.
Special thanks to the reunion committee for planning a festive and
successful reunion.
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UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
September 22 & 23
The engineers of 1950 met for
their 45th class reunion. Friday activities included a wine and cheese
gathering at the Bradwell home for
electrical engineers, a dinner party
at the Point Grey Golf and Country
Club for mechanical engineers, and
a round of golf for civil engineers.
On Saturday evening more than 70
grads and their spouses met at
Cecil Green Park for a dinner buffet
and an evening of memories. Many
thanks to Dr. Michael Quick from
Civil Engineering for his warm
greetings, Mark Bradwell for leading
the evening as master of ceremonies and master poet, and to the
departments of Civil, Mechanical
and Electrical Engineering for lending the composites to the reunion
LAW '55
Pan Pacific Hotel
October 12
Guest of honour for this 40th
year reunion was Charles Bourne.
Solloway claimed the prize for travelling the farthest to attend, with
Lees in 2nd place. Cassady's tapes
gave the group mood music from
the '40s and '50s, the speeches
were short and remarkable (de
Weerdt, Bouck & Prentice), the
food was exceptional and convivial
obfuscations of the truth were
prevalent. The faculty of Law, on
behalf of the Class of '55, received a
gift of $855.There were suggestions
that the group should do a reunion
again sometime, and the committee
(Denis, Jim & Dick) agreed, that as
the lottery of life permits, they
would — but not too soon!
The group also met for brunch at
Steamworks on Sunday morning.
Special thanks to organizers Bob
Smith and Art Strother for a wonderful event!
The Class of Architecture '55 met October 21 at the Coast Plaza in
Stanley Park for their 40th Anniversary dinner with twelve grads and
ten guests in attendance. President David
Strangway brought
greetings to the
group and congratulated them on their
achievements and
their continuing interest in the university.
October 13 & 14
The Class of Mechanical Engineers '55 gathered over Open
House and Homecoming weekend
for a spectacular 40th class reunion. Celebrations began with a visit
to their old stompin' ground, the
mechanical engineering department.
Special thanks to Dr. Philip Hill for
providing an informative personal
tour.The grads and their significant
others gathered later in the evening
at Cecil Green Park for an evening
of baron of beef, wine and cheer.
Members of the class gathered to remember the old days during two
reunion events -
— a Saturday evening potluck dinner and a Sunday
morning brunch
during UBC's Open House weekend. Some also at-
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Class members and guests enjoyed dinner, a Saturday morning
lecture on the information highway
in medicine, a gondola ride to the
top of Whistler for lunch and a
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Cecil Green Park
September 29
Forty-five members of the Class
of Commerce '65 celebrated their
30th anniversary reunion. Dean
Emeritus Philip White was the special guest of honour and was made
an honorary member of the class
following a moving speech to the
group. Cocktails and a dinner buffet
preceded an open-mike session
where each member of the class
shared a brief synopsis of their life
experiences with the group. In addition to the gathering, some members of the class took in a round of
golf at the University Golf Club.
Special thanks to the organizing
committee for doing such a great
October 6 & 7
More than 70% of class members
from Mechanical Engineering '70
met for a 25th anniversary reunion
that was packed with activity. Class
members travelled from as far away
as Britain to attend this milestone
celebration. Reunion events kicked
off with a lunch at the Pit Pub and a
tour of the mechanical engineering
department. Special thanks to Dr.
Robert Evans, head of that department, for conducting the tour. Friday wound down with a salmon buffet and dance at Cecil Green Park.
Saturday's activities began in the afternoon with a nine-hole round of
golf followed by a barbecue at the
University Golf Club. Each guest
received a prize at the dinner. Special thanks to the organizing committee for putting in such a committed effort.
September 8-10
One grad came all the way from
Singapore for this 25th anniversary
reunion. Activities included morning
educational sessions and afternoon
leisure activities like golf and hiking.
Special thanks to the guest speak-
Vernon  Lodge
September 22 & 23
Twenty four grads plus spouses
and children met for an informal
weekend of celebrations. Special
guests included Drs. John Morel and
Steve Smith. Saturday events included 9 holes of golf for the entire
family at a par 3 golf course followed by a barbecue luncheon. A
banquet was organized at the Village
Green which was followed by a custom designed Reach for the Top-
type trivia game. The weekend was
a great success.
UBC j\lumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
September 15 — Eighteen nursing grads came together for an
informal wine and cheese. Highlights included looking through
old photo albums and annuals and catching
up on everyone's
news. The group
had a wonderful
time and agreed
that there would
be a 25th in
LAW '85
Arbutus Club
August 19
This reunion included a deluxe
dinner buffet and a special reunion
appearance of The Negligent^ and the
Incredible Negligee. More than 65
people were on hand to remember
old times, take in a re-run of the
1985 Law Review, dance and catch
up. Special thanks to all those who
made the trip in from out of town
to attend the reunion.
MBA '85
Cecil Green Park
August 5
This class met for an afternoon
barbecue and some croquet and
volleyball on the lawn. They had so
much fun just talking that the croquet mallets were never touched!
Some of the grads met later for dinner atTaverna Corfu on Broadway.
February 25 - March 9
Road to Damascus
April 30 - May 13
Costa Rica
^pril30-May 11
Mosel River
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Three Great Rivers of Europe
August 11 -24
Canada and New England
September 18-28
China and Yangtze River
October 10-25
Cheese Factory
More than 20 grads and family
reunited for a 10th anniversary celebration. Activities included a barbecue and a golf tournament.The
grads had a great time reminiscing
and leafing through their biography
booklet.Their golf scores were not
great, but the reunion was!
Chateau Whister
August 4-6
Weekend activities for this reunion included a cocktail party, three
continuing education sessions, a
dinner dance and a golf tournament.
Over 100 people were in attendance at this successful reunion.
Harrison Hot Springs
October 12-15
More than 20 grads from Pharmacy '85 attended a fun-filled
weekend and dinner held in conjunction with the BC Pharmacy Association Conference. Many soaked
in the pool and rekindled old friendships. Dean John McNeil attended
the formal dinner and dance. Although it seemed to be just yesterday that we graduated, the common
feeling was not to wait so long for
the next reunion.
Brock House
The administrators of UBC's Intramural Sports Program gathered
for a 30 year celebration during
Homecoming. They celebrated the
program's progress over the last 30
years and recognized past AMS
presidents and financial officers who
were instrumental in its develop-
The Great Trek
Remembered Luncheon
Cecil Green Park
October 13, 1995
Grads from the classes of 1916-1930 gathered for the annual
Great Trek Remembered Luncheon. This heritage reunion coincided with Homecoming and Open House. President David
Strangway, Chancellor Lee, his wife Lily and Alumni Association
President Al Poettcker were on hand to welcome the group and to
recognize them for the important role that they played as pioneers
of the university. A luncheon and a group photograph helped mark
this special occasion.
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
ment. More than 80 people came
for this special reunion, including
Grant Burnyeat LLB'73, Byron
Hender BCom'68, Doug Aldridge
BASc(ElecEng)'74 and George
Mapson BPE'73, MEd'79.
Planning is well underway for a
four day celebration to commemorate 50 years of Pharmacy at UBC
(1946 to 1996). The events are
planned for the first weekend of
June (May 31 to June 3).There will
be a wine and cheese party on Friday, May 31 at Cecil Green Park.
Saturday June I will feature a CE
Program and research symposium
at UBC and an evening anniversary
dinner at the Grouse Nest at the
top of Grouse Mountain. June 2 begins with a Pharmacy Open House
and UBC tour followed by a garden
party or individual class reunions at
Cecil Green Park. The weekend coincides with the 6th Annual Bernie
Riedel Golf Tournament and BBQ
dinner at the University Golf
Course on Monday June 3. Mark
your calendars and plan to attend
some or all of the events. We hope
to see you there!
In addition, the class is hoping to
produce a book commemorating 50
years of Pharmacy at UBC. If any of
your classmates have any pictures
to contribute to the book, please
send them to Louanne Twaites at
4660 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver,
BC.V6R IV7 or to the college office. On the back of the photo
please note the approximate date
when the photo was taken, the significance of the photo, identification
of all of the people in the photo and
the year in which they graduated.
Grads are encouraged to report
any special memories from their
years at UBC. The greater the input, the more special and memorable the book will be.
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UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
Branch Reps Summit
13-15 October 1995
The Branch Reps Summit was a unique gathering of
eleven alumni branch representatives from across
! Canada and the Pacific Rim during Open House
weekend. With funding support from UBC's Exter-
| nal Affairs department, we invited our representatives from around the world to meet at Cecil
Green Park.The Summit was an opportunity for
those alumni folks who are 'not so near but just as
dear' to interact with their fellow branch reps, become reacquainted with
the UBC campus (and those cinnamon buns) and discuss branches program
revitalization. In addition to the Saturday and Sunday morning workshops,
activities included a Friday night reception and Sunday breakfast where the
reps were joined by senior university administration, Association board
members and staff. The participants' feedback was very positive, and we
now face the challenge, albeit a fun one, of implementing the new initiatives
Branch Summit attendees, left to right: Peter Epp (Winnipeg), Kent Ollis
(Taiwan), Jim Bryce (Saskatoon), Wally Mitchell (Fraser Valley), Alice Dasz
(Calgary), Rob McDiarmid (Kamloops), Jeff Peterson (Kelowna), Janis
Connolly (Taiwan), Susan Thomson (Malaysia), Olivia Ford (Hong Kong).
Executive Director Agnes Papke is flanked by Jeff
Peterson and Olivia Ford.
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Don Yapp and Susan Thomson.
Olivia Ford and Alice Daszkowski.
Programs Coordinator Deanna McLeod smiles
for the camera. She is flanked by Jim Bryce, on
the left and Wally Mitchell, on the right.
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Open House
Death by Dessert
The most eminent detective, Sheerluck
Holmes, reveals to those assembled
that a dire crime has been committed:
Olga Hodge has been buried under tin
avalanche precipitated by a loud
)   cannon boom. Who fired the cannon?
There's the crux. Whoever finds the
answer to that question will solve the
Watson questions the Parisian cook, one
ofthe chief (chef?) suspects, hilariously
portrayed by Leanne Bernaerdt. And
then he moves on to the ski instructor,
played by Wally Mitchell, looking every
bit the murderer.
On Friday, October 13 a sold-out crowd of 130 alumni and friends
teamed up to solve the mystery surrounding the untimely death of Olga
Hodge at the Hodge Podge Lodge, a.k.a. Cecil Green Park. But first everyone dove into a mountain of goodies. In between dessert and hilarity,
teams of amateur detectives, with the help of experts Sheerluck Holmes
(Gerald Vanderwoude) and Watson (Guy Fauchon), demonstrated their
deductive skills when interrogating the eight suspects, played by members
of the audience. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
The Alumni Association specially thanks Roger Haskett BA'86,
BFA'9\, MA'92, Gerald Vanderwoude and Guy Fauchon BFA'9I of
Murder Unlimited for sponsoring and staging the event. Due to their
generous support and wonderful talent, the Association's Homecoming
event was a resounding success.
Amateur detectives get
to -work questioning
suspects and conferring
with each other Everyone looks pretty suspicious, including Robert
Pirooz as the French
maid and Boy Scout
Bruce Krishna. Olga
wasn't a particularly
well-liked person, so
there were motives galore for doing her in!
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And the culprit is ... the
victim's twin sister. She
was a nun who bad been
in a cloistered convent
for ages and had come to
visit. .Yo, there was no
sister. There was no
victim, just a scam! And
lots of fun! The non-
nun was gleefully played
l>y Rosanne Rumley.
Alumni Annual Fund Giving
Tops $500,000
Annual Fund organizers in the Development Office report that
the alumni appeal this year has raised over half a million
dollars, a new record. Last year at this time the fund was
$100,000 less. The goal for the alumni phone appeal is $988,000.
Throughout the week, grads from various faculties gather in the
evening in the basement of Mary Bollert hall to call their classmates
to appeal for donations. In November, volunteers from Medicine,
Science, Architecture, Dentistry, Nursing, Social Work, Athletics and
Applied Science wore their fingers out calling for support for scholarships, bursaries, faculty and student projects, endowments and
equipment funds.
Feel like volunteering? Give Leanne Bernaerdt a call at 822-8920.
Better yet, gather a group of your old classmates together and take up
a whole evening. The pizza's on the Development Office.
Students in the School of
Library, Archival and
Information Studies work on
one of the nine new computers
purchased with alumni
donations from 1994-95. The
computer lab has expanded
from 10 computers to 19,
thanks to alumni support.
Endowment Established for Rowing Coach
Frank Read
The Frank Read Rowing Fund
has been established to honour
Frank Read's contribution to
rowing in Canada and at UBC.
Bob Falconer, a member of the
Frank Read F.ndowment Steering
Committee, says, "Frank was a
tough motivator but he earned
loyalty and commitment from his
crew. It was Frank's inspiration
and ability to bring out the best
in his crew that made him a
great coach."
The income from the fund
will be used to enhance facilities
and purchase equipment for
UBC's rowing program.
Frank Read began coaching
at UBC in 1949 with an annual
budget of $200. In 1954, Frank's
Cinderella Crew won the British
Empire and Commonwealth
Games trials at St. Catherines.
The crew represented Canada at
the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Chilliwack
and upset the favoured English
crew to win a gold medal. This
caught the eye of the Duke of
Edinburgh, who invited them to
row at Henley. Frank's crew did
not disappoint. They beat the
Russians in the semi-final and
came second in the Grand
Challenge to the University of
Frank's success continued
with medals at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. A gold with
the Four and the Eight man crew
won the silver. He came out of
retirement for the 1960 Olympics
in Rome to win silver.
For further information
about the Frank Read Rowing
Fund, or the Frank Read Steering
Committee, call John Cartmel at
Ballots for next year's Board election will be in
our next issue. The senior VP, treasurer and
three members-at-large will be elected.
The senior VP serves one year, then becomes
president for a one year term. The treasurer is
elected for a one year term. Members-at-large
serve for two years.
Any UBC grad is eligible. If you are interested, send your name, address, degree and
year with a short statement about why you wish
to serve, and a black and white photo. Include
the names and signatures of five UBC grads.
For more info, phone us at (604) 822-0616
The deadline for nominations is 4:00 pm,
Thursday, February 9, 1995. Send nominations
to: The Chief Electoral Officer, 6251 Cecil
Green Park Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1.
The Awards Committee is calling for nominations
for the following awards:
The nomination deadline is March 15,1996. For more
information, or to receive a nomination form, please
call our office at (604) 822-0616
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 NEWS
VOC Oldtimers Have a Party and
Take a Hike
Varsity Outdoor Club
Oldtimers (members to
1955) had a spectacular
reunion on a sunny weekend in
September. More than 100 got
together at Cecil Green Park for
dinner, music and good friendship on Friday night, September
15. MC Trevor Roote kept the
party moving and special guest
Bert Brink, Professor Emeritus,
and honorary president of VOC
during our era, recalled his days
in the VOC. That was the cue for
other members to tell their
This club always had
rousing sing-songs. We sang
around the bonfire on a weekend
hike or in front of the fireplace
at the VOC cabin on Grouse, Mt.
Seymour or, in the early '30s, at
the cabin on Hollyburn. Bob
McLellan and Arnie Ede
entertained, as did the time-
honoured Squamish Band with
some original members: Dick
Lazenby on banjo, Ron Bruce on
clarinet and Bob Nicholson on
the washtub bass.
On the Saturday, in perfect
weather, about 60 VOCers
turned up for some hiking up
Cypress Bowl on Hollyburn.
There were a variety of hikes
from the easy one to Yew Lake to
a bit more energetic to the top of
Black Mountain and a swim in
Cabin Lake. On Saturday
afternoon, the crowd gathered at
Trevor and Suzie Roote's home
for a reception.
Original members ofthe Squamish Band, Dick Lazenby on banjo, Ron Bruce
on clarinet and Bob Nicholson on the washtub bass entertain fust like in the
old days at the VOC Oldtimers reunion.
With this 1995 reunion
safely tucked away, we will meet
again in the year 2000.
The Varsity Outdoor Club
has always had a fairly low profile
on campus, even though it
attracts large numbers of
students. During the war years,
VOC had the largest membership
of any club on campus. Let's
raise that profile. When you have
a reunion, send in a short report
to the Chronicle. Tell the rest of
us what you're doing.
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UBC All mm Chronicle, win i er 1995       | 5 David Strangway and the
Political Science Debate
—A Conversation with the President
Last summer, the Department of Political Science was dosed to graduate student admissions until further notice. For
a number of years, some graduate students
had complained that there was an atmosphere of pervasive racism and sexism within
the department and that it was rife with harassment and discrimination, especially toward
graduate students.
After charges by two students became
public, the university commissioned a report
on the situation at the request ofthe Department of Political Science and the faculties of
Arts and Graduate Studies, written by Vancouver lawyer Joan McEwan. The report was supportive ofthe students' perspective and extremely harsh on the department. The political
science department was, said the report, a
bastion of white, male privilege, inhospitqble to
any person or position that did not fit that
perspective. When the report was released,
Chronicle: The McEwan report caused a
real explosion when it came out. Why
do you think it hit the public nerve with
such an impact?
David Strangway: The concerns that it
brought up are really quite profound. Discrimination, racism, sexism, harassment —
these affect people throughout society, not
just at universities.
Chron: Yes, these problems are everywhere, so why the big reaction?
DS: The fact that these problems came up at
a university was quite shocking to a lot ol
people. We like to think of our universities as
being at the cutting edge of our society, and
they don't expect these kinds of ills to be felt
at universities. But of course they do occur
here, and everywhere else.
the Dean of Graduate Studies responded
immediately by shutting down graduate admissions, a recommendation made by the
report, until such time as the problems outlined in the report were addressed.
The decision proved to be controversial
in the extreme. Local and national media put
U&C under a microscope. David Strangway,
the McEwan Report and the department
were examined in editorials, TV news specials and newspaper reports. The decision
received heavy criticism from many sources,
including critics on campus.
As a result ofthe report and the university's action, the department agreed to undertake certain changes in the operation of
its affairs and, in the fall, the Dean lifted the
the suspension on graduate admissions.
In a conversation recently with David
Strangway, the Chronicle gave him an opportunity to discuss the issue as he sees it.
Chris Petty
Also, because a university is, primarily, a
place of inquiry, we are able to deal publicly
and openlv with such issues. The academic
freedom that we enjoy makes ir possible to
have a public discussion about these serious
problems and that, in the end, is a good
thing. These are, after all, issues of fundamental social importance, and what better
place than at a university to be discussing
Chron: But it seems that much ofthe
discussion had to do with your reaction
to the report, rather than to the social
issues involved. Many felt that you yourself were violating academic freedom by
censoring the department.
DS: There was no censorship here, as far as
I'm concerned. Nothing I did or said indi
cated that professors in the department
weren't allowed to teach how or what they
liked. The question of academic freedom versus censorship came up on Cross Country
Checkup at one point. The program host
insisted that academic censorship was indeed
taking place, while virtually all the call-in
listeners disagreed with that position. Thev
felt the issue was one of inclusion.
Mv point is that academic freedom has
to extend to students as much as it does to
faculty. That means a student's freedom to
learn should not be impeded. We must not
demand that someone stop being offensive
per se, but if the oflensiveness makes learning impossible, then, as the BC Civil Liberties
argued in a thoughtful paper on the subject,
something has to be done.
Students who are harassed because of
their sex, their race or for anv other reason,
do not have access to academic freedom.
Thev will do what thev can to avoid the harassment. Their academic freedom is being
limited by the harasser. We have established
policies that outline approaches to be taken
in such cases.
Students at the graduate level are scholars in training. Thev are, in fact, junior colleagues. The modern university demands it.
It's no longer good enough to have a faculty
membei' telling a student what to learn or
what to think. It's especially not acceptable to
use discrimination or harassment to achieve
that end. Our universitv promotes openness,
partnership and dialogue between students
and their teachers. Simply stated, the question that was raised was whether the relationship was working as well as it should have in
the department.
16      L'BC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 "Our department of Political Science
is an excellent department. It is, in
fact, one of the best Political Science
departments in the country using any
number of scales of measurement, and
it has some of the finest faculty."
Chron: What effect will all this have on
the reputation of the Political Science
DS: Our department of Political Science is an
excellent department. It is, in fact, one of the
best Political Science departments in the
country using any number of scales of measurement, and it has some of the finest faculty. In the end, I can't see anything but a
positive result for the department and the
university. This process will, if anything,
make it even stronger.
Chron: You received a lot of criticism
for accepting the recommendations of
the McEwan report. One of the most
common was that the report itself was
deeply flawed and, by accepting it, you
ignored due process. How do you react
to that?
DS: I think the report was flawed in many
ways, but I don't think that's the substance of
the issue. What was happening in the department, and what the department was doing
about it was, in my view, the real substance of
the issue. For others, the issue was the report
itself and the approach used to develop it.
They felt that the process of putting the report together did not allow for a fair presentation of views. Even if they are correct on
the matter of process, my reaction was aimed
at dealing with the substance of the issue —
the challenge to academic freedom — not at
dealing with due process or the process of the
I think there was too much focus on the
report, and not enough on the issues.
Chron: This issue is being called your
"Bingo-gate," the issue that will stick with
you long after the dust has settled. What
do you think the ultimate result ofthe
whole thing will be?
DS: I suppose it is. None of the other issues
I've dealt with — Hampton Court, cutting
down trees at NRC, even the corporate funding issue — have hit so close to home. But
the questions raised by the report and the
reaction to it are, probably, more important
than any others I've dealt with.
I should also point out that quite a few
people put a lot of effort into this. Without
the hard work of David Elkins and George
Hoberg from the department, graduate dean
John Grace, arts dean Pat Marchak and many
others, the issues would not have been handled as well as they have been.
I think the whole process, ultimately, will
be seen as a healthy one. No one's academic
freedom was challenged during the debate;
the dialogue was freewheeling and open for
everyone. No one was told to hold back. It's
too early to tell what the outcome will be, but
I am satisfied that the whole thing was dealt
with up-front. The debate was passionate,
divisive and filled with controversy. Doesn't
that describe a university? j\ren't those the
issues we should be discussing? It shows that
we are capable of discussing vital social issues
and coming to terms with them.
This debate will probably go on for a
long time, but it can't help but make the university more inclusive, more open to public
debate and more accessible.
Chron: The Dean of Graduate Studies
recently lifted the suspension on admissions. Does that mean the problems are
DS: No. What it means is that everyone involved has stated a willingness to work on
solutions. The department has signed an
agreement that commits to dealing with the
issues, and that, as far as I'm concerned, is
the beginning of a very healthy process. I
strongly congratulate the department for the
steps it is taking and for committing itself to
report openly to the campus. We'll all learn a
lot from that process. The outcome is the
right one, and it preserves the integrity of the
The bottom line is that to have academic
freedom you must have an atmosphere free
of discrimination and harassment. If we can
turn that around, then it will have been worth
the trouble.
Shortly after the McEwan report was released,
the university began planning an international conference on academic freedom and freedom from discrimination, to be held in the summer of 1996. J«-
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995
17 Napa Valle/ of the North
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Anthony von Mandl had a vision.
He believed that with an emphasis on
quality and a complete understanding of
the customer, a premium wine industry
was possible in the Okanagan.
He was right.
by Rosetta Cannata
It was a gathering of some ofthe most
highly respected wine tasters in the
industry, all of them sipping and
sitting and trying to find the world's
best Chardonnay.
This was the 1994 Averys Trophy at the
International Wine and Spirits Competition
in London, England and as yet, many of
these tasters had never even heard of a B.C.
wine industry, let alone an Okanagan winery-
called Mission Hill.
That was about to change.
When the tasters lifted their blindfolds,
they couldn't believe their taste-buds. They'd
chosen a wine from Canada of all places,
from B.C. no less. They were so incredulous,
they put their blindfolds back on and re-
UBC Alumni Chronicle:, winter 1995 tasted the wines to make sure they hadn't
made a mistake. There was no mistake. The
winner was Mission Hill's 1992 Grand
Reserve Barrel Select Chardonnay.
Anthony von Mandl, BA'72, smiles as he
retells the story inside his Vancouver office at
The Mark Anthony Group Inc., the company
he started as a one-man wine-importing
business not long after graduation. Today,
this major alcoholic beverage company has
17 sales locations in cities across Canada in
addition to owning the Mission Hill winery in
Kelowna where their Chardonnay win in 1994
helped put B.C. wines on the international
And behind every bottle of wine they
produce, there is one pivotal lesson von
Mandl learned at UBC.
As an economics major, he took an
elective theatre course and talked his way
into working on a Frederic Wood production.
What he learned was that in theatre, as in
wine, the mounting of a quality production
involves an enormous amount of planning,
expertise and teamwork. A good play doesn't
guarantee a good production. Everything
around the play has to be good because in
the end, what people remember is the entire
"Everything focuses on what the audience can see," von Mandl says.
Casual theatre-goers often have no idea
of the work that goes into a play they have
just seen. It's the same in the wine business,
von Mandl says. When someone drinks a
Mission Hill wine, they may think ofthe wine
maker, but they won't think of the complex
team of people it took to get that bottle from
the vineyard to the table.
"Theatre taught me about marketing,"
he says.
After graduation, von Mandl considered
a career in banking because he'd been
inspired by his banking professor and current
Hongkong Bank of Canada chief economist
David Bond. He even worked briefly in
banking before travelling to Europe where he
ended up completing a wine apprenticeship.
When he came back to B.C., he set up the
Mark Anthony Group as a wine importing
business. (He named it that not because of
any ode to Shakespeare, but because his
middle name is Mark and the Anthony Mark
Group didn't have the same ring to it.)
He bought the winery in 1981 at a time
when few people, including some Okanagan
grape growers themselves, thought the area
could compete in the world wine market. Von
Mandl remembers addressing the Kelowna
Chamber of Commerce in those early days.
"I told them what I thought the
Okanagan could become — Napa Valley of
the North."
He told them he envisioned bed and
breakfasts catering to a crowd that likes
wineries and travelling in the off-season. He
saw a different kind of tourist for the area.
Not the kind with recreational vehicles who
bring most of what they need with them, but
people with money to spend.
"Mission Hill pioneered
the switch to varietal
grapes in the Okanagan.
It wasn't, incidentally,
simply a love of fine
wine or quality that
prompted von Mandl to
take this route. It made
good business sense."
"Frankly, I got polite applause," von
Mandl says about his speech.
That didn't stop him. Committed to
producing quality wines that could compete
internationally, Mission Hill pioneered the
switch to varietal grapes in the Okanagan. It
wasn't, incidentally, simply a love of fine wine
or quality that prompted von Mandl to take
this route. It made good business sense. The
Okanagan was never going to be a low-cost
grape producing area like some other regions
ofthe world, he reasoned, so the only smart
thing to do was to concentrate on quality.
Then came the North American Free
Trade Agreement in 1988 and B.C. grape
growers, no longer protected from cheap
California wines, were suddenly forced to
produce wines that could compete on an
international scale or get out of business.
Many did get out at the time, but those who
remained switched to higher quality grapes
that would produce better wines.
"The Free Trade Agreement was the
birth ofthe premium wine industry in B.C.,"
he says.
The Chardonnay win in 1994 brought
the Okanagan to the attention ofthe international wine industry in a big way. Besides the
Mission Hill wine, 21 other medals were
handed to Okanagan wineries at that same
competition. In 1995, the international
recognition continued for Mission Hill when
it won four medals, including one gold for
the 1993 Grand Reserve Chardonnay, at the
International Wine and Spirit Competition in
London, England.
These days, von Mandl said he spends
about half his time in his Vancouver office
and the other half travelling around the
world on business. The winery is only a part
of what makes up Mark /Anthony.
"The wine business," he says, "is a very
romantic one."
When they think of the wine industry,
people envision a holiday in Tuscany, the
Napa Valley or the Okanagan.
The downside is, it's a capital-intensive
business that requires a huge investment in
land, wine cellars and equipment. For von
Mandl it was a 10-year investment and he
couldn't have done it without the importing
Today, the list of premium wines, beers
and spirits Mark Anthony imports is extensive. Mark Anthony is western Canada's only
importer of Corona beer and the company
owns the trademarks for California Cooler
and Paul Masson in Canada outside Quebec
and the Maritimes.
The company has about 150 full-time
employees, plus 50 sales staff, but von Mandl
catches himself when he calls them employees. He switches to the word team.
"I don't believe that the concept of
employees works anymore," he says. "If you
don't think what you're doing is important or
feel part of a team, then I really believe a
company or an organization has no future. "2*-
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21 Back in the '30s, '40s
and '50s, the annual
Alumni Association
dinner and dance was a big
item on the Vancouver social
scene. It was held on Boxing
Day for many years, in venues
like the Commodore Ballroom and the Hotel Vancouver, and attracted the who's
who of the city. Times
changed, Vancouver diversified, and other events and
entertainments took attention
away from the annual affair so, in
the '60s, it stopped.
But it was never forgotten.
This year, in an effort to rekindle
the tradition, we decided to
organize a show worthy ofthe
best gala affairs in the city. We
booked the Hotel Vancouver
Pacific Ballroom, hired a professional, Sheila Beveridge, to
massage the details, booked
impresario and cultural animator
Garth Drabinsky as a speaker
and hooked local star talents
(and UBC grads) John Gray to
MC and Jane Mortifee to sing.
How could it fail? It didn't, as it
turns out: the who's who showed
up and we all had a ball.
The proof is in the pictures.
From the lower left, clockwise,
this page: Tricia Smith, Association president-to-be arrived with
her dad, Marshal. Kim Gordon,
in take one, tried to see the
daylight at the other side of
Athletic director Bob Philip's
head, and in take two, she has
given up. Two past presidents,
John Diggens and Martin Glynn
have some laughs with the mutually admiring Pearl Roberts. At
the top, John Gray played the
piano and Jane Mortifee (she of
a new CD release, Conversations)
wowed the crowd. The focus of
the evening was, of course, the
award winners. Medicine dean
Marty Hollenberg picked up the
faculty citation prize for Patricia
Baird; next to him is one winner
of the award of distinction John
Bell; outstanding young alumnus
Glenn Wong; the other award of
distinction winner Jim Cleave;
and Blythe Eagles Service award
winner, Les Peterson. Katie
Schmor accepted the honorary
alumnus award for dad Bruce
Macdonald, and associate Susan
Stanton accepted the other
outstanding young alumnus
award for Catherine Backman
Below, David Strangway posed
with Judge Alfred Scow and wife
Joan. In the lower middle, Garth
Drabinsky smiled with inimitable tie maker Heather Nichol.
Agnes Peterson, wife of Les,
laughed with Chancellor Bob
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 This page, top row:
Bev Field,
Association past
president, and executive
director Agnes Papke
chatted about the continuing saga of Association-university
politics. Leslie Konantz, associate executive director, came back
from pregnancy leave for the
event, seen here with her
replacement, Marina Alexander.
Marina, herself, is now off having
a baby. Must be something in the
office ventilation. John Gray
with, at left, wife Beverlee and,
at right, Jane Mortifee. They did
a fantastic job. The AGM was
held just before the dinner, and
here past pres. Debra Browning
showed off her golden clock,
with new pres. Al Poettcker
looking on. Next row, Tricia
Smith, an Olympic medal
winner, and Alfred Scow, had a
good chat. He was awarded an
honorary Big Block sweater the
week before. Geraldine
Dunnigan, Annual Fund honcho,
read an old Chronicle while
Association marketer Margot
Dear politely suggested the
photographer point elsewhere.
Below them, Alfred Scow (who
was everywhere) and wife Joan
chatted with Tierney Diggens
and John. Bob Osbourne, long
time UBC sportster, and wife
Dorothy stopped long enough to
be snapped and, next row,
the ubiquitous Tricia
Smith caught up with Bob
Debra Browning, at the
AGM, presented board
member Jerry Podersky-
Cannon with a certificate
of achievement for his
work with the Association.
And to prove that the evening
was a success, even External
Affairs representatives had a
nice time. That's Ceremonies'
Melisa Picher, Chuck
Slonecker and wife Jan, Media
Relations' Paula Martin, Open
House czar Debora Sweeney,
visiting scholars coordinator
Rosanne Rumley (who appears
as a nun elsewhere in this issue)
and Eilis Courtney from
One ofthe highlights of
the evening was the Lifetime
Achievement award presentation to Nathan Nemetz, but no
pictures were available at press
time. All photos by Chris Petty,
except where noted.
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995      23 Open House = Serious
Fun2, the posters said,
and they were right.
Tens of thousands of people
came from all parts of BC to take
in the wonders ofthe biggest
research and teaching university
in western Canada. From the
annual apple festival to the
earthquake centre to Kid's World,
there was something for everyone.
Pictures, from top left, clockwise: Open House kicked off
with the annual Athletics Hall of
Fame Dinner. Old roommates,
Allan Fotheringham and Peter
Mullins, did what they used to
do best, 'way back then. Mullins
was inducted. Athletics' constant
Buzz Moore and MC Don Wells,
obviously separated at birth,
livened up the show. Back at the
Association, at Friday night's
Murder in the Mansion, Taiwan
branch rep Janis Connolly and
Association board member Grace
Wong wondered who's killing
whom. On Open House Sunday,
a few hundred people showed up
on the plaza above the
refurbished rose garden for
a "Happy 80th Birthday
UBC" birthday cake. Lome
Findlay stood proudly
beside his 1926 Auburn,
part of a classic car display
organized by the Alumni
Association. Speaking of
which, Association pres. Al
Poettcker and wife Marni
mingled with the crowd, as did
UBC Reports reporter Steve
Forgacs and the Association's
marketer extraordinaire, Margot
Dear. Kim Gordon, from
Athletics, looked between. PhD
student Nagaraja Rudrapatna
and Annual Fund's Leanne
Bernaerdt set up shop in SUB to
tell visitors about fundraising. In
take one, they tried to wipe
cinnamon bun from their lips,
and in take two they became
their usual beaming selves. Back
at the cake-fest, UBC board chair
Barbara Crompton and Mike
Partridge ate cake and talked
board talk. Development staffer
Ron Burke, who is tall, yuked it
up with the Association's Dawn
Levy, who isn't. Later, Dawn
moved over to pose with Mark
Bradwell and wife Ann at the
Antique Car Display. Al Poettcker
made another appearance with
Chancellor Bob Lee. And
speaking of Chancellors, that was
one being hugged by VP Maria
Klawe. It's Bob Wyman, after
whom an entire plaza was named
earlier in the day. Les Peterson
came for cake, too, and stands
with his immediate successor, Bob
Lee. Past Alumni president John
Diggens, who recently saved
Luciano Pavarotti's lady friend
from dental distress, appeared
with Gerald McGavin and David
Strangway. They're laughing at
the photographer. Chris Petty
photos except where otherwise
24      UBC Allmni Chronicle, winter 1995 For Your
Reading and
The Calling by Robert Bringhurst
MFA75, M&S, $ 16.99
The Calling is a
volume of selected poems
from 1970 to
1995. Ontology
and a Zen-like
probing of 'what
is' and 'what is
not' rank as continuing concerns over a span of ten
books. Language, spare and elegant
as wings, anchors the collection,
and Bringhurst's focus. The book
abounds with images from nature
like 'woodlice,' 'red-shafted flickers,' and lines that skewer the
reader, such as 'the mixed flocks/
flow through the scented hills like
braided oil.' He presents the world
in such a way that its sharpness of
line cuts right through to the heart.
At the end of the book is 'A
cast of suspicious characters,' brief
bios of the historical personages
who make an appearance. They
range from Japanese monks and
ancient Greek philosophers to a
Roman bishop and a First Nations
kidnapper. What's striking about
Bringhurst's work — and different
from most Canadian poetry — is
the impersonal matters about which
he writes. The only sense of self
that comes in is the restless intellect, the observer-poet striving to
make sense of a world where gods
have become small scale.
I was happy to see 'New
World Suite No. 3' included, that
amazing poem for three voices. It's
an important work, though seeing it
on the page is different from hearing it. The scoring of the voices
permits the poem to be read as
melody, echoes and harmonies. Zoe
A Town Now Dreaming by Earnest Hekkanen MFA'82, New
Orphic Publishers, $20.
This novel transported me. The
only thing I worried about was
whether Hekkanen, author of two
previous books, would be able to
sustain the gentle period mood of
H.G. Wells and Jules Verne through
to the end, along with his increasing
humour and social commentary.
The answer is a qualified yes.
Are you going to like a novel
with quotes on the jacket from
Albert Einstein, Pythagoras,
Wilhelm Reich, St. Francis of Assisi
('A heavenly read ...'), and the author's partner? The fiction starts
early on this one.
The protagonist is Dr.
Koski of the
Seven Arrows
Medical Clinic in
Blazon, Wyoming. In classic
fashion, the doctor keeps a journal ofthe strange events that unfold
in his town. People have bizarre
dreams, children are frightened of a
monk, flies form themselves into
letters and leave messages. Fortunately, the writer's sense of the
absurd keeps the reader turning
pages even through the perilous Big
Themes of male/female relations,
environmental and spiritual concerns. A native Indian shaman
emerges from a heat vortex complete with Bic lighter. The author
snipes at a smelly poet named
Ernesto Hekkanninistein, 'whose
slim volumes mostly go ignored,
even in his home town ...'
My funny bone was well and
truly tickled with all ofthis. The
only quarrel I have with the book is
the two endings. I wish Hekkanen
had stopped at the first. ZL
Burning Stone by Zoe Landale
BFA'93, Rondale Press
Burning Stone is Zoe Landale's
fourth book of poetry, and it is a
delight. Hers is a voice that seems
to gain confidence with each new
collection, and in this one the
reader has difficulty finding her
putting a poetic foot wrong.
The theme that links all the
poems, that even produces an
evolving plot line, is that of family.
The 'narrative dangles us from its
hook,' she says, as she sorts
through the lives of her great-
grandparents, grandmothers, grandfathers, parents, uncles, sisters:
Worn family who rock the room with
about illegitimacy, who drank too
who died because they wanted to.
Her job as a writer is to reconstruct, to examine these histories 'for dry flakes of fiction,/ happy
endings.' It is not a comfortable
task, and the poems seem always to
ache with what is lost, unfinished,
I'm not sure I can standi all these
sharp wills/ ignitingl in me,
she says, but it is that tension that
gives the poems their strength,
their interest
to a larger audience.
into four sections, the book
examines other
themes and
subjects as well
— landscapes, a spiritual quest —
but these have tended to produce
slighter, less memorable poems,
none of them as well-developed and
concrete as the family poems. It is
when Landale writes about her
'beautiful ghosts' that her imagery is
at its best, an exciting blend of language and emotion, of subject and
expression. There are constant
surprises in the metaphors, in the
small insights into human interactions. For example, in the long title
poem, Burning Stone, the narrator,
speaking of her daughter who had
curly hair and addressing the grandmother who was the family favourite because of hers, says, 'I thought
of you, hoped her hair would
straighten/ so I could love her anyway.' Perfect.
Burning Stone is a fine book,
well worth the price of admission.
Leona Com
When Passion Reigned—Sex
and the Victorians
by Patricia Anderson, PhD'89,
HarperCollins Canada, $32.50
Sex! It is a significant part of
today's culture
— but the
Modern thought
views Victorian
times as prudish
and full of
sexual repression. Think again, says historian
Patricia Anderson. Her research
documents the Victorians as an
erotically imaginative and sexually
fulfilled people. In her latest endeavour, When Passion Reigned,
Anderson dispels past myths with
her easy-to-read historical account
of Victorian sexuality. Her book
reveals a society saturated in discreet, sexual innuendos.
Passion during this time was
not the privilege of the Victorian
aristocracy; rather, all classes and
ages embraced it. The author's love
for research is obvious as she
shares with the reader poems, love
letters and other literature that
must have taken some time to
compile. These touching anecdotes
play an important role in painting a
true-to-life portrait of Victorian
The big question is, 'what happened to the passion?' Anderson
points out that the decline of passion coincided with its commercialization. And with its commercialization, sex became a commodity —
used, but no longer experienced.
jann Dombroski Habbick
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995      25 CDs
Dancing in the Dark — the
Shadow Side of Intimate Relationships by Douglas Moseley
MA'83 and Naomi Moseley, North
Star Publications, $14.95 US.
Developing children rely on
their parents for
guidance, protection and
emotional support. Once they
leave home, they
use these past
experiences to navigate them
through life. Therein lies the problem, according to a new book by
husband and wife therapists Douglas and Naomi Moseley.  Dancing in
the Dark explores the 'shadow
side' every partner brings into a
relationship and why that shadow
exists. The shadow refers to hidden
motivations people harbour, developed primarily during their infancy
or childhood. Unless these shadows
are addressed — a sometimes painful and humbling experience — the
Moseleys contend true intimacy
cannot be achieved.
The authors warn the book 'is
not for anybody looking for a warm
and cuddly book on relationships.'
Although it is not warm and cuddly,
it is also not doom and gloom.
Dancing in the Dark offers encouragement and proven strategies to
couples willing to help their relationship reach its full potential. JDH
101 Ways
To Improve
Your Self-Esteem
Sheens Ashdown
101 Ways to Improve Your Self
Esteem by Sheena Ashdown
MA'86, Gibsons Publishing, $9.95
US. For ordering information, call
Self-help books are one of the fastest growing categories in the literary industry.   Reading these books
can lead to personal growth — and
take up a lot of your time.
Sheena Ashdown and her 101
Ways to Improve Your Self Esteem
offers hope to anyone interested in
self improvement. She claims her
book is a 'fast
and easy guide
for very busy
people.' Most of
the points she
makes we have
heard before —
stand tall, write
everything down,
speak well, do
unto others — however, it is the
way Ashdown has written the book
that makes it so enjoyable. Each of
the 101 suggestions begins with a
clear and concise title, followed by
a short description which takes less
than one minute to read. Her advice is practical and interesting. It is
the perfect book to carry around
and read as you wait for the bus or
a friend. JDH
Six O'Clock Solutions
by Eve Johnson BA'70, MA'94 and
the Vancouver Sun Test Kitchen,
Pacific Press Books $21.95. Available by calling the Vancouver Sun.
After a hard
day's work many
people return
home to make a
meal for their
family or spouse.
It's a chore few
eagerly anticipate. It is especially difficult when 'the cupboard is
bare' and serving pasta (again) might
cause a household revolt.
Not to worry. Eve Johnson
Conversations. Jane Mortifee
BA'75, JMS Sound Productions.
CDJESSOI   In the liner notes for
Jane Mortifee's CD, Conversations,
she thanks all her friends who
said, 'It's about time' when they
heard she was finally putting out
an album. It is hard to believe that
Mortifee has never put out a
record. She has been a fixture in
the Vancouver theatre and music
scene for a long time and has built
a strong following.
Her fans won't be disappointed by Conversations. It's a
romantic kind of disk, one you
won't mind having on low during
an important dinner. It starts with
the haunting 'Calling You' (from
the movie Bagdad Cafe) which
sets the tone and our expectations for the next three quarters
of an hour. Her treatment of
songs like Jimmy Webb's Shattered or Karla Bonoffs Goodbye
My Friend are, at the same time,
smoky and compelling, exciting
and soothing.
It's hard to pin down
Mortifee's singing if you haven't
heard her before. She has the
power of Linda Ronstadt and the
range of Barbara Streisand, but a
sound all her own.
This is a great first album
from a veteran performer. 'It's
about time,' for sure. But what I
want to know is, 'When's the
next one coming?'
Ben Heppner Sings Richard
Strauss. CBC Records SM5000
Luciano Pavarotti visited Vancouver recently and seats for his performance fetched more than the
best seats for a Grizzlies game.
He is, they say, riding on a wave
of a renewed world-wide passion
for opera.
Which is great, because it
means one of the best tenors
Canada has ever produced, Ben
Heppner BMus'79, will become a
star. He has already been nominated for a Grammy for his performance in Meistersinger, and he
has been internationally acclaimed
for his performance of Peter
Grimes. He has a rich, magnificent
voice that is as powerful as it is
This is an album of selections
from various works by Strauss
including Cuntram and Der
Rosenkovo/ier, and shows Heppner's
range, lyrical ability and control in
a variety of arias.
In Europe, tenors of Heppner's quality are treated like rock
stars. Listening to Heppner sing
the selection from Die Frau ohne
Schatten on this album makes me
want to go out and buy an autograph book. This is an excellent
introduction to Heppner's talents.
Jane Coop. The Romantic Piano, Volume II. CBC Records
MVCDI083 A prof in the School
of Music, Jane Coop is building a
reputation for her strong interpretations and lyrical styling. This collection of piano favourites shows
both those talents, and her ability
to project a deep emotionality
through her music.
The selections are familiar
and satisfying: pieces by Chopin,
Liszt, Schubert, Brahms,
Mendelssohn, Schumann, Debussy,
Rachmaninoff and Ravel keep the
listener interested and involved.
Like Jane Mortifee's CD, reviewed
above, this album has a romantic
sparkle that's impossible to deny.
Chris Petty
26      UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 BOOKS
and the Vancouver Sun Test
Kitchen promise to put the pleasure back in cooking with their new
cookbook Six O'Clock Solutions. Inspired by a 1994 recipe contest in
the Vancouver Sun, the cookbook
offers easy to make meals using
everyday ingredients. It promises
'high intensity cooking' with dinner
on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Johnson and her team offer
more than 150 main-course delights crossing a variety of cultural
borders. The book identifies certain recipes that are extra fast,
kids' favourites, low in fat and great
for entertaining. In addition to the
recipes, the book is sprinkled with
handy tips on food  preparation,
food safety, companion dishes and
other tid bits. Recipes range from
the simple to the elegant.
Six O'Clock Solutions is a wonderful cookbook that will bring
pleasure to many time-conscious
taste buds. JDH
Treats to Remember: A Collection of Special Recipes for
the UBC Bakeshop. UBC Food
Group, Christine Samson and Allen
Leong, eds.
Is there anything better,
after a two-hour
seminar on
in Huxley's
'Point Counter
Point,' than a
hot cup of coffee and a warm
UBC cinnamon bun?
No, there isn't.
Well now you can get through
similarly challenging moments in
the real world with that same tasty
little snack, even if you're miles
from the source. The UBC
bakeshop has thrown open its secret recipe vaults and published a
book full of recipes for the goodies
you grew to love (and which made
you grow) while you pounded the
The Most-Wanted Collection of Recipes
^x  from the UBC Bakeshop!
- Ovi 01 Recipes including the
> ^Famous UBC Cinnamon
''  Bun & Many Favorite
Christmas Treats. Check
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The Cookbook is available at all Food Group Locations on campus, UBC Bookstore, Duthie Books,
Pink Peppercorn, The Book Company and other fine bookstores for $11.95.
books at your dear old alma mater.
There are nearly one hundred
recipes in this book, each one more
tempting than the next, from cakes
to cookies to Christmas baking.
But the proof of the cookbook
is in the making. Can the average
university graduate create a success
out of these recipes? Can any
doughnut make these deserts?
Always eager for the opportunity to get flour all over the floor,
yours truly took on a couple of
personal favourites just to see. I
tried the famous UBC cinnamon
bun and the deliriously delicious
Ponderosa Cake.
The cinnamon buns were magnificent, even more so than usual,
because I put raisins in mine. The
Ponderosa Cake was so good, that I
swore it was better than the real
thing. To prove my point, I bought
a piece at SUB and had a friend do
a taste-test. She couldn't tell the
difference which, for me, was good
You will bring these and other
classics (Never-Fail Chocolate cake,
Carrot Muffins, Banana Bread, Apple Pie, Nanaimo Bars) to delicious
life and serve them up as reminders
of one of the best institutional food
systems in the known universe.
Chris Petty
UBC Alumni Chronicle, wintkr 1995      27 ARTS
n recent years Arts has fostered the development of
interdisciplinary programs
which bring together faculty
and students with a wide variety of interests and backgrounds. Majors are now offered in
such areas as Women's Studies, Canadian Studies, Medieval Studies and
Modern European Studies. A recent
addition to the list is the major in
Religion and Literature, which integrates the study of diverse religious
traditions and the literary cultures
of many different societies. The program is centred in the newly-
formed Department of Classical,
Near Eastern and Religious Studies,
but draws on such disciplines as
English, Theatre, Germanic Studies
and French.
Another program with strong
interdisciplinary appeal is Nineteenth Century Studies.This began
modestly enough in 1991 as a series
of monthly talks at the old Faculty
Club, at which faculty and graduate
students from English, History, Fine
Arts and Music gave papers on topics of common interest.The program has swelled to include ten departments in Arts, and has drawn
speakers and panels from Law, Education, Architecture and the Sciences. Subjects have ranged from
urban architecture and evolutionary
science to imperialism from an
Asian perspective and the depiction
of the "fallen woman" in literature
and art. Green College now acts as
the focal point of the program's activities; and with the generous assistance of the college, the program
has been able to bring distinguished
speakers from other universities in
Canada, Britain and the US. The faculty hopes soon to be able to offer
Nineteenth Century Studies to Arts
undergraduates in the form of a minor.
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Built Without Compromise,
ith some emotion,
in one of those rare
moments of historical significance, the
Faculty of Science
voted to re-organize four of its departments in order
to form a new grouping, the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences. For some time it has been
clear that our world is a strongly
coupled system. Much of our carbon dioxide pollution ends up in
the ocean; many of our rocks in BC
come from small animals deposited
at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean
over 100 million years ago.Thus the
understanding of earth, air and water is intertwined in a web of infinite complexity. With the added
pressure from Senate to reduce the
number of small departments, it became clear that there should be an
amalgamation of Geological Sciences, Geophysics and Oceanography to form the Department of
Earth and Ocean Sciences. Unfortunately the three constituent groups
will have to stay in their present locations for at least four years, until
the new Earth Sciences Centre is
completed around 1999. (A model
of this building was on show at
Open House.) Because the geophysicists are at present members
of the Department of Geophysics
and Astronomy, it was agreed that
the astronomers should join the
Department of Physics to form a
28      CBC An mm Chronicle, winter 1995 FACULTY NEWS
merged department called the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
In fact, at present, there are radio-
astronomers and cosmologists in
the Physics Department, so the
links are already quite strong. Because space will soon be available in
the Hennings Building, it is hoped
that the astronomers can be relocated within a year or so.
Some condensed matter physicists are moving out of Hennings
because of the completion in September of AMPEL (Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory) located just to the southwest of the Health Sciences
Parkade.This building is a joint endeavour of the faculties of Science
and Applied Science, which brings
together faculty members interested in new materials, especially
those with a potential for industrial
applications. Members of the departments of Chemistry and Physics
are moving their research laboratories into this superb new facility. It
is expected that this interdisciplinary grouping will benefit from the
synergy of working and learning together. Dr.Thomas Tiedje of the
Department of Physics is the Director of AMPEL and will respond to
those who may wish to participate
in this research and development.
When Bruce
Macdonald, Director of the UBC
Botanical Garden,
was chosen to receive the 1995
Honorary Alumnus Award, the extraordinary accomplishments of the
Garden under his leadership were
recognized, as were Bruce's many
other achievements in the field of
In the ten years since the Garden
became a unit of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Bruce has led his
team in creating new facilities, enhancing the Garden's community
role, developing the acclaimed Plant
Introduction Scheme, and expanding international programs and linkages. Moreover, the Garden and its
staff make important contributions
to faculty research and teaching
The Botanical Garden comprises
the recently renovated Nitobe Memorial Garden, which has been
called the finest example of traditional Japanese garden design outside of Japan, and, at the Main Garden site, the E.H. Lohbrunner Alpine Garden, the BC Native Garden, the Physick Garden (replicating
a 16th century medicinal garden),
the Arbor and Food Garden and the
David Lam Asian Garden, which features an outstanding collection of
rhododendrons, magnolias, climbing
roses and vines and other Asian
species.The Garden's new Education and Research Centre, opened
in 1990, comprises offices, research
facilities, meeting rooms and the
Shop in the Garden.
A couple of years ago, the Garden became the home of CBC-TV's
popular program "The Canadian
Gardener" when a new format saw
David Tarrant, educational coordinator of the Garden, become
sole host. He and other garden staff
also provide articles and books on
gardening and offer a number of
short courses and other programs
every year. Plant sales and the
popular Apple Festival are annual
community events.
The Plant Introduction Scheme,
developed co-operatively with the
BC Nursery Trades Association, has
brought millions of dollars in business to BC. Over 40 nurseries participate in the program. So far, 16
plants have been developed for use
in gardening and landscaping, with
over 7 million sold. Star performers
include "Vancouver Gold," a yellow-
flowering broom, and "Blue Ravine,"
a Clematis selected as the BC Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and
Food's centennial flower.
Through Bruce Macdonald's initiatives, the Garden has twinned
with the Nanjing Botanical Garden,
People's Republic of China.This and
other prestigious international links
enrich the Garden's teaching and
research collections, while enhancing the Garden's and the university's
Thanks to a combination of private sector donations and matching
funds from both the provincial government and the President's
Fund and the generosity of the alumni, the Library raised over
$416,000 during 1994/95. Specific fundraising efforts included the
Walter C. Koerner Library Leave Your Mark Campaign, the Annual
Fund Campaign, the Faculty and Staff Campaign, Gifts-In-Kind and
Friends of the Library.
The Koerner Library Leave Your Mark Campaign, which raised $ 164,415
during the 1994/95 campaign, will continue into 1995/96. For contributions
ranging from $250 to $5,000, donors' names will be inscribed on a book
plate inside a new volume being added to the Koerner Library collection
($250), a book stack ($500), a skylight roof panel (($ 1,000) or the granite
foundation blocks ($2,500 & $5,000).
The Library is also establishing two endowments with targets of $ I million each.The Library Collection Endowment will enable the Library to continue to build upon its rich and unique collection. The Library serves much
more than just UBC students and faculty. It is an invaluable provincial resource.The Technology Endowment will help the Library to keep pace with
technological developments. Today's research library depends on computer
and telecommunications technology to access the full range of electronic
information resources.
The Library has a Friends ofthe Library organization. The Friends ofthe
Library welcome everyone interested in the continued excellence of the
UBC Library. If you wish to become a member, please call Development Officer Lesley Ashford at 822-5071.
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Front row, I to r: Dr. Peter Millard, Dr. Wallace Chung, Suzanne Dodson, Toni
Onley, Dr. Ruth Patrick, Dr. Maria Klawe. Back row, I to r:John Munro, Philip
Thomas, Dr. David Strangway, Dr. James Dybikowski, Earl Dodson, Haig Farris,
Bruce Buchanan.
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995      29 FACULTY NEWS
n Tuesday, October 3rd
over 250 people from a
iwide cross section of
the forest sector attended the Ground
Breaking Ceremony for
the new UBC Forest Sciences Centre.
The provincial government —
represented by Dan Miller, Minister
of Skills,Training and Labour;
Andrew Petter, Minister of Forests
and Glen Clark, Minister of Employment and Investment — announced
its $44.5 million investment to build
the new Forest Sciences Centre
which will also house the Centre
for Advanced Wood Products
The event was hosted by UBC
President David W Strangway and
Faculty of Forestry Dean Clark
Binkley and was attended by students, faculty, alumni, forest industry leaders, environmental organization and government representatives.
The new UBC Forest Sciences
Centre will anchor a major complex
of national forestry research organizations on the UBC campus, creating one of the world's most powerful centres of forestry research and
education. Its development will substantially upgrade the faculty's capacity to help solve BC's critical forestry problems, improve its export-
oriented technological capacity and
educate the broad spectrum of forest professionals and scientists
needed now and in the future.
In addition to financial support
from the provincial government, the
faculty is preparing to raise funds
for the purchase of leading edge
technology for the new building by
offering room naming opportunities.
The university has received private
sector support from Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited, Weldwood of
Canada Limited,The Noranda
Foundation and Noranda Forest
Inc., Canadian Pacific Charitable
Foundation, West Fraser Timber
Co. Limited, Janet W Ketcham and
Lignum Limited.
The Forest Sciences Centre will
include classrooms, teaching laboratories, a computer lab, study areas
and lecture theatres for classes and
public presentations. The centre will
also house the BC Forestry Continuing Studies Network.
Demand for forestry graduates is
very strong and our enrolment
numbers have hit record highs. The
new UBC Forest Sciences Centre
will provide needed laboratory and
research space to enable highly
skilled individuals to expand our research and development capacity
and will ensure we have the capacity to educate young people.
First Nations Professional Sciences Access (FNPSA) is a
five year program for students of aboriginal descent
who wish to complete a
bachelor's degree in forestry, agriculture or engineering.
The goals are to instill in the students the skills necessary to fulfill
university entrance requirements
and provide a transition into each
student's chosen faculty. Not only
does the program provide academic
upgrading, but it also acquaints each
student with First Nations culture,
history and ideals. Originally, there
were 25 students carefully selected
to take part in the FNPSA.There
are now sixteen, including one who
has begun studies with the Faculty
of Forestry.The coordinator of
FNPSA, Cliff Grant, is dedicated to
ensuring the success of his students.The program is funded by the
Ministry of Skills,Training and Labour, BC Hydro and various other
organizations concerned with the
advancement of aboriginal students.
The inaugural year of the UBC's
Access Program began with a four
week orientation in July and August,
1995. It familiarized students with
their mentors and instructors, the
UBC campus and the city ofVan-
couver.The instructors assessed the
educational background of each student, tested the students' knowledge and prescribed personalized
programs of study for the Access
Two months into the Access year,
students are occupied with courses
such as math, chemistry, biology,
physics, English, computer science
and First Nations Studies; these will
enable them to fulfill entrance requirements for the faculty of their
choice. Many students are significantly challenged by their new academic lifestyle. In the midst of this
challenge, students are still enjoying
the opportunity that they may have
been given to enrich their minds
and lives. They find many occasions
to reflect on what this program has
come to mean to them and their
goals and aspirations. According to
Gerald Nyce, a future forestry student,"! find this program to be a
very challenging experience. All
these courses make for a very interesting life on campus, as well as in
the Longhouse." Future chemical
engineer, Treena Derrick, comments,"! like that I'm getting a full
dose of academics, not only in a
university setting, but also in a First
Nations setting. It is great to be
able to learn amongst some of the
future leaders in the First Nations
With only six months left, students can begin to look forward to
their four year bachelor's degree
program, commencing Fall 1996.
Students feel assured the year will
prepare them for the rigours they
will face in the coming years and
are confident that they will be capable of achieving their academic
goals. In the minds of many students is the awareness that they are
only at the beginning of a journey.
In the words of Shannon Horne,
future agriculturalist, "We, as students, are here not only to brighten
the future for ourselves, but also
for the whole Native community."
By Shannon Horne and Treena Derrick
Open House was a great
success, bringing not
I only members ofthe
I public but members of
the university into our
clinics and laboratories.
What an opportunity to show everyone the impact the faculty has on
advancing the dental care of British
Nevertheless, it seems a shame
that we need an Open House to
inform the world of our existence.
As health care searches for new formats to effectively deliver services
to all segments of the population,
the concept of gaining sufficient
clinical experience through the patient pool that manages to find its
way to the Wesbrook Mall Clinic is
no longer tenable.The need to expand the boundaries of the "dentistry campus" has long been recognized in dental schools as clinical
sites are sought in hospitals, elementary school clinics and urban
core storefronts.
Alumni have often commented
on the value of increasing "real
world" experience as part of the
educational program prior to graduation. To neglect specific areas or
populations only ensures that they
are under-serviced or worse, approached in a non-scientific manner
divorced from the scrutiny of the
Geriatric dentistry has been
given a much needed boost by our
faculty with the mounting of a mobile dental service that will reach
those elderly who cannot access
dental practitioners. An initial grant
from BC Seniors Lottery will permit the purchase of portable dental
equipment and the decorating of
the transport van that will advertise
the program as a moving billboard.
Future funding from BC Seniors
Lottery will build an endowment
for a professorship in geriatric dentistry and community outreach to
ensure support and guidance by faculty. Matching funding by the univer-
30      UBC Allmni Chronicle, winter 1995 FACULTY NEWS
sity will eventually bring total endowment and funding to
Dental students will rotate
through this service under the supervision of dentists who currently
attend these patients. The patient
population will benefit from the increased workforce, while the students will gain first hand experience
in dealing with the challenges, complications and rewards of treating
the elderly. Our next Open House
will find UBC much closer to home
for much ofthe community who
had never been able to come to
Wesbrook Mall. Our campus grows!
■ . ■■ r. Robert W. Schutz com-
"'■   pletes his term as direc-
.. . tor of the School of Hu
man Kinetics on Decem-
"'   ber 31, 1995 and will be
rejoining the ranks of
the faculty as professor and researcher. In his six-and-one-half
year administrative tour, Bob's contribution to the growth of the
school has been significant in the
achievement of three major academic accomplishments: the name
change, the expansion of the graduate program and the establishment
of a computer and multimedia
teaching and learning environment.
As the scope of the field of study
known as physical education expanded to encompass the study of
human movement from a life/physical science, from a social/behavioural science and from a humanities frame of reference, the original
label no longer served as an accurate descriptor of the faculty, students and activities of the school.
Through Bob's initiative, this
anomaly was addressed and after
much deliberation the faculty selected a more all encompassing and
appropriate name: the School of
Human Kinetics.
Even more momentous was
Bob's dedication to the development of the school's graduate pro
gram. His support of the research,
publication and grant acquisition of
the graduate faculty resulted in the
establishment of an academic profile which earned the recognition of
the Faculty of Graduate Studies as
well as the international academic
community. The graduate degree
program was extended beyond the
existing Master of Human Kinetics
to not only the Master of Arts and
the Master of Science degrees, but
the Doctor of Philosophy degree.
Finally, Bob's early recognition of
the place of computer and multimedia technology in the future ofthe
school's graduates resulted in his
support of the establishment of an
electronic instructional support facility and environment for the benefit of both the faculty and students.
Bob's contributions to the
growth of all aspects of the school
have been significant and his tenure
has passed all too quickly. He is
leaving on a well-earned sabbatical
and the school and alumni extend
their feelings of appreciation, wish
him well, and look forward to his
return to his faculty responsibilities
on January 1, 1997.
UBC's teams did manage
to lay claim to Canada
West Conference titles
in men's and women's
cross country, women's
field hockey and women's soccer, although the fall athletic
season failed to produce a national
champion. And as usual, the
Thunderbirds maintained the university's traditional reputation for
producing national contenders in
each of the fall sports.
Despite some heartbreaking finishes, the football team returned to
respectability under first year head
coach Casey Smith. The '95 T-Birds
won their home debut against Alberta and then ganged up on Simon
Fraser 29-7 before 4,888 fans in the
Shrum Bowl, but suffered hair-
width losses to conference finalists
Calgary and Saskatchewan to finish
third and just out ofthe play-offs.
The men's cross country team
was edged by the Victoria in the
CIAU Championships while the
women's team finished third in a
large field.The men's soccer team,
which dominated the entire country
for the past decade, found themselves in the unfamiliar position of
being eliminated from post-season
play after finishing third in CWUAA
league play. The women's team battled Calgary to a first place finish in
the conference race and then finished third at the national championships in Ottawa.
The women's field hockey team
went undefeated in regular season
and then lost a single game to Victoria in the final of the CIAU Championships in Toronto by a score of I —
O.The loss meant silver medals for
a very disappointed UBC squad and
gold for the old nemesis across the
The T-Bird rugby team has put up
the good fight after two games in
McKechnie Cup play, but has not
yet produced a win as Vancouver
Island andVRU continue to be the
strong sides in the hundred-plus-
year-old provincial championship.
The rowing program's fall schedule was highlighted by a second
place finish for the women's eight
ahead of a prestigious field including
Victoria, Stanford and Oregon State
in Washington's Head-of-the-Lake
Regatta in November.
The Faculty of Graduate
Studies encourages the
crossing of disciplinary
boundaries to foster development of new areas of
learning. Even though many
existing degree programs are flexible enough to accommodate an
interdisciplinary research project,
some students still find that their
research interests cannot be successfully contained within the
bounds of a single established pro
gram. Therefore, Graduate Studies
offers the Individual Interdisciplinary Studies Program, leading to an
MA, MSc or PhD degree.
Admission depends heavily on an
exhaustively detailed research proposal and on the cooperation of an
enthusiastic interdepartmental committee. The program may be
thought of as a virtual department
with no budget, space and/or designated faculty of its own. Instead,
through the concept of a home department, the program relies on the
department in which a student's research supervisor holds her/his major appointment to provide intellectual and practical help and a sense
of student community. The interdisciplinary centres and institutes administered by Graduate Studies may
also provide office space and/or infrastructure support.
A recent graduate from the Interdisciplinary Program is Marilyn
Dahl, whose PhD thesis Twice Imprisoned: Loss of Hearing, Loss of
Power in Federal Prisoners in British
Columbia examined, for the first
time, hearing loss among inmates in
federal prisons. Dahl found that the
"invisibility" of hearing impairment
often leads to the inappropriate labelling of some hard-of-hearing inmates as "deviant" or "aggressive."
At 64 years of age, with a BSc in
nursing and an MA in communications, Dahl's broad background
suited the wide scope offered by
the Interdisciplinary Program.
Hard-of-hearing herself, Dahl will
continue her research into the psycho-social experiences of the hard-
of-hearing and the late-deafened.
Interdisciplinary Studies is a very
challenging program with an unusually demanding admissions process.
But it also provides the opportunity
for some of the most unusual, imaginative and inspiring research
projects on campus.
UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995      3 I SENATE
William L. Sauder - Vancouver
Degrees: B. Com., 1948; LL.D., 1990.
Occupation: Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, International Forest Products Limited;
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sauder
Industries Limited.
Offices Held: Director, UBC Board of Governors, 1981-87; Chairman, UBC Board of Governors 1985-87.
Professional and business interests: Member of
Board and Executive Committee of: B.C.
Development Corporation, 1981-84; B.C. Hydro,
1984-92;Toronto Dominion Bank, 1978 to
Convocation Senators
Peter Andru - Port Coquitlam
Degrees: M.Sc, 1992, M.Div. (W Ont.), 1989,
B.A., 1985.
Occupation: Research Officer, Continuing Care
Division, Simon Fraser Health Unit.
Associations: Canadian College of Health Service
Executives and the American College of
Healthcare Executives.
Offices Held: Member, Curriculum and Comprehensive Examination Committee, Department of
Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of
Medicine, UBC; Co-editor, Health Care and
Epidemiology Alumni Association Newsletter,
Member, Pacific Health Forum Steering Committee; Secretary, Finance Committee, Lower
Mainland Housing Cooperative Society; President,
Board of Directors, Lower Mainland Housing
Cooperative Society, 1993-94.
Publications: two communication and information system papers published in the proceedings
of the Information Technology in Community
Health International Conference,Victoria, B.C.,
November 1994.
My professional work in healthcare involves
dealing with the problem of effective and efficient
delivery of services in the fact of continuing
financial constraints. I'm interested in this same
problem as it impacts UBC services, particularly
in the areas of the cost and impact of university
education, changing delivery methods for that
education, and finally, student accessibility to that
I look forward to serving on the UBC senate by
making a contribution of my time and talents and
Elections 1996
Convocation Members of the Senate
Further to the call for nominations which appeared in the Fall edition of
the Chronicle, the positions of Chancellor and Convocation Senators
have been filled by acclamation.
The following Convocation Senators have been re-elected: Patrick T.
Brady, Robert W. Lowe, William B. McNulty, Robert L. de Pfyffer and
Des R.Verma. Biographical and professional information for the new
Chancellor and Convocation Senators is included below.
The term of office is three years.The Convocation Senators will take
office on September I, l996.The Chancellor will take office on June 25,
working to address the University's challenges
over the next three years.
Publication: O. Lau, S.TVuong, et. al., "Issues in
Internetworking Wireless Data Networks for
Mobile Computing," IEEE Pacific Rim Conference
on Communications, Computer, and Signal
Processing, 1995.
Orvin C. W. Lau - Burnaby
Degrees: B.Sc. (Hons.), 1994.
Occupations: Research Assistant, Union of
British Columbia Municipalities, 1994; Intern,
Information Systems Management (B.C.)
Corporation, 1995.
Offices Held: Member, UBC Senate, 1990-93;
Member, UBC Board of Governors, 1993-95;
Co-chair, Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Teaching
Evaluation, 1990-91; Member, Senate Academic
Policy Committee, 1990-93; Member, Senate
Nominating Committee, 1992-93; Member,
Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Environment
for Teaching, 1992-93; Member, Board of
Governors Academic and Student Affairs
Committee, 1993-95; Member, Board of
Governors Finance Committee, 1994-95;
Member, Board of Governors Retreat Committee, 1994-95; Member, Faculty Development and
Instructional Services Centre Advisory Board,
1992-93; Member, Campus Advisory Board on
Computing and Communications, 1993-95;
Member,Teaching and Learning Enhancement
Fund Committee, 1994; Director, Alma Mater
Society, 1993-95.
Associations: Member, Sigma Tau Chi Honorary
Dean Leung - Vancouver
Degree: B.A.Sc, 1993.
Occupation: Systems Consultant, Alma Mater
Offices Held: Director, Canadian Campus
Business Consortium, 1994; Director of Finance,
Alma Mater Society, 1994; Thunderbird Winter
Sport Centre Advisory Committee, 1994;
Student Senator-At-Large, UBC, 1993; Student
Senator-At-Large, UBC, 1992; President,
Graduating Class, UBC, 1993; President,
Electrical Engineering Club, UBC, 1993; Manager,
Science Undergraduate Society, UBC, 1991.
My occupation deals with the integration of new
technology with established non-technical
systems as well as to provide a smooth transition from aging equipment to updated systems
with minimal disruption and maximum gain. It is
also important to recognize when change is not
necessary.This theory is not limited to computer
systems and networks and also applies to the
role of University administrators and policy
setters. As a Convocation Senator, I will apply my
UBC An mm Chronicle, winter 1995 SENATE
skills gained both with my involvement with the
University and through work to ensure that UBC
remains a premier academic institution.
Timothy P Lo - North Vancouver
Degrees: B.Sc. (Hons.), 1991; LL.B., 1995.
Occupation: Articled Student, Peter Li and
Company, Barristers and Solicitors
University Activities: Sigma Tau Chi, 1994-; AMS
Director of Administration, 1994-95; Aquatic
Centre Management Committee Chair, 1994-95;
Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre Management
Committee, 1994-95; Student Recreation Centre
Development Committee, 1994-95; Alma Mater
Society Foundation President, 1994-95; University Athletic Council, 1993-95; Joint Adjudication
Committee of the President's, Gage, and
Buchanan Funds, 1993-95; Student Administrative
Commission, 1990-95; Law Students' Legal
Advice Program, Chinatown Clinic, 1992-94; Asia
Pacific Law Club Treasurer, l992-94;Alma Mater
Society Assistant Director of Finance, 1992-93;
United Way Committee (UBC Students' Branch),
1992-93; Student Administrative Commission
Secretary, 1991-92; AMS Elections Committee
Chief Returning Officer, 1991-92; Clerk of
Student Court, 1990-91; Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology Club President, 1990-91;
Science Undergraduate Society Third Year
Representative, 1989-90; Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology Club Treasurer and Co-
Founder, 1989-90.
I have recently graduated from UBC, and the
opportunity to participate as an alumnus is very
appealing.Throughout my eight years at UBC I
have participated in all levels of student
government. I have also served on many
university committees. I look forward to
continuing my association with the university as a
Convocation Senator.
Ronald A. Yaworsky - West Vancouver
Degrees: B.A.Sc. (Windsor), 1977; M.Eng., 1984;
Ph.D., 1994.
Occupation: Partner, David Nairne and
Associates Ltd. (Planners, Engineers, Architects
and Project Managers).
Offices Held: Senator, representing students,
Faculty of Graduate Studies, 1983-1987;
Chairman, Senate Procedures and Rules
Committee, 1985-1986; Member, Senate Budget
Committee, 1986-1987; Member, Appeals to
Academic Standing Committee, 1983-1987;
Member, UBC Presidential Search Committee,
1985; Representative, Graduate Student Council,
1983-1987; Representative, Faculty of Graduate
Studies Council, 1984-1987; National Director,
Canadian Water and Wastewater Association,
Business and professional interests: Western
region sponsor and annual host, CSCE/CIDA
Youth Initiatives Technical Exchange Program,
1993, 1994, 1995; two-time award recipient as
Project Manager, Consulting Engineers of British
Columbia Awards for Engineering Excellence,
1993 and 1995; Seconded as Field Team Leader
on CIDA/USAID funded project, Northern
Darfur Water, Sanitation and Health Education
Project, El Fasher, Sudan, 1988-1989; Member,
N.W.T. Association of Professional Engineers,
Geologists and Geophysicists; Member, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
of the Province of British Columbia; Member,
Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon
Territory; Member, Canadian Society for Civil
Engineering; Representative, Consulting Engineers of British Columbia.
Public-Private Partnerships: Lessons and Actions for
the Public Sector, 1996 Annual Conference of the
Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, (coauthor, forthcoming), 1996.
Build-Operate-Transfer Projects: Risks and Rewards,
1995 Annual Conference of the Canadian
Society for Civil Engineering, (co-author), 1995.
Public-Private Partnerships: New Opportunities and
New Risks, Canadian Civil Engineer, September
Community Consultation in the Sewage Treatment
and Waste Disposal Facility Feasibility Study,
Carcross,Yukon, Annual Conference, Air &
Waste Management Association, 1993.
Bill No. 20 (Environment Act) and Yukon Municipalities, presented to Association of Yukon Communities, Whitehorse, Yukon, 1991.
A Holistic Approach for Risk Planning on Large
Engineering Projects, 1991 Annual Conference of
the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, (coauthor), 1991.
Yukon Waste Management Program, Municipal
Consultation Paper on Solid Waste, for Yukon
Government's Advisory Committee on Waste
Management, Whitehorse, Yukon, 1990.
Assessing the risks toVancouver International Airport
from flooding, National Conference of Canadian
Operational Research Society, Ottawa, Ontario,
Honourable Mention Award, 1990.
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Jan deBruyn BA'49 and his wife Elizabeth have moved
from Sechelt to South Slocan, BC to be near a couple of their
children, who live in the Kootenays ...Wendell Forbes
BCom'48, a magazine publishing and direct marketing consultant, has been elected to the Hall of Fame of the Direct Marketing Association, the highest professional honour in the direct
marketing field. He received the award at the annual conference in Dallas,Texas in October.
Shiela Bentey BA'59 is the president ofthe Canadian Ladies'
Golf Association for 1994-95 ... Naomi (Allsebrook) Miller
BSN*5/ has won the Canadian Historical Association's Regional
Award of Merit for her long term commitment to the preservation of BC history. She and her husband Peter Miller
BASc(ChemEng)'52 have contributed many volunteer hours to
heritage projects in Golden, Fort Steele and across BC for the
past 26 years. She is director of the BC Heritage Trust and
editor of British Columbia Historical News quarterly magazine ...
Herb Stephens BASc(ElecEng)'S4 retired in April 1995 from
Boeng after 34 years. He was system test manager for the International Space Station (US component) at Johnson Space
Center in Houston when he retired. Prior to that, he worked a
commando, control and communication program for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ... Jim Taylor BA'58 has taken early retirement from his publishing company,Wood Lake Books Inc. of
Winfield, BC. He continued as editor after the employees
bought the company two years ago and authored two books.
Everyday Psalms and Everyday Parables. He will continue to do
free-lance contracts, and devote more time to his writing.
Nurudeen Adedipe BSA'66t PhD'69 was recently elected
chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian
Universities — all thirty-seven of them! Dr. Adedipe was a
post-doctoral fellow and later a research associate at Guelph
University. He returned to Nigeria in 1972 and joined the staff
at the University of Ibadan as a lecturer in plant physiology. He
subsequently became the dean of the faculty of agriculture and
forestry. He was appointed as the first vice-chancellor of the
University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in 1988 and will complete
his second term in December 1995 ... Carlton (Carlos)
Charles BA'62, BSW'63 worked for the governments ofVan-
couver, BC and Canada in various senior positions in Vancouver and Ottawa. After his children left home, he decided to
pursue on old dream and studied law at the University of
Windsor, and he has recently opened a law office in downtown
Vancouver ... Marilyn (Hill) Coxey BA'69 is the owner of
French Beach Retreats, an ocean front bed and breakfast establishment in Sooke, BC. She fives there with her husband Jerry
and son Jesse (8)... Judith (Grossman) BA'62 and Robert
Felix MA'62 live in Columbia, South Carolina. Robert is the
president ofthe Southeastern Conference of the Association of
American Law Schools. Judith attended a reunion of the
Grossman family on Vancouver Island in AuguscThey have six
grandchildren ... Linda Gilmaster BA'69, MA'76 is employed
at Re/Max Crest Realty as a residential realtor, serving the
Lower Mainland ... Donna Gushue BSN'65 and her husband
Jim opened The Jefferson Inn of Ellicottville in western New
York, south of Buffalo in the Allegany Mountains, a skiing, hiking
and golfing area popular with southern Ontario residents ...
For the past two years Bernice (Bucholz) BA'65 and Arvid
Hardin BSc'63, PhD'70 have been living in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Arvid is a research management advisor to the director general of research and development at Saudi Basic Industries
Corp., while Bernice has done some administrative work for a
small hospital and started to get her writing act together ...
Jimmy Hwang BSc'66 is on sabbatical leave at the chemistry
department ofthe University of California at San Diego for
one year ...Theodore Maranda BASc(QvEng)'60 has formed
TA Maranda Consultants, Inc. in Edmonds,Washington, offering professional engineering services and specializing in the
design of life support systems for aquarium, zoological and
biological projects. He lives in Edmonds with his wife, Sylvia
(Styffe) BEd'59 ...After thirty-three years with the head office
of the marketing department of CN North America in
Montreal, Ken Moffat BCom'62 and his wife Gerry have decided to retire in Langley, BC. Ken spent the last seven years
planning, designing and marketing intermodal train services on
the CN systems both in Canada and the USA ...Ted Neave
BCom'64 is the first academic to be named an honorary fellow
ofthe Institute of Canadian Bankers, the most prestigious honour in banking.After UBC, Neaves proceeded to the University of California at Berkeley, where he earned his PhD in business administration, and then to the Northwestern University
Graduate School of Management He is a professor at Queen's
University ... Alfred Scow LLB'6 / was one of the recipients of
a 1995 National Aboriginal Achievement Award. He was the
first aboriginal person appointed as a justice in British Columbia ... Diane (Kirby) Williams BA'65 won the Ladies' Senior
British Open Golf Championship at Hollinwefl Golf Club in
Nottingham, England in 1994.
Diane (deBruyn) Anderson BA'70 and her husband Rolf
have moved to their farm. Spruce Glen, in the Slocan Valley,
and they love every minute of it! ... Derek Andrews
BSc(Pharm)'73 and his wife Cheryl moved in May, two weeks
before the birth of Colleen Amy, sister to Erika and Bryan ...
Ken Collier MSW'70 is a professor of social work at the University of Regina. He started out in Saskatchewan in the southwest decentralized program in Prince Albert... Perry
Dickison BMus'79 released his second solo album, And /'// Be
There, in Jully 1995. He will be a guest soloist with the Niagara
Symphony in December 1995. He will also be performing with
Crystal Cruises on the inaugural world cruise in February 1996
... Greg Farris BSF'75 married Irene in September 1995 in
Grand Forks. He is working for MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. as an
area forester in the Franklin Woodlands division. He still travels
to southeast Asian countries, but now he has a partner! ...Ted
Horbulyk BSc(Agr)'77 and Katie Johnson of Calgary welcomed
Isaac Andrew Johnson Horbulyk on October 8, 1995, a brother
for Jacob (4) and Adele (2}.The family is gearing up for a six
month sabbatical visit to Australia, starting in January 1996 ...
Barry Jensen BA' 77, MLS '83 was pleased to be appointed to
the position of manager, library and learning resources at BC's
newest university, Royal Roads University, in August, 1995 ...
After twenty years as a district agriculturalist in BC and Alberta, Brian Laing BSc(Agr)'74, is now a manager in the district offices of Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development in the northeast region ... Susan (Pedigrue) Laughlin
BSft'7/, Barbara Stackhouse BSR'79 and Barbara (Larkin)
Saunders BSR'74 have co-authored an instructional package
called Quality Management for Health Services, recently published
by the Canadian Hospital Association.The package consists of
two manuals with accompanying instructional audio cassettes.
Barbara Saunders is a private practice occupational therapy
consultant in Surrey, Barbara Stackhouse is the administrative
director ofthe family practice and psychiatry and Susan
Laughlin is the regional coordinator, New Directions for the
Ministry of Health in Vancouver ... Resa (Buonerba) Mann
BEd'74 married Tom Mann, taught five years in Burnaby, had
two children and substitute taught in Coquitlam. She has been
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to Egypt, Europe and Disneyland. She reports that she still has
her own teeth and husband of twenty years. She has been
teaching full-time again at New Westminster Secondary for the
past six years ... Bruce Mclntyre BSF'78 was appointed a
principal with Price Waterhouse in theirVancouver office ...
Darrell Noakes BA'79 opened Borealis Outdoor Adventure
which operates bicycle tours in Canada and exotic overseas
locations, conducts bicycle safety education and leadership
courses and provides bicycle and traffic safety consultation ...
Patrick Raynard BA'75, MLS'78 has taken a teacher-librarian
position at the private Collingwood School in West Vancouver.
He married Isabella (Horry) BA'85, MA'87 three years ago ...
Hermann Schwind PhD'79 and Hari Das PhD'79 have a
book out Canadian Human Resource Management. It is in its
fourth edition and has surpassed the 100,000 mark (copies
sold), a rare occasion in the Canadian market... Kim
Stephens BASc(CivEng)'73, MEng'75 presented a technical
paper at the western hemisphere's largest water quality conference and exposition,WEFTEC '95 in Miami Beach. He is a vice
president with Kerr Wood Leidal Gore & Storrie Inc ... Phyllis
Stoffman BSN'77 has just completed her master's degree in
health science in health administration at the University ofTo-
ronto. Her book. The Family Guide to Preventing andTreating 100
Infectious Illnesses, was published by John Wiley & Sons in New
York in 1995. It is available in bookstores throughout Canada ...
Janet (Bye) Warren BMus'71 is still teaching music, but she
is back in North Vancouver after a four year hiatus at Burnaby
North Secondary ... Gary Wong BASc(ElecEng)'71 has moved
from Squamish to Vancouver. He is now the engineering, technical and professional training manager at BC Hydro ... Paul
Wood BSc'73, PhD'94 is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto in the philosophy of nature conservation.
Sara Abdel-Barr BSc'86,MD'89 and Allen So I tan BCom'80,
LLB'83 are proud new parents of Spencer, born on August 13,
1995 ... Keir Armstrong MA'89, PhD'95 moved to Ottawa in
August to become a professor of economics at Carleton University. He completed his PhD requirements in mid-October,
to graduate in November ... Bruno Bergen BEd'82 and
Wanda Derksen-Bergen BA'81 live in Abbotsford with
their two children. Bruno is teaching at Rick Hansen Secondary
School... Eileen (Kurz) DipDH'85 and Michael Burke
BSc'87 and have two children,Angela (3) and Ryan (I). Eileen
works part time as a dental hygienist for Klondike Dental and
Michael works for Northern Affairs as the regional geologist
for the Yukon ... Bruce Butler BSc'83 married Edie Ives on
July 14, 1995 at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel.They are now
living in Maple Ridge, BC. Bruce is a systems engineer for ISE
Research in Port Coquitlam ... Craig Campbell BCom'80
became a CA in 1983 and has been admitted to the partnership of Price Waterhouse,Vancouver. Craig concentrates his
practice on assisting the forestry industry with environmental
and other management issues ... Steve Campbell BPE'81,
MPE'87, former sports information director for the UBC athletics department, will base his communications and public
relations consulting firm in Langley, where he and wife Jane and
their two children moved this last summer ... Brian Carley
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She works as an ob/gyn nurse practitioner in Steamboat
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and has a five—year-old son named Tyler ... Douglas Dahn
PhD'85 is associate professor and chair of the physics department at the University of Prince Edward Island. He and his wife
Julia have four children, the latest being Renee, born October
10, 1994 ...After spending the last two years working at Shoppers Drug Mart's head office in Toronto, Phil Emberley
BSc'84, BSc(Pharm)'88 is taking a one year leave of absence to
finish an MBA at McMaster University, starting in January 1996
...Alan Findlay BCom'87 married Wilma Bingham in 1992.
Since May 1994 he has been financial co-ordinator for the regional office of International Teams, a Christian organization
working with refugees and with local churches in Europe. In
April 1996 they are expecting the birth of their first child ...
John Forster-Coull BSc(Pharm)'88,PharmD'9S and Jayne
Thorne BSc'95 were married on September 23 inVictoria.
They are living inVictoria in their new home with cat Smudge.
John  is on staff at Victoria General and Jayne is working at both
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and at the Greater Victoria Hospital
Society ... Martha (Halton) French BA'84 got married in
August 1995 ... Ross Gallinger BSc(Agr)'83 moved to Toronto
for his new job as manager, environment, occupational health
and Safety with Rio Algom. He married in October ...Tara
Gish LLB'87 married artist Russell Mang in 1992. She started
her own law practice, Griffin Law Office, in 1994 ... Hilary
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1995. She is now growing tree seedlings for reforestation with
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Harrison BA'86 married David Harrison in September 1995.
They both work for Canadian Forest Products Ltd. in Vancouver ... Cynthia (Dudas) BSc(Agr)'87 and Michael Henders
MASc(ElecEng)'91 welcomed a brother for their daughter
Allison.Trevor Anthony was born on September 22, 1995 ...
Kent Hogarth BA'84 has completed a PhD in philosophy at
the University of Western Ontario. He is working as a philosophy instructor in the UWO faculty of part-time and continuing
education ... Brenda (Chow) BA'82 and Kevin Hoy PhD'87
are first-time parents of twin daughters, Chloe Rachel and
Natalie April, born on September 15, 1995 ... Joanne
(Linburg) Ironside BCom'88 married Robert Ironside in May
of 1995 and they are living in Vancouver. She recently left CIBC
to work for the Hongkong Bank of Canada as a commercial
accounts manager ... Jill (Mitchell) Janzen BA'86 and husband
Doug met at Regent College, where they are both studying for
their master's degrees.They were married in June 1995 ...
Kenneth Johnson BASc(CivEng)'81, MASc(CivEng)'86, wife
Krista and son Adrian have settled in St. Albert, Alberta as
homeowners. Ken's travel this year includes a trip to Siberia to
participate in an exchange of arctic engineering technology ...
Timothy Kam BSc'88 got his MD at the University ofToronto
in 1993. He is a family doctor in Burnaby. He and his wife
Michelle had a baby girl, Crystal, on May 20, 1995; their first ...
Lisa and Russell Kang BPE'84 live in Port Moody and are new
parents of a baby boy, Jonathan Michael Alexander, born on
April 7, 1995 in New Westminster. Russell is a chiropractor in
private practice in Vancouver and also teaches at the West
Coast College of Massage Therapy ... Karim F. Karim
BASc(MechEng)'87 will soon complete his MBA at York University. He has been working for Stelco Inc. since graduation on
product development and product application projects in the
automotive industry ...Adrian Kimberley BCom'86 has taken
a position as a service account manager with Powercourt Management in Bermuda. He's taken advantage ofthe climate and
surroundings since moving in February 1995 by taking scuba
diving and sailing lessons ...Anna and John Kinaman BSc'86,
MD'9I announce the birth of Alexander James, born on July 31,
1995 ... Linda King BA'88 earned her MA in English from SFU
in 1993. She is a college instructor at Selkirk College in
Castlegar, teaching first year transfer courses in English ...After
working for Canadian Airlines for two years in Vancouver, Julie
Laviolette MSc(BusAd)'88 joined Air Canada in Montreal
(1989), where she is now senior director, pricing and yield
management... Lester Lee BCom'81 obtained his LLB from
Dalhousie in 1984. He is a supervisor of professional liability
claims at the Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company in Toronto. He married Teresa (Wong) in March 1990 and they have
a beautiful two-year-old daughter, Jasmyn ...Anthony Lester
BA'8/ will marry Courtney Park in December 1995 ... Gillian
(Welton) BSc'87 andTerry Mah BSc'89, MSc'91,
PhD(dvEng)'95 welcomed the birth of Andrea the last day of
1994 and are all enjoying life in Pennsylvania where Terry is
director of technology and business development for an international biotech firm. Gillian is a stay-at-home mum ...
Eduardo Mar BSc'86 and Genevieve Garcia BSc'90 were
married in 1994. Eduardo obtained a PhD in chemistry in 1990,
and Genevieve earned her MBA in 1994. He worked as an
NSERC postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and obtained another NSERC postdoctoral fellowship at Quadra
Logic Technologies in Vancouver from 1993-1994. He is a research chemist at G.D. Searle (a pharmaceutical company).
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insurance ... Rosemary (Finkle) BEd'85 and Frazer
McKenzie BASc(BioResEng)'86 live in Smithers with their two
young sons Kieran and Heath. Frazer works for the Ministry of
Environment and Rosemary is principal of St. Joseph's School...
Johnny Misley BPE'85, MHK'94 and Terry Alcock had a son,
Brayden,on October I, 1995.Johnny works as a project coordinator for the BC Amateur Hockey Association ... lanT.
Okabe BSc'82, PhD'95 received his doctorate in geography and
is teaching at both the University College of the Fraser Valley,
and UBC ... Karen Pettifer LLB'86 began pracising law in Bermuda in November 1994 ... Sharon (Nagel) DipDentHyg'86
and Doug Pughe are pleased at the arrival ofTyra Michelle on
October 8, 1995. She is a new sister for Kayla and Tennille ...
Brenna (Leong) BASc(Met&MatEng)'88 and Kenneth
Scholey BASc(Met&MatEng)'88 were married at Cecil Green
Park in August 1994.They recently moved to Chicago, Illinois,
where Brenna is research hydrometallurgist with Eichrom Industries Inc. and Ken is in the process of completing his PhD in
metals and materials engineering from UBC ... Mark Van
Selst BA'89 is at NASA Ames Research Center (California) on
a National Research Council associateship studying human
performance limitations ... Frank Schakau MBA'89 moved to
Germany in May. His daughter Sabrina was born one week
after his move ... Lillian Shek BA'87 has been living in Hong
Kong for the past eight years. She works now for the Royal
Hong Kong Police Force as a detective senior inspector ...
Anne (Eide) BSc(Agr)'89 and BretonThomas BSc'87 were
married in Terrace, BC on September 23, 1995. They are living
in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Anne is a veterinarian and Bret
is flying water bombers.They are busy renovating an old character house ... Rad Vadlamudi PhD'82 is head, department of
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The University
Call for Nominations
The University of British
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pharmacology, at Hoeschst Ltd. in Bombay. He is married with
two children, Ravi (IO) and Mallika (3)... Donald Webster
BSc'87, Msc'89 graduated from the LLB/MBA at Osgoode Hall
Law School in 1993 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in
1995. He practices with Price Waterhouse in Mississauga, specializing in the taxation of pensions and pension plan design. He
plans to marry in May 1996 ... Harry Williams MSc'83 earned
promotion to associate professor of geography with tenure at
the University of North Texas ...Amy and Kenneth Witxke
BASc(ElecEng)'83,MASc(ElecEng)'84 became proud parents of
Claire Elizabeth on May 21, l995.They live in Sunnyvale,California with the new arrival and their son, Mark (3) ... Scott
Wright BSc(Agr)'80 is manager ofthe Manitoba Crop Diversification Centre in Carberry. He is married to Cindy and the
family consists of horses, dogs, cats and birds.They live on a
"diversified acreage" ... Justin Wyatt BA'84 earned promotion
to associate professor of radio, television and film with tenure
at the University of North Texas ... Harvey Yee BCom'83 and
Andrea Wong BCom'83 are proud to announce the birth of
their daughter, Candice, on July 14, 1995. Mom and child are
doing fine, while Dad is trying hard to adjust to the first child!
... Regan Leanne, new daughter of Mari lee (Law) BHE'86 and
Maurice Yee BA'86, was born on July 4, 1995. Big sister
Morgan is two years old ... Helene (Warkentin) Zoolkoski
BEd'83, husband Christopher and daughter Efisheva have
moved back to the Pacific Northwest.They live in Kirkland,
Washington, and Helene would like to connect with members
of her BEd class.
Marco Aondio BA'92, BSc'95 is working for a computer consulting in the client/server Microsoft Solutions Group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ... Ian Baird BSc'94 and Kerry Popowich
BSc'94 are engaged to be married in August 1996. Ian is in the
2nd year of the chemistry PhD program at UBC doing cancer
research. Kerry is enrolled in the Capilano College post-baccalaureate program in environmental science ... Matthew
Blundell PhD'89, MD'92 and Linda Button PhD'86 had a
baby boy, Isaac David Blundell, in June 1995. Matt is in the final
year of an internal medicine residency program in Phoenix,
Arizona ... Colin Campbell BSF'94 is working for Canadian
Forest Products Ltd. at Nimpkish, BC on the engineering crew.
He is planning to write his RPF exam in 1996. He is "keeping
his axe sharp and making sure the chain doesn't get tangled!" ...
Lloyd Chang BSc'90 and Soomi (Shou) BSc'9/ married in
1991.They are living in Montana where Lloyd works as a dentist. Their first child,Alexis, was born on April 18, I995 ...
Johanna Chong BA'92 has made a career change from accounting to executive recruiting for Accountants Executive
Search/Accountants on Call, a speciality search firm, both temporary and permanent, concentrating on the accounting and
finance field ... Dan Fetterly LLB'90 and Sylvia Lai BSN'90,
BSW94 were married in September 1994. Dan is practicing
law inVancouver and Sylvia is enrolled in the MSW program at
Once again the University is recognizing excellence in teaching through the awarding of prizes to
faculty members. The Faculty of Arts will select five (5) winners of the prizes for excellence in
teaching for 1996.
Alumni are encouraged to bring their suggestions for teaching prize winners to the attention of the
head of the department, the director of the school or the chair of the programme in which the
instructor is teaching.
Eligibility: Eligibility is open to faculty who have three or more years of teaching at UBC.The three
years include 1995-96.
Criteria: The awards will recognize distinguished teaching at all levels, introductory, advanced,
graduate courses, graduate supervision, and any combination of levels.
Nomination Process: Members of faculty, students, or alumni may suggest candidates to the
head of the department, the director of the school, or the chair of the program in which the
nominee teaches. These suggestions should be in writing and signed by one or more students,
alumni, or faculty, and they should include a very brief statement of the basis for the nomination.You
may write a letter of nomination or pick up a form from the office of the Dean of Arts in Buchanan
Building, Room B 130.
Deadlines: The deadline for submission of nominations to departments, schools or programs, is
29 January 1996.
Winners will be announced in the Spring, and they will be identified as well during Spring Convocation in May.
For further information about these awards contact your department or callAssociate Dean ofArts,
Dr. Errol Durbach at 822-3828.
38      UBC Alumni Chronicle, winter 1995 CLASS ACTS
UBC.They are seriously considering acquiring a pet... Anke
Frankenberger LLM'92 passed the German bar exam in July
and will now concentrate on her PhD thesis on German and
Canadian regulation making ... Linda (Stirling) BA'9 / and
Mark Gillespie BA'9/ welcomed Robyn to their family in February 1995. (This is a correction from the Fall 1995 Chronicle,
where it was reported that the mother was Karen
Netherton BA'9/.Apologies to Karen, and please send us
your news again. It was lost in the shuffle.)... Jennifer Henry
MMus'94 and Paul Nahhas BMus'94 married in August 1995
and moved to San Francisco, where Paul is completing a graduate degree at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music ...
Airdrie Hislop BSc'90, BEd'9/ married Derek Miller BSc'90,
DipAppCreatNon-Fiaion'92 in August 1995.The couple lives in
Burnaby, and Airdire teaches in Vancouver. Derek is a musician
and free-lance writer. Some alumni may remember Derek as
the author or Dik Miller, Private Eye, a serial story published in
The 432 science newspaper ...Trevor Lee BSc'90 and Cheryl
Jerome &Sc'92 are living happily in Winnipeg. Cheryl received
an MSc in zoology at Guelph.Trevor is completing his MD at
the University of Manitoba ... Clara Oi Kay Li BA'92 and
Ricky Kim Lun Chim BA'93 were married in September
1992.The couple moved to Hong Kong in 1993 and welcomed
little Oscar to their family in July 1995. He is director of several publicly listed companies. She is taking some time off to
look after Oscar... Lesley (Mounce) Maclnnis BEd'90 married Michael Maclnnis in July 1995 ...Anne McLean DMA'90 is
a professor of piano at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.
She is making a recording of music for french horn and piano
with a colleague in the department of music there and will premiere new works for piano in the Composers' Forum of Central Florida ... John Mundie MLS'94 married Catherine Lawrence and is studying for his PhD in political studies at Queen's
University ... Michelle Ring &A'93 is teaching in Delta and
North Vancouver. She plays soccer with the Surrey Marlins and
has been a member of the national team for the last nine years
In Memoriam
Rev. Douglas Archibald BA'42: on October 5, 1994 ...
Isabella (Ella) Beveridge BA'3/:on October 28, 1995,in
her 87th year ... W.R. Bonnycastle LLB'50: on May 25,1995.
Robin served with the Special Service Force of the Canadian
Parachute Battalion during WWII, and he maintained an interest in military history throughout his life. He returned to UBC
after the war, graduated and married Pamela Scovil. He joined
the provincial bench in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in 1967
and resided there until his death. As a judge, he left his mark in
many ways, especially in his attempts to understand aboriginal
culture and in his use of the Cree language in court ...
Beatrice (Townsend) Booth BSW59, MSW61: on April 9,
1995, in Victoria ... J. Philip Briba BAScfAlechEngj'JO: on April
18, 1995, in Nevada City, California. He entered UBC to study
mechanical engineering after his overseas service in the RCAF
during WWII. He and his wife Helen then moved to California,
where he joined Ameron, Inc., ultimately becoming the director of engineering. His work took him all over the world, especially the Middle East... Christopher A. Brockley BA'48,
BASc(/vlec/iEng)'49: on March 7, 1995. He was a retired profes-
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Earle Birney
BA*26, DLitt(Hon)'87
Poet Earie Birney passed away recently at the
age of 91, in Toronto. Dr. Birney was an influential
figure at the University of British Columbia and in
Canadian literature.
He wrote his first poem, a poem he himself said
was bad, while on a three-day boat trip from Creston
to Vernon. Subsequently enrolling at UBC, he was
apparently considered to be quite eccentric, having
declared that he wanted to make his living as a writer.
He received no encouragement from the academic
community.This made a deep impression on him, and
one of the driving forces of his life was to help young
and new writers establish themselves.
After receiving his MA from the University of
Toronto in 1927, he began teaching at the University
of California, later at the University of Utah. By this
time, early in the Depression, he was a confirmed
Marxist-Leninist He became disillusioned with this
political philosophy with the signing of the Hitler-
Stalin pact.
During WWII, he served with the Canadian
Army as a personnel officer and worked briefly with
the CBC's shortwave service.
In 1946, he began teaching English at the University of Toronto, where he had also received his
PhD (1936). By this time he was Canada's best-known
Finally, he received an offer from UBC to teach.
He accepted on the condition that "I can have one
course I can believe in, the first stone in a little shelter
for the creative student naked in academia."The condition being granted, he entered into one of the most
satisfying periods of his career. When he left UBC to
become the write r-in—residence at the University of
Toronto, he left behind a de facto creative writing
department which soon became official, making it the
first department of creative writing at any Canadian
During his time at UBC he also rescued Prism, a
magazine which was a forum for new and talented
writers, from oblivion, becoming its editor and renaming it Pn'sm international.This magazine is alive and
well-used by readers and writers to this day.
Birney was primarily a poet, of course, but was
adept in other literary forms, as well. One of his best-
known works, Turvey, was a comic novel he wrote
about his experiences during the war. Jake Zilber, a
professor emeritus of creative writing at UBC, wrote
of his friend and colleague at the time that Birney won
an honorary degree at UBC: "Whether in a satirical
or other mode, he is at home in many different literary forms, and his work shows htm to be a masterful
artist of great originality who delights in the play of
language, while informing his work with intelligence,
wit, a moral vision and a deep sense of passion."
sor of mechanical engineering ... John G. Bruce
BASc(MechEng)'53: on May 22, 1995, after a lengthy illness ...
Roderick K. Calverley MD'62: on April 1, 1995, in the Anza-
Borrego State Park, in an automobile accident. Dr. Calverley,
just returned from a week serving war-wounded Bosnians at
Sarajevo Hospital, was on a retreat with his family. An international expert on the history of anesthesiology with a life-long
commitment to treating needy patients around the world,
Calverley was a devout man with a strong sense of purpose.
He was a University of California at San Diego clinical professor ... Jack (Jacob) W. Cohen BCom'47: in January 1995.Jack
was the son of Samuel Cohen, founder of the Army & Navy
department store chain, jack was a well-known and popular
student who played in the UBC dance band and participated
fully in social and musical activities ... Mary Louise (Rixon)
Clark BEd'58, MEd'65: in 1994, in Summerland, BC ... William
John Clark BEd'58: on September 23, 1995. Jack passed away
after working as an elementary school principal for forty years
and retiring in 1978 ... Carleton Collard BA'22: on July 17,
1995, inVictoria. Cart took over the family men's clothiers
business in downtown Vancouver and ran it successfully until
he closed it out and retired in 1946. He moved with his family
to Victoria in 1964 and was an active member of many clubs
and associations and was an officer and instructor with the
Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons ... Elizabeth (Buckland)
Cresswell BA'46: on August 23, 1995, at her home on the
Seaview Ranch in Cazadero,California ...George F.
Davidson BA'28, LLD(Hon)'55: on July 22, 1995, in Victoria. He
received his PhD in classical studies from Harvard University in
1932 and went on to hold many positions in the public service,
among them superintendent of welfare for BC, the first deputy
minister of national welfare and deputy minister of citizenship
and immigration. He was president of the CBC from 1968-72,
having been named by Prime Minister Pearson ... Paul W.
Dodd MSW'68: on May 14, 1995, in Toronto ... Mary B.
Drake BSN'55: on October 15, 1995 ... Ian Fairclough
BA'83, MA'85: on October 18, 1995, in Vancouver. Ian was a
sessional lecturer at UBC ... Stewart Fall BASc(E/ecEng)'55,
MASc(ElecEng)'63: in March 1995, of a brain tumour, in Victoria.
Stewart was an avid member of the Vancouver Outdoor Club
and was a Canadian Masters champion in several distance
events ... Robert J. Ferris BA'32: on May 16, 1995 inVictoria,
BC ... Nigel D. Findley BSc'80, BFA'82: on February 19, 1995.
Nigel was born in Venezuela and grew up in Spain, Nigeria, the
US, England and then Vancouver. He explored technical writing
and marketing, finally dedicating himself to his true love, writing. He made an international name for himself in the science
fiction and gaming community, having written more than 100
books, including I 2 novels. He also wrote the High Tech Office
column for Business inVancouver... Dorothy (Johnson)
Fraser BA'32: on May 13, 1995. She lived in Osoyoos for more
than 60 years during which she was a tireless community supporter. Her interests were botany, music, literature and travel
... Stephen Germaniuk BAScfMechEngj'49:on May 8, 1995 ...
Lloyd Hale BA'52: on September 19, 1995, in Suffern, New
York. He was a self-employed attorney in New York City, specializing in taxes. He retired in 1993 after working for 33 years
... Helen F. Hall BA'33, DipSocWork'36: in 1994 ... Francis C.
Hardwick BA'31: on August 18, 1995. Frank taught school in
Cloverdale, North Vancouver and Vancouver and touched the
lives of countless students and colleagues. During WWII he
served as an instructor in the RCN.A prolific writer and editor, he eventually joined the Faculty of Education at UBC. His
tory and Social Science Teacher recognized his contributions to
the teaching of history and geography with its Award of Merit.
He loved music and sang in the Vancouver Opera chorus and
the choir of his Unitarian church ... Esther Hayon BSc'72: on
August 29, 1995, after a nine year battle with breast cancer.
Esther was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1949. Her family fled
Egypt, leaving behind most of their belongings, to live in Spain
and France, before settling in Venezuela. In 1966, Esther moved
to Vancouver to finish school at Queens Hall High School. She
enrolled in UBC's science faculty in 1966 ... Nelville Hellam
BA'55: in May 1995. He spent his entire career in the oil and
gas industry. He was a life member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysisists of Alberts ...
William F. Idsardi BA'48: on March 29, 1995. He worked in
Vancouver and Calgary as a journalist before moving to the
United States, where he worked for the Cieaveland Plain Dealer,
the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway and the Federal Reserve Bank
of Cieaveland. Returning to Canada, he was in the editorial
department of the London Free Press. He was an avid student of
history with a special interest in military strategy ... Ronald F.
Jarman BSc'70: on August 29, 1995 ... George Klassen
BASc(MechEng)'68: on September 12, 1995. He taught mechanical technology at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology ... Geraldine (Homfray) Langton BASc(Nur$)'31: or\
November 5, 1995. She was a public health nurse in Duncan
and Chilliwack during the 1930s, then took her master of arts
at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville,
Tennesee. She joined the UBC faculty in nursing in 1939 and
taught public health nursing during the 1940s ... Dennis
McDonald BSP5/:on July 23, 1995. Dennis was a veteran of
WWII. He worked with the Ministry of Forests for thirty
years, and he was instrumental in developing the Air Patrol and
Aerial Tanker programs for forest fire protection which is still
in place in BC ...Vernon H. McMahon BA'43:on September
27, 1995 ... Audrey (Bingham) Millar MA'94: on August 18,
1995, in Vancouver ... Hilary (Hale) Miller BA'58: on July 26,
1995. After doing postgraduate work in education at Victoria
College Normal School, she taught junior high school in both
BC and Ontario. She quit in 1968 to start a family with her
husband Bill. She was a gracious hostess, tireless canvasser and
volunteer, was gifted in knitting and macrame and devoted
much of her time to the Evergreen Garden Club near her
home in South Delta, BC ... John W. Moran BA'45: on August
17, 1995 ...Andrew J. Nash BA'41, BSF'46: on July 20, 1995...
Vlad Okulitch MASc(GeoEng)'32, DSc(Hon)'73: on August 31.
1995, in Calgary. Dr. Okulitch was a former dean of science
and a member of the geology department at UBC. He was 89
years old ... John L. Paynter BA'62. After working as a journalist for the Toronto Star and CBC, he began his long career
with the Department of External Affairs. He served in postings
in Hong Kong, Moscow, the People's Republic of China,Thailand, Laos, Mongolia, India and Nepal in various capacities,
including ambassador and high commissioner. He served as
first secretary to Canada's first embassy to the People's Republic of China ...John R. Pedin BA'50, BEd'56: on May 29, 1995.
John was a retired teacher ...Trevor A. Phillips BA'64:in
March 1995 ...John A. Roe BSc(Agr)'43: on June 7, 1995, He
received his medical degree from McGill University in 1950.
He practised medicine inVictoria from 1952-1989. He was an
avid fisherman and sports fan and was admired for his sense of
humour and his caring nature ... Gerry P. Schroh BA'62: in
Continued on pagr 42.
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by Mary Trainer
When properly filled in, the letters in the box form a quotation from a
book written by a UBC person. The first letters of each clue, reading down,
form the name ofthe author and title ofthe book. Complete the puzzle and
return it to us by January 31, and you may win a swell Alumni genuine
leather bookmark! Winners are picked in a random draw from among the
correct solutions sent  in. Solution in the next issue.
We don't usually give solvers any help, but in this puzzle we thought it
only fair to tell you that the book's name is a native Indian word.
A.     Champion racing driver
B.     You might fish for this in
the Skeena River
C. Photo .speed trap
D. Peter Gzowski said this
could be our national
motto: 3 wds.
•Wheat Pool
F     Two-masted cruising boat
Murray Pezim quip:
"... / love success and —
and I love exploring for
gold...": 3 wds.
Andy Van Hellemond is
Champion figure skater
— Mounted Police,
established in 1873 to
maintain law and order:
hyph. wd.
Canadian Pacific's -
Hotel, Victoria
M.     Chief; 652m granite
mountain climbing
challenge near Squamish
N.    Kootenay brewed beer
O.     Great places to relax: 2
S5         P     Dave Broadfoot quip:
"Canada is ten big
provinces and two vast
wastelands — three if you
count /"
Q.    Explored the Columbia
River from its headwaters
to sea
R.     Heard on CBC Radio:
"The beginning of the ,
followed by 10 seconds of
silence, indicates exactly
ten o'clock...":
2 wds.
S. Permission to enter
T Granted by treaty
U.  your wagon to a star
V Was present at
Spring 1995 solution: "Carl Jung said, 'One does not become enlightened by imagining light, but by making the darkness conscious.' These famous words captured an
essential truth that every couple would do well to remember." Moseleyv Dancing in
the Dark. Winners: George Bowering, Vancouver; Richard Nicolls, North Vancouver;
David Warner, Terrace; Bob Pyne, Edmonton; George Battistel, Eugene, Oregon and
Catherine Wray, Fayetteville, North Carolina.
UBC All mm Chronicle, winter 1995 January 1995 ... Peter J. Sharp BA'36, BCom'38:
on June 7, 1995. He died peacefully, painlessly and
with his family by his side ... R. Gerald Smuin
BMus76: on December 5, 1994, in Toronto and
the age of 41 ... John J. South worth BA'53: on
September 25,1995, in NorthVancouver.John was
instrumental in the implementation of trade links
between BC and Japan,and he served as BC's commissioner to Expo 70 in Osaka ... Gordon W.
Stead BCom'33, BA'34, LLD(Hon)'45: on October
19, 1995. A Leaf Upon the Sea recounts his long
relationship with the sea, beginning at the age of
fifteen, when he sailed to Australia as purser's
writer, and proceeding from there to work for
Straits Towing and service in WWII as a lieutenant-commander in the RCNVR. His professional
career included work for various federal departments and ministries, guiding the creation ofthe
Canadian Coast Guard and its attendant college.
He ended his career as a professor in the School
of Community and Regional Planning at UBC ...
Anne (Mackenzie) Stevenson BA'27. One of
UBC's Great Trekkers, she spent her early married life living in northern Ontario with her engineer husband. They returned to BC in 1946 and
became avid collectors of BC historical books and
First Nations artifacts. Anne taught high school
English and drama inWilliams Lake, served on the
school board there and was the first woman chairperson of the board of directors of Cariboo College. In 1982 Simon Fraser University accorded
her an honorary doctor of laws degree ... Hazel
E. Stewart BA'46: in October 1994, after a long
illness. Hazel was very proud of her affiliation with
UBC ... Dick Swinton BSc(Agr)'52, BEd'59,
MEd'68: on September 20, 1995. Dick taught and
was a school administrator in many communities
throughout the province. He and his wife Grace
retired to Chase, on the shores of Little Shuswap
Lake in 1983, where he became very involved in
the community, working particularly for the benefit of youth and seniors. Family and gardening
were his other major interests... Richard J Talbot
BASc(CivEng)'56: He settled inVictoria with his family and worked for the Ministry of Environment,
water management branch,from which he retired
eight years ago. He continued his involvement in
the University ofVictoria's engineering faculty. The
Association of Professional Engineers &
Geoscientists of BC awarded Dick the 1995 Professional Service Award for leadership and dedication ... Robert Talbot BA'47, BSW48: on May !■■ ■■ ■
21, 1995, in Winnipeg. Bob served in the RCAF,
being stationed in London as a staff training sergeant Returning to Canada after the war, he earned his degree in social
work and subsequently worked in British Columbia, Saskatchewan,Toronto and Ottawa. He retired to Victoria, but eventually returned to Winnipeg ...William B.Thompson BA'45,
MA'47:on October 18, 1995.Although Dr.Thompson died
while swimming in the ocean near La Jolla, California, he did
not drown. Known in England as the father of fusion, he devoted much of his career in research and education to developing a theory of plasma physics and applying it to the develop-
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San Diego ... Phyllis Maud (Freeman) Warr BA'29: on April
17, 1995. Phyllis won the Governor General's History Medal in
1929. She gained a master's degree in political science at Smith
College in Massachusetts, and later moved to England ...
Gladys (Weld) Winch BA'23: She was a native Vancouverite,
the last surviving child of an old pioneering family. Educated at
Crofton House School as well as UBC, she was a long time
member ofthe Georgian Club ... Maurice Wright
B/\Sc(ChemEng)'38, BA'38: on March 30, 1995, Oakville, Ontario. He obtained his PhD from Princeton in 1952. He was
involved with the Manhattan Project during WWII, working on
the production of heavy water. He worked in Trail for
Cominco for a number of years before moving to Toronto in
1965 to work at the research centre in Sheridan Park ... Peter
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