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UBC Reports Jul 4, 1984

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 Expansion of SUB
goes underground;
AMS gets a bargain
UBC's Alma Mater Society is spending
$1.5 million to go underground.
However, there's nothing sinister about
this project, which involves the creation of
some 15,000 square feet of new space
under the south plaza of the Student Union
Building between SUB and the Aquatic
Bengal Construction of Burnaby has
been awarded a contract for just over $1.1
million for the excavation and construction
of the space, which will include two new
food facilities, typing and word processing
centres, bookable rooms for meetings,
dances and other social occasions as well as
clubrooms and an administration and
130 gifted
visit UBC
UBC played host last week to 130 gifted
and talented high school students from
across British Columbia in a pilot program
organized by the Faculty of Education's
field development office.
The week-long program for Grade 10
and 11 students was developed by UBC in
response to requests from school districts.
Gerry Morgan, coordinator of gifted and
talented programs in the Windermere
School District, originally requested
support from UBC to provide a challenging
summer program for bright students.
Morgan attended the seminars with
students last week and described the
program as "outstanding".
"The program wasn't designed as a
recruiting package, although we hope
students have a positive image of UBC
after spending a week on campus," said
Dr. Ron Neufeld, director of the field
development office. "The purpose of the
program was to offer these students a wide
range of lectures, workshops, seminars and
demonstrations about research being done
here at UBC and elsewhere and to give
them an idea about what life on a
university campus is like."
Work being done in the Faculties of Arts
and Science and the professional schools
was emphasized on separate days in the
program. Teaching duties were performed
on a volunteer basis by approximately 75
UBC faculty members.
The program was made possible through
cooperation between UBC, the Ministry of
Education, local school districts, parents of
participating children and the Gifted
Children's Association of B.C.
Among the topics offered to students
were Chinese religion and philosophy,
ethical problems in the practice of law,
applied particle physics, the Liberal
leadership convention, technology for
handicapped children, hidden dangers in
business contracts, remote sensing and
molecular biology.
In addition, the students sampled the
recreational side of campus life, including
theatre performances, concerts, swimming
and museum excursions.
Dr. Neufeld said the form of next year's
program would be shaped by feedback and
evaluations from the students.
registration centre for UBC's intramural
athletic program.
Funds for construction of the SUB
addition will come from accumulated AMS
reserves to be repaid with a $15 building
fee paid annually by all UBC students. The
fee was approved in a 1982 referendum.
Mike Kingsmill, a third-year architecture
student working under contract to the
AMS on the SUB project, said that an
accident and someone with foresight had
saved the AMS a good deal of money on
the present expansion project.
"I've never been able to get to the
bottom of it," he said, "but for some
reason, when the original excavation was
done for the SUB, the area we're about to
expand into was dug out and sealed off. As
a result, we only have to excavate about a
foot and a half of earth in the expansion
area to get the right ceiling height."
"I suspect, too, that when the over-
excavation was discovered, the builders
decided to make the best of it. They
poured some pillars and put down the
concrete slab on which the paving stones of
the south plaza of the SUB rest."
And someone also had the foresight to
lay down a waterproof membrane on top
of the slab, which means it won't be
necessary to remove all the paving stones,
thus saving the AMS a small bundle of
money and minimizing disruption of the
plaza this summer.
The SUB addition will have the
following new facilities when it's complete
in December:
New food facilities are an indoor-outdoor
Italian-food outlet seating 100, which will
have a sunken courtyard area attached to
it, and a fast-food facility across from the
games room and bowling alley.
Eighteen electric typewriters will be
available in a typing centre on a user-pay
basis. Across the hall will be a word-
processing centre with three input
terminals manned by student operators.
Both facilities will be available to any
member of the campus community.
Two large multi-purpose rooms, with
capacities for 95 and 85 people, will be for
year-round use by UBC groups and spring
and summer conferences.
Seven major club rooms will be provided
in the area, including a darkroom-studio
for the Photo Society as well as expanded
areas for the Varsity Outdoor Club and the
Aquatic Club, both of which need lock-up
facilities for valuable equipment.
The intramural sports division of UBC's
Athletic Office, currently housed in the
War Memorial Gymnasium, will move into
the addition when it's complete.
Architects for the project are the
Vancouver firm of Henriquez and
There s nothing unique about the
initiative that the AMS has shown in
expanding the SUB. It's estimated that
since 1928 students have contributed more
than $6.6 million (apart from the current
project) for the construction of new UBC
Past projects financed in whole or in
part by students included Brock Hall (the
original student union building), the
existing SUB. the Aquatic Centre and the
Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre.
Third-year architecture student Mike Kingsmill has been one of the key figures
behind the development of plans for $1.5 million expansion of the Student
Union Building.
'Moli' battery
two plants to
Investment in higher education and
research is essential if Canada is to
maintain its standard of living and
compete successfully in the world economy.
That's the conclusion of dozens of
reports from a variety of organizations
across Canada.
Whether society is heeding the advice is
debatable, but what is incontestable is the
latest practical by-product of basic research
in UBC's physics department.
Under the leadership of Prof. Rudi R.
Haering, graduate students and other
scientists in his laboratory have successfully
developed a completely new battery.
It is a rechargeable lithium molybdenum
disulphide battery, a major breakthrough
in research for a safe, high performance,
cost-effective and portable energy system.
The technology is based on a mineral
ABOUT 4,000
There'll be about 4,000 new faces on
campus this week as UBC's 1984 Summer
Session begins.
Courses in the Faculties of Arts, Science,
Commerce, Education, Forestry and
Medicine are being offered in Summer
Session, which began yesterday (Ju'v 3) and
continues until Aug. 11.
The majority of students enrolled this
year are regular Winter Session students
who are taking advantage of the summer
offerings to accelerate their programs.
Summer Session enrolment is about the
same as last year. Enrolment in UBC's
Spring Session was up about 20 students
. from the 1983 total of 3,573.
For a listing of summer recreational
activities on campus sec page 4 of this
issue. And watch for editions of UBC
Reports on July 18 and Aug. 1. In addition
to campus news, the paper will contain a
full listing of lectures, concerts, theatrical
performances and other events designed to
enliven the summer scene at UBC.
be built
that B.C. has in abundance —
molybdenum disulphide.
The battery is superior in virtually every
respect, producing two to three times the
energy of nickel-cadmium batteries of the
same weight. But its shelf-life — or length
of time it retains its charge — compared
with the other rechargeable batteries is
extraordinary. The charge retention time
for a nickel-cadmium "C" size battery is
from two to six months. For the new
battery it is eight to ten years.
As a result of the research, Moli Energy
Ltd., a B.C. company formed to develop
the battery, will build two plants at a
capital cost of $52 million to produce a
total of 20 million battery cell? each year.
Moli Energy already has a staff of more
than 75 people in research and
development, production and marketing.
President of the firm is Mr. Irvine Hollis,
formerly president of Duracell Canada.
Although the plants, one in B.C. and
the second in Ontario, will use robotics
and other computer-guided devices in
manufacturing, more than 500 people will
be working for Moli Energy within three
years, and many more will be employed
indirectly through sub contractors to the
Moli Energy will produce double "A"
battery cells in its B.C. plant. Within one
and one-half years, the plant also plans to
manufacture button-type cells for
electronic and other applications such as
heart pace-makers and other devices.
Eventually, both the B.C. and Ontario
plants will also produce "C". sub-"C".
double "A" and button cells.
Chairman of Moli Energy's board of
directors is Dr. Norman B. Keevil, foundei
and chairman of Teck Corp. Dr. Keevil
has a Ph.D. in geophysics from Harvard
University, and is Moli Energy's primary
He said he was attracted to the UBC j
project, in spite of competition from huge
research and development establishments
of large multinational corporations that
also wanted to develop and produce a new
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"I have a good feeling for the scientific
significance of the program and felt that
this group could succeed," Dr. Keevil said.
"This proved to be completely correct
and now the impact will not only be felt in
B.C. and Canada but throughout the
Prof. Haering said that there is a huge
demand for a more efficient battery. The
last battery innovation was the nickel-
cadmium rechargeable battery developed
shortly after the turn of the century. Since
then, other technologies dependent upon a
portable energy source have mushroomed,
while batteries have remained relatively
"Miniaturization over the past few years
has reduced the size and weight of a host
of products," Dr. Haering said. "In many
cases, the battery power source for these
devices is now the single factor limiting
further size reduction and greater
performance. Our battery should remove
that limitation."
Dr. Haering said the new battery should
also stimulate production of entirely new
"Electric vehicles, for example. Cars
powered by rechargeable batteries haven't
been feasible until now because of
inadequate power systems," Dr. Haering
Development of the battery is one of the
most significant high-tech events in B.C.
history. Dr. Haering began his research
about seven years ago. One year later, Dr.
Keevil decided to support the project, even
though the decision was based on
preliminary research results.
The result is that Moli Energy will enter
the billion dollar international battery
market with an estimated two-year head
start over major competitors.
Because much of the work was done at
UBC, the University will benefit financially
under a contract with the company.
The technology of the battery is entirely
All batteries have two electrodes — an
anode and cathode — and electricity is
produced when ions pass from the anode to
the cathode through a substance called an
Usually, batteries are described in terms
of the substances that make them up —
lead-acid, nickel-cadmium or nickel-iron.
In all batteries now on the market, the
electrodes undergo a chemical change
during use. Cathodes in the new battery
remain essentially unchanged, the first in
the world with this characteristic, because
of the key feature of the battery, a
phenomenon known as intercalation.
Intercalation occurs when atoms of a
substance diffuse into the spaces between
the atoms of another substance. (Dr. J.G.
Hooley of UBC's chemistry department did
pioneer work in intercalation.)
An electric current is formed in the new
battery when lithium ions from the anode
pass through the electrolyte to sandwich
themselves between the molybdenum
disulphide molecules making up the
cathode. When the battery is recharged,
the lithium atoms are removed back to the
lithium anode.
The Moli battery is the only
intercalation battery at the stage of
commercial production.
An irony of the discovery is that many
other researchers using the same materials
built lithium molybdenum disulphide
batteries and rejected them as inferior.
"When you discharge the battery for the
first time," Dr. Haering said, "its
performance is terrible. The reason for this
is that the molybdenum disulphide crystals
as they occur in nature are semiconductors, unsuitable for use as
intercalation cathodes.
"But during the first discharge of the
battery, the crystal structure is altered. In
its new structure the cathode... is a metal
rather than semi-conductor and highly
suitable for intercalation.
"Conversion of the cathode from a semiconductor to metal will be done in our
plants. Other people who have looked at
this type of battery in the past and rejected
it didn't know that discharging and
recharging it through one cycle of use
induced intercalation. They were one step
short of a major discovery."
Dr. Haering praised Dr. Keevil for his
support. He said Canada does not have
enough senior corporation executives like
Dr. Keevil who are willing to invest in high
Melva Dwyer
Melva Dwyer, head of the UBC
Library's fine arts division, was honored
recently for her "long and distinguished
service as a special librarian" by the
Canadian Association of Special Libraries
and Information Services. A 31-year
member of the Library's professional staff,
Miss Dwyer has been head of the fine arts
division since it was formed in 1958.
UBC music student James Parker was
named the first-place winner of the 8th
annual Eckhardt-Gramatte National
Competition for the Performance of
Canadian Music held on the campus of the
University of Brandon May 3-5.
In addition to a $2,500 cash prize, the
20-year-old pianist will perform on a
national concert tour from Halifax to
Vancouver. He also won a $200 prize for
the best performance of the commissioned
work in the competition.
The 1984 winner's brother, Jon Kimura
Parker, also a UBC graduate, won the
same competition in 1978.
Prof. J.A.S. Evans of the UBC classics
department is serving as the general editor
of a new paperback series, launched by the
Canadian Association of University
Teachers, to be published by the University
of B.C. Press.
The series, aimed at the general public,
is designed to bring some of the concerns
of academics to a wider audience through
the publication of two or three titles a
year. One aim of the series is to make
better known some research done on
university campuses.
Dr. Edward V. Jull of UBC's electrical
engineering department will be Canada's
representative at the Council of the
International Union of Radio Science
meeting in Florence this summer. He was
also Canada's representative at the previous
meeting of the council in Washington,
D.C., three years ago. Dr. Jull says a joint
meeting at UBC next year of the U.S. and
Canadian committees of the council, and
of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic
Engineers, will draw between 600 and 800
Prof. Gregory Butler, a Bach scholar in
UBC's Department of Music, has been
awarded an Alexander von Humboldt
Foundation Fellowship. It is the first time
that the fellowship has been awarded to a
musicologist. Prof. Butler will spend the
1984-85 academic year at the Musicological
Institute of the Freie Universitat in West
Two UBC doctoral students were the
recipients of travel grants from the
Canadian Bureau for International
Education to enable them to attend
scholarly conferences this spring and
John H. Hutchinson (Chemistry) of the
United Kingdom attended the Can-Am
Chemical Congress in Montreal and Takao
Hagiware (Japanese literature) of Japan
went to Canadian Asian Studies
Association meetings in Guelph, Ont. A
total of 12 international students studying
at nine Canadian universities received
Former and present UBC students are
among the finalists in all three categories
of a CBC national competition for young
composers. Doctor of Musical Arts student
Douglas Schmidt and 1981 master's
graduate Glenn Buhr were finalists in the
Compositions for up to 12 Performers
category, D.M.A. student Peter Hatch
reached the finals in Solo Compositions,
and George Cappon, a third-year Bachelor
of Arts student majoring in music, was a
finalist in the Electronic Music category.
The finals of the CBC competition take
place in Toronto this fall.
Three UBC faculty members contributed
to a publication of the Centre for Human
Settlements dealing with the training of
personnel competent to improve living and
working conditions in major settlements of
developing countries.
The 76-page publication, entitled
"Along the North/South Axis," is made up
of papers delivered at a seminar of experts
held at UBC in November, 1983. UBC
contributors to the seminar were Dr. Paz
Buttedahl of the Department of
Administrative, Adult and Higher
Education, Dr. Axel Meisen of the
Department of Chemical Engineering and
associate dean of Applied Science and Dr.
Walter Hardwick of the Department of
The recommendations of the seminar
served as the basis for a paper entitled
"Sharing Responsibilities and Roles for
Training in Planning and Development,"
submitted by the Canadian delegation to
the 7th session of the United Nations
Commission of Human Settlements, which
met in Libreville in the west African
country of Gabon from April 30 to May
Dr. Peter Oberlander, director of the
Centre for Human Settlements at UBC,
was a member of the Canadian delegation
at the African conference and also wrote
the introduction to the centre's seminar
publication, which is available at $9.
Prof. Trevor Heaver, director of UBC's
Centre for Transportation Studies, and
Chancellor J.V. Clyne are both members
of a 14-member task force appointed by
the federal government to study whether
Canada should expand its deep-sea fishing
fleet. The task force has been asked to
report in six months time.
UBC mining and mineral process
engineering department head JDr. George
Poling has been appointed co-chairman of
the steering committee of the mining
regulation advisory committee for the B.C.
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum
Librarianship professor Lois M. Bewley,
president of the Canadian Library
Association, presided over the 39th annual
conference of the association in Toronto,
June 7 to 12. Some 2,000 librarians,
information scientists and library trustees
attended. Theme of the conference was
'1984 and Beyond — Human Values in the
Computer Age.'
The UBC Alumni Association has paid
tribute to three distinguished British
Columbians, including Dr. Ian
McTaggart-Cowan, chancellor of the
University of Victoria. He received the
1984 Alumni Award of Distinction.
William White, who retired a year ago as
UBC vice-president of finance, received the
1984 Alumni Association Honorary Life
Membership, and former Alumni
Association president George Morfitt was
given the Blythe Eagles Volunteer of the
Year award.
A UBC scientist whose research is
important for toxic and hazardous waste
disposal and in the siting and design of
underground nuclear waste deposits has
received an international award.
Dr. J. Leslie Smith of UBC's geological
sciences department is a co-winner of the
Oscar E. Meinzer Award of the Geological
Society of America.
The other winner is a colleague at the
University of Alberta.
The research that led to the award
involves basic information on how
contaminants in ground water disperse
through fractured rock.
Dr. Richard Mattessich, Arthur
Andersen and Co. Alumni Professor of
Accounting in the Faculty of Commerce
and Business Administration, has been
elected a "corresponding member" of the
Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Patrick Buchanan, UBC's coordinator
of residence programs, is president-elect of
the Northwest Association of College and
University Housing Officers. He is the
second Canadian to be elected to the
position in the regional association's
22-year history.
Prof. Peter Hochachka of UBC's
Department of Zoology is the co-author of
a 480-page book published by Princeton
University Press entitled Biochemical
The book discusses biochemical
adaptation to environments from freezing
polar oceans to boiling hot springs, and
under hydrostatic pressures up to 1,000
times that at sea level.
The other author of the book is Prof.
George Somero of Scripps Institute of
Oceanography at the University of
California, San Diego.
Two members of faculty and a former
employee of UBC's Audio-Visual Services
department have been involved in making
a film entitled "See How We Run," under
the auspices of Adidas, the sports wear
Prof. Lionel Pugh of the School of
Physical Education and Dr. Douglas
Clement, co-director of the B.C. Sports
Medicine Clinic located at UBC, were the
narrator and technical advisor,
respectively, for the 30-minute
documentary on the joys of running,
including proper training techniques to
prevent injuries.
The film's producer is former A/V
employee Tom Moore, whose company,
Spectre Media, produces material for UBC
and the Knowledge Network on a contract
basis. The Adidas film had its world
premiere June 6 at Robson Square Media
Centre. UBC Reports July 4, 1984
UBC's Old Administration Building was invaded last week by this fearless
mother duck and her offspring after an employee picked up one of the ducklings
and took it into the building to show to President's Office staff. After failing to
get an audience with President George. Pedersen, who's currently on a business
trip to West Germany, mother and brood waddled out of the building and
headed west in search of water.
Six new chairs in '84 bring UBC total to 27
An increasing number of private citizens
and private and public sector organizations
are funding permanent positions at UBC
by creating professorships or chairs.
The University now has 27 funded
chairs, all but three in the Faculties of
Commerce and Business Administration
and Medicine.
Six were established this year and 18
since 1980.
A decision to fund a chair clearly reflects
confidence on the part of an individual or
organization in the quality of the academic
work being performed by the faculty of the
University, President George Pedersen said.
"In a period of restraint such as UBC is
now experiencing, the funding of chairs
also allows us to reallocate resources to
areas that need strengthening," he added.
"The creation of additional chairs is
something the University intends to pursue
with increasing vigor in the future in order
to diversify sources of support for academic
activities at UBC."
Here is a list of UBC chairs by faculty,
together with the year in which they were
Faculty of Applied Science
• Chair of Aeronautics, Mary Fisher
Estate, 1963
Faculty of Commerce and Business
• United Parcel Service Foundation
Professor of Transportation, 1974
• Professorship in Urban Land
Economics, 1976
• Albert E. Hall Professor of Finance,
• Arthur Andersen & Co. Alumni
Professor of Accounting, 1979
• C.A., C.G,A. Professor of
Accounting, 1980
• E.D. MacPhee Professor of
Management, 1980
• Herbert R. Fullerton Professor of
Urban Land Policy, 1980
• Bank of Montreal Professor of
International Finance, 1982
• The Alumni Chair in Management
Science, 1983
• The Alumni Chair in Marketing, 1983
• William Young Chair in Finance,
Fifteen of the 18 new members of UBC's 25-Year Club for support staff received
their quarter-century pins at a Faculty Club dinner onfune 18.
18 more join 25-Year-Club
UBC's Twenty-Five Year Club for
longtime members of the campus support
staff has 18 new members.
President K. George Pedersen presented
membership pins to the new members,
each of whom has completed a quarter
century of continuous service at UBC, at a
dinner in the Faculty Club on June 18.
The new members are: John Baranowski,
a supervising technician in Chemical
Engineering; Gwyn Bartram, head of the
film library in the UBC Library; Dave
Bilton, a sheet metal worker in Physical
Plant; George Bruce, assistant head service
worker in Physical Plant; Betty Braidwood,
manager of food services in UBC's
residences; Bill Cardno, head plumber in
Physical Plant; Ray Dierolf, an
intermediate technician in the acute care
unit of the campus hospital; Cornells
"Neil" Galesloot, an opera tor-driver in
Physical Plant; Edwin Goronzy, assistant
chief draftsman in Physical Plant; Jim
Horner, head electrician in Physical Plant;
Gunnar Lyth, a shift engineer in Physical
Plant; John Lomax, insurance accountant
in the Department of Finance; Clinton
Purdon, a maintenance mechanic in
Physical Plant; Walter Potter, storekeeper
in Physical Plant; Eugene Ryan, a
counsellor in the Student Counselling and
Resource Centre; George Sloan, building
service worker in the student housing
department; William Sobkiw, building
service worker in the student housing
department; and Mary Whiteman, a
cashier in the Department of Food
Membership in the club now totals 131.
The new president of the organization is
H.M. "Tony" Craven of the Department of
Finance, who succeeds Kay Rumsey of the
Department of Personnel Services.
• United Parcel Service Foundation
Chair in Regulation and Competition
Policy, 1984
• The William Hamilton Chair in
Industrial Relations, 1984
• Advisory Chair in Finance, 1984
• The Philip H. White Professorship in
Urban Land Economics, 1984
• Advisory Chair in Consumer
Behaviour, 1984
Faculty of Law
• Walter S. Owen Chair of Law, 1982
• Douglas McKay Brown Chair in Law,
Faculty of Medicine
• Chair of Medicine, Mary Fisher
Estate, 1963
• Eric W. Hamber Chair in Medicine,
• James and Annabel McCreary Chair
in Pediatrics, 1969
• Royal Canadian Legion Professorship
in Family Practice, 1977
• Mount Pleasant Legion Chair in
Community Geriatrics, 1981
• Belzberg Family Professorship in
Medicine, 1982
• CKNW Chair in Pediatric
Immunology, 1983
• Allan McGavin Chair in Geriatric
Medicine, 1984
CAUT leaders slam
B.C. gov't legislation
Faculty association leaders from
universities across Canada have joined to
protest a series of B.C. government actions
which, they say, will seriously impair
higher education in the province.
Meeting in Ottawa, the council of the
Canadian Association of University
Teachers, which represents 26,000 faculty
and professional librarians, resolved to
back their colleagues in B.C. through
collective action and financial support.
The CAUT condemned legislation
passed by the B.C. government last fall
which, it said, attacked human rights,
academic freedom and tenure, university
autonomy and collective bargaining. It
called for the withdrawal of the legislation.
The association said the province's
drastic reductions in university funding will
Vol ley bailers
visit China
UBC's senior women's volleyball team
faced stiff opposition during a nine-day
visit in May to the People's Republic of
China, where they met teams from three
At Beijing Normal University, a teacher-
training institution in the Chinese capital,
the Thunderbirds won their first game
15-11 and then fell to the opposition in
three successive games, 14-16, 14-16 and
At Hangzhou, the Thunderbirds ran into
the team from the Provincial Amateur
Sports School, an institution for students of
superior athletic ability, and went down to
defeat three times, 15-17, 13-15 and 7-15.
The final stop for the volleyball squad
was Fudan University in Shanghai, China's
biggest industrial city, where the
Thunderbirds triumphed three games to
two, 5-15, 15-11, 8-15, 15-13 and 15-9.
In between matches there was plenty of
sightseeing to such famous landmarks as
the Great Wall of China and the Ming
Tombs as well as river cruises and visits to
zoos and silk factories.
impair the ability of its universities to
maintain the quality of education and will
threaten accessibility to higher education.
The CAUT condemned the closure of
the David Thompson University Centre in
Nelson, B.C., saying it "constitutes a
further attack on post-secondary education
in that province."
It resolved to assist any member of the
CAUT dismissed or laid off as a result of
the province's Public Sector Restraint Act.
CAUT President Sarah Shorten said:
"We continue to view with grave concern
the problems occurring at the universities
in British Columbia as a result of the
actions of the government of the province.
"In resolving to defend the rights and
interests of our colleagues in that
province," she said, "the CAUT council
has reconfirmed the determination of our
association to resist any abrogation of
academic freedom and contractual
rights. . . and to protest in public the
actions and policies of the Bennett
government regarding the universities."
GBS expert gives
public lecture
Prof. Dan H. Laurence, literary and
dramatic advisor to the estate of famed
British playwright and critic George
Bernard Shaw, will give a public lecture
while visiting UBC to teach during the
1984 summer session.
Prof. Laurence will speak on the topic
"Bernard Shaw and the Uses of History" in
the penthouse of the Buchanan Building at
8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 16. His lecture
is sponsored by the English department,
Extra-Sessional Studies and the Centre for
Continuing Education.
During UBC's Summer Session, Prof.
Laurence will give a graduate course
entitled Bernard Shaw and his
Contemporary Dramatists.
Prof. Laurence has written extensively
on Shaw and is the editor of the standard
edition of his plays, letters and music
criticism. UBC Reports July 4, 1984
Calendar Deadlines
For events in the weeks of July 22 and 29,
material must be submitted not later than
4 p.m. on Thursday, July 12. Send notices
to Information Services, 6328 Memorial
Road (Old Administration Building). For
further information, call 228-3131.
Vancouver School of Theology
Lectu  ..
Forced t ptions: Decisions We are Making for
Tho.e Who Come After Us. Prof. Roger Shinn,
Uni, n Ti eological Seminar. St. Andrew's
We,ley United Church, Burrard and Nelson Sts.
Biochemical Discussion Group
Role of Calcium in the Regulation of
Mitochondrial Metabolism. Dr. R.M. Denton.
Biochemistry, University of Bristol, U.K.
Lecture Hall 1, Woodward Instructional
Resources Centre. 4 p.m.
Vancouver School of Theology
Spoiling the Egyptians: Church Fathers and the
Classical Rhetorical Tradition. Dr. O.C.
Edwards, Jr., Seabury-Western Theological
Seminary. Chapel of the Epiphany, Vancouver
School of Theology. 7:30 p.m.
Music for Summer Evenings.
An evening of chamber music featuring the
works of Ravel, Kuhlau, Rossini and Sydeman.
Camille Churchfield, flute; John Loban, violin;
Eric Wilson, cello; and Kenneth Friedman,
string bass. Free admission. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 8 p.m.
Transportation Seminar.
Consistency of Residential Customer Response in
Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing Experiments. Dr.
Douglass W. Caves, University of Wisconsin.
Penthouse, Angus Building. II a.m.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology Seminar.
New Trials for Prevention of Ovarian
Hyperstimulation in hMG-hCG Therapy. Prof.
Masao Igarashi, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Gunma University, Japan. Room 2N35, Grace
Hospital. 1 p.m.
Summer Film Series.
Alice in Wonderland. Shows at 7:30 and 9:45
p.m. on July 12, 13 and 14. Admission is $2.
Auditorium. Student Union Building. 7:30 p.m.
Music for Summer Evenings.
Music of Bach, Handel, Barber, Honegger,
Ravel, Morawetz and Casella. Camille
Churchfield, flute; and Jane Gormley, piano
and harpsichord. Free admission. Recital Hall,
Music Building. 8 p.m.
Vancouver School of Theology
The Story of Our Life: or, Theologians are
Human, Too. The Rev. Canon Stephen Sykes.
professor, University of Durham. St. Andrew's
Wesley United Church, Burrard and Nelson Sts.
7:30 p.m.
Early Music Recital.
Bach and His Time. Monica Huggett, baroque
violin; and Ton Koopman, harpsichord. For
ticket information, call 732-1610. Recital Hall,
Music Building. 8 p.m.
Vancouver School of Theology
Individual and Collective Responsibility in
Ancient Israel. Prof. Paul Joyce, Ripon College.
Chapel of the Epiphany, Vancouver School of
Theology. 7:30 p.m.
English Public Lecture.
Bernard Shaw and the Uses of History. Prof.
Dan H. Laurence, internationally acclaimed
scholar, literary and dramatic advisor to the
Shaw Estate. Free admission. Penthouse,
Buchanan Building. 8:30 p.m.
Music for Summer Evenings.
Music of Brahms, Chopin and Rochberg. Eric
Wilson, cello; and Thelma Wilson, piano. Free
admission. Recital Hall, Music Building.
8 p.m.
Summer Film Series.
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. Shows at
7:30 and 9:45 p.m. on July 18, 19 and 20.
Admission is $2. Auditorium, Student Union
Building. 7:30 p.m.
Music for Summer Evenings.
Music of Mozart, Brahms, Bruch, Berg and
Vaughn-Williams. Wes Foster, clarinet; Karen
Foster, viola; and Jane Gormley, piano. Free
admission. Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
Early Music Recital.
Music for Two Harpsichords. Ton Koopman
and Tini Mathot, harpsichords. For ticket
information, call 732-1610. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 8 p.m.
Biochemistry lecture
Dr. Andras Lacko of the Department of
Biochemistry, Texas College of Ost. Medicine,
Fort Worth,   Texas, speaks tomorrow (July 5) on
Study of the Lecithin: Cholesterol Acyltransferase
Reaction. Lecture Hall 4, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 4 p.m.
Lost and Found hours
During the summer UBC's Lost and Found,
located in Room 208 of Brock Hall, will he open
the following dates from 9 to 11 a.m.
JUNK:  18, 25, 27. JULY: 4, 9,  11,  16,  18, 23.
25. 30, AUGUST:  1. 8,  13,  15, 20. 22, 27. 29.
Telephone nurnher for the Lost and hound is
Ballet UBC Jazz
Ballet UBC Jazz is offering summer ballet and
jazz classes at all levels in the Music Studio of
the Asian Centre until Aug. 10. Cost is $35.
Register in classes as well as in the office, SUB
216, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. For more
information, please come to SUB 216E or call
Immediate full   and part-time positions
available in professionally staffed campus
daycare. Daycare features a stimulating activity
program and considerable flexibility in
scheduling. Open to children 18 months to three
years. Contact Christine McCaffery at 271-2737.
French, Spanish and Japanese
conversational classes
Three-week daytime intensive programs begin
July 23. For more information or registration,
contact Language Programs and Services,
Centre for Continuing Education, at 222-5227.
Functional fitness appraisal
The John M. Buchanan Fitness and Research
Centre is administering a physical assessment
program for students, faculty, staff and the
public. The cost is $20 for students and $25 for
others. For more information, call 228-3996.
The following is a list of the times available for
the functional fitness appraisal:
June   18    Aug. 23: Mondays, 5, 6, 7 p.m.;
Wednesdays, 5, 6, 7 p.m.; and Thursdays, 12,
1, 2 p.m.
Free guided trail walks
Enjoy an invigorating and educational afternoon
outing at the University of B.C. Research Forest
in Maple Ridge every Sunday. Free guided walks
in the woods are led by professional foresters.
The walks begin at 2 p.m. at the forest gate
rain or shine and last approximately two hours.
The trails are well constructed. Bring friends
and family, bring a camera and a picnic lunch
and make a day of it. For further information
and directions, contact the Research Forest at
463-8148 or the Canadian Forestry Association
of B.C. at 683-7591. The forest is open to the
public from dawn to dusk seven days a week for
those who wish to explore on their own. Dogs
are not allowed on the Research Forest.
Correspondence courses
The new issue of the Guided Independent Study
calendar supplement 1984/85 is now available.
If you would like a copy, please contact Guided
Independent Study, 224-3214, or drop by the
Library Processing Centre, Room 324.
Toddler summer school
Full- and part-time positions available now at
Canada Goose Daycare on campus. The facility
offers a flexible, stimulating learning
environment for young children. Open to
children 18 months to 3 years. Call 228-5403, 8
a.m. to 5 p.m.
Unit II. Daycare UBC campus, openings for 18
months to 3 years, full- or part-time spaces.
(Limited number available.) Qualified staff.
Call 224-3828 (days).
Short term daycare
The UBC Summer Short Stay program will be
running again this year from July 3 - Aug. 17. A
staff of three headed by an experienced early
childhood teacher will offer an interesting and
enjoyable program for approximately 15
children. A few spaces are left. Parents may
enrol their children for half days ($8) or full
days ($15) for as many or as few days a week as
they need care. Children may attend on a
regular basis or once only. For more
information, please phone 228-5343 or
Frederic Wood Theatre
Stage Campus '84 presents Alan Ayckbourn s
play Bedroom Farce July 4 to 14. For ticket
information, call 228-2678 or drop by Room 207
of the Frederic Wood Theatre.
Asian exhibit
An exhibit of popular poster art in China, with
posters from the collection of Elaine Truscott is
on displav at the Asian Centre from Julv 5 to
15. For hours, call 228 4688.
Faculty Club barbecues
The Faculty Club is having barbecues on the
following dates this summer: July 13, July 27,
Aug. 10 and Aug. 24. For reservations, call
228-2708. Members only.
Food Services hours
Campus Food Services units are open the
following hours during July: Barn Coffee Shop
- 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Bus Stop Coffee
Shop (take-out only)       8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.;
Arts 200 (Buchanan Lounge) — 8 a.m. to 1:30
p.m.; EDibles (Scarfe Building) -  7:30 a.m. to
3:30 p.m.; IRC Snack Bar  -   8:30 a.m. to 3:S0
p.m.; Yum Yum's at the Auditorium — 8 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m.; Ponderosa Snack Bar —  8 a.m. to
2 p.m.; SUBWAY Cafeteria - 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Computers and you
The Centre for Continuing Education is offering
the following computer courses in July and
August: Word Processing for the Novice:
Getting Started with WordStar. Takes place on
Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., fee is
$75; Learning to Program in BASIC: Level I.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 24 to Aug. 9,
fee is $150. For details on CCE programs, call
Museum of AvUhropology
Exhibits: Hidden Dimensions: Face Masking in
East Asia; History of London, opens July 15; O
Canada, a six-part experimental display. Special
Events: Performance by the Korean Pongsan
Mask Dance Group on July 15 at 2 p.m.; Flute-
making workshops for children on July 10 and
17; Presentations by the Native Youth Workers
on July 10 and Aug.  17, salmon barbecues
sponsored by the Native Youth Workers on July
17 and Aug. 7; Anna Wyman Dance Theatre
performs on July 22, weather permitting.
Museum hours are noon to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays,
noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday,
closed Mondays. For details on museum events,
call 228-5087.
Plenty to do
on campus
There's more to Summer Session than
classrooms and books. For those in need of
a break from their studies, the campus
offers a wide range of recreational activities
in July and August.
Stage Campus '84 is staging Alan
Ayckbourn's play Bedroom Farce July 4 to
14 and Charles Chilton's musical Oh,
What a Lovely War July 25 to Aug. 4 at
the Frederic Wood Theatre. Ticket
information at 228-2678, or drop by Room
207 of the Frederic Wood Theatre.
Free outdoor noon-hour concerts and
free evening recitals in the Music Building
begin next week. For details check
Calendar listings on Page 4 of UBC
Reports, and notice boards around
campus. Listings for the Summer Film
Series in the auditorium of the Student
Union Building are also in UBC Reports.
The Museum of Anthropology and the
Asian Centre have a full schedule of
exhibits and events during the summer.
The museum is currently featuring a major
exhibit of Asian face masks and an
experimental display entitled O Canada.
An exhibit on the History of London opens
July 15 at the museum. Details at
228-5087. Currently on display at the Asian
Centre is a display of poster art of China.
Check UHC Reports for upcoming exhibits.
The M.Y   Williams Geology Museum, in
the Geological Sciences Building, is open
weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If you'd like a little exercise, the UBC
Aquatic Centre is open daily. For hours,
call 228-4521. Or book a racquetball or
squash court in the Thunderbird Winter
Sports Centre (228-6125). For those who
prefer a quiet stroll, the main Botanical
Garden, below Thunderbird Stadium, is
ncn daily during daylight hours. The
.Jtobe Japanese Garden is open from 10
a   n. to 6 p.m. daily, and the Rose
G.rden, at the north end ol the campus, is
i.' vv in full bloom.
UBC's Department of Information
Services offers free guided walking tours of
the campus at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday
to Friday. To book a tour, or for more
information about events at UBC, call
228-3131, day or night.


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