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 SrtOtAl COLLECTIONS
Four free swim days follow today's pool opening
Everybody's invited to the official
opening ceremony for UBC's new
Aquatic Centre, which is being touted
as the finest facility of its kind in
North America.
The event takes place today
(Wednesday) at 2:30 p.m. inside the
new $5.4 million covered pool adjacent to the Student Union Building.
The John M. Buchanan Fitness and
Research Centre, which is housed in
the same building as the pool, will also
be officially opened at the ceremony.
And...if you haven't tried out the
new pool yet, here's your chance.
Faculty and staff (and the public)
can swim free for the next four days —
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Free times for faculty and staff will
be 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., 12:30 to
2:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday — or during any
of the public hours on the weekend.
UBC students, who have three free
swim periods each day anyway, can
also take advantage of the free public
swimming on the weekend.
The Aquatic Centre, which includes the nearby Empire Pool, is
more than just a swimming pool. In
addition to meeting the recreational
and competitive needs of the on- and
off-campus communities, the centre is
equipped to function as a major
research centre for faculty and
graduate students. (For more details
on pool facilities and activities, turn to
Page 2.)
UBC's president, Dr. Douglas
Kenny, will preside at today's
ceremony, which will include brief
speeches by Paul Sandhu, president of
the Alma Mater Society; Prof. Robert
Osborne, who retired earlier this year
after 33 years as director of UBC's
School of Physical Education and
Recreation; Hon. Sam Bawlf, provincial minister of recreation and conservation; and Hon. lona Campagnola,
UBCie
Volume 24, No. 13, Sept. 27, 1978. Published by Information Services,
University of B.C., 2075 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1W5.
228-3131. Jim Banham, editor. ISSN 0497-2929.	
New name, new director, new mandate
UBC's Dean of Women's Office has
a new name — Women Students' Office — a new director — Lorette
Woolsey — and a new mandate.
But beneath all the changes, says
Dr. Woolsey, the basic purpose of the
office remains the same: "Above all,
our primary purpose is to maintain
the tradition of the Dean of Women's
Office as a place women students can
go for help to overcome the largeness
of this institution; a place they can
come to with an enormous gamut of
problems.
"My vision of the office is one of
personal help and service — and part
of that service involves identifying problem areas affecting more than just
those students who come to us for help
— and working in a constructive way
to make the University a better place
for women, and men."
Dr. Woolsey, a psychologist with experience as a counsellor and teacher in
British Columbia, Alberta and Nova
Scotia, was appointed director of the
Women Students' Office this month
after serving as acting director since
June. She succeeds the former dean of
women, Margaret Fulton, who left
UBC to become president of Mount
St. Vincent University in Halifax.
Dr. Woolsey graduated from the
University of Alberta in 1960 with an
honors degree in pscyhology. She obtained her master's degree in clinical
psychology from Alberta in 1964 and
received her doctorate there in 1973.
Although Dr. Woolsey sees her office as a traditional institution,
created originally to protect women
and represent their interests, she says
it has been transforming over the years
to address modern concerns.
She outlined some of these concerns: "Why is it that the bright girl
who has always got top marks in math
is not going into engineering? Or the
girl student who wants to heal, who is
very interested in health care, never
considers becoming a doctor? And for
men — what happens when a would-
be doctor can't get into medical
school? Why aren't more men considering rehab medicine and nursing?
No one is keeping them out, so the
education of women — and of men —
is very closely linked to the socialized
role of the sexes.
"It is difficult for women students to
make the most of their potential.
Many fear losing their femininity:
what do you do about role models,
real feminine women in positions of
authority?
"Recent studies suggest that more
than 95 per cent of undergraduates
plan to marry. What does that mean
with regard to the use that women —
Gathered around Dr. Lorette Woolsey, seated, director of the Women
Students' Office, are members of the professional and secretarial staff.
Standing, left to right are: Mary Jo Claassen, Claire Copp, Nancy
Horsman, Maryke Gilmore, Barbara Jefferson, Diane Waterman and
April Hamilton. Picture by Jim Banham.
and men — make of their educations?
So much money and effort goes into
educating women graduates — who's
going to do the dishes and raise the
children?"
Although Dr. Woolsey has defined
some of the issues, she doesn't pretend
to have all the answers. "One thing we
can do is to represent to the University
these and other concerns of women, to
work and co-operate with them on
issues like the problem of the drop-off
in women's enrolment at the Ph.D.
level. Why are they dropping off?
What special encouragement do they
need?
"We have a mandate to put questions like this before the University, to
make sure others are aware of their
importance to women students. It's all
right to encourage women to go into
non-traditional fields, but it's a difficult position to be in. It's important
to tackle these problems in a structural way in the institution. We can
make suggestions to attract women
students and develop their maximum
potential.
"I never forget this is an academic
institution. All the things we do are
designed to help students make the
most of their educations, and people
hampered by problems in other areas
of their lives can't."
Dr. Woolsey and her staff are in the
process of deciding how to tackle some
of the problems facing women: They
see a big part of their role as one of
liaison, of bringing to the attention of
faculty and administration some of
the issues concerning women students,
and working with them to resolve
them.
In addition, there are plans for
workshops, group counselling, and
rap sessions in the residences. Some of
the subjects they intend to address include career orientation; the choices
open to women and their implications, especially those affecting home
and family; and sex stereotypes,
especially as they affect education and
career.
The Women Students' Office currently runs two career-oriented programs: internship and co-operative
education. The internship program
offers students the opportunity to
work off-campus on a part-time basis
during the winter session in a field
related to their area of academic interest; and the co-op program integrates formal academic study during
the winter with summer work in
business, government or industry, particularly in the fields of forestry and
engineering.
"We want to use all the resources
available to us to co-ordinate programs for women," says Dr. Woolsey.
"We have to be a strong voice for
women, and we have to address the
issues women raise in a constructive,
co-operative way. We have a strong
mandate, and our role is very clear.
We can act as a catalyst to help the
University respond in the most positive
and constructive way to the changing
role of women."
federal minister of state for fitness and
amateur sport.
Ms. Campagnola and Mr. Bawlf
will jointly unveil a plaque dedicating
the Aquatic Centre. A second plaque
to mark the opening of the Buchanan
centre will be unveiled by Donald
Brewster, who chaired the Aquatic
Centre fund-raising committee, and
who was a close personal friend of the
late Mr. Buchanan, a UBC graduate
and former chancellor.
Other platform guest at the ceremony will be Mrs. Buchanan, representatives of UBC faculty and staff
fund-raising committees and the
chairmen of committees responsible
for the planning of the pool.
139 set for
leadership
conference
Some 139 UBC students, faculty,
administrative staff and alumni will
be participating in a Student Leadership Conference this weekend, despite
a boycott by representatives of the
central student government who say
they are opposed in principle to such a
meeting.
The purpose of the three-day conference is to give students a chance to
meet one another and faculty, alumni
a:id administrators, and to discuss in a
relaxed atmosphere the problems they
face in trying to provide leadership for
other students on campus.
"The talks are informal and off the
record, and give both students and administrators the opportunity to hash
things out and get new perspectives,"
said Dave Rowat, a graduate student
in chemical engineering who chaired
the organizing committee.
The Student Representative
Assembly and the Alma Mater Society, however, said that such a conference has no record of real success or
positive results. "It's more effective for
a student leader to meet an administrator and discuss all they want right
here on campus," said SRA president
Paul Sandhu. "No real success or
positive kinds of results came out of
last year's conference."
Mr. Rowat disagreed. He attended
last year's meeting and said that the
consensus was that it had been very
useful. "We are naturally disappointed that no representatives of the
central student governing body will be
attending this year. But we do have
good people coining, and good topics,
and I anticipate that it will be an
enormous success for those attending.
In fact, its success will be limited only
by the fact that we don't have the
AMS there."
At press time, 102 students and 37
faculty, alumni and administrative
staff had signed up for the conference.
Rowat said the students represent
athletic, political, fraternal and other
undergraduate clubs. Non-students
attending include UBC President
Douglas Kenny and vice-presidents
C.J. Connaghan and Erich Vogt.
"The agenda will be totally student
oriented," Mr. Rowat said. "There
will be sessions describing the
organizational structure of the University and the AMS; workshops on fund
raising and how to structure an
organization effectively; a session on
the AMS constitution and another on
student services. In addition, there
will be discussion of 22 topics suggested by the delegates themselves, including the role of students in choosing campus administrators, campus
housing policies, student loans, and
how to deal with incompetent
teachers."
The conference will be held off
campus, at Camp Elphinstone on the
Sechelt Peninsula from Friday, Sept.
9, through Sunday, Oct. 1. UBCreports
Senate
page 2
A move to have 26 financial awards
for students held up for review by a
new Student Awards Review Committee was rejected by UBC's Senate at its
first meeting of the new academic year
on Sept. 13.
The Senate agenda committee
recommended that the September
awards list be reviewed by the Student
Awards Review Committee, which was
established last February to make
recommendations to Senate on UBC's
policy governing awards to students
and to consider the desirability of a
standing committee of Senate or some
other body to keep under review UBC
policy governing awards.
Prof. Charles McDowell, head of
UBC's chemistry department and a
member of the agenda committee,
said the September list of awards included two scholarships restricted to
women students only, and an award
given by a trade union that included
provisos that the union had to approve
the recipient and that the length of
service of the student's parents as
members of the trade union had to be
taken into account.
He said questions had been raised
about some of the awards in the agenda committee, which felt that the new
awards review committee should look
at the conditions under which the
University accepts awards.
Dr. George Beagrie, speaking for
the first time at Senate as dean of the
Faculty of Dentistry, said he saw
nothing wrong with restrictions being
placed on awards, so long as they supported "good scholarship and good
science."
Dean Robert Will of the Faculty of
Arts said there was no proper competition for some awards because restric-
Women sought
for research
UBC women students are needed to
participate in two contraception
research projects being conducted by
Dr. Robin Percival-Smith at the
University Health Service.
One project involves a new copper
intrauterine device. The second is to
test a new contraceptive pill. Both
studies will run for two years.
Dr. Percival-Smith hopes results
will demonstrate that the two new
contraceptive aids are more effective
than what is presently available.
Thirty-six volunteers are needed to
test the new copper IUD.
"The new copper IUD has a different shape that we hope will mean
less pain, less bleeding and a decreased pregnancy rate compared to current copper IUDs," said Dr. Percival-
Smith.
Volunteers should never have used
IUD as a method of contraception
before. Dr. Percival-Smith said about
half of the volunteers would receive
the new IUD and half a conventional
copper IUD.
The second study will involve 90
women and the use of a new low-dose
pill.
"Low-dose pills have been
developed to decrease the amount of
estrogen women are exposed to.
Estrogen, the female sex hormone
manufactured in the ovaries, is the
major component of birth control
pills.
"We hope the new low-dose pill will
produce a more normal hormonal pattern. We already know that it has the
same effectiveness in birth control as
other pills."
Anyone interested should make an
appointment to see Dr. Percival-
Smith. Health Service is in the
Wesbrook Building. The telephone
number is 228-2151.
tions resulted in few students being
eligible to receive them.
Senate voted to consider the
September awards list and then approved it on motions by Dean Peter
Lusztig of the Faculty of Commerce
and Business Administration.
Later in the meeting Senate approved a report from its nominating committee naming the eight persons, including two students, who will sit on
the new Student Awards Review Corn-
Senate approved two new programs
and voted to drop a diploma program
in nursing during debate on the report
of its curriculum committee.
The new programs are:
• A four-year program in
engineering in the Faculty of Applied
Science; and
• A combined Doctor of Medicine
(M.D.) and Doctor of Philosophy
(Ph.D.) program.
Dr. John Wisenthal, chairman of
Senate's curriculum committee, said
the four-year engineering program is
designed for exceptional, highly
motivated, very well-qualified
students who have outstanding high
school records.
The ten to 15 students who would
be accepted into the program will be
able to complete it in four years, instead of five. UBC's five-year program
in engineering requires students to
take one year in the Faculty of
Science, followed by four years in Applied Science.
Several faculty members and student senators had reservations about
the program because of its heavy
academic load.
Prof. S.O. Russell, of the Department of Civil Engineering, told Senate
all reservations had been carefully
considered by the applied science
faculty's curriculum committee. He
said UBC is one of the few universities
in Canada that has a five-year program leading to a degree in engineering. Most universities offer a four-year
program, he said.
He assured Senate that the faculty
would report back in two years on student progress in the new program.
The new combined M.D. and
Ph.D. program is intended for exceptional students contemplating an
academic career in the biomedical
sciences. A minimum of six years will
be required to complete the program
and to be eligible for it students must
hold a Bachelor of Science degree with
first-class honors and have been accepted as a first-year medical student
and as a Ph.D. student in the Faculty
of Graduate Studies.
Senate agreed to delete the two-year
program in the School of Nursing
after being told that similar programs
were available elsewhere and there
was no great demand for it at UBC.
Dr. Marilyn Willman, director of
the School of Nursing, said that of the
total number of students who have
enrolled for the diploma program
since it was established in 1973, only
16 have opted not to return for further
training leading to a degree.
Senate was also told that dropping
the diploma program would allow the
nursing school to reallocate resources
presently spent on the program to baccalaureate and graduate education
"which can be provided only by the
University School of Nursing."
In other business, Senate approved
motions:
• To encourage all UBC faculties
to offer a greater number of courses in
French; and
• To establish an ad hoc committee to investigate the form of degrees
and diplomas awarded by the University.
UBC's long-awaited Aquatic
UBC's long-awaited Aquatic Centre
will be officially opened today, three
years and more than $5 million after the
first sod was turned in the fall of 1975.
The new centre is much more than just
a swimming pool: it is designed to meet
the recreational, competitive and
academic needs of UBC's students, faculty and staff; and to supplement existing
pool facilities in the community. In addition, the John M. Buchanan Fitness and
Research Centre at the pool will offer exercise apparatus and fitness testing as well
as research facilities for faculty and
graduate students.
For the past 24 years, UBC's outdoor
Empire Pool has been a less-than-
adequate substitute for a year-round
facility. Built in 1954 for the British Empire Games, it is only usable between May
and September. UBC has been the only
major university in Canada without proper swimming facilities and attempts to
acquire them go back to 1921. With the
opening of the Aquatic Centre — which
incorporates the Empire Pool — it will
have one of the best aquatic facilities in
the country.
Jack Pomfret, associate professor of
physical education and recreation and
one of the people responsible for making
the centre a reality, described some of the
considerations that went into the planning of the new pool: "First and foremost,
the School of Physical Education and
Recreation has always needed a facility
for an academic program to give a concentration in the aquatics area and meet
the needs of the community for trained
people."
The centre's academic possibilities are
numerous: in addition to filling the needs
of the physical education school, it has
uses for other disciplines such as rehabilitation medicine in the areas of
physiotherapy and work with the handicapped, and in science for teaching scuba
diving techniques to future oceanographers and marine biologists.
Mr. Pomfret said there has also long
been a need for the recreational aspects
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Varied configuration of UBC's new indoor pool provides shallow area for swimming
lessons, foreground; marked lanes for recreational and competitive swimming, upper
left; and deep water for diving at far end.
UBC gets a new swim coach
Look for a revival of a strong competitive swimming program at UBC as
the result of the completion of the new
covered pool in the Aquatic Centre and
the appointment of Jack Kelso to the staff
of the School of Physical Education and
Recreation.
A total of 66 students have signed up as
members of the UBC swim team and have
started two-a-day workouts at the
Aquatic Centre. Mr. Kelso is also in the
process of putting the finishing touches
on a schedule of home-and-away swim
meets for the team.
Mr. Kelso, who will teach undergraduate courses in physical education
and recreation in addition to his coaching
duties, has returned to his home province
after 12 years of coaching and teaching in
the United States, Jamaica, Pakistan, the
Netherlands and Japan.
A native of Ireland, Mr. Kelso came to
B.C. in 1952 with his family, which
settled in the northern coastal town of
Ocean Falls, which is widely known for
the development of some of Canada's top
international swimmers.
He is a former Canadian record holder
in the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke and
the 200 and 400 individual medley and
won silver and bronze medals at the 1962
Commonwealth Games in Australia and
the 1963 Pan American Games in Sao
Paulo, Brazil.
In the U.S., Mr. Kelso attended Long
Beach City College, where he was selected
for the All-America Junior College Swim
Team and was national junior college
champion in the 200-yard individual
medley; the University of Denver, where
he attained All-America honors in 1961
and 1962; and the University of Oregon,
where he was awarded his Master of
Science degree and coached that university's swim teams.
After three years as aquatics director at
Sandy, Oregon, Mr. Kelso joined International Schools Services and for the next
nine years administered athletic programs and coached a variety of sports
abroad, mostly recently at the Canadian
Academy in Japan. UBC reports
page 3
Centre is a place for teaching, research and recreation
of a pool, both on campus and for the use
of the community at large. For the
public, the centre will offer facilities to
swim and sci'ba clubs for competitive and
casual swimming, scuba training and
Red Cross water safety training, especially during the summer.
From the competitive point of view,
Mr. Pomfret said: "Although the facilities are not designed specifically as a competitive unit, over-all they meet those
needs probably better than any other
pool in North America."
For competitive swimmers, the centre
has everything: the new pool has eight
50-metre lanes, eight 25-metre lanes and
six 25-yard lanes. There are two one-
metre diving boards, two three-metre diving boards and one five-metre diving
platform. The Empire Pool has a ten-
metre platform and five-, three- and one-
metre diving boards, as well as six 55-yard
lanes. The new pool also has a large deep
area for synchronized swimming and two
water polo courts.
For recreational swimmers, there are
areas for people wanting a workout by
swimming lengths, and a pool slide. The
pool is also designed to accommodate
beginning swimmers: there is a warm,
shallow corner for tots and in the pool
proper, the depth tapers from four
metres to 1.2 metres. An added plus for
recreational and beginning swimmers is a
thermogradient which provides for
warmer water at the shallow end, becoming progressively cooler towards the deep
end where more active pursuits take
place.
The location of the centre is also
regarded as a significant factor in its use.
The proximity of the War Memorial
Gymnasium, Maclnnes playing field and
four tennis courts combine to make a
year-round recreation centre. Nearby are
the Walter Gage Residences, used to
house conference delegates when UBC is
not in session, and the Student Union
Building where conference delegates hold
meetings. During the summer, these facilities are expected to make UBC attractive as a site of athletically-oriented conferences and a potential training centre
for athletes. In addition, the centre's
proximity to the main bus route serving
the campus is expected to encourage
community use.
The pool's location, size and unique
design not only lend themselves to a variety of uses, but also make many of them
possible at the same time. In can accommodate as many as 738 people at once.
"It is a very versatile unit," said Mr.
Pomfret. "You could easily have five dif
ferent things going on at once: swim team
practice, diving practice, synchronized
swimming, beginners' lessons and tots'
lessons. And the soundproofing is so good
that noise from one group won't interfere
with that from other groups."
During the first month of the centre's
operation, a sampling of some of the
numerous activities included: UBC student lessons from the so-called "scared-
stiff beginners level to advanced; Red
Cross lessons for levels up to senior; a fun-
oriented introduction to the water for
toddlers; keep-fit sessions for women; sessions for handicapped people and for old
people; synchronized swimming; diving
lessons; Royal Lifesaving Society lessons;
midnight swims; parents and tots, and
sessions for general recreational swiming.
Students can swim free during specified
hours .
In addition to the pool, there is a
heated whirlpool, saunas and steambaths
for men and women, and a fitness and exercise area. The centre also has a large
classroom area, a conference room,
teaching and administration offices and
dressing rooms which serve both the new
pool and the adjacent Empire Pool.
Carpet-covered bleachers on the upper
level can accommodate up to 250 people
and portable bleachers can provide
seating for 200 more. The centre is fully
equipped for handicapped people with
such features as ramps and an elevator
which can accommodate two wheel
chairs.
In the Buchanan Fitness and Research
Centre, the exercise apparatus and
testing equipment will serve a dual purpose. In addition to research centring on
exercise physiology and sports medicine,
the area provides facilities for physical
fitness testing and exercise programs for
members of the University community
and the public.
. Graduate students in physical education will administer a sophisticated battery of tests to measure such things as
cardiorespiratory stress, pulmonary
function and muscular strength, flexibility and endurance. They will also
prescribe exercises based on the test
results and suggest ways people can
modify their lifestyles to improve their
physical fitness.
Dr. Ted Rhodes, director of the fitness
and research centre, says everyone is
welcome to have an assessment. The program, including exercise prescription and
counselling, costs $20 ($15 for students).
Anyone interested can make an appointment by calling 228-4521 after Oct. 2.
The fitness and research centre, like
the    centre    as    a    whole,    encompasses
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educational, research, recreational and
community service aspects. It is no accident that the Aquatic Centre fills all these
needs: its planning and design, over a
period of years, involved consultation
with all its potential users: all faculties on
campus, students and representatives of
the community at large.
Management of the centre also reflects
the varied interests of its users. It is
managed by a committee of six, including three University appointees and
three Alma Mater Society appointees, of
which one from each group represents the
community. The committee members
are: John Lomax, chief accountant in
UBC's finance department; Mr. Pomfret;
Grant Burnyeat, a Vancouver lawyer;
Bernard Grady, AMS general manager;
Bruce Curtis, a Vancouver teacher; and
David Jiles, a student, who will be replaced for the 1978-79 term by Steven Jung,
AMS director of services.
The need for an indoor pool at UBC
was perceived as far back as 1921, but it
was not until 1954 that the campus got a
pool at all — the existing Empire Pool,
constructed for the British Empire
Games. Over the years, many plans for an
indoor pool — including one to cover
Empire Pool — were put forward and rejected for one reason or another.
It wasn't until 1972 when a new approach was initiated that things began to
move. The current project was launched
in January of 1972 by the formation of
the Ad Hoc Committee to Get a Covered
Pool for UBC under the chairmanship of
Mr. Burnyeat, then president of the
Alma Mater Society. More than 12,000
signatures were received in support of a
request to the Board of Governors for
help on the project. In October, 1972,
students voted to approve a $5 levy to
provide $925,000 for the project, and in
November, a student-faculty committee
was formed to begin planning the new
facility.
Community groups and individuals
lent their active support and negotiations
began with federal and provincial
governments to assist with financing.
Students conducted a city-wide drive to
raise additional funds. (See box on how
the pool was financed.)
During the planning and co-ordinating
stage, a users' committee sent questionnaires to all students asking what they
would like to have in the new facility, and
all faculties were invited to submit their
ideas.
The centre's designers, Carlbei ;
Jackson Partners, sat in on hours of committee meetings, listening to the wants
and needs of different groups, and the
resulting unique configuration of corners
and angles was determined by the need
for different activities and course lengths.
The architects were faced with the task
of reconciling many seemingly incompatible needs. In appearance, for example,
the structure had to be easy to clean and
maintain and indestructible for administration and building services; for
competitive swimmers, there had to be
lines in the pool and solid masses for a
sense of scale; for instructors, it had to be
clean, bright, pleasant, safe, inviting and
non-intimidating; for recreational swimmers, it had to be light and bright and
colorful.
Mr. Pomfret and the others on the
planning committee are pleased with the
final result: a building with wide outdoor
decks and patios that blends in with its
exterior surroundings; and inside, an
airy, spacious, indoor-outdoor effect
achieved by wide decks, skylight, windows and natural cedar panelling on the
upper walls and suspended ceiling.
Swim coach Jack Kelso demonstrates isokinetic training equipment for members of
UBC's revived competitive swim team.
How pool was financed
Funds for construction of the new covered pool in the UBC Aquatic Centre
came from a variety of sources: the University community, including
students, faculty, staff and the Board of Governors; the provincial and
federal governments; and the community at large. Here's a breakdown on
where the funds came from and the amounts contributed by each group.
THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY
Alma Mater Society
Staff appeal
Faculty appeal
President's alumni appeal
Contributions through Alumni Fund
Alumni Association contribution for
Buchanan Fitness and Research Centre
University of B.C. capital funds
i   925,000
8,550
74,012
6,755
35,356
100,000
2,783,584
$3.'.i::;3,257
GOVERNMENTS
B.C. Educational Institutions
Capital Financing Authority
B.C. Community Recreational
Facilities Fund
Sport Canada (Physical Resources
Development Program)
$1,000,000
333,333
435,000 $1,768,333
COMMUNITY
Foundations (Harold Cabtree Foundation,
Montreal - $10,000; H.R. MacMillan
Family Fund, Vancouver - $50,000)
Student community blitz
Other
$     60,000
15,743
2,542
$     78,285
GRAND TOTAL
$5,779,875
And here's how the funds were spent.
Project construction
Planning committee expenses
Fund-raising costs
Buchanan Fitness and Research Centre
$5,493,533
2,000
124,342
160,000
TOTAL
$5,799,875 UBCalendar
UBC CALENDAR DEADLINES
Events in the week of
Oct. 8-14 Deadline is 5:00 p.m. Sept. 28
Oct. 15-21 Deadline is 5:00 p.m. Oct. 5
Oct. 22-28 Deadline is 5:00 p.m. Oct. 12
Send notices to Information Services, Main Mall North Administration Building, Campus. Further information is
available at 228-3131.
THE VANCOUVER INSTITUTE
SATURDAY, SEPT. 30
Prof. R. Cole Harris, UBC Department of Geography, speaks
on Quebec and the Canadian Land.
SATURDAY, OCT. 7
Dr. Leonard Kurland, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota,
speaks on Incidence, Trends and Outcome of Disease.
All lectures in Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional
Resources Centre, at 8:15 p.m. A brochure listing all pre-
Christmas lectures is available from the Centre for Continuing
Education, 228-2181, or Information Services, 228-3131.
SUNDAY, OCT. 1
3:00 p.m. MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY. Illustrated
lecture entitled Japanese Archaeology, by Prof.
Richard Pearson, the museum's curator of archaeology. Currently on display in the museum
are two special exhibitions: Image and Life:
50,000 Years of Japanese Prehistory; and the second annual exhibition of the Northwest Coast
Indian Artists' Guild. Both continue until Oct.
15. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday. Closed on Mondays. Admission is free on
Tuesdays. Hours are 12 noon to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday
through Sunday. Museum of Anthropology, 6393
Northwest Marine Drive.
7:00 p.m. SUBFILMS. The Spy Who Loved Me, with
Roger Moore as James Bond. $1. Student Union
Building Theatre.
MONDAY, OCT. 2
9:30 a.m. URBAN LAND ECONOMICS RESEARCH
SEMINAR. James Cameron and Wilson Wong,
graduate students, Urban Land Economics Division, UBC, on Neighborhood Change and Zoning. Penthouse, Angus Building.
3:30 p.m. COMPUTING CENTRE. Graphic Facilities at
UBC. The first in a series of three lectures by John
Coulthard of UBC Computing Centre. Room 447,
Computer Sciences Building.
COMPUTING CENTRE. Survey of Statistical
Programs. The first of two lectures by Darlene
Osterlin of UBC Computing Centre. Room 107,
Computer Sciences Building.
OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR. N.G.
Freeman, chief of research and development,
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Burlington, Ont.,
on Fresh Water Plumes under an Ice Cover and
Other Physical Oceanographic Studies at C-
C.I.W. Room 1465, Biological Sciences Building.
3:45 p.m. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR.
E. Fabricius, DISA Electronics, on Velocity
Measurements of Fluids and Solids Using the
Laser Doppler Effect. Room 1215, Civil and
Mechanical Engineering Building.
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE SEMINAR. Prof.
Daniel Granot, Commerce and Business Administration, UBC, On Minimal Spanning Tree
Co-operative Games. Room 328, Angus Building.
4:S0 p.m. ZOOLOGY/PHYSIOLOGY SEMINAR. Dr.
Allen M. Scher, Department of Physiology and
Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, on
Control of Arterial Blood Pressure: Effects of
Denervation of Arterial Baroreceptors. Room
2449, Biological Sciences Building.
TUESDAY, OCT. 3
12:30 p.m.MEDIEVAL    STUDIES    LECTURE.    Dr.
Pamela Gradon, fellow and tutor, St. Hugh's College, Oxford, on Gower's Lover: A Late
Medieval Commentary on Courtly Love. Room
100, Buchanan Building.
BOTANY SEMINAR. Dr. Nina Pearlmutter,
Botany, UBC, on The Resistance of a Green
Alga to the Herbicide Copper Sulfate. Room
3219, Biological Sciences Building.
1:30 p.m. FACULTY WOMEN'S CLUB. First general
meeting and reception for 1978-79. Speaker: C.J.
Connaghan, UBC vice-president for administrative affairs, on The Campus Scene. General
meeting and registration for interest groups will
follow. Cecil Green Park.
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR.
Dr. Stephen Foster, Education, UBC, on
Teaching Improvement in the University:
What Can be Done? Room 402, Electrical
Engineering Building.
2:00 p.m. BOARD OF GOVERNORS meeting. Tickets for
the observer's gallery, which is limited to 15 persons, can be reserved by calling Debbie Lerner,
President's Office, 228-2121, at least 24 hours in
advance of the meeting. Board and Senate Room,
Old Administration Building.
TUESDAY, OCT. 3 (Continued)
2:30 p.m. COMPUTING CENTRE. The first in a series of
12 lectures on the FORTRAN Language by
Darlene Osterlin, Bruce Jolliffe and Carol Bird of
UBC Computing Centre. Room 107, Computer
Sciences Building.
3:30 p.m. ENGLISH COLLOQUIUM. J.F. Stewart on
Expressionism in The Rainbow. 6th Floor
Lounge, Buchanan Tower.
MEDIEVAL STUDIES LECTURE. Dr.
Pamela Gradon on Some Aspects of Narrative
Technique in Middle English. Penthouse,
Buchanan Building.
4:30 p.m. CHEMISTRY RESEARCH CONFERENCE.
CA. Grob, Institute for Organic Chemistry,
University of Basel, Switzerland, on Polar Substi-
tuent Effects in Reactions of Saturated Compounds. Room 250, Chemistry Building.
7:30 p.m. MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY film series.
Four films on Japan. Admission is free on
Tuesdays. Museum of Anthropology, 6393 Northwest Marine Drive.
8:30 p.m. UBC PUBLIC AFFAIRS, presented by the Centre for Continuing Education, UBC. This week's
program is on Indigenous People and the Majority Culture: The Maori Experience in New
Zealand. Guest speaker is Dr. Ranginui Walker,
senior lecturer in Maori Studies and Adult Education, University of Auckland. Host, Gerald
Savory. Channel 10, Vancouver Cablevision.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4
12 noon CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION. Dr. Max Walters, clinical professor,
Medicine, UBC, on Living Longer. Robson
Square Theatre, corner of Robson and Hornby
Sts. in downtown Vancouver.
PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR. Dr. Max M.
Cohen, Surgery, Vancouver General Hospital, on
The Role of Prostaglandins in Gastric Mucosa.
Room 114, Block C, Medical Sciences Building.
12:30 p.m. NOON-HOUR CONCERT. Baroque Strings of
Vancouver, directed by Gwen Thompson, perform Music of Wilson. Recital Hall, Music
Building.
12:35 p.m. WOMEN STUDENTS' OFFICE FREESEE
film series with general title Romantic Versus
Classic Art. Continues for eight consecutive weeks
until Nov. 22. Today's film is The Romantic
Rebellion. Admission free. Student Union
Building Theatre.
1:00 p.m. DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE SEMINAR.
Prof. Peter Hahn, Paediatrics and Obstetrics and
Gynaecology, on Review of the International
Congress of Nutrition in Rio de Janeiro. Conference Room, Centre for Developmental
Medicine, 811 W. 10th Ave.
3:30 p.m. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR.
R.M. O'Brien, University of Victoria, on In-
terferometry as a Chemical Tool. Room 206,
Chemical Engineering Building.
7:30 p.m. CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION. First in a series of four lecture-discussions
with the general title New Ideas in Counselling
Women. Sue Stephenson and Gillian Walker
speak on Women and Psychiatry: An exploration of the difference between traditional and
feminist counselling. $25. Media Centre, Robson
Square, Robson and Hornby Sts. in downtown
Vancouver. Information 228-2181, local 218.
THURSDAY, OCT. 5
12 noon DENTISTRY SEMINAR. Dr.Michael Cohen,
professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and
Pediatrics, Schools of Dentistry and Medicine,
University of Washington, Seattle, on Syn-
dromology's Message for Craniofacial Biology.
Room 388, J.B. Macdonald (Dentistry) Building.
12:30 p.m. UBC CONTEMPORARY PLAYERS, directed
by Stephen Chatman and Eugene Wilson, perform Music of Stravinsky, Albright and Berry.
Recital Hall, Music Building.
CAREER ORIENTATION FOR STUDENTS.
First in a series of panel discussions. Today's
discussion is on Career Opportunities in Federal,
Provincial and Municipal Government.
Panellists include officials from the campus
Canada Employment Centre, the Public Service
Commission of Canada, the B.C. Public Service
Commission and the District of Burnaby. Panel
moderator: Dennis Magrega, UBC Office of Student Services, which is sponsoring the series with
the Women Students' Office and the Canada
Employment Centre. Room 106, Buchanan
Building.
3:30 p.m.APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND
ASTRONOMY SEMINAR. Prof. Alar Toomre,
Department of Mathematics, M.I.T., on One of
the Secrets to Making Spiral Waves in Galaxies.
Room 203, Mathematics Building.
3:45 p.m. UBC JAPAN SEMINAR. Prof. Richard
Pearson, Anthropology, UBC, speaks on New
Discoveries in Japanese Archaeology. Room
217, Museum of Anthropology, 6393 Northwest
Marine Drive.
4:00 p.m. PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM. A. Arrott, Simon
Fraser University, on Nucleation, Remanence,
Cohesivity and Irreversible in Ideally Self
Ferro-Magnetic Metals. Room 201, Hennings
Building.
THURSDAY, OCT. 5 (Continued)
7:00 p.m. SUBFILMS. Led Zeppelin in The Song Remains
the Same. Subfilms are shown at 7:00 p.m. Thursday and Sunday and at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Friday
and Saturday. Admission $1 with Library/AMS
card. Student Union Building Theatre.
FRIDAY, OCT. 6
9:00 a.m. PAEDIATRICS GRAND ROUNDS. John D.
At well, consultant paediatric surgeon, Wessex
Region, Southampton Children's Hospital, on
Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction. Lecture Hall
B, Heather Pavilion, Vancouver General
Hospital.
12:30 p.m. HISTORY/HISPANIC STUDIES LECTURE.
A.E. Blanchette, Canadian ambassador to the
Organization of American States, on Canada's
Role in Latin America: Prospects for the
Future. Room 104, Buchanan Building.
3:30 p.m. MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM. Prof. Alar
Toomre, Department of Mathematics, M.I.T.,on
Interacting Galaxies. Room 1100, Mathematics
Building Annex.
SATURDAY, OCT. 7
2:00 p.m. FOOTBALL. UBC Thunderbirds meet the
University of Puget Sound. Thunderbird
Stadium.
SCIENCE SPECTRUM
Members of the University community are welcome to attend
the annual Science Spectrum conference to be held in the
Neville Scarfe Building on Nov. 3 and 4. The theme of this
year's meeting is Energy and the Environment: New
Technology in the Energy Field and the Ecological Impact
on the Environment. Preliminary programs and registration
forms are available from Dr. J.R. Kamp, Science Education
Department, Faculty of Education, 228-4313. Pre-
registration closes Oct. 23. Conference sponsors are UBC, the
Thomas Alva Edison Foundation and the B.C. Science
Teachers' Association.
RECREATION UBC
MODERN DANCE CLASSES start on Oct. 3. Sessions on
Monday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.; on Tuesdays from 4:00 to
5:30 p.m. and on Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Other
sessions may be available if requested. All sessions in the Armory. Register in Room 203, War Memorial Gym. Fees: $10
for faculty and staff; $2 for students.
FACULTY-STAFF PROGRAM: Deadline for team entries
for volleyball and indoor soccer is Tuesday, Oct. 3. Entry fee
is $15 per team. Volleyball teams will play 7:30-9:30 p.m. on
Mondays beginning Oct. 9. Indoor soccer teams will play
7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Oct. 10.
Participants must join Recreation UBC. For full information
on the faculty-staff program, contact the Intramural Office,
Room 201, War Memorial Gym, 224-2401. or call Frank
Maurer, 228-4329.
STUDENT PROGRAM: Upcoming events and deadlines
are as follows - Joggers' three-mile run on Sept. 29 at 12:30
p.m.; overland hike at Seymour Mountain on Sept. 30 (deadline is Sept. 28), fee $3; basketball beginning Oct. 10 (deadline is Sept. 29), fee $15 per team and players must be Recreation UBC members; hockey beginning Oct. 10 (deadline is
Sept. 29), fee $125 per team; cross-country turkey trot on Oct.
10 at 12:30 p.m.; Arts '20 relay (8 runners from Vancouver
General Hospital to campus) on Thursday, Oct. 12.
TREASURES OF TUTANKHAMUN
One hundred spaces are available for faculty, staff, students
and families for a Nov. 4 visit to the Seattle exhibition at
10:00 p.m. Send $10 per person (for admission only, nonrefundable) and self-addressed envelope (stamped if off campus) to H.E. Kassis, Department of Religious Studies. No
telephone calls, please.
TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL
CLUB
Inaugural meeting of the UBC Toastmasters International
Club, open to men and women students, faculty and staff,
will take place in the faculty lounge (Room 278) of the Faculty
of Forestry in the H.R. MacMillan Building on Thursday,
Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. Organizer is Dr. Ralph I. Yorsh of the
Faculty of Dentistry. Experienced toastmasters from the 14
clubs in the Lower Mainland will act as program officers to
get the club under way. The object of the club is to improve
the public-speaking abilities of participants. The club functions without lectures in speech making or delivery. Members
are expected to participate in meetings and are evaluated by
other members. Membership fee of about 130 per person includes a magazine and a speaker's manual.
CURLING
A mixed league for novices and experienced curlers will meet
on Tuesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., beginning Oct. 3. For
more information call Roy Taylor, 228-4186, or L. Lowe,
228-3478.
FINE ARTS GALLERY
An exhibit entitled Selections from Corporate Collections is
currently on display in the gallery and will continue until Oct.
6. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through
Saturday. Fine Arts Gallery, basement of north wing of Main
Library.

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