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228-3131. Jim Banham and Judith Walker, editors.
ISSN 0497-2929. .
Dr. Anthony Phillips
Top award
for brain
researcher
Dr. Anthony G. Phillips of UBC's
psychology department is one of four
outstanding young Canadian scientists
who have been awarded E.W.R.
Steacie Memorial Fellowships by the
Natural Sciences and Engineering
Research Council of Canada.
The fellowships, one of Canada's
most prestigious awards, are designed
to permit faculty members to devote
one year entirely to research by relieving them of their academic duties.
Dr. Phillips, who currently holds
another leading research award, a
Killam Senior Research Fellowship, is
widely known for his studies in the
field of brain and behavior research.
His research has included studies on
learning and memory as well as the effects of drugs on the brain.
Dr. Phillips joined the UBC faculty
in 1970 and was a visiting professor at
Oxford University in England in
1975. He is .a member of the grant
review   committee   of   the   Medical
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See PEOPLE
Students will construct
playgrounds in Athens
Twenty second- and third-year
students from UBC's School of Architecture left Vancouver for Athens
early in January to take part in a
Greek-government project related to
the United Nations' International
Year of the Child.
The students and assistant architecture professor John Gaitanakis will be
in the Greek capital until the end of
April to carry out a proposal made in
1973 by Mr. Gaitanakis to close off a
number of streets in central Athens
and create pedestrian malls and
playgrounds for children.
The Greek ministry of public works
has now decided to implement the
1973 proposal as part of its contribution to the International Year of the
Child by closing 265 streets to create
play areas for children.
The Greek government contacted
Mr. Gaitanakis in 1978 to ask if the
UBC school could assist in the design
and construction of the play areas.
The UBC school decided to respond
to the request as part of a credit course
— Architecture 460 — entitled "Study
of Architecture Abroad" which provides students with opportunities to
undertake supervised studies in "a
particular city or locality in which a
unique quality of architecture and
specific architectural problems are to
be found."
. Mr. Gaitanakis said the Greek
government's decision to create
children's play areas in central Athens
John Gaitanakis
was a particularly appropriate one
during the International Year of the
Child.
"Athens," he said, "is poorly provided for in recreational areas for
children. By improving such facilities
they are making a wise long-range investment designed to preserve the integrity of the city and prevent the
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Spectator area overlooking the swimming pool in UBC's new Aquatic Centre proved to be a nice, warm place to eat lunch,
socialize and watch the action below during Vancouver's recent cold snap. Centre's architects, Carlberg Jackson and Partners, have been awarded the 1978 gold medal for international non-residential pools in a competition sponsored by the
publication Swimming Pool Weekly and Stvimming Pool Age.
Advisory
committee
set up
UBC has taken another step to implement a 1978 report that calls for a
radical reorganization of services provided to students on campus.
A new 13-member standing advisory committee on student services,
including four students appointed by
the Alma Mater Society, met for the
first time yesterday (Jan. 16) under the
interim chairmanship of Prof. Erich
Vogt, UBC's vice-president for faculty
and student affairs.
Formation of a standing advisory
committee was one of 15 recommendations made by an eight-member
presidential advisory committee
chaired by Dr. Ruth White of the
Department of French. The presiden-»
tial committee completed its report
last May.
Prof. Vogt said the terms of
reference of the new standing advisory
committee would be those recommended by the presidential committee
— to advise on policy matters dealing
with services to students, to see that
services to students are carefully
planned and assessed, and to consider
other matters raised by the committee's chairman.
Prof. Vogt said one of the committee's first tasks will be to draw up a job
description for the position of assistant
to the vice-president for faculty and
student affairs, who will chair the new
standing advisory committee.
The presidential advisory committee recommended the appointment,
by July 1, 1979, at the latest, of a
"senior person with administrative experience and appropriate academic
background, who would provide
creative and vigorous leadership to the
various campus agencies concerned
with student services," and who would
be "responsible for general supervision
and co-ordination of all such offices."
Prof. Vogt said it would be important for the new standing advisory
committee to define clearly the function of the new appointee so that there
will be no doubt about which areas of
student services he or she will be
responsible for.
"Counselling of students will be one
area of major concern," Prof. Vogt
said. "Academic, career and personal
counselling are functions that are carried on in a number of UBC offices,
including Student Services, Housing
and by the Registrar's Office. The
presidential committee recommended
the creation of a counselling centre
that would provide facilities for
general and special counselling."
(UBC's administration has already
decided that in any new counselling
arrangement, the Women Students'
Office will have special status because
of a number of unique problems facing women on campus. The director
of the Women Students' Office will
report directly to Prof. Vogt and not
through the new position of assistant
to the vice-president.)
Prof. Vogt said the committee
would be asked to look at the possibility of consolidating a number of student services under one roof. "Personally," he said, "I'd like to see the
Women Students' Office, the Office of
Student Services and the Student
Awards Office located close together
physically. That possibility may exist
and I'd like to see the standing committee explore it."
The new committee will also be
asked to advise on the recommendations made in the presidential committee's report that have not been
acted on, Prof. Vogt said. "Some of
the fine detail of the presidential committee's report may not be acceptable
to the standing advisory committee,"
he added, "but I don't think it was intended that the original recommenda-
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UBC first in Canada to
offer undergrad degree
UBC will be the first university in
Canada to offer an undergraduate
degree in oceanography as the result
of a Senate decision to change the Institute of Oceanography to a department in the Faculty of Science.
The institute, established 30 years
ago in the Faculty of Graduate
Studies, has been a "stunning success," Graduate Studies dean Prof.
Peter    Larkin    told    Senate    at    its
Kids can get
low-cost dental
care at UBC
Children needing dental care are
now being accepted by UBC's Faculty
of Dentistry.
Every year children receive comprehensive dental care for a small fee
as part of the Faculty of Dentistry's
teaching program. The children are
treated by third- and fourth-year dental students, who are supervised by
registered dentists with special
qualifications in pediatric dentistry.
The emphasis is on the highest quality
of care, and the prevention of dental
disease.
For a maximum of $30 a year, each
child will receive comprehensive care
including fillings, extractions and
other work that is necessary. Last year
more than 500 children received these
services. Anyone interested should
phone 228-5668 for more information.
UBC is also involved in developing
new ways of preventing and treating
dental diseases. One procedure being
tested is the use of sealants to prevent
decay from starting on new teeth at
the back of the mouth.
A thin plastic material is placed on
the chewing surfaces. By sealing the
pits and small grooves, bacteria and
plaque are less likely to start the decay
process.
Application cards
must be returned
No application, no degree.
That's the word this week from officials in the Registrar's Office, who
point out that it's the responsibility of
students who intend to graduate this
year to apply for their degrees.
Application for Graduation cards
are being mailed to students in the
following bachelor's programs: arts,
fine arts, music, commerce, elementary and secondary education,
physical education, recreation education and science. Students in the licentiate in accounting program will also
receive cards by mail. If cards fail to
arrive, check with the Registrar's Office to see if it has your correct mailing
address.
Students in the graduating year of
all other degree programs, except
graduate studies, can obtain cards in
faculty offices. Graduate students can
obtain them from their faculty advisors.
Mother, son play
at free concert
A mother-and-son cello-and-piano
duo will give a free public concert in
the UBC Music Building on Friday
(Jan. 19) at 8 p.m.
Parry Karp, a visiting assistant professor of cello and chamber music at
UBC, will perform with his pianist
mother, Frances Karp, from Madison,
Wisconsin.
Parry Karp has just returned to
Vancouver after performing as soloist
last month with the Amarillo, Texas,
symphony orchestra. Next month, he
will be a soloist in New Mexico.
December meeting. Now that it is fully matured, he added, it seems appropriate that it should become a
department offering an undergraduate degree.
He said the decision to implement
the change had been under discussion
for three years since being recommended by a review committee. The
change had been "exhaustively"
discussed in the institute and by a joint
committee of the Faculties of Science
and Graduate Studies, which recommended that Science should accept
Oceanography as a department. Both
faculties had given approval to the
proposal, Dean Larkin said.
Science dean Prof. George Volkoff
said his faculty was happy to welcome
a well-organized group into Science,
many of the members of which are
already in the faculty. The change was
appropriate, he said, because Dr.
George Pickard, the present director
of the institute, was retiring in 1979.
(The new head of Oceanography is
Prof. Stephen Calvert, currently
senior principal scientific officer at
England's Institute of Oceanographic
Sciences, who joins the UBC faculty
on July 1, 1979.)
Dean Volkoff said the main consequence of the change is that the new
head will take his place among the
nine other science department heads
as a matter of course, rather than as
an invited guest as was now the case. A
member of the department would also
sit on the faculty's curriculum committee, he added.
The University is grappling with the
problem of finding funds to construct
a new Bookstore, President Douglas
Kenny told Senate at its December
meeting.
He made the comment while replying to questions from Dr. Jon
Wisenthal of the Department of
English, who asked about the disposition of motions passed by Senate in
May, 1977.
A new Bookstore, President Kenny
said, had the unanimous support of a
Senate committee and University-wide
committee that had carried out a
study of the needs of the Bookstore.
He said there had been agreement on
plans for construction of a building
that would go beyond basic needs to
meet the academic and cultural needs
of UBC and the public. "There is still
a problem with the funding of the
Bookstore and we're still grappling
with that," the president said.
Another motion passed in May,
1977, had suggested that the University librarian, and the directors of the
Computing Centre and the University
Press should be added to the
President's Advisory Committee on
the Bookstore. President Kenny said
the librarian and the director of the
University Press had agreed to serve,
but the Computing Centre director
had declined.
The president said he had asked the
Senate nominating committee to suggest the name of a member of Senate
to sit on the president's advisory committee in keeping with another motion
passed in May, 1977.
The president said he had discussed
with the two vice-presidents concerned the possibility that responsibility
for administration of the Bookstore
might be transferred from the vice-
president for faculty and student affairs to the vice-president for
academic development.
Both vice-presidents would be
"delighted" if a third vice-president
could be found to undertake the job,
President Kenny said. He added that
the matter was still under consideration.
Breathings is the title of an exhibition of recent works by artist Joey Morgan
currently on display in the UBC Fine Arts Gallery in the basement of the Main
Library. The 40-odd canvases, some double-sided, and free-hanging "corselets"
are made, among other things, from bird netting, plastic sheeting, plaster, cement, kitty litter, camel hair, dried weeds, various fabric samples, glass beads
and bumble bees.
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flight to the suburbs."
The UBC group won't be expected
to create play areas in all of the 265
streets to be closed off. That would be
far too ambitious a project for the
UBC contingent to undertake, Mr.
Gaitanakis said.
He said the group will live and work
in a small hotel in central Athens,
where they will design and work on
converting one or two streets into play
areas. The areas created by the
students will serve as models for the
conversion of other streets and also
provide the students with practical
design and construction experience.
Mr. Gaitanakis said UBC had provided some funds to support the project with the students paying their own
living expenses for the four-month
project. He also hopes to make a
videotape of the project for future
teaching purposes in the UBC school.
The UN's International Year of the
Child, which will continue throughout
1979, is designed to focus on the needs
and problems of children in countries
throughout the world. The UBC project fits neatly into a UN general
assembly resolution which says in part
that "far too many children are  ...
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tions would be accepted chapter and
verse."
He said the report of the presidential advisory committee had been
"very useful in focusing attention on
an area of University operations that
needs co-ordination."
Members of the standing advisory
committee on student services, in addition to Prof. Vogt, are: Arnold
Hedstrom, Valgeet Johl, Glenn Wong
and Eric Kehler, representing the
AMS; J.E.A. Parnall, UBC's registrar;
Kirstie Shoolbraid, UBC's day-care
co-ordinator; Dr. Archie Johnson,
director of the Student Health Service;
Michael Davis, director of student
housing; Byron Hender, director of
the Student Awards Office; Dick
Shirran, director of the Office of Student Services; Dr. Lorette Woolsey,
director of the Women Students' Office; and Ray Chew, who heads the
new Canada Manpower Office located
in Brock Hall.
deprived of the elementary amenities
of life."
• • •
Doris Ogilvie, a New Brunswick
juvenile court judge and chairperson
of the Canadian Commission on the
International Year of the Child, will
give the keynote address at a child-
oriented conference to be held Thursday, Jan. 25, at UBC.
The conference is Breaking the
Mould, Phase 4: The International
Year of the Child, and has been arranged by the International Women's
Decade Committee of the Faculty of
Education.
The conference is free, open to all
those interested, and runs from 12:30
p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Scarfe (Education) Building.
It opens with Judge Ogilvie's talk —
"What Can the International Year of
the Child do for the Rights of
Children?" — which will be followed
by special workshops on such topics as
"Strategies for Improving Race Relations in Schools," "Sports and
Children: Competition or Free Play?"
"Children's Literature," and "What is
Day Care?" In all, there are 14
workshops from which to choose, each
running from 1:45 to 3:00 p.m.
A panel discussion follows, under
moderator Hannah Polowy of the
Department of Early Childhood, with
panelists John Friesen and Neil
Sutherland speaking to the question,
"What Have We Learned and Where
Do We Go From Here?"
Pre-registration is not required, but
anybody wishing further information
on the workshops is asked to call
228-5266 or 228-3595.
Coddle your car
If you want your car to escape from
the rain and snow and are faculty or
staff, you can rent a reserved parking
space under the Music Building, if
you're quick. There are four parking
spaces available for rent at a monthly
rate of $12 ($144 a year). Two are
empty until Aug. 31 and the others on
a permanent basis.
If you're interested, write to:
Superintendent, Traffic and Security,
3030 Wesbrook Mall. First come, first
served. UBC reports
PEOPLE
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Research Council and chairs a similar
committee for the Natural Sciences
and Engineering Research Council.
Several members of the UBC faculty
were honored recently during the annual meeting of the Association of
Professional Engineers of B.C.
A service award for contributions to
the community went to Dr. Thomas
E. Siddon of the Department of
Mechanical Engineering, a former
alderman in Richmond municipality
who was recently elected to the federal
Parliament for the Progressive-
Conservatives in the riding of
Burnaby - Richmond-Delta.
A Professional Service Award for
contributions to the work of the
association was presented to Prof.
Samuel Lipson, a member of the
faculty since 1946 who retired earlier
this year from his post as head of the
Department of Civil Engineering.
One of two Meritorious Achievement Awards for outstanding work in
a professional or technical field went
to Dr. Borg Madsen of the Department of Civil Engineering for his
research on the strength of wood.
A life membership in the association was conferred on Prof. Emeritus
of Civil Engineering S.H. dejong.
Several UBC faculty members were
on a committee on energy established
by the Association of Professional
Engineers in April, 1977, to prepare a
report that is now in the hands of the
provincial government.
The chairman of the committee was
Dr. S.O. Russell of Civil Engineering.
Other faculty members on the committee were: Dr. E.G. Auld, Physics;
Prof. Ian Warren, Metallurgy; and
Prof. John B. Warren, Physics.
Among other things, the committee
recommended a sustained information program to alert B.C. citizens to
the seriousness of energy problems and
the early commencement of long-
range planning of realistic policies to
ensure future supplies of energy to
meet provincial needs. The report also
urges placing emphasis on reducing
oil consumption, use of oil and
natural-gas revenues for development
of replacement facilities, exploitation
of B.C. coal resources and the adoption of policies to encourage the use of
wood wastes as an energy source.
Dr. J. Keith Brimacombe, Department of Metallurgy, will be in New
Orleans Feb. 20 to receive awards
from two societies of the American Institute of Metallurgical Engineering
for papers he co-authored with
graduate students and which appeared in the September, 1977, issue
of Metallurgical Transactions B.
For a paper describing a
mathematical model of a process for
making iron from iron oxide using
coal in a rotary kiln, Dr. Brimacombe
and Ph.D. candidate "Venkat"
Venkateswaran will receive the 1979
John Chipman Award of the Iron and
Steel Society of the AIME. The
research which led to writing the
paper was supported by the Steel Co.
of Canada.
On the same day, Prof.
Brimacombe and R.G. "Bob"
Barton, who graduated with a
master's degree in metallurgy in 1976,
will receive the Extractive Metallurgy
Science Award of the AIME's Metallurgical Society for a paper on the effect of spontaneous surface motion on
oxygen absorption in molten copper.
Mr. Venkateswaran will also present a paper at the AIME meetings on
New Orleans.
Prof. Margaret Prang, head of
UBC's Department of History, was
awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) at the fall convocation of the  University of Win-
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Music:
Where concerts
are part of
the curriculum
If you've ever spent a lunch-hour in
the quiet darkness of the recital hall of
the Music building — wrapped in the
cocoon of your coat, lunch on lap,
while strains of Beethoven or Bartok,
Weisgarber or Wilson give your head
a respite from books and papers,
telephones and typewriters — then
you'll appreciate the contribution of
the Department of Music to UBC life.
That contribution, however, is
more than just the 150 or so public
concerts a year which anyone, UBC
affiliate or not, is welcome to attend.
Those concerts aren't just for entertainment.
"The concerts are of course encouraged in the interest of professional development of faculty
members, but also to provide models
of professional activity by which our
students can be informed," explained
Wallace Berry, head of the music
department since January of last year.
"The first year has been a very busy
one because naturally I've had to learn
a great deal," he said. Dr. Berry came
to UBC from the University of
Michigan and his credentials as a
composer are impressive. Just this past
May, he was recognized by the
American Academy and the Institute
of Arts and Letters for his creative
work. He has also published several
books and articles on music theory.
He's been impressed with the talents
of the music faculty and students during his first year as department head,
but he acknowledged there are still
some needs in the music program.
"We have a very gifted faculty, including a number of very productive
young scholars, performers and composers.
"We also have areas where we need
to .strengthen our offerings and increase the faculty — wind instruction,
vocal coaching and accompanying are
three of importance. Our instruction
in string performance is greatly
strengthened this year by the addition
of Parry Karp, a cellist with a growing
reputation in solo and chamber music
performance. William Benjamin has
also joined us this year. He's a young
music theorist who has already made a
national impact."
Another new faculty member is
pianist Pawel Checinski, who has
received praise from critics in a
number of countries. And several artists and lecturers of note will be
visiting UBC during the year to give
classes and recitals. A course in 19th-
century music will be given by six
distinguished musicologists visiting
UBC for several days each every two
weeks in the spring.
Why are all these acclaimed .musicians coming to Vancouver? Dr. Berry
feels that they come here — and many
stay here — because of what he
termed the "quality of the enterprise,
the increasing quality of the school."
Dr. Berry observed: "There's a sense
of movement toward the realization of
potential that I think is very important
to all of us here."
And Vancouver in general is growing as a music centre with groups such
as the Vancouver Society for Early
Music, the New Music Society and the
Community Music School becoming
part of the scene. UBC co-operates
with all these groups through concerts
and workshops, such as the early
music workshop held on campus in
August of last year.
Gifted students are very much a
part of the UBC music scene. UBC
music students have won the national
Eckhardt-Gramatte competition three
years in a row now; the University
Singers recently placed first in the
mixed voices category of the CBC's national choral competition; students
with international reputations such as
opera singer Judith Forst received
their early training at UBC's music
department.
Of the approximately 250 students
in the department, about half are in a
general music program which will
eventually lead them to teaching, likely in a secondary school setting.
"Some, of course, become
distinguished as performers and composers," Dr. Berry added. Enrolment
is limited because of the cost of instruction, so much of which is
necessarily on an individual basis. All
of the students have had musical
training before being accepted.
"There are schools where the end
result is a diploma attesting to skills in
musical performance." But there's
more to the UBC music department
than training skilled performers only.
"The fact that we're part of the
University is an implicit recognition of
the fact that we believe in the full
breadth of education, embracing intellectual needs as well as practical
skills," he said.
Although music courses form the
major part of a music student's curriculum, there is some room for
courses outside the department. He'd
like to see more interaction between
the music department and other
departments on campus. "The physics
department is contemplating a
physics-of-music course," Dr. Berry
said, and he encourages that kind of
collaboration.
After all, music is a vital part of our
culture, he stressed.
nipeg. Prof. Prang is a graduate of
United College, the forerunner of the
University of Winnipeg, and taught
there before joining the UBC faculty
in 1958.
Dr. Brian E. Burke, Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration, has been awarded a life membership in the Certified General Accountants' Association of B.C. for his contributions to the accounting profession.
Dr. John Dirks, head of the
medicine department in UBC's
medical school, has been appointed to
the Medical Research Council, the
federal agency that supports medical
research in Canada.
Two members of UBC's Faculty of
Arts are on the 1978-79 advisory
academic panel of the Social Sciences
and Humanities Research Council,
which approves grants for the support
of research in Canadian universities.
They are Prof. Alan C. Cairns, head
of the Department of Political
Science, and Dr. James Russell of the
Department of Classics, who is chairman of the panel.
Dr. Robert Silverman of UBC's
music department appeared with two
of Canada's major symphony orchestras in Dece- -..»•. On Dec. 5 and
6 he gave the first publ'c performance
of Piano Concerto No. 2 by Canadian
composer Harry Somers, which had a
single   CBC   studio   performance   in
1956. On Dec. 10 Dr. Silverman appeared with the Montreal Symphony
where he performed Liszt's Piano
Concerto No. 1.
Earlier in the year, Dr. Silverman
gave two debut recitals in New York's
Lincoln Centre. The New York Times
called his performance "noble and impassioned" and termed him "a pianist
of importance and high-minded purpose." The New York Post summed up
the series by calling it "one of the most
remarkable piano events of the
season."
Prof. Rudy Haering of the Department of Physics is the new president of
the Canadian Association of
Physicists, which will meet at UBC
June 18-21, 1979. OBCalendar
UBC CALENDAR DEADLINES
Events in the week of
Jan. 28-Feb. 3 Deadline is 5 p.m. Jan. 18
Feb. 4-10 Deadline is 5 p.m. Jan. 25
Send notices to Information Services. 6328 Memorial Road (Old Administration Building), Campus. Further information is available at
228-3131.
EXHIBITS
An exhibition by Chinese Fellowship is on display from Jan. 22-26,
10:30 a.m.  to 3:30 p.m.  at the  AMS Art Gallery, Student Union
Building.
An exhibit, Breathings: Recent Works by Joey Morgan, continues
until Jan.  27  at  the  Fine Arts Gallery,  basement of Main  Library
building, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
An exhibition of classical antiquities excavated in Southern Italy will
be on display at the Museum of Anthropology on Northwest Marine
Drive until Feb. 11.
Also on display at the Museum of Anthropology as one of the Museum's
temporary   exhibitions   is   Yuquot...4,000   years:   Continuity   and
Change in a West Coast Village.
DISCO DANCING
Free instruction for students, faculty and staff (with Recreation UBC
cards), Mondays and Wednesdays; 12:15-1:00 p.m., and 1:00-1:45
p.m. Room 207-209, SUB. Register in Room 203, War Memorial Gym.
DRAMA
Three plays by Samuel Beckett, Krapp's Last Tape, Breath and Not
I, continue nightly until Saturday, Jan. 20 (excluding Sunday), at the
Frederic Wood Theatre. Admission $4.50; students $2.50. For reservations call 228-2678 or drop by Room 207, Frederic Wood Theatre.
SUNDAY, JAN. 21
3:00 p.m. MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY. Prof. Alan Evans,
Classics, UBC, gives an illustrated talk on The Greeks in
Southern Italy to complement the exhibitions Ancient
Crossroads and Villa Rustica which are currently on
display. Museum, 6393 N.W. Marine Dr.
7:00 p.m. SUBFILMS presents The End with Burt Reynolds. Admission $1 with AMS card. Auditorium, Student Union
Building.
MONDAY, JAN. 22
12:00 noon   DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY Visiting Professor. Dr.
Jack Wittenburg, Department of Radiology, Harvard
Medical School, Boston, lectures on Percutaneous
Transhepatic Cholangiography and Jaundice. Film
Library, Heather Pavilion X-ray department, VGH.
3:30 p.m. COMPUTING CENTRE. The first in a series of six lectures on Introduction to Computing by Dr. J.M.
Kennedy, UBC Computing Centre. Room 362, Computer
Sciences Building.
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE SEMINAR. Prof. B.L.
Miller, Department of System Science, University of
California, Los Angeles, on Countable State Average
Cost Regenerative Stopping Problems. Room 328,
Angus Building.
3:45 p.m. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR. G.
Ford, mechanical engineering graduate student, UBC, on
Nonlinear Oscillations for Fun and Profit. Room 1215,
Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building.
4:30 p.m. ZOOLOGY/PHYSIOLOGY SEMINAR. Dr. William
Danzler, Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, on
Fluid Adsorption by Reptilian Proximal Renal
Tubules. Is Sodium Necessary? Room 2449, Biological
Sciences Bldg.
7:30 p.m. INTERNATIONAL HOUSE and CENTRE FOR
HUMAN SETTLEMENTS films and speakers series.
Dr. Kenneth Barman, History, UBC, on Why Should We
Worry About Latin America; and Spontaneous Settlements, a film from Colombia. Room 400, International House.
8:00 p.m. IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR. Dr. Beverly Torok Storb,
Hematology Research Laboratory, Veterans Administration Hospital, Seattle, on Bone Marrow Culture Studies
in Aplastic Anemia. Salon C, Faculty Club.
9:00 p.m. CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION
presents an information program An Experiment in
Citizen Participation — 'People Talking Back'. It will
provide the interested public with information as to how
they can become involved in a national discussion of
Canadian issues. Speakers will be Jindra Kulich, director,
Centre for Continuing Education, UBC; Bill Day, principal, Douglas College, New Westminster campus; and
Judith Mastai, provincial coordinator for 'People Talking
Back'. Host Sandy McGechaen. Channel 10, Vancouver
Cablevision.
TUESDAY, JAN. 23
12 noon DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY Visiting Professor. Dr.
Jack Wittenberg lectures on Efficacy of Computed Body
Tomography. Film Library, Heather Pavilion X-ray
department, VGH.
12:30 p.m.    CAREER ORIENTATION WORKSHOP for third
and   fourth -year   women   on   Go   Hire   Yourself   An
Employer. Continues until 2:15 p.m. Pre-registration required. Call Maryke Gilmore at 228-3449.
BOTANY    SEMINAR.    Dr.    Wilfred    B.    Schofield,
Botany, UBC, on Atlantic Bryophytes in Pacific North
America. Room 3219, Biological Sciences.
CURRENT AFFAIRS. Ralph Lvsyshyn of the Department of External Affairs speaks on Soviet Foreign Policy
Today. Room 102, Buchanan.
1:30 p.m.    MODERN CHEMICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR. Dr. V.
Chacko on Recent EN DOR Studies on Free Radicals.
Room 225, Chemistry Building.
TUESDAY, JAN. 23 (Continued)
3:30 p.m. APPLIED MATH AND STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM. Prof. Herman Chernoff, Mathematics, MIT,
on Facing the Problem of Representing Points in
N-Dimensional Space Graphically. Room 203,
Mathematics Building.
CURRENT AFFAIRS. Ralph Lysyshyn conducts a
seminar discussion on Developments in the Soviet Union
Today. Penthouse, Buchanan.
ASIAN RESEARCH SERIES on Asians in Canada. An
nama Joy and Van Dusenbery on Sikhs: Indian and
Non-Indian. Values and Definitions (by self and by
others). Room A-209, Mechanical Engineering Annex A.
OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR. Dr. Steve Pond,
Oceanography and Physics, UBC, on Air-Sea Exchanges
of Heat and Momentum During Mixed Layer Experiment at Ocean Station P. Room 1465, Biological
Sciences Building.
4:30 p.m. CHEMISTRY RESEARCH SEMINAR. Alan English,
Chemical Research Division, Dupont, Welmington,
Delaware, on Multiple Pulse NMR of Solid Polymers.
Room 250, Chemistry Building.
8:30 p.m. UBC PUBLIC AFFAIRS presents its second program on
the theme Canada — Where Did We Go Wrong? The
program examines Has the Canadian Economy Been
Mismanaged? Guest speakers are Prof. Milton Moore,
Economics, UBC, and Prof. Andrew Muller, McMaster
University. Host, Gerald Savory. Channel 10, Vancouver
Cablevision. (The program will be repeated on Friday,
Jan. 26 at 1 p.m.)
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24
12 noon PHARMACOLOGY  SEMINAR.   Dr.   B.H.   Bressler,
Anatomy, UBC, on Current View of the Cross-Bridge
Model for Striated Muscle Contraction. Room 114,
Block C, Medical Sciences.
12:30 p.m. CLASSICS LECTURE. Prof. Kenneth Quinn, University of Toronto, on Ovid's Metamorphoses As Ironic Epic.
Room 102, Buchanan Building.
LINGUISTICS COLLOQUIUM. Dr. Sarah J. Bell,
Linguistics, UBC, on So-Called Logical Form in Filters
and Control. Penthouse, Buchanan Building.
NOON-HOUR CONCERT. Chris Millard, bassoon and
Tony Elliott, cello, perform Music of Bach, Telemann,
Mozart and Boismortier. Recital Hall, Music Building.
12:35 p.m. FREESEE FILM SERIES on The Human Journey.
This week's film is The Family. Auditorium, Student
Union Building.
3:00 p.m. EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY SEMINAR. Ralph
Hakstian, Psychology, UBC, on Recent Data on the
Measurement of Individual Differences, and Implications for Research. Room 1021, Scarfe Building.
3:30 p.m. APPLIED PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
WORKSHOP. Prof. R. Kulperger, Department of
Statistics, University of California at Berkeley, on Inference for Stochastic Diffusion Processes. Room 223,
Angus Building.
4:00 p.m. ASTRONOMY SEMINAR. Dr. Tom Bolton, David
Dunlop Observatory, University of Toronto, on H-alpha
Spectrophotometry of Algol. Room 260, Geophysics and
Astronomy Building.
4:30 p.m. ECOLOGY SEMINAR. Dr. Brian H. Walker, Botany,
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, on
Theory and Practice of Game Ranching in Southern
Africa. Room 2449, Biological Sciences Building.
5:00 p.m. DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY Visiting Professor. Dr.
Jack Wittenberg lectures on Clinical Applications of
Computed Tomography. Lecture Hall B, VGH.
7:00 p.m. DUPLICATE BRIDGE. Informal game at the Faculty
Club. Faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to
participate. $1.75 per person includes refreshments. For
further information, call Steve Rettig at 228-4865.
THURSDAY, JAN. 25
12:30 p.m.    MUSIC    FOR    CHAMBER    ORCHESTRA.    UBC
Chamber Ensembles, with conductor Paul Douglas, perform Music of J.S. Bach, Mozart and Stravinsky.
Recital Hall, Music Building.
NOON-HOUR TRAVELS WITH ZOOLOGISTS.
Dr. P.W. Hochachka, Zoology, UBC, on How the Antarctic Weddell Seal Can Dive to a Depth of 2,000 Feet
and Stay Down for Up to 70 Minutes. Room 2000,
Biological Sciences Building.
ACADEMIC WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION second ses
sion in the series on Financial Management. Jean
Kauffman, Price Waterhouse Associates on Planning
Your Taxes. Room 203, Buchanan Building. Non-
members welcome.
HEWITT BOSTOCK LECTURER. Prof. Ferenc
Feher, History, Australian National University,
Canberra, on The Jacobins in the French Revolution.
Room 102, Buchanan Bldg.
HEALTH SCIENCES STUDENTS COMMITTEE
presents Bob McClelland, B.C. health minister, who
speaks on Health Care in B.C. Lecture Hall 2, Woodward IRC.
BREAKING THE MOULD: Phase 4: The International Year of the Child. Keynote speaker Judge Doris
Ogilvie, chairperson, Canadian Commission on the International Year of the Child, speaks on What Can the International Year of the Child Do for the Rights of
Children? Scarfe Building. A selection of workshops will
be held from 1:45 to 3:00 p.m. There will be a panel
discussion at 3:30 p.m. on What Have We Learned and
Where Do We Go From Here? No registration fee. For
further information, call 228-5266/3595.
1:00 p.m. FACULTY ASSOCIATION General Meeting. Room
100, Mathematics Building.
2:30 p.m. PHYSICS CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR. Luis
Sobrino, UBC, on The Structure of the Liquid-Vapor
Interface. Room 318, Hennings Building.
THURSDAY, JAN. 25 (Continued)
3:30 p.m. APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR. Prof.
Charles Lange, Mathematics, UCLA, on Asymptotic
Analysis of Bifurcation Problems. Room 203,
Mathematics Building.
HEWITT BOSTOCK LECTURER. Prof Ferenc
Feher, History, Australian National University,
Canberra, on Lukacs and Goldman n. Penthouse,
Buchanan Building.
PSYCHOLOGY COLLOQUIUM. Dr. Robert Bolles,
University of Washington, on A Cognitive View of
Defensive Behavior. Room 201, Scarfe.
4:00 p.m. DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY Visiting Professor. Dr.
Jack Wittenberg lectures on Problem Oriented Imaging
of Pancreatic Disease. Film Library, Heather Pavilion
X-ray department, VGH.
ASTRONOMY/PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM. J.
Peebles, Princeton University, on The Origin of Clustering of Galaxies. Room 201, Hennings Building.
7:00 p.m. SUBFILMS presents Walt Disney's Dumbo. Admission,
$1 with AMS card. Auditorium, Student Union Building.
Film repeated at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at
7 p.m. Sunday.
7:30 p.m. CUSO Development Education eight-part series. Dr.
Fritz Lehmann, History, UBC, on Development/-
Underdevelopment. Upper Lounge, International
House.
8:00 p.m. SYDNEY ISRAELS MEMORIAL SEMINAR Series
for the International Year of the Child. Dr. Robert
Aldrich, Department of Preventive Medicine and Comprehensive Medicine, University of Colorado, on Child
Health in the '80s. Lecture Hall 1, Woodward Instructional Resources Centre.
FRIDAY, JAN. 26
9:30 a.m. MUSIC. Master classes in Song Interpretation and Accompanying with Gwendolyn Koldofsky. Recital Hall,
Music Building. For further information, call the UBC
Centre for Continuing Education at 228-2181.
11:30 a.m. DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE SEMINAR. Dr. B.
Wittman, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UBC, on Fetal Activity in the Human Pregnancy. Centre for
Developmental Medicine, 811 W. 10th Ave.
12 noon DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY Visiting Professor. Dr.
Jack Wittenberg lectures on Percutaneous Needle
Aspiration Biopsy. Film Library, Heather Pavilion.
VGH.
12:30 p.m. AMNESTY UBC presents Pauline Jewett, former president, SFU, and member of Amnesty International, Vancouver group, who speaks on Human Rights and Education. Room 200, SUB.
CLASSICAL WINDS. The University Wind Ensemble,
directed by Martin Berinbaum, performs Music of
Beethoven, Mozart, Torelli and Mendelssohn. Recital
Hall, Music Building.
1:00 p.m. MEDICAL GENETICS SEMINAR. Dr. Anthony
Griffiths on Environmental Induction of Aneuploids.
4th floor conference room, Health Centre for Children,
715 W. 12th Ave.
2:30 p.m. GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES Visiting Speakers. Dr. V.F.
Hollister, Duval Corporation, Vancouver; and Dr. R.O.
Duda, Artificial Intelligence Centre, SRI International,
Menlo Park, Calif., on A Computational Procedure for
Selecting Drilling Targets for Porphyry Copper
Deposits. Room 330A, Geological Sciences Bldg.
3:30 p.m. LINGUISTICS COLLOQUIUM. Dr. James Patrie,
Linguistics, UBC, on Polarity in Vowel Systems. Room
2225, Buchanan Building.
MUSIC. Master classes in Song Interpretation and Accompanying with Gwendolyn Koldofsky. Recital Hall,
Music Building. For further information, call the UBC
Centre for Continuing Education at 228-2181.
MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM. Dr. Cameron
Gordon, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas, on The Smith Conjecture: Can A Rotation of the
Three Sphere Have a Knotted Axis? Room 1100,
Mathematics Annex.
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR. Chris Zee
on Analysis of Air Quality Data. Room 206, Chemical
Engineering Building.
COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM. Jean Loup
Baer, Computer Science, University of Washington,
Seattle, on Choosing Algorithms and Data Structures
According to the System's Architecture. Room 301,
Computer Science Building.
4:00 p.m. DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY Visiting Professor. Dr.
Jack Wittenberg lectures on Intestinal Ischemia. Film
Library, Heather Pavilion, VGH.
SOIL SCIENCE SEMINAR. Dr. Joe Nnyamah, Soil
Science, UBC, on A Global Review of Resistance to
Water Uptake in Plants. Room 154, MacMillan
Building.
1978 MCLAUGHLIN FOUNDATION Edward Gallie
Visiting Professor Dr. Claude E. Welch speaks on The
Historical Development of Surgery of the Colo-
Rectum. St. Paul's Hospital Laboratory Conference
Room.
6:45 p.m. WOMEN'S BASKETBALL. UBC Thunderettes vs. the
University of Calgary. War Memorial Gymnasium.
8:00 p.m. UKRAINIAN STUDIES SEMINAR. Bohdan
Krawchenko on Politics in Soviet Ukraine After Stalin's
Death. Langara College.
MUSIC    FOR    CHAMBER    ORCHESTRA.    UBC
Chamber Ensembles, conducted by Paul Douglas, perform   Music  of  J.S.   Bach,   Mozart  and   Stravinsky.
Recital Hall, Music Building.
' INTERNATIONAL HOUSE barn dance. Bar   Non-
members, 50 cents; members, free. International House.
8:30 p.m. MEN'S BASKETBALL. UBC Thunderbirds vs. the
University of Calgary. War Memorial Gymnasium.
SATURDAY, JAN. 27
9:30 a.m. MUSIC. Master classes in Song Interpretation and Accompanying with Gwendolyn Koldofsky. Recital Hall,
Music Building. For further information, call the UBC
Centre for Continuing Education at 228-2181. There will
be another class at 3:30 p.m.
6:45 p.m. WOMEN'S BASKETBALL. UBC Thunderettes vs. the
University of Calgary. War Memorial Gymnasium.
8:30 p.m. MEN'S BASKETBALL. UBC Thunderbirds vs. the
University of Calgary. War Memorial Gymnasium.

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