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UBC Reports Jan 7, 1981

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 TA negotiations stall
over security clause
New Year's resolution of Danielle is to be admitted to UBC in 1997.
PG centre for NITEP
UBC's teacher training program for
native Indians will open a centre in
Prince George this year.
Roy Bentley, acting dean of Education, said the new centre would serve a
large area of north-central B.C. and
he hoped for a first-year enrolment of
20 students.
The program known as NITEP (for
Native Indian Teacher Education Program) began in 1974 and now boasts
26 graduates with Bachelor of Education degrees and another 18 with the
three-year Standard Certificate for
Under the NITEP system, students
spend their first two years of teacher
training at an off-campus centre, such
as the one to be opened in Prince
George, and then attend classes at the
University for the final two years of
the four-year degree program.
This year, there are 35 NITEP
students at UBC, 17 in third year and
18 doing their final year. In addition,
there are 17 students doing first or second year in the centre at Kamloops,
and another 19 at the centre in North
Prior to the start of UBC's NITEP
program, there were only 20 native Indians teaching in B.C., and only 5 of
the 20 had degrees.
Art More, supervisor of Indian
education at UBC, said a co-ordinator
would be appointed to the Prince
George centre in April. Meanwhile, he
said, Indians who might be interested
in enrolling could write to him at UBC
for further information.
Negotiations between the University
and the new union of teaching
assistants (officially Local 2278 of the
Canadian Union of Public Employees)
broke down before Christmas over the
question of union security.
Union negotiators called for a
modified union shop — that is, for all
employees membership would be a
condition of employment unless the
employee declared conscientious or
religious objection to membership in a
trade union.
The University said this came too
close to compulsory membership. It
agreed to deduct union dues from all
eligible employees, on behalf of the
union, and it agreed to give all new
employees an information sheet about
the union, written by the union.
The University also said it would
provide space in the War Memorial
Gym and the New Administration
Building during registration week each
September to make it easier for union
representatives to meet new teaching
assistants. Further, following the
induction/orientation meetings held
with new employees in the bargaining
.unit, a union representative would be
given the opportunity to meet with the
"We feel we have not placed any
roadblocks in the way of the union to
encourage teaching assistants, tutors
and markers to become members of
the union," said Bob Grant, director
of Employee Relations.
"However, we are holding to our
position that a student's decision to
accept or reject an appointment as a
TA should not be constrained by any
degree of compulsion with respect to
union membership."
A TA union bulletin, published last
month, said a union security clause
was vital "for the effective functioning
of the TA union."
"The annual turnover rate of TAs
and markers is in the order of 50 per
cent," the bulletin said.
The union claimed that a massive
membership drive each year would sap
the economic and human resources of
the union.
A spokesperson for the TA union
told UBC Reports later that the union
security clause was negotiable.
"All we are really insisting upon is
that this contract contain such a
clause," the spokesperson said, "but
the details can be worked out."
Meanwhile, a salary scale has been
negotiated, as follows:
Turn to page 2
See Negotiations
UBC Reports
sends out call
for volunteers
Wanted: Volunteer reporters.
UBC Reports, as you can see, has
doubled in size. We'd be happy to see
it double in interest as well.
Many of you took part in a
readership survey last year, and some
of the changes you see today have
been made because of that survey. We
hope to give you more news, and more
interesting news.
There is, however, only one person
working full-time on UBC Reports,
with several others devoting part of
their time to the publication. We'll do
what we can, but we could use some
help from you.
If you have any news, send a note to
UBC Reports, Information Services,
Campus. And news, as we see it, is
anything the University community
(staff, faculty, students) should be told
about, or anything the University
community would like to be told
Thank you.
Emergency? Here's the new drill
Read this now, before you need to
know in a hurry.
Opening of the emergency
department of the acute care unit on
campus means some changes in
procedure for UBC people.
Campus medical emergencies should
be directed to the new acute care unit
on campus. The emergency
department, 228-7222, is open
24-hours a day, seven days a week and
functions as any hospital emergency
department does in the province.
This means that the charge for
emergency treatment is $2. Treatment
at the department of a non-emergency
will cost $20. Anyone with a nonemergency problem is encouraged to
see their family doctor, or contact the
Family Practice Teaching Unit in the
Mather Building, 228-5431.
The new emergency department
replaces old facilities in the Wesbrook
Building. Wesbrook was also the home
of the Student Health Service which
has now moved into the 240-bed acute
care unit. Its new number is 228-7011.
For help with other emergencies
such as major accidents, fire, use of an
inhalator or the assistance of an
emergency response team, the phone
number on campus remains the same
— local 4567. UBC Reports   January 7, 1981
Work starts in April
on new eye centre
Ophthalmology will be looking good
next year.
Construction is scheduled to begin
in April on a three-storey Eye Care
Centre for the UBC and VGH
Department of Ophthalmology.
The centre will be built on the
northeast corner of Willow and 10th,
the site of the present headquarters of
the department, though the meagre
9,000 square feet occupied by the
department sprawls from that location
into two adjacent buildings.
At the moment, secretaries,
physicians and researchers work in
narrow hallways amid copying
machines, typewriters, and cleaning
and photographic equipment.
"Our present facilities are among
the poorest in Canada," said
department head Dr. Stephen Drance,
"and our new centre will be among
the best.
"It will allow the department to
become comparable to the very best
ophthalmological schools in North
Now that there's a bit more space in
our publication, UBC Reports will be
publishing regularly newly established
awards for students. The seven below
were approved at the December
meeting of the UBC Senate. For more
information on these and other
scholarships and bursaries, contact
Awards and Financial Aid in the
General Services Admin. Building,
Room 50.
C.A. Rowles Alumni
Prize — Through the generosity of
the alumni of the Department of Soil
Science, a prize of $75 will be awarded
to the student obtaining the highest
standing each year in Soil Science 200.
The award is to honor Dr. C.A.
Rowles who has been Professor of Soil
Science since 1946 and served as head
of the department from 1955 to 1980.
Dr. Rowles instructed in and
contributed greatly to the development
of Soil Science 200.
C.A. Rowles Alumni Scholarship —
Through the generosity of the alumni
of the Department of Soil Science, a
scholarship of $600 has been
established to honor Dr. C.A. Rowles.
The award is to be presented to the
top student in third year Soil Science
who will continue to completion of the
B.Sc. degree majoring in Soil Science.
The scholarship is to recognize and
encourage outstanding educational
achievement. Although decision as to
the use of the award is to be that of
the recipient, it is hoped, that in part
at least, it will be utilized to broaden
and enrich educational experience
through such things as field studies,
travel to conferences and meetings,
purchase of educational materials and
journals and membership in scientific
Roy Sofield Memorial Prize in
Dental Hygiene — A prize in the
amount of approximately $100 will be
made available to a graduating
student in the program of Dental
Dr. Drance said the new building
would have been impossible without
donations from private individuals,
corporations and foundations.
The $2.1 million contributed by
private sources was matched by the
provincial government. UBC and VGH
are contributing a total of $1 million
toward the project and $200,000 has
been earned in interest on money on
hand for a total cost for the centre of
$5.4 million.
The centre will pull together
clinical, diagnostic, educational and
research facilities into one unit. A
90-seat lecture theatre will be at street
level and will function independently
after hours.
There will be special services for
glaucoma, retinal problems and visual
field studies among others. Some of
the clinics will include contact lenses,
corneal diseases, plastic surgery,
pediatric ophthalmology, genetics and
The centre is scheduled for
completion next year.
Hygiene. The award will be made on
the recommendation of the faculty to
a student demonstrating those qualities
exemplified by the late Roy Sofield,
including special interest and
proficiency in preventive dentistry,
especially in oral health education,
periodontics and nutrition.
Roy Sofield Memorial Prize in
Dentistry — A prize in the amount of
approximately $100 will be made
available to a graduating student in
the Faculty of Dentistry. The award
will be made on the recommendation
of the faculty to a student
demonstrating those qualities
exemplified by the late Roy Sofield,
including a special interest and
proficiency in preventive dentistry,
especially in oral health education,
periodontics and nutrition.
Frank B. Thomson Memorial
Prize — To honor the memory of Dr.
F.B. Thomson, clinical surgeon and
teacher par excellence, this fund was
established by his colleagues and
former residents. A prize of $300 will
be made annually on Residents' Day to
a final year resident in General
Surgery who displays the greatest
promise in becoming an exemplary*
clinical surgeon.
John Young Memorial Prize in
Economics — As a memorial to John
Young, who made many contributions
during his lifetime to the teaching and
practice of economics, his friends and
colleagues have established an
endowment fund which provides a
number of prizes annually, in the
amount of $100 each, to students who
have achieved exceptional standing in
Economics 100. The awards will be
made on the recommendation of the
Department of Economics.
Emily Bilinsky Bursaries — One or
more bursaries in the amount of $250
each have been made available by the
late Emily Bilinsky. The awards will
be made to students who are of
Ukrainian descent, belong to the
Catholic Church and are in the third
or fourth year of study in a
professional program.
Frank Ramsey
Med students
get bursaries
A bursary fund to aid needy
medical students has been established
at UBC through the generosity of a
retired civil servant who celebrated his
86th birthday on Christmas day.
Vancouver resident Frank Ramsey
visited UBC late in November to present a $50,000 cheque to President
Douglas Kenny to establish the fund.
Accompanying Mr. Ramsey on that
occasion was his lawyer, UBC graduate
Douglas Jung (BA'53, LL.B'54), a
former Member of Parliament and the
first Canadian of Chinese extraction to
be elected to the House of Commons.
Mr. Jung, who made arrangements
for establishment of the bursary fund,
said Mr. Ramsey, who had no children
of his own and never had the opportunity of attending university, had
decided to establish the fund to help
deserving but needy medical students.
Born in England, Mr. Ramsey came
to Canada in 1914 and immediately
enlisted in one of western Canada's
most famous First World War military
units, the 29th Battalion. He returned
to Vancouver in 1919 and joined the
postal service, retiring in 1959 as a
postal supervisor after 38 years of service.
Continued from page 1
Graduate Teaching Assistant I:
$5110 for a regular winter session
work-year of 384 hours, or $13.30 an
hour. (A TA-I holds a master's degree
and/or is registered in a doctoral
degree program at UBC.)
Graduate Teaching Assistant II:
$4920, or $12.81 an hour. (A TA II
holds a bachelor's degree and/or is
registered at UBC in a master's degree
Undergraduate Teaching Assistan
$2,466, or $6.42 an hour.
Marker: $2365, or $6.15 an hour.
Bob Grant said that the contract,
when signed, would cover the period
Sept. 1, 1980, to Aug. 31, 1981. All
salary increases would be retroactive to
Sept. 1. He said that any TA being
paid more than the new rate for his or
her position would not suffer any cut
in salary.
A spokesperson for CUPE said
approximately half of the 1,100
persons eligible for membership in the
TA union had joined. Should the
union decide to take a strike vote, all
1,100 would be eligible to vote.
Park bid
A move to set up another Discovery
Park advisory board at UBC was
defeated at the December meeting of
the Senate.
The resolution, put forward by
student senator Martin Lund and
Prof. Victor Runeckles (head, Plant
Science) read as follows:
"Be it resolved that the Senate
recommend to the Board of Governors
the establishment of an advisory board
on the subject of the UBC Discovery
Park, inviting representatives from the
Senate, the Faculty Association, the
Alma Mater Society, the Staff
Association, and the local community,
and/or such persons as the Board of
Governors deems appropriate, and
that this advisory board be fully
informed and consulted on all major
decisions regarding the Discovery
Opponents of the resolution noted
that all of the groups mentioned had
representation on the Board of
Governors already, and that there
already were five advisory groups or
committees involved with Discovery
Park at the University.
Asked this week if he felt that a
Discovery Park at UBC was still a
viable proposition, President Douglas
Kenny said he was optimistic.       '
"I know there are people saying we
don't want the research park at the
University," he said, "but that is not
the case. We do want it."
Dr. Kenny said he is hopeful that
negotiations might resume soon with
Discovery Parks Incorporated on a
lease -covering the 58 acres of land on
the southeast corner of the campus
that the University has offered for the
research park.
Discovery Parks at Simon Fraser
University and the University of
Victoria already have tenants. The
largest such park, 85 acres, is under
construction near the B.C. Institute of
Technology in Burnaby and is
expected to be completed this year.
Three will rule
on Julius Kane
Dismissal proceedings instituted by
President Douglas Kenny against Prof.
Julius Kane are going ahead.
Kane was informed in October that
he was being dismissed for cause, and
he requested a hearing in accordance
with the agreement between the
University and the Faculty Association.
The President appoints one member
of the three-person hearing committee,
Kane appoints one and the two
appointees select the third. The
committee, once appointed, must
convene within 30 days and its
ultimate decision on the dispute is
A spokesperson for the President's
Office said there had been some delay
with the appointments, but he felt the
problem had been resolved.
"I would expect that the committee
will be established within the next
month," the spokesperson said.
Kane was convicted in county court
in June of theft of funds from a
government research grant and was
fined $5,000. He was suspended by
President Kenny in September. Gin
UBC Repom   January 7, 1981
New look, new ft
for cafeteria in SUB
The Student Union Building
cafeteria is taking on a whole new look
in the new year.
Changes being made in the decor
and menu of the cafeteria will give
customers a wide choice in both food
selection and the setting they eat in.
"The seating area of the cafeteria
will be divided up into several sections,
each with its own decor and mood,"
says Food Services director Christine
"Two sections will be done in ultra
modern 'year 2000' decor, one will be
decorated in 'Canadiana style' with
Haida motifs, one area will have a
more relaxed setting with darker
lighting, tiffany lamps and dark
furniture, and two sections will be
done in contemporary decor. There
will also be an area with bench-type
seating and stools for those people who
are in a hurry or just want to have a
cup of coffee."
There will be one main checkout
area for the cafeteria and Ms. Samson
says the new setup will provide faster
service for customers.
Changes in the menu include the
addition of a carvery area, featuring
two to three roasts daily, an omlette
area and a soup area, as well as
improvements to the sandwich/deli
area, the salad bar and the grill area.
"We are also looking into the
possibility of serving one ethnic meal
daily, such as Greek or Mexican
dishes," says Ms. Samson.
The renovations won't have any
effect on food prices, says Ms. Samson.
Prices may increase due to normal
inflation, but UBC still has the lowest
food prices of B.C.'s three universities.
Renovations to the cafeteria will
begin April 1, and will be completed
in August.
Another project under way in Food
Services is the construction of a food
outlet in the new Bookstore being built
at the intersection of University
Boulevard and East Mall. The
Service planned
for Davidsons
A memorial service for Prof. Park
Davidson and his wife, Sheena, both
members of the UBC faculty, will be
held on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 2:30
p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Music
The Davidsons died in a highway
crash Dec. 21 on the Salmo-Creston
road in B.C.'s southern Interior.
Prof. Davidson, 43, joined the UBC
faculty in 1973 to strengthen UBC's
clinical psychology program, which
trains students for community work in
the field of preventive health programs.
He worked closely with public
health agencies in Vancouver, the Interior and in the Yukon on problems
of smoking control and alcohol and
Mrs. Davidson, 41, held a Master of
Science in Nursing degree from UBC
and was appointed to teach in the
University's School of Nursing in 1978.
Injured in the head-on collision between a truck and the Davidson's van
were their three teenage children. Two
of the children were released from
hospital before the new year, but the
third remains in Vancouver General
Hospital recovering from multiple
cafeteria will be 6,254 square feet and
will seat 250 people. The proposed
menu includes a pasta bar, a bakery
and a make-your-own-sandwich bar.
The cafeteria, which is scheduled for
completion in the summer of 1982, is
being built to meet the needs of the
growing population in the southeast
area of the campus.
The Board of Governors approved
the two projects at its November,
1980, meeting and authorized
President Douglas Kenny to borrow up
to $3 million for the construction and
renovations, which will be repaid from
future food services revenues.
Registrar gets
added duties
UBC registrar Ken Young has been
appointed acting vice-provost in the
office of Prof. Michael Shaw, UBC's
vice-president, academic, and provost.
Mr. Young's appointment is the
result of a rearrangement of
administrative duties in the President's
Office resulting from the resignation
last month of Prof. Erich Vogt as
UBC's vice-president for faculty and
student affairs.
Most of Prof. Vogt's duties as vice-
president for student affairs will be
taken over by Mr. Young, who will
report to Prof. Shaw.
Reporting to Mr. Young will be the
directors of the Student Counselling
and Resources Centre, Awards and
Financial Aid, the Student Health
Service, Food Services, the student
Housing Office and Conference
Centre, child care centres and the
Women Students' Office.
Prof. Vogt is currently on leave of
absence to visit nuclear research
facilities in the U.S. and Europe prior
to taking up the post of director of the
TRIUMF project located on the UBC
campus on July 1. He will also
continue as a full professor in the
Department of Physics.
Elected to UBC Board of Governors
for three-year term starting Feb. 1 is
Neil Boucher, payroll supervisor,
Health Sciences Centre Hospital. He
represents fulltime employees who are
not faculty members.
President Douglas Kenny and William Perrault, president of The Certified
General Accountants Association of B.C. (seated right) signed documents
marking a $100,000 endowment from the association to the University to
establish a C.G.A. chair of accounting. Watching over the signing were Dean
Peter Lusztig, left, of the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
and C.G.A. executive director Gerry McKinnon.
Commerce Faculty gets
2 more endowed chairs
Two more endowed chairs have
been established in the Faculty of
Commerce and Business
Administration at UBC, bringing to
seven the number of such chairs
financed by off-campus groups.
The newest are the CGA Chair in
Accounting, financed by the Certified
General Accountants' Association of
B.C., and the Earle Douglas MacPhee
Chair in Management, financed by the
Banff School of Advanced
Management, by its alumni and by
UBC Commerce graduates.
Commerce dean Peter Lusztig said
endowed chairs, or professorships, are
a relatively new concept in Canada,
although they have been extremely
helpful to major universities in the
United States.
"It is our hope that additional
individuals and organizations will
come forward to fund endowed
professorships," Dean Lusztig said.
He said the CGA Association of
B.C. has had long-standing ties with
UBC and the aim in establishing the
chair is to support scholarly activities
in the general area of accounting.
Other funded chairs in the faculty
are the United Parcel Service
Foundation Chair in Transportation,
the Albert E. Hall Chair in Finance,
the Arthur Andersen and Company
Alumni Chair in Accounting, the
Philip H. White Chair in Urban Land
Economics, and the Herbert R.
Fullerton Chair in Urban Land Policy.
Dean Lusztig said a search was
under way to find appropriate faculty
to fill the newest chairs.
Lefeaux heads
erosion project
Stuart Lefeaux, superintendent of
parks and recreation in Vancouver
from 1961 to 1979, has been
appointed project manager of UBC's
erosion control program.
His chief task will be to supervise
construction of a protective berm
along the base of the Point Grey Cliff
at Tower Beach. The University has
allocated $570,000 for the second year
of a five-year erosion control program,
including $450,000 for the berm.
Swan Wooster Engineering of
Vancouver is preparing working
drawings of the berm, in conjunction
with shore resource consultant Wolf
Bauer of Seattle, and the job is
expected to be completed by next
Lefeaux said he was pleased to see
something happening that might check
the erosion of the cliffs, after years of
"While the talk went on, the erosion
also went on," he said. "This is a great
start." UBC Reports   January 7, 1981
Dr. Goetz-Stankiewicz overlooks the city of Prague, during a 1979 visit, from the balcony of the castle of Prague.
Czech theatre goes underground
The 1968 Soviet occupation of
Czechoslovakia brought a censorship
on Czech theatre which forced
playwrights to write in secret and
smuggle their plays out of the country
in order to preserve their culture.
Marketa Goetz-Stankiewicz, who
became the new head of Germanic
Studies on Jan. 1, has published a
book called The Silenced Theatre,
which looks at the works of contemporary Czech playwrights and explores
a world of theatre which has survived
despite marked efforts to suppress it.
"The Czechs live at the crossroads of
Europe and have become used to
being occupied by foreign powers over
the centuries," she says. "In the late
1960s, however, there was a thaw in
the regime led by Alexander Dubcek,
and plays were allowed to be
performed. I got hold of some Czech
plays and I realized at once that they
were great theatre."
Dr. Goetz-Stankiewicz was born in
Czechoslovakia and moved to North
America where she was educated at
the University of Toronto and
Columbia University in New York. She
has taught German and comparative
literature at UBC since 1957. Her
work on The Silenced Theatre began
on a study leave in 1973.
"What makes Czech theatre so
great," she says, "is the playwrights'
perception of man in the 20th century.
Despite the persecution and
suppression of Czech drama the
playwrights write theatre for the
The playwrights have suffered both
artistically and in their personal lives
because of the censorship.
"Most of them live under very bad
circumstances, and several have been
imprisoned for 'subversive activities'
because of their writing," she says.
"Vaclav Havel, one of the greatest
Czech playwrights, is in prison and is
not allowed a pencil and paper."
It is the humor and imagination of
the Czech playwrights that makes
them dangerous to the leaders of the
regime, she says.
"They don't write political theatre
at all. They write funny, clever plays
and refuse to reiterate the values of
the totalitarian system in which they
live. It is their ability to think for
themselves which threatens the regime
rather than the subject matter of the
The playwrights write at night and
typewritten copies of their plays are
circulated among the people. The
plays are also smuggled out of the
country where they are translated and
printed in several languages.
Dr. Goetz-Stankiewicz is currently
working on an anthology of Czech
plays. "For me, this has become more
than a professional interest. Even
when I was writing the book, I didn't
think about publication. I just wanted
to write about these excellent works of
literature. I'm lucky enough to have a
combination of being able to speak
Czech and English, and be in a
profession where I can write, and I
want to do what I can to introduce the
English-speaking world to these
playwrights whose works seem to me to
be as topical for our society as they are
in Czechoslovakia."
Multiple sclerosis
clinic 'best in Canada'
The multiple sclerosis clinic in the
acute care unit is now in action.
Patients are being seen and research*
equipment is being installed and put
to use.
A tour of the clinic, described by
medical researchers as the best in
Canada, was made by board members
Clearing under way
on Wesbrook Mall
Clearing of two hectares (5 acres) of
land on Wesbrook Mall has begun in
preparation for construction of a new
Public Safety Building to house the
University Endowment Lands Fire
Department and the University
detachment of the RCMP.
The provincial government is
providing funds for the new building,
which will be located immediately
north of the building occupied by
UBC's Traffic and Security
UBC and the provincial government
reached agreement on a site for the
new building in 1979.
of the Woodward Foundation before
The foundation put up $475,000
toward a new sophisticated research
tool called a fluorescence activated cell
sorter which allows researchers to
study cells in a way not available
The Vancouver Foundation and the
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
have also contributed to the clinic,
which is for neurological diseases in
general with an emphasis on multiple
Head of the clinic is Dr. Donald
Paty who had an outstanding research
track record in the disease at the
University of Western Ontario before
coming to UBC. He is head of the
division of neurology in the
Department of Medicine at VGH and
The clinic will be officially opened
early this year.
Prof. Michael Batts of the
Department of Germanic Studies has
begun a study of the history of
histories of German literature on a
prestigious National Killam Research
Fellowship awarded by the Canada
Only 13 Killam fellowships were
awarded in Canada in 1980. Prof.
Batts' was one of the three awarded in
the humanities in all of Canada and
the only award in the humanities at
UBC. The 18-month fellowship took
effect on Jan. 1.
* * *
Dr. William J. Emery, assistant
professor in Oceanography and
Physics, has been invited to undertake
the 1981 annual Speaker's Tour of the
Atmospheric Environment Service
(Environment Canada) and the
Canadian Meteorological and
Oceanographic Society. He'll visit six
Canadian centres from Toronto to
Victoria to lecture on the applications
of satellite remote sensing to
oceanography and meteorology.
Prof. John Stager, associate dean
of Arts and a long-time member of the
Department of Geography, is on a five-
member environmental assessment
panel appointed by the federal     •
government to review a proposed oil
field and pipeline at Norman Wells in
the Northwest Territories.
* * *
Dr. John T. Sample, director of
the TRIUMF project at UBC, is the
chairman of a three-member task
force on technological training in
engineering, health science and
redated fields appointed by the
provincial government.
The task force will hold hearings in
major provincial centres and call for
briefs in an effort to determine the
needs of institutions that train
technologists and the numbers of
technologists and the nature of the
training required by the industrial and
business communities. It will also
review all requirements for student
access to training programs and
mobility between institutions.
TRIUMF, the research facility
headed by Dr. Sample, is a cyclotron
used for studies in basic science. It
employs about 200 technicians and
technologists and is operated jointly by
UBC, Simon Fraser University and the
Universities of Victoria and Alberta.
* * *
For the second year in a row, Prof.
Wallace Berry, head of UBC's
Department of Music, has been named
the recipient of an award by the
American Society of Composers,
Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
The awards, made by an
independent panel of musical
educators, are based, says ASCAP, on
"the unique prestige value of each
writer's catalogue and the
performances of his compositions
which are not reflected in the survey
of performances."
Prof. Berry, who is a highly
regarded composer, has now received
ASCAP awards for 1979-80 and
1980-81. UBC Reports   January 7, 1981
ward ready
for patients
The next major step in the phased
opening of the Walter C. Koerner
acute care unit on campus is under
A 25-bed surgical ward will open
next week and begin performing
surgical operations. Until now, only
the medical ward, emergency and a
few other services were available.
Timetable for the phased opening,
determined by the unit and by the
Ministry of Health in Victoria, is
common procedure, according to
Lloyd Detwiller, administrator of the
acute care unit, the 60-bed psychiatric
unit and 300-bed extended care unit
that make up the Health Sciences
Centre Hospital on campus.
"You can't open a hospital all at
once. The result would be chaos. You
have to open it in a controlled way so
that routines are established, people
become familiar with their
surroundings and each other, and
everything works in a co-ordinated way
before you start dealing with seriously
ill people," Mr. Detwiller said.
At the moment, 50 medical beds are
open. Mr. Detwiller says 25 additional
medical beds and another 25 surgical
beds will be open by the end of
So far, the general shortage of
nurses in the province has not
hampered the opening schedule,
though medical nurses are in shorter
supply than surgical nurses.
All 240 beds should be completely
open by mid-summer.
The acute care unit is a community
hospital used for teaching and
research. Most of the patients in the
unit are from the west side of
Vancouver, but patients with certain
problems will be referred to the unit
from all over the province.
When the unit is fully opened,
many major acute hospital procedures
will continue to be available only at
VGH, St. Paul's and Shaughnessy.
These include open heart surgery,
brain surgery, kidney transplants, the
burn unit, spinal cord injury unit and
UBC grads take
accountancy medals
Chartered accountancy students
from British Columbia led all of
Canada in the 1980 Uniform Final
Examinations, and UBC graduates
won two of three provincial medals.
B.C.'s pass rate of 72.6 per cent was
exactly 20 percentage points above the
national average of 50.6, and B.C.
candidates surpassed the national
median in each of the four papers.
Norman Mayr of Thome Riddell in
Vancouver, who holds an MSc in
business administration from UBC,
won the B.C. Institute of Chartered
Accountants' gold medal. Bruce
Sinclair of Coopers and Lybrand in
Vancouver, who holds a UBC MSc in
management science, won the bronze
medal. The silver went to David
Rivard of Alee Crofton in Nanaimo.
There were 248 candidates from B.C.
Surrounding director Lorette Woolsey (seated), are members of the Women Students' Office staff. From left to right an
counsellors Nancy Horsman, June Lythgoe, Mary Jo Claassen, Leigh Bowie, Penny Lusztig and secretary Barbara Brighton.
This office has the answers
So you don't know what you want to
do with your life, if you do you're not
sure how to go about getting it, or
even what's available on campus for
you. If you're a female student at
UBC, you should head for the Women
Students' Office.
The Women Students' Office, now
located in Brock Hall, has been
functioning for 60 years (it was the
Office of the Dean of Women until
1978), and has developed a wide
variety of services for women students.
"I think many people get the wrong
idea about our office," says director
Lorette Woolsey. "They're unaware of
the strong service component in the
office. While we are clear about our
responsibility to represent women's
issues in the University, much of our
day-to-day work is that of providing
information and other services that
will help women make the most of
their education.
"Women can come to our office
with any problem, from test anxiety to
financial difficulties to personal
concerns — anything that is
preventing them from realizing their
full potential at the University — and
we have trained staff who can help.
Everyone who comes into the office is
seen right away, you don't need an
The services offered by the office
include one-to-one personal
counselling (the staff are trained
counsellors), career counselling,
workshops on handling job interviews,
resume writing and job-search
strategies, panel discussions on various
career-related and personal-interest
topics, self-defense programs and
referrals to other service agencies that
meet student needs.
"A lot of women who come into our
office just need to know how to cut
through the red tape to get to the
services they need," says Dr. Woolsey.
"We are aware of what services are
available on and off campus, and how
to get to them."
A major emphasis is placed on
career counselling in the office. Staff
members discuss with the students
such factors as their interests, skills,
resources (the time and money they
, can afford to spend on their
education), their personal goals, and
values. Then they help the students
decide what type of career they would
be best suited for.
"Career decisions are still more
complex for many women than for
men, at this point in history," says Dr.
Woolsey. "Young women are still
asking themselves questions about
whether the career they are interested
in conflicts with other factors in their
lives, such as the possibility of having
children later on, or moving around
with their husband, if the situation
arose. Women appear to give higher
priority to home and family factors
than men when making a career
decision, so special counselling is
helpful for them."
The Women Students' Office also
provides counselling to help women
combat any prejudice they may
encounter when they enter the working
"Many women find that their first
encounter with anti-female attitudes
happens after university," says Dr.
Woolsey. "As much as people hate to
admit it, sex discrimination,
stereotyping and prejudice still exist
against women in employment. We
give women information on their
rights and suggestions on how to
combat these attitudes if they are
confronted with them, so that they
won't be discouraged from realizing
their full potential professionally.
"Although employers are less likely
to close the doors on women for job
opportunities these days, there is still a
lot of social conditioning and, in
subtle ways, women may be deterred
from entering certain fields."
Dr. Woolsey and her staff are also
involved in work for off-campus
organizations related to women's
concerns. In the past year they have
carried out a number of speaking
engagements and workshops in the
community and provided information
for government and community
organizations concerning women's
Dr. Woolsey also maintains an
academic involvement with the
counselling psychology department in
the Faculty of Education, where she
holds the appointment of honorary
assistant professor.
She emphasizes that women are
welcome to visit the office if they just
feel the need to talk. "You don't have
to have a 'crisis' in your life, or a
personal problem before you seek help
at this office," she says. "A lot of
women just come in to talk over a
situation, or to get an objective
opinion about a decision they are
trying to make.
"Students have so many decisions to
make at this time in their lives, about
their career goals, their personal goals,
their own values and beliefs. These are
really difficult and important decisions
to make, and students shouldn't have
to make them without information or
"The services and programs are
here, and we want people to take
advantage of them." UBC Reports   January 7, 1981
Senate says no to early exam schedules
A recommendation to make
examination schedules for the
December and April exam periods
available to students before
registration week has been turned
down by UBC's Senate.
The recommendation was one of
seven made in the report of an ad hoc
committee on examinations which was
first debated at the November meeting
of Senate. Debate on the motion to
make exam schedules available to
students before registration was
postponed until the December Senate
In November, Senate approved four
motions made by the ad hoc
committee, including provision for a
two-day study break prior to Christmas
and April exams, shortening of exam
periods and consideration of means of
As a service to faculty members,
UBC Reports will publish regularly
upcoming deadlines for research grant
applications to various agencies.
Details of the awards listed below have
already been circulated to eligible
faculties and departments. Unless
otherwise noted, only faculty members
may apply. If more information is required after consulting Research Grant
Notices, call Research Administration
at 228-3652 (external grants) or
228-5583 (internal grants).
February 1
Canadian Foundation for Ileitis and
Colitis Research Training Fellowship
Distilled Spirits Council of U.S.
Grants-in-aid for Research.
Educational Research Institute of B.C.
(ERIBC) Research Grant.
World Wildlife Fund (Canada)
General Research.
February 8
Canadian Steel Construction Council
February 15
Environment Canada: Canadian
Wildlife Service University Research
Support Fund Program.
International Development Research
Centre Professional Development
Labour Canada University Research
Secretary of State Canadian Ethnic
Studies: Research.
Secretary of State Canadian Ethnic
Studies: Professorships.
February 20
University of British Columbia
Research Grant (HSS).
University of British Columbia
Research Grant (NAHS).
completing course registration prior to
Labor Day.
Dr. Lawrence Jones, who chaired
the ad hoc exam committee, told the
December meeting of Senate that the
ultimate principle involved in
publishing exam schedules prior to
registration was that students ought to
be provided with whatever information
is available unless there are very strong
reasons for witholding it.
He said early publication of the
schedule would eliminate conflicts
which resulted in students having to
write two exams at the same time and
minimize the number of back-to-back
exams they would have to write.
He said implementation of the
recommendation would be facilitated
by the adoption of a class scheduling
system that would automatically assign
exam slots. (A recommendation by the
ad hoc committee to link exams to
class schedules was withdrawn by Prof.
Jones during the November debate
when Senate's chairman, President
Douglas Kenny, said he had already
initiated a review of course
Dean of Arts Dr. Robert Will told
Senate his faculty was opposed to the
motion on academic grounds.
He said the essence of the Arts
program in the first two years and to.
some extent in upper years is to
encourage students to take a wide
selection of courses.
The University, he said, has a
responsibility to service students in the
matter of exams once they had
indicated the courses they wished to
take. "I don't think we should be
saying to students that selection of
courses in Arts is constrained by
administrative convenience or the
necessity of having exams take place in
a restricted period of time."
Dean Will went on to say that each
year difficulties arose because he was
unable to shift faculty resources in
Arts in order to accommodate a
shtfting student population whose
course selections reflect changing tastes
and preferences*.
He said the ad hoc committee's
motion could result in excessive
numbers of students enrolling in
courses that have exams in the exam
period because a student might wish to
leave the campus early in December or
Two student Senators challenged
Dean Will's statements, claiming
students would choose courses that
contribute to their education and not
because they would fit into an exam
Following defeat of the ad hoc
committee's motion, President Kenny
said the University would do what it
could to implement the motions passed
at the November meeting, but warned
that there might be cost implications
attached to them which would
intersect with (union) contracts and
thus have "massive financial
implications for the University."
He said he would report back to
Senate if it became apparent that "the
fiscal costs in terms of contract
negotiations are beyond the capability
of the University."
He said he was also concerned that
the effect of the motions might be to
shorten the academic lecture year,
which might place many UBC students
in jeopardy when they seek transfer
credit to other universities.
Senate approved a policy statement
at its December meeting on the
conditions under which it will accept
money to provide financial aid to
students. But when it came to
approving a list of seven new awards,
it was suggested that one of them
might be discriminatory because
recipients were required to be of
Ukrainian descent and members of the
Catholic church.
Convocation Senator J.F.
McWilliams, who chairs the standing
Senate committee on financial awards
to students, said the policy statement
attempted to state the general
conditions under which UBC would
accept awards while at the same time
indicating that it was prepared to
accept some direction about who is
eligible to receive them.
A third principle involved in the
statement, he said, was that in some
cases it might be necessary to turn
down an award or challenge a will in
the court where the terms of the
award involved negative
The text of the policy statement,
which was approved without debate
and which will be published in the
University calendar of courses, is as
"The University prefers to
administer awards that are made
available without restrictions deemed
to be discriminatory. It will administer
awards that define, in terms
acceptable to Senate, the eligibility of
students to receive the award. Senate
may decline awards containing criteria
that it deems to be contrary to the
interests of the University as an
academic institution."
Later in the meeting, Arts dean
Robert Will said he wondered if the
new statement had any meaning if
Senate approved the Emily Bilinsky
Bursaries, one of seven new awards
submitted for Senate approval.
The awards, established under the
terms of the will of the late Emily
Bilinsky, specified that they would be
made to "students who are of
Ukrainian descent, belong to the
Catholic church and are in the third
or fourth year of study in a
professional program."
Dean Will said he assumed the
University was not going to have to
make decisions about church
membership and ethnic descent. Later
in the meeting he suggested that the
Bilinsky awards discriminated against
Ukrainian students who adhere to the
Orthodox tradition.
Mr. Mc Williams told Senate that
there were other awards with similar
clauses administered by the director of
student awards without problems. He
said the onus would fall on the student
to establish ethnic descent and church
He also distinguished between
awards involving "negative
discrimination," which excluded
individuals because of racial origin or
sex, and awards that involved "positive
discrimination," or the designation of
specific individuals or groups as
recipients. Human rights legislation,
he said, does not rule out affirmative
action in regard to University awards.
Asked to comment on policy
regarding money offered to the
University, President Kenny said
UBC's view was that when it had the
opportunity it advised donors to
provide unrestricted funds.
"If a group were to give an award to
enable a native Indian to enrol for the
Native Indian Teacher Education
Program," he said, "I suspect there is
not a single person in this room that
would not welcome that."
He said there would always be
marginal awards, and added: "I don't
think you can write a clear-cut rule on
that and I don't think Senate should
get involved in it."
President Kenny was supported by
Convocation Senator W.M.
Keenleyside, who said Senate would be
making a mistake if it got involved in
"very, very minute discriminations . . .
I'm satisfied that, while I might not
have proposed such an award, it was
made in a spirit of goodwill and for a
good purpose."
Senate first voted to approve all
awards except the Bilinsky bursaries
and then approved the bursaries as a
separate motion.
All University committees asked to
consider proposals for new space for
the University Library have opted for
a construction plan that would
centralize library services.
The latest committee to give its
blessing to the centralized proposal is
the Senate Committee on Academic
Building Needs, which recommended
in December that new library space be
based on the concept of an expanded
central library.
Senate approved that motion as well
as a second one urging the University
to "proceed forthwith with the
submission of a proposal to the
Universities Council of B.C. for capital
funds for the expansion of the
University Library, as a special
request, independent of the
University's present five-year capital
building plan."
The proposal recommended by the
Senate committee and numerous other
Univeristy groups calls for the
construction of two new sub-surface
wings on either side of the Ladner
Clock Tower linking the Main and
Sedgewick Libraries.
This plan also envisages demolition
of the existing north and south wings
and book-stack area of the Main
Library and construction of six floors
of new space that would provide for
efficient use of the book and other
collections housed in the building.
The original, stone-faced section of
the Main Library, a campus landmark
since it was completed in 1925, would
be retained as a "heritage" structure
and extensively renovated to conform
to the new construction. UBC Reports   January 7, 1981
Smoke 20 a day? You qualify for new program
A number to keep in mind if you
need help to stop smoking or are having a hard time keeping that new
year's resolution to kick the tobacco
Dialing that number will put you in
touch with a unique program headed
by Prof. Peter Suedfeld, the head of
UBC's Department of Psychology,
who's just been awarded $110,000 for
a three-year research study of techniques aimed at combatting the urge to
Prof. Suedfeld and his co-workers
are looking for individuals who smoke
at least 20 cigarettes a day. "We need
subjects of both sexes and all ages and
backgrounds in terms of intensity of
smoking and the number of years
they've smoked," says Prof. Suedfeld.
The program is open to members of
the University community and the
general public. Although the actual
treatment phase will be short, Prof.
Suedfeld emphasizes that subjects are
expected to make a commitment to
taking part in a follow-up program,
which will largely consist of answering
questionnaires sent by mail.
The UBC stop-smoking program
will combine a number of established
behavior modification techniques with
REST, an acronym for Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy, a
variation of an isolation technique that
was pioneered in Canada at McGill
University some 25 years ago.
Both behavior modification and
REST have been used separately in the
past as techniques designed to curb
smoking. "The unique aspect of the
new study," says Prof. Suedfeld, "is a
combination of REST and behavioral
self-management to achieve this goal."
He is a little reluctant to describe a
typical treatment program for an individual because the new study will
employ different treatments in various
combinations depending on the individual's smoking habits.
However, he did outline one possible
regimen for a typical two-pack-a-day
smoker. "First, we might ask heavy
smokers to keep notes on their smoking pattern by writing down each time
during the day that they light up.
Then they'd have a session with one of
the project workers in an attempt to
get some insight into the conditions
under which they are likely to smoke."
The individual would then be asked
to come to UBC for a 24-hour session
in a REST chamber, a soundproof,
unlit room in the basement of the
Henry Angus Building, which houses
the psychology department.
The room contains a bed, a toilet
and bottles of water and liquid food.
Volunteers will be able to communicate with a project worker who
monitors participants' activity via a
sound system. Volunteers aren't encouraged to leave the bed to move
about and, of course, won't be allowed
to smoke.
From time to time during the
24-hour period, volunteers will get
messages over the intercom system
about smoking and ways of stopping.
Prof. Suedfeld has high hopes that
combining the techniques of
behavioral self-management and
REST will result in a higher rate of
smoking cessation than has been the
case when only one technique is
"The methods in use now show a
success rate that varies between 30 and
60 per cent," he says, "but most
involve lengthy periods of therapy and
follow-up. The big advantage in
combining the two is that it involves
only one 24-hour period of therapy.
"REST relaxes thought barriers,"
says Prof. Suedfeld, "by making
people much more open and willing to
consider new ways of thinking about
things that hadn't occurred to them in
the past.
"In the case of smokers, subjects
emerging from the REST chamber say
they feel the way they did when they
were deciding whether they should
begin smoking. But they're better
equipped after a period in REST,
where they've heard messages about
the disadvantages of smoking, to make
a decision about whether to start.
Hopefully, they decide not to."
The three-year grant received by
Prof. Suedfeld comes from the Heart,
Lung and Blood Institute of the U.S.
National Institutes of Health. It's one
of the few grants made outside the
U.S. by the NIH and the first made
for use of the REST technique, Prof.
Suedfeld said.
UBC Calendar Deadlines
For events in the weeks of Jan. 25 and Feb. 1,
material must be submitted not later than 4
p.m. on Jan. 15.
Send notices to Information Services, 6328
Memorial Rd. (Old Administration Building).
For further information, call 228-3131.
Planetary Economics Series.
The Limits to Growth. Room 308, Library Processing Building. 12:30 p.m.
World University Services of Canada
Controlling Interest, the last in this series on international development. Room 205, Buchanan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Rounds.
The Outcome of Premature Labor Treated with
Pharmacological Agents. Dr. Sidney Effer,
McMaster University. B Floor Lecture Hall,
Vancouver General Hospital. 8:00 a.m.
Hillel Lunch.
Shefa Dairy Lunch. Hillel House. 11:00 a.m.
Hillel Speaker.
Visions of Our Future Series. Hon. Norman
Levi, MLA. Hillel House. 12:30 p.m.
Botany Seminar
Plant Tissue Cultures — A Potentially Important Source of Clinical Anti-Tumour Agents.
Prof. J.P. Kutney, Chemistry, UBC. 12:30 p.m.
Freesee Film Series.
The Way of the Ancestors, the first in this series
with the general title The Long Search.
Auditorium, Student Union Building.
12:30  p.m.
Weekly Weather Briefing.
Weekly lunch hour weather map discussions are
held every Tuesday. AU interested students;
faculty and staff are invited to attend. Room
214, Geography Building. 12:30 p.m.
Koerner Foundation Lecture.
Style and Authenticity in 18th Century Music.
Prof. Barry S. Brook, musicologist. City University of New York. Room 113, Music Building.
12:30 p.m.
Asian Research Noon-Hour Series.
Refuse Disposal in Tokyo. Room 106, Buchanan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Modern Chemical Science Seminar.
Dioxygen Binding to Metalloporphyrins. Dr.
Brian James. Room 225, Chemistry Building.
1:30 p.m.
Management Science Seminar.
Computational Experience with Two-Stage
Stochastic Programs. Prof. Peter Kail, University
of Zurich, Switzerland. Room S12, Angus
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Oceanography Seminar.
Internal Gravity Waves in the Ocean: A Review.
Dr. D. Olbers, Max Plank Institute for
Meteorology, Hamburg. Room 1465, Biological
Sciences Building. 3:30 p.m.
Chemistry Research Conference
Transition Metal Mediated [2 + 2 + 2] Cycloaddi-
tions: A Better Version of the Diels-Alder Reaction? Dr. K.P.C. Vollhardt, Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley. Room 250, Chemistry
Building. 4:30 p.m.
International House.
Spanish Language Evening. International
House. 7:00 p.m.
UBC Public Affairs.
Canada's Economic Choices. Host Gerald
Savory. Cable 10, Vancouver Cablevision. 9:00
p.m. Program will be repeated on Wednesday,
Jan. 14 at 3:00 p.m.
Hillel Lunch.
Shefa Dairy Lunch. Hillel House. 11:00 a.m.
Pharmacology Seminar.
Cholinergic Structures in Brain. Dr. Edith
McGeer, Neurological Sciences, UBC. Room
114, Block C, Medical Sciences Building.
12 noon.
Ascent of Man Series.
Harvest of the Seasons.   Room S08, Library Processing Building. 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday Noon-Hour Concert.
Music of Wilder, Dahl and Horwbod. Kathleen
Rudolph, flute, and John Rudolph, percussion.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop.
Methods' for Growth Curve Analysis with Applications to Cancer Immunotherapy Experiments. Dr. James Koziol, Mathematics and
Medicine, University of California, San Diego.
Room 239, Geography Building. 3:30 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology Seminar.
Competition, Resource Distribution, and the
Morphological Structure of Desert Rodent Communities. Dr. Maryty. Price, Biology, University
of California, Riverside. Room 32, Hut B-2.
4:00 p.m.
Archeology Lecture.
Travels in Roman Syria. Dr. Caroline Williams.
Theatre, Centennial Museum. 8:00 p.m.
Mackay Lecture Series.
Distribution of Recently Active Ice and Soil
Wedges in the U.S.S.R. Dr. N.N. Romanovsky,
Geology, Moscow State University. Room 100,
Geography Building. 8:00 p.m.
Organ Recital.
Music of Clerambault, Bach, Brahms and
Alain. Mark Toews, organ, and Karen
Weisgarber, flute. Recital Hall, Music Building.
8:00 p.m.
• Frederic Wood Theatre
Brecht on Brecht by Brecht/Tabori opens
tonight and continues until Saturday, Jan. 24
(except Sunday). Admission is $5.50; $3.50 for
students. For ticket information, call 228-2678,
or drop by Room 207 of the Frederic Wood
Theatre Building. 8:00 p.m.
Hillel Lunch.
Hillel House. 11:00 a.m.
Hillel Hebrew Classes.
Hillel House. 12:30 p.m.
University Lecture.
Abortion in Historical Perspective. Prof. Angus
McLaren, History, University of Victoria. Room
204, Buchanan Building. 12:30 p.m.
Geological Sciences Lecture.
The Mechanics of Large Landslides in Tertiary
Volcanic Rocks in South Central B.C. Stephen
G. Evans, Geology, University of Alberta. Room
330A, Geological Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Faculty Recital.
Music of Schubert - "Schwanengesang". James
Fankhauser, tenor, and Robert Rogers, piano.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
The Friedmann -Young Effect. Dr. F.L.
Curzon, Physics, UBC. Room 201, Hennings
Building. 4:00 p.m.
International House.
German Language Evening. International
House. 7:00 p.m.
Faculty Recital.
Music of Handel, Dieupart, Boismortier, Van
Eyck and Berio. Peter Hannan, recorder, and
Doreen Oke, harpsichord. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Developmental Medicine Seminar.
Lymphocyte Differentiation. Dr. F. Takei,
Pathology, UBC. Willow Pavilion, First Floor
Seminar Room, Vancouver General Hospital.
12:30 p.m.
Hillel Dancing.
Israeli Dancing Workshop. Hillel House.
12:30 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
Follow-Up of Outreach Clinic. Dr. P.M.
MacLeod. Fourth Floor Conference Room,
Health Centre for Children. 1:00 p.m.
Geological Sciences Lecture.
Late Precambrian Sedimentation: Carbonate
versus Glacial Environments. Dr. Maurice
Tucker, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
United Kingdom. Room 330A, Geological
Sciences Building. 2:30 p.m.
Management Science Seminar.
Generalized Convexity of Special Functions.
Prof. Siegfried Schaible, Business Administration and Commerce, University of Alberta.
Room 412, Angus Building. 3:30 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
Supercritical Gas Extraction. A. Meisen. Room
206, Chemical Engineering Building. 3:30 p.m.
Women's Basketball.
UBC Thunderettes play the University of Saskatchewan. War Memorial Gymnasium. 6:45 p.m.
International House.
Folk Night/Coffee House. Gate 4, International
House. 7:00 p.m.
Men's Basketball.
UBC Thunderbirds vs. the University of Saskatchewan. War Memorial Gymnasium. 8:30 p.m.
Geological Sciences Seminar.
Informal Seminar: Triassic Halite Sedimentation
in Western Europe. Dr. Maurice Tucker,
University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United
Kingdom. Room 330A, Geological Sciences
Building. 9:00 p.m.
UBC vs. Lakehead University. Starting time
TBA. Call 228-2531 for information. Osborne
Centre, Thunderbird Boulevard.
Men's Gymnastics.
UBC vs. the University of Alberta. Osborne Centre, Thunderbird Boulevard. 2:00 p.m.
Men's and women's meet involving UBC and the
Universities of Victoria and Alberta. Aquatic
Centre. 2:00 p.m.
Women's Basketball.
UBC vs. the University of Saskatchewan. War
Memorial Gymnasium. 6:45 p.m.
Men's Basketball.
UBC vs. the University of Saskatchewan. War
Memorial Gymnasium. 8:30 p.m.
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continued from page 7
B.C. Gardens.
First in a series of CBC television programs
featuring the UBC Botanical Gardens as an anchor point for a province-wide look at horticulture. Hosts: David Tarrant, Botanical
Garden educational co-ordinator, and CBC personality Bob Switzer. Today's program looks at
the Bloedel Conservatory. CBC, Channel 3.
11:30 a.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
Pre-Clinical Studies of Pion Beams at TRIUMF.
Dr. L.D. Skarsgard, head, Medical Biophysics
Unit, B.C. Cancer Research Centre. Lecture
Theatre, B.C. Cancer Research Centre, 601 W.
10th Ave. 12:00 noon.
Planetary Economics Series.
The Other Way. Room 308, Library Processing
Building. 12:30 p.m.
The State of the Human Sciences
Re-thinking the French Revolution, I: The
Recovery of the Political. Prof. George Armstrong Kelly, Humanities Centre, John Hopkins
University, Md. Room 102, Buchanan Building.
12:30 p.m.
Women Students' Office Lecture.
An Asian Woman's Theology. Marianne Katop-
po, education consultant to the W.C.C. in
Geneva. Room 223, Brock Hall. 12:30 p.m.
Geological Sciences Lecture.
The Cordilleran Overthrust Belt of Southern
Canada, Its Regional Tectonic Implications and
Its Role in Hydrocarbon Generation and Entrapment. Dr. R. Price, Queen's University,
Kingston, Ont. Room 330A, Geological Sciences
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
Finite Element Techniques for the Time-
Dependent Navier-Stokes Equations in 2 and 3
Dimensions. Dr. Philip M. Gresho, Lawrence
Livermore Laboratory. Room 203, Mathematics
Building. 3:45 p.m.
Astronomy Seminar.
The Masses and Binary Frequency of the
Enigmatic Wolf-Rayet Stars. Dr. Phil Massey,
Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria,
B.C. Room 318, Hennings Building. 4:00 p.m.
International House.
International House Students General Meeting.
Boardroom, Internationa! House. 7:30 p.m.
Christian Campus Ministry Speaker.
Dr. Marianne Katoppo, education consultant to
the W.C.C. in Geneva. Lutheran Campus Centre. 7:30 p.m.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Rounds.
Remote Afterloading Radiotherapy in
Gynaecology - The Selectron. Dr. R. Fairey. B
Floor Lecture Hall, Vancouver General
Hospital. 8:00 a.m.
Hillel Lunch.
Shefa Dairy Lunch. Hillel House. 11:00 a.m.
Time Management Workshop.
The Women Students' Office begins a three-
week workshop. Pre-registration at the Women
Students' Office, Room 203, Brock Hall. For
more information call 228-2415. Room 223,
Brock Hall. 11:30 a.m.
Asian Research Noon-Hour Series.
The Overcrowded Capital. Room 106,
Buchanan Building. 12:30 p.m.
Assertiveness Training Workshop.
The Women Students' Office begins a five-week
workshop. Pre-registration required in Room
203, Brock Hall by Jan. 16. Room 363, Brock
Hall. 12:30 p.m.
Botany /Zoology Seminar.
Pattern and Process in Speciation: Towards a
Testable Theory. Dr. E.O. Wiley, Museum of
Natural History, University of Kansas. Room
2000, Biological Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Freesee Film Series.
The Land of the Disappearing Buddha, the
second in this series with the general title The
Long Search. Auditorium, Student Union
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Weekly Weather Briefing.
Weekly lunch hour weather map discussions are
held every Tuesday. All interested students,
faculty and staff are invited to attend. Room
214, Geography Building. 12:30 p.m.
Resource Management/Soil Science
Mr. R.A. Hodge. Royal Commission on
Uranium Mining. Room 154, MacMillan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Modern Chemical Science Seminar.
Spin Isomerism in Octahedral Iron(II) Complexes. Dr. J.R. Sams. Room 225, Chemistry
Building. 1:30 p.m.
Management Science Seminar.
Connectivity of the Set of Pareto Optimal Decisions in Multiple Objective Programing. Arthur
Warburton, Commerce and Business
Administration, UBC. Room 312, Angus
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Oceanography Seminar.
Co-operative Studies on the Distribution of
Chlorophyll-a in the Strait of Georgia. Dr. T.
Parsons, Oceanography, UBC. Room 1465,
Biological Sciences Building. 3:30 p.m.
The State of the Human Sciences
Religion and Politics in America, I: The
Tocqueville Model — Freedom through Faith.
Prof. George Armstrong Kelly, Humanities Centre, John Hopkins University, Md. Penthouse,
Buchanan Building. 3:30 p.m.
Chemistry Research Conference
Blood Chemistry of Ascidians. Dr. C.J. Hawkins,
Chemistry, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
Room 250, Chemistry Building. 4:30 p.m.
Hillel Lunch.
Shefa Dairy Lunch. Hillel House. 11:00 a.m.
Assertiveness Training Workshop.
The Women Students' Office begins a Five-week
workshop. Pre-registration required in Room
203, Brock Hall by Jan. 16. Room 362, Brock
Hall. 11:30 a.m.
Pharmacology Seminar.
The Teaching of Antibiotics and Analgesics in
Clinical Dentistry. Dr. Bruce Blasberg, Oral
Medicine, UBC. Room 114, Block C, Medical
Sciences Building. 12 noon.
Ascent Of Man Series.
Grain in the Stone. Room 308, Library Processing Building. 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday Noon-Hour Concert.
Music of Stanley, Guiliani and Kreutzer. Jane
Martin, flute, and Alan Rinehart, guitar.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology Seminar.
Some Pathogenic Lungworms (Nematoda: Pro
tostrongylidae) of North American Big Game
with Emphasis on a Muscleworm of Mule Deer
Dr. William M. Samuel, Zoology, University of
Alberta. Room 32, Hut B 2. 4:00 p.m.
Senate Meeting.
A limited number of tickets for the observers'
gallery are available and must be applied for at
least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Call
Frances Medley, clerk to Senate, 228-2951.
Senate meets in the Board and Senate Room,
Old Administration Building. 8:00 p.m.
Test Anxiety Workshop."
The Women Students' Office begins a six-week
workshop. Group size limited. Pre-registration
necessary at the Women Students' Office, Room
203, Brock Hall. For more information call
228-2415. Room 223, Brock Hall. 11:30 a.m.
Career Planning Workshop.
The Women Students' Office begins a four-week
workshop on Career Planning for Women —
Stage II — Writing Resumes. Pre-registration at
the Women Students' Office, Room 203, Brock
Hall. For more information, call 228-2415.
Room 363, Brock Hall. 12:30 p.m.
Centre for Human Settlements
Special Presentation.
People of the Seal: life of the Netsilik Eskimos.
Room 308, Library Processing Building.
12:30 p.m.
Computer Synthesized Music Presentation and Lecture.
Barry Truax, Simon Fraser University.
12:30 p.m.
Career Planning Workshop.
The Women Students' Office begins a four-week
workshop on Career Planning for Women: Stage
I — Getting Started. Pre-registration at the
Women Students' Office, Room 203, Brock
Hall. For more information, call 228-2415.
Room 362, Brock Hall. 12:30 p.m.
Hillel Lunch.
Special Falafel Lunch. Hillel House. 12:30 p.m.
The State of the Human Sciences
Re-thinking the French Revolution, II: What is
Jacobinism? Prof. George Armstrong Kelly,
Humanities Centre, John Hopkins University,
Md. Room 100, Buchanan Building. 12:30 p.m.
The State of the Human Sciences
Religion and Politics in America, II: The Weber
Model — Disenchantment. Prof. George Armstrong Kelly. Penthouse, Buchanan Building.
3:30 p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
B.C. Science and Technology in the '80s. Dr.
R.W. Stewart, deputy minister, Ministry of
Universities, Science and Communications, Province of B.C. Room 201, Hennings Building.
4:00 p.m.
International House.
German Language Evening. International
House. 7:00 p.m.
University Chamber Ensembles.
Music for Woodwind Ensembles with Keyboard
and For Saxophone Quartet. Ronald de Kant,
Paul Douglas and David Branter, directors.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 8:00 p.m.
Development Medicine Seminar.
Early Iron Deficiency in the Rat. Behavioral and
Physiological Consequences. Dr. Joanne
Weinberg, Division of Human Nutrition. First
Floor Seminar Room, Willow Pavilion, Vancouver General Hospital. 12:30 p.m.
Hillel Dancing.
Israeli Dance Workshop. Hillel House.
12:30 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
First Floor Conference Room, Health Centre for
Children. 1:00 p.m.
Canada West University tournament for men's
and women's teams begins. Continues to 10
p.m. tonight and all day Saturday. War
Memorial Gymnasium. 3:00 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
A Geometric Programing Approach to
Simultaneous Equilibrium Reactions. M. Ruda.
Room 206. Chemical Engineering Building.
3:30 p.m.
Management Science Seminar.
Recent Results in Game Theory. Prof. Tauman.
Room 412, Angus Building. 3:30 p.m.
Ice Hockey.
UBC Thunderbirds vs. the University of Saskatchewan. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre.
8:00 p.m.
Canada West University tournament continues
all day. War Memorial Gymnasium. 9:00 a.m.
Ice Hockey
UBC Thunderbirds play the University of
Saskatchewan. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre. 8:00 p.m.
The President's Report 1979-80
The annual report of President Douglas Kenny
to the Senate and Board of Governors for the
1979-80 academic year is now available. Copies
are available from Information Services, Old
Administration Building, 228-3131.
Frederic Wood Theatre
The Frederic Wood Theatre presents Brecht on
Brecht by Brecht/Tabori beginning Wednesday,
Jan. 14, and running through Saturday, Jan. 24
(except Sunday). Admission is $5.50; $3.50 for
students. For ticket reservations, call 228-2678,
or drop by Room 207 of the Frederic Wood
Theatre Building.
Fine Arts Exhibition
The Fine Arts Gallery, located in the basement
of Main Library, presents Off Centre and Under
Pressure by John Watts. Continues until Jan. 31.
Campus Religious Services
Vancouver School of Theology — Anglican rite
at 7:30 a.m. Monday-Friday (Eucharist on Mon
day, Wednesday, Friday; morning prayer on
Tuesday and Thursday); Ecumenical community
worship at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday; United
Church service at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Chapel of
the Epiphany, Chancellor Boulevard.
St. Mark's College - Mass at 12:30 and 4:30
p.m. Monday-Saturday and at 9:30 and 11:30
a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. 5935 Iona
Regent College — Service at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. 2120 Wesbrook Mall.
St. Andrews Hall — Service at 11 a.m. Sunday.
6040 Iona Drive.
Lutheran Campus Centre — Sunday services at
9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Eucharist
on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.   5885 University
Quaker Worship Group — Meets Wednesdays at
12:30 p.m. in Room 213 of the Student Union
Faculty/Staff Exercise Class
Meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from
12:30 p.m. to 1:05 p.m. in the Robert Osborne
Centre, Gym E. No charge. For information,
call 228-4479.
Museum of  Anthropology
Exhibits: Salish Art: Visions of Power, Symbols
of Wealth continues until April; Kwagiutl
Graphics: Tradition in a New Medium continues
until April; West Coast Graphics: Images of
Change continues until April; Images of Imperial Power: Coins, keys, seals, weights, and
sculptures from the Roman and Byzantine
Courts opens Jan. 20 and continues until March
Salish Sunday Presentations. Theatre Gallery, 3
p.m. A short series of talks presented to provide
background information on the museum's
special exhibit, Salish Art: Visions of Power,
Symbols of Wealth.
Feb. 8 — Questions and Answers on the Salish
Exhibit. Michael Kew, exhibit curator.
Feb. 15 — The Cultural Context of Coast Salish
Art. Wayne Suttles.
Feb. 22 — Coast Salish Art as a Variant of
Northwest Coast Art. Bill Holm and Thomas
March 1   - Salish Textiles. EuJane Taylor.
Student Internships
Study-related work experience before graduation
is available for students in third- and fourth-
year Arts, Education and Commerce. For information on the January, 1981 sign up, call
228-3022, or visit Room 213 of Brock Hall.
Child Care
PENTACARE Kindergarten and Day Care on
campus has openings for children five years old.
Fee is $183 per month. Parents must work two
hours each week in the centre. For information,
call 228-9994 or 228-5343.
Community Sport Services
UBC Gymnastics School: Classes for boys and
girls, ages six to teen will be held on 12 consecutive Saturday mornings beginning Jan. 17.
Fee is $40.
Adult Hockey Skill Development Program:
Classes for male and female adults will be held
on eight Saturday afternoons beginning Jan. 17.
Previous hockey or skating experience is required. Fee is $47.
For further information on the above programs,
call the Community Sport Services office on
Monday, Wednesday or Friday, 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. at 228-3688.
Language Institute Courses
The Centre for Continuing Education offers
non-credit courses in conversational French and
Spanish commencing the week of Jan. 19; Conversational courses in Japanese begin Jan. 21;
and new downtown programs in conversational
French and French for business and commerce
begin Feb. 3. For further information, call
Language Programs and Services, Centre for
Continuing Education, at 228-2181, local 227.
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