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Array Extra $980,000 for UBC engineering school
UBC's engineering school has
received $980,000 of the $ 1.5 million
set aside by the Universities Council of
B.C. this year for engineering
expansion in the province.
The University of Victoria received
$320,000, Simon Fraser University
In turning the money over to UBC,
the UCBC said it was to be used for
planning the expansion of the
engineering school and for the
employment of faculty for the current
academic year.
The $1.5 million was a line item in
the UCBC 1981-82 budget. It has no
bearing on UBC's general purpose
operating grant, and does nothing to
alleviate the $7.2 million shortfall in
the University's annual operating
budget resulting from an arbitration
award to faculty of 18 per cent.
UBC's request for an additional $7.2
million from the provincial
government is being studied by the
Universities Council. The UCBC is also
studying the financial problems of
When it's not raining, October is a fantastic month for the color-conscious at UBC. The turning leaves, the falling leaves
and the fallen leaves, on a day of autumn sunshine, can even make one forget about the weather we've had this week.
Private donations near $10 million
Private donations to the University
of B.C. totalled almost $10 million for
the year ended March 31, 1981,
according to the annual report of the
Resources Office.
A total of 342 associations and
organizations contributed $3,192,005,
327 corporations gave $1,164,772, 76
foundations gave $2,958,158, 31
bequests totalled $940,257, and 1,701
individual donors gave the University
$1,672,955 (exclusive of the 6,109
Alumni Fund donors).
Of the total of $9,928,147, almost
two-thirds was designated to research,
$6,116,741. Capital items accounted
for $1,119,441, student aid received
$2,427,365, and $264,600 went to
In addition to the private financial
support, there were more than 100
gifts-in-kind, including a lithograph of
a Navaho painting, a Northwest Coast
print, alpine plants, a raven sculpture
and Southwest Asian and North
American artifacts.
Student support for the year ended
March 31 totalled $489,440. Students
gave $111,400 to the Aquatic Centre,
$308,565 to the Student Union
Building and $69,475 to the Graduate
Since 1928, students at UBC have
funded or helped fund 12 major
campus buildings by more than $6.6
million, a degree of support believed
to be unequalled by the students of
any other North American university.
New UBC bus route planned
A new crosstown Vancouver bus
route, for the most part to run along
King Edward Avenue and East 22nd
Avenue, has been approved in
principle by the Greater Vancouver
Regional District (GVRD) Board of
The proposed route would run from
the University of British Columbia east
as far as the Brentwood Mall Shopping
Centre in Burnaby. Service could start
by April 1982.
The new service must also be
approved by the City of Vancouver,
the Municipality of Burnaby, the
Urban Transit Authority (UTA) and
the Metro Transit Operating Company
The service will meet a high priority
need for an additional crosstown route
midway between those currently
operating on Broadway and on 41st
Avenue. The route will provide
convenient access for persons travelling
to a number of major institutions
along its length, including UBC,
Shaughnessy and the new Children's/
Grace Hospitals, G.F. Strong
Rehabilitation Centre, Burnaby
General Hospital, BCIT and a number
of schools and commerical centres.
Details of the proposed route,
including bus stops and shelters, will
be worked out in co-operation with
Vancouver, Burnaby and the MTOC.
The GVRD is responsible for transit
planning in the region and shares
responsibility for financing with the
provincial UTA. The actual operation
of the buses is done by the MTOC.
SFU, where the faculty received 13.8
per cent, and of UVic, where the
settlement was 13.5 per cent.
jM^anwhile, UBC's Dean of Applied
Science, Dr. Martin Wedepohl, said
he was pleased to have received the
"We have set up a planning team to
determine how we might reach our
goal of 2,500 undergraduate
engineering students over the next six
or seven years," Dean Wedepohl said,
"assuming, of course, that the
provincial government will provide the
necessary funds."
Dr. Wedepohl cautioned, however,
that it may still be necessary to control
enrolment in engineering in 1982,
although he said the proposed
limitation of 450 students to first-year
engineering might be revised upward.
The enrolment limitation proposal,
approved by the UBC Senate in
September, was rejected Oct. 6 by the
Board of Governors. Senate, at its
October meeting, turned the question
back to the Faculty of Applied
There are 1,744 engineering
undergraduates this year, including
483 in first year. There are 529 in
second year, 391 in third and 341 in
The academic training of engineers
has been considered by all three B.C.
universities over a number of years,
with both UVic and SFU wanting to
establish engineering schools.
In March, however, a report of the
Universities Council of B.C. said UBC
should expand to 2,500 undergraduate
students before any second school
should be established. The report said
the second school should be at the
University of Victoria, "when the need
based on demand is clearly perceived."
The report also said that SFU
should continue to offer the first two
years of an engineering program that
enables students to transfer into
accredited engineering schools
At the present time, a number of
colleges and universities in the
province offer the first two years of
engineering as a 'feeder' system to
UBC's engineering school submitted
an 11-page report to the UCBC in
September on engineering education
at the University.
This report said present staff and
financial resources of the engineering
departments are adequate for a
maximum of 1,400 undergraduate
students — almost 400 below the
current level of enrolment.
"In 1981-82 the enrolment will be
about 1,800 and in 1982-83 about
2,000," the report stated. "The
Please turn to page 2
See ENGINEERING UBC Reports October 28, 1981
Board approves 5-year
capital building plan
A five-year capital plan for building
projects (1982-87) to be funded
through the Educational Institution
Capital Finance Act has been
approved by the UBC Board of
Governors for submission to the
Universities Council as a planning
The Board also decided that
projects listed for 1982-83 will be
submitted to the council as requests
for funding.
These projects are:
• The Faculty of Medicine's share
of the eye centre at Vancouver
General Hospital (total area 64,000
square feet);
• The Laurel II project at VGH,
part of a major clinical redevelopment
of VGH   (32,000 square feet);
• The Faculty of Medicine's share
of research space at the new
Shaughnessy Hospital (part of a
project totalling 37,500 square feet);
• Additional space for the
Faculty of Dentistry. (25,300 square
• Public works and renovations.
Under the category of "Special
Projects" for 1982-83 is a
24,000-square-foot Fine Arts Gallery.
Special projects are those buildings
that would be used as community
resources as well as academic centres.
Meanwhile, two "first priority" jobs
and one "special project" approved by
the UBC Board of Governors earlier
are still awaiting approval from the
Universities Council.
These are a proposed 230\000-
Museum offers
field trip
to Sri Lanka
Is there a bit of the explorer in you?
Do you yearn for adventure in exotic
tropical climes?
The Museum of Anthropology, in
co-operation with Ecosummer Canada,
is offering a field trip to Sri Lanka
and the remote outer islands of the
Maldives. The group will be
accompanied by museum
In Sri Lanka the group will visit
ancient legendary Buddhist cities and
Hindu monuments, a tea plantation,
bird sanctuary, gem and batik
factories, and botanical and spice
gardens. For the hardy, an overnight
pilgrimage will be made up the sacred
Adam's Peak.
The group will then visit the
Maldives, where the way of life has
changed little over the centuries. In
the Maldives the group will have
opportunities to assist the museum
staff in establishing a study collection
of contemporary arts and crafts.
This one-month tour is being
offered twice in 1982: from February 1
through March 1, and from February
22 through March 22. For further
information, please contact Hindy
Ratner at the Museum of
Anthropology (228-5087).
square-foot expansion of the
MacMillan Building, a Physical Plant
Service Building, and a major
reconstruction and expansion of the
Five other major construction
projects on campus are at various
stages of development.
The $5.8 million Home Economics
building is under construction, and
the $2.7 million Centre for Coal and
Mineral Processing is almost complete.
The $11 million Physics and Chemistry
building is at the working drawing
stage, and the $10 million Psychology
building is about to go to tender. Bids
for construction of a new bookstore
came in a million dollars over estimate
and the project is on 'hold' for a
second look.
Borrowing under the Educational
Institution Capital Finance Act has
been the major source of funds for
UBC construction during the past four
or five years, as the result of
government policy to increase the rate
of new construction beyond what
could be paid for by 'cash capital'.
The University, in effect, obtains the
funds by issuing a debenture to the
government under terms which assure
that the government will in turn
provide the funds to meet the interest
and sinking fund payments. These
debt servicing funds are separate from
the annual operating grant.
UBC construction approved by this
method in 1977 totalled about $25
million. The total was about $45
million in 1978, $9 million in 1979
and $20 million in 1980.
Money for capital projects,
including funds approved by the
government for public works and
renovations, is separate from operating
funds and cannot be used by the
University to alleviate any possible
operating deficit.
Here are the "first priority" items
for years two through five of the five-
year plan:
1983-84: Chemical Engineering
(32,000 square feet); Clinical
Medicine, completion of VGH Laurel
I (20,000 square feet); Public Works
and Renovations.
1984-85: Biochemistry (10,000
square feet); Physiology (11,000);
Geophysics and Astronomy,
replacement space (32,000); Animal
Care, phase II (24,000); Public Works
and Renovations.
1985-86: Studio Resources Building,
Faculty of Arts (60,000); Field
Buildings, Agricultural Sciences
(30,000); Physical Plant Service
Building, phase II (64,000); Public
Works and Renovations.
1986-87: Life Sciences, replacement
and expansion of substandard space
(85,000); Public Works and
On the "special projects" list, in
addition to the Fine Arts Gallery, are
a pulp and paper centre, a Botanical
Gardens educational centre and a
Recital/Convocation Hall. Provision
also has been made for construction
related to the proposed expansion of
UBC women's athletic director Marilyn Pomfret inspects Indian "talking stick"
shipped to University of Glasgow where it will be awarded annually to faculty
member or student who makes an outstanding contribution to the development
of sport at that university. First recipient of the gift from the UBC women's field
hockey team is Glasgow physical education teacher Katherine Clarke, who
organized spring tour of England by the UBC team following UBC's victory in
an international tournament in Scotland.
shortfall in resources will inevitably
lead to a decline in the quality of
education, possibly to the point where
our engineering programs will lose
"Such a decline is unacceptable. Just
as it would be unthinkable for
surgeons to operate with dull
instruments, British Columbia must
provide top-quality education for
engineering students. To provide
anything less, will make our industries
noncompetitive in the future and will
place us at the economic mercy of
The report said that to ensure
quality for an undergraduate
enrolment of 2,000 students in
1982-83, UBC's engineering
departments would need an additional
$3 million — $1.5 million for teaching
staff, almost $1 million for support
staff and close to $500,000 for supplies
and expenses.
The report noted that
undergraduate enrolment has more
than doubled since the early 70s, yet
professorial and support staff has
remained virtually unchanged because
of funding restrictions.
"In fact, when measured in constant
dollars, the funds per engineering
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student have decreased by about 40
per cent over the past 10 years."
In the report, UBC posed the
question, "Can British Columbia
afford not to fund engineering
education properly?" and then noted:
"The answer is clearly 'no'. If we do
not provide the funds, we shall
become technological servants in a
world where prosperity depends on
technological expertise."
Dean Wedepohl said the extra
$980,000 received this year, welcome
as it is, could be seen only as a "first
small step" along the path leading to
the goal of 2,500 undergraduate
engineering students, as called for in
last spring's UCBC report.
"We certainly are grateful for this
money," the dean said, "and I
sincerely hope that is just the
beginning of a serious approach by the
Universities Council and the provincial
government toward adequate funding
of engineering programs at this
University." UBC Reports October 28, 1981
MLAs spend
day at UBC
Opposition leader Dave Barrett and
18 other Members of the Legislative
Assembly from the New Democratic
Party made it to UBC for NDP MLA
Day Oct. 16, despite heavy fog that
never lifted.
MLA day is a working day
periodically organized by the
University for MLAs. This year both
parties were invited to the University
on the first day of their annual party
convention in Vancouver. The NDP's
three-day convention began Oct. 16.
The Socreds, whose annual convention
begins Nov. 19, accepted their
invitation to visit the University but
have had to postpone it because of
negotiations over the constitution and
other work pressures. It will be
rescheduled for another date.
While on campus the New
Democrats had lunch with students
from their constituencies in the Place
Vanier Residence cafeteria, then had a
brief tour of the recently-opened Asian
Centre before attending a series of
workshops on topics of immediate
interest to them.
In mid-afternoon they adjourned to
the Faculty Club for a working session
with UBC President Douglas Kenny.
Dr. Kenny outlined current trends
within the University:
• Enrolment at UBC is increasing.
• Entrance requirements are
among the toughest in Canada.
• The average age of students is
increasing — about one-third of UBC
students are over 25.
• For the first time this year the
total value of research grants won by
UBC faculty exceeded the total for
McGill University, a tribute to the
quality of UBC faculty. Only the
University of Toronto now receives
more research money than UBC.
Dr. Kenny also dealt with the
financial problems of the University,
including the threat by Ottawa to
withdraw its cost-sharing with the
provinces for operating Canadian
universities, and implications of the
$7.2-million shortfall the University
faces as a result of the compulsory
arbitration award to faculty this year.
NDP members were enthusiastic
about the day and said they wanted to
return to the University soon. Some
said they were amazed at the amount
of expertise represented by the faculty,
and wanted to have access to it.
President Kenny said UBC's expert
knowledge is available to anyone. But
he emphasized that the University
would have to remain apolitical.
Among workshops attended by
MLAs were housing economics and
policy, social impacts of resource
policies, energy issues in B.C., trade
opportunities in East Asia, energy
project approval in B.C., and
alienation, polarization and the B.C.
David Suzuki
John Warren
Clayton Person
It's a clean sweep;
three gold medals
The Science Council of British
Columbia has awarded three gold
medals for 1981 - all of them to UBC
The medals — known officially as
the Science and Engineering Gold
Medals — were presented Oct. 22 to
botany professor Dr. Clayton Person,
zoology professor Dr. David Suzuki,
and former physics professor Dr. John
Warren who is now professor emeritus,
In presenting the medals and
accompanying citations, the chairman
of the Science Council, Mr. Bob
Keyes, described Dr. Person as one of
the world's leading authorities on the
genetics of plant parasites.
"Some of the techniques he hay
developed for the improvement of
plant strains in their battles against
various pests are in use in agricultural
areas from North America to Africa
and Asia."
Mr. Keyes noted that David Suzuki
has also achieved renown for his work
in genetics, especially in relation to the
common fruit fly, and suggested that
California could use him right now.
"However, the award recognizes his
work in contributing to the
understanding and appreciation of
science to the public," Mr. Keyes said,
in a reference to Dr. Suzuki's work
with CBC. "His broadcasts, lectures
and writing at the popular level have
made him the best known scientist in
the country."
The Science Council chairman said
of Dr. Warren:
"Many colleagues and students
regard Dr. Warren as 'the father of
nuclear physics' in this part of
Canada. After an outstanding career
in England he came to Canada and
was instrumental in managing the
development of two key nuclear
facilities at the University of British
Columbia — first, the Van de Graaff
generator in the early 1950s, and then
This year's winners are the second,
third and fourth individuals to win the
prestigious gold medals since the
Science and Engineering Awards were
established last year. The only
previous winner is UBC physiologist
Dr. Harold Copp.
The winners were chosen by a
subcommittee of the Science Council
after consideration of a large number
of nominations sent in by members of
the academic community, people in
business and industry, and professions
and the general public. The
committee was chaired by Dr. R.E.
Bell, past president of the Royal
Society of Canada, and included
among its members the presidents of
all three B.C. universities.
In order to qualify for a B.C.
Science and Engineering Gold Medal,
an individual or research group must
have done their work in British
Columbia, or, in the case of
individuals, they must at least be
normally resident in the province.
Four general categories have been
established to guide those wishing to
nominate persons for the medals . . .
Natural Sciences, Health Sciences,
Engineering and Applied Sciences and
Industrial Innovation.
Nominations may be forwarded to
the Science Council at any time. They
should include supporting material
such as descriptions of the
achievements of those being
nominated, curriculum vitae and so
forth. It is not necessary for those
making nominations to have secured
permission of the nominees. The
Science Council will take care of those
The B.C. Science and Engineering
Medals are awarded annually, up to a
maximum of three.
University marks
Remembrance Day
with Gym service
A Remembrance Day service, open
to the public, will be held at 10:45
a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the
foyer of the War Memorial
The address will be given by Prof.
Finlay Morrison, associate dean of the
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at
UBC, and the Scripture will be read
by W.J. Neil, a member of the
national council of the War
Amputations of Canada.
Captain The Reverend Edwin W.
Taylor, Chaplain of Royal Roads
Military College, will conduct the
Music will be provided by the UBC
Brass Quintet.
support our colleges
and universities UBC Reports October 28, 1981
Royal Bank
award worth
The Royal Bank of Canada has
doubled the cash grant that goes with
its annual 'service to humanity' gold
medal — to $100,000.
The purpose of the award is to
honor "a Canadian citizen or person
domiciled in Canada whose
outstanding achievement is of such
importance that it is contributing to
human welfare and the common
A few of the winners since the
award's inception in 1967: novelist
Morley Callaghan, architect Arthur
Erickson, actor Jean Gascon,
humanitarian Dr. Lotta
Hitschmanova, and clinical
investigator Dr. Jacques Genest.
To be eligible, a candidate must be
a Canadian citizen, a person living in
Canada, or a team of such individuals.
The range of activity is extremely
broad and may embrace the natural
and social sciences, the arts and
humanities and the business and
industrial worlds.
Under the terms of the award, the
recipient may use the proceeds in any
way he or she sees fit.
Candidates cannot make personal
application for the award. To be
considered, they must be proposed and
recommended to the selection
committee by two or more persons.
The deadline for nominations is Feb.
28, 1982, and inquiries should be
addressed to The Secretary, Selection
Committee, Royal Bank Award, PO
Box 1102, Montreal, H3C 2X9.
The seven-person selection
committee is chaired by J.V. Clyne,
chancellor of UBC.
Here's proof that there is a stadium at UBC and that students do sometimes come to watch the Thunderbirds play football.
Thunderbirds, ranked No. 2 in Canada and obvious College Bowl contenders, close out their regular schedule this Friday
(Oct. 30) when they meet the University of Calgary Dinosaurs, 7:30 p.m. at Thunderbird Stadium.
More students here — and there
The University has a record number
of daytime students for the 1981-82
Winter Session.
A preliminary report on enrolment,
submitted to the UBC Senate Oct. 14
by the registrar, shows that the
number of daytime students as of
Sept. 30 was 23,591, an increase of
429 over the total for the same date
last year.
Seven of the 12 UBC faculties show
higher enrolment this year, with
Applied Science's increase of 174
students leading the way. The Faculty
of Graduate Studies is up 110
students, Medicine up 82, Science up
80 and Arts up 65. Education is down
88 students.
First-year enrolment is steady at
about 3700 students, despite a
tightening of entrance requirements.
For government statistical purposes,
enrolment as of Dec. 1 each year is the
official figure.
Meanwhile, the Association of
Universities and Colleges of Canada
(AUCC) reports that enrolment is up
across Canada. The following is
reprinted from AUCC Notes:
An unofficial survey conducted by
AUCC of enrolments at a sampling of
universities across Canada reveals
increases in all regions with the
greatest increases shown in
Saskatchewan. The Council of Ontario
Universities provided percentage data
for the Ontario universities. Full-time
increases at the universities surveyed
are as follows: British Columbia —
slight; Simon Fraser — 2.5%; Alberta
- 6.2%; Calgary — 9.4%; Regina -
12.4%; Saskatchewan - 10.2%;
Manitoba — 7.7%; average for 16
Ontario universities — 3.4%; Laval,
slight; McGill - 2.2%; Montreal -
1.9%; Dalhousie - 2%; New
Brunswick — 8%; Prince Edward
Island — 5.2%; and Memorial —
9.2%. All report professional faculties
operating at capacity. Several report
substantial increases in arts and
science: Alberta — arts 6%, science
14%; Saskatchewan — arts 18%;
Manitoba - arts 14%, science 22%;
New Brunswick — first year arts 24%.
At all Ontario universities full-time
undergraduate enrolments increased;
Ryerson reports a drop of 1.9%. First
year enrolments in Ontario were up an
average 5.8%. The figures, which are
of Sept. 25, are subject to change; in
some cases registration was still in
Nick Weesjes has retired after more
than 30 years as a gardener and
horticulturist at UBC.
Mr. Weesjes was hired as a gardener
by the Botanical Garden in 1950. He
was appointed head gardener for six
years and a year after that he became
head gardener for Physical Plant.
From 1977 to his retirement Sept. 30,
Mr. Weesjes was a horticulturist II
with Physical Plant.
He has retired to Sidney, on
Vancouver Island.
Prof. John A.H. Lund
(Metallurgy) has been named
chairman of the Canadian
Accreditation Board of the Canadian
Council of Professional Engineers.
The board sets minimum criteria for
the accreditation of university
engineering programs in Canada to
ensure that programs produce
graduates capable of meeting the
educational standards for provincial
registration throughout Canada, in the
United States and in other countries.
Dr. Clayton Person, a professor in
the Department of Botany at UBC
since 1966, has been honored by the
American Phytopathological Society
and by the Rockefeller Foundation.
Prof. Person has been chosen as an
APS Fellow, an honor limited to not
more than a quarter of one per cent of
APS membership in any year, and he
has been invited to spend a month in
residence at the Rockefeller Study and
Conference Centre to work on a
genetic investigation of host-parasite
The centre accommodates only eight
scholars at any one time. Dr. Person
will be in residence there from Feb. 25
to March 27, 1982.
William Hutton, a technician in
the Faculty of Dentistry, retired Sept.
21 after 15 years at the University. Mr.
Hutton joined the UBC dentistry
faculty as a clerk III and, in 1968 was
promoted to the position of
intermediate technician.
Professors Paul LeBlond
(Oceanography/Physics) and
Lawrence Mysak (Oceanography/
Mathematics) have been jointly
awarded the Canadian Meteorological
and Oceanographic Society's
President's Prize for 1980. The award
recognizes their outstanding ocean
research, specifically their extensive
and original studies of waves as
presented in 1980 at CMOS meetings
and published in their recent book
Waves in the Ocean.
Prof. John Andrews of UBC,
former dean of the Faculty of
Education, heads one of three groups
working on a review of research on
education for the Social Sciences and
Humanities Research Council.
Co-ordinating the review, which
hopes to identify 'priority issues' in
educational research, is Dr. Miles
Wisenthal, formerly with Statistics
Dr. Andrews represents the
Canadian Society for the Study of
Many of this year's appointments to
the Order of Canada, this country's
highest distinction, came from the
university and research community,
and included Dr. J. Ross MacKay of
UBC. Dr. MacKay recently retired as
a fulltime teaching professor in
Geography but is continuing with the
department as a research professor.
Prof. Stanley Nash of the
Department of Mathematics has
retired after a long and active
association with UBC. Prof. Nash
came to UBC after earning his
doctorate at Berkeley in 1950. During
the ensuing years he taught a wide
variety of courses, notably the Design
of Experiments. He was principal
advisor for 14 Masters and four Ph.D.
theses during his 30 years here.
Although retired, Prof. Nash's
affiliation with UBC is continuing.
This year, among other things, he is a
co-ordinator of the statistical
consulting service of the Institute of
Applied Mathematics and Statistics. UBC Reports October 28, 1981
like Co-op
Representatives from UBC's Cooperative Education Program and
B.C. Hydro jointly sponsored the first
Co-op Employer meeting on Oct. 1,
with the goal of promoting a better
understanding of the objectives of the
UBC co-operative engineering and
forestry programs to prospective
employers, and to give participating
employers a chance to exchange their
views about their involvement in co-op
The Co-operative Education
Program, which was initiated at the
University in 1978, integrates
supervised work experience for
students in the summer with their
academic studies in the winter session.
The program is open to first-year
science students (including students
transferring from other universities
and colleges) planning to enter
engineering or forestry. The student
spends three consecutive summers at
jobs arranged through the co-op
Students and employers involved in
co-operative education at UBC have
grown rapidly in numbers in the past
four years. The program has expanded
from 14 students and 11 employers in
1978, to 102 students and 45
employers in the summer of 1981.
Maryke Gilmore, co-ordinator of the
program, said she expects about 150
students to participate in 1982.
Attending the Co-op Employer
meeting earlier this month were UBC
students and faculty advisors involved
in the program, participating and
prospective employers, and
representatives from the professional
engineering and forestry associations of
B.C. and the provincial ministry of
"Employers involved in the program
indicated that they found co-operative
education students a positive addition
to their companies in terms of both
short and long term employment,"
said Mrs. Gilmore. "In addition to the
work done by the students during their
summer placements, employers said
they felt their companies could benefit
by training a prospective permanent
Virginia Greene, director of the
Employment Opportunity Branch of
the B.C. ministry of labor, told the
meeting the ministry of labor was
trying to encourage employer
participation in co-operative education
by making funding available to
municipalities, hospitals and
ministerial offices for the hiring of coop students during the summer.
John Spenser, manager of the paper
division of H.A. Simons
(International) Ltd., and chairman of
the UBC Co-op Employers' Advisory
Council presented three $75 awards at
the meeting to UBC co-op engineering
students  Francis Lauer, Anne
McConnell and Gregg Turner for
outstanding technical reports written
during their 1981 summer placements.
For more information on the UBC
co-operative education programs in
engineering and forestry, contact
Maryke Gilmore, at 228-3022 or drop
by Room 213 of Brock Hall.
Satellite communications is one of eight displays from UBC at Discovery Fair at Robson Square. Theme of the science fair
this year is communications and automation. Exhibits have been mounted by universities, public utilities and private
companies active in research and development in B.C. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The fair closes Friday.
Donner grant welcomed by Education
The Donner Canadian Foundation
has granted $275,000 to the University
of British Columbia to establish a
program of Studies and Training in
Correctional Education over the next
three years.
In announcing the grant, Dr. Dan
Birch, dean of the Faculty of
Education, said:
"This award will support a program
of interdisciplinary research and
teaching dealing with educational
programs in correctional institutions.
We are gratified that the Donner
Canadian Foundation has agreed to
underwrite this innovative approach
involving the collaboration of faculty
members from several departments in
addressing the problems of educational
programming for prisoners. Because
problems of educational practice
involve areas of expertise which are
not found in any single department,
this multi-departmental approach is
most appropriate. The systemic
development of studies and training in
correctional education requires a
sustained effort by a team with a
continuing commitment to it. This
assistance from the Donner
Foundation will make possible such an
effort. The various research and
training activities comprised by the
program will be co-ordinated by Dr.
Bill Griffith who was instrumental in
developing the program."
The program is a team response to
a national need of some years'
standing. In 1977 a Parliamentary
sub-committee on the penitentiary
system in Canada observed that
"... although in recent years
criminality has been the subject of
much interest to sociologists and
psychologists, it has not attracted the
attention of many original or critical
minds in the field of education. There
is accordingly a need to engage the
interest of scholars in triis field. There
is a need to develop a body of research
and specialized knowledge on which to
In 1948, following an internal and
an external evaluation, the Education
and Training Division of the Canadian
Penitentiary Service concluded that "if
correctional education and training
are to attain maximum effectiveness,
then a substantial multi-faceted
approach to staff training and the
study of practice in this area is
Today, educational institutions of
various kinds are involved in
correctional education in a number of
ways. Some are conducting programs
at the elementary or secondary level,
some are operating university level
programs, and still others are engaged
in research projects. Although
individual research projects dealing
with various aspects of education in
correctional institutions have been
carried out by a number of Canadian
universities, the program of Studies
and Training in Correctional
Education is the first attempt to
establish a continuing
interdepartmental enterprise to focus
on a number of aspects of correctional
education and the continuing
development of correctional education
The program involves applied
research, training and professional
development of correctional educators,
faculty seminars, summer workshops,
distance education., and facilitation of
communication between the Faculty of
Education and the Education and
Training Division of the Correctional
Service of Canada. It is a team effort
of scholars from philosophy of
education, adult education,
educational psychology, higher
education, social studies education and
special education currently and it will
include other kinds of specialists as
additional training and research
activities are identified.
In addition to providing support for
establishing and co-ordinating the
program, the Donner Foundation
grant is underwriting three major
projects initially. The first project,
directed by Dr. Peter Cookson, is the
continuing professional development of
correctional education officers through
the designing, testing and utilizing of
a set of distance education modules
dealing with adult education of
inmates. The second project, directed
by Dr. Ian Wright and Dr. Jerrold
Coombs, is the developing, testing and
disseminating of curriculum materials
to improve inmates' practical
reasoning ability. The third project is
the identification of additional
university scholars whose interests can
be pursued effectively in the context of
correctional education, and the
identification of sources of financial
support for their proposed training or
research activities.
Under the terms of the grant,
support for the second and third year
is contingent upon the University
securing additional funding for the
program from other sources. UBC Reports October 28, 1981
Faculty members tvishing more
information about the following
research grants should consult the
Research Administration Grant
Deadlines circular which is available in
departmental and faculty offices. If
further information is required, call
228-3652 (external grants) or 228-5583
(internal grants).
Dec. I
• Agriculture Canada Operating
• American Chemical Society: PRF
Research Type AC.
• American Council of Learned
Societies Eastern European Studies
• American Council of Learned
Societies Mellon Fellowships for
Chinese Studies.
• American Lung Association
Research Grant.
• Canada Council: Explorations
Program Explorations Grant.
• Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
• Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Science Subvention Program.
• Japan Foundation Fellowship
• Japan Foundation Institutional
Project Support Programs.
• Japan Foundation Research
New coach
has all the
Boris Klavora, a member of the
national rowing team of Yugoslavia in
the early 1960s, has been appointed
head coach of the UBC rowing team.
From 1964 to 1969, Mr. Klavora
was head coach for the rowing club
'Bled' of Yugoslavia. He moved to
Canada in 1969, attained Canadian
citizenship, and became deeply
involved in the Canadian rowing
He coached Upper Canada College's
rowing team during 1976-81 and also
coached the University of Toronto
rowing team this past season. Upper  .
Canada won the aggregate
championship in the Canadian
Secondaiy School Rowing
Championships this year, and the U of
T team won the Ontario University
Athletic Association championship.
Internationally, Mr. Klavora and Al
Morrow of the University of Victoria
coordinated Canada's junior and
senior men's sweep rowing teams.       .
Canada's lightweight coxless four took
the bronze medal in the world
championships in Munich and the
coxless pairs won the bronze in the
world junior championships in
• MRC: Awards Program Centennial
• MRC: Awards Program MRC
• MRC: Special Programs
INSRM/MRC Exchange.
• National Cancer Institute of Canada
McEarchern Fellowships.
• NSERC: Fellowships Division
NATO Post Doctoral Fellowship.
• NSERC: Fellowships Division Post
Doctoral Fellowship.
• Social Science Research Council
(US) International Research.
• Woodward's Foundation (Mr. and
Mrs. P.A.) Foundation Grants.
• World University Services Awards to
Foreign Nationals: Fellowships.
Dec. 4
• Environment Canada: Inland
Waters Directorate Water Resources
Research Support Program.
Dec. 15
• Baker, E.A. Foundation for
Prevention of Blindness Fellowship.
• Baker, E.A. Foundation for
Prevention of Blindness Research.
• Canadian Lung Association
• Canadian Lung Association
• Health and Welfare Canada:
National Welfare Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
National Welfare, Manpower
Utilization Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
National Welfare, Research Group
• Health and Welfare Canada:
National Welfare, Senior Research
• Health and Welfare Canada:
National Welfare, Visiting
Dec. 19
• Institute of Public Administrators of
Canada Research Grant.
Dec. 31
• Environment Canada: Atmospheric
Environment Science Subvention
• Huntington Society of Canada
Research in Huntington's Chorea.
• International Union Against Cancer
Yamagiwa-Yoshide International
Cancer Study Grants.
• NRC and National Recherche
Scientifique — France CNRS/NRC
• Secretary of State Canadian Ethnic
Studies Program: Professorships.
• Secretary of State Canadian Ethnic
Studies Research.
Note: All external agency grant
application forms must be signed by
the Head, Dean, and Dr. RD.
Spratley. Applicant is responsible for
sending form to agency.
Rayleen Nash
Rayleen Nash
acclaimed as
AAPS head
Rayleen Nash (Graduate Studies)
was elected president of the
Association of Administrative and
Professional Staff (AAPS) at the
group's annual general meeting Oct.
She succeeds Bob Black of Physical
New 1st vice-president is John
Marken (Botany) and the 2nd vice-
president is Bob Frampton (Animal
Resource Ecology). Beryl Wilson
(Science) was elected secretary and
Elizabeth Orne (Mathematics)
All table officers were elected by
A secret ballot was held to elect four
members at large to the executive.
Elected were Ron Mercer (Finance),
Helen Wilden (Food Service), Fran
Takemoto (Finance) and Geoff
Berryman (Computing Centre).
Anne Elizabeth Banham was
announced as the first winner of a
$500 annual AAPS scholarship. She is
the daughter of University Information
Officer Jim Banham and is a fourth-
year student in special education.
The annual meeting soundly
defeated a motion calling for AAPS to
bargain collectively with the University
outside the Labor Code of B.C.
A prepared statement against
collective bargaining, signed by 10
members and distributed as an agenda
addendum drew wide support, leading
to a 68-to-19 vote against collective
B.C. Hydro and Power Authority
Undergraduate Scholarships in
Environmental and Resource
Sciences — Five awards in the amount
of $500 have been made available by
the British Columbia Hydro and
Power Authority to encourage the
development of knowledge and
expertise in subjects related to
environmental impact assessment
work, within the context of the British
Columbia environment. The awards
will be made as follows:
(a) One award to the Faculty of
Agricultural Sciences in courses
of Agricultural Economics,
Plant Science, or Soil Science;
(b) One award to the Faculty of
Arts in courses of Anthropology
or Sociology;
(c) One award to the Faculty of
Science in courses of Biology,
Botany or Zoology;
(d) One award to the Faculty of
Science in courses of Geography
or Geological Sciences;
(e) One award to the Faculty of
Applied Science in the course of
Bio-Resource Engineering.
The awards will be made on the
recommendation of the faculties.
Thomas and Myrtle Gibson
Memorial Scholarship — A perpetual
scholarship in the amount of
approximately $850 has been made
available in memory of Thomas and
Myrtle Gibson, long-time residents of
Vancouver, British Columbia. The
award will be made on the
recommendation of the faculty to a
student in Medicine.
Olga Leroux Scholarship —
Scholarships in the amount of
approximately $3,500 have been made
available by the late Olga Leroux.
The awards will be made to students
demonstrating outstanding academic
Richard U. Ratcliff Memorial
Fellowship — A fellowship in the
amount of $1,000 has been made
available in memory of Prof. Richard
U. Ratcliff, a pioneer in the field of
Urban Land Economics, and a central
figure in the development of the field
of Urban Land Economics at UBC.
The award will be made annually to a
graduate student in Urban Land
Economics, in the Faculty of
Commerce and Business
Beryl Warner Memorial Prize —
An annual prize in the amount of
$250 has been established in memory
of Beryl Warner, a pioneer in the
early 1950s of volunteer work with the
mentally ill. The award will be made
to a student in the Health Services
Planning program who completes an
essay, project or thesis, which best
examines current policies and
programs in respect of a socially
disadvantaged B.C. group, thereby
attempting to assist their future. The
award will be made on the
recommendation of the Director of the
program. UBC Reports October 28, 1981
UBC Calendar Deadlines
For events in the weeks of Nov. 15 and Nov. 22,
material must be submitted not later than 4
p.m. on Nov. 5.
Send notices to Information Services, 6328
Memorial Rd. (Old Administration Building).
For further information, call 228-3131.
The Vancouver Institute.
Saturday, Oct. 31
The Czech Theatre.
Prof. Marketa Goetz-
Stankiewicz, head,
Germanic Studies,
Saturday, Nov. 7
Diabetes: What
Everyone Should Know.
Dr. Martin Hoffman,
Medicine, UBC.
Both lectures in Lecture Hall 2, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 8:15 p.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
Mechanisms of Transformation by Avian RNA
Tumor Viruses. Dr. Tony Pawson,
Microbiology, UBC. Lecture Theatre, B.C.
Cancer Research Centre. 601 W. 10th Ave.
12:00 noon.
Women's Studies Lecture.
Pornography and Freedom of Expression. Dr.
Susan Wendell, Philosophy and Women's
Studies, SFU. Room 203, Buchanan Building.
12:30 p.m.
Management Science Seminar.
Risk Analysis of Options for the Transport of
Dangerous Commodies by Rail. Dr. K. Brothers,
Health Sciences, UBC, and Dr. C. Swoveland,
Quantalytics Inc. Penthouse, Angus Building.
3:30 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
On the Theory and Observation of Rossby
Waves in the Pacific. Prof. Lorenz Magaard,
University of Hawaii. Room 104, Mathematics
Building. 3:45 p.m.
Astronomy Seminar.
The Case of the Missing Arms. Dr. Paul Hodge,
Astronomy, University of Washington, Seattle.
Room 301, Hennings Building. 4:00 p.m.
Biochemical Discussion Group
Tissue Culture of the Insect Nervous System. Dr.
David Hicks. Lecture Hall 4, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 4:30 p.m.
Library Lecture.
What Makes a Library Good? Dean Michael K.
Buckland, Library and Information Studies,
University of California, Berkeley. Room 104,
Buchanan Building. 11:30 a.m.
Human Settlements and Energy.
Noon-hour video program on Renewable Energy
Resources. Featuring geo-thermal, tidal, wind
and solar energy in France; hydro-electric
development in Paraguay; and methane gas in
Fiji. Room 308, Library Processing Centre.
12:30 p.m.
Freesee Film Series.
Gone West, the fifth in this series -vith the
general title America — A Personal History of
the United States. Auditorium, Student Union
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Botany Seminar.
World Food Supply. Dr. George Sorger,
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. Room
3219, Biological Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Film Series '81.
A Day in Berlin and The New Country. Room
400, International House. 12:30 p.m.
Botany Seminar.
Genetic Control of Nitrogen Metabolism. Dr.
George Sorger, McMaster University, Hamilton,
Ont. Room 3219, Biological Sciences Building.
3:30 p.m.
Oceanography Seminar.
Large Volume m situ Filtration Studies of
Particulate Matter in the Panama Basin. Dr.
J.K.B. Bishop, Lamont Doherty Geological
Observatory, Palisades, New York. Room 1465,
Biological Sciences Building. 3:30 p.m.
Biochemistry Lecture.
Bacterial Periplasmic Binding Proteins: Roles in
Transport and Chemotaxis. Dr. W. Kay,
Biochemistry, University of Victoria. Lecture
Hall 1, Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre. 4:00 p.m.
Chemistry Seminar.
A Silatrane to Platinum: Platinum Chemistry
With Group IV (Si-Pb) Compounds. Dr. Alan
Pidcock, University of Sussex. Room 126,
Chemistry Building. 4:30 p.m.
Faculty Women's Club.
General Meeting. Tonight's speaker will be
Arthur Block, president, Block Brothers
Industries Ltd., who will speak on "My Home is
My Castle — Or Is It?" Wine and cheese will be
served. Husbands and guests welcome.
Reservations required — call Virginia Munro at
261-9007. Cost is $2.50. Asian Centre.
7:30 p.m.
Film Series '81.
Germany — Key to Europe. Room 400,
International House. 7:30 p.m.
Pharmacology Seminar.
The Many Facets of Odor Research. Dr. Robert
Wright, former head, Olfactory Response
Investigation, B.C. Research Council. Room
114, Block C, Medical Sciences Building.
12:00 noon.
Wednesday Noon-Hour Concert.
UBC Chamber Strings perform the Music of
Tschaikovsky and Vivaldi, with John Loban,
leader. Recital Hall, Music Building.
12:30 p.m.
Anatomy Seminar.
The Function of Sertoli Cell Microtubules and
Intermediate Filaments. Room 37, Block B,
Medical Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
World University Services Film.
Controlling Interest. Room 205, Buchanan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
Hard Water Scaling of Heat Exchange Tubes.
A.P. Watkinson. Room 206, Chemical
Engineering Building. 3:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop.
Pooling Prior Distributions. Christian Genest,
Mathematics, UBC. Room 214, Geography
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Psychology Colloquium.
Cross-National Comparisons of Personality
Structure. Dr. Warren T. Norman, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor. Room 412, Angus
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Biophysics Seminar.
Radiation Physics at the Cancer Control
Agency. Dr. R.O. Kornelsen, B.C. Cancer
Research Centre. Room 201, Hennings
Building. 4:00 p.m.
Health Care and Epidemiology
Lifestyle Education Toward Prevention of
Coronary Heart Disease. William Ornstein.
Room 112, Mather Building. 4:00 p.m.
Geophysics Seminar.
Do Geochemical Constraints Really Rule Out
Whole-Mantle Convection? Dr. R.D. Russell,
Geophysics and Astronomy, UBC. Room 260,
Geophysics and Astronomy Building. 4:00 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology Seminar.
The Role of Rebels: Self-Organization in
Ecological Systems. Dr. Scott Carley, Animal
Resource Ecology, UBC. Room 2449, Biological
Sciences Building. 4:30 p.m.
Comparative Literature Colloquium.
The Problem of Satire. Peter Petro, Slavonic
Studies, UBC. Penthouse, Buchanan Building.
4:30 p.m.
Vancouver Semiotics Circle.
The Writing of the Female Body. Dr. Kaja
Silverman, Centre for the Arts, SFU. Penthouse,
Buchanan Building. 8:00 p.m.
Immunology Group Seminar.
The Control of IgG Production in the Human.
Dr. Jean Michel Goust, Basic and Clinical
Immunology and Microbiology, Medical
University of South Carolina, Charleston.
O'Dougherty Conference Room, Second Floorr
Acute Care Unit. 8:00 p.m.
Woodwind Chamber Ensembles. Paul
Douglas, Ronald de Kant, Martin Berinbaum,
and David Branter, directors. Recital Hall,
Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar.
Regulation of Lipolysis in Adipose Tissue and
Heart. Dr. David Severson, University of
Calgary, Lecture Hall 3, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 12:30 p.m.
Essay Skills Workshop.
Sponsored by the Women Students' Office.
Room 301, Brock Hall. 12:30 p.m.
Condensed Matter Seminar.
Studies of Surface Structural Properties Using
Helium Diffraction. Thomas Engel, University
of Washington. Room 318, Hennings Building.
2:30 p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
The Canadian Long Baseline Array. John Gait,
Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton,
B.C. Room 201, Hennings Building. 4:00 p.m.
Zoology Seminar.
Bats Are Polyphyletic. Dr. J.D. Smith,
Biological Sciences, California State University,
Fullerton. Room 2000, Biological Sciences
Building. 4:30 p.m.
SUB Films.
Stir Crazy. Continues Friday, Nov. 6 and
Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. and
Sunday, Oct. 8 at 7 p m. Auditorium, Student
Union Building. 7:00 p.m.
Woodwind Chamber Ensembles.
Paul Douglas, Ronald de Kant, Martin
Berinbaum and David Branter, directors.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 8:00 p.m.
UBC Chamber Singers.
Music of Carter, Barber and Gesualdo. Recital
Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Third World Architecture.
Habitat Lecture. Prof. Carlo Testa,
Architecture, University of Toronto, and former
UNESCO architect. Sponsored by Architecture
and Human Settlements. Seminar Room 424,
Library Processing Centre. 12:30 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
ASHG Conference with staff of the medical
genetics department. Fourth Floor Conference
Room, Health Centre for Children, VGH.
1:00 p.m.
Urban Land Economics Workshop.
Real Estate Indexes and the Measurement of
Risk and Return in Real Estate Markets. Prof.
James Hoag, Finance, University of California,
Berkeley. Penthouse, Angus Building. 3:30 p.m.
UBC Chamber Singers.
Music of Carter, Barber and Gesualdo. Recital
Hall, Music Building. 8:00 p.m.
Exhibition and Sale.
Sterling silver and pewter jewellery by Ann
Davern; enamelling on copper, bas relief slate
carvings and pastel paintings by Jean Grant
Horner; and oil paintings by Catherine Korol.
Salons B and C, Faculty Club. 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
AMS Concerts.
B-Sides. Co-sponsored by CITR radio. Tickets
at AMS Box Office and CBO outlets. No minors
please. Ballroom, Student Union Building.
8:00 p.m.
UBC Varsity Basketball.
Buchanan Classic. UBC vs. SFU. War Memorial
Gymnasium. 8:30 p.m.
Asian Centre Concert.
A concert of South Indian Classical Music by
T.V. Sankaranarayanan, vocals; Chalakudi S.
Narayanaswamy. violin; and T.K. Murthy,
mridangam. Auditorium, Asian Centre.
7:00 p.m.
Scholarship Benefit Concert.
Music of Bach, Ravel, Beethoven, Skriabin. Jane
Coop, piano. For more information, call
228-3113. Recital Hall, Music Building.
8:00 p.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
Regulation of Megakaryocyte Progenitors in
Mice. Dr. Sam Burstein, Hematology Division,
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle,
Washington. Lecture Theatre, B.C. Cancer
Research Centre, 601 W. 10th Ave. 12:00 noon.
UBC Trombone Choir.
Directed by Douglas Sparkes. Program to be
announced. Recital Hall, Music Building.
12:30 p.m..
A.I.U.B.C. Lecture.
The Role of Academia in Support of Militarism.
Naguib Hazad. Rooms 207/209, Student Union
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering Lecture.
The ASHRAE Model of Clear Sky Irradiation:
Some Suggestions to Expand the Range of
Applications and to Reduce Some of its
Disadvantages. Meinrad Machler. Room 1215,
Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building.
3:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop.
Tukey's Vacuum Cleaner and Assorted
Attachments. Dr. Richard E. Kleinknecht,
Statistics Section, Pacific Northwest Laboratory,
Battelle Memorial Institute, Richland,
Washington. Room 214, Geography Building.
3:30 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
Wave Over-Reflection From a Thin Shear
Layer. Dr. Roger Grimshaw, University of
Melbourne, Australia. Room 104, Mathematics
Building. 3:45 p.m.
Zoology "Physiology" Group
Intracellular pH in Renal Tubules and Its Role
in Acid-Base Excretion. Dr. Walter Boron,
Physiology, Yale University. Room 2449,
Biological Sciences Building. 4:30 p.m.
Biochemistry Seminar.
Ligand Binding to Heme Proteins. Dr. Fiona
Miller. Lecture Hall 4, Woodward Instructional
Resources Centre. 4:30 p.m.
AMS Concerts.
The Nylons. Tickets at the AMS Box Office and
CBO outlets. No minors please. Ballroom,
Student Union Building. 8:00 p.m.
Forestry Seminar.
Forest Fertilization Research in B.C. Dr. Gordon
Weetman, Forestry, UBC. Room 160,
MacMillan Building. 12:30 p.m.
Freesee Film Series.
A Firebell in the Night, the sixth in a series
under the general title of America — A Personal
History of the United States. Auditorium,
Student Union Building. 12:30 p.m.
Human Settlements and Traffic.
Noon-hour video program on Coping with
Traffic. The private auto vs. public transit,
pedestrian malls, reducing inner core traffic,
expanding rapid transit. A look at experiements
in two giant cities — Munich and Tokyo. Room
308, Library Processing Centre. 12:30 p.m.
Botany Seminar.
Genetics and Breeding Systems in Wild Species
of Lycopersicon. Dr. CM. Rick, University of
California. Room 3219, Biological Sciences
Building. 12:30 p.m.
English Colloquium.
Lies and Letters: The Art of Biography. A
Panel Discussion with Profs. Keith Alldritt, Ira
Nadel and Ian Ross. Penthouse, Buchanan
Building. 3:45 p.m.
Biophysics Seminar.
Methods of Physical Mechanics Applied to the
Study of Biomembranes. Dr. Evan A. Evans,
Pathology, UBC. Room 318, Hennings Building.
4:00 p.m.
Chemistry Seminar.
Cleavage Reactions of Transition Metal-Carbon
Sigma Bonds. Dr. Andrew Wojcicki, Chemistry,
Ohio State University. Room 126, Chemistry
Building. 4:30 p.m.
Remembrance Day. University Closed.
Remembrance Day Service.
Address will be given by Prof. Finlay Morrison,
associate dean, Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC.
Scripture will be read by W.J. Neil, member of
the national council of the War Amputations of
Canada, and the service will be conducted by
Captain The Reverend Edwin Taylor. Music by
the UBC Brass Quintet. Foyer, War Memorial
Gymnasium. 10:45 a.m.
Frederic Wood Theatre.
Opening night of Eugene Labiche's play The
Italian Straw Hat. Continues until Nov. 21
(except Sunday). For reservations, call 228-2678.
Frederic Wood Theatre. 8:00 p.m.
Urban Land Economics Workshop.
Canada/U.S. Urban Comparisons. Prof.
Michael Goldberg, Urban Land Economics
Division, UBC. Penthouse, Angus Building.
10:00 a.m.
UBC Symphony Orchestra.
Music of Gershwin, Dukas, and Bizet, played by
Lori Pisto, piano soloist, directed by Douglas
Talney. Old Auditorium. 12:30 p.m.
Stress Management Workshop.
Sponsored by the Student Counselling and
Resources Centre. The workshop is from 12:30
to 2:30 p.m. today and continues from 12:30 to
1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13. Lecture Hall 2,
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre.
12:30 p.m.
A.I.U.B.C. Lecture.
Fraser Easton will be the guest speaker. Slides
on the Gdansk conference in Poland. Room 100,
Buchanan Building. 12:30 p.m.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar.
Is Cyclic GMP a Mediator of Vascular and
Nonvascular Smooth Muscle Relaxation? Dr.
Jack Diamond, Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC.
Lecture Hall 3, Woodward Instructional
Resources Centre. 12:30 p.m.
Continued on page 8 UBC Reports October 28, 1981
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Condensed Matter Seminar.
Theory of Valence Fluctuations in Solids.
Walter Kohn, Institute of Theoretical Physics,
University of California. Room 318, Hennings
Building. 2:30 p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
Nuclear Fusion. Prof. Robert W. Conn, School
of Engineering and Applied Science, University
of California. Room 201, Hennings Building.
4.00 p.m.
SUB Films.
The Nude Bomb. Auditorium, Student Union
Building. 7:00 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
Clinical Rounds with the clinical staff of the
medical genetics department. Fourth Floor
Conference Room, Health Centre for Children,
VGH. 1:00 p.m.
SUB Films.
1941 and Theferk. Shows at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Auditorium, Student Union Building. 7:00 p.m.
UBC Public Affairs.
The Death of Moshe Dayan — An End of an
Era. Dr. Matti Mayzel, visiting professor of
History, Tel Aviv University, with host Gerald
Savory, Centre for Continuing Education, UBC.
Program will be repeated on Friday, Nov. 20 at
7:30 p.m. Channel 10, Vancouver Cablevision.
7:30 p.m.
UBC Symphony Orchestra.
Music of Gershwin; Dukas and Bizet. Lori Pisto,
piano soloist, directed by Douglas Talney. Old
Auditorium. 8:00 p.m.
UBC Thunderbird Hockey.
UBC Thunderbirds meet the University of
Alberta. Thunderbird, Winter Sports Centre.
8:00 p.m.
WIFL final. UBC vs. finalist to be determined.
Thunderbird Stadium. 8:00 p.m.
Coping with Stress.
UBC's School of Nursing and Continuing
Nursing Education are sponsoring a workshop
designed for health professionals who are
interested in studying practical strategies for
coping with stress. Registration is $45 and must
be completed by Oct. 30. Call 228-3055 for
further information. Faculty Lounge, Room
295, Acute Care Unit. 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
SUB Films.
Richard Pryor Live and Cheech and Chong's
Next Movie. Shows at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.
Auditorium, Student Union Building. 7:00 p.m.
UBC Thunderbird Hockey.
Thunderbirds meet the University of Alberta.
Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre. 8:00 p.m.
Notices. ..
Student Counselling
The Student Counselling and Resources Centre
has moved from Ponderosa Annex F and is now
located on the main floor of Brock Hall.
Blood Donor Clinics
Blood Donor Clinics will be held on Nov. 4 in
Place Vanier Residence from 3 to 8 p.m. and
Nov. 30 at Totem Park Residence from 3 to 8
Alumni Forestry Division Meeting
The first annual meeting of the Forestry Division
of the UBC Alumni Association will be held in
Room 278 of the MacMillan Building on
Thursday, Oct. 29. The meeting will be at 11
a.m., immediately preceding the Burgess Lane
Memorial Lecture.
Nitobe Garden Hours
From Nov. 9 to Feb. 28 the garden will be open
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and will be
closed weekends.
Food Services Hours
All food service units will be closed Wednesday,
Nov. 11 in observance of the Remembrance Day
holiday. The Education Snack Bar now closes at
5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Language Institute Courses
The Language Institute is offering
conversational French and Spanish courses for
six weeks (morning, noon-hour, afternoon and
evening sessions available); and Language
Teaching Techniques on Saturday mornings.
Call 228-2181, local 227 for more information.
Museum of Anthropology
Exhibitions: The Legacy: Continuing Traditions
of Canadian Northwest Coast Indian Art, Nov.
25, 1981 to Aug. 31, 1982; West Coast
Graphics: Images of Change and Kwagiutl
Graphics: Tradition in a New Medium, through
until Dec. 31.
Guided Gallery Walks: gallery guides will
introduce museum galleries to visitors. 2:30 p.m.
on Thursdays.
Free Identification and Conservation Clinic:
Nov. 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Snake in the Grass Moving Theatre: Clowns
Garbanzo and Koko perform Sundays at 2 p.m.
until Dec. 6.
Museum hours are noon to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays,
noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays,
and the museum is closed Mondays.
For information on museum activities, please
call 228-5087.
Pipers and Drummers
Pipers and drummers among faculty, staff or
students at UBC interested in playing with the
Thunderbirds Pipe Band on campus are asked
to contact Dr. Edward Mornin, at 228-5140.
Highland dancers interested in performing on
campus are also asked to contact Dr. Mornin.
Today's Theatre
Today's Theatre offers Dance-Drama workshops
on Saturday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for
children and adults. Call 228-9803 for more
Student Internships '81
Senior Arts students are encouraged to
participate in a non-paid study-related work
experience program in their area of academic
interest to develop skills and gain work
experience. To apply, drop by the Office of Cooperative Education and Internship Programs,
Room 213 of Brock Hall, or call 228-3022.
Fine Arts Gallery
Paintings of Imperial and Princely India will be
exhibited Oct. 7 to 31. UBC Fine Arts Gallery is
open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through
Saturday. For information, call 228-2759.
Co-op Education Meeting
Students in first-year science who plan to enter
engineering or forestry are invited to attend the
Co-op Education Engineering and Forestry
Meeting on Nov. 12 in Room 201 of the
Computer Sciences Building. For more
information, call 228-3022.
Functional Fitness Appraisal
The John M. Buchanan Fitness and Research
Centre is administering a physical assessment
program available to students, faculty, staff and
the public. $20 for students; $25 for others. For
more information, call 228-3996 or contact
Recreation UBC, Room 203, War Memorial
Frederic Wood Theatre
The Frederic Wood Theatre presents The
Italian Straw Hat by Eugene Labiche
Wednesday, Nov. 11 through Saturday, Nov. 21
(except Sunday). Admission is $6; $4 for
students. For ticket reservations, call 228-2678
or drop by Room 207 of the Frederic Wood
Theatre Building.
Host Families Needed
Family environments wanted for foreign students
learning English at UBC. Paid room and board.
If you can help, please call Linda at 228-2181,
local 266.
100.1 on cable fm
Sunday, Nov. 1
4:30 p.m.  Laughing Matters. A comical look at
music (part 2). Monty Python, Tom Lehrer,
Bob Newhart, Firesign Theatre, and the Marx
Brothers are featured.
Monday, Nov. 2
3 p.m.   The Melting Pot. Mike Mines talks to
UBC grad student Hope McEwan about memory
and Eyewitness Testimony.
4:30 p.m. Making Waves. Don Plant talks to Al'
Soroka about the Committee Against Racist and
Fascist Violence.
7 p.m.  Off Beet. A comic roundup of the
week's off-beat news and a street level review of
cheap entertainment.
Tuesday, Nov. 3
3 p.m.  Gay Issues. Produced by Gay People of
5 p.m.   Thunderbird Sports Report. A look at
intercollegiate and intramural sport at UBC.
9 p.m. Airstage. Featured is The Fatal Error, a
radio drama written by UBC creative writer
Ernest Hekkanen. Produced by Joe March and
the CITR players.
Wednesday, Nov. 4
3 p.m.  Still Ain't Satisfied. The female
influence in Gaelic literature. A talk given by
Maire Cruise O'Brien.
Thursday, Nov. 5
3 p.m.  Cross Currents. Blue Herron and co-op
housing in Vancouver.
5 p.m.   Thunderbird Sports Report. A look at
intercollegiate and intramural sports at UBC.
Friday, Nov. 6
3 p.m. Dateline International. Dave Martins
looks at the balance of international power.
Saturday, Nov. 7
3 p.m. Behind Four Walls. Daryl Zacharko asks
"What use are rent controls?"
4:30 p.m. Making Waves. Joe March looks at
Holistic Medicine. Interviews with BCMA,
AMA, and Dr. R.W. Rowatt.
Monday, Nov. 9
3 p.m.   The Melting Pot. Harry Hertscheg talks
to UBC grad student Max Burmeister about his
master's research.
4:30 p.m.  Making Wave\. Sonny Wong talks
about Pay TV in Canada with representatives
from the cable companies and the CRTC.
7 p.m.   Off Beet. A comical roundup of the
week's off-beat news plus a street level feature.
Tuesday, Nov. 10
3 p.m.  Gay Issues. Produced by the Gay People
of UBC.
5 p.m.   Thunderbird Sports Report. A look at
intercollegiate and intramural sports at UBC.
9 p.m. Airstage. A radio drama written by
Vancouver freelance writer Jerry Eberts. fust
Buying Food is produced by Joe March and the
CITR players.
Wednesday, Nov. 11
3 p.m.  Still Ain't Satisfied. Women in writing
careers: a variety of viewpoints.
Thursday, Nov. 12
3 p.m.  Cross Currents. The social implications
of genetic research.
5 p.m.   Thunderbird Sports Report. A look at
intercollegiate and intramural sports at UBC.
Friday, Nov. 13
3 p.m.  Dateline International. Julie Schmidt
looks at the World Business Conference held in
7:30 p.m.   Thunderbird Football. The WIFL
Championship (probably the University of
Alberta vs. UBC). Joe March has the play by
play, Phil Keeber and "Rocket" Ron Burke add
the color.
Saturday, Nov. 14
3 p.m. Behind Four Walls. Daryl Zacharko
looks at rental agencies in the Lower Mainland.
4:30 p.m. Making Waves. Joe March takes a
look at the latest legislation banning leg hold
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