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 May 27, 1981
Volume 27, Number 11
More than 3,000 receiving UBC degrees
The University of British Columbia's
annual Congregation takes place
today, tomorrow and Friday, with
more than 3,000 graduating students
having academic degrees conferred
upon them by Chancellor J. V. Clyne.
Largest single graduating group are
those receiving the degree of Bachelor
of Arts, which will go today to 585
students. There are 403 graduating
with Bachelor of Science degrees, 339
with Bachelor of Commerce degrees,
334 with Bachelor of Education
degrees and 300 with Bachelor of
Applied Science (Engineering) degrees.
The annual degree-granting
ceremony in the War Memorial
Gymnasium follows traditional lines.
Jorge Piedrahita makes some last minute adjustments to make sure that sister, Luz, looks her best for graduation ceremonies.
Luz and Jorge make it six for six
UBC's 1981 spring Congregation will
be a special time for Dr. and Mrs.
Raul Piedrahita of the South
American country of Colombia and
their family.
Since 1973, the Piedrahita's six
children have all come from Colombia
to study at UBC, and the final two
members of the family to receive
academic degrees will do so at this
week's graduation ceremonies.
Luz Piedrahita will receive her
Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology
today and on May 29 her brother,
Jorge, will receive a Bachelor of
Science in Agriculture degree.
"Our family heard about UBC
through our sister Olga," explains Luz
Piedrahita. "She was swimming in the
Pan American games in 1971 and she
met some members of the Canadian
rowing team who later sent her a UBC
Calendar. Our brother Raul and our
sister Maria came first to UBC and
four months later Olga came out.
"When Maria was studying at UBC,
she had to be hospitalized for a while,
and her teachers brought work to the
hospital for her so she wouldn't fall
behind. My father decided that the
rest of us could come here if this was
how well students were treated."
Since 1976, not a year has gone by
without one member of the Piedrahita
family receiving a degree at
Congregation. In 1976 Maria
Piedrahita earned a B.A. in
psychology, in 1977 Raul Piedrahita
Jr. earned a B.A.Sc. in bio-resource
engineering and Olga Piedrahita
McRadu received a B.Sc. in
horticulture. In 1978 Agustin
Piedrahita received a bachelor's degree
in agricultural economics and his wife
Diana earned a B.Sc. in genetics. In
1979 Raul Jr.'s wife Maryluz received a
M.Sc. in food science and in 1980
Raul Jr. was awarded his Master's
degree in bio-resource engineering.
This summer both Luz and Jorge
are working on campus. Luz has a
permanent job in the Department of
Psychology where she has worked for
the previous three summers assisting
with labs for Restricted Environmental
Stimulation Therapy. Jorge has a
summer job in the poultry science
department as a research assistant.
Dr. and Mrs. Piedrahita have
travelled from Colombia to attend this
week's Congregation.
The graduating students, whose
degrees were officially approved by the
University Senate on May 20, are
presented individually to Chancellor
Clyne by the deans (or delegates) of
the faculties awarding the degrees.
The student then crosses the
platform and kneels before the
chancellor, who taps the graduand
lightly on the head with his mortar
board while saying "I admit you."
At this point the student has
officially graduated and been admitted
to the Convocation of the University,
which is made up of all graduates, the
faculty and Senate of the University
and the chancellor.
Standing on the chancellor's left
during the ceremony will be UBC's
president and vice-chancellor, Dr.
Douglas T. Kenny, who will present
medals and other awards to
outstanding graduates after their
degrees have been conferred.
At today's ceremony, students will
receive doctor's degrees in musical
arts, master's degrees in arts, fine arts,
music, social work, business
administration and library science,
and bachelor's degrees in arts, fine
arts, home economics, music, social
work and commerce, and licentiates in
accounting.
In addition, the honorary Doctor of
Laws degree will be conferred upon
Tommy Douglas, former national
leader of the New Democratic Party,
and upon internationally-acclaimed
soprano Elly Ameling.
On Thursday, students will receive
Doctor of Education degrees, master's
degrees in education, physical
education and science, and bachelor's
degrees in science, education, physical
education and recreation.
Harold Wright, chairman of the
Canadian mining and engineering
firm Wright Engineers Ltd., receives
an honorary Doctor of Laws degree
Thursday. He was a sprinter on the
1932 Canadian Olympic team and is a
UBC graduate.
On Friday, May 29, final day of
Congregation, Doctor of Philosophy
degrees will be conferred. Students will
also receive master's degrees in applied
science, engineering, architecture,
nursing, forestry and law. Bachelor's
degrees will be conferred in science
(agriculture), applied science,
architecture, nursing, science in
forestry, and science (pharmacy).
Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of
Science in Rehabilitation Medicine,
Doctor of Dental Medicine and
Bachelor of Laws degrees will also be
conferred on Friday.
Honorary degrees on Friday will go
to Edmund Desjardins, a quadriplegic
who pioneered the development of
Please turn to page 2
See CONGREGATION UBC Repom May 27, 1981
Elly Ameling
Congregation
Tommy Douglas
continued from page 1
rehabilitation services for physically
disabled persons in Western Canada,
and to Bora Laskin, chief justice of
the Supreme Court of Canada.
Following are the heads of graduating
classes this year:
Association of Professional Engineers
Proficiency Award, $500 (most
outstanding record in the graduating
class of Applied Science): David
Lawrence Frost (Prince George).
Helen L. Balfour Prize, $500 (head of
the graduating class in Nursing, B.S.N,
degree): Heather M. Abramenko (North
Vancouver).
Dr. Maxwell A. Cameron Memorial
Medal and Prize (head of the graduating
class in Education, Elementary Teaching
field, B.Ed, degree): Cynthia L.
Homenuke (Smithers).
Dr. Maxwell A. Cameron Memorial
Medal and Prize (head of the graduating
class in Education, Secondary Teaching
field, B.Ed, degree): Shannon Louise
Murdoch (Prince George).
Ruth Cameron Medal for Librarianship
(head of the graduating class in
librarianship, M.L.S. degree): Patricia
Irene Lysyk (Vancouver).
Canadian Institute of Forestry Medal
(best overall record in Forestry in all
years of course, and high quality of
character and leadership): Heather Jane
Cook (Prince George).
College of Dental Surgeons of British
Columbia Gold Medal (head of the
graduating class in Dentistry, D.M.D.
degree): Ernst J. Schmidt (Vancouver).
College of Dental Surgeons of British
Columbia Gold Medal in Dental Hygiene
(leading student in the Dental Hygiene
Program): Karen Maureen McDonald
(North Vancouver).
Governor-General's Gold Medal (head of
the graduating classes in the Faculties of
Arts and Science, B.A. and B.Sc.
degrees): Allen Dale Hunter (Penticton).
Hamber Prize and Medal, $250 (head of
the graduating class in Medicine, M.D.
degree, best cumulative record in all
years of course): Michael Frederick
Allard (Vancouver).
Horner Prize and Medal for
Pharmaceutical Sciences, $200 (head of
the graduating class in Pharmaceutical
Sciences, B.Sc. Pharm. degree): Michael
Irving Millman (Vancouver).
Kiwanis Club Medal (head of the
graduating class in Commerce and
Business Administration, B.Com. degree):
Paul David Smith (North Vancouver).
Law Society Gold Medal and Prize (call
and admission fee) (head of the
graduating class in Law, LL.B. degree):
Nathan Harold Smith (Vancouver).
Dean of Medicine's Prize (School of
Rehabilitation Medicine) (head of the
graduating class in Rehabilitation
Medicine, B.S.R. degree): Krista June
Nelson (New Westminster).
Physical Education Faculty Prize, $200
(head of the graduating class in Physical
Education, P.B.E. degree): Susan
Christine Beulah (Summerland).
Recreation Society of British Columbia
Prize (head of the graduating class in
Recreation, B.R.E. degree): Nancy E.
Alexander (North Vancouver).
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Medal (graduating student with the
highest standing in the School of
Architecture): Donald George Hazleden
(Vancouver).
Wilfred Sadler Memorial Gold Medal
(head of the graduating class in
Agricultural Sciences, B.Sc. (Agr.)
degree): Sandra Karen Murray
(Richmond).
Special University Prize, $200 (head of
the graduating class in Fine Arts, B.F.A.
degree): Cameron Ian MacLeod
(Vancouver).
Special University Prize, $200 (head of
the graduating class in Home Economics,
B.H.E. degree): Nicole Ethel Irene
Holman (Richmond).
Special University Prize, $200 (head of
the graduating class in Licentiate in
Accounting): M. Ellen Seaborn
(Vancouver).
Special University Prize, $200 (head of
the graduating class in Music, B.Mus.
degree): Kristina Franciska Sutor (North
Vancouver).
University Medal for Arts and Science
(proficiency in the graduating classes in
the Faculties of Arts and Science, B.A.
and B.Sc. degrees): Alexander R. Jones
(Vancouver).
Harold Wright
Edmund Desjardins
Bora Laskin
'Coping' program helps women
Returning to campus life after being
out of the educational system for a few
years can be a bit overwhelming at
first. To combat this, the Women
Students' Office is offering a program
called "Coping with Campus" to help
women who are planning to enter
UBC after being away from school for
five years or longer.
The program is divided into three
sessions. Participants will meet other
prospective students and current
students in session one, and familiarize
themselves with the campus.
Session two will be an 'information
fair', introducing participants to
resources on campus for such things as
child care, reading, writing and study
skills, health and counselling services,
academic advising and registration.
Suggestions for working effectively
through time management and setting
priorities for home and school will be
discussed in session three.
The program will be given on June
9, 10 and 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. and will be repeated on June 10,
17 and 24 from 7 to 10 p.m.
The program is free but pre-
registration is necessary. You can sign
up at the Women Students' Office,
located in Room 223 of Brock Hall or
give them a call at 228-2415.
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Faculty members wishing 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).
Julyl
• Banting Research Foundation
Research Grant.
• Brewer's Association of Canada
Research Grant.
• Medical Research Council of
Canada Symposia and Workshops
Grant.
• SSHRC: International Relations
Division International Congresses
Held in Canada Grant.*
• SSHRC: International Relations
Division Travel to International
Scholarly Conferences Grant.
• SSHRC: International Relations
Division Travel Grants for
International Representation.
• SSHRC: Negotiated Grants Division
Major Editorial Grant.
• SSHRC: Negotiated Grants Division
Program Grant.
• U.S. Department of Health,
Education and Welfare NIH Grants
to Foreign Institutions.
• Von Humboldt Foundation (W.
Germany) Research Fellowship.
July 15
• Canada Council Translation Grant.
• Deafness Research Foundation
Research Grant.
• Donner Canadian Foundation
Research Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada Family
Planning Research Grant.
July 31
• Canada Mortgage and Housing
Corporation Research Grants Type
A (to $2,500).
• Health and Welfare Canada:
NHRDP National Health Research
Scholars Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
NHRDP National Health Scientists
Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
NHRDP National Health Visiting
Scientists Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
NHRDP Demonstration Projects
Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
NHRDP Preliminary Development
Projects Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
NHRDP Research Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
NHRDP Studies Grant.
• SSHRC: Strategic Grants Division
Population Aging: Research
Workshops Grant.
• first time for grant.
Note: All external agency grant
application forms must be signed by
the Head, Dean and Dr. R.D.
Spratley. Applicant is responsible for
sending form to agency. UBC Reports June 14, 1981
Kenneth Wilson, retired supervisor of operations for UBC's Botanical Garden for 11 years from 1969 to 1980, had the honor
of planting a shrub to dedicate the new 30-acre Asian Garden officially opened on May 12. Garden contains UBC's principal
collection of rhododendron species, many of them rare. Mr.  Wilson was also presented with third honorary life membership
in the garden. Looking on at left is Dr. Roy Taylor, Botanical Garden director, and in background, Chancellor J. V. Clyne,
left, and President Douglas Kenny. Access to new Asian Garden is via a tunnel under Southwest Marine Drive from Main
Botanical Garden adjacent to Thunderbird Stadium.
Priorities listed for campus
mg
Immediate forward planning on six
new campus building projects has been
recommended by the UBC Senate's
Committee on Academic Building
Needs Committee.
The projects approved at the May
Senate meeting are designed to
overcome current acute space
shortages in seven UBC academic units
and "serious structural inadequacies"
in the building which houses the
Department of Geophysics and
Astronomy.
The committee has recommended
that priority be given to meeting the
space needs of the Faculty of
Dentistry, the Departments of
Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry,
Physiology and Geophysics and
Astronomy.
The sixth project recommended by
the committee is a new Studio
Resources Building to recognize the
"long-standing needs of the
.Departments of Fine Arts, Music and
Theatre."
The committee included the
following comments on the proposals:
• Identification of a high priority
for the Faculty of Dentistry "reflects a
current acute shortage of office and
graduate teaching/research space";
• Chemical Engineering's priority
reflects a current acute space shortage
and is "independent of any proposals
with regard to expansion of the
engineering program at UBC, which
would also involve other engineering
departments"; and
• The inclusion of Biochemistry
and Physiology recognizes space
shortages attributable to their
involvement in Faculty of Science
degree programs and which are
unrelated to the current medical
school expansion;
The committee also reaffirmed the
acute space needs of projects which
have already been approved as part of
UBC's current five-year capital plan.
These will provide new space for the
Faculties of Agricultural Sciences and
Forestry, the Departments of
Psychology, Chemistry and Physics and
the clinical departments of the Faculty
of Medicine.
The committee also identified the
Departments of Civil, Mechanical and
Electrical Engineering in the Faculty
of Applied Science as units where
there is a clear indication of acute
space shortages in the near future.
Units identified as having current
and anticipated space shortages
solvable through reallocation and
renovation of existing space are the
Schools of Architecture and
Community and Regional Planning
and the Department of Computer
Science.
The committee's final category lists
units whose needs are largely related
to the poor quality of existing
buildings. Identified are: greenhouses
for the Department of Plant Science,
the Faculty of Education, the Institute
of Animal Resource Ecology and the
Departments of Mathematics,
Oceanography and Geophysics and
Astronomy.
A major undertaking of the
academic building needs committee in
recent months has been a campus-wide
review of academic space needs,
Senate was told by Prof. Victor
Runeckles, head of plant science and
chairman of the Senate committee.
He said the committee had adopted
an approach recommended by the
Universities Council of B.C. for
justifying requirements for new space.
The UCBC formula is based on a
formula developed by the Council of
Ontario Universities.
An advantage of the UCBC
formula, he said, is that input data
are available in several existing
campus data bases, which must be
updated regularly.
This led to approval by Senate of a
committee recommendation that the
University place priority on
maintaining an up-to-date space
inventory and on improving the
classifications of room types and of
academic activities associated with
courses offered.
Also approved by Senate was a
recommendation by the committee
that UBC undertake a study of the
feasibility of constructing flexible
"University resource space" to
accommodate on a short-term basis
academic units which are experiencing
acute shortages of space. Such space
could also serve as a means of
accelerating demolition of existing
sub-standard buildings, the committee
said.
Asian
Centre
to open
The spectacular new Asian Centre,
symbolic of UBC's growing role as a
major Pacific Rim university will be
officially opened at 2:30 p.m. on
Friday, June 5.
Participating with Chancellor J. V.
Clyne and President Douglas T. Kenny
will be B.C. Premier William Bennett,
Senator Ray Perrault, His Imperial
Highness Prince Noruhito Mikasa and
His Excellency Dr. Saburo Okita
representing the government of Japan,
and Joseph Whitehead, chairman of
the Asian Centre Fund Executive
Committee.
The public is invited to the opening
ceremony, reception and building tour
which will follow.
Among the festivities will be a tea
ceremony in the Urasenke style by
Mrs. Soshin Watanabe, a display of
Asian art by the Canadian Society for
Asian art, and performances by Kala-
Mandir of B.C. — a South Asian
musical group, the Vancouver Chinese
Music Club, the Katari Taiko
Vancouver Japanese drum group, and
Teresa Kobayashi will give a
performance of Japanese Koto.
Public tours of the Asian Centre will
also be offered on Saturday and
Sunday, June 6 and 7, from 2 to
5 p.m.
Occupying the building will be
UBC's Department of Asian Studies,
the Institute of Asian Research and
the Asian Studies Library. There will
also be space for the Asian interests of
UBC's Departments of Music, Fine
Arts and Theatre.
The Centre will be very much a
public building, serving both
community and University groups with
Asian academic and cultural interests.
As well, the structure is expected to
become a focal point and a source of
visible pride for British Columbia's
Asian communities. They will have
access to the Centre's facilities which
include an auditorium with seating for
220, a music studio and two exhibition
galleries.
The idea of the Asian Centre
originated as a centennial gift from
Japan to the people of British
Columbia. Tbe girders supporting the
high pyramid roof were donated by
the Sanyo Corporation after their use
at the 1970 World's Fair in Osaka.
Funds for construction of the Centre
at UBC came from the Province of
British Columbia, the Government of
Canada, the Japanese Federation of
Economic Organizations, the Japanese
World Exposition and a fund raising
campaign supported by both Asian
and Canadian interests. Total cost,
including the interior finishing, was
$5.4 million.
Vancouver architect Donald
Matsuba has incorporated more than
47,000 gross square feet within the
original Sanyo shell, by developing
four levels, two of them below ground
level. The Centre's spectacular roof,
based on traditional Japanese rural
design, is topped by a symbolic
pagoda-style chimney.
The surrounding landscaping was
designed by Prof. Kannasuke Mori of
Chiba University in Japan. UBC Reports May 27, 1981
Two deans
to liaise
on housing
Two UBC deans have been
designated by Senate to make
representations to the property
committee of the Board of Governors
on actions the University might take to
solve the problem of recruitment and
retention of faculty members caused
by Vancouver's current housing
situation.
Dean William Webber, head of the
Faculty of Medicine, and Dean Peter
Lusztig, head of Commerce and
Business Administration, will act as
liaison persons between Senate and the
Board's property committee, which has
been designated the "proper forum for
discussion of housing problems."
Senate voted at its April meeting to
request that a joint Board-Senate
committee be formed to consider the
difficult housing situation. Dean
Webber said the medical school had
lost many potential recruits because of
the Vancouver housing shortage.
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Recreation? Try the campus
If you're looking for recreation this
summer, don't overlook the UBC
campus. From concerts and plays to
public swimming and garden strolls,
the University offers lots to see and do.
For instance, Stage Campus '81,
UBC's summer stock theatre company,
will be presenting three plays this
summer. The first production will be
Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt, running
from June 10 to 20. From July 8 to 18
Hot-L Baltimore by Lanford Wilson
will be presented and Two Gentlemen
of Verona by William Shakespeare will
be staged from Aug. 5 to 15. For
tickets and reservations, call 228-2678
or drop by Room 207 of the Frederic
Wood Theatre Building.
If exercise is what you're after, the
UBC Aquatic Centre is open for
public swimming throughout the
summer, or you can enjoy a stroll
through one of the many components
of UBC's Botanical Garden. The
Botanical Garden includes the
Japanese Nitobe Memorial Garden and
the Rose Garden, which are both
approaching their loveliest season.
Earlier this month two new gardens,
the Asian and Physick gardens, were
officially opened. The Asian Garden
houses the principal rhododendron
collection of the University, along with
other special collections, and the
Physick Garden is devoted to
medicinal and pharmaceutical plants.
The Frank Buck Sundial, located in
the main Botanical Garden, was also
opened to the public this month.
A wide range of summer sports
programs are being offered from now
until September for children and
adults by UBC's School of Physical
Education and Recreation. The Centre
for Continuing Education is also
offering sports programs on campus.
The centre has a full schedule of other
courses for the summer as well,
ranging from calligraphy to raft trips
on the Fraser River.
For music lovers, UBC's Department
of Music is offering their Music for
Summer Evenings program again this
year in July and August, with recitals
of classical and chamber music. Also
being held at UBC in July is the
Vancouver Early Music Festival. You
can get more information on these
programs by calling the music
department at 228-3113.
The Museum of Anthropology is
offering a summer program for
children aged nine to 12 on Learning
the Elements of Northwest Coast
Design during July. The exhibits Hunt
Family Heritage: Contemporary
Kwakiutl Art and Chinese Opera
Costumes will be on display at the
museum throughout the summer and
there will be public presentations by
Native Youth Workers on traditional
aspects of Northwest Coast Indian life.
For information on museum activities,
call 228-5087.
Visitors to the campus are invited to
tour one of the most advanced
facilities in Canada for dairy cattle
research and teaching. Milking time in
the Dairy Barn is 2:30 p.m. For tour
reservations, call 228-4593.
Other attractions to take in at UBC
this summer include the spectacular
Asian Centre, located adjacent to the
Nitobe Memorial Garden, which opens
June 5, the new exhibit "Cloud
Flowers: Rhododendrons East and
West" in the UBC Fine Arts Gallery
and the M.Y. Williams Geology
Museum.
Tours of the campus — geared to a
particular group's interests — can be
arranged by calling 228-3131.
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UBC Calendar Deadlines
For events in the weeks of June 14   and
June 21, material must be submitted not
later than 4 p.m. on June 4.
Send notices to Information Services, 6328
Memorial Rd. (Old Administration
Building). For further information, call
228-3131.
SUNDAY, MAY 31
Music Recital.
Music composed by Meredith Thompson,
professor emeritus of English, performed
by Kathleen Mursion, mezzo-soprano,
Robin Chow and Robert Holliston,
pianists. Recital Hall, Music Building.
8:00 p.m.
MONDAY, JUNE 1
Computing Centre Lecture.
SPSS. The first in a series of six lectures on
an integrated package of statistical routines
for social sciences by Mr. C. Lai of the
UBC Computing Centre. You can pre-
register by calling 228-6611. Room 447,
Computer Sciences Building. 9:30 a.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
Culture of Human Malignant Melanoma
Cells. Dr. Clive Grafton, Radiation
Oncologist, CCA.B.C. Lecture Theatre,
B.C. Cancer Research Centre, 601 West
10th Ave. 12:00 noon.
Computing Centre Lecture.
Basic FMT. The first in a series of six
lectures on the text processing language
FMT by Ms. V. Lyon-Lamb of the UBC
Computing Centre. You can pre-register by
calling 228-6611. Room 447, Computer
Sciences Building. 2:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, JUNE 2
Computing Centre Lecture.
Introduction to Using MTS: Commands,
Files and Terminals, (Section 1). The first
in a series of 12 lectures by Mr. Jason
Halm of the UBC Computing Centre. You
can pre-register by calling 228-6611. Room
305A, Computer Sciences Building.
9:30 a.m.
Computing Centre Lecture.
Advanced MTS Commands and Files. The
first in a series of six lectures by Mr. R.
Sayle of the UBC Computing Centre. You
can pre-register by calling 228-6611. Room
447, Computer Sciences Building. 1:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, JUNE 5
Leon & Thea Koerner Foundation
Seminar.
Music in Contemporary China. Prof. G.
Chen, Shanghai Conservatory of Music,
visiting professor, U.S.—China Arts
Exchange via New York. Room 400-B,
Music Building. 10:30 a.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 6
Leon & Thea Koerner Foundation
Public Lecture.
Music Education at the Shanghai
Conservatory of Music and The Butterfly
Lovers' Violin Concerto. Prof. G. Chen,
Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Room
105, Asian Centre Music Studio. 2:30 p.m.
MONDAY, JUNE 8
Cancer Research Seminar.
Cytogenetic Studies of Hemopoietic Stem
Cells in CML and Related Disorders. Mr.
Ian Dube, Ph.D. student, Medical
Genetics, B.C.C.R.C. and UBC. Lecture
Theatre, B.C. Cancer Research Centre,
601 West 10th Avenue. 12:00 noon.
TUESDAY, JUNE 9
Women Coping With Campus.
A three-session program for women
planning to enter UBC after a break of five
or more years in their education. The
program will be held June 9, 10 and 11.
Program is free. Registration requested.
For further information, call 228-2415.
Room 223, Brock Hall (Women Students'
Lounge). 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
Platymonas-Micronucleus (Plat-MCN) Test
and Tradescantia-Micronucleus (Trad-
MCN) Test for Sea Pollution. Dr. Te-Hsiu
Ma, Biological Sciences and Institute for
Environmental Management, Western
Illinois University, Macomb. Lecture
Theatre, B.C. Cancer Research Centre,
601 West 10th Avenue. 11:00 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10
Cancer Research Seminar.
In Vitro Studies with Multicellular Tumor
Spheriods. Dr. Alan Conger, Radiation
Biology, Temple University School of
Medicine, Philadelphia. Lecture Theatre,
B.C. Cancer Research Centre, 601 West
10th Avenue. 11:00 a.m.
Women Coping With Campus.
A three-session program for women
planning to enter UBC after a break of five
or more years in their education. The
program will be held June 10, 17 and 24.
Program is free. Registration requested.
For further information, call 228-2415.
Room 223, Brock Hall (Women Students'
Lounge). 7-10 p.m.
Frederic Wood Theatre.
Opening night of Peer Gynt, a play by
Henrik Ibsen. Continues until June 20
(except Monday). Admission is $4; $3 for
students. On Tuesdays, two for the price ol
one. For tickets or reservations, call
228-2678 or drop by Room 207 of the
Frederic Wood Theatre Building. Frederic
Wood Theatre. 8:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, JUNE 11
Chemistry Seminar.
Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Transient
Species. Dr. C.A. deLange, Physical
Chemistry, Free University, Amsterdam.
Room 225, Chemistry Building. 2:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, JUNE 12
Medical Genetics Seminar.
X-Linked Mental Retardation. Dr. Gillian
Turner. Fourth Floor Conference Room,
Health Centre for Children. 1:00 p.m.
Notices...
Nitobe Garden Hours
Nitobe Garden will be open weekdays
effective April 17. Hours for operation are
10 a.m. to half an hour before sunset
weekdays and weekends.
Museum of Anthropology
Exhibits: Kwagiutl Graphics: Tradition in
a New Medium; West Coast Graphics:
Images of Change; Chinese Opera
Costumes; Hunt Family Heritage: Prints
and Carvings.
Indian Art for Children (ages 9 to 12):
Learning the Elements of Northwest Coast
Design will be held in July. For
registration, call 228-5087.
Museum hours are: noon to 9:00 p.m. on
Tuesdays; from noon to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays through Sundays, and closed
Mondays.
Language Courses
Conversational French and Spanish Courses
begin week of June 1 (non-credit). For
additional information, please call
228-2181, local 227 between 10 a.m. and
3 p.m.
Lost and Found
Summer hours for the Lost and Found are
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday to
Friday. The Lost and Found is located in
Room 164 of Brock Hall. Telephone,
228-5751.
Basic Skills
A program to develop reading, writing and
study skills is being offered from July 6-30
by the Reading, Writing and Study Skills
Centre on campus. Fee is $160.
Registration deadline is June 19. For more
information, call 228-2181, local 245.
Accommodation Needed
If you are interested in hosting a Quebecois
student for the period May 25-July 3, call
Vera Angelomatis at the UBC Language
Institute, 228-2181, local 266.
Fine Arts Gallery
Cloud Flowers: Rhododendrons East and
West will be exhibited until Aug. 14 in the
Fine Arts Gallery, located in the basement
of the Main Library.
UBC Reports is published every
second Wednesday by Information
Services. UBC. 6328 Memorial Road.
Vancouver. B.C. V61  IW5. Telephone
228 3131. Al Hunter, editor. Lorie
Chortyk. calendar editor. Jim Banham,
contributing editor. ISSN 0497-2929.
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