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7 5 T H     A N N I V E R S ARY:    I §||^|
Celebrate
The magnificent Sequoiadendron tree adorning this special 75th anniversary issue of
UBC Reports, was set ablaze with 2,100 Christmas lights on Nov. 27. The lighting
ceremony was a forerunner of next year's Lights of Learning campus project, when students,
faculty and staff will decorate the entire core area ofthe campus during the anniversary year
Christmas season.
This attraction and many more are part of the activities planned to commemorate UBC's
75th anniversary in 1990.
The year-Jong festivities represent a collaborative effort involving faculty, staff, students, alumni, the community at large and
all levels of government, the private sector and campaign donors.
Highlights ofthe year include an Open House from March 9 to
March 11 — which will be the first major event celebrating the
anniversary — Discover Summer at UBC from May 1 to Aug. 31
and a 75th Anniversary/Homecoming Week from Sept. 27 to Oct.
3.
Campus projects, including a legacy program and a sports and
recreation program, will round out the celebrations. Commencing
next month, they will comprise 75th anniversary activities and
events which focus on the social, cultural and economic contributions UBC makes to the campus and to the community.
In keeping with the tradition of student initiative in the
university's development, UBC's Alma Mater Society Student
Projects Committee, chaired by Eric Ommundsen, will launch the
75th anniversary celebrations with a three-day kickoff Jan. 8 to
Jan. 10.
Various events and displays celebrating student life and learning are being planned, including a recreation ofthe 1922 archival
photo ofthe Great Trek. The AMS hopes to attract 7,500 students,
faculty and staff to form the letters UBC for this photo.
Undergraduate and graduate societies, fraternities and sororities, service organizations, clubs and other student groups will be
participating in the kickoff activities.
"UBC's 75th anniversary is an opportunity to highlight and
celebrate the achievements and successes of our students and
faculty, and to remind others of the value of education in our
society," said Ommundsen. "I hope everybody will enjoy participating in the student launch ofthe year and I encourage everyone
to follow the student example and become involved in the 75th
anniversary."
A campus-wide Open House, designed to highlight academic
achievements and student activities for the community, ushers in
the first major event marking UBC's 75th anniversary.
There will be something for everyone — from tots to seniors —
at Open House. Watch great moments in science re-enacted by
members of UBC's science faculty; pan for gold; tour the Botanical
Garden; experience a simulated earthquake; or gaze at the stars
at the UBC Astronomical Observatory.
See EVENTS on Page 2
Photo by Media S
UBC staff, students and faculty helped light the Sequoiadendron tree
front ofthe Main Library recently. The Lights of Learning ceremony cele- \
brated the beginning of UBC's 75th anniversary year. UBC REPORTS Dec. 14.1989
Open House is featured
at diamond anniversary
Thousands of callers throng to your
doorstep and want to stay for three
days. What do you do with them?
At UBC, we let them star in a
movie, gaze through a telescope, pan
for gold, or explore Kid's World.
Open House 1990 is the centrepiece
of UBC's diamond anniversary and
will take place across campus March
9, 10 and 11. Most regular classes on
March 9 will be cancelled for this first
major event of UBC's year-long 75th
anniversary celebrations.
"This is the perfect opportunity for
the community to see and experience
the many exciting contributions that
UBC makes in teaching and research,"
said Agricultural Sciences Dean Jim
Richards, chair of the Open House
1990 committee.
"More than that, it's an opportunity
for the public to see close-up the facilities that are available here at UBC."
Three years ago, thousands of visitors crowded the campus to take part
in more than 400 events, displays and
activities.
In 1990, UBC's friends, neighbors
and alumni will be invited back to
campus to discover what our faculties,
departments and schools have been
working on.
Our visitors can watch the light
bulbs switch on as great moments in
science are re-enacted by the Science
Faculty. Or they can find themselves
on the set with a film crew from the
Theatre Department.
Children can play and leam at Kid's
World, which will feature a lost-child
program.   There will be an imagina-
Jim Richards
tion market and puppet shows to entertain and teach tomorrow's university
students.
Gold fever will rage at the M. Y.
Williams Geology Museum where
some ofthe world's largest gold specimens from Harvard University will be
on display.
From there, visitors can head over
to Pharmaceutical Sciences to explore
advances in drug research.
At Agricultural Sciences, there will
be free plant seedlings, a landscape design studio, quail hatching, live fish
and animal displays, and nutritional
know-how tests.
Visitors can examine a relief map
of the environmentally sensitive Stein
Valley at the Forestry Faculty. Or they
can explore new cultures at the Mu
seum of Anthropology and the Asian
Centre.
The Museum of Anthropology will
also open its new ceramics wing, which
will house a world-class ceramics collection.
For athletes, there'll be Sportsfest,
a collection of displays and demonstrations of sports at UBC.
The judicial-minded can test their
legal sense at mock trials staged by the
Law Faculty. Afterwards, visitors can
test their stress levels at the Psychology Department.
For the starry-eyed, there'll be day
and night viewing at the UBC Observatory. And for those with a green —
or not so green — thumb, they can talk
to the experts from the Botanical Garden.
In keeping with the anniversary
theme, the Geography Department
plans to hold guided tours to show
how UBC has changed the landscape
of Point Grey over the past 75 years.
Open House 1990 is being vice-
chaired by UBC law graduate Peig
McTague and co-ordinated by Erin
Redden of the Community Relations
Office.
"We funded all 12 faculties, eight
outreach programs, sports and recreation, and School and College Liaison,"
said Redden. "The Open House Committee received many excellent proposals and we endorsed every project
we received. Unfortunately, we were
unable to fund them all."
The exhibits and displays will run
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and all
exhibits and parking will be free.
Students
to re-create
1922 photo
UBC's students will put themselves in the picture as they kick
off the university's 75th anniversary celebrations Jan. 8, 9, and
10.
Students, along with faculty and staff, will re-create the well
known 1922 photograph of students standing on a field in the
shape of the letters UBC.
The re-creation, which takes place Jan. 10 on Maclnnes Field,
will be followed by the uncorking of a giant champagne bottle,
said Eric Ommundsen, chair of the Alma Mater Society's student projects committee.
A reception in the Student Union Building will follow and
offer a preview of other 75th anniversary events planned for the
year.
Leading up to the official kickoff, student groups will present
displays and activities in the Student Union Building on Jan. 8
and Jan. 9.
"The events we have planned for the year are designed to
show what we have done in the past 75 years — how students
have served the university," Ommundsen said.
The anniversary kickoff will involve undergraduate and graduate societies, fraternities and sororities, service organizations,
clubs, and other student groups, he added.
"Students are one of the most important, if not the key element, in the university environment. They should be seen as
taking on the future, because they are the future."
AMS President Mike Lee said the kickoff to the diamond anniversary celebrations promises to be the student event of the
year.
"Throughout UBC's history, students have been important
contributors to the building and enrichment of the university,"
said Lee.
"In this 75th anniversary year, students will join with faculty,
staff, alumni, and other members ofthe university community to
celebrate this important milestone."
Events scheduled throughout year
Continued from Page 1
Open House will also feature Kid's
World. Special children's programming being planned for this event includes face painting and an imagination market.
Discover Summer at UBC is up
next, designed to showcase the natural
splendor of the campus during the
summer, and to increase public awareness of the numerous programs available to the community - May through
August.
The visual and performing arts will
be highlighted, as well as sports and
recreation opportunities at UBC.
A Pacific coast music festival, theatre for children, concerts in the gardens, an international tennis tournament, summer stock theatre and a croquet tournament are a few of the events
planned for everyone's enjoyment.
Another feature attraction will be the
World's Longest Yard Sale and Recycling Fair.
Traditional Homecoming events
will mingle with new activities in celebration of UBC's 75th anniversary
during the week of Sept. 27 to Oct. 3.
UBC's official birthday party will
take place on Sept. 30 of 75th Anniversary/Homecoming Week. More
than 125,000 UBC alumni will be invited to help celebrate the occasion.
Featured will be a return to 1915 —
the year UBC was chartered as an independent post-secondary institution.
Period costumes, antique car displays
and old-fashioned entertainment stages
will help recreate a time past but not
forgotten in UBC's history.
Also planned for 75th Anniversary/
Homecoming Week are the Great
Trekker Dinner, the Arts 20 Relay Race
and a special Fall ceremony welcoming students to the campus.
The wide range of campus projects
taking place throughout the year, in
addition to Open House, Discover
Summer at UBC and the 75th Anniversary/Homecoming Week, will guarantee many hours of enjoyment and
fascination.
Highlights include a UBC film and
television festival; an education day
on ethical issues in rehabilitation; an
exhibition of 16th century Rome studies and sketches by Italian masters including Michelangelo, Vasari and
Alberti; and a book about women at
UBC in the early years.
Dr. William Webber, dean of
UBC's Faculty of Medicine and chair
of the Campus Projects Committee,
believes that the 75th anniversary will
give the university and the community
a chance to reflect on UBC's historical
development, and to look ahead to its
future.
"I have been around the university
for nearly 40 years as a student and a
faculty member," said Dr. Webber. "It
will be a year like no other for UBC."
As part of the campus projects initiative, a committee, chaired by Alice
Strangway, has been formed to identify permanent legacies that will be
created during the 75th anniversary
Dr. William Webber
year. The committee has developed
proposals for legacy projects and is
working with sub-committees in developing and implementing plans of
action.
Legacy projects funded include
replanting the north side of Main Mall
to rejuvenate Fairview Grove; commissioning a metal plaque with etchings depicting a mountain panorama;
building a stone monument; and the
publication of a book recounting
UBC's history.
Campus projects celebrating the
history of sports and recreation at UBC
over the past 75 years are also being
planned for 1990. Chaired by Bob
Osborne, founding director of UBC's
School of Physical Education and Recreation, the committee is working
closely with the professional sports and
recreation community in creating, planning and implementing cooperative
programs with UBC.
Various sports events and displays
including a longboat race; a soccer
bowl; storm the wall; and an art series
of paintings depicting Thunderbird
sports, are being coordinated by Intra-
murals, and Athletics and Sports Services.
The appeal for project proposals
was made campus-wide. All projects
were to directly relate to Open House,
Discover Summer at UBC, 75th Anniversary/Homecoming Week or to
campus projects, including the legacy
and sports and recreation programs.
In addition to celebrating UBC's
past, present or future, the projects must
also be accessible to the community
and exemplify an area in which UBC
is unique, a leader or a centre of academic strength.
Each proposal received was forwarded to the committee responsible
for the specific area of activity. After
review by the committees — comprising faculty, staff and students — projects were recommended to the 75th
anniversary executive committee for
approval.
A total of 185 proposals were received and 113 were approved for
funding amounting to $340,000. The
university is working closely with the
corporate community to provide finan
cial support for these projects.
"The variety and scope of the project proposals we received was impressive," said project manager Sharon
Rowse. "Every faculty on campus will
be participating in the year's activities."
UBC Chancellor and chairman of
the 75th anniversary year, Leslie Peterson, said 1990 would be a year of
public attention focused on the university.
"It is important that our young
people and the community generally
become aware ofthe extensive educational and research opportunities that
exist on this campus. It is also important for our benefactors to see the return they receive on the best investment they can make influencing the
future of our country," said Peterson.
UBC President David Strangway
said, "We can look forward to a great
year of celebration." said UBC president David Strangway. "We are proud
of the rich and diverse contributions
UBC has made to the quality of life
and education in the province, in the
nation and worldwide."
A colorful array of 75th anniversary souvenirs — hats, mugs, t-shirts,
pens, sweatshirts, jackets, yoyos, fris-
bees, key chains, and glassware to
name a few — are available throughout 1990 at the UBC Bookstore. Prices
range from $1 to $150.
For more information about the
year-long festivities, call the UBC 75th
anniversary office at 228-8999. UBC REPORTS Dec. 14.1989       3
Photo by Media Services
Members ofthe 75th Anniversary Souvenir Merchandise Committee Anna Li (left), Don Donovan and
Helen Becker show off the range of75th goods available for purchase at the Bookstore.
28 classes plan reunions
for Homecoming Week
UBC graduates from across Canada and the U.S. and even overseas
will be coming back to Vancouver to
meet old friends and reminisce during
the university's Homecoming Week,
Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, 1990.
To date, 28 graduating classes from
all years are planning reunions in 1990
including two classes celebrating their
40th—the Electrical Engineering and
Geological Engineering classes of
1950.
A special party is planned for the
10th annual, 25th annual and 50th
annual reunions, said Deborah Apps,
executive director of UBC's Alumni
Association. Graduates from the
classes of 1916 through 1930 will be
able to relive the Great Trek—the historic walk from the old Fairview campus (now Vancouver General Hospital) to UBC staged in 1922 to gain
support to move the university to its
present location.
A bus will be provided for next
year's trek re-enactment, Apps said.
Following the bus tour, a reception will
be held on campus for graduates with
UBC President David Strangway and
Chancellor Leslie Peterson as hosts.
In addition, a special 75th anniversary edition of UBC's alumni magazine, The Chronicle, will be produced
next year describing UBC's beginnings
in 1915 and featuring graduates who
have influenced its growth and development into a world-class university.
Overall, Homecoming Week
events will be bigger and better in
1990 in keeping with the magnitude
of the occasion, said alumnus Don
Holubitsky, chair of the organizing
committee. "The fact that it's UBC's
75th anniversary is more reason to
celebrate, more reason for alumni to
come back to campus, and more reason for the community to become involved," he said.
Students are consolidating their efforts with alumni and the university to
showcase next year's events, said Mike
Lee, AMS President, and committee
vice-chair.
The community is invited to participate in many events, especially
UBC's official birthday party celebrations on Sunday, Sept. 30. Festivities
for that day include an official cake-
cutting ceremony and old-fashioned
entertainment. Antique cars and period costumes will add a historic touch
to the day.
Homecoming Week kicks off
Thursday, Sept. 27 with an anniversary parade and the university's annual fall ceremony which welcomes
new and returning students to campus
and to which their families and friends
and the general public are invited.
The 1990 gala Great Trekker Dinner, an annual event, will be held at the
Hotel Vancouver, and celebrate 75
years of students' involvement at UBC.
Great Trekker awards honor graduates
who not only achieved recognition in
their field, but who have also made a
special contribution to the community
and been of particular service to undergraduate students.
Traditional Homecoming events
such as Just Desserts, a student-sponsored celebration honoring people who
have provided special service to students, and Meet The Brass, an opportunity to meet UBC's president and
administration, will also take place
during the week.
Other scheduled Homecoming
events include an alumni hockey weekend, the Homecoming Blue and Gold
Classic football game to be held at the
5,000-seat Thunderbird Stadium, and
a student homecoming dance on Friday, Sept. 28.
One of the university's most popular annual sporting events, the Arts '20
relay race, will be held Sept. 30. This
year more than 2,000 community, corporate and university competitors took
part in the race which retraces the 10.3-
kilometre route of the original Great
Trek.
UBC Reports deadlines
UBC Reports is now distributed by the Vancouver Courier on the west
side on alternate Sundays
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For more information, or to place
an ad, phone 228-4775
19 15-1990
ANNIVERSARY
75th souvenirs
now available
Look for a full range of
75th Anniversary souvenirs
on sale at the Bookstore —
just in time for holiday
shopping. Don Donovan,
Merchandise Manager for
the Bookstore, says "We've
got 75th Anniversary souvenir items priced from 95
cents to $150: sweaters,
jackets, pens, pins, mugs,
yo-yo's, t-shirts — including
infant and youth sizes in the
crayon t-shirts and sweatshirts — and when you purchase 75th souvenirs at the
Bookstore, you're helping to
support campus-wide
events."
Congratulations to everyone on the 75th Souvenir
Committee, definitely a job
well done. Departments,
why not purchase some
75th souvenirs for internal
use? Not only do they make
great gifts and thank-you
items, but there's a 10 per
cent discount for departments purchasing souvenirs
with an Internal Requisition
form. There's a special 30
per cent discount for departments on the "crayon"
sweatshirts — a fun, distinctive design and definitely a
hit.
75TH ANNIVERSARY
KICKOFF IN JANUARY
January 8, 9 and 10 will
see a whole slate of events
in the student launch of the
anniversary year, co-ordinated by the 75th Anniversary AMS Student Projects
Committee. Chair Eric Ommundsen reports January 8
and 9 will feature student
activities and displays in SUB
commemorating the contributions clubs have made
to campus life over the last
75 years. Wednesday,
January 10 the celebrations
will culminate in the re-creation of the famous UBC
photo, with students, staff,
faculty and alumni forming
the letters during the noon
hour on Mclnnes Field, just
east of SUB.
Following that, President
Strangway will speak and officially open the anniversary
year. And to top it all off
they'll pop the cork on a
giant bottle of champagne.
The event not to be
missed is the re-creation of
the UBC photo. Students,
staff, faculty, alumni — it's
your chance to guarantee
yourself immortality (or at
the very least your 15 minutes of fame) by being one
of the people forming the
letters. Further details
about participation will be
posted on campus.
OPEN HOUSE NEWS
Open House will be bigger and better than ever
for UBC's 75th anniversary
year. Attendance for the
three-day event (Friday,
March 9 to Sunday, March
11) is expected to exceed
the tens of thousands who
visited the last Open House
in 1987. Congratulations to
all of the project groups
that received funding or
endorsement from the
Open House committee,
chaired by Dean Jim
Richards of Agricultural Sciences and vice-chaired by
UBC Law grad Peig
McTague.
Highlights include backstage tours of Freddy Wood
Theatre with Bob Eberle
and his crew — but be
warned, the theatre students just may talk you into
being in a film they'll be
shooting during Open
House, Or why not try your
hand at learning another
language — with a user-
friendly computer for a
tutor? Karl Zaenker and
the Department of Germanic Studies will have this
on display. For more dramatic fare, Gerald Sandy
and the Classics Department will be staging performances and setting up
archaeological displays.
And if all of this proves too
much to handle, just check
yourself in at the Psychology Department's stress-
testing display.
WELCOME ABOARD,
AIR CANADA
The corporate sponsorship committee informs us
that our first corporate
partner. Air Canada, has
come on board for the
75th anniversary. Lilian
Ray son, Director of Community Affairs for the airline,
confirmed the company's
involvement in November.
Thanks, Air Canada.
PHONE NUMBER
There's now a 24-hour
phone line with recorded
information on 75th anniversary events: 228-8999. UBC REPORTS Pec. 14.1989
December 17 -
January 13
SUNDAY, DEC. 17   |
Breakfast With Santa
Santa arrives at 10am with the Christmas
Bear. Pictures with Santa: children $6.50,
adults, $10.50 . Faculty Club Main Dining
Room at 9am. Call 228-4693.
MONDAY, DEC. 18  |
Biotech Lab and
Biochem Seminar
Making Monsters: Construction of Pseu-
dodiploid Viruses to Study the Function of
Essential Herpesvirus Genes. Dr. Vikram
Misra, Veterinary Microbiology, U of Saskatchewan. IRC #4 at 3:45 pm. Dr. M.
Smith 228-4838.
WEDNESDAYjDEO20|
Orthopaedics Grand Rounds
Eye Care Centre Auditorium at 7:30am
regular conference cancelled for holidays.
Call the academic office at 875-4646.
THURSDAY, DEC. 21 |
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Combined Seminar
One of a series by Human Reproductive
Biology with Endocrinology and Infertility.
Multi-disciplinary Approaches in the Study
of Hormone Signalling Mechanisms. Dr.
B.K Tsang, U of Ottawa. Grace Hospital
2N35at1pm. Call 875-2334.
FRIDAY, DEC. 22
Health Care
Epidemiology Rounds
A Regional Health Planning Strategy that
Works. Arlene Trustham, BSN,
MSCRegionalization Project Manager,
Community/Family Programs, Ministry of
Health. James Mather 253 from 9-10am.
Call 228-2772.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27|
Orthopaedics Grand Rounds
No Conference over the Holidays. Eye
Care Centre Auditorium at 7:30am. Call
the academic office at 875-4646.
CALENDAR DEADUNES
For events in the period Jan. 14 to Jan. 27 notices must be submitted by UBC faculty or staff on proper Calendar forms no later
than noon on Wednesday, Jan. 3 to the Community Relations Office, 6328 Memorial Rd., Room 207, Old Administration
Building. For more information call 228-3131. Notices exceeding 35 words may be edited.
SUNDAY, DEC. 31   \     |     MONDAY, JAN. 8   j
New Year's Eve Celebration
Gourmet dinner menu, $35 per person.
Five-piece dance band. Faculty Club Main
Dining Room at 9pm. Call 228-4693.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3   |
Orthopaedics Grand Rounds
Investigation, Diagnosis and Treatment of
the Simple Mortons Neuroma. Dr. R.J.
Claridge. Eye Care Centre Auditorium at
7:30am. Call 875-4646.
Pharmacology Seminar
GABA Modulates a Transient K-Current
in Hippocampal Neurons. Dr. David Saint,
John Curtin School of Medical Research,
Canberra. I RC#5 11:30-12:30. Call 228-
2575.
Wednesday Noon-hour Series
Strutt-Jordan Guitar Duo, $2 at the door.
Recital Hall, Music Building at 12:30 pm.
Call 228-3113.
WEDNESDAY, JAN.3J
Concert
Faculty and guest artist concert series.
Robert Silverman, piano. Recital Hall,
Music Building at 8:00 pm, 7:15 prelude.
For tickets call 228-3113.
FRIDAY, JAN. 5     \
Health Care
Epidemiology Rounds
The Mystery of Kaposi's Sarcoma and
Aids - An Epidemiologic Whodunit. Drs.
Chris Archibald and Martin Schechter,
Health Care/Epidemiology, UBC. James
Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 228-2772.
75th Anniversary
Special Edition
UBC Reports is the faculty and staff newspaper of
the University of British Columbia. It is published
every second Thursday by the UBC Community
Relations Office, 6328 Memorial Rd., Vancouver,
B.C., V6T 1W5. Telephone 228-3131. Advertising
inquiries: 228-4775*
Director: Margaret Nevin
Editor-in-Chief: Don Whiteley
Editor: Howard Fluxgold
Contributors: Connie Filletti, Paula Martin,
Jo Moss, Gavin Wilson, Sharon Rowse Judy
McLarty, Erin Redden, Wendy Soobis, Donna
Hunter and Ron Burke.
Applied Mathematics Seminar
Convergent Factorial Series Expansions
for Bessel Functions. Dr. T.M. Dunster,
San Diego State U. Mathematics 229 at
3:45pm. 228-4584.
TUESDAY, JAN. 9   \
Employment Equity Information
Session
Sharon Kahn, Director of Employment
Equity, UBC. Scarfe 202 from 12:30-
1:30pm. Call 228-5454.
Students for Forestry Awareness
Speaker Series
Endangered Spaces: The Quest to Complete the BC Parks System. John Broad-
head, World Wildlife Fund. MacMillan 166
from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 228-6021.
Geography Colloquium
Fractals in the Atmospheric Sciences.
Prof. Douw Steyn, Geography, UBC.
Geography 200 at 3:30pm. Call 228-6959.
Statistics Seminar
Nearly Orthogonal Randomized Designs
for General Linear Modelling of Treatment
and Unit Effects. Prof. P.M. Hooper.
Ponderosa Annex C 102 at 4:00pm. Call
228-3167
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10|
Orthopaedics Grand Rounds
Pilon Fractures. Dr. P.A. Blachut. Eye
Care Centre Auditorium at 7:30am. Call
875-4646.
Pharmacology Seminar
Diabetes-induced Cardiomyopathy. Dr.
John H. McNeill, Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC from IRC #5 11:30-12:30pm.
Call Dr. M.C. Sutter at 228-2575.
Employment Equity
Information Session
Sharon Kahn, Director, Employment Equity. Angus 321 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call
228-5454.
Wednesday Noon-hour Series
Tom Parnott, trumpet; Edward Norman,
piano. $2 at the door. Recital Hall, Music
Building, at 12:30pm. Call 228-3113.
THURSDAY, JAN. 11 j
History Lecture
Some Image Problems in Fur Trade History. Dr. Jennifer Brown, U of Winnipeg. .
Ponderosa Annex H, room 123,12:30pm.
Call 228-5286.
FRIDAY, JAN. 12
Health Care
Epidemiology Rounds
A Scientific and Quantitative Approach to
Health Advocacy with specific examples.
James Mather 253. Call 228-2772.
NOTICES
Christmas Stargazing
See Jupiter, Venus, The Orion Nebula,
The Andromeda Galaxy and much more.
Free admission. South entrance of the
UBC Observatory every clear Saturday
evening from 7pm-midnight. Call ahead
to confirm, 228-6186.
Fine Arts Gallery
Mary Scott. Until Dec. 22. Basement,
Main Library. Tues.- Fri., 10 am- 5pm;
Saturday, noon - 5 pm.
Graduate Student Society
Free Film Festival. James Bond and Meryl
Streep. All Welcome. Grad Centre Fireside Lounge, Mondays at 6:30pm. Call
228-3203.
Post Polio Study
Persons with polio needed for functional
assessment and possible training programs. Elizabeth Dean, PhD, School of
Rehabilitation Medicine. Call 228-7392.
Multiple Sclerosis Study
Persons with mild to moderately severe
MS needed for study on exercise responses. Elizabeth Dean, PhD, School of
Rehab. Medicine. Call 228-7392.
Psychiatry Study
Men and women 19-60 years, to participate in research investigating eye function in depressed patients and control volunteers. Volunteers must not have a past
history or family history of depression and
would have retinal tests at the VGH/UBC
Eye Care Centre. Stipend $15. Call Dr.
Lam or Arlene Tompkins at 228-7325.
Psychology Study
Non-student volunteers, aged 30-40 and
living with a heterosexual partner, to keep
a daily journal (average 5 min. daily) for 4
months. Participants will look for patterns
in their physical, emotional and social
experiences. Call Jessica McFarlane at
228-5121.
Back Pain Research
Volunteers needed for magnetic resonance imaging of healthy spines - men
and women aged 18-60, non-pregnant,
no pacemakers, no intracranial clips and
no metal fragments in the eye. University
Hospital employees excluded. Call June
8am and 4pm, Monday - Thursday at 228
- 7720.
UBC Employment Equity
Faculty and staff interested to learn about
the program, including the census to take
place in February 1990, please contact
Dr. Sharon E. Kahn, Director. Call 228-
5454.
Agricurl
Late afternoon curling. Experienced curlers and those wishing to learn are welcome. At Thunderbird, Tuesdays, 5:15 -
7:15. Two terms, $80. Call Paul Willing,
228-3560 or Alex Finlayson, 738-7698
(eve.)
Badminton Club
Faculty, staff and Grad Student Badminton Club meets Thursdays, 8:30-10:30pm
and Fridays, 6:30-8:30 pm in Gym A of
the Robert Osborne Sports Centre. Fees,
$15 until April with valid UBC Library card.
Call Bernard at 731-9966.
Walter Gage Toastmasters
Wednesday. Public Speaking Club Meeting. Speeches and tabletopics. Guests
are welcome. SUB at 7:30. pm. Call
Sulan at 597-8754.
Psychology Study
Opinions of teenage girls and their parents on important issues surfacing in family life. Volunteers needed: 13-19 year
old girls and one or both of their parents.
Call Lori Taylor at 733-0711.
International House
Language Exchange
Free service to match up UBC students
who want to exchange their language for
another. At present, we are looking for
French and Spanish speakers who wish
to exchange their languages for English,
but any combination is possible. Call
Yukiko Yoshida at 228-5021.
Language Bank
Free translation/interpretation services
offered by International students and the
community to students and non-profit organizations. Call 228-5021.
Sexual Harassment Office
Two advisors are available to discuss
questions and concerns on the subject.
They are prepared to help any member of
the UBC community who is being sexually harassed to find a satisfactory resolution. Call Margaretha Hoek or Jon Shapiro
at 228-6353.
Statistical Consulting and
Research Laboratory
SCARL is operated by the Department of
Statistics to provide statistical advice to
faculty and graduate students working on
research problems. Call 228-4037. Forms
for appointments available in Room 210,
Ponderosa Annex C.
Volunteering
To find an interesting and challenging volunteer job, get in touch with Volunteer
Connections. Contact: Volunteer Connections, Student Counselling and Resources
Centre, Brock Hall 200 or call 228-3811.
Lung Disease Subjects Wanted
School of Rehab Medicine is seeking interstitial lung disease subjects in order to
study the effect of this disorder on response to submaximal exercise. Call
Frank Chung at 228-7708.
Parenting Project
Couples with children between the ages
of 5 and 12 are wanted for a project studying parenting. Participation involves the
mother and father discussing common
childrearing problems and completing
questionnaires. Call Dr. C. Johnston, Clinical Psychology, UBC at 228-6771.
Teaching Kids to Share
Mothers with 2 children between 2 1/2
and 6 years of age are invited to participate in a free parent - education program
being evaluated in the Department of
Psychology. Call Georgia Tiedemann at
the Sharing Project 228-6771.
Fitness Appraisal
Physical Education and Recreation,
through the John M, Buchanan Fitness
and Research Centre, is administering a
physical fitness assessment program.
Students, $25, others $30. Call 228-4356.
Surplus Equipment
Recycling Facility
All surplus items. Every Wednesday,
noon-3pm. Task Force Bldg. 2352 Health
Sciences Mall. Call 228-2813.
Neville Scarfe Children's Garden
Visit the Neville Scarfe Children's Garden
located west of the Education Building.
Open all year - free. Families interested
in planting weeding and watering in the
garden, call Jo-Anne Naslund at 434-1081
or 228-3767.
Botanical Garden
Open every day from 10 am - 3 pm. until
mid-March. Free admission.
Nitobe Garden
Open Monday to Friday, 10 am - 3 pm
until mid-March. Free admission. THE CAMPUS PLAN PROJECT:
19 15-1990
ANNIVERSARY
INTRODUCTION:
THE CAMPUS PLAN
The University of British Columbia is currently entering a period
of unprecedented physical renewal and expansion, which will
accelerate the maturation of the
campus, and provide numerous
opportunities for positive development.
In order to identify the critical
planning issues the Department
of Campus Planning & Development is reassessing the status of
the campus and is developing
comprehensive guidelines for future development.
The process of campus planning at the University is intended
to be transparent and accessible
to all based on the philosophy that
the U.B.C. campus is an invaluable public resource as well as a
symbol of public commitment to
higher education.
PROJECT STRUCTURE
The Campus Plan Project is di-
^    rected by a Control Committee
- which includes members of the
Campus Planning & Development Department.
This Committee is directing the
- work of a consulting team which
--   has been assembled to assess
previous planning work and to
develop the Campus Plan.    In
addition, an Advisory Committee
.    composed of members of the
- campus community will be assisting the Control Committee in the
identification of key issues and
priorities.
PROJECT DURATION
The Campus Plan Project is expected to be completed in detail
by the end of 1990, with general
planning concepts developed by
mid 1990.
PROJECT PROCESS
In order to assess the perception of the existing campus, its
Request for participation
strengths and weaknesses, and
in order to set priorities and define
a vision for the future, this project
requires widespread participation.
This participation is being initiated
by the questionnaire described
below. Succeeding phases of the
project will overlay the issues and
concepts which emerge and will
involve detailed development guidelines for each part of the campus.
It is important to note that
there are many existing conditions and building plans which will
require assimilation into future
thinking. Nevertheless, the ambitious program of renewal initiated
by the University for the period
1989 -1999 presents an opportunity to address a wide variety of
planning issues.
In the early stages of this project we need to learn about the
general perception of the U.B.C.
campus and we need to explore
concepts of future development.
Thoughtful and imaginative input
is welcomed from as many people
as possible. Responses to our
questions will be analyzed by the
planning team in order to explore
the major issues in depth.
POTENTIAL PLANNING
ISSUES
The following list is intended to
provoke ideas and observations
about the current and future University campus. Respondents are
welcome to add others as required.
A Physical and Cultural
Context
- relationship to Discovery
Parks, Triumf, and the South
Campus
- relationship to the Endowment
Lands community
- relationship to traditional native lands and communities
- relationship to the new regional park
- relationship to the City of Vancouver and Lower Mainland communities
- relationship to the rest of British Columbia generally
- the value of existing planning concepts
B. Image of the Campus
- the symbolic and historical
value of the campus
- urban planning concepts, scale
of development, layout of facilities
and infrastructure, focal points,
views, sense of permanence
- landscaping, scale, variety, integration with the natural setting
- architectural quality, scale,
massing, image symbolism, character
- age and condition of facilities
- interior design, quality, character
C. Functional Relationships
- functional groupings and/or
segregation of activities
- inter-relationships of types of
activities
- access to the campus, entrances, gateways, signage, orientation
- vehicular and pedestrian circulation, parking facilities, transit
patterns
- interface with off-campus and/
or adjacent activities
- potential for mixed-use and
revenue generating development
on campus
- approaches to building technology
- utilities infrastructure
- environmental impact of university activities
D. Social, Cultural and
Recreational Environment
- changing student profiles -
ethnic origin, lifestyles, age
- changing faculty and support
staff profiles - ethnic origin, lifestyles, age
- social amenities, including food
services, ceremonial and meeting
places
- cultural amenities, variety,
scale, scope, access
- housing concepts, variety,
scale, scope, access, sense of
community
- future transportation trends
and influences
- future technological trends and
influences
- seasonal variations in activities
YOUR RESPONSE TO
OUR KEY QUESTIONS
Our questionnaire involves
three simple, open-ended questions:
A. What are the strengths of the
existing campus?
B. What are the weaknesses of
the existing campus?
C. What is your vision of the optimal development of the Campus?
Please address these questions as broadly or as specifically
as seems appropriate to you. In
order that we may clarify comments as necessary, please include your name, address and
telephone number. All responses
will be treated confidentially.
Written responses should be returned to:
Campus Planning and Development
2210 West Mall
Vancouver, B.C.
V6T1W5
Attention: Andrew Brown
University Planner
The planning team will make
presentations available throughout the project in order to report
on our findings and to inform
members of the campus community and the general public as to
our recommendations for future
change.
We welcome your assistance in
determining the direction of future
growth and development at the
University of British Columbia.
19 15-1990
ANNIVERSARY UBCREPORTS Dec. 14.1989
Open House feature
Astronaut to lecture
Meet an astronaut and witness scientific experiments in space without
leaving Vancouver, at UBC's Open
House, March 9 to March 11,1990.
Canadian astronaut Steve MacLean
will present two public lectures, the
first on how to become an astronaut. In
the second lecture, MacLean will discuss the kinds of science Canadians
are doing in space now and in the future, including Canada's role in the
space station.
MacLean will be aboard the NASA
space shuttle mission set for April,
1991. He has been training at the lab of
UBC Chemistry and Pathology Professor Donald Brooks, analysing the
kind of experiment he will be performing aboard the shuttle for Brooks' research group.
The experiment involves study of
the behavior in space of liquids which
do not easily mix, such as oil and water. On the ground, when such liquids
are shaken together and left to separate, the heavier liquid sinks and the
lighter liquid floats up. In space, since
neither liquid has any weight, a very
different behavior is observed.
Brooks and his colleagues are interested in this behavior because it
holds promise as a method for separating closely related types of biological
cells, such as tumor cells and the normal cells with which they are often
found. If such cell mixtures are placed
in the liquid systems, it may be possible to separate the cell types by separating the liquids in space.
Dramatic footage of NASA astronauts performing the liquid demixing
experiment on the space shuttle last
year, and another UBC experiment
examining back pain in weightlessness
will also be shown throughout Open
House.
Dr. Peter Wing, Head of Orthopaedics at UBC's Faculty of Medicine, is
UBC Reports
publishing schedule
This is the last edition of UBC
Reports for 1989.
The first edition of the New Year
will be published on Thursday, Jan. 11
when the paper resumes its biweekly
schedule.
The deadline for the Calendar and
for placing ads for the Jan. 11 edition
is noon, Jan. 3.
Season's Greetings
from all the staff at
Media Services.
UBC Chemistry and Pathology Professor Donald Brooks (left) with Canadian astronaut Steve MacLean in the lab during an earlier visit to
campus by the astronaut.
conducting experiments aimed at determining why back pain is a problem
in space, the second most common
problem in weighdess conditions after
motion sickness.
The videotape shows the experiment being carried out on a KC-135
aircraft which provides short-term periods of zero gravity. The back pain
study will be carried out by Canadian
astronauts in the shuttle Spacelab in
December, 1990.
These Open House activities are
being organized by the Health Sciences
schools and faculties at UBC, as part
of their Transfer of Health Technology
project.
The project will highlight the
university's contributions to research,
education, clinical practice and technology in B.C. as well as in Canada
and internationally. Exhibits, tours and
an educational counselling service are
being planned as well.
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Psychology opens
labs to public
How do the colorblind view the
world?
Visitors to UBC's Psychology
Department can see for themselves
during Open House 1990.
One of the top-rated departments
of its kind in Canada, Psychology
will showcase a wide range of research during the first major event
of UBC's year-long 75th anniversary celebrations.
"Psychology is very pleased to
be able to show its scientific side
and show how different real psychology is from the psychology presented in Hollywood movies,"
said Professor Stanley Coren, co-ordinator of the department's Open
House committee.
"We are going to have several of our labs open to the public and a
number of interactive displays," he said.
The hall of illusion, a popular attraction at 1987's Open House, has
been expanded and will provide visual and auditory illusions and distortions.
A computerized therapist, dubbed Eliza, will be available to counsel visitors who will plug information in to a computer terminal and
await its response.
If they don't like what they're hearing, people can hike over to the
stress and lifestyle testing unit and see what its computer tests can tell
them.
Coren said laboratories where research is conducted into restricted
environmental stimulation — including flotation tanks and the Alpha
chair — will be open to the public for viewing.
"There will also be lie detectors set up so people can test themselves," Coren said.
An audio-visual display on UBC's Arctic psychology station —
the first of its type in the world — will also be on view.
^
Classified
Classified advertising can be purchase from Media Services. Phone 228-
4775. Ads placed by faculty and staff cost $6 per insertion for 35 words.
Others are charged $7. Noon, Tuesday, Jan. 2 is the deadline for the next
issue of UBC Reports which appears on Thursday, Jan. 11. Deadline for
the following edition on Jan. 25 is 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15. All ads must
be paid in advance in cash, by cheque or internal requisition.
Employment
EMPLOYMENT PART-TIME: One of
our purposes is to provide opportunities for retired professors and recent
graduates of graduate programs to
teach one or two courses. Subject
matters: Arts (social sciences and
humanities); Education (language
teachers, early childhood education
teachers); and Commerce (basic
courses). We have a full range of
Montessori materials; interactive las-
erdisk technology; and modem access
to UBC etc., libraries. Some UBC-
transfer courses. Contact persons:
Lael Whitehead MA (Arts); Marianne
Luhman MEd, ECE or Leyla
Davoudian PhD, Education; Raymond
Rodgers PhD, Commerce (acting);
Doug Tomlinson MEd, computing/
technology. 685-9380. UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE VANCOUVER (New Summits). 548 Beatty, V6B 2L3.
PhD OR POSTDOCTORAL
FELLOW: The British Columbia
Transplant Society, and the Department of Pathology, University of British Columbia, have a vacancy in a
newly established Multiorgan Transplant Programme serving the Province of British Columbia. The full-time
Postdoctoral Fellowship position located at the Immunology Laboratory,
Division of Hematopathology, Vancouver General Hospital, will be tenable
for one year with a possibility of renewal and in any of the areas of:-
Immunogenetics, involving techniques of molecular immunology and
genetics, nucleic acid and protein
chemistry. Immunology, involving
cellular and molecular immunology
with experience in cytofluorometry or
cellular biochemistry. Immunophar-
macology, involving pharmacokinetic
and pharmacodynamic evaluation,
therapeutic drug monitoring and im-
munobioligics.
This advertisement is directed first to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Salary will be commensurate
with qualifications and experience. Applications from appropriately qualified
individuals should be sent with curriculum vitae and references by December 30,1989 to:- Dr. P. A. Keown,
Professor and Director, British Columbia Transplant Society, Heather Pavilion, D-10, Room 19,855 West 12th
Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z1M9.
Services
VICTORIA REAL ESTATE: Experienced, knowledgeable realtor with
faculty references will answer all queries and send information on retirement or investment opportunities. No
cost or obligation. Call collect (604)
595-3200. Lois Dutton, REMAX Ports
West, Victoria, B.C.
BOOK AND RECORD COLLECTIONS bought. Especially interested
in literature, art, music and philosophy. We also love jazz record collectors. Call David at 662-3113, afternoons, or visit Albion Books, 523
Richards St., downtown Vancouver.
For Sale
RIGHT HERE ON CAMPUS! Full colour laser photocopies from your maps,
documents, book illustrations, posters,
theses pages, photographs (black &
whiteor colour) artwork, slidesetc. While
you wait service on most jobs. 8:30 -
4:30 Monday through Friday. Call 228-
4775. UBCREPORTS Dec. 14.1989
"A lot to enjoy"
Discover Summer offers varied activities
It used to be that summer was a time people
fled campus. Not any more.
This year the invitation is out to Discover
Summer at UBC and enjoy picnics, concerts,
theatre, sidewalk cafes, a recycling fair and
many other events and activities.
Discover Summer at UBC is one of three
major events scheduled as part of the
university's 75th anniversary celebrations. Its
aim is to entice people to campus in May,
June, July and August — those normally quiet
months between the end of exams and the first
day of classes.
"Summer has always been my favorite time
of year on campus," said David Vogt, chairman of the event's organizing committee.
"Discover Summer at UBC is a wonderful
way of showing people that there is a lot to
enjoy at the university during these months."
Discover Summer at UBC will highlight
the visual and performing arts and sports and
recreational opportunities while taking advantage of the beautiful gardens and scenery surrounding the campus.
One of the highlights will be the World's
Longest Yard Sale and Recycling Fair, to be
held July 28.
A fascinating range of equipment from the
university's Surplus Equipment Recycling Fa
cility will be sold and auctioned. Departments,
alumni, student groups and other campus groups
will be encouraged to set up stalls and sell surplus
items.
"We'll have a whole spectrum of things including computer, office, medical and lab equipment - even vehicles," said surplus coordinator
Vincent Grant.
Student clubs and groups will also be asked to
create the world's most unique grass court game
using only recyclable materials, preferably from
their own department. Several teams will be selected to set up their games and the public will be
invited to play.
The most whimsical event ofthe summer will
be the Alice in Wonderland Corporate Croquet
Festival. The weekend-long tournament not only
honors UBC's anniversary but recognizes the
125th anniversary ofthe Lewis Carroll book which
contains literature's most famous croquet game.
Players and spectators alike will be encouraged to dress in costumes based on characters
from Alice in Wonderland. Corporations will be
asked to enter teams in the tournament, to be
played on Maclnnes Field Aug. 11 and Aug. 12.
This summer, UBC will also host the Pacific
Coast Music Festival, an event that will bring
more than 3,000 outstanding high school musi
cians from throughout B.C. to perform on campus.
This multifaceted festival, to be held May 11
and May 12, showcases student concert and jazz
bands, concert choirs, vocal jazz artists and jazz
combos.
The festival is an annual event that has been
held in various locations around the province,
bringing together the best performers from several regional festivals.
Another way to discover UBC this year is the
Summer Campus Tour Program which will be
enlarged and improved for 1990. Added to the
twice-daily walking tours that escort thousands of
visitors around campus each year will be specialized tours for the disabled, seniors, tourists, families and children.
Summer stock student theatre will once again
liven up the arts scene on campus with two productions at Frederic Wood Theatre and, for the
first time at UBC, dinner theatre at the Faculty
Club.
Theatre students will get funding grants, hire
directors, decide which plays to perform and then
stage the productions themselves. Faculty and
staff will step in with advice when required.
"It's an opportunity for them to do all the
things they've been learning about in class," said
Freddy Wood production manager Bob
Eberle.
In another first for UBC, summer
stock players will perform children's
theatre in conjunction with campus walking tours.
Done in the Italian comedia delfarte
style — which Eberle describes as "animated, fun and often done with masks,"
student actors will pose as a travelling
company of players and perform the traditional fable Androcles and the Lion in
an informal outdoor setting.
The public is also invited to enjoy
UBC's great outdoors by having a picnic on campus and combining it with
visits to attractions such as the pool,
Astronomical Observatory or Museum
of Anthropology.
Also planned for Discover Summer
at UBC are an Asian art exhibition, an
historical fashion show, a series of noon
hour and evening concerts called Summer Sounds, driving tours of the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest and a contest to name the dinosaur skeleton on
display at the M.Y. Williams Geological Museum. UBC REPORTS Dec. 14.1989       7
Preparing for Great Trek
Photo courtesy UBC Archives
Engineers prepare their vehicle for the Great Trek of 1922. Students marched from the old university site near what is now Vancouver General Hospital to Point Grey to raise support to
move the university to its present location.
Book planned on Forestry history
When Forestry Professor Harry Smith was
a UBC student in the late 1940s, there were
still skid trails in gullies where logs had been
dragged by oxen down to the Fraser River
from the West Point Grey forest.
"There are many, many interesting things
that people don't know about," said Smith,
now six months away from retirement. For
example, the gully down to what is now
Wreck Beach was once a log chute and a
walk through the trees would sometimes turn
up an iron shoe from the teams of oxen.
As part of the university's 75th anniversary celebration, he's gathering material for
the first book on the history of UBC's Fac
ulty of Forestry and its influential role in the
growth and development of B.C.'s forest industry.
Established in 1921 as a department in the
Faculty of Applied Science, Forestry's first
two graduates in 1923 were nicknamed "the
sawdust twins." In the early days there
weren't many forestry students, Smith said.
"Few people were interested in managing
resources, most were only interested in exploiting them," he explained. The
department's entire budget in 1944 was
$12,000.
Curious visitors still come to campus to
see one of B.C.'s first Douglas-fir planta
tions planted in 1934, Smith said.
In 1949, the department acquired the
5,157-hectare UBC/Malcolm Knapp Research Forest in Maple Ridge. It is still one
ofthe best university research facilities of its
kind in North America, containing some of
the oldest genetic, tree-spacing and plantation projects in the Northwest.
By 1951,UBC'sForestryDepartmenthad
become a faculty. From the 1960s on, there
was a growing emphasis on forest uses other
than for timber, and on research.
The faculty added a second research forest in 1987, the Alex Fraser Research Forest
near Williams Lake. With a growing num
ber of students doing graduate work, external research funding now amounts to about
$2.3-million annually with a small, but increasing proportion coming from trade associations and business. From one professor in
1921, the faculty now boasts more than 60
specialists in a variety of areas and more
than 2,900 alumni.
The growth of UBC's Faculty of Forestry
and of B.C.'s forest industry are closely
linked chapters of the same story, a fact that
will make this chronicle interesting reading
for anyone interested in B.C.'s logging and
forestry past. Plans call for the volume to be
published at the end of next year.
Hours of business change at Christmas
Many campus facilities have
changed their hoars of operation
for the Christmas season, so if you
are planning to stock up on books
to read over the holidays, don't
leave ft until the last minute.
UBC libraries are operating on
extended hours throughout the
exam period up to, and including
Dec 21, tiie last day of exams for
most faculties. Most libraries on
campus wDI dose at 5 p.m. on that
day. From Dec 22 to the end of the
year, libraries will be open on a
limited basis. AU libraries will close
Dec 23 to Dec 26 and Dec. 30 to
Jan. 1, resuming regular hours on
Tuesday, Jan. 2. For more information, caH 228-2077.
When yon step ont of the office
to pick up that morning cup of Viennese coffee, remember that the
Arts 200 snack bar, Edibles Snack
bar, Roots and Grains and Greens
are now closed. Yum Yums and the
Underground will close Friday, Dec.
15 and the Barn Coffee Shop, IRC
Snack Bar and SubWay Cafeteria
will close Dec 21.
For a special cup of coffee on Friday, Dec. 22 head to the Bus Stop
Coffee Shop on the Main Mall which
will be open every day throughout
the holiday season Monday to Friday, with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New
Year's Day. All Food Service outlets will reopen for business on Jan.
2. For more information call 228-
2616.
An escape from the hectic pace of
Christmas shopping is offered by
UBC's Museum of Anthropology.
Hours will remain unchanged
throughout the holiday season—
Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and
Wednesday through Sunday 11 a.m.
to 5 p.m. The museum is closed
Mondays and will also close Christmas Day and Boxing Day. For more
information call 228-5087.
UBC's Bookstore will be open to
Saturday, Dec. 23 until 5 p.m. for
that last minute Christmas gift.
Closed Dec. 24 to Dec. 26 and Jan. 1,
the Bookstore will remain open on
regular hours throughout the holiday season: weekdays from 8:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m., except Wednesdays when
it is open until 8:30 p.m. Saturday
shopping hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5
p.m. Sundays the Bookstore is
closed.
The computer shop is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
only. For more information call 228-
4741.
For those people anxious to balance the calorie-laden seasonal fare
with exercise, the Thunderbird
Winter Sports Centre ice rinks,
squash and raquetbaU courts and
curling facilities will close five days
only: Christmas Eve, Christmas
Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve
and New Year's Day.
The Thunderbar lounge and
kitchen will be open throughout the
holidays from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. except when the centre is closed. For
more information, call 228-6121.
Swimmers note, UBC's Aquatic
Centre will be closed Dec. 25 and
Dec. 26, Jan. 1, and Jan. 7. From
Dec. 18 to Jan. 6, information on
university, public and adult swim
times can be obtained from a 24-
hour recorded message at 228-4521.
For information, call 228-4522.
The Aquatic Centre will be open
for public swim only Sunday, Dec.
24, from noon to 4 p.m.; Wednes
day, Dec. 27 to Saturday Dec 30
from noon to 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
to 10 p.m.; and Sunday Dec 31
from noon to 3:30 p.m.
The Student Union Building
will be closed Christmas Day,
Boxing Day and New Year's Day
and some SUB services are closed
after the last day of exams.
The Pit Pub, Gallery Lounge,
Tortellini's, SubCetera, and Box
Office will close from Dec 21 to
Jan. 1 inclusive.
Snack Attack will be closed Dec
24 to Dec. 27 and on Jan. 1. It will
be open for business Dec 21 to
Dec. 23 and Dec. 28 to Dec. 31
from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Blue Chip
will be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec
21 to Dec. 23 and Dec 27 to Dec
30. It will close Dec 24 and Dec
31 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 228-3965.

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