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 Volume 29, Number 21
November 30, 1983
CKNW fund gives $400,000 for new chair
It was old hotnt mikjvi many memben oj the CBC 11 Beachcombers' crew. Most members are graduates of UBC's theatre
department, and they were on campus shooting two pilot episodes of a spin-off from the Beachcombers outside of the Freddy
Wood Theatre. The spin-off, called Constable Constable, features a popular character of the Beachcombers, RCMP
Constable John Constable, who is being written out of the Beachcombers and "re-assigned" to the campus detachment. The
pilots will be broadcast in the spring and if successful, the new series will be shot at UBC next year.
Research reduces need for animals
Three projects are now under way at
UBC to try to reduce or eliminate the need
for laboratory animals in medical teaching
and research.
The projects are made possible by an
initiative of the B.C. SPCA. The SPCA
donated $10,000 towards support for
research of this type and UBC matched it.
Support for further research can be
made through tax-deductible donations to
the B.C. SPCA-UBC Fund for Alternatives
to Animals in Research, Office of Research
Services, University of B.C., 2075
Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, V6T 1W5.
The University will contribute an
amount equal to any donation to the fund.
One project aims at developing a microcomputer simulation to mimic the complex
response of the body to life-threatening
situations. It is to replace the use of
anesthetized rats, rabbits and sometimes
dogs used to teach medical and other
senior students what may happen when
heart or breathing action is altered.
Altering one factor often has
unanticipated effects that cannot be
adequately described in a textbook.
Leading the $2,100 project is Prof. John
Ledsome, head of UBC's Department of
"It has been possible to simulate the
effects on a large main-frame computer,"
Dr. Ledsome said, "but the costs would
have been high. Recent advances in micro
electronics now make it possible to use a
Another project in the Department of
Physiology will establish a laboratory to
teach senior students a technique called
cell tissue culture. Tissue culture involves
growing animal or human cells in the
laboratory so that the cells rather than
animals can be used in research.
The technique is used routinely in a
Talk slated
on finances
President George Pedersen will discuss
the University's financial situation at a
meeting of the joint faculties on Tuesday
(Dec. 6) at 12:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held in Lecture Hall
2 of the Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre. Overflow accommodation and
television sets will be available in Lecture
Halls 4, 5 and 6 of the building.
Under the University Act the president
has the power to convene joint meetings of
all or any of UBC's faculties.
variety of UBC laboratories but this will be
the first laboratory established to teach it
to students.
The project, funded for $8,500, is under
Dr. David Mathers.
Drs. Keith M. McErlane and James M.
Orr of UBC's Faculty of Pharmaceutical
Sciences aim at developing a chemical
analysis method to determine the purity of
a hormone which is currently analyzed
using laboratory animals. They hope that if
they succeed, the chemical method could
be expanded to the analysis of other such
Their project is receiving $9,400.
The three grants were awarded after a
University-wide competition conducted by
UBC's committee on the use of animals in
research. All such research at UBC,
including research on wildlife and domestic
agricultural animals, must be approved by
the committee and conducted in
accordance with committee regulations.
Dr. John H. McNeill, chairman of the
committee, said there are economic and
scientific reasons to develop methods for
reducing the need for laboratory animals,
in addition to humane considerations.
"Substitute methods are always much
cheaper and faster," said Dr. McNeill, who
is also associate dean in the Faculty of
Pharmaceutical Sciences.
"And the results are usually more
The CKNW Orphan's Fund has made
the single largest donation in its four-year
history to UBC.
The fund is providing $400,000 to
endow a position to be known as the
CKNW Chair in Pediatric Immunology in
the University's Faculty of Medicine.
It will be the first chair of pediatric
immunology in any Canadian university.
Interest from the fund, which will be
administered through the Vancouver
Foundation, will go towards the salary of a
person, yet to be named, appointed to the
Mr. Erm Fiorillo, administrator of the
fund, said he is particularly excited by the
creation of the chair.
"In the past four years since the fund
began we have made contributions and
grants towards the physical needs of
children," Mr. Fiorillo said.
"But the chair is something new, an
opportunity for us to fund something that
others aren't.
"Immunology is a new area in pediatrics
and we want to fill a big hole in that
Dr. William Webber, dean of UBC's
Faculty of Medicine, said he was delighted
with the funding.
"Pediatri': immunology is a rapidly
developing area in which UBC already has
a significant program," the dean said.
"The chair will allow us to accelerate our
His response was shared by Dr. Robert
H. Hill, head of the Department of
Pediatrics, and Dr. Aubrey Tingle, head of
the Division of Immunology in the
Dr. Hill: "There have been many
advances in pediatric immunology in the
past few years and we anticipate many
more in the future.
"The chair will allow us to designate an
individual to carry on research and
scholarly activity in this important area."
Dr. Tingle emphasized that pediatric
immunology is a recent field of study. The
immune response involves classic childhood
diseases and a host of other ailments too.
"The child may have difficulty in
handling a specific infection," Dr. Tingle
said. "Or the condition might be more
general immune deficiency.
"As clinicians we want to be able to help
these children. As researchers, we need to
know how the diseases are caused."
The chair is the sixth in the Faculty of
Medicine. The others are the Eric W.
Hamber Chair in Medicine, James and
Annabelle McCreary Chair in Pediatrics
(held by Dr. Hill), Royal Canadian Legion
Professorship in Family Practice, Mount
Pleasant Legion Chair in Community
Geriatrics, and Belzberg Family
Professorship in Medicine.
United Way
over top
Tough economic times didn't dampen
the generosity of UBC employees, faculty
and students during this year's United Way
John Lomax of UBC's finance
department, who headed the 1983
campaign on the campus, said that
returned pledges total $121,196 so far, a
little more than the $120,000 target set for
the campus.
"I'd like to pass along my thanks to all
those who contributed to the campaign,"
said Mr. Lomax. "We're very grateful." UBC Reports November 30, 1983
Reva Robinson . . . coordinator of prison outreach program.
Museum goes to prisons
When UBC's Museum of Anthropology
moved to its present location in 1976, it
received a great number of requests for
both in-house and outreach programs on
Native Indian culture.
One very successful program that was
developed in response to such a request is
an outreach program for Native Indian
inmates in B.C.'s federal correctional
At first there was occasional contact
between the museum and various
correctional institutions in the form of slide
shows and speakers, but in 1980 the
museum approached Reva Robinson, a
freelance consultant in the museum
education field, to look into the feasibility
of developing a regular program.
"We submitted a proposal for the
program and received funding from the
federal government," says Ms. Robinson,
who received a master's degree in
Anthropology from UBC in 1972. "And
they've renewed funding each year since."
The sessions focus on a range of skills
related to Native Indian culture. Programs
in the past two years have focused on skills
such as silkscreening and leather and bead
work, and inmates are currently involved
in a program on woodcarving and
"We initiated the programs at Mountain
Institution in Agassiz and Mission
Institution, and last year we received a
request from the Native Brotherhood
Group at Matsqui Prison in Abbotsford to
expand our program to include them," says
Ms. Robinson. "The response from the
men has been extremely positive."
The pilot programs were carried out at
two women's institutions — Lakeside
(Oakalla) and Twin Maples — as well, but
there are very few federal inmates in
women's institutions in B.C. and therefore
only a small number of women could
"We couldn't continue our programs
because it just wasn't cost effective," says
Ms. Robinson.
"The programs were originally set up to
accommodate a 'drop-in' type of
participation," says Ms. Robinson. "Each
session had to be able to stand on its own.
"But lately we've been focusing more on
skills training and this requires
participation on a more regular basis. In
each of the three institutions a core group
of men has developed who are interested
and take part in the programs."
Each program consists of a certain
number of weekly sessions. Most of the
.resource people who teach the programs
are Native Indians.
"My goal for the program is to increase
the men's awareness of their own potential
and to increase their pride in being
Native," says Ms. Robinson. "One thing
the program does is to provide them with
positive role models. A lot of the men have
pretty negative feelings about being
Indian, they feel that people expect the
worst of them and I think that attitude has
led to the type of behavior that has landed
them in prison, in many cases.
"But by having these resource people
coming in, several of whom have been in
prison themselves, the inmates can see that
there are real possibilities for making it on
the outside.
"It's a real thrill for the men to have
accomplished Native artists such as
Norman Tait, who is teaching the carving
program, to come in and work side by side
with them."
Ms. Robinson says that the job
satisfaction she gets from coordinating the
programs more than makes up for having
to drag herself out of bed on Saturday
mornings to drive out to Mission or Agassiz
or Abbotsford.
"The men are so pleased about the
programs and so grateful, that you leave
the prison with the feeling that you've
really given them something. There's no
doubt that the men appreciate what people
are doing for them."
The men at Mountain Institution carved
a totem pole which was erected on campus
during the World Council of Churches
meetings held at UBC this past summer.
The pole was donated to the World
Council of Churches and will be erected in
Geneva, Switzerland.
Ms. Robinson hopes to expand the
museum program to include other faculties
and resource people on campus.
"In the past I've been focusing on
traditional aspects of Native life, but I
think it would be useful for the men to
have more information about Native
Indians in society today.
"If some of them do try to make a living
in the arts, they will have to know about
things like copyright laws, finding an
agent, marketing their products.
"I would be very interested in hearing
from people in any area of the University
who would be willing to be involved." (Ms.
Robinson can be contacted through the
Museum of Anthropology.)
Campus computer
network studied
A presidential committee has been
established to look into computer
networking on campus.
The committee will:
1. Review the present state of networking
of computer facilities on campus;
2. Recommend priorities to guide
development of networks in the next five
3. Recommend how such networks
should be administered.
Committee chairman Alan Mackworth of
Computer Science said information is being
gathered from computer users on campus
through use of a questionnaire. It will go
automatically to all persons on the
Computing Centre Newsletter mailing list.
Other computer users may obtain copies
from Room 333 in the Computer Sciences
Building, or from the Computing Centre
reception desk. If you'd like a copy mailed,
call 3061.
Dr. Mackworth comments:
"As part of our work we are gathering
information from computer users on
campus. That process requires information
on what users are doing now and what
facilities would be useful to them. Please
spend some time filling out this
questionnaire. It is not necessary to answer
all the questions. If a question is not
relevant or beyond your level of interest,
just skip it.
"The three hitherto separate worlds of
computing, communications and office
technology are rapidly converging. This is
starting to have a substantial impact on
how UBC functions. Communications
networks for .data, voice, video and text
have related but not identical
"We are concentrating on computer
communications but we should make clear
that we are studying the convergence
phenomenon both in terms of the
technologies involved and in terms of the
administration of the networks. A simple
consequence of this is that the word
"computer" should be interpreted broadly
to mean any information processing system
including devices such as phototypesetters,
word processors and other office
automation equipment.
"Feel free to expand on any of your
answers at length or to write to the
committee on any issues connected with its
Completed questionnaires should be
returned to Dr. Mackworth.
CAUT pledges support
OTTAWA - The Board of the
Canadian Association of University
Teachers says it is outraged by what it
terms is the "intransigence" of the
government of British Columbia.
The Board of the CAUT at its meeting
of Nov. 11-13 pledged its support to any
British Columbia member of CAUT who is
dismissed as a consequence of the Public
Sector Restraint Act or whose academic
freedom is jeopardized in any way. The
Board also called upon the federal
government to fund universities directly
where academic freedom and university
autonomy are not guaranteed by the
provincial government.
CAUT President Dr. Sarah J. Shorten
stated that the Public Sector Restraint Act
in B.C. has nothing whatever to do with
financial restraint in the university sector.
The British Columbia government already
has the unfettered power to cut budgets
and has already exercised restraint in
university funding, she said. What is at
stake is how universities conduct their
affairs under restraint.
The Public Sector Restraint Act permits
a massive intrusion into university affairs
and thus will imperil free speech and free
inquiry in the universities. This legislation
undermines the sanctity of contracts that
have protected from political pressure
faculty members whose research or
teaching might prove unwelcome to
politicians. It also transfers power over
university affairs to an unaccountable
bureaucrat - the Compensation
Stabilization Commissioner.
The motions relating to the crisis in
British Columbia passed by the CAUT
Board included the following:
1. That the Board condemn the
legislation passed and presently proposed
by the Government of British Columbia
which attacks and threatens human rights,
academic freedom and tenure, university
autonomy, collective bargaining and the
sanctity of contracts, and calls for the
repeal or withdrawal of such legislation.
2. That the Board state publicly CAUT's
determination to defend any member of
CAUT in British Columbia who is
dismissed or laid off as a consequence of
the Public Sector Restraint Act or whose
academic freedom or tenure is jeopardized.
3. That the Board authorize legal
New name approved
The School of Home Economics is now
the School of Family and Nutritional
The name change was approved by
Senate Nov. 16.
The new name more clearly defines the
focus of the school's teaching and scholarly
interests, Senate was advised.
counsel in co-operation with legal counsel
of the Confederation of University Faculty
Associations of British Columbia to explore
a constitutional challenge under the
Charter of Rights and Freedoms, to the
British Columbia legislative program as it
pertains to CAUT members.
4. That CAUT recommend that the
federal government amend the Established
Programs Financing Act to provide for
direct grants to universities in lieu of
transfer payments in those provinces which
will not guarantee academic freedom and
the autonomy of their universities.
5. That the CAUT explore with other
interested parties the filing of complaints
to the International Labor Organization
concerning the Public Sector Restraint Act
in British Columbia and similar pieces of
6. That the Board commend the actions
taken by CAUT officers and staff in
relation to the crisis in British Columbia.
Discussion of future developments in
British Columbia continues between CAUT
and the faculty associations in the
province's universities.
The Canadian Association of University
Teachers represents 26,000 faculty and
professional librarians across Canada.
Stan Persky, now. Chancellorship
candidate Stan Persky accused UBC
Reports of 'malicious
misrepresentation' because we carried
an out-of-date photo of him in the
edition of Nov. 2. No malice was
intended, but to keep the record
straight, this is what the candidate
looks like today. UBC Reports November 30, 1983
Peter Graystone, left, and Chris Dumper test a computer program in the new technology centre for physically disabled
children, established recently through a $40,000 award from the Wesbrook Society. The centre will help disabled children
throughout the province.
Wesbrook award helps the disabled
A $40,000 award from the Wesbrook
Society has made possible the establishment
of a technology centre at UBC for
physically disabled children.
The Wesbrook Society, a group of major
donors to the University, makes the award
annually for a special project it feels will
make a significant contribution to the
University and to the province.
The new "centre" is, in fact, a large
office in the extended care unit of the
Health Sciences Centre Hospital filled with
microcomputers and educational games
and toys used to assess the learning
capability of severely physically disabled
It is operated by special education
teacher Chris Dumper, who manages the
centre, Dr. Peter Graystone, a
rehabilitation engineer in UBC's School of
Rehabilitation Medicine, and technician
Ken Brockley.
"What happens in many cases with
physically handicapped children is that
even though they are intelligent, they're
unable to fit into a regular school system
because their disability makes
communication difficult, or in some
UBC professor an astronaut?
Space travel, the last refuge of fantasy
for incurable romantics in an increasingly
familiar world, isn't what it used to be.
Astronauts who previously devoted a lifetime training for a position on a mission,
are fading into the limbo of the quaint
"Such is progress," says UBC
neurobiologist John Steeves. "The Right
Stuff is wrong."
Dr. Steeves is one of 68 Canadians
selected as possible candidates to join
Canada's first astronaut team. The number
will eventually be reduced to six who will
be trained for flight on U.S. space shuttles.
Of the six, two will be finally selected for
space and the remaining four will act as
Typically, said Dr. Steeves, an assistant
professor in the zoology department, most
of those selected are scientists with no
training in space science.
"Training for flight is now compressed
into a relatively short period of time," he
said. "What is becoming more important
are other skills that astronauts can take
into space. Flight training is only the
essential means of getting them there."
Dr. Steeves' observations are borne out
by examining the background of other
Canadians selected for the program. Of
eight Canadians selected during a recent
visit to Vancouver by the National
Research Council, few have shaped their
career with space flight in mind.
In addition to Dr. Steeves, there is a
cardiologist, a radiologist, a
anesthesiologist, a Ph.D. student in
psychology from Simon Fraser University, a
biomedical engineer, and two Canadians
working in California — an engineer with
the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena and an
astrophysicist from Stanford University.
The first Canadian astronaut is
scheduled to fly into space in the fall of
1985 and the second in early 1986. They
will conduct two experiments in space.
The first is to improve the operation of
the Canadarm, the $100-million robotic
arm developed in Canada to execute
manipulations in space through remote
control. The Canadarm was first tested on
the Space Shuttle Columbia.
This experiment is called the NRC Space
Vision System and is to improve the
guidance system allowing the Canadarm to
approach, capture and then berth large
satellites or assemble other structures in
The second experiment is a series of
research projects aimed at reducing or
eliminating motion sickness which has
plagued astronauts. Central to the problem
is the body's sense of equilibrium,
associated with the central nervous system.
It is this set of experiments that Dr. Steeves
would be involved in.
The six Canadian finalists will be
announced by the NRC Dec. 7.
Grad student
gets $7,604
UBC doctoral student JoAnne Marie
Gardner has been awarded a grant of
$7,604 by the Educational Research
Institute of B.C. for a study of Cantonese,
English and Punjabi-speaking Canadian
According to the abstract, the purpose
of the study is to investigate the
performance of 70 Grade Three children of
each group on two intelligence tests, the
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
-Revised, and the Kaufman Assessment
Battery for Children.
Ms. Gardner says the study has the
potential of providing school psychologists
and educators in B.C. with insight into the
possible test bias that may occur when
assessing English as a second language and
English as a first language students,
possible explanations for any differences
which might occur, information on how
individuals and cultural groups process
cognitive information, and direction for
future research.
Anticipated completion date of the study
is September, 1984.
instances, impossible," says Dr. Graystone.
"In recent years, however, microcomputers
have become commonplace in classroom
settings and disabled children can now
learn and communicate using special
keyboards and other electronic
The role of the new UBC centre is to
assess children who have been referred
from school districts throughout the
province and from the Insurance
Corporation of B.C. (children who have
been disabled in accidents) to determine
their learning capability and to make
recommendations about the type of
electronic equipment which would be
needed to enable the child to learn in a
normal classroom environment.
"In many cases, it's just a matter of
making some minor changes to equipment
already available in the school," says Dr.
Most of the devices used for testing in
the centre have been designed and
constructed by Dr. Graystone. The
assessments are carried out by Mr.
Dumper, who has been confined to a
wheelchair himself since a motorcycle
accident in 1972.
"For many cerebral palsied and other
disabled children, the ability to
communicate using electronic and
mechanical aids is the first step in gaining
some control of their environment," says
Mr. Dumper. "This leads to greater self-
esteem and the development of decisionmaking and learning skills.
"There isn't much incentive for a child
to learn if he or she has no hope of
communicating that information," he
adds. "Computer technology has enormous
potential to provide that incentive."
Disabled children operate the
microcomputers and educational games
using a number of specially-designed
control panels and levers. These special
devices make it possible for those with even
the most minimal hand, head and mouth
movement to use the equipment.
One example is a morse code program in
which different letters of the alphabet
appear on a computer screen in response to
signals emitted by slight head movement
against a control lever.
"We've had several referrals since the
centre opened three weeks ago, and we
expect to be very busy once more people
find out that this service is being offered,"
says Mr. Dumper. "There are more than
12,000 physically disabled individuals in
the province and there is a real need for
this type of assessment."
In 1982, the Wesbrook Society Special
Project Award went to UBC's Crane
Library for the blind for the purchase of a
machine which scans material and reads it
aloud for the visually impaired.
cuts into
The recession hit continuing education
programs offered by the University of
British Columbia in 1982-83, although
registration still nudged 86,000 in credit
and non-credit offerings.
The total of 85,992 was down 5.58 per
cent from 1981-82.
There were, however, some marked
gains in some of the professional
development areas. Continuing education
courses in nutrition and dietetics showed
an increase in registrations of 24.26 per
cent. Continuing dental education was up
19.56 per cent, social work up 11.47 per
cent, agricultural sciences up 9.77 per cent
and medical education up 2.4 per cent.
Hardest hit by the economic downturn
in B.C. were continuing education
programs aimed at resource-based
industries and the public sector.
Registration in professional continuing
education offered through UBC's Centre
for Continuing Education dropped by
1,524, a decrease of 12.44 per cent from
1981-82, with the fall-off particularly
noticeable in architecture, engineering and
urban planning.
Commeice and business administration,
education, pharmacy and rehabilitation
medicine were also down, yet participation
in non-credit programs in the humanities,
sciences and arts almost held its own in
spite of the hard economic times. The
decrease there was only 2.4 per cent.
UBC's Office of Extra-Sessional Studies,
which conducts spring and summer
sessions, showed an increase of 59 students
in 1983, with spring registrations down 48
at 3,552 and summer sessions up 107 at
4,362. Women formed the majority in both
sessions — 56.08 per cent in the spring and
59.99 for summer session.
UBC continuing education programs,
credit and non-credit, were offered in more
than 50 communities across the province,
sometimes with surprising attendance
figures. A one-day course on the use of
microcomputers in agriculture drew 40
registrants in Kamloops, 51 in Prince
George and 63 in Dawson Creek.
gets new
UBC's Senate has established another
committee in its ongoing examination of
breadth of study in undergraduate
programs at UBC.
An ad hoc committee, chaired by Prof.
Richard Spencer of Civil Engineering, was
formed last September to enquire into the
matter of minimum breath requirements
for baccalaureate programs and to draw up
a set of recommendations for Senate.
When the committee reported back to
Senate in February, a recommendation was
carried that "Senate approve in principal
that all students should receive a broad
exposure to a variety of disciplines in
addition to their chosen field of study
before completing any baccalaureate
The rest of the committee's
recommendations were referred to faculties
and schools for comment.
At its Nov. 16 meeting, Senate passed a
motion by Prof. Spencer that the ad hoc
committee be dissolved and a new
committee be formed to review the original
recommendations and the comments from
faculties and schools.
"While this may be seen simply as a
refusal by Senate to come to grips with the
matter, I think, in fact, it is a suggestion
that Senate not try to come to grips with
the matter prematurely," said Prof.
"I am suggesting that a new committee
be formed in view of the fact that there
was such a variety of responses from the
faculties and schools and in view of the
fact that some of the larger faculties did
not agree with the recommendations."
The new committee will report to Senate
at or before its meeting in February, 1984. UBC Reports November SO, 1983
Board chairman stresses need for increased
Vancouver lawyer David G. McLean was
first appointed to UBC's 15-member Board
of Governors in 1980 and was elected
Board Chairman last Sept. 1. In the
following interview, UBC Reports explored
with him the problems the University faces
from the perspective of the Board.
UBC REPORTS: You're one of eight
members of the Board appointed by the
provincial government. As an "outsider,"
in a sense, what impressions have you
formed of the University since joining the
MR. McLEAN: There's no question in
my mind that UBC is one of the leading
universities in Canada. And I think the
reason for that is the quality and
dedication of its faculty in terms of its
teaching and research. Our students also
contribute to the high regard in which
UBC is held. We attract top students
because of the quality of the teaching and
research done here. And the University's
graduates are very highly regarded,
wherever they're employed. I think these
views are shared by every member of the
Board. My experience has shown that
faculty are dedicated scholars who give far
more of their time and effort than most
people outside the University realize. It's
important that the Board communicate
this to the outside community.
UBC REPORTS: Is the Board aware of
areas of academic strength and weakness
within the University?
MR. McLEAN: Indeed it is. The
president and his vice-presidents keep us
aware of both the strengths and weaknesses
of the University and they've been the
subject of discussion on numerous
occasions. I think one of the big challenges
facing the Board and the University in
general is the question of how we can
maintain and enhance areas of strength as
well as improving areas of weakness in the
face of the difficulties that have arisen as
the result of financial restraint.
UBC REPORTS: Can you be specific
about an area of strength and weakness
that concerns the Board.
MR. McLEAN: Well, one of the
strengths of the University is its size. It is a
very comprehensive University, offering
studies in the liberal arts, the pure and
applied sciences and professions at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. It has
one of the best library systems and one of
the best computing centres in Canada. The
other side of that coin is that the University
is perceived in some quarters as being
impersonal and monolithic.
One of the real concerns of the Board is
to suggest and support ways in which the
University can be seen as an integral part
of community life in all parts of the
province, and especially in the business
community, which generally benefits
handsomely from the quality of our
graduates and the quality of our faculty,
who are involved in many ways with
business and industry in an advisory
Another area of strength and weakness is
the geography of the University. On the
one hand, we have one of the most
beautiful campuses anywhere and,   on the
other, a physical plant spread out over
such a large area that in some cases faculty
and students in certain of the professional
areas have very little opportunity of
interacting with their counterparts in the
areas occupied by the humanities. That
potential for isolation was one of my
concerns when I chaired the Board
committee on property. One of the things
we accomplished during that time was the
development of guidelines for an overall
plan of future campus development. We
will be announcing some initiatives later in
the year that we hope will help to
overcome the impersonal nature of such a
large campus.
In summary, I'd say that the University
has enormous strengths and a few
weaknesses that can be corrected by
utilizing our resources more effectively and
fostering, in some cases, a change in
attitude in the consideration of problems.
UBC REPORTS: What compelling
reasons are there for using our resources
more effectively?
MR. McLEAN: In a single word:
Restraint. I think it's abundantly clear that
the University cannot expect much by way
of additional funding from the provincial
government for a number of years. One
has to sympathize with Victoria's problems
J — they are simply short of revenue because
/of the recession, hi/!/5*>''/•
My own view is that this problem has to
be approached in a positive way. An
analogy might be a family facing a static-
income situation. Each member of the
family has to make his or her contribution
to the situation by spending a little more
carefully. . . perhaps even making a few
sacrifices. The effects of restraint are a
continuing source of worry and concern to
the Board and a great deal of time is spent
discussing them.
Some steps have been taken to improve
University-community relations. The
University is searching for a new vice-
presidential position in the area of
development and community relations,
which is one aspect of our concern to
develop alternate sources of funding and to
ensure that University needs are more
widely known, especially in the business
Many duties for UBC governors
UBC's 15-member Board of Governors is
charged, under the provincial University
Act, with the "management,
administration, and control of the
property, revenue, business and affairs of
the university."
Among other things, it is empowered to:
• Appoint the president;
• Approve the appointment, promotion
or removal of all senior administrative
officers and members of the teaching and
research staff on the recommendation of
the president;
• Receive from the president and adopt
with or without modification the
University's annual operating and capital
• "Fix, determine and collect the fees to
be paid for instruction, research and all
other activities of the university";
• Provide for student loans;
• Control vehicle and pedestrian traffic
on the campus; and
• "With the approval of senate, to
determine the number of students that may
in the opinion of the board, having regard
to the resources available, be
accommodated in the university or in any
faculty of it."
Some matters approved by the Senate of
the University have no force or effect until
approved by the Board. These are: the
establishment or discontinuance of any
faculty, department, course of instruction,
chair, fellowship, scholarship, exhibition,
bursary or prize; matters reported by
faculties which affect their respective
departments or divisions; and the fixing of
terms of affiliation with other universities,
colleges or other institutions of learning
and the modification or termination of
such affiliations.
The Board meets nine times a year
(there are no meetings in January, August
and September) and conducts its business
through standing committees on finance
(chaired by Gerald H.D. Hobbs), property
(chaired by Richard Stewart), employee
relations (chaired by William L. Sauder),
academic affairs (chaired by Mrs. Joy
McCusker) and audit (chaired by A.F.
Pierce). The last two committees were
established this year.
The academic committee considers
recommendations from the president on
appointments to the academic and
administrative staff and recommendations
from Senate which must be acted on by the
The audit committee provides assistance
to the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary
responsibilities relating to accounting and
reporting practices and acts as a liaison
between the Board and the external
auditors for exchange of views and
There is also an executive committee of
the Board to deal with matters that arise
between Board meetings. It's made up of
the chairman, the chancellor, the president
and the five Board members who chair its
David McLean
I hope, too, that it will be possible to
organize the alumni more effectively and I
anticipate that there will be a major fund-
raising drive in the next year, coupled with
efforts to bring graduates back to the
campus to see how their alma mater is
UBC REPORTS: Can you outline some
additional Board concerns.
MR. McLEAN: Other pressing
problems for the Board are the question of
student numbers, both next year and for
the rest of the decade, as well as tuition-fee
levels. We may be faced with enrolment
limitations and with decisions on increasing
tuition fees, which is the one area in which
the University has some financial flexibility.
Another area of concern is long-range
planning. You're probably aware that the
Universities Council has established a long-
range planning committee to look at this
problem from the perspective of the entire
B.C. university system. Both President
(George) Pedersen and I are members of
that committee and I'm on the executive
committee of the larger group.
The aim is to establish guidelines for the
rationalization and development of the
University system over the next five to ten
years and a lot of thought will have to be
given to the future directions of UBC
within that context. There will be a great
deal of consultation on this campus to
formulate our contribution to this study.
The relationship among certain campus
groups and governing bodies — faculty,
students, Board and Senate — is one I'm
personally concerned about. The president
and I are discussing ways in which
communications can be improved because
I believe many of our problems stem from
a lack of communication.
Over against these difficulties, I think
the Board also has a responsibility to do
everything within its power to ensure that
every young person in B.C. has the
opportunity of attending a post-secondary
institution if he or she wants to and can
meet the entrance standards. Everything
possible has to be done to ensure that
academic standards are upheld and that
excellence in research is fostered.
UBC REPORTS: Many people are not
familiar with the structure and functions of
the Board of Governors. Can you describe
MR. McLEAN: The Board and the
Senate of the University derive their powers
from the provincial University Act.
Basically, the Board is responsible for the
University's financial affairs, while the
Senate deals with academic matters. Some
things that Senate passes can't be
implemented until they're also approved by
the Board because they have financial
implications. . .new courses and programs,
for example.
As you can imagine, when there are two
bodies concerned with University
government, there are bound to be very
grey areas in terms of each body's
responsibilities, but in practical terms it's
rare for the Board and Senate to have a
disagreement on jurisdictional grounds.
There is a strong feeling of mutual respect
and understanding — both groups share a
deep affection for the University.
UBC REPORTS: What do you see as
the overall function of the Board?
MR. McLEAN: In the final analysis,
the Board's overriding function is to ensure
that the best possible conditions exist to
enable the University to achieve excellence
in its basic functions of teaching and
The Board has the responsibility for
University property, including new
construction on the campus. It also
appoints the president and approves the
appointment of all members of the
teaching staff on the recommendation of
the president. It also shares with Senate
responsibility in such areas as new courses
and programs. And the Board is guided by
recommendations made by the Senate
Committee on Academic Building Needs
on priorities for new construction.
The Board, it seems to me, has a
collective responsibility to see that the
affairs of the University are managed in an
efficient and responsible way. It gives
general policy direction to the president
and acts as a body to whom the president
can turn for advice and guidance. The
chairman of the Board, in particular, is
often more personally involved, since he
has to confer with the president frequently
about issues coming before the Board.
I don't think many people realize just
how complex a place the University really
is. It's really a city with a daily population
of some 30,000 to 40,000 students, faculty
members, support staff and visitors. In
addition to its own system of government,
the University is responsible for its own
road, sewer, electrical and traffic and
parking systems over and above its
academic responsibilities.
Now, it's obvious that the Board can't
oversee every aspect of campus activity. It
delegates, through the president, the
responsibility for the day-to-day operation
of the campus. He, in turn, has to choose
Here's how
BoG formed
The 15 persons on UBC s Board of
Governors are either elected, appointed or
sit "ex officio,'  i.e. by right of office.
The ex officio Board members are
President K. George Pedersen and
Chancellor J.V. Clyne.
President Pedersen is appointed by the
Board and the chancellor is elected by the
Convocation of the University, which is
largely made up of all UBC graduates. The
chancellor and the president are the only
members of the Board who also sit on the
UBC Senate, which the president chairs.
Both are Board members as long as they
hold their respective offices.
The faculty of UBC elects two Board
members, who hold office for three years.
The current members are Prof. Peter
Pearse of the Faculty of Forestry and Prof.
Hugh Greenwood, head of the Department
of Geological Sciences.
Full-time employees of the University
who are not members of the faculty elect
one Board member for a three-year term.
The incumbent is William Morrison of the
Department of Physics.
UBC students elect two Board members,
who serve one-year terms. The current
members are Dave Frank and Margaret
Eight members of the Board are
appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in
Council (the provincial cabinet). Currently
serving three-year terms are: Joy McCusker,
Richard Stewart, A.R. Crawford, Gerald
H.D. Hobbs, Leslie R. Peterson, Q.C.,
A.F. Pierce, David G.A. McLean and
William L. Sauder.
Members of the Board are eligible for
re-election or re-appointment but may not
hold office for more than six consecutive
years. The chancellor's term of office is
also limited to six consecutive years. UBC Reports November 30, 1983
ison with community
a team of academic and non-academic
administrators who will get the job done.
The relationship between the Board and
the president is excellent. President
Pedersen is very sensitive to the role of the
Board in the affairs of the University and
the Board, for its part, is very sensitive to
the importance of delegating responsibility
for the administration of the University to
the president and his staff. The Board has
the utmost confidence in President
Pedersen, who has chosen a first-class team
of vice-presidents to implement programs
and policies.
I think it's worth mentioning here that
no member of the Board, except for the
president, receives any salary or
honorarium for his or her services. And at
some times of the year, there are very
heavy pressures on members in terms of
committee meetings and other functions at
which members represent the University.
UBC REPORTS: The Board operates
on a committee svstem then?
MR. McLEAN: That's right. Most of
the business that concerns the Board
reaches it through the vice-presidents and
president, of course, and most matters are
the subject of discussion at committee
meetings that precede the monthly Board
meetings. The committees are advised by
vice-presidents and other senior
administrators. Draft resolutions are
prepared at the committee level for
consideration by the full Board.
Earlier, I said that the Board had
certain collective responsibilities, but I also
think that Board members have
responsibilities as individuals. In addition
to acting in the best interests of the
University by thoroughly preparing for
discussion of the issues that are to come
before the Board, each member has a duty
to bring to the attention of the Board any
matters which they feel should be
examined. This could involve the taking of
initiatives on such matters as: long-range
financial planning, housing, or fund-
raising for specific projects, to cite just a
few examples.
UBC REPORTS: It's been suggested in
the past that the governors are really
trustees and should be called that. Do you
MR. McLEAN: No, I don't. The term
"trustee" implies an advisory role only,
whereas the University Act specifically
states that the "management,
administration and control of the property,
revenue, business and affairs of the
university are vested in the board." I think
that implies more than an advisory role
and would include the concept that the
Board can initiate action to ensure that the
University prospers.
UBC REPORTS: The University Act
has been criticized in some quarters
because the provincial government has the
right of appointment of the majority of the
members. Do Board members see
themselves as watchdogs on behalf of
MR. McLEAN: Oh, I think that
labelling Board members as watchdogs
implies that they have a rather narrow
approach to their responsibilities toward
the University.
Anyone looking at the University Act in
a disinterested way would have to admit, I
think, that it provides for a remarkably
wide range of views in terms of Board
membership. Of the eight appointed by the
provincial government, seven are university
graduates and five are graduates of this
University. And many have been involved
in UBC affairs for many years.
Of the remaining seven Board members,
two are elected by the faculty, two are
elected by the students and one is elected
by the employees who are not faculty
members. And the act provides that the
chancellor and the president are also
members of the Board. This ensures that
many points of view will be presented on
every issue.
Now, in my view, this is a group of
people who are convinced of the value of
higher education and all of them are
fiercely loyal to this University. I'm afraid
that the accusation that those appointed by
the provincial government are there as
watchdogs just won't hold water. In fact,
those appointed by the government come
from varied backgrounds and are people
that have achieved a measure of success in
their own fields of endeavor and they bring
a strong sense of independent thought to
the Board's deliberations.
On the whole, I think it's advantageous
for the community at large to be strongly
represented on the Board. They can
provide the president and the
administration with a perspective that may
not always be evident on a day-to-day basis
and they can be very helpful in generating
funds that will enable the University to do
some things that might not happen
And I want to assure the University
community that all members of the Board
take very seriously their role as a link with
the provincial government in explaining
University needs. I think that's particularly
important in this period of financial
The Board, for instance, has taken steps
to bring to the attention of the government
the very real difficulties the University
encountered earlier this year because it
didn't know until July — more than a
quarter of the way through the fiscal year
— what its operating grant would be. That
kind of delay makes financial planning
virtually impossible. For his part, the
minister of universities is very sympathetic
and has promised his full cooperation.
UBC REPORTS: Any final
MR. McLEAN: I want to leave you
with this thought. Although the Board is
primarily concerned with the financial and
administrative affairs of the University, its
members all share a common love of UBC,
sing its praises and defend it at every
opportunity. We are all committed to
continuing the University s high standards
of excellence.
Ottawa gets
brief on
The federal government should amend
the Established Programs Financing
Arrangements to ensure that federal funds
transferred to the provinces in support of
postsecondary education are spent in that
sector, according to the Association of
Universities and Colleges of Canada.
In an eight-page brief to the Royal
Commission on the Economic Union and
Development Prospects for Canada, the
AUCC points out that universities are vital
to the social, cultural and economic
prosperity of communities, provinces and
the country as a whole. It calls on the
commission to press the federal and
provincial governments to provide
adequate levels of funding to postsecondary
institutions over the long term.
The brief calls attention to the
important role of the universities in
research and development. It says the
commission should recognize 1) that nearly
all researchers get their training at
university, 2) that universities must remain
the focal point for much of the country's
basic research, 3) that support for basic
research should not be allowed to fall
below a minimally acceptable level and 4)
that the balance between basic and applied
research should be carefully monitored.
The association represents 70 universities
and degree-granting colleges. The group
was founded in 1911.
Degrees approved
for fall graduates
UBC has granted degrees and diplomas
to close to 900 fall graduates.
The degrees, approved by the UBC
Senate Nov. 16, go to students who
completed their requirements during the
spring and summer.
Each graduate has the option of
receiving the degree now or appearing at
UBC's 1984 Spring Congregation for the
formal degree-granting ceremony.
Our Name has Changed
Recently, the Office of the President:
Research Administration (OPRA), was
renamed the Office of Research Services
(ORS). We hope that the new name,
besides being shorter, better indicates our
function, which is to provide a service to
the UBC research community.
Because our ever increasing workload
has demanded specialization in the office,
your time can be saved if telephone calls
and visits are directed to the appropriate
person, as follows:
Richard Spratley (Room 312, 228-3652)
• UBC and granting agency policy
interpretation  • contract negotiation &
administration • patents, licensing &
copyrights • research equipment and
facilities rentals • signing authority for
grants and contracts.
Gillian Thomas (Room 306A, 228-5584)
• External granting agencies: information,
forms & guidelines • UBC trust accounts
• NSERC University research fellows
• grant deadline notices  • signing
authority for grants
Maureen Hogan (Room 306C,
• Reviews of research involving human
subjects (clinical & behavioral sciences)
• Internal UBC grants (HSS, NAHS,
KILLAM, arctic and alpine animal
alternatives, study leave stipends as
research grants, etc.) • executive
committee for research & associated
Irene Ho (Room 312; 228-3652)
• Processing applications to external
granting agencies.
We are located in the Old Auditorium,
upstairs on the north side.
January grant deadlines (application
dates in brackets)
• Agriculture Canada
■-   Visiting Fellowships in Biotechnology
• B.C. Medical Services Foundation
- Research (9)
• Calgary Inst, for the Humanities
— Visiting Post-doctoral Fellowship (31)
• Canada Council: Aid to Artists
- Aid to Artists (15)
• Canada Council: Explorations Prog.
Explorations grant (15)
• Canada Council: Writing/Public.
— Translation Grant (15)
• Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp.
- Research Grants Type A (to $3,500)
• Canadian Veterinary Research Trust
- Grants in aid of Research (1)
• Environment Canada
- PRUF Contract (31)
- Visiting Fellowships in Biotechnology
• Ford Foundation
Soviet/East European/Intl. Security
Fellowship (31)
• Hamber Foundation
- Foundation Grant (5)
• imperial Oil Limited
- University Research Grants (15)
• Lalor Foundation
- Fellowship (15)
• March of Dimes Birth Defects Fdn. (US)
Education Grants (1)
• MRC: Grants Program
Major Equipment (16)
- MRC Group - RENEWAL (1)
Travel (15)
• MRC: Special Programs
- Queen Elizabeth II Scientist Awards
Symposia & Workshops (1)
• N.A.T.O.
- Research Fellowships (1)
• North Atlantic Treaty Organization
- Advanced Research Workshops
Program (15)
- Advanced Study Institute (ASI) (15)
• Rockefeller Foundation
- Fellowships in International Relations
• Smithsonian Institution
Fellowship (15)
- Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysics
Fellowship (1)
• St. Hilda's College
Mcllrath Junior Research Fellowship
• Sugar Association, Inc.
- Research (13)
• World Wildlife Fund (Canada)
— General Research (1)
The following publications are available
for use in the Office of Research Services.
Faculty members are welcome to come into
the office and peruse these publications for
information on granting agencies.
(Graduate students should contact
Graduate Studies for information.)
• Canadian Directory to Foundations and
Granting Agencies.
• Foundation Directory.
• Annual Register of Grant Support.
• The Grants Register.
• Awards for Commonwealth University
Academic Staff.
• Directory - International Development.
• The Individual's Guide to Grants.
• Bulletins and Newsletters of Social
Sciences and Humanities Research
Council; Natural Sciences and
Engineering Research Council; Supply
and Services Canada, and Medical
Research Council of Canada.
30 grads get R.I.A. initials
The Society of Management Accountants
of B.C. announced earlier this month that
30 UBC graduates successfully completed
the prescribed program of studies and work
experience requirements to receive the
professional designation R.I.A. (Registered
Industrial Accountant) during 1983.
They are: Kenneth J. Davidson,
B.Sc.(Math) 1972; Johan P. de Rooy,
B.Ed. 1975; Joseph H. Dwornik,
B.Ed.(Sec.-Math/Phy) 1973; Douglas S.
Field, B.Comm. 1976; John E. Hanbury,
B.Comm. 1979; Maria K. Hession, Lie.
Acctg. 1980; Randolf Hoist,
B.A.(Econ/Pol.Sc.) 1975; Angela Karpa,
B.Comm. 1981; Don Kendal, Lie.Acctg.
1979; James D. Laing, B.Ed.(Sec.-Math)
Danny S.F. Leung, B.Comm. 1980;
Deborah W.K. Leung, B.Comm.(Acctg.)
1980; Leo H.F. Lok, M.B.A. 1979; Justin
C.J. Mah, M.A.(Psych) 1972; Lie.Acctg.
1978; Thomas Martinson, M.B.A.(Acctg.)
1982; Stephen O. Mavety, B.Comm. 1976;
Michael P. McBride, Lie. Acctg. 1979; Joan
M. McCance, B.Comm. 1976; Kenneth G.
Myrdal, B.Comm., Honours (Mark.) 1980;
Donald C. Niquidet, B.A.(Econ.) 1973.
Alan L. Osborne, B.Comm.(Acctg.
/Fin.) 1976; Douglas B. Pontifex,
B.Comm.(Acctg.) 1978; Alan G. Saville,
B.Comm. 1975; Albert M.C. Tarn,
B.Comm.(Acctg./Mmgt. Info. Sys.) 1980;
Peter W. Tamilin, B.A.Sc.(Chem.Eng.)
1960; Henry Y. Tanaka, B.Comm. 1974;
Lie.Acctg. 1976; H. Kendall Turner,
B.Ed. 1975; Donald G. Walzak, B.A.
1973; Lie.Acctg. 1980; David M. Whitlock,
B.Comm. 1975; James W.K. Wong
B.Comm. 1981. UBC Reports November 30, 1983
Dr. Margaret Ormsby, professor
emerita of History at UBC, has received
the 1983 Certificate of Merit Award from
the Canadian Historical Association. The
award was made in recognition of Dr.
Ormsby's scholarship and teaching as well
as her promotion of the appreciation of
British Columbia history among the people
of the province.
Emeritus status has been conferred by
the UBC Senate on the following: Dr.
H.B. Graves, Clinical Associate Professor
Emeritus of Anaesthesiology; Dr. Carl
Kline, Clinical Associate Professor
Emeritus of Psychiatry; Mr. W.
Krayenhoff, Associate Professor Emeritus
of Mathematics and Science Education;
Dr. A.D. McKenzie, Clinical Professor
Emeritus of Surgery; Dr. W.J. Thompson,
Clinical Professor Emeritus of Surgery.
Dr. B. Espen Eckbo of UBC's Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration
participated in an annual academic
seminar organized by the New York Stock
Exchange. Dr. Eckbo's specialty is mergers
and takeovers, the subject of this year's
seminar. Sixteen experts were invited. Dr.
Eckbo was the only one from a Canadian
university. Other representatives were from
such blue chip American universities as
Stanford, Harvard, MIT, the University of
Chicago, Dartmouth, and the University of
California at Los Angeles and Berkeley.
Also in Commerce, a Ph.D. student in
the Division of Accounting and
Management Information has won the
doctoral fellowship awarded by the
international accounting firm of Deloitte,
Haskins & Sells. The firm has offered a
fellowship in Canada for the past three
years, and each time the winner has been a
doctoral student in the UBC division. Dr.
Patricia Hughes won it in 1980-81, Dr.
Peter Clarkson in 1981-82 and last year's
recently-announced winner was Dr.
Michael Stein. The fellowship is worth
$18,000. Deloitte, Haskins & Sells is a longtime supporter of accounting education
and began the fellowship to encourage
students to enter the field. There is a great
shortage of qualified accounting faculty
members in North America and a grave
shortage of faculty in management
education generally.
Steffania Ciccone, associate professor in
the Department of Hispanic and Italian
Studies, was among the first five persons
inducted into the Hall of Fame of
Vancouver's Italian Cultural Centre in
Mrs. Ciccone, recognized for her
contribution to Italian studies, has
published a number of critical analytical
texts of 18th-century Italian literature. She
is currently president of the Vancouver
branch of the international Dante Alighieri
Two members of the UBC faculty have
been appointed by Vancouver City Council
to the 28-member Vancouver Centennial
Commission, which is planning events for
centennial year, 1986. Bob Hindmarch,
director of athletic and sports services at
UBC, is chairman of the centennial sports
program, and theatre professor Norm
Young is chairman of the committee to
liaise with public institutions.
Prof. Bryan Clarke, head of the
Department of Educational Psychology and
Special Education in UBC's Faculty of
Education, received an honorary degree
Oct. 22 from the University of
Saskatchewan. Prof. Clarke has an
international reputation for his research on
the education of hearing impaired
Dr. Peter A. Larkin has been awarded
the 1983 Award of Excellence of the
American Fisheries Society.
The association has made the annual
award, its most prestigious honor, since
1969. Dr. Larkin is the fourth Canadian to
receive it.
It was made for his "outstanding
achievement in fisheries science and
Dr. Larkin, dean of the Faculty of
Graduate Studies and Associate Vice-
President for Research, is best known for
his work on salmon and trout.
"Some awards are impersonal," he said.
"But this one was from the same people
that I drink beer with at scientific
conferences. It's an award by colleagues
who have spent a lifetime in the same line
of work.
"I was really very pleased to receive it."
Awards and distinctions have recently
been bestowed on several members of
UBC's Faculty of Dentistry.
Dr. Douglas Yeo, associate dean of the
faculty, received the Distinguished Award
for. 1983 from the Canadian Dental
Association, as well as an honorary
membership in the association.
Assistant dean Dr. Malcolm Williamson
received an Award of Distinction from the
Academy of International Dentistry.
Dr. William Wood has been elected to.
membership in the Royal College of
Dentists of Canada.
Dr. Marica Boyd was awarded a
fellowship in the International Academy of
Dr. Robert Priddy has been appointed
secretary-treasurer of the Canadian
Academy of Oral Pathology.
Bob Seeley, senior accountant in UBC's
finance department, has been re-elected
president of the Jericho Tennis Club for a
second term. Mr. Seeley is ranked number
one in masters singles tennis in B.C. for
Dr. Axel Meisen, associate dean in
UBC's Faculty of Applied Science, has
been elected chairman of the Engineering
Related Education Co-ordinating
Committee dealing with all engineering
and technological education matters in the
The committee has representatives from
all B.C. universities, colleges and institutes
as well as the Association of Professional
Engineers of B.C. and the Society of
Engineering Technologists of B.C.
It was formed in 1978 to co-ordinate
expansion of post-secondary technical
education and future roles of post-
secondary educational institutions in B.C.
Prof. D.G. Kilburn of UBC's
Department of Microbiology has been
appointed to the National Advisory
Committee of Biotechnology, established
recently by the federal government. He is
one of 25 appointees from the private
sector, universities and government.
The committee will advise science
minister Donald Johnston on the
development of biotechnology in areas such
as energy, food, drugs, chemicals, plastics, *~"
mining and agriculture. I
Dr. John Chase, director«tf UBC's
Office of Institutional Analysis and
Planning, has been elected treasurer of the
Association for Institutional Research A
(AIR). He took office at the association's       i
recent 23rd annual forum in Toronto and
will serve on the executive committee for a
three-year term.
Prof. Wallace Berry of UBC's music
department is the 1983-84 recipient of an
annual award made by the American
Society of Composers, Authors and
Publishers (ASCAP).
Prof. George Knox of UBC's fine arts
department has prepared a 258-page
catalogue for a major exhibition entitled
Piazzetta, A Tercentenary Exhibition of
Drawings, Prints and Books, currently on
display at the National Gallery of Art in
Washington, D.C.
Sandra Davies, an assistant professor of
visual and performing arts in the Faculty
of Education, has recently been awarded a
research and development grant from
Multiculturism Canada for a project
entitled "Music of our Lives." Mrs. Davies
will be developing and testing resource
materials concerning Japanese and East       !
Indian cultures in Canada.
New director will stress research
UBC's School of Social Work, one of the
oldest social work schools in the country, is
moving in new directions.
The man behind the changes is Dr.
Glenn Drover, who became director of the
school in July. Prof. Drover has an
extensive background as a practicing social
worker, government advisor and university
teacher, researcher and administrator. He
was formerly the director of the School of
Social.Work at Carleton University.
"UBC's social work school is well-
established and has a solid national, and in
some cases, international reputation," says
Prof. Drover. "But I think there are areas
within the school that could be developed,
new fields where research should be carried
An increased focus on academic research
is, in fact, one of the primary goals Prof.
Drover has set for the school.
"It's not that faculty members in the
school have a bad track record in terms of
research, but in our field there is a heavy
demand to solve specific problems for
particular groups. I think it's important
that we don't let that type of consulting
become our whole function. We have some
first-rate researchers in the school and I'd
like to see a stronger research program
Prof. Drover outlined four broad areas
of research within the school.
"The strongest area by far is an area
known as family and child welfare. UBC
faculty have earned an international
reputation in this field and I'd like to see
high-quality work in this area continue.
"A second area, one that I feel has a lot
of potential given the strength of the
health sciences programs at UBC, is the
area of health care. Many social workers
end up working in health programs, but
their contribution is relatively
unresearched. I think we should be taking
a more systematic look at where their work
is effective and where it is not, particularly
in the area of mental health, since that is
where a lot of social workers tend to be
"A third area of concentration is the
area of social security and social
administration. UBC has made some
extremely significant contributions in this
field on a national level. I'm thinking in
particular of the work of the late Leonard
Marsh, whose 1943 'Marsh Report' became
a key document in the development of
Canadian social security programs, and
more recently, Richard Splane, who was
associated with the development of the
Canada Assistance Plan, a major financing
mechanism for social services.
"A final area where faculty are involved,
but where I would like to see more focus, is
the area of human rights and community
The School of Social Work offers
undergraduate and graduate degrees.
There is a basic four-year program in
which students take two years of liberal
arts courses and then focus for the final
two years on social welfare and social work;
a one-year program which also leads to a
Bachelor of Social Work degree for
students who already hold an
undergraduate degree; and a master's
"Another development I would like to
see in the school is the creation of a
doctoral program," says Prof. Drover. "The
strongest research tends to be done when
you have people dedicated to single areas
of research. One can take a graduate
program so far at the master's level, but
one has to keep in mind that it is a one-
year program, and most of those enrolled
in the program are here to develop some
specialization in an area of interest."
A concern that Prof. Drover has about
the school is that is is geographically
isolated from the rest of the campus (it is
located across Northwest Marine Drive on
Cecil Green Park Road in a house given to
the University by a benefactor, the late F.
Ronald Graham).
"I would like to establish closer links
with the rest of the campus in terms of
participation on administrative committees,
involvement in campus activities and I'm
particularly interested in forming links with
colleagues in other UBC departments for
the purpose of joint teaching and research,
where appropriate."
Prof. Drover adds that the school's
relationship with the social work profession
is very strong.
"Faculty members in the school spend a
great deal of time serving as consultants
and advisors to both government and
volunteer agencies, organizing conferences
and seminars and serving on policy
committees, etc.
"Roop Seebaran, a member of our
school, is currently president of the B.C.
Association of Social Workers." (Prof.
Drover is president of the Canadian
Association of Social Workers.)
"Our faculty members are visible on an
international level as well," says Prof.
Drover. "Three in particular, Richard
Splane, Ben Chud and Richard Nann,
have been instrumental in bringing the
International Conference on Social
Welfare, the largest single gathering of
people interested in social welfare, to
Montreal in 1984. The conference, which
is held on a biennial basis, was last held in r
Canada 26 years ago."
sale ends
this week
You'll have to hurry if you want to catch
the book event of the year.
It's the 'annual' UBC Bookstore sale —
the first in three years — and it ends
Saturday. *•
It used to be held in Brock Hall and it     *
attracted thousands of bargain-hunters
from the campus and points east. As the
sale wound down, books remaining often
were sold by the foot.
When space in Brock was re-allocated
three years ago, the sale was abandoned
because there was just no practical site.       *
Construction of the new Bookstore has
meant the return of the sale, which opened
Nov. 21.
Sale tables include books of every variety
— fiction, classics, art, cookbooks,
children's books, textbooks and reference
books, hard covers and paperbacks — and
all at bargain prices. *
The Bookstore is open until 8:30 i
tonight, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
tomorrow and Friday, and from 9:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Saturday. UBC Reports November 30, 1983
JThe Museum of Anthropology's gift shop is having a Christmas sale Nov. 30 through Dec. 4. Handcarved wooden Japanese
i birds, Indonesian dolls, and silver and copper wedding chains from South America are among the folk crafts from around
the world which will be on sale. Items are on sale from noon to 5 p.m. in the upper lounge of the museum.
74 students receive Alumni awards
Seventy-four UBC students from
throughout B.C., the United States and
Alberta, have been awarded scholarships
and bursaries by the UBC Alumni
The students were honored at a
reception held by the alumni association's
scholarships and bursaries committee on
■Nov. 23 at Cecil Green Park.
Most of the students were recipients of
Norman MacKenzie Alumni Scholarships,
worth $750 each. The scholarship honors
Dr. Norman MacKenzie, president of the
University from 1944 to 1962. Dr.
MacKenzie was a special guest at the
The scholarships are awarded for high
scholastic achievement (minimum 75 per
cent average) and outstanding personal
qualities and distinction as exemplified by
service to others and participation in school
or community activities. Thirty-five of
these scholarships are awarded to students
from different regions of British Columbia.
Several Walter H. Gage bursaries,
named for the University's sixth president
and given on the basis of financial need
and academic standing, were also awarded.
Other scholarships awarded were the Jennie
Gillespie Drennan Memorial Scholarship,
the President Douglas T. Kenny National
Alumni Scholarship, the Frank Gnup
Memorial Scholarship, the Stanley Arkley
Scholarship in Librarianship, and the John
B. MacDonald Alumni Bursary.
Louise Grant of the Alumni Association's
scholarships and bursaries committee paid
tribute to the hundreds of alumni
volunteers who helped raise money for the
She said that today the scholarships are
more important than ever. "The economic
difficulties facing today's students coupled
with an increase in tuition fees make
scholarships and bursaries increasingly
important. The Alumni Association has
made it a major goal to help increase its
aid to students."
The association gives out $106,000 in
scholarships and bursaries each year.
Recently it began a three year campaign to
raise $1,4 million to establish an
endowment fund as a guaranteed source of
funding for these scholarships.
Retirees have enjoyed careers at University
Two women who are retiring after more
than 20 years at UBC are high in their
praise of the University.
Although she spent 10 years as a farmer
and nine years as a civil servant in Britain
before coming to UBC in 1960, Joan
Wilson-Brown of Purchasing says simply,
■"This has been my life."
And Bernice Lemasurier of the Faculty
of education, who also joined UBC in
1960, says, "It's been a joy being out here.
It has been a privilege to work here."
Mrs. Wilson-Brown, office manager of
the Purchasing Department and tax analyst
for the University, monitors every one of
e 150 daily purchase orders to see where
rax savings might be made. Much of this is
in the way of rebates on taxes paid, such as
the 1.36-per-cent rebate applicable on
federal tax paid on all new construction.
And it mounts up. Since 1972, in fact,
the University has recovered more than $1
million through Mrs. Wilson-Brown's
i efforts.
W She estimates that there is some kind of
tax break involved in 90 per cent of UBC's
purchase orders.
Today (Nov. 30) is Mrs. Wilson-Brown's
final day at UBC, but she'll keep her hand
in as a tax consultant. An early client is
TRIUMF. She is also planning an extended
' trip to Britain and continental Europe in
"the spring with her retired husband.
Ms. Lemasurier, who ends her campus
career Dec. 7, plans to remain active with
volunteer work, possibly with the
Vancouver Art Gallery or in a hospital
boutique. She'll also take up golf again
.after an absence of 20 years, and hopes to
still have time for reading — biographies
and autobiographies.
As a program advisor in the
undergraduate division of the Faculty of
Education, she notes that times have
changed in education over 20 years.
She says teachers were needed in the
1960s and it was just a case of getting
students into the stream.
Today, she says, the first question asked
is, "Is there a job out there for me?"
Another Nov. 30 retiree is Stores helper
Jim Lee, who has been with Physical Plant
since 1970.
foan Wilson-Brown . . . saved UBC more than $1 million.
Here are some dates you should keep in
mind over the Christmas season at UBC.
The University will be closed on
Monday, Dec. 26, and Tuesday, Dec. 27,
for the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays
and on Monday, Jan. 2, for New Year's
The last day of classes for most faculties
is Friday, Dec. 9, and Christmas
examinations begin the following Monday
(Dec. 12). The last day for exams for most
faculties is Dec. 21.
Classes for the second term begin on
Tuesday, Jan 3.
Changes in Food Service hours in
December are as follows:
The Arts 200 (Buchanan), Edibles
(Scarfe) and Ponderosa snack bars close
Dec. 9; Yum Yum's at the Auditorium
closes Dec. 16; the Barn coffee shop and
the IRC snack bar close Dec. 21; the Bus
Stop coffee shop closes Dec. 21 and will
reopen Dec. 28 to 30; and the SUBWay
cafeteria will remain open with restricted
hours until Dec. 24.
All units reopen on Jan. 3.
For information on Library hours during
the month of December, call 228-2077.
7 contest
staff spot
on Board
Incumbent Bill Morrison and six others
are contesting the staff position on the
UBC Board of Governors.
A mail ballot is being conducted by the
Registrar's Office. All fulltime employees
who are not members of faculty are eligible
to vote. Ballots must be returned by Dec.
The person elected will serve for a three-
year period from Feb. 1, 1984.
Mr. Morrison, a senior technician in the
Department of Physics, is being challenged
Gerald T. Copeman, a stores technician
at TRIUMF; Marcel Dionne, a senior
buyer in the Purchasing Department;
Victor Doray, director of Biomedical
Communications; Donald Farquhar, a
physician in the Student Health Service;
Harvey Goldman, an engineering
technician in the Faculty of Dentistry; and
Rayleen Nash, administrative assistant in
the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
looks ahead,
offers $$$
Honeywell Ltd. is offering $4,500 in
prizes in a Futurist Awards Competition
that is open to students at Canadian
colleges and universities.
Entrants are asked to predict the most
significant developments of the next 25
years in any two of the following areas:
Computers, energy, software
development, computer-aided learning,
biomedical technology, and electronic
communications — as well as the societal
impact of these changes.
A panel of Honeywell and outside
experts will award three $1,000 prizes and
three $500 prizes, based on originality and
Application forms are available from the
UBC Awards Office in the General Services
Administration Building. Completed
entries must be postmarked no later than
Dec. 31, 1983.
Winners will receive their awards in
Toronto next March, with all expenses
paid by Honeywell. UBC Reports November 30, 1983
Calendar Deadlines
Our next issue of UBC Reports will appear
on Dec. 14 and will be the last issue for
1983. The calendar section of that issue
will cover events in the period Dec. 18
through Jan. 7. Material for this period
must be submitted not later than 4 p.m.
on Dec. 8. Send notices to Information
Services, 6328 Memorial Rd. (Old
Administration Building). The first issue in
January will be on Jan. 4 and will cover
events in the weeks of Jan. 8 and 15. For
more information, call 228-3131.
Women's Basketball.
UBC vs. Belco Electric, Seattle. War Memorial
Gym. 2 p.m.
AMS Speaker.
Carribbean Affairs and the Recent Granada
Invasion. Michael Manley, former Jamaican
Prime Minister. Admission is $6 regular, $5 for
students. For more information, call 228-5336.
Ballroom, Student Union Building. 7:30 p.m.
Mahlzeit. Come and sing. Deutsche
Weihnachtslieder soprano Joni Alden. Upper
Lounge, International House. 12:30 p.m.
The Pedersen Exchange.
An opportunity for any member of the
University community to meet with President
George Pedersen to discuss matters of concern.
Persons wishing to meet with the president
should identify themselves to the receptionist in
the Librarian's office, which is immediately to
the left of the main entrance to the Main
Library building. 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering Seminar.
Experiments with Composite Cylinders. M.
Venugopal. Room 1202, Civil and Mechanical
Engineering Building. 3:30 p.m.
Zoology Physiology Group Seminar.
Quantitative and Qualitative Comparisons in
Comparative Physiology. Dr. A.A. Heusner,
Physiological Sciences, University of California,
Davis. Room 2449, Biological Sciences Building.
4:30 p.m.
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Faculty Women's Club.
A Christmas Celebration. Babysitting available.
General meeting, luncheon, carol singing and
boutique and white elephant sale. Cecil Green
Park. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Botany Seminar.
The Control of Hydrolytic Enzyme Synthesis in
Cereal Aleurone. R.L. Jones, University of
California. Room 3219, Biological Sciences
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Oceanography Seminar.
Observation and Simulation of Circulation in
Sooke Basin. Dr. Warren Wolfe, Mathematics,
Royal Roads Military College, FMO Victoria,
B.C. Room 1465, Biological Sciences Building.
3 p.m.
Chemistry Lecture.
Bacterial Cell Surface Macromolecules:
Purification, Functional Characterization and
Immunochemistry. Prof. R.E.W. Hancock,
Microbiology, UBC. Room 250, Chemistry
Building. 4 p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
Neutron Scattering and Magnetism. A.R.
MacKintosh. University of Copenhagen.   Room
201, Hennings Building. 4 p.m.
Biochemical Discussion Group
Relationships between Gene Structure and
Three-Dimensional Protein Structure. Dr.
Robert Fletterick, Biochemistry and Biophysics,
University of California, San Francisco. Lecture
Hall 1, Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre. 4 p.m.
Family Housing Film.
Make Mine Music. Auditorium, Student Union
Building. 6:30 p.m.
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Targets for the Design of Antiviral Agents:
Genital Herpes. Dr. Steven Sacks, Infectious
Diseases, Medicine, UBC. Room 317, Block C,
Medical Sciences Building. 12 noon.
Noon-Hour Concert.
Repercussion. Montreal-based percussion
ensemble. Ticket information at 733-0113.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
Solar Energy Storage by Encapsulated Glauber's
Salt in a Liquid Fluidized Bed. Zeki Z. Sozen,
Chemical Engineering, UBC. Room 206,
Chemical Engineering Building. 2:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop.
A Mean Square Error Criterion for the Design
of Experiments. Dr. William Welch, Commerce,
UBC. Room 223, Angus Building. 3:30 p.m.
Geography Colloquium.
Transformation of the Canterbury Plains, New
Zealand. G. Wynn, Geography, UBC. Room
201, Geography Building. 3.30 p.m.
Preventive Medicine Seminar.
The Department of Family Practice's New
Division of Behavioural Medicine. Dr. Carol
Herbert, Medicine. Room 112, James Mather
Building. 4 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology
Cycles: Ancient and Modern. Dr. Dennis Chitty,
professor emeritus, Zoology, UBC. Room 2449,
Biological Sciences Building. 4:30 p.m.
Repercussion. Montreal-based percussion
ensemble. Ticket information at 733-0113.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
Faculty Club Luncheon.
Members Christmas buffet luncheon. Cost is $9.
Served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
UBC Symphony Orchestra.
Music of Webern, Mozart and Brahms. Jocelyn
Colquhoun, clarinet. Directed by Glen Fast. Old
Auditorium. 12:30 p.m.
Geological Sciences Colloquium.
Oxic and Anoxic Diagenesis of Diterpenes in
Lacustrine Sediments. Dr. M.A. Barnes,
Geological Sciences, UBC. Room S30A,
Geological Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Condensed Matter Seminar.
Dynamics of Crystal Growth. James Langer,
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara.
Room 318, Hennings Building. 2:30 p.m.
Mathematics Colloquium.
Global Solutions of Semilinear Elliptic Problems.
Prof. C.A. Swanson, UBC. Room 1100,
Mathematics Annex. 3:45 p.m.
Computer Science Colloquium.
The Closed World Assumption. Prof. Ray
Reiter, Computer Sciences, UBC. Room 301,
Computer Sciences Building. 4 p.m.
UBC Exercise Group Seminar.
The Cross-bridge Mechanism in Skeletal Muscle:
Studies on Single Muscle Fibers. Dr. B.H.
Bressler, Anatomy, UBC. Seminar Room, John
Owen Pavilion, Sports Medicine Clinic.
4:30 p.m.
Repercussion. Montreal-based percussion
ensemble. Ticket information at 733-0113.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
Faculty Club Luncheon.
Members Christmas Buffet Luncheon. Cost is
$9. Served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
UBC Symphony Orchestra.
Music of Webern, Mozart and Brahms. Jocelyn
Colquhoun, clarinet. Directed by Glen Fast. Old
Auditorium. 8 p.m.
Gioia Timpanelli, broadcaster, writer, and
performing poet presents an evening story
performance on Fairy Tales: Their Meaning for
Today. She will also present a workshop on
Saturday, Dec. 10. Cost for the lecture is $5, $4
for students. For more information, call
222-5261. Lecture Hall 6, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 8 p.m.
Family Housing Film.
Make Mine Music. Auditorium. Student Union
Building. 3 p.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
5-Fluorouracil: From Placebo to Treatment. Dr.
A. Shah, Medical Oncology, Cancer Control
Agency of B.C. Lecture Theatre, B.C. Cancer
Research Centre, 601 W. 10th Ave. 12 noon.
The Pedersen Exchange.
An opportunity for any member of the
University community to meet with President
George Pedersen to discuss matters of concern.
Persons wishing to meet with the president
should identify themselves to the receptionist in
the Librarian's office, which is immediately to
the left of the main entrance to the Main
Library building. 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Faculty Chamber Music Concert.
Music of Vinter, Reinecke and Thuille. Brian
G'Froerer, French Horn, Michael Borschel,
Clarinet, Robert Rogers, Piano, Tony Nickels,
Oboe and John Gaudette, Bassoon. Recital Hall,
Music Building 8 p.m.
Dorothy Somerset Studio.
The Dorothy Somerset Studio presents Elanor
Marx, a new play by Leonard Angel, directed
by Charles Siegel. Continues through Dec. 17.
Admission is $5, $4 for students and seniors. For
reservations, call 228-2678. Curtain time is
8 p.m. weekdays, 5:30 and 8 p.m on Saturday.
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Seminar.
Cyclic GMP and>° -Adrenergic Stimulation of
Brown Adipocytes. Dr. J. Skala, Paediatrics
UBC. Room 2N9, Grace Hospital. 12 noon.
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Studies on Rubella Virus. Dr. Shirley Gillam,
Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. Room
317, Block C, Medical Sciences Building.
12 noon.
Anatomy Seminar.
Human Lung Growth and its Control. Dr.
W.M. Thurlbeck, Laboratory Medicine and
Pathology, UBC. Room 37, Block B, Medical
Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Faculty Club.
Pre-Senate Buffet Dinner. Cost is $9.
Reservations required. Faculty Club.
5:30 p.m.
Psychiatry Lecture.
The Use of Restricted Environmental
Stimulation in Behavioral Medicine. Prof. P.
Suedfeld, Psychology, UBC. Room 2NA/B,
Psychiatric Unit, Health Sciences Centre
Hospital. 9 a.m.
Biomembrane Group Lecture.
Structure and Functional Reconstitution of
Sodium Channels from Rat Brain. Dr. William
A. Catterall, Pharmacology, University of
Washington, Seattle. Lecture Room B, Block B,
Medical Sciences Building. 4 p.m.
Occupational Health Symposium.
An Occupational Study of Painting Trades
Workers. Dr. Heather Stockwell, Cancer
Epidemiologist, Johns Hopkins School of Public
Health. Room 253, Mather Building. 4 p.m.
Museum of Anthropology
Christmas Sale: Handcarved |apanese wooden
birds, Indonesian dolls, and silver and copper
wedding chains from South America are among
the folk crafts from around the world which are
on sale at the museum's Christmas sale, Nov. 30
to Dec. 4. Items are on sale from noon to
5 p.m. in the upper lounge of the museum.
Exhibit: An exhibit entitled Museum Quality
features more than 100 art works and artifacts
that have been purchased for the museum with
support from the Anthropology Shop volunteers.
The exhibit continues through Jan. 15.
Sunday Concerts: Dec. 4 — Classical East
Indian violin music, with Davinder Hundle,
violinist, accompanied by tamboura, sarod and
tabla. Dec. 11  — Christmas Choral Music
performed by the University Chamber Singers.
Both concerts at 2:30 p.m., free with museum
Sunday Programs: The Museum is sponsoring
three hands-on programs every Sunday until
May entitled Copper, Salmon, Cedar: Glimpses
of Wealth on the Northwest Coast. The
programs are as follows: The Life-Giving Cedar,
at 1 p.m.; Harvesting the Sea: Fishing, at
2 p.m.; The Potlatch: Past and Present, at
3 p.m. Programs are free with museum
Dance Instruction <
UBC's School of Dance is accepting registrations
for dance classes for grades 7, 8 and 9. Fee is
$36 per month, classes are 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information,
call Community Sport Services at 228-3688.
Food Service Hours
During the Christmas season there will be the     -<
following changes in Food Service hours: Arts
200 (Buchanan), Edibles (Education) and
Ponderosa snack bars will close Dec. 9; Yum
Yum's at the Auditorium will close Dec. 16; the
Barn coffee shop and the IRC snack bar close
Dec. 21; the Bus Stop coffee shop will close Dec.
21 and reopen Dec. 28 to 30; and the SUBWay
cafeteria will remain open with restricted hours
until Dec. 24. All units reopen on Jan. 3.
Christmas Bakeshop „
The Christmas bakeshop counter in the
SUBWay cafeteria will be open weekdays from
noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 1 to 20. For advance orders
or catering services, call 228-2018.
Faculty/Staff Badminton Club
The club meets in Gym B of the Osborne Centre
on Tuesday evenings from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.
and Friday evenings from 7:30 to 10 p.m. New  r
members welcome.
'Foth' Back to Sign
UBC grad Allan Fotheringham, columnist and
author, returns to the campus on Friday; Dec.
2, to autograph copies of his new book, Look
Ma . . . No Hands, a satirical look at the
Progressive Conservative party of Canada. He'll
be in the Bookstore from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.        *
The book costs $16.95 and you can reserve
copies through the Bookstore, 228-4741.
Chemical Institute of Canada, Vancouver
Section Prize — A prize in the amount of $50
has been made available by the Chemical ^a
Institute of Canada, Vancouver Section, to the    jt
student who obtained the highest standing in the
first year Chemistry course at UBC and who is
maintaining satisfactory progress in Chemistry.
The recipient will be chosen in January. The
award will be made on the recommendaton of
the chemistry department. (Available in the
1983/84 winter session.)
Lawson, Lundell, Lawson & Mcintosh Service  .
Scholarship — The firm of Lawson, Lundell,
Lawson & Mcintosh, Barristers & Solicitors, will
provide a scholarship for students proceeding
from the second to third year of studies in the
Faculty of Law.
Magnus J.B. Peterson Memorial Bursary in
Anthropology — Bursaries to a total of *'"
approximately $2,200 per annum have been
made available by the late Magnus Julius
Benedict Peterson. The awards will be made to
anthropology students in the Department of
Anthropology and Sociology. Preference will be
given to undergraduates. (Available in the
1984/85 winter session.)


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