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Volume 25, Number 3. Jan. 31, 1979. Published by Information Services, University
of B.C., 2075 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1W5, 228-3131. Jim Banham
and Judith Walker, editors. ISSN 0497-2929.
A giant sculpture depicting the
Haida legend of the creation of
man is being carved behind the
scenes at UBC's Museum of Anthropology by Gary Edenshaw of
Masset in the Queen Charlotte
Islands. The work is being supervised by noted B.C. artist Bill
Reid, who created the miniature
version of the sculpture pictured at
left. According to the Haida
legend, the raven that dominates
the sculpture discovered and released man from a clam shell.
When complete later this year, the
sculpture will be on display in a
specially-created rotunda in the
UBC museum. Carving is being
carried out with a gift from Dr.
Walter Koerner, a long-time
benefactor of the University and a
former member of the Board of
pay rates
The provincial government has increased the monthly pay rates for
students who will be employed under
the 1979 Youth Employment Program.
Applications for the summer
employment program should be
available shortly in the offices of
UBC's 12 faculties, according to Dick
Shirran, director of the Office of Student Services and campus coordinator for the 1979 program.
Pay rates for students in first and second year have been increased from
$550 to $650 a month; for third,
fourth and fifth-year students from
$650 to $700 a month; and for
graduate students from $750 to $775 a
Mr. Shirran said he expects that
UBC will receive in 1979 the same
amount of money as it did in 1978,
"plus or minus 10 per cent." Last year
UBC got $1,500,000 to employ about
700 students.
He said projects suggested by
students or faculty members must be
related to the student's educational or
career goals and promote the
economic well-being of the province.
He emphasized that all projects
must be supervised by a full-time
member of the University's academic
or administrative staff to be eligible
for funding.
Completed application forms for
the 1979 program must be returned to
UBC faculty offices by Feb. 28 to
enable faculty committees to screen
proposals. Approved proposals are to
be returned to Student Services by
March 9 so that the government can
be informed by March 16.
aims to
UBC's student-operated radio station, CITR, has embarked on an
$8,000 fund-raising program as part
of its plan to improve its coverage both
on and off the campus.
CITR submitted an application for
a low-power FM broadcast licence to
the federal Communications Department and the Canadian Radio-
television and Telecommunications
Commission (CRTC) in November,
1978. The Communications Department has approved technical details
related to the proposal and it's expected the CRTC will hold public
hearings on the CITR application in
the spring of this year.
At present, CITR broadcasts on a
closed-circuit system to the Student
Union Building, parts of Totem Park
Residence and to the north and south
towers of the Gage Residence. The
CITR signal is also distributed in the
Greater Vancouver area by Premier
Cablevision and can be picked up at
95.9 on the FM dial, if you have a
cablevision hookup.
The new installation would provide
a good-quality FM signal to all areas
of the UBC campus and to FM sets in
the West End and the western side of
the city as far as Granville Street.
The $8,000 CITR needs for new
equipment has to be raised independently of the Alma Mater Society, which doesn't have the funds
available for the project.
CITR official Greg Plant asks interested members of the University
community to support the CITR application by writing to Joe Pateraude,
Acting General Secretary, CRTC, 100
Metcalfe St., Ottawa, K1A 0N2. A
copy of the letter of support must be
sent to CITR-UBC Radio in the Student Union Building. UBCreports
page 2
Senators decry time lag
on program proposals
UBC chemistry professor Edward Piers has been named the winner of the 1979
Merck Sharpe and Dohme Lecture Award of the Chemical Institute of Canada.
Prestigious award is made annually to a scientist under 40 years of age who has
made a distinguished contribution in organic chemistry or biochemistry. Dr.
Piers will deliver award lecture and receive $1,000 honorarium that goes with
the honor at meetings of the Chemical Institute of Canada to be held at UBC
June 3-6.
Open House facts listed
Here's some information on
Open House '79.
Theme: The University Works
for You.
Times and. Dates: Friday,
March 2, 12:30 to 10:00 p.m. and
Saturday, March 3, 9:00 a.m. to
10:00 p.m. All exhibits and
displays are to be completed by
12:30 p.m. March 2.
Organizers: Open House '79
Committee; location, Room 238,
Student Union Building; postal address. Box 59, Student Union
Building; telephone number,
Open House '79 Committee
personnel: Chairman — Geoff
Smith;   Faculty   Coordinator
Graduation cards
due by Feb. 15
All students who expect to complete
a degree program this spring are
reminded that they must submit Application for Graduation cards to the
Registrar's office by Feb. 15.
Graduating students in most
bachelor's programs should have
received cards by mail. If they failed
to arrive, check with the Registrar's
office to see if they have your correct
mailing address.
Students in other graduating years,
except graduate studies, can get the
cards in faculty offices. Graduate
students should obtain them from
their faculty advisers.
Tonni  Hellenes;  Public  Relations
— Sheila Fitzpatrick; Treasurer
Dave    Dale;    Clubs Peter
Schmelcher; University Tours —
Van McLean; Campus Services —
Hilary Fleming.
Finances: Budget submissions
from groups taking part in Open
House must be made to Open
House Faculty Co-ordinator Tonni
Space: All classrooms, labs and
other teaching areas used for Open
House are booked through Open
House Faculty Co-ordinator Tonni
Equipment: Lists of equipment
and materials available on campus
can be obtained from the Open
House Committee.
Publicity: A preliminary news
release has been sent to the media.
A second news release giving more
complete information on exhibits
and attractions will be sent to the
media before March 2.
Paid advertisements will also be
made on radio and in community
A 16-page newspaper will be
distributed on campus during
Open House. It will outline some of
the major attractions. Groups participating in Open House should
submit a description of their attractions to Sheila Fitzpatrick of
the Open House Committee by
Monday, Feb. 5. It shouldn't be
longer than 500 words.
Getting a proposal for a new
academic program through all levels
of University and outside approval
"could take all of someone's teaching
career," UBC's Senate was told at its
January meeting.
Dr. Jon Wisenthal, chairman of
Senate's curriculum committee, made
the remark while introducing proposed curriculum changes at Senate's
Jan. 17 meeting.
He said that if a proposal for a new
program was not approved at Senate's
January meeting a whole year would
elapse before it could be offered
because of the strict deadlines imposed by the Universities Council of
B.C., which must approve new programs and request funds for them.
He added that the curriculum committee hopes people "won't be
discouraged from making new proposals in the knowledge that so much
lead time is required."
He was supported later in the
meeting by arts dean Dr. Robert Will,
who said that in some cases he had
been waiting four years to hear from
the Universities Council on a proposed
Discussion of proposed curriculum
changes and new programs took up
most of Senate's two-and-a-quarter
hour meeting on Jan. 17. What
follows are brief descriptions of the
most important changes, which must
be approved by UBC's Board of
Governors and, in some cases, by the
Universities Council.
Senate approved proposals to modify
requirements for the bachelor's degree
in the faculty. These include: A
change in the minimum units required for graduation from 62 for majors and 68 for honors to 68 units for
all students; deletion of majors and
honors course curricula in favor of a
single curriculum; and introduction of
a scheme for awarding honors standing on graduation based on grades obtained in third and fourth years.
ARTS. Senate approved extensive
changes for majors and honors programs in sociology. Sociology 200, one
of eight new courses to be introduced,
will be the sole introductory course for
the major in sociology and will lead to
a set of required "core" courses designed to provide sociology majors
with background to complete the rest
of the program.
The most contentious issue in the
sociology proposals proved to be a
course in statistics, which the curriculum committee recommended for
approval "with the proviso that in the
event that Senate and the relevant
faculties should formulate a policy on
the campus-wide teaching of statistics
courses, the provision of elementary
statistics for sociology students may be
Senate eventually approved a mo-
Report on new UBC degree clarified
The editors of UBC Reports regret
if readers were misled by a report that
appeared on page 2 of our edition of
Jan. 17, which stated that UBC will be
the first Canadian university to offer
"an undergraduate degree in oceanography."
The statement was included in a
report on a December Senate debate
which resulted in approval of a motion
to transfer the Institute of Oceanography from the Faculty of Graduate
Studies to the Faculty of Science,
where it will function as a Department
of Oceanography, effective April 1.
Institute director Prof. George
Pickard said the new department does
not propose to offer a Bachelor of
Science degree in oceanography as
such because there is virtually no de
mand for graduates trained in general
oceanography and because such a
degree is strongly opposed by almost
all academic oceanography groups.
He said a general bachelor's degree
in oceanography is "too broad a field,
encompassing as it does the application of all the basic sciences to the
study of the ocean."
He    said    the    new    department
planned to prepare programs for com
bined honors in a basic science with
electives chosen from oceanography
offerings, "so that the student on
graduation with a Bachelor of Science
will be ensured of a solid background
in basic science."
This is a prerequisite for proceeding
to the graduate work which will con
tinue to be oceanography's prime
responsibility. Prof. Pickard added. It
will be a year or two before these combined honors programs will pass
through all the approval stages so they
can be offered.
tion by Dean Will approving the
statistics course for the 1979-80
academic year only and providing for
establishment of an ad hoc committee
"to study and report on the offerings
in statistics in the various faculties and
departments of the University and to
report to Senate no later than
November, 1979."
Also approved were seven new
courses in Asian studies, four of them
dealing with Hindi-Urdu language
and literature.
proved extensive changes in the curriculum leading to the Bachelor of
Commerce degree, proposed after a
two-year study by two faculty committees. The new program involves
changes in the pre-Commerce year as
well as the four-year degree program
without lengthening it or changing its
total unit value.
EDUCATION. Senate approved a
new concentration in Italian, reflecting the fact that the language is now
taught in four B.C. school districts.
FORESTRY. Approved were
changes in the faculty's third- and
fourth-year specialization program in
wood science and industry.
approved in principle a proposed
Master of Engineering program in
clinical engineering designed to train
engineers in skills needed to work in
the health sciences.
*     *     *
UBC's Faculty of Education is giving serious consideration to proposals
for the training of teachers made in
the 1978 report of a committee
chaired by Dr. Malcolm McGregor,
former head of UBC's Department of
Dean of Education Dr. John Andrews told Senate at its Jan. 17
meeting that a recommendation from
its admissions committee that admission to education follow at least one
year of university or college studies
was one of the proposals made in the
McGregor report, which was prepared
by a committee of the Joint Board on
Teacher Education at the request of
the provincial ministry of education.
The Senate admissions committee
recommended that its proposal be
received at the Jan. 17 meeting but
not be debated until the Senate
meeting on Feb. 14, "by which time
the dean of the Faculty of Education
would have the opportunity of
presenting the reaction of his faculty
to it."
Dean Andrews said there had been
no advance consultation with his
faculty on the admissions committee's
proposal and he termed "ridiculous"
the one-month time limit to obtaining
the reaction of his faculty to it.
He said the faculty already had the
proposal under consideration, adding
that it was also looking into the
possibility of dropping both the first
and second years of the present education program with students entering at
the third-year level.
He said the proposal made by the
McGregor committee and the admissions committee would affect only
about 100 students because the
number of people admitted to the
faculty increased in the higher years so
that approximately 1,000 students
graduated each year.
Senate then approved a motion to
refer the admissions comittce's proposal to the faculty for consideration.
Dean Andrews said the faculty would
return to Senate with new admission
proposals after all recommendations
had been thoroughly discussed. UBCreports
Women join ranks of
trafficHsecurity patrol
Wilhelmina Doedyns, left, and Sylvia Reed  will soon be patrolling the campus
as full members of the Traffic and Security corps.
There'll be two new faces patrolling
the campus soon as Wilhelmina
Doedyns and Sylvia Reid join the campus patrol.
Ms. Doedyns, the first woman
patrolperson to be appointed to the
UBC staff, began her training last
month. Now that her uniform has
been delivered, she's joined the 40
other patrolpersons who attend to difficulties and keep the campus secure.
(See story this page.)
Wilhelmina Doedyns had been a
building services worker for the past
four-and-a-half years on campus,
mostly working graveyard shift in the
Student Union Building, and she's
looking forward to the challenge and
change her new position will bring.
She said she'd seen the patrol position listed on the Employee Relations
circular and asked herself, "Why can't
a woman do that job?" Her interview
with Traffic and Security superintendent Dave Hannah proved she was
qualified and Ms. Doedyns began her
month-long training program in
Ms. Reid started her training last
week. Like Wilhelmina Doedyns, she
had been a service worker with
Physical Plant for several years, working a steady graveyard shift.
"We've never had anything against
women being patrolpersons," Mr.
Hannah said, "but it's been a problem
to find a woman who knows the campus well and who wants to do the job."
The women will have to do shiftwork
and patrol the campus alone at night,
just as their male counterparts do.
Supervisor of the patrol Mr. W.C
Ploeg said that the two women's experience as night workers on campus
was an important consideration in hiring. "They've had years of experience
being on the campus all hours of the
night, walking between the buildings
and being in buildings alone. If that
doesn't worry them, then nothing
about the patrol work should worry
them," he said.
"It's certainly different from the
work I was doing on campus before. I
have to use my brains more in this job,
be quick and observe things," Ms.
Doedyns said.
"And I'd like it to be advertised that
I've been hired. Maybe when they see
that, more women will come forward
to do this job."
UBC's trusty patrol will help those lost, in trouble
Lose a child? A wallet? A dog? Lock
your keys in your car? Got a dead battery? Need help finding your way
around? Leave your ring in a
washroom on campus?
Call the traffic office (228-4721).
They're open 24 hours a day, seven
days a week, and for the SO people
who patrol the campus in general, and
the 11 who patrol the UBC Museum of
Anthropology, sorting oi t minor and
even major emergencies is all part of a
day's work.
They will find people, pets and
possessions that are lost, track down
people in emergencies, render first aid
and take sick people to hospital. Dave
Hannah, superintendent of Traffic
and Security, said they get numerous
calls from people who have left their
lights on and found their batteries run
down, and from people who have
locked themselves out of their cars.
They also get requests to retrieve
possessions like wallets and jewellery
that people have left behind. Once
they had a call from a campus resident
Nine Saturday talks set
The Vancouver Institute will open
its spring series of Saturday-night lectures at UBC on Feb. 3 with a talk on
the crisis of Canadian federation by
Prof. Alan Cairns, head of the
Department of Political Science.
The institute's spring series of nine
lectures will continue until March 31
and will feature talks on British
authors George Bernard Shaw and
Virginia Woolf, freedom of the press,
the psychology of perception and
thought and the problems facing
psychiatrists who give evidence in
court cases.
The gremlins got loose at the print
shop that prepared the Jan. 17 edition of UBC Reports for the press,
resulting in a picture switch on the
front page which saw Dr. Anthony
Phillips, of psychology, identified as
John Gaitanakis, of architecture,
and vice versa. The many phone
calls pointing out the error left no
doubt in the minds of the editors
that UBC Reports is thoroughly and
minutely read. Fuller treatment of
the projects of both faculty members
will appear in upcoming editions.
Admission to Vancouver Institute
lectures, which are held in Lecture
Hall 2 of the Woodward Building, is
free. A brochure listing the speakers
and titles in the spring series is
available from Information Services,
Among the upcoming speakers are
forensic psychiatrist Dr. Ian Malcolm
of Toronto, who speaks on "The Use
and Abuse of Psychiatrists in Courts"
on Feb. 10; Prof. Dan H. Laurence,
literary and dramatic advisor to the
estate of George Bernard Shaw, who
speaks on "The Shavian View of Life"
on March 3; Lord Lloyd of Hamp-
stead, who heads the law department
at the University of London, speaking
on "Freedom of the Press" on March
10; and British author and publisher
Nigel Nicholson, who will present a
personal portrait of Virginia Woolf,
whose papers he is editing for publication.
Arts grads named
Three 1978 Arts graduates from
UBC are participating in the fourth
B.C. Legislative Internship Program,
designed to give recent graduates of
B.C.'s three public universities exposure to provincial government administrative and legislative processes.
The three UBC graduates who
began their stint as interns in Victoria
on Jan. 4 are: Jock A. Finlayson, who
holds a B.A. in political science;
James Redford, who received his
bachelor's degree in 1975 and his
master's degree in 1978, both in
history; and John Tyhurst, who holds
a B.A. in economics.
who had forgotten to turn his stove off
— they did it for him.
Mr. Hannah said they also handle
emergency calls for people on campus
and often spend hours locating them.
All the patrolpersons are qualified
first aid attendants, and will assist in
accidents or illness and even take
minor cases to hospital. (There is an
ambulance at the fire hall for
emergency cases.)
"People are phoning all the time for
assistance," he said. "We're here to
provide a service, and we will do
everything we can to help."
Help, particularly during the first
week of classes, often takes the form of
directing newcomers to buildings and
parking areas and sorting out the confusion that inevitably occurs when
several thousand people and vehicles
hit the campus at the same time in the
Despite their emphasis on service,
the traffic and security people tend to
be most commonly associated with the
enforcement of traffic regulations.
Although enforcement is an essential
Dave Hannah
part of their job — last year they
issued about 24,000 tickets — Mr.
Hannah said he wished people were
more aware of the range of helpful
services they offer.
When it comes to enforcement, he .
said: "Our concern is to keep the inner
campus a pleasant and enjoyable
place for walking. We would rather
issue warnings than tickets, but unfortunately, warnings tend to go
unheeded." He said that most of the
complaints his office gets come from
"people who feel they should be able
to park right next to their buildings,
and people who feel they should have
vehicle access to wherever they want to
"We like to take a common-sense
approach to parking offences, but
with so many cars around, parking is
at a premium and we have to be strict
about enforcement."
Last fall, some 12,700 vehicles were
registered to park on campus. For
these vehicles, and those of approximately 500 visitors to the campus
each day, there are about 8,300 parking spaces.
Ordinarily, parking is not too much
of a problem since there are people
coming and going all the time. "But
during the first month of classes, it is a
real problem," said Mr. Hannah. He
said a disproportionate number of
people drive out to the campus in the
morning, every day, and stay all day.
"Once students get their classes
organized, and newcomers begin to
find their way around, it starts to improve. You also get people setting up
car pools, and some people dropping
out, so the problem is further
alleviated." He added, however, that
Tuesdays and Wednesdays tend to be
bad days for campus traffic year-
round, since most people prefer to
schedule their classes in the middle of
the week.
In the fall of 1978, traffic problems
associated with the beginning of term
were compounded by work designed
to upgrade campus roadways. All of
Wesbrook Mall and part of the East
Mall have been widened to four lanes
to provide improved access to student
parking lots and lots adjacent to
UBC's expanding Health Sciences
Centre Hospital, where an acute-care
unit is under construction. UBCalendar
Events in the week of
Feb. 11-17 Deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 1
Feb. 18-24 Deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 8
Send notices to Information Services, 6328 Memorial Road (Old Administration Building), Campus. Further information is available at
Morning sessions at off-campus locations are aimed at improving
spoken and written English. 12-session program begins Feb. 27;
16 session programs begin Feb. 5 and March 5. Evening sessions of
12 week duration begin Feb. 5 and March 5 also. Call UBC Language
Institute, 228-2181, local 285 for registration.
The residents of UBC's extended care unit in the Health Sciences Centre Hospital are offering their services to the University community.
The average age of the volunteers is 84, so the services they offer are
limited. If you have stapling, envelope filling, collating or other simple
tasks that you need help with, call Kathy Scalzo, director of rehabilitation, at 228-5487.
Listed below are scheduled final oral examinations for the degrees of
Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Education at the University. Unless
otherwise noted, all examinations are held in the Faculty of Graduate
Studies Examination Room on the second floor of the General Services
Administration Building. Members of the University community are
encouraged to attend the examinations, provided they do not arrive
after the examination has commenced.
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 3:30p.m.: JOHN HEAD, Chemistry; Theoretical
Calculations on Molecules and Clusters Composed of Some Heavier
Elements. Room 225, Chemistry Building.
Thursday, Feb. 8, 3:30 p.m.: JOHN APLIN, Chemistry; Spin Labelling Studies of Carbohydrate Polymers. Room 225, Chemistry
Friday, Feb. 9, 9:00 a.m.: ANNETTE E. WRIGHT, Education; The
Nature of Legislative Policy: A Comparative Analysis of Selected
Educational Legislation.
The UBC Awards Office offers a number of graduate fellowships for
Master's and Ph.D. students attending UBC. Further information can
be obtained from the department in which you are or will be studying.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Feb. 15, 1979.
The Canada Employment Centre at UBC maintains listings of summer
session academic employment opportunities at universities and colleges
across Canada. Interested faculty and graduate students can obtain
further information by visiting the office. Room 214, Brock Hall, in the
south east corner of the building, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Mussoc presents Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything Goes,
directed and choreographed by Grace Macdonald, musical direction
by David Fryer. Jan. 31 to Feb. 10; Tuesday through Saturday at 8:30
p.m. in the Old Auditorium. Tickets available at Concert Box Offices
and AMS Business Office. Students, Tuesday to Thursday, $2; public,
$3 and $4.
Saturday, Feb. 3
Prof. Alan Cairns, Political Science, UBC. on The Crisis of Canadian
Saturday, Feb. 10
Dr. Andrew I. Malcolm, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), Green Visiting Lecturer,
speaks on The Use and Abuse of Psychiatrists in Courts.
Both lectures at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional
Resources Centre.
3:00 p.m. MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY. Douglas Hudson,
visiting curator at the museum, on Weirs and Watersheds: An Historical Account of B.C. Indian Fishing.
Museum, 6393 Northwest Marine Dr.
7:00 p.m.    SUBFILMS  presents The  Omen.   Admission  $1  with
AMS card. Auditorium, Student Union Building.
9:30 a.m. COMPUTING CENTRE. First in a series of two lectures on A Survey of Statistical Programs by Jim
Bjerring, UBC Computing Centre. Room 443, Computer
Sciences Building.
Bain, graduate student, Urban Land Economics Division,
UBC, on The Equity of the Distribution of Benefits in
the NHA Mortgage Program. Penthouse, Angus Bldg.
12:30 p.m.    JAZZ   ENSEMBLE,   with   Gary   Guthman   and   Fred
Stride. Recital Hall, Music Building.
3:30 p.m.    COMPUTING CENTRE. First in a series of six lectures
on Introduction to MTS Commands and Files by Alan
Ballard, UBC Computing Centre. Room 462, Computer
Sciences Building.
SEMINAR. Dr. Brenda Morrison, Health Care and
Epidemiology, UBC, on Risk Factors for Cancer. Room
106, Mather Building.
BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR. B. Ruff. Biochemistry,
UBC, on Involvement of Cyclic CMP in Phospholipid
Biosynthesis. Lecture Hall 3, Woodward I.R.C.
Veinott, Jr., Department of Operations Research, Stanford University, on Minimum Concave Cost Single
Source Network Flows. Room 202, Scarfe Building.
4:30 p.m. BIOCHEMICAL SEMINAR. Dr. John Abelson,
Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, on
Transcription and Processing of Yeast tRNAs Containing Intervening Sequences. Lecture Hall 3, I.R.C.
MONDAY, FEB. 5 (Continued)
Hadley, Zoology. Arizona Stale University, Tempe, on
Cuticular Permeability and the Epicuticular Lipids of
Arthropods. Room 2449. Biological Sciences Building.
W. Coulson, Classics, University of Minnesota, on The
Dark Ages in Southern Greece. Theatre, Museum of
Anthropology, 6393 Northwest Marine Dr.
12:30 p.m. UBC HUMANITIES ASSOCIATION second in a
series of lectures on Religion and Literature. Dr. Peter
Petro, Slavonic Studies, UBC, on The Apocalyptic Vision in Russian Literature. Room 2238, Buchanan.
BOTANY SEMINAR. Prof. Ruben Duran, Plant
Pathology, Washington State University, on Smut
Systematics: A View Toward the Future in View of the
Past. Room 3219, Biological Sciences Building.
A.G. Longmuir, Kaiser Aluminum, on Control of Cold
Rolling Mills. Room 402, Electrical Engineering Bldg.
D.E. Brooks on Colloid Chemistry in Biological
Systems. Room 225, Chemistry Building.
2:30 p.m. COMPUTING CENTRE. The first in a series of 12 lectures on FORTRAN Language by Bruce Jolliffe, UBC
Computing Centre. Room 107, Computer Sciences Bldg.
3:30 p.m. BOTANY SEMINAR. Prof. Ruben Duran, Plant
Pathology, Washington State University, on Sex, Smut
and Suchfaden. Room 3219, Biological Sciences Bldg.
Dalhousie University and Oceanography, UBC, on The
Role of Gut Flora in the Transfer of Amino Acids
Through a Marine Food Chain. Room 1465, Biological
ASIAN RESEARCH seminar series on Asians in
Canada. Kamal Prasad on The Gujaratis of Fiji: Values
and Organizations. Room A 209, Mechanical Engineer
ing Annex A.
Commerce, UBC, on Dynamic Programming,
Stochastic Control and Newton's Method, Part II.
Room 203, Mathematics Building.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES COMMITTEE continues its weekly Workshop on the History
of Exact Sciences with a series of presentations by Prof.
Len Berggren, Mathematics, SFU, on Ancient and
Medieval Mechanics: From Aristotle and Archimedes
to Abu Sahl AJ-Kuhi. Room 3252, Buchanan Bldg.
others with A Pa dement on (John) Fowles. Fifth floor
lounge, Buchanan Tower.
Nunn, Chemistry, Rhodes University, Grahamston,
South Africa, on Nitrosoamines in Relation to Cancer:
A Survey of the Present Position. Room 250, Chemistry.
7:30 p.m. MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY first of a weekly
seven part series on Northwest Coast Indian Art. Introduction by Bill Reid, Haida artist. $15 for members;
$20 for non-members. Single lectures, $2.50 for
members; $3.50 for non-members. Museum. 6393 Northwest Marine Dr.
12 noon THE CHANGING WORLD series presented by the
UBC Centre for Continuing Education. Dr. Peter Larkin,
dean. Graduate Studies, and professor, Animal Resource
Ecology, UBC, on The Two Hundred Mile Limit: Did
Anybody Ever Ask the Fish? Robson Square Theatre,
corner of Robson and Hornby Sts., Vancouver.
12:30 p.m. NOON-HOUR CONCERT. James Fankhauser, tenor;
and Duo Geminiani, Stanley Ritchie, baroque violin, and
Elizabeth Wright, harpsichord, perform Music of Bach,
Handel, Telemann and Boismprtier. Recital Halt,
Music Building.
12:35 p.m. FREESEE FILM SERIES on The Human Journey.
This week's film is Keeping the Peace. Auditorium, SUB.
bara Holmes, Educational Psychology, on Problems with
Securing a Representative Provincial Norming Sample
of B.C. School Children. Room 1021, Scarfe Building.
WORKSHOP. Prof. N. Reid, Statistics, Stanford
University, on Robust Estimation With Censored Data.
Room 223, Angus Building.
4:00 p.m. GEOPHYSICS SEMINAR. Dr. Ron Clowes, Geophysics
and Astronomy, UBC, on Crustal Structure From
Marine Seismic Surveys Off Canada's West Coast: 1.
Winona Basin and 2. West of Explorer Ridge. Room
260, Geophysics and Astronomy Building.
4:30 p.m. PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR. Dr. Leslie E. Bailey,
professor of pharmacology, Dalhousie University and
MRC Visiting Professor, on Prevention of Cardiomyopathy in Dystrophic Animals. Lecture Hall 3,
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre.
ECOLOGY SEMINAR. Dr. William E. Neill, Animal
Resource Ecology and Zoology, UBC, on Constraints on
Organization in Planktonic Communities. Room 2449,
Biological Sciences Building.
7:00 p.m. DUPLICATE BRIDGE. Informal game at the Faculty
Club. Faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to
participate. $1.75 per person includes refreshments. For
further information, call Steve Rettig at 228-4865.
Malcolm, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), psychiatrist, Toronto, on
Tragic Cults. Lecture Hall A, School of Social Work.
wood on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. Department of
Population Pediatrics conference room. Children's
Hospital, 250 W. 59th Ave.
THURSDAY, FEB. 8 (Continued)
12:10 p.m. THE NEW WORKING WOMAN. Second in a series of
four programs on Building a Career Through
Volunteer Employment. Dorothy Holme, Federal Advisory Council, Status of Women, on Making Your
Volunteer Work Make a Difference. Women's
Resources Centre, 1144 Robson St. For information, call
12:30 p.m. GREEN VISITING PROFESSOR. Dr. Andrew I.
Malcolm speaks on The Hazards of Living in A
Chemophilic Society. Lecture Hall 2, Woodward I.R.C.
Applied Science Lecture. Lee Harrisberger, professor of
Mechanical Engineering and director of Instructional
Development, University of Alabama, College of
Engineering, on Getting People "Off Their Duff" (On
Motivating Learners and Teachers.) Room 1202. Civil
and Mechanical Engineering Building.
Chatman and Eugene Wilson, co-directors, perform
Music of Feldman, Varese and Wilson. Recital Hall.
Music Building.
in the series on Financial Management. Alix Granger,
Peter Cundill Associates, on Investment Portfolio Planning. Room 203, Buchanan Building. Non members
CREDIT SEMINAR. Pat Mugridge, former deputy
director, Debtors Assistance Division, B.C. Department
of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, on Making the Most
of Credit. No registration fee. Room 119, Student Union
Building. Sponsored by the Awards Office and the
Women Students' Office.
COLLOQUIUM. Prof. Bruce L. Clarke, Chemistry,
University of Alberta, on Stability of Complex Chemical
Reaction Networks. Room 100, Mathematics Building.
ny Brillson, Xerox Corp., New York, on Surface Science
Research on Metal-Semiconductor Interfaces. Room
318, Hennings Building.
Prof. Lee Harrisberger on Developing a Career
Readiness Course in Engineering. Room 202, Electrical
Engineering Building.
Rosen. Mathematics, UBC. on Correlation Inequalities
for the Yukawa2 Quantum Field Model. Room 203,
Mathematics Building.
4:00 p.m. PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM. G. Garvey, N.A.L..
Argonne, III., on Fundamental Aspects of Weak Interactions in Nuclear Systems. Room 201, Hennings.
Al-Jobore, Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, on Monosaccharide Transport in Ps. Fluorescens Membrane
Vesicles. Lecture Hall 3, Woodward I.R.C.
7:00 p.m. SUBFILMS presents Kentucky Fried Movie. Repeated
Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.
Admission $1 with AMS card. Auditorium. Student
Union Building.
7:30 p.m. DIALOGUES IN DEVELOPMENT, sponsored by
CUSO and UBC Centre for Continuing Education. Star-
power, a simulation game to experience the trap of poverty and economic underdevelopment, with Linda Lehr
and Tom Morton. Upper Lounge, International House.
Pre-registration recommended. For information, call
228-4886, days, and 261 4476, evenings.
8:00 p.m. FACULTY RECITAL. Hans Karl Piltz. viola; and
Robert Rogers, piano, perform Music of Haydn and
Finney. Recital Hall, Music Building.
PEOPLE TALKING BACK. The Centre for Continuing Education offers an opportunity for persons interested
in forming discussion groups for the Canadian Association for Adult Education/CBC project People Talking
Back. Conference Room, CCE, 5997 Iona Dr.
Van Alstyne, Pediatrics, UBC, on Persistant Rubella
Virus Infection of Glial Cells. Room 15, 811 W   10th.
Monteleone on Latin American Collaborative Study of
Congenital Malformations. 4th floor conference room,
Health Centre for Children, 715 W. 12th Ave
Baskett, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, on
Addressing Structures for Procedures, Processes and
Processors. Room 301, Computer Sciences Building.
Linguistics, UBC, on Thai Classifiers: Semantic Relations Between Head Noun and Classifier. Room 2225,
Buchanan Building.
Finn, Stanford University, on Geometric Estimates for
Capillary Surfaces. Room 1100, Mathematics Annex.
Kerekes, Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada,
on Flow of Pulp Fibre Suspensions in Paper Manufacture. Room 206, Chemical Engineering Building.
8:00 a.m. STEPHEN LAZAR MEMORIAL FENCING TOURNAMENT continues until approximately 12 noon. Men's
and women's foil events today. Continues on Sunday,
Feb. 11, beginning at 9:30 a.m. with epee events followed
by sabre events at 12 noon. Osborne Centre. Gym A,
Thunderbird Blvd.
2:00 p.m. MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY weekly series of
films which influenced the Canadian documentary, introduced by Lucy Turner, visiting curator. This week's
film is Dreamland: A History of Early Canadian Movies
(1895-1939). Museum, 6393 Northwest Marine Dr. Free
with museum admission.
Wotherspoon speaks on Time to Remember International Unity and Love. Dancing and full facilities.
Tickets in advance only. Non-members, $2. Tickets must
be purchased from the Pacific Singers, 224-7159 or
733-0748. I.H. members, complimentary, one per person. A.M.S. members, limited number of tickets


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