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Array Fiftieth winner of the Bobby Gaul
Memorial Trophy as UBC's top male
athlete is Thunderbird basketball
player Bob Forsyth, right, who
amassed a total of 2,142 points during
his career, making him the team's all-
time leading scorer. He comes by his
talent honestly — his father, "Long
John" Forsyth, was a noted UBC
basketball player in the late 1940's and
early 1950's. Ronda Thomasson,
above, is the 1982 winner of the
Sparling Trophy as UBC's top female
athlete. In national university
swimming championships at UBC
early in March she placed first in the
50, 100 and 200 metre freestyle events
and anchored the 4x 100 metre
medley relay team that took the gold
medal. She's also a member of
Canada's national swim team.
Krajina, Curtis among
5 receiving honorary
degrees from UBC
Two retired members of the UBC
faculty will be among the five
recipients of honorary degrees at the
University's 1982 Congregation
ceremonies on May 26, 27 and 28.
Receiving the honorary degree of
Doctor of Science on May 27 will be
Prof. Emeritus of Botany Vladimir
Krajina, a pioneer forest ecologist who
was instrumental in the establishment
of ecological reserves in B.C.
On Friday, May 28, the honorary
degree of Doctor of Laws will be
conferred on Dean Emeritus of Law
George F. Curtis, the first dean of law
when the UBC faculty was organized
in 1945- He is internationally known
for his work on the law of the sea.
Others who will be honored during
the three-day event are:
• S. Robert Blair; president arid
chief executive officer of NOVA, the
Alberta corporation which has been
awarded the right to construct the
Canadian section of the Alaska
Highway gas pipeline project;
• R. Gordon Robertson, president
of the Institute for Research on Public
Policy and a former leading civil
servant in the federal government; and
• Ray G. Williston, chairman and
president of the B.C. Cellulose Co.
and a former member of the B.C.
legislature from 1953 to 1972, during
Which time he held three cabinet
Dr.'Vladimir Krajina joined the
UBC faculty in 1949 after a career in
his native Czechoslovakia as an
ecologist, a leader of resistance forces
during the Second World War and an
elected member of the post-war
Czechoslovakian government until
1948, when he had to flee the country
in the wake of a communist putsch.
Over a period of 30 years at UBC,
Prof. Krajina mapped the complex
interrelationships of climate, soil and
vegetation which led to an ecosystem
classification for B,C. His biological
blueprints have bridged the gap
between ecology and practical forest
management, which has greatly
facilitated the planning and
implementation of intensive forest
management by forest industry and
It was Dr. Krajina who first
approached the then provincial
minister of forests, Ray Williston, who
will receive an honorary degree on the
same day as Dr. Krajina (May 27),
with the request that Mr. Williston
support the B.C. Ecological Reserves
Act. In this action, Dr. Krajina was
instrumental in initiating this
important act of environmental
conservation. Under this act, more
than 100 B.C. areas have been set
aside in perpetuity for scientific and
education purposes because of their
unique ecological characteristics.
Although he retired from full-time
teaching and research at UBC in 1973,
Prof. Krajina continues to hold the
rank of honorary professor and visits
the campus regularly to continue his
Dean Emeritus George Curtis
Please turn to page 3
Library open
over Easter,
hours reduced
Hang in there, the end is in sight.
Last day of classes for most faculties
is April 7.
Not April 2 as listed in the UBC
Calendar. Then there's a
break for Easter before examinations
begin. Although exams for some
students in Dentistry begin April 8,
final exams for the majority of
students take place between April 13
and 30.
The UBC library system will operate
on a normal weekend schedule on
Saturday and Sunday during the
Easter break, but will have a reduced
schedule of hours on April 9 and 12.
On Friday, April 9, Sedgewick Library
will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
the Main, Woodward, Law and
Curriculum Laboratory libraries will
operate from 9 a.m. tilT5 p.m., and
all other branches will be closed.
On Monday, April 12, the Main,
Woodward and Curriculum       '~~-
Laboratory libraries will be open from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sedgewick Library
will be open from 10 a.m. till 11
p.m., the Law Library will operate
from noon to 11 p.m., the
Mathematics Library will be open
from noon to 5 p.m. and the Medical
Branch Library will operate from
noon to 10 p.m.
•   On Good Friday, all Food Services
units will be closed. On Saturday and
Sunday, the SUB Way will be open
from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. (regular
weekend hours), and on Easter
Monday all units will be closed except
the Bus Stop Coffee Shop, which will
operate from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. I Bt   Reports March 31. 1982
Athletic awards: the view from Queen's
Bv Donald Macintosh
Mr   Macintosh is professor and
director of the School of Physical and
Health Education at Quee.n s
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The continuing controversy about
athletic scholarships in Canadian
universities has been fueled by much
confusion and irrelevant debate.
Jim Coleman, a long-time Canadian
sports writer, got right to the heart of
the issue, however, in a column he
wrote last summer advocating athletic
scholarships. He evaluated Canadian
university athletics programs according
to the number of professional athletes
produced. Simon Fraser University
received top marks for having placed
24 graduates on the current rosters of
Canadian professional football clubs.
The University of Alberta was runner-
up with 11. The University of Calgary
received honorable mention in the
Coleman ratings for its co-operation in
basing the Canadian national hockey
team in Calgary and for establishing
hockey scholarships to help produce
players to boost Canada's sagging
international hockey image.
Coleman made it clear that the real
issue in regard to athletic scholarships,
then, is the question of the basic
purpose of Canadian university
athletics programs. Advocates of
scholarships see this purpose to be the
development of athletes for
professional sport or as participants on
Canada's behalf in international sports
events. Not surprising, some of the
strongest advocates of this position are
government sports officials, regional
and national snorts team coaches, elite
athletes, whose aim is to pursue sports
careers, and sports writers, whose
main orientation to sport is through
professional athletes and teams.
But many Canadian universities,
including Queen's, see their sports
programs as avenues for bona fide
students to compete with those at
other universities in a manner
consistent with the educational goals
of the universities. These students'
primary aim is to obtain an education.
These athletics programs are broad-
based and encompass a substantial
number of participants. For instance,
at Queen's University, about 600 men
and women play on some 42 different
teams in a comprehensive inter-
university schedule
Proposals that would make such
intercollegiate athletics programs
prime vehicles for developing elite
Canadian athletes could greatly
increase the chance of tipping an
already precarious balance away from
traditional goals.
In the first place, the daily training
regimens that today's athletes are
required to undergo to meet
international sports standards far
exceed the two hours per day that the
normal intercollegiate athlete allocates
to training. Such training regimens —
four to six hours a day — would force
the average university athlete to choose
between being a full-time student or
carrying a reduced academic load and
participating in intercollegiate
In other words, the nature of the
program changes; the type of person
who competes becomes primarily
interested in furthering his/her
athletic prowess with the aim of
entering the professional ranks or
participating in elite international
sports events.
In addition, commitment by
Canadian universities to use their
existing intercollegiate programs to
develop such elite athletes would
reduce the time and resources available
to other aspects of university sports
and physical recreation programs.
Philosophical objections aside, such a
step might well lead to a withdrawal
of funds currently provided by
students and administration in support
of broadly based athletic programs.
Second,-the use of existing
intercollegiate programs to develop
elite athletes would invariably lead to
a further imbalance of competition
among Canadian universities. Student
athletes who aspire to international
competition would gravitate to those
universities that already have the best
facilities and coaching, causing
lopsided competition and
demoralization of the weaker teams.
The result would be the abolition of
many sports at some universities as
well as the possibility of two tiers of
competition among Canadian
Arguments about traditional goals
and outcomes of the university
athletics programs have fallen on deaf
ears in the sporting community-at-
large. But there's another argument
which may be more telling for those
people: the professionalization and
commercialization of the university
program has little hope of producing
elite athletes in today's highly
developed competitive environment
for several reasons.
Canadians who admire the U.S.
model, whereby universities are the
major vehicles in the preparation of
international athletes, often overlook
the fact that almost 50 per cent of the
post-secondary school-age population
in the United States attends
universities or colleges compared with
some 30 per cent in Canada. In
addition, many U.S. universities admit
athletes who do not meet regular
academic requirements because of
special admission provisions for
minority groups and for persons with
special talent, including skill in
athletics. These factors make the
United States the only country that
depends on university athletics
programs to any great extent to
develop elite international athletes.
There's a second reason why
universities aren't the answer: in many
sports, a substantial percentage of
international competitors are of pre-
university age   A svstem that uses
university sports as a major vehicle to
develop international athletes is bound
to be ineffective in such sports as
swimming and gymnastics.
Third, few Canadian universities
have the resources :o develop elite
athletes in more than one or two
Finally, the regular intercollegiate
program typically runs from early
September until eaily December, with
a break for Christriias exams and
holidays, starting again in the new
year and ending no later than mid-
March.  The development of elite
athletes requires year-round practice
and competition.
Intercollegiate athletics programs
represent one of Canada's richest
sports resources. Thousands of young
Canadians take part in programs
which reflect goals that place
participation in sport as a part of life.
This is the alternative philosophy of
sport offered by both interschool and
university sports programs in Canada
one that Canada desperately needs
to maintain in an era where
performance and record are becoming
the sole criteria for judging the merit
and value of sports participations.
Let's not destroy these programs in
order to serve the purposes of elite
athlete development, where sport
becomes a way of life. Certainly, many
Canadian universities have the
facilities, expertise and willingness to
help develop elite athletes. Let's
accomplish this outside the regular
university program, by establishing
national and regional elite athletic
teams and centres at appropriate
universities. In this way, not only will
we avoid the risk of destroying existing
university sports programs, but stand a
much better chance of successfully
developing a cadre of elite sportsmen
in Canada.
But UBC's Morford says it's a tempest in a teacup
After reading Donald Macintosh s
statement on athletic scholarships in
the Globe and Mail newspaper,
Toronto, the editor of UBC Reports
asked Dr. Robert Morford, director of
Physical Education and Recreation at
UBC, for his views. The following was
written by Dr. Morford.
Contrary to Prof. Macintosh's
opening statement, there is very litde
if any controversy about athletic
awards (not scholarships) in Canadian
universities. A minor tempest in a
teacup continues to keep the issue
alive among Ontario universities who
remain split over the issue, more on
account of economic feasibility and
the problem of recruitment of the
province's top athletic talent than
because of any underlying philosophic
differences. Unfortunately, some who
are either unwilling or unable to
provide awards rationalize their
institution's position behind statements
either decrying the abuses of the
American svstem or defending the
need to preserve an outmoded
Victorian ideal of gentlemanly
amateurism. In reality, Ontario
universities have found several
mechanisms to circumvent their own
philosophic objectives so that prime
athletes in favored sports have little
diifituhy in obtaining support grants
in one form or another.
for the rest of Canada, the issue of
athletic awards is settled. The four
Western provinces and the Maritimes
all provide awards whereas Les
Quebecois have decided against
awards for student athletes competing
for Quebec universities. British
Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba all
have provincial schemes (the province
of Saskatchewan has one under
consideration) whereby student
athletes representing their university
(in B.C. either SFU, UVic or UBC) in
inter-university competition are
eligible to receive a provincial
government award of $1,000.
Eligibility, residence and qualification
criteria vary among the provinces but
all are carefully controlled and
administered at the government level.
At UBC this year, a total of 278
students competing for men's and
women's Thunderbird teams were
eligible for, and received, a provincial
Apart from the simple mechanics of
athletic awards there arc bound to be
questions raised about their impact on
sport values. For instance, whether or
not amateur athletes, at any age or
competitive level, should be subsidized
is a never ending question that is
impossible to answer to everyone's
satisfaction. Sport Federation
regulations governing training support
payments to athletes in the so-called
amateur ranks have changed greatly
during the past two decades. This has
been brought about, in part, by a
change in public attitude as an
increasing number of people have
come to realize that the original
assumptions underlying the concept of
amateurism stemmed, not from money
per se, but from status and social class
considerations. More importantly,
there has been a widening
appreciation for the rigors and
realities of modern sport that render it
almost impossible for young athletes to
pursue an education, support
themselves financially and participate
in sport at the same time. The notion
defended by Prof. Macintosh that
participation in athletics must be seen
as only a part of life is thoroughly
unrealistic if those who possess athletic
talent are to be given the opportunity
to develop it. What Prof. Macintosh is
really saying is that students without
sufficient means should not participate
in university athletics. The unfair
choice faced by an increasing number
of university athletes is whether to
work or practise. All too frequently a
student can elect to pursue excellence
in sport only if he or she is able to
find the means for financial support.
The Provincial Awards Scheme in
B.C. is one such avenue.
Finally, in a society where athletic
achievement is admired, the primary
assumption underlying athletic awards
is to encourage the pursuit of athletic
excellence among university student
athletes. One may, of course,
anticipate that because of the awards
university athletes will be represented
among the ranks of Canada's Olympic
athletes. Surely this is a healthy
development and in no way
compromises university athletics
because, in the vast majority of cases,
athletes of Olympic calibre are widely
scattered across the country.
In some cases, a Canadian national
team will select a particular university
campus as its national training centre.
UBC is one such centre for the
Canadian soccer team. However,
under a Canadian Intercollegiate
Athletic Union rule, none of the young
players who come from all over the
country to train with the national
squad may compete for the
University's teams. Further, all
national teams in training on a
university campus pay rental for
facilities, release time for involved
faculty and all clinical fees for
specialized performance assessments
done in campus laboratories. In other
words the elite athlete training concept
does not interfere with a university
program of sport. In short, none of
the objections to athletic awards
advanced by Prof. Macintosh has
much merit in the latter part of the
latter half of the twentieth century. U«C Bcpan. March 31. IM*
continued from page 1
continues to teach on a part-time basis
in the faculty he headed for 26 years
from 1945, when it was first
organized, until 1971, during which
time the student enrolment increased
from 70 to 626.
A graduate of the University of
Saskatchewan, where he was the
Governor-General's gold medalist and
Rhodes Scholar, Prof. Curtis
specialized in the law of contracts and
the law of the sea.
During the 1950s he was an advisor
to the Canadian government on the
law of the sea and was a member of
the Canadian delegations to two
international conferences on this topic
organized by the United Nations. He
was also active in Commonwealth
education and in 1959 was chairman
of the committee that set up the
Commonwealth Scholarship Plan.
S. Robert Blair, as president of
NOVA, oversees one of Canada's
major energy firms with interests in
petroleum, gas transmission, pipeline
development, petrochemicals and
Mr. Blair graduated from Queen's
University in Kingston, Ont., in 1951
with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Chemical Engineering. He joined the
Alberta Gas Trunk Line Co., the
forerunner of NOVA, in 1969, the
year before becoming the company's
president and chief executive officer.
He is currendy a member of the
Economic Council of Canada and a
trustee of Queen's University.
R. Gordon Robertson was a highly
placed federal civil servant from 1941
until 1980, when he was named
president of the Institute for Research
on Public Policy in Ottawa.
A graduate of the Universities of
Saskatchewan, Toronto and Oxford,
Mr. Robertson joined the Department
of External Affairs in 1941. For more
than 30 years, beginning in 1945, he
held a variety of senior posts in
government, including that of
secretary to the prime minister's office,
clerk to the privy council and secretary
to the cabinet, deputy minister of
northern affairs and commissioner of
the Northwest Territories and
secretary to the cabinet for federal-
provincial relations.
Mr. Robertson is currently
chancellor of Carleton University in
Ray Williston graduated from UBC
in 1940 and was a B.C. school teacher
and superintendent of schools from
1934 to 1953, when he was elected to
the B.C. legislature.
In. 1954, he was appointed Minister
of Education, a post he held until
1956, when he became Minister of
Lands and Forests. He was Minister of
Lands, Forests and Water Resources
from 1962 to 1972.
In 1970, Mr. Williston received the
Forestry Achievement Award of the
Canadian Institute of Foresters. The
following year he became the founding
chairman of the B.C. Environment
and Land Use Committee.
Since 1972, Mr. Williston has served
as a natural resource consultant to
federal and provincial agencies and
was named general manager of the
New Brunswick Forest Authority in
1973. He returned to B.C. as president
of the B.C. Cellulose Co. in 1976.
R. Gordon Robertson
Restraint a third
party in wage talks
Contract negotiations between the
University and the Association of
University and College Employees
(AUCE) are scheduled to begin
tomorrow (Thursday, April 1), with
the provincial government's restraint
program casting a shadow over the
The restraint program was
announced Feb. 18 by Premier
Bennett, but few details have been
forthcoming from Victoria. Legislation
giving effect to the program will be
introduced in the Legislature in April.
All that is known so far is that wage
increases in the public sector (with
universities specifically included) will
be limited this year to a basic 10 per
cent, plus or minus 2 per cent for past
compensation experience and
historical relationships. An additional
2 per cent may be allowed for
productivity increases and other
special circumstances that have not
been defined.
An independent agency headed by a
commissioner, Ed Peck, will interpret
the regulations once they are
proclaimed and will determine
whether wage agreements conform to
the guidelines.
In addition to the 1,450 AUCE
members, the 39-member local 15 of
the Office and Technical Employees
Union also is negotiating with the
University. Both the AUCE and OTEU
pacts expire at midnight today.
Meanwhile, wages for the 2,000
members of local 116 of the Canadian
Union of Public Employees (CUPE) go
George Curtis
up 13 per cent tomorrow, as do wages
for the 26 campus members of the
International Union of Operating
Engineers. The 13 per cent increases
were negotiated as part of two-year
contracts that run to March 31, 1983.
When Premier Bennett announced
the restraint program, he said
contracts already negotiated would not
be affected.
Mary Flores, who has been with the
student housing department at UBC
for the past seven years, has been
named the new director of the
department. She was appointed acting
director in January of this year.
Two $4,000 awards offered
The Awards Office at UBC is
accepting nominations for two
undergraduate scholarships worth
$4,000 each, established in memory of
the late Prof. Reginald Aubrey
Fessenden, a professor of electrical
engineering and renowned inventor of
electrical and radio equipment, and
the late Helen May Fessenden (nee
The Fessenden-Trott Scholarships
Retired people
can register for
summer program
The UBC Centre for Continuing
Education has begun taking
registrations for the 1982 Summer
Program for Retired People.
The month-long program is free
and is open to all retired people aged
60 and above.
This year's program runs from May
30 to June 30 and includes courses on
technology, microbiology, Poland,
Athenian history, modern research,
literature, computers, and many other
All of the courses are non-credit,
and no educational prerequisites are
Since space is limited, the Centre
urges all those interested to phone for
a brochure, at 228-2181, extension
270. Postal requests should go to
Summer Program for Retired People,
Centre for Continuing Education,
UBC, 5997 Iona Drive, Vancouver,
V6T 2A4.
are administered by the Association of
Universities and Colleges of Canada.
They are open to any Canadian
student completing the first year of an
undergraduate program at any
university in Canada that is a member
(or affiliated to a member) of the
AUCC. Each university may nominate
only one candidate.
Candidates must be nominated by
the dean or director of their faculty or
school. Attributes which should be
considered are high academic standing
and promise, potential leadership
qualities, noteworthy participation in
extra-curricular activities and interests,
good moral character and personality
and financial need.
The final selection will be made by
the Senate Committee on Student
Awards. In order to allow the
committee to complete its
adjudication, completed nominations
must be received by the Awards Office
by June 15, 1982.
Print sale ends
Friday in SUB
Could the walls'of your home or
office use a decorating boost?
If so, plan to attend the 14th
annual Print Show and Sale,
sponsored by graphics students in the
Visual and Performing Arts in
Education program at UBC..
The show, which began Monday
(March 29), continues until Friday in
the AMS Gallery in the Student Union
The gallery is open from 10:30 a.m.
to 7 p.m. JBC Reports March 31, 1982
Complexity, contradiction,
coincidence. . .these are qualities that
UBC sculptor Geoffrey Smedley attempts
to reflect in his work, which was on
display at a one-man show at the
Vancouver Art Gallery earlier this year.
White Pleasure, left, and This, right, are
complementary sculptures engaged in a
dialogue. Cyphers which hang on a
gallows adjacent to This, far right, are
generated in an algebraic fashion and are
seen as diagrams of potential. Third
sculpture, entitled As Is/As is know as As
Is, combines classical elements — a
Renaissance facade and a model of the
Greek temple Athene Nike (below right)
— which obscure the sculpture's third
element, two steel and aluminum
machines designed to track the sun
(below). Many of the machine parts and
elements of the Athene Nike model echo
shapes engraved on the facade.
UBC sculptor's work reflects complexity, cont
"My experience of life is both
complex and contradictory," says UBC
sculptor Geoffrey Smedley, "and I
hope my work is a reflection of that
Vancouverites and the University
corrmunity have had the opportunity
to experience Geoffrey Smedley's work
this year; three of his most recent
major pieces were on display in the
Vancouver Art Gallery in January and
February, and one of them — called
White Pleasure — was reassembled in
the lobby of UBC's new Asian Centre
for Open House 1982 on March 12
and 13.
Prof. Smedley, who joined the UBC
faculty in 1978 after a teaching and
artistic career in England, says that   .
some properties of sculpture are
elusive because they are essentially
visual rather than verbal.
"In a university especially," he says,
"there's a tendency to assume that all
thought is conducted in words or
numbers. But this is not the case. In
certain art forms, say music, painting,
sculpture, dance, etc., the thinking is
actually in the medium itself, not
apart from it.
"For example, in White Pleasure I
was after a sense of stillness and
movement at the same time, and I
hope I achieved this by means of the
continual change in the appearance of
the piece as one walks past the slatted
screens which enclose it. They produce
a visual sensation which is like the
sound of running a stick along a
picket fence."
White Pleasure is so constructed
that the viewer can only focus on parts
of it at any one time and has to
continually change position to grasp
the objects inside the sculpture —
groups of forms with barrel vaults and
in the shape of hourglasses.
Another aspect of life which
Geoffrey Smedley reflects in his work is
the way in which coincidence works in
"I find that things that happened
early in life are echoed later, life
seems to rhyme. Coincidence, as
rhyming, also happens in the act of
composing and building a work.
"When you're involved in an
ambitious project over a period of
time, many simple thoughts occur in
the work. And in the course of the
project, one builds a network of them.
This network is the realm of
complexity and contradiction I
mentioned earlier."
White Pleasure and a second work
in the Vancouver Art Gallery show,
entitled simply This, are
complementary and involved in a
dialogue, Prof. Smedley says. "Where
White Pleasure is a semi-transparent
object that onq can look into, This is
closed and impenetrable. The response
to one is that of a voyeur, to the other
the response is that of claustrophobia."
This, however, can't be seen in
isolation. Standing beside it is another
element entitled Gallows, a large
frame on which hang Witness Figures,
225 tickets on which are xeroxed
patterns made from a basic set of 15
"So where the viewer looks into
White Pleasure in order to see its
contents, the contents of This have
been discharged frdm, the work and
hang on the gallows outside and in
front of it.
"I see the cyphers, which are
generated in an algebraic fashion, as
diagrams of potential . . . of growth."
The genesis of the third sculpture in
the Vancouver Art Gallery show arose
out of Prof. Smedley's encounter with
the North American phrase "as is,"
and his contemplation of the facade as
an architectural feature in the high art
of Europe and in the storefronts of
early western towns in North America.
"Until I came to North America,"
he says, "I had never heard the phrase
'as is,' in the way a car salesman
would use it.
"It struck me that the phrase was a
notion about picture making, that is,
the relation between what is and what
is pictured. And the facade has always
struck me as a very strong pictorial
device, particularly as it was employed
by the pioneers, who needed to project
a picture of something more
substantial than was actually there."
The result of this interaction is As
Is/As Is Known as As Is. It consists of
an aluminum panel measuring 12 feet
by 12 feet on which is engraved a
generalized Renaissance facade. In
front of the panel is a model of the
Athene Nike, the-temple of the victory
of Athene which stands on the
Acropolis in Athens.
The facade serves to obscure from
the viewer the third element of the
sculpture — two identical "machines"
made of steel and aluminum, which
are designed to track the sun.
"Rhyming" manifests itself in the
sculpture in this way: Many of the
parts which make up the machines
echo the shapes engraved on the
Renaissance facade. Thus, the facade
becomes an architectural rendering of
the hidden machines. Similarly, the
facade engraving echoes elements of
•tj^e Athene Nike model that stands in
front of the sculpture.
Prof. Smedley says he's glad that he
made a decision to come to Canada to
teach and work because of the sense of
artistic and creative freedom he's
experienced here.
"North America generally," he says;
' "seems more encouraging to me than
England in respect to the visual arts.
There is a very large section of the
North American public that takes art
seriously and has been absolutely
dedicated to getting the right things at
the right price.
"Toronto, for example, has gone to
the trouble of housing the Henry
Moore plasters in a gallery of the
Royal Ontario Museum. It seems odd
to me that Britain could not have
done this for one of their own
outstanding sculptors. And they still
haven't housed the collection of
Turner paintings properly."
He adds: "Vancouver seems a very
fine place to be."
_J UBC Reports March 31, 1982
radiction & coincidence
The following awards were approved at the
March meeting of the UBC Senate. Information
about student awards is available from the
Office of Awards and Financial Aid, Room SO,
General Services Administration Building.
Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Scholarships       Scholarships totalling $2,000
will be made to selected students who have high
overall academic standing and who have
demonstrated significant progress and
development in design. (Available in the
1982/83 winter session.)
Braidwood, Nuttall, MacKenzie, Brewer,
Greyell & Company Service Scholarship
A scholarship has been made available by
Braidwood, Nuttall, MacKenzie, Brewer, Greyell
& Company to students proceeding from second
to third year in the Faculty of Law. The award
will consist of summer employment with the
firm between second and third years and
payment of the recipient's tuition fees for the
third year of Law studies. (Available in the
1982/83 winter session with the summer
employment available in the summer of 1982.)
Tommy Burgess Memorial Nursing
Scholarship       A scholarship in the amount of
$400 has been made available by Mrs. T.E.
Burgess. The award will be made to a student in
the School of Nursing, on the recommendation
of the faculty. (Available in the 1982/83 winter
Cannon Memorial Bursaries       This fund was
established by the family and friends of the late
Dr. G. Harry Cannon who was a member of the
Faculty of Education and who devoted much of
his life to Development Education and latterly.
the education of Native Indians. From this fund
one or more annual bursaries of $250
(minimum) will be awarded to Native Indian
students (Status or Non-status) who have
completed at least one undergraduate year and
are enrolled in the Faculty of Education.
Recipients must have a good academic standing
and need financial assistance. Further, 25% of
the fund's income shall be made available to the
Faculty of Education on an annual basis to be
used either to support Native Indian
Educational Research or to purchase resource
materials related to Native Indian Education.
(Available in the 1982/83 winter session.)
Class of 1930 Bursary — A bursary in the
amount of approximately $300 has been made
available by members of the Class of 1930 on
the occasion of their golden anniversary in 1980.
The award will be made to a student deserving
financial assistance. (Available in the 1982/83
winter session.)
College of Dental Surgeons.of B.C. Bursary
for Dental Hygiene — A bursary in the
amount of $500 has been made available by the
College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. to assist a
student in the Dental Hygiene program.
(Available in the 1982/83 winter session.)
Commerce Public Speaking Prizes — Three
prizes will be awarded annually to the top
students competing in the Annual Public
Speaking contest conducted by the Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration. The
contest is open to students taking the
undergraduate public speaking course offered by
the faculty. First prize is in the amount of one-
half of the winner's tuition in Commerce during
the next year; second and third prizes each
consist of one-quarter of the amount of the
tuition. (Available in the 1981/82 winter
Hawk Eilertson Scholarships — Scholarships to
a total of approximately $6,000 have been made
available by the late Hawk Eilertson. The
awards will be made to undergraduate students
demonstrating academic promise. (Available in
the 1982/83 winter session.)
Fraser Hyndman Service Scholarship -   A
scholarship donated by Fraser Hyndman is
available to students proceeding from second to
third year in thjt Faculty of Law. The award will
consist of summer employment with the firm
between second and third years and payment of
the recipient's fees for the third year of Law
Studies. The award will be made on the
recommendation of the faculty. (Available for
the 1982/83 winter session with the summer
employment offer available in the summer of
Industrial Relations Management Association
Scholarship --  A scholarship in the amount of
$1,000 has been made available by the
Industrial Relations Management Association of
British Columbia. The award will be made to a
student proceeding to the fourth year in the
Industrial Relations Management option of the
Faculty of Commerce and Business
Administration. While the award will be based
mainly on scholastic achievement, participation
in university and community activities may also
be considered. The award will be made on the
recommendation of the faculty. (Available in
the 1982/83 winter session.)
Willard Ireland Book Prize — A book prize in
the amount of $75 has been made available by
the British Columbia Library Association to
honor Willard Ireland, Provincial Librarian and
Archivist from 1946 to 1974, and to recognize
his outstanding contribution in preserving and
interpreting the documents of British Columbia's
and Canada's past. The award will be given to
an outstanding student in archival studies in the
School of Librarianship. The award will be
made on the recommendation of the school.
(Available in the 1981/82 winter session.)
Mechanical Engineering Communication
Prize   -   A prize in the amount of
approximately $95 will be awarded each year to
promote and recognize outstanding
communication skills in written or seminar
presentations. The award will be made on the
recommendation of the department to a third
year engineering student in the Department of
Mechanical Engineering. (Available in the
1981/82 winter session.)
Norton, Stewart, Norton, Cave & Scarlett
Scholarship in Real Estate Transactions
A scholarship in the amount of $350 has
been made available by Norton, Stewart,
Norton, Cave & Scarlett. The award will be
made to a student achieving distinction in the
subject of Real Estate Transactions. The award
will be made on the recommendation of the
faculty   (Available in the 1981/82 winter
John Rose Memorial Bursary Fund       A
memorial bursary fund has been established by
the Vancouver Foundation to assist deserving
students studying for a degree in Commerce and
Business Administration. The award is open to
both graduates and undergraduates. A bursary
in the amount of approximately $750 will be
available to a student combining financial need
with a sound academic record. The winner will
be chosen in consultation with the Vancouver
Foundation. (Available in the 1982/83 winter
Royal Canadian Legion Shalom Branch
178 — Harris Hunter Memorial
Scholarship -    A scholarship in the amount of
$300 has been made available by the Royal
Canadian Legion, Shalom Branch 178, to honor
the memory of Harris Hunter. The scholarship
will be awarded on the basis of academic merit
to an outstanding student entering first year
Medicine. (Available in the 1982/83 winter
Oscar Soderman Memorial Scholarship
Fund — The annual income of approximately
$5,000 from this fund, a bequest of the late
Daisy Sidney Soderman, will be used to provide
scholarships for worthy and deserving students
beginning or continuing studies in Forestry and
allied fields or Forest Engineering. If no suitable
candidates are eligible in these fields the income
will be used for needy students in any year or
Faculty. (Available in the 1982/83 winter
support our colleges
and universities UBC Reports March 31. 1982
Entrance to the new Psychology Building (just south of University Boulevard on West Mall) will look like this when the $10
million structure i« completed. Tentative opening date is August of 1983.
TAs rejected in bid for seat on Senate
A proposal to give teaching
assistants a seat on UBC's Senate was
rejected at the March meeting of the
University's academic parliament.
Student Senator David Kirshner
proposed that a TA representative be
added to Senate under a section of the
University Act which allows Senate to
add to its membership. The same
clause, however, provides for the
election of additional faculty members
when student representation is
The effect of the motion would have
been to increase Senate membership
by four persons.
Mr. Kirshner argued that teaching
assistants, in their relationship to the
University, were "something between a
student and a faculty member"
because they had "certain teaching
responsibilities similar to those of
faculty members."
As a result, he said, it wasn't
intended that there should be any
increase in the number of faculty '
members on Senate.
TAs, Mr. Kirshner said, have a vital
and important role to play in the
academic life of the University and
expressed the hope that Senate would
agree that representation would be
beneficial both to TAs and the
University as a whole.
Prof. Robert Smith, UBC's associate
vice-president academic, said TAs
entered into a special relationship with
the University in 1980 when they
became a certified union as CUPE
Local 2278.
As a result, TAs have a dual
identity as employees of the University
and as students. He said he failed to
see why CUPE Local 2278 should be
represented on Senate when seven
other certified unions were not. He
added that other groups, such as
graduate and undergraduate research
and academic assistants, research
associates and post-doctoral fellows
were not represented on Senate either.
Several Senators, including Dr. Jon
Wisenthal of the English department,
who said the motion violated the
University Act, took issue with Mr.
Kirshner's contention that the number
of faculty members would not have to
be increased if TAs were given
representation on Senate.
A motion by Dr. Richard Spencer of
civil engineering to table the motion
pending legal advice on the section of
the act dealing with Senate
membership was defeated.
Dean of Graduate Studies Peter
Larkin told Senate there was no doubt
in his mind that TAs were students.
"The number of hours they work is
related to the fact that they're students
and the remuneration they receive is
subject to some income tax
considerations related to the fact that
they're students," he said.
Just prior to the vote that resulted in
defeat of the motion, student Senator
Doris Wong informed the meeting that
the student caucus as a whole did not
support Mr. Kirshner's motion.
Senate agreed to expand
membership on its Budget Committee
by four persons but turned back a
student-sponsored motion that would
have changed the name of the
committee to the Senate Academic
and Budgetary Planning Committee.
The proposal to change the name of
the Senate Budget Committee arose
out of a motion passed at the February
meeting of Senate which resulted in an
expansion of the terms of reference of
the committee to empower it to "make
recommendations to the President and
to report to Senate concerning
academic planning and priorities as
they relate to the preparation of the
University budget ....
The same motion asked the Senate
Nominating Committee to propose
additional members to enlarge trie
Senate Budget Committee.
In proposing the change of name
for the committee at Senate's March
meeting, student Senator Ian Miller
said the motion "recognized the need
to establish long-term academic
planning in the University, something
that has been lacking for a period of
He said the main thrust of the
motion was recognition that Senate is
concerned and is taking an active part
in academic planning at UBC. The
motion indicates that Senate "is
looking to the future and trying to
determine what is best for this
University and the province," he said.
Dean Peter Lusztig, head of the
Faculty of Commerce and Business
Administration, said the motion
passed in February "spoke of academic
planning and priorities as they related
to preparation of the University
The motion proposed by Mr. Miller,
he continued, described academic '
planning in a much broader sense. "I
don't think that is the role of Senate's
Budget Committee," which is "getting
involved in what is rightfully the role
of departments and faculties."
Prof. Geoffrey Scudder, who chairs
the Senate Budget Committee, said it
was not concerned with academic or
budgetary planning but with "certain
activities with relation to the
University budget." He suggested that
a more acceptable name for the
committee might be the Senate Budget
and Priorities Committee.
Prof. Michael Shaw, UBC's vice-
president academic and provost, said
the motion passed in February
expanded the terms of reference of the
committee to take into account the
relationship between preparation of
the budget and planning matters.
He said expansion of the work of
the committee was covered by
expansion of its terms of reference,
which made it unnecessary to change
the name of the committee.
The motion to change the name of
the committee was defeated by a vote
of 33-20.
Later in the meeting. Senate
approved a report from its
Nominating Committee proposing that
the Budget Committee be expanded
by four persons to a total of 10.
The committee proposed the
addition of Prof. A.J. McClean of the
Faculty of Law and Prof. Olav
Slaymaker of Geography and will
consult with the leaders of the student,
Convocation and Lieutenant-Governor
appointee caucuses for the names of
two other Senators with an interest in
the work of the budget committee.
to have 3
UBC's Faculty of Forestry will be
organized into three departments as
the result of a recommendation by a
presidential review committee which
reported in 1980.
Senate, at its March meeting,
approved a proposal to organize the
faculty into Departments of Harvesting
and Wood Science, Forest Sciences
and Forest Resources Management.
Dean Joseph Gardner, who proposed
the reorganization, told Senate that as
the faculty grows to meet increased
needs in B.C. it was anticipated that it
will be possible to develop the
Department of Harvesting and Wood
Science into separate interest areas.
Senate agreed to the phasing out of
certificate programs in criminology
and early childhood education at its
March meeting.
Jindra Kulich, director of UBC's
Centre for Continuing Education,
which offers the programs, said there
were a number of reasons for the
phasing-out proposals, including
declining enrolments and the
development of similar programs at
other universities and colleges.
No new students will be admitted to
the programs, effective immediately.
Students in the criminology program
will be given until June 30, 1986 to
complete it. Those in the early
childhood education program will be
given until June SO, 1984 to complete
Students can
meet advisors
Advisors' Night for students
planning to attend either Spring
Session or Summer Session at UBC will
be held April 7 in the Student Union
Building Partyroom (room 200) from 7
to 9 p.m.
Prospective new students should take
transcripts if they are planning to
attend either of the sessions.
Advisors from Arts, Science,
Education and Commerce (and then-
larger departments) will be on hand
April 7, as will representatives from
various service offices such as Student
Counselling, Awards Office, Centre for
Continuing Education, and UBC
Brochures from the Library on
special facilities and materials will be
available, as will information on the
newly-formed Part-time Students'
Association. Coffee will be served.
Meanwhile, the Extra-Sessional
Studies calendar is now available,
listing all credit courses for spring and
summer. Calendars may be picked up
from the registrar's office or from the
office of Extra-Sessional Studies on
Cecil Green Park Road. .ypC^eporis March 31, 1982
Student Health Service director Dr. Archie Johnson, right, retires tomorrow
after 34 years at UBC. Listening in for some last-minute advice is his successor,
Dr. Robin Percival Smith.
Johnson retires after 34 years
The wall of the director's office in
the Student Health Service is lined
with medical certificates that give
evidence of Dr. Archie Johnson's high
credentials in the medical field. It is
also decorated with rows of colored
balloons and a sign put up by staff
members which reads "Happy
This mixture of professionalism and
humor is reflected in the personality of
Dr. Johnson, who retires today (March
31) after 34 years at the University, 22
of which he served as Student Health
Service director.
Taking over the post of director is
Dr. Robin Percival Smith, who has
been a staff physician in the Student
Health Service since 1971. Dr. Percival
Smith's research at UBC has included
developmental studies on a method of
male contraception.
On March 12, about 175 guests
attended a retirement party for Dr.
Johnson at the UBC Faculty Club.
Guests included his wife and family,
former and present colleagues and
friends. He was presented with a
power generator for his family cottage
on Savary Island.
Dr. Johnson was born in Ontario
and received his medical degree from
the University of Western Ontario in
London. From 1941-45 he served in
the Royal Canadian Medical Corps,
attaining the rank of major.
He came to British Columbia in
1947 and a year later joined the UBC
faculty as a clinical associate professor
in the Faculty of Medicine. He became
medical director of the Student Health
Service in 1961.
Dr. Johnson, a specialist in the field
of internal medicine, has initiated
several specialist clinics within the
Student Health Service, in such areas
as orthopaedics, dermatology,
gynecology, ophthalmology and ear,
nose and throat.
He served as president of the B.C.
Medical Association in 1966-67, and
has been director of the MSA and a
member of the Medical Care
Commission of the province of B.C.
He was the recipient of a Prince of
Goodfellows Award from the
Vancouver Medical Association.
Asked about his plans for
retirement, Dr. Johnson glances
around his office. "I think I'll begin by
taking down these balloons."
CITR makes it
official April 1
A reminder that CITR, UBC's
student radio station, officially
begins broadcasting on FM 102
tomorrow (April 1). The station's
FM signal carries throughout
Vancouver and the southern
areas of the North Shore.
Listeners in outlying areas still
have to tune in by Cable FM.
For details on CITR
programming, check the listing
in the Calendar section of this
1 st-year law student
takes $1,000 prize
"From the time of the earliest
records Canada has been a frontier,
just as in her own growth she has
fostered frontiers. The struggle of men
and metropolitan centres to extend
and control these frontiers, as well as
to improve life beyond them, lies at
the heart of Canadian history       and
geography determined many of the
conditions of that struggle."
Kenneth McNaught   The Pelican
Histoi v of Canada' page 7.
Discuss thts statement with reference
pnrticularly to contemporary Canadian
society and national issues of the
present time.
This was the question put to the 70
students who recently took part in an
essay contest for the $1,000 William
G. Black Memorial Prize. The prize
was the first of an annual award made
available by the late Dr. William
Black, who taught philosophy and
psychology at UBC before his
retirement in 1963.
When the haze from flying eraser
shavings had cleared, Bruce Fairley, a
first-year Law student, was selected as
the winner of the contest.
Mr. Fairley graduated in 1974 with
a Bachelor of Arts degree in English
and enrolled in the education faculty
the following year. After teaching for
several years, he returned to UBC and
entered  first-year Law.
The selection committee for the
prize was chaired by Prof. Pat
Marchak of the anthropology and
sociology department. Other
committee members were Dr. Ken
Carry, political science, James Taylor,
law, and Dr. Peter Ward, history.
If you think she looks like fudy
Garland, she is supposed to.   Forever
Judy' is one of three ballets to be
performed in UBC's Old Auditorium
April 8. 9 and 10 by Pacific Ballet
Theatre. Also on the program is the
traditional "Time from Youth'and a
new production of 'Weewis' by Margo
Sappington   Tickets ($9 regular, $7
students) are available at SUB ticket
centre, Concert Box Office and all
Woodward stores.
Bruce Fairley
Faculty members wishing more
information about the following
research grants should consult the
Research Administration Grant
Deadlines circular which is available in
departmental and faculty offices. If
further information is required, call
228 3652 (external grants) or 228-5583
(internal grants).
May 1
• Alberta Oil Sands Tech. and Research
Authority — Research Contract.
• Bell, Max Foundation — Research
• Distilled Spirits Council of U.S.  —
Grants-in-aid for Research.
• Health and Welfare: Family Planning:
—  Awards/Demonstrations.
• NSERC: Strategic Grants Division —
Equipment Grant.
• NSERC: Strategic Grants Division
Strategic: Open Areas.
• NSERC: Strategic Grants Division -
Strategic Grant.
• World Wildlife Fund (Canada)
General Research.
May 5
• Hamber Foundation
May 15
• SSHRC: Research Grants Division
Research Grant.
• World Wildlife Fund (Canada)       Arctic
May 22
• Canadian Foundation for Ileitis and
Colitis       Research Grant.
May 29
• Science Council of B.C.
May 31
• Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation
Personal Award.
• Royal Society of New Zealand
Captain James Cook Fellowship.
• Spencer, Chris Foundation
Foundation Grants.
Note: All external agency grant
application forms must be signed by
the Head, Dean, and Dr.  R.D.
Spratley. Applicant is responsible for
sending form to agency. I'BC Reports March 31, 1982
Calendar Deadlines
For events in the weeks of April 18 and April
'lit. material must be submitted not later than
4 p.m. on April 8.
Send notices to Information Services, 6328
Memorial Rd. (Old Administration Building).
For further information, call 228-3131.
The Vancouver Institute.
Saturday, April 3
Stars, Gas, Dust and
Planets. Prof. G.J.
Wasserburg, Geological
and Planetary Sciences,
California Institute of
Technology. (Prof.
Wasserburg is at UBC
as a Cecil and Ida
Green Visiting
The lecture takes place in Lecture Hall 2 of the
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre at
8:15 p.m.
Vancouver Society for Early Music.
Anner Bylsma, cellist, will talk about the cello
and music in general. Admission is free, no
reservations necessary. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 10 a.m.
Hispanic Cultural Workshop.
Music of Spain, with Alan Rinchart, guitar and
lute; Paula Kiffner, cello, and Susan Elek,
piano. Ticket* are 93; $2 for students and are
available at the Department of Hispanic and
Italian Studies, or at the door. International
House. 7:30 p.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
Use and Mechanisms of Action of Platinum
Complexes in the Treatment of Cancer. Dr.
Nick Farrell, SFU. Lecture theatre, B.C.
Cancer Research Centre, 601 W. 10th Ave.
12 noon.
Amnesty International Workshop.
The UBC group of Amnesty International is
sponsoring a letter writing workshop for all
interested faculty and staff. Room 1221,
Buchanan Building. 12:30 p.m.
History Lecture.
Austria's Responsibility for the Outbreak of
World War I. Prof. Fritz Fellner, University of
Salzburg. Room 100, Buchanan Building.
12:30 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
Wind Energy — A Review of the Technology.
Dr. Irwin E. Vas, program director, Wind
Technology, Flow Research Company. Room
104. Mathematics Building. 3:45 p.m.
Cecil and Ida Green Lecture.
The Isotopic Composition of Magmatic Rocks
and their Relationships to Mantle and Crustal
Evolution. Prof. Gerald Wasserburg, Geological
and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of
Technology. Room 135, Geological Sciences
Building. 4 p.m.
Faculty Women's Club.
The. annual general meeting will be held at
Cecil Green Park, and not the VanDusen
Botanical Gardens as noted in official program.
Meeting, will include voting on the revised
constitution and by-laws and election of officers
for the coming year. Cecil Green Park. 10 a.m.
Forestry Seminar.
Landscape Management in British Columbia.
W.H. (Pern) van Heek, Landscape Manager,
Ministry of Forests. Room 166, MacMillan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Botany Seminar.
Some Observations and Thoughts on Conidial
States of the Pezizales. Dr. John Paden,
University of Victoria. Room 3219, Biological
Sciences Building.
12.30 p.m.
English Colloquium.
The English Department Players present an end-
of-th'e-year dramatic extravaganza. Penthouse,
Buchanan Building. 3:45 p.m.
Chemistry Seminar.
Aspects of Organometallic Free Radical
Chemistry. Prof. M.F. Lappert, FRS,
Chemistry, University of Sussex. Room 126.
Chemistry Building. 4:S0 p.m.
Last day of classes for most faculties.
Pharmacology Seminar.
The Role of the Vascular Laboratory in
Diagnosis. Dr. P.D. Fry, Surgery, UBC. Room
114, Block C, Medical Sciences Building.
12 noon.
Faculty Club Luncheon.
End of-Term Luncheon in the cafeteria. Cost is
$7.75 per person. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Anatomy Seminar.
Control of Cell Polarity and Gland Formation in
Epithelia. Dr. B.J. Crawford, Anatomy, UBC.
Room 37, Anatomy Building. 12:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop.
A Review of Methods for Estimating the
Population of Local Areas. Prof. James V.
Zidek, Mathematics, UBC. Room 239,
Geography Building. 3:30 p.m.
Psychology Colloquium.
The Psychological Reality and Motivational
Implications of Threatening Future Events. Dr.
Joseph Reser, Behavioral Sciences, James Cook
University, Australia. Room 312, Angus
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Geophysics Seminar.
Marine Geophysics for Engineering and
Prospecting. Dr. Bill Scott, Hardy Associates,
Calgary, Alberta. Room 260, Geophysics and
Astronomy Building. 4 p.m.
Cecil and Ida Green Lecture.
Some Pleasures in Thinking Small. Prof. Gerald
Wasserburg, Geological and Planetary Sciences,
California Institute of Technology. Room 200,
Hennings Building. 12:30 p.m.
Condensed Matter Seminar.
Laser Light Scattering and Corrections to
Scaling in the Susceptibility of Xenon near the
Critical Point. David Canned, University of
California, Santa Barbara. Room 318, Hennings
Building. 2:30 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
Non-Newtonian Oil Flow Through Porous
Media. T. Fariss; and Heat Transfer in Rotary
Kilns. P. Barr. Room 206, Chemical
Engineering Building. 3:30 p.m.
Faculty dub Family Dinner.
Family dinner buffet with Easter surprises for
children. Cost is $7.75 per person, free for
children under four. Reservations required. 5:30
to 7:30 p.m.
Good Friday. University closed.
UBC Public Affairs.
Making Sense of Central America. Dr.
Catherine LeGrand, History, UBC with host
Gerald Savory, UBC Centre for Continuing
Education. Program will be repeated on April
16 at 7:30 p.m. Channel 10, Vancouver
Cablevision. 7:30 p.m.
Easter Monday. University closed.
Forestry Seminar.
Forestry Sector Strategy for Canada. Les Reed,
Assistant Deputy Minister of Forests,
Department of Environment. Room 166,
MacMillan Building. 12:30 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
Solitons — Surf and Symplectic Structure. Alice
M. Roos, Rockefeller University. Room 204.
Mathematics Building. 2:30 p.m.
Pharmacology Seminar.
Pharmacologic Brain Resuscitation. Dr. William
N. McDonald, Anaesthesiology and
Pharmacology, UBC. Room 114, Block C.
Medical Sciences Building. 12 noon.
Women's Network.
The Many Sides of Success. Cost is $12; $15 for
non-members. Wine and cheese will be served.
Registration through the Vancouver Ticket
Centre. Theatre, Robson Square Media Centre,
800 Robson St. 7 p.m.
Biochemical Discussion Group
Constitutive Mutations at the Yeast Alcohol
: Dehydrogenase II Locus Define a Eukaryotic
Operator. Dr. David W. Russell, Biochemistry,
UBC. Lecture Hall 1, Woodward Instructional
Resources Centre. 4 p.m.
Medical Genetics Rounds.
HLA and Disease. Dr. R.H. Ward. Medical
Genetics, UBC. Fourth Floor Conference Room,
Health Centre for Children, VGH. 1 p.m.
Religion and Rural Revolt.
An Interdisciplinary Workshop of Peasant
Studies Will take place on April 16, 17 and 18.
The workshop will explore situations In Europe
and China and provide comparisons and
models. For information, call J. Bak, UBC
Department of History, at 228-5181. Asian
Centre. 3 p.m.
Humanities and Sciences Workshop.
The Craft of Comedy Writing with Danny
Simon, comedy writer, director and producer.
Fee is $300. The program continues Saturday,
April 17 and Sunday, April 18 and the following
weekend, April 23 to 25. For information, call
228-2181, local 261. Conference Room, Iona
Building (Vancouver School of Theology), UBC.
7 to 10 p.m.
In the Shadow of the Raven
The Museum of Anthropology is sponsoring a
special tour of archeological and cultural sites in
Alaska, tracing the Raven myths from the
southern panhandle to the far north-west corner
on the Bering Sea. Resource person for the trip
will be Dr. George MacDonald, senior   .
ascheologist from the Museum of Man in
Ottawa. The trip takes place from June 3 to 13.
For information, call 228-5087.
Ballet UBC Jazz Club.
The Ballet UBC Jazz Club is now registering for
summer session classes which begin the week of
May 3. Ballet and jazz classes for all levels are
being offered. For more information, drop by
Room 216E of the Student Union Building on
Tuesdays or Wednesdays between 12:30 and
1:30 p.m.
Faculty and Staff Golf
The 26th annual UBC Faculty and Staff Golf
Tournament takes place on Wednesday, April
28 at the University Golf Course. All UBC
faculty and staff, active and retired, are invited
to participate. Tee-off times are 9:30 a.m. to 12
noon. A dinner will be held at the Faculty Club
at 7 p.m. the same evening. Cost is $9 for green
fees; $11 for dinner. For reservations, call Doug
Whittle at 228-5407 or request forms at the
Faculty Club.
Fine Arts Gallery
The exhibit Maps of the Body continues at the
UBC Fine Arts Gallery until April 2. The
gallery, located in the basement of the Main
Library, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Tuesday through Saturday.
Margaret Redmond Scholarship.
The University Women's Club of Vancouver is
offering a scholarship in the amount of $600 to
a mature woman student. Preference will be
given to a part-time student in a course
proceeding to a degree, in any year up to and
including the master's level. Completed
applications must be received by the Women
Students' Office at UBC by June 1, 1982.
FM 102
12:30 p.m.    Mini-Concert: A spotlight on
bands that have been or will be on CITR's
3 p.m.    Melting Pot: A feature on research at
4:30 p.m.    Everything Stops For Tea: Cultural
7 p.m.    Offbeat:   The stranger side of the news,
with reviews of cheap and/or sleazy-
entertainment, plus cynics corner.
8 p.m.     Mini-Concert.
9:30 p.m.-l a.m.    The Jazz Show: with Shelley
11 p.m.     Final Vinyl: A jazz album feature.
12:30 p.m.     Mini-Concert.
3 p.m. —Coming Out on Campus: A look at
gay issues by the Gay People of UBC.
5 p.m.    Thunderbird Report: Campus sports
report with Dino Falcone and Brenda Hughes.
6:15 p.m. - Insight: A focus on campus issues.
8 p.m.    Mini-Concert.
9 p.m.    Airstage: A radio drama written by
local playwrights performed by the CITR
11 p.m.    Final Vinyl: A new album feature.
12:30 p.m.    Mini-Concert.
6:10 p.m.-CITR's Weekly Editorial
6:15 p.m-9:30 p.m. - Chimera: David
McDonagh spotlights local unknowns.
8 p.m. — Mini-Concert.
11 p.m. —Final Vinyl: A new album feature.
12:30 p.m. — Mini-Concert.
3 p.m. -Cross-Currents: A discussion of
environmental, consumer, and other issues of
public interest.
5 p.m.- Thunderbird Report: Campus sports,
plus thundering Phil Kueber's weekly (ports
6:15 p.m.    Insight.
8 p.m.    Mini-Concert.
11 p.m. — Final Vinyl: An imported album
12:30 p.m.— Mini-Concert.
3 p.m.    Dateline International: World affairs
with a campus perspective.
6:15 p.m. —Campus Capsule: Harry Hcrscheg
reviews the week's events at UBC
8 p.m.    Mini-Concert.
11 p.m. — Final Vinyl: 1'he neglected album
12:30'p.m.    Mini-Concert.
4:30 p.m.    Stage and Screen: Film and theatre
6 - 9:30 p.m.    The Import Show: with Terry
Mc Bride.
II p.m.    Final Vinyl: The classic album
8 a.m.-12 p.m. — Music of Our Time: Unusual,
mostly modern, classical music, with John Oliver
and Paris Simons.
12-2:30 p.m.    The Folk Show: with Lawrence
2:30-6 p.m.    Rabble Without a Pause: Steve
Hendry gives a lunatic musical view of the
3 p.m.    Laughing Matters: A serious look at
the history and content of recorded comedy.
6 p.m.    The Richards Report: Doug Richards
gives a wrap-up of the past week's news.
11 p.m.     Final Vinyl: A feature of the number
one album on CITR's playlist.
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