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Volume 33 Number 5, March 5, 1987
Gala concert tonight
UBC's Open House kicks off tonight at 8:00 p.m. with the
gala Celebrity Alumni Concert and Auction. Cameo performances by such well-known graduates as mezzo-soprano
Judith Forst, astronaut Bjarni Tryggvason and poet Earle Birney
will be featured and guests will be able to bid on one-of-a-kind
items and experiences. There are still some tickets available at
the door for balcony seats, $10 each, $5 for students and
seniors. Come and join the fun! *
Hundreds of free events are scheduled for the three days of
Open House—Friday, Saturday and Sunday—detailed listings
are available from any of four information kiosks located on
campus.
Musical performances
Music lovers will be able to enjoy a wide variety of
performances. The Museum of Anthropology is presenting a
series of short concerts on the music and rhythms of Africa,
China and Europe, and the Asian Studies department, in
collaboration with the School of Music, is featuring the Peking
Opera, a richly costumed theatre production with music.
Visitors to the School of Music can learn to play a musical
instrument in just 15 minutes, and listen to various groups in
recital, including the UBC Chamber Singers, the UBC
Symphony Orchestra, UBC Choral Union and UBC Percussion
Ensemble, as well as various solo artists.
Gourmet fare
All regular food outlets will be open, and they have many
great surprises to offer. Food Services has pulled all stops to
put on a festive menu in keeping with the occasion. In addition,
speciality foods can be found at other locations: NITEP will be
offering traditional Native Indian foods, and the Faculty of
Science is putting on a salmon barbecue and beer garden.
Athletic and Sport Services will be offering pancake breakfasts
and Agricultural Science students will be running a hamburger
barbeque. You can sample a selection of herbal teas from the
; Botany department's Herbal Tea Bar, and try sushi or Chinese
dirVi sum at the Asian Centre.
Events for children
„ Many attractions are provided especially for children,
including hot air balloon rides, animal displays and circus
entertainment provided by some of Canada's youngest talented
performers—the CIRKIDS. Children (and adults) can pan for
gold outside the Geology Building or take in an Indonesian
puppet show at the Asian Centre.   Join a behind-the-scenes
, tour of the Theatre department to find out about special effects
and watch actors rehearse.   Or find out how a court of law
, would handle a classic case of theft - Regina vs. Goldilocks -
to be staged by elementary school students in front of a real
judge. In Health Sciences, a babysitting service will be
provided free of charge.
Gardeners give advice
Gardeners will be able to pick up gardening tips from horth
cultural experts on location at the Botanical Garden, or have soil
tested by experts in Agricultural Sciences. The Faculty of
Forestry is giving away a free tree seedling to each visitor.
UBC's many gardens are open free of charge, and geography
, students are offering specialized tours of the campus.
Attractions unlimited
Open House offers the ideal opportunity to take in a special
lecture in your area of interest. Almost every department is
• offering them, on every subject from poetry to forestry. Take in
a video presentation on real estate valuation and investment in
the Commerce Building, or see how industrial robots work in
Canadian industry. The Faculty of Arts is sponsoring a forum
featuring poet Earle Birney, journalist Allan Fotheringham, and
writer/broadcaster David Suzuki. Chaired by former UBC
chancellor J.V. Clyne, the panel will discuss the question "Why
Bother with Ancient Greece in a World of Microchips?—The
Liberal Arts in the 1990's".
Forum on AIDS
Four UBC health professionals will lead a forum on AIDS--
Practical Prevention Measures. Sponsored by the Health
Sciences department, the forum will address the practical
issues of how people contract AIDS; what is safe, what's not;
and what clinical treatment is available to people who are
infected. The forum takes place Saturday in IRC.
Open House—its here
Exploration '87 begins
It's finally here. After months and months of organization,
planning and preparation, our Open House - Exploration '87 -
begins tomorrow.
If you haven't been involved in the preparations, you are
likely to be in for a big surprise - the word is out that we're
hosting our biggest and best Open House ever, and people
from all over the province are planning to attend. Friday will be
"schools day", as teachers from as far away as Stewart B.C.
bring their top students to visit the university they hope to
attend in the future. Please go out of your way to help these
groups feel at home - the impression they gain of us this
weekend will be an important part of their decision-making in
the years ahead.
By the time this issue of UBC Reports is out, University
Boulevard Will be decorated with bright yellow and blue
banners, and four striped canvas tents will be in place in
strategic locations around campus to aci as information centres.
The information tents will have copies of the events listing for
Open House, and will be staffed by enthusiastic student
volunteers, ready to help visitors to enjoy their day.
Traffic and security will be in full operation, with staff located
around the campus, and the UBC RCMP Detachment will be
there to handle special emergencies. The main information
tent, located by the Bookstore, will operate a "lost and found"
service, physical plant will be keeping the campus clean with
extra garbage pick-up, and Custodial Services will be providing
extra services in buildings and washrooms.
Last, but by no means least, the Community Relations office
will operate as "Control Central" throughout the weekend,
handling phone inquiries, distributing printed materials,
providing a service to media, and acting as troubleshooters
around the campus.
So come and join in the fun, and participate in this very
special UBC event, which offers the largest, most exciting
variety of events and activities since Expo '86 closed its doors
on October 13.
UBC President Dr. David Strangway prepares to net a big one as Bob Cdrveth, curator of Zoology's
fish museum, carries it out of the water and Physics professor Doug Beder wields a geology pick in
readiness.  The Zoology department can't promise you barbecued sailfish during UBC's Open House, but
they will be providing barbecued salmon and beer.   Just head for the Biological Sciences building and
follow your nose.
Task force reviews sports services
March 31 of this year is the date set for the President's Task
Force on Athletic and Sports Services to bring down their
report. The Task Force, chaired by Dr. K.D. Srivastava, Vice
President, Student and Academic Services, is to review and
report on:
1. The administration and management structures (in
athletics).
2. The relationship between Athletics and the School of
Physical Education and Recreation.
3. The interrelationship between the various athletic.and
sports programs, including the procedures for establishing
priorities.
4. The operation and role of Athletics Council and the Men's
and Women's Athletic Committees.
"Essentially, the Task Force is reassessing priorities for
Athletic and Sports Services," says Dr. Srivastava. "It is not a
performance review. We will be looking at the rationale for an
increase in the Student Activity Fee, and assessing what
provisions are being made for improvement to student athletic
services and facilities."
Task Force was established in February of this year. Its
members, drawn from alumni, students, staff and faculty, are
Turn to Page Two see ATHLETICS Minister tours campus
The Minister of Advanced Education and
Job Training, The Honourable Stanley Hagen,
made a second visit to the university campus
recently at the invitation of UBC President Dr.
David Strangway. "It was an opportunity for
the Minister to see more of the University and
meet with a number of faculty and students to
hear from them first hand some of the exciting
things happening on campus," Dr. Strangway
said.
Mr. Hagen was accompanied by Dr. Jim
Rae, Assistant Deputy Minister of Universities
and UBC Arts student, Russ Brown, chairman
of B.C.'s Youth Advisory Council. The council
is a group of 12 young British Columbians who
act as advisors to the ministry on a range of
topics relating to young people.
A tight itinery enabled the minister and his
party to see several different areas of the
University. President Strangway and dean of
Science Robert Miller accompanied the
minister's party to see a wide range of teaching
and research undertakings in biotechnology,
including molecular genetics, fermentation/process engineering and plant biotechnology. Dr. Miller echoed the sentiments of many
faculty who met with the minister; "Mr. Hagen
showed a great deal of interest in the initiatives
currently underway," Dr. Miller said.
A visit to the three main libraries and the
new patent service office, led by UBC Librarian
Doug Mclnnes, provided an opportunity to
show off library resources and highlight some
of the current problems facing the library:
increasing journal subscription rates, overcrowding and lack of space for publications.
Grant boosts
native studies
More native Indian students are likely to
receive a University education in British
Columbia in the future, as a result of a recent
$300,000 grant from the Donner Canadian
Foundation for the University of British
Columbia's First Nations House of Learning.
The grant, to be given in three annual
installments of $150,000, $100,000 and
$50,000 respectively, will be used to set up a
centre for proposed activities at UBC for native
Indian people in British Columbia. The second
and third installment are to be matched from
other sources, resulting in a total of $450,000
for the project over three years.
"Eventually, we would like to have our own
facility, perhaps a longhouse on the banks of
Point Grey near the Museum of Anthropology,"
said native Indian education director Verna
Kirkness. "Our long range plans include the
possibility of founding an international institute
at UBC for the advancement of indigenous
people around the world."
The project has three immediate goals: to
increase the numbers of native Indians
enrolled at the University; to assist departments and faculties in developing programs
and providing support services for native
students; and to identify and promote research
that will address the needs of British
Columbia's native population.
A First Nations House advisory committee,
chaired by the Hon. Thomas Berger, has been
established to provide input from native Indian
people. The First Nations House will be
operational by September 1, 1987. The
project will be staffed with a director and
support staff who will have a wide range of
responsibilities. It will provide a permanent
base of operations at the University for native
Indian concerns, and will hold seminars and
workshops to strengthen the links between the
University and the native Indian population.
ATHLETICS continued from Page One
meeting once a week, and are hoping to
receive input from as many sources as
possible. "I have received some letters
already," says Dr. Srivastava, "and I would like
to encourage whatever input people would like
- either by letter, or phone, or in meetings with
the committee. As Presidential appointees, the
members of the Task Force will be working
together to resolve the issues, rather than
representing the specific constituencies from
which they came."
Dr. Srivastava can be reached at 228-
5075, or via campus mail at the Old
Adminstration Building, 6328 Memorial Road.
In the Asian Studies building, Mr. Hagen
was shown through the library; "We emphasized the diversity of achievements of Asian
activities in the Faculty of Arts and the time
taken, more than 35 years, to build up this kind
of strength," said Dr. Jonathan Wisenthal,
Associate Dean of Arts.
In Commerce and Business Administration,
Mr. Hagen discussed the variety of international programs, degree programs and
endeavours in executive (non-credit programs) with Dean Peter Lusztig and Associate
Dean Stan Hamilton. A tour of the David Lam
Management Research Ubrary was followed
by a brief visit to the Chemistry Physics
Building where, because of the state of disrepair of the building, students have to work in
crowded conditions. 'The minister talked to a
number of students working in the labs about
their working conditions," said Dr. Lawrence
Weiler, head of the Chemistry department.
A demonstration of the uses of computers
in the legal profession was staged by the
Faculty of Law. "We thought it was a valuable
opportunity to tell the minister what the faculty
was doing," said law professor, Mr. Joost
Blom. A final meeting with a dozen students,
including the new executive of the AMS,
wound up the minister's day on campus. AMS
president Rebecca Nevraumont said one of
the issues the students discussed with the
minister was the disbanding of the Universities
Council of B.C.
Dr. Strangway also addressed this issue.
"People worry that there will be more government intervention with the dissolution of the
council," Dr. Strangway said. "But universities
have institutions such as boards and senates-
-administrative bodies which work to keep the
university autonomous, yet part of the community. At UBC the work of these bodies will
continue as before."
B.C.'s Premier Bill Vander Zalm visited UBC
earlier this month for a private meeting with Dr.
Strangway. Forests and Lands Minister Jack
Kempf also paid a visit to the campus recently,
as did Intergovernmental Relations Minister
Bruce Strachan. Health Minister Peter Dueck
is scheduled to visit March 27.
New Sikh chair
established
A Chair in Punjabi Language and Literature
and Sikh Studies will be established at the
University of B.C., President David W.
Strangway has announced.
The federal government will match the
$300,000 that has been raised by Canadian
Sikh groups to fund the program.
Dr. Strangway is "very pleased that UBC
has obtained this chair."
"UBC already has a very strong Asian
Studies program," he said, "and the university
is delighted to be able to expand it even
further. The study of Punjabi language and
literature is an aspect UBC has wanted to add
on for some time, especially as there are a
large number of students on the campus who
relate to Punjabi."
Communications
research funded
A recent grant from Northern Telecom Ltd.
will help the University improve its computer
communications research. Northern Telecom
has agreed to make an annual contribution of
$50,000 to the University, and UBC plans to
use the funds to assist in applying for an
NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Computer
Communications. 'The awarding of this chair
would make it possible to attract a researcher
of international stature to enhance and
complement the current research group." says
Dr. James Murray, director of UBC's Industry
Liaison Program.
Computer communications research on
campus is carried out by the departments of
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
with eight faculty members and 30 graduate
students involved. It is just one of seven
research groups which make up the Centre for
Integrated Computer Systems Research
(CICSR). "CICSR was set up to foster collaboration in research between departments and
to provide a focus for external contact with
industry and government," Dr. Murray says.
Museum curator Joe Nagel sizes up the jellyroll display.
Giant jellyroll preserved
Although its name conjures up the image of
a tasty local dessert, the Lytton jellyroll is in fact
a geological curiosity. It is so unusual that the
B.C. government's Heritage Conservation
Branch recently commissioned a Calgary
company to make two life-size impressions of
the structure. One of the four by seven metre
castings now stands in UBC's M.Y. Williams
Geological Museum.
The Lytton jellyroll is open to view in a
Ministry of Highways gravel pit two kilometres
south of Lytton. It's a sedimentary formation of
sand and clay that geologists call a turbidite.
Scientists speculate it was formed in an ice-
dammed lake during the last glaciation, 12,000
years ago, in an underwater landslide. Instead
of breaking up and dispersing, the sediment
layers rolled up like a jellyroll. Additional
deposits covered and protected the anomaly.
Structures such as the jellyroll are usually
measured in centimetres, rarely in metres. The
Lytton jellyroll is the grandaddy of them all,
spreading four by five metres. "Such structures
give scientists a considerable amount of
information about the physical processes of
sedimentation," said Joe Nagel, Curator of the
Geological Museum. 'The Lytton jellyroll is
special because of it's size."
Mr. Nagel was a key figure in negotiations
with the B.C. government several years ago to*
mark and protect the jellyroll site. Working
with the Lytton Heritage Society, and the Lyttoii
Chamber of Commerce, he prompted the
Heritage Conservation Branch to step in to
preserve this unique feature of B.C.'s natural
heritage before it was lost to erosion.
The Heritage Conservation Branch called in
PML Exhibit Services, a company which had
developed a specialized process for just this
kind of project.   Technicians first sprayed the"
feature with a mixture of laytex rubber to hold'
the loose grains of sand in place.   They then
covered it with more than 1,000 patches of
burlap dipped in rubber to take the impression
and backed the mould with fiberglass to stiffen
it.  The  process preserves a negative copy of
the feature; a positive reconstruction is tiion
taken from the mould.   Three days after the'
work was completed, part of the Lytton jellyroll
slumped away.
One replication of the jellyroll was installed'
in the UBC Geological Museum.    The other
casting will go on display in the Lytton Heritage
Park Museum, scheduled for construction later
this year.
Mr. Helmut Eppich (left) and Mr. Hugo Eppich (right) with UBC President Dr. David T
Strangway.
$120,000 raised for fellowship
The German-speaking community of British
Columbia has raised $120,000 to provide an
endowment fund for a Graduate fellowship in
Germanic Studies. The announcement of the
new fellowship was made at a dinner and
ceremony hosted by UBC President Dr. David
Strangway and Mrs. Strangway, and Mr.
Helmut Eppich and Mr. Hugo Eppich last
month.  The Eppich family laid the foundation
for the endowment with a $50,000 donation.
Contributions were quickly added by German y
speakers   who   represented   many   different,
countries    including     Austria,     Switzerland, 1
Yugoslavia,  Romania,  Sweden and Norway.
The   Honourable   Frank   Oberle,   Minister  of
State for Science and Technology, attended
the   dinner   as   did   major   donors   to   the
campaign.
2     UBC REPORTS March 5, 1987 nwaat
PEOPLE
Seven UBC nominees are among 93 men
and women who will receive the first annual
Canada Research Fellowships, worth $35,000
a year for three years plus a research
allowance.
The candidates who will use their fellowships at UBC are Lawrence R. Aronsen, a
member of the history faculty; Richard A.
Cavell, a UBC English graduate presently at
York University; Donna B. Gerdts, who taught
linguistics at UBC last year and is now in
Buffalo, N.Y.; Mark Glouberman, philosophy,
from the University of Calgary; Robert D.
Levine, a former member of the UBC
linguistics faculty, now at Simon Fraser
University; David Lome MacDonald, a Killam
Post-Doctoral Fellow in literature; and Carmela
K. Patriae, a UBC history graduate who is now
a post-doctoral fellow at the University of
Toronto.
The fellowships program is the first Social
Sciences and Humanities Research Council
initiative under the federal government's
matching-funds policy, which provides, on a
matching basis, grants equivalent to private
contribution.
Each fellowship carries the possibility of
renewal for a further two years, and is tenable
only at a Canadian university.
The winners were selected from 191 candidates nominated by 26 universities.
Prof. Keith Brimacombe of UBC's
Department of Metals and Materials Engineering has been elected a Distinguished Member
of the Iron and Steel Society of the American
Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
Engineers. It is the highest honor bestowed by
the society and is given in "acknowledgement
of exceptional achievements and contributions
to the industry".
Prof. Roy Rodgers of the School of Family
and Nutritional Sciences has just published a
new  volume   entitled   Divorced   Families:   A
Multidisciplinarv. Developmental View. The
book describes the post marital relations of
divorced couples.
Prof. Robert H. Jackson of the Political
Science Department was recently awarded the
1986 prize of the British International Studies
Association for the best article published
during the year in the journal Review of International Studies. Prof. Jackson's article was
entitled "Negative Sovereignty in Sub-Saharan
Africa". Prof. Kal Holsti of the Political
Science Department has been named one of
six Canadian members of the Board of
Directors of the Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security.
Prodigy to play
Corey Cerovsek, the 14-year-old
Vancouver-born violin prodigy who has
amazed audiences in London, England and
throughout North America, will appear March
20 in a benefit concert for UBC's School of
Music.
The concert, which will also feature performances by faculty and students in the school's
string division, marks the initiation of a new
scholarship for outstanding string students that
will be named after Harry Adaskin, the first
head of the original Department of Music.
Harry Adaskin and Corey Cerovsek will
attend a post-performance reception at the
Faculty Club, where drawings will be held for
art works donated by Jack Shadbolt, Gathie
Falk, Gordon Adaskin, Ciccimarry and Wayne
Ngan.
Tickets are $25 for the concert, to be held
in the Music Building's Recital Hall, and $75 for
the concert and the reception. Seating is
extremely limited.
Prof, at Moscow forum
A UBC professor who attended the recent
International Forum for a Nuclear-Free World
and the Survival of Mankind in Moscow says
he was impressed with the "magnificient,
humanist speech" delivered by Soviet leader
Mikhail Gorbachev.
"I am convinced the Russians mean business about wanting a comprhensive nuclear
weapons test ban, and the West should have a
constructive response," says Dr. Thomas L.
Perry, professor of pharmacology and therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine. Referring to the
nuclear test made last week by the Soviets, he
said he was "disappointed but not surprised
since the Russians do not perceive there is the
Call for entries
Once again the Science Council of B.C. is
calling for nominations for their annual British
Columbia Science and Engineering Awards.
Awards are made in four categories: natural
sciences, health sciences, engineering and
applied sciences and industrial innovation and
the deadline for the council to receive nominations is March 31. The awards were established in I980 to recognize the accomplishments of B.C. researchers. Previous UBC
winners include Prof. Vinod Modi (I986); Dr.
Robert Noble, Prof. Keith Brimacombe (I985);
Prof. Rudi Haering, Prof. Michael Smith (I984);
Prof. John C. Brown (I983); Prof. Julia Levy
(I982); Prof. Clayton Person, Prof. David Suzuki
and Prof. John B. Warren (1981); and Professor
Emeritus Harold Copp (I980).
UBC in focus
The UBC men's basketball team will be in
Halifax next week for the Canadian Interuni-
versity Athletic Union (CIAU) Championship
finals. The game will be televised and broadcast nationally on CTV Saturday March 14.
political will in the U.S. to reach a comprehensive test ban at this time".
Dr. Perry, who attended the forum as a
member of Canadian Physicians for the
Prevention of Nuclear War, said that "listening
to Gorbachev, it was obvious he is making
major efforts to change things."
He said the Soviet leader called it a "crime"
to spend huge sums of money preparing for
nuclear war when there are unmet health,
education and agricultural needs in so many
countries.
Dr. Perry said the new Soviet "glasnost" or
openess was evident at the meetings held in
the Kremlin where 1,000 foreigners from 80
countries met with the Russians to discuss the
survival of humanity. He said there were
forums for artists and writers, scientists, businessmen, religious representatives, even
retired generals and admirals, as well as for
physicians.
'The atmosphere was very good, discussions very vigourous and frank; there were
disagreements but little in the way of prepared
speeches. The main discussion among physicians dealt with the importance of working
towards a nuclear test ban.
'They are trying hard to democratize the
Soviet Union. I was impressed with how much
freer Soviet physicians are now to criticize
without looking over their shoulders."
Physicians at the forum agreed it is important that East and West overcome their paranoia and hostility and Dr. Perry believes one
way to do this is with "increased personal
contact. In Russia, our colleagues were very
demonstrative, giving us great bear hugs as
welcome. We must avoid stereotyping such as
the images reinforced by the TV mini series
Amerlka," he said.
Dr. Perry, with Dr. James G. Foulks, has
edited End the Arms Race: Fund Human
Needs, which covers the Proceedings of the
1986 Vancouver Centennial Peace and
Disarmament Symposium. The book is
published by Gordon Souls, West Vancouver.
Dr. Perry was heard on CBC-Radio's
Mornlngslde last week discussing the peace
forum.
UBC Calendar
THE VANCOUVER INSTITUTE
Saturday, Mar. 14
Canada and the U.S.: Trade
Realities. The Honourable
Allan E. Qotlieb, O.C.
Ambassador to the United
States.
Saturday, March
21
Industrial Relations:
Conflict or
Cooperation.Prof. George
S. Bain, Director, School of
Industrial and Business
Studies, Warwick
University...
Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional Resources
Centre. Free. 8:15 p.m.
SUNDAY, MARCH 8
UBC Open House.
Peking Opera. Co-sponsored by the Department of
Asian Studies. Freeadmission. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 2 p.m.
Religious Studies Symposium.
Folk Healers for the Modern Masses. Japanese
Situations: Dr. Tokutaro Sakurai, President, Komazawa
University, Tokyo (sister university of UBC). Korean
Cases: Dr. Yunshik Chang, Anthropology and
Sociology, UBC. Room 604, Asian Centre. 7 p.m.
MONDAY, MARCH 9
Institute of Asian Research and
the Consulate General of the
Republic of Korea Films.
Kyung Ju - 17 minutes, 1986. Mount Sorak -19 minutes,
1983. Cheju Island - 20 minutes, 1983. Forfurther
information call, 228-2746. Seminar Room 604, Asian
Centre. 12:30 p.m.
Science for Peace Lectures.
The Physics of Weapons—IV. Prof. Luis de Sobrino,
Physics, UBC.  Room A205, Buchanan Building. 12:30
p.m.
Chemistry Lecture.
Laser Multiphoton Ionization. Prof. Richard N. Zare,
Chemistry, Stanford University.  Room 225, Chemistry
Building. 2:30 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering Seminar.
Flow and Heat Transfer in the Continuous Casting
Process. Paul Matys, Graduate Student, Mechanical
Engineering, UBC. Room 1215, Civil and Mechanical
Engineering Building.  3:30 p.m.
Biomedical Discussion Group.
Interaction of Vanadium with Tyrosine Kinases and
Other Enzymes. Dr. Michael Gresser, Chemistry, Simon
Fraser University. IRC 4. 3:45 p.m.
Astronomy Seminar.
The Institute for Advanced Study Galaxy Model: A
Software Telescope. Dr, Kavan Ratnatunga, Dominion
Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria. Room 260,
Geophysics and Astronomy Building. 4 p.m.
Economics Seminar.
Is One Enough for Monopoly? Raymond Deneckere,
Northwestern University. Room 351, Brock Hall. 4p.m.
Preventive Medicine and Health
Promotion Seminar.
Evaluation of Preventive Interventions. Dr. Sam Sheps
and Dr. Martin Schechter, Epidemiology and
Biostatistics, Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC. For
further information call, 228-2258.  Room 253, James
Mather Building, 5804 Fairview Crescent, 4 p.m.
International House Film Night.
The Gods Must Be Crazy. A South African comedy.
Free admission. Students, faculty and members of
community welcome. Gate 4, International House. 7:30
p.m.
Archaeology Lecture.
Palmyra: The Art of a Syrian Desert City. Prof.Malcom
Co Hedge, Classics, Universityof London. Museum of
Anthropology. 8 p.m.
Graduation Recital.
Karen Ng, piano. Concerts subject to change. Free
admission.  Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 10
School of Library, Archival and
Information Studies Colloquium.
Scandal in America: T. J. Wise and Buxton Forman.
Nicolas Barker, Head of Conservation, British
Reference Library.  Room 835, North Wing, Main
Library.  11:30a.m.
Botany Seminar.
Resin Components of Grindeliaand Other Astereaefor
the Southwestern U.S. Dr. Barbara Timmermann,
Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Arizona. Room
3219, Biological Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Student String Division Recital.
Freeadmission. Recital Hall, Music Building. 12:30p.m.
CA. McDowell Lecture in Chemical
Physics.
Lasers: Chemistry on the Light Side. Prof. Richard N.
Zare, Chemistry, Stanford University. Room 250,
Chemistry Building. 1p.m.
Oceanography Seminar.
Mortality of Juvenile Salmon During Early Sea Life: Is
Predation Really a Major Factor? Dr. N. B. Hargreaves,
Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo. For further
information call, Dr, William Hsieh 228-2821.  Room
1465, Biological Sciences Building. 3:30 p.m.
Centre for Metallurgical Process
Engineering, Distinguished
Lecturer Series.
Some Views on the Potential ofMicroscale Composite
Materials. Dr. J. D. Embury, McMaster University.
Room 317, Frank Forward Building. 3:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop Seminar.
The Entropy Principle and Constrained Majorization,
with Applications to Lotteries, Elections, Sports, Paired
Comparisons.  Harry Joe, Statistics , UBC.  Room 102,
Ponderosa Annex C. 3:30 p.m.
Research Centre Seminar.
Rubella Virus Identification Using In Situ Hybridization.
Dr. J. D. Filipenko, Pathology, UBC  Room 202, The
Research Centre, 950 West 28th Avenue. 4 p.m.
Economics Seminar.
A Direct-Mechanism Characterization of Sequential
Bargaining Under Incomplete Information. Larry Asubel,
Northwestern University.  Room 351, Brock Hall. 4 p.m.
Anatomy Seminar.
Actin Filament Bundles in Mammalian Sertoli Cells -
Structure and Function. Dr. Brian Grove, Anatomy,
UBC. Room B37, Friedman Building, 2177 Wesbrook
Mall. 4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Seminar.
The Effects of Ca++ -Antagonists on Mean Circulatory
Filling Pressure in Conscious Rats. Robert Waite. Room
317, Basic Medical Sciences Building, Block C. 12
noon.
Wednesday Noon-Hour Concert.
John Sawyer, violin and Doreen Oke, harpsichord.
Donation requested.   Recital Hall, Music Building.  12:30
p.m.
History Lecture.
Industrialization and the Standard of Living in Sweden in
the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Co-
sponsored by Committee on Lectures. Prof. Ulf Olsson,
University of Umea.  Room A205, Buchanan Building.
12:30 p.m.
Forestry Seminar.
Carnation Creek - Some Reflections on Water, Forest
and Logging in a Long Term Experimental Watershed.
Dr. Eugene Heatherington, Pacific Research Centre,
Victoria. For further information call, 228-2507. Room
166, MacMillan Building. 12:30 p.m.
Geography Colloquium.
Problems with Models of Frost Heave. Chris Burn,
Killam Postdoctoral Fellow, Geography, UBC. Room
201, Geography Building. 3:30p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
Progress in Modeling the Response of Air-Blast Loaded
Beam and Plate Structures.  Dr. M. D. Olson, Civil
Engineering, UBC. Room 229, Mathematics Building.
3:45 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology
Seminar.
Territoriality, Foraging and Fat Gain in Hummingbird
Migration.  Dr. Lynn Carpenter, Ecology and
Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Irvine.
Room 2449, Biological Sciences Building. 4:30 p.m.
Cinema 16.
Virgin Spring. Sub Auditorium. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
CAIS Seminar.
Artificial Intelligence and Default Reasoning. Prof.
James Delgrande, Computing Science, Simon Fraser
University. Conference Room, Sedgewick Library. 7:30
p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 12
Medical Grand Rounds.
Immunology of Multiple Sclerosis.  Dr. Jack P. Antel,
Neurology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill
University. Lecture Theatre, Room G279, Acute Care
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Unit 12 noon.
Geological Sciences Seminar.
The Cassiar Mountains: Paleo20ic Ophiolites and
Cretaceous-Eocene Manto Silver Deposit. Dr. J.
Nelson, B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum
Resources. Room 330A, Geological Sciences Building.
12:30 p.m.
UBC Chinese Instrumental
Ensemble.
Program of Hakkaand Cantonese music. Guest
performer, Huang Jinpei visiting professor of music
from the Guangzhou Conservatory of Music, Canton.
Director, Alan R. Thrasher. Freeadmission. Recital
Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Aquaculture Seminar.
The Effect of Dietary Lipids on Broodstock Salmon and
Fry Survival. Dr. Robert Roy, Department of Fisheries
and Oceans, West Vancouver Laboratory. Forfurther
information call, Dr. K. M. Cheng, 228-2480. Room 160,
MacMillan Building. 12:30 p.m.
School of Social Work Continuing
Education Program and Centre for
Continuing Education Open
Forum.
Questioning the Policy Makers. Andy Armitage,
Superintendantof Family and Child Services, Ministry
of Social Services and Housing, B.C. Forfurther
information call, 228-2576. Lecture Hall A, School of
Social Work. 12:30 p.m.
Oceanography Seminar.
Sounds Interesting - Use of Acoustic Techniques to
Probe the Atmosphere and the Ocean. Dr. David
Farmer, Institute of Ocean Sciences. Room 1465,
Biological Sciences Building. 3:30 p.m.
Adult Education Research Centre
Seminar.
Building the Social Movement: The Role of Research.
Dr. Ron Faris, Director, Academic and Continuing
Education Programs, Ministry of Advanced Education
and Job Training. Room 1, Adult Education Research
Centre, 5760 Toronto Road. 7:30 p.m.
UBC Choral Union.
James Schell, director. Freeadmission. Recital Hall,
Music Building. 8 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 13
Third-Year Recital.
Mitchell Leigh, piano. Graduate recital. Concerts
subject to change. For further information call, 228-
3113. Recital Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.   *
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Germanic Studies Lecture.
Machtauf dem Theater: Zu Schillers Begruendung des
modernen politischen Theaters. Prof. Gisbert Ter-
Nedden, Fernuniversitaet- Gesamthochschule Hagen,
Federal Republic of Germany. Room B212, Buchanan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
Case Presentations and Counselling Issues. Clinical
Geneticists, Clinical Genetics Unit, Grace Hospital.
Parentcraft Room, Grace Hospital, 4490 Oak Street. 1
p.m.
Germanic Studies Lecture.
Rueckblickauf die"Blechtrommel." Prof. Gisbert Ter-
Nedden, Fernuniversitaet- Gesamthochschule Hagen,
Federal Republic of Germany.  Buchanan Penthouse.
3:30 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
Predicting the Linting Characteristics of Groundwood
Paper. Robert Mason, Graduate Student, Chemical
Engineering, UBC. The Jari Paper Mill, Steven
Weatherall, Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering,
UBC. Room 206, Chemical Engineering Building. 3:30
p.m.
UBC Choral Union.
James Schell, director. Repeat of March 12 concert.
Freeadmission. Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 14
Terrorism.
A program on the extent of terrorism. Speakers include
Sgt. Wayne Douglas, RCMP; Alan Cunningham, History,
SFU; David Schweitzer, Sociology, UBC. Cost is $30.
For registration information call, 222-5238. IRC 2. 9:30
a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Graduate Recital.
Stephen Creighton, flute. Concerts subject to change.
For further information call, 228-3113. Recital Hall,
Music Building. 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, MARCH 15
Third-Year Recital.
Toni Marr, violin. Concerts subject to change. For
further information call, 228-3113. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 2:30 p.m.
MONDAY, MARCH 16
World War 11 Lecture.
The Role of the German Army in Auschwitz. Dr. R.
Urba, UBC. Buchanan Penthouse. 11:30a.m.
Student Composition Division
Recital.
Concerts subject to change. Forfurther information
call, 228-3113. Freeadmission. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Science for Peace Lecture.
The Biological Effects of Modern Warfare — 1. Prof.
George Spiegelman, Microbiology UBC. Room A205,
Buchanan Building.  12:30 p.m.
Institute of Asian Research and
the Consulate General of the
Republic of Korea Films.
Korean Garments - 18 minutes, 1986. Traditional Korean
Wedding - 20 minutes, 1985. Sulpure, Korean Folk
Dance - 18 minutes, 1986. Forfurther information call,
228-2746. Seminar Room 604, Asian Centre. 12:30 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering Seminar.
The Dynamics of Guided Circular Saws. Prof. S. G.
Hutton, Mechanical Engineering, UBC. Room 1215,
Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building. 3:30 p.m.
Biochemical Discussion Group.
Characteristics of a Heat-Shock Transcription Factor of
Drosophila Melanogaster.  Dr. Carl Parker, California
Institute of Technology. IRC 4. 3:45 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
An Asymptotic Analysis of the Density Profile of a Gas
in a Gravitational Field.  Dr. Bernard Shizgal, Chemistry,
UBC.  Room 229, Mathematics Building. 3:45 p.m.
Astronomy Seminar.
The Institute for Advanced Study Galaxy Model: A
Software Telescope. Dr. Kavan Ratnatunga, Dominion
Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria. Room 260,
Geophysics and Astronomy Building. 4 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 17
School of Library, Archival and
Information Studies Colloquium.
Shakespeare Music Catalogue. Dr. Bryan Gooch,
Editor, Shakespeare Music Catalogue. Room 835,
North Wing, Main Library. 11:30a.m.
Botany Seminar.
Mate Choice in Plants. Dr. Mary Price, Biology,
Universityof California. Room 3219, Biological
Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting
Professor.
The Future of Trade Unions. Prof. George Bain, School
of Industrial and Business Studies, Universityof
Warwick. Room 104, Henry Angus Building. 12:30p.m.
Student Keyboard Division Recital.
Concerts subject to change. For further information
call, 228-3113. Freeadmission. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Chemistry Seminar.
Picosecond Laser Studies of Molecular Motion in
Liquids. Prof. Robin M. Hochstrasser, Chemistry,
University of Pennsylvania. Room 250, Chemistry
Building. 1 p.m.
Metals and Materials Engineering
Seminar.
TEM Characterization of Interphase Boundaries in Al-
Agand Al-Ag-Cu Systems. K. K. Sagoe-Crentsil,
Graduate Student, Metals and Materials Engineering,
UBC. Room 317, Frank Forward Building. 3:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop Seminar.
Constrained Estimation and Cluster Analysis Using
Minimum Kullback Leibler Divergence Methods. Anne
Sheehy, University of Washington. Room 102,
Ponderosa Annex C. 3:30 p.m.
Oceanography Seminar.
Carbon Accumulation in the Recent Sediments of the
Black Sea. Prof. S. E. Calvert, Oceanography, UBC.
For further information call, Dr. William Hsieh, 228-
2821. Room 1465, Biological Sciences Building. 3:30
p.m.
Mathematics Colloquium.
A Non-Euclidean Big Bang. Prof. Harold Stark,
Mathematics, M.I.T. and U.C.S.D. Room 1100,
Mathematics Annex. 3:45 p.m.
Graduate Recital.
Ray Horst, clarinet. Concerts subject to change. For
further information call, 228-3113. Freeadmission.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Seminar.
Intracellular Ca2+-Homeostasis: A Study in Control and
Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Dr. S. Katz. Room 317, Basic
Medical Sciences Building. Block C. 12 noon.
Art and Archaeology Lecture.
Greek Art in the Middle East after Alexander's
Conquest. Prof. Malcom Colledge, Universityof
London. Room 104, Lasserre Building. 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday Noon-Hour Concert.
Elizabeth Volpe, harp. In cooperation with CBC Radio.
Donation requested. Recital Hall, Music Building. 12:30
p.m.
Forestry Seminar.
Kiwi Wood- Is It Any Good? Dr. Everett E. Ellis,
Canterbury University, New Zealand. For further
information call, 228-2507. Room 166, MacMillan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Geography Colloquium.
Interpreting the Wetlands of Southwestern Ecuador.
Alfred H. Siemens, Geography, UBC. Room 201,
Geography Building. 3:30 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology
Seminar.
Role of Food Supply in Determining Numbers of Shore
Birds on British Estuaries. Dr. John Goss-Custard,
Institute of Terrestrail Ecology, Furzebrook Research
Station, Dorset. Room 2449, Biological Sciences
Building. 4:30 p.m.
Cinema 16.
Gertrude Stein: When This You See Remember Me.
SUB Auditorium. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Zoology Lecture.  1987 Spencer
Memorial Lecture.
The Genetic Architecture of Insect Life Histories. Dr.
Hugh Dingle, Entomology, Universityof California,
Davis. Room 2000, Biological Sciences Building. 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 19
UBC Chamber Ensembles.
John Loban, director. Freeadmission. Recital Hall,
Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Geological Sciences Seminar.
Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Cowichan Lake
Area. Dr. N. Massey, B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines
and Petroleum Resources. Room 330A, Geological
Sciences Building. 12:30 p.m.
Asian Studies Colloquium.
Mishima Yukioasa Philosophic Novelist. Dr. Roy
Starrs, Asian Studies, UBC. Room 604, Asian Studies.
12:30 p.m.
Reading and Panel Discussion.
Reading by surrealist poet-novelist Michael Bullock
with comments on his work from Andrew Parkin, Jack
Stewart and Andrew Busza. Sponsored by the English
Department. Buchanan Penthouse. 3:30 p.m.
Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting
Professor.
Recent Developments in Private Sector Industrial
Relations in Britain. Prof. George Bain, School of
Industrial and Business Studies, University of Warwick.
Room 101-102, Law Building. 3:30 p.m.
Asian Research Seminar.
Central Tax Reform, Land Tenure and Local Dominance
in Qing South China. Edgar Wickberg, History, UBC.
For further information call, 228-2746. Room 604, Asian
Centre. 4:30 p.m.
Adult Education Research Centre
Seminar.
The Enemies of Adult Education. Prof. Gordon Selman,
Adult Education, UBC. Room 1, Adult Education
Research Centre, 5760 Toronto Road. 7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
University Singers.
James Fankhauser, director. Freeadmission, Recital
Hall, Music Building. 12:30 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
Approaches in Genetic Analysis of Linkage Group I in C.
Elegans. Anne Marie Howell, Terry Starr and Ken
Peters, Medical Genetics, UBC. Parentcraft Room,
Grace Hospital, 4490 Oak Street.  1 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
Basics of Colour Control in Papermaking. Keith
Davenport, Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering,
UBC. Continuous Digestorand Computer Control Using
EA Analysis. John Mcllwain, Graduate Student,
Chemical Engineering, UBC. Room 206, Chemical
Engineering Building. 3:30 p.m.
Scholarship Benefit Concert.
Corey Cerovsek, violin prodigy with faculty and
students of the School of Music String Division. In
honour of Harry and Frances Adaskin. Tickets: $25 for
concert; $75 for concert, reception and drawings for art
by Jack Shadbolt, Gathie Falkand other leading artists.
Tickets limited. Forfurther details and reservations call,
228-3113. Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
UBC Child Study Centre.
Fourth in a series of five lectures with the general title
Helping Children Learn, sponsored by UBC's Child
Study Centre. One Teacher ..All Teachers.. The
Personalization of Learning. Sister Valerie and Mary
Taylor. Information on fees is available from the
education faculty's Field Development Office, 228-
2013. Child Study Centre, 4055 Blenheim St. 9:30 a.m.
- 12:30 p.m.
Thunderbird Rugby.
UBC hosts the Trojans Club Team. Thunderbird
Stadium. 2:30 p.m.
University Singers.
James Fankhauser, director. Repeat of March 20
concert. Freeadmission. Recital Hall, Music Building. 8
p.m.
NOTICES
Nitobe Memorial Garden.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden will be closed weekends.
Hours will be Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free
admission during winter hours.
Botanical Garden.
The Main Botanical Garden on Stadium Road will be
open daily (including weekends) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
UBC Tennis Lessons.
The Tennis Centre is offering lessons in the tennis
bubble, every Wednesday and Friday, or Tuesday and
Thursday. The lessons are one hour twice a week for
two weeks - novice, intermediate or advanced players.
A complete list of courses is available by calling 228-
2505, or you can pick up a brochure from the Tennis
Centre Office, Osborne Unit 11.
Frederic Wood Theatre.
The Frederic Wood Theatre presents The Winter's Tale
by William Shakespeare under the direction of Ray
Michal, until March 14. For information and reservations
call, 228-2678. Frederic Wood Theatre. 8 p.m.
Badminton Club.
Faculty and Staff Badminton Club meets Tuesday 8:30-
10:30 p,m. and Fridays 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in Gym A of the
Robert Osborne Sports Centre. Fees $10 until April 3.
New members welcome. For more information call,
Bernie 228-4025.
Statistical Consulting and
Research Laboratory.
The Statistical Consulting and Research Laboratory
(SCARL) is operated by the Department of Statistics
and is intended to provide statistical advice to faculty
and graduate students working on research problems.
The faculty and staff associated with SCARL will be
pleased to help with the design and analysis of
experiments, surveys and other studies. You are
encouraged to seek advice in the early stages of your
research so that consultants may be helpful with the
design. To arrange an appointment, fill out a client form,
available from Room 210, Ponderosa Annex C. For
further information call, 228-4037
Volunteer Connections.
To find an interesting and challenging volunteer job, get
in touch with Volunteer Connections, the on-campus
information and referral service supported by the AMS.
Student interviewers are trained to help UBC students,
staff and faculty find volunteer jobs in their area of
interest. For an appointment to explore the available
volunteer options, contact: Volunteer Connections,
Student Counselling and Resource Centre, Brock Hall
200.  228-3811.
Calendar Deadlines.
For events in the period March 22 to April 4, notices must be submitted on proper
Calendar forms no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, March. 12 to the Community
Relations Office, 6328 Memorial Road, Room 207, Old Administration Building.   For
more information, call 228-3131.

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