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 Volume 28, Number 1
January 6, 1982
Gov't says no to
UBC's request for
additional money
UBC's request of last September for
more than $7 million in additional
funding to cover a shortfall in the
annual operating budget has been
turned down by the provincial
government       officially on Christmas
In a letter to UBC's president, Dr.
Douglas Kenny, Dr. William C.
Gibson, chairman of the Universities
Council of B.C., said he had been
informed by provincial education
minister Patrick McGeer that his
attempts to obtain a supplementary
warrant from the provincial cabinet
for the requested funds had been
Dr. McGeer informed Dr. Gibson
that the current state of the provincial
economy would not permit
supplementary expenditures this year.
Dr. Kenny said he was "very
disappointed'' with the government's
"I hope that the provincial
government and the Universities
Council will take UBC's request into
consideration when they are allocating
funds for the University for the
1982-83 fiscal year," the president
Dr. Kenny also said he expects to
receive "shortly" the report of an
advisory committee on retrenchment
chaired by Prof. Michael Shaw, UBC's
Purcell quartet
here for three
The Purcell String Quartet will be
performing on three occasions at UBC
this weekend, with a different guest
pianist each concert.
On Jan. 8 (Friday) they will feature
the music of Brahms and Genge with
pianist Robert Silverman; on Jan. 9
the music of Schubert, Pentland and
Faure will be performed with pianist
Jane Coop; and on Jan. 10 the quartet
will perform the music of Buczinski
and Dvorak with pianist Robert
Rogers. All three guest pianists are
faculty members in UBC's music
The three concerts take place in the
Recital Hall of the Music Building.
The Jan. 8 and 9 performances begin
at 8 p.m. and the Jan. 10 concert will
start at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $5 each or $12 for the
series. Tickets and information can be
obtained through the Department of
Music (228-3113).
vice-president, academic, and provost.
He said the report would be made
public for the information of the
University community in a special
edition of UBC Reports.
Dr. Shaw's 13-member committee
was asked in September "to consider
the entire spectrum of the University's
programs and operations and advise
the president how best to preserve the
quality of education at UBC in view of
an expected annualized shortfall of
approximately $7.2 million in
Please turn to page 2
UBC total
tops 34,000
for 1st time
UBC's official winter session daytime
enrolment is almost 24,000 this year,
and total enrolment for the fiscal year
is above 34,000 for the first time.
This year's total is 34,433 students,
an increase of 4 per cent over the
1980-81 total of 33,113.
All five categories of enrolment
spring session, summer session, winter
session daytime, winter session evening
and correspondence   - are higher this
year than last.
For the purpose of reporting to the
Universities Council of B.C., the
intermediary body between the
universities and the provincial
government, UBC bases its total
enrolment on the fiscal year, April 1
to March 31. Thus, this year's figures
include the 1981 spring and summer
sessions and the 1981  82 winter
sessions and guided independent study
(correspondence) totals.
Here are the totals for the five
categories, with the 1980-81 totals in
brackets: spring session   3,573 (3,015);
summer session 4,209 (3,917); winter
session daytime 23,879 (23,604);
winter session evening 1,315 (1,282);
guided independent study 1,457
Enrolment at the first year level this
year is 3,565, a decrease of only 52
students despite the full implementation in September of UBC's stiffer
entrance requirements. Students
coming to UBC from Grade 12
required a number of specific
academic courses, including French or
a foreign language to the Grade 11
Please turn to page 3
Dr   Richard Splane of UBC's School of Social Work was honored twice in 1981
for contributions to the field of social welfare and national and international
contributions to social work education.  The first award came from the Canadian
Association of Social Workers and the second was presented to him at Hart
House at the University of Toronto, when he was one of six persons presented
with leadership recognition awards honoring the late Charles E. "Chick"
Hendry, former dean of Toronto's Faculty of Social Work.  The latter award
carried with it a handsome, woven wall hanging by Velta Vilsons, a well-known
Canadian weaver
Senate wants Culling added
The UBC Senate wants the advisory
committee for the selection of
presidential candidates to be increased
by one, which would make it a
24-member committee.
Senate, at its Deceinber meeting,
decided to recommend to the Board of
Governors that the president of the
UBC Faculty Association, Prof.
Charles Culling, be added to the
Also on the committee would be:
• The chancellor, as chairman;
• Four members of the Board of
• Three members of Senate, to be
elected by Senate;
• Four members of faculty, to be
elected by the Joint Faculties;
• Three deans, to be chosen by the
Committee of Academic Deans;
• Four students (a member of the
executive of the Alma Mater Society,
two undergraduates to be chosen by
Students' Council, and one graduate
student to be chosen by the Graduate
Student Association);
• Three members of the Alumni
Association to be appointed by the
board of management of the
• One member of the non-
academic administration to be
appointed by the chairman of the
Board of Governors.
President Douglas Kenny's contract
expires June 30, 1983. He became
UBC's chief executive officer July 1,
1975. In 1978, two years before his
five-year contract was due to expire,
Dr. Kenny agreed to a three-year
extension, under the proviso that there
would be no further extensions of the
contract. UBC Reports January 6, 1982
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
j .rther information is required   call
228-3652 (external grants) or 228-5583
(internal grants).
Feb. 1
• AUCC: National Defence Program
Fellowships: Strategic Studies.
• AUCC: National Defence Program
PDF: Militarv History.
• Canadian Federation of University
Women        Graduate Fellowships
for Women.
• Canadian Foundation for Ileitis and
Colitis        Research  Training
Fellowship (Ontario).
• Distilled Spirits Council of U.S.
Grants-in-Aid for Research.
• Educational Research Institute of
B.C. (ERIBC)        Research Grant.
• Health and Welfare Canada:
Family Planning        Family
Planning Awards/Demonstrations.
• International Development
Research Centre        Professional
Development Award.
• Scottish Rite Schizophrenia
Program        Research Grant (Feb.  1
for proposal letter, March 1 for
• Secretary of State: Women's
Program Project Grant.
• World Wildlife Fund (Canada)
General Research Grant.
Feb. 8
• Canadian Steel Construction of
U.S.   - Grants-in-Aid for Research.
Feb. 15
• Environment Canada: Canadian
Wildlife Service  — University
Research Support Fund Program.
• Labour Canada    - University
• Secretary of State   — Canadian
Ethnic Studies Program:
• Secretary of State — Canadian
Ethnic Studies: Research.
Feb. 23
• Health and Welfare Canada —
Summer Canada Employment
Feb. 28
• Australian Institute of Nuclear
Science and Engineering — AINSE
Research Fellowship.
• Royal Bank Award.
• Spencer, Chris Foundation —
Foundation Grants.
• Weizmann Institute of Science
Joseph Meyerhoff Fellowship.
Enrolment control backed again
The UBC Senate, at its December
meeting, approved for a second time a
proposal of the Faculty of Applied
Science to control enrolment in
The proposal originally was
approved bv Senate in September.   The
Board of Governors, however, rejected
the plan in October, sending it back
to Senate for reconsideration.
The re-"approved proposal now goes
to the Board again, on Jan. 26.
Here are the main points of the
(a) That the number of first-year
engineering students be limited;
(b) That the number of students
transferring into second-year
engineering from outside the faculty
be limited, in consultation with the
other B.C. institutions;
(c) That second-year enrolment in
each engineering program be limited,
with allocations into programs made
according to student preferences and
academic qualifications until each
program limit is reached;
(d) That the admission and
program registration limits be
reviewed annually and revised as
faculty resources change;
(e) That henceforth all students
entering first-year engineering be
advised at the time of acceptance that
point (c) above will apply from
September 1982 onwards;
(f) That in September 1982 the
number of students admitted to first-
year engineering be limited to 450 and
that the number of students admitted
from outside the faculty to second year
be limited to approximately 100
(g) That those institutions preparing
students to enter our second year
programs be consulted as soon as
possible and that every effort be made
to avoid hardship for individual
students in the transition period.
The report to Senate from the
Faculty of Applied Science noted that
the enrolment proposals "are a
reflection of the faculty's ability to
provide a quality engineering
education. When the limits are
adopted, a total undergraduate
enrolment of approximately 1,800
engineering students is expected."
Official enrolment figures for UBC,
released Dec.  1. show a total
enrolment in engineering this year of
1.725 students, of which 466 were
enrolled in first year.
"In other words,    the report to
Senate continued, "the proposed limits
will not lead to a reduction in
enrolment from present levels.
Furthermore, it must be noted that
the presently available resources are
really only adequate for a total of
1,400 students. Consequently, the
proposed enrolment controls will
perpetuate the existing crisis
experienced by the engineering
The report noted that engineering
enrolment has more than doubled
since 1973-74, and the resources of the
faculty have not kept pace. Most of
the increased enrolment has come in
electrical, civil and mechanical
"The relative lack of financial
resources has led to excessive class
sizes, large teaching loads and
inadequate facilities. As a result, the
accreditation of UBC's engineering
programs is being jeopardized. Should
the programs lose their accreditation,
UBC graduates would no longer meet
the academic requirements for
registration as professional engineers.
"The Faculty of Applied Science is
ready and eager to increase the
undergraduate engineering enrolment
in response to demands from students
and employers. However, the growth
must be orderly and supported by
appropriate resources."
The Faculty of Applied Science
offers nine engineering programs: bio-
resource, chemical, civil, electrical,
Negotiations break off
UBC teaching assistants will meet
tomorrow (Jan. 7) to consider job
action, following the breaking off on
Monday of contract negotiations with
the University.
The  Teaching Assistants   Union
(CUPE local 2278) already has served
72 hour strike notice.
Still at issue are three points
union security. TA input on the
teaching of courses, and tuition
Here are the respective positions:
Union security. The union wants
all members of the bargaining unit to
apply for union membership and pay
a $1   initiation processing fee . Each
member then would have 30 days to
apply for exemption.   The University
proposal would require all members of
the bargaining unit to complete an
option form indicating that they either
are already a member of the union,
wish to become a member, or do not
wish to join. "The option form would
authorize the deduction of dues,
mandatory under the B.C.  Labor
Code for non-members as well as
TA input. The union has rejected a
University clause which declares that
"the union recognizes that the
academic governance of the University
is vested in the Senate. The
responsibility for courses of
instruction, including the quality of
that instruction, is vested in faculty
members appointed by the Board of
Governors.   The union therefore agrees
not to promote any practices that
would infringe on the right of faculty
members to teach their courses as they
see fit."
Tuition waiver.   The union wants a
tuition waiver or rebate, equal to
either the fee for six units of
undergraduate courses or the
employee's total tuition fee, whichever
is less.   The union's point is that
members of other campus unions enjoy
this 6-unit tuition waiver.   The
University contends there is
considerable difference between full-
time career employees having the
opportunity to be occasional students,
and students (mostly full-time) who
are engaged for a limited period as
part-time employees.
All other points, including salaries,
have been resolved.
A mediator appointed early in
December by the provincial ministry of
labor was asked on Monday to report
out, a union spokesperson said. Until
the mediator, Richard Longpre,
officially reports out, no legal job
action is possible.
engineering physics, geological,
mechanical, metallurgical, and mining
and mineral process engineering.
The report to Senate also outlined
some of the difficulties experienced
now in engineering, as follows:
• Large classes, some with  100 to
150 students, are taught at senior
levels in electrical, civil and
mechanical engineering. Over 30 per
cent of all engineering classes in
1980/81 had enrolments above 60
students; the situation is worse in
1981/82. If each student in these large
classes was to ask just one question per
lecture, there would be no time for the
professor to lecture. Clearly these
enrolments are very much above
acceptable levels. "The classes cannot
be sectioned because there are not
enough instructors.
• The average number of
scheduled contact hours for
engineering professors is about 10 per
week. If one assumed that an
additional 20 hours arc needed for
preparation and marking, and that
about five hours are required for
administrative and committee work,
the total time commitment is about 35
hours per week. To that must be
added time for graduate student
supervision and research, out-of-class
consultations with students and
participation in professional
organizations. The time commitments
for engineering professors are therefore
very heavy, leaving few possibilities for
sectioning classes.
• The present working conditions
are making it difficult to keep the
present professorial staff, let alone hire
new staff. Some vacancies in electrical,
mechanical, and mining and mineral
process engineering have remained
unfilled for several years. Working
conditions and salaries appear to be
the greatest obstacles for recruiting.
• Some undergraduate laboratory
groups are so large that some students
must stand and watch rather than do
• Some teaching equipment is so
outdated that it no longer prepares
students properly for today's industry.
"The report also noted that all other
professional faculties and programs at
UBC have enrolment controls, and
that enrolment controls are common
for engineering programs elsewhere in
continued from page 1
operating funds for fiscal 1982-83 and
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the
Universities Council said the Council
had under study a provincial
government proposal that would
permit the University to borrow funds
to buy up the contracts of tenured
faculty members who might wish to
retire early.
"We haven't proved the actuarial
soundness of the plan,    the
spokesperson said.
President Kenny said he would not
comment on the provincial
government proposal until the details
of the plan were known. UBC Reports January 6, 1982
UBC theatre student Marco Ciccone, front left, looks up to check the lighting on the set of his film, Restaurant Follies,
which he wrote and is directing for a fourth year advanced production course.  'This sequence of shots was filmed on the stage
of the Old Auditorium.  Cast members were actual waiters and waitresses from Mulvaney's Restaurant, where Mr. Ciccone
works part-time.
Crime prevention program stepped up
A crime-prevention program
initiated on the UBC campus last
summer will be stepped up in 1982.
Highlights of the program include:
• An essay contest on the topic
"Crime Prevention in Your
Community   open to any registered
UBC student. A panel of four judges
will award a prize of $100 for the best
essay of 1,500 words.
Submission for the contest should be
delivered to the AMS office in the
Student Union Building by 4:30 p.m.
on Friday. Jan. 29.
• The week beginning Feb. 7 has
been declared Crime Prevention Week
on the UBC campus. An RCMP B.C.
Police Commission display will be
mounted in the Student Union
A five-member team of UBC
Laval students
visiting UBC
Seventeen computer science students
from Laval University in Quebec City
are the guests of UBC this week under
a federal government cultural
exchange program called Open House
Each of the 17 visitors has been
paired up with a student in UBC's own
Department of Computer Science for
the one-week visit which began Sunday
(Jan. 3).
In addition to visiting UBC
computer facilities and sitting in on
lectures, the Laval students will visit
TRIUMF, the nuclear physics research
centre on the UBC campus, and the
adjacent B.C. Research centre, which
does applied and industrial research
under contract, UBC's Museum of
Anthropology and other Lower
Mainland industrial sites.
The Quebec students visited
Victoria on   Tuesday for a look at the
B.C. Parliament Buildings and the
University of Victoria.
A group of 17 UBC students will
pay a visit to Laval University under
the exchange program, beginning Feb.
students will also expand their crime-
prevention activities in 1982. To date,
the student team has continued a 1981
summer project involving placing
pamphlets in unlocked cars on the
campus warning drivers that they are
prime targets for thieves.
Early in 1982, the team plans to
distribute pamphlets in campus
libraries and other buildings where
theft rates are high in a program
designed to increase vigilance among
members of the University community.
The 1981 summer project was
funded by the federal solicitor-
general's office and succeeded in
Writing prizes
total $600
Attention all future Hemingways
it's time to put pen to paper and take
part in the 1981-82 creative writing
competition being sponsored by the
UBC Alumni Chronicle.
All full-time and part-time students
at UBC are invited to submit an
unpublished short story, up to 3,000
words in length. A total of $600 will
be awarded to the winners.
The deadline for entries is Jan. 30.
The stories must be submitted in
duplicate on white paper, typed
double-spaced. All entries must be
clearly identified with the author's
name, address, telephone number and
student number.
A panel of writers, editors and
critics will judge the stories and the
winners will be announced in April.
The winning entries become the
property of the UBC Alumni
Chronicle and will be considered for
Stories should be submitted to the
UBC Alumni Association, 6251 Cecil
Green Park Road, Vancouver, V6T
1X8. If you'd like more information
about the contest, call 228-3313.
sharply reducing thefts of items valued
at more than $200 from cars parked
on the campus. Reports of thefts were
down by 78 per cent and 72 per cent
in July and August of last year as a
result of the program.
The same program also reduced
bike thefts on the campus by 33 per
cent and 15 per cent in July and
August of 1981.
As a result of the initiative of Sgt.
Fred Hardy of the UBC detachment of
the RCMP the crime prevention
program continued in the fall of 1981.
UBC's Alumni Association contributed
$2,000 for the project and the Alma
Mater Society and the President's
Office each contributed $1,000.
The five-member team of UBC
students which has continued the
program is co-ordinated by third-year
Law student Thelma O'Grady.
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A number of programs showed
enrolment increases well above >
average. On a percentage basis, the
biggest gain was the social work
program in the Faculty of Arts, which
climbed 25 per cent to 152 students
from 122. Nursing is up more than 11
per cent and engineering is up more
than 7 per cent.
Of the 23,879 students enrolled for
the winter session daytime, 12,674 are
men, 11,205 women. At the
undergraduate level, there are 10,632
men and 9,740 women. The over-all
total of women is an increase of 389
students over last year, whereas the
total number of males is down 114.
The percentage of students taking
11 units or fewer, and therefore
classed as part-time students, is higher
than before, at 41.9 per cent, up from
40.3 per cent in winter session
Enrolment in the Faculty of Arts
continues to climb, and is a record
6,521 students this year — the largest
faculty by well over 2,000 students.
The Department of English is
sponsoring a celebration of the works
of James Joyce and Virginia Woolf,
beginning Jan. 25.
The events are being planned to
conimemorate the hundredth
birthdays of the two authors, who were
bom a week apart in 1882.   Two
internationally known literature
experts will be featured during the
week: Prof. Ralph Freedman of
Princeton University will be speaking
on Virginia Woolf, and Prof. Hugh
Kenner of The John Hopkins
University will speak on James Joyce.
In addition, there will be lectures by
members of the UBC English
Here's a schedule of events for the
Joyce-Woolf Centenary Celebration:
Jan. 25 (Woolfs birthday)
Virginia  Woolf by Prof. Ralph
Freedman, Buchanan 100,  12:30
p.m.; Reading of Woolf's
"Freshwater", Buchanan Penthouse,
4 p.m.
Jan. 26      James Joyce and
Modernism by Prof. Hugh Kenner,
Buchanan  100,  12:30 p.m.;
Colloquium on Color in "To the
Lighthouse" by Prof. Jack Stewart,
Buchanan Penthouse, 4 p.m.
Jan. 27   — Feminist Approaches to
Woolf by Prof. Lorraine Weir and
Prof. John Hulcoop, Buchanan 100,
12:30 p.m.; Reading of Joyce's
"Exiles", Asian Centre Auditorium,
4 p.m.
For information about the series,
call the English department at
Native Indians
plan cultural
awareness week
Plans are under way to hold a
Native Indian Cultural Awareness
Week on campus, March 15-19.
Events and displays for the week are
being planned by the Native Indian
Teacher Program and the Native
Indian Student Union.
Co-ordinator Jo-ann Archibald, who
teaches Indian Studies in NITEP,
says that although her committee is
sponsoring a variety of special events
during the week, she hopes that
faculty members and student groups
will also consider focusing on some
aspect relating to Native Indian
culture that week.
An information session for Native
Indian Cultural Awareness Week will
be held on Monday, Jan. 11, at 12:30
p.m. in the NITEP Hut 0-12 (located
on Old Orchard Road, west of the
Scarfe Building).
If you'd like more information,
contact Ms. Archibald at 228-5240. UBC Reports January 6, 1982
Calendar Deadlines
For events in the weeks of Jan. 24 ami 31,
material must be submitted not later than
4 p.m. on Jan. 14.
Send notices to Information Services, 6328
Memorial Rd. (Old Administration Building).
For further information, call 228-3131.
The Vancouver Institute.
Saturday, Jan. 23
The Modci n FamiU
and its Origins    1'iot.
Law rent v Stone,
History.  I'rineeton
I hover sitv.
The lecture takes plate in  Lcctuie Halt 2.
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre at
8:lf> p.m.
UBC vs. the University of Calgary. Thunderbird
Winter Sports Centre. 2 p.m.
Purcell String Quartet.
Music of Buczinski and Dvorak. Robert Rogers,
guest pianist.   Tickets are $5. For more
information, call 228 3113. Recital Mall, Musi*
Building. 2:30 p.m.
Benefit Concert.
Recital of Music for Flute and Piano. Prof. Paul
Douglas, (lute; Harold Brown, piano.   Tickets
are %b and are available at the door. Concert is
in aid of the coalition for world disarmament.
Vancouver Unitarian Church (49th d\ui Oak).
8 p.m.
Anthropology and Sociology Lecture.
Kxperimcntal Archaeology: Fad dnd Fantasy.
Prof. John M. Coles, F.uropean Prehistory,
University ol Cambridge. Room 204, Buchanan
Building.  12:30 p.m.
Anthropology and Sociology Seminar.
Archaeology in a Waterlogged Landscape:
Somerset Levels, F.ngland.  Prof. John M. Coles.
F.uropean  Prehistorv.  University <>t Cambridge.
Room 209,  Anthropology and Soc iologv
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
Stability of Solutions and Finite FJement
Approximation of the Nonstationary Navier
Stokes Problem. Prof. John Heywood,
Mathematics, UBC. Room  104, Mathematics
Building. 3:45 p.m.
Biochemical Discussion Group
RNA Tumor Virus in Uninfected Oils:
Activation of Silent Viral Cent's. Dr. Robert
Kisenman, Fred Hutchinson (lancer  Research
Center, University of Washington. Lecture Hall
4, Woodward Instructional Resourc es Centre.
4:30 p.m.
International House.
Fiesto del Ano Nuevo, an evening of Spanish
conversation. Gate 4,  International House.
7:30 p.m.
Assertiveness For Women.
The Women Students' Office begins a five week
workshop to help women become more assertive.
Pre-registration required in Room 203, Brock
Hall. For more information, call 228-241 ">.
Room 106A, Brock Hall. 12:30 p.m
Freesee Film Series.
Domesticating A   Wilderness, part of a series
entitled America        A Personal History of   The
United States. Auditorium. Student Union
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Forestry Seminar.
Methods and Objectives of the B.C. Stumpage
Appraisal System. Richard Scarrow. BCFS,
Ministry of Forests, Vancouver Region. Room
166, MacMillan Building.  12:30 p.m.
Electrical Engineering Seminar.
Trends in Land Mobile Radio Applications.
K.R. Brown and R. Vanderhelm, W.R.
Communications Ltd. Room 402, Flectrical
Engineering Building.  1:30 p.m.
Chemistry Seminar.
Muonium Chemistry at TRIUMF       Reaction
Dynamics and Isotope Effects in the Gas Phase.
Prof. Don Fleming, Chemistry, UBC. Room
126, Chemistry Building. 4:30 p.m.
Museum Lecture.
A Personal Introduction to Sri Lanka. Dr. Tissa
Fernando, Anthropology and Sociology; and An
Introduction to the Maldive Islands. Jim Allan,
director, Ecosummer Canada Expeditions.
Theatre Gallery, Museum of Anthropology.
7:30 p.m.
Pharmacology Seminar.
Dopamine Receptor Blockers and Learning. Dr.
Anthony G. Phillips, Psychology, UBC. Room
114, Medical Sciences Building,  Bleu k C.
12 noon.
Women's Studies Lecture.
New  Model Home and Mistress: Canadian
Women as Consumers in the  1920s ,mhI  1930s.
Veronica Strong-Boag. STU    Room 201,
Buchanan Building.  I 2 30 p in.
Wednesday Noon-Hour Concert.
Music of Dahl, and the Canadian premieie ol a
New  Sonata bv George Rochberg.  played by
Hans Karl Pilt/., viola, aiu\ Dale Reubait,
piano. Recital Hall. Music   Building.   12:30 p.m.
Canadian Meteorological and
Oceanographic Society Lecture.
An Overview of Environmental Chcmisiiy
Related to Coastal Mining Discharge. Dr. Jeff
Thompson, Ocean Chemist! y Division, Institute
of Ocean St iences, Patricia Bay, B.C. Lecture
Hall 4,  Woodward  Instructional  Resources
Centre. 3:30 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology Seminar.
Random Events and Genetic Structure of a Wild
Rabbit  Population. Dr. Joanne Daly. Museum of
Vertebrate Zoology, University of California.
Berkeley. Room 2449,  Biologiial Sciences
Building. 4:30 p.m.
Campus Christian Ministry.
lvn Days for World Development. UBC
Lutheran Campus Centre. 7 p.m.
Frederic Wood Theatre.
Opening night of The Firebugs by Max Frisch.
The play continues until Jan. 23 (except
Sunday). For ticket information, call 228-2678.
Frederic Wood   Theatre. 8 p.m.
Archaeological Institute of America
Spam:   The Medieval Frontiet between
Christendom and Islam        An Archaeological
Survey. Prof. Hanua Kassis,  Religious Studies,
UBC. Centennial Museum,   1100 Chestnut Si
8 p. m.
Faculty Recital.
Musii   ■ >(  Beethoven.  Wolf and Strauss.  Donald
Brown, baritone and James Manson, piano
Recital Hall. Music  Building.  Vi.'.W p.m
Faculty Association General Meeting.
Room 100. Mathematics Building.  1 p.m.
History Seminar.
Medieval and Karly Modern (.entry. Prot.
Grenville G. Astill, University of Reading.
Sponsored by the Committee on I.erlures.
Penthouse. Buchanan Building. 'S.'tt) p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
I ransparent Window Insulation. Plot    Robeit
I'arsons,  Physics, UBC. Room 201, Hennings
Building.   1 p.m.
Biomedical NMR Seminar.
Introduction to Positron Kmission   lomography.
I)t. Brian Pate, Associate Dirccloi,   l'Kll'.VIIv
Vassar Room (,G22(>). Pathology Department,
A< ute Care Unit, 7:30 p.m.
Pediatric Grand Rounds.
Clinical Pathological Conference. Lecture Hall
B. Heather Pavilion, VGH. 9 a.m.
History Lecture.
Arc haeology of a Medieval Knglish Monastery:
Industry at  Bordesley Abbey. Prof. Gtenville (,.
Astill, University of Reading. Sponsored by the
Committee on Lectures. Room  102,  Buchanan
Building.  12:30 p.m.
Developmental Medicine Seminar.
Late Kffect of Karly Nutritional Changes. I)t . P.
Hahn, Centre for Developmental Medicine. First
Floor Seminar Room. Willow  Pavilion, VGH.
12:30 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy       Clinical
Presentation and Literature Review. Dr. |.
Allanson. Fourth F'loot Ctmlcrenec Room,
Health Centre for Children, VGH.  1 p.m
Institute of International Relations
Canada's   I rade with ASLAN. Ross Francis,
tormct Canadian High Commissioner in
Malaysia. Room 601, Asian Centre. 3:30 p.m.
Early Music Concert.
Baroque Music   lot   1 wo I lai psit holds. Co
sponsored by the Vancouver Sot iety ten  l.arly
Music  anil the UBC Department ol  Music
Rectal Hall, Music Building. 8:30 p.m.
History Lecture.
Peopling the Prairies and the Pampas:
Immigration anil Agrarian Development in
Canada and Argentina,  1890   1930. Prof   Carl
Solberg. History. University ol Washington.
Sponsored by the Committee on Lectures. Room
100, Buchanan Building.  12:30 pm
Applied Mathematics Seminar.
Moving Boundary Problems in Viscoelastic ity.
Prof. G.A.C. Graham, chairman. Mathematics.
SFU   Room 104. Malhematiis Building
3:4 fi p.m.
History Seminar.
Argentina and Canada: Perspetlives on
Comparative Keonomie Development,
1919   1930. Prof. Carl Solberg, History.
University of Washington. Sponsored by the
Committee on Lectures. Penthouse. Buchanan
Building. 3:30 p.m.
Forestry Seminar.
Forest Cover Manipulation to Alter Streamflow
Regime. Dr. Doug Golding. Forestry. UBC.
Room 166, MacMillan Building   12:30 p.m.
Freesee Film Series.
Morit'x On The Land, part ol a series entitled
America        A Personal History of The United
Stales, Auditorium. Student Union Building.
12:30 p.m.
Electrical Engineering Seminar.
Direct  Satellite Reception.  Dr.  Robert Stewart.
Deputy Minister of Universities, Science <ind
Communii alions. (.overnment of  British
Columbia, Victoria. Room 402. F.lcctriial
Kngineering Building.  1:30 p.m.
CUSO Development Education
Discussion of Changing and Different
Approaches to Development. Open to anyone
interested in the development of the   1 hud
World. For further information call, 228 1886.
Upper Lounge. Internationa! House. 7:30 p.m.
Pharmacology Seminar.
The Role of the Beta Blockers in the
Management of Intraocular Pressure. Di
Stephen M. Drance. head. Ophthalmology,
UBC. Room  114, Medical Sciences Building.
Block C.  12 noon.
Wednesday Noon-Hour Concert.
Music of Kugenc Wilson. Mendelssohn and
Lifchit7. Krit Wilson, cello. Recital Hall, Musii
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Statistics Workshop.
Searching for Patterns in Spatial Data. Prof.
Chris Small. Mathematics, SFU. Room 239.
Geography Building. 3:30 p.m.
Animal Resource Ecology Seminar.
F.cology of Colias Butterflies: Bioenergetics and
Behavioural Keology   Dr. Ward B. Watt.
Biological Sciences, Stanford University. Room
2449, Biological Sciences Building. 4:30 p.m.
Psychiatry Presentation.
The Mason Psychotherapy Unit. A Short Term
Intensive Group Therapy Piogram. Dr   Roy I).
Clark Jr.. Medicine. Section ol  Psychiatry,
Mason Clinic , Seattle    Room UNA   II   Psychiatry
Building.   Health  Si ien< cs Centre  Hospital.
" a.m.
UBC Contemporary Players.
Music ot  Wilson     luinei     H.ives    Ihcrt  ,uu\
Kelciano, to din-* ted  !n   I iigeiie  Wilson and
Stephen Chatman    Rctnal H.ill, Music   Building.
12:30 p.m.
Resume Writing Series.
The Women Students' Office is sponsoring a
three-part series on resume willing ten  women.
For information, tall 228 24 1").  Lecture Hall 6.
Woodward  Instructional  Resources Centre.
12:30 p.m.
Women in Science.
A panel discussion with Marjorie Green, Lynn
Free. Ingrid Davis,  Pamela Fraker  and F.mily
Oguss. For more information, call the Women
Students' Office at 228 24l:>. Room 302. Brock
Hall,  12:30 p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
Atomic Hydrogen. Prof.  Walter  Hardy. Physics,
UBC, Room 201, Hennings Building. 4 p.m.
CUSO Information Session.
CUSO in Nigeria. Sharon Capeling, Manager of
Public Affairs, CUSO, Ottawa   Upper Lounge,
International House. 7:30 p.m.
Museum Lecture.
The Arts of Sri Lanka. Dr. Siri Guunasinghe,
University of Victoria.   1 heat re Caller y. Museum
of Anthropology. 7:30 p.m.
Test Anxiety Workshop.
The Women Students   Office- begins a five week
workshop on Self -Managcmrnt ot   lest Anxiety.
Pre-registration at   I he Women Students' Office,
(Room 203. Brock Hall)   l-oi  muie information,
call 228-241J. Room 22 i   Bunk Hall   11:30 .cm.
Developmental Medicine Seminar.
Lipid Clime  at Miauglinessc  Hospital   Dr. J
Frohlich.  Pathology.. I' Itt '    first  Floor Seminal
Room.   Willow   Pavilion     Vt.ll     12:30 p.m
Faculty Recital.
The Complete Soio Plan.,  \Ihmi   ol
Brahms        R< < /till Xo    V Knhc-rt Silverman,
piano. Recital Hall. Music   Building. 8 p.m.
Notices. . .
Faculty Toastmasters
Faculty Toastmasters will meet every   Thursday
from 4 to 6 p.m. starting ),tn.   IT Meetings lake
place in Room 2204 ol the Civil and Mechanical
Kngineering Building. For more information,
call Ralph'Yorsh at 87b '.HI
Faculty/Staff Exercise Class
Faculty and staff exercise t lasses tor men and
women take place Mondays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays from  12:30 to  I :0f> p.m. Instructor is
S.R. Brown. Fee i> $!:">        pavahle in Room 203
of the War Memorial Gymnasium. For more
information, call 228 3996.
Frederic Wood Theatre
The Frederic Wood   Theatre is staging The
Firebugs hy Max Frisch Jan.   13      23 (except
Sunday).   Tickets arc- $6; $4 for students.
Curtain time is 8 p.m. For ticket information,
call 228-2678 or drop hy Room 207 of the
Frederic   Wood   Theatre Building.
International House
International House will he open on Sundays
from 2 to 5 p.m. in January. John Woodend will
he at Gate 4 with his guitar on Jan.   10.
UBC Reports is published rvrry second
Wednesday by Information Services,
UBC. 6328 Memorial Road.
Vancouver. B.C., V6T IWS.
Telephone 228-3131. Al Hunter,
editor. Lorie Chortyk, calendar editor.
jim Banham, contributing editor.
Canada       Poataa
Poat Canada
Postage pari   Pott pave
Third   Troisieme
class   classe
Vancouver, B.C.


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