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Volume 31 Number 8
April 3, 1985
Advisory committee formed
Chancellor seeks
selection of UBC
The 24-member Advisory Committee
tor the Selection of Presidential
Candidates chaired by Chancellor W.
Robert Wyman will hold its first
meeting this week. Mr. Wyman
input for
has moved quickly to pull the
committee together and to begin
gathering Information and advice for
the important task of identifying
possible successors to the presidency.
End of term and final exams have arrived. . . See story below.
Here's whaf s open in April
The last day of classes for most
faculties is Thursday, April 4, with
examinations beginning the following
Tuesday (April 9). UBC Reports did a
check to find out where you can go for
food, recreation and to study during
the month of April.
^Cafeteria in the Student Union Building,
the Bus Stop Coffee Shop, the Barn
Coffee Shop, Yum Yum's at the
Auditorium and the IRC Snack Bar will
be open during the month of April. The
Ponderosa cafeteria, EDibles and Arts
200 will be closed from April 5. All Food
t   Services outlets will be closed on
Friday, April 5 and Monday, April 8. The
SUBWay cafeteria will be open on
April 6-from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on
April 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
examination period beginning April 9,
;   Main and Law Libraries will stay open
F until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
until April 29. The Woodward Library
will be open until 11 p.m. until May
16. Easter weekend hours: On Friday,
April 5, Main, Law and Woodward
libraries will be open from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m.; Sedgewick from 10 a.m. to 11
p.m. Libraries are open regular weekend
hours on April 6 and 7, and on April 8
Main and Woodward will be open from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Law Library from 12
noon to 11 p.m. and Sedgewick from 10
a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information
on library hours, call 228-2077.
University is closed April 5 through 8,
most public attractions on the campus
will be open. The Aquatic Centre is open
daily for public swimming during the
month of April (for hours, call 228-4521).
The Main Botanical Garden is open
daily free of charge from 10 a.m. until
dusk and the Japanese Nitobe Carden
begins operating on summer hours, 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, beginning April 5.
The Museum of Anthropology is open
regular hours (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9
p.m. on Tuesdays, closed Mondays)
throughout April. More information
about upcoming events and attractions
is available by calling 228-3131.
To assist the committee in its work,
Chancellor Wyman has issued an open
letter to the University community
asking faculty, students, staff and
alumni to provide names of prospective
candidates and by "submitting opinions
as to appropriate attributes of any
candidate" for president.
His letter asks that those submitting
names "provide the committee with as
much personal and academic biographical
information as possible, and with your
reasons for proposing each name. It will
assist the committee if you can give an
indication that someone you name is
available for consideration as a
potential candidate."
The chancellor says in his letter that
the committee would also like the views
of members of the University community
"concerning the crucial issues likely to
affect the scope and nature of the
office of president in the years ahead."
Correspondence, which the chancellor
says will be "treated in absolute
confidence," should be sent to him at
the following address: Room #108, Old
Administration Building, University of
B.C., Campus Mail.
Here are the names of individuals
who have been elected or appointed to
sit on the advisory committee:
Four members of the Board of
Governors: Mr. Robert H. Lee, Mrs. )oy
McCusker, Dr. Leslie R. Peterson and Mr.
Richard Stewart.
Three members of the UBC Senate:
Dr. A. lean Elder, Dr. Robert F. Kelly
and Dr. Jonathan L. Wisenthal.
Four members of faculty, elected by
the Joint Faculties: Prof. Dennis Pavlich,
Dr. Richard A. Spencer, Dr. John K.
Stager, Dr. Larry S. Weiler.
Three deans, chosen by the
Committee of Deans: Dr. Robert
Kennedy (Forestry), Dr. C.V. Finnegan
(Science), Dr. R.M. Will (Arts).
Four students: A member of the AMS
executive — Ms. Glenna Chestnutt; two
undergraduates chosen by Students'
Council — Mr. Bob Gill and Mr. Don
Holubitsky; one graduate student
chosen by the Graduate Student
Association — Mr. Ron Yaworsky.
Three members of the Alumni
Association: Mr. Kyle Mitchell, Ms.
Ann McAfee and Mr. William F. Spence.
One member of the non-academic
administration: Mr. A. Bruce Gellatly
(vice-president administration and
finance); and
The incumbent president of the
Faculty Association: Dr. Elmer Ogryzlo.
The committee's terms of reference
(a) To adopt criteria to guide it in the
selection of presidential candidates; and
(b) To recommend a short list of
presidential candidates to the Academic
Committee of the Board.
On March 20, the day before he left
on his  'Man-in-Motion,'' round-the-
world wheelchair journey, UBC's
athletic community gathered in the
UBC Faculty Club to say farewell to
Rick Hansen. Athletic office budget
director Buzz Moore presented
Hansen with the Special
Achievement Award he would have
received at the Men's Big Block
banquet on March 21.
Funds received
for voluntary
UBC will get a special grant of
$2,345,000 from the provincial
government to cover costs associated
with payments to more than 50
faculty members who have elected to
take voluntary early termination of
their academic appointments.
The provincial government
appropriation, plus a $260,000
allocation by the Board of Governors,
will enable UBC to meet the costs of
the early termination program in the
fiscal year April 1, 1984 to March 31,
UBC's vice-president for
administration and finance, Bruce
Gellatly, said the provincial
government grant will enable UBC to
end its 1984-85 fiscal year without
an accumulated operating deficit. He
added that even with the grant, UBC
entered the 1985-86 fiscal year on
April 1 without any accumulated
operating fund surplus.
The Voluntary Termination of
Appointment program is available to
any member of the Faculty
Association bargaining unit.
Compensation arrangements are
based on past service and years
remaining until normal retirement
date. UBC Reports, April 3,1985
Trophies that are awarded annually to UBC's top men and women athletes were
both shared this year. Co-winners of the Sparling Trophy as women athletes of the
year are Nancy Bonham, left above, who won two diving titles at the 1985 national
universities meet, and leannie Cockcroft, who won gold medals for high lumping in
Canada West and national meets this year. In February she recorded the third best
jump in Canadian history — 1.88 metres (b'2") — at an international meet. The
Bobby Gaul Trophy is shared this year by Glenn Steele, left below, Thunderbird
football running back who holds UBC and western intercollegiate single-season
running records and finished his career as UBC's all-time leading rusher (4,.i.i.l
yards) and a total of 11 records to his credit; and Bill Holowaty. captain of the
Thunderbird hockey team, who led all scorers and was named MVP in the Canada
West university hockey association this season. Holowaty finished his fourth season
at UBC in second place in the UBC all-time scoring list.
Challenge '85 promises jobs
A joint federal-provincial summer job
creation program promises to put more
money in the pockets of more students
in 1985, according to Dr. Neil
Risebrough, UBC's associate vice-
president for student services.
UBC will get $1,628,000 of the
$2,900,000 allocated to universities
under the so-called "Challenge '85"
summer employment program. B.C.
received a total of $19.4 million of the
$205 million national allocation.
Dr. Risebrough reckons there might be
800 jobs available under the 1985
program, about 15 per cent more than in
1984, when the summer job programs
were funded by separate federal and
provincial ministries.
The 1985 program has been revised
considerably from those which have
operated in the past, Dr. Risebrough
added. "Previously, students got paid
by the month, but this year's program is
a wage-subsidy scheme. The 1984
provincial program provided two-month
jobs, but this year's program provides
jobs up to 18 weeks in length.
Under the Internship section of the
program, which will provide career-
related jobs for students in universities,
colleges and community organizations,
a wage subsidy of $3.65 per hour will
be provided. Dr. Risebrough said there is
nothing to prevent UBC faculties from
topping up the hourly rate paid to
students, using research or other funds
at their disposal.
Yesterday, however, was the closing
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New programs a key
to Garden's success
"Impressive" and "innovative" are just
two of the ways that UBC's Botanical
Garden has been described in garden
trade journals around the world. The
garden's international reputation has
been developed over the years by staff
members with a strong commitment to
new programs and ideas.
"We see our role as that of a catalyst,"
says garden director Dr. Roy Taylor.
"We try to interact with as many
different groups as possible —
horticulturalists, researchers, the nursery
industry, landscape architects and
visitors to the campus."
The Botanical Garden was established
in 1916 and is the oldest garden of its
kind in Canada. The 55-acre Main
Garden, which is located on Stadium
Road on the south campus, features
the alpine garden, the B.C. native
garden, the arbor and food gardens,
the Asian garden and the physick
garden, that grows plants used for
medicinal purposes. An evolutionary
garden, that will show the evolution of
plants through geological time, is in the
final stages of development.
At the north end of the campus is the
beautiful Nitobe Garden, an authentic
Japanese garden built in 1960. Other
areas on the north campus, including
the rose garden, are now maintained by
gardeners in the physical plant
Although there is no official count of
visitors to the garden each year Dr.
Taylor estimates that between 65,000
and 70,000 people visit the Nitobe
Garden from Good Friday to
Thanksgiving when there is a gateman
on duty. "We've run day-counts of up
to 1,800 visitors at the Main Garden," he
Although most of the Botanical
Garden's 15 staff members are
gardeners, the garden runs a wide range
of continuing education, professional
development and community service
"Several staff members, including
myself, teachjacademic courses in the
Department of Plant Science," says Dr.
Taylor. "We're also involved with
programs offered by the Centre for
Continuing Education, including
educational tours to places such as
Greece, Australia and Hawaii where
participants learn about the native flora,
and we also give talks to a number of
off-campus groups and professional
gardening associations."
Educational coordinator David Tarrant
co-hosts a weekly CBC television show
on gardening that is so popular it is
being moved from its slot on Saturday
and Sunday mornings to prime time on
Tuesday evenings. Mr. Tarrant also
writes a weekly gardening column in the
Vancouver Sun
Dr. Taylor adds that many of the
garden's programs are possible only
through the help provided by the
volunteer association The Friends of
the Garden.
"The Friends of the Garden carry out
a number of projects on behalf of the
garden," says Dr. Taylor. "They are
largely responsible for manning the
"Hortline", our telephone information
and advice service, they conduct tours
of the gardens, produce brochures and
travelling botanical art exhibits, they
have recently produced a video on the
garden for use by schools and other
interested groups, they help us man
our educational exhibit at The Gardeners
Show at the PNE, they organize special
lectures twice a year, and each
September they hold the popular
three-day plant sale for students.
"Their help is a means of extending
programs into the community that just
Roy Taylor
wouldn't be possible otherwise."
One such event is the garden's
Celebration Day, an "open house"
which was initiated last year and was
extremely successful. "We're planning
our 1985 Celebration Day for June 16
(Father's Day)," says Dr. Taylor. "CJOR
radio will be broadcasting from the
garden and we'll have gardening
demonstrations and tours, food booths
set up by UBC's food services
department, fitness demonstrations,
antique cars and a lot of other
attractions. Last year we had a
tremendous turnout and we're looking
forward to the same response this year."
The garden's outreach extends to
professional organizations as well. One
program that has gained international
recognition and praise is the garden's
Plant Introduction Scheme (known as
"The goal of the program, which is
operated in conjunction with the B.C.
Nursery Trades Association and the
B.C. Society of Landscape Architects, is
to introduce attractive, useful but
largely unknown or new plant varieties
to the public in British Columbia," says
Dr. Taylor. "This involves the collection,
research and evaluation, propagation
and distribution of plant material. Our
first four plant introductions —
upwards of 1 million plants by the end
of the year — became available to the
public on March 1 of this year.
"The plants will be featured at EXPO
and will be displayed at Rockefeller
Centre in New York this summer."
He adds that the plants have already
been used in landscaping at Canada
Place and at the northern terminus of
the SeaBus and in selected Lower
Mainland parks.
"I think an important aspect of the
project is that it has brought together
the University, the nursery industry,
landscape architects and other interested
groups. We're working together,
establishing contacts and sharing ideas.
This can only be beneficial for all of
Sharing ideas is something that is
important to the staff of UBC's Botanical
Garden — a group of people who are
committed to leadership and innovation.
The Main Garden is open daily from
10 a.m. to dusk  The Japanese Nitobe
Garden is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. beginning April 5. UBC Reports, April 3, 1985
UBC's Students' Council honored a total of 12 students and past and present
members of the faculty and support staff at a March 20 reception in council
chambers, where ten of the recipients posed for the UBC Reports camera. Those
honored get certificates recognizing their "outstanding commitment and
contributions to the University and student affairs." Pictured are students Dave Frank
and Bob Gill; Byron Hender, director of the awards and financial aid office; Peter
Jones, former director of the UBC Alumni Association; former president K. George
Pedersen and his wife, loan; AMS office administrative assistant Terry Warren and
clerk-typist Val Levens; Liz Owen, activities director of the UBC Alumni Association;
and UBC community relations officer Iim Banham. Not able to attend the
reception were Convocation Senator Crant Burnyeat and Dr lohn Stager, UBC's
director of Ceremonies.
Student vote won't affect fee
UBC students voted almost two to one
last week in favor of the referendum on
athletics, but not enough voted to make
the results official.
AMS regulations require that 10 per
cent of the student body — about
2,500 — vote "yes" in a referendum for
it to be valid. While a total of 2,800
Director sought for
Asia Pacific centre
UBC, Simon Fraser University and the
University of Victoria are seeking a
director for the newly established
Canadian Centre for Asia Pacific
Business Studies.
Applicants should have administrative
experience, an understanding and
knowledge of Asia Pacific countries,
experience of business in the Asia
Pacific region and relevant academic
and professional qualifications.
The director will be expected to
develop programs designed to increase
the Canadian business understanding
of the Asia Pacific region. Applications
should be sent to Dr. T.G. McGee,
chairman, Tri-university Steering
Committee, Canadian Centre for Asia
Pacific Business Studies, c/o Institute
of Asian Research, UBC, no later than
April 10.
turned out last week, only 1,812
approved the referendum, 969 voted
"no" and there were 19 spoiled ballots.
AMS President Glenna Chestnutt
said the referendum result will be
discussed at the regular meeting of
Students' Council tonight (Wednesday).
She said a legal opinion about the
referendum may be sought.
However, the outcome of the
referendum will not affect a Board of
Governors decision to introduce a new
Student Activity Fee of $32 a year for
full-time students taking 9 or more
units and $3.50 per unit for those taking
less than 9 units.
The fee will be used to increase the
scope and quality of UBC's
intercollegiate, intramural and casual-
recreation programs, which are now
financed by an annual $11.50 fee or on a
user-pay basis.
Dr. Neil Risebrough, UBC's associate
vice-president for student services, says
he plans to continue consultations with
the AMS with a view to forming a new
Athletic Council, which will have 50 per
cent student representation on it as
well as representatives of the UBC
faculty and alumni.
In addition to administering the
Student Activity Fee, the new council
will also make recommendations on the
construction of athletic facilities on
the campus.
(Members of the Faculty Association Bargaining Unit)
The University is willing to discuss this matter with any faculty member,
professional librarian, or program director. The compensation arrangements are
based upon consideration of past service and years remaining until normal
retirement date. The maximum sum in any one case is 24 months' salary (although
the average is considerably less) and the University will make every effort to be
flexible in accommodating an individual's preference for payment arrangements.
Enquiries should in the first instance be directed to the Head or Director and then
proceed to the Dean (Librarian or Director) and to the Associate Vice-President,
Faculty Relations (or the Acting Vice-President, Academic if the Associate
Vice-President, Faculty Relations is unavailable). Members may wish to discuss the
matter confidentially in the first instance with Dr. James Dybikowski (or in his
absence with Dr. Daniel Birch). Where the initial approach has been made to the
Associate Vice-President, Faculty Relations, the discussion will be of a preliminary
nature only; if the issue is to go further, the Head (or Director) and Dean (Librarian
or Director, Centre for Continuing Education) must be involved.
Senate asks committee
for 'criteria1 details
UBC's Senate has passed a motion
asking its budget committee to provide
full details of the criteria that will be
used to arrive at recommendations for
the curtailment or elimination of any
academic programs.
The same motion, proposed by Dr.
Richard Spencer of the civil engineering
department at the March meeting of
Senate and approved by a substantial
majority, provides that the criteria
get rebate
The provincial government has
announced that it is initiating a
University Student Loan Remission
Program which provides for graduating
students to get a rebate of up to 100 per
cent on the money they borrowed from
the provincial government to help
finance their education.
UBC's director of Awards and
Financial Aid, Byron Hender, said that
at this point the only information he had
about the program was what had
appeared in an announcement in the
March edition of B.C. Government
News, a tabloid-style newspaper mailed
to B.C. residents.
"The only additional piece of
information I have," Mr.- Hender said,
"is that the program will be in operation
this year and loan remission will apply
to students who graduate in May of this
Dr. Neil Risebrough, UBC's associate
vice-president for student services, said
the program was "a step in the right
direction and one that this University
has been recommending for some time."
Under the existing B.C. Student
Assistance Plan, students may borrow up
to $5,200 a year. Of that total, $3,200 is
a federal government loan, which is not
subject to the remission program. The
federal loan can be supplemented by a
provincial loan of up to $2,000,
depending on student needs.
"It's possible for a student to
accumulate a total debt of $20,800 over
the course of a four-year program," Dr.
Risebrough said, "made up of $8,000 in
provincial loans and $12,800 in federal
"There won't be many students in
that category, but we're concerned
about those students who decide not
to come to University, many of them in
lower-income families, who are simply
scared off by the possibility of a debt of
that magnitude."
The story in B.C. Government News
said the amount of provincial loan
money that will be remitted to students
would be scaled to academic
performance. While the exact scaling
formula hasn't been worked out,
students at the top of their faculty will
receive 75 to 100 per cent on loan
rebates up to a maximum of $10,000.
Students in lower categories will
receive smaller remissions.
A feature of the program is that
students from non-metropolitan areas
who are eligible for the loan remission
program will receive a "slightly higher"
proportion of loan remission.
The article also says that proposals
will be developed for extending the
loan remission program to students in
B.C. colleges and institutes.
should be considered and approved by
Senate before it considers
recommendations tor academic program
Prof. Geoffrey Scudder, zoology
department head and chairman of the
Senate Budget Committee, said he
interpreted the motion to mean that
Senate wanted more details and
clarification of a number of sections of
a three-part document approved by
Senate in March and September of
1983, which included under the heading
of "Academic Plan," a framework to be
used by the University in relation to its
academic activities,  "whatever its
financial circumstances happen to be."
A copy of the Budget Committee
document approved in 1983 has been
sent to all faculty members at UBC
along with a document entitled
"Academic and Budget Planning,
1985-86 and Beyond," which was
distributed to Senators at the March
meeting as a memo from President pro
tern Robert H.T. Smith.
Dr. Daniel Birch, UBC's acting
vice-president academic, said the
debate in Senate had centered on a
concern that it might receive
recommendations from the President's
Office to discontinue or downsize
academic programs without any indication
of how decisions were reached and an
expectation that Senate would act as a
rubber stamp.
"When the academic plan section of
the Budget Committee document was
approved in 1983," Dr. Birch said,
"decisions about the academic program
weren't imminent. In the meantime,
some academic units at the University
have been asked to justify their
existence. I supported Dr. Spencer's
motion in Senate because I believe that
if difficult decisions have to be made
Senate must know what we are taking
into account."
Dr. Birch added that recommendations
about the elimination or downsizing of
specific programs will be formulated by
the vice-president academic. "These
will be discussed with the Senate Budget
Committee and their advice will be
sought. It's my expectation that the final
recommendations will reflect this
"But it should be made clear that
proposals for academic programs cuts
will come from the vice-president
academic, not the Senate Budget
The memo from Dr. Smith to Senate
said that "Any proposals that entail the
discontinuance of courses, programs, or
academic units and/or the establishment
of enrolment limitations will be
presented to Senate for approval and
thereafter to the Board of Governors."
Senators, when they arrived for the
March meeting, were greeted by some
200 students who staged a flashlight
vigil outside the UBC Law Building,
where the academic parliament meets.
At the beginning of the meeting a
student senator presented to Senate
secretary Ken Young a petition signed by
9,000 persons expressing concern that
because of funding cutbacks "several
one-of-a-kind programs will be eliminated
and other programs will be severely
A reminder that the exhibit
"Precious Gifts: Tibetan Aristocratic
Robes" is on display at the Museum of
Anthropology until April 15. The exhibit
is the first in a new series featuring
Asian textiles and costumes from the
museum's extensive Asian textiles
collection. UBC Reports, April 3,1985
Sunday afternoon teas begin at Cecil Green
At a time of restraint and possible
cutbacks on the UBC campus, it's
refreshing to run across a department
that's actually planning to expand its
Come May 5, UBC's Department of
Food Services will begin serving Sunday
afternoon, old-fashioned teas at Cecil
Green Park, the turn-of-the-century
mansion atop the Point Grey cliffs
overlooking Georgia Strait.
The Sunday teas, which will be
served from 1 to 5 p.m., will feature
English scones, tea sandwiches, cream
and preserves, fresh fruit and pastries, as
well as a selection of specialty teas and
coffees. Food Services director Christine
Samson credits Mary Stovell, the
general manager of food operations in
the Student Union Building, with
developing the idea of the teas.
"There will be places for 100 people,
both outside on the patio overlooking
the water and inside on the ground
floor of the mansion, which has recently
been redecorated," Ms. Samson said.
There are no firm figures on how many
people actually visit the campus on a
Sunday afternoon, she adds, but many
come to see the various components of
the Botanical Garden, the Museum of
Anthropology (which admits an
average 550 visitors on a Sunday) or just
to walk around the campus.
On May 6, to coincide with the
beginning of the conference season at
UBC, a new restaurant called the
Longhouse will begin operating as part
of the SUBWay cafeteria in the Student
Union Building
The changes in the SUBWay cafeteria
operation to accommodate the new
Longhouse Restaurant will mean that the
facility will be open one hour longer
each day. Regular cafeteria-style service
will continue from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
daily in SUBWay and the Longhouse
Restaurant service will start at 2:30
p.m. and continue until 8 p.m. seven
days a week.
The Longhouse Restaurant, which will
be located in the northern seating area,
will be decorated in a West Coast Indian
theme. People can enter the restaurant
from the main concourse of the Student
Union Building or from the street.
Ms. Samson says the menu at the
Longhouse, which will feature waitress
service, will be varied enough in terms
of both food and price to satisfy almost
any palate.
"For those who want low-priced and
lighter meals, we'll offer specialty
hamburgers, pasta dishes and a variety
of sandwiches. For a little more money,
up to the $7-$8 range, there will be
various chicken, steak and seafood
dishes. We're not promising food for
the gourmet, just good value for money."
Ms. Samson adds that the new
services offered by her department
partly reflect the fact that her
operation has experienced some decline
in revenue as a result of the drop in
student enrolment and the fact that "as
educational costs increase and the year
wears on, students economize by
packing a bag lunch. Our task is to be
forever creative in thinking of new ways
in which University facilities can be
She points out that her department
can also offer a variety of attractive
settings to mark retirements, birthdays,
weddings, anniversaries or almost any
kind of celebration. Food Services
often caters up to six weddings on a
Saturday during the summer months.
Incidentally, it will be possible,
though not necessary, to make
reservations for both the Cecil Green
Park Sunday afternoon teas (228-2018)
and the Longhouse Restaurant (228-3461).
For more information on private
catering at other campus locations, call
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date for submission of Challenge '85
applications to the associate vice-
president, who must forward them to
government officials by tomorrow
It's possible, too, that students may
find summer employment under the
Work Experience section of the
Challenge '85 scheme. Financial assistance
is available to businesses, farms,
municipalities, including tourist
information centres and museums.
Also in operation again in 1985 will
be the Student Venture Loan program,
which provides interest-free loans of
$2,000 or, in the case of partnerships
$3,000, to students to plan and operate
businesses during the summer.
Introductory business courses are also
provided to participating students.
Calendar Deadlines
For events in the weeks of April 21 and 28, materi.il
must be submitted not later than 4 p.m. on
Thursday, April 11. Send notices to UI1C
Community Relations, f>.128 Memorial Road (Old
Administration Building). For further information,
call 228-(1)1.
Items for inclusion in the Calendar
listing of events must be submitted
on proper Calendar forms. Forms are
available at the Community
Relations Office, Room 207 of the
Old Administration Building, or by
calling 228-3131.
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Flute Concert ot Chinese I 'Ang Dynasty and
lapanese Theatre Musk f ree with museum
admission. Museum ot Anthropology. 2: JO p.m.
fa.sfer Monday, Univi-rsitv c/osef/
Food Science Seminar.
Microbiology ot Soy Sauc e Fermentation with
Special Lmphasis on the Properties ot Salt-
lolerant Mic robes. Dr. H   Onishi, laboratory ot
Applied Microbiology. Kagoshima University,
Japan. Room 25b, MacMillan building. 1: JO p.m.
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Series on the ZAIM.xperiments: 1: I requency-
Domain Measurement of Drug Action. Dr  E. Puil,
Pharrpac ology and Therapeutics. UBC   Koom.il 7,
Block C, Medi( al St iences building   12 noon.
Noon-Hour Lecture Series.
People and the Law — Medical Malpractice.
Kenneth |. Smith, barrister and solicitor, Doust
and Smith, barristers and Solicitors. Admission is
free (no pre-registration required). Robson Square
Media Centre, 800 Robson St. 12 noon.
Special Oceanography Seminar.
Dynamics of the Upper Atmosphere of Venus. Prof.
Stephen Fels, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Laboratory, Princeton University   Room 1465,
biological Sciences Building   J: JO p.m.
Medical Grand Rounds.
The Costs of Super-Natural Health Care: A
Concise Statistical History. Dr. Morris liarer,
Epidemiology, UFiC, and Robert Evans, Economics,
UISC. Lecture Theatre Room C279, Acute Care Unit,
Health Sciences Centre Hospital  12 noon.
Science, Technology and Society
Studies Meeting.
Report of "Society. Technology, and Development"
— A Conference in India. Prof. E. Levy,
Philosophy and STS, UBC  Room D121. Buchanan
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division
of Reproductive Endocrinology and
Infertility Teaching Rounds.
Complications of Ovulation Induction Therapy.
Dr Basil Ho Yuen, Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
UBC. Room 2141, Crace Hospital  1:30 p.m.
Physics Colloquium.
Dynamic Microscope Image Processing Scanner:
A New Tool for Cell Biology and Medicine. Banko
Palcic, B.C. Cancer Research Centre. Room 201,
Hennings Building 4 p.m
Biochemical Discussion Group.
Oxydant Injury to Vascular Epithelium: Studies of
Membrane/Free Radical Interactions. Dr. Bruce
Freeman, Medicine, Duke University Medical
Center, NC. Lecture Hall 3, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 4 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
Positive Results in the Prenatal Program. Dr.
Barbara McGillivray, Clinical Genetics Unit,
Grace Hospital. Parentcraft Room, Grace Hospital.
1 p.m.
Japanese Flower Arrangement Show.
A spring show of Japanese flower arrangements
takes place April 1 3 and 14, with demonstrations at
1 I am   atui 2 and 4 p.m. both days- For more
information, call 931-6939. Admission is SI   Asian
Centre. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Chemical Engineering Seminar.
Pk oChemk.al Engineering:  Iransport Phenomena
Associated with Picogram Quantities ot Matter.
Prot. E   James Davis, Chemical Engineering,
University of Washington. Room 20b, Chemical
Engineering building. 1:30 p.m.
Biomembranes Discussion Group
Receptors tor Complement on Human Phagocytes:
Regulation of Fibronectin and Pharbol Fsters. Dr.
Samuel Wright, Laboratory of Cellular Physiology
and Immunology, Rockefeller University, New
York. Lecture FJall 3, Woodward Instructional
Resources Centre. 4 p.m.
Zoology "Physiology Group" Seminar.
Energetics Models and their Ecological Applications.
Dr   |.F   Kitchell, Center for Limnology, University
of Wisconsin   Room 2449, Biological Sciences
building. 4: \() p.m.
Statistics Workshop.
A Specification Strategy tor Order Determination in
ARMA Models. Prof. |an G. deGruijer, University
of Amsterdam and UBC. Room 225, Mathematics
Building, 3: 10 p.m.
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Series on the ZAP-Experiments: II: The Use of
Neuronal Models. Dr. R. Miura, Mathematics,
UBC. Room 317, Block C, Medical Sciences
Building. 12 noon.
Noon-Hour Lecture Series.
People and the Law — Landlord and Tenant
Issues. Bonita |. Thompson, barrister and solicitor,
Legal Services Branch, Ministry of the Attorney
General. Admission is tree (no pre-registration
required). Robson Square Media Centre, 800
Robson Street. 12 noon.
Health Care and Epidemiology
Increasing the Potential for Analysis Using Linked
Data Sets. Dr. Leslie Roos, Administrative Studies,
University of Manitoba. Room 253, Mather
Building. 4:30 p.m.
Biomembranes Discussion Group
Monoclonal Antibodies as Probes of Epithelial
Membrane Polarization. Dr. Jim Turner, University
of Toronto. Lecture Hall 3, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 4 p.m.
Neuroscience Discussion Group
New Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease and
Related Disorders. Dr. Donald Price, Neurology,
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. Lecture
Hall 4, Woodward Instructional Resources Centre.
4:30 p.m.
Medical Genetics Seminar.
Genetics and the Skin   Dr  A. Rhodes, Children's
Hospital Medical Centre, Boston. Parentcraft
Room, Grace Hospital. 1 p.m
Zoology Seminar.
Temperature Acclimation in Isolated Hepatocytes:
Hypertrophy of Liver and Heart in Cold
Acclimation. Prof. CM.. Prosser, Physiology,
University of Illinois   Room 2449, Biological
Sciences Building,  i. i() p.m.
UBC Special Education Endowment
Fund Casino Night.
A Vegas Show Band, The Note-Abies, will provide
entertainment. Roulette tables, blackjack and
other games of chance will be operating April 19
and 20. Proceeds to the UBC Special Education
Endowment Fund. Admission is $5. For further
information, contact Special Education, UBC, at
228-6446. Bayshore Inn, 7: 10 p.m.
Medical and Scientific Equipment
A medical and sc ientitu equipment show for the
medical, laboratory, pharmaceutical and chemical
industries will take place Tuesday, April 9 to
Thursday, April 11 in the Ballroom of the Student
Union Building. Call 228-2348 for details.
Sponsored by the AMS and the UBC purchasing
department. 9 a.m  to 5 p.m  daily. Free
Young Inventors' Exhibition
The People's Republic of Bulgaria is organizing a
world exhibition of achievements of young
inventors, Nov. 4 to 30, 1985. More information
and applications to participate are available from
the Office of Research Services. Applications
should be sent no later than May 30.
Golf Tournament
The 29th annual facultv and staff golf tournament
will be held on Thursday, April 25 at the University
Golf Course. Fees are $14.50, dinner in the
Faculty Club following the tournament is $15.50.
Open to all active and retired members of faculty
and staff. Applications are available at the Faculty
Club reception desk.
ESL Course
A course designed to assist spouses of UBC
international students with English language skills
and cultural information needed to adjust to
Canada is being offered for 6 weeks beginning
April 15. For more information, call 228-5021.
Nitobe Garden Hours
The Nitobe Japanese Garden will be open daily
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning April 5.
Fine Arts Gallery
Against Great Odds: Posters of Nicaragua is on
display until April 27. The gallery, located in the
basement of the Main Library, is open from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from
noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. For details, call
228-2759. Admission is free.


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