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President among 6 'honoraries'
as 3,500 receive UBC degrees
The University of British Columbia's the War Memorial Gymnasium follows Senate of the University, and th
Honorary Degrees
The University of British Columbia's
annual Spring Congregation takes place
today, tomorrow and Friday, with more
than 3,500 students having academic
degrees conferred upon them by
Chancellor J.V. Clyne.
Largest single graduating group are
those receiving the degree of Bachelor of
Arts, which will go today to 567 students.
There are 434 graduating with Bachelor of
Science degrees, 329 with Bachelor of
Education degrees, 352 with Bachelor of
Commerce degrees and 306 with Bachelor
of Applied Science (Engineering) degrees.
The annual degree-granting ceremony in
the War Memorial Gymnasium follows
traditional lines. The graduating students,
whose degrees were approved officially by
the University Senate on May 18, are
presented individually to Chancellor Clyne
by the deans (or delegates) of the faculties
awarding the degrees.
The student then crosses the platform
and kneels before the chancellor, who taps
the graduand lightly on the head with his
mortar board while saying, "I admit you."
At this point the student has officially
graduated and been admitted to the
Convocation of the University, which is
made up of all graduates, the faculty and
The UBC Paragon, a creation of a sextet of UBC mechanical engineering
students, is in eastern Canada this week to take part in the annual Shell
Fuelathon, which this year pits 22 Canadian university entries against two Shell
creations in a contest to see who can achieve the best gas mileage. The UBC
entry, which can travel almost 500 kilometres on a litre of gas, is powered by a
four-stroke airplane motor. Four members of the UBC team that spent some
6,500 hours designing and building the vehicle are shown with it just before
departing for Oakville, Ont., where the competition takes place. Standing, left
to right, are Ian Chang, Niels Anthonsen and David Cheng. The car's driver is
Gerald Schwab. Not shown are Harry Dykstra and Doug Gutzmann. All
graduate this week from the Faculty of Applied Science.
Senate of the University, and the
chancellor.
Standing on the chancellor's left during
the ceremony each day will be UBC's
president and vice-chancellor for the past
eight years, Dr. Douglas T. Kenny, who
will present medals and other awards to
outstanding graduates after their degrees
have been conferred.
Dr. Kenny, who is returning to teaching
and research in psychology on July 1, will
himself receive a degree on Friday — an
honorary Doctor of Laws degree. He is one
of six who will receive honorary degrees
over the next three days.
At today's ceremony, students will
receive doctor's degrees in musical arts,
master's degrees in arts, fine arts, music,
social work, business administration and
library science. Bachelor's degrees will be
conferred in arts, fine arts, home
economics, music, social work and
commerce. Also to be presented today are
licentiates in accounting.
In addition, honorary degrees will be
conferred upon author-educator Robertson
Davies (Doctor of Letters) and classicist
Malcolm McGregor, a UBC personality for
many years (Doctor of Laws).
On Thursday, students will receive
Doctor of Education degrees, master's
degrees in science, education and physical
educaton, and bachelor's degrees in
science, education, physical education and
recreation.
Three honorary degrees will be conferred
tomorrow — Doctor of Laws to longtime
community worker Annie Margaret Angus
and Indian leader George Manuel, and a
Doctor of Science degree to physicist John
Bernard Warren.
On Friday, May 27, final day of
Congregation, Doctor of Philosophy
degrees will be conferred. Students will also
receive master's degrees in applied science,
engineering, architecture, nursing, forestry,
pharmacy and landscape architecture.
Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science in
Rehabilitation Medicine, Doctor of Dental
Medicine, Bachelor of Medical Laboratory
Science, and Bachelor of Laws degrees will
also be conferred on Friday.
HEADS OF GRADUATING CLASSES
(from Vancouver unless otherwise noted)
Association of Professional Engineeers
Proficiency Award, $500 (most outstanding
record in the graduating class of Applied
Science, B.A.Sc. degree): Gane Ka-Shu Wong.
Helen L. Balfour Prize, $650 (Head of the
Graduating Class in Nursing, B.S.N, degree):
Linda Joyce Wilson.
British Columbia Recreation Association,
Professional Development Branch Prize (Head
of the Graduating Class in Recreation, B.R.E.
degree): Richard William Crone.
Dr. Maxwell A. Cameron Memorial Medal
and Prize (Head of the Graduating Class in
Education, Elementary Teaching field, B.Ed,
degree): Heather Anne Clark.
Dr. Maxwell A. Cameron Memorial Medal
and Prize (Head of the Graduating Class in
Education, Secondary Teaching field, B.Ed,
degree): Sebastian Coelho Ribeiro (Kitimat).
Ruth Cameron Medal for Librarianship
(Head of the Graduating Class in
Librarianship, M.L.S. degree): Cynthia
Aileen John.
College of Dental Surgeons of British
Columbia Gold Medal (Head of the
Graduating Class in Dentistry, D.M.D.
degree): Patricia Ann Hunter (Dawson Creek).
College of Dental Surgeons of British
Columbia Gold Medal in Dental Hygiene
(leading student in the Dental Hygiene
Program): Karen Gwen Henderson.
Please turn to page 2
See CONGREGATION
Douglas Kenny      Malcolm McGregor
George Manuel       Annie M. Angus
Robertson Davies       John Warren
Bob Smith
moves up as
VP Academic
Prof. Robert H.T. Smith, 48, has been
appointed vice-president, academic, of
UBC.
He succeeds Dr. Michael Shaw, who
returns to teaching and research in
agriculture and science on July 1 after
eight years as a UBC vice-president,
following eight years as Dean of
Agricultural Sciences. Dr. Shaw recently
was made a "University Professor" by the
UBC Board of Governors, an honor rarely
bestowed.
The appointment of Dr. Smith, who has
been associate vice-president since 1979,
was announced on May 11 by George
Pedersen, who becomes president of UBC
on July 1.
"As faculty member, department head
and associate vice-president academic, Dr.
Smith has earned the respect of his
colleagues for both his administrative
abilities and tireless efforts on behalf of the
University," Dr. Pedersen said. "His
promotion to academic vice-president
reflects the esteem in which he is held
throughout the UBC community. I am
delighted at the prospect of working with
him in the years ahead."
Dr. Smith taught at universities in
Ontario, Wisconsin, Nigeria and his native
Australia before joining UBC in 1975 as
head of the geography department.
He did his undergraduate work in
Australia, obtained his master's degree
from Northwestern University in Illinois,
and then returned to the Australian
National University for his doctorate. UBC Reports May 25, 1983
Congregation
Dr. Brock Fahrni Prize (Head of the
Graduating Class in Rehabilitation Medicine,
B.S.R. degree): Kathryn Heather Thorn.
Governor-General's Gold Medal (Head of the
Graduating Clsses in the Faculties of Arts and
Science, B.A. and B.Sc. degrees): Edmond
Dean Chow (Faculty of Science).
Hamber Medal (Head of the Graduating Class
in Medicine, M.D. degree, best cumulative
record in all years of course): Nicholas John
Carr (Victoria).
Horner Prize and Medal for Pharmaceutical
Sciences, $200 (Head of the Graduating Class
in Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.Sc. Pharm.
degree): Stephanie Soon (Richmond).
Kiwanis Club Medal (Head of the Graduating
Class in Commerce and Business
Administration, B.Com. degree): Carolyn Jane
Clark (Surrey).
Law Society Gold Medal and Prize (call and
admission fee) (Head of the Graduating Class
in Law, LL.B. degree): Angela Elizabeth
Thiele.
H.R. MacMillan Prize in Forestry, $300
(Head of the Graduating Class in Forestry,
B.S.F. degree): Barbara Jane Hawkins (West
Vancouver).
Physical Education and Recreation Faculty
Prize in Physical Education, $100 (Head of
the Graduating Class in Physical Education,
B.P.E. degree): Charles Herbert Curtis (West
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Vancouver).
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Medal (graduating student with the highest
standing in the School of Architecture):
Russell Boyd Meiklejohn (Penticton).
Wilfrid Sadler Memorial Gold Medal (Head
of the Graduating Class in Agricultural
Sciences, B.Sc. (Agr.) degree): Beena Maria
Makhijani.
Special University Prize, $200 (Head of the
Graduating Class in Special Education, B.Ed.
degree): Linda Joan Emigh (Burnaby).
Special University Prize, $200 (Head of the
Graduating Class in Fine Arts, B.F.A. degree):
Theodore John Bergen (Chilliwack).
Special University Prize, $200 (Head of the
Graduating Class in Home Economics, B.H.E.
degree): Wendy Bartholomew (West
Vancouver).
Special University Prize, $200 (Head of the
Graduating Class in Licentiate in
Accounting): Earl Brock Dykeman (Salmon
Arm).
Special University Prize, $200 (Head of the
Graduating Class in Music, B.Mus. degree):
Islay-May Audrey Gordon (Coquitlam).
University Medal for Arts and Science
(proficiency in the graduating classes in the
Faculties of Arts and Science, B.A. and B.Sc.
degrees): Iain David Arthy (Delta) (Faculty of
Arts).
Basic education conference set
The second National Adult Basic
Education Institute will take place at UBC
from July 4 to July 22.
Adult basic education practitioners from
across Canada will have the opportunity to
engage in the intensive study of adult basic
education theory and practice.
This year, six courses will be offered:
Organization of Adult Basic Education
Programs, Teaching Reading to Adults,
Teaching Adults with Learning Disabilities,
Basic Science for Adults, Basic English for
Adults, and Introduction to Adult Basic
Education.
25-Year-Club
adds members
UBC's 25-Year-Club for longtime
members of the employed staff has 10 new
members.
They were inducted into the club last
week at a Faculty Club dinner hosted by
UBC president Douglas Kenny.
The new members are: Bernie Blighton,
dispatcher in the Department of Physical
Plant; Noel Cartwright, assistant head
service worker in physical plant; Audrey
Fiene, Faculty of Law; Pat Grossman,
senior secretary in the Department of
Anthropology and Sociology; Franz
Glasbergen, physical plant electrician; Alan
Hanley, technician in the zoology
department; Sheila Layland, administrative
clerk in the Registrar's Office; John
Matecha, physical plant painter; A.F.
"Dick" Shirran, head of the University's
Student Counselling and Resources Centre
and a part-time lecturer in the psychology
department; and Edgar Wood, a
technician in the Department of Physics.
Coping conference
will help women
Women who return to school after years
of interruption in their formal education
— for marriage, family, employment —
may find campus life overwhelming. But
help is on the way at UBC.
The Women Students' Office will again
offer a program, "Coping With Campus",
to assist women who are coming to the
University after five years or more from
classrooms and study.
This program is planned around two,
free and separate sessions which will
include a campus orientation, a review of
support services and workshops on goal-
setting and time management.
The "Coping With Campus" sessions will
be offered in June in the Women Students'
Lounge, Room 223, Brock Hall. Dates are
June 16 from 5 p.m to 10 p.m., and June
21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pre-registration is necessary at the
Women Students' Office, Brock Hall,
Room 203, or phone 228-2415.
At the inaugural institute in 1982, 50
adult education instructors, supervisors and
administrators participated from every
province and territory in Canada. Besides
the ABE subject-specific courses during the
morning, participants attended a variety of
afternoon and evening sessions with visiting
speakers and presenters from different
parts of Canada and elsewhere in North
America.
The 1982 Institute was co-sponsored by
the B.C. Ministry of Education, the
Canadian Association for Adult Education,
Teachers of English as a Second Language
Canada, Movement for Canadian Literacy,
Adult Basic Education Association of
British Columbia, and Teachers of English
as an Additional Language.
Institute Director Peter Cookson of the
UBC Adult Education Division reports that
similar co-sponsorship will include the
associations taking responsibility for co-
planning of the special events and
afternoon sessions.
Information and application forms for
the 1983 Institute can be obtained by
writing to Dr. Peter S. Cookson, Field
Development Office, 2125 Main Mall,
UBC, Vancouver, V6T 1L2 (228-2013).
Dennis Pavlich
heads faculty
Dennis J. Pavlich of the Faculty of Law
is the new president of the UBC Faculty
Association.
Other members of the executive of the
association for 1983-84 are: Dr. Elmer
Ogryzlo, chemistry, vice-president; Dr.
Richard M. Beames, animal science,
treasurer; Dr. Melvin B. Comisarow,
chemistry, secretary; Dr. David Haley,
forestry, delegate to CAUT.
Members at large on the executive are:
Dr. David Balzarini, physics; Suzanne
Dodson, library; Dr. Sharon Kahn,
counselling psychology; Dr. Sidney
Mindess, civil engineering; Dr. Barrie M.
Morrison, Asian studies; and Dr. Kenneth
L. Pinder, chemical engineering.
Serving in an ex officio capacity on the
executive are Dr. Jonathan Wisenthal,
English, and Dr. Margaret Csapo,
eduction. Dr. Csapo chairs the association's
personnel service committee.
'GRANT'
DCADLINCS
Deadline Change
• Social Sciences & Humanities Research
Council: Research grant deadline
changed to June 1, 1983.
• Canadian Commission for Unesco:
McLuhan Teleglobe Canada Award —
Revised deadline - June 30, 1983.
For further information, and forms,
contact Research Administration directly,
local 3652.
A DAY IN A LIFE AT UBC
Early start, late finish
Anne Ironside, who worked as a
bacteriologist and school teacher in three
countries before returning to UBC as a
program director in the Centre for
Continuing Education, is No. 4 in the
series "A Day in a Life at UBC."
Ms. Ironside is involved in so many
aspects of adult education, however, that
any given day in her life will bear little
resemblance to yesterday or tomorrow.
She is, for example, the first woman
president of the Canadian Association for
Adult Education, an organization started
in 1935 to promote adult learning and
citizenship.
A voluntary organization with 800
members from coast to coast, the CAAE
works to develop public policy in adult
education and to encourage learners to
examine issues affecting them.
Ms. Ironside, who followed up her B.A.
(majors: bacteriology, biology) with a
Master of Social Work degree from UBC in
1972, also founded the Women's Resources
Centre, pioneered the concept of
educational brokering (matching people's
needs with educational resources available),
initiated the first Canadian national
conference for policy makers and
practitioners in health promotion, and
toured prisons and developed a position on
prison education for the CAAE — to
mention just a few of her accomplishments.
She has travelled extensively — Britain,
Europe, North Africa, China, the U.S.,
New Zealand — and has even sailed the
South Pacific with her husband and two
daughters in a 39-foot sloop.
At the Centre for Continuing Education,
her work as program director has involved
the education of women for today's society,
development of the Women's Resources
Centre and development of programs with
an emphasis on public policy.
One recent day for Anne Ironside went
like this:
6 am Read the Globe and Mail over
breakfast. Tidy the house.
6:30 am Work on the opening
presentation to the Manitoba Association
for Continuing Education.
7:30 am UBC Aquatic Centre.
8:30 am  Program planning: talking with
program resource people (for. Dorothy
Goresky, Physicians for Social
Responsibility); checking galley proofs for
brochure; responding to people looking for
information on issues; newspaper reporter
wanting ideas for a piece on high school
girls' attitudes toward employment; a
television station wanting information on
job-hunting in today's world; another
newspaper reporter on federal funding of
post-secondary education from the point of
view of the adult learner. (In the fall,
program directors spend their time
attending to course details, introducing
lecturers, etc.)
9:30 am Meeting with other program
directors to discuss emerging community
issues and upcoming programs.
Julius Kane
Dismissed
Frof. Julius Kane (animal resource
ecology and zoology) has been dismissed.
A recommendation from UBC president
Douglas Kenny that Dr. Kane's
appointment be terminated immediately
was approved unanimously on May 12 by
the Board of Governors.
Prof. Kane has been under suspension,
without pay, since March of 1982.
President Kenny instituted dismissal
proceedings last September.
At Dr. Kane's request, the matter of the
termination of his appointment was
referred to a hearing committee as
provided for in the Agreement on
Conditions of Appointment of Faculty. By
a vote of 2-to-l, the committee held that
one of the charges, or grounds on which
President Kenny had proposed to base a
recommendation of termination of
appointment, was substantiated and was
serious enough to warrant termination.
A  press release' disseminated by Dr.
Kane in the early summer of 1981 was
termed "defamatory and beyond the limits
of academic freedom" and constituted
gross misconduct, warranting termination.
11 am Meeting in the Downtown
Women's Resources Centre with the
volunteer associates to discuss plans for the
celebration of the 10th anniversary of the
Downtown Centre.
12 noon Lunch with general practitioner
Dr. Costley-White to discuss a health
promotion program.
2 pm Planning meeting with people
from the Vancouver community and from
the Vanier Institute for the Family for a
visit by appropriate technologist George
McRobie.
4 pm Work on the Canadian Association
for Adult Education submission to the
House of Commons Standing Committee
on Communication and Culture, currently
deliberating cultural policy.
5:30 pm Read the Vancouver Sun. Chat
with my kids. Dinner with my family.
Housework.
8 pm Channel 10 television station for
Women's Resources Centre production of
Women Today.
Anne Ironside
1st Terry Fox
cancer research
conference set
The first Terry Fox Cancer Research
Conference will take place at UBC from
July 4 to 6.
It is an international meeting featuring
the best researchers of the genetic and
environmental causes of cancer.
"People not involved in cancer research
may not recognize some of the people
taking part," said Dr. Tony Pawson,
assistant professor in UBC's Department of
Microbiology and one of the organizers of
the conference.
"That's because the researchers are the
ones who are doing outstanding work right
now. Their international recognition and
honors will come later."
Organizers have received funding for
three annual meetings. They hope that by
the end of the three years, the conference
will be established as a premiere
international conference on cancer
research.
Registration for the full conference is
$25 but local researchers can attend
individual sessions free of charge, providing
they register.
Information on programs, registration
and abstract forms can be obtained from
the Terry Fox Cancer Research Conference
Secretary, B.C. Cancer Research Centre,
601 West 10th, Vancouver V5Z 1L3.
Telephone 873-8401. UBC Reports May 25, 1983
CAMPUS
people
Each year, UBC faculty members win
more than their share of awards and
honors and 1983 is no exception.
This year the honors and awards list
includes four UBC faculty members elected
to membership in the Royal Society of
Canada, two prestigious Guggenheim
fellowships for two members of the
Department of Chemistry, an honorary
degree to be conferred on a member of the
Faculty of Education by McGill University,
and two awards for a member of the
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Details
follow.
* * *
UBC faculty members have been elected
to all three academies which make up the
Royal Society of Canada, this country's
leading learned society, which meets at
UBC May 29 through June 1.
The society, now 101 years old,
recognizes distinction and achievement in
the humanities, social sciences and the
sciences by electing members to fellowship
and by the awarding of medals, prizes and
scholarships.
Elected to membership in Academy I of
the society (Lettres et sciences humaines) is
Prof. Bernard Saint-Jacques of the
Department of Linguistics.
Elected to Academy II (Humanities and
Social Sciences) is Prof. Kalevi J. Hoisti,
who heads UBC's Department of Political
Science.
New members of the society's Academy
III (Sciences) are Prof. Peter Hochachka
of the Department of Zoology and Prof.
Donald Ludwig of the Department of
Mathematics.
The new UBC members of the society,
and 40 others also elected, will be inducted
Sunday (May 29) at a ceremony in the
Frederic Wood Theatre.
* * *
Two members of the UBC chemistry
department have been awarded fellowships
by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial
Foundation of New York. The prestigious
awards are made on the basis of
demonstrated accomplishment and strong
promise for the future.
The recipients are Prof. Donald G.
Fleming, who will undertake studies in
nuclear chemistry, and Prof. Brian R.
James, who will investigate the mechanism
of homogenous catalytic reactions.
The foundation made a total of 292
fellowship awards to U.S. and Canadian
scholars and artists. A total of seven
awards were made in Canada — three to
scholars at the University of Toronto, two
at UBC and one each at the Universities of
Guelph and Western Ontario.
* * *
Prof. George Tomkins, coordinator of
the Centre for the Study of Curriculum
and Instruction in UBC's Faculty of
Education, will receive the honorary degree
of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) at McGill
University on June 9.
Prof. Tomkins is being honored for his
contributions to teaching, research and
service in education, with particular
reference to geographic education, social
studies, Canadian studies generally,
curriculum studies and the education of
teachers.
Prof. Tomkins has had a long association
with the Canadian Studies Foundation and
was its co-director from 1971 to 1975 in a
project aimed at upgrading the teaching of
Canadian studies in all provinces of
Canada.
Prof. Tomkins was the recipient last year
of a new award of the Canadian
Association for Curriculum Studies for
"distinguished contributions to Canadian
curriculum theory and practice" and in
1981 received the Whit worth award of the
Canadian Education Asociation for
distinguished service to education.
* * *
Prof. John H. McNeill of UBCs
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has
been named the recipient of awards from
two major pharmaceutical firms.
McNeil Laboratories of Canada have
given him an award aimed at encouraging
the development of research programs in
all areas of the pharmaceutical profession.
The second award, from the Upjohn Co. of
Canada, made annually by the
Pharmacological Society of Canada, is for
significant contributions to his discipline.
Prof. McNeil, who is assistant dean of
pharmaceutical sciences, is best known for
his research on diabetes.
* * *
The Canadian Guidance Counsellors'
Association has named two members of the
UBC Faculty of Education as the recipients
of the 1983 award for the "best book in
guidance and counselling."
Dr. Stephen E. Marks and Gordon A.
Walter, both members of the Department
of Counselling Psychology, were cited as
co-authors of a book entitled Experiential
Learning and Change: Theory, Design and
Practice, published by John Wiley and
Sons of Toronto.
* » *
Dr. Indira Samarasekera and Prof. J.
Keith Brimacombe, both members of the
Department of Metallurgical Engineering,
have been awarded the Williams Prize of
Metals Society of London, England, for
their research on continuous casting of
steel.
A third member of the same
department, Dr. Ernest Peters, is one of
23 Canadian scholars who have received
Killam fellowships from the Canada
Council. The award will enable him to
write a textbook on hydrometallurgy,
among other things.
« * *
Prof. George Poling, head of the
Department of Mining and Mineral Process
Engineering, is one of eight Distinguished
Lecturers named recently by the Canadian
Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Lecturers are selected for their
accomplishments in scientific, technical,
administrative or educational activities
related to the minerals industry and are
expected to give lectures related to their
expertise in Canadian centres in the
coming year.
A second member of the same
department, Prof. Jan Leja, has been
named the recipient of the 1983 Walter
Gage Teaching Award in Engineering.
* * *
Allen Baxter, UBC's associate vice-
president and treasurer, was recently made
a member of the Financial Executives
Institute, an organization of senior
financial executives in business and the
public service. The institute has its
headquarters in New York, with chapters
throughout North America.
* * *
Prof. Emeritus R.F. "Bob" Osborne,
former head of the School of Physical
Education, has been honored by the
International Olympic Committee. He will
be the recipient of a silver Olympic Medal
from the international committee for his
contributions to the Canadian Olympic
movement.
* * *
A book entitled Habitat: Human
Settlements in an Urban Age, written by
Prof. Angus Gunn of the Faculty of
Education following the UN's 1976 Habitat
Conference in Vancouver, has been
translated into Spanish and published in
Madrid.
* * *
Prof. CO. Brawner of the Department
of Mining and Mineral Process Engineering
is the recipient of a 1983 publication award
by the Society of Mining Engineers for a
book on stability in underground mining.
* * *
Prof. S.O. Russell of the Department of
Civil Engineering is one of four persons
appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in
Council to the council of the Association of
Professional Engineers of B.C. for 1983.
* * *
Two graduates of UBC's School of Music
have received the top awards in the 22nd
radio talent competition sponsored by the
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Jon Kimura Parker, who is currently
working on his doctorate at the Juillard
School of Music in New York, was the
grand prize winner in the competition. He
received a cash award of $2,500 and a
trophy in the piano category and the
$5,000 grand prize as the performer who
showed the greatest potential for a solo
career.
Soprano Debra Parker, who is also
currently enrolled at the Juillard School for
master's degree studies, was the winner of
the $2,500 first prize in the voice category
of the CBC competition.
New UBC Bookstore
really seven in one
The second largest bookstore in
Canada . . . one of the top-half-dozen
bookstores in the world ... by far the
largest university bookstore in the country
— that's the new UBC Bookstore at the
corner of University Boulevard and East
Mall.
The new bookstore, which opens for
business on May 30, is really seven
bookshops in one, a 'department store' of
bookshops linked by a 'yellow brick road'
made of red-brown quarry tile.
There is a general bookshop and six
academic bookshops, although the
academic sections combine both course and
non-course volumes. The six are: language
and literature, arts and humanities, social
and behavioral sciences, health sciences,
science and engineering, and professional
(law, education, librarianship,
architecture, landscape architecture, social
work).
Bookstore director John Hedgecock, who
learned his trade in Britain and then spent
nine years at McMaster University before
coming to UBC in 1976, expects to sell
upwards of 250 tons of books this year,
close to a half-million individual volumes.
Course books, he says, will account for less
than half of the sales.
The new store is so large (55,000 square
feet, including 35,000 square feet of selling
space) that use of the UBC Armory for the
annual sale of textbooks in September will
not be necessary.
"In September, we'll just set out
skidloads of texts in the aisles," says Mr.
Hedgecock, who sees the University's
25,000 students as potential buyers of more
than textbooks.
"I'm sure that quite a number of the
students who used to buy their textbooks in
the Armory never subsequently came near
the old bookstore."
Apart from course books, some 50,000
individual titles are displayed on the
shelves of the seven bookshops.
"We want to be, and we expect to be,
the province's major outlet for servicing
customer needs that cannot be met by
private bookstores," says Director
Hedgecock. "We'll stock the latest editions
of medical, scientific and other professional
books, and we'll undertake to bring in any
book that's in print anywhere in the world
with no service charge."
The new store, which has a staff of more
than 60, contains a separate room for the
display and sale of microcomputers, and
carries many other special items such as
medical instruments, calculators, stationery
and writing supplies.
There is a full display of 'insignia
merchandise' — clothing and souvenirs
carrying the UBC crest — and if you want
a briefcase or knapsack for carrying your
books, you can buy that at the new
bookstore too.
Summer at UBC offers
something for everybody
UBC is far more than just classrooms
and research laboratories. The campus
offers a wide range of cultural and
recreational activities, and the summer
season is no exception.
If you're interested in a workout or a
swim, the UBC Aquatic Centre gives you a
choice of indoor or outdoor pools, along
with fully equipped exercise areas, steam
rooms and saunas. For information on
public hours, call 228-4521.
UBC's School of Physical Education and
Recreation offers a wide range of sports
programs for children and adults until
September. You can get information by
calling 228-3688.
The UBC Centre for Continuing
Education also offers sports programs on
campus. In addition, the centre offers a
full schedule of non-credit lectures, mini-
courses, field trips and events, plus a
special program for senior citizens. For
information, call 228-2181.
If you are interested in gardening, or
just in beauty, the many parts of UBC's
Botanical Garden are worth more than one
visit. Main areas include the B.C. Native
Garden, Alpine Garden and the new Food
Garden, all in the area just below
Thunderbird Stadium, and the Asian
Garden on the water side of Marine Drive
— reached via tunnel from the main
garden. Also in the main garden area
below the stadium is the Physick Garden,
where you can see plants used for
medicinal and pharmaceutical purposes.
The Rose Garden at the north end of Main
Mall is at its best in June. West of there is
the peaceful, classically beautiful Japanese
Nitobe Memorial Garden.
Stage Campus '83 will present three
plays this summer in the Frederick Wood
Theatre.
The first production, June 15 to 25
except Sunday, will be The Persecution
and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as
Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of
Charenton under the Direction of Marquis
De Sade. It's by Peter Weiss, and the UBC
director is Henry Wolfe.
From July 6 to July 16, the production is
The Memorandum, by Vaclav Havel,
directed by John Cooper.
Another play, not yet determined, will
run July 20 to July 30.
The Museum of Anthropology offers
programs for children in July and August.
July 11 to 15 and July 18 to 22 the
program is Northwest Coast drawing for
beginning students. July 25-29, it will be
Northwest Coast drawing for advanced
students. The program Aug. 8 to 12 will
be Japanese fan painting: An introduction
to the history, usage, and painting of fans
in Japan.
The summer programs are for children
aged 8 to 13.
The museum is featuring a number of
special exhibits from now until September
— The Magic Masks in Sri Lanka, Krishna
Worship at Nathdwara, Puppets of
Rajasthan, Early Kwagiutl Drawings and
Paintings on Paper, and Show and Tell:
The Story of a Big Mac box.
For information on any museum activity,
call 225-5087.
For music lovers, there are three faculty
recitals remaining, all starting at 8 p.m. in
the recital hall of the Music Building. All
are free.
On May 31, Hans-Karl Piltz (viola) and
Ailsa Zaenker (piano) will perform works
by Hindemith and Beethoven. On June 7,
organist Patrick Wedd will be featured,
with works of Bach, Gowers and Jolivet.
There will be a trio performing on June 14
— Paul Douglas (baroque flute), Maria
Derungs (viola de gamba) and James Baily
(harpsichord). Soprano Joni Alden will be
vocalist. Works by Bernier, Hotteterre, De
La Barre, Blavet and Boismortier.
Visitors to the campus are invited to tour
one of the most advanced facilities in
Canada for dairy cattle research and
teaching. Milking time is 2:30 p.m. For
tour reservations, call 228-4593.
Regular tours of TRIUMF, the world's
largest cyclotron, are held Monday through
Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each tour
lasts about an hour. Visitors should arrive
at TRIUMF reception, 4004 Wesbrook
Mall, at least 10 minutes before tour times.
Groups are asked to call 228-4711 at least
24 hours in advance.
Other attractions to take in at UBC this
summer include the M.Y. Williams
Geology Museum (call 228-5586 for hours)
and the spectacular Asian Centre, located
adjacent to the Nitobe Garden.
Guided tours of the campus — geared to
a particular group's interest — can be
arranged by calling 228-3131. Public events
information is available at the same
number 24 hours a day (recorded after 5
p.m.). UBC Reports May 25, 1983
Cal£m>aR
Deadlines
For events in the weeks of June 19 and 26
and July 3, material must be submitted not
later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 9.
Send notices to Information Services, 6328
Memorial Road. (Old Administration
Building). For further information, call
228-3131.
* Indicates a public event associated
with meetings of the Learned
Societies of Canada at UBC May
29-June8.
SUNDAY, MAY 29
Intensive Sunday French.
Spend a day brushing up your French
conversational skills. This one-day course is
designed for people with a limited
background in French. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
includes class, lunch and soiree quebecoise.
For further information call Language
Programs and Services at 228-2181, local
2i/.
♦Theatre Production.
The play Riper Wheat  will be performed
in the Dorothy Somerset Studio May 29, 30
and 31 by the theatre department of Fraser
Valley College. Tickets $6; $5 for students
and seniors. 8 p.m.
MONDAY, MAY 30
♦Special Lecture.
William Kinsley, University of Montreal,
speaks on By-Indirections Find Directions
Out: The True Art of Literary Illusion.
Room A106, Buchanan Building. 11 a.m.
Cancer Research Seminar.
Expressions of Cytoskeletal Tropomyosins
in Normal and Transformed Cells. Dr.
Alexander R. MacLeod, Ludwig Institute
for Cancer Research, Cambridge, England.
Lecture Theatre, B.C. Cancer Research
Centre, 601 W. 10th Ave. 12 noon.
♦Poetry Reading.
From the Vision Tree: B.C. poet Phyllis
Webb reads selections from her own work.
Room A102, Buchanan Building. 2 p.m.
Biochemical Discussion Group
Seminar.
Molecular Analysis of Genes Coding for
Human Cytoskeletal Tropomyosins. Dr.
Alexander R. MacLeod, Ludwig Institute
for Cancer Research, Cambridge, England.
Room 4210, Block A, Medical Sciences
Building. 4 p.m.
♦Poetry Reading.
Poets Samuel Selvon and Michael Ondaatje
will read selections from their own works.
Room B221, Buchanan Building. 8 p.m.
♦Piano Concert.
Piano works by Szymanowski and Canadian
composers performed by Philip Adamson
and Luba and Ireneus Zuk. Recital Hall,
Music Building. 8:00 p.m.
Early Masks of the Northwest Coast
Indians.
Knowledge Network in association with the
UBC Museum of Anthropology. Professor
of Fine Arts Alan Sawyer shows illustrations
of 18th century Northwest Coast Indian
masks, and discusses the importance of this
early material as evidence of the refined
art of this pre-contact period. Cable 18.
9:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, MAY 31
♦Special Lecture.
Mavor Moore. Canada Council and York
University, speaks on The Cant of
Criticism. Room A106, Buchanan
Building. 2 p.m.
Biochemistry Seminar.
The ATPase Complex of Escherichia coli:
Studies on the
N.N' -Dicyclobexylcarbodiimide
(DCCD) Binding Protein. T. Loo,
Biochemistry, UBC. Lecture Hall 1,
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre.
3 p.m.
♦Poetry Reading.
Poet Sarmarl Selvon reads selections from
his own works. Room B221, Buchanan
Building. 3:30 p.m.
International Cooking Class.
Join our cooking classes — get a recipe —
taste the food. Admission 50 cents.
Kitchen. International House. 7:30 p.m.
♦Faculty Recital.
Works by Beethoven and Hindemith
performed by Hans-Karl Piltz, viola, and
Ailsa Zaenker, piano. Recital Hall, Music
Building. 8 p.m.
♦Poetry and Literature Reading.
Public reading by Paul Chamberland,
poet, and Leon Rooke, short story writer,
sponsored by the Association for Canadian
and Quebec Literatures and the Canada
Council Touring Office. Cecil Green Park.
8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1
♦Special Lecture.
John Matthews, Queen's University, speaks
on Literature and Politics. Rooms 101, 102
and 201, Curtis Building (Law). 2 p.m.
♦Public Lecture.
Ferdinand Melichar, West German lawyer
and an expert on copyright in literature
and music, speaks on State Support for
Writers, Publishers and Libraries in the
Federal Republic of Germany. Hebb
Theatre. 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2
Biomembranes Discussion Croup and
Pathology Department Seminar.
Adhesion and Conductance of Model
Membranes Containing Gangliosides. Dr.
Greg Brewer, Southern Illinois University
School of Medicine. Phil Vassar Memorial
Seminar Room, Pathology, Ground Floor,
Acute Care Unit. 12 noon.
Biomembranes Discussion Croup
Seminar.
Ca2 +-dependent Protein Kinases: Studies
on Calmodulin-Dependent and
Phospholipid-Dependent Kinases. Dr.
Christian Le Peuch, Charge de Recherche,
Institut National de la Sante et de la
Recherche Medical, Montpellier, France,
and Molecular Pharmacology, Albert
Einstein College of Medicine, New York.
Room 4210, Block A, Medical Sciences
Building. 12:30 p.m.
Special Applied Mathematics
Seminar.
Global Bifurcation Diagram and Recovery
of Stability in Nonlinear Diffusion System.
Prof. Yasumasa Nishiura, Kyoto Sangyo
University, Japan. Room 225, Mathematics
Building. 3:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
Biochemical Discussion Croup
Seminar.
Human Factor IX Gene: Molecular
Cloning, Structural Analysis, and
Molecular Lesions in Hemophilia B. Dr.
K.H. Choo, Medicine, School of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco.
Room 4210, Block A, Medical Sciences
Building. 3:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
♦Asian-Canadian Poetry Readings.
Stretching Beyond, readings by prominent
Canadian poets of Asian heritage.
Readings by Cyril Dabydeen, Ottawa;
Surjeet Kalsey and Amjer Rode,
Vancouver; and Joy Kogawa, Toronto.
Free admission. Room 101, East Mall
Annex. 12:30 p.m.
♦Classical Hindusthani Music.
Sharmistha Sen performs music in the
Seniya tradition. Tickets $5 at the door or
reservations through the Asian studies
department, Room 403, Asian Centre.
Auditorium, Asian Centre. 8 p.m.
MONDAY, JUNE 6
Pathology Seminar.
Human Transferrin, and the Relevance of
Its Glycans to Hepatic Iron Metabolism.
Dr. Erwin Regoeczi, Pathology, McMaster
University. Pathology Seminar Room, Main
Floor, Heather Pavilion, VGH. 9 a.m.
Biochemical Discussion Group
Colloquium.
Cell Surface Virulence Protein From
Aeromonas salmonicida. Dr. Bill Kay,
Biochemistry, University of Victoria. Room
4210, Biochemistry, Block A, Medical
Sciences Building. 4 p.m.
Nineteenth Century Northwest Coast
Indian Villages.
Knowledge Network in association with the
UBC Museum of Anthropology.
Photographer Bill McLennan shows
interesting detail of archival photographs
of Northwest Coast Indian villages, and
compares recent photographs of some of
the village sites. Cable 18. 9:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, JUNE 7
Mining Lectures.
Two lectures on Placer Gold by Mike W.
Milner, consultant, Toronto. Genesis of
Placer Gold Particles at 10:30 a.m.; Law
of the Pay Streak at 1:30 p.m. Room 317,
Frank Forward Building.
♦Organ Recital.
Works by Bach, Gowers and Jolivet
performed by Patrick Wedd, organ.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8
Pacific Rim Series.
Trade and Investment Prospects between
Japan and Western Canada. Clyde
Weaver, Community and Regional
Planning, UBC. Room 604, Asian Centre.
4:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
Vancouver Society for Early Music.
Music of Monteverdi and Contemporaries.
Erica Northcott, Bruce Pullan, James
Fankhauser and Ray Nurse, with
"Spectrum" Vocal Chamber Ensemble and
instrumentalists. $8.50; students and
seniors, $6. Recital Hall, Music Building.
8 p.m.
MONDAY, JUNE 13
Terry Fox Visiting Professor
Seminar.
The Human Prostate: The Male Enigma.
Prof. W.I.P. Mainwaring, Biochemistry,
University of Leeds, England. Lecture
Theatre, B.C. Cancer Research Centre,
601 W. 10th Ave. 12 noon.
Biochemical Discussion Group
Colloquium.
The Role of Protein Phosphorylation in the
Neural and Hormonal Control of Cellular
Activities. Dr. Philip Cohen, University of
Dundee. Lecture Hall 4, Woodward
Instructional Resources Centre. 4 p.m.
Contemporary Textiles from
Taquile, Peru.
Knowledge Network in association with the
UBC Museum of Anthropology. Mary
Frame, specialist in Peruvian textiles,
shows illustrations and examples of the
colorful textiles of Taquile, a small island
village on Lake Titicaca, Peru, and
discusses the importance of this cottage
industry to the remarkable community.
Cable 18. 9:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, JUNE 14
Faculty Recital.
Music by Bernier, Hotteterre, De La
Barre, Blavet and Boismortier. Paul
Douglas, baroque flute; Joni Alden,
soprano; Maria Derungs, viola da gamba;
and James Bailey, harpsichord. Recital
Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15
Pacific Rim Seminar.
The British Columbia Economy and the
Pacific Rim. Barbara Johnson, director,
International Economic Relations, B.C.
Ministry of Industry and Small Business
Development, and Denis Grimmer,
consultant, Ministry of Industry and Small
Business Development. Room 604, Asian
Centre. 4:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, JUNE 16
Women Students' Orientation.
Women Coping with Campus. First of two
one-session programs for women planning
to enter UBC this fall after a break of five
or more years in their education. Women
can take either the daytime session (on
June 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p. m.) or this
evening one from 5 to 10 p.m. The
program is free, but registration is
required. Register at Room 203, Brock
Hall. Enquiries: 228-2415. Room 223,
Brock Hall.
Notices ...
Athletic Therapy Conference
Leading experts on treatment of athletic
injuries will take part in this conference by
the Canadian Athletic Therapists
Association June 9-12. For information,
call Ron Mattison, 228-2641.
Intensive French for Adults
Three-week intensive conversational
programs teach internationally spoken
French and provide insights into the society
and culture of the Francophone world.
Morning programs at all levels will run
May 31-June 17 and June 20-July 8. For
further information please call Language
Programs and Services at 228-2181, local
227.
Museum of Anthropology
Exhibits: Sensibilities: Unsuspected
Harmonies in Multicultural Aesthetics,
continues until June 5; The Magic Masks
in Sri Lanka, Krishna Worship at
Nathdwara, Puppets of Rajasthan, Show
and Tell: The Story of a Big Mac Box and
Early Kwagiutl Drawings and Paintings on
Paper, all continue until September.
Guided Gallery Walks: Tuesdays and
Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. through June.
Katari Taiko returns with the ever-
popular Japanese talking drums. Sunday,
June 5 at 1 p.m. Great Hall.
Summer Programs for Children, 8-13
Years Old: (1:30-3 p.m., $30 per session)
Once again the museum is pleased to offer
a series of Northwest Coast Indian art
programs for children. In addition, an
innovative additional program on Japanese
fan painting will be offered. July 11-15 and
July 18-22, Northwest Coast drawing for
beginning students. July 25-29, Northwest
Coast drawing for advanced students. Aug.
8-12, Japanese fan painting: An
introduction to the history, usage, and
painting of fans in Japan.
Faculty and Staff Tennis.
Reserved times for Faculty and Staff
Tennis Club are 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 4 to
6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday on
Memorial Courts. Thunderbird courts are
not available this year. For more
information, call 228-2197.
UBC Reports is published every second
Wednesday by Information Services,
UBC. 6328 Memorial Road.
Vancouver. B.C., V6T   IW5.
Telephone 228-3131. Al Hunter.
editor. lx>rie Chortyk. associate editor.
Jim Banham, contributing editor.
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