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Volume 31 Number 13
Board approves Senate recommendations
UBC's two main governing bodies—
the Senate and the Board of
Governors—have approved a total of
nine recommendations designed to
help the University cope with a deficit
estimated at $9.34 million.
The recommendations, made initially
to Senate following a long process of
internal University consultations, were
approved by Senate during nine hours
of meetings on May 25 and 27 and
confirmed by the Board at its regular
meeting last Thursday (June 6).
UBC's administration is currently
working on implementation of the
recommendations with a view to
Garden plans 1985
Celebration Day'
The Botanical Garden is holding.a
special "Celebration Day" in the Main
Garden on Sunday, June 16 (Father's
Day) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There will be gardening demonstrations
and advice, a pipe band, tours of the
garden, gate prizes, a vintage car
display, face painting and special
events for children. Refreshment booths
will be set up in the garden and CJOR
radio will be broadcasting on location.
Admission is $1 for adults, free for
children accompanied by an adult.
Entrance to the Main Garden is at 6250
Stadium Road. For more information,
call 228-3928.
drawing up a 1985-86 operating budget
for presentation to the Board of
Governors when it next meets on July 4.
The recommendations approved by
the Senate and Board are as follows.
1. "That the undergraduate and graduate
program in Agricultural Mechanics be
discontinued, and that the Department
of Agricultural Mechanics be renamed
the Department of Bio-Resource
2. "That the Department of Poultry
Science and the Department of Animal
Science be discontinued as separate
administrative units, and that the
faculty, programs and students in the
departments be transferred to a new
Department of Animal Science."
3. "That the Diploma in Agricultural
Sciences be discontinued."
4. "That the degree of Licentiate in
Accounting be discontinued."
5. "That the program in Dental Hygiene
be discontinued."
(In forwarding this recommendation to
the Board, Senate recommended that
the Board urge the provincial government
"to make every effort to find another
A plaque in Chinese and English commemorates the generosity of the David Lam
' family in creating a management research library in UBC's Faculty of Commerce
and Business Administration. The $1 million gift, Mr. Lam said during opening
ceremonies, is a small payment on the debt of gratitude he owes to the faculty and
Canada. Mr. Lam, shown above with his wife, Dorothy, and Doreen, one of their
three daughters, emigrated from Hong Kong to Canada with his family in 1967. Mr.
Lam completed a diploma in real estate from the faculty and Doreen graduated with
a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UBC last year. Mr. Lam agreed to make his
gift public to encourage other new Canadians to demonstrate their gratitude to their
adopted country.
Gifted students participate in UBC Connect
Some 200 gifted students from B.C.'s
75 school districts will get a taste of
the resources to be found in a university
setting later this month when they take
part in the second UBC Connect
The students, chosen by the school
districts, will live in UBC residences,
hear a variety of daytime lectures on
arts, science and professional programs
from faculty members and be introduced
to campus music, drama and recreation
programs in the evening.
Dr. Ron Neufeld, director of the
Field Development Office of the Faculty
of Education, which arranges the
program, says that students will be fully
occupied for 12 or more hours a day
during the six-day event from ).une 23 to
UBC started the program last year in
response to requests from a number of
school districts who were eager to have
the support of universities in challenging
students who should be preparing
themselves for post-secondary education
and training.
"The purpose of the program," Dr.
Neufeld said, "is to introduce gifted high
school students to the array of
resources that provide stimulation and
challenge at a comprehensive university."
He emphasized that the UBC Connect
Program is not a device for recruiting
students to attend UBC. "It's designed to
encourage students to think about the
possibilities of higher education. A
student may decide to enrol at UBC as
a by-product of participation, but the
program isn't a recruiting device."
At arts day seminars the visiting
students will hear lectures on such
topics as the greatness of Russian
literature, information retrieval, the
significance of.the Copernican revolution,
what art is all about and Chinese
religion and philosophy.
Science day seminars include topics
such as poison control in B.C., genetic
engineering, new discoveries in
astronomy and oceanography as well as
talks on computer science, physics,
chemistry, mathematics and botany.
At professional day seminars, faculty
members from medicine, pharmacy,
education, nutritional sciences, law
and nursing will deal with a variety of
topics, including careers in medicine,
environmental toxicology, television and
society, allergies, city planning and
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institution within British Columbia to
which the program in dental hygiene
could be transferred",
6. "That the Bachelor of Recreation
Education program be discontinued."
7. "That the Faculty of Education
discontinue the offering of content
courses in Industrial Education."
8. "That the courses designated as
'Communications Media and Technology'
be discontinued."
9. "That the Institute of Animal
Resource Ecology be discontinued."
Senate resolved that every possible
effort be made to enable students
currently enrolled in discontinued
programs to complete them. Dr. Daniel
Birch, UBC's acting vice-president
academic, assured students that
programs will be phased out as students
complete them.
He added that when it is confirmed
which institution will offer the
Diploma in Dental Hygiene in the
future, the University would enrol a
first-year class in the two-year
program.Students in the second year
would complete the diploma program in
1985-86 at UBC and the first-year class
would be transferred to the institution
where the program will continue to be
The same will apply to students
already registered in the Bachelor of
Recreation program  Those currently
registered and those planning to transfer
into the four-year program in the
second and third years will be allowed
to complete it, providing they do so in
a "timely" way, Dr. Birch said.
Enrolment in the Licentiate in
Accounting program was suspended last
year and the last class in that degree
program graduated in May.
At a news conference following last
Thursday's meeting of the Board it was
noted that the savings that would
result from the discontinuance of
programs, added to positions removed
through attrition, would bring the
reduction in the academic budgets of
UBC's 12 faculties to about $6.5 million.
Dr. Birch said at the close of the
Senate debate on the recommendations
that reducing the size of the University
to cope with the deficit was an on-going
process and that should the remaining
reductions require program discontinuance
or enrolment limitations (matters
within the purview of Senate), proposals
would be considered at future
Man-in-Motion Tour
Update: June 12,1985. Rick Hansen
has travelled 3,938 miles on his
round-the-world wheelchair tour to
raise funds for spinal cord research
and rehabilitation, and is currently
in De Funiak Springs, Florida.
Contributions in B.C. so far total
$264,000. If you'd like to make a
donation, call 687-5200. UBC Reports, June 12,1985
UBC's Board of Governors, at its
meeting on June 6, approved that all
parking operations at the University
will be handled as an ancillary
enterprise, with revenues to be used to
cover operating costs and to improve
and develop new and existing parking
facilities. The practice, which is carried
out in other campus units such as Food
Services, the Bookstore and Student
Housing, is effective from April 1,
"Fees for parking will continue to be
reviewed by the Traffic and Parking
Committee with all changes going to
the Board for approval," said UBC
vice-president for administration and
finance Bruce Gellatly. He added
that no significant increases are
anticipated for 1985/86.
Upgrading activities which will be
undertaken this summer include:
• Re-surfacing, re-lining and
improved lighting in B Lots, as well as
the establishment of controlled access
to the lots using a gate entry and exit
system which will be in full operation
by May 1, 1986. The new system will
make control of the lots considerably
less labor-intensive. These costs will be
fully recovered from parking revenues
(no existing or future University
operating or capital funds will be used
for this purpose);
• Construction of an addition to
the SUB Lot in the space currently
occupied by the East Mall Annex,
which will be demolished in August;
• Installation of parking meters
along a short section on the west side of
the East Mall;
• Construction of four motorcycle
sheds adjacent to SUB Lot.
Over the next year the necessity of a
third parkade will be examined and
specific recommendations developed.
Funds designated for parkade
construction will amount to approximately
$860,000 by March 31, 1986.
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ethical problems in the practice of law.
In the evening, students will have an
opportunity to use campus recreational
facilities under the supervision of
members of the School of Physical
Education, see a play at the campus
Frederic Wood Theatre and attend a
concert in UBC's Music Building.
The program, as it's presently
structured, doesn't attempt to give
students an intensive, in-depth look at a
specific discipline, Dr. Neufeld said.
"Initially," he said, "the aim is to make
the students aware of university
resources in a broad sense. We hope to
offer programs that focus on specific
areas of study in the future."
Dr. Neufeld sees the UBC Connect
Program as a cooperative venture
involving many organizations. "The
provincial ministry of education, the
participating school districts and the
Gifted Children's Association provide
direct financial support," he said. "The
students and their families are asked to
pay transportation costs and about $60
for meals and incidental expenses."
Ronald Beaumont
Ronald Beaumont, a senior instructor
in the Department of Germanic
Studies, is putting the finishing touches
on a book aimed at helping the Sechelt
Indians of B.C. to revive the use of their
native language.
Beaumont has been working closely
with the Sechelt Indian Band since
1971, when he began gathering
information about the Sechelt language.
His interest in Indian languages began
while he was a graduate student at the
University of California at Berkeley,
where he took a minor in linguistics
while studying German.
In 1978, the Sechelt Indian Band, in
association with the local school
district, opened the Native Environmental
Studies Program for white and native
high school students at Deserted Bay in
Jervis Inlet.
"They asked me to create a Sechelt
language course for that program,"
Beaumont said. "At that time, the only
fluent speakers of the language were
older people. Hfgh school students and
the younger members of the band didn't
know the language at all."
There simply wasn't enough time for
Beaumont to get a complete course
ready, but working.closely with tribe
elders, he did manage to create a series
of basic lessons on the language. The
book he is working on, to be published
shortly by Theytus Press in Penticton, is
an extension of this work. It can be
used as a self-contained course in the
Sechelt language or as a source book
for teachers teaching any level of the
language from kindergarten on.
In addition to a spelling and
pronunciation guide, the book includes
30 units of grammer with exercises,
proverbial Indian sayings and lore,
conversational phrases and sentences,
an extensive glossary and three Sechelt
Indian stories collected in the early part
of this century by pioneer anthropologist
Charles Hill-Tout, which Beaumont has
translated into Sechelt, and analysed
and annotated.
The Sechelt Indian Band honored
Beaumont recently when they presented
a three-foot model of an Indian racing
canoe to him.
Dr. Pat Crehan, a sessional lecturer in
the education faculty's Department of
Administrative, Adult and Higher
Education, has received the outstanding
dissertation award for 1984 from the
Canadian Association of Educational
Administration. Dr. Crehan was awarded
the degree of Doctor of Education by
UBC last year.
Prof. James P. Taylor of UBC's
Faculty of Law has been appointed
Deputy Attorney-General for the
Province of Saskatchewan. He replaces
Dr. Richard Gosse, Q.C., also a former
member of the Faculty of Law, who has
been appointed Inspector-General for
the new Canadian Security Intelligence
Service. Prof. Taylor, who is an expert
in the areas of civil litigation, criminal
procedure and clinical law, joined the
UBC faculty in 1975.
UBC creative writing graduate Ann
Ireland has won the $50,000 Seal First
Novel Award for her book A Certain Mr.
Takahashi. The award, which ensures
world-wide distribution through a
network of publishers who contribute
to the judging, is presented by
Seal/Bantam Publishers. Ms. Ireland,
who graduated from UBC in 1976, was
among 600 authors who entered the
Dr. N. Keith Clifford of the
Department of Religious Studies is the
author of The Resistance to Church
Union, 1W4-19Zi9, published recently by
the University of B.C. Press. The book
describes the opposition in the
Presbyterian Church of Canada to the
proposal to unite the Congregational,
Methodist and Presbyterian Churches
in Canada to form the United Church in
1925. Dr. Clifford's study is the first to
trace the development ol the controversy
from its origins to its conclusion in
1939, when the Presbyterians who chose
to remain outside union were again
allowed to use the designation of the
Presbyterian Church in Canada, which
had been denied to them under the
union legislation.
The UBC Press has been awarded a
grant of $7,500 by the J.Paul Getty
Trust to assist in publication of Peter
Stent, London Bookseller, Ca. 1M2-1bbS
by Dr. Alexander Globe of UBC's English
department. Stent was, in his day,
England's most prolific seller of popular
engravings, maps and copybooks to the
working and rising middle classes. His
inventory of some 1,753 copper plates
reflected the shifts of popular tastes
during the 17th century and commented
directly on the turbulent events of the
The Getty Trust, which has its
headquarters in Los Angeles, has been
formed to support a broad range of
scholarly works in the history of art
which make a significant contribution to
the field.
Katherine Teghtsoonian, a 1979
graduate of UBC in political science is
currently at Stanford University, where
she has been awarded a Charlotte W.
Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation
Fellowship, which provides financial
support for a full year of uninterrupted
research and writing for students whose
dissertations concern some aspect of
ethical or religious values.
Ms. Teghtsoonian, who also holds a
master's degree from Stanford, is
planning a thesis entitled "Government
Response to Nationalist Movements: A
Comparative Analysis of the Cases of
Quebec, Scotland and Wales."
Prof. Len Staley, head of the
Department of Bio-Resource Engineering,
is currently in China teaching agricultural
materials handling at the Inner
Mongolia College of Engineering.
UBC Board of Governors member
Joy McCusker was one of 76 women
honored for lifelong community
involvement at a recent dinner of the
Vancouver YWCA. Mrs. McCusker
received the Award of Distinction for her
contributions to Vancouver community
programs and organizations, including
Alexander Neighbourhood House,
Cerebral Palsy Kindergarten, B.C.
Synchronized Swimming, the Vancouver
Art Gallery, Van Dusen Gardens, the
Vancouver Public Aquarium, LJBC's
Museum of Anthropology and the
establishment of an underprivileged
camp at Sechelt.
Dawn Carson, a student in her final
year of the five-year special education
degree program in the Faculty of
Education, was recently elected
president of the International Student
Council for Exceptional Children for
1985-86. She is only the second
Canadian to be elected council
president in its 63-year history.
The council is an international
organization of professionals, parents
and students working to improve the
lives of students with special needs. A
volunteer professional and student
executive committee is elected annually
to coordinate national activities.
Brenda Caughlm
Brenda Caughlin, a Ph D student in
UBC's Department of Chemistry, is one
ot three North American students who
have this year been awarded fellowships
by the analytical division of the
American Chemical Society.
She is only the second Canadian to
receive one of the awards. The other
award was made to a University of
Waterloo student in 1970.
Worth a total of $8,100 (U.S.), the
fellowship will allow Ms.Caughlin to
complete her final year of graduate work
at UBC. She is associated with a
research team headed by Dr. Michael
Blades and is doing analytical
spectroscopy using high temperature
plasma sources.
Each of the fellowships is funded by a
major U.S. corporation. Ms. Caughlin's
is supported by E.I. Dupont de Nemours
and Co., Inc.
Dr. William Rees of the School of
Community and Regional Planning will
be a participant in the first public
event of the Forum for Planning Action
on Saturday (June 15) at the B.C. Tel
Auditorium, 3777 Kingsway, beginning at
10 a.m. He will discuss the representation
of public and special interest groups in
large-scale allocation and conservation
management efforts during the morning
session entitled "B.C.'s Resource Lands:
Reconciling Forestry and Other Uses." UBC Reports, June 12,1985
Long-time faculty members retire
A total of 25 UBC faculty members,
four of them with 35 or more years of
teaching and research service will reach
the age of retirement in the year that
ends on June 30.
Retiring after 40 years of continuous
service in the Department of Civil
Engineering is Harry R. Bell, who has
been responsible for teaching topics in
engineering surveying, photogrammetry
photogrammetric surveying, air photo
interpretation and, more recently,
remote sensing, since 1945.
A graduate of UBC (BASc'42) and
University College London (MSc'56), Mr.
Bell also served as a consultant to the
City of Vancouver in the early 1960's
and was in charge of a special project
related to vertical survey control in the
Another UBC graduate who retires
after 39 years of teaching and research
is Prof. Robert M. Clark, who returned to
UBC in 1946 to begin lecturing in the
Department of Economics after obtaining
his doctorate at Harvard. He was
awarded his B.Comm. degree in 1941
and a B.A. with honors in economics
by UBC in 1942.
For a decade, from 1965 to 1975,
Prof. Clark was director of UBC's Office
of Academic Planning (now Budget,
Planning and Systems Management) and
was a long-time member of UBC's
VSE supports
The Vancouver Stock Exchange has
established a $120,000 research fund in
the University of B.C.'s Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration.
Annual earnings from the capital fund
will support research in security and
capital markets.
VSE President Donald Hudson said
the exchange is pleased to provide the
unique research fund to UBC. Mr.
Hudson said the University is a leading
centre for business research in North
America and that the finance and urban
land divisions in the Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration
are internationally recognized.
Dr. Peter Lusztig, who was head of the
finance division before becoming dean
of the faculty, said the fund is a valuable
"The exchange should be congratulated
for pursuing excellence," Dr. Lusztig
said. "I should point out that the
exchange also supports students
through scholarships and awards at the
three B.C. universities and at other
post-secondary institutions in the
A wide range of research is carried out
in the faculty with implications for
exchanges and the public's understanding
of investments.
For example, last year Drs. Michael
Brennan and Eduardo Schwartz
developed a new approach for evaluating
natural resource investments. The
technique not only gives the value of
the resource but also the optimal
policy for managing it. The technique is
a management tool as much as a
method for determining investment
policy, and is based on research into
the options market.
The initial gift by the exchange is
$60,000. It will be followed by
contributions of $15,000 a year for four
Senate. An expert on government
finance and taxation, Prof. Clark has
also had a long and close association
with theological colleges affiliated with
the University, particularly the Vancouver
School of Theology.
Other UBC faculty members who
retire with 35 or more years of service
• Prof. Sidney H. Zbarsky, a member
of the Department of Biochemistry in
the Faculty of Medicine since 1949,
former president of the Canadian
Biochemical Society (1967-68), a
long-time member of UBC's Senate and
a member of numerous UBC committees
on radioactive isotopes and radiation
hazards, the Library, and numerous
Faculty Association committees; and
• UBC graduate (BA'42,BASc'43)
Prof. Kenneth C. McTaggart, who
returned to the campus in 1950 after
graduate work at Queen's University
(MSc'46) and Yale University (PhD'48) to
begin a 35-year teaching and research
career in the Department of Geological
Sciences. He was the co-recipient, with
two other colleagues, of the gold medal
of the Canadian Institute of Mining
and Metallurgy in 1957.
The following faculty members reach
retirement age after 30 or more years at
• Winifred J. Bracher, a member of
the School of Family and Nutritional
Sciences since 1951, where she
specialized in textiles and clothing, is a
former president of the Canadian
Home Economics Association.
• Prof. John J. Stock, a member of
the Department of Microbiology for 34
years. Prof. Stock has been a leading
researcher in the field of mycology.
• Dr. Hamish W. Mcintosh, a
professor in the UBC medical school's
Department of Medicine, retires after
33 years association with UBC, which
has included periods as director of the
division of endocrinology and metabolism
and director of the clinical investigation
unit at Shaughnessy Hospital. He is a
former president of the Canadian
Society for Clinical Investigation.
• Dr. Sydney Segal, professor of
paediatrics and head of the division of
maternal, foetal and neonatal medicine,
has been associated with UBC's Faculty
of Medicine for 32 years. His special
interests include Sudden Infant Death
Syndrome (SIDS), child abuse and
child drug dependency.
• Prof. Ralph Loffmark of the
Faculty of Commerce and Business
Administration has been a member of
faculty since 1954. Elected to the
provincial legislature in 1963, he held
two cabinet posts between 1964 and
'Cheeze factory' dedicated
UBC engineering students and graduates
have a new centre for their activities in
a renovated building that began life
some 65 years ago as a cheese factory.
Originally built at a cost of $2,000
after the First World War to serve as a
vocational training centre for returning
veterans, the building was initially
occupied by members of the Department
of Dairying of the Faculty of
Agriculture. It was used as a dairy
products manufacturing laboratory.
During the 1930's, two enterprising
students of that day, Norman Ingledew
and Wilt Tait, began manufacturing a
gourmet variety of cheese called
Kingston cheese, which had been
developed by UBC professor Dr. Wilfrid
Sadler, then head of the dairying
The cheese was sold from 1932 to
1939 in the grocery department of
Spencer's department store (now
occupied by Sear's) in downtown
As the years went by the wooden
building began to deteriorate and was
used for a variety of purposes,
including storage and for animal science
research involving chickens and
Meanwhile, the engineering
components of the Faculty of Applied
Science had begun the process of
relocating on the southern edge of the
academic core of the campus.
Eventually the old cheese factory found
itself completely surrounded by the
Electrical Engineering and the Civil and
Mechanical Engineering Buildings.
The Engineering Undergraduate Society,
forced to give up their common room
in the old engineering building (now
occupied by computer science),
arranged to occupy half of the old
cheese factory. In the summer of 1981,
with the termination of chicken research
in the other half of the building, the
EUS was given permission to tear down
the dividing wall and occupy the entire
Undergraduate students invested
some $35,000 in renovating the building
and in 1983 the Engineering Alumni
Division established the "Cheeze Factory
Heritage Fund" and raised more than
$13,000 to complete the project. (The
EUS spelling of the word "cheeze"
comes from the long-standing tradition
of misspelling words in the EUS
On May 23 the Cheeze Factory was
officially dedicated as a centre for
engineering student and alumni
activities. A highlight of the occasion
was the cutting of a ribbon by Dr. Neil
Risebrough, associate vice-president for
student services and former assistant
dean of the Faculty of Applied Science.
Dr. Neil Risebrough, associate
vice-president for student services,
officially opened the refurbished
"Cheeze Factory" as an activity
centre for engineering students and
1972, when he returned to teaching
duties at UBC. An expert in commercial
law, tax planning and government
regulation of business, Prof. Loffmark
was the co-winner in 1976 of UBC's
Master Teacher Award.
• Albert E. Piloto reaches retirement
age after 30 years of teaching in the
Department of English, where he
specialized in the work of Shakespeare.
Faculty members who reach retirement
age after 20 or more years of teaching
and research at UBC are as follows.
• UBC graduate (BA'52, BEd.'57)
Frederick Gornall, who joined the UBC
faculty in 1959 after a career as a B.C.
teacher and school principal.
• Dr. Edward L. Margetts, professor
of psychiatry in UBC's Faculty of
Medicine for 26 years, during which
time he served as head of psychiatry at
the Vancouver General Hospital   Dr
Margetts has served with the World
Health Organization in Geneva as
.medical officer in charge of mental
health services and has been associated
with the promotion of mental health
programs in developing countries,
particularly in Africa.
• Elliot Weisgarber, whose
association with the UBC Department of
Music began in 1960, is widely known
as a composer and as an expert in
Japanese composition and performance
• Prof. Charlotte David, one of the
pioneers of UBC's special education
program and the first coordinator of
the B.C. Mental Retardation Institute,
retires after 23 years in the Faculty of
Education. For her role in establishing
the institute, the Variety CLub honored
her in 1976 by presenting her with its
Heart Award.
• Also retiring after 23 years at UBC
is Dorothy G. Styra of the School of
Rehabilitation Medicine in the Faculty
of Medicine. Ms. Styra joined UBC in
1962 on a part-time basis and received a
full-time appointment in 1969.
• Catherine Wisnicki, a member of
the faculty of the School of
Architecture since 1963, first on a
part-time basis (1963-67) and from 1967
on a full-time basis. Mrs. Wisnicki, who
was the first woman to graduate in
architecture from McGill in 1943, joined
UBC after practicing architecture in
Quebec and Vancouver.
• Dr. Stefan Grzybowski, of the
Department of Medicine in UBC's
medical faculty, who is widely known
for his research on a variety of
respiratory diseases, including asthma,
lung cancer and tuberculosis. He has
been a faculty member for 21 years.
• Prof. Angus M. Gunn of the
Faculty of Education, a prolific author
of books and booklets for use in schools
and journal articles, CBC telecasts and
filmstrips on geographic topics, has been
a member of faculty for 21 years. He is
widely known locally as the compiler of
material for the "Topic Today" page
which appeared regularly in The
• Dr. |ohn D. Spouge, a member of
the faculty in UBC's dental school
since 1963 and former head of the
faculty's Department of Oral Medicine,
retires after 21 years on campus.
• Dr. Betty lean Poland, a professor
in the medical school's Department of
Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 20
years, is the co-ordinator of the team
that successfully carried out in 1983
the in vitro fertilization and embryo
transfer that resulted in the birth of the
first "in vitro" baby conceived and born
in Canada.
• Douglas Bankson, a 20-year
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Calendar Deadlines
The next issue of UBC Reports will be published on
Wednesday, July 10, and will cover events in the
period |uly 14 to Aug. 17. Material must be
submitted not later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, July
4. Send notices to UBC Community Relations, 6328
Memorial Road (Old Administration Building}.
For further information, call 228-3131.
Items tor inclusion in the Calendar listing of
events must be submitted on proper Calendar
forms which are available from the Community
Relations Office.
Garden Celebration Day.
The Botanical Garden is holding its Celebration
Day in the Main Garden. Entrance to the garden is
on Stadium Road. Events include gardening
demonstrations, a pipe band, tours, veteran car
display and special events for children.
Admission $1 for adults, free for children
accompanied by an adult. Call 228-3928 for
further information. Main Garden. 11  a.m. to 5
Rehabilitation Medicine Lecture.
Maturation of Gait in Normal Infants—EMC and
Movement Correlation. Dr. Carol Richards,
Neurobiology Research Centre, Laval University.
Room G279, Acute Care Unit, Health Sciences
Centre Hospital. 12 noon
Psychiatry Grand Rounds.
Hypothalamic-Pituitary Function in Depression.
Dr. Athanasios P. Zis, Department of Psychiatry,
VGH. For additional information: 875-4515, local
2549. Lecture Hall "B", Faculty of Medicine
Building, Vancouver General Hospital. 9:15 a.m.
Mathematics Colloquium.
TBA. Prof. Paul Erdos, Hungarian Academy of
Sciences. Room 1100, Mathematics Annex.
3:30 p.m.
Canada Day.
University closed.
AIESEC-UBC Luncheon.
Business luncheon. The Hon. Don Phillips,
Minister of International Trade and Investment,
will speak on Government's Role in Promoting
Pacific Rim Trade. Cost is $25. For reservations, call
228-6256. Hotel Vancouver. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
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AIESEC-UBC Luncheon.
Business luncheon. Bruce Howe, President of
BCRIC, will speak on Marketing B.C.'s Products
Within the Pacific Rim  Cost is $25. For
reservations, call 228-6256. Hotel Vancouver
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Host Families Wanted
Host families wanted to provide room and board
for graduate students from the People's Republic of
China who will be studying ESL and Commerce
for approximately seven weeks this summer.
Families are paid $13.50 per day. Contact Pat at
the Centre for Continuing Education, Tuesdays and
Thursdays, 222-5274, for details.
Getting to Know Vancouver
English as a Second Language course for visitors
and newcomers to Vancouver. Classes begin
Tuesday, July 2. For further information, please call
the English Language Institute, Centre for
Continuing Education at 222-5258.
Parking Changes
Effective Saturday, lune 8, 1985, Sub lot, L lot
and Health Sciences parkade will be in operation
on weekends and statutory holidays, between the
hours of 8 a.m  and 8 p.m.
An attendant will be on duty to control visitor
parking in these areas.
Language Programs
Three-week, non-credit French intensive daytime
programs start June 10 and July 8. Three week,
non-credit Spanish and Japanese intensive
daytime programs start July 8.
For more information, contact Language
Programs and Services, Centre for Continuing
Education, at 222-5227.
Residential French Immersion
The Summer Language Bursary Program (SLBP) in
French will be offered July 8 to Aug. 1b by
Language Programs and Services, a division of
UBC's Centre for Continuing Education. The
program, financed by the Secretary of State and
administered by the B.C. Ministry of Education, is
open to Canadian or landed-immigrant students
over 18 years of age who have l>een full-time
students in the 1984-85 academic year  Last
minute enrolment to replace no-shows or drop-outs
occur each year during the first two weeks of
July. If you wish to be considered for such a
program, please leave your name and phone
number with Barbara Lee at 222-5224.
NITEP program
receives grant
The Native Indian Teacher Education
Program (NITEP) in the Faculty of
Education has received a grant of
$100,000 to upgrade a resource centre
that houses teaching and research
material on Native Indian education.
The grant came from the estate of
Joseph S. Stauffer, a graduate of
Queen's University, who died in 1978.
His will directed that the residue of his
estate should be distributed to charities.
A spokesman for the Toronto law
firm which is distributing the estate said
Mr. Stauffer had a special interest in
Canada's native peoples and that the
needs of the NITEP program had been
brought to the attention of the executor
of the Stauffer estate by the Donner
Canadian Foundation of Toronto.
Verna Kirkness, director of NITEP,
said the Native Indian Resource Centre
was established in the early 1970's. The
material housed in the centre is
available for the use of anyone
interested in Native Indian education.
NITEP, which enrolled its first class
"of students in 1974, has now graduated a
total of 65 Native Indian teachers. This
year, seven NITEP students received
their degrees at the spring Congregation.
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Retirement Gathering
A retirement party for Winnifred |. Bracher will
be held on Friday, lune 28, 4 to b p.m. Friends of
Win are invited to join her for coffee in the
Faculty Lounge of the new School of Home
Economics Building (Family and Nutritional
Botanical Garden Hours
The Nitobe Japanese Garden, located adjacent to
the Asian Centre, is open daily from IO a.m. to h
p.m. The Main Garden, located on Stadium Koad,
is open daily from 10 a.m. to dusk
Volunteers Wanted
Two separate studies are being conducted bv
researchers in Dr. Suedfeld's Rf SI  Research
laboratory, one designed to treat insomnia, the
other to treat tension headaches. People sutfering
either from insomnia or tension headaches are
asked to volunteer for the appropriate study
The purpose of the research projects is to develop
effective non-drug therapies for insomnia or
tension headache sufferers. The study will
compare a number of different relaxation
treatments, including guided relaxation exercises
and various relaxation environments.
The treatments being used are not experimental,
as they have all been reliably shown to induce a
deep state of relaxation. What is new is the
combination of treatments being studied and their
application to either insomnia or tension
To volunteer for either study, or to get more
information, please call 228-b6b6.
July 1985
(application deadlines in brackets)
• Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders
Assoc, Inc.
— R.M. Parsons Fdn. Research Grants (8)
• American Chemical Society: PRF
— Research Type AC(1)
• American Institute for Cancer Research
— Research(1)
• Association of Commonwealth Universities
— Commonwealth Medical Fellowship(31)
• B.C. Cancer Foundation
— Travel Grant for Post-doctoral Fellows(15)
• Canada Council: Writing/Public.
— Translation Grant(15)
• Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp.
— Research Grants Type A (to $35O0)(2b)
• Canadian Diabetes Assoc.
— Charles H. Best Fund(15)
• Deafness Research Foundation
— Research(15)
• Deutscher Akadem. Austauschdienst
— Study Visits of Foreign Academics(1)
• Health & Welfare Canada: NHRDP Awards
— National Health Research Scholars(31)
— National Health Scientists(31)
— Postdoctoral Fellowships(31)
— Visiting National Health Scientist
• March of Dimes Birth Defects Fdn.
— Clinical Research —Human Birth
• Merck Company Foundation
— Fellowships in Clinical Pharmacology(1)
• NSERC: Fellowships Division
— E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships(l)
• Rhodes University
— Hugh Kelly Fellowship^)
— Hugh Le May Fellowship(31)
• SSHRC: Intl. Relations Division
— International Congresses Held in
— Travel to Int'l Scholarly Conferences(l)
• SSHRC: Research Grants Division
— Major Research Grants(1)
• U.S. Dept. of Health, CducT & Welfare
— NIH Grants to Foreign InstitutionsO )
• Von Humboldt Fdn. (W.Cermany)
— Research Fellowship(l)
• W.T. Grant Fdn.
— Faculty Program in Mental Health of
• World Cultural Council
— Jean J. Rousseau World Award of
— Albert Einstein World Award of
Research Forest Tours
Why not enjoy an educational outdoor
experience at the University of B.C. Research Forest
in Maple Ridge this Sunday' Free guided walks
begin at 2  p.m. each Sunday, rain or shine, until
Sept.  2. The walks are led by registered
professional foresters and last approximately two
hours. The trails are well constructed   Visitors are
encouraged to bring along a camera and a picnic
lunch and make a day ot it  For further
information and directions. ' .mtac; rhe Research
Forest at 4M-8148 or the Canadian Forest, y
Association of I! C at t>8i-7r>l)l. I he lorest is ,.p.
to the public from dawn to dusk seven tia\s a
week for those who wish to explore on their own
Groups ot 20 or more can arrange tor individual
guided tours during the week. Dogs are not allowed
in the Kesean h I orest
Guided Independent Study
Please contact Guided Independent Study.
228-5214. for a copy ot their 1985/86 calendar of
courses offered through correspondence
continued from Page 3
member of faculty and head of the
Department of Creative Writing from
1976-83, wrote, produced and directed
numerous plays and was also co-founder
and later president of Vancouver's New
Play Centre.
Other faculty members who reach
retirement age this year are:
• Prof. James P. Duncan, head of the
Department of Mechanical Engineering
from 1966 to 1978 and the inventor of a
machining method to produce sculptured
surfaces (e.g., artificial limbs) in
engineering and medicine, after 19
years at UBC,
• Prof. Bernard E. Riedel, who
joined UBC in 1967 as dean of the
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
and who has also served as Co-ordinator
of Health Sciences since 1977, after 18
years at UBC:
• Prof. Frederic ). Crover, a
member of the Department of French for
the past 18 years and the author of a
number of pioneering studies in the field
of late 19th and 20th century French
• Dr. Anne O.J. Crichton, a
member of the Department of Health
Care and Epidemiology for the past 16
years and an expert in the field of health
services planning; and
• Doris E. Haslam, who has been a
member of the faculty in the School of
Nursing since 1981.
Two program directors in UBC's Centre
for Continuing Education retire on June
30. They are: MaryFrank Mcfarlane, a
24-year member of the centre's staff
who is currently director of educational
travel and overseas jirograms, and
Henry M. "Hank" Rosenthal, social
science program director at the centre
for 23 years and former president of the
B.C. division of the Community
Planning Association of Canada.
Other retirements:
Dr. J.E.B. "Gene" Ryan, former
lecturer in the psychology department
and a 26-year member of the staff of
UBC's Student Counselling and Resources
Centre; and
Melva Dwyer, first head of the fine
arts division of the UBC library and a
31-year member of its professional staff,
who was honored by the Canadian
Association of Special Libraries and
Information Services last year for her
"long and distinguished service as a
special librarian."


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