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 Volume 28, Number 16
July 21,1982
UBC's Museum of Anthropology is featuring an exhibit of paintings by
Woodlands artist John Laford entitled "Spirits in the Rock" until the end of
August. The above painting,  "Carrier of the Sweat Lodge", is among those
exhibited in theatre gallery of the museum.
UBC planning student
gets international award
The American Planning Association has
given its top student project award for
1982 to a student in UBC's School of
Community and Regional Planning.
Laura Lee Richard received the APA
Student Project Award at the association's
annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, for a
report entitled "Implications of the
Transfer of Development Potential in the
City of Vancouver."
The report recommends that Vancouver
apply the TDP concept — the belief that
density allocated to one site should be
relocated to another site to achieve
planning objectives — to foster
achievement of three objectives:
Preservation of heritage buildings and
compensation for designation; creation of
open space in densely built-up areas; and
construction of residential units in the
commercial core.
Ms. Richard has been a UBC student
since 1980 and holds a B.A. degree from
the University of Saskatchewan.
A second student in community and
regional planning, Sandy James, has been
named the 1982 winner of the $7,500 Peter
N. Cotton Scholarship for the study of
architectural conservation.
The award is made annually by the B.C.
Heritage Trust, a provincial government
Ms. James, who enrolled at UBC in 1981
after receiving her B.A. degree in urban
geography from Carleton University in
Ottawa, has been involved in a number of
architectural conservation projects in
Edmonton and was formerly a consultant
to the Alberta government on heritage
Her UBC thesis project is the
development of a plan for Parkside 19, the
only block of single-family dwellings
remaining in Vancouver's West End.
A second $7,500 scholarship
administered by the B.C. Heritage Trust
has also gone to a UBC student.
Shelley Sweeney, a student enrolled in
the Master of Archival Studies program in
the School of Librarianship, has been
named the winner of the Willard E.
Ireland Scholarship for 1982.
Rollback of grant,
tougher wage rules
coming from gov't
UBC's 1982-83 operating grant from the
provincial government will be rolled back,
wage and salary increases this year will be
limited to about 6 per cent, and increases
next year may be even lower.
That was the message delivered yesterday
(Tuesday) by Universities Minister Pat
McGeer and Deputy Minister Bob Stewart
to administration, union and faculty
representatives from UBC and Simon
Fraser University. Dr. McGeer spoke to
University of Victoria representatives later
in the day.
Here are the main points to emerge from
the meeting held in the board room of the
Universities Council of B.C.:
• The provincial government will
introduce new wage guidelines within a
week, probably by Friday of this week •
• The guidelines will be considerably
lower than Premier Bennett's February
guidelines that ranged from 8 to 14 per
cent. The exact figure isn't known yet, but
the best bet would appear to be 6 per cent
with some provision for flexibility.
• Since the operating grants to the three
universities for 1982-83 were up a total of
12 per cent (although the UBC increase
was 10.8) the difference between the grant
increases and the wage increases may be
retained by the government — a rollback
that at this point cannot be calculated
either as a percentage or in dollars.
• The provincial Treasury Board target
for 1983-84 is a total universities budget
exactly the same in dollars as the total for
1982-83, which could mean wage and
salary increases next year even lower than
those proposed for this year.
• Unions that are on a two-year
contract as of April 1, 1981, are not likely
to undergo a wage rollback for the current
year, but the compensation stabilization
Conference to focus on future
The future of Canadian society and
culture will be the topic of the seventh
annual conference of the Canadian
Association for Future Studies at the
University of B.C. Aug. 14 to 16.
Conference organizers say that
significant social and cultural changes are
now occurring in Canada, including shifts
in economic and political power, diversity
of domestic relationships, and more
expensive and less accessible energy. The
changes are affecting the way we behave
and what we believe. Aim of the
conference is to assess options Canadians
have in dealing with these changes.
Several general areas will be explored:
Values and beliefs; production and
consumption of goods and services;
telecommunications and technology; the
arts; politics and governance; science and
education; and multiculturalism.
Among the speakers are B.C. Supreme
Court Justice Thomas Berger; Nova Corp.
president Bob Blair; John Crispo, professor
of economics and industrial relations at the
University of Toronto; John Fryer, vice-
president of the Canadian Labor Congress;
Louis Applebaum, chairman of the Federal
Cultural Policy Review Committee; and
Mary LeMessurier, Alberta Minister of
Honorary conference chairman is UBC
president Dr. Douglas T. Kenny.
Board changes day
The UBC Board of Governors has
changed its meeting day to Thursday from
Tuesday for 1983, with only one exception.
The May meeting, normally held out of
town, will be on Monday, May 2, 1983.
Other dates, all Thursday at 2 p.m. in
the Board and Senate room, are Feb. 3,
March 3, April 7, June 2, July 7, Oct. 6,
Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. The Board does not
meet in January, August or September.
program will apply to them for two years
as of April 1, 1983.
Dr. McGeer said the total deficit this
year for Canada, including all provincial
governments and the federal government,
is more than $40 billion — "a record for a
country of our population in the free
Dr. McGeer said he hoped and expected
that whatever money was available would
be shared by those working at the
universities. There are no jobs for those
laid off, he said. "It would be casting them
to the wolves."
Although he painted a bleak economic
picture, Dr. McGeer said the province
must carry on. "We're not going to shut
the door of the province and turn the
lights out," he said. "But we have to slow
New head
Prof. David Robitaille, a UBC faculty
member since 1971, has been named head
of the Faculty of Education's mathematics
and science education department. He is
the second permanent head to be
appointed since the faculty was
departmentalized a year ago.
Prof. Robitaille earned a Bachelor of
Arts degree from the University of
Montreal in 1960, and did graduate studies
at the university the following year. He
received an M.A. in mathematics from the
University of Detroit in 1965 and in 1969
was awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics
education from Ohio State University.
Before coming to UBC, Prof. Robitaille
was involved in administrative work and
teaching at both the elementary and high
school levels in the Montreal school system.
One of his areas of research interest is
the large-scale assessment of achievement
in mathematics, and he was the prime
mover in province-wide assessments in 1977
and 1981 of the mathematical ability of all
students in grades 4, 8 and 12.
Prof. Robitaille is currently involved in
the Second International Study of
Mathematics sponsored by the
International Association for the
Evaluation of Educational Achievement.
He is co-authoring a volume entitled The
International Mathematics Classroom,
which compares the way in which
mathematics is taught in different
Prof. Robitaille is the author of
numerous professional and research articles
and the co-author of nine textbooks used
in public school mathematics teaching.
Appointed earlier this year as head of
the Department of Educational Psychology
and Special Education was Prof. Bryan
Clarke. UBC Reports July 21, 1982
Acadia housing plan
endorsed by Board
The Board of Governors has given
approval in principal to a proposal for the
development of more housing in and
around Acadia Park.
A report prepared by Waisman Dewar
Grout, Architects and Planners, was
presented to the Board at its meeting on
July 6. The report has also been approved
for circulation to various groups on campus
who have a particular interest in housing.
Architect Allan Waisman, who was
asked to prepare detailed urban design and
architectural guidelines, was selected by
the Ad Hoc Housing Committee of the
Board following interviews with other local
architectural firms experienced in the
housing and community development
fields. Mr. Waisman has been closely
associated with the development of the
Whistler townsite and more recently the
Tumbler Ridge new town in north-eastern
The study follows the work, last year, of
the President's Ad Hoc Housing Comittee,
a report prepared by UBC's Department of
Facilities Planning, a land appraisal by
Cumberland Realty and an economic study
by Urbanics Consultants Limited.
The proposed development would be
entirely on University land, generally
bounded by 16th Avenue, Wesbrook Mall,
Toronto Road and Acadia Road. The
present land uses fronting Wesbrook Mall
would not be changed. The use of this
land for housing has been approved by the
President's Advisory Land Use Committee.
The Waisman study examines the ways
additional housing can be built in this area
in a series of phases to satisfy a variety of
University housing needs over many years.
The layout and phasing should ensure the
minimum of disruption to existing
residents. Each phase is designed to be
visually complete at the end of
construction. The scheme recommends the
development of single family and cluster
housing in the 16th Avenue portion of the
This housing, termed "University Market
Housing", would be marketed on a long-
term pre-paid lease basis to the University
community. Funds acquired through this
development would be used to assist in the
creation of affordable rental housing on
the remainder of the site. The rental units
would be mainly townhouses and
apartments, and anticipated residents
include students, graduate students and
junior faculty. The architectural concept
closely follows the recommendations of the
President's Ad Hoc Housing Committee,
which particularly sought the development
of family housing.
The "University Market Housing" would
be constructed in a series of enclaves with
lease arrangements possibly similar to those
negotiated by the City of Vancouver in
Champlain Heights. The reports preceding
this study have recommended that the term
of the lease be 99 years and provision made
for the University to purchase the built
improvements at the end of the lease.
Similar    -rangements exist in the
Musqueam Park and Salish Park single
family subdivisions on the Musqueam
Indian Reserve, on the south-east boundary
of the University lands.
Since this portion of the proposal is
believed to be sensitive to market demands,
the architects have outlined several layouts
and densities ranging from five to 12 units
per acre for single family housing to 15 to
20 units per acre for multi-family layouts.
There is provision for two high-rise
apartments, sited with regard for the
privacy of low-rise developments and
existing housing, should there be a market
demand at a later date. The architects
believe the single family cluster housing
makes efficient use of the land without any
loss of privacy. They also expect lower
capital and energy costs. It is believed such
a layout releases more land for open space
within a given overall density limit.
The details of the rental housing have
been covered extensively by Mr. Waisman.
The scheme shows infill townhouses
between the existing low-rise units in
Acadia Park as a second step following the
construction of an enclave of "University
Market Housing".
No density targets have been assessed for
this infill housing since the architects
believe that whatever is built should
reinforce the urban character of the area.
The development of townhouses and
apartments, in the area of the huts usually
known as Acadia Camp, would follow.
Initial densities would be similar to those in
False Creek, 30 to 35 units per acre, with
an allowance for higher densities should
the demand rise. About 76 per cent of the
units would be two-bedroom townhouses or
low-rise apartments.
The design guidelines have been clearly
influenced by the need to "provide a
physical framework for the nurturing of a
satisfactory community life." An "early
reorganization of the circulation system" is
Preliminary investigations, at the request
of the President's Traffic and Parking
Committee, show peak volumes of traffic
are easily handled by the proposed road
system around the site. A link to 16th
Avenue was considered but found to be
unnecessary. There will be direct access to
existing and new parking areas from the
perimeter of the development. The new
parking areas would be under a pedestrian
street system. The scheme allows for a
maximum amount of parking based on a
ratio of 1.25 parking spaces per housing
The elimination of traffic through the
site and the unique design guideline for
partially below grade parking, allows the
development of pedestrian pathways and
streets linking the housing to the campus,
the commercial areas in the village, and
the University Endowment Lands.
The street system is the urban device
which is used by the architects to provide
an integrated development. The streets
provide access to front doors and
pedestrian activity would be encouraged by
the location of communal activity centres
at intersections and gateways. The report
suggests a new day-care facility be located
on Fairview Crescent near to Western
Parkway. The guidelines also stress the
need for a system of gateways or visual
reference points leading into the street
The architectural guidelines for the
rental units show methods of defining
territory and privacy, but emphasize the
details related to family use. By the
limiting of building height for the family
rental units to essentially three floors above
grade, it is believed parents will be able to
retain visual and verbal contact with small
children playing in the proposed informal
play areas.
The report also includes guidelines
regarding the hierarchy of open space,
landscaping and construction materials.
The end of the study illustrates, in some
detail, various test layouts although the
architects stress the fact they are only test
layouts. The study has been well received
by the University Advisory Design Panel
and the Property Committee of the Board
of Governors.
In a covering letter to the chairman of
the Board of Governor's property
committee, the architects note that a large
body of technical information will have to
be developed before any real forward
commitments can be made.
"The key to going or not going relates
directly to interest rates," said Mr.
Waisman. "And as such, the present
approach appears to have all of the
necessary background work complete so
that one can go into actual physical
construction during one of the 'windows'
that become available from time to time in
our economy."
Prof. Irving Fox of UBC's School of
Community and Regional Planning has
received this year's Marguerite and Vernon
Heaslip Award for Environmental
Stewardship for outstanding contributions
by a Canadian to the protection,
enhancement or rehabilitation of the
The award, in the education category, is
in the form of a United Nations
Commemorative Silver Medal to observe
the 10th anniversary of the UN's
Conference on the Human Environment.
Prof. Fox is former director of UBC's
Westwater Research Centre.
Lome Whitehead, research associate in
the Department of Physics, has been
awarded the Edwin Guth Memorial
Lighting Design Special Citation by the
Illuminating Engineering Society of North
America. Mr. Whitehead has developed a
system for illuminating hazardous areas
with light brought into the area through a
reflective pipe.
Tom Tautorus, an M.Sc. student in the
Department of Food Science, won third
prize in this year's Institute of
Technologists' Graduate Research Paper
Competition held recently in Las Vegas,
Nevada. His paper was entitled "Biological
Control of Olive Green Mould in the
Cultivation of Agaricus bisporus".
Three members of UBC's Department of
Physics were honored in June when the
Canadian Association of Physicists held its
annual meeting in Ottawa.
Prof. Rudy Haering, the former head
of the UBC department, received the
association's Medal for Achievement, one
of Canada's leading scientific awards.
Prof. J.E. Eldrige received a
commemorative scroll as one of the authors
of the best condensed matter physics
paper   published in the Canadian Journal
of Physics in 1981.
Associated with Prof. Eldridge in the
writing of the paper were Frances E.
Bates, a research associate in the physics
department, and Dr. M.R. Bryce, a former
post-doctoral fellow in the UBC chemistry
John Hedgecock, manager of UBC's
Bookstore, was one of three delegates who
represented Canada at the United Nations'
World Congress on Books this month in
Other Canadian representatives to the
congress were Frances G. Halpenny of the
University of Toronto Press and Dr. Guy
Sylvestre, Canada's national librarian.
Mr. Hedgecock is no stranger to the
international book scene. In 1977 he was a
member of a Canadian trade mission to
the United Kingdom, and between 1977
and 1979 he repesented both Canadian
and U.S. book industry associations at the
International Booksellers Federation
general assemblies in France, Sweden,
Switzerland and the U.S.
Mr. Hedgecock has also been appointed
to serve as a member of the ad hoc manual
of operation revision committee of the
National Association of College Stores. The
committee will complete copy preparation
and monitor the final editing and
publishing of Principles of College
Bookstore Management.
President of the hydrology section of the
American Geophysical Union is Prof. R.
Allan Freeze of UBC's Department of
Geological Sciences. Prof. Freeze is best
known for his work on computer simulation
in hydrology which has had a variety of
practical applications, including a study on
the subsidence of Venice. He has also
worked on the methodology of computer
modelling rainfall runoff and is currently
involved in studies to find a safe method of
disposing of nuclear waste for both the
U.S. and Canadian agencies.
Prof. Clayton Person of UBC's botany
department has picked up another award.
He's this year's recipient of the Genetics
Society of Canada Award of Excellence.
Earlier this year he was awarded the
Flavelle Medal from the Royal Society of
Prof. Victor Runeckles, head of UBC's
plant science department, earlier this year
chaired the annual peer review of the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency's multi-
million dollar research program, the
National Crop Loss Assessment Network,
in Corvallis, Oregon. He and Prof.
Warren Kitts, dean of the Faculty of
Agricultural Sciences, and Ms. Maureen
Garland, director of the faculty's Interior
Program, were consultants to the
University of Sokoto in Nigeria on the
university's programs and a future link
between the university and UBC.
Faculty asked
to suggest
student jobs
The Office of Awards and Financial Aid
is seeking suggestions for projects that will
provide part-time student jobs under the
Work Study Program during the winter
With the allocation on July 7 of an
additional $250,000 to the program, the
awards office hopes that many more
students will be employed under the
program in 1982-83. Only 150 were
employed last year.
Government funding for the program
totals $162,000, enabling the University to
place students in on-campus jobs to a
maximum of 10 hours a week, at a
maximum wage of $6.75 an hour.
In the past, participating University
departments have had to make up the
difference between $6.75 and the
prevailing UBC wage rates from their own
budgets. The $250,000 allocated by the
University is available to remove this
financial burden from departments, and
should also increase the number and
variety of job projects. It will also be
possible to pay higher wages to students
performing more technical and complex
Sheila Summers, an administrator of the
program, said a mailing to all full-time
faculty will go out without delay, providing
details of the expanded program and
calling for suggestions for projects. During
the summer, the main thrust will be to set
up eligible projects across the campus. In
most cases, Work Study projects cover
fields where work would not otherwise be
done. Deadline for approval of projects is
Aug. 2.
Ms. Summers stressed that eligibility
criteria for Work Study dovetail with the
need assessment system used for regular
student assistance, although the 'means
test' is rather less stringent than for loans
or grants. Typical grounds for placement,
she said, could be such factors as lack of
summer savings expected under B.C
Student Assistance criteria, lack of
expected parental contribution, or assessed
need above the maximum government loan
and grant. UBC Reports July 21, 1982
Cancer claims Charles Culling
Charles Culling, a professor of pathology
at UBC and one of Canada's leading
cancer researchers, died last Tuesday (July
13) at the age of 64.
Prof. Culling, who had suffered from
lung cancer for more than two years,
joined the UBC faculty in 1957 after
training in England as a technician and
methodologist at the Westminster Medical
School and Sir John Cass College.
Although he never obtained a medical
degree or an academic doctorate, Charles
Culling became a much respected medical
researcher and was one of the few with
only technical training ever to become a
full professor at UBC.
"In many ways, I think it was his
technical genius that was his strength,"
said Dr. David Hardwick, head of the UBC
Department of Pathology. "Charles Culling
brought a practical approach to medical
research, and he achieved a number of
significant results."
After early work on the cancer-causing
agent in cigarettes, and on the testing of
drugs that inhibit the body's rejection of
foreign tissue, Prof. Culling's research in
recent years had involved cancer of the
large intestine.
In 1975, Prof. Culling developed a test
to determine whether cancer found in some
part of the body had originated in the
large intestine, as is not uncommonly the
Charles Culling
Olive Simpson to direct
nursing outreach program
Olive Simpson has been named project
director for the UBC School of Nursing's
proposed Outreach Program for registered
nurses. She began her new appointment on
live students
collect cash
for writing
Creative writing was a particularly
rewarding experience for five UBC students
this year. They are the winners in the
ninth annual UBC Alumni Chronicle
Creative Writing Competition for UBC
June Harrison, a third-year Arts student,
was awarded a $300 prize for her story
"The China Spider." "Suspended in the
Night," by Gordon Cavenaile, Arts 3, and
"Seed Season Blues" by Tyler Felbel, Arts
2, shared the $200 second prize. In third
place were "An Afternoon" by Melanie
Higgs, Arts 3, and "Eski Hisar" by Maggie
Weaver, Rehabilitation Medicine 3. They
each received cheques for $50.
The 29 entries in the competition were
assessed by a panel of judges: Dr. Jane
Fredeman, senior editor of the UBC Press;
Dr. Herbert Rosengarten, UBC
Department of English; Eric Nicol, author
and playwright; and Nicholas Omelusik, a
UBC librarian and a member of the
Chronicle editorial committee.
The Chronicle is the quarterly
publication of the UBC Alumni
Association. Funding for the competition
was provided through a grant from the
UBC Alumni Fund.
Scholarship now
memorial to two
The Mary V. Wellwood Memorial
Scholarship has been expanded to become
a memorial to Bob Wellwood as well as to
Dr. R.W. (Bob) Wellwood was killed
June 8 in a traffic accident. He retired in
1977 after 30 years with the Faculty of
Forestry at UBC. Mary, his second wife,
predeceased him.
Contributions to the scholarship fund are
being received by the Office of Awards and
Financial Aid, General Services
Administration Building.
June 1.
The nursing outreach program will help
active registered nurses who live in various
regions of the province to take portions of
the baccalaureate program in nursing
(Bachelor of Science in Nursing) in their
own communities.
At present, the only baccalaureate
programs in nursing in B.C. require
residence in Vancouver (for the UBC
program) or in Victoria (for the University
of Victoria program). These programs were
designed primarily for nurses who can live
in either area and devote themselves full-
time to their studies.
The School of Nursing, working in
collaboration with the University of
Victoria, would like to arrange it so that
the universities would reach out to the rest
of the province and offer at least some of
the courses offered at UBC and UVic
through special outreach arrangements.
Mrs. Simpson brings an impressive
background to her new position. She holds
a bachelor's degree in nursing and a
master's degree in education from the
University of Ottawa, and has had a wide
variety of nursing experience in the areas
of intensive care, surgical, neurological,
medical and metabolic nursing. She was
also involved in the organization and
operation of a 138-bed psychiatric hospital
for the federal Solicitor General's
WCB sets up
award fund
The Worker's Compensation Board of
B.C. has established a $50,000 scholarship
fund in UBC's School of Audiology and
Speech Sciences.
Interest from the fund will provide
scholarships for exceptional students
applying to the school's two-year graduate
program. At present there are 32 students
registered in the school.
Students graduate with a Master of
Science degree which allows them to work
as either audiologists or speech language
pathologists. One of the first graduates of
the school was instrumental in starting the
hearing branch of the WCB, which now
employs a number of audiologists.
Dr. John H.V. Gilbert, acting director of
the school, says there is a large demand for
graduates but unfortunately the school
must turn away three applicants out of
four because of space limitations.
More recently, he had been working on
a tissue staining process through which
cancer of the large intestine could be
detected early.
Dr. William "Lawrie" Dunn, former
head of the UBC pathology department,
made the following comments about Prof.
Culling at a memorial service held last
week on campus:
"Charles Culling passed from among us
suddenly, and in a way which reflected the
fullness and energy of his existence in this
transitory life, a suddenness that followed
immediately upon a morning devoted to
his work. He was a man of many facets to
all those who knew him.
"Charles was invited to our campus in
1957 by the newly-appointed professor of
pathology, Dr. Harold E. Taylor, and a
firm bond and collaborative energy was
formulated, which inaugurated a combined
teaching and research partnership that
endured for many years to come.
"His skills and his breadth of knowledge
were imparted with an equal facility as
teacher, counsellor, and as author, not
only of countless research papers, in a
diversity of fields, but of a magnificent text
on histopathological and histochemical
techniques of which he was an
internationally recognized master. During
Prof. Culling's tenure here at UBC from
1957 to 1982, he left the stamp of his
intellect, ideals and personality on his
students and associates.
"During these same years, Prof. Culling
achieved recognition and held important
offices in a number of scientific and lay
organizations, many of whom will
undoubtedly join with us in mourning his
passing. Not the least of these must surely
be the Young Men's Christian Association,
to which Charles was deeply devoted and
for which he gave many, many hours and
much energy.
"Charles Culling was every inch a
scholar, a humanist, a man of at times
lyric wit, but such intensity of purpose,
devoted to his ideals, a man whose memory
shall live long and unclouded among
those given the privilege of calling him
colleague and friend."
Prof. Culling was immediate past-
president of the UBC Faculty Association.
He is survived by his wife, Lois, and two
sons by a previous marriage.
Faculty members wishing more
information about the following research
grants should consult the Research
Administration Grant Deadlines circular
which is available in departmental and
faculty offices. If further information is
required, call 228-3652 (external grants) or
228-5583 (internal grants).
Aug. 1
• Distilled Spirits Council of U.S.  — Grants-in-
Aid for Research.
• Health and Welfare Research — Family
Planning: Awards/Demonstrations.
• March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation —
Clinical Research: Human Birth Defects.
• March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation —
Social and Behavioral Sciences Research
• MRC: Special Programs -  INSRM/MRC
• World Wildlife Fund (Canada) — General
Aug 15
• North Atlantic Treaty Organization —
International Collaborative Research.
• Secretary of State — Canadian Ethnic Studies
Program: Professorships.
• Secretary of State — Canadian Ethnic
Studies: Research.
• Sugar Association, Inc.  — Research Grant.
Aug. 31
• Assoc, of Commonwealth Universities —
Staffing Assistance to Developing Universities.
• Austral. Inst. Nuclear Science and
Engineering — AINSE Research Fellowship.
• North Atlantic Treaty Organization —
Human Factors Program.
• North Atlantic Treaty Organization —
Joint Programs: Human Factors and Systems
• North Atlantic Treaty Organization —
Systems Science Program.
• Spencer, Chris Foundation — Foundation
Note: All external agency grant
applications must be signed by the Head,
Dean, and Dr. RD   Spratley. Applicant is
responsible for sending application to
fapanese businessman Yoshihisa Okamatsu, right, who established a UBC
scholarship for fapanese studies with gifts totalling $45,000 in 1977 and 1978,
paid his first visit to the UBC campus recently to add another $5,000 to his
earlier endowment, terming it "a crystallization of friendship. " He was shown
over UBC's new Asian Centre and its surrounding gardens by Dr. Matsuo Soga,
centre, of the Asian studies department and department head Prof. Ashok
Aklujkar. UBC Reports July 21, 1982
Special Calendar Deadlines
There will be only one issue of UBC Reports in
August (Aug. 4), so the Calendar section will
cover events in the period of Aug. 5 through
Sept. 11. Material for the Aug. 4 edition must
be submitted not later than 4 p.m. on July 29.
For the Sept. 8 issue of UBC Reports, the
Calendar will cover events in the weeks of Sept.
12 and 19. Deadline for submission is Sept. 2.
Send notices to Information Services, 6328
Memorial Rd. (Old Administration Building).
For further information, call 228-3131.
Summer Film Series.
Bedhnobs and Broomsticks. Film will also be
shown at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. Tickets
are $2 at the door. Auditorium, Student Union
Building. 7 p.m.
Urban Agricultural Series.
Third in a series on urban agriculture. Tonight's
topic is "Urban Air Pollution ", with Prof. V.C.
Runeckles, Plant Science, UBC. Vancouver
Energy Information Centre, 2150 Maple St.,
Kitsilano. 7 p.m.
Vancouver School of Theology
Doing Your Own Theology. Dr. Patricia
O'Connell Killen, University of the South,
Sewanee, Tennessee. Chapel of the Epiphany,
Vancouver School of Theology. 7:30 p.m.
Music for Summer Evenings.
Sixth in a series of 10 free concerts which
continue twice weekly until Aug. 5. Tonight's
performers are Robert Jordan, guitar; Jocelyn
Pritchard, piano, and John Loban, violin.
Recital Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m
Cancer Research Seminar.
Structure of the Progesterone Receptor: A Gene
Regulatory Protein. Dr. William T. Schrader,
Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, Texas. Lecture Theatre, B.C. Cancer
Research Centre, 601 W. 10th Ave. 12 noon.
Summer Film Series.
2001. Film will also be shown on Saturday, July
24 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $2; $1 for AMS
members and seniors. Auditorium, Student
Union Building. 7:30 p.m.
Summer Screen.
Stripes. Admission is free. Hebb Theatre.
7:30 p.m.
South Indian Music and Dance.
Sponsored by the Department of Asian Studies
and the Deccan Cultural Society. Charumati
Ramachandran, singer, Lakshmi Viswanathan,
dancer, Lalita Raghavan, violin, and Ramnad
Raghavan, mridangam. Auditorium, Asian
Centre. 7 p.m.
Vancouver School of Theology
Preaching Through Life's Journey. Dr. John
Killinger, senior minister, First Presbyterian
Church, Lynchburg, Virginia. St. Andrew's
Wesley United Church. 7:30 p.m.
Summer Screen.
Tonight's Films are Small is Beautiful, Acid
Rain: Requiem or Recovery and Gulfstream.
Admission is free. Hebb Theatre. 7:50 p.m.
Education Seminar.
Science Education and Values Education: An
Essential Tension? Prof David Layton, director,
Centre for Studies in Science Education, Leeds
University, England. Room 1008, Scarfe
Building. 2 p.m.
Music for Summer Evenings.
Seventh in a series of 10 free concerts which
continue twice weekly until Aug. 5. The music
of Mozart, Zodaly and Beethoven will be
performed by John Loban, violin, Gerald
Stanich, viola, and Eric Wilson, cello. Recital
Hall, Music Building. 8 p.m.
Summer Screen.
Tonight's films are Ted Baryluk's Grocery, Fixed
in Time and For the Love of Dance. Admission
is free. Hebb Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Summer Film Series.
The Love Bug. Film will also be shown at 3
p.m. on Saturday, July 31. Tickets are $2 at the
door. Auditorium, Student Union Building.
7 p.m.
Urban Agricultural Series.
Fourth in a series on urban agriculture.
Tonight's topic is "Herbs". Vancouver Energy
Information Centre, 2150 Maple St., Kitsilano.
7 p.m.
Music for Summer Evenings.
Eighth in a series of 10 free concerts which
continue twice weekly until Aug. 5. Tonight's
performers are Audrey Leonard Borschel,
soprano, Michael Borschel, clarinet, and Arlie
Thompson, piano. Recital Hall, Music Building.
8 p.m.
Regent College Lecture.
Christian Counselling: A Bandaid Approach to
a Wounded Church. John White, psychiatrist,
University of Manitoba. Broadway Pentecostal
Tabernacle, 2677 E. Broadway Ave. 8 p.m.
Faculty Club Barbecue.
Cook-your-own-steak barbecue will be held on
the patio of the Faculty Club. For information,
call 228-2708. Faculty Club. 6 p.m.
Summer Film Series.
Take the Money and Run. Film will also be
shown on Saturday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets
are $2; $1 for AMS members and seniors.
Auditorium, Student Union Building. 7:30 p.m.
Summer Screen.
Alien. Admission is free. Hebb Theatre.
7:30 p.m.
B.C. Day. University Closed.
Puppcorn Performance.
Lois and Herb Walker and the Puppcorns
present the puppet shows Kivik's Magic fourney
and How Summer Came to Canada. Tickets are
available through the UBC Centre for
Continuing Education at 228-2181. Shows will
be repeated on Thursday, Aug. 5. Old
Auditorium. 7:30 p.m.
Classics Lecture.
Virgil  - The First 2,000 Years. Prof. R.D.
Williams, Classics, Reading University, Reading,
England. Room 100, Buchanan Building.
12:30 p.m.
Science Education Seminar.
Science Assessment: The British and British
Columbian Experience. Prof. David Layton,
director, Centre for Studies in Science
Education, Leeds University, England. Room
1008, Scarfe Building. 2 p.m.
Summer Screen.
Tonight's films are For the Next 60 Seconds,
The Bead Game,  Top Priority, If You Love
This Planet and No Act of God. Admission is
free. Hebb Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Notices. . .
Student Health Service
The summer hours for the Student Health
Service, will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular hours
will begin again in September. The Student
Health Service is located in the acute care unit
of the Health Sciences Centre Hospital.
Chinese Art Exhibition
Three Young Painters from China: An
Exhibition of Chinese Paintings will be on
display July 15 through 25 in the auditorium of
the Asian Centre. The exhibit features the works
of three painters, Yu Lung, Kan Szeto and
Yitong Lok, who recently immigrated to Canada
from China. The exhibit, which is sponsored by
the Institute of Asian Research, will be open
daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free.
Asian Exhibitions
The Institute for Asian Research and the
Canada-China Friendship Association of
Vancouver are sponsoring an exhibit of 60 brush
and oil paintings and woodcuts by 36 artists
from China. An exhibit of more than 100 new
Chinese stamps will also be on display. These
free exhibits will be open from noon to 9 p.m.
in the Asian Centre, Aug. 9 to 13.
Lost and Found
The Lost and Found, located in Room 164 of
the Brock Hall Annex, is open from 2:30 to 4:30
p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Housing Accommodation
Accommodation is needed for overseas students,
beginning in August. Areas close to UBC are
preferred. To list temporary or permanent
vacancies, please call International House, at
Language Courses
Conversational intensive French, Japanese and
Spanish three-week courses begin July 12 and
Aug. 3. For more information, call 228-2181,
local 227.
Botanical Garden Hours
The Japanese Nitobe Garden is open seven days
a week, from 10 a.m. to half-an-hour before
sunset. The Alpine, Asian and B.C. Native
gardens, adjacent to the Thunderbird Stadium,
are also open during daylight hours.
Public Events Line
The after-hours public events information line
sponsored by the Department of Information
Services has a new phone number. The number
has been changed from 228 3133 to 228-3131. If
you've got an event of public interest that you'd
like included on the tape, please call Lorie
Chortyk, 228-2064, before noon on the day of
the event.
International House
International House is holding summer get-
togethers every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. For more
information, call 228-5021.
Child Care on Campus
Short Stay Day Care. UBC is offering a short-
term care program for children 2V6 to 5 years of
age, from July 2 to Aug. 21. The centre will
operate out of Hut 93, 2727 Acadia Rd., from
7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Advance registration may be made by calling
the Day Care Co ordinator at 228-5343. "Drop-
ins" will be taken on a first-come, first-served
basis if space permits.
University Hill After-School Summer
Program. From June 29 through Sept. 7, for
children from 6 to 12 years of age. The program
will include arts, music, theatre, sports and
summer outings. Full and part-time spaces are
available but limited. For more information and
application forms, call the Day Care Coordinator at 228-5343, or the After-School
Program at 228-9614.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers are needed for the UBC Health
Sciences Centre Hospital. The hospital is
composed of three units — the psychiatric unit,
extended care unit and the new acute care unit.
For information regarding opportunities
available, call Sherry Kendall, 228-7384.
The Garibaldi Connection
Letters, manuscripts, books and artifacts related
to Italian liberator and hero Giuseppe Garibaldi
are on display until the end of July in the
Special Collections Division, top floor, south
wing, of the Main Library.
Campus Tours
Tours of the campus are available through the
Department of Information Services. Tours
begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through
Friday. For more information, call 228-3131.
Functional Fitness Appraisal
The John M. Buchanan Fitness and Research
Centre is administering a physical assessment
program available to students, faculty, staff and
the public. Cost is $20 for students, $25 for
others. For more information, call 228-4356
between 8 and 10 a.m., until July 19, and
228-3996 after July 19 during regular business
hours. The centre will be administering fitness
appraisals during the following times: 5, 6 and 7
p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and 12 and
1 p.m. on Thursdays.
College honors John Haar
Grant MacEwan Community College in
Edmonton has established a memorial
scholarship fund in the name of John L.
Haar, a 1950 UBC graduate who was an
administrative officer at UBC from 1959 to
Mr. Haar, who was. president of the
Alberta college for 10 years, died suddenly
on May 10, a few months before taking
early retirement. He was 63.
A native of Woodfibre on Howe Sound,
Mr. Haar graduated From UBC with
honors in German and history. He served
as president of the Alma Mater Society for
about six months in 1950 and then
resigned to accept a teaching fellowship at
Rice Institute in Texas.
He returned to UBC in 1959 as director
of province-wide services in the former
extension department (now the Centre for
Continuing Education). Subsequently, he
held the posts of director of International
House, director of student activities and
director of housing.
In 1965 he resigned to go to Elliott Lake
in Ontario to establish a centre for
continuing education. The following year
he accepted the post of president of
Centennial College near Toronto, one of
the first community colleges established in
He was also the founding president of
Grant MacEwan Community College.
Members of the UBC community who
wish to contribute to the fund established
to honor Mr. Haar should make cheques
payable to The Grant MacEwan
Community College Foundation. These
should be sent to Dr. Terry Flannigan,
Executive Director, GMCC Foundation,
Box 1796, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2P2.
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