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Array THE UBYSSEY
OPEN
HOUSE
1964
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To the
Students, Alumni and Friends
of the
University of British Columbia
At a time when the expression "Open House" can be given new and significant
educational meaning, it is indeed gratifying to have the opportunity of conveying
to the Alumni, Students and Friends of the University of British Columbia the
greetings of the Government of the Province of British Columbia.
Movement seems to be one of the outstanding characteristics of our day, and
it is your open door that can in many ways turn what is merely random change
into healthy growth by providing the direction it needs to make it purposeful and
sensible.
The phenomenal growth of higher education in o u r Province has been well
exemplified in the developments that have characterized this University, particularly in recent years. Our deepest gratitude must go to all who, whether this past
year or in the years gone by, have by their wisdom and energy done so much to
produce the noteworthy results we are witnessing today.
The future will demand even more of us, as we seek to continue evolving an
efficient and meaningful pattern of higher education in this Province. We are
pleased and proud to be co-workers with you in an enterprise of such distinction,
and we covet for ourselves and our fellow workers a measure of responsibility
which will be worthy of the beginning to which your "Open House" is such an
eloquent witness.
THE HON. W. A.  C BENNETT,
Premier and Minister of Finance
THE HON. L. R. PETERSON, Q.C.,
Minister of Education,
Minister of Labour WHERE IS IT, QUICK, LADY! Typical toddler with typical question confronts Marie Walsh,
third-year education student, who's one of more than 600 girls who will act as guides
Open House weekend.   This cute kids' name   is Ross Kennedy, 4, who expects to graduate
in   1986. —don hume photo
Sorry ma'am you've got
to have your own camel
Psst . . . wanna buy a camel
saddle cheap?
Or how about a ceremonial
drum from Ghana or even a
pair of Japanese Kokeshi
dolls?
These and thousands of
other items will be on sale at
UBC during Open House under the World University Service of Canada banner.
They form part of WUSC's
travelling Treasure Van.
The Treasure Van's profits
go to help finance WUSC humanitarian projects around
the world.
This year's Van features
crafts from India, Peru, Mexico, Morocco, Thailand and
other African countries.
The Van has been travelling
around Canada since the beginning of 1952.
World University Service
projects such as the development of Asian and African
universities, the equipping of
university health services with
X-rays and drug supplies, the
building of co-operative canteens, and the supplying of
student bursaries will benefit
from the profits of the bazaar.
You'll find Treasure Van in
the cafeteria in North Brock
on March 6 and March 7.
University
more than
buildings
Open House is the university, and the university makes
Open House.
WHAT'S INSIDE
MAP OF CAMPUS AND LISTS OF ALL DISPLAYS ARE
ON THE CENTRE FOUR PAGES  OF THIS ISSUE
Editorials, official messages -----   page   4
UBC's colorful history      ------   page    5
What  the   clubs  do     -------   page   8
Where to find what on campus -   -   -   -   page    9
Map of the campus     -   -   -   -    pages 10 and 11
Faculty  displays pages 11 and 12
The administration   --------   page 13
What the students really do   -   -   -   -   -   page 14
A day with a professor     ------    page 16
Crisis in higher education ------   page 18
Every poster, every banner,
every display visitors will see
is the work of a university
student — and the sum of all
this effort adds up to a lot of
work by a lot of people.
"There are thousands of students working all over," said
Open House chairman Ed Lavalle Thursday, "on every job
from moving chairs to setting
up elaborate experiments."
"There are so many of them
that we couldn't begin to know
who they all are.
"What can we say," Lavalle
said, "about a guide, except
that she's putting in four or
five hours for instance, serving her university.
"And the only thanks she'll
get will be a feeling of contribution to the good will towards
UBC that results from Open
House."
Lavalle said the small, last
minute jobs were by necessity
less glamorous than the overall
co-ordination he heads from his
South Brock office.
"But without them, we'd foe
lost."
Lavalle likened his co-ordination committee to the head of
the Open House organism.
"But the hands and feet and
body are the thousands of
people who contribute an hour
or a day.
"Open House is designed to
be a mass contribution program.
"And it is," said Lavalle.
In the Armory Thursday
more than half of the university's 69 clubs were preparing
their displays for Open House.
Although the work seemed
hard most of the students were
enjoying it.
"We're creating interest,"
explained Pat Kennedy of the
Rod and Gun Club, expertly
dodging through the debris of
timber and loose nails that
littered the floor.
Her club's display will include demonstrations of gun
making and maintenance. They
will be using live ammunition
for the reloading demonstration.
"I've got three pounds of
live powder in my locker in
the Buchanan building," said
Miss Kennedy enthusiastically.
Aquasoc, the campus skin-
diving club, has built a model
of a sunken wreck in the
Armory.
"We believe the public
should be informed about diving," said one of the workers,
"Mike Nelson is not a true picture of skindiving."
Inside the "wreck" visitors
will be able to see sea life and
also relics from the ocean
floor.
Best way for visitors not to
miss a bit of Open House is
for  them   to  take  the   centre
portion out of this magazine
for a guide (pages 9-10-11-12).
All displays are indoors, and
on the first two floors of buildings, so visitors won't get tired
or wet during the times they
are here from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday.
Free parking, free babysitting service, available first
aid and ambulance service -
the list of creature comforts
available for visitors is almost
endless.
If visitors can't find what
they're looking for, or have a
question not answered in the
Open House magazine, they
can talk to one of the Guides
standing near information
booths and at the entrance to
every building.
Of, if visitors prefer, the
Open House Office at CA 4-
3242, local 46, 47 is ready and
willing to answer any question.
ED   LAVALLE
. . hard work
UBC  OPEN  HOUSE THE UBYSSEY
Open House Edition
March 6 - 7, 1964
It's yours, too
Two thousand yards of burlap . . . 1,000 sheets of
plywood . . . 1,800 posters . . . 75,000 magazines ... 500
pounds of paper ... 1 mile of fish net . . . 70 departments
and faculties ... 40 clubs and organizations . . . 5,000
student and faculty workers.
Combine them with some nine months of planning ... the result: Open House 1964, an opportunity
for the citizens of British Columbia to share and participate in their university.
Today, as some 100,000 guests take in the sounds
and sensations of massive buildings, elaborate equipment,
and colourful entertainment, we sincerely hope that our
visiting friends will feel they are sharing something of
the university experience.
The underlying theme of Open House 1964 is "UBC:
a Partner in Your Community's Progress." The committee 7.as endeavoured to provide a program indicating
the vital role of the university is playing in the economic,
social, and cultural enrichment of our province.
We anticipate that the Open House will encourage
the continuing support the university has received from
British Columbia's citizens in the past and also awaken
an awareness of the future needs and growth potential
of the university.
Largely this future rests in the hands of the friends
cf the university and of higher education in general. We
trust that the responsibility that the public has shown in
the past will continue and thereby ensure that those
who follow the present student community will have the
opportunities that the 14,000 here now have enjoyed.
In a moment of sober reflection, however, let no one
think that he has had the opportunity to see anything
but a distortion and exaggeration of the academic community. What we cannot show, unfortunately, is the very
heart of this community of some 20,000 faculty members,
the residences, and staff.
We can show the hundreds of classrooms, the residences, and the 700,000 volumes of books but we cannot
hope to unveil the energies produced by the varied intellectual and emotional manifestations of the often frustrating process we recognize as learning.
For the university is more than a physical plant —
it is an aggregation of some of the province's finest
minds and their highest aspirations and hopes. The synthesis of these aspects . . . inquisitive minds, ambitions
and aspirations, and the complex factors of personality
produce the university graduate ... a graduate who will
use his talents for the benefit of his community and
country.
As you tour your university on this guest weekend,
may you find something of value in the university community and may you continue to support the cause and
purpose of higher education. It is in the interest of yourselves and your children to do so.
—EDUARD LAVALLE
Open House Chairman
Soul-searching
There is more to a university than towering buildings — more than gleaming instruments — more than
expensive equipment.
These are the bones and sinews of the university,
but an institution is not a university unless it has a soul.
And the soul of a university is academic freedom.
Students must be free to question, to discuss, to be irreverent — even to act foolishly.
The real student doesn't come to the university to
learn the square root of two, or to get a lifelong meal
ticket in the form of a degree.
The real student is at the university to learn to
think — to learn what life is all about.
The howls of wounded moralists, who scream at
every word or reaction that offends their idea of right,
are hobbles on the feef of the wandering student, who
wishes to set foot in every road to knowledge.
Academic freedom is the_ essential element in a university.
If you go home remembering only the' towering
buildings, you will have seen the university, but you
will not know it. — FJF.
REFRESHING BREAK from less interesting work is taken by a pair of students. Library
lawn is favorite spot in fall and spring for eating lunches, talking, and attending to
birds-and-bees studies.
MESSAGES
From one president .
DR. JOHN MACDONALD
. . . university president
On behalf of the University of British Columbia, I
am very pleased to welcome
you all to this Open House.
The purpose of Open House
—which has become a triennial event on our campus—
is to inform our friends of
the work we are doing and
to show them some of the important developments that
are taking place in higher
education.
We are encouraged by the
interest that responsible citi
zens take in our activities
and are keen to play our role
in the development of our
province and country.
In a very real sense, the
University is always "open,"
and because in two days it is
impossible to do more than
provide a brief introduction
or glimpse into our work, I
hope that many of you will
return quickly and often.
JOHN B. MACDONALD
University President
. . . and another
UBC OPEN HOUSE
MALCOLM SCOTT
. . student president
On    behalf   of    the    Alma
Mater    Society,    the    student
body of the University, welcome to Open House 1964.
This is your opportunity, a
inique  oportunity,   for   you,
the people of B.C., to see your
university in action.
We hope that you will be
able to see most of the exhibits and to meet many of the
students and professors during your visit.
The true University is not
buildings, but people, the students and professors who
work in the buildings.
We urge you to look at the
University   in   terms    of   its
people   and   its   services   to
society.
Please t ake advantage of
this occasion to acquaint yourself with the aims and objectives we are trying to achieve.
Make your own evaluation of
the worth of our purposes and
bear your conclusions in mind
when you hear someone question the value of higher education.
Finally, let me repeat our
welcome and let me urge you
not to hesitate to ask anyone
for help. They will be only
too happy to be of assistance.
MALCOLM G. SCOTT
President
Alma  Mater   Society OFF TO SELL higher education to people of B.C. are two of the students who spent four
days touring the interior during last spring's Back Mac Campaign. Students hired
dozens of buses, travelled thousands of mi les to collect more than 325,000 signatures
and add another page to UBC's history.
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UBC HISTORY
There go students:
up to their old
treks again
School mottos are too often peppy little slogans borrowed from the Romans and aimed at stimulating unsteady
youth to maintain at least one noble ideal in adult life.
For centuries, students have had their English kings
pounded into them while trapped in such moral girdles as
"Keep Well the Road" or "I Will Keep the Faith" or the
schoolboy classic from a Scottish institution, "Forwards and
Backwards" (reputed to have originated during the Romantic movement).
*    •    •
UBC's student motto, "Tuum Est," has a dual translation—"It is Yours" and the more challenging "It is Up to
You." The spirit embodied in this maxim is the essential
theme in the vigorous history of our University. On the Main
Mall stands a symbol of spirit, the Cairn, and it is around
this monument that the story of our University revolves.
A university for the province was first advocated in
1877 and in 1890 the Legislature made an abortive attempt
to establish the insitution—but the matter was deferred
(no sense rushing these things!). Eventually in 1907 an act
was passed endowing the University with Crown Lands and
UBC was incorporated the following year.
A commission selected Point Grey as the site for the
proposed university and thus provided UBC with what has
been called "the most beautiful campus in Canada." (Disregard any remarks by eastern exchange students.) A tract
of 3,000 acres lying between the University and Vancouver
was set aside by the government so that University revenue
might be provided by its lease or sale. In March, 1955, the
Bennett administration increased the campus area from 548
to 1,000 acres, covering all the western tip of Point Grey.
* * *
Competitive plans for four buildings to be erected immediately were called for in 1912. Messrs. Sharp and Thompson of Vancouver were the successful candidates and were
appointed University architects—apparently for life. Shortly,
afterwards, clearing operations began and early in 1914 construction commenced on the Science (now Chemistry) building and on the Aggie barns. While the Kaiser was looking
for his "place in the sun," clouds gathered over the Point
(Continue., on next page)
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UBC OPEN HOUSE
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Grey project and the bare girders of the Science building
sat unattended until 1922.
Despite this setback, UBC opened its doors in 1915 at
the aptly named "Fairview Shacks" on the Vancouver General Hospital grounds. First year enrollment was 379. bher-
wood Lett (past Chancellor of the University and now Chief
Justice of the B.C. Supreme Court) was elected first president of the University's student organization — the Alma
Mater Society.
Between 1916 and 1922, enrollment increased to 1,176
students, but even by 1919 the inadequacy of the "shacks"
was painfully obvious. Rats were seen in the classrooms.
The roofs were rumored to be falling in. Overflow crowds
in the "auditorium" were seated in the rafters.
* •    •
Classes were held in the shacks, tents, a church basement and enthusiastic (or was it desperate!) students held a
the social set to send their wealthy waywards. Early in 1922
the students began agitating for action in building the University at Point Grey. It was decided to petition the government and enthusiastic (or was it desperate!) students held a
house-to-house canvass, set up a booth at the Pacific National
Exhibition, attended the Manufacturers' Dinner, addressed
audiences from the stages of Vancouver theatres and over
radio station CKCD (now a defunct "top dog"). One student
set up a soap box in a downtown pool hall. Another rode
the Fairview street car all day, collecting signatures.
At the close of the campaign, more than 56,000 citizens
had signed the petition demanding action from the government.
To climax the week a mammoth Saturday morning parade moved through downtown Vancouver. One float was a
giant sardine can labelled "Sardines, Varsity Brand, Packed
in Fairview." The parade disbanded at Davie Street and
students rode street cars to Tenth and Sasamat. Disembarking, they marched over a horse trail to the almost bare
Point Grey campus. In protest against government inaction,
each of them picked up a stone and laid it on a spot in front
of the incompleted Science building. Thus the Cairn was
born.
•    *    •
The students' campaign and trek had immediate results.
On November 9, Premier John Oliver announced a government grant of $1.5 million and construction commenced once
more at Point Grey. By autumn, 1925, the Science building,
Library and a bloc of semi-permanent structures were ready
and UBC held its first session on the new site.
Now the pace quickened. In 1927 the first student drive
for a gymnasium took place and the gym (now the women's)
opened in 1929. During the depth of the depression the University budget was cut and students protested with characteristic heartiness — but to no avail.
Throughout the struggling thirties the tradition of undergraduates contributing to campus expansion grew steadily
firmer. The student union building, Brock Hall, was built
in 1936, followed in 1937 by the stadium and playing fields.
The Armory was built in 1941 and extended in 1943.
After the war came the deluge. Enrollment jumped to
more than 8,000 and the government granted $5 million for
the new education factory. More than 250 army huts were
moved to the campus for temporary (they are still in full
use!) classrooms and a hangar was brought in from Tofino
airfield to serve as a supplement to the gym.
• *    *
Enrollment dropped slightly as the veterans graduated,
but picked up in the middle 1950's and hasn't looked back
since. Construction rallied in 1955 and has moved ahead
rapidly — but it is still losing the battle with enrollment,
which is expected to swell to 16,500 this fall.
Each year, the Great Trek is commemorated by the
Cairn Ceremony near the beginning of the year and the
Great Trekker Award presented at Homecoming to a UBC
alumnus who has a long record of outstanding service to the
community and the University.
The spirit of the Great Trek continued throughout the
years and, in the 1956-57 term, when the need for increased
housing and other facilities became more pressing than usual,
a Second Great Trek was instituted. The students staged a
gigantic campaign for support, obtained 200,000 signatures.
A strongly-worded student brief was prepared, only to
be flatly rejected by the Government. After numerous demonstrations, the Government apparently weakened and announced that it would match dollar-for-dollar up to $10
million any donations from industry, business and private
individuals. The UBC Development Committee was set up
to handle all contributions and nearly $10 million has passed
through the office of director Aubrey Roberts. Housing and
numerous other developments financed by the development
fund are now either finished or under construction.
•    •    •
In the spring of 1961, the University was still poorly off
financially, but most students and faculty had been pacified
by the Provincial Government's matching grant offer. It was
then students decided to take time out from fighting the
University's battles and build two monuments to their own
initiative.
After all, there was no one else to build them a Student
Union building and Winter Sports arena. The total outlay
was originally to be something just over $1 million, but when
detailed planning was done it was found the costs would be
over $5 million. But the students had agreed — 80 percent
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UBC HISTORY
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had voted yes in a campus-wide referendum—so the projects
went ahead. The Sports Arena required only about $500,000,
and opened in July.
By this spring, it was Bennett-baiting time again. And
students went out to back the-stand of the new president of
the University, Dr. John Macdonald, for an adequate operating grant for UBC. In a week-long "Back Mac" campaign,
7,000 students signed a $2,000 telegram to Premier Bennett
and Education Minister Leslie Peterson. It called for better
support for UBC. It was delivered on the floor of the House
—60 feet long and caused a furor just as the Legislature
wound up its debate on education estimates.
• •    •
But that was only the beginning. Thousands of students
took part in a campaign to gather signatures from members
of the public. Five hundred fanned out by bus to interior
and island towns to get hinterland signatures asking for a
better deal. And others campaigned in Vancouver. Then another petition was delivered to the Government — this one
had 320,000 signatures.
Enthusiastic students wound their way through downtown streets in a whooping, colorful Third Great Trek. They
ended up on the courthouse lawns and rocked judges in their
chambers as they cheered speakers who told them the University was getting a raw deal from the Government. The
result: questionable. But UBC did get an additional $370,000
from the government.
This last year has seen several new buildings added to
the campus. The new Frederic Wood Theatre, an addition
to the Fine Arts building, a new physics complex, an electrical engineering building, an addition to the chemistry
building are among them. As well, work has begun on a
new block of residences.
• •    •
What's life like at UBC these days?
There are the usual things: Engineers, dunkings in the
Library pond, anti-Board of Governors, teapot tempests on
the pages of the paper, exams, the odd religious controversy
(always something about whether or not there's a God), and
Sir Ouvry Roberts, the campus parking czar and his car-
nappers.
We still have the Engineers, who delight in tossing anyone (especially Frosh) into the pond. Or for diversion, they
place people on top of the Library (and take away the
ladder).
The Library lawn is also the scene of the latest outdoor sport at UBC—soap-box lecturing. Every Friday noon,
in spite of rain, sleet, hail, and lunch bags, a motley assortment of orators stands up in front of the Library to tell
however will listen about their problems and plans.
•    •    •
Some students spend their noon hours studying, especially now that exams are approaching. This makes the Library a bit crowded. But if you can't get a seat there's
always the floor, or any classroom not being used for a noon-
hour lecture, or one of the lounges, unless all the couches
are taken up by bridge game or lovers.
It would be simpler if there were more rooms in the
Library.
But maybe less fun.
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University clubs picture
an extra-curricular life
The University Clubs display this year attempts to
show the many facets of a
student life on campus.
The central theme display,
sponsored by University
Clubs Committee, presents a
picture story of campus activities. Thirty-three of the clubs
and organizations on campus
are exhibiting in this year's
display. This is but a sample
of the many interests students
pursue in their spare time.
• •    •
University clubs play an important part in the student's
life. With over 100 different
clubs in operation, each student has the opportunity to
pursue his own special interests, develop his talents and
learn to be both a leader and
follower in group situations.
Under the co-ordination of
the University Clubs Committee, student clubs representative of many diverse interests
involve more than 3,000 students on campus.
• •    •
Ethnic groups, religious,
sports, political, and special
interest groups such as Dance
Club, Camera Club, Radio Society as well as residences,
fraternities and sororities,
provide ample opportunity for
all students to pursue their
interests.
Ethnic groups such as the
German Club, Alliance Francaise, Slavonic Circle, Caribbean Students, Nisei Varsity
and Chinese Varsity will
show various aspects of their
country's culture. Highlights
are members of each club in
costume, folk music, and
handicraft displays.
• •    •
Political clubs will feature
pictorial displays, and will
provide visitors with an opportunity to talk to members
and receive literature on various political parties.
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Peter Van Dyke's ... He
is Peter Van Dyke.
Meet him during Open
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LINDA CHALKLIN, JOHN BLACK
. . king and queen of the Greeks
Varsity Outdoor Club and
Rod and Gun Club will show
a typical mountain camping
scene complete with mountain, tent, skiing and climbing
gear along with a model log
cabin with cut-away walls to
display Rod and Gun activities inside.
•    •    •
Aqua Society's display consists of a decaying ship's hull
enclosing a display of diving
gear and aquarium. Fencing
and Judo clubs will give demonstrations and display the
equipment. Featured in the
Sports Car Club's display will
be a rally prepared car and
trophy exhibit.
Activities of sororities and
women's clubs will be shown
in pictures by Panhellenic Association and  Phrateres.
Clubs such as the Newman
Club, Christian Science Club
and"*Varsity Christian Fellowship will display models and
pictures of their activities.
As well as these displays in
the armory, visitors will have
an opportunity to see other
facets of extra curricular activity elsewhere on the campus.
Panhellenic House, fraternity
houses, Fort Camp, Acadia
Camp, and Lower Mall residences will be open and guided tours will be conducted
through each area.
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Information booths are located at all major points on
campus, including in front of the gym, Wesbrook, stadium, Brock Hall, Buchanan, the armory, library,
biological sciences, and the Ponderosa cafeteria. Guides
are posted there to assist you to any exhibits. Information tables are also located inside major buildings.
Food
MEALS are available  at the following locations,  hours
are generally as noted.
Auditorium Cafeteria  11 a.m.-2 p.m. 4-7 p.m.
Ponderosa     11 a.m.-2 p.m. 4-7 p.m.
Bus Stop Coffee Bar   11 a.m.-2 p.m. 4-7 p.m.
Graduate Student Centre  11 a.m.-2 p.m. 4-7 p.m.
Residence dining rooms at
Acadia,, Fort Camp and
the Common Block  12 p.m.-l p.m. 5-6 p.m.
All locations are noted on map, pages 10-11
SNACKS are available at the following locations:
Brock Hall    4-10 p.m.-Fri.   10 a.m.-lO p.m. Sat.
Gymnasium Snack Bar 4-10 p.m.-Fri. 10 a.m.-lO p.m. Sat.
Room 217,
Buchanan Bldg.     6-10 p.m. Fri.   10 a.m.-lO p.m. Sat.
Rm. 2433 Biological
Science Bldg.    6-10 p.m. Fri.   10 a.m.-lO p.m. Sat.
Hall outside
Engineering 201     6-10 p.m. Fri.   10 a.m.-lO p.m. Sat.
Rm. 303 Physics Bldg. 6-10 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.10 p.m. Sat.
Common Room
Electrical Eng. Bldg. 6-10 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.-lO p.m. Sat.
Common Room
Lasserre Bldg.      6-10 p.m. Fri.   10 a.m.-lO p.m. Sat.
Meals in campus units consist of a choice of t w o
entrees, soup, juice, vegetables, desserts and beverages:
average price 75 - 95 cents. Meals in residence dining
rooms cost 70 cents for lunch and 90 cents for dinner.
Snacks in outside and other units consist of sandwiches, donuts, cup cakes, brownies, coffee, tea, milk,
soft drinks and ice cream. Also hamburgers, French fries,
etc., at established units.
CHICKEN BARBECUE in the Field House.
CHINESE FOOD in International House, Lower Hall.
DIGNITARIES  LUNCHEON—Brock   Hall,   Saturday   at
12:45 for invited guests.
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:   All locations are noted on map, pages 10-11
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Babysitting
Babysitting will be available for children over two
years of age in Huts L-l and L-3, behind the Library, dur-
'•, ing the hours of Open House.
St. John's Ambulance Nursing
Service Stations
Nursing stations will be in Hut L-l and in the old
Education Building, for first aid service. More serious
injuries will be taken care of by the Health Services at
Wesbrook Hospital.
Washrooms
Located in all the buildings.
Rest Areas
Located in most of the buildings and if a nice day,
will be located in front of the Library.
All locations are noted on map, pages 10-11
Lost and Found
Articles should be turned in to the Guide Booths. All
articles will then be picked up and taken to Hut L-2 on
the East Mall (just in front of the Field House).
EMERGENCY TELEPHONES AT GUIDE BOOTHS
ON CAMPUS.
Bus Service
There will be a bus service with stops at all major
points of interest on campus leaving the new winter
sports center every 20 minutes. The charge for this service will be 10 cents for adults and five cents for children.
SPECTACULAR water-bombing display will be
put on by Forestry students Friday and Saturday in the Stadium, every two hours from
noon to 10 p.m.
Campus clubs
display wares
UBC's many clubs will display their
activities in the Armory, all day Friday
and Saturday. Here is a rundown of
some of the exhibits:
Canadian University Students Overseas.—CUSO work overseas—a pictorial
display.
• • *
German Club Cultural display highlighting important German people and
cultural accomplishments. Small German cafe with German folk music. (Not
for serving food—just a display for atmosphere.)
Alliance Francaise.—"Parisian Corner" featuring outlines of familiar Parisian monuments, a bookstore, kiosk, and
painter's canvas and easel.
Slavonic Circle.—Display  of Russian
cultural products.   Members in costume,
model Russian stove.   Model of Russian
peasant hut and roof, stove, etc.   Music.
•    •    •
Caribbean Students.—Palm trees and
Caribbean atmosphere as a backdrop for
slides of activities, culture, etc. Small
theatre-films of West Indies. Dislay of
handicrafts.
Nisei Varsity.—Model Japanese garden, tied in with Chinese Varsity display.
Chinese Varsity.—Pavilion—should be
very impressive displaying Chinese culture.
Alpha Omega—Ukrainian display of
culture.
Newman Club.—A-frame type chapel.
The Tower oi Man, symbol ot
the 1964 Open House, is the
centre of campus. All exhibits and services are located
within easy walking distance
oi the tower.
Political Clubs.—Will provide visitors
with an opportunity to talk to members
and receive literature on various political parties.
Communist Club. — "Books, not
bombs."
Liberal Club.—Pictorial display.
Social Credit Club Models of Simon
Fraser University, B.C. Ferries, Peace
River Project.
New Democratic Party Club.—Pictorial display.
• •    •
Varsity     Outdoor     Club Mountain
camping scene complete with mountain,
tent, skiing and climbing gear, snow,
etc.    Project and slides of activities.
Rod and Gun Club.—Model log cabin
with cut-away walls to display Rod and
Gun activities inside.
Booster Club—Pictorial display of
Booster Club activities and people to
answer questions about UBC sports.
Sports Car Club—A rally-prepared
car and trophy exhibit and a racing car.
Aqua Soc.—Decaying ship's hull enclosing a display of diving gear and
aquarium.
Fencing—Display of fencing equipment and live fencing demonstration.
• •    •
Dance Club—Model dance studio with
members dancing (red, black, gold
Spanish flavour).
Panhellenic   Assoc Model   Greek
temple and pictorial display. Panhellenic House open to visitors.
Phrateres—Pictorial display of club's
activities.
Native Canadian Fellowship Artifact
exhibit and photograph portrayed.
Camera Club—Photographic salon—
photo display, slides, polaroid photography.
•    •    •
Pre-Med Society—Outline of courses
required and photos of students at work.
Blind Students—Display of the equipment and aids which enable blind
students to study at university.
UBC  OPEN  HOUSE
, I I I I M I H i < l M I I Where to find <
at UBC's 1964
HOCKEY
CURLING
SKATING  ^
ALL  DAY
YOU'LL WANT TO SEE THESE SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE EVENTS
FRIDAY
8-10 p.m*.—Open House stage show, including one-act play, skits, songs,
and dancing. In the Auditorium.
12:30-8 p.m.—'Music department grand concert, with the UBC orchestra
and choir.   In Brock Hall.
8 p.m. —Faculty of Law presents a grand
moot court demonstration. In
room 106 of Buchanan building.
4:45-11:15 p.m.—Curling bonspiel in the
Thunderbird Arena.
7:30-9:45 p.m.—Figure skating exhibition by
the UBC figure skating club. In
Thunderbird Arena.
All Day —B.C. high school boys' basketball
championship, in Memorial Gymnasium.
2:00 p.m.—UBC Thunderbirds and Saskatchewan Huskies play off for
the Western Intercollegiate basketball championship. In War
Memorial Gym.
All day — B.C. girls' high school basketball
championships, in Women's Gymnasium.
7:00 p.m.—Fencing and judo exhibitions by
members of UBC clubs. In the
Education Gymnasium, beside
the Stadium.
SATURDAY
12 noon —Official 1964 Open House opening
ceremonies. In the Stadium.
2:30-5 p.m.—Open House stage show, including one-act play, skits, songsi
and dancing. In the Auditorium.
Repeat performance 7:30-10 p.m.
12:20 p.m.—Balloon launching. Montgolfier
Bros, famous experiment reconstructed by student members of
the air force reserve. In the
Stadium, with repeat performances at 3, 5, 8, and 9 p.m.
2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. 4md 7-9 p.m.—Model
Parliament demonstration by
members of UBC student politi-
clubs.   In Brock Hall lounge.
2 p.m. —Water bombing display by the
forestry undergraduate society,
in co-operation with Okanagan
Helicopters. In the Stadium.
TO
UBC OPEN HOUSE
8 p.m. —Vancouver Institute Lecture. In
room 106 of Buchanan building.
All Day—B.C. high school boys' basketball
championships, Memorial Gymnasium.
All Day—Curling bonspiel, Thunderbird
Arena.
7:45-9:45 p.m.—-Figure skating exhibition by
the Vancouver Amateur Figure
Skating Association. Thunderbird
Arena.
All Afternoon—Exhibition hockey between
teams from the student intramural league. Thunderbird
Arena.
2:00 p.m.—UBC Thunderbirds and Saskatchewan Huskies conclude
their two-game series for Western Intercollegiate basketball
championship. In War Memorial
Gym.
All day — B.C. high school girls' basketball
championships, in Women's Gymnasium.
2:00 and 7:00 — Fencing and judo exhibitions. In the Education Gymnasium, beside the Stadium.
^ ill the exhibits
Open House
THE UNIVERSITY OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Fort   FINE ARTS
(Films and Lectures)
TOWER OF MAN
CREATIVE WRITING
(Plays and Poetry)
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AND HERE'S THE LIST OF ALL THE FACULTY DISPLAYS
ASIAN STUDIES
Place: Bu. 112, 114. 116 and hallway outside.
The department's display deals both with
the spoken and the written languages. Demonstrations using language laboratory show how
electronic devices can be used to assist the instruction in either spoken Japanese or Chinese. Visitors may get a short lesson in either
Chinese or Japanese.
A member of the department will also be
present throughout both days to demonstrate
Chinese or Japanese writing.   There will also
be a portraying of what is required when a
student signs up for one of the courses in current developments in East and South Asia.
ANTHROPOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY,
POLITICAL SCIENCE, HISTORY &
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Place: Bu. 1221
Joint display with several examples of the
process of writing books and scholarly articles.
Gilts and trinkets galore at the
World University Service Treasure Van bazaar — located in
Brock Hall cateteria.
BACTERIOLOGY
Place: Wesbrook
Among many displays are included: display
of space travel foods, display showing the
production of wine and beer, laboratory diagnosis of various disease, including venereal
and airborne diseases, displays of various
models of microscopes.
BIOLOGY AND  BOTANY
Place: Biological Sciences Building
Display includes plant physiology, the plant
under microscope, "Fruit flies, garden peas &
you", control of rice disease, aquatic botany.
CHEMISTRY
Room 250 (S) — films, demonstrations
100 (W) — glassblowing
112 (W) — liquefaction of nitrogen
Lab 219 (W) — liquefaction of helium
Students will be at work in the undergraduate teaching labs, performing a cross-
section of experiments. Many of the research
laboratories will be open as well, including
demonstrations of photochemistry, X-ray
equipment, chromotography spectroscopy.
Chemistry displays don't really lend themselves to effective publicity but are excellent,
and public is urged to attend.
CLASSICS
Place: Buchanan Buiding
The display will attempt to show some aspects of the Graeco-Roman world and its
legacy to the life and culture of the Western
European tradition. Architectural models,
photographs and colored slides.
ECONOMICS
Place: Bu. 1213
A number of three-dimensional displays.
ENGLISH
Place: Bu. 202
A display of records, tapes.
PHYSICS
Hebb Building: Lectures
Demonstrations of Electrical Phenomena—
Friday 6:30 p.m., Sat. 11 p.m.
Glassblowing Demonstrations—
Friday 8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m., 7 p.m.
All club displays are in the
Armory. Free samples and good
fun—running all day Friday and
Saturday.
Some of the still unanswered questions in
physics—Friday 9:30 p.m.
Real Cool Physics—Sat. 3:15 p.m.
Red Hot Physics—Sat. 4:30 p.m.
Billion Volt Physics—Sat. 8:30 p.m.
Hennings Building:
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UBC OPEN HOUSE
11 From fruit flies to fossils
These are the classroom displays to take in today
(Continued from Page  11)
Special demonstrations include: communication by beams of light, atomic and nuclear
physics, biophysics.
PSYCHOLOGY
Place: Hut M-3
Motion pictures of psychologists in action,
psycholgalvanometer (part of apparatus used
in "lie detector"), use of room with one-way
mirror, perceptual illusions, animal experiments, mental health display, public may try
various psychological tests and measurement
apparatus,  many charts and  posters.
ROMANCE STUDIES
Place: Buchanan lounge
Maps illustrating the origin and development of Romance languages, and the geographical layout of countries using Romance
languages; posters, magazines and books:
side-walk cafe (visitors may buy coffee, sit
and listen to recorded songs and from time
to time see live performances by students '
singing in French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese), films on architecture and landscape
of Prance,  Italy, Spain and  Portugal.
Also films in Buchanan 319.
SLAVONICS
Place: Buchanan lounge.
All 12 Slavic peoples will be represented,
at least on the linguistic level. Many books
and older works of art on display, background music from various Slavic nations,
visitors may sit down, have cup of tea and
read current magazines and newspapers in
most of the Slavic languages represented.
THEATRE
Will decorate Foyer of new Freddy Wood
Theatre.
ZOOLOGY AND INSTITUTE OF
FISHERIES
Place: Biological Sciences.
Displays will include small mammals, mammalogy and cancer, physiology—heart and
circulation, fish ecology.
NURSING
Place: Wesbrook Building.
Many good displays, including one of post
anaesthetic recovery room, demonstrations of
mouth to mouth resuscitation, and external
heart massage, displays of various anatomical
models, full display on "mental illness and
the community," display of old, new and
future nursing uniforms, and also information on many of the changes occurring in
nursing education.
HOME ECONOMICS
Place: Home- Economics Building.
Displays include: "The Home Economist in
the Community," food displays, nutrition for
the astronaut, child development and family relations, experimental foods, clothing
and textiles.
LIBRARY
Numerous static displays.
SOCIAL WORK
Place: Social Work Seminar Centre'.
Films shown hourly; will highlight the
three main social work methods in displays
on mental health, community planning, family and child welfare; display on the integration of the Indian into the community in B.C.
Display will point out what Social Work is
doing, can do, and should be doing.
ARCHITECTURE
Place:  New stackwell of Main Library.
"Environment as controlled by man." A
series of visual, acoustic, tactile and olfactory experiments. Public will experience the
various aspects of environment by moving
through them rather than merely observing
them. Also displays in the Lassere Building.
AGRICULTURE
Place: Field House  and  Agricultural
Mechanics. Building.
Displays in poultry science, soil science,
agricultural economics, animal husbandry,
plant science, food technology. Chicken barbecue.
GEOGRAPHY
Place:   Forestry and  Geology  Building.
Displays  on  climatology,  cartography  (air
photo interpretation); land form model; B.C.
in maps and reports, historical maps. Coffee.
GEOPHYSICS
Place: Hennings. Building.
Four  meteorites    on   display,   films,   play-
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UBC OPEN HOUSE
back of recording of a geomagnetic storm
and demonstration of extremely sensitive
recording instruments; also display of instruments used in prospecting for oil and minerals.
MEDICINE
Continuing Medical Education
(Wesbrook 200).
Colored organization chart of department,
provincial map cut out of wood showing locations of Continuing Medical Education
courses.
Department of Preventive Medicine
(Wesbrook 200).
Display depicting the new Health Sciences
Centre, child health program display, demonstrations of health surveys and their value
in medical science (visitors invited to take
part in clinical tests).
Deparmeni of Medicine (Room 103
Department of Physiology).
Demonstration of the artificial kidney used
at Vancouver General Hospital. Demonstration of one or more types of cardiac pacemakers used in heart surgery. Demonstration of the electrocardiogram (heart tracing
machine). (Will attach instrument to a volunteer and show how the speed of the heart
is changed.)
Neurological  Research
(Top Floor Medical Block C).
Displays include: chromatography, reflux-
ing and distillation of urine, EEG machine
and observation, fluoroscope, P.H. meter and
titration, pickled animal brains.
Cancer   Research   Centre    (display   on the
main floor of the Centre).
MUSIC
Place: Brock Hall—Friday, 12:30 and 8 p.m.
Grand Concert, featuring the University
orchestra, singers and concert band (includes
Mozart's Requiem and Academic Festival
Overture  of Brahms).
Place: Music Building, Room 104—Saturday 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 and 7:30 p.m. Students
will present short, solo and ensemble recitals. Room 102—Photographic display covering department's activities over past few
years. Rooms 301-305—Controlled display of
early and modern instruments and associated
literature.
COMMERCE
Place: Bu. Room 1220 and  1214.
Film (Under All is the Land), and static
displays on various aspects of estate management (teaching program, research, scholarships available, and some of the practical
aspects of estate management).
CIVIL  ENGINEERING
Place: Engineering Building.
Room 202 — Friday 4 p.mi. and 7 p.m.—
Talk on Engineering by the Engineering Institute of Canada. 101 and 201 — Displays of
large dams, measuring devices used in demonstrating fluid principles. Soil Lab—Carry
out tests on soils and other highway materials
Materials Testing — will be testing the
strength of structural steel members, concrete and timbers by using mechanical and
hydraulic machines. Films showing the
dramatic failure of the Tacoma Narrows Suspension. Bridge.
ELECTRICAL   ENGINEERING
Place:  Electrical  Engineering  Building.
High voltage display "A Puff From 190G,"
dialectric-loaded electron linear acceleration,
interesting films, microwave research, fre-
qency shifted speech, 1964 Ball Model.
simulated space flight digital and analogue
computer display, radar display.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Ball model, smoke tunnel, wind tunnel,
water table, photoelasticity, Wisconsin engine, rocket engine.
METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING
Gold-plated medallions commemorating
Open House given to visitors. Displays featuring the recovery of copper and iron from
local ores by flotation methods, and recovery
of minerals by gravity concentration in a
jig, magnetic separation of iron ore. Use of
radioactive tracers, electron probe and
microscope. Plasmas jet in operation.
GEOLOGY
Helicopter on display in front of Old Arts
Building, display of mine models and rocks
from 15 B.C. mines, time scale showing distribution  of   life   over geologic  ages,  fossils,
ball models. An opportunity for the visitor to
pan  his own gold!
CHEMICAL   ENGINEERING
Projects   on   display   (kinetics,  evaporation
cooling,    gas    absorption    in   bubble    flow),
model  of synthetic  rubber plant.  Petroleum
refinery display board.
DENTISTRY
Place:  Medical   Administration  Hut.
Architectural drawings, plans, models and
photos of proposed building for the faculty
of Dentistry. Research apparatus being used
by the present faculty, and color slides showing various dental lesions.
FORESTRY
Place:  Forestry and Geology Building.
Waterbombing by Okanagan helicopters
at 2 p.m. March 7 in the Stadium. "Hazards
of Combustion"—Mr. Don Watts of MacMillan, Bloedel & Powell River (F and 100 —
March 6, 7 p.m., March 7, 3 p.m.) Working
models of a portable spar told-time skyline
system. Photogremmetry, wildlife, fire control, pathology, entomology, logging, forest
products, forest management and administration.
SCHOOL  OF REHABILITATION
MEDICINE
Place: Hut MS-1.
Two model rehabilitation departments,
showing techniques used in physical and
occupational therapy treatments. Slides depicting the story of rehabilitation in B.C.
Kitchen arranged to demonstrate adaptations
for the disabled homemaker. Training of an
upper limb amputee in the use of his artificial arm.
PHARMACY
Place: George Cunningham Building.
Application of skin respiration studies to
determine effectiveness of ointments. Displays on the discovery and development of
new physical principles; manufacturing of
pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, sterile pharmaceutical preparations, displays of hospitals
and hospital pharmacies and their development over the years, displays regarding drug
laws, significance of drug testing and quality
control in public health. Display on the
action of tranquillizers and psychotherapeutic
drugs.
EDUCATION
Place:  Education Annex—Room  108.
Home economics display, social studies
display, science display, guidance display,
physical education display, language arts
display, music display, art display, audiovisual display, reading display and programmed learning.
Place: New Education Building.
Education Lounge — Closed circuit T.V.
demonstration. Room 204 — Mathematics
Display—10 demonstrations of modern mathematics. Room 100—Films shown every
hour on the hour.
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Place: War Memorial Gym.
Display of P.E. courses, job opportunities,
intra-mural and extra-mural sports. Guided
tours of Gym. Sat., March 7, 1 p.m.—Gymnastics demonstration. Films shown throughout the day.
COMPUTING CENTRE
Place: Civil Engine-Ting Building.
Computer operating in Room 408. Audience
can sit in room 201 and see what is going
on by closed circuit T.V.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY
PLANNING
Place:  Lassere Building.
Maps,   charts   and photos illustrating student  planning   projects   and   some  examples
of   current   planning   work  being   done by
various  greater Vancouver  agencies.
FINE ARTS
Eight films and lectures, new Freddy Wood
Theatre.
PATHOLOGY
Place: Medical Block C, 3rd floor.
Specimens of diseased tissue including cancer. Cutting and staining slides. Three dimensional model of a virus.
PHARMACOLOGY
Place: Medical Block C.
Isolated beating heart, and living rabbit
intestines. Public will be able to see the
dramatic effect of various drugs. By DR. JOHN MACDONALD
University President
WHEN I ASKED one of my senior
colleagues in the University recently for his views about University
administration, his reply was: "The less
we have of it the better." This is a
point of view with which I think everyone sympathizes.
Nearly all academic people think nostalgically of the time when higher education consisted of professors and students meeting together informally in
small groups for lectures, tutorials and
discussions. But in the Canadian universities of the sixities, as enrolments have
swollen and as programs have extended
into a wide variety of professional and
graduate fields, this must be a dream—
and a very impractical one.
Size and complexity make it impossible to avoid administrative supervision
and control and we delude ourselves if
we believe we can avoid any form of
administration.
A third and difficult area is that of
academic administration. Every university professor naturally wishes to have
his share in the determination of the
academic policy of the institution of
which he is a part. One of the strongest
movements in Canada at the present time
is for increased faculty participation in
university government. Each member
of a faculty has his own ideas about
education, but sometimes these wishes
and desires may be in conflict with those
of his colleagues.
•    •    •
The function of a good administration
is to provide leadership and to ensure
that new stimulating concepts are given
proper consideration. Curiously, university people are often conservative and
more concerned to protect against error than to allow for innovation. Academic administrators must try to act in
a progressive and enlightened manner
and in accordance with the democratic
process.    They wish to provide methods
some, for taking up time which might
be devoted to other work, for dividing
responsibility, and for permitting a few
strong people to dominate. Yet the committee system does remain one of the
best methods for avoiding precipitous,
ill-formed or self-centred action. It is
certainly the responsibility of senior administrators to consult the best opinion
available and always to ensure that academic excellence should prevail over
administrative convenience.
With the last 18 months, I have established and made considerable use of a
Committee of Deans in an advisory capacity. This body has no executive powers,
but it is useful to get the advice of the
group before recommending policy on
academic matters to the Senate, and on
occasion to the Board of Governors.
•5P •»• •!•
The Senate remains the highest academic authority in the University, responsible for curriculum, standards of
instruction  and  the academic  goals of
What makes the University run
The question, therefore, is: What is
the best form of administration? My
own view is that university administration falls into three principal categories.
First, there is the necessity, indeed the
over-riding need, to obtain the funds to
run the modern university. This is the
problem with which every university administration, and especially the President and the Board of Governors, is
constantly pre-occupied.
I believe that it is the duty of a university to state its needs to the public
and to the government clearly and as
succinctly as possible. The sums necessary to operate a university today are
immense and we can only hope to succeed in obtaining them if government
and public are aware of the dimension
of the problem and convinced of the
need.
The university's business is the public's business, and a President has to
make the case for what his university
is trying to do. It is for this reason that
we have recently published a brochure,
"The Challenge of Growth," which sets
out our academic and financial goals for
the next few years (see pages 18-19).
Secondly, there is what might be described as the "housekeeping" side; the
control of budgets, the maintenance of
records, the supervision of buildings and
grounds, of housing services, of employment services. Here, I believe, the really
important thing is to ensure that authority is clearly designated and then delegated as far as possible.
for active participation by as many as
possible; yet at the same time the individual must not be so over-burdened with
committees and administrative chores
that he cannot perform his duties as
teacher, scholar and researcher—which
after all are the prime things for which
he has been trained and for which he
has been appointed.
In my view, one of the best methods to
ensure good academic administration is
to decentralize as much as possible the
faculties and departments concerned;
then suggestions can be made in the
faculties and channelled through them to
the Heads of Departments, the Dean, the
President, the Senate, and the Board of
Governors. The corollary, of course, is
that Heads of Departments and faculties
should as far as possible be given the
authority and the resources to settle their
affairs at the departmental and faculty
level.
•   •    •
There are, in addition, many issues
which have a university-wide significance and which cannot be considered
to be of concern to one faculty only. It
is important to ensure, for instance, that
in matters such as standards, building
priorities, recruitment and promotions
there be university-wide policies. The
joint faculties, the Senate, the Board, and
a number of Senate and Presidential
committees are intended to help settle
such questions wisely.
The committee system is frequently
criticized  for being  slow and  cumber-
the institution. Faculty representation
has been considerably increased in order
to ensure that it plays the dominant role
in the formulation of academic policy.
I have also recently established a special
ad hoc Academic Goals Committee in order to try to set down objectives for
which we should plan in the academic
area. It will publish a report on its work
later in the year.
The administration of this University
has long enjoyed close and direct contact with the Faculty Association, the
professional organization of the teaching staff. This body, through its executive, can and does make recommendations and suggestions concerning many
aspects of university life, especially those
connected with tenure, salaries, and professional and academic standards. Their
views are relevant and must be taken
into consideration along with suggestions from other groups, but is must not
be forgotten that only the officially-
constituted bodies bear the responsibility
for deciding upon policy.
• • •
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and administrative functions. We have
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have to provide for leadership, yet we
must never lose sight of the fact that
every institution worthy of the name
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SOAPBOXER JIM WARD (on top of it all) shouts down heckler during weekly oratory
in front of the library. His subjects range from giving blood to French - Canadian
separatists. Students listen, heckle, eat their lunches, throw their lunch bags, and walk
away apparently unaffected by the spouting   of Ward.
Life with students
Residence life
different world
Students, at UBC  are divided into two  groups—those
who live here all the time and those Who don't.
Those that don't battle morn-
Some study...
HIDDEN SOMEWHERE in the
library   a   student   sits   engrossed  in  his books.
ing traffic on Chancellor
Boulevard, University Boulevard and Marine Drive.
They park in student parking areas scattered around the
perimeter of the campus, troop
to classes and inhabit the library, Brock Hall and the Bus
Stop in between lectures.
Their life centres around
the same classes, but the evenings are spent with university students, rather than parents and little brothers.
These students organize a
life for themselves—dances,
excursions, social gatherings,
study groups.
The three residence areas
are Acadia and Fort Camps
and the Common Block residences on the west side of the
campus.
Next fall, a new complex of
residences will be ready for
use by students. Located near
Southwest Marine Drive and
Totem Park, the brickwork is
already starting to rise.
The money for these residences is coming largely from
the fees students pay for living in residence.
Each Friday night, some residence event takes place that
helps students ease the tedium
of continual work with the
books.
Several weekend ski trips
have been organized for residents in the dormitories. Costume balls and formals are organized and paid for by the
students.
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of   Toronto.      Picture   was   taken   at   new    residences.
Students' life a lot more
than lectures and books
Students at UBC have lots
of things to do when they're
not studying.
Some of them are organized
and serious, some are merely
a method of justifying a
break from the often tedious
procedure of getting educated.
Sunny days (of which we
see too few) find hundreds of
students gathering on the
library lawn; others attend
the extra-curricular lectures
sponsored by campus clubs
and societies.
There are several excellent
permanent displays and exhibitions on campus. The off-
duty student is lured into the
art galleries and museums,
and, of course, is attracted to
the never-ending undergraduate society pranks which are
a source of amusement to faculty and students alike, and
usually show a high degree of
originality and humor.
And there are serious pursuits like the student govern-
jment, which controls hundreds of thousands of student
dollars, and the student newspaper which keeps the students and faculty informed of
the campus life. The Ubyssey
is published three times a
week, and provides students
with complete coverage of
campus events.
There are student recreational groups and clubs,
whose members are drawn together by common hobbies
and interests, and there are
athletic groups who provide
the campus with the high
standard of athletic team and
individual endeavor it now
enjoys.
But the favorite extra-curricular activity of most of
the students of UBC is merely
enjoying the unique and beautiful setting of the campus.
UBC has • a location which
is certainly unequalled by
any other Canadian university, and ranks among the
most beautiful in the world.
UBC boasts some of the
most active service groups in
the province such as a student Red Cross, and annually
takes on a project which will
directly benefit some underprivileged or under-developed area of the world.
This year, for instance, the
university is collecting money
to construct a school for the
African   village    Pilikwe,
where such facilities are unheard of.
And there are intellectual
gatherings and discussions,
either over coffee at the university, or with a beer at
home at night.
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celebrate Homecoming. Homecoming is held every fall
and is that time when all graduates are invited back to
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PROBLEM SESSION fills up some of Dr Sou dock's morning time. Here, a group of undergraduate  electrical   engineers work   with   him on their math.
The University buildings
and the impressive equipment
which many of them contain
are immediately evident to the
campus visitor. Fifteen thousand students are likewise hard
to miss.
The teaching staff however,
although essential to the University, may rather easily pass
unnoticed in the tumult of
Open House. It may be of interest to give some information
concerning the training required, the numbers needed, and
the characteristics which distinguish university professors,
as well as the nature and variety of their work and the
rewards it brings.
•    •    •
In 1954, the teaching staff
of the University of British
Columbia was about 400, this
year there are 844 and by 1974
the number required by the
three public universities in the
Province will be approximately 2,000.
In order to make possible
this increase, some 1,500 new
teachers must become available during the next 10 years.
At present, we are not graduating enough people with the
academic qualifications to
teach at university to meet this
demand, let alone to meet the
needs of other sectors of the
community.
•    •    •
Moreover we will no longer
be able to rely on importing
professors since the shortage of
such people is world wide. It
is plain that we must expand
our capacity to provide graduate education as fast as we can
without sacrificing educational quality.
What period of training is
required? In round figures, of
1,000 children who enter elementary school, 500 finish high
school, 100 enter university
and 60 graduate with a bachelor's degree. Ten of these
might go into graduate school,
six complete their master's
degree, and of these not more
than one would be expected to
achieve a doctor's degree.
•   •   •
By the time he does receive
his Ph.D., the student will usually be at least 26 years old
and have completed a minimum of 20 years of education.
He is then ready to start at the
bottom of the academic hierarchy.
At present, UBC draws its
professors from many sources.
Of the staff listed in the 1963-
1964 calendar, only 326 have
even one degree from UBC,
378 have graduated at other
Canadian universities, 5 15
have degrees from United
States' institutions, 249 from
Britain, 74 from Continental
Europe, 22 from Asia, 20 from
Australia and New Zealand
and 3 from Africa.
• • •
This variety of background
provides a valuable leavening
of the academic community
and serves to emphasize the
international nature of a university. It also illustrates the
high degree of mobility which
is present in the academic market place and the importance
of keeping our institutions attractive places for scholars to
work.
Most people are aware of the
professor's role in teaching undergraduate students, but
many may be unaware of the
wide range of other activities
which take up much of his
time.
•    •   •
The professor is a specialist
in a limited field of knowledge.
To illustrate the degree of subdivision, there are 70 departments within the 10 faculties
at UBC. In many cases, a department is itself composed of
a number of divisions. In turn
each member of a division has
special interests within his
general field.
His fundamental responsibility is to keep abreast of knowledge' in his area and to work
creatively in his subject of
special interest. Much of his
time therefore is likely to be
spent reading, thinking, carrying on research of various
sorts, creating artistic works,
and communicating with his
fellows throughout the worldwide academic community.
Where appropriate, the results
of his labors will also be passed
on to the community at large.
This tale was written by
a member of UBC's Faculty
Association, of which 90 per
cent of the professors are
members.
In undergraduate teaching,
he may give four to nine hours
of lectures a week to classes
ranging from two to 800 students. Each lecture requires
some hours of preparation and
ideally is revised and improved
each year. In addition much,
although probably too little,
teaching is done in small
groups with active participation by the students.
•    •    •
Perhaps most important,
there should be opportunity
for some individual contact between instructor  and student.
In practice, particularly in
first and second year Arts and
Science, the teaching load severely limits such consultation.
In this respect, graduate teaching is more satisfactory. The
student and teacher can get to
know each other while the
student is acquiring the body
of knowledge and the technical
skills which will allow him to
do advanced work in his chosen field.
•    •    •
This process is challenging
to both. It is, of course, time
consuming, and perhaps for
that reason, a major part of
graduate teaching goes on
through the summer months.
In addition to graduate and
undergraduate teaching duties,
there are increasing demands
for continuing education of
those who have a university
training, refresher courses in
Medicine and Engineering for
example, and of  general  edu-
LECTURING to   large   classrooms   like  this   is common at UBC. Most professors give about
nine one-hour  lectures  each  week,  to classes than range from five or six students to as
many as  500. —don hume photos
16
UBC  OPEN  HOUSE diary
cational courses at the university level for people unable to
attend regular university sessions. Many of these activities go on in the evenings and
in the summer.
The University is in many
respects a self-governing community. In addition to scholarly activities most members
of the teaching staff have duties which are concerned with
various aspects of University
administration.
• •   •
The Faculty, although they
may at times complain about
the amount of time they spend
on various committees, jealously guard their right to participate in decisions about academic matters. They do this
because they wish to do everything possible to maintain
freedom of thought and free
expression of opinion, even
though some opinions may be
unpopular.
• •    •
Furthermore,    each   faculty
member has an obligation to
bring his specialized knowledge and training to bear on
problems which confront the
University; problems such as
academic standards, planning
of new programs, or improvement of teaching methods.
In addition, many faculty
members spend part of their
time as consultants to various
groups in the community. They
may, for example, advise such
agencies as the Canada Council and the National Research
Council, the Canadian Heart
Foundation, or Royal Commissions on health, education, industry, agriculture, or any
number of topics.
.   '     •    •    •
It is clear that faculty members rarely find time lying
heavy on their hands. When
other duties permit, they are
eager to return to their creative activities.
What then are the rewards
of a career as a university teacher? The material rewards
are fairly simply stated. In his
early 30s with eight years of
university training behind him,
the young staff member would
likely be called an instructor,
and have a salary of about
$550 a month.
• •    •
If he merited the average
rate of advancement, he would
become an assistant professor
at 35 and earn about $580 per
month. At 39, he would become an associate professor at
$750 a month and at 51 he
would become a full professor
at $1,000 per month.
There will of course be many
variations from this pattern.
These salaries are not likely
to lure people of high ability
from other professions requiring equivalent training in
which the financial rewards
are substantially greater.
The real reward of an academic career lies in the challenge
of working at the forefront of
some area of knowledge, however restricted, and from the
satisfaction of testing one's
ideas with able students and
colleagues.
SKULL SESSION of the department is held e very week. Here, staff of electrical engineering department gets together to discuss p olicy, academic developments, and administrative problems.
GRADUATE STUDENT gets some instruction on the equipment in an electronics lab. Dr.
Soudack's afternoons are usually devoted to consultation with students like this, who
are working towards graduate.degrees.
Pilikwe
Last year it was a Prov- 1
ince-wide Back Mac Cam- ||
paign.
This year, the Alma Mater Society is sponsoring an
African School Building
Project.
Last spring both the students and the public were
made increasingly aware of
the importance of higher
education.
This spring, we are un- -
dertaking an experiment in g
'International Education'. -.
An attempt is being made
to foster understanding of /
problems outside the Prov- '
ince.
• * • ;
Under the auspices of %
UNESCO the AMS (student .
body) is attempting to raise v
$7,100 to build a school in
Pilikwe, Bechuanaland, a „\
. country situated on the \
: northern   border   of   that
wealthy state of Apartheid: ^
: the Union of South Africa. $
Bechuanaland   is   three-   ~
quarters the size of British -
Columbia.    The    Kalahari  ,
desert sprawls across half
' of this area.
Almost all the people are
engaged   in   raising    livestock. For want of an edu- '-
cation there is little pros- 1-.
j pect for them or their coun-   -
I try. The Banmangwato peo-
| pie, the principal tribe in
; Bechuanaland,    have    for
years wrested a precarious
living    from    the    rocky,
■ parched land.
• •   •
An elementary education,
especially in the principles
of agriculture would secure
. jfgj^hem a standard of liv-
, ing more compatible with
20th Century aspirations.
I     They seek the initial aid
j which will make their own
I efforts   viable   and   which
will arouse local initiative
and   imagination   to   even
greater effort.
Information and illustration on the project are
available from the Armory,
International House, and
(if the weather is fine)
from soapbox orators in
front of the library.
• •   •
We now ask you, the
community, to join with us
again, this time in an 'Ex-
i periment in International
Education'. You can assist
\ us in achieving our goal,
and theirs, in helping to
build a new African School.
Get 'em hot
FINER POINTS of digital computer get the once-over from professor Soudack, here working on some research. Not much time is left for the average professor to work on his
own projects.
Campus Canada, the national student magazine
which is produced at UBC,
will be on sale at the Canadian Union of Students
booth in the Armory during Open House.
The magazine features
articles on biculturalism,
RCMP campus investigations, the crisis in higher
education, and short stories
by student writers.
UBC OPEN HOUSE
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which has forced its way up through a maze of World before UBC can afford to get rid of the tar-paper find a table in huge UBC library is floor between
War II army shacks which still serve as classrooms for   huts — they're just too badly needed. book racks — like this co-ed.
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CRISIS'
The "crisis in higher education" is making headlines in
many countries. This gentle
phrase has been used to label
a potential disaster.
Unfortunately, like any catch-
phrase, it is easy to ignore. It
fails to convey the full impact
of a mounting emergency that
affects not just the West, but
the entire world.
Crisis in higher education.
What does this really mean to
the University of British Columbia and to you—It means
that our university must plan
now if it is to continue fulfilling its responsibility for the
development of higher education in this Province. This
brief account tells how UBC
is planning to meet the urgent
demands of tomorrow.
Planning in quality—to improve the calibre of education
in the face of today's explosion
of knowledge. And planning in
quantity—to provide that education for rapidly increasing
numbers of students.
The requirements for operating the University are set forth
for the next three years; the
priorities in buildings for faculty and students cover a
period of five years and both
are related to the growth of
the University for the next
seven   years.
—JOHN B. MACDONALD
University president
The squeeze on the university . . .
?
Where did the crisis come from? One
major factor is the soaring birth rate following World War II.
During the next three or four years, these
post-war "babies" will be entering college in
a deluge. Today UBC has 14,800 students.
By 1966, that number will swell to 19,400.
UBC will experience this 31 percent increase
in spite of the province's new program to
provide other institutions for higher education. Between now and. 1970, the total B.C.
students seeking education beyond high
school will be 37,000 — if we can accommodate them. To do so, our province must
create more facilities for higher education in
the next seven years than it has in all the
years since Confederation. UBC must assume
its share of this load.
•    •    •
Another crucial task for UBC will be to
educate the educators. Meeting the province's anticipated school population increase
in the next seven years will require 16,500
primary and secondary school teachers. Much
of this demand must be met by UBC's Faculty
of Education — the only large teacher-training facility in the province.,
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL: Here is the
source of tomorrow's university teachers,
scientists and specialists in business and industry: the guarantors of our future cultural
and economic well-being.
•    •    •
More and more, everv avenue of modern
society demands the knowledge, background
and training of the Ph.D. Yet producing even
the number of Ph.D.'s required in educational
institutions will represent an enormous challenge for Canadian universities in the years
ahead.    Between now and 1970, this country
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must  acquire  an  additional 16,000  full-time
university faculty members.
Yet it currently graduates only about
300 Ph.D.s per year. The universities and
colleges of British Columbia need nearly 200
new faculty members each year. In former
years, more than two-fifths of our new faculty
have come from the United States and Europe.
But these sources are now faced with the
same world-wide shortage that confronts B.C.
•    •    •
and the rest of Canada.  We will no longer
be able to import faculty members in quantity.   We must now grow our own.
UBC's present graduate school enrolment
is 1,128 students. That number should increase to 1,530 students by 1966, and to 3,000
by 1970. To stimulate this needed growth,
the University plans to assign more than a
million dollars for fellowships and teaching
assistantships for graduate students in the
year 1964. This sum will have to be increased in the years that follow.
COST OF PROGRESS; In education, as
in every other commodity, quantity and quality have their price. Right now, UBC is
losing ground
•    •    •
The average revenue from all sources for
Canadian universities in 1962-63 Ls $1,797 per
student. For UBC, this figure is $1,517. If
our university is to meet the demands of quantity and still improve the quality of its education and research programs, it must compete
financially with other universities. Our goal
over a three-year period is straightforward:
to achieve operating revenues equal to the
national average, which by 1966 will be
$2,200 per student.
For several years, the principal income
sources have been as follows: Government of
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British Columbia, 36 percent; student fees 25
percent; Federal Government contributions,
25 percent; and miscellaneous, including gifts
and grants, 14 percent.
THE FACULTY: UBC must Increase it«
faculty for two reasons. The first is obvious-
more teachers are needed to cope with surging
numbers of undergraduates.
The second reason may not be so apparent. The need for rapid growth in the
graduate school poses special problems
Teaching at this level is even more demanding in terms of the relationship between
faculty member and student.
•    •    •
While faculty-to-student ratios of one to
twelve or one to fifteen are usual for undergraduate teaching, the ratio of faculty members is often four to five times larger in a
graduate school.
UBC's overall ratio is one faculty member to 17 students. (Many lectures by choice
are given to large classes — over 500 in some
instances —but this does not replace the need
for discussion groups and laboratory supervision, which place heavy demands on the
University for teachers.) To do nothing more
than maintain this present inadequate ratio
will require more than 100 new teachers each
year. To strengthen graduate teaching wilt
require another 50 teachers a year.
A taculty-to-student ratio oi one
to 12 is usual tor undergraduate
teaching. UBC has a ratio ot
one to 17. Some classes have
500 students in them.
Because even dedicated teachers are
people, adequate salary is an important factor
in attracting qualified educators to a university. In today's world of faculty shortage,
salaries have been increasing by 3 percent
per year in Canadian universities and by 5.8
percent in United States universities, where
much of our competition exists. In the past
year, some Canadian universities have allocated amounts considerably exceeding 3 percent to salary increases. Last year, the
average salary at UBC in each academic rank
was fourth to ninth (DBS} among Canadian
universities.
Laval, McGill, Alberta, Toronto, Western
Ontario, Saskatchewan and several other
universities all had averages higher than those
at UBC in one or more ranks. The Board of
Governors at UBC has declared that "it is its
continuing objective to provide salaries at
least equal to those paid at any Canadian university." This is a realistic goal if UBC is
to remain among the leaders in Canada. It is
crucial if UBC is to compete successfully with
universities in other countries.
•    •    •
THE LIBRARY: One of the important
attributes of a leading university is a first
rate library. Such a library is a magnet for
superior students — and superior faculty.
UBC's library has been designed primarily to meet the needs of an undergraduate
institution. Now the needs include graduate
and professional schools. In recent years, all
Canadian universities have been concerned
over the inadequacies of their librarv collections. The Williams Report (1962) on the
resources of Canadian universitv libraries
showed that among Canadian libraries, on a
scale in which Toronto's size equalled 100,
McGill would be at 47. Laval 32, British Columbia 30, Queen's 20, and Montreal 19.
It Harvard's library was rated at
100, the University ot Toronto
library would be worth 25 —
and UBC's only 8.
But on a scale in which the size of Harvard's collections equalled 100, Toronto
would be 25, and the University of British
Columbia 8. Our scarcity of books is only
one problem. Staff and physical facilities are
also needed. In the light of our student population, our advanced stage of study in some
fields and our graduate teaching and research
needs — UBC's collections should be doubled
to reach a total of about 1.200,000 volumes.
To do this, our book budget must increase
from $600,000 in 1964 to $1,000,000 in 1970.
The library is the nerve centre especially for
study and research   in   the   humanities and
social sciences. These vital areas of learning
can thrive only if the library thrives.
THE COMPUTING CENTRE: The computing centre is becoming almost as important
to the modern university as its library. As
Canada's second university to establish a
computing centre, UBC installed its firs* computer in March 1957, at a cost of $70,000.
Since that time 20 new computing centres
have been established in other Canadian universities.
A computer cuts across many fields of
endeavor in a university. It is indispensable
in both the natural and social sciences, the
library, engineering, medical and biological
sciences, mathematics and many other fields.
Many students throughout the University
obtain instruction in  computing  science.
For the University of British Columbia to
keep pace with developments in modern computing science will call for an additional
$100,000 in 1964.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH: THREE
EXAMPLES — ENGINEERING. More than
any other part of the University, the faculty
of applied science will be involved in the
development of new science-oriented industries which already are beginning to change
the complexion of Canada's economy. These
progressive industries are dependent on the
skills of specialists in such fields as electronics, metallurgy, moletronics, solid state
physics, plastics, and many others.
The future for Canada will be brighter
with the development of strong and diversified secondary industries based on modern
science. UBC has on its Faculty a nucleus of
outstanding engineers capable of stimulating
the growth of 20th century technology. The
University must add to this nucleus and provide the buildings and equipment required to
serve these increasing demands for engineering skills
HEALTH SCIENCES. Health sciences
derive strength from many university departments such as sociology and psychology. But
they can also impart their own unique contributions to the University as a whole. The
entire field of behavioral sciences, which can
be looked upon as the "new. frontier" for the
next 50 years of medicine, will progress faster
through an intimate relationship between the
Health Sciences and the rest of the University.
Today UBC has 14,800 students.
Next September, there will be
16,500. And in 1966, this figure
will reach 19400.	
The strength of many disciplines can then
be brought to bear on problems of health. A
Health Sciences Centre will also facilitate the
integration of various health sciences personnel into efficient teams. Modern patient
care requires physicians, dentists, specialists,
nurses, various kinds of technicians, thera-
Dists and other ancillaries. A university
hospital will serve as a centre for co-ordinat-
ina the efforts of all these groups.
FORESTRY AND AGRICULTURE. A?
basic industries, forestry and agriculture profoundly affect the provincial and national
welfare. The enormous value of forest production in B.C. equals or exceeds that in each
of the states of Washington, Oregon and California. Yet, the average budgets for the
forestry schools in these three states exceeds
that of UBC by more than five to one. Though
the work of our Forestry faculty is sound,
many areas important to the industry remain
unexplored. The program must be strengthened and extended.
Throughout its distinguished history at
UBC the Faculty of Agriculture has provided
many important services to the community.
Here, the emphasis in future must tend more
and more to advanced study and research, to
the education of the agricultural scientists.
Both forestry and agriculture are acutely in
need of new facilities for the developing programs.
These then are the goals for UBC —■
improved undergraduate education for more
students, a significant growth in the graduate
school, the acquisition and retention of the
best teachers, an adequate library for advanced study and research, a computing
centre to meet the demands of modern scholars, and continuing improvement in professional education. The goals can be achieved
by a society that believes that education is
everybody's business.
i
Students are HEP—
see it all on film
One of the highlights of this year's Open House
will be the Higher Education Promotion (HEP) display, located in the Buchanan Building.
An information centre, staffed by five or six knowl-
edgable coeds will be located outside Dean Gage's
office.
No actual literature will be dispensed here, but
the public will be invited to ask questions, and will
receive factual and straightforward answers. If visitors
desire, they can put their names on a mailing list, and
information on higher education will be forwarded to
them.
• •   •
This display  will  approach hi#ier  education  in
three ways. First, it will show how valuable a university is to the community and economy. Second, it will
show what steps have been taken, and third, what steps
still need to be taken to bring UBC up to par with the
Canadian University average by 1971.
The second feature of the du ay will be a 10-min-
ute slide show complete with a taped commentary. This
show will be run continuously in Buchanan 204 both
Friday and Saturday.
• •   •
It will   cover   the university,   past, present and
future, and also will show facts and figures relevant to
the future growth of UBC. Pictures of the famous
"Back Mac" campaign will be shown.
Be sure to visit the HEP display at Open House.
Higher education is vital to your future.
FIRST LADY COIFFURES, winners
of among major awards does it again.
Mr. Emilio of FIRST LADY COIFPURES won the
West Coast Championship in Portland, February 27. The
championship is the highest award given for fantasy and
evening styles on the west coast.
UBC OPEN HOUSE
19 Students dip into pockets
to improve the university
The students of UBC have
again accepted their role of
active contribution to the
University.
They recently voteds over-
overwhelmingly in favor of
increasing their Alma Mater
Society (student body) fee to
finance the $3.7 million Student Union Building.
The building, called SUB,
is planned in three stages.
The first stage will include
music and reading rooms, food
services, lounge facilities, and
Top scholar
uses head
UBC's 1964 Rhodes Scholar,
Ted Chamberlin, uses his head,
whether it's for getting top
marks or playing rugby.
Recently, Chamberlin had a
head-on collision with another
player on the rugby field. Result: The other player is in
hospital with concussion and
Chamberlin has a headache.
First-class honors student
Chamberlin also plays cricket,
tennis, bridge, and several
musical instruments. He
hunts, canoes, sails, fishes and
is a big-game guide. He even
plays the organ at UBC's Anglican Church. And he still
finds time to maintain an excellent scholastic average.
After several years at St.
Georges School in Vancouver,
where he was the head boy,
Chamberlin went to Victoria
College for a year, and then
came to UBC.
He has since distinguished
himself in almost eve'y field
of University endeavor.
Chamberlin leaves for Oxford about the beginning of
September, for three years of
graduate study, and hopes to
engage in his usual huge load
of activities there.
If he is as successful there
as he has been here Oxford
won't lose a game of anything
for the next three years.
CONGRATULATIONS
TO THE STUDENTS
OF  U.B.C.
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club and administration offices.
Later stages will include a
1,500-seat theatre and a conference centre with seminar
rooms and banquet facilities.
The new building, containing more than 150,000 square
feet of floor space, will be
built on the northeast corner
of University Boulevard and
East Mall, on a site adjacent
to the Memorial Gym (which
was also built with student
funds).
It will replace the new
badly - overcrowded Brock
Hall, built in 1938.
Also included in the new
building will be a barber shop,
a college shop, bank, and a
3,000-square foot non-denomination chapel, plus office accommodation for the university chaplains.
The building is the result of
three years of extensive research and planning by a team
of students under the direction of Dean Feltham, second-
year law student. Facilities
included in the building were
based on a questionnaire sent
to 2,500 students.
The design for the project
will be chosen by a Cinada-
wide architectural competition, which will begin this
month. The new building is
scheduled for completion in
September,  1967.
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