A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from April 20 through May 3, 1997.

UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.

April 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
May 2, 3

Sunday, Apr. 20

Green College Performing Arts Group

Learn The Highland Fling. Caroline Butler, Green College resident. Green College 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Monday, Apr. 21

Physics and Astronomy - Astronomy Seminar

The Evolution Of The Galactic Globular Cluster System. Chigurupati Murali, CITA, U of Toronto. Hennings 318, 4pm. Refreshments 3:30pm. Call 822-2802.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Discussion Group Seminar

The Mechanism Of Assembly And DNA Binding Of Multimeric Transcription Factors Composed Of Fos, Jun And NFAT. Mark Glover, U of Alberta. IRC#4, 3:30pm.Refreshments. Call 822-3027.

Resident Speaker Series

Rendering The Imagination: The Making Of A Computer Animation. Allen Rempel, Computer Science. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Tuesday, Apr.22

Centre for Applied Ethics Colloquium

Territory And Sovereignty: Legitimate States And The Right To Secede. David Copp, Philosophy, U of California, Davis. Angus 214, 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.

Medical Genetics Seminar

ABC Transporters And Multidrug Resistance. Dr. Victor Ling, Pathology. Wesbrook 201, 4:30-5:30pm. Refreshments 4pm. Call 822-5312.


Song Of The Ancient Ocean. Rocky and Lucia Jensen, organizers of exhibit "Turning Back The Sky." MOA theatre gallery, 7:30pm. Call 822-5087.

Wednesday, Apr. 23

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Why Some Athletes' Knees Do Not Get Better. Dr. P.H. Wright, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.

C.A. McDowell Lecturer in Chemical Physics

Spatial Taming And Trapping Of Molecules. Prof. Dudley Herschbach, Chemistry, Harvard U. Angus 110, 1pm. Call 822-3266.

Lectures in Modern Chemistry

Let There Be Light: Genesis Of Meteor Trails. Prof. Dudley Herschbach, Chemistry, Harvard U. Angus 110, 4pm. Call 822-3266.

Thursday, Apr. 24

Graduate Student Conference

Re-Emerging Surfaces, Shifting Paradigms: The Unfolding Masks Of Hispanic Literature. Judith Payne, Hispanic Studies, U of Victoria. Green College, 7:30pm. Reception in Graham House, 6:45-7:30pm. Conference continues April 25 and 26, 10am-4pm. Open to all Graduate Students, registration fee $5. Call 822-6067.

Friday, Apr. 25


Postpartum Depression, Breastfeeding, And Anti-Depressants - Not A Simple "Yes" or "No". Dr. Zachary Stowe, Emory U, Atlanta. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Koerner Pavilion, 8:30am-5pm. Pre-registration $75, incl. lunch. At the door $85. Call 731-3755.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Hemophilia In The '90s. Dr. Jeff Davis, Pediatrics. GF Strong Auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Health Care and Epidemiology Rounds

Perspectives On Community Health Councils/Committees. Donald Campbell, Professor Emeritus, Pathology. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.

Cultural And Media Studies Interdisciplinary Group

Narratives Of Complicity - Narratives Of Resistance: Thinking About Women As Victims Of Violence. Kathleen Jones, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters, San Diego State. Green College, 3:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Festiva '97

Attend The Largest Celebration Of Multiculturalism On Campus! Cultural Performances, Displays, And Foods From Around The World. International House and Asian Centre, 5pm-midnight. $5 in advance, $6 at the door, $3 children. Call 822-5021.

Saturday, Apr. 26

Know Wonder Time

Making A Paper Garden For Kids Of All Ages. Bookstore, 1:30pm. All materials supplied. Call 822-2665.

Sunday, Apr. 27

Green College Performing Arts Group

A Stage Reading. The Green College Players. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Monday, Apr. 28

Resident Speaker Series

The Importance Of The Endothelium In Diseased And Transplanted Heart. Li Li, Pathology. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Tuesday, Apr. 29


Canadian Science And Technology Growth Fund. Peter Morand, President, NSERC. OAB Board and Senate room, 9-11am. Refreshments. Call 822-5159.

Medical Genetics Seminar

Chromosomal Control Of The Meiotic Cell Cycle: Lessons From Humans And Mice. Patricia Hunt, Genetics, Case Western Reserve U. Wesbrook 201, 4:30-5:30pm. Refreshments 4pm. Call 822-5312.

Wednesday, Apr. 30

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Assessing Orthopedic Outcomes - Measures That Matter. Dr. Charles, Wright, Dr. K. Chambers, Dr. K.A. Stothers, Dr. D.S. Garbuz, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.

Friday, May 2

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease And GE Reflux - What's The Connection? Dr. Eric Hassall, Pediatrics. GF Strong Auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Health Care and Epidemiology Rounds

National Survey Of Sun Exposure And Protective Behaviour: People At Leisure. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.

Saturday, May 3


Au Revoir Les Enfants. Celebration of retirement of Prof. Hanna Kassis. SUB theatre, 7pm. By donation. Call 822-4658.


Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Exhibition

New Art From Cuba: Utopian Territories. March 22 - May 25, 1997. Gallery hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 12-5pm. 1825 Main Mall. Call 822-2759.

Museum of Anthropology

Maui: Turning Back The Sky. An exhibit of contemporary native Hawaiian art. Continues to June 30. Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-5pm; Tuesday, 11am-9pm (free admission, 5-9pm). Call 822-5087.

UBC Food Services - Summer Closures

Arts 200, La Tour, Roots and Edibles will be closed April 14, 1997. Pacific Spirit Place, Trekkers, The Express, Barn Coffee Shop and IRC Snack Bar will be open to serve you all summer! Visit our Web site @ Call 822-3663.

Surplus Equipment Recycling Facility

Weekly sales of furniture, computers, scientific etc. held every Wednesday, noon-5pm. SERF, Task Force Building, 2352 Health Sciences Mall. Call 822-2582.

Garden Hours and Tours

March 8 - October 13. 10am-6pm. Botanical Garden tours will be given by garden volunteers Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1pm. Call 822-9666 (gardens). 822-4529 (shop).

Faculty Development

Would you like to talk with an experienced faculty member, one on one, about your teaching concerns? Call the Centre for Faculty Development and Instructional Services at 822-0828 and ask for the Teaching Support Group.

Parents with Babies

Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between two and 14 months of age, and between two and three years of age to participate in language development studies. If you are interested in bringing your baby for a one-hour visit, please call Dr. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Dept. of Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Dawn).

Parent Care Project

Daughters/daughters-in-law who are caring for a parent in a care facility are needed for a counselling psychology study on the challenges women face in parent care. Involves individual interviews/questionnaire. Call Allison at 822-9199.

Feeling Stressed Out at Work

Counselling Psychology Dept. at the University of British Columbia needs female clerical workers in the Vancouver area to participate in a study looking at work-related stress, over two months. If interested contact Marlene at 822-9199.

Genital Herpes

Dermatology is looking for persons 18 years and older who are able to attend seven visits. Honorarium will be paid upon completion of study. Call 875-5296.

Eczema Study

Dermatology is looking for persons 12-40 years old who have a current flare of eczema. Honorarium will be paid for five visits over a 15-day period. Call 875-5296.

Facial Psoriasis

Division of Dermatology is looking for persons 18 years and older, able to attend five visits over eight weeks. Call 875-5296.

AMS Life Drawing Club

Drawing sessions from a nude model. Every Thursday until May, Lasserre 204, 12:30-2:15pm. Call 822-0074.

Boomerang Family Research

The Counselling Psychology Department is looking for adults who have returned home to live. They and their parents are invited to participate in a study focusing on the experience, inter-personal relations and responses to this change in the family. Involves confidential interviews. Please call 432-1915 or 291-3694 for more information.

Study for Psoriatic Arthritis

Division of Dermatology is looking for persons 18 years and older, must have psoriasis as well as psoriatic arthritis. Honorarium paid upon completion. Call 875-5296.

Do You Have Patellar Tendinitis?

Recruiting volunteers for a study looking for the presence of inflammatory cells in chronic patellar tendinitis. Must be 18-35 yrs., male or female, symptoms at least three months. Call Dr. Donna MacIntyre at 822-0799. Also recruiting volunteers for a study evaluating a physical therapy exercise based treatment. Must be 20-35 yrs., male or female, symptoms greater than two to three months. For more information call Tyler at 734-3777.