A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from December 13 through January 9, 1998. The previous calendar is also available.
For events further in the future, see Live@UBC.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
December 13, 14, 15,
16, 17, 18, 20,
21, 22, 23, 28,
January 6, 7, 8
Christmas At The Chan. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 2pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for information 822-2697.
Ethical And Safety Issues Of Using Transgenic Plants In The Food Chain. Elizabeth Hood, director, Cell Biology Prodigene College Station. IRC #1 at 12:30pm. Call 822-1219.
Why Don't You Listen? Phyllis Webb's Dialogues With History. Pauline Butling, Canadian Literature/Cultural Studies. Green College Coach House at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Molecular Farming Of Industrial Proteins Transgenic Maize. Elizabeth Hood, director, Cell Biology Prodigene College Station. MacMillan 158 at 12:30pm. Call 822-1219.
Crisis And Transition In Indonesia. Riwanto Tirtosudarmo, director, Centre for Social and Cultural Studies. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
TBA. College Coach House
at 5:30pm. $16 includes
lunch. To register e-mail: email@example.com or call Stephen Calvert 822-5210.
Christmas Celebration Of Lessons And Carols. St. Andrew's Hall Chapel at 7pm. Refreshments. Call 822-9720.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Fact Or Fiction. Dr. William Regan, Dr. Peter Fry. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Japan's Changing Role In The East Asian Political Economy. Prof. Glenn D. Hook, Centre for Japanese Studies, U of Sheffield. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
The King's Singers. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for information 822-2697.
Visible Management: A Perspective On Quality, Productivity, And The Design Of Work Processes. John C. Nash. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, please bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
About Surgical Waiting Lists. Prof. Sam Sheps. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Clinical And Research Applications Of Melatonin. Dr. Wah Jun Tze, moderator; various speakers. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Refreshments at 8:30am. Call 875-2307.
Pacific Baroque Orchestra. Music Recital Hall at 2pm. Call 215-0406 or 822-5574.
Trekkers Restaurant from 8am-1pm. $9.50. For reservations call 822-3256.
Japan - Canada Brass Band Friendship Exchange Concert '98. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 6:30pm. For information call 822-2697.
International House Hosts Christmas Dinner For UBC Students And Their Families On Campus. International House, 1pm and 3 pm. $2 in advance; $5 at door. 822-5021.
Vs. SFU. War Memorial Gym at 2pm. Adults $7; youth/senior $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
War Memorial Gym at 5:30pm;7:30pm daily. Continues to Dec. 30. Adults $7; youth/senior $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Vs. Brock University. War Memorial Gym at 11am. Adults $7; youth/senior $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Five Minutes Five Slides. Athletic Injuries and Arthroscopic Surgery Division. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Fictions And Science, Jorge Luis Borges And Paradox. Floyd Merrell, Foreign Languages and Literature, Purdue U. Green College Coach House at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Stalin's Industrial Revolution. Robert Allen, Economics. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
What Can A Water Molecule Tell Us About Its Environment? Proton Magnetic Resonance Of Water In Biological Systems. Alex MacKay. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Fragmented, Polarized Or Protracted School-To-Work Transitions: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives. Walter Heinz, U of Bremen. Green College Coach House at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Damaging Effects Of Industrial Fisheries On Marine Ecosystems. Timothy Parsons, Earth and Ocean Sciences. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
The Art And Science Of Transfusion Medicine (We Don't Do It With Sheep Anymore...). Dana Devine, Pathology. Green College Coach House at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
The British Columbia Nutrition Survey. Lisa Forster-Coull, nutrition consultant, B.C. Ministry of Health. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Towards A Molecular Understanding Of Craniofacial Development. Joy M. Richman, Oral Health Sciences. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Vs. University Of Saskatchewan. Continues to Jan. 9. War Memorial Gym at 6:15pm. Adults $7; youth/senior $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Vs. University of Saskatchewan. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:30pm. Continues to Jan. 9. Adults $7; youth/senior $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Vs. University Of Saskatchewan. Continues to Jan. 9. War Memorial Gym at 7:45pm. Adults $7; youth/senior $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Edibles and Yum Yum's are open until Dec. 11; Pacific Spirit Place is open until Dec. 18; The Barn, IRC and Subway are open until Dec. 22; The Bread Garden is open until Dec. 23. Express at Trekkers is open to serve you throughout the Christmas break except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. For more detailed information, please contact UBC-FOOD (822-3663) or Web site: www.foodserv.ubc.ca.
Free delivery on campus for orders of $75 or more until Dec. 22. Check out the goodies in Pacific Spirit Place at the SUB. Order forms are available at all UBC Food Services locations. Call 822-6828.
Fresh foliage wreaths, baskets and festive decorations made by the Friends of the Garden. The plant centre and shop feature unique gifts, potted evergreen trees, unusual hollies, and winter flowering plants. All proceeds help the garden grow. UBC Botanical Garden from 10am-5pm. Call 822-4529.
UBC Community Sports Services offers holiday hockey camps, gymnastics, skating, ice hockey, adult ballet, and roller hockey for a variey of ages this winter. All programs take place at the Osborne Centre or Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre with the exception of the Adult Ballet program. Programs start Dec. 21 through to March. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-3688.
Remembering Luboml: Images Of A Jewish Community; Vereinigung (Continues to Dec. 31): Transitions: Contemporary Canadian Indian And Inuit Art (Continues to Jan. 3); Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii; Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist; From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia. Call 822-5087.
UBC Art Education faculty invite children 7-12 years to participate in a unique art course Saturdays at the Vancouver Art Gallery (Jan. 30-March 13, 1999). Fee $25. E-mail email@example.com or call Lara Lackey at 822-5422.
Public Skating 8:30am-4:30pm. $3; free before noon for UBC students. Casual Hockey 8:30am-4:30pm. $3.75/hr. M-F; free before noon for UBC students. Squash and Racquetball. UBC staff $7.50/court; UBC students $6/court. For info call 822-6121.
The UBC Law Review is publishing a 50th Anniversary Commemorative issue. We are looking for law school alumni and faculty who wish to submit articles. Please contact the UBC Law Review at 822-3066; fax 822-4633 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Deadline for submissions is Jan. 15,1999.
For a study involving public participation in B.C. environmental policies conducted by Eco-Risk Research Unit. We offer $20 for 1.5 hours of your time. UBC staff and graduate students are particularly welcomed (fluency in English is required). If interested, please phone 822-0551 for more details.
5-12 year old children are needed to participate in UBC Psychology research to learn more about the ways children respond to questions about cartoons and stories. Please call Dr. Johnston's lab at 822-9037.
Daughters who have returned home to live with their parents are needed for a PhD psychology study. An interview at your convenience is required. Please call Michele 269-9986.
Did you know your child is a word-learning expert? Help us learn how children come to be so skilled at learning new words! We are looking for children (one-five years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a 45-minute visit, please call Dr. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology at UBC, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
Nomination of candidates ends Jan. 8. Go to the AMS Executive office room 238 in the SUB for forms and additional information or call 822-3971.
Are you a parent of a child who is still in school? Would you like to help me understand how parents know that they are important? Complete a survey in your own home and return your responses by pre-paid mail. Call Sheila Marshall 822-5672.