A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from July 12 through August 15, 1998.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
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The Dark Arts: Campaign Management, Election Ethics and Backroom Shenanigans. Andrew Steele, Political Science. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Smoke Signals. Varsity Theatre 4375 W. 10th Avenue at 7pm. Reception to follow at First Nations Longhouse. $30. Benefits to Evan Adams Health Sciences Bursary. Call for tickets 822-2115.
Stochastic Comparisons Of Spacings And Order Statistics. Subhash C. Kochar, Indian Statistical Institute. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Coffee, please bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
Writing To The Spouse From Prison: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Vaclav Havel. Martin Rumscheidt, Atlantic School of Theology. Vancouver School of Theology Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Free-will offering requested. Call 822-9816.
The Return Of Community Values - An Agenda For Centralization And Illiberalism? Mike Bottery, U of Hull. Scarfe 310 at 1:30pm. Call 822-9136.
Open Session Begins At 8am. Fifteen tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on application to the Board Secretary at least 24 hrs before each meeting. OAB Board and Senate room. Call 822-2127.
Cell Division In Plant Growth Control. Peter W. Doerner, The Salk Institute. Wesbrook 201 from 3:30-4:30pm. Call Doug Kilburn 822-5115.
TBA. Herb George, Native Ministries Consortium. Vancouver School of Theology Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Offering requested. Call 822-9816.
From Genome Maps To DNA Sequence: A Worm's-Eye View Of The Human Genome Project. Marco A. Marra, Washington U. Wesbrook 201 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Doug Kilburn 822-5115.
TBA. Marcela Saldivia-Berglund, Hispanic and Italian Studies. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Discursive Bias In Administering Education For Diversity. David Corson, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Scarfe 310 at 12noon. Call 822-9136.
A Feminist In Need Of Names For God. Dorothee Solle, writer and theologian. Vancouver School of Theology Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Offering requested. Call 822-9816.
A Musical Evening With Emil Chau. S.U.C.C.E.S.S. presentation. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 7pm. Call 822-2697 or Ticketmaster 280-3311.
The Image Of Korean Women. Korean Women Visual Designer's Association Presentation. Asian Centre from 11am-5pm. Continues to Jul. 30. Call 822-0810.
Educational Standards And Alternative Assessment. John P. Portelli, Acadia U. Scarfe 310 at 12noon. Call 822-9136.
The World As Theatre Of God's Glory. Beldan C. Lane, St. Louis U. Vancouver School of Theology Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Offering requested. Call 822-9816.
Baroque Program. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-2697 or Ticketmaster 280-3311.
The Chinese History And Culture Educational Foundation For Youth (North America). Various speakers from Commerce and Business Administration. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 2:30pm. Call 822-2697
An Invention Of Influences: On Trying To Live A Writer's Life. Rudy Wiebe, author. Regent College from 9:30-10:30am. Continues to Jul. 30. $160. Call 228-1820.
Is World Politics Returning To The Middle Ages? New Medievalism In International Relations Theory. Mickey Fabry, Political Science. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
A Time To Connect. Cecil Green Park House from 9:30am-2:30pm. RSVP by e-mail: estelle.paget.ubc.ca or call 822-0831.
Adult Education, Training And Development In Transition: A South African Perspective. Shirley Walters, U of Western Cape. Scarfe 310 at 1:30pm. Call 822-9136.
An Evening With Rudy Wiebe: Readings From Stolen Life. Rudy Wiebe, author. Regent College Atrium from 7:30-9pm. Call 228-1820.
Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-2697 or Ticketmaster 280-3311.
Chinese Calligraphy And Painting. Richmond Chinese Calligraphy And Painting Club. Asian Centre from 11am-5pm. Continues to Aug. 8. Call 275-8970 or 822-0810.
Eurocentric Values In The Classroom: Are They Related To The Under-achievement Of Minority Students? Duane Brown, U of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Scarfe 310 at 12noon. Call 822-9136.
Tchaikovsky. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-2697 or Ticketmaster 280-3311.
Teachers Association Of Canada Scottish Dancing Teachers Conference. Asian Centre from 9:30am-12:30pm; 2-5pm. Continues to Aug. 22. Call 822-1062.
Teacher Training Via The Internet In Korea. Young-Kyun Baek, Korean National U of Education. Scarfe 310 at 12noon. Call 922-9136.
The School and College Liaison Office offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus most Friday mornings. The tours begin at 9:30am and run for 90 minutes. Interested students must pre-register for the tours at least one week in advance. Call 822-4319.
The gardens are open from 10am-6pm. Tours given by The Friends of the Garden every Wednesday and Saturday at 11am. Inquiries (gardens) 822-9666, (shop) 822-4529.
Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection; Vereinigung: Nuu-chah-nulth/Gitxsan artist Connie Sterritt; Transitions: A Traveling Exhibit of First Nations And Inuit Art; From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia; Cannery Days: A Chapter In The Lives Of The Heiltsuk; Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii; Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. MOA Cafe now open daily 10am-4pm throughout the summer. Call 822-5087.
The British Columbia Seniors Medication Information Line (BC SMILE) is a free telephone hotline established to assist seniors, their families and caregivers with any medication-related questions including side effects, drug interactions, and the misuses of prescription and non-prescription drugs when it is not possible to direct such questions to their regular pharmacist or physician. Monday to Friday 10am-4pm. Call 822-1330 or e-mail email@example.com.
Every Friday during the summer - carnations, zinnia, aster, sunflower. Wholesale prices. Cut-Cash-Carry. Horticulture Greenhouse from 11am-1pm. Call 822-3283.
We are looking for overweight males/females between the ages of 20-45 to participate in a new research study using metabolic stimulants to promote weight loss. For more information, call Romolo 439-0453.
Mattering To Children. 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? I am conducting a survey of parents' understanding of how they know they matter to their children. Complete the survey at home and return by pre-paid mail. Call Sheila Marshall 822-5672.
Canadian UBC students with an urge to become involved in the international community wanted to get together with an international UBC student twice per month and do things during the 1998/99 academic year. Fill out an application form at International House or call 822-5021.
Monday to Friday at 11:30 am at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC (across from the Museum of Anthropology). Meet us in the lobby for a half-hour tour of UBC's newest performing arts gem. To book special tours call 822-2697.
Finding Common Ground: Working Together For The Future. Nov. 19-21 at the Coast Plaza Suite Hotel at Stanley Park. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Elaine Liau 822-4965.
UBC Community Sport Services programs provide a unique experience for the development of participants of all ages. Qualified instructors, positive atmosphere, variety of facilities. E-mail: email@example.com or call 822-3688.
UBC Fencing Club meets every Wednesday and Friday at 7pm in Osborne Gym A. Learn decision- making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.
UBC Physics Outreach Program - Phenomenal Physics. Hennings 208. Continues to Jul. 30. E-mail: Maria Trache at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-3675.
Phonebooks can be recycled in the paper products bins. For more info. contact Waste Management at email@example.com or 822-3827.
UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies Summer Institute offers a creative week of focused skills development that combines face-to-face workshops with on-line coaching. August 17-21. Website: http://itrc.cstudies.ubc.ca/summer or call 822-1437.
Recent acquisitions to the UBC Photography Collection. Tues.-Fri.: 10am-12noon; Sat-Sun 12noon-5pm. UBC staff, faculty and students free with valid ID. Call 822-2759.
GEERing Up! UBC Engineering For Kids. CEME 2206 from 9am-4pm. Week-long. $125/week for children entering Grade 2 to leaving Grade 7.
Young women who are members of Hong Kong astronaut (parents in Hong Kong and children in Canada) or Hong Kong immigrant families (parents and children in Canada) are required for a study examining their personal and family decisions. Call Kimi Tanaka 254-4158 or Dr. Phyllis Johnson 822-4300.
Dr. Johnston's UBC Psychology Lab is looking for 5-12 year olds for research on the ways younger and older children respond to questions about cartoons and stories with different answer choices. Call 822-9037.