A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from June 14 through July 11, 1998.

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June 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 26, 28, 30
July 2, 5, 8, 11

Monday, June 15

Magnetic Materials Conference

UBC Conference Centre. Continues to June 20. E-mail: or call 822-1050.

Wednesday, June 17

Society For Molecular Biology And Evolution Meeting

6th Annual Meeting Of The SMBE. UBC Conference Centre. Continues to June 20. E-mail: or call 822-1050.

Thursday, June 18

English Language Institute Open House

Continuing Studies building from 1-7pm. ESL programs, displays, activities, international food, and entertainment. Call 822-1550.

Chan Centre For The Performing Arts Concert

Esprit Orchestra. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Tickets $28; $32; $38; student/senior $28. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311 or call 822-2697.

Friday, June 19

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

The Continuum Of Care Program: Improving Outcomes For Injured Workers. David Blair, Workers' Compensation Board. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Reach For The Top. Dr. Andrew MacNab. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.

Saturday, June 20

Society For The Study Of Evolution Conference

UBC Conference Centre. Continues to June 25. E-mail: or call 822-1050.

Chan Centre For The Performing Arts Theatre

Mainstream's Ninth Annual Star Studded Revue. Chan B.C. Tel Studio Theatre at 7:30pm. Tickets $12. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311 or call 822-2697.

Chan Centre For The Performing Arts Concert

From China And Beyond. Vancouver Chinese Choir Association; Frank Huang, conductor. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Tickets $10. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311 or call 822-2697.

Monday, June 22

Graduate Students' Workshop

Three-Day Instructional Skills Workshop. Faculty Development Seminar Room from 8:30am-5pm. Continues to June 24. To register call 822-6827.

Friday, June 26

Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Mole Patrol: Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic For UBC Students, Staff And Faculty By Dermatologist. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Student Health Service from 8-10am. Bring sunglasses to check UV protection. Call 822-7011.

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

What's In A List?: A Fresh Look At Waiting For Health Care In Canada. Prof. Sam Sheps, Head. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

The CMMT: From Genes To Therapy On The Children And Women's Site. Prof. Michael Hayden, Director, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Novel Signalling Molecules Derived From Inositol Lipids. M. Chandra Sekar. Cunningham 160 from 12noon-1pm. Call 822-7795

Centre For Chinese Research Conference

Violating Harmony: Disorder In Chinese Culture. Asian Centre Aud. Call Alison Bailey 822-3946; Sam Ho 822-6206.

Sunday, June 28

Computer Aided Verification Conference

International Conference. UBC Conference Centre. Continues to July 2. E-mail: registration@ or call 822-1050.

Tuesday, June 30

Tour Du Canada

Cross Country Ride. UBC Conference Centre. Continues to July 2. E-mail: registration@housing. or call 822-1050.

Thursday, July 2

Society For Social Choice And Welfare Conference

UBC Conference Centre. Continues to July 7. E-mail: registration or call 822-1050.

Sunday, July 5

Agriculture Institute of Canada Annual Conference

AIC `98. Continues to July 8. E-mail: registration@housing. or call 822-1050.

UBC Summer Music Camp

Continues to July 11. E-mail: or call 822-1050.

Wednesday, July 8

Graduate Students Workshop

Three-Day Instructional Skills Workshop. Faculty Development Seminar Room from 8:30am-5pm. Continues to July 10. To register call 822-6827.

Saturday, July 11

UBC Summer Music Camp II

Continues to July 18. E-mail: or call 822-1050.



Faculty, Staff and Grad Students Volleyball Group. Every Monday and Wednesday. Osborne Centre Gym A from 12:30-1:30pm. No fees. Drop-ins and regular attendees welcome for friendly competitive games. Call 822-4479 or e-mail

UBC Zen Society

Each Monday during term (except holidays) meditation session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 228-8955.

Parents with Babies

Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between four to 21 months 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, Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Monika).

Research Study

Relationship Study. Heterosexual men (25 years of age and older), in relationships of greater than six months needed for a UBC study of relationships. Complete questionnaire at home, receive $10. Call 822-2151.

UBC Campus Tours

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.

UBC Botanical Garden Tours

The Nitobe Memorial Garden, Botanical Garden and Shop in the Garden are open from 10am-6pm daily to October 4. Tours of the garden will be given by The Friends of the Garden every Wednesday and Saturday at 11am. Tours are included in the price of admission to the garden. Inquiries for the gardens call 822-9666 and for the Shop call 822-4529.

Testosterone Study Volunteers Needed

Men aged 55-70 with low free testosterone are needed to test the effects of an approved form of oral testosterone (Andriol) on bone mass, body composition and sexual function. Dr. Richard Bebb is the Principal Investigator. For more information or to sign up for this study please contact Mary-Jo Lavery, RN (Study Coordinator) at 682-2344 ext. 2455.

UBC Birding

Join a one hour birding walk around UBC campus every Thursday at 12:30pm. Meet at the Rose Garden flagpole. Bring binoculars if you have them. For details call Jeremy Gordon 822-8966.

Parents With Young Adults

Today it is much more common for young people to return home to live with their parents for many reasons. As part of a research study, mothers and fathers with the 20-30 year olds who have returned home are invited to participate in parent/adult-child conversations about their experiences. Three chances to win $100. Call Michele Paseluikho, Counselling Psychology 822-5259 or 269-9986.

Museum Of Anthropology Exhibit

Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection; Vereinigung. Nuu-chah-nulth/Gitxsan artist Connie Sterritt. Continues to Dec. 31. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia. Continues to Mar. '99; Cannery Days: A Chapter In The Lives Of The Heiltsuk. Continues to Aug. 31. Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii. Todd Tyarm presents a powerful series of photo-based portraits of Haida Chiefs; Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Continues to Feb. 21. Transitions: A Travelling Exhibit of First Nations And Inuit Art. Jul. 7 to Dec. 31. 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 smileubc@

Counselling Services

For international students and their family members. Cross-cultural and social adjustments; improved communication skills, assertiveness; individual, family, adolescents; coping with stress. International House on Mondays from 10am-5pm. Continues to June 29. For appointment call 822-5021.

Flower Sale

Cut flowers every Friday. Cut-Cash-Carry. Horticulture Greenhouse from 11am-1pm. Call 822-3283.

Pension Administration Office

Has moved to the General Services Administration Building. Our new address is #235 - 2075 Wesbrook Mall. Any questions regarding the move call 822-8100 or 822-0685.

Women's Nutrition Study

Non-vegetarian, previously vegetarian and vegetarian women between the ages of 19-50 required for a study examining nutrition attitudes and practices. Involves a questionnaire and interview. Will receive a gift certificate for the Bread Garden or Starbucks. Call Terri 209-3281.

UBC Weight Loss Study

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.

Parent-Child Relationship Study

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. You can complete the survey in your own home and return your responses by pre-paid mail. Call Sheila Marshall 822-5672.

Peer Program Recruitment

Wanted: Canadian Peers. Who? Canadian UBC students with an urge to become involved in the international community. What? To get together with an international UBC student twice per month and do things. When? During the 1998/99 academic year. Why? To learn about another culture, share your own culture, establish new friendships, etc. Where? Fill out an application form at International House or call 822-5021.

Statistical Consulting And Research Lab (SCARL)

SCARL offers long or short term statistical and analytical assistance to UBC researchers. Resources include expertise in many areas of statistical methodology and a variety of statistical software. Website:, e-mail: or call 822-4037.

Chan Centre Summer Tours

Tours are now running Monday to Friday daily 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 tour of UBC's newest performing arts "gem". To book special tours call 822-2697.