A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from September 20 through October 3, 1998.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
September 20, 21, 22,
23, 24, 25, 26,
27, 28, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 3
Vs. University Of Lethbridge. Thunderbird Stadium . Women, 12noon; Men, 2pm. Adults $7; youth and seniors $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-BIRD.
Beethoven Piano Sonatas. Robert Silverman. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
In Conversation: South Africa's Next Democratic Election: Political Pluralism Or Majoritarian Democracy. Peter Leon, MP, South Africa. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Know Your Job And Career Resources. Hennings 200 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-2890.
Down And Out In Arabidopsis: Molecular Regulation Of Root System Architecture. Jocelyn E. Malamy, New York State U. IRC #3 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Doug Kilburn 822-5115.
Film Festival (Asian Countries). CK Choi 120 from 2-4pm. Call 822-6050.
The Canadian Combustion Network: Hot Topics In Clean Combustion. Phil Read, consultant. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Cosmology With The Lyman Alpha Forest. David Weinberg, Ohio State U. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Jelly-Fish Soup: Fishing Down Marine Food Webs In Newfoundland. Melanie Power, Fisheries Centre. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Two Deans, Two Cultures? The Future Of Human Science At UBC. Maria Klawe, dean, Science; Shirley Neuman, dean, Arts. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Brain-Based Learning: Compatible Teaching Strategies. David Lam basement Seminar Room. To register call 822-9149.
Cleavage Site Specificity Of The Tomato Ringspot Nepovirus Protease. Karma Carrier. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Structure-Property Relations In Smart Materials. Prof. Robert Newnham, Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State U. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Complexity: Some Stochastic Atmospheric Dynamics Models. Greg Lewis. Hennings 318 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3620.
Murrin Series Lecture: The Parent-Child Bond And New Reproductive Technologies. Suzanne Scorsone, director, Communications, Archdiocese of Toronto. Angus 104 at 4:30pm. Call 822-4351.
Values And Learning: Prescriptive Decision Making For Managing Environmental Risks. Tim McDaniels, Institute for Resources and Environment. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception at 4:45pm. Call 822-1878.
Fireside Chat - Open Forum. Prof. Thomas King, English, Guelph U. Green College Graham House at 7:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Lateral Malleolar Fractures. Dr. Piotr Blachut. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Martin Herschenroder, organ. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at door. Call 822-5574.
Exam Preparation. Terry Small. Hennings 200 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-2890.
Changing Rural Area Of Thailand. Takaaki Niren, Environmental Planning, U of Shiga. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Tales From TLEF: Interdisciplinary Science Learning In The Great Outdoors. David Lam basement Seminar Room from 12:30-2:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Reading From New Work. Prof. Thomas King, English, Guelph U. Frederic Wood Theatre at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Ceramide Activation Of Tyrosine Kinases In Human Neutrophils. Kenneth Wong, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Uof Calgary. IRC #4 from 3:30-5:30pm. Call 822-7270.
Localization Of Coupled Linear Oscillators. Prof. Rachel Kuske, Uof Minnesota. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Murrin Series Lecture: Woman, Child And Society: The Dilemmas Surrounding The Courts And Pregnancy. Suzanne Scorsone, director, Communications, Archdiocese of Toronto. Angus 104 at 4:30pm. Call 822-4351.
Asthma And Air Pollution. Dr. David Bates, Medicine. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Welfare Reform In Europe: Too Much To Digest. Kieke Okma, Special Policy Advisor, Netherlands Ministry of Health. IRC #414 from 12noon-1pm. Call 822-4969.
Unreal Cities: Unreal Cities, Real And Absent Presences: York And Jerusalem In Medieval Resurrection Theatre. Sara Beckwith, Duke U. Buchanan A-203 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-8670.
Terpenoid Defenses In Conifers. Joerg Bohlmann, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology. Wesbrook 201 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Doug Kilburn 822-5115.
Trajectories Through Space And Time: Families, Education And Work. Richard Bulcroft, Family and Nutritional Sciences. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-5552.
How To Conquer The World: Using The Internet To Develop International Business. Garret Wasny, media consultant. Angus 425 at 1pm. Seminar and question period. Call 822-5404.
Native American Studies: On Teaching, Developing And Enabling Students In Oral And Written Literature. Prof. Thomas King, English, Guelph U. Buchanan D-238 at 3:30pm. Call 822-5675.
It Is Dangerous To Put Limits On Wireless Communications. Vijay K. Bhargava, UVic. CICSR/CS 208 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.
Medical Physics For The Next Generation. Eugene Wong, London Regional Cancer Centre. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. E-mail email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-2137 or 822-3631.
Multivariate Probit And Logit Models For Multivariate Binary And Ordinal Response Data With Covariates. Prof. Harry Joe, Statistics. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-0570.
Murrin Series Forum: Cloning And Issues Related To New Reproductive Technologies. Suzanne Scorsone, director, Communications, Archdiocese of Toronto. Angus 104 at 4:30pm. Call 822-4351.
Unreal Cities: Urban Money In Renaissance Nature: Peter Bruegel And The Invention Of Burgher Landscape Art. Robert Baldwin, Connecticut College. Chan Centre Royal Bank Cinema from 5-6pm. Call 822-8670.
Transgressive Cause Lawyering: Practice Sites And The Politicization Of The Professional. Stuart Scheingold, Political Science, Uof Washington. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Orientation Evening For All Accepted Peer Program Participants. International House upper/lower lounges from 6-8:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-1265.
Unreal Cities: Encyclopedic Cities. Samuel Wong, UVic. Green College Coach House from 8-9pm. Call 822-8670.
Instructional Skills Workshop. Various speakers. David Lam basement Seminar Room from 8:30am-5pm. Continues to Sept. 27. To register call 822-6827.
Results Of Pilot Project Designed To Increase The Capacity For Using Research Findings In Practice. Marilynne Hebert, clinical instructor. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Health Hazards Of Silicone Breast Implants: A Cautionary Tale For Clinical Investigators. Dr. Matthew Liang, Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Centre, Harvard U. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Unreal Cities: Ethnicity And The City In Twentieth-Century Immigration Policy In Canada. Harold Troper, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Green College Coach House from 9-10am. Call 822-8670.
Discussion: All Speakers Invited. Rashid Sumaila, economist, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
Academic Advising In Science. Hennings 200 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-2890.
Academic Advising In Arts. Buchanan D-238 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-2890.
International Perspectives On Occupational Biomonitoring. Prof. Michael Morgan, Environmental Health, Uof Washington. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Unreal Cities: The Canadian City In The Twentieth Century. Panel discussion, various speakers. Green College Coach House from 10:30am-12:30pm. Call 822-8670.
Unreal Cities: The Unreal Water-Closet: Sewage And Other Archaeological Middens In John Martin's Unreal London (1827-1850). Shawn Malley, Uof Toronto. Green College Coach House from 2-3pm. Call 822-8670.
Synchronous Fireflies. Prof. Steven Strogatz, Theoretical And Applied Mechanics, Cornell U. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Murrin Series Lecture: Human Service Or Industry? Having Babies, Reproductive Technologies, And The Profit Problem. Suzanne Scorsone, director, Communications, Archdiocese of Toronto. Angus 104 at 4:30pm. Call 822-4351.
Shrum Bowl Vs. Simon Fraser University. Thunderbird Stadium at 7pm. General admission grandstand $12; UBC students grandstand $10; SFU grass area $8. Call 822-BIRD.
Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:15pm. Call 822-BIRD.
Vs. University Of Victoria. Thunderbird Stadium at 2:30pm. Adults $7; youth and seniors $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-BIRD.
Surrey Delta Chinese Community Society Presents War And Peace. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
Cecil And Ida Green Visiting Professor: A Wasted Evening With Thomas King. Prof. Thomas King, English, Guelph U. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Vancouver Recital Society Presents. Arcadi Voledos, piano. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
Applications Of Genomic Science In Forest Trees. Ross Whetten, North Carolina State U. IRC #3 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Doug Kilburn 822-5115.
Small-World Networks. Prof. Steven H. Strogatz, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell U. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
The Strategic Plan For Engineering: Preparations For The Next Century. Michael Isaacson, dean, Faculty of Applied Science. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Black Holes And Elliptical Galaxies. Karl Gebhardt, U of California. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Anthropologists On Tradition: The Case Of African Art. Chris Steiner, Fine Arts, Connecticut College. Green College at 7:30pm. call 822-1878.
The Innovative Opportunities For The UBC Botanical Garden In Research, Education, Industry Relations And The Community. Bruce MacDonald, director, UBC Botanical Garden. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Negative-Ion Photoelectron Spectroscopy. Prof. Irene Waller. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Complexity: Stochastic Resonance And Neuron Firing: Statistical Aspects. Cindy Greenwood. Hennings 318 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3620.
Reference Point Logistic Classification. Peter Hooper, Mathematical Sciences, U of Alberta. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments (please bring your own mug). Call 822-0570.
The King Of America: Jack Johnson And Modernist Poetry. Kegan Doyle, English. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception at 4:45pm. Call 822-1878.
Traumatic Spondylolisthesis Of The Lumbosacral Junction: An Innovative Approach. Dr. Charles Fisher. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Carolyn Cole, violin; David Rose, viola; Eric Wilson, cello; Kenneth Friedman, bass; Terence Dawson, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm Call 822-5574. Admission $3 at door. Call 822-5574.
By Their Class Stigmata Ye Shall Know Them. Paul Fussell, U of Pennsylvania. Buchanan D-238 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Poetry And Human Rights In Guatemala. Julia Esquivel Velasquez, Guatemalan poet, civil rights workers and theologian. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Evidence-Based COPD Guidelines: Reassessment Of The Corticosteroid Challenge. Dr. Andrew McIvor, Medicine, U of Toronto. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Glucose Status In Indigenous Populations: Psychosocial Factors And Environmental Change. Mark Daniel, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash U. IRC #1 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2258.
In Search Of Modernism: The Influence Of The Flu Pandemic, 1918-19. Paul Fussell, U of Pennsylvania. Buchanan D-238 from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Informal Talk. Martha Salcudean, Mechanical Engineering. Green College at 12:30pm. Fee includes lunch. To register e-mail: email@example.com or call Stephen Calvert 822-5210; 822-1878.
Competitive Intelligence And The Internet. Stuart Rennie, lawyer, librarian. Angus 425 at 1pm. Seminar and question period. Call 822-5404.
Towards New Programming Languages For Embedded Systems. Sebastian Thrum, Carnegie Mellon U. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Evidence For Neutrino Oscillations From Super-Kamiokande. Jeffrey Wilkes, Uof Washington. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com or call 822-2137; 822-3631.
The Technological Imperative - Cause Of Effect. Anthony Hodgson, Mechanical Engineering. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
The Evolution Of Population Health And Its Role In The Future. Prof. Clyde Hertzman. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
The GAP: Health Care Needs Of Street Youth In Vancouver. Dr. Jorge Pinzon, pediatric director, Eating Disorders, B.C. Children's Hosp.; Dr. Trevor Corneil, St. Paul's Hosp. Family Practice Program. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Understanding Electron Motion In Matter: Orbital Imaging Of Biomolecules, Transition Metal Complexes, Chemically Reactive Species, And Condensed Matter. Prof. S. Wolfe, SFU; Prof. W. Eberhardt, Institute fur Festkorperforschung. St. John's College 1080 from 9am-6pm. Call Dr. Y. Zheng 822-2477; 822-4782.
Using Heuristics To Model The Structure And Distribution Of Herring Shoals. Nathaniel Newlands, Steve Mackinson, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
New Insights Into The Molecular Architecture Of Lipases. John Hill, Pathology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Aircraft Air Quality Problems, Science And Politics. Chris van Netten, Health Care and Epidemiology. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
The Religious Background Of Ancient Greek Philosophy. Peter Kingsley, Humanities, SFU. Buchanan B-323 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Fibroblast Adhesion And Mechanical Properties Of Skin. Helene Martel. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:15pm. Call 822-BIRD.
Li Mo Solo Exhibition. Asian Centre Aud. from 2-5pm. Continues Oct. 4-18 from 12noon-4:30pm. Call 822-0810.
Dal Grauer Lecturer: The Poetry Of Three Wars: World War I, World War II And Vietnam. Paul Fussell, Uof Pennsylvania. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each Monday during term (except holidays) meditation session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 822-2573.
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).
Senior (65 years or older) volunteers needed. If your first language is English and your hearing is relatively good, we need your participation in studies examining hearing and communication abilities. All studies take place at UBC. Hearing screened. Honorarium paid. Please call The Hearing Lab, 822-9474.
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 (two-four years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a forty-five minute visit please call Dr. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology at UBC, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
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.
The School and College Liaison Office offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus. The tour begins at 9:30am every Friday morning at Brock Hall. To book a tour please call 822-4319.
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 Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11am. Tours are included in the price of admission to the garden. Inquiries call 822-9666 (gardens) and 822-4529 (shop).
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. For more information or to sign up please contact Mary-Jo Lavery at 682-2344 ext. 2455.
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; Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii; Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. 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 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.
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.
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.
Wanted: Canadian UBC students with an urge to become involved in the international community. Get together with an international UBC student twice per month. Learn about another culture, share your own culture, establish new friendships. Fill out an application form at International House or call 822-5021.
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. Web site: www.stat.ubc.ca/~scarl, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-4037.
UBC Fencing Club meets every Wednesday and Friday at 7pm in Osborne Gym A. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.
Recent acquisitions to the UBC Photography Collection. Many artists are UBC staff and instructors internationally renowned for their work. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Tues.-Fri. 10am-12noon; Sat-Sun 12noon-5pm. Continues to Sep. 27. UBC staff, faculty and students free with valid ID. Call 822-2759.
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.
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.
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.