Live At UBC

A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from June 13 through July 10, 1999. 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.

June 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30
July 1, 5, 7

Sunday, June 13

Art Exhibit

The Art Of Judy Tong, A Tribute To Nature. Asian Centre Aud. from 11am-6pm. Continues to June 20. Call 822-3114.

Native Youth Reunion

Native Youth Program 20th Anniversary. MOA from 3-7pm. RSVP e-mail: or call Jill Baird 822-5978.

Monday, June 14

Under The Green Roof Lecture

"Is He Saved?" And Other Questions Christians Shouldn't Ask. Prof. John G. Stackhouse, Theology. Regent College Chapel from 8-9:30pm. Call 224-3245.

Wednesday, June 16

Peter Wall Institute Workshop

Toward A New Understanding Of Space, Time And Matter. Various speakers. University Centre from 9am-4:30pm. Web page: or call 822-4939.

Engineering And Architecture Continuing Education

Module 1: Creative Entrepreneurship. Paul D. Tinari. Forestry Sciences Centre 1001 from 9am-5pm. Continues to June 17. $440 incl. materials, lunches, refreshments, certificate. To register call 822-1884.

Health Services Seminar

Community Effects Of The Gambling Expansion. Dr. Richard Mathias, Health Care and Epidemiology; Dr. John Blatherwick, Vancouver/Richmond Health Region. IRC Sherrington Room from 12noon-1pm. Call 822-4969.

Thursday, June 17

Occupational First Aid Course

Level I. Vancouver Fire Hall #10, 2992 Wesbrook Mall from 8:30am-4:30pm. $90. To register call Pamela Rydings 822-2029.

Friday, June 18

Engineering And Architecture Continuing Education

Module 2: Doing Real Business On The Internet. Paul D. Tinari. Forestry Sciences Centre 1404 from 9am-5pm. $290 incl. materials, lunches, refreshments, certificate. To register call 822-1884.

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

Influenza Outbreaks And The Use Of Amantadine. Dr. Danuta Skowronski, B.C. Disease Central Control; Dr. Rob Parker, Simon Fraser Health Board. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Centre For Complementary Medicine Research: Current Research Projects. Dr. W.J. Tze; Dr. A. Ferguson; Dr. J. Tai, B.C.'s Children's and Women's Health Centre. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call 875-2307.

Sunday, June 20

National Aboriginal Day

Unveiling Of Newly-Commissioned Weaving. Debra Sparrow; Robyn Sparrow, Musqueam artists. MOA from 12noon-5pm. Reception at 2pm. Call 822-5087.

Tuesday, June 22

MOA Lecture

Oceanic Art. Nicholas Thomas, head of Anthropology, Goldsmith's College, U of London. MOA Theatre Gallery at 3pm. Call 822-5087.

Wednesday, June 23

Skin Screening

Mole Patrol By A Dermatologist. Bring your sunglasses to check UV protection. UBC Hosp./Student Health Services M334 from 9-11am. Call 822-7011.

Thursday, June 24

Chemoprevention Group Lecture

Lung Cancer Chemoprevention: Past, Present And Future. Gary Goodman, medical oncologist, Swedish Medical Centre, Tumor Institute. B.C. Cancer Agency John Jambor Room from 4:30-5:30pm. Call Dr. Kirsten Skov 877-6098 ext. 3021.

Friday, June 25

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

Multidimensional Preference-Based Measures Of Health Status: Advantages And Disadvantages. Jacek Kopec, U of Toronto. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Quantifying Blood Flow: Development And Application. Kenneth J. Poskitt, pediatric neuroradiologist, B.C.'s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Refreshments at 8:30am. Call 875-2307.

Contemporary Art Exhibition

Sixteen Hundred Miles North Of Denver; Rodney Graham: Vexation Island; Golden Boys: Naturalism And Artifice In Homoerotic Photography, 1870-1970. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Tues.-Fri. from 10am-5pm. Sat.-Sun. from 12noon-5pm. Continues to Aug. 15. $2 Adults; $1 Seniors; Students, UBC faculty and staff free with valid ID. Call 822-2759.

Monday, June 28

Under The Green Roof Lecture

All Things Made New: The Failure Of Secular Hope And The Future Of God For The World. Richard Bauckham; Trevor Har. Regent College Chapel from 8-9:30pm. Call 224-3245.

Tuesday, June 29

Green College Special Lecture

Rural England: An Invention Of The Motor Industry. Stephan Kohl, English, U of Wurzburg. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Wednesday, June 30

Under The Green Roof Lecture

Christianity In The Global Village. Vinoth Ramachandra. Regent College Chapel from 8-9:30pm. Call 224-3245.

Thursday, July 1

Family Day

Museum Of Anthropology's First Annual Family Day. MOA grounds from 12noon-5pm. Entertainment, food, children's activities. Children 12 and under free with adult (max. 4 children/adult); UBC staff, students, faculty free with ID. Call 822-4604; 822-5087.

Monday, July 5

Engineering Camp For Kids

GEERing Up! CEME 2206 from 9am-4pm. One week camps. Call 822-2858.

Under The Green Roof Lecture

The Bible Without Chapters And Verses: Distinguishing Scripture From Tradition And Experience. Christopher Smith. Regent College Chapel from 8-9:30pm. Call 224-3245.

Wednesday, July 7

Education Noted Scholars Lecture

The Biology Of Writing. Janet Emig. Rutgers U. Scarfe 310 from 12noon-1pm. Call 822-9136.

Under The Green Roof Lecture

Stories Evangelicals Tell: The Gospel And Narrative Identity. Prof. Bruce Hindmarsh, Briercrest Biblical Seminary. Regent College Chapel from 8-9:30pm. Call 224-3245.


Cystic Acne Study

Requires persons 16 years and older. Must have three acne cysts larger than 5mm in size on their face. No accutane within six months, no antibiotics within ten days. Lab tests required. Call Sherry, Dermatology 875-5296.

UBC Campus Tours

Free and fun tours leaving from the SUB concourse daily at 10am and 2pm, or call to book your own tour. Kristina Osborne and Kevin Neilson are your tour guides. Call 822-TOUR (8687).

Studies in Hearing and Communication

Senior (65 years or older) and Junior (18-35) 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.

Research Study

Requires volunteers (18-40 years) with a recent fracture of the tibia. We are assessing inflammation in the weakened muscles and muscle fatigue before beginning physiotherapy or full weight-bearing, and again after beginning treatment. An honorarium is offered. For more information please call 822-0799.

AMS Rentsline

Helping students find housing since 1993, the AMS Rentsline is UBC's off-campus housing registry. This service gives students access to hundreds of rental listings, and landlords access to thousands of students looking for housing. You can call the Rentsline form any touchtone phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 714-4848.

Museum Of Anthropology Exhibition

Objects Of Intrigue. Continues to Dec. 31. Mary Anne Barkhouse: Selected Works; Partners In Action: Musqueam Creek Enhancement Project. Continues to June 30. Nunavutmiutanik Elisasiniq: A Tribute To The Peoples Of Nunavut; A Break In The Ice: Inuit Prints From The Linda J. Lemmens Collection. Continues to Sept. 6. Attributed to Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Continues to Feb. 13. Free to UBC students, staff, faculty. Web site: or call 822-5087 or 822-5950.

Gardens Open

The Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden and Shop in the Garden will be open until October 11 (inclusive) from 10am-6pm daily (including weekends). For the gardens call 822-9666 and the Shop 822-4529.

Vancouver (European) Handball Team

Is looking for players at all levels. We meet Fridays from 8-10pm at the Osborne Gym. For more information, visit our Web site: http:\\ or call 822-4576.

Female Volunteers

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.

Twin Research

Are you, or do you know a female adult twin? We are studying the relationship types of fraternal and identical female twins. If you can help by completing some questionnaires and being interviewed about relationships, please e-mail: or call Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 822 4826.

UBC Utilities Advisory Notice

UBC Utilities regularly performs maintenance work on underground piping and electrical systems. Work sites are always blocked off with appropriate signs and barriers, however sometimes these signs and barriers are removed by unauthorized individuals. Please approach work sites cautiously and respect signs and/or work crew instructions to avoid potential harm. Potential hazards including falling, electrical shock, burns, and other harmful events. If you have any questions concerning a UBC Utilities work site, please call 822-9445.

Research Study

I am a grad student looking for families with an autistic child(ren) to answer a questionnaire regarding the effects of raising autistic children. The child must be seven years old or younger. Please call Keri Smalley 738-8025.


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 822-2573.

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 Prof. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Kate).

Parents With Toddlers

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 Asst. Prof. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology at UBC, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).

Relationship Research 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 British Columbia Seniors Medication Information Line (BC SMILE), answered by licensed pharmacists, 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

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. Web site:, e-mail: or call 822-4037.

UBC Fencing Club

UBC Fencing Club meets every Wednesday 8:30-10:30pm, Friday 6-10pm and Sunday 3-7pm in Osborne Gym A. Learn decision making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.

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.

Chan Centre Tours

Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held every Tuesday. Participants are asked to meet in the Chan Centre main lobby at noon. Special group tours can be booked through or at 822-1815.

Got A Stepfather?

17-23 years old? Love him, hate him or indifferent, you qualify. $10 for 30 min., anonymous questionnaire, student or non-student, mailed survey. Contact or Susan at 822-4919.

Faculty Women's Club

The Faculty Women's Club is composed of academic faculty and professional staff at UBC, its affiliated colleges, the library, Health Sciences Centre, and post-doctoral fellows from across campus. It brings together women connected to the university either through their work or that of the spouses, for social activities and lectures. The main purpose of the Faculty Women's Club is to raise funds for student scholarships. There are 18 different interest groups within the club, ranging from art appreciation and bridge to hiking. Do come and join us! Call Louise Klaassen, president 222-1983; Marya McDonald, membership 738-7401.

Research Study

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.