A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from March 7 through March 20, 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.
March 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13, 14,
15, 16, 17, 18,
Yefim Bronfman, pianist. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Une Fete Francais. Pacific Baroque Orchestra; Marc Destrube. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Piano Recital. Ronald Morgan. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Self-Assembly, Characterization And Mechanism Of Formation Of Molecular Squares. Prof. Peter J. Stang. U of Utah. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
UBC Percussion Ensemble. Sal Ferreras, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Egyptian Mummy Portraits From The Fayoum. Susan Walker, British Museum. Lasserre 104 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Under The Willow Tree - Long Live Voices. Narratives By Women In Canada. Brock Hall 204D, (west wing) from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2415.
Tugs, Barges, Yachts And Rigs: Recent Research At The Institute Of Marine Dynamics. David Murdey, research scientist, The Institute Of Marine Dynamics. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Bioinformatics At The Centre For Molecular Medicine And Therapeutics. Francis Ouellette. IRC #4 from 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Men's Bodies, Women's Parts: Gender Impersonation In South Asian Theatre And Cinema. Kathy Hansen, Rutgers U. CK Choi 120 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-4688; 822-2629.
Astrometry In Globular Clusters: A New Frontier For HST. Ivan King, U of California. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Killing, Letting Die And The Euthanasia Debate. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Machines And Elusive Wisdom. Prof. Emeritus Vinod Modi, Mechanical Engineering. Green College at 7:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-1878.
Suicide. Connie Chai, Education. St. John's College Fairmont Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
ISO 9000 Series - Implementing And Auditing. Josef Otto. Point Grey Golf And Country Club from 9am-5pm. Continues to March 12. $450 single module; $1580 six modules includes materials, lunch, certificate. To register call 822-3347.
The Odyssey And The Spirit Of Comedy. Carl Johnson, Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to March 16. $25; $20 seniors. Call 822-1420.
An Introduction To Supreme Master Ching Hai And The Quan Yin Method Of Meditation. Ponderosa Pagoda from 10am-4pm. Call 739-6758.
The Sunny Border. Judy Newton. Botanical Garden reception centre from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
TBA. Pierre Pepin, Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre, Fisheries and Oceans. BioSciences 1465 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Images And Imaginations: The Making Of The Southern Frontier In Sixteenth-Century China. Leo K. Shin, History, SFU. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Prairie Women - Long Live Voices. Narratives By Women In Canada. Brock Hall 204D (west wing) from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2415.
Risk Assessment Of Genetically Modified Baculoviruses As Microbial Insecticides. Jenny Cory, Oxford U. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Changing Views On The True And False Morels. Nancy Weber. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Freedom Of Information: What Is The Journalist's Role. David Flaherty, B.C. information and privacy commissioner. Sing Tao from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6688.
Fat Dogs Don't Hunt And Other Lessons From The Front Line Of A Software Company. Rory Holland. IRC #1 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-5404.
Nanoscale Molecular Architecture: Design And Self-Assembly Of Metallacyclic Polygons And Polyhedra Via Co-ordination. Prof. Peter J. Stang, Chemistry, U of Utah. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Interpreting The News: Should Reporters Be In The "Meaning Business." Stephen Ward. Sing Tao School Of Journalism. Green College at 5pm. Reception from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
50th Anniversary Reception, Exhibit Opening And Book Launch. MOA from 7-10pm. Call 822-5087.
Take A Walk On The Wild Side: An Insider's View Of The Green College Art Collection. Kate Collie, artist. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Clinical Radiological And Pathological Correlation. Various speakers. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Tables And Columns In Word 95 (Introductory). David Lam basement Windows lab A from 9am-12noon. To register call 822-9149.
Self-Assembly, Characterization And Properties Of Porphyrin Aggregates And Chiral Ensembles. Prof. Peter J. Stang, U of Utah. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Jean-Francois Gauthier, harpsichord. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Make Links From Your Home Page With FrontPage 98 (Advanced). David Lam Windows lab A from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
The Incretin GIP: Structural Determinants Of Receptor Binding, Signal Transduction And Metabolism. Dr. Christopher McIntosh, Physiology. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Formal And Informal Fisheries Science - Lessons From The East Coast. Rosemary Ommer, Memorial U. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
Development Of Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitors For Treatment Of Osteoarthritis. Chi Chung Chan, senior research scientist, Merck Frosst Centre For Therapeutic Research. IRC #3 at 4pm. Call 822-2575.
The Liberal Democratic Tradition In Western Culture. Barbara Arneil, Political Science. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Chemistry Forum 1999. Various speakers. Ponderosa from 10am-3pm. Call 822-2164.
The Subject Of Seriality (After Manzoni). Briony Fer, art historian, Open University. Lasserre 104 from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-2757.
The Sunny Border. TBA. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
Inventing The Passport: Surveillance, Citizenship And The State. Prof. John Torpey, Sociology, U of California. CK Choi 120 at 12:30pm. Refreshments from 12noon-12:30pm. Call 822-9700.
Dancing To The Master's Tune: Gender And Performance In South Asian Tradition. Mandakranta Bose, Religious Studies. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-1:20pm. Web site: www.assa.ca or call 822-3881.
Caught In The Web: Ethnographic Entanglements. Ricki Goldman-Segall, director, MERLin. AnSo 205 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2878.
UBC Choral Union. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-2697; 822-5574.
Creating My Own Titanic: Production Of CD-Rom Educational Materials. Simon Albon, Pharmaceutical Sciences. IRC #4 at 12:30pm. Call 822-6676.
Demographic And Genetics Factors Affecting The Fate Of New Mutants. Sally Otto, Zoology. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Alpine Pressure-Temperature-Time Path For The Northeastern Mont-Blanc Massif: Fluid Inclusion, Isotopic And Thermobarometric Evidence. Dan Marshall, Earth Sciences, SFU. GeoSciences 330-A at 4pm. Call 822-3278.
Quantum Dots. Pavel Hawrylak, National Research Council. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
The Documentation Of Hupa Narrative: 1888-1999. Victor Golla, Linguistics, Humboldt State U, U of California. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Beyond Health For All: Does Public Health Figure In The Health System Of The Future? Nancy Kotani, director, Vancouver/Richmond Health Board. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Resuscitation: Past, Present And Future. Dr. Greg Baldwin, acting head, Emergency Medicine, B.C.'s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
The European Union At The Crossroads: Single Market Or Social Market? Various speakers. Green College Coach House from 9am-5pm. Continues to Mar. 13 from 10am-12:30pm. Call 822-9700.
First Nations Longhouse from 9am-3pm. To reserve a display table call 822-8941.
Stellar Sea Lions: Why Have They Declined? Andrew Trites, Marine Mammal Research Unit. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Real-Time Power System Simulation On A Desktop PC. J. Marti. MacLeod 214 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-2405.
Respiratory Health Study Of Workers Exposed To Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Helen Ward, Respiratory Medicine. UBC Hosp, Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
The Work Of Writing And Our Disciplinary Assumptions. Clifford Siskin, English and Comparative Literature, State U of New York. Angus 426 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Chemical Defense Of Phyto-plankton Against Protozoan Grazers. Suzanne Strom, Western Washington U. BioSciences 1465 at 2:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Hydrogen Sulfide Removal Kinetics In A Trickling Biofilter. Stephen Symons. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Solvation Dynamics In Binary Solvents. Tyler Day, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Level III. VST from 7-9pm. Continues to Mar. 13 from 9am-3pm. $50; $25 seniors. To register call 822-9517.
Against The Grain: Making Exhibitions In A Global World. Okwui Enwezor, curator, historian, Art Institute Of Chicago. Buchanan A-106 from 7:30-9pm. Reception to follow Belkin Art Gallery. Call 822-2757.
UBC Choral Union. Diane Loomer, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-2697; 822-5574.
The Tree Of Stars: A Seminar On The Alchemical Tradition. Leonard George, Vancouver psychologist, writer and broadcaster. Carr Hall conference room from 9:30am-4:30pm. Continues to Mar. 14 from 9:30am-12:30pm. $95; $85 seniors. Bring lunch and refreshments. To register call 822-1420.
Different Ways Of Learning: Reach More Students And Teach More Effectively. FNSB 40 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Balancing Input Across Cultures In Classrooms. FNSB 50 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Diversity In The Classroom. FNSB 50 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
How Our Beliefs About Teaching Influence Us As TAs. FNSB 40 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Fou T'song, piano. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Monitoring The World's Oceans From Space. John MacDonald, co-founder, MacDonald Dettwiler . IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
The Chan Centre Chamber Players. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Rachmaninoff Vespers. Chor Leoni; Elektra; Christ Church Choirs. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Apoptotic Mechanisms In Cardiovascular Disease. Shawn Black, Merck Frosst Centre For Therapeutic Research. Cunningham 160 from 11:30-12:30pm. Call 822-7795.
A Time To Rise - Long Live Voices. Narratives By Women In Canada. Brock Hall 204D (west wing) from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2415.
Misinterpretation And The Rhetoric Of Science, Or What Colour is The Horse? Susan Haack, Philosophy, U of Miami. University Centre conference room at 12:30pm. Call 822-3292.
Myths In The History Of The Ancient And Modern Olympics. Mark Golden, U of Winnipeg. Buchanan D-339 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
A Historian's Perspective On Edward Said's Culture And Imperialism. John M. MacKenzie, Imperial History, U of Lancaster. Buchanan A-203 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5148; 822-2561.
Microscale Thermo-Photvoltaic Energy Conversion. McMurray Whale, U of Victoria. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Disorder In Protein Structure And Function: Detection, Prevention, Biological Significance And Prediction From Amino Acid Sequence. Keith Dunker. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Classical Athenian Women Today. Mark Golden, U of Winnipeg. Buchanan B-226 at 4pm. Call 822-2889.
Preparing Your Income Tax Return. Jen Baggs, Economics. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Misinterpretation And The Rhetoric Of Science, Or What Colour Is The Horse? Susan Haack, Philosophy, U of Miami. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Forest Eco-Systems In B.C. Antje Wahl, Forestry. St. John's College Fairmont Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
Customized WebCT Follow-Up (Advanced). GeoSciences Windows lab 203 from 9am-12noon. To register call 822-9149.
Innovation And Economic Growth. Prof. Peter Howitt, Ohio State U. Buchanan A-100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4129.
Activated Ras Affects Cell Type Choice In Dictyostelium Discoideum. Zahara Jaffer. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Combining Molecular And Field Studies To Understand The Life History And Ecology Of Acrosiphonia. Andrea Sussman. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Strategies For Photocontrol Of Enzymes And Ion Channels. Prof. Andrew G. Woolley, U of Toronto. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
The Historiography Of The Environmental History Of The British Empire. John M. MacKenzie, Imperial History, U of Lancaster. Buchanan Tower at 4pm. Call 822-5184; 822-2561.
Reconstructing Lost Architecture In A Digital World: The Aztec City Of Tenochtitlan. Antonieta Rivera, Architecture. Green College at 5pm. Reception from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Where Is God When Things Go Wrong? A Lenten Journey With The Man Of Sorrows. Nancy Cocks. St. Stephen's Anglican Church, West Vancouver. $25. Call 926-4381.
Sacroiliac Joint Fusion. Dr. R. Meek, VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Ethnicity Of The Chinese Overseas. Prof. Emeritus Edgar Wickberg, History. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-1:30pm. Web site: www.assa.ca or call 822-3881.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Arion, various instruments. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Research As Culture-Jamming?: Sex, Gender, Tools And Schools. Mary Bryson, Education. Women's Studies Centre lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9171.
Regulation Of GnRH And GnRH Receptor Expression In Granulosa-Luteal Cells By Gonadal Steroids. Parimal Nathwani. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Gender Perspectives On New Ways Of Working: Empirical Evidence From Dual Career Households In Great Britain. Irene Hardhill, U of Newcastle. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
Forest Fragmentation And Songbird Demography. Liana Zanette, Zoology. FNSB 60 at 4:30pm. Call 822-2069.
Issues On Critical Care Management In Asthma. Juan Ronco. VGH, doctors' residence, third floor conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Science Vs. Ideology: Do Needle Exchange Programs Promote The Spread Of HIV? Martin Schechter, Medicine. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Drug Safety - A Right Or A Nuisance? Curt Furberg, chair, Public Health Services. VGH, Heather Pavilion lecture hall B at 8am. Call Bruce Verchere 875-2490.
Long-Baseline Interferometry. Wayne Cannon, York U. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Xenophobic And Right-Wing Mobilisation: The Malaise In Post-Unification German Political Culture. Prof. Oliver Schmidtke, U of Victoria. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Refreshments from 12noon-12:30pm. Call 822-9700.
Small Mammal Population Structure In A Fragmented Forest. Jason Maydan. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
AM-FM Image Models And Applications. Alan Bovik, U of Texas. CICSR/CS 208 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.
Naive Beliefs About Physics And Education. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments, Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Heresy And Violence In Thirteenth-Century Italy. Peter Diehl, History, Western Washington U. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Alternative Therapies For Children With Disabilities: Facts And Fiction. Dr. Maureen O'Donnell, developmental pediatrician. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
Can We Prevent Moles In Children With Use Of Broad Spectrum Sunscreen? Dr. Richard Gallagher, head, B.C. Cancer Agency. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Marine Fisheries In Eastern Caribbean; Salmon Carcasses: Nutrient Pills For The Province. Elizabeth Mohammed, Stephen Watkinson, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Islet Amyloid And Type 2 Diabetes. Bruce Verchere, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Investigations And Surveillance Of Communicable Disease Outbreaks On Cruise Ships. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
American Autopoiesis: The Mind And Media Ecology In Contemporary U.S. Fiction. Joseph Tabbi, English, U of Illinois. Green College at 3:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Drainage Modelling And Design Criteria. Russell D. Merz, Golder Associates. ChemEng 224 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-3475.
Use Of Novel Coagulants To Enhance Retention In Mechanical Pulps. Dennis Trigylidas. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Transport Coefficients From Time-Correlation Functions. Saman Alavi. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Handel And Mozart At The Chan. Vancouver Cantata Singers. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Chopin And His Milieu: Antecedents And Consequences. Prof. Jane Coop, Music. Pick up tickets in advance - UBC Bookstore, The Magic Flute or Chan Centre. Call 822-3131.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden and Shop in the Garden will be open from March 6-October 11 (inclusive) from 10am-6pm daily (including weekends). For the gardens call 822-9666 and the Shop 822-4529.
Is looking for players at all levels. We meet Fridays from 8-10pm at the Osborne Gym. For more information, visit our Web site handball-bc.hypermart.net or call 822-4576.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 822-4826.
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.
An 80 min. tour takes place every Wednesday and Friday at 1pm. Free parking. Continues to April 30. To arrange for a group tour call 222-7355 or Web site: http://www.triumf.ca/.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies is interested in learning about the decision making process you will go through to choose a graduate school. If you are presently "shopping" for a graduate school (for either a master's or PhD), we want to hear from you! If you would be interested in participating in a survey please contact email@example.com.
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 Kate).
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 (one-five 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).
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 Student Recruitment 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.
From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia. Continues to March 31. Call 822-5087.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 (except Mar. 16). Special group tours can be booked through www.chancentre.com or at 822-1815.
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.
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 email@example.com or Susan at 822-4919.
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.
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.
Do you find that you forget things more easily? Do you sometimes feel like your brain is in a haze? Researchers at UBC are investigating hormonal influences on cognitive processing in both pregnant women and women who have recently given birth. The study takes place at the UBC Department of Psychology and it consists of filling out several paper and pencil tests (approx. 50 min.). All tests will be kept confidential. $10 per hour will be given to participants. If you are interested in participating, please contact Sharon Lee 822-6069 or Dr. Liisa Galea 822-6536.
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.
UBC Community Sports Services offers holiday hockey camps, gymnastics, skating, ice hockey, adult ballet, and roller hockey for a variety 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 through to March. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-3688.