A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from July 16 through August 12, 2000. 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.

July 16, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27, 30
August 1, 2, 12

sunday, july 16

Summer Day Camp

MOA from 10am-3pm. Continues to Aug. 11. $8 child; $5 drop-in (limited). Call Maggie Murray at 822-5978.

monday, july 17

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Narrative Dialogues: Some Jewish And Christian Legends Of Late Antiquity. Daniel Boyarin. VST from 8:30-10:30am. Continues to July 21. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

The Drama Of Divine Salvation And Human Resistance In Luke-Acts. Robert C. Tannehill. VST from 8:30-10:30am. Continues to July 21. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Re-Learning Surrender: Christian Transformation As Radical Consent. Cynthia Bourgeault. VST from 8:30-10:30am; 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 21. $320; $288 group; $160 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Celtic Spirituality And The Book Of Creation. J. Philip Newell, warden of spirituality, Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth. VST from 8:30-10:30am; 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 21. $320; $288 group; $160 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Annual Sidewalk Sale

UBC Bookstore from 9:30am-5pm. Continues to July 22. Call 822-2665.

History Seminar

The Place Of The Shtetl In Modern Jewish History. Ben-Cion Pinchuk, scholar, U of Haifa. Buchanan Tower 1206 at 12noon. Call 822-2561.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Reclaiming Youth At Risk. Martin Brokenleg. VST from 1:30-4:30pm. Continues to July 21. $200. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

tuesday, july 18

Chalmers Institute Seminar

A Celtic Spirituality: Listening For The Heartbeat Of God. J. Philip Newell, warden of spirituality, Anglican Diocese of Portsmouth. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

thursday, july 20

Board Of Governors Meeting

Open Session begins at 8am. OAB Board and Senate room. Fifteen tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on application to the Board Secretary at least 24 hrs. before each meeting. To confirm date and time, check under Board Announcements on the Board home page prior to the meeting at Call 822-2127.

Worm Composting Workshop

Worm Composting For The Office And Home. Gillian Allan, communications and education officer, Waste Management; Ondrea Rogers, Demonstration Garden coordinator, Natural Food Co-op. ForSciences Hut from 12noon-1pm. $20 for worm bin materials. Bring your lunch. To register call Gillian Allan by July 17 12noon at 822-9456.

Statistics Workshop

Approximate Exact Sampling: Towards The General Application Of Propp And Wilson's Algorithm. Prof. Chris Jennison, Statistics Group, School of Mathematics, U of Bath. Klinck 301 at 4pm. Call John 822-4673.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Theological Education And Race Relations. Jenny Plane TePaa, dean, Te Rau Kahikatea. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

saturday, july 22

Pharmacology And Therapeutics Lecture

Anti-Oxidants And Free Radicals In Health And Disease. Prof. Mike Ebadi, U of North Dakota. IRC #2 at 6pm. Call 822-2290.

sunday, july 23

Public Worship

University Hill Church Congregation. Janet Wolf. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Call 822-9815.

monday, july 24

Chalmers Institute Seminar

The Great Spiritual Teachers I: Early Church To Reformation. Sheilla Fodchuk. VST from 8:30-10:30am; 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 28. $320; $288 group; $160 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Preparation For Preaching From Lukan Lectionary Texts. Robert Tannehill. VST from 8:30-10:30am. Continues to July 28. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Preaching From The Heart. Janet Wolf. VST from 8:30-10:30am. Continues to July 27. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

The Best Is Yet To Come: Aging And Spirituality. Doris J. Dyke. VST from 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 28. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Congregational Transformation At Hobson United Methodist Church. Janet Wolf. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail Call 822-9815.

tuesday, july 25

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Taking Another Look At The Legacy Of Discovery: A Native View. Cecil Corbett, executive director, National Indian Training and Research Center. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail Call


thursday, july 27


Autobiography And Changing Identities. Various speakers. Buchanan A at 11am. Web site: Call 822-5301 or 822-4071.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

New House Rules: Christianity, Economics, And Planetary Living. Sallie McFague, distinguished theologian. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail call 822-9815.

sunday, july 30

Bare Buns Fun Run/Walk

Fourth Annual Wreck Beach Bare Buns Fun Run/Walk. Wreck Beach Trail 6, Pacific Spirit Regional Park at 11am. $25; $20 child/seniors. Call Judy Williams 273-6950 or Chris Rarinca 420-7350.

tuesday, august 1

Art Exhibition

Pusan Ceramic Artists Association. Asian Centre from 12noon-5pm. Continues to Aug. 7. Call Y. Chang 822-3797.

wednesday, august 2

Lunch And Learn Empowerment Series

CUPE 2950 Workshop: Assert Yourself. Speaker TBA. Angus 225 from 1-2pm. CUPE 2950 members only. Pre-registration required. Web site E-mail Call 822-1494.

saturday, august 12

Art Exhibition

Chinese Ink Paintings. Chun-Chieh Chang. Asian Centre from 12noon-5pm. Continues to August 18. Call 822-0810.


Low-Cost Dental Services Clinic

Are you between six and 26 years old (or older if your dental health is good)? Are you interested in low-cost dental services provided by supervised students in the Open Learning Agency's (OLA) Open College Certified Dental Assisting Program? A clinic will be held at the UBC Dental Clinic until Aug. 4. For details on costs, screening, and appointment times, please call Karen at 431-3266 before July 26.

Belkin Art Gallery Exhibition

Contemporary Art Exhibition: The Wilfred and Sheila Watson Collection; Twenty Questions: Recent Acquisitions to the Drawing and Painting Collections. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery from Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun. 12noon-5pm. Closed Mon. and statutory holidays. Continues to Sept. 3. Web site:, e-mail or call Naomi Sawada, 822-2759.

UBC Birdwalks

Anyone who is interested can meet at the flagpole on Thursdays at 12:30pm as usual. Bring books and binoculars if you have them. E-mail or call 822-9149.

Summer Hours Of Operation

UBC Food Services summer hours continue to Aug. 28. Visit or call 822-3663 (UBC FOOD).

UBC Campus Tours

Summer walking tours of the campus will be operating from Monday to Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. For large groups or special request tours, you may also book ahead by calling between 8:30am-4:30pm 822-8687 (UBC-TOUR).

Cognition And Emotion Study

Seeking participants to explore the cognitive effects of emotion. Earn $5 by completing a questionnaire. Some participants will be invited to earn $25 more in two 60-90 minute sessions. Call 822-2022.

Gardens' Hours Of Operation

The Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden, and the Shop in the Garden are open to October from 10am-6pm daily (including weekends). Inquiries for the gardens should call 822-9666 and for the Shop in the Garden 822-4529.

Sage Bistro

To the faculty, students, administration and admirers of the University of British Columbia we present Sage Bistro at the University Centre. Truly food for thought...Sage is open Monday through Friday from 11am-2pm. Tapas will be served on the patio to Oct. 15 from the hours of 3:30-8pm. Our luncheon menu changes weekly and features a wide selection of wines by the quarter litre and glass. For reservations please call 822-1500.

Research Study

Volunteer subjects needed for study on aging and speech understanding. Must be native English speakers 18-30 or 60-80 years old with good hearing in both ears. Involves one two-hour session on UBC campus. $15 honorarium. Contact Wendy Lam e-mail: or call 263-0677.

Premenstrual Asthma Study

UBC/St. Paul's Hospital researchers are seeking females with asthma and regular menstrual cycles for a study of estrogen's effects on asthma symptoms and lung function. Must be 18-50 years of age and NOT taking birth control pills. Honorarium and free peak flow meter provided. If interested, please call 875-2886.

Parkinson's Research

A research team from UBC is asking for the assistance of people with Parkinson's to participate in research. This research is aimed at understanding how Parkinson's may affect complex activities such as managing multiple tasks. Participation involves performing fairly simple tasks, some of which involve responding verbally to computer, screen displays. The general goal of this work is to develop effective methods of coping with Parkinson's. If you are a healthy person of the age 50 years or older, we are also in need of several people to participate in this study as part of a non-Parkinson's comparison group. If you would like to participate or require more information, please contact Todd Woodward, Psychology 822-3227.

Sexual Assault Research

The Anxiety and Fear Laboratory in the Dept. of Psychology requires female volunteers who have experienced unwanted sexual activity, to participate in a research project. If you have ever had sex with someone when you didn't want to, because the other person continued the event when you said no, forced or threatened to force you, or because you were given alcohol or drugs, and you would be interested in helping us with our research, please call 822-9028. Confidentiality and privacy protected.

Museum Of Anthropology Exhibition

The Art of Norval Morrisseau. Continues to Sept. 30. Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Continues to July 31. Three Case Studies Northwest Coast Art. Continues to Sept. 10. Raven's Reprise: Contemporary Works by First Nations Artists. Continues to Jan. 31. Conversations: The Tecson Philippine Collection. Continues to February. Web site or call 822-5087 or 822-5950.

Child Behaviour Research

How do parents see challenging child behaviours? We are asking parents of 7-14 year olds to tell us by completing an anonymous, 30-minute questionnaire. You can receive the results. Please call Assoc. Prof. Johnston's lab, 822-9037.

Traumatic Stress Clinic

Psychologists conducting research at the Traumatic Stress Clinic at UBC Psychiatry are offering free treatment to people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD is caused by events such as physical or sexual assault, and motor vehicle accidents. Call the Traumatic Stress Clinic at 822-8040.

Research Study

We are seeking healthy eight- to 12-year-olds and their mothers to take part in a psychology study to find out more about how children learn about hurts and pains. For more information, call Prof. Craig's lab 822-5280.

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 from any touchtone phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 714-4848.

Faculty Women's Club

The Faculty Women's Club brings together women connected to the university either through their work or that of their spouses, for social activities and lectures. The main purpose of the Faculty Women's Club is to raise funds for student scholarships. There are 19 different interest groups within the club, ranging from art appreciation and bridge to hiking. Do come and join us! Call Barbara Tait, president 224-0938; Gwyneth Westwick, membership 263-6612.

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 at 822-4826.

Research Study

Hard-of-hearing University students are invited to discuss their post-secondary experiences for a PhD study. Involves interviews and the option of jotting down thoughts twice weekly over a three-week period. Honorarium to be provided. Contact Ruth Warick, graduate student, in the Dept. of Educational Services, UBC, Phone/fax 224-4198 or e-mail

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 unauthorized individuals remove these signs and barriers. 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.

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, including babies raised in a bilingual home, 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- to four-year-olds) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a 45-minute visit, please call Asst. Prof. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).


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 statistical advice and long or short-term assistance to 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 Monday and Thursday from 7-9pm in the Osborne Gym. Learn decision-making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.

Chan Centre Tours

Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held every Thursday. Meet in the Chan Centre main lobby at 1pm. Special group tours can be booked through or at 822-1815.

Speak Your Mind

CUPE 2950 is seeking UBC employees to participate in a two-hour focus group in September/October. You must be willing to speak your

mind openly. Confidentiality ensured. An honorarium will be paid. If you are interested, please call 822-1494 or fax 822-1481.