Wendy Roy, professor in the Department of English, is this year’s recipient of the Learning Communities Teaching Award. Nominees are chosen by students based on the instructor’s significant contribution to the Learning Communities initiative.
Two students in master’s programs in the College of Arts and Science have received a Julie Payette scholarship through National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), worth $25,000 a year. Michael Gaultois (chemistry) and Lauren Bortolotti (biology) were awarded the scholarship as two of the top 24 master’s students in Canada.
SPIE, an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light, has elected Safa Kasap, Canada Research Chair in Electronic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices and professor in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, as fellow for achievements in his work with x-ray photoconductors, detectors and optoelectronic glasses.
Carl L. Von Baeyer, professor emeritus of psychology and associate member in pediatrics, will receive the Canadian Pain Society’s Outstanding Pain Mentorship Award at the society’s annual meeting May 14. The award recognizes outstanding mentorship in the training of future pain researchers or clinicians.
Vicki Corbin has joined the planned giving team in University Advancement as a development officer. Corbin, a U of S alumna, has worked for the Saskatchewan Abilities Council for the past four years, running their annual and planned giving programs.