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Caught short by the roof-distress crisis in the old PEC hangar last month,
the University has formed a 16-person task force to determine what options
it would have if a safety emergency should force a closure, or partial
closure, of the Thorvaldson Building.
The University has appointed a new dean of the College of Law. Professor
Kent Roach, currently an associate professor of law and criminology at the
University of Toronto, will begin a five-year term as dean of Law on July
The University of Saskatchewan Students' Union (USSU) has formed the Place
Riel Expansion Committee to invite opinions as to what the campus
community thinks should done to improve Place Riel Campus Centre.
Dr. John Gerrard was honored recently for his pioneering achievements in
pediatrics in Saskatoon and for his longstanding advocacy of the benefits
A Saskatoon foundation that promotes inner city education is again
planning to honor educators who are making a difference
in their sphere.
Premier Roy Romanow will be a luncheon speaker at the fifth Prairie
Conservation and Endangered Species Conference, to be held at the
Saskatoon Inn, on Friday, February 20.
On Friday, February 6, Dr. Freda Miller, of the Montreal Neurological
Institute, will give the prestigious Grass
Foundation Lecture, for the first time on the U of S campus.
Preliminary construction has begun on the joint U of S/ Royal Astronomical
Society of Canada Observatory site, near
It all started with a coincidence. About a year ago, Terry Beebe, who
works on campus as a seasonal grounds
keeper, received a phone call from a woman
in England who was trying to figure out her family tree. She shared the
same great-grandmother as Beebe and wanted to ask
him some questions.
If you're on campus on Monday, February 2, you can expect to see hundreds
of high school students touring colleges,
listening to special lectures, and generally discovering what the
University is all about.