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The U of S House Band has been rehearsing a dozen new oldie-but-goodie
tunes. Conference and Catering is planning how many hot dogs, hamburgers,
and soft drinks to lay on. A planning committee has met to consider
President Ivany has a mixed response to two new draft reports from
DesRosiers and Associates, the Toronto
consultants retained by the government to examine funding to the
Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina.
The University's Amati Instruments will be back on campus in a month or
Faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to attend Alumni Reunion Weekend,
Friday, June 26, to Sunday, June 28.
The Place Riel Society - which has managed the Place Riel Campus Centre
since its construction in 1980 - is being
dissolved, its managerial function to be assumed by the USSU over the next
More than $1 million has been approved to date this year for research
projects in the Crop Development Centre (CDC) and
the Department of Plant Sciences.
President Ivany says he has decided not to accept the individual a search
committee has recommended for the deanship
of Arts and Science.
President Ivany says the University hopes it does not have the final
answer to its request for a government guarantee of
the University's $75-million debt-financing initiative
"- but we haven't been encouraged by what
we've heard so far."
Effective July 1, 1999, the College of Physical Education will go by the
College of Kinesiology.
CUPE 1975 again announces its annual Norm Quan Memorial Bursary essay
To promote closer cultural relations between Canada and France, the
Canadian Embassy in Paris annually prepares a list of
Canadian professors who will be in France during their sabbatical or
Organizers of the Super Saturday program - a collaboration
between the U of S and the Saskatoon Tribal Council that hopes to spark
interest in Native children in university education - report progress.
Revisions to the Nursing Education Program of Saskatchewan (NEPS)
partnership agreement between the University of
Saskatchewan and SIAST were approved at the May14 Board of Governors
The University's Bio-Informatics Unit (BU) is currently hosting a
week-long International Bio-Informatics School (IBIS) to promote awareness
of informatics as an effective tool for data-gathering, analysis, and
decision-making in health care.
The University of Regina has signed an agreement by which Coca-Cola will
be its exclusive supplier of cold beverages
(excepting dairy and alcohol products) for the next 10 years.
This is the time of year when most administrative position changes or
extensions are announced.
Believe it or not, the Saskatchewan Lung Association is offering
University employees three free chances at winning a cool
$1 million in a golfing competition near the Field House, Monday, July 27,
to Sunday, August 2.
Ignore copyright laws, and you can be sued, fined, and even sent to jail
for copyright infringement.
The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) will hold its
26th annual conference on campus from May 30
to June 2.
While both daycares at the University of Saskatchewan are still enjoying
their slower season, daycare officials say that
space for the fall is filling up quickly.
The University's Board of Governors has agreed to continue with Year Two
of a two-year budget approved last spring.
As of June 1, 1998, the Diefenbaker Canada Centre will be charging
The Caregivers Research Committee - consisting of three researchers from
the multi-disciplinary Women's Studies
Research Unit (WSRU) and two from COPE (Caregivers of Partners Etc.), a
caregivers support group - has won a
$15,000 grant to conduct research into the effect of caregiving on the
health of informal caregivers.
The Search Committee for President has finalized a draft of the position