U of S : Communications : OCN : Sep 5, 1997
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This group meets Monday evenings, from September to May, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Activities include field trips, lectures, videos, museum specimens, etc. Focus is on different bird groups each month. Fee: $290 or $50 a month. FMI phone Melanie Elliott at 966-5484.
From Wednesday, September 17, to September 20, the U of S Humanities Research Unit, Eighteenth Century Studies at the U of S, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada will be holding Body Projects I: Incarnations, Inscriptions, Adhesions, Invasions - the first of a planned annual series of events designed to promote traditional, interdisciplinary, and anti-disciplinary work in variously inflected (and infected) sites of human embodiment. Academics from across Canada and the United States will be presenting papers on a breadth of topics that relate in one way or another to the human body. FMI phone Professor Len Findlay, Department of English, at 966-5917.
Computing Services presents free of charge workshops to faculty, staff, and students of the University. FMI, or to register for a workshop, call -4866. Our Web page address is: http://www.usask.ca/dcs/courses.
This conference, an introduction to complementary medicine for physicians, pharmacists, and other interested health professionals, will be held on October 31 (evening) and November 1. Guest speaker will be Dr. Steven Aung, of the U of A, Edmonton. FMI or to register, call Continuing Medical Education at 966-7795.
The University School of Dance, in the College of Physical Education, is taking registration for the 1997-98 term. Students as young as 4 years to adults can choose classes in ballet, jazz, musical theatre, and creative and modern. FMI or to register, phone 966-6477 or 966-6517.
On Friday, September 19, at 9 a.m., Main Library, the University of Saskatchewan Libraries will launch Documenting Saskatchewan, a physical display consisting of more than 90 printed, recorded, and manuscript items from the Libraries' collections highlighting the significant achievements of the University's faculty and staff, and important milestones in the development of the province. See separate news article.
Tickets available at Place Riel Information Centre - 966-6988.
On Friday, September 12, this Centre, established last fall to promote good nutrition, will be holding an open house and a fundraising silent auction (on nutrition -related items donated by local businesses), in G27 Thorvaldson from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All are welcome.
The University Observatory's hours for public viewing of objects in the Saturday night sky for September 6, 13, 20, and 27 are 8:30 -10:30 p.m. FMI phone the U of S Astronomy Information Line at -6429.
The University Open House that highlights campus services will be held on Thursday, October 16, in the lower level of the Education Building, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All faculty and staff are welcome to visit this cooperatively planned event.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Saskatoon Research Centre, kitty -corner from the Education Building, is holding an open house on Friday, September 12, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Meet the staff, learn about the Centre's research programs, tour the building (at 1:15 and 3:15, from Reception). RSVP to Jan or Ila by September 8.
On Thursday, September 18, in the U of S Lecture Biology Theatre, the Saskatoon Nature Society will present three slide shows, with nature photographers Larry Scarfe and Paul Reimer. The shows are entitled "Geese and Cranes at Miry Bay," (Reimer) and "Webs of Wonder - Spider webs of BC" and "Red Foxes in Saskatchewan," (Scarfe). FMI phone 665 -1915.
The Centre for Second Language Instruction is offering classes to learn Cree, English (ESL), French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish or Ukrainian. Classes start the week of September 22 and run for 10 weeks. FMI contact the CSLI at 966-4351.
This program entails nature strolls around Saskatoon, September 3 to October 8, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays. Relaxing and educational hikes around local prairie, riverbank, parks, and wetlands. Caregiver attends, drives to sites. Ages 2 - 5. Fee: $75. FMI phone Melanie Elliott at 966-5484.
Rehearsals, Monday evenings, for the University Chorus - open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the community - will take place 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Quance Theatre, Education Building, beginning Monday, September 8. Registration: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fee: $50 for season, or $30 per term. Fee is waived for full-time students. FMI phone the Department of Music at 966-6171.
On Tuesday, September 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Food Services will be holding a Welcome Back Barbeque in front of Marquis Hall - inside the foyer if it rains. Price specials and value-added combos available. All are welcome. Bring your appetite for some BBQ flavor!
The seventh annual Welcome Week pow-wow, sponsored by the Indigenous Students' Council and the Aboriginal Students' Centre, will be held Wednesday, September 10, with the grand entry of participants beginning in the Bowl area at 1 p.m. All are invited to help celebrate the beginning of another term, First Nations style.
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On Thursday, September 11, Dr. Raghavan Charudattan, of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, will give a seminar entitled "Bioherbicides: the Mirage vs. the Reality," in the 2nd floor boardroom, Saskatoon Research Centre, 107 Science Place, at 11 a.m.
On Thursday, September 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the St. Thomas More Auditorium, Dr. Harold Coward, director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria, will give a lecture entitled "Cross-Cultural Approaches to Health Care Ethics" - the inaugural lecture of a new series to be known as the Edwards Family Lecture Series in Religion and Business Ethics. Co-sponsored by the Religious Studies and Philosophy Departments, the series will address matters of central concern to society in the context of a growing awareness of religion and ethnic heritages.
FMI phone David Crossley, Religious Studies, at 966-6804. See separate news article.
On Wednesday, September 10, in the Civil Engineering Nooner series, Drs. Mel Hosain and Lal Samarasekera, of Civil Engineering, will present a seminar entitled "Web Based Learning: Generating a Discussion," in C201 Engineering, at 12:35 p.m. All are welcome.
On Thursday, September 11, Wendy Stefiuk, of the Early Maternity Discharge Program, Saskatoon District Health Board, will give a seminar entitled "Process Evaluation of the Breastfeeding Centre in Saskatoon," in 4314 RUH, at 4:00 p.m.
On Friday, September 12, Dr. Adrienne Larocque, of the University of Manitoba, will, in Geological Science's Role Model Series, give a lecture entitled "Mobility of 'heavy metals' in sulphide-rich mine tailings and waste dumps in New Mexico, USA" in 155 Geological Sciences Building, at 4 p.m. Funded by the Role Model Speaker Fund, College of Arts and Science; the President's Employment Equity Enhancement Fund; and the Department of Geological Sciences.
On Thursday, September 11, Doug Heath, a graduate student in Microbiology, will give a seminar entitled "Selection and characterization of scFv antibodies from a phage display library," in A226 Health Sciences Building, at 4 p.m.
On Tuesday, September 16, Dr. Esther Cherland, Department of Psychiatry, will give a seminar entitled "The development of emotion in infancy," in A127 MR Building, at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. FMI phone the Neuropsychiatry Research Office at -8573.
On Thursday, September 18, Dr. Mark Evered, Department of Physiology, will give a seminar entitled "Solute balance in osmoregulation," in B403 Health Sciences Building, at 11:30 a.m.
On Friday, September 19, Dr. Barry Rouse, a distinguished microbiologist with the Veterinary College of the University of Tennessee, will give a talk entitled "DNA-based vaccination for immunization and immunotherapy," in 2104 WCVM, at 3 p.m. All are welcome.
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On Friday, September 12, Montreal photographer Robert Del Tredic will give a slide presentation/talk on his work entitled "Romancing the Atom: Ups and Downs, Twists and Surprises in the Process of Documenting the Nuclear Age," in the Snelgrove Gallery, at 12 noon. All are welcome. FMI phone Art and Art History at 966-4196.
Running from Saturday, September 13 through to November 9: Leaders by Example: the Chancellors of the University of Saskatchewan, a new exhibit about the 10 chancellors the U of S has had to date. A feature of the exhibit will be portraits of the chancellors, who have come to the chancellorship through various walks of life.
In addition to Leaders by Example the Centre will also be showing "One Man's Vision: the Emma Lake Campus," which depicts the efforts of artist Gus Kenderdine at establishing the art school at Emma Lake.
The Centre is open to the public Monday and Friday, 9:30 to 4:30; Tuesday through Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and weekends and holidays from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Admission is by donation. The facility is wheelchair accessible. Parking is metered; free on weekends. FMI, phone 966-8382 or -8383.
Running from Friday, September 19 to November 2: Extreme Close -Up: the Body in Context, curated by Tim Nowlin, director of the Kenderdine Gallery, and being held in conjunction with Body Projects, the multidisciplinary conference being held on campus September 17 -20, by the U of S Humanities Research Unit -see item under Special Events above.
Extreme Close-Up is designed "to engage and disclose a range of current artistic practices centred on the subject of the body." Work by Saskatchewan artists Patrick Traer, Mary Kavanagh, Edison Del Canto, and Leigh Raney will be part of the exhibition, a reception for which goes Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m.
The Gallery is located on the 2nd level of the Agriculture Building. Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 12:30 a.m. -5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays. FMI phone -4571.
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Professor Kathleen Solose will be the first artist to perform in the Convo Concerts - formerly, Faculty Artists Series - on Sunday, October 5. More details in the September 19 issue of OCN
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In 1980, Fox set out to run across Canada with an artificial leg he had been fitted with after losing his right leg to cancer. He was forced to terminate his quest in Thunder Bay, after covering 5,565 km, when cancer again struck.
Pledge sheets for the Run are available at most banks and credit unions, and at Safeway, Shopper's Drug, Pharmasave, HMV, Astral Photo, and Black's Photo stores.
FMI, call the Terry Fox Foundation at 1-800-565-8369.
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