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Gordon Barnhart, University Secretary, has been appointed
as a trustee of the Saskatchewan Government House Foundation which will oversee
renovations to Government House in Regina.
He has also be named a member of the board of the Estey Centre for Law
and Economics in International Trade.
Ron Sutherland, professor in the Department of Chemistry, was a participant in a
recent meeting entitled Government Consultations with Civil Society on Issues
Relating to Nuclear and other Weapons of Mass Destruction set up by the federal
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He chaired a session on chemical and
Dr. Lingyun Wu, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Anatomy and Cell
Biology, has received a New Investigator Award from the Heart and Stroke
Foundation of Canada. Sponsored by the
Department of Pharmacology, she was one of 10 recipients in Canada to receive
$250,000 over five years to support her independent research on the pathogenic
role of PPAR gamma on vascular tissues in genetic hypertension.
Karsten Liber, director of the Toxicology Centre and the Northern Ecosystems Toxicology
Initiative, was recently appointed by federal Health Minister Anne McLellan to
a two-year term on the Pest Management Advisory Council. Set up in 1998, the council is responsible
for advising the minister of health on policies and issues related to the
federal pest management regulatory agency, which regulates pesticide use in
Don Cochrane has been reappointed head of the Department of Educational Foundations
in the College of Education. The
appointment covers the period from July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2005.
from the Department of Applied Microbiology and Food Science has been appointed
to the position of Associate Dean (Academic) in the College of
Agriculture. The five-year appointment
begins July 1 and was announced by Michael Atkinson, Vice-President Academic
Dr. Femi Olatunbosun, head of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
will chair a working group set up by 1995 UN-sponsored International Conference
on Population and Development to discuss ways the basic medical curriculum can
be reformed to accommodate the concept of sexual and reproductive health. He will serve as a consultant to the initial
pilot study that will be carried out at three medical schools and will head an
international steering group set up to promote the introduction of changes
recommended by the working group into the curricula of other medical schools.
Erin Taman began working May 1 in a term position as a
Communications Officer trainee in the Office of Communications. A former Editor of The Sheaf, she took two
years of pre-Journalism coursework at the U of S in 1998-2000 and has just
completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of
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