has been appointed to the position of Director, Student Retention,
Support and Development in the Studenty and Enrolment Services Division
effective April 1. She has worked in a variety of job on campus since
The Green and
White, the U of S alumni magazine was awarded a bronze
medal earlier this year by the Council for the Advancement and Support
of Education in its 2005 District VIII competition for best periodical
team. The four articles submitted appeared in the spring and fall
2004 issues of the magazine.
At its March meeting, the Midwest Section
of the American Society of Animal Research presented Denise
Beaulieu and John Patience, research assistant
and president, respectively, of the Prairie Swine Centre, with the
(U.S.A.) National Pork Board Research Award. An invited speaker at
the conference was Andrew van Kessel, associate professor in the department
of animal and poultry science.
recently took up the position of Ethics Officer with the University’s
Behavioural Research Ethics Board. Formerly employed in the private
sector, his job will be to administer all aspects of research protocols
involving human subjects.
In Research Services, the
post of Research Development Officer has been taken up by Ron
Mantyka who will work mainly with the College of Agriculture
identifying grant and contract opportunities.
A number of U of S people
received Saskatchewan Centennial Medals from Lt-Gov. Lynda Haverstock
March 8 in Saskatoon. Recipients were: Dr. Louis Horlick,
professor emeritus of medicine; Dr. Stuart Houston,
professor emeritus of medical imaging; Peggy McKercher,
former Chancellor; John McLeod, professor emeritus
of education of exceptional children; Rajendra Sharma,
professor of pathology; Ernest Walker, professor
of archaeology; and Charles (Red) Williams, professor
emeritus of animal and poultry science. The medal for President
Peter MacKinnon was announced earlier. Some 4,000 medals will be
handed out over the course of the centennial year.