Volume 12, Number 15 April 1, 2005

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Around The Bowl

    Susan Bens 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 1997.
    Bens
    Bens
    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.
    Patience
    Patience
    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.
    van Kessel
    van Kessel
    Chapman
    Chapman
    Curtis Chapman 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.
    Mantyka
    Mantyka

    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.

    Horlick
    Horlick
    Houston
    Houston
    McKercher
    McKercher
    Sharma
    Sharma
    Williams
    Williams
    Walker
    Walker

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