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On Campus NEWS Current Edition: Friday, April 9, 1998

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B of G approves Y Lot expansion and the resurrection of the Parkade question, but denies riverbank lot idea

At its March 27 meeting, the Board of Governors approved a recommendation from Vice-president Tony Whitworth - that the [April 9, 1986, B of G] resolution prohibiting the construction of additional surface parking stalls on green space be rescinded and that Y lot (hitherto designated green space) be expanded by about 350 stalls.

Professors' Report throws important light on the making of the Saskatchewan treaties

Professors Frank Tough and Jim Miller are co-authors (with Professor Arthur Ray, UBC) of a 430-page Report that documents the history of the Saskatchewan treaties (4, 5, 6, 8, and 10) more comprehensively than anything currently available.

Diversity committee developing inventory on diversity initiatives

The Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity, charged with planning the direction of diversity and equality initiatives on campus, is developing an inventory of such initiatives.

88 men and women to be honored at retirement banquet

Following is a list of those retirees being honored at this year's retirement banquet, on April 24.

'Peter of the Soup Kitchen' dishes up art for children

It's a scrumptious idea and the kids at the Friendship Inn on 20th Street love it. They get to dip their hands into bowls of chocolate pudding and spread it over sheets of white paper.

Indigenous women share stories

Priscilla Settee, coordinator of Extension's Indigenous Peoples program, is the editor of an upcoming issue of Indigenous Woman, a biannual magazine that she says "provides a much-needed alternative voice."

Nursing students return from Nigerian practicum

In January, six senior nursing students and their supervisor, Joanne Gartner, clinical instructor and resource manager in the College of Nursing, left for a nine-week practicum in Niger, Africa.

ASPA elects 1998-99 executive

At its recent AGM, the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA) elected Tim Archer, director of the Student Health Centre, by acclamation as its 1998-99 president.

New president and CEO of UST Inc. appointed

Turning more lab-developed technologies into marketable products is a key goal of Dr. Branko Peterman, newly appointed president and CEO of University of Saskatchewan Technologies Inc.

Charity season moved to spring from fall

Spring usually doesn't signify the time of year when the Charitable Donations Committee begins its fundraising campaign. However, this year's appeal will start in May rather than September.

Accounting students, professionals help hundreds with tax returns

For the 10th year running, U of S accounting students volunteered to prepare about 800 tax returns for seniors, the disabled, and low-income earners.

Swimming classes offered despite interruptions to Physical Education's programs

The demolition of the PEC Hangar and Physical Education's move to the Williams Building certainly have created challenges for that faculty. But aquatics coordinator Kim Jones wishes to let one and all know that swimming classes for both adults and children are still being offered.

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