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The University has designed a flexible mechanism to address various types
of situations that have the potential to develop
into serious personal, departmental, or University problems.
The Saskatchewan Agricultural Graduates Association (SAGA) has formed a
group to see how the 1912 Stone Barn might
be renovated or retrofitted and given new life in some way.
The Neuropsychiatry Research Unit's discovery of drugs that stop the
progress of diseases such as Alzheimer's and
Parkinson's in laboratory animals may become a source of substantial
revenues for the University.
Beginning next week, Kathryn Warden, who's had the University beat for the
StarPhoenix since December of 1995 -
the first such arrangement in Canada, will don a new hat as communications
officer, Office of Research Services.
There's no questioning the success of the University's First and Best
National Campaign: the fundraising effort met its $30
million goal less than one year after the 1995 public launch, and the
total amount pledged now stands at $47 million.
Many of the donations to the First and Best National Campaign have been
made with specific purposes, programs, or
projects in mind.
The Hockey Huskies are sitting atop the east division of the Canada West
University Hockey League, just as they were at
this time last year.
On the occasion of its fifth anniversary, the University of Saskatchewan
International (USI) office announces the creation of
the J.W. George Ivany Internationalization Award, to recognize outstanding
contributions by academic or
administrative staff in promoting global links.
Mycogen, a leading agri-business and biotechnology giant headquartered in
San Diego, has appointed Professor George
Khachatourians, of Applied Microbiology and Food Science, as a first time
director and a member of its R & D
Technology Committee - the first Canadian to serve in this capacity.
The recent Coca-Cola Bottling Ltd. deal with the University to sell only
Coca-Cola beverages (except dairy products and
alcohol products) may be the first of many such exclusivity contracts,
says Tony Whitworth, vice-president (finance and
The Economics Department is introducing an organization that will provide
an opportunity for academics to practice their skills as well as provide a
source of revenues.
The Department of Art and Art History is planning hands-on, multi-media
exhibition of art-making techniques and
encouraging elementary and high school teachers to book tours for their
At its February 9 meeting, City Council unanimously endorsed a College of
Medicine resolution calling for the restoration of
funding from the Medical Research Council of Canada (MRC).
Demand for instruction in hip-hop exceeds what can be supplied by the
education and physical
education students from the U of S.
As of April 30, Place Riel Theatre will no longer be a movie house option.
The University has created 97 new Access Bursaries to be awarded both to
entering students and to ones continuing their
undergraduate studies here.
As part of its 90th anniversary celebrations, the University will be
holding a two-day, open forum on education equity and
accessibility, from Thursday, March 12, to Saturday, March 14, in Place
Riel Theatre and 143 Arts Building.
The University is delivering an ambitious new leadership program for the