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Laura Kennedy, assistant vice-president (financial services), says she's
"euphoric - at least for a little while" with the
additional $18 million the provincial government provided both the
Universities in last week's budget.
To the provincial government, training in biotechnology spells j-o-b-s.
For this reason, Janice MacKinnon, minister of economic and cooperative
development, was on campus recently to
announce a $1.5-million contribution from its $6-million Strategic
Initiatives Fund to a new biotechnology initiative at the U
The late Dr. R.P. ("Bob") Knowles, LLD'96, a veteran research scientist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Research Station, Saskatoon, has bequeathed about $1.5 million to the
University for the establishment of the Robert P.
Knowles Scholarship Fund.
March 19 budget specified a capital allotment of $3 million to the
University's Prairie Swine Centre (PSC), located near
Floral, SK, plus an additional $300,000 a year, for three years, for
expansion of its research activities.
The Traffic and Parking Office wishes to pass along some notes to
Prior to last week's budget, we asked some faculty members and support
What's your response to the provincial government's funding allocation to
the University of
Saskatchewan in its March 19 budget?
The University's Bio-Informatics Unit (BU) researches diseases such as
AIDS and Alzheimer's, but not in the way most
people would expect.
Construction on campus of another agriculture-related building is
The Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Program, U of S, will be
a visit next week by a notable Canadian
There's a practical research component to Professor Daviau's
visit. Arrangements were recently solidified for an archaeological
partnership involving Professor Daviau's Wilfrid Laurier
University and the U of S.
Eighteenth-Century Studies (ECS) at the U of S will be hosting a public
lecture by Dr. Anne Goldgar, a writer/academic
who currently is a lecturer at King's College, London, England.
Guy Vanderhaeghe's Governor-General's Award-winning novel The
Boy has been shortlisted for the
prestigious 1998 International IMPAC Dublin literary award.
In honor of the University's 90th Anniversary, the U of S Audio Visual
Committee is producing a film entitled A University
of the People.
On March 20, in anticipation of the International Day for the
Elimination of Racism, March 21, two U of S staffers accepted
'Living in Harmony' awards from the City of Saskatoon's Race Relations
The University's Nutrition Resource and Volunteer Centre is unique in
Unlike similar centres across the country, it
provides Nutrition and Dietetics students with the opportunity to apply
With $200,000 in new provincial government bridge funding, to be matched
by the Medical Research Council of Canada,
eight more research projects in Medicine will remain viable for the time
Organizers of the University's second Professional Development Day say the
February 17 event was a thorough success.
Did you know that the Canada Food Guide encourages people to
It's true: consuming fat in small quantities is
recommended because it contains vitamins that can't be found anywhere else
and it's necessary for efficient metabolism.
Spring is in the air and so is the fulsome fragrance of skunks.
Beginning March 27, Global TV - Channel 3 on cable - will be launching a
weekly news item on campus happenings.
Members of the campus community are encouraged to submit nominations for
the President's Educational Site Award.