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On Campus NEWS Current Edition: Friday, November 28, 1997

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Education professors file defamation suit against colleague and StarPhoenix

The College of Education is once again in the news.

Maclean's survey highlights $3,000 difference in student operating grant between U of S, U of R

The provincial media gave big play last week to some figures that appeared in the November 24 Maclean's survey of Canadian universities.

Fees Authority announces new web site

Last week, the Fees Authority, established in August of 1996 to respond to student concern about the proliferation of fees, announced the launch of a web site for the Central Registry of Fees the compilation of fees (other than tuition) that may be charged to students.

Volunteers sought for berry nice task

If you like saskatoon berries, Catherine Greuel has an offer you may not be able to refuse.

University wins kudos for donating used computers

The University has been bringing smiles to the faces of students and teachers in inner city and disadvantaged schools in the province by donating used computers.

Research team's waist-size test for predicting heart disease garners big press

Dr. Bruce Reeder, of Community Health and Epidemiology, has been receiving a good deal of positive press in the past few months.

Suggestion Box feature suggested

How about sending in suggestion box items for the University community and/or the powers that be to consider? If there's enough response, we could easily get a regular Suggestion Box feature running in On Campus News.

U of S wins prizes at Saskatchewan Book Awards

The Extension Division's University Extension Press has received two Saskatchewan Book Awards for its recent publication Creating the Prairie Xeriscape, by Sara Williams.

Computer Science teams do U of S proud in Calgary competition

Two undergraduate teams sponsored by the Department of Computer Science placed second and third at the Calgary site of the ACM Rocky Mountain Scholastic Programming Contest on November 15.

University duo produce hardcover 'photo album' of U of S

After poring through thousands of photographs over several years, U of S staffers Louise Barak and Betty Jantz have produced a pictorial book that presents the 90-year history of the University in photographs.

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