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On Campus NEWS Current Edition: Friday, October 3, 1997

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Education ministers announce "expectations" project for post-secondary institutions

Canada's education ministers, meeting in Saskatoon last week, announced a pan-Canadian initiative that carries the peppy acronym PEP - the Post-secondary Expectations Project.

Hacker commits largest security breach in U of S history

For almost two months this summer, somebody was watching while computer users in the Mathematics & Statistics Department, in McLean Hall, typed their user-names and secret passwords.

Place Riel Theatre polling customers for their preferences

To get a better idea of exactly what would make its patrons choose the Theatre more regularly, board members have devised a three-minute questionnaire for them.

Native Law Centre producing First Nations tax law gazette

The Native Law Centre (NLC) on campus has partnered with the Indian Taxation Advisory Board (ITAB) - established in 1989 to help First Nations develop their taxation powers - to produce a semi-annual gazette to formally publicize First Nations property tax laws.

U of S physicist heads Canadian team in ozone space probe

The Canada Space Agency sensor aboard a Swedish satellite will read ozone pollution levels as nothing previously has. And most of the Canadian researchers are U of S graduates.

Whitworth updates Board of Governors on options for the Academic Pension Plan

Last week, Dr. Tony Whitworth, vice-president (finance & administration), updated the Board of Governors concerning the state of negotiations on the Academic Pension Plan (APP).

U of S security officer executes heroic river rescue

When U of S Security Services Constable Peter Stanley first heard the call over his radio to "be on the look-out for a guy in pajamas," he didn't expect that an hour later he'd be credited with saving the man's life.

University of Saskatchewan to host women's conference

The University will host Festival '97: A Gathering of Women from Friday, October 24 to October 26, at the Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon.

For more information, contact the Communications Office.