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Current Edition: Friday, October 3, 1997
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.