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On Campus NEWS Current Edition: Friday, September 5, 1997

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University launches human resource information system - About US

Following more than two years of planning and a 1996 Board of Governors commitment to a new human resource information system (HRIS) on campus, the University has begun the process of replacing the current human resource and payroll system (HRS) with another from PeopleSoft Canada.

Masters program in international marketing established with Thailand university

In June, President Ivany and Rev. Martin Komolmas, president of Assumption University, Bangkok, signed an agreement to develop a program for marketing graduates of that University's School of Business.

Medal to young U of S geologist acknowledges his extraordinary scientific insights

Dr. Derek Wyman, a research associate in Geological Sciences, U of S, from 1994 to 1997, is the 1997 recipient of the Geological Association of Canada's prestigious William Harvey Gross Medal.

New vice-presidents assume respective roles

Our new vice-presidents Drs. Michael Corcoran and Michael Atkinson, arrived here in August and began familiarizing themselves with their respective portfolios.

Employees soak up sun and sounds at 90th anniversary picnic

Beneath a sunny sky full of puffy white clouds, 1,000 or so faculty, staff, students, and youngsters turned out on June 18 to help mark the University's 90th anniversary in the form of a campus picnic in the Bowl.

University of Saskatchewan Technologies Inc. looking for new CEO

This summer, Dr. Simon Wood left his position as president and CEO of UST Inc., having begun the position in January of 1997.

Professor emeritus spends time in jail for participating in logging blockade

When former U of S ecology professor Stan Rowe moved from Saskatoon to his retirement paradise of New Denver, BC, in 1990, he didn't plan on spending his golden years in a jail cell.

Prairie Sculptures Association symposium features works in concrete and stone

Last month, Saskatoon sculptor Ed Gibney completed a sculpture as part of the 10th Annual symposium of the Prairie Sculptures Association (PSA) held August 1-23.

Libraries to launch major U of S - Saskatchewan exhibition

On Friday, September 19, the University of Saskatchewan Libraries will open a two-part exhibition celebrating the University's 90th anniversary in the Saskatchewan context.

Cockroaches encroach on Biology

The Biology Building is fairly crawling with cockroaches. Professor Cedric Gillott acknowledges that all three levels of the building are "inundated" with the unwelcome insect.

DAVS wins AMTEC '97 Awards

The Division of Audio Visual Services (DAVS) has again received national recognition for high quality media production.

Religious Studies and Philosophy co-sponsor lecture series on business ethics

This fall, Department of Religious Studies and the Department of Philosophy are introducing a series of lectures on religion and ethics.

What fees you may and may not charge students

As a result of two B of G-approved recommendations from the new Fees Authority (FA) on campus, instructors have new fee guidelines to follow.

U of S Wind Orchestra back from successful tour of Europe

The University's 50-member Wind Orchestra is back from performing at the 1997 WASBE [World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles] in Schladming, Austria, as well as in venues in France and Germany.

A debate on what should be the universities' approach to the issue of sexual harassment

Because the Sunday Report debate epitomizes the respective sides in the debate (regarding both the SFU matter and sexual harassment generally), we thought it worthwhile to re-present them here, for those who missed the July 20 broadcast.

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