November 28, 2008
School of Public Health Seminars
Co-operatives Seminar Series
The Saskatoon Archaeological Society will hold a meeting at 7:30 pm Dec. 5 in Room 132 Archaeology Building - speaker to be announced.
The Department of Computer Science is planning a workshop, tentatively called iPhoneU, for iPhone developers in February 2009 for people interested in learning how to design, write and market applications for the iPhone and the iPod touch. The event will involve researchers and experts from across campus and the private sector. Anyone interested in attending or being a presenter should contact Linda Gesy at 966-4886.
A training workshop on implementing the CIHR aboriginal guidelines for research will take place Dec. 5 from 10 am-3 pm in the Marquis Hall private dining room. For information or to RSVP, call the Research Ethics Office at 966-2975.
Biochemistry Special Seminar
Geography and Planning
Fridays at 2:30 pm, Kirk Hall 146
Cancer Research Day
The eighth annual Saskatchewan Cancer Research Day will be held Dec. 5 from 8:30 am-4 pm at the Delta Bessborough Hotel. Keynote speaker is Dr. Heather Bryant, clinical professor in the Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology at the University of Calgary and a member of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. For information about this event, contact Doreen Stumborg at 966-1417.
Physics and Engineering Physics
Policy Forum Series
The Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage policy forum series will feature Rev. Dr. Boris Gudziak on Nov. 29 at 7 pm in the auditorium, St. Thomas More College. The title of his address is On the Status of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Contemporary Ukraine.
Fridays, 4 pm, Rom 159 Thorvaldson
The U of S will be part of an information sharing session on Indigenous youth residential solvent abuse treatment in Canada through Dec. 10 through an online presentation, followed by an online question period Dec. 11. For more information or to arrange to participate, contact principle investigator Colleen Dell at 966-5912
Fridays at 12:30 pm, Room 2105 WCVM
Philosophy in the Community
The lecture and discussion series Philosophy in the Community is held the second Wednesday of each month at The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave. starting at 7 pm.
Golden Cockerel Press
Printed and Published at the Golden Cockerel press, an exhibit of selections from the university library’s Special Collections holdings of one the 20th century’s most famous printing presses can be seen until Jan. 9 on the third floor of the Murray Library.
Mother Courage and Her Children, written by Bertolt Brecht and directed by Jim Guedo, wraps up its run at Greystone Theatre Nov. 29. Tickets are available from the Place Riel information kiosk and the theatre box office (call 966-5188).
The U of S Greystone Singers and the University Chorus, under the direction of Gerald Langner, present their annual fall concert Nov. 30 at 3 pm at Knox United Church. Tickets are available at McNally Robinson Booksellers or at the door.
Katie’s Sleepover Book Launch
Katie’s Sleepover Adventure, the second book by College of Nursing academic advisor and admissions officer Rachelle Smith written to raise awareness of juvenile diabetes with illustrations by her daughter, will be launched Dec. 6 at McNally Robinson Booksellers. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the books goes to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Big Band Dance
Dancing will be encouraged at an upcoming performance of the U of S Jazz Ensemble Nov. 28 from 8:30-midnight in the College of Education lounge. The event, which will feature dance music, is to raise funds for the group’s trip to McGill University in January. To purchase tickets in advance, contact the Department of Music at 966-6171.
Concert Band Presentation
The U of S Concert Band presents a concert of varied music in Quance Theatre Nov. 28 at 7:30 pm. Admission is by silver collection.
On exhibit until Dec. 19 is Size Matters, a group show of works from the U of S art collection. The gallery is located on the second floor of the Agriculture Building.
College Building Galleries
In the lower gallery is Orientalism and Ephemera, curated by Jamelie Hassan, which explores the attraction and presence of the “East” in everyday experiences through the work of a number of artists. In the main level gallery is Com Pose, work by Ellen Moffat that brings together ironic objects as companion pieces.
St. Thomas More Gallery
Recent work by Muveddet Al-Katib can be seen in the gallery until Dec. 19.
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