October 1, 1999 Volume 7, Number 3


GENERAL
INFORMATION:

About OCN


IN THIS PUBLICATION:
Cover
Stories

News
Index

Archives

Around
the Bowl

Coming
Events

Graduate
Students

Letters to
the Editor

Miscellany

Notes
from HRD

Profile

Research

AROUND THE BOWL




Dr. Gary Kachanoski, Dean of the college of Graduate Studies and Research, and Prof. of Soil Science, was recently elected a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Soil Science for his significant contribution to research and scholarly work in Soil Science. He was also appointed President-elect of the Society.




Dr. John McKinnon, of the Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science, was named President of the Canadian Society of Animal Science at the Society’s recent meeting in Charlottetown, P.E.I. He was also presented by the Society with the Canadian Animal Industries Award for Excellence in Extension and Public Service.




Dr. Rui Wang, Assoc. Prof. in the Dept. of Physiology in the College of Medicine, was recently awarded a three-year research grant for more than $300,000 (U.S.), from the Smokeless Tobacco Research Council (U.S.A.), to support his study on the relationship between the chronic consumption of smokeless tobacco and the cardiovascular complications of diabetes.




Dr. Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann, has been hired for a tenure-track position at the Assoc. Prof. level in the Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, effective July 1, 1999.




Jimmy Larsen, a business administration graduate student from the University of Southern Denmark, in Kolding, is working in the Financial Services Division from Aug. 23-Dec. 10. He is on an AIESEC student exchange to gain practical experience, and is helping maintain the University’s corporate database and manage leases.


Stewart Bauch and Mapletoft (rt)


Dr. Reuben Mapletoft, of the Dept. of Herd Medicine and Theriogenology at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, was awarded the Third Annual Industry Leadership Award by the Canadian Animal Health Institute at its annual meeting in Orangeville, Ont. in June. The award recognized Dr. Mapletoft’s significant contributions to veterinary medicine. Since 1977 he has led major research into embryo transfer in cattle.



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