University Council voted at its late December meeting to push through a sweeping plan to restructure the College of Medicine. The plan, titled “A New Vision for the College of Medicine,” was designed with consultation from both faculty members and university administrators.
Growing up, Daniel Der watched as his family’s buffet restaurant business branched out from just a few eateries in Saskatoon to a franchise of food court outlets with over 125 locations across North America. Now, after finishing a management degree from the Edwards School of Business in 2010, he’s running his own location — and it’s not far from the classrooms where he cut his teeth.
They gang up and roam the rural countryside at night, digging up farmers’ fields and terrorizing livestock. They are so cleverly elusive that they’re rarely seen. They eat whatever is in their path. They are feral wild boar and recently they have become a rowdy nuisance in the normally peaceful Saskatchewan backcountry.
Five administrative staffers from the fine arts and humanities departments were laid off this week as part of the universities sweeping plan to cut $44.5 million in expenses over the next four years.
Hundreds of faculty, staff and students descended on Convocation Hall over the lunch hour Nov. 20 as the university held its third town hall this year to update campus on its ripening strategy to slash spending by 8.5 per cent over the next four years.
President Ilene Busch-Vishniac stood before university council Nov. 15 and spoke with gutsy candor about her job and the future of the College of Medicine. “Here I am, five months into my tenure, and yet I know — already — the biggest challenge that we face. I know what will define my term as president. And that’s what we do with the structure of the medical school at this institution.”
Richard Florizone, vice-president of finance and resources for the U of S, has been chosen as Dalhousie University's 11th president.
A dental clinic slated to set up shop in Lower Place Riel in December could balloon the cost of the undergraduate dental plan, says a representative from the students’ union’s insurance provider.
The University of Saskatchewan Students' Union announced today in a press release they support dropping the legal drinking age in the province to 18 years old.
Former president of the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union Chris Stoicheff spent his weekend in the battleground state of Virginia with hundreds of young Democrats doing some eleventh-hour campaigning for newly re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama.