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 March 24, 2000 Volume 7, Number 13


GENERAL
INFORMATION:

About OCN


IN THIS PUBLICATION:
Front Page
Stories

Other
News

Around
the Bowl

Coming
Events

Graduate
Students

Letters to
the Editor

Miscellany

Notes
from HRD

Profile

Research

Viewpoint

AROUND THE BOWL

  • Rev. Dr. Charlotte Caron, Prof. of Pastoral Theology at St. Andrew’s College, co-authored a book which has received the Laura Jamieson Prize from the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women. The prize goes every other year to a non-fiction feminist book in English by a Canadian author, which advances knowledge or understanding of women’s experience. The 1997 book, Not All Violins: Spiritual Resources by Women with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses, was written by the Barb Wire Collective, a group of nine Canadian women, all with a disability or chronic illness. The United Church Publishing House published the book.


  • Dr. Robert Calder, Prof. of English, has recently been notified that Random House has sold the Russian translation rights for his biography, Willie The Life of W. Somerset Maugham, to InterDialect. The book has already appeared in four editions in Great Britain and the U.S., and won the 1989 Governor-General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction.


  • Don Cochrane, Prof. and Head of the Dept. of Educational Foundations, was awarded the Doug Wilson Award March 18 at a ceremony and reception during the third annual Breaking the Silence: Gays and Lesbians in Our Schools conference at the College of Education. The award, started in 1994 by Gays and Lesbians at the U of S, recognizes contributions to the campus gay and lesbian community. Cochrane founded the course "Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education" in 1997, and has conducted surveys on gay and lesbian content in U of S courses and on sexual orientation in school divisions’ anti-discrimination policies.


  • Dr. Geoffrey Guttmann, Assist. Prof. of Anatomy and Cell Biology, was recently selected as one of the recipients of the 2000 Young Faculty Participation Award, by the American Assoc. of Anatomists. The award, along with a $500 (U.S.) honorarium, will be presented at the AAA’s annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. on April 18.


  • Dr. Robert McCorkell, Graduate Student in Veterinary Anatomy, won third place for presenting research work of the Reproductive Biology Group, on "Reproductive Patterns in Wapiti (North American Elk), at the annual conference of the Society of Theriogenology, last fall in Nashville, Tenn. Veterinary faculty and practitioners from across Canada and the U.S. attend the conference, and McCorkell’s supervisor, Prof. of Veterinary Anatomy Dr. Gregg Adams, says the award is "prestigious recognition".


  • Dr. David Edney, Assoc. Prof. of Languages and Linguistics, recently had a book released by Dovehouse Editions of Ottawa. The book is entitled The Three Figaro Plays: The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, The Guilty Mother, translated with introductions and notes by David Edney, 1999, 508 pages and 20 pages of illustrations.


  • Dr. Edwin Ralph, Prof. of Curriculum Studies, had his 1998 book, Developing Practitioners: A Handbook of Contextual Supervision, short-listed in the new "Scholarly Writing" category in the 1999 Saskatchewan Book Awards. Ralph developed this handbook to serve as a companion volume to his book, Motivating Teaching In Higher Education: A Manual For Faculty Development.


  • Hans Dommasch, Prof. Emeritus of Art and Art History, has been invited to present three lectures, entitled North of 60, in Germany. The lectures will be delivered April 10 at the Volkschochschule Moers, April 13 at the Institute Urania in Berlin, and April 15 in Potsdam. Dommasch delivered the presentation in Saskatoon and Prince Albert in early February.




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