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U of S : Communications : OCN : May 22, 1998
Around the Bowl
In July, the World Association for Animal
Production will, at its world conference in Seoul, South
Korea, present Professor David Christensen, Animal
and Poultry Science, with its Animal Agriculture Award,
in recognition of more than 25 years of service as a
dairy and livestock nutrition advisor to many countries
in Asia, Africa, and South America. The author of about 300 articles in
field, Christensen has supervised about 40 graduate
students and delivered more than 200 invited lectures in
Canada and abroad.
- Professor John Brennan, of Accounting,
has been named to the new Chuck and Norma
Childers Chair, which is being funded out of the $5-million
gift from the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan to
the University's First & Best campaign. The three-year,
renewable term, designed
to encourage research into Saskatchewan enterprise,
takes effect July 1.
Dr. Lou Hammond Ketilson, associate
professor of management and marketing and acting
director of the Centre for the Study of Cooperatives, has
been appointed associate dean, Commerce (graduate programs), for a
five-year, renewable term effective July 1, 1998.
- Alison Renny, assistant professor of
accounting, Commerce, has been named assistant dean,
Commerce (undergraduate and certificate programs), for
a three-year, renewable term effective July 1, 1998.
Professor Peter Loptson, who has
been with the Department of Philosophy since 1970, is moving to the
Guelph, where he will chair its Department of
Philosophy, effective July 1. He will continue, with
his counterpart Claude Panaccio, of the Université du
Québec à Trois-Rivières,
to edit Dialogue, the Canadian
Philosophical Association's quarterly, with
Professors David Crossley and Eric
Dayton, both of Philosophy, serving as associate editors.
- Professor Jim Miller, of History, has
been appointed to a three-year term on the Social Sciences
and Humanities Research Council, SSHRC's governing body, which sets
by which grants, fellowships, etc. are awarded.
- In recognition of her much-attested contribution to a positive,
office environment, Sandra Ritchie, adviser
of unclassified students, Extension, is the recipient of
one of two Individual Excellence Awards that were recently presented
the Canadian Mental Health Association at its sixth annual Mayor's
acknowledging workplace excellence for the
promotion of mental health.
- Tamara Forrester, a 4th-year
marketing student, recently won two awards for a business plan she
developed for an
events-management business she plans to open in the fall - the Queen's
Entrepreneurial Competition, in Kingston, ON, the
only national one of its kind; and the Duncan Aviation Business Plan
in Lincoln, NE, one of the top such competitions in the U.S. At the
awards ceremony, a Royal Bank vice-president offered her an
opportunity to work with
the Bank this month.