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 PDF On Saturday February 7th Saskatchewan Masonry Institute (SMI) President Luc Durette of Scorpio Masonry SK Ltd. and Treasurer Dominic Iula of City Masonry Contractors Ltd., announced a $1.25M endowment to the University of Saskatchewan during the 2008 Masonry Awards Gala at TCU Place. Funds will help to ensure continuing quality and stability in masonry design education for engineers.
 PDF Since last September, eight graduate students from India have been visiting the College of Engineering, advancing their education and learning from a Canadian perspective. See pdf for more details.
 Web On January 28th, the College of Engineering celebrated the 50th Annual Awards Ceremony. The College honored students who are leaders and who have demonstrated innovation and initiative in the outstanding work that they have done. That evening, 566 awards were presented for a total of $1.8 million in funding to 421 students to advance engineering education as well as learning and research activities.
 PDF Tom Anselmi (BE '85 Civil Engineering), Executive Vice President and COO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment spoke to an audience of more than 300 engineering students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests on January 20th at TCU Place. His captivating lecture entitled Engineers Can Do Anything! focused on how values, hard work and relationships define your ability to create opportunities while real life experience and leadership skills define your success. Please see the attached pdf for more details.
 PDF On January 7th Mr. Doug Baldwin (BE ?58) met and spoke with more than 100 second year engineering students about goals, personal values, responsibility, commitment and leadership. A former senior executive for Imperial Oil and Exxon, Doug left the students with valuable advice about establishing their own set of personal values and setting goals for their lives. Please see attached pdf for more information.
 PDF On Saturday, January 10th from noon until 5 pm Footprint Design, a College of Engineering student group, is hosting an educational workshop on climate change, personal and social sustainability and campus initiatives. Discussions focus on what is happening with our climate, how to live sustainably and how to become involved in the community. Please see pdf for more information.
 PDF At a November 29th luncheon Elise Normand (Engineering Physics) and Rylan Grant (Electrical Engineering) received received funds for scholarships and business capital funds from the Saskatchewan Rotary Youth Foundation, under its My Future is Here (myFiH) initiative, and from the Saskatchewan Research Council.
 Web  PDF December 12, 2008 Physics 20 students from across the province have been getting a taste of university life this month as groups from high schools as far away as Porcupine Plain and La Ronge visit the University of Saskatchewan's College of Engineering for experiments in light and sound. The college's Office of Outreach and Transition Programs has invited almost 600 students from 18 high schools to participate in various hands-on experiments taught by staff, graduate students, and faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Click the Web icon to hear audio clips from MBC radio of students from Charlebois Community School in Cumberland House.
 PDF Last week more than 700 people attended the 2nd Annual Fair Trade Fair, an awareness event hosted by Engineers Without Borders (EWB). Amos and Andes, Turning the Tide, and students groups displayed their ethical products for sale in the Agriculture Building Atrium.
 PDF Chad Hamre (BE '05) received the 2008 Young Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association for his work with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at the 2008 Alumni Achievement Awards banquet at TCU Place October 16th.
Brief PDF Next week Engineers Without Borders (EWB) volunteers will be educating students and the public about the Fair Trade movement and where to buy ethical products at their second annual Fair Trade Fair. EWB is also planning a benefit concert and a special presentation from George Roter, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Engineers Without Borders (Canada).
 PDF On November 4th 200 high school students gathered at the Saskatoon Inn for What is ENGINEERING, a comprehensive overview of the engineering industry presented jointly by the University of Saskatoon and the University of Regina.
 PDF On Sunday, October 19th three Chemical Engineering graduates placed second in the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) SNC-LAVALIN Undergraduate Plant Design Competition in Ottawa.
 PDF The College of Engineering and the College of Arts & Science at the University of Saskatchewan have an exciting opportunity for a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Energy which is one of the most prestigious opportunities of its kind in Canada.
 PDF The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan has an exciting opportunity for a Tier II Canada Research Chair. Applications or nomination are currently being accepted for individuals who are fully qualified for a CRC Tier II position. Click PDF icon for more details..
 PDF On Saturday October 25th Curtis Berthelot, Director of the Saskatchewan Centre of Excellence for Transportation and Infrastructure at the College of Engineering, won an ABEX Award.