GIBBINS NAMED COMMISSIONER
Retired animal and poultry science professor Ann Gibbins has been appointed commissioner for the University's guidelines on the protection of privacy and access to information. The University commissioner is the ultimate point of appeal in the event of a complaint about privacy of personal information or a request for access to records. U of G's guidelines can be found at www.uoguelph.ca/info/privacyguidelines.
NIGHTINGALE ACTING CEO OF GUELPH-HUMBERProf. Michael Nightingale will serve as acting CEO for the University of Guelph-Humber while David Trick is on a research leave. Starting Oct. 1, Nightingale will deal with all internal activities and concerns for Guelph-Humber. During his leave, Trick will continue to serve on various task forces and government committees on behalf of the post-secondary education system.
PHD CANDIDATE IS NATIONAL ABORIGINAL ROLE MODEL
Cara Wehkamp, a PhD candidate in environmental biology, was one of 12 role models chosen by the National Aboriginal Health Organization to share their success with other aboriginal youth in a program called “Leading the Way.” Wehkamp's photo graces posters and trading cards that are being distributed to aboriginal schools across Canada this fall. She and the other role models will attend community celebrations and visit schools to talk about their experiences. Of Algonquin heritage, Wehkamp earned her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Guelph and helped found the University's Aboriginal Student Association in 2001.
SCHOFIELD LECTURE SET
OVC's 35th annual Schofield Memorial Lecture presents Prof. Stephen Barthold, a professor of veterinary pathology, microbiology and immunology, and director of the Center for Comparative Medicine at the University of California, Davis, Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. in Room 1714 of OVC's Lifetime Learning Centre. His topic is “The Mouse That Roared: Will Veterinary Medicine Ever Listen?”
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