LEST WE FORGET
U of G will hold its annual Remembrance Day Service Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. in War Memorial Hall. Although classes won't be cancelled for the service, the president requests that faculty grant consideration to students who miss some class time to attend the service. Supervisors are encouraged to allow employees sufficient time to participate as well. The service will also be broadcast on the TV monitors in Centre Six.
U OF G, CUPE REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENTThe University and CUPE Local 1334 reached a tentative agreement in mediation Oct. 25. It now requires ratification. The tentative settlement will be presented to union members during an information meeting Oct. 28.
ABORIGINAL RESEARCH ETHICS FOCUS OF SEMINAR SERIES
As part of U of G's Aboriginal Awareness Week, a four-part seminar series on “Aboriginal Research Ethics” kicks off Oct. 27 with “New Trends in Aboriginal Research” at 10 a.m. in Room 103 of the University Centre. The series continues with “Aboriginal Research and Relationships: Changing the Way We View Knowledge and Ownership” Nov. 1, “Researching Science in Aboriginal Communities” Nov. 3 and “Researching Social Science and Arts in Aboriginal Communities” Nov. 8. Register for the seminars online at www.uoguelph.ca/hr/training.
DONATIONS BEING COLLECTED The Pakistan Canada Association of Waterloo-Wellington counties is collecting donations to help earthquake victims in Pakistan and Kashmir. To find out how you can donate to the relief fund, call M. Tahir Rashid at Ext. 54263 or 821-8620.
CAMPUS POLICE CIRCULATE PETITION
U of G's Campus Community Police are collecting signatures on a petition to protest the Ontario government's push to have the “police” designation taken away from special constables at U of G and officers at four other universities. Copies of the petition have been distributed to departments and residences across campus.
U OF G HOSTS MASTER CLASSES FOR CONDUCTORSThe School of Fine Art and Music is hosting its first choral conductors' master classes this week. Conductors from across Ontario are participating in the program, working with Noel Edison, conductor of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and Prof. Marta McCarthy, conductor of the U of G Choir. On Oct. 30, Edison, McCarthy and the participating conductors will direct the U of G Chamber Singers and Elora Festival Singers in a selection of choral classics at 4 p.m. at St. George's Church. Tickets are $25 general, $15 for students and seniors.
COME TO THE FAIRU of G's 31st annual Fair November, an exhibition and sale of fine Canadian crafts, runs Nov. 17 to 20 in the University Centre. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
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