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Wednesday, May 31, 1995
Again, there's no Gazette today
If there were, here is the Positions Available listing it would contain:
Intermediate Systems Analyst, Data Processing, USG 9/10:
University degree preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or
related business discipline is required. Equivalent training and
experience will be considered. In depth knowledge of large
ORACLE relational data base and transaction processing
environments. Excellent communication skills, both written and
oral, as well as proven organizational abilities are essential.
The Positions Available
are posted to UWinfo each week by the human resources department, and
circulated to departments in the weeks the Gazette isn't appearing.
will be appearing regularly again starting next Wednesday, June 7.)
The university welcomes and encourages applications from the designated
employment equity groups: visible minorities, women, persons with
disabilities, and aboriginal people. For more information call
University of Waterloo 885-1211 ext. 2524.
All-candidates meeting is today
Candidates in the June 8
Ontario election will be
appearing at 12 noon today in the Theatre of the Arts, for an
all-candidates meeting sponsored by the
Federation of Students and counterpart organizations at Wilfrid
Laurier University and Conestoga College.
Expected are candidates from the three local ridings: Waterloo North,
Kitchener, and Kitchener-Wilmot. Jane Pak, president of the Federation,
advises that "We have an additional highlight. The executive director of
OUSA (Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance) will be attending the
forum along with a few executives from some of the other OUSA member
schools. We hope to have a good turnout."
Two notes from the secretariat
- A printed edition of UW's "policies, procedures and committees"
is to be distributed this afternoon. The purple-bound volume
has the full text of
UW policies and other documents
on such topics as staff hiring, salaries, grievances, faculty appointments
and promotions, ethical behaviour, pensions and benefits, and so on.
It's intended that a copy be available to each faculty and staff member,
through depratment offices. Some copies for students are also being
distributed, through the Federation of Students and student societies.
For more copies and more information, phone ext. 5924.
- A special meeting of the UW senate has been called for this coming
Monday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will consist only of a
confidential session, to hear a report from the nominating committee
for the position of vice-president (university research). (Interpretation
from the Daily Bulletin editor: the UW board of governors is meeting
the next day; presumably the senate will be given the name of a
nominee for the position and asked to recommend it to the board, for
final approval on Tuesday.)
Some notes on club meetings
The UW branch of the
Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute offers a video presentation
tomorrow, at 11:30 a.m. in Davis Centre 1304. It's "Take the World from
Another Point of View", starring iconoclast-physicist Richard Feynman.
The Equestrian Club will meet tomorrow at 6 p.m. in Campus Centre
room 223. On the agenda will be plans for a trail ride, scheduled for
Sunday. New members are always welcome ("no experience required") --
call Charles Nichols at 725-6249 or e-mail cnichols@ophelia.
An organizational meeting for a Turkic Student Association will be held
tomorrow, time and place not yet fixed. Students from Azerbaijan, Cyprus,
Kazakistan, Kyrgyzistan, Turkey, Turmenistan and Uzbekistan might be
interested in the group, and should get in touch with Ozgur Gunal
(579-0537, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Yashar Moghangard (ymoghang@elecom2)
It's the first day of employer interviews for the fall co-op work term.
An "investment and technology forum" starring Patrick Lavelle, chairman of
the Federal Business Development Bank, runs from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in
Davis Centre room 1302.
A Centre Stage dance show continues in the Humanities Theatre.
Larry Smith of the economics department speaks tonight at a "partnership
forum" sponsored by the Waterloo County board of education (7 p.m. at
Forest Heights Collegiate Institute).
Tomorrow on the Davis Centre lawn
Says Suzanne Poole from the development office: "You guessed it,
tomorrow is the UW Community Campaign Picnic and we have
an excellent lineup of entertainment for you. We have a Bouncy Acoustic
Band, the UW Juggling Club, and a Line Dancing performance and
demonstration. Come out and join in all the fun and excitement. It is a
great opportunity to see and meet with many people from across campus.
As in previous years we will be accepting a loonie contribution for lunch
going towards scholarships. So far the weather forecast looks fantastic
and we can't wait to see you there!" The picnic runs from 12 noon to
1:30 p.m. in support of the Community Campaign.
You aren't going to believe this
"Normally this wouldn't be very exciting news," says Linda Norton,
director of graphic services, "but one of our staff members won a
two-week trip to Halifax this morning in the middle of a meeting."
Huh? Well, Carol Donaghey, of the copy centre in the distance education
office, had entered a contest sponsored by CHYM radio, and the call to
say she was a winner came while the graphic services staff were holding
a training session on copyright. The news comes about 36 hours after
another staff member in the department, Darlene DeVries, won more than
three-quarters of a million dollars in Lotto 6-49. Says Norton: "Our
new motto is 'Get lucky with
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