Green & White: Spring 2005

A Wave of Relief: Captain Carmen Meakin Deploys to Hard-Hit Sri Lanka

What's the 'Big Idea'?

What's the 'Big Idea'?

BY BILL WAISER
As we celebrate the Saskatchewan centenary in 2005, we're also celebrating, in part, the rich history of the University of Saskatchewan.

Can Alumni Influence the Maclean's Rankings?

Can Alumni Influence the Maclean's Rankings?

BY TINA MERRIFIELD
For better or worse, the Maclean's rankings are a national indicator of the quality of universities in Canada - and alumni have a key role to play in their outcome.

Style by Jury

Style by Jury

BY JENNIFER JACOBY-SMITH
A woman stands before a two-way mirror. She thinks she's auditioning for a makeover show. What she doesn't know is the show has already begun.

Reading the Bones

Reading the Bones

BY MICHAEL ROBIN
University of Saskatchewan archaeology professor Ernie Walker (BEd'71, BA'72, ARTS'73, MA'78) digs deep for tales of peoples long departed.

Our Great Canadians

A Wave of Relief: Captain Carmen Meakin Deploys to Hard-Hit Sri Lanka

BY BEVERLY FAST
No one who saw the footage or heard the stories of the December 26th tsunami in Southeast Asia could remain unmoved. For Captain Carmen Meakin (BSc'97, MD'01), however, the impact of the disaster was far more direct.

The Good Neighbour

The Good Neighbour

BY BEVERLY FAST
�I am part of all that I have met.� The words belong to Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The thinking behind them is shared by many, including Dr. Karim (Kay) Nasser, PhD'65.