Green & White - Winter 2005

Our Great Canadians

The Painterly Life of Bob Boyer

The Painterly Life of Bob Boyer

BY JENNIFER JACOBY-SMITH
While Bob Boyer (BEd'71) may best be remembered for his bold compositions that critiqued colonialism, it's hard to forget the playful prankster, the man with the big heart and kind spirit.

Is It Getting Hot In Here?

Is It Hot In Here?: Unraveling the Mysteries of Global Warming

BY MICHAEL ROBIN
Whether it's high on a Bolivian glacier, deep in a Costa Rican cave, or kilometres skyward where the northern lights dance, University of Saskatchewan researchers are going to extremes to unravel the mysteries of global warming and humanity's role in it.

Our Great Canadians

Our Great Canadians

BY BEVERLY FAST
CBC's The Greatest Canadian contest was a chance for the U of S to celebrate several of its own - John Diefenbaker and Sandra Schmirler both made it to the top 100. But it was the �little fellow with an idea� who claimed the ultimate honour.

Going for Gold: The Remarkable Paralympian Spirit

Going for Gold: The Remarkable Paralympian Spirit

BY MICHELLE BOULTON
What is it that makes some of us strive for excellence while others are content to live on the sidelines? Whatever it is, Paralympians Mike Bacon (BA'91) and Amy Alsop (BComm'00) have it in spades.