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President's Message Year-End 2010 The holiday season is in full swing, and as 2010 draws to an end, I'm sure you'll agree with me
 

Summary: President's Message Year-End 2010
The holiday season is in full swing, and as 2010 draws to an end, I'm sure you'll agree with me
that it has been an eventful year at the University of Regina. At this time of year it's especially
appropriate to look back and reflect on the year that was. While I can't mention all the things
that made this year so memorable, I would like to touch on a few things that stand out. No
matter which way you look at it, it's been another busy year for the faculty members, students
and staff who teach, study and work at the University of Regina.
The excitement began early in the new year as many Canadians, myself included, anticipated
our country once again hosting the world this time at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. In the
lead-up to the Games, the Olympic torch made its way to Regina and our own University of
Regina Chamber Singers performed the official song of the Olympic torch relay at a ceremony in
the city.
It was with great pride that I was able to participate in a University of Regina alumni reception
at the Saskatchewan pavilion during the Games. The city was abuzz with Olympic fever and it
was especially enjoyable to meet so many of our alumni at the most popular non-sporting
venue at the Olympics talk about Saskatchewan hospitality!
As the excitement of the Olympics began to fade, the University of Regina, First Nations
University of Canada, the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and the Saskatchewan
government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support the continued
operations of First Nations University of Canada. The MOU outlined a new operating

  

Source: Argerami, Martin - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina

 

Collections: Mathematics