May 22, 2014

Faculty of Science, Meeting of Faculty
Thursday, May 22
, 2013
3:00 p.m., Leacock Council Room (232)

Adoption of Agenda

Reports of Committees

   a)  Faculty of Science Excellence Award – Prof. Richard Koestner, Chair

   b)  Leo Yaffe Teaching Award – Prof. Edith Zorychta, Chair


Candidates for Degrees

 Director (Advising Services) Nicole Allard

  a) Bachelor of Arts and Science -S-13-24 To be Tabled

  b) Bachelor of Science -S-13-25 To be Tabled

  c) Diploma in Environment  -S-13-26 To be Tabled

  d) Diploma in Meteorology -S-13-27 To be Tabled


Minutes of March 18, 2014 -S-13-23

 Business Arising from the Minutes

Reports of Committees (continued)

 c) Committee on Student Standing – Director Nicole Allard - S-13-28 To be Tabled

 d) Scholarships Committee – Associate Dean Victoria Kaspi - S-13-29 To be Tabled

 e) Academic Committee - Associate Dean Laurie Hendren -S-13-30 


 Dean's Business           

(a)  Dean’s Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research List - S-13-31 To be Tabled

                       - Director Nicole Allard

(b) Faculty of Science Academic Mission -Associate Dean Laurie Hendren - S-13-32  

(c) Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy - S-13-33

(d) Announcements


Results of Science Election for Senate - S-13-34

Report on Actions of Senate

   - Prof. Timothy Moore: Senate Meeting of March 19, 2014

   - Prof. David Zuroff: Senate Meeting of April 23, 2014

   - Prof. Graham Bell: Senate Meeting of May 14, 2014

Members' Question Period

Other Business

The Academic Committee approved the following on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 and on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. 

Course Changes 


CHEM_519 - AC-13-87

CHEM 619 - AC-13-88

Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

ATOC 519 - AC-13-89

ATOC 619 - AC-13-90 

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

PHAR 396 - AC-13-94 

Program Changes

Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

Honours in Atmospheric Science - AC-13-91

Major in Atmospheric Science - AC-13-92 

Computer Science

B.Sc.; Major in Computer Science - AC-13-84

Physiology and Physics

Joint Major in Physiology and Physics - AC-13-86

Mathematics & Statistics

Ph.D in Mathematics & Statistics (Thesis) - AC-13-85


(i)  Proposal to Allow B.A. & Sc. Students to Take Geography Major Concentrations in BOTH Arts and Science AC-13-95                                        

(ii) GEOG 205  Proposal to Include on List of Approved Freshman Science Courses - AC-13-96