Tales of Snoopy

The attached photo shows a familiar character decorating the IMLAC computer (which will be on display at the party on December 6). Was this the same character who was popular at the Science Show? And appeared on CS jackets at one time? Do you have any stories or pictures to share? Mark Christopher [ B.Sc. … Read more

Appendix H

APPENDIX H A PROPOSAL FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AT UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, REGINA (Revised, October 22, 1968) INTRODUCTION Following a preliminary discussion of members of an ad hoc Committee of Council Members convened under the chairmanship of Dr. Van Cleave (Graduate Studies) to investigate the development of a Department of … Read more

Register for Party and Prizes

The Department of Computer Science is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2018. The creation of the Department of Computer Science gained Senate approval on November 1, 1968. A party will be held in the Education Auditorium on the Main Campus of the University of Regina on Thursday, December 6, beginning at 7pm. This is a … Read more

Nanosecond No-Stars

Bonnie Laine Farrell, now living in Victoria, BC, submitted this photo of the Department of Computer Science baseball team from 1984.  Can you help to identify the team members? We have [updated 9 Dec 2018]: Front row — Perry Lewis, Glenn Schmidt, Kim Schmidt, Bonnie Laine Farrell, Larry Saxton, and Carolyn Morris. Back row — … Read more

Share your Stories

Do you have a story about the Department of Computer Science?  We would love for you to share it with us. Unless otherwise specified, anything that you share with us may appear on the web in conjunction with the Department of Computer Science and the 50th birthday party in particular. You can contribute by: sending … Read more

Happy Birthday!

Excerpt from page 5 of the Senate Minutes of November 1, 1968 (Friday): Recommendations from Councils. (a) General University Council. The following recommendations from the G.U.C. were received. The G.U.C. approved the proposal for the establishment of a Department of Computer Science at the Regina Campus (Appendix H). The G.U.C. approved … SPINKS – McLEOD: … Read more