December 6, 2012, 8:55 am
For the sixth year in a row, U of S toxicologists have presented more papers than any other university in the world at a major international conference. The only organizations that presented more were Environment Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
December 5, 2012, 12:53 pm
Brennan Pokoyoway struck gold earlier this year as the only member of the Canadian national men’s fastball team from Saskatchewan, and discovered that in Colombia, ball players are on par with rock stars.
December 4, 2012, 9:17 am
Daphne Taras, dean of the Edwards School of Business at the U of S, has earned a spot on 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the public sector leaders category.
December 4, 2012, 8:50 am
Local philanthropists Henry and Cheryl Kloppenburg have donated their Franklin Delano Roosevelt collection to the University Library.
December 3, 2012, 3:56 pm
Overall enrolment at the U of S is up, but few colleges or schools can boast the growth experienced in the School of Public Health.
December 3, 2012, 3:54 pm
Not everything we hear is music to our ears, especially at work. But thanks to a new hearing conservation program initiated by Workplace Safety and Environmental Protection (WSEP), U of S employees have protection from those noises.
November 30, 2012, 3:25 pm
Even with the Master Teacher award in hand, Lorin Elias said he still doesn’t think he has mastered the craft of teaching.
November 30, 2012, 3:25 pm
The University of Saskatchewan has joined a new alliance dedicated to conducting research to improve undergraduate teaching and learning, and the group’s work has received a boost in the form of an $803,942 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
November 30, 2012, 3:24 pm
The Multi-faith Chaplains Association and the ecumenical chaplaincy at the U of S abide by a code of ethics that is different from other religious groups on campus; while other groups will often actively try to convert people who approach them, these chaplains do not.
November 29, 2012, 2:28 pm
Third- and fourth-year University of Saskatchewan (U of S) dental students will soon begin working with sophisticated new oral health imaging technology, thanks to a $250,000 gift from the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) and a partnership between the College of Dentistry and Carestream Dental Canada.
November 28, 2012, 9:18 am
The U of S is making significant changes to its three-year-old distinguished chairs program, including giving it a new name, removing the cap on the number of positions awarded and extending the term of the recognition from three years to lifetime.
November 27, 2012, 9:31 am
A one-room renovation in the Arts Building has provided the university with a glimpse of how its academic mission and the need for space improvements come together through RenewUS.
November 27, 2012, 9:29 am
Untangling the “spaghetti mess” of how goods and services are purchased across campus has the potential to create significant savings in both dollars and people time, but it is one of the circumstances where the U of S will have to spend money in order to save money.
November 26, 2012, 10:21 am
The university’s decision to suspend operations at the Kenderdine campus at Emma Lake for the next three years dominated discussion at the Nov. 20 open meeting in Convocation Hall.