Saskatoon MLA Rob Norris returns to U of S as senior strategist for research partnerships -
SASKATOON - Saskatoon Greystone MLA Rob Norris, who has been on a political leave from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) since 2007, will return to the university on January 1, 2016 as senior strategist for partnerships, a role aimed at enhancing the university's research and innovation agenda.
U of S Tech Venture Challenge teams announced -
SASKATOON - Fifteen technology-based entrepreneurs have been chosen from a field of 56 to advance to the next phase of the 2016 Tech Venture Challenge, the annual business start-up competition presented through the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Industry Liaison Office (ILO).
Sneak-peek tour of the Gordon Oakes Redbear Student Centre at U of S -
SASKATOON - Media are invited to attend a sneak-peek tour of the soon-to-open Gordon Oakes Redbear Student Centre at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). The building will be an inclusive, intercultural gathering place for the entire campus community. Grand opening celebrations will take place in early February.
U of S helps students stress less during exams -
SASKATOON - It's the most wonderful time of the year, but also one of the most stressful times for University of Saskatchewan (U of S) students.
Edwards dean wages war of words at U of S -
SASKATOON - The Dean of the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) simply can't take it anymore and neither can donors.
U of S scientist takes centre stage at UN -
SASKATOON - Today on World Soil Day, renowned University of Saskatchewan (U of S) soil scientist Dan Pennock will present to the United Nations on the state of the world's soils as part of the official closing ceremony for the International Year of the Soils.
Edwards School of Business dean targets sloppy talk at U of S -
SASKATOON - The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to attend the inaugural presentations of the Edwards Dean's Golden Tongue Award.
U of S student wins major national scholarship -
University of Saskatchewan (U of S) graduate student Sandra Moore has been awarded a $150,000 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to examine how southwestern Saskatchewan communities are being affected by energy development and how they can avoid boom and bust cycles.
Global Institute for Food Security recruits world leader in crop research -
SASKATOON - The Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) has recruited Tim Sharbel as its first research leader, an internationally renowned plant scientist from Germany whose research into a cost-effective way to produce seeds without pollination could improve agriculture and help combat global hunger.
100 Years of Einstein's Relativity: Talk and tours at the U of S -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Department of Physics and Engineering Physics will be presenting a free public lecture to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
U of S College of Nursing unveils robot name -
YORKTON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Nursing together with Sunrise Health Region and the Parkland College announced today the winning name for the Yorkton Health & Education robot.
U of S professors set for book launch -
SASKATOON - Media and members of the public are invited to attend the book launch of From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation, written by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) professors Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates.
U of S researchers hope to harness human DNA to fight HIV -
SASKATOON - Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are hoping that their latest discovery may help in the fight against HIV infection.
More U of S medical graduates calling Saskatchewan home -
Thirty new University of Saskatchewan (U of S) family medicine graduates are practising in Saskatchewan, adding to a growing physician workforce, delivering health care services to residents of the province.
First Nations leaders connect on IT issues at U of S -
SASKATOON - First Nations leaders, band administrators and information technology (IT) managers from across the province will learn this week about the latest developments in how IT can serve the First Nations of Saskatchewan.
Open textbooks saving money for U of S students -
This academic year, instructors of six courses at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) opted to use free digital open textbooks, instead of traditional costly paper ones, saving their 900 students a total of $90,000 in textbook costs.
U of S saving students money with free open textbooks -
SASKATOON - This academic year, more instructors than ever before at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have opted to use free digital open textbooks instead of traditional costly paper ones, saving students money.
U of S scholars to celebrate World Philosophy Day -
SASKATOON - Media and members of the public are invited to attend World Philosophy Day celebrations at Albert Community Centre on Thursday, Nov. 19.
Saskatchewan post-secondary leaders commit to closing the Aboriginal gap -
SASKATOON - The presidents and executive heads of all 24 Saskatchewan post-secondary institutions have made a commitment to work together on closing the education gap for Aboriginal people—a gap due in large part to the residential school system and its intergenerational consequences.
Justice Sinclair to address U of S national PSE forum -
SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan (U of S) President Peter Stoicheff and Chancellor Blaine Favel will co-host a first-of-its-kind national forum Nov. 18-19 that will bring together university presidents and Aboriginal leaders to examine how universities can respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) calls to action for post-secondary education.
U of S leads therapy dog research project -
SASKATOON ­- Research led by a University of Saskatchewan (U of S) team confirms the healing effects of therapy dog treatment.
U of S names new feed research chair -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed a new research chair in feed processing technology to create new opportunities for the agri-food sector.
U of S to host Remembrance Day ceremony -
SASKATOON - Media and members of the public are invited to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Memorial Gates at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) on Wednesday.
U of S researchers explore health of Lake Diefenbaker -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) released findings today on the health of Lake Diefenbaker that identify water flowing in from the South Saskatchewan River as the principal factor affecting the lake's water quality.
VIDO-InterVac celebrates 40 years at the U of S -
SASKATOON - Media are invited to an informal celebration at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan today to celebrate 40 years of world-leading vaccine research and development.
New fund supports concussion test at U of S -
SASKATOON - Testing of a protein biomarker that could contribute to a fast, effective and portable test for traumatic brain injuries, commonly known as concussions, is set to begin thanks to funding from the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) Saskatchewan Innovation Fund at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
U of S to host conference on contemporary democracy -
SASKATOON - Academics from across Canada will gather at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) this week to discuss the challenges to contemporary democracy, at a conference honouring the memory of Allan Blakeney.
U of S supports Mental Health Awareness Week -
SASKATOON - It's Mental Health Awareness Week on campus as staff and students are encouraged to take part in awareness week activities.
Edwards business students at U of S mark milestone -
SASKATOON - The Edwards School of Business announced today that the George S. Dembroski Student Managed Portfolio Trust has a current value of close to $1.4 million. This is thanks to donor support and the excellent performance of University of Saskatchewan (U of S) finance students.
U of S trains pharmacists to give flu vaccine -
SASKATOON - By the end of November, more than 800 pharmacists in Saskatchewan will be trained to administer injections like the flu vaccine.
International innovation expert joins the U of S -
SASKATOON - Johannes Dyring, an accomplished leader in advancing university research commercialization, entrepreneurship and innovation in Sweden, has joined the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) as managing director of the Industry Liaison Office (ILO), effective today.
U of S Edwards School of Business students hit milestone -
SASKATOON - The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend a celebration of the school's student management portfolio trust reaching the $1-million mark in donations.
U of S launches Canada's first Aboriginal theatre program -
SASKATOON - A new drama program focused on Aboriginal students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is the first of its kind in Canada.
Peter Stoicheff installed as new U of S president -
"Universities needed now more than ever" SASKATOON - Today at a special ceremony at TCU Place, Peter Stoicheff was installed as the 11th president and vice-chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
U of S and Redberry Lake to host sustainability event -
The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has partnered with the Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve to host an event showcasing rural and agricultural sustainability in the region.
Close to 1,000 U of S students set to graduate -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to attend this year's fall convocation and installation ceremony:
U of S Alumni Association honours award recipients -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association invites media to attend the Honouring Our Alumni Achievement Awards reception and presentations:
U of S Aboriginal enrolment up 5.5 per cent -
SASKATOON - The number of Aboriginal students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) continues to rise.
U of S researchers launch Indigenous mental health hub -
SASKATOON - A research group at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), along with Indigenous colleagues and community partners across Canada, has launched a new initiative to examine mental wellness issues among Canada's first peoples—First Nations, Métis and Inuit—who have experienced depression, suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder.
U of S faculty to discuss federal election -
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy professors to host presentation
U of S College of Medicine probation lifted -
SASKATOON - This morning the University of Saskatchewan received official word that probation has been rescinded for the College of Medicine undergraduate medical education program.
Major announcement slated for U of S College of Medicine -
Media are invited to attend an important University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine news conference this morning in Regina.
U of S researchers ready to mark Nuclear Science Week -
SASKATOON - The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation at the University of Saskatchewan will be hosting a nuclearFACTS Science Café to mark Nuclear Science Week.
U of S set for Campus Sustainability Week -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan's commitment to sustainability will be on full display next week.
Olympic medallist to speak at Huskies' Raise a Paw -
Four-time Canadian Olympic speedskating medallist Kristina Groves will be the guest speaker at this year's Raise a Paw fundraiser in support of University of Saskatchewan Huskies women's basketball.
New scholarships funded in AgBio at U of S -
The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission is contributing $10,000 and $100,000 towards new undergraduate and graduate scholarships.
Greenpeace co-founder scheduled to speak at U of S -
Patrick Moore set to discuss "responsible environmentalism"
Milgaard, Marquardt to speak to U of S students -
College of Law hosting panel discussion on wrongful convictions
U of S students to hear from Canadian Olympic medallist -
Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes will speak to University of Saskatchewan (U of S) students and members of the public about mental health next week.
Thousands of students to attend annual U of S Open House -
More than 2,000 prospective students, their parents and school counsellors will get a first-hand look at University of Saskatchewan (U of S) facilities, programs and student services at the annual U of S Open House on Friday.
U of S veterinary students to host family-friendly event -
Students in the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are hosting Vetavision 2015, an open house that gives the public a glimpse into the exciting world of veterinary medicine.
U of S study proves promising in fight against cancer -
A University of Saskatchewan (U of S) student is working towards a more effective way to fight oral cancer.
U of S lecture marks 800th anniversary of Magna Carta -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) McKercher Lecture Series at the College of Law invites media to attend Carolyn Harris's presentation Magna Carta and the Making of the Modern World.
Public invited to view lunar eclipse at U of S observatory -
Members of the public will have the rare opportunity to view a total lunar eclipse at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Campus Observatory on Sunday night.
U of S unveils sexual assault policy for review -
A new policy that outlines the University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) commitment to a campus free of sexual assault and misconduct was released today, coinciding with the university's Sexual Assault Awareness Week.
Sexual Assault Awareness Week at the U of S -
Media are invited to a sexual assault policy announcement during the University of Saskatchewan's Sexual Assault Awareness Week:
U of S medical student earns prestigious national award -
University of Saskatchewan (U of S) student Scott Adams has been named a 2015 recipient of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award for medical students.
U of S welcomes 50th class of vet students at White Coat Ceremony -
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's (WCVM) White Coat Ceremony:
U of S remembers Japanese Canadian internment -
The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is hosting an event this weekend commemorating the Japanese Canadian experience of internment and fight for redress.
U of S research highlights challenges for rural communities -
SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research, pointing to a number of critical issues facing rural communities, will be featured in a national report on the state of rural Canada released today.
U of S Huskies to honour the troops Friday night -
SASKATOON - For the sixth straight year, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team will pay tribute to the dedicated men and women who serve in the Canadian Armed Forces, with Friday's annual 'Support Our Troops' game.
U of S Aboriginal Entrepreneurship project in spotlight -
SASKATOON - A new website, Facebook page, Twitter account, and YouTube Channel have been launched in support of the Building Northern Capacity through Aboriginal Entrepreneurship (BNCE) research project at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
Democracy week celebrated at the U of S -
SASKATOON - The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is pleased to host its third annual election panel discussion this week. The public is invited to join our panel of experts as they examine electoral engagement in 21st century Canada.
U of S teams up with Harvard affiliate -
Agreement signed to advance cutting-edge stem cell brain repair research
U of S and Harvard affiliate to explore Parkinson's -
Media are invited to attend a special announcement to celebrate an exciting new partnership between the University of Saskatchewan's College of Medicine and McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate in Boston, Massachusetts.
U of S School of Physical Therapy celebrates 50th anniversary -
SASKATOON - The first class of 20 physical therapists from the University of Saskatchewan crossed the stage to receive their degrees in 1967. This weekend, hundreds of alumni, students and faculty members—both former and current—in the School of Physical Therapy will come together to celebrate the program's 50th anniversary.
U of S team wins European rover challenge -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan Space Design Team (USST) won the European competition for Mars rovers, held in Poland over the weekend.
U of S offers new master's in water security -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is set to launch a new master's degree in water security—the first of its kind in North America—that will provide students with the expertise to tackle complex issues concerning water availability and quality.
U of S centre celebrates key partnerships -
Northern Governance Centre offers new international program, receives major support from Cameco
U of S College of Engineering hosts Safety Days and Hard Hat Ceremony -
Media are invited to attend two events this week hosted by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Engineering.
University of Saskatchewan reaches targets for fall enrolment -
As of the first day of classes, 19,754 undergraduate and graduate students registered this fall at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S)—up 0.6 per cent from the previous year.
Edwards School of Business receives $500,000 for work placements -
SASKATOON - Thanks to generous support from Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), business students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will have more opportunities to gain valuable work experience while completing their degree.
U of S Centre for Northern Governance to announce new program and funding -
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Federated Co-operatives Limited supports Edwards School of Business -
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U of S study lends new insight into the water cycle -
A study led by a University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researcher released today in the journal Nature challenges conventional theory on the way water moves through soil to nourish plants, recharge water stocks and discharge into streams.
U of S College of Medicine names vice-dean -
Highly regarded medical educator and administrator Dr. Kent Stobart, MD, MSc, FRCPC, has been appointed the inaugural vice-dean, education for the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Medicine. The university's provost approved the appointment for a five-year term, effective Sept. 1, 2015.
U of S to unveil "New Holland Lane" -
Media are invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil a new road name on the University of Saskatchewan campus.
University of Saskatchewan welcomes students back to campus -
More than 2,500 new students will begin their campus experience at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) this week, with the kick off of Orientation and Welcome Week activities, in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union (USSU).
Streptococcus vaccine clinical trial to begin -
SASKATOON - The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. (PREVENT), a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) located at the University of Saskatchewan, and Vaxent in Memphis, Tennessee, are pleased to announce the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of StreptAnova®, a vaccine designed to prevent Group A streptococcal (GAS) infections.
Canadian Olympian to speak to U of S students -
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition opens annual professional development event to the public
International researchers set to conduct fusion experiments at University of Saskatchewan -
Scientists from nine countries are meeting at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) from Aug. 23-28 to conduct experiments to help answer questions crucial to the development of commercial nuclear fusion, using the same processes that power the sun to make carbon-free electricity here on Earth.
U of S conference introduces students to One Health -
Attending the University of Saskatchewan's first One Health Leadership Experience in 2012 ignited veterinary student Jennifer Nyhof's interest in One Health.
U of S College of Medicine takes significant step toward solving accreditation problems -
The University of Saskatchewan and the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA) have signed a Letter of Understanding, offering incentives to the College of Medicine's physician faculty to engage in individual contracts for clinical and academic work. This step will help clear the path toward accreditation for the province's only medical school.
U of S students earn major Schulich scholarships -
Students awarded largest Canadian scholarship to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics
CFI funds four research projects at the U of S -
High-capacity wireless, petroleum cleanup, lung health and gene research awarded funding
U of S awarded $37.2 million to design crops for global food security -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has been awarded $37.2 million over seven years by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund for leading-edge research and technology that will transform crop breeding and provide innovative solutions to national and global food security.
VIDO-InterVac developing new cattle vaccines -
SASKATOON - Work to develop vaccines against two diseases that attack the lungs and intestinal tracts of cattle has received a $2.9 million boost from Genome Canada to co-fund research at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
University of Saskatchewan scientists use genomics to address agri-food challenges -
SASKATOON - Genome Canada has awarded three of its 11 projects in the national Genomics and Feeding the Future competition to innovative agri-food research led by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) scientists.
U of S to offer courses at Onion Lake Cree Nation -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) Colleges of Education and Nursing have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Onion Lake Cree Nation to create additional opportunities for potential post-secondary students to learn where they live.
The dirt on Saskatchewan soil -
Master's student Kendra Purton earns U of S Graduate Thesis Award and Harry Toop Memorial Prize
U of S College of Arts and Science names interim dean -
With current Dean Peter Stoicheff soon headed to the University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) President's Office, the College of Arts and Science has named biology professor Peta Bonham-Smith as interim dean.
U of S announces Peter Stoicheff as 11th president -
The University of Saskatchewan's Board of Governors has announced the appointment today of outstanding U of S scholar and academic leader Peter Stoicheff as the incoming president.
University of Saskatchewan to announce incoming president -
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U of S fully funds students from child welfare system -
Beginning this September, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will offer a new, uniquely comprehensive fund to encourage youth who were in care of the province's child welfare system to continue their education.
U of S reseacher's boar hunt to document invasive species -
Ruth Kost is on a boar hunt—spending her summer on the road in a rented truck, sleeping in a tent as she crisscrosses Western Canada from Vancouver Island to the Manitoba-Ontario border.
Movember funds back prostate cancer gene targeting -
A team of researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is searching for genetic targets to selectively kill prostate cancer, backed by $87,000 from the Movember Foundation through Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC).
University of Saskatchewan nursing project supports youth -
K+S Potash Canada sponsors community mentoring program
U of S bison symposium draws global experts -
Move over cattle. This week, global experts are gathering in Saskatoon to discuss a different member of the Bovidae family during the First International Symposium on Bison Health.
International biosciences leader joins Global Institute for Food Security Board of Directors -
SASKATOON - Mr. Stephen Visscher, a renowned international leader in developing new multi-national partnerships to tackle global food security, is joining the Board of Directors of the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan, effective immediately.
Climate change among 49 new U of S research projects -
The lessons of ancient climate changes, renewable energy's effect on the power grid, and the psychology of distraction are among the projects being pursued by University of Saskatchewan researchers who have been awarded $7.6 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).
National Aboriginal Day celebration on U of S campus -
The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC), University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the Whitecap Dakota First Nation (WDFN) are pleased to co-host a National Aboriginal Day celebration and welcome Saskatoon and area communities to join us on campus for this free, all-ages cultural event.
University of Saskatchewan scholar to lead cutting-edge research into co-operatives -
Internationally known University of Saskatchewan researcher Murray Fulton has been appointed to the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) Chair in Co-operative Governance.
U of S to host Great War Aboriginal roundtable -
Members of the media are invited to attend a roundtable discussion at the University of Saskatchewan to hear members of the First Nations and Métis communities discuss the Aboriginal role in the Great War.
50-year anniversary weekend for Veterinary college -
Media are invited to attend events on Saturday, June 13, in celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the University of Saskatchewan's Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).
University of Saskatchewan shows its Pride -
University of Saskatchewan (U of S) students and staff are preparing for Saturday's Pride Week parade in Saskatoon, as part of the week-long celebrations in the city.
U of S engineering programs earn full accreditation -
The undergraduate engineering programs offered by the University of Saskatchewan have been awarded full accreditation.
Veterinary college celebrates 50 years at U of S -
More than 400 graduates, faculty, staff and students will gather in Saskatoon this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan.
U of S Jazz Ensemble to release sixth CD -
The University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble will hold a special event this weekend to mark the release of the latest in its series of Bumper Crop CDs, this one entitled Continuance.
University of Saskatchewan mourns tragic passing of student -
University of Saskatchewan officials received confirmation over the weekend of the tragic accidental death of College of Kinesiology student Nigel Weir in Brisbane, Australia.
Largest ever Aboriginal class caps off U of S convocation -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) spring convocation concludes today at TCU Place, highlighted by the largest class of Aboriginal students to graduate from the College of Medicine in school history.
University of Saskatchewan to vigorously defend lawsuit -
The University of Saskatchewan has been served with a lawsuit brought by the former president, Ilene Busch-Vishniac.
Thursday at U of S spring convocation -
The University of Saskatchewan invites members of the media to attend the June 4 spring convocation ceremonies.
Wednesday at U of S spring convocation -
The University of Saskatchewan invites members of the media to attend the June 3 spring convocation ceremony.
Tuesday at U of S spring convocation -
The University of Saskatchewan invites members of the media to attend the June 2 spring convocation ceremony.
Monday at U of spring convocation -
The University of Saskatchewan invites media members to attend the June 1 spring convocation ceremony.
$3.3 million awarded to upgrade synchrotron at U of S -
A research facility at the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron that has yielded insights into illnesses such as Parkinson's disease, malaria, heart disease and cancer will receive a major upgrade thanks to a $3.3-million investment by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
More than 3,300 students graduating this spring from University of Saskatchewan -
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to spring convocation.
U of S Wind Orchestra to perform at international conference -
The University of Saskatchewan Wind Orchestra has earned an invitation to the prestigious World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) Conference in San Jose this summer.
U of S celebrates 100th anniversary of first female Aboriginal graduate -
As the first Métis and Aboriginal woman to graduate from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), Annie Maude (Nan) McKay helped pave the way for the more than 360 Métis and First Nation students who will walk across the stage this spring to receive their degree at the U of S.
Thousands to attend U of S Graduation Powwow -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Graduation Powwow celebrates First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates from the U of S and from high schools across the province. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.
Aboriginal high school students getting a look at life on campus -
The University of Saskatchewan is playing host this week to high school students getting their first taste of university life.
U of S Tech Venture Challenge winners announced -
And the winner is … TrueVation!
U of S law professor wins international Brightspace Innovation Award -
Although his path to becoming a law professor was unconventional and his approach to teaching is not par for the course, John Kleefeld has been recognized for his effort and creativity with the 2015 International Brightspace Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning.
U of S College of Law to host Sallows Fry Conference -
Media are invited to attend the 2015 Sallows Fry Conference this week, hosted by the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan.
U of S launches training program in water security -
A new University of Saskatchewan (U of S) program that will train leaders to help solve Canada's current and future water security problems has been awarded $1.65 million over six years through the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program of the federal Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).
U of S medical imaging research awarded $2.2 million -
A team led by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researcher Ron Geyer has been awarded $2.2 million by Western Economic Diversification Canada to develop and commercialize next-generation imaging agents to identify disease at its earliest onset.
Two U of S researchers honoured with 2015 Award of Innovation -
Two University of Saskatchewan researchers who discovered a natural way for wheat and pulse crops to better handle stressful conditions like drought and heat have won the 2015 Innovation Place-Industry Liaison Office Award of Innovation.
U of S student earns prestigious provincial scholarship -
University of Saskatchewan PhD student Danette Starblanket has been awarded a prestigious scholarship for her work in studying the Idle No More movement.
U of S takes wide-ranging steps to address student concerns -
Interim President Gordon Barnhart has announced a number of increased security measures on the University of Saskatchewan campus following weekend vandalism May 9 in a student parking lot.
U of S addressing parking lot vandalism -
A number of vehicles belonging to students and staff of the University of Saskatchewan were vandalized and looted overnight in parking lots near the student residences off of Cumberland Avenue.
U of S to unveil largest Inuit and First Nations art collection -
Media are invited to attend the official launch of the largest Inuit and First Nations sculpture donation in the history of the University of Saskatchewan.
Indigenous language certificates to be offered at University of Saskatchewan -
Students will be able to obtain certificates in Indigenous languages for the first time at the University of Saskatchewan starting this fall.
U of S to announce enhanced Aboriginal programming -
Media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan's upcoming announcement of plans to enhance First Nations, Métis and Inuit programming on campus.
U of S School of Physical Therapy earns full accreditation -
The Master of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saskatchewan has been awarded full accreditation through to April 30, 2021. This follows a thorough review conducted by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC), the accrediting agency for physiotherapy education programs in Canada.
From examinations to convocation at the U of S -
The University of Saskatchewan is closing the book on another busy spring exam session and turning the page to the next chapter in the university calendar, with the upcoming convocation ceremonies.
New network to link substance abuse research and treatment across Prairies -
A new initiative to help co-ordinate efforts to study substance abuse and share intervention strategies across the Prairie provinces has been awarded $1.85 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Band in The Bowl on Music Monday at the U of S -
Media are invited to attend a rare outdoor concert by Saskatoon middle years students in The Bowl on the campus of the University of Saskatchewan on May 4.
U of S helps local residents beat the tax deadline -
The date to file your 2014 tax return is just days away, but for 545 local residents there will be no deadline drama this year, courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan's volunteer tax preparation program.
U of S-led pulse and vegetable research to improve African food security -
International projects led by University of Saskatchewan researchers have been awarded $2.2 million from Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), part of an $8.3 million investment to improve food security with partners in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Benin.
U of S College of Education adds direct admission option -
Students with a passion for education will soon have the option of applying for direct admission to the University of Saskatchewan's College of Education and spending four years, instead of the current two, focused on learning to be teachers.
U of S professor picked for prestigious Fulbright Arctic Initiative -
When top diplomats from the nations of the Arctic Council meet to discuss issues during the next two years, they will draw on research by University of Saskatchewan associate professor Greg Poelzer.
University of Saskatchewan responds to federal budget -
Officials at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are pleased with Tuesday's federal budget announcement, which included significant investments for research, innovation and support for post-secondary education.
Making backyards buzz -
This Earth Day, the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) has some tips on how to make your backyard an attractive place for solitary bees—native pollinators that hold a vital place in Saskatchewan ecosystems.
U of S offering Earth Day tours -
Media are invited to join the University of Saskatchewan's Earth Day tours on campus.
U of S students busy bees on Earth Day -
Graduate students in the University of Saskatchewan's School of Environment and Sustainability and the Toxicology Centre are helping bees make their homes along the Saskatoon riverbank with the installation of bee 'hotels' in Cosmopolitan Park.
University of Saskatchewan Reveals the 2015 Images of Research -
From access to drinking water in Tanzania, to a synchrotron cross-section of a hockey stick, members of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) community have been showing what research looks like to them.
U of S professor's work in Arctic featured in documentary series -
University of Saskatchewan professor Philip Loring and his team's work chronicling the challenges facing Arctic villagers due to the effects of climate change is being featured in a new short-format documentary series.
New leadership appointments at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the University of Regina (U of R) have appointed Kathy McNutt as the new executive director of the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), effective July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020.
University of Saskatchewan helping students to Stress Less during final exams -
From therapy dogs and massages, to board games and snacks, the University of Saskatchewan is offering students a variety of interesting ways to help them stress less during final exams.
U of S professor solving the Chaucer mystery -
University of Saskatchewan English professor Peter Robinson is transcribing manuscripts of The Canterbury Tales and analyzing them using a unique computer program to find which version is closest to the original version of Geoffrey Chaucer's medieval masterpiece.
NSERC, FCL invest $2M in U of S research on using new fertilizers to clean up polluted soils  -
SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan soil researcher Steven Siciliano has been awarded a $2 million Industrial Research Chair (IRC) to further develop sustainable ways of cleaning up underground sites contaminated with diesel or gasoline, of which there are more than 30,000 in Canada.
Construction begins on U of S child care centre -
Construction has begun on the University of Saskatchewan's newest child care centre.
University of Saskatchewan offers new scholarships in honour of Transgender Awareness Week -
SASKATOON - In conjunction with the start of Transgender Awareness Week, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is pleased to announce the establishment of two new scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year.
University of Saskatchewan raises $57,696 on One Day for Students -
Fun and philanthropy were highlights of One Day for Students, the university's day of giving campaign held March 20.
U of S fundraising campaign for students will see donations matched -
On Friday March 20, the University of Saskatchewan is holding a one-day campaign to support unique and innovative projects and activities for students through the President's Student Experience Fund. Professor Emeritus Kay Nasser and his wife Dora are matching every dollar donated to the fund that day up to a maximum of $25,000.
U of S awarded more than $100,000 to support science activities for youth across Saskatchewan -
Three unique educational initiatives at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) that provide interactive science activities for young students got a funding boost today from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
University of Saskatchewan responds to provincial budget announcement -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is pleased the government has recognized the importance of post-secondary education in today's provincial budget announcement, especially given realities of the 2015-16 fiscal landscape for the province.
U of S research measures mercury levels in declining bird species -
Mercury from coal-burning power stations and other sources is suspected of contributing to quick drops in populations of endangered Arctic birds, according to new research conducted at the University of Saskatchewan.
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School faculty available for general comment on provincial budget -
The following public policy experts will be available for general comment about the provincial budget announcement, which is scheduled for 2 pm in Regina on March 18, 2015.
University of Saskatchewan president available for comment on provincial budget announcement -
The Government of Saskatchewan 2015-16 provincial budget is scheduled to be tabled on March 18, 2015 at approximately 2 pm and will include information on the University of Saskatchewan's 2015-16 provincial funding.
U of S students offer neuroscience fun during Brain Awareness Week -
Jell-O brains, a mock MRI, Jeopardy, and a hands-on neuroscience laboratory are just a few of the attractions coming to Saskatoon during Brain Awareness Week from March 16 to 22, 2015.
U of S College of Medicine succeeds in national residency match -
Eighty-three students are expected to graduate this June with an MD degree from the University of Saskatchewan's College of Medicine and go on to pursue postgraduate training.
University of Saskatchewan holds the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition -
Grad students at the University of Saskatchewan will compete this week by summarizing years of research into three minutes…using words anyone can understand.
President Barnhart to speak on Great War -
Media are invited to attend a lecture delivered by Interim President Gordon Barnhart as part of the U of S commemoration of the centennial of the Great War, 100 years after it took place.
President Barnhart to speak on Great War -
Media are invited to attend a lecture delivered by Interim President Gordon Barnhart as part of the U of S commemoration of the centennial of the Great War, 100 years after it took place.
Government investment benefits U of S research team -
Biofuel producers in Western Canada will soon be able to purify and convert raw glycerol more cost-effectively thanks to an investment of $538,542, announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.
Shedding light on copper's life-and-death balancing act -
University of Saskatchewan researcher Scot Leary has begun to shed light on a little-understood process critical to life—how cells regulate copper.
Climate change, heart health and sustainable urban transportation featured at U of S rethink research event -
Rethink research is coming to the University of Saskatchewan March 4 and 5, bringing with it international experts sharing their knowledge on everything from designing a better bus system and living a heart-healthy lifestyle, to issues such as climate change and deciding for whom to vote.
University of Saskatchewan hosts the 2015 Canadian Mining Games -
Teams of engineering students from 10 post-secondary institutions from across Canada will come together in Saskatoon this week to compete in the 2015 Canadian Mining Games. Media are invited to attend as College of Engineering students participate in academic challenges and hands-on competitions.
U of S engineering professors win national Synergy Award for outstanding research partnership with Saskatoon firm -
Two University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have been awarded a Synergy Award for Innovation from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for their outstanding collaboration with Venmar CES, Inc. (Venmar CES), a Saskatoon manufacturer of energy-efficient solutions for the commercial ventilation market.
New clot-removal therapy benefits stroke patients -
An international team which includes University of Saskatchewan neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Kelly has completed a medical trial at several sites around the world showing that a clot retrieval procedure known as endovascular treatment (ET) can dramatically improve patient outcomes after an acute ischemic stroke.
Neolithic bones tell tale of child birth tragedy and earliest record of human twins -
Angela Lieverse could not help but be torn between being a mother and a scientist as she handled the tiny bones, remains that tell of an ancient tragedy.
Sam Schwartz, alumnus donates extensive Inuit art collection to the U of S -
An important collection of Inuit art collected by Sam Schwartz and his wife over a span of nearly 40 years is now on display in the Edwards School of Business atrium.
Northern Saskatchewan youth welcomed to the U of S to share perspectives on life in Saskatchewan River Delta -
Media are invited to join faculty and students from the University of Saskatchewan's School of Environment and Sustainability for an event showcasing youth perspectives on the importance of water for those living in the Saskatchewan River Delta.
U of S Chancellor Blaine Favel speaks at award ceremony recognizing Aboriginal students -
Media are invited to the 2015 Aboriginal Achievement Week Student Awards ceremony.
U of S Aboriginal Achievement week celebrates leadership -
The University of Saskatchewan's Aboriginal Achievement Week takes place Feb. 2 to 6. Community members on and off campus will celebrate Aboriginal achievement and leadership by attending more than 25 events taking place on campus.
New fund established to support the advancement of Saskatchewan's most commercially-promising health technologies -
A consortium of Saskatchewan's leading innovation organizations have come together with the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), Canada's national drug development and commercialization centre, to establish a new $2 million CDRD-Saskatchewan Innovation Fund. The fund will support and accelerate the commercialization of cutting-edge early-stage health technologies stemming from the province's top research institutions.
University of Saskatchewan Regina campus hosted national nursing conference -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Nursing Regina campus hosted a national nursing conference January 28 through 31, attracting more than 400 nursing students and nursing professionals.
VIDO-InterVac researchers advance cattle disease research in Kenya -
A team of scientists from the University of Saskatchewan's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) and the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) have been awarded nearly $5 million to continue their work in developing a vaccine to protect cattle against contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP).
U of S-Symbiota project awarded Genome Canada funding to develop natural plant microbiome products for improving food crops -
University of Saskatchewan microbiologists Vladimir Vujanovic and Jim Germida have been awarded $1.9 million through Genome Canada's Genomic Applications Partnership Program. They will work with Cambridge, Mass. based plant microbiome company, Symbiota™, on a $16-million research project aimed at improving yield and stress resistance in food crops.
U of S researchers, Health Quality Council release dementia report and recommendations -
A report released today by the University of Saskatchewan-based Rural Dementia Action Research (RaDAR) Team and the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council (HQC) provides new information on the scope of dementia across the province and offers five recommendations for action.
University of Saskatchewan Regina campus hosts national nursing conference -
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) national conference being held Jan. 28-31, at the U of S College of Nursing Regina Campus.
CFI invests in space weather research to guard industry, information economy -
Space weather researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have been awarded $462,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support their research into how the Earth's atmosphere and magnetic field interacts with the harsh environment of space.
U of S students learn to lead in unique new course -
A new experiential learning course is connecting University of Saskatchewan students with organizations in the community while they build their skills in governance and leadership.
CFI invests in U of S environmental, energy, and health research projects -
University of Saskatchewan researchers will share a total of $844,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for wide-ranging projects that will explore potential health benefits of using pulse crops in pet and fish feeds, energy-efficient technology for removing water from biofuels, catalysts to clean up air and water, and genetic and environmental factors underlying diseases such as cancer and osteoarthritis.
New book by U of S president emeritus explores university leadership and public policy issues -
A just-published book by University of Saskatchewan president emeritus Peter MacKinnon argues that Canadian universities must embrace competitiveness and change if they are to succeed in the global race for talent.
Target is discontinuing all operations in Canada; what went wrong? University of Saskatchewan experts weigh in. -
Two University of Saskatchewan experts are available to talk about Target discontinuing all operations in Canada.
SWITCH and the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition partner to expand clinic services -
The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition Medication Assessment Centre (MAC) and the non-profit charity, Student Wellness Initiative Toward Community Health (SWITCH) are teaming up to improve health care in Saskatoon's core neighbourhoods.
Sustainability lab puts student skills to the test -
Whether it's sourcing local foods for a cafeteria, planning a bike-friendly campus or even designing a dairy waste management system, University of Saskatchewan students are applying their knowledge to real-world problems through the Sustainability Living Lab.
Sustainability lab puts student skills to the test -
Whether it's sourcing local foods for a cafeteria, planning a bike-friendly campus or even designing a dairy waste management system, University of Saskatchewan students are applying their knowledge to real-world problems through the Sustainability Living Lab.
University of Saskatchewan releases 2015-16 tuition rates -
The University of Saskatchewan's Board of Governors has approved tuition increases for the 2015-16 year. On average, students will see a tuition rate increase of 2.4 per cent for the upcoming academic year.
U of S dentistry students win national research competition with new mercury-free material for filling teeth -
Research by three students in the U of S College of Dentistry may lead to a new mercury-free material or amalgam for filling teeth.
U of S holds annual white coat ceremony for dentistry students -
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the annual white coat ceremony where 27 second-year dentistry students will be recognized as they transition from the simulation lab to patient care and clinical treatment.