U of S basic research leads to non-yellowing flax-based oil for artists’ paints -
SASKATOON – Fundamental research into the chemistry of flax by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) plant scientist Martin Reaney has led to a new patented technology and an unexpected byproduct—a flax-based artist quality oil that does not cause yellowing over time dries quickly, and has significantly reduced odour.
Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week starts at U of S -
SASKATOON – Following a successful inaugural week in October 2016, the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) College of Law and justice stakeholders are again coming together for the second annual event Oct. 16 to 21, 2017.
University of Saskatchewan launches Respiratory Research Centre -
SASKATOON—With a mandate of improving the quality of life for all Canadians, a new research centre specializing in respiratory health officially launched today at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
University of Saskatchewan to launch Respiratory Research Centre -
SASKATOON--Members of the media are invited to the launch of the Respiratory Research Centre (RRC) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
Internationally renowned scholar on resource development and Indigenous peoples to speak at College of Law -
SASKATOON – As part of the McKercher Lecture Series at the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) College of Law, members of the media are invited to attend Negotiated Agreements and Indigenous Peoples: Opportunities and Challenges with Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh, of Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.
Alberta government’s decision to end 54-year partnership with regional veterinary college disappointing -
Although Western College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Dr. Douglas Freeman is deeply disappointed by the Province of Alberta's decision to withdraw its longtime support of the region's veterinary college, he says the WCVM’s commitment to western Canadians remains firm. 
U of S-led global conference will get to the roots of food security -
SASKATOON– Saskatoon has been selected to host an international scientific conference in July of 2019 that will bring together scientists, students and industry stakeholders to explore new ideas and opportunities for enhancing sustainable plant production and food and water security.
U of S wellness strategy is road map to success -
SASKATOON — Optimal health and well-being of students, faculty and staff is the goal, and the newly released wellness strategy is the road map for the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
U of S conference takes holistic approach to wellness -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to join the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) for the first ever Be Well Day, an all-day health and wellness conference.
University of Saskatchewan to pay tribute to icon of the co-operative movement -
SASKATOON – Harold Chapman has spent a lifetime committed to the co-operative movement as a builder and educator, widely regarded as a national leader in the field.
Conference highlights the role of nursing in the criminal justice system -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Nursing invites members of the media to the Custody and Caring International Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice System.
U of S Diefenbaker Canada Centre hosts travelling exhibit illustrating the Canadian Jewish experience -
SASKATOON – The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan is pleased to host the Canadian Jewish Experience.
U of S Diefenbaker Canada Centre hosts travelling exhibit illustrating the Canadian Jewish experience -
SASKATOON – The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan is pleased to host the Canadian Jewish Experience A Tribute to Canada 150, a travelling exhibit that documents Jewish history in Canada.
U of S hosts 2017 Vetavision -
SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited to attend the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) for Vetavision 2017, an open house that gives the public a glimpse into the exciting world of veterinary medicine.
New Cameco chair to improve Indigenous health outcomes -
SASKATOON—The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed its first research chair in Indigenous health.
UPDATE: No bed bugs in Murray Library -
After an in-depth inspection, no bed bugs were found on the fourth floor of the Murray Library.
New Cameco chair to improve Indigenous health outcomes -
SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited to join the College of Medicine, the Royal University Hospital Foundation (RUHF), partner organizations and government representatives, as they announce the inaugural Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health.
U of S hosts conversation with former prime minister Jean Chrétien -
SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited to join the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien as he talks about the past, present, and future of Canada.
U of S to honour world renowned neurologist -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will celebrate the lifelong contributions of one of the world’s leading authorities on Parkinson’s disease, during U of S Fall Convocation next month.
U of S hydrologist Howard Wheater to advise on U.S. national water future -
SASKATOON—Renowned University of Saskatchewan (U of S) hydrologist Howard Wheater, who co-leads the world’s largest university-based water research initiative—Global Water Futures (GWF)— has been appointed to a distinguished U.S. National Academies panel looking into the future of water resources in the United States.
U of S to host Canada 150 forum on the future of health care in Canada -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the best way forward for Canadian health care.
U of S holds Canada 150 Citizenship Ceremony -
SASKATOON–For the first time in its history, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will host a citizenship ceremony on its campus. Up to 50 new Canadians will take the Oath of Citizenship with Presiding Official Lynda Haverstock, Saskatchewan’s former Lieutenant Governor. 
U of S researchers awarded $10.7M by NSERC -
SASKATOON – Sixty University of Saskatchewan (U of S) faculty and 27 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows have been awarded a total of $10.7 million by the federal Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for fundamental research that will contribute to more prosperous future for Canada.
U of S College of Law launches Nunavut Law Program with welcoming ceremony -
SASKATOON - On Sept. 11, 2017, the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) was pleased to host a first-year welcoming ceremony at the Cadet Hall in Iqaluit, Nunavut, to officially welcome 25 students into the new Nunavut Law Program.
U of S celebrating a century of commerce -
SASKATOON – From humble beginnings as the first accounting school in Canada, the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) kicked off a year-long centennial celebration today.
U of S recognizes outstanding citizens in honour of Canada 150 -
SASKATOON – Ten remarkable members of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) community are being recognized as U of S Canada 150 Citizens for significantly contributing to Canada becoming a more diverse, inclusive and environmentally sustainable country.
University of Saskatchewan enrolment continues to grow -
SASKATOON - As of the first day of classes, 20,670 undergraduate and graduate students are registered in fall term classes at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S)—up 2.1 per cent from the previous year.
World's first Learning Lab launched at U of S -
SASKATOON – The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will officially unveil the Allsopp Learning Lab—the first of its kind in the world—during a grand opening event on September 7.
Canadian Light Source and University of Saskatchewan attract international synchrotron expert as new machine director -
Mark Boland begins his new dual role this week as the machine director for the Canadian Light Source and as an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at the University of Saskatchewan.
University-led group urges plan to address Canada’s looming shortage of neutron beams for materials research -
A non-profit group of Canadian university and industry researchers says Canada must act now or it will lose access to a critically important scientific tool—neutron beams—when the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River closes in March of 2018.
U of S experts are available for back-to-school topics -
As the new school year starts, U of S faculty are available for media interviews on the following topics:
U of S professor Maureen Reed finalist for top national award -
SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan (U of S) geographer and sustainability scholar Maureen Reed has been selected as one of three finalists in the Connections category of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) Impact Awards, which celebrate research achievements and sharing of new knowledge beyond the academic community.
U of S Diefenbaker Canada Centre hosts free community screening of Birth of a Family -
SASKATOON – The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is pleased to host a free community screening this week of Birth of a Family, an acclaimed documentary from the National Film Board of Canada, with a panel discussion to follow.
U of S students win prestigious Schulich scholarships -
SASKATOON – Regan Wilson and Kinga Nolan are the latest University of Saskatchewan (U of S) students to be awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships.
U of S researcher helps link major floods to ocean patterns -
SASKATOON – The number of major floods in natural rivers across North America and Europe has not increased overall during the past 80 years, a recent study involving University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers has concluded. Instead, researchers found that the occurrence of major flooding in North America and Europe often varies with North Atlantic Ocean temperature patterns.
CFI investment advances U of S plant and medical imaging research -
SASKATOON — Three University of Saskatchewan (U of S) early-career researchers have been awarded a total of more than $300,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, for state-of-the-art equipment that will help them excel in leading-edge work related to agriculture and medical imaging.
Public invited to view lunar eclipse at U of S observatory -
SASKATOON - Members of the public will have the rare opportunity to view a partial lunar eclipse at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Campus Observatory on Monday, August 21, 2017.
U of S Huskie Athletics Board of Trustees announces first-ever chief athletics officer -
SASKATOON – Shawn Burt is the new chief athletics officer for Huskie Athletics at the University of Saskatchewan, the first person to hold the role.
U of S Huskie Athletics Board of Trustees announces first-ever chief athletics officer -
SASKATOON – Shawn Burt is the new chief athletics officer for Huskie Athletics at the University of Saskatchewan, the first person to hold the role.
Edwards school embraces new business ownership model -
SASKATOON — The Edwards School of Business, SuccessionMatching and a number of industry leaders have partnered to help university students and alumni successfully transition into business ownership.
U of S appoints dean in the College of Nursing -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed HM (Huey-Ming) Tzeng as dean of the College of Nursing for a five-year term.
U of S, Diefenbaker Canada Centre opens historic Little Stone Schoolhouse for public event -
SASKATOON—For one week in August, school is back in session.
Travelling exhibit finishes 4,500 kilometre journey at the U of S -
SASKATOON – A collaborative mixed-media art exhibit telling the story of Indigenous peoples living in river deltas in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta and the Northwest Territories will be on display in the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre at the University of Saskatchewan until Friday, August 4, 2017.
U of S names new executive director to lead School of Environment and Sustainability -
SASKATOON – After decades of studying ecosystems on four continents, Irena Creed is coming to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to lead the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS).
University of Saskatchewan names new School of Public Health director -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has hired an internationally renowned health management expert to lead the School of Public Health (SPH).
U of S part of NASA global survey of surface water -
SASKATOON – Saskatchewan’s wetlands and North Saskatchewan River have been chosen as a testing ground for new NASA technologies designed to map water in northern environments and around the world.
U of S researchers awarded $16.6 million to increase maternal, newborn survival in Mozambique -
SASKATOON— Global Affairs Canada has awarded University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers over six years to work with Mozambique partners on improving the health and lives of 165,000 Mozambican women of child-bearing age and 23,000 newborns.
U of S takes additional measures to address funding shortfall -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan will reduce senior leadership salaries and benefits and spend its reserve funds far below the recommended level for public institutions in order to meet a projected budget deficit in the coming year, President Peter Stoicheff told the institution’s Board of Governors last week.
U of S appoints dean in College of Engineering -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed Suzanne Kresta as dean of the College of Engineering for a five-year term.
University of Saskatchewan names vice-provost of Indigenous engagement -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is bringing back a nationally recognized leader in providing educational opportunities for Indigenous students.
U of S College of Medicine alumni reunion conference to discuss social accountability at home and abroad -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan invites members of the media to attend the College of Medicine’s 32nd Annual Highlights in Medicine Alumni Reunion Conference.
U of S hosts conversation on renewable energy and northern communities -
SASKATOON– Media are invited to join a panel of international experts as they discuss how their communities are meeting the challenge of transitioning to renewable energy, many with similarities to Saskatchewan.
U of S hosts Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre symposium -
SASKATOON - Media are invited to attend the Global Institute for Food Security at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) annual Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC) symposium.
U of S signs MOU to create Sask Alliance -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create Sask Alliance to collaborate on the internationalization of higher education within the province.
Research Chair to improve stroke care from bench to bedside -
$1.5 million funding renewal for Saskatchewan Research Chair in Clinical Stroke Research
You're invited: U of S wants input on future of campus -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) wants to develop a new master plan, one that will shape the campus for decades to come, and is asking for input from the public.
U of S appoints dean in College of Dentistry -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed Dr. Doug Brothwell as dean of the College of Dentistry for a five-year term.
U of S-led Global Water Futures announces $16.2M funding for 11 projects across Canada -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan-led Global Water Futures (GWF) program has funded 11 initial research projects across Canada totaling nearly $16.2 million over the next three years to tackle some of Canada’s most pressing water-related challenges.
Thursday at U of S Spring Convocation -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to cover today’s spring convocation ceremonies at TCU Place:
Regina’s College of Medicine campus to grow -
The Regina Qu’Appelle Regional Health Authority (RQRHA) and the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine have committed to a formal 10-year agreement to work together to further develop the University’s College of Medicine Regina campus to support access and quality of care in the southern region of the province.
Wednesday at U of S Spring Convocation -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to cover today’s spring convocation ceremonies at TCU Place:
Tuesday at U of S Spring Convocation -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to cover today’s spring convocation ceremonies at TCU Place:
Today at U of S Spring Convocation -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to cover this afternoon’s spring convocation ceremony at TCU Place:
Nearly 3,500 U of S students set to graduate -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to cover spring convocation at TCU Place from June 5-8.
U of S alumnus establishes major graduate scholarship in global food security -
SASKATOON – Today the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) celebrates the establishment of the Dr. Donald Baxter Scholarships in Global Food Security, made possible by a $1-million gift from Dr. Patrick Man Pan Yuen, a distinguished pediatrician and U of S alumnus living in Hong Kong.
Four U of S students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarships -
SASKATOON — Four PhD students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have been awarded 2017 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, three of them Indigenous students.
U of S Graduation Powwow to attract thousands -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Graduation Powwow, in partnership with Affinity Credit Union, celebrates the academic achievements of graduating Métis, First Nations and Inuit students from the U of S and from high schools across the province.
Government of Canada invests $4.47 million for U of S livestock-forage research centre -
SASKATOON – A $4.47 million investment by the Government of Canada was announced this morning at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to support the planned construction of the university’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE) to be built near Saskatoon.
Benefits of pet therapy recognized by Saskatchewan people in recovery -
SASKATOON – Survey questions posed to Saskatchewan individuals recovering from addictions confirm the value of pet therapy as a pathway to recovery, according to University of Saskatchewan (U of S) health researcher Colleen Anne Dell.
International partners gather at U of S to celebrate 20 years of food security development -
SASKATOON – A celebration of a 20-year partnership using pulse crops and education to combat child malnutrition and increase farmer incomes for thousands in Ethiopia is bringing together international researchers and dignitaries on May 25 and 26 at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
U of S will close research centre due to provincial budget cuts -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan will close the International Centre for Northern Governance and Development (ICNGD) as of June 15, 2017. The annual targeted funding for this research centre was eliminated in this year’s provincial budget, as of April 30, 2017.
U of S to help northern Saskatchewan students access science and engineering programming -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) officially partnered with Northlands College today to offer a program designed to reduce barriers people living in northern Saskatchewan may face when preparing to enter into post-secondary science and engineering programs.
University of Saskatchewan to spotlight internationally-renowned investor and educator -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will celebrate the achievements of an iconic international investor, philanthropist and educator at this year’s U of S Spring Convocation ceremonies.
Aboriginal Student Achievement Program has helped close education gap at U of S -
SASKATOON – Five years after its creation, a program in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is showing that a holistic approach to student support can help close the educsation gap for Aboriginal students.
Newly launched centre hosts day focused on patient-oriented research in Saskatchewan -
The newly launched Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR), headquartered at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), will host a one-day research profile event on Wednesday, May 17 at TCU Place in Saskatoon.
Open SESAME: U of S building bridges in the Middle East through synchrotron science -
SASKATOON – When the largest scientific project in the Middle East opens its doors May 16, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S)—home to the Canadian Light Source synchrotron—will be part of an international effort to use science for diplomacy in one of the world’s most volatile regions.
University of Saskatchewan to pay tribute to northern Indigenous leader and educator -
SASKATOON – Earl Cook has spent a lifetime committed to creating educational opportunities for Indigenous communities throughout Saskatchewan.
Art aficionado to be celebrated by U of S -
SASKATOON – From small-town Saskatchewan to one of the world’s leading cosmopolitan centres for art and culture, Frederick Mulder has become a pillar of the art world, an internationally renowned expert on the printmaking of Pablo Picasso and a global philanthropist.
U of S launches engineering engagement program for Indigenous youth -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has been awarded nearly $150,000 in federal funding to teach Indigenous youth about engineering principles underlying the technologies and designs in their own communities.
New executive director named to lead U of S Fedoruk Centre -
SASKATOON – Following an extensive national search, John Root has been appointed executive director of the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (Fedoruk Centre) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
University of Saskatchewan to salute successful local business entrepreneur -
SASKATOON – His business interests range from coast to coast, but Herb Pinder Jr. begins most of his days with a view of the South Saskatchewan River and a picturesque view of the campus of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
U of S opens water research facility in the Rocky Mountains to study flooding and drought risk -
CANMORE, AB – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has expanded its research facilities studying the impacts of a changing climate on water resources with the opening of a cold water laboratory in Canmore, Alberta.
U of S-led project will use biowaste technology to clean up polluted soil -
SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) soil researchers have been awarded $750,000 in federal funding to develop a next-generation method of removing spilled petroleum pollutants within the soil at former gas stations by using converted biowaste from cattle processing plants.
U of S to honour Canadian hockey icon -
SASKATOON – She is widely regarded as the greatest female hockey player in the world and is the all-time leading scorer in the history of Canada’s national women’s team.
U of S begins work on Merlis Belsher Place -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) marked the start of construction on the long-awaited Merlis Belsher Place today, with an official ground-breaking ceremony.
U of S set to break ground on new ice facility -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the official groundbreaking ceremony for Merlis Belsher Place:
Actor Kim Coates to receive honorary degree from the University of Saskatchewan -
SASKATOON – From the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) drama department to Hollywood blockbusters, Kim Coates has become one of the province’s most popular and most accomplished actors.
International team discovers ancient aquifers not immune to modern-era contamination -
U of S Global Institute for Water Security scientists part of landmark study
Majority of U of S MD graduates stay in province -
SASKATOON – Fifty-six of 102 new medical residents who received their undergraduate medical training at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will take up residency positions within the province this year. As well, all 115 of the province’s new residency positions for 2017 have been successfully filled.
U of S appoints dean in the College of Arts and Science -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed Peta Bonham-Smith as dean of the College of Arts and Science for a five-year term.
U of S study first of its kind to quantify prevalence of groundwater use by plants -
SASKATOON – A study led by a University of Saskatchewan researcher released in the journal Nature Scientific Reports is the first to quantify the prevalence and magnitude of groundwater use by plants.
University of Saskatchewan embraces health charter -
SASKATOON—Committing to healthy minds, bodies and lives is the principle behind the Okanagan Charter, a global health initiative now adopted by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
U of S commemorates centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, with new exhibits -
SASKATOON – The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will officially open two new exhibits commemorating the Great War on Vimy Ridge Day this Sunday.
U of S student named one of Canada’s top research storytellers -
SASKATOON — A University of Saskatchewan (U of S) psychology student researching the experiences of young Canadians living at home has been named one of the top 25 finalists in the 2017 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Storytellers competition.
U of S Innovation Enterprise, IMII announce results from North America’s first ™AIMday -
SASKATOON — For the first time, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has helped match provincial post-secondary researchers with Saskatchewan mining companies in an innovative approach to solving industry issues.
U of S researchers making impact in addressing senior health issues -
SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers are featured in a comprehensive new report on addressing Canada’s aging population and the challenges the health-care system will face in the coming decades.
U of S announces Images of Research competition winners -
SASKATOON – Teaching mathematics using Indigenous methods, removing antibiotics from water supplies using innovative approaches, and understanding mosses to predict the future of northern forests are among the many ways University of Saskatchewan students are making a difference for Canada and telling their stories through video.
Former NHL coach of the year coming to U of S -
SASKATOON – Former National Hockey League coach of the year Ted Nolan will meet with senior leadership, faculty, students and staff at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) this month.
Music alumni duo makes historic gift to U of S to honour legacy of David L. Kaplan -
SASKATOON—Xiaoping (Bob) Xu (MA’92) and wife Ling Chen (MA’90) have made another notable contribution to their alma mater.
U of S hosts Sanofi Biogenius high school student science competition -
SASKATOON —Eight Saskatchewan high school students will present their research projects and compete for cash prizes at the regional competition of the Sanofi Biogenius Canada biotechnology research competition hosted by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) on April 5th.
U of S School of Environment and Sustainability launches new research initiatives -
SASKATOON –In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) at the University of Saskatchewan is expanding in two areas – aquatic toxicology and renewable energy for remote and Indigenous communities.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist journeys deep into the underground -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to hear Nobel Laureate Art McDonald, professor emeritus at Queen's University and Perimeter Institute board member, while he describes how researchers created an ultra-clean lab in an active mine to obtain otherwise-impossible measurements to study fundamental physics, astrophysics and cosmology.
UPDATE – The College of Dentistry is happy to report that due to overwhelming demand, this program has reached its capacity for Saturday’s event. -
U of S College of Dentistry to provide free care on first ever Dental Day YXE
U of S hosts Volunteer Summit, part of Alumni Association Centennial -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites members of the media to attend its Volunteer Summit, a day-long event celebrating volunteerism in Saskatchewan:
Provincial budget cut “will neither define us nor diminish us,” University of Saskatchewan president says -
SASKATOON — University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff expressed deep concern over the 5.6 per cent budget cut to the university in the 2017-18 provincial budget announced today, but affirmed the U of S is committed to serving the people of the province in ways that continue to promote economic growth and a better quality of life.
U of S president and provost and vice-president academic available for comment on provincial budget announcement -
The Government of Saskatchewan 2017-18 provincial budget is scheduled to be tabled on March 22, 2017 at approximately 2:15 pm and will include information on the University of Saskatchewan’s 2017-18 provincial funding.
U of S appoints dean in Edwards School of Business -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed Keith Willoughby as dean of the Edwards School of Business effective July 1, 2017, for a five-year term.
Breaking the Silence conference celebrates 20 years at the U of S -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the 20th annual Breaking the Silence conference—On Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
Provincial policy school launches science and innovation research centre -
SASKATOON - The Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), a joint venture between the universities of Saskatchewan and Regina, has launched a new research centre aimed at increasing understanding of the policy and governance dimensions of science and innovation.
U of S students celebrate diversity on campus -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) annual Global Village hosted by more than 20 student associations in partnership with the U of S International Student and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC).
U of S students offer neuroscience fun during Brain Awareness Week -
SASKATOON – Jell-O brains, a mock MRI, Jeopardy and a hands-on laboratory are just a few of the attractions coming to Saskatoon during Brain Awareness Week (BAW) from March 13 to 19, 2017.
U of S VIDO-InterVac helping to fight Zika virus -
SASKATOON – The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S)—the first place in the world to develop a swine model for the study of Zika virus infection—has secured $700,000 for research using the new animal model to investigate how the virus causes disease and to test new drugs and vaccines for prevention.
U of S VIDO-InterVac helping to fight Zika virus -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Minister Responsible for Innovation, representatives from the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac), and partner organization representatives as they announce funding for Zika virus research.
Nassers match donations to U of S students -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) One Day for Students campaign on March 9, 2017.
U of S takes another step towards building reconciliation -
SASKATOON - “Education is the key to reconciliation and the time for action is now” were themes that arose from the 2015 ground-breaking national forum on reconciliation hosted by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), involving university and indigenous leaders from across the country. Today the U of S turned its attention to the contributions it will make in response to the national reconciliation challenge.
U of S working towards building reconciliation -
SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited to attend the U of S Building Reconciliation Forum.
48 Aboriginal students receive U of S awards -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan’s Aboriginal Student Achievement Awards Ceremony.
PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. makes investment in the Student Managed Portfolio Trust at Edwards -
SASKATOON--The Dembroski Student Managed Portfolio Trust, a student-run investment portfolio at Edwards School of Business, has received a $250,000 gift to boost the value of the portfolio.
Celebrating the grand opening of the nursing clinical skills lab in Yorkton -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Nursing invites members of the media to join the college as we celebrate the grand opening of the new Nursing Clinical Skills Lab in Yorkton.
U of S scientist awarded CFI funding to help protect wildlife -
SASKATOON ̶ University of Saskatchewan (U of S) wildlife biologist Jeffrey Lane spends a lot of time in the vast laboratory of the great outdoors studying animals in their habitat.
Aboriginal Achievement Week celebrates scholarship and artistic expression -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to the University of Saskatchewan’s Aboriginal Achievement Week (AAW).
U of S signs on to national campaign to get more students studying abroad -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has joined the Canadian Bureau for International Education’s (CBIE) Learning Beyond Borders initiative to encourage more Canadian students to take advantage of learning experiences in other countries.
Saskatchewan researchers hone in on antibiotic for staph infection -
SASKATOON -- An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Regina (U of R) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has created a potent new synthetic antibiotic that is effective in lab research against several drug-resistant pathogens such as the bacteria responsible for staph infection and other difficult-to-treat human infections.
U of S shares designs for the School of Architecture and Visual Arts -
SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited to attend a reception and exhibit of drawings and models by architecture students illustrating, speculative designs for a new University of Saskatchewan School of Architecture and Visual Arts.
U of S researchers exploring soil ecosystems, biomedical coating -
SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have been awarded close to $1.5 million by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for collaborative projects that will improve the durability of biomedical implants and increase understanding of how land use and climate affect soil in agricultural areas.
U of S researchers honoured for ground-breaking inventions -
SASKATOON – Four University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers were honoured with the 2017 Award of Innovation at the 2017 SABEX Awards on Feb. 9 at Prairieland Park for innovations that will improve human health and the environment.
U of S achieves STARS silver sustainability rating -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has upgraded its Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Ratings System (STARS) ranking from bronze to silver. The goal of achieving silver has also been accomplished three years ahead of the university’s original target of 2020.
U of S Innovation Enterprise takes new approach to tech transfer -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) Industry Liaison Office is getting a new name—Innovation Enterprise (IE)—to reflect its new entrepreneurial approach to getting U of S knowledge and inventions into the marketplace
U of S professor receives prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship -
SASKATOON — University of Saskatchewan (U of S) associate professor of Curriculum Studies Jay Wilson has received the 3M National Teaching Fellowship—the highest teaching honour in Canada.
U of S and FSIN sign agreement in support of First Nations students -
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) have signed an agreement to strategically work together to improve the academic success of First Nations students.
U of S childhood obesity prevention program expands to Swift Current -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will be launching its Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It (MEND) program in Swift Current, thanks to the Growing Healthy Families Coalition.
U of S launches study of cannabis treatment for childhood epilepsy -
SASKATOON – The Pediatrics Department at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is launching a study examining the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) to treat children with medically intractable epilepsy and associated cognitive decline, after recently obtaining Health Canada approval to proceed.
U of S and FSIN to sign collaborative agreement -
SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited to attend a special signing of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN):
U of S hosts conversation on Ukrainian Internment during the Great War -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan Great War Commemoration Committee invites members of the media to a public discussion on a darker chapter in Canadian history.
New $8.4 million Saskatchewan MS research chair announced at U of S -
SASKATOON - A new $8.4 million University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Chair in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Research will lead a drive toward a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS).
U of S and Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra sign partnership agreement -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Saskatoon to enhance and extend joint initiatives that benefit the cultural interests of the province of Saskatchewan and beyond.
Major funding secured in Saskatchewan drive for MS cure -
Members of the media are invited to join the College of Medicine, government and partner organization representatives as they announce funding for multiple sclerosis (MS) research.
U of S celebrates Kay Nasser at the C.J. Mackenzie Gala of Engineering -
SASKATOON – The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is celebrating the achievements of alumnus and professor emeritus, Karim “Kay” Nasser, at the C.J. Mackenzie Gala of Engineering Excellence tonight.
U of S announces new provost and VP academic -
SASKATOON—Tony Vannelli is set to join the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) as its next provost and vice-president academic on August 1, 2017 for a five-year term.
U of S to announce new provost and vice-president academic -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement by University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff, who will introduce the university’s new provost and vice-president academic:
U of S welcomes Kay Nasser for the 2017 C.J. Mackenzie Gala of Engineering Excellence -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites media to attend the 2017 C.J. Mackenzie Gala with Kay Nasser, U of S alumnus and professor emeritus.
USST’s STARFOX team finalists in microgravity challenge -
SASKATOON—The University of Saskatchewan Space Team (USST) is one of four from Canadian universities to be selected as finalists for the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space latest initiative.
New U of S Canada Research Chair working on “smart” cancer drugs -
SASKATOON -- Eric Price, a new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Radiochemistry at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), is leading work on developing a new generation of medical imaging technology and “smart” drugs for cancer treatment.
U of S expert available for Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration -
As Donald Trump gets ready to take the oath of office this Friday, Daniel Béland is available to talk about many of the issues leading up to a Donald Trump presidency:
Saskatchewan researchers working towards new breast cancer treatment -
SASKATOON - Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency are in the process of organizing clinical trials for a new breast cancer treatment discovered in the province.
U of S releases 2017-18 tuition rates -
Rates to increase by an overall weighted average of 2.3 per cent
U of S flagship research centres awarded $69M to advance innovation -
SASKATOON, SK - Three unique-in-Canada research centres at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have been awarded almost $69 million in federal funding, enabling them to stay at the forefront of international science in protecting human and animal health, developing new medical imaging techniques and providing critical radar mapping of electromagnetic “space weather” just above Earth’s atmosphere.
White Coat Ceremony momentous occasion for U of S dentistry students -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) College of Dentistry will celebrate 28 second-year students in their progression to the dentistry profession during the annual White Coat Ceremony this week.
Two U of S experts react to provincial health-care changes -
SASKATOON – Two University of Saskatchewan faculty members are available to speak with media this afternoon, following the health-care review announcement by the provincial government.