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.