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):