people

USask unites: Exceeding the need

Danno Peters (BE’19) put his skills to the ultimate test by developing ear savers and face shields for frontline workers.

general

If these halls of learning could talk: The heritage buildings of USask

City archivist Jeff O’Brien delves into the notable heritage buildings on campus.

research

Agtech to the rescue in a pandemic: adapting plant labs for human testing

Just as redeploying a fleet of small British fishing boats helped during the Battle of Dunkirk, marshalling the research equipment and expertise of the many agtech labs around the world could help combat pandemics, say the authors of a just-published article in Nature Biotechnology.

colleges

Saskatchewan universities appoint new executive director for provincial policy school

Dr. Loleen Berdahl (PhD) has been appointed as the new executive director of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, effective October 1, 2020.

colleges

USask unites: Museum of Antiquities offers online summer camp content to children and parents

Since the first cases of COVID-19 were announced in the province, members of the USask community have come together to support one another in these uncertain times.

colleges

USask professor named one of the top women in Canadian cybersecurity

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) professor has been named one of the top women in cybersecurity by IT World Canada.

research

USask’s VIDO-InterVac partners with Canadian manufacturers to combat COVID-19

A world leader in developing vaccines and technologies to combat infectious diseases, the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) has partnered with Dalton Pharma Services (Dalton), as well as Biodextris, in the effort to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.