Two new Rhodes Scholars make USask history

Two students from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are among only 11 from across the country to be awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarships this year.

The work of acclaimed landscape painter and USask graduate Dorothy Knowles (BA’48) is on view at the Kenderdine Art Gallery.

Dr. Loleen Berdahl (PhD), Dr. Simonne Horwitz (D. Phil), and Dr. Cheryl Troupe (PhD) are inaugural recipients of a new award recognizing dedication to student engagement and learning.

Dr. Neil Chilton (PhD) has taught 10 undergraduate courses and five graduate courses during his 20 years at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Professor Airini, USask’s provost and vice-president academic, shares inspiring stories of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and donors in a video to commemorate Women’s History Month.

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Enrolment is up as of the first day of fall term classes at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has launched a new initiative to enhance menstrual equity on campus.

Dr. Jerome Cranston (PhD) began his five-year term at USask on Aug. 1, 2023.

Walsworth, a labour-relations expert, began his five-year term at USask on Aug. 1, 2023.

Dr. Pal Ahluwalia (PhD) is a University of Saskatchewan graduate who now serves as USP’s vice-chancellor and president

USask project will utilize and complement existing resources housed in the Neil Richards Collection of Sexual and Gender Diversity at the University Library

Teaching excellence at the University of Saskatchewan will be celebrated on June 14 as part of the USask Staff and Faculty Awards event

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to an event to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people.

The 6th annual māmowi āsohtētān Internal Truth and Reconciliation Forum on April 28 will celebrate USask’s Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP)

The April 21 ohpahotân | oohpaahotaan Spring Symposium will focus on USask’s Indigenous Strategy and its implementation

Today the University of Saskatchewan (USask) announced tuition rates for the 2023/24 academic year, implementing an increase to support continued delivery of high-quality academic programming alongside further investment in student services and financial aid.

In the 2021/22 academic year, a record 26,155 students were enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), enrolment that has remained stable in the 2022/23 academic year.

Jenna Masey Bear was honoured for her leadership during the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards Ceremony on March 9.

Dominga Robinson was honoured for her leadership during the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards Ceremony on March 9.

Jared Dougal Crane will be recognized for academic excellence during the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards Ceremony on March 9.

Heather O’Watch, who is receiving the Leadership Award at this year’s University of Saskatchewan (USask) Indigenous Achievement Week awards ceremony, was on social media late last year when she noticed a post looking for applicants to represent Canada at the Y7 Summit in Tokyo, Japan in April.

USask Huskies student-athlete Dylan Bauman will be honoured during the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards Ceremony on March 9.

USask student dreams of opening a pharmacy and providing patient-centred care in an Indigenous community.

During Indigenous Achievement Week, Elder Roland Duquette and Candace Wasacase-Lafferty reflect on supporting and celebrating Métis, First Nations, and Inuit students as they achieve their goals at the University of Saskatchewan.

USask signed the Scarborough Charter in 2021, demonstrating the university’s commitment to redressing anti-Black racism and to supporting Black inclusion in higher education.

USask employee and graduate Theodocia Quagraine (BA&Sc’16) contributed to a new book on Black women leaders and co-founded the BIPOC Coffee Talk Inc. discussion group in Saskatoon.

You could say that the University of Saskatchewan (USask) was the answer to a prayer for Dr. Mansfield Mela (MBBS) back in 1999, when he was pondering his future.

As we begin Black History Month at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), we are reminded that this is a time for commemoration and for education.

Taking a risk leads to a new life in a new world

Let’s turn back time 25 years to 1997, when Jean Chrétien was re-elected prime minister, the blockbuster movie Titanic premiered in theatres, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to win the Masters at age 21, and the first book in the soon-to-be wildly successful Harry Potter series was published.

Bob Badger builds cultural capacity and enhances Indigenization through his work in the Office of the Vice-Provost Indigenous Engagement.

Dr. Jeffrey McDonnell (PhD), a faculty member in the School of Environment and Sustainability and associate director of the Global Institute for Water Security, has been honoured with the title of distinguished professor.

College of Pharmacy and Nutrition collects donations for newcomers to Canada through the Kindness Calendar initiative

The five-year memorandum of understanding will enable the institutions to partner in areas of mutual benefit

Dr. Melanie Hamilton (EdD), new director of the Jane and Ron Graham Centre for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), arrived at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) this past summer with a mandate to elevate and champion this growing research area.

When University of Saskatchewan (USask) student Cassidy Serhienko got the call on Nov. 20, 2022, her life changed forever. One of only 11 recipients in Canada, Serhienko was awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to pursue her Master’s in English Literature, with a focus on contemporary feminist writing, at the University of Oxford in England.

Alison Norlen, a faculty member in the College of Arts and Science, has been honoured with the title of distinguished professor

The university has provided $360,000 to nine teams to assist in developing and showcasing innovative interdisciplinary research, scholarly, and artistic work

Dr. Soo Kim’s (PhD) students and colleagues in the School of Rehabilitation Science began calling her a “master teacher” long before she was honoured with the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Fall Master Teacher Award.

As Canadian institutions face the challenge of people who falsely claim to be Indigenous, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is sharing a new independent report that will contribute to the national conversation and inform the university’s continued implementation of policies and practices around this issue.

A year after the implementation of the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) historic Indigenous Strategy, the USask community came together at the ohpahotân | oohpaahotaan Fall Symposium held Oct. 28, 2022, to connect, network, and share successes in implementing initiatives that champion Indigenization.

The Living Skies Post-Doctoral Fellows Program is accepting applications for its second round of recruitment

Dr. Alan Rosenberg (MD’74) has been presented with significant accolades on provincial and university levels, recognizing decades of patient care, research, teaching, and outstanding achievements.

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) honours professors from across campus for their exceptional achievements in research, scholarly or artistic work.

Grounded in the guidance of Elders and led by Indigenous community partners, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has taken another step forward in Indigenization on the path to reconciliation.

Saskatchewan and Manitoba are addressing Western Canada’s urgent need for more veterinarians by increasing their funding to educate more students in the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s (WCVM) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

New project will assess opportunities and needs related to organizational structure, infrastructure, community partnerships, and research, scholarly, and artistic work

The University of Saskatchewan (USask), along with external Indigenous partners, has launched a task force that will create a policy for Indigenous Membership/Citizenship Verification with Documentation.