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.