SASKATOON — A research and training initiative launched by the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) of the Ministry of Agriculture in Bangladesh has received a $56.2 million commitment from the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Nursing is now offering its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program in Lloydminster, Alta., in partnership with Lakeland College.
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) in Canada has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, 75N93023D00013, by the United States’ National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
SASKATOON--The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and Lakeland College invite media to be part of an announcement regarding post-secondary nursing education in Lloydminster.
SASKATOON--In a one-of-a-kind national theatre research project, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is involved in a Canada-wide collaboration of post-secondary theatre schools to create more diverse, equitable and inclusive theatre education across the country.
SASKATOON--A joint project between USask researchers and members of the Saskatoon Fire Department is looking to develop top-down solutions to issues of housing insecurity and homelessness for Saskatoon residents.
SASKATOON – Sixteen graduates of the Master of Indigenous Land-based Education (MILBE) program received their diplomas from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) at Fall Convocation on Wednesday, November 8 at Merlis Belsher Place.
SASKATOON—The University of Saskatchewan (USask) community, members of the public and the media are invited to gather for USask's 95th annual wreath-laying ceremony and brief program on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Memorial Gates in honour of Remembrance Day.
NORTH BATTLEFORD – North West College and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are proud to announce a partnership to bring expanded educational opportunities to students of northwest Saskatchewan. This collaborative endeavour will create new pathways for aspiring registered nurses to pursue their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree without leaving their communities.
SASKATOON—Dr. Linzi Williamson (PhD) knows the benefits service dogs can have for veterans – and she hopes she can show the public those benefits, too.
SASKATOON -- The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and North West College invites media to be part of an announcement regarding post-secondary nursing education in North Battleford.
SASKATOON – For the first time in the College of Dentistry’s 58-year history, the college at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has earned a spot in a prestigious international university ranking for dental schools.
SASKATOON – This fall, 934 students will receive 956 degrees, certificates and diplomas from the University of Saskatchewan (USask). These graduates join a century-old community of more than 171,000 alumni worldwide whose contributions are helping to shape our world.
SASKATOON -- USask achieved high rankings in multiple areas in both the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject and the ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
SASKATOON -- University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are working with City of Saskatoon officials to identify potential avenues for property tax reform, as well as developing strategies to communicate these changes to city residents.
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Centre for Veterinary Vaccine Innovation and Manufacturing (CVIM) at The Pirbright Institute (Pirbright). The MOU allows for expanded collaborations and training around vaccine manufacturing to drive innovations for animal health.
SASKATOON — World-class talent and sequencing technology at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is enabling researchers in agriculture and other disciplines to more quickly — and cost effectively — explore the genomes of plants, animals, and microbes.
SASKATOON – The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Saturday, Oct. 21 at noon. The MOU represents a collaborative commitment to advance legal reform in child welfare systems for First Nations communities in Saskatchewan.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will co-host the eighth annual Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week, including events designed to raise awareness, promote education, and encourage action in the pursuit of justice, and featuring a lecture from renowned Indigenous leader Cadmus Delorme, former Chief of Cowessess First Nation.
PRINCE ALBERT – The first Open House at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Prince Albert campus takes place on Friday, Oct. 20.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) stands as a testament to over a century of remarkable history, marked by a fusion of architectural grandeur and academic excellence. Lurking beneath the surface are some well-kept secrets and tales of paranormal activity that await discovery.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) College of Medicine is creating a first of its kind department in a Canadian medical school, dedicated to improving the health outcomes of Indigenous Peoples in Saskatchewan through academics and education.
SASKATOON — A joint project co-led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers and City of Saskatoon officials will use data-driven assessment tools to create “healthy, sustainable transportation” strategies in Saskatoon.
SASKATOON – The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is excited to announce the opening of Resurfacing: Mennonite Floor Patterns, a unique exhibition developed by featured visual artist Margruite Krahn, from Neubergthal, Manitoba.
SASKATOON – Students can now enter the diplomas in the Kanawayihetaytan Askiy program directly from high school.
SASKATOON – The second annual concert series, Discovering the Amatis, featuring the famed University of Saskatchewan (USask) Amati String Instrument Collection, will open on Oct. 15 in with a special performance by Stéphane Tétreault on cello, an instrument that has a unique and fascinating history.
SASKATOON – Emerging research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is advancing Saskatchewan's social and economic growth.
SASKATOON - A new gift of $750,000 from the Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation (SCHF) will provide funding to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Medicine to support the Saskatchewan Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinical Research Chair for the next three years.
SASKATOON - Dr. James Benson (PhD) and Dr. Laura Hopkins (MD) believe the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has the tools to provide groundbreaking cancer treatment services to women across Canada.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will honour the remarkable public service of Father André Poilièvre during USask Fall Convocation next month.
PELICAN NARROWS, Sask. – Representatives from the University of Saskatchewan (USask), Northern Lights School Division and Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (PBCN) Education Authority met in Pelican Narrows Wednesday, Sept. 27 to sign an agreement between their organizations to offer the Bachelor of Education degree program in the northern community.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has reached its highest-ever position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, an indicator that gauges university performances at an international level.
SASKATOON – Guided by Indigenous peoples, the new kihci-okâwîmâw askiy (Great Mother Earth in Plains Cree) Knowledge Centre at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) serves as a resource for Indigenous communities and organizations seeking land-related information, training, and research partnerships.
SASKATOON - The newly renamed Canadian Centre for Rural and Agricultural Health (CCRAH) is celebrating its new name along with a $1.5 million gift that will help ensure the safety and health of rural people and their families.
SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has signed an agreement today to join the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations’ (CEPI) preclinical research network. VIDO is the only organization in Canada and the ninth in the world selected for this research network to date.
SASKATOON - You could say a little “love” is being shown to the tennis courts sitting behind the Education building on the University of Saskatchewan campus.
SASKATOON – Representatives from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will be making a major gift announcement at the name change celebration and open house for the Canadian Centre for Rural and Agricultural Health (CCRAH).
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (USask) community will benefit from increased opportunities for physical activity and enhanced access to sport facilities on campus thanks to a generous gift from USask Professor Emeritus and long-time donor, Dr. Kay Nasser, to the Be What the World Needs Campaign.
SASKATOON - Darian Lonechild, who graduated from the Juris Doctor degree program in the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) College of Law earlier this year, received the Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella Prize from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).
SASKATOON - Representatives from the University of Saskatchewan (USask), the City of Saskatoon, and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) are going to Copenhagen to study what goes into building healthy and sustainable cities.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Law is pleased to announce a series of thought-provoking lectures as part of its Fall 2023 lineup. These captivating sessions will explore critical topics in law and justice, featuring distinguished speakers from across Canada. Media representatives are invited to attend and cover these enlightening events.
SASKATOON - The inauguration of the ‘Quantum System One’ quantum computer by the Platform for Digital and Quantum Innovation of Quebec (PINQ²) and IBM Canada is making waves for research, scholarly and artistic works (RSAW) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).
SASKATOON – At a launch event on Sept. 21, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) unveiled details of an initiative that will massively increase the number of clinical psychologists trained in Saskatchewan.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) annual Open House takes place this year on Friday, Sept. 22 on the main Saskatoon campus.
SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers Dr. Alan Rosenberg (MD) and Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine (PhD) were named members of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) in recognition of their work in the greater health sciences community.
A new Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Saskatoon will transform an existing network of 11 decentralized, outdated buildings into a revitalized complex that offers modern, technology-rich learning for students and greater opportunities for applied research and investment.
SASKATOON – Health Care Simulation Week is taking place Sept. 18-22, and the Clinical Learning Resource Centre (CLRC) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) would like to invite local media to experience simulation in action.
SASKATOON – A researcher focusing on the historic medical use of psychedelics is the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) recipient of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.
SASKATOON – On Sept. 12 the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will host Giving Day – a one day event bringing campus and the larger university community together in support of the Be What the World Needs Campaign.
SASKATOON – Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace (PhD) is the new executive director of the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).
SASKATOON – Two research projects led by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have received a total of close to $12 million to enhance climate-forward research projects in the field of sustainable and resilient agriculture.
SASKATOON — Research led by a post-doctoral fellow at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is shedding new light into how a protein helps plants acquire nitrogen and other important nutrients for growth.
SASKATOON – Dr. Baljit Singh (PhD), Vice-President Research, University of Saskatchewan (USask), will share updates on the research, scholarly and artistic work (RSAW) of USask as we look ahead to the 2023/2024 academic year.
SASKATOON – Dr. Helen Baulch (PhD) has been announced as a new member of the Royal Society of Canada’s (RSC) College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists — a prestigious achievement celebrating excellence in research.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) announces the 2023 winners of the Alumni Achievement Awards, one of the university’s highest honours.
SASKATOON - Rory April and Talia Iwanchysko have been named the University of Saskatchewan (USask) 2023 recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leadership Scholarship.
SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers from a variety of colleges and departments have received funding for projects through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants program.
SASKATOON – Newly appointed Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) Dr. Wendie Marks (PhD) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is investigating links between obesity in Indigenous children and their exposure to environmental factors during pre-conception, prenatal, or early postpartum periods.
SASKATOON - A proposal led by Dr. Chris Todd (PhD) to take the Environmental Plant Pathogen Interaction Centre (EPPICentre) to its next phase was awarded $796,910 in funding from the national John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).
SASKATOON – On Monday, August 28, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) hosted delegates from Canada’s Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry to inform the committee’s study on soil health in Canada.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has launched a new initiative to enhance menstrual equity on campus.
SASKATOON – A dedicated group of students and faculty at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are exploring soil health and management using unique crop research facilities available at USask.
SASKATOON – An increase in the number of highly cited researchers attributed to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) contributed to a strong performance in the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
SASKATOON — A new funding partnership with PetSmart Charities of Canada will help a University of Saskatchewan (USask) veterinary outreach program expand its impact in northern Saskatchewan communities where animal owners have little or no access to animal health services.
SASKATOON – A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team is working directly with Indigenous communities throughout Saskatchewan to improve methods for preventing Type 2 diabetes.
MISTAWASIS NÊHIYAWAK – In an attempt to create a better water future for everyone, Indigenous water experts and Knowledge Keepers have created a protocol that puts co-generation of research at the forefront, and promote its use across Canada in future water research projects.
SASKATOON – Research on new ovarian and pancreatic cancer diagnostics and therapeutics among the projects to receive funding.
SASKATOON – USask continues to make strides on a global scale in delivering in areas of sustainability, food and water security.
SASKATOON – Dr. Pierre Hucl (PhD) has been named a 2023 Saskatchewan Order of Merit recipient in recognition of his remarkable contributions to crop development and research.
SASKATOON – An international research group working under the auspices of the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) chair in Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, Reconciliation, and Renewal, has developed a set of foundational principles to help guide and enhance community-engaged sustainability research.
SASKATOON – Knight Cares and philanthropist Kevin Knight have generously donated $1 million to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to improve research and care for patients affected by neurological diseases.
SASKATOON – Dr. Antonio Facciuolo (PhD) from the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has new support to develop a vaccine against Johne’s disease—a chronic intestinal disease of cattle that is significant to both the beef and dairy industry.
SASKATOON – Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation receives $410,650 funding from PrairiesCan to develop products for health-care research.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is proud to be a partner in the 11th International Conference on Isotopes (11ICI) which will take place July 23-27 in Saskatoon and produced through a partnership with Discover Saskatoon and the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation Inc. (Fedoruk Centre).
SASKATOON – The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has successfully renewed its accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools.
SASKATOON – As the surging waters of the Klondike River near Dawson City subsided later in the spring of 2023, officials with the Yukon Government (YG) reflected on how hydrological modelling efforts from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and ongoing research out of McMaster University helped them better forecast flood events and issue flood advisories.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan's (USask) Edwards School of Business is hosting a youth business fair where ambitious young minds, aged 9 to 14, will be showcasing their new micro businesses.
SASKATOON – Dr. Scott Adams (MD, PhD) is creating artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to more accurately identify people at risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.
SASKATOON – The Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is celebrating 50 years since the program admitted its first students in 1973.
SASKATOON – Media are invited to join the University of Saskatchewan (USask) as the Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) marks its 50th anniversary with a Culture, Language, Traditional Teaching and Learning Gathering.
SASKATOON – Dr. Adam Carter (PhD) has been appointed as the new Strategic Research Program (SRP) Chair in Spring Wheat and Canaryseed Breeding and Genetics at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) made a significant leap forward in the QS World University Rankings (QS WUR), jumping up more than 100 places to reach the institution’s best-ever placement in the ranking.
SASKATOON – Today, the City of Saskatoon (City) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) launched a new webpage to highlight the collaborations between the two organizations achieved through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed five years ago.
SASKATOON – Research from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows trans and gender diverse people across the province have difficulty accessing health care, and that specially trained health system navigators could be a solution to overcoming the problem.
SASKATOON – Saskatchewan’s minister of agriculture, the Honourable David Marit, announced funding today on behalf of the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan of $6.6 million over five years for the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE).
SASKATOON – A multidisciplinary team of researchers from across Saskatchewan was awarded federal funding for their groundbreaking work exploring various facets of the structure and operation of small modular reactors (SMR).
SASKATOON – The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is thrilled to announce the launch of Health in Space: Daring to Explore, a special exhibition developed by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, one of three museums under Ingenium, Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency.
SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) students will have increased access to mental health supports thanks to a family of four USask alumni who made a pact to give back to their alma mater.
SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask)-led Remember Rebuild Saskatchewan is launching a new Saskatchewan contribution to the national COVID in the House of Old (CIHO) Exhibit, which looks at the impacts of the pandemic in Canadian residential care homes, remembering the thousands of Canadian care home residents and workers who died of COVID-19 or suffered through extended periods of stress and isolation.
SASKATOON – Mental health supports for University of Saskatchewan (USask) students will be enhanced thanks to a significant donation from a family of four USask alumni.
SASKATOON – A new University of Saskatchewan (USask)-led clinical trial aims to substantially improve quality of life for ovarian cancer patients, and making it part of routine clinical testing, while also reducing costs.
SASKATOON – Beginning June 2, the Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will transition to an admission-by-donation structure, allowing visitors to contribute any amount of their choice as they explore remarkable exhibits.
SASKATOON – Spring convocation at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) takes place the week of June 5-9.
SASKATOON – Canada is facing an inactivity crisis. Daily physical activity is on the decline and preventable illness is on the rise. That’s why the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the University of Regina (U of R) are combining forces to launch a new province-wide physical activity pilot initiative called the Physical Activity Hub.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has earned a top-100 worldwide rank in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, with top-20 rankings in two key areas.
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan kicks off Pride Month with a Pride flag-raising ceremony on June 1 at 1 pm in front of the Peter MacKinnon Building. Media are welcome to attend.