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An Evening of Poetry with Marilyn Dumont

Mar 7, 2017
Don't miss this evening of poetry and conversation with award-winning Cree/Métis writer Marilyn Dumont

Paint with First Nations artist Kevin Pee-ace

Feb 27, 2017 to Mar 3, 2017
Help a renowned Saskatchewan artist paint a work of art to hang in the College of Arts & Science

Research team advances X-ray imaging technique

A new imaging technique will help scientists undertaking research in a wide range of fields

Galleries West: Clint Hunker’s Rural Saskatchewan

Clint Hunker ('BFA 84, MFA'87) paints the humble fields, alkaline sloughs and run-down grid roads of rural Saskatchewan

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Vendasta plans for 300 employees, $30 million in revenue by year's end

CEO Brendan King ('89) wants the tech company to remain in Saskatchewan and be a real player in the tech industry

Arts & Culture

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Literature Matters: Writing Darkness

Mar 15, 2017
An author examines the hero's journey and why he chose a despicable character as protaganist in his writing

Greystone Singers and University Chorus concert

Mar 12, 2017
The Greystone Singers and University Chorus will present a joint concert, titled "I Have Had Singing"

Greystone Theatre presents: Cabaret

Mar 22, 2017 to Apr 1, 2017
The classic Tony award-winning musical hits the Greystone stage

Featured Courses & Programs

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Human Rights in History

Learn about human rights as a product of history in this experiential learning course that includes a trip to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Climate change course tackles global implications

Exploring the physical, economic, political and social aspects of one of the world’s most pressing issues

A bright light on the past

Chemistry meets culture in a new course that gets students hands-on with ancient artifacts at the Canadian Light Source

Politics & Society

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The 48th Annual Sorokin Lecture

Mar 2, 2017
It Takes a Community to Quell an Epidemic: A Sociological Approach to AIDS

7 Days That Transformed the World

Mar 15, 2017
The Closing of the Estates General of 1614 and the Birth of the Modern World. A public lecture series sponsored by the History Department and hosted by the Hose and Hydrant Brewing Company.

Living in a world of enchantment

Frank Klaassen (History) collaborates on a new exhibit about magic that reveals connections between the medieval and modern worlds

Science & Technology

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U of S researchers honoured for groundbreaking inventions

Stephen Foley and his team in the Department of Chemistry are among two groups of U of S researchers honoured with 2017 SABEX Awards

New Scientist: Planet Earth makes its own water from scratch deep in the mantle

Planet earth makes its own water say researchers John Tse and Xue Yong (Physics and Engineering Physics) and Yuanming Pan (Geological Sciences).

Global News: Radioactive cancer-killing ‘smart’ drugs being developed at University of Saskatchewan

Canada Research Chair in Radiochemistry Eric Price imagines a world without cancer

Students & Campus Life

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MAJOR Possibilities

Mar 13, 2017
An event to help you find your perfect major and learn where Arts & Science programs can take you

Arts & Science Peer Mentor Recruitment Event

Mar 10, 2017
Learn how you can gain leadership skills, grow your resume and give back to the community as a peer mentor

Magic Ancient and Modern: Materials and Imagination

Feb 17, 2017 to Apr 21, 2017
Exhibit at the Museum of Antiquities features texts, nebulous shapes and magical tools that provoke the imagination

Voices & Opinion

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ICCC Movie Night: Regarding Susan Sontag

Mar 20, 2017
Regarding Susan Sontagis an intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century

Philosophy in the Community

Mar 10, 2017
Sex Robots: The Good, the Bad, and the Weird

Panel discussion: Marilyn Dumont, Maria Campbell, Louise Halfe and Priscilla Settee

Mar 6, 2017
Four of Canada's most influential Indigenous women writers discuss the importance of representing gender and history in Indigenous literature