Aboriginal

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Film series: Stories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Feb 7, 2017
Tasha Hubbard's award-winning film "7 Minutes" will be screened as part Aboriginal Storytelling Month

CBC: Sharing Saskatoon's Indigenous stories important to theatre's interim artistic director

Playwright-in-residence and sessional lecturer Kenneth Williams (Drama) is taking over post at Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre

Fine Arts Research Lecture Series in Music

Jan 27, 2017
FARLS lecture by David Bowser, Artistic Director of the Mozart Project

ICCC Movie Night: DEMAIN

Feb 13, 2017
A 2015 French documentary film directed by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent

The Globe and Mail: Great Canadian Innovations—How the discovery of stem cells revolutionized medicine

A profile of the groundbreaking research of biophysicist and Alumni of Influence James Till (BA'52, MA'54)

Arts & Culture

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Greystone Theatre presents: Illusion by Tony Kushner

Feb 8, 2017 to Feb 18, 2017
A production based on L’Illusion Comique by Pierre Corneille

The galleries reimagined: “a game changer” for the visual arts on campus

University of Saskatchewan to create new visual arts hub

Featured Courses & Programs

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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

Examining Hollywood’s portrayal of Islam

A unique course in the College of Arts & Science is taking a critical look at the cinematic depiction of Muslims

Politics & Society

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Tomas Borsa (BA'13) wins top MSc award at London School of Economics

Alumnus wins Best Overall MSc Performance Prize for postgrad study in Politics and Communications

Gauging generosity

A new report by College of Arts & Science researchers measures Canadians' international philanthropy

U of S researcher earns national acclaim

Medical anthropologist James Waldram honoured with one of Canada’s most prestigious research awards

Science & Technology

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New U of S Canada Research Chair working on “smart” cancer drugs

Eric Price (Chemistry) is leading work on a new generation of drugs that selectively target cancer

Vanier scholarships supporting students

With help from one of Canada's top scholarships, two PhD students in the College of Arts & Science study structures beyond human sight

U of S flagship research centres awarded $69M to advance innovation

The SuperDARN "space weather" initiative and two other U of S projects receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

Students & Campus Life

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Exhibition: Tenth Annual U of S Staff and Sessional Exhibition

Jan 16, 2017 to Jan 27, 2017
Sessional faculty and staff exhibit art work at Snelgrove Gallery

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Virtual reality heralds great leap in understanding of the brain

PhD student Chelsea Ekstrand (Psychology) takes a walk through her own brain

Writing North 2017: Mutations

Jan 27, 2017 to Jan 28, 2017
Award-winning author Madeleine Thien to deliver Writing North keynote address

Voices & Opinion

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Philosophy in the Community

Feb 10, 2017
Indigenous Feminism during the Second Wave

The Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Op-Ed: Indigenizing the Remai Modern is important work

The writers, including artist and alumna Lori Blondeau (MFA'03), ask for Indigenous inclusion and leadership at the new gallery

Indigenous, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Miyo Pimachihowin speaker series: Réal Carrière

Jan 26, 2017
Carrière discusses Indigenous analysis in relation to Nistoten, the Nehinuw (Cree) word for understanding