Politics & Society

Obituary: Dr. Gary Alan Hanson (PhD)

Dr. Gary Hanson (PhD) taught Russian and European history at the University of Saskatchewan from 1969-2000

Conservatives might not sweep all seats in Sask., political watchers say

CBC Saskatchewan
"The Conservative Party has had to shift towards the centre in order to compete with the Liberals for swing voters," says Dr. Daniel Westlake (PhD), an assistant professor in the Department of Political Studies

USask, City of Saskatoon join forces on practical research

Four projects focused on improving life for Saskatoon residents will move forward thanks to Research Junction, an innovative partnership between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan

Making the promised Canada Water Agency a reality

Policy Options
Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace (PhD), a faculty member in the Department of Geography and Planning, has co-authored an article published in Policy Options magazine

Sept. 21: Election panel event

Join the Department of Political Studies for a virtual panel event, featuring experts who will offer their insights on the federal election

College of Arts and Science welcomes seven new faculty members

The new hires join the biology, drama, Indigenous studies, mathematics and statistics, and political studies departments

Neanderthal hand axes connect USask students to the past

The Department of Archaeology and Anthropology is home to a pair of stone hand axes made by Neanderthals about 200,000 years ago

Therapy dogs set to assist with vaccination clinics on USask campus

Starting on Sept. 7, 2021, every member of the USask community—all students, faculty and staff—will be required to show proof of at least one dose of a World Health Organization (WHO)-approved COVID-19 vaccine before coming onto campus

Therapy dogs reduce anxiety for vaccine clients

Saskatchewan Health Authority
Through a partnership with St. John Ambulance and the University of Saskatchewan (USask), the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) had therapy dogs available at walk-in clinics

‘I would absolutely recommend this certificate’: Graduates see value in USask’s ethics, justice and law program

The Certificate in Ethics, Justice and Law was developed to offer USask students an opportunity for substantive philosophical study of values in their moral, social and legal contexts

Transitional justice for Indigenous Peoples should be a key federal election issue

The Conversation
“Transitional justice,” centred on accountability and redress for victims, refers to the ways countries emerging from periods of conflict and repression address large-scale or systematic human rights violations

Survey shows little sympathy for unvaccinated, Sask. residents less likely to mask up

Global News
Typically there are stages during a pandemic, according to medical anthropologist Dr. Pamela Downe (PhD)