Voices & Opinion

Alumni reflect on USask education as Women’s and Gender Studies Program celebrates 30 years

An anniversary brunch and panel discussion will be held on May 14 at Marquis Hall

Opinion: Time running out to secure Saskatchewan's water prosperity

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Saskatchewan’s prosperity rides on our ability to manage our water, write Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD) and Dr. Baljit Singh (PhD)

Russia-Ukraine war could have significant implications for international order: U of S lecturer

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The situation in Ukraine is “absolutely tragic," said Dr. Martin Gaal (PhD), a lecturer in the Department of Political Studies and coordinator for the global studies certificate at the University of Saskatchewan

Experts with Prairie roots surprised by speed of attack on Ukraine, but not by resistance to it

CBC Saskatchewan
As an academic with a focus on Ukraine and a woman of Ukrainian heritage, the war in her ancestors' home country has affected USask graduate Marnie Howlett (BA'15, MA'17) on several levels

International relations expert explains Russia-Ukraine conflict

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Dr. Colleen Bell (PhD), an associate professor in the Department of Political Studies, has focused her research largely on international relations and the politics of security

More than three-quarters of homicide victims in Sask. in 2020 were Indigenous: StatsCan

CBC Saskatchewan
Dr. Robert Henry (PhD), an Indigenous studies professor in the College of Arts and Science, says the statistics show action is needed

After a year of disasters, it’s urgent that we address Canada’s climate-caused water crisis

The Globe and Mail
Canada has had two brutal wake-up calls from Mother Nature this year, writes Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD), director of the Global Water Futures program, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, and a faculty member in the Department of Geography and Planning

Power of incumbency, low turnout may have led to big Conservative win in northern Sask. riding, experts say

CBC Saskatchewan
"Saskatchewan continues to be quite conservative," said Dr. Daniel Westlake (PhD), an assistant professor in the Department of Political Studies

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

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

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)