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USask Greystone Singers won’t let COVID-19 stop them

When a year-end concert was not possible due to social distancing, Greystone Singers director Dr. Jennifer Lang (PhD) came up with a way for the choir to perform virtually together

New USask program helps Indigenous students increase employability after graduation

The Indigenous Student Employment Readiness Program (ISERP) launched in the winter 2020 academic term

Music professor, Arts and Science students win USSU awards

Each year, the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union recognizes inspiring teachers and students who have improved their community

USask organizes international celebration of student research

World Class Day 3 will take place on Monday, March 16 through an online platform

College of Arts and Science celebrates plan milestones

One year into its seven-year plan, the College of Arts and Science held a daylong celebration of student, faculty and staff achievements

USask history professor wins teaching excellence award

Dr. Frank Klaassen (PhD) is known for the innovative games he has created to teach aspects of social history

Indigenous students recognized with achievement awards

Eighteen students in the College of Arts and Science were presented with Indigenous Student Achievement Awards from the University of Saskatchewan

Psychology professor wins graduate supervisor award

Dr. Ron Borowsky (PhD) was nominated for the USask Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award by his current and former students

Gabriel Dumont computer science student believes in becoming an ambassador for your culture

Finding balance in life has allowed Jeremy Smith to pursue his dream

Agreements allow high school students to earn post-secondary credits

The College of Arts and Science has partnered with Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools to offer some Saskatoon high school students a head start on their post-secondary studies

College of Arts and Science students recognized at Pinning Ceremony

College pins were presented to students in celebration of milestones in their academic careers

Uniquely USask: Rare gravity meter a cornerstone of the geophysics program

Virtually every graduate of the University of Saskatchewan's geophysics program has laid hands on the rare Lacoste and Romberg Model G gravity meter

Huskies hurdler takes the cake

Huskies women's track and field team member Michelle Harrison, a fourth-year health studies student, owns and operates a custom cake business

KB Bekwayo follows brother to Huskies soccer pitch

First-year College of Arts and Science student named to the Canada West all-rookie team in October

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: SSO, U of S redefining an evolving classical music genre

Garry Gable, a professor in the College of Arts and Science, says the umbrella term of “classical music” is in need of a revitalization in the 21st century

Therapy dogs give One Health benefits

Therapy dogs star in a new video created to showcase the PAWS Your Stress program, which was initiated by Dr. Colleen Dell, a professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Science and USask's Research Chair in One Health and Wellness

‘Research doesn’t really exist until it is shared with others’: USask’s World Class Day connects students around the globe

The second World Class Day, set for Nov. 16 and 17, will feature 37 participants from eight schools and universities in six countries

Award-winning archaeology student to search for unmarked graves at residential school site

Olenka Kawchuk wants to use her education in archaeology at the University of Saskatchewan to further reconciliation in Canada

Award-winning USask professor shares personal journey with dyslexia

Dr. Jim Clifford (PhD), a history professor in the College of Arts and Science, struggled to read as a youth

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: It's alive: Greystone Theatre starts off season with Frankenstein

H.M. Milner's Frankenstein; or, the Man and the Monster, directed by Dwayne Brenna, runs from Oct. 9 - 19

Students show artwork as part of international collaboration organized by USask professor

The Verso-Recto exhibition will run from Oct. 7 to Oct. 11 at USask's Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Geography and planning professor honoured for outstanding scholarly contributions

Dr. Xulin Guo (PhD), a professor in the Department of Geography and Planning in USask’s College of Arts and Science, has received the John H. Warkentin Award

CBC Life: You're not lazy, you're just overwhelmed: 9 time-management tips for students (and everyone else)

Dr. Loleen Berdahl (PhD), head of the Department of Political Studies, offers advice for students making the move from high school to university

‘Our door in this office is always open’: ASSU president encourages students to get involved in organization

Undergraduate student Tasnim Jaisee will be one of the speakers at TEDxUniversityofSaskatchewan on Sept. 7

Katherena Vermette mentors student writer on novel about “revenge and redemption”

MFA in writing student Tonia Laird has been paired with her dream mentor

Meet the Best and Brightest: Sharon Jacob

Sharon Jacob, who is entering the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a scholarship worth $40,000 over four years

Schulich Leader scholars ready for next chapter

Morgan Beattie, who is entering the College of Arts and Science this fall, will receive $80,000 in scholarship funding over four years

Space: Final frontier for USask students

Four USask graduate students were part of an international team that launched a research balloon 30 kilometres into near space

Summer program connects visiting students with USask researchers

The Summer University Research Initiative brings top engineering and technology students from India to Saskatoon for a three-month internship

USask students launch balloon simulating space mission to study cosmic rays

Students launched a balloon 30 kilometres into near-space as the culmination of a special training program

Seeds sown from sustainable development

Economics student Dolapo Fadare writes about her experiences learning about planetary health in Uganda and Nigeria during the summer of 2019

Drama department, Shakespeare festival partner to offer summer youth camps

The 2019 camp, scheduled for Aug. 5 - 16, will take place at USask and at the festival site on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River

USask graduate student uses computer modelling to help save Tasmanian devils

The carnivorous marsupials are dying due to the spread of a contagious cancer called devil facial tumour disease

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Jazz festival's TD Jazz Intensive gives students a glimpse of the professional life

“You can talk about music, you can intellectualize … but you need to do it,” says USask jazz professor and jazz intensive coordinator Dean McNeill

Students visit Ecuador to preserve endangered language

Four linguistics students spent two weeks in Ecuador assisting with a dictionary project

‘There’s something really special about the company’: USask student, alumna land roles with Theatre in the Park

The Young Ones, written by playwright Yvette Nolan, address issues around climate change and environmental responsibility

‘An adrenaline rush’—USask students find rare dart tip and other treasures at archaeology field school

On the last day of a six-week dig at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Kristina Chomyshen found something special

CBC Saskatoon: U of S archeology grad thinks more Indigenous people in the field can help ease tensions

Considering protocol, tradition can improve relationship between Indigenous people, archeologists, says Lillanohna Natyowhowcon

Winner of Indigenous scholarship works to preserve northern landscape of his childhood

Biology PhD student Aaron John Bell is the 2019 recipient of a $20,000 Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship

Political studies professor wins national teaching award

Dr. Loleen Berdahl (PhD) is the recipient of the 2019 Prize for Teaching Excellence from the Canadian Political Science Association

USask sociology professor honoured by national association

Dr. Terry Wotherspoon (PhD) is the recipient of the 2018 Canadian Sociological Association Outstanding Service Award

From music to medicine

Award-winning student Devynn McIntyre will receive a Bachelor of Music (honours) degree before starting her studies in medicine

New technique for studying rusting of steel benefits mining industry

Research by chemistry PhD student Arthur Situm may help with the safety of potash mining and the construction of buildings, roads and bridges

Physiology and pharmacology student to receive three convocation awards

Jacques Laniece will be honoured with the Earl of Bessborough Prize in Science, the Jack Miller Bursary in Physiology and Pharmacology and the Governor General’s Silver Medal

Nutrien Kamskénow program has connected kids and scientists for 10 years

A unique science outreach program based in the College of Arts and Science celebrated its 10th anniversary this spring

Constant’s professional path leads to archaeology

Honey Constant will begin a master’s program this fall under the guidance of professor Dr. Ernie Walker (PhD)

Nutrien Kamskénow science outreach program receives NSERC funding

New funding will help bring hands-on science and math activities to more community school classrooms

Outstanding teachers honoured

Faculty member Dr. Raj Srinivasan (PhD) and sessional lecturer William Robertson were presented with University of Saskatchewan teaching awards on May 3, 2019

MFA program launches the River Volta Review of Books

New publication features book reviews, interviews and essays by graduate students of the Department of English

USask awarded $5 million to lead new CIHR Indigenous health research networks to address health disparities

A new $100.8-million, 16-year national program—Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR)—represents the largest-ever single investment in Indigenous health research in Canadian history

‘We are all responsible for learning our collective history’: Art projects at USask encourage understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Members of the university community and the wider public have engaged with artists on campus through USask’s Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program

New coordinator excited to grow, strengthen wîcêhtowin Theatre Program

Deneh’Cho Thompson took on the coordinator role in January 2020 and is also serving as an assistant professor in the Department of Drama

U of S Indigenous artist in residence chips away at barriers between people

For Indigenous Achievement Week, Indigenous artist-in-residence Lyndon Tootoosis is carving Cree syllabics into 100-year-old stone steps

Chemist researching impacts of poor indoor air quality

"We spend more than 90 per cent of our time indoors," says USask researcher Dr. Tara Kahan (PhD)

Saskatchewan chemist trying to unlock the mysteries of snow and ice

Chemistry professor Dr. Tara Kahan (PhD) is focused on pollutants in snow and ice

Examining environmental pollutants in ice and snow

Department of Chemistry professor Dr. Tara Kahan (PhD) is the Canada Research Chair in Analytical Environmental Chemistry at USask

Four faculty members honoured with College of Arts and Science research awards

The New Research Awards and Distinguished Research Awards are presented annually to faculty members who have had an exceptional impact in their field

USask history professor awarded the CSN-RÉC Book Prize

Dr. Valerie J. Korinek (PhD) is the author of Prairie Fairies: A History of Queer Communities and People in Western Canada, 1930-1985

Watch: TEDx talks by College of Arts and Science speakers

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Videos of TEDx talks by seven faculty members and one student are now available online

Christy Morrissey: Community impact

Promoting ecological sustainability, protecting the environment and being an essential community partner are also at the heart of the work Dr. Christy Morrissey (PhD) does every day

USask political studies professor examines mining industry through gendered lens

Dr. Kalowatie Deonandan (PhD) is a specialist in international relations and the comparative politics of developing societies, with a focus on Latin America

Indigenous-led research centre to address HIV among First Nations, Inuit and Métis

Dr. Michelle Johnson-Jennings (PhD) of the Department of Indigenous Studies is part of the new $2.9-million research centre

Walking together on National Indigenous Peoples Day demonstrates ‘unity and hope’

The fourth annual Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation will take place on June 21 at 9:30 am in Saskatoon’s Victoria Park

USask launches queer housing on campus

Students will receive customized support, service offerings and programming as well as all services and supports offered to members of the larger residence community

USask researcher finds her chemistry destiny

Dr. Elaheh Khozeimeh Sarbisheh (PhD) has become a mentor for female students

$6 million awarded for Canada Research Chairs at USask

USask’s new Tier 2 CRCs—all based in the College of Arts and Science—will each receive $120,000 a year for five years

USask to host events during Saskatoon Pride Week

A new, more inclusive, Pride flag will be raised outside the Peter MacKinnon Building on June 17 at 10 am

Beads and Stone artwork unveiled

Installed at the top of the Arts Building ramp, the new work by alumni artists is a symbol of Indigenization and decolonization

‘It’s like a little beading oasis’: Ruth Cuthand brings her skills to the Arts Building

Free drop-in beading workshops will continue on the USask campus until April 17

‘We deserve to be here’: USask group advocates for women in science

Women in Chemistry (WiC) to host panel discussion on March 8 on overcoming challenges in STEM fields

How pets can help in a pandemic — and how you can help them

Pets "can definitely reduce feelings of loneliness," says sociology professor Dr. Colleen Dell (PhD)

USask researcher to explore impact of meditation on migraine headaches

Dr. Marla Mickleborough (PhD) has been awarded a 2019-20 Collaborative Innovation Development Grant from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation

USask professor’s book shortlisted for Canadian History Prize

Assembling Unity: Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, by Dr. Sarah Nickel (PhD), has been shortlisted for the 2020 Canadian Historical Association Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History Prize

COVID-19: An unprecedented militarization of the Canada-US border or a return to the old?

The use of military troops to protect the 49th parallel has historically been far more common than Canadians often remember, writes USask history professor Dr. Benjamin Hoy (PhD)

Psychology professor awarded $180,000 to help improve dementia care in Saskatchewan

Dr. Megan O’Connell (PhD) is the principal investigator on a project titled “Rural and Remote Memory Clinic 2.0: An Integrated Approach to Accessible Dementia Care"

College of Arts and Science faculty member, alumni among YWCA Saskatoon Women of Distinction nominees

The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards are recognized nationally as one of the most prestigious awards for women

USask quanTA centre awarded PIMS funding

The Centre for Quantum Topology and its Applications is the newest PIMS Collaborative Research Group

Making waves: USask researcher explores literary and artistic links between coastal cities

English professor Dr. Joanne Leow (PhD) has created a new website for her Intertidal Polyphonies project

USask computer-based simulator tests insects for effects of new pesticide

Researchers have used a novel combination of techniques to compare the effects of two families of pesticides used in agriculture

Indigenous parents fear bias, unfair treatment in K-12 school system, new study shows

Participants expressed concerns about the potential for overreporting of Indigenous families to Child Family Services by teachers

USask research projects with the City of Saskatoon awarded nearly $150K to target urban issues

Improving Saskatoon's downtown, extending voting rights and reducing queer youth homelessness are among the projects by College of Arts and Science researchers

USask research identifies potential cause of Minamata mercury poisoning

One of the world’s most horrific environmental disasters may have been caused by a previously unstudied form of mercury discharged directly from a chemical factory

U of S provides information to students on coronavirus

USask anthropology professor Dr. Pamela Downe (PhD) says the university put infectious disease protocol in place in 2009 with the H1N1 epidemic

Canada's little-known geological wonder

USask geology professor Dr. Kevin Ansdell (PhD) talks about the reasons for the colour of the sand at Purple Sands Beach

Canterbury Tales is first major literary work developed as an app

A USask-led international team has produced the first web and mobile phone app of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales

USask researchers create app to help stressed-out caregivers

USask researchers have developed an app-based pilot project to help relieve stress and offer support to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia

Glass half full?: The world is getting better, says U of S philosophy professor

Prof. Dwayne Moore outlined his argument at a community talk at The Refinery

Untangling clubroot disease

Research may lead to developing plant varieties more resistant to a devastating crop parasite

Fees May Apply: Majority of Sask. residents surveyed want province to make local governments more transparent

Political studies professor Dr. Joe Garcea (PhD) said the StarPhoenix/Leader-Post investigation exposes a “democratic deficit”

P2IRC delivers innovative approach to seed selection through prize-winning PlotVision software

The future of seed development is set to become more efficient thanks to PlotVision, a new image analysis software product from the University of Saskatchewan

USask team sheds light on new Alzheimer’s drugs

A USask research team has shed light on the functioning of potential new Alzheimer’s disease drugs that target copper plaques in the diseased brain

Canadian tundra formerly covered in rich forest, ancient plant fossil record shows

Ancient forests give an idea of what could happen if our climate continues to warm

Climate change and human activities threaten picky penguins

Eating a krill-only diet has made one variety of Antarctic penguin especially susceptible to the impacts of climate change, according to new research involving the University of Saskatchewan

Geography and planning faculty members among 2019’s most-cited researchers

Dr. Jay Famiglietti (PhD) and Dr. Martyn Clark (PhD) have been named to the Web of Science list

USask leads study into PTSD service dogs and veterans' substance abuse recovery

Colleen Dell, a USask sociology professor, has been awarded $850,000 by Health Canada to lead a national project that will help veterans suffering from trauma

Ensuring safe drinking water on a Sask. First Nation

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USask researchers plan to establish an Indigenous climate monitoring network across Saskatchewan—a first in Canada

Canada falling short of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: New report from water scientists

Canada could lead the world in helping to achieve water sustainability but is falling short of reaching the goals set out by the United Nations

Home sweet home: USask professor launches new research program at historic house

Dr. Clinton Westman (PhD), a professor in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, spent most of the month of October as a writer-in-residence at Wallace Stegner House

Jay Famiglietti: Inspiring communities

Whether it is at the White House or the United Nations, in the community or in the classroom, Dr. Jay Famiglietti (PhD) is committed to communicating the science of discovery

USask to celebrate renowned researcher

Dr. Graham George (DPhil), Canada Research Chair in X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and professor in the Department of Geological Sciences, will be presented the prestigious Earned Doctor of Science degree at Fall Convocation

CBC Saskatoon: Spooky Halloween traditions still practised in Sask. have deep roots in harvest history

This time of year also marks three significant celebrations centred around the spirit world, says USask history professor Dr. Frank Klaassen (PhD)

USask professor’s experimental short film to be featured at festival in Germany

Prof. John Graham created the film UNFOLD in the summer of 2018 during an international artist residency in Hungary

Applications now accepted for the Structurist Award

Proposed projects will have a budget of up to $18,000 and eligibility is open internationally

Beyond a Diagnosis: Looking at New Ways to Support Patients and Caregivers Living with Dementia in Rural and Remote Saskatchewan

Dr. Megan O’Connell (PhD), from USask's Department of Psychology, is co-lead of the Issues in Dementia Care for Rural Populations team

Climate activist Greta Thunberg and USask scientist John Pomeroy discuss glacier decline

Pomeroy is a faculty member in the Department of Geography and Planning and director of Global Water Futures

APTN’s Wild Archaeology features USask research

USask archaeologist Dr. Terence Clark (PhD) and his research partnership with the shíshálh Nation are the focus of two episodes of the documentary series

MFA in Writing Program head wins national non-fiction prize

Dr. Jeanette Lynes (PhD) is the winner of the 2019 Constance Rooke Creative Non-fiction Prize

CBC Saskatoon: U of Sask. conference on history of magic is also about 'trying to understand ourselves': historian

Plenty of magic is still around us, 'depending on how you define it,' says history professor Dr. Frank Klaassen (PhD)

USask Murray Library new home for digital research

The University Library has partnered with the College of Arts and Science to expand research support at USask

Ducks Unlimited Canada and USask partner to advance wetland and waterfowl conservation in Canada

The partnership will create the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation—the first of its kind in Canada

CBC Saskatoon: Gang tags in Saskatoon: Marking territory, settling scores and public intimidation

Dr. Robert Henry (PhD), a professor in USask's Department of Indigenous Studies, says tags are "a visual representation of what's happening"

‘To hold a 2,000-year-old piece of history is humbling’: Passion for ancient coins inspires USask scholar’s new book

The book by Dr. Tracene Harvey (PhD), titled Julia Augusta: Images of Rome’s First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire, was released in July

Renowned USask water scientist awarded Royal Society Medal

Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD) is director of the USask-led Global Water Futures (GWF) program, the world’s largest freshwater research program

CBC News: Pigeon poop removed from Saskatoon bridge was a health hazard, says U of S prof

Biology professor Dr. Susan Kaminskyj (PhD) said breathing in the tiny fungal spores from pigeon poop can make you sick or worse

moore begins dream job as art galleries director

The new director of the USask Art Galleries is excited to return to the Prairies and live and work on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis

Controversial insecticides shown to threaten survival of wild birds

USask-led study is the first to show a mechanism by which pesticides could be contributing to dropping songbird populations

CBC Saskatoon: Prof offers ABCs of mindfulness as Sask. students return to the classroom

Psychology professor Dr. Adam Stacey (PsyD) offers instructions for parents trying to teach their children mindfulness skills

CTV News: No buyers, old Sask. Hospital could be demolished: province

In the hospital’s early years, there were situations of mass overcrowding and inhumane patient treatment, according to history professor Dr. Erika Dyck (PhD)

The Conversation: More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon

Boreal forests have acted as carbon sinks for millenia, but new research shows some parts of the forest are becoming sources of atmospheric carbon

Physics professor appointed international SuperDARN chair

Dr. Kathryn McWilliams (PhD) will lead the council responsible for a scientific collaboration involving 11 countries

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: 'An element of hope': Concert series raises awareness for mental health

Some of Saskatoon’s top musical talent is slated to perform at the Sept. 5 Mysterious Barricades concert on the USask campus

USask professor to research northern trapping through David Suzuki Fellowship

Dr. Priscilla Settee (PhD) is the new Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change Fellow

More frequent wildfires in the boreal forest threaten previously protected soil carbon

USask part of international team publishing Nature paper

CFI awards USask researchers $1.3M for new tools to advance health, environment and the economy

Four College of Arts and Science researchers are among the funding recipients

Quantum centre crosses disciplinary boundaries

The Centre for Quantum Topology and its Applications (quanTA) received approval from University Council in May and is now in operation

Better apps might improve health, USask study finds

Recent computer science PhD graduate Max Birk found that including customizable avatars in health apps helps users stay engaged

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: USask researcher recognized for work on predator-prey relationships

Some of Maud Ferrari's studies looks at how environmental changes affect interactions between predators and prey

USask-led northern energy planning project awarded $2.5 million by SSHRC

Imagine that your family lives on less than $1,600 a month and the power bill takes up half that money

History of same-sex marriage project among $1.3 million in USask research grants from SSHRC

Canada became global ‘destination’ for lesbian and gay weddings after legalization, researcher says

Rediscovering Saskatchewan’s scientific heritage

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A unique collection of scientific instruments from the early 20th century has been brought out of storage at the University of Saskatchewan

CBC Saskatoon: 'An outpouring of grief': Saskatoon mourns after death of therapy dog that visited Broncos vigil, prisoners

USask sociology professor Dr. Colleen Dell spent six years using Subie to bring light to people in dark situations

USask professor helps preserve history of Saskatchewan’s Doukhobors

A new historical exhibit, multimedia installation and documentary film will open on June 29

The Conversation: Canada: Is it really a country divided?

Canada has had some success protecting cultural and linguistic diversity, says a new article co-authored by a USask political studies professor

USask art professor’s work featured in two solo shows in Greece

With Passages, Allyson Glenn delves into the past to ask what the ancient gods would do in modern times

‘Nature needs space’: New USask report makes recommendations to protect Saskatoon’s Swales

Warrick Baijius, a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning, wrote the report Comprehending Swale Ecosystems: Research Synthesis and Analysis

USask professor wins Clio Prize for book on prairie queer history

Dr. Valerie Korinek (PhD) is the author of Prairie Fairies: A History of Queer Communities and People in Western Canada, 1930-1985

Geological sciences professor recognized for groundwater work

Dr. M. James (Jim) Hendry (PhD) has received the 2019 Farvolden Award from the International Association of Hydrogeologists, Canadian National Chapter

New director hired for University of Saskatchewan Art Galleries

Effective July 1, jake moore will oversee the operation and administration of the four art galleries and the 6,000-piece permanent collection

Bloomberg Environment: Canadian Researcher of Oil-Eating Fungi Seeks Industry Buy-In

Biology professor Dr. Susan Kaminskyj (PhD) believes technology she developed at USask could clean up the oilsands

Projects funded to accelerate aging and brain health innovations, address needs of patients and caregivers

College of Arts and Science researcher Dr. Megan O'Connell (PhD), from the Department of Psychology, among the recipients

USask researchers awarded nearly $11 M in natural sciences, engineering grants

College of Arts and Science faculty in departments of chemistry, geography and planning among recipients

Three young USask scholars win prestigious national awards

Holly McKenzie will study how therapy dogs can support the well-being of women

$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

Dr. Terence Clark (PhD) of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology and Dr. Steven Rayan (PhD) of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are among five USask researchers awarded new funding

Art professor to receive Distinguished Researcher Award

Alison Norlen conducts research on the more 'spectacular' aspects of human history and culture

Special exhibition features ancient Near Eastern artwork

Tašiltu: A Celebration of the Nasser Family Collection will be on view at the Museum of Antiquities until Aug. 31, 2019

The clone detector

Award-winning USask researcher fights software bugs at the source

Prestigious Steacie Fellowship awarded to outstanding USask ecologist

Dr. Maud Ferrari (PhD) is an associate professor in the Department of Biology

USask research shows dogs reduce distress of patients waiting for ER care

Patients who spent 10 minutes with a visiting therapy dog reported they felt more comfortable, happier and less distressed while waiting for emergency care

New CFI funding for two USask national research facilities

The Canadian Light Source and VIDO-InterVac will receive a total $13.4-million increase in operating support over two years from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada in dire need of revised water policies, USask experts say

Canadians can no longer be assured our waters are abundant, safe and secure, says Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD) of the Department of Geography and Planning

Tiny traces of neonicotinoid pesticides impair insects’ ability to spot predators

Widely used pesticides can profoundly affect a flying insects’ ability to detect movement, researchers in the Department of Biology have found

USask awarded $482,150 to develop digital service for provincial arts organizations

Investment made through the Canada Council for the Arts' $88.5-million Digital Strategy Fund

USask researcher one of 30 ‘rising stars’ in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging

Chemistry professor Dr. Eric Price honoured by the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging

Social impacts of oilsands poorly understood, USask study finds

Decades of research into Canada’s oilsands have failed to give a clear picture of how industrial development has affected the region’s Indigenous Peoples

U of S conference aims to increase Indigenous STEM representation

Organizer Julia Doucette-Garr, a third-year physics student from English River First Nation, hopes the event will help others realize their strengths

New environmental geoscience program coming to University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is set to offer a new undergraduate program in environmental geoscience, effective May 2020

USask history professor honoured for commitment to internationalization

Dr. Simonne Horwitz (D. Phil) is most proud of her Taught Abroad trip to South Africa, which has been running since 2010

Future waterfront development up for discussion at City Hall

USask regional and urban planning students and city planners lead a public brainstorming session in Prince Albert

USask planning students create design proposals for Prince Albert site

It's the first time instructor Henry Lau has based his class on a design project outside of Saskatoon

New environmental geoscience program offered at USask

Bachelor of Science degree will position graduates to take on a number of growing job opportunities in responsible resource extraction and environmental stewardship

Exciting times in biomedical sciences

New biomedical science (BMSC) undergraduate majors are on the way for May 1, 2020

Saskatoon seniors hitting the books at University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon Seniors Continued Learning (SSCL), in collaboration with the College of Arts and Science, offers non-degree courses to people aged 55 and older

USask students experience Canadian Museum for Human Rights

An experiential history course inspires USask students to be defenders of human rights

USask open textbooks more popular than ever

College of Arts and Science professor Dr. Jorden Cummings (PhD) was part of a team that developed an open textbook for several sections of two first-year psychology classes

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Grad students begin another year of work at Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Graduate students from the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology are playing key roles as Wanuskewin seeks designation as a UNESCO world heritage site

University of Saskatchewan expands community arts programming

More classes, more flexibility and two new certificate options are part of the revamped Community Arts and Artisanship Program

Alumni encourage others to enrol in new Indigenous governance and politics certificate

The certificate, offered through the Department of Political Studies, is designed for students interested in understanding Indigenous political relationships

New USask hydrology program opens in 2020

The undergraduate program will focus on the Department of Geography and Planning's strengths in water science and geomatics

Renovated psychology clinic improves experience

The $265,000 renovation project reconfigured the clinic’s layout, resulting in improved space for group therapy sessions and teaching

Bachelor of Education program in Cumberland House works to address teacher shortage in northern communities

Program to be delivered through the the College of Arts and Science and the College of Education, in partnership with the Northern Lights School Division

College of Arts and Science professors honoured with USSU teaching awards

The University of Saskatchewan Students' Union is the representative body for all undergraduate students at the University of Saskatchewan

Award-winning student follows his passion—and the rest is history

Jackson Hase will receive three top awards at the University of Saskatchewan's spring 2019 convocation ceremonies

Three faculty members honoured with college teaching awards

Dr. Ashleigh Androsoff (PhD), Dr. Joyce McBeth (PhD) and Dr. Christopher Todd (PhD) recognized for excellence in teaching

Indigenous studies class develops oral history inventory for descendants of Big Bear

Course taught by Dr. Winona Wheeler (PhD) included community service learning component

Global studies program grows

Dozens of courses have been added to the Certificate in Global Studies, which now includes eight colleges

USask launches new Certificate in the Study of Indigenous Storytelling

Departments of Indigenous studies, English and drama collaborate on multi-disciplinary program

College launches Certificate in Indigenous Governance and Politics

Certificate program became available in May 2018 and can be accessed online