Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Saskatoon cyclist wins 24-hour time trial world championship

Meaghan Hackinen (MFA'16) is a graduate of the Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program

Academic path leads LaFleur around world

Jamie LaFleur’s road to convocation has featured many life-changing experiences

Convocation and new destinations

From the honour roll to acting roles, Katelyn Wiersma has switched gears from academics to auditions

Arts & Culture

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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

Uniquely USask: Exotic Egyptian false door

For Museum of Antiquities director Dr. Tracene Harvey (PhD), the mystique of one artifact stands out above the rest

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

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College’s alumni magazine honoured with three CASE awards

The magazine was co-edited by College of Arts and Science communications officers and USask alumni Shannon Boklaschuk (BA’00, MPA’14) and Christopher Putnam (BA’07)

Global News: 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 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


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Toronto Star: After the MMIWG report ‘Tapwewin: Her Inquiry’ tries to fill in 500 years of blanks

Maria Campbell, Yvette Nolan, Marilyn Poitras and USask history professor and alumna Cheryl Troupe (BA'01, MA'10) are collaborating on a theatre project

CBC Saskatchewan: Indigenous elders facing 'endless' demands as role expands

USask Indigenous studies professor Dr. Winona Wheeler (PhD) said fewer people are brought up walking with elders and learning ceremony on the land

Ruth Cuthand bridges art and health as Indigenous artist-in-residence

For Ruth Cuthand (BFA'83, MFA'92), creating and sharing her art from within the University of Saskatchewan Health Sciences Building is both an educational and artistic experience

Politics & Society

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The Future of Parks and Public Space: What’s Next?

Dec 3, 2019
Mitchell J. Silver, commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks, will speak at a free public lecture on Dec. 3

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

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)

Science & Technology

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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

StarPhoenix obituary: Charles O'Shaughnessy

Retired professor of mathematics taught at USask for over 40 years

Students & Campus Life

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Huskies committed to courses and competition

Student-athletes like Leah Bohlken and Luke Wandzura are succeeding and exceeding in both parts of the education equation

Canadian, international students share perspectives at Remembrance Day event

International student Noah Orensa was curious about the red poppies he saw pinned to Canadians’ jackets

Donors open the door to opportunity for honours student

Sheldon Alderton never imagined he would become a university student

Voices & Opinion

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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

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)

The Conversation: PhD students should prepare for careers beyond becoming professors

Canada needs PhDs — just not exclusively for academic jobs, write professors Loleen Berdahl and Jonathan Molloy