Saskatoon Express: Play highlights women’s contributions to labour movement

Show written by USask history graduate Jennifer Wynne Webber was commissioned by sociology professor Dr. Elizabeth Quinlan

USask alumni, drama student stage feminist play

S.C.U.M.: A Manifesto is the fourth show of Live Five Independent Theatre’s 15th season

Regina Leader-Post: Saskatoon poet named the province's first Youth Poet Laureate

Writer and spoken word performer Alasdair Rees (BA'15) earned an honours degree in French at USask

Arts & Culture

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Tasiltu: A Celebration of the Nasser Family Collection

May 10, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019
USask's Museum of Antiquities is hosting a special exhibition of ancient Near Eastern art

Owen Sound Sun Times: Tom Thomson Art Gallery shows focus on women, nature

USask professor Lisa Birke’s Volte-Face show includes works produced through digital video, performance art, painting and installation

USask alumna selected for Sobey Art Award longlist

Catherine Blackburn (BFA'07) is one of 25 young Canadian visual artists in the running for a $100,00 grand prize

College Vision

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Global studies program grows

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

Social Sciences Research Laboratories expanding

The new Computational Research Laboratory will be located in the Murray Library

New film highlights college's diverse interdisciplinary research

Video on "thinking" showcases work of faculty members from the sciences, fine arts, humanities and social sciences

Indigenous

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

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

Video: Katherena Vermette’s My Writing Life lecture

The poet, novelist and author of The Break spoke on campus for the 2019 Arts and Science Book Club

‘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

Politics & Society

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rethink research: SSRL Research Methods Summer Institute

May 6, 2019 to May 17, 2019
Hands-on workshops aimed at providing practical knowledge and skills in social science research methods

China Through Saskatchewan Eyes

Exhibition at Diefenbaker Canada Centre features photos taken by Saskatchewan resident Evelyn Potter in 1971

Panel Discussion: The Evolution of Saskatchewan's Relationship with China

Apr 23, 2019
Saskatchewan farmer Evelyn Potter took photographs of life in China during a month-long visit in 1971

Science & Technology

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CTV News: U of S observatory celebrates 90 years

The Observatory is one of the oldest buildings on the University of Saskatchewan campus

Data Science Bootcamp

Jun 10, 2019 to Jun 21, 2019
Training in data analysis and software for students

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

Students & Campus Life

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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

High school students set SSAIL at the Murray Library

Artwork on display as a result of partnership between Department of Art and Art History, University Library and Student Recruitment

CBC News: USask scholars looking for luck on exams visit spotted gar

Geology students have been known to visit Terri, a special fish, in the nervous hours before finals

Voices & Opinion

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CBC News: Does Saskatoon need a $2-billion perimeter highway?

Dr. Avi Akkerman (PhD) and Dr. Ehab Diab (PhD) of the Department of Geography and Planning say the city would be better off shelving a perimeter freeway project

CBC News: Sask. education survey an improvement over past ones, says researcher

The SSRL's Jason Disano says open-ended questions are harder to complete but may prompt more thoughtful responses

Washington Post: Trudeau’s image as ‘feminist’ hero takes a hit

Quoted in the Washington Post, Professor Priscilla Settee says the prime minister's actions are part of a larger pattern in society