Alumna appointed to Order of Ontario

The Honourable Karen M. Weiler (BA’68) has received Ontario's highest honour for her contributions to family law

Vancouver Sun

Winter wayfarer pedals over plains, plateaus to raise awareness of overdose crisis 

Geology graduate Iliajah Pidskalny (BSc'20) is riding his bike 1,600 kilometres from Saskatoon to Vancouver in the middle of winter

Regina Leader-Post

Regina woman named first Canada Research Chair in Deaf Education 

Joanne Weber (BA’80, BEd’87) thought academia was a world she would never enter

Arts & Culture

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Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Creative Isolation: Yulissa Campos take her play international right from home 

USask alumna Yulissa Campos (BFA'17, BA'18), the founder of Ay Caramba! Theatre, is preparing her play I, Frida to participate digitally in the Singapore Theatre Festival

From Saskatoon to Hollywood: An Intensive Journey to the Professional Percussion World

Jan 27, 2021
A talk in the FARLS series by Saskatoon-born percussionist Satnam Ramgotra, who has collaborated with world-class musicians and composers around the globe

The Snelgrove Salon: Part 1

Jan 25, 2021 to Feb 13, 2021
Exhibition part of a larger project with the aim of implementing a sustainable practice for the continued preservation, maintenance, and growth of the USask Art and Art History Collection

College Vision

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Dimensions in Diversity keynote: Walking the Path to Indigenization

Jan 27, 2021
Dr. Stryker Calvez (PhD) shares insights gained by working with Indigenous and allied colleagues at the University of Saskatchewan and beyond

The pets of Arts and Science: Round two

More of the animal companions who enrich the workdays of College of Arts and Science faculty and staff

Four faculty members honoured with college research awards

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

Indigenous

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

'Everyone has a story': Storyteller highlights the importance of sharing heading into Aboriginal Storytelling Month 

Randy Morin, a faculty member in the Department of Indigenous Studies, said storytelling connects people to values around love, sharing, family, and relationships

Indigenous STEM Panel Discussion and Activity

Feb 4, 2021
Join this session to hear about Indigenous innovations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), with a special guest panel of Elders, STEM professionals, and USask alumni

Indigenous Achievement Week (IAW) Virtual Bead-in

Feb 1, 2021 to Feb 5, 2021
Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to join guests from the Indigenous arts community to share in conversation, creativity and virtual collaboration

Politics & Society

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Centennial Enhancement Chair renewed for USask sociologist

Dr. Colleen Anne Dell (PhD) has been renewed as holder of the Centennial Enhancement Chair in One Health and Wellness for a five-year term

On Campus News

History of infectious diseases and vaccination: New USask course features an innovative interdisciplinary approach 

HIST 237: History of Infectious Diseases and Vaccination will kick off in January as USask’s second-term classes begin

Applied research projects to benefit Saskatoon residents 

Four new research projects that will benefit Saskatoon residents are advancing thanks to Research Junction, an innovative partnership between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan

Science & Technology

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On Campus News

What Canada’s melting glaciers tell USask researchers 

Canadian glaciers have shrunk 15 per cent since 1985, and estimated glacier loss in the Rockies could rise to 100 per cent by the end of the century, according to hydrology PhD candidate Caroline Aubry-Wake

USask dinosaur research among CNN, National Geographic’s top discoveries of 2020 

USask geologist Dr. Jim Basinger (PhD) is part of a team working to unlock the extremely well-preserved nodosaur’s many secrets—including what this large armoured dinosaur ate for its last meal

USask biology students use electronic kits to conduct experiments at home

BIOL 224 students were able to demonstrate physiological principles, conduct experiments, and generate, collect, and analyze data while learning remotely

Students & Campus Life

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Where can my degree from the College of Arts and Science take me? Learn how to explore career possibilities

Feb 25, 2021
The College of Arts and Science and the Student Employment and Career Centre are hosting a live online session for students and recent graduates

On Campus News

Scholarship support helps a student-parent succeed 

A single parent and mature student, Marcia Little credits her scholarship for providing her the flexibility to take care of her family while succeeding academically

USask student composer merges music and nature

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Through a summer research project, undergraduate student Spencer Krips opened his ears to new aspects of nature

Voices & Opinion

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CBC Saskatoon

Invisible walls: How Iranian women's traumatic memories shape their identities and behaviour here 

USask graduate student Haleh Mir Miri writes that "free bodies in the new lands" can remind female Iranian immigrants of "physical confinements and their agonies back home"

CTV News

John A. Macdonald defenders fear admitting Canada is 'linked to white supremacy,' scholars say 

Dr. Robert Alexander Innes (PhD), from the Department of Indigenous Studies, believes Canada's first prime minister should not be forgotten, nor celebrated

CBC Opinion

Urban/rural split on vaccine confidence echoes health-care history 

Department of Geography and Planning faculty member Dr. Paul Hackett (PhD) and Arts and Science alumna Dr. Merle Massie (PhD) discuss the history of vaccine acceptance