CBC: USask biology alumnus among finalists for Wildlife Photographer of the Year

It took years for Jason Bantle (BSc'94, MSc'98) to capture the perfect photo of a mother raccoon emerging from a car

Daniel Olver: The consummate coach

Indigenous studies graduate and former Huskies wrestler Daniel Olver (BA'11) has served as head coach of the USask team since 2013

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Q and A with Vendasta CEO Brendan King

USask alumnus Brendan King (BSc'89) talks about the city's growing tech centre

Arts & Culture

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Gordon Snelgrove Gallery: Calligraphy, Painting, Landscape, Abstraction

Sep 23, 2019 to Oct 4, 2019
Artists Jianzeng Fu and Shawn Zheng, as well as the directors of the Confucius Institute, will be in attendance at a reception on Sept. 27

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

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

College Vision

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Vice-Dean Indigenous Candidate Public Presentation: Angela Jaime

Sep 25, 2019
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the public presentations of the three candidates shortlisted for this position

Vice-Dean Indigenous Candidate Public Presentation: Renae Watchman

Sep 20, 2019
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the public presentations of the three candidates shortlisted for this position

Vice-Dean Indigenous Candidate Public Presentation: Shawn Wilson

Sep 18, 2019
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the public presentations of the three candidates shortlisted for this position

Indigenous

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Bead with USask artist-in-residence Ruth Cuthand

Sep 2, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019
The beading in USask's Health Sciences is an expansion of Ruth Cuthand's work with the Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program of the University Art Galleries

CBC Saskatoon: Child care help, training aid will help lower employment barriers for Indigenous people, says handbook

Alumna Candace Wasacase-Lafferty (BA'18), USask's senior director of Indigenous engagement, hopes a new handbook will help employers hire more Indigenous people

Music and the Visionary: Barbara Croall’s Thoughts and Music

Sep 27, 2019
Part of the Music and the Visionary conference and the Fine Arts Research Lecture Series in Music

Politics & Society

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U.S.-Venezuela-Cuba-Canada: The Geopolitics

Oct 2, 2019
Arnold August is the author of Democracy in Cuba and the 1997–98 Elections, Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion and Cuba–U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond

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

Philosophy in the Community

Mar 13, 2020
Philosophy in the Community-Enlightenment and Intoxication

Science & Technology

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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

Uniquely USask: Nobel Prize medal a lasting legacy

Dr. Henry Taube’s Nobel Prize medal for chemistry was awarded in 1983

Students & Campus Life

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Arts and Science Study Abroad Fair

Oct 7, 2019 to Oct 8, 2019
Learn about travelling abroad while earning USask credit!

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

Programming Competition

Sep 28, 2019
Local qualifier for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition

Voices & Opinion

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CBC Saskatoon: 'European discovery of Americas' school worksheet angers Saskatoon mom

"Please don't put the onus on me and other parents to undo this mis-education," said USask lecturer Kathy Walker

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)