Alumni of Influence Awards Ceremony cancelled

The 2020 awards event has been cancelled in response to rapidly evolving events surrounding COVID-19

Faculty and alumni make Saskatchewan Book Awards shortlist

More than a dozen alumni and faculty of the College of Arts and Science have been shortlisted for awards

USask alumna receives Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts

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Ruth Cuthand (BFA’83, MFA’92) was recognized as one of the College of Arts and Science’s Alumni of Influence in 2016

Arts & Culture

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Picture perfect: USask alumnus recognized in prestigious photo competition

A photo by Jason Leo Bantle (BSc’94, MSc’98) has received international attention and acclaim

Uniquely USask: Marvelous medley of medieval manuscripts 

A collection of medieval manuscripts that have withstood the test of time are on display at the University of Saskatchewan

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

College Vision

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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

CTV Saskatoon

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

Indigenous

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‘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

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

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Maintaining mental health and mindfulness during the COVID-19 pandemic 

Experts including Dr. Adam Stacey (PsyD) of the Department of Psychology offer advice on handling stress and anxiety

USask awarded $3.6M to tackle opioid withdrawal in babies, improve health care for youth and elderly 

Dr. Michelle Johnson-Jennings (PhD) of the Department of Indigenous Studies is part of a research team studying a holistic approach to care for infants suffering from opioid withdrawal

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

Science & Technology

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The quantum revolution 

The quantum future is close, and College of Arts and Science scientists want to ensure Canada is part of it

VIDO-InterVac team tackles coronavirus: Researchers developing prototype vaccines at USask 

As the world deals with the new pandemic, coronavirus has become the No.1 priority for researchers at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre

USask quanTA centre awarded PIMS funding

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

Students & Campus Life

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COVID-19: Frequently asked questions by undergraduate students 

A new FAQ page answers questions from undergraduate students about how COVID-19 affects studies and services in the College of Arts and Science

How to succeed at online learning

Gina Koehn of USask Student Learning Services shares tips for building the skills to succeed as USask classes move online

Global News

University of Saskatchewan student launches COVID-19 tracker 

Noah Little, a second-year anatomy and cell biology student, launched a website to track cases of the virus in every province

Voices & Opinion

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‘It’s all about thinking critically’: USask students reflect on their education in advance of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, held on March 8, is a global day of recognition celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls

The Conversation

Google claims to have invented a quantum computer, but IBM begs to differ 

Professor of physics and engineering physics Dr. Michael Bradley (PhD) writes about where we are in the wonderful and wild world of quantum computation

CBC Saskatoon

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