Aboriginal

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Video: Co-creating knowledge for a better water future

A recent Global Water Futures meeting is believed to be the first major science gathering on a First Nation in Canada

New Indigenous studies course brings together students from Canada, U.S. and Australia

Visits to Poundmaker Cree Nation and Gabriel's Crossing were part of the Remembering Resistance class

Winnipeg Free Press: Putting Indigenous historical thinking into the world

ShekonNeechie.ca is a platform for Indigenous historians to gather as an online community and share their ideas and work

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: There's brilliant method in the madness of Hamlet

Hamlet, played by graduate student Skye Brandon (BFA'00), 'far and away the powerhouse of this show'

Neechie Gear founder and CEO writes book to inspire others

Kendal Netmaker (BA’11, BEd’11) encourages people to make changes in their lives

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: In return to theatre, Kim Coates wins big at Toronto's Dora Mavor Moore awards

Coates (BA'81) is one of the College of Arts and Science's Alumni of Influence

Arts & Culture

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U of S graduate lands role in The Handmaid’s Tale

Alana Pancyr plays a pregnant handmaid in the first episode of the show's second season

Battlefords Now: Dismembered puppets, witty comedy and well-known tragedy take stage for Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan

Actor and U of S graduate student Skye Brandon (BFA'00) is taking on the role of Hamlet

Saskatoon Express: Group art exhibition showcases figurative work

Joseph Anderson (MFA'09) is among the College of Arts and Science alumni with artwork on display

College Vision

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College launches Certificate in Indigenous Governance and Politics

Certificate program became available in May 2018 and can be accessed online

Lifetime honours for researchers

Two College of Arts and Science professors named distinguished professors of the University of Saskatchewan

Religious studies professor recognized for international collaboration

Braj Sinha has been honoured for his work in fostering educational cooperation between Canada and India

Politics & Society

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U of S researcher awarded Banting Fellowship

Maaike Helmus and her supervisor Mark Olver will study risk assessment tools to help courts determine whether inmates are likely to re-offend

Probing reasons for deferred motherhood

College of Arts and Science professors will interview 60 women in Saskatchewan between the ages of 18 to 45

The past and present of mental health care

When it comes to talking about the issues surrounding mental health care today, Erika Dyck looks to the past

Science & Technology

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International chemistry organization recognizes U of S grad student

Kelly L. Summers is representing copper on the Periodic Table of Younger Chemists

U of S researcher aims to improve cancer detection and treatment

Eric Price wants to use chemistry to solve pressing issues in human health

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: U of S professor uses video games to explore the human condition

Regan Mandryk designs and studies video games to better understand and help people

Students & Campus Life

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Four U of S students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarships

Biology PhD student Julie Colpitts will study feral horses

Student lands assistant costume designer role with Shakespeare festival

College of Arts and Science student Judith Schulz worked on The Merry Wives of Windsor

Three students to represent U of S at art exhibition in Montreal

Fresh Paint/New Construction showcases the talents of emerging painters and sculptors

Voices & Opinion

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The Globe and Mail: Justice is not blind for Indigenous youth

'Canada hasn’t changed as much as we’d like to think,' writes Max FineDay (BA'15)

CBC News: Hope for progress on National Indigenous Peoples Day

'There are still too few Indigenous kids who have the opportunities that I've had,' writes Max FineDay (BA'15)

PhD students should prepare for academic and non-academic careers, U of S professor writes in new book

Loleen Berdahl co-authored Work Your Career: Get What You Want from Your Social Sciences of Humanities PhD