Regina Leader-Post

Sask. man takes over as Commanding Officer of HMCS Queen 

With his roots in Saskatchewan and his stomach preferring land over sea, Clark Northey (BSc'16) did not think he would ever end up becoming the Commanding Officer (CO) of a Naval Reserve unit

Announcing the 2020 Alumni of Influence

Eight outstanding alumni of the College of Arts and Science will be recognized in 2020

Catherine Blackburn: Artist-in-Residence

Jan 13, 2020 to Feb 7, 2020
University of Saskatchewan alumna Catherine Blackburn (BFA'07) will be in the Kenderdine Art Gallery as the artist-in-residence from Jan 13 - Feb 7, 2020

Arts & Culture

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EX-APTATION

Dec 9, 2019 to Dec 12, 2019
The senior sculpture exhibition will be on view at the Gordon Snelgrove Gallery from Dec. 9 - Dec. 12, 2019

Music professor Dean McNeill, University of Saskatchewan Chorus to perform with Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra for Christmas show

“The pureness of Dean’s sound is going to create a truly beautiful moment for our audience," says SSO executive director Mark Turner

The Sheaf

Greystone Theatre’s production of Playhouse Creatures is a fierce feminist commentary 

Playhouse Creatures is on at 8 pm every night until Nov. 30 in the John Mitchell Building

College Vision

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Four faculty members honoured with College of Arts and Science research awards

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

College’s alumni magazine honoured with three CASE awards

The magazine was co-edited by College of Arts and Science communications officers and USask alumni Shannon Boklaschuk (BA’00, MPA’14) and Christopher Putnam (BA’07)

Global News

Saskatoon seniors hitting the books at University of Saskatchewan 

Saskatoon Seniors Continued Learning (SSCL), in collaboration with the College of Arts and Science, offers non-degree courses to people aged 55 and older

Indigenous

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Onion Lake Cree Nation takes action in protecting source water and food security 

Researchers in the Department of Geography and Planning were partners on developing the protection plan

‘It helps empower you to have a voice’: USask alumna touts benefits of theatre training, Department of Drama's wîcêhtowin program

Wanita Singing Bird (BA'18) is set to star in Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre's upcoming production of Luff Actually: A Rez Christmas Story

Kenojuak Ashevak: Life and Legacy

Jan 17, 2020 to Apr 17, 2020
The College Art Gallery at the University of Saskatchewan is the inaugural venue to present this national touring exhibition

Politics & Society

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Professor of Spanish celebrated for poetry

Dr. Julio Torres-Recinos (PhD) says it was an honour to be recognized by an international cultural organization in Romania

USask leads study into PTSD service dogs and veterans' substance abuse recovery 

Colleen Dell, a USask sociology professor, has been awarded $850,000 by Health Canada to lead a national project that will help veterans suffering from trauma

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No quick ending to Hong Kong conflict, says U of S professor 

Political studies professor Dr. Martin Gaal (PhD) said the Chinese government isn’t likely to cave to protester demands

Science & Technology

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USask employee to pitch startup at Co.Launch finale 

Department of Computer Science research technician William van der Kamp, with his startup Cropper, is one of three finalists for a 2019 technology accelerator program

Climate change and human activities threaten picky penguins

Eating a krill-only diet has made one variety of Antarctic penguin especially susceptible to the impacts of climate change, according to new research involving the University of Saskatchewan

Canada falling short of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: New report from water scientists 

Canada could lead the world in helping to achieve water sustainability but is falling short of reaching the goals set out by the United Nations

Students & Campus Life

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Huskies committed to courses and competition 

Student-athletes like Leah Bohlken and Luke Wandzura are succeeding and exceeding in both parts of the education equation

Canadian, international students share perspectives at Remembrance Day event

International student Noah Orensa was curious about the red poppies he saw pinned to Canadians’ jackets

Donors open the door to opportunity for honours student 

Sheldon Alderton never imagined he would become a university student

Voices & Opinion

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Trudeau is greenish. Canada’s oil-producing prairie provinces see red. 

Dr. Loleen Berdahl (PhD) of the Department of Political Studies comments on the root causes of western alienation in Canada

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The case for the exoneration of Chief One Arrow 

USask alumnus Bill Waiser (MA'76, PHD'83, DLITT'10) is calling for action to exonerate Chief One Arrow and apologize to the One Arrow community

The Conversation

Chrystia Freeland will have to navigate misogyny in her new roles 

The biggest mess left to Freeland is national unity, write USask political studies professor Dr. Loleen Berdahl (PhD) and Ryerson University's Dr. Tracey Raney (PhD)