Volunteer, humanitarian Peter Zakreski dies at 80 

Zakreski (BA'61) was a graduate of the College of Arts and Science and a member of the Order of Canada

Artist Catherine Blackburn: Blending the traditional and the contemporary

Alumna Catherine Blackburn (BFA'07) returns to the USask campus for a one-month residency and an exhibition at the Kenderdine Art Gallery

Vancouver Sun

Ted Hughes, who investigated former premier Vander Zalm, dies at age 92 

USask alumnus and civil servant Ted Hughes (BA'48, LLB'50, LLD'11) was known as someone who set the bar high for elected officials

Arts & Culture

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Uniquely USask: Awe-inspiring Amati instruments the pride of campus 

The exquisite Amati instruments come complete with stories as rich as their harmonic tones

Inaugural Peter Millard Lecture

Feb 28, 2020
Professor Emeritus David Carpenter will present a talk titled "A Tribute and a Story" on Feb. 28

Movies that Matter: L'uomo che verrà

Mar 24, 2020
A powerful account of violence, heroism, death and hope

College Vision

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USask senior leaders take wellness to heart 

Training at the PAC is part of the daily schedules for a group of senior leaders, including the College of Arts and Science's Dean Peta Bonham-Smith

Global News

New environmental geoscience program coming to University of Saskatchewan 

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is set to offer a new undergraduate program in environmental geoscience, effective May 2020

Psychology professor wins graduate supervisor award

Dr. Ron Borowsky (PhD) was nominated for the USask Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award by his current and former students


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Indigenous students recognized with achievement awards

Eighteen students in the College of Arts and Science were presented with Indigenous Student Achievement Awards from the University of Saskatchewan

Gabriel Dumont computer science student believes in becoming an ambassador for your culture 

Finding balance in life has allowed Jeremy Smith to pursue his dream

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

U of S Indigenous artist in residence chips away at barriers between people 

For Indigenous Achievement Week, Indigenous artist-in-residence Lyndon Tootoosis is carving Cree syllabics into 100-year-old stone steps

Politics & Society

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USask climate history course offers important lessons

In Dr. Bill Patterson's geology course Climate History, students learn that the consequences of a changing climate can be devastating

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Future waterfront development up for discussion at City Hall 

USask regional and urban planning students and city planners lead a public brainstorming session in Prince Albert

What ‘swiping right’ could be doing to you 

A USask psychology PhD student digs into the health impacts of using dating apps

Science & Technology

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USask research identifies potential cause of Minamata mercury poisoning 

One of the world’s most horrific environmental disasters may have been caused by a previously unstudied form of mercury discharged directly from a chemical factory

BBC Travel

Canada's little-known geological wonder 

USask geology professor Dr. Kevin Ansdell (PhD) talks about the reasons for the colour of the sand at Purple Sands Beach

USask researchers create app to help stressed-out caregivers 

USask researchers have developed an app-based pilot project to help relieve stress and offer support to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia

Students & Campus Life

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Dukate rewrites record book for USask Huskies 

Psychology student Sabine Dukate is putting the finishing touches on a star-studded career as one of the best women’s basketball players in Huskies history

The New Times

How Rwandan girl got involved in designing Canadian city 

USask regional and urban planning student Iliiza Karangwa moved to Canada with a vision to acquire skills that would help her take part in the implementation of the Kigali City Masterplan for 2050

Global News

University of Saskatchewan students remember forgotten women astronomers 

USask students host Illuminating the Stars: Shining Light on Forgotten Women of Astronomy, a lecture given to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Voices & Opinion

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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

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Fees May Apply: Majority of Sask. residents surveyed want province to make local governments more transparent 

Political studies professor Dr. Joe Garcea (PhD) said the StarPhoenix/Leader-Post investigation exposes a “democratic deficit”