A connection as solid as a rock 

Despite the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ore Gangue alumni group remains socially connected and deeply rooted in philanthropy

USask alumni bring theatre to streets of Saskatoon during COVID-19 pandemic

Turn, Turn, Turn is a travelling theatre experience coming to neighbourhoods in Saskatoon and Martensville from July 28 to Aug. 16

Award-winning USask alumna studies public understanding of space through literature

Dr. Jessica McDonald (BA'11, PhD'20) was among the seven recipients of Graduate Thesis Awards this spring who completed programs in the College of Arts and Science

Arts & Culture

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Art gallery work provides ‘unforgettable’ summer experience for USask students

Undergraduate and graduate students were part of the University of Saskatchewan Art Galleries and Collection (USAGaC) summer team

Museum of Antiquities offers online summer camp content to children and parents

Ancient history has been combined with modern technology to create a unique learning opportunity

Green & White

From microbiology to making 

Oneiro owner Alissa Ramage (BSc’09) talks creativity and pursuing your passions

College Vision

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Transition Program helps first-year students adjust to university life

The University of Saskatchewan Transition Program, housed within the College of Arts and Science, provides a supportive environment to help students overcome common first-year university challenges

Alumni tout value of USask’s jazz certificate program

The Certificate in Jazz, offered through the College of Arts and Science’s Department of Music, is a 15-credit-unit program open to all USask students

Going remote: How USask rallied together in the face of the pandemic 

When COVID-19 hit, people across campus had to act quickly to make critical decisions on teaching and learning

Indigenous

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CBC Saskatoon

Saskatoon women start anti-racist book club to educate themselves 

Prof. Kathy Walker offers a suggested reading list featuring Saskatchewan authors

USask-led Indigenous health research network finds home at Station 20 West 

A new network dedicated to improving health and wellness in Indigenous communities will be moving into Station 20 West on Saskatoon’s west side

Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation

Research project to study Dene language in Clearwater River Dene Nation, La Loche 

College of Arts and Science professor Dr. Olga Lovick says younger Dene speakers use the language differently than Elders

Politics & Society

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Global News

USask professor says it’s normal to feel ‘fatigued’ amid coronavirus pandemic 

Medical anthropologist Dr. Pamela Downe (PhD) says the pandemic is also having an effect in terms of how people identify collectively as a community

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Saskatchewan wetlands drainage policy likely outcome of new research project 

Biology professor Dr. Christy Morrissey (PhD) applauded the research farm and the work it will do, underscoring an urgent need for a clear policy in Saskatchewan

USask historians win national writing prizes

Three College of Arts and Science faculty members are among this year’s winners of scholarly writing awards from the Canadian Historical Association

Science & Technology

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USask professor named one of the top women in Canadian cybersecurity

Dr. Natalia Stakhanova (PhD), Canada Research Chair in Security and Privacy, is particularly interested in malicious software

USask water and health researcher part of new national network studying sepsis

Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace (PhD) is one of the collaborators on a new national network to study deadly blood infections

CFI awards $77.5M to help major USask science facilities address COVID-19 and other global challenges 

SuperDARN, a global network of scientific radars monitoring conditions in the near-Earth space environment, received a budget increase and a sixth year of operating funding

Students & Campus Life

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Arts and Science Parent/Supporter Information Session

Aug 13, 2020
An online session to help parents and supporters of new College of Arts and Science students

New MATH 101 course teaches mathematics for real life

A new course in the College of Arts and Science was designed to be like no math class you’ve ever taken

Record-setting season for Huskies sprinter 

Computer science student Karson Lehner was racing towards a possible spot in the 2020 Summer Olympics, before COVID-19 changed everything

Voices & Opinion

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CTV Saskatoon

Isolation an 'advantage' as Sask. ag industry stays strong amid COVID-19 pandemic 

Economics professor Dr. Joel Bruneau (PhD) believes the agriculture industry could help position Saskatchewan for a return to normalcy

Global News

Low risk of voter fraud during Saskatoon civic election: expert 

The real threat to the integrity of the election is low voter turnout, says political studies professor Dr. Joe Garcea (PhD)

CBC Saskatchewan

Sask. parents not yet comfortable sending kids back to school, COVID-19 survey suggests 

Those results come from a June survey conducted by the University of Saskatchewan-based Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL)