Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Western Development Museum's LGBTQ2+ collection paints a bigger picture

University of Saskatchewan alumna Dr. Elizabeth Scott (BA'03, MA'06, PhD'14) serves as curator of the human history museum

'A celebration of Indigenous girlhood': USask art gallery showcases work of alumna Joi T. Arcand

The exhibition, titled she used to want to be a ballerina, runs at the College Art Gallery 2 until Aug. 17

USask alumna builds community through theatre

Heather Morrison (BFA'08) is the artistic producer of Sum Theatre

Arts & Culture

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USask art professor’s work featured in two solo shows in Greece

With Passages, Allyson Glenn delves into the past to ask what the ancient gods would do in modern times

Music and the Visionary

Sep 27, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019
Department of Music to host interdisciplinary conference Sept. 27-28, 2019

USask drama grad stars in GTNT’s season finale

Alumna Andrea Folster (BFA'17) brings to life the character Winnie in Falen Johnson's play Two Indians

College Vision

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Arts&Science magazine: The secrets and lies issue

New issue of the official college magazine explores fake news, psychedelic psychiatry and the dark side of social media

$6 million awarded for Canada Research Chairs at USask

USask’s new Tier 2 CRCs—all based in the College of Arts and Science—will each receive $120,000 a year for five years

Political studies professor wins national teaching award

Dr. Loleen Berdahl (PhD) is the recipient of the 2019 Prize for Teaching Excellence from the Canadian Political Science Association

Indigenous

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Winner of Indigenous scholarship works to preserve northern landscape of his childhood

Biology PhD student Aaron John Bell is the 2019 recipient of a $20,000 Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship

Walking together on National Indigenous Peoples Day demonstrates ‘unity and hope’

The fourth annual Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation will take place on June 21 at 9:30 am in Saskatoon’s Victoria Park

Global News: MMIWG report calls for official Indigenous languages in Canada

“Elevating Indigenous culture to being on the same level as English and French is significant,” says USask professor Dr. Robert Innes (PhD)

Politics & Society

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‘Nature needs space’: New USask report makes recommendations to protect Saskatoon’s Swales

Warrick Baijius, a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning, wrote the report Comprehending Swale Ecosystems: Research Synthesis and Analysis

National Post: Computers are learning to read our feelings from our faces. Soon, we may not be able to hide our worst thoughts

Technological advances imperil the emotional privacy that allows us to keep our thoughts and feelings to ourselves, warns USask philosopher William Buschert

$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

Dr. Terence Clark (PhD) of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology and Dr. Steven Rayan (PhD) of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are among five USask researchers awarded new funding

Science & Technology

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Public Lecture: Seeing Black Holes with Light and Particles

Jul 10, 2019
Sponsored by the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the University of Saskatchewan's Role Model and Visiting Lecturer funds

PIMS-Fields Summer School on Algebraic Geometry in High-Energy Physics

Jun 24, 2019 to Jun 28, 2019
Bringing mathematicians and physicists together to better understand the role of algebraic geometry in high-energy physics

USask researcher finds her chemistry destiny

Dr. Elaheh Khozeimeh Sarbisheh (PhD) has become a mentor for female students

Students & Campus Life

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USask launches queer housing on campus

Students will receive customized support, service offerings and programming as well as all services and supports offered to members of the larger residence community

USask to host events during Saskatoon Pride Week

A new, more inclusive, Pride flag will be raised outside the Peter MacKinnon Building on June 17 at 10 am

‘An absolutely phenomenal achievement’: USask grad awarded $75,000 to study nanoscience in Europe

Mathematical physics student Scott Greenhorn received two USask degrees during 2019 spring convocation

Voices & Opinion

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CBC Saskatchewan: Majority of residents say Sask. is becoming more welcoming to LGBTQ community: poll

The poll was conducted by the University of Saskatchewan's Social Science Research Laboratory and commissioned by CBC

The Conversation: Canada: Is it really a country divided?

Canada has had some success protecting cultural and linguistic diversity, says a new article co-authored by a USask political studies professor

CBC Saskatchewan: Connecting to culture, leaning on kinship key to how these Indigenous fathers are breaking traumatic cycles

Indigenous studies professor Dr. Robert Innes (PhD) says learning how to be vulnerable and exploring past hurts can help Indigenous men heal