Alumni perspective with Kendal Netmaker

Entrepreneur, speaker and author Kendal Netmaker (BA’11, BEd’11) finds success on a road less travelled

USask mourns the passing of Patricia Lawson

Pat Lawson (BA'50, BEd'53), a College of Arts and Science Alumni of Influence Award recipient, was a former faculty member, coach and student-athlete at USask

Bridges: Arthur Slade: Writing 'feels very natural'

College of Arts and Science Alumni of Influence Award recipient Arthur Slade (BA'89) feels writing is something he was "born to do"

Arts & Culture

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Lecture: Kinetic Modernisms

Oct 23, 2019
A guest lecture on the visual and literary depictions of movement in the late 19th and early 20th century

MFA in Writing Program head wins national non-fiction prize

Dr. Jeanette Lynes (PhD) is the winner of the 2019 Constance Rooke Creative Non-fiction Prize

"I wonder what would happen if I did this?"

USask art alumni embody courageous curiosity

College Vision

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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

USask Murray Library new home for digital research

The University Library has partnered with the College of Arts and Science to expand research support at USask

Digital Research Centre official opening

Oct 24, 2019
Join us for the official opening of USask's home of digital scholarship

Indigenous

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CBC Saskatoon: Gang tags in Saskatoon: Marking territory, settling scores and public intimidation

Dr. Robert Henry (PhD), a professor in USask's Department of Indigenous Studies, says tags are "a visual representation of what's happening"

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Grad students begin another year of work at Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Graduate students from the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology are playing key roles as Wanuskewin seeks designation as a UNESCO world heritage site

Bead with USask artist-in-residence Ruth Cuthand

Sep 2, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019
The beading in USask's Health Sciences is an expansion of Ruth Cuthand's work with the Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program of the University Art Galleries

Politics & Society

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Canada’s 2019 Federal Election: Where do we go from here?

Oct 23, 2019
A panel of experts will dissect the results from election night and discuss the impact on Canadians

USask students experience Canadian Museum for Human Rights

An experiential history course inspires USask students to be defenders of human rights

‘To hold a 2,000-year-old piece of history is humbling’: Passion for ancient coins inspires USask scholar’s new book

The book by Dr. Tracene Harvey (PhD), titled Julia Augusta: Images of Rome’s First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire, was released in July

Science & Technology

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WIRED: How chaos will unfold if Trump opens the Tongass to logging

Distinguished professor of geography and planning Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD) discusses the environmental impact of allowing logging in the largest national forest in the U.S.

A concrete decision: Thorvaldson’s research had global implications

In the 1920s, the head of the Department of Chemistry, Thorbergur Thorvaldson, earned an international reputation for his work on Portland cement

Christy Morrissey: Community impact

Promoting ecological sustainability, protecting the environment and being an essential community partner are also at the heart of the work Dr. Christy Morrissey (PhD) does every day

Students & Campus Life

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Uniquely USask: The Observatory sundial

“I am a Shadow / So art thou / I mark Time / Dost thou?”

USask open textbooks more popular than ever

College of Arts and Science professor Dr. Jorden Cummings (PhD) was part of a team that developed an open textbook for several sections of two first-year psychology classes

Saskatoon StarPhoenix: It's alive: Greystone Theatre starts off season with Frankenstein

H.M. Milner's Frankenstein; or, the Man and the Monster, directed by Dwayne Brenna, runs from Oct. 9 - 19

Voices & Opinion

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CBC Saskatoon: U of Sask. conference on history of magic is also about 'trying to understand ourselves': historian

Plenty of magic is still around us, 'depending on how you define it,' says history professor Dr. Frank Klaassen (PhD)

The Conversation: PhD students should prepare for careers beyond becoming professors

Canada needs PhDs — just not exclusively for academic jobs, write professors Loleen Berdahl and Jonathan Molloy

Award-winning USask professor shares personal journey with dyslexia

Dr. Jim Clifford (PhD), a history professor in the College of Arts and Science, struggled to read as a youth