Aboriginal

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Free bannock and chili dinner and community talk: Decolonizing Healing

Aug 30, 2018
Professors Linda Tuhiwai Smith and Leonie Pihama will discuss perspectives on healing from historical trauma

Group of Maori scholars from New Zealand to visit U of S

Research forum, campus tours and performances at Remai Modern on itinerary for delegation

International and Indigenous Research Forum

Aug 31, 2018
University of Waikato and U of S faculty members will present on their research and its Indigenous context

CBC News: Saskatchewan-born Picatic app acquired by major U.S. ticketing firm

The Saskatoon startup was co-founded by James Sapara (BSc'03) and other U of S alumni

2018 USask Alumni Achievement Awards

Sep 20, 2018
Gala to take place on Sept. 20 at Delta Bessborough Hotel

Four college grads to receive Alumni Achievement Awards

Patricia Lawson, Dr. Suzanne Yip, Dr. Ivan Jen and Kathryn J. Ford will be honoured by the U of S and the Alumni Association

Arts & Culture

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University of Waikato Maori scholars' performances

Aug 31, 2018
The event is presented by the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Waikato and Remai Modern

Fringe play takes a light look at feminism

College of Arts and Science alumna S.E. Grummett (BFA'16, Honours) co-created and co-stars in Pack Animals

Canadian Art: Review of Lori Blondeau’s "Grace: A Survey"

Canadian Art reviews the College Art Galleries exhibition of work by artist and alumna Lori Blondeau (MFA'03)

College Vision

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U of S and local businesses host Bangladesh students

Faculty and students from the College of Arts and Science have helped in partnering with local businesses on offering a summer short course and symposium

Students from India spend summer on campus

Fifteen top students from universities in India spent the summer working in the College of Arts and Science on projects that crossed disciplinary boundaries

50th anniversary banquet - Regional and Urban Planning program

Sep 17, 2018
Held in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute annual conference

Politics & Society

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U of S researcher awarded Banting Fellowship

Maaike Helmus and her supervisor Mark Olver will study risk assessment tools to help courts determine whether inmates are likely to re-offend

Probing reasons for deferred motherhood

College of Arts and Science professors will interview 60 women in Saskatchewan between the ages of 18 to 45

The past and present of mental health care

When it comes to talking about the issues surrounding mental health care today, Erika Dyck looks to the past

Science & Technology

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University of Saskatchewan X-ray technology, wetlands research get NSERC boost

Tim Kelly of the Department of Chemistry will research new technology aimed at transforming X-ray imaging used in breast cancer screening

Experts warn against wild mushrooms

While the mushrooms are a sign of healthy soil, biology professor Susan Kaminskyj warns against eating them

Computer Science Anniversary Gathering: Leading the Way

Sep 21, 2018
Learn about the impact Saskatchewan researchers are making on a global scale

Students & Campus Life

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Undergraduate research assistant prepares for poster competition

Psychology student Shaylyn Kress is investigating language at the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab

Four U of S students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarships

Biology PhD student Julie Colpitts will study feral horses

Student lands assistant costume designer role with Shakespeare festival

College of Arts and Science student Judith Schulz worked on The Merry Wives of Windsor

Voices & Opinion

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The Conversation: The real promise of LSD, MDMA and mushrooms for medical science

Psychedelic science is making a comeback, writes U of S history professor Erika Dyck

The Conversation: John A. Macdonald should not be forgotten, nor celebrated

Rob Innes, head of the Department of Indigenous Studies, weighs in on the controversy over removing a statue of Canada's first prime minister

CBC News: Hope for progress on National Indigenous Peoples Day

'There are still too few Indigenous kids who have the opportunities that I've had,' writes Max FineDay (BA'15)