Why Sharon Butala returned to short stories to write about women in the twilight of their lives

Sharon Butala is a Saskatchewan-based novelist and nonfiction writer and a three-time Governor General's Literary Award nominee. In 2002, she became an officer of the Order of Canada. Her books include the novel Wild Rose and the nonfiction books The Perfection of the Morning and Where I Live Now.

Pedal power: Saskatoon cyclist racks up 734 kilometres in a day

Saskatoon cyclist Meaghan Hackinen (MFA'16) has clocked many hours on her road bike in Saskatchewan, but she’s always wondered how far she could go in a 24-hour period.

USask alumna returns to Saskatoon for Homecoming concert

University of Saskatchewan (USask) alumna Carissa Klopoushak is looking forward to performing with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) during its Homecoming concert this weekend.

After the MMIWG report ‘Tapwewin: Her Inquiry’ tries to fill in 500 years of blanks

It’s been six months since the publication of the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, but Indigenous women Maria Campbell, Yvette Nolan, Marilyn Poitras (LLB’94) and Cheryl Troupe (BA’01, MA’10) still have questions.

Capt. Sheldon Maerz: Importance of remembrance

Joining the military always felt like a calling for Capt. Sheldon Maerz.

Animal science hero to be honoured on National Philanthropy Day

Long-time supporter Bev Hughes honoured for her transformational gifts to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).

Scholarship support has a generational impact on one recipient

Arts and Science student Sheldon Alderton is grateful for the scholarship support he has received, and so is his daughter

HMCS Margaret Brooke: Honouring heroism

Seventy-seven years ago, in the icy waters of the North Atlantic, Dr. Margaret Brooke (PhD) survived a terrifying torpedo attack by a German submarine in the middle of the night.

USask alumna becomes first Sask. player to join national women's sledge hockey team

Tracey Arnold made history this year when she landed a spot on the national women’s sledge hockey team, becoming the first Saskatchewan player to join the Canadian squad.

Lisa Broda named Saskatchewan's new children's advocate

Lisa Broda, who is currently serving as Saskatchewan's deputy advocate for children and youth, has been appointed as Saskatchewan's advocate for children and youth, the province announced Monday.

USask to honour community and corporate leader

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will pay tribute to a renowned business leader, philanthropist and volunteer at this year’s Fall Convocation ceremonies.

Sask. inventors say magnetic extension cord ready to roll out in stores

VoltSafe invents power cord that uses magnets to attach cord to vehicle.

USask alumna receives numerous awards for her documentary nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

University of Saskatchewan alumna Dr. Tasha Hubbard (PhD) has been honoured by the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) and by imagineNATIVE for her documentary film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up.

Award-winning archaeology student to search for unmarked graves at residential school site

Olenka Kawchuk wants to use her education in archaeology at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to further reconciliation in Canada.

Leah Luciuk: Love of the earth is a 'culture' to be passed down

Leah Luciuk (BASc’15, CSUSTA’15) says her love of nature truly began to grow during her high school years.

USask alum to officiate at Heritage Classic

Many young hockey players dream of making it to the NHL as a child and for Brad Meier (BSPE’91) , that was no different.

Colette Bourgonje to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday

Saskatchewan athlete was first Canadian to win a Paralympic medal on home soil

Arthur Slade: Writing 'feels very natural'

“Once something is done, and it's worked out the way you want it to, I really enjoy the feeling of having created this brand-new thing."

When art meets science: Research and experimentation are key to Marie Lannoo’s colourful work

Saskatoon artist Marie Lannoo is known across Canada and internationally for the innovative, visually stimulating artwork she creates by employing conceptual research and scientific methods of experimentation.

USask students supporting food sustainability

In Saskatoon, there are people who don’t always have enough food to eat.

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

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher’s new book examines images of a famed Roman empress, drawing on details featured on some of the ancient coins that can be found in the permanent collection at USask’s Museum of Antiquities.

Chris Clark: The recipe for teaching success

Teaching was not a profession that Dr. Chris Clark (MVetSc'00, PhD'08) envisioned for himself when he first came to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) as an intern.

USask mourns the passing of Pat Lawson

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Patricia Lawson (BA'50, Bed'53), former faculty member, coach and student-athlete at the University of Saskatchewan.

Protecting our future—wildlife and wetland conservation a top concern for new partnership

A partnership between Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) aims to advance wetland and waterfowl conservation in Canada.