A decade of Schulich Leader Scholarships paves the way to greatness

USask students benefit from prestigious awards

The road to reconciliation: A personal story of seeking truth and healing

It was a punishing and empowering 100-mile walk over 10 days, covering traditional hunting and trading trails from Treaty 2 to Treaty 4 territory, a trip back in time tracing the steps from old Fort Ellice in Manitoba to Fort Qu’Appelle in Saskatchewan.

Donor-funded teaching boat enhances USask biology student training

Seven students joined the first official voyage of the boat in September to learn practical skills in the field of limnology—the study of inland waters

Building an everlasting bond

After millions of dollars in support spanning decades, Ron (BE'62, DCL'13) and Jane (BEd'62) Graham’s hearts have never strayed far from the University of Saskatchewan (USask). The prolonged distance from campus precipitated by the global pandemic has only deepened the bond of USask’s most generous donors and their beloved alma mater.

USask researchers highlight voices of people with addictions to improve services

According to the latest figures from the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, the province is on track to have 378 overdose deaths this year—continuing a tragic upward trend that began in 2016.

Alumni Ron and Jane Graham’s $5.9-million gift assists vaccine research, Huskie Athletics, engineering and education students at USask

The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) most generous alumni, Ron (BE'62, DCL'13) and Jane (BEd'62) Graham, are supporting Huskie Athletics, the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), the College of Education, and the College of Engineering with a multimillion-dollar donation.

A student for life

Dr. Jay Cowsill (PhD) has been continually enrolled at USask since 1997

Newest Schulich Leaders welcomed to USask

Cole Willmann and Eva Sosnina have been named the University of Saskatchewan (USask) 2021 recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship, the largest science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) scholarship in Canada.

Bread and bytes: Russell Muzzolini brings Saskatchewan values to Silicon Valley

The family business in Saskatoon is still close to his heart after decades of working for notable tech startups in California.

#USaskThrowback Contest

We want to see your USask memorabilia!

VIDO gift has far-reaching impacts

Saskatoon couple gives $1 million to VIDO to enhance ground-breaking vaccine research efforts

Sask. Human Rights Chief Commissioner David Arnot appointed to Senate

David Arnot (JD'75) has been serving the people of Saskatchewan in a legal capacity since 1976. He's been heralded for his reconciliation-based work.

HRF donation supports vaccine research

To help protect Saskatchewan residents from emerging disease threats, Hospitals of Regina Foundation (HRF) has invested $150,000 to help establish Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research at the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO).

Shishkin serving as physiotherapist for Olympic basketball team

She has been to the Pan-Am Games, Commonwealth Games and the World University Games, but this month Rhonda Shishkin (BScPT'95, BScPE'96) gets to experience the pinnacle of sport.

USask students thrive in career transition with support from RBC Future Launch

RBC commits $1 million to expand the RBC Learn to Work, Work to Learn program

Awasis Boutique makes Indigenous culture accessible to all

Representation the driving force behind USask alumna’s business

‘A trailblazer and role model for Indigenous women in science’: USask graduate honours her heritage through new STEM business

Dawn Pratt’s (MSc'11) career path was set early in life, after her parents bought her a child’s chemistry kit in Grade 4.

Still Here, Still Healing

USask alumna shares residential school survivor stories through original podcast

Seattle Met Top Doctor title awarded to LLRIB member and USask graduate

From Saskatchewan to Seattle, Dr. Jessica Schule (BSc'12) is making a name for herself in the field of medicine.

Brave new world for USask grad

USask grad, Elizabeth Plishka (BA’19, CCA’20), heads north to provide safer, inclusive health care for Queer community.

Saskatchewan Blue Cross invests $150K to help establish USask’s VIDO as Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is one step closer to establishing its Centre for Pandemic Research, thanks to a $150,000 donation from Saskatchewan Blue Cross.

USask alumni and community members honoured with 2021 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

In recognition for her entrepreneurial spirit, community service and philanthropy, Dr. Irene Dubé (Hon. LLD’07) has been honoured with the 2021 Women of Distinction Lifetime Achievement Award.

Calgary Flames founding co-owner Byron 'B.J.' Seaman dead at 97

Byron Seaman (BE'45, Hon. DSc'92) and his late brother Daryl (BE'48, Hon. LLD'82) were co-owners of NHL franchise for 30 years.

USask alumni and community members nominated for the 2021 YWCA Women of Distinction

Twenty-one University of Saskatchewan community members are among those recognized by the Saskatoon YWCA with the annual Women of Distinction Awards nominations.

Granddaughter Remakes 1958 Nursing Pin for Grandmother

When Merilyn Lambert (McAlpine) (DNURS’58) had her nursing pin stolen, she never imagined she would receive another one years later.

Educator honoured for giving language back to his people

Dwayne Drescher (BEd’16) teaches Inuvialuktun to children in Inuvik

Young at heart

At 102 years old, the College of Medicine’s oldest living alumna continues to inspire.

USask scholarship continues legacy of community cycling activist

Cathy Watts (BSPT’85) was well-known for promoting healthy lifestyles through cycling circles in Saskatoon. The Cathy Watts Memorial Scholarship has raised $40,000 to support USask students with similar passions

No such thing as a bad apple

USask alumnus combats the dirty little secret of food waste.

Alumni shortlisted for Saskatchewan Book Awards

Alumni from the University of Saskatchewan are among those shortlisted for the 2021 Saskatchewan Book Awards.

Alumna shortlisted for 2021 Saskatchewan Arts Award

A College of Arts and Science graduate is one of the shortlisted nominees for a 2021 Saskatchewan Arts Award.

Your support means so much to USask students

When you donate to the Nasser Family Emergency Student Trust, you are immediately helping students get back up from financial distresses, mental health crises and experiencing technical needs—all real challenges they are facing right now.

Pioneering ag prof grows deep roots on campus

USask becomes a family affair for McKercher family.

USask unites to help students in crisis, in a year like no other

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a year ago, alumni, staff and faculty have donated more than $689,000 for University of Saskatchewan (USask) students who needed emergency financial support.

The everyday hero: USask alumna becomes first nurse in Saskatoon to receive COVID-19 vaccine

It’s been a year since the pandemic started, and USask grad Kathy Pickerl (BSN’01) can still remember the week everything changed.

USask grad, Dolapo Fadare, advocates for representation, anti-racism, and systemic change.

Dolapo Fadare (BA'20) is just getting started in her journey to create an equitable and just future.

USask graduate makes waves on a global stage

Uchi Uchibeke (BA’18) uses his USask degree to create real impact in Black communities.

Love blossoms at USask

Allen Midgley (AGRIC'65) met Sheryn Shepherd (BEd'71) while skating at Rutherford Rink. The rest is history.

Elder and USask Indigenous advisor receives appointment as Parliamentary Poet Laureate

Elder Louise Bernice Halfe (DLETT'19) – Sky Dancer, a highly-renowned University of Saskatchewan (USask) advisor, mentor, writer and honorary degree recipient, has been appointed as Canada’s next Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

Black History Month: USask alumna brings Black history to the forefront

Helen Vangool (BA’12, BEd’14) uses her platform to educate her students and the public on Black history, every day of the year.

From USask student to CEO: Michael Hoffort’s career in agriculture

Michael Hoffort (BSA’ 88) is the CEO of FCC, a champion of Canada’s agriculture, and a former ‘Senior Stick’ and proud alumnus of USask’s College of Agriculture and Bioresources.

USask medicine alumna advocates for representation and inclusion

Strengthened by her past, Dr. Ashley Tshala builds a solid foundation for her future

His memory lives on: Legacy of Huskie athlete supports students with mental illness

Matthew Baraniuk, a former University of Saskatchewan (USask) student and Huskie athlete passed away in 2020 at the age of 20 from his struggles with mental illness. His legacy lives on through the Matthew Baraniuk Memorial Award, helping incoming students with mental health challenges.

Regina woman named first Canada Research Chair in Deaf Education

"I always thought that I would never be in that category of being an accomplished scholar so I just thought, 'Well, I'll just read.'"

USask unites: Edwards School of Business graduate launches innovative new fridge

In the face of disruptions due to the global pandemic, a recent graduate from the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Edwards School of Business aims to transform an innovative idea into a cool solution for workplaces around the world.

USask celebrates Indigenous Achievement Week

Hear from four inspiring Indigenous graduates during this year’s IAW celebrations

Winter wayfarer pedals over plains, plateaus to raise awareness of overdose crisis

I just decided ... there's something that needs to be changed: Iliajah Pidskalny (BSc'20).

USask researchers put forages to the test in intensive grazing trial

University of Saskatchewan (USask) graduate student, Cassidy Sim (BSA'19), is combining her love of cattle and her keen interest in forages as she seeks to answer questions many producers are asking about new forage varieties.