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.

Former Saskatchewan Treaty Commissioner Bill McKnight dies at 79

Saskatchewan’s third Treaty Commissioner, Bill McKnight (LLD'14), has died at the age of 79.

Coming full circle: alumna’s own teaching career inspires landmark gift to her alma mater

Transforming teaching and learning is at the heart of a historic $1-million gift to the College of Education, thanks to the university’s largest donors, Jane and Ron Graham.

USask Education student teaches more than just what is on the syllabus

Nola Halabiski is a student at SUNTEP who is teaching students the importance of acceptance and compassion.

Saskatchewan Arts Awards

Several USask alumni, including Julie Oh (BSc'07, BFA'09), Heather Morrison (BFA'08), Kim Houghtaling (BFA'84) and Zoey Roy (BEd'17), have been shortlisted for the 2019 Saskatchewan Arts Awards.

Daniel Olver: The consummate coach

Daniel Olver brought his love of wrestling to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) when he joined the Huskies in 2006. He also brought his determination to win and to be the best student-athlete he could be.

USask alumna named one of 20 business risk takers

A USask alumna who is at the helm of one of the largest multinational corporations in the world has been named as one of CNN’s 20 risk-takers who is pushing global business forward.

Indispensable: Kelly Bowers was a big presence on Saskatoon's sports scene

You heard Kelly Bowers (BAPE'71, BEd'83) before you saw him, and when he rang your phone, his voice boomed into your ear.

USask Dentistry receives largest gift in college’s history

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is pleased to announce that the College of Dentistry has received $1,050,000 from dentalcorp, the largest donation in the college’s history since its inception in 1968.

StarPhoenix's Cam Fuller honoured with award from theatre community

Longtime arts editor and columnist Cam Fuller (BA'85) will posthumously receive the Henry Woolf Continuing Achievement Award at the SATAwards.

Kokums embrace hip hop by creating their own Cree rap video

Spoken word poet Zoey Roy (BEd'17) taught kokums how to rap.

USask professor to research northern trapping through David Suzuki Fellowship

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) professor has been named one of three recipients of a 2019-20 David Suzuki Fellowship.

Alumni encourage others to enrol in new Indigenous governance and politics certificate

Josephine Symonds (BA'17, BA'19, CTIGP'19) is encouraging “anyone and everyone” to enrol in the new Indigenous governance and politics certificate program at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Longtime employee named top lawyer at Saskatoon city hall

Previous city solicitor left after change to reporting structure. A new city solicitor has been chosen at Saskatoon city hall, but she will report to the city manager, not city council.

Eli Bornstein still playing tennis at 96, honoured by his Lakewood senior tennis league peers

“I wouldn’t say you get better and better as you get older and older.”

Honouring a sensei: USask Professor Bruni-Bossio receives Master Teacher Award

He is an inspiring innovator in the field of experiential learning and a sensei of martial arts. Now, Vince Bruni-Bossio (MBA'10) is also a Master Teacher Award winner at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

The Structurist celebrates major milestone

An internationally-renowned art journal published through the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is celebrating another major milestone.

Amanda Guthrie: Finding your way

Amanda Guthrie (BA'16) has a longer history with the University of Saskatchewan (USask) than most people.

WCVM internship primes vet for large animal practice

Dr. Robin (Rob) Stevens (DVM'18) had been a practicing physiotherapist for several years when he decided to adopt Cola, a rescue dog from Taiwan. Although Stevens knew he could provide a better life for Cola, he had no idea that his new pet would ultimately lead him to a new path in life as well.

Alumni showcase decades-old beadwork through new college display

When University of Saskatchewan (USask) alumna Andrea Wasylow (BA’96) and her family found beadwork among her late grandfather’s belongings, she wanted to bring the decades-old items to the College of Arts and Science.

Young Innovators: Better apps might improve health, U of S research finds

People in the study who had customized avatars got more engaged with the tasks they were assigned to do online as part of the experiment.

Senator Andreychuk retiring after 26 years

A passion for justice and human rights, and a commitment to public service, are some of the defining qualities of the long and illustrious career of Conservative Senator A. Raynell Andreychuk (BA'66, LLB'67).

New Faces New Places: SheNative works to empower Indigenous women through fashion

Devon Fiddler (BA'11) dreamed of becoming a fashion designer for as long as she can remember. Now that her hard work and determination succeeded in making her dreams a reality, she is using her fashion brand to help empower other young Indigenous women to reach their own goals.