USask students benefit from prestigious awards
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.
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
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.
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.
Dr. Jay Cowsill (PhD) has been continually enrolled at USask since 1997
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.
The family business in Saskatoon is still close to his heart after decades of working for notable tech startups in California.
We want to see your USask memorabilia!
Saskatoon couple gives $1 million to VIDO to enhance ground-breaking vaccine research efforts
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.
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).
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.
RBC commits $1 million to expand the RBC Learn to Work, Work to Learn program
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.
USask alumna shares residential school survivor stories through original podcast
From Saskatchewan to Seattle, Dr. Jessica Schule (BSc'12) is making a name for herself in the field of medicine.
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.
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.
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.
Twenty-one University of Saskatchewan community members are among those recognized by the Saskatoon YWCA with the annual Women of Distinction Awards nominations.
When Merilyn Lambert (McAlpine) (DNURS’58) had her nursing pin stolen, she never imagined she would receive another one years later.
Dwayne Drescher (BEd’16) teaches Inuvialuktun to children in Inuvik
At 102 years old, the College of Medicine’s oldest living alumna continues to inspire.
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
USask alumnus combats the dirty little secret of food waste.
Alumni from the University of Saskatchewan are among those shortlisted for the 2021 Saskatchewan Book Awards.
A College of Arts and Science graduate is one of the shortlisted nominees for a 2021 Saskatchewan Arts Award.
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.
USask becomes a family affair for McKercher family.
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.
It’s been a year since the pandemic started, and USask grad Kathy Pickerl (BSN’01) can still remember the week everything changed.
Dolapo Fadare (BA'20) is just getting started in her journey to create an equitable and just future.
Uchi Uchibeke (BA’18) uses his USask degree to create real impact in Black communities.
Allen Midgley (AGRIC'65) met Sheryn Shepherd (BEd'71) while skating at Rutherford Rink. The rest is history.
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.
Helen Vangool (BA’12, BEd’14) uses her platform to educate her students and the public on Black history, every day of the year.
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.
Strengthened by her past, Dr. Ashley Tshala builds a solid foundation for her future
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.
"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.'"
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.
Hear from four inspiring Indigenous graduates during this year’s IAW celebrations
I just decided ... there's something that needs to be changed: Iliajah Pidskalny (BSc'20).
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.