Boehringer Ingelheim forges partnership with USask Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

The University of Saskatchewan has announced a five-year partnership and $250,000 contribution from research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. that will support advancements in innovation and leadership at the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE).

President Stoicheff focused on the future of USask

From opening three major facilities to the launch of a bold new university plan, 2018 marked a major step forward for the University of Saskatchewan. For USask President Peter Stoicheff, the challenge for the university in 2019 is putting that plan into action.

Balance key to Edwards student’s success

It took a little time, but Andrea Landstad found her secret to success at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

People of the Plan: Trailblazer in tissue engineering

Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Daniel Chen (PhD'02) is working with an interdisciplinary USask research team from across campus to combine engineering and health sciences in the emerging field of tissue engineering.

Top 30 under 30: SENS alumni named as national sustainability leaders for 2018

Leah Luciuk (BASc'15, CSUSTA'15) and Palash Sanyal (MWS'18), both alumni from the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), were selected for Corporate Knights magazine’s list of top thirty sustainability leaders under age thirty in Canada for 2018.

Community at the heart of Point Fitness Club

USask alumnus Godfrey Osakue (MPH'12) wants to give other alumni the gift of health this holiday season.

Play USask holiday BINGO for students—and WIN!

Making your donation to support students before Dec. 31 has an added incentive this year—a chance to win a limited edition scarf when you play our holiday bingo!

Alumna pens best-selling crime novels set in Saskatoon

The old adages “write what you know” and “art imitates life” may seem to apply in the case of local author Joanne Paulson (BA'82).

Making a donation before year’s end?

December 31st is your deadline to qualify for a 2018 charitable tax receipt.

Dr. Carey Simonson (BE'91, MSc'93, PhD'98) awarded for outstanding graduate mentorship

Dr. Carey Simonson is an outstanding graduate student mentor.

Fighting the opioid crisis

One alumnus is on the front lines helping to battle the opioid epidemic.

USask education influences bookstore owner’s approach to business

Peter Garden didn’t study accounting or finance, but his road to entrepreneurship was still impacted by his education at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Meet USask’s first PhD graduate from Ecuador

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has over 3,000 international students from 130 different countries. Every USask student has a unique story, especially students who travel across the globe to study here.

Puppy love: caring vets generously treat rare disease

Inspired by the tremendous care her dog Max received at the WCVM as a result of a rare disease, Katelyn Maruca pledged to help veterinary medicine students succeed through scholarship support.

Scholarships in global food security could lead to important discoveries in agriculture and health

A $1-million gift from Dr. Patrick Man Pan Yuen awards scholarships to support graduate students from China and their research projects at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS).

USask celebrates Top 40 under 40 winners

Eight USask alumni were among the winners announced at this year’s CBC Saskatchewan’s Top 40 under 40 awards.

Honouring philanthropy in our community

On National Philanthropy Day, the University of Saskatchewan joined numerous non-profits in Saskatoon to recognize the donors, volunteers and supporters who make a positive difference in the community.

Bringing light to remote communities

USask and new partner, Valard Group, aim to advance renewable energy in remote communities

Future educators benefit from new flexible learning space

Alum Grit and Scott McCreath donate over $100,000 to College of Education to create an active learning classroom named in their honour.

'It's a total dream': Award-winning U of S alumnus showcases work alongside famed New York painter

The work of two acclaimed artists with different, but linked, representations of nature and transcendence is now on view as part of a new two-person exhibition at the College Art Galleries.

Merlis Belsher Place opens to rave reviews

Alumnus Merlis Belsher said he is humbled to be a part of the university’s “thoughtful and brilliant” effort to bridge the needs of the Huskies, minor hockey players and the Saskatoon community in the new sports facility on Preston Avenue.


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New program provides tools for students and young alumni after univeristy

The USask alumni family is here to give our students and young grads helpful tools to become the leaders the world needs. Our new speaker series, Backpack to Briefcase, does just that.

Leaving Rutherford for Anotherford

While Rutherford Rink had its challenges, for the Faculty/Staff Hockey League, Rutherford's problems were sometimes a blessing in disguise.