Prominent retired judge Ted Hughes dies at 92

Born in Saskatoon on June 12, 1927, Ted Hughes (BA'48, LLB'50, LLD'11) was best known for overseeing prominent investigations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

USask master's thesis wins prestigious international award

Amir Rezaeivahdati (MSc'19), who completed his Master's degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, was recently awarded the 2019 Outstanding Master's Thesis award from The Masonry Society.

Bill Waiser: Saskatchewan’s historian

Dr. Bill Waiser (MA'76, PHD'83, DLITT'10) has devoted his life and career to telling people’s stories.

Thanks to donors, USask student realizes dream of studying medicine

This past fall Yuanyi Song completed her undergraduate degree in physiology and pharmacology a year early from the College of Arts and Science. Thanks to scholarship support, she is now on the path to obtaining her medical degree.

'Flabbergasted': CTV Saskatoon Citizen of the Year humbled by award

The honour of CTV Saskatoon's Citizen of the Year for 2019 has been awarded to Harold Chapman (BSA'43, LLD'17), a man who has spent much of his life helping to shape the province's co-op movement.

Saskatoon dietitians aren’t eating up the keto diet fad

People aiming to shed some extra pounds in the new year should be careful when considering the keto diet, a registered dietitian says.

Say it Ain't So: Territorial premier fought for Sask. rights, but no separatist

It was a dream of the region as a whole, in its entirety... It was not, however, a dream of a stand-alone entity, separate and apart from Canada.

USask alumna has advice for students seeking careers in history

When she was a student at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), Dr. Alice Glaze (PhD) never envisioned a career in the historical research industry.

Cameco Mental Health Fund supports University of Saskatchewan students

Grant will support training for students and wider campus community to assist those struggling with mental health issues

Crop development breeds patience for USask wheat researcher

It’s taken 20 years for this particularly purple wheat to go from grain to glass, but it’s all music to Dr. Pierre Hucl’s (PhD) ears.

Merry QUIZ-Mas from USask! Complete your holiday quiz and WIN!

Making your donation to support students before Dec. 31 has an added incentive this year—a chance to win a limited edition USask sweatshirt when you take our holiday quiz!

Saskatoon math teacher first in Canada to win prestigious award

Nat Banting (BEd'10, BSc'10), a mathematics teacher at Marion M. Graham Collegiate is the first Canadian math teacher to win the Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching, from the National Museum of Mathematics in New York City.

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Stoicheff re-appointed president of the University of Saskatchewan

President Peter Stoicheff has received unanimous approval to serve a second five-year term at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Community leaders bolster Board of Trustees for USask Huskies

SASKATOON — Committed to creating the best student-athlete experience in the country, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has appointed new members to its Huskie Athletics Board of Trustees.

Sarah Buhler: Champion of human rights

For Sarah Buhler (LLM'11), human rights are a core value she has held from an early age.

Sask. lawyers get QC designations

The Saskatchewan government has released the names of this year's Queen's Counsel designations.

A former Crown prosecutor makes the case for Indigenous justice

When courts in Saskatchewan delivered a verdict of not guilty in the trial of Gerald Stanley, former northern Saskatchewan Crown prosecutor Harold Johnson (LLB'95) said he "immediately shut the radio off."

'Beyond stunned': Montreal Massacre 30 years later, as remembered by U of S grad

"It was that singular moment that everybody has when something terrible happens."

Skip the Dishes founder launches new venture initiative in Calgary

The co-founder of Canadian tech success story Skip the Dishes is establishing a not-for-profit pilot program in Calgary aimed at helping local startups build and grow.

USask alumna named Consul General of Canada

Dr. Rachel McCormick (BA'97), a University of Saskatchewan (USask) alumna, is now serving as Consul General of Canada to the American states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

‘It helps empower you to have a voice’: USask alumna touts benefits of theatre training, Department of Drama's wîcêhtowin program

The passion for theatre is evident in Wanita Singing Bird’s (CAT'17, BA'18) voice when she talks about her time as a drama student at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Sask. man takes over as Commanding Officer of HMCS Queen

With his roots in Saskatchewan and his stomach preferring land over sea, Clark Northey (BSc'16) did not think he would ever end up becoming the Commanding Officer (CO) of a Naval Reserve unit.

U of S team says 3D printer's tiny products may bring big changes

Researchers at the U of S are in the market for a 3D printer whose tiny products could help them make big steps in tissue regeneration.