People of USask: T.J. Warren

T.J. Warren (BEd’19, MEd’20) is a high school teacher (Indigenous Studies, Art and English) in Big River First Nation in northwestern Saskatchewan. He’s originally from Red Mesa, AZ, and is a proud member of the Diné Nation.

People of USask: Zoey Roy

Zoey Roy (BEd’17, MPP’21) is an artist, activator and auntie. She has inspired many since graduating twice from the University of Saskatchewan.

'It was like going to paradise' former Huskie remembers hockey at Rutherford Rink

A piece of hockey history in Saskatoon is coming down after more than 90 years of existence.

Gordon and Amal Humanitarian Club recognized on National Philanthropy Day

Two outstanding nominees from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are honoured as part of National Philanthropy Day celebrations on Nov. 17.

People of USask: WO Sean Mihalcheon

A strong passion for history, an affinity to serve his country, and a strong devotion to justice inspired WO Sean Mihalcheon (JD’19) to join the Canadian Forces and become a barrister and solicitor.

People of USask: Capt. Sheldon Maerz

A passion for history, a love for Canada, and wanting to be a part of something greater than himself is what inspired Capt. Sheldon Maerz (BSA’86) to join the Canadian Forces.

Game on for Huskies

Peterson leads the parade of Huskie supporters for Hardy Cup

People of USask: The Honourable Lynda Haverstock

Since her time as an undergrad student at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), the Honourable Dr. Lynda Haverstock (BEd’72, MEd’77, PhD’85) has been a trailblazer in several fields and an inspiration to many. She now celebrates the distinction of being a 2022 Golden Grad.

Designing high performance running shoes great fit for U of Sask. engineering grad

Gillian Pinder (BE'17) combining love of sports with passion for engineering

A lifetime of giving

Houstons’ USask memory cemented by legacy gift

Embracing culture and science

How alumna Cree Autumn Sunrise Longjohn (BSCRRM'19) incorporates her heritage into her scientific work.

Henry Kloppenburg remembered

The University of Saskatchewan has lost a close friend in the recent passing of prominent Saskatoon lawyer and philanthropist Henry Kloppenburg (BA’65, LLB’68).

Distinguished professor Rosenberg recognized with Saskatchewan Order of Merit

Dr. Alan Rosenberg (MD’74) has been presented with significant accolades on provincial and university levels, recognizing decades of patient care, research, teaching, and outstanding achievements.

Alumni Achievement Award nominations

Nominations are being accepted now.

USask researcher targets pain relief from diabetic neuropathy

Diabetes affects about three million Canadians, with the prevalence increasing yearly. About half of those living with diabetes experience nerve pain and sensory issues—called diabetic neuropathy—ranging from mildly uncomfortable to severely debilitating.

USask researchers working to prevent honeybee loss among blueberry pollinators

A student from Ukraine is working with the University of Saskatchewan to get a better understanding of honey bees and why blueberry crops pose a key question.

USask-led research team aims to develop vaccines for prion diseases

Even Dr. Scott Napper (BSc'94, PhD'99) uses words such as scary when describing the focus of his research—a group of diseases caused when otherwise innocuous proteins go rogue, creating conditions that are always fatal and currently untreatable.

Orano Canada donation will improve access for Indigenous STEM students at USask

The $60,000 gift will support new Indigenous Student Achievement Pathways programming

Canadian Veterinary Influencers: Dr. Daniel French

This respected veterinarian has been caring for the resident horses and visiting equine athletes at Spruce Meadow for over three decades.

The taste, and toast, of the prairies

Locally produced beer has relied on science from USask to become a staple for beer drinkers across Western Canada

Return of the pack: USask Homecoming

Headlined by the Huskie football Homecoming game on Friday Sept. 9, Homecoming at USask is an opportunity to reminisce and reconnect with campus life.

Saskatchewan doctor takes lead at Canadian Medical Association

Two weeks into school at the U of S, Dr. Alika Lafontaine (MD'06) nearly quit. Now, he's the voice of Canada's physicians.

Research finds insecticides impair a bee’s ability to move in a straight line

Research conducted by former University of Saskatchewan (USask) doctoral student Dr. Rachel Parkinson (BSc'15, PhD'19) under the supervision of Dr. Jack Gray (PhD), professor of biology in the College of Arts and Science, has shown that even at sublethal quantities, insecticides impair a honeybee’s ability to move in a straight line.

Summers at Emma: Sask. artists reflect on legacy of Emma Lake workshops (part 1)

“The workshops were probably the most important development in my time period ... for this area — not just Saskatoon, but Western Canada.”

USask Kinesiology alumnus heading to the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame

College of Kinesiology graduate Ron Friesen (BAPE’71) is having his name called to be inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame.

Bridges: Women's health top of mind for Myranda Reimer

"I'm always questioning things; I'm always looking for meaning. I think that just naturally motivates me to keep going," says Reimer, a women's health physiotherapist with a focus on pelvic care.

USask professor’s career shaped by a love of literature

Among educators, it is often stated that joining the teaching profession requires a commitment to lifelong learning and a humble ability to adapt and grow to meet the needs of your students.

Toronto Maple Leafs name Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser assistant general manager

The Toronto Maple Leafs have named Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser (LLD'17) assistant general manager.

Order of Canada bestowed on USask alumni

Two members of the University of Saskatchewan (USask) community are set to receive one of the country’s highest civilian honours by being appointed to the Order of Canada.

Five USask alumni awarded 2022 Saskatchewan Order of Merit

USask graduates have been recognized with the province’s highest honour.

The LGBTQ2S+ Bursary in Undergraduate Medicine: A First for the College of Medicine

The creation of a bursary that recognizes a group you feel strongly about is one of the most effective ways you can leave a legacy for generations to come. It’s a way to support a college or vocation while making a larger, more universal statement. It’s also a way to continue to make a difference in the lives of others, even after you’re gone.

Building capacity to manufacture vaccines

Continued donor support will enable VIDO to expand its capabilities as Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research

Sports journalist Devin Heroux takes pride in Saskatoon roots

“I tell people that my growing up in Saskatoon was perhaps the biggest blessing ever."

USask alumna uses WGST experience to offer education

Natalya Mason utilizes education in her career as a sexual health educator

Practically changing the world

USask alumnus Dennis Whyte (BE’86) is leading efforts at MIT to make clean, economical fusion energy a reality.

Calder put Saskatchewan writers on the map

USask campus always been close to home for English professor

Poster provides a lifetime of inspiration

Understanding hard work propels Netmaker (BA'11, BEd'11) to success

Water was, and still is, life for Sanyal

Recognizing the value of the resource has led the USask award winner to dedicate his life to its protection

Alumna awarded prestigious McCall MacBain Scholarship

In late March, Nikaela Lange (BA’21) had the unique opportunity to join aspiring leaders from across Canada at McCall MacBain Scholarship final interviews in Montréal.

A perfect partnership

Haddocks have found success in business, and in life, together

Chicago Med

Dr. Sherine Gabriel (MD’82), proud College of Medicine alumna and current President of Rush University in Chicago, has been named a 2022 recipient of the prestigious University of Saskatchewan (USask) Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award.

Getting to 100 years no puzzle for USask alumna

Veteran, who came to USask to get her education after Second World War, was awarded the Bletchley Park Commemorative Badge awarded by the U.K. for all “Silent Listeners” (i.e., code breakers associated with Bletchley Park).

FCL appoints Heather Ryan as CEO

The Board of Directors of Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Ryan (BComm'96) as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective May 9, 2022.

Saskatchewan's new robotic surgery system brings it to cutting edge

“It is the natural evolution of technology. You don’t use a paper map to navigate a city. You use GPS. It is the same with surgery."

Persephone production brings message of hope to LGBTQ+ youth

"I wanted to make something that was really empowering, and funny, so trans people like myself could see themselves in a show and laugh."

Pro Metal donor bursary opens door to education for Indigenous students

Aluminum feathers manufactured at Pasqua First Nation business are gathering interest from across the continent

USask president on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Today marks the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, with this year’s theme focused on Voices for Action Against Racism.

Craig Silliphant branches out to fiction with second book

"I just hope they have an escape — just like any reading should help you do — into other universes."