Since the first cases of COVID-19 were announced in the province, members of the USask community have come together to support one another in these uncertain times.
While hand sanitizer is a hot commodity as people try to curb the spread of COVID-19, Bryan McCrea (BComm'09) and Evan Willoughby (BE'10) were pretty sure they wouldn’t need $8,000 worth.
In October 2019, Google made global headlines with a boast that it had achieved “quantum supremacy.” Its experimental quantum computer had performed in minutes a task that would have taken the world’s fastest supercomputer thousands of years.
Every Wednesday Tourism Saskatoon plans to bring you a story of people or businesses in our community going above and beyond in one form or another. Today, for their first ever Winning Wednesday, they shared three stories which included several alumni-owned businesses.
Now, more than ever, you can make a difference in a student’s life.
It took three years—and a lot of patience and determination—for Jason Leo Bantle (BSc'94, MSc'98) to finally capture the perfect picture.
The University of Saskatchewan will be implementing further preventative measures including, but not limited to: closing all campus buildings with only limited access to employees deemed as critical to our work, cancelling June convocation ceremonies, and suspending all but essential on-campus and field-site research, scholarly works, and creative activities.
A pair of Saskatoon-based distilleries are teaming up and retooling to start manufacturing alcohol-based hand sanitizer in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic. Lucky Bastard Distillers and Stumbletown Distilling aim to produce their first bottles of emergency hand sanitizer this week, according to Lucky Bastard co-owner Michael Goldney (HOSADM'98, MD'02).
Kelsie Hendry (BA'04, BEd'09) had Olympic-sized goals growing up.
When you say Louis' Pub, many Saskatoon people can rattle off a list of the great shows they have seen in the campus bar/concert venue. Saskatoon's own Ewan Currie (BA'11) and the Sheepdogs made their debut on their stage. This week, Louis' Pub is a part of Junofest, which takes place on March 13 and 14 in Saskatoon. The celebration has a roster of more than 50 musical acts, including local Saskatoon artists and Juno Award nominees.
Pharmacists may hold the key to solving the opioid crisis: $1.7M awarded by Health Canada for USask pilot project
University of Saskatchewan (USask) pharmacy researchers have been awarded more than $1.7 million over three years to implement and assess a new pharmacist-led interprofessional model for chronic pain management aimed at helping to reduce opioid use and improve patient health.
Eat less beef … save the planet! It’s a common theme on social media and among celebrities. Yet, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are working to show that beef cattle in Western Canada shouldn’t take the rap for climate change.
USask alumni and campus community raised $166,517 to help students recover from emergency crises without sacrificing their dreams of earning a degree in last year’s One Day for Students. This year’s event is on March 17.
Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Crop Development Centre (CDC) have developed a fast and accurate method for identifying and quantifying toxins in fusarium-infected cereal grain, an innovation that could reduce toxins that are harmful to both animals and humans.
Sask. research project uses state-of-the-art technology to uncover secrets hidden in cat brain
"I thought it was that you supported MAiD or you don't. But there's a whole spectrum in there."
Matt Dunn (BE'04, MSc'10) wasn’t always comfortable with the idea of being a role model.
One of Doug Matheson's (BA'84, ARTS'85) immediate tasks will be the selection of a new executive director this year. Lynn McMaster is temporarily filling the role following the controversial exit of Gregory Burke.
Senator Brent Cotter (BComm'71) says the Senate is a less politically partisan than it has been in the past.
University of Saskatchewan (USask) alumna Ruth Cuthand (BFA'83, MFA'92) is one of the 2020 winners of the prestigious Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts (GGArts).
The origin of an understudied hybrid population of poisonous frogs—highly endangered colourful animals that live deep in the Colombian jungle—is the result of natural breeding and not caused by wildlife traffickers moving them, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) study shows.
"I got to listen to debates from an insider's point of view my whole career. That's a part of history that is just in the room," Senator David Tkachuck (BA'65, EDUC'66).
Sample of 641 businesses on TSX shows about only 4% of them are led by women. Danielle Favreau (BComm'01) is one of them.
Frederick Mulder (BA'64, LLD'17), one of the world's pre-eminent experts on Picasso, hails from tiny Prairie town.