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."

Be a champion for students

You can give students the boost they need to finish the year strong.

Among the stars: Meet the Canadian women making an impact in astronomy and physics

They’re few, but mighty: women represent about 15 per cent of scientists in Canadian astronomy and related physics fields, but their contributions make them a powerful force. Here are three who are winning awards and mentoring the next generation.

Experts with Prairie roots surprised by speed of attack on Ukraine, but not by resistance to it

As an academic with a focus on Ukraine and a woman of Ukrainian heritage, the war in her ancestors' home country has affected USask graduate Marnie Howlett (BA'15, MA'17) on several levels.

USask opens downtown gathering space in Calgary

Hub used to reconnect alumni, venue for USask events

Keeping the lights on in Canada’s North

USask program offers a transformative opportunity through renewable energy for Indigenous people

Seven USask alumni honoured with Achievement Awards

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) announces the 2022 winners of the Alumni Achievement Awards, one of the university’s highest honours.

New memoir details how Cecil King went from humble beginnings to celebrated Indigenous educator in Sask.

Cecil King (BEd'73, MEd'75) founded Indian Teacher Education Program at the University of Saskatchewan

Black History Month: McDuffie family made its mark at USask

Dr. Norman McDuffie (MA'62, PhD'65) may not have thought of himself as a trailblazer or pioneer in his field, but his efforts forged a new path for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) to follow at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Matches Made in Medicine: Drs. Norwood and Lois Kavanagh

Matches Made in Medicine is a four-part series highlighting College of Medicine alumni couples, who found love at medical school. Each week in February, a new alumni couple will be showcased.

Black History Month: The importance of representation and community building

As a Black medical student in Saskatchewan, I often reflect on my experience as I navigate the daily nuances of the health care system and the intersectionality of race, gender, and class. I recognize that as a medical trainee, cis-gender female, English-speaking immigrant settler, I carry with me certain privileges.

Outreach and mentorship key to increasing representation of women in STEM: USask scientists

Feb. 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Cree author Harold R. Johnson reflects on life, death and the quest for stories

'That quest for story has given me so much'

'The light coming through': Depth of Field at Wanuskewin explores Indigenous lived experience

The photography exhibition, running until April, shares the work of six Indigenous artists subverting the colonial gaze.

USask alumni, former Huskies off to Olympics

It’s a dream come true for Cianna Lieffers (BSKin'17, BEd'18), a second chance at a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Ken Babey (BEd'79), and another run at Olympic glory for former Huskies Ben Coakwell and Lyndon Rush (BA'04).

A man among Kings

USask alumnus follows dream to a job in the NHL

USask alumni showcase eclectic collection of canoe artworks at Remai Modern

About 50 pieces from Scott and Grit McCreath's private art collection will be on view

Canadian National Railway names Tracy Robinson new CEO, reports 18 per cent boost in profit for fourth quarter

Canadian National Railway Co. named energy and rail veteran Tracy Robinson (BComm'86) its new chief executive officer as Canada’s largest railroad reached a truce with the activist investor who pushed the company to remake its board of directors and improve its financial performance.

Shannon Miller inducted into the 2021 Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

Shannon Miller (BSPE'85), who has coached women’s hockey at the NCAA and Olympic levels, has been inducted into the 2021 Class of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in the Builders category.

‘It’s a dream come true’: Two Sask. female hockey officials heading to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games

After years of continued hard work and passion for the game, a pair of Saskatchewan female hockey officials will be heading to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.

Young Innovators: Computer mapping of brain connections may reduce the number of required MRI scans: U of S research

University of Saskatchewan PhD candidate Josh Neudorf (BSc'17, MA'19) and his research team are using innovative computer technology to map brain function.

Carbon-free technology from energy company run by Saskatoon man prompts deal with Goodyear

Monolith Materials, co-founded by Saskatoon-born and raised Rob Hanson (BE'06), also received a conditional $1B loan from U.S. government for facility expansion

USask community members appointed to the Order of Canada

Several 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.

Season's Greetings from Peter Stoicheff

As the holiday season approaches, the USask president reflects on the past year.