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.

Centre court gets a facelift, thanks to Huskies' biggest fans

Ron and Jane Graham return to their alma mater to see their name on centre court. The university's most generous donors have supported students and Huskie athletes for over three decades, leaving a lasting impression.

Donors commemorated at Merlis Belsher Place

Huskie hockey season ticket holders and donors to the Home Ice Campaign will have their names displayed under the ice at Merlis Belsher Place, in recognition of their support of the new facility.

The homeland calls the kid

During the frantic back-to-school season, one alumna recalls her time at the University of Saskatchewan.

Familiar alumni faces at this year’s Orientation

Two USask alumni will play a part in this year’s new student orientation on Tuesday Sept 4.

Dual degree sets up veterinarian for lifelong learning

One of the biggest lessons Dr. Alex Muzzin (DVM'14, MBA'15) has learned as a small animal veterinarian is to pay almost as much attention to the people walking through her doors as she does to the pets they bring with them.

University of Saskatchewan receives prestigious STEM scholarships

Joel Pollak and Vaidehee Lanke have been named the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship that recognize achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

U of S researchers uncover insect-resistant genes in wheat

A recent PhD graduate at the University of Saskatchewan is among the first researchers worldwide to apply the groundbreaking sequencing of the bread wheat genome to develop more pest-resistant crops.

Fall gathering an opportunity to hear Indigenous stories on campus

Stryker Calvez (MA'08) is becoming well known on campus for his work towards building a better understanding of and support for Indigenous Peoples across campus.

WCVM to operate Canada’s first PET-CT unit for animals

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the U of S will soon be home to Canada’s first PET-CT unit dedicated to animals—thanks to an Alberta donor whose $2.5-million gift is the largest private donation in WCVM’s history.

Communities that inspire

For Dr. Veronica McKinney (MD'98), health is much more than just delivery of services.

U of S student awarded $150,000 US fellowship to advance canary seed research

Suneru Perera (MSc'17), a PhD student at the University of Saskatchewan, is the only Canadian to be awarded a $150,000 US fellowship by a U.S. agricultural research organization to develop processing techniques to expand the uses of canary seed, and help hone the skills he will need to succeed as an industry scientist.

International studies program marks 50 years at U of S

Kyle Procyshyn has always been interested in learning about other cultures and countries.

Kimber family tree deeply rooted in the University of Saskatchewan

From the family farm in southwestern Saskatchewan 70 years ago, to a mountaintop wedding in beautiful British Columbia in June, the Kimber family has been connected to the University of Saskatchewan for four generations.

Probing reasons for deferred motherhood

University of Saskatchewan researcher Karen Lawson (BA'88, MA'92) is studying the psychological and social factors behind an increasing number of Canadian women delaying motherhood, a trend that has ramifications for women themselves and for the country’s societal and economic future.

Edwards Business School graduate granted cannabis retail licence

Cierra Sieben-Chuback (BComm'18) was already busy preparing to open her first business before she even began writing her final exams this spring at the University of Saskatchewan.

The past and present of mental health care

When it comes to talking about the issues surrounding mental health care today, Erika Dyck (BA'98, MA'00) looks to the past.