Exonerating Chief Poundmaker

The campaign for justice of Chief Poundmaker that has been going on for over a century is about to come to an end.

USask to recognize researcher for excellence

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will present Dr. Digvir Jayas (PhD'87) with an Earned Doctor of Science at this year’s Spring Convocation, which takes place June 3–7 at Merlis Belsher Place.

Prestigious Steacie Fellowship awarded to outstanding USask ecologist

Maud Ferrari (PhD'09), an exceptional University of Saskatchewan (USask) behavioural ecologist who studies predator-prey interactions, has received one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for young scientists.

Breaking down barriers

Computer science and empowering people are two unlikely passions to combine, but that’s exactly what Dr. Rita Orji (PhD'14) has done.

Special exhibition features ancient Near Eastern artwork

A special exhibition opening at the University of Saskatchewan’s Museum of Antiquities on May 10 will showcase 24 pieces of ancient Near Eastern art.

Elder, artist and philanthropists to receive USask honorary degrees

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has announced the individuals selected to receive an honorary degree at this year’s Spring Convocation, which takes place June 3–7 at Merlis Belsher Place.

WCVM grad recognized for animal welfare work

Manitoba veterinarian Dr. Jonas Watson (DVM'06) has made philanthropy a priority throughout his veterinary career, and these acts of service have earned him a major international award.

High-tech sports hub

From grassroots to Olympic athletes—new sport science and health centre will give athletes the edge

USask names Grit McCreath its 16th chancellor

The next chapter of Grit McCreath's (BEd'91) University of Saskatchewan (USask) story is set to begin when she steps into her new role as chancellor.

USask alumna selected for Sobey Art Award longlist

University of Saskatchewan (USask) alumna Catherine Blackburn (BFA’07) is included on the longlist of artists in the running for the prestigious 2019 Sobey Art Award, considered to be Canada’s preeminent contemporary art prize.

Love, loss and learning: Abid Gilani's memory lives on through USask students

In 2015, alumnus Abid Gilani died tragically in the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia. His legacy lives on through the Abid Jamal Gilani Awards, helping immigrant and international students pursue opportunities through higher education—the keystone of his successful career and life.

USask community recognized as YWCA Women of Distinction nominees

University of Saskatchewan (USask) faculty, staff, students and alumni are once again recognized by the Saskatoon YWCA with the annual Women of Distinction Awards nominations.

USask writers honoured at Saskatchewan Book Awards

Writers associated with the University of Saskatchewan (USask) took top honours in five categories at the Saskatchewan Book Awards gala held April 27th in Regina:

The power of humanity: USask alumni honoured at annual Red Cross Humanitarian event

On April 17, the Canadian Red Cross honoured USask alumni at the annual Power of Humanity event, which recognized the efforts of humanitarians working towards a better future.

USask community honoured with Saskatchewan Order of Merit

Several members of the University of Saskatchewan (USask) community are set to receive the province's highest honour.

There's still time to have your leadership donation matched!

Gifts of $1,000 or more to support student awards are matched dollar-for-dollar until April 30, 2019.

Carey Simonson: Seeking Saskatchewan solutions

Industry innovation and college collaboration have always gone hand-in-hand for Dr. Carey Simonson (BE'91, MSc'93, PhD'98).

Barley breeding makes for crafty collaboration

When it comes to brewing better beer, most lager lovers might not think to raise a glass in salute to the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Minister Carr announces appointment of first Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, today announced the appointment of Sheri Meyerhoffer (BA'82, LLB'85) as Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE), underscoring Canada’s continued commitment to advancing responsible business conduct abroad. The position is the first of its kind in the world.

Continuing a legacy: Agros reunite for 84th consecutive reunion

One of the University of Saskatchewan’s longest standing alumni groups, the Saskatchewan Agricultural Graduate Association (SAGA), held its 84th consecutive reunion this past January. The reunion saw more than 400 alumni come together at TCU Place in Saskatoon, including two 101-year-old alumni.

‘My heart’s in this building’: Reflecting on the campus observatory as it turns 90

One of the most iconic facilities on the University of Saskatchewan (USask) campus is celebrating its 90th birthday in April.

Dr. Vicki Holmes: A career of caring

Dr. Vicki Holmes (MD'73) is now retired from her medical career and is taking advantage of her free time by spending it with family, golfing and painting. Although she describes her retirement life as “nothing exceptional,” her 43-year career was just the opposite.

USask students poised for career success, thanks to new RBC-funded program

RBC Future Launch's $300K gift will give students the edge in their careers—helping them develop transferable skills in a work-integrated program through the College of AgBio.

‘It’s like a little beading oasis’: Ruth Cuthand brings her skills to the Arts Building

Since last summer, University of Saskatchewan (USask) students, faculty and staff have been learning to bead with artist Ruth Cuthand.