University of Saskatchewan News

Russ Isinger

Clarifying Aboriginal enrolment figures

December 12, 2012

There is an old saying that numbers don’t lie, but in the case of Aboriginal student enrolment at the U of S, the numbers may not be telling the whole truth.


Vera Pezer

Cup ambassador

December 12, 2012

University of Saskatchewan Chancellor Vera Pezer has an important role to play in the upcoming University Cup hockey tournament, but it is a role she said needs a bit of clarification.


Province of Saskatchewan, PotashCorp commit $50-million to Global Institute for Food Security at the University of Saskatchewan

December 10, 2012

Public-private partnership to advance science and policy for global food and nutrition security
SASKATOON – The Province of Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan, and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today formally launched the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) to develop Saskatchewan-led solutions to feed a growing world population.
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These beagles were part of a three-year nutrition study.

Bye-bye beagles

December 7, 2012

Lynn Weber sent out a simple email in mid-November asking if anyone was interested in adopting a beagle. What she was unprepared for was the overwhelming response.


OCN, Dec. 7, 2012

On Campus News for Dec. 7, 2012

December 7, 2012

The Dec. 7 issue of On Campus News features stories on Aboriginal student numbers, the campus beagles, and the restructuring of the  university’s marketing and communications function. Download the PDF here.


Search is on for another CERC

December 6, 2012

Work now begins in earnest to find a candidate to fill a Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Infectious Disease after the U of S was awarded $10 million for the position through a federal program Nov. 8.