University of Saskatchewan News


Marta Erlandson and  Dr. Ashok Kakadekar

CHAMPS camp gives patients confidence to have fun

August 20, 2015

CHAMPS has brought together children who have had heart surgery from across the province to provide them with the opportunity to do something they may never have felt comfortable doing otherwise: playing the way other kids their age get to without fear.

Donna Beneteau

What a blast

June 29, 2015

Not a lot of U of S classes have “properties and theories of explosives” listed in the syllabus. In fact, the only one might be Donna Beneteau’s fourth-year geological engineering class on drilling, blasting and excavation.

Students from Oskayak High School have participated in Strategies for Academic Success to prepare for attending the U of S this fall.

Ready for the U of S

June 16, 2015

A program designed to ease the transition from high school to university has proven popular this year for a group of students from Saskatoon’s Oskayak High School.

Michelle Prytula, dean of education at the University of Saskatchewan.

Engaged in education

June 9, 2015

Michelle Prytula really wants students and graduates of the College of Education to be loud and proud both on campus and off.

Dental surgery helped to transform Ben into a happy, friendly pet. Photo: Derek Mortensen.

Ruff day at the dentist

June 4, 2015

When Dr. Erinn Hilberry first met Ben, the blind border collie was shy and withdrawn as he lay on the floor with his head down.

Cheryl Cummings instructing nurses in Yakutsk using remote presence technology.

College of Nursing extends its reach

June 2, 2015

Instructors in the U of S College of Nursing are comfortable using remote presence technology to deliver courses to students in northern Saskatchewan, and now, that same technology is helping them reach students half way around the world.

Gordon DesBrisay is one of three new vice-deans in the College of Arts and Science.

U of S college names new vice-deans

June 1, 2015

Gordon DesBrisay, Lawrence Martz and John (Jack) Gray have been named as the U of S College of Arts and Science’s new vice-deans.