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 Erinn Hilberry first met Ben, the blind border collie was shy and withdrawn as he lay on the floor with his head down.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


New nursing graduates in Ile-a-la-Crosse.

Celebrating northern nurses

May 13, 2015

Special events in La Ronge and Ile-a-la-Crosse were held recently to celebrate the first northern nurses to graduate from the University of Saskatchewan’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.


Michelle Prytula, dean of the College of Education

Teaching teachers

April 24, 2015

There is just one more approval hurdle to go for a new College of Education admission option that would see students spending four years instead of two focused on learning to be teachers.


Education professor Brenda Kalyn

Teaching teachers phys ed

April 7, 2015

There is much more to physical education than dodgeball, knee-high socks and that dreaded climbing rope, according to education professor Brenda Kalyn.