University of Saskatchewan News


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.

WCVM researcher Daniel MacPhee. (Photo by Debra Marshall)

Understanding placenta abnormalities

March 20, 2015

Understanding what can go wrong with the placenta, the bridge between fetal and maternal systems during pregnancy, and using that knowledge to reduce pre-term issues is the focus of research by Daniel MacPhee, an associate professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).

Yorkton nursing student Jessica Funk, left, with Aboriginal Nursing Advisor Heather Cote-Soop

Expanding support for Aboriginal nursing education

March 18, 2015

The University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing has been a leader in providing education for Aboriginal nursing students. Now, it has expanded its support and advising services to those students, and created a pathway for Aboriginal students to transition from high school into the U of S nursing program. 

Phil Chilibeck and Whitney Duff

For brains and brawn

February 24, 2015

Older adults looking for an edge with their new year’s exercise program might consider some judicious use of dietary supplements such as whey protein and bovine (cow) colostrum to help build strength, guard bone and even keep their brains humming along.

One of the digital storytelling videos explores the traditional role of dogs in First Nations culture.

Digital dogs

February 5, 2015

What makes four videos about managing dog populations in the Battle River Treaty 6 area distinct?

College plans to strengthen arts, science ties

Restructuring at the top

February 5, 2015

An administrative change in the upper echelons of the University of Saskatchewan’s largest college is designed to take advantage of its unique offerings and prove that the sum is greater than its parts.