University of Saskatchewan News


Dr. Sarah Boston. Photo by Krystle Radlinski, Verve Photography.

WCVM graduate shares tale of survival

June 24, 2014

Dr. Sarah Boston is returning to her alma mater and the city she once called home to share her very personal story of veterinary medicine, cancer and survival.

The USST rover during a pre-competition test drive.

USST celebrates rover competition placement

June 16, 2014

Members of the University of Saskatchewan Space Design Team (USST) had their sights set on finishing in the middle of pack at this year’s University Rover Challenge (URC) so they were ecstatic to find themselves finishing seventh out of 31 teams. 

Eliza Hunt of Delta, B.C., and Kalan, a 10-year-old Thoroughbred cross owned by Pat Dumont who, with her husband Mark has donated $300,000 to equine orthopedic research at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). Photo: Totem Photographics.

B.C. couple establish equine orthopedics research fund

June 11, 2014

A British Columbia couple is investing in the future of equine musculoskeletal research by donating $300,000 toward the establishment of the Mark and Pat DuMont Equine Orthopedics Research Fund at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).

The U of S Sled Dogs 1/4 scale tractor team

Sled Dogs win awards at international competition

June 11, 2014

Despite some mechanical mishaps, the U of S Sled Dogs Quarter Scale Tractor Team earned two awards at the 17th annual International 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition in Peoria, Illinois, held May 29-June 1. 

Roderick Wood

Roderick Wood the first Estey Chair in the College of Law

June 3, 2014

Roderick Wood, currently the F.R. (Dick) Matthews Q.C. Professor of Business Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta, has been named the first Estey Chair in Business Law at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law.