University of Saskatchewan News


Four of the six dead were members of the 1st University Battalion pictured here just before they left Canada. University of Saskatchewan Archives and Special Collections. B-91. 

Great War vignettes

June 14, 2016

June 2, 1916 was the deadliest day of the Great War for the University of Saskatchewan recruits.

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood before Brooks' first of six shows in Saskatoon. The two were given custom Huskies jerseys at a press conference on Thursday (photo courtesy of Brooks' Twitter).

Friends in high places

June 10, 2016

Call it a home-and-home between Garth Brooks and U of S Chancellor Blaine Favel.


University reacts to provincial budget

June 1, 2016

The Province of Saskatchewan shared its annual budget this afternoon, and funding to the University of Saskatchewan was announced at essentially the same level as last year. Due to the complexity of the way funding is allocated, we have some analysis to do before we know exactly what this year’s budget means for the U of S.

Patti McDougall, vice-provost of teaching and learning

Building better relationships

May 27, 2016

Data will be the difference in how the university interacts with its prospective students, current students and graduates with the introduction of a new Relationship Management System (RMS).

The 2016 Graduation Powwow takes place May 25 in the Bowl.

Cultural celebration

May 24, 2016

As with most traditions, the university’s first powwow started with a conversation. Now an annual event attended by thousands, it has a long, storied history dating back nearly 30 years.