The campus of the University of Saskatchewan recently made a Huffington Post list of the most beautiful post-secondary institutions in the country.
Four University of Saskatchewan students have each been awarded a $150,000 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, recognition of their academic excellence and leadership skills as PhD students.
The University of Saskatchewan’s Great War Commemoration project kicked off Aug. 7 with the unveiling of two commemorative plaques that will be placed in the Peter MacKinnon Building. One of the plaques explains the significance of the tribute paid to the 350 people whose names appear on the walls and in the stairwells of the building; the other lists the names of 18 additional people who were inadvertently omitted from the original tribute.
A major abstract work – hexaplane structurist relief No. 3, 2001-2003 – by noted international artist and University of Saskatchewan professor emeritus Eli Bornstein has been reinstalled outside of the Canadian Light Source (CLS).
Gordon Barnhart was installed June 23 as interim president and vice-chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan.
Karen Chad has been appointed to a second, five-year term as vice-president of research at the University of Saskatchewan effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Its exterior composition of glazing, paneling and masonry as well as its diverse range of unit types were among the features that earned Graduate House at the University of Saskatchewan an award of merit in the 2014 Prairie Design Awards.
In celebration of Canadian author Farley Mowat’s legacy to literature, a Grade 2 class from École Lakeview School, Mowat’s widow Claire and artist George Boileau joined in the unveiling of a bronze sculpture of the late writer and his dog Chester on the University of Saskatchewan campus June 11.
Recently elected Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) president Izabela Vlahu wants to spend the upcoming year building a stronger grad student community on campus.
The Orenda jet engine in the Engineering Building hallway is a marvel, its outer casing cut away in places to reveal a precision machine. It is also a bit of a mystery that three aviation buffs are attempting to solve.