Significant headway in reducing a projected operating deficit means the University of Saskatchewan is now in a position to advance a new plan of action that focuses on mission rather than money.
Teah Zielinski and Tushita Patel have been named the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) recipients of Schulich Leader Scholarships, which are awarded to highly successful students who are entering undergraduate studies in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).
It’s out with the old, and in with the new “old” as the lecture theatre Thorvaldson 271, familiar to many as the Airplane Room, undergoes a seating renovation.
When the First World War broke out in August of 1914, the University of Saskatchewan was just seven years old and fewer than 50 degrees had been awarded to graduates. But the institution still made a significant contribution to the war effort, a contribution that will be recognized with a series of events over the coming four years.
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.