University of Saskatchewan News


Construction on a new child care facility at the U of S has begun.

Child care update

March 31, 2015

Construction has begun on the University of Saskatchewan’s newest child care centre, and its price tag will be lower than expected, nearly $ 217,000 lower.

The Kenderdine Campus dining hall in 1964. ARCHIVES A-9490

Rethinking Kenderdine campus

March 20, 2015

A request for proposals (RFP) has been issued by the University of Saskatchewan to find someone interested in a business opportunity—develop a meeting and lodging facility at the mothballed Kenderdine Campus at Emma Lake in exchange for some access and a long-term lease on the land.

AYIC team wins regional competition.

Winning student entrepreneurs

March 18, 2015

A student team from the U of S was named the 2015 TD Entrepreneurship Challenge Regional Champion by Enactus Canada.

Raj Srinivasan, head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Celebrating Pi

March 13, 2015

Mathematicians, physicists, punsters and even construction workers may pause in their labours on March 14 to celebrate Pi Day in honour of a quirky little number whose significance is felt from the job site to particle physics.

Cathy Coghlin co-ordinates the Academic Research/Work Placement Program in the WCVM.

Hosting bright minds

March 10, 2015

The University of Saskatchewan has always played host to bright minds—some of them are just younger than others.

U of S expert weighs in on whether to eat snow.

No to snow?

March 9, 2015

The fluffy white stuff that falls from the sky might look delicious, but is snow really safe to eat?

Ernie Barber, interim provost and vice-president academic

Updating the plan

March 4, 2015

Almost six months after the TransformUS program prioritization process was laid to rest and a new set of priorities established, the interim provost and vice-president academic is encouraged by the effort being brought to bear on significant projects for the U of S.

Brian Unverricht, music lecturer and SSO conductor.

Conducting a silent show

February 24, 2015

Brian Unverricht is preparing to be the ringmaster for a threering circus, but the performance will not include lions and trapeze artists.