Technology can help strengthen First Nations’ communities across Saskatchewan. To that end, the University of Saskatchewan is hosting the third annual Saskatchewan First Nations Information and Communications Technology Conference.
The presidents and executive heads of all 24 Saskatchewan post-secondary institutions have made a commitment to work together on closing the education gap for Aboriginal people—a gap due in large part to the residential school system and its intergenerational consequences.
The visuals from a forest fire can be startling, or even disturbing. Seemingly destructive in nature, they can grow higher than 50 metres and burn hotter than 1,000 degrees Celsius.
On Nov. 18-19, the University of Saskatchewan will host a two-day national forum—“Building Reconciliation: Universities Answering the TRC’s Calls to Action.”
On 24 February 1916, Saskatoon resident Louise Brock volunteered for service as a nursing sister in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. She was one of 1,886 women serving overseas in the Canadian Army Nursing Service by 1917.
On October 29, 2015, Maclean’s magazine released its 25th annual rankings of Canadian universities. In the medical-doctoral category, the U of S ranked 13th, up one place from last year.
Official fall enrolment numbers gathered on October 8 show that 2,236 students at the University of Saskatchewan have self-declared as Aboriginal—the highest number yet. This total consists of students in graduate, non-degree, post graduate clinical and undergraduate programs.
On October 24th, when he is officially installed at fall convocation, Peter Stoicheff will take the helm as the 11th president and vice-chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan.
The first week of November marks Mental Health Awareness Week at the U of S, an initiative organized by the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union (USSU) along with many other units on campus.
As data breaches—think Home Depot and Target—are increasingly landing millions of credit card records in the hands of criminals, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance is becoming a requirement for any business or institution that processes credit cards.