University of Saskatchewan News


Beth Williamson

Presidential search committee complete

November 26, 2014

With the addition of four elected representatives from the General Academic Assembly (GAA), the committee charged with selecting the University of Saskatchewan’s next president is now complete.

(l to r) Karen Chad, vice-president research, Naomi Barnhart, Gordon Barnhart, president, Hon Dak Chung, Shirley Zhou, major gifts officer, and Edmund Kwan.

Hong Kong bound

November 24, 2014

As part of the president’s tour, Gordon Barnhart, U of S interim president and vice-chancellor, made a stop in Hong Kong this week.


Sexual assault prevention and response at U of S

November 21, 2014

The events outlined in the Nov. 20 and 21 articles in the Toronto Star saddened me. It saddens me to see the state of affairs at campuses across Canada and it especially saddens me to see how our own university handled the event depicted in these articles.

Brian Muchmore, director of Protective Service

Keeping campus safe

November 17, 2014

There is always heightened awareness about safety following incidents like the Oct. 22 shootings at Parliament Hill, but for people in Protective Services, it is always top of mind.

Fall census showed stable enrolment numbers at the U of S.

Census day

November 13, 2014

If there is one word that best describes enrolment at the University of Saskatchewan, it is stable.

Gwen Toole, director of Purchasing Services, and Jim Traves, director of finance and trusts with Advancement and Community Engagement.

Students benefit from beverage sales

November 4, 2014

Various services for students continue to be the beneficiaries of revenue generated by the university’s cold beverage contract but more drink choices on campus and the growing use of personal water bottles are resulting in fewer dollars to hand out each year.

Maclean's created a time-lapse video of campuses across Canada.

Time travel

October 31, 2014

From Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia, with a stop in between at the U of S, Maclean’s photographers captured unique aspects of 12 Canadian universities and created a time-lapse video showcasing student life from sunrise to sunset.

The U of S soccer pitch is considered one of the best in Western Canada.

Pitch perfect

October 31, 2014

If you have been following Huskie soccer this year, you know our teams are doing well, and while the players and the coaches deserve much of the credit, they have been getting some help at ground level.