University of Saskatchewan News


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.

Aboriginal students were recognized for their accomplishments on Feb. 5 at the Aboriginal awards ceremony.

Aboriginal Achievement Week student awards

February 23, 2015

The Aboriginal Students’ Centre hosted a student awards ceremony Feb. 5 to acknowledge the accomplishments of Aboriginal students across campus during Aboriginal Achievement Week.

Connie Briggs, research officer, co-manager of the Grain Innovation Laboratory and bread baker.

Glorious gluten

February 17, 2015

“Gluten is what makes wheat wonderful,” said Connie Briggs, research officer and co-manager of the Grains Innovation Laboratory located just across Preston Avenue from the main University of Saskatchewan campus.

The Global Institute for Water Security released 10 videos highlighting research throughout the Saskatchewan river basin.

Water world

February 10, 2015

The Global Institute for Water Security released a 10-segment video suite chronicling U of S water research activities taking place throughout the Saskatchewan river basin.

Rachel Engler-Stringer, left, and Lynn Kuffner

Food security for students

February 9, 2015

University students and healthy diets have never been synonymous, but the possibility that there may be a significant segment of the student population that is food insecure has raised some flags on campus.

Part of the Schwartz donation on display in the Edwards School of Business atrium.

Art as inspiration

February 6, 2015

You would not typically associate a business school with fine art, but Sam Schwartz saw a fitting connection.

From left to right: Emily Cavaliere, graduate student; Michael Kehoe, Patricia Pernica, Willemijn Appels and Sun Chun, postdoctoral fellows, School of Environment and Sustainability.

Winter’s measure

February 4, 2015

Have you ever thought about how the snow depth changes outside your house over winter? For the second year in a row, a group of young scientists from the U of S are exploring the dynamics of snow conditions in the urban environment.