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Grand prize winner "Deep Hanging Out" by Rachel Phillips Hall.

Images of Research 2016 winners

April 29, 2016

Close to 100 images were submitted to the second annual Images of Research competition. The top images were selected in a range of categories as well as a viewer’s choice category.

Matt Wolsfeld.

Going, going, green

April 29, 2016

If people do not start living more sustainably soon, Matt Wolsfeld is worried that Saskatoon may find itself in a waste management crisis.

Harold Shiffman.

Protecting mind and body

April 29, 2016

Starting in June, Protective Services will start using a new training program to better equip officers dealing with mental health-related issues on campus.

“Reindeer Herding” by Patrick Pearse, the winning photo in the People, Culture and Lifestyles category.

Photos from abroad

April 15, 2016

This year’s Go Abroad Photo Contest, an initiative organized by the International Student and Study Abroad Centre, received 75 photos submissions in three categories.

President Peter Stoicheff at the April 8 GAA.

U of S president announces priority initiatives at annual address

April 8, 2016

At his first address to the General Academic Assembly (GAA) on Friday, University of Saskatchewan (U of S) President Peter Stoicheff announced his commitment to three key initiatives related to reconciliation, sustainability and examining the feasibility of the Emma Lake Kenderdine Campus.

Left to right: John Einarson from Yorkton, Allan Macmillan and John Diefenbaker seated on rocks holding canes in England.

Great War vignettes

April 6, 2016

Born in Clermont, PEI in 1892, Michael Allan MacMillan came to Saskatoon in 1909, drawn west by the great promise of the province.


Federal infrastructure funding opportunity positive for U of S

April 6, 2016

SASKATOON — Today’s federal government announcement of a Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund by Science Minister Kirsty Duncan is welcome news for the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).

“Following last month’s federal budget announcement, we’ve been watching closely for more details about infrastructure investments specific to post-secondary, so today’s announcement was welcome news,” said U of S President Peter Stoicheff. “I am excited about the possibilities this will potentially create for the U of S. Investments in infrastructure are much

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Patti McDougall, vice-provost of teaching and learning

Connecting with Indigenous content

April 1, 2016

With University Council’s January endorsement to include Indigenous knowledge and experiences in all degree programs, the real work is set to begin.