The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the 2014 Wunusweh Lecture. The lecture entitled “The human rights case on First Nations child welfare and the associated social movement for equity for First Nations children and their families” is presented by Cindy Blackstock, executive director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and associate professor at the University of Alberta.
The lecture is free and open to students, faculty and staff at the University of Saskatchewan, as well
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between President Ilene Busch-Vishniac and the founder of the Cradle Board Teaching Project, Buffy Sainte-Marie. The event will be emceed by Okisiykaw Tyrone Tootoosis.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
715 Broadway Avenue
The Saskatchewan Cradleboard Initiative (SCI) is a unique cross-cultural educational resource project to support Kindergarten through Grade 8 students in science, technology, engineering and math. New resources will be developed jointly by the
SASKATOON – Eighty-four students are expected to graduate this June with an MD degree from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine and go on to pursue postgraduate training.
Yesterday, these physicians learned which medical specialty they will practice, and where the next phase of their training will take place. This annual process of matching Canadian medical graduates to available residency training positions across the country is known as the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS).
Fifty-three College of Medicine graduates (63 per
The Remote Presence Forum, a three day workshop on the application of remote presence technology in rural, remote and northern communities, wrapped up today with a public session about using the technology to address healthcare gaps. This event, an initiative of the university’s International Centre for Northern Governance and Development (ICNGD) and College of Nursing, attracted global leaders in remote presence technology for training and clinical purposes.
“The University of Saskatchewan is honoured to welcome this outstanding delegation of global leaders
A report by the University of Saskatchewan Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) presents the first comprehensive survey of the state of groundwater and hydrogeological research in Saskatchewan and outlines the steps required to develop and protect this resource.
The report, titled Groundwater, Hydrogeology and Sustainability in Saskatchewan was commissioned by GIWS and written by Denis Peach, retired chief scientist with the British Geological Survey, and based on extensive consultations with government, industry and academic sectors in Saskatchewan. The report contains
The University of Saskatchewan’s International Centre for Northern Governance and Development (ICNGD) has joined with the College of Nursing to offer a three day, international forum that will explore the application of remote learning technology in rural, remote and northern communities. The Remote Presence Forum, which will bring together global leaders in the field of remote learning and clinical application, will host a public session entitled “How can Remote Presence solve our healthcare delivery challenge?”. The presentation will demonstrate how
SASKATOON – Rural residents who spot a low-flying helicopter south of Saskatoon, including areas near Dundurn, Outlook, Tuxford, Watrous and Chamberlain, need not be alarmed – it’s just a University of Saskatchewan research team catching moose with a net gun.
The aerial adventure is part of the second year of a program to find out more about farmland moose. The researchers are looking at key habitats, what the moose are eating, where they are moving, and particularly when and where they
Students in the International Centre for Northern Governance and Development’s Master of Northern Governance and Development (MNGD) program were awarded $84,000 in graduate scholarships by Cameco Corporation this afternoon. The presentation took place at Cameco Headquarters and was attended by Northern Saskatchewan stakeholders.
Each of the 14 scholarships is worth $6,000, and the funds will be used by the students to cover tuition and other program costs. The announcement coincided with the launch of the MNGD internship program, By the North
Beginning in May, building temperatures at the University of Saskatchewan will be raised two degrees in the spring and summer and lowered one degree in the fall and winter. The commitment announced on International Polar Bear Day is expected to save the U of S about $200,000 in utility costs annually and reduce carbon emissions by 2,000 tonnes per year.
“As part of our campus Climate Action Plan, the U of S is committed to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions by
Undergraduate students involved in research at the University of Saskatchewan will now have a place to publish their work thanks to a new online, peer-reviewed journal launched today that welcomes submissions of research articles, reviews, and papers.
The University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Research Journal (USURJ) will feature research from undergraduate students in any discipline or college, shining a spotlight on their work and encouraging others to follow their lead. Established experts in relevant fields will review all submissions.
“Funding from the Office