The School of Public Health invites media to the launch of Exercise Is Medicine (EIM) Canada on the University of Saskatchewan campus. EIM is based on evidence that physical activity and exercise alleviate illness (for example: anxiety and insomnia).
Thursday, November 20, 2014
9 Campus Drive
EIM is a national program dedicated to showing how exercise improves the health of Canadians. With this new partnership, each year a student-led group will be tasked with promoting exercise as a form of medicine
Graduates of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Veterinary Technology and BioScience Technology programs will now be able to seamlessly transition into degree paths at the University of Saskatchewan.
The new options are the result of two transfer agreements signed in October that enable Saskatchewan Polytechnic students to carry over more academic credit to the university than ever before.
The first of the new agreements—signed between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the U of S College of Arts and Science—allows 60 units of transfer credit toward the college’s
The U of S College of Nursing invites media to attend an upcoming interactive injury prevention fair where Warman high school students, their parents and members of the Warman community will have the opportunity to network with various guest speakers from multiple health-related professions offering expertise on a range of topics.
The fair was the result of U of S nursing students identifying a need for injury prevention information, a topic many high school students say is missing from the standard
Last fall more than 5,200 students at the University of Saskatchewan shared their thoughts on how welcome, respected and supported they feel on campus in the first ever campus climate survey. The findings were released today in a comprehensive report.
“The results are positive overall,” said Patti McDougall, vice-provost teaching and learning at the University of Saskatchewan. “But we also identified key areas where we can make improvements. One of the key survey outcomes for us is that we can begin
Grant Imahara of the popular Discovery Channel program Mythbusters will be in Saskatoon to deliver the U of S Ross and Muriel Cheriton Lecture’s Ross and Muriel Cheriton Lecture. The lecture is being held as part of “What is Engineering?,” a full day of activities for Grade 11 and 12 students hosted annually by the college. The Cheriton lecture is free of charge and open to the public.
Imahara will discuss all things engineering from the perspective of his work on
The University of Saskatchewan is proud to host the 2014 National Conference on Women in Engineering. The annual conference, organized by Canadian engineering students, will host more than 175 students from across the country and will focus on diversity in engineering.
November 14 – 16, 2014
7 am – 10 pm
Various locations across campus
University of Saskatchewan
Grant Imahara from Mythbusters will deliver the keynote address for the College of Engineering’s Ross and Muriel Cheriton Lecture on Nov. 17. He is available for pre-arranged
A new master’s degree in marketing—only the fifth such program in Canada—is ready to launch at the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
With the first classes set for fall 2015, applications will be accepted until the end of March 2015, explained Barb Phillips, a professor in Edwards who helped design the curriculum of the new graduate program.
“This was created by Edwards marketing faculty as a PhD-readiness program. We set out to create a program
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the Next Student Iron Chef competition.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Marquis Dining Hall, Place Riel
University of Saskatchewan
97 Campus Drive
U of S students will face off in a head-to-head competition hoping to be named the Next Student Iron Chef. Following a similar format to the popular Iron Chef TV series, the student version will feature seven teams of four students competing against their peers in a culinary challenge.
Participating teams developed their own recipes
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the College of Medicine’s second annual Health Innovation and Public Policy Conference.
Wednesday November 5, 2014
1:45 – 4:30 pm
Leslie and Irene Dubé Theatre
Room E1150, Health Sciences Building
107 Wiggins Road, University of Saskatchewan
This student-planned conference will feature keynote addresses from Dr. Chris Simpson, president of the Canadian Medical Association, and Karima Velji, president of the Canadian Nurses Association. The title of this year’s conference is How Canadian Healthcare Providers are Shaping the Future
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week on campus and students are being encouraged to show their brain some love by taking part in awareness week activities. The week is put on by the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union (USSU) and the University of Saskatchewan.
The benefits of meditation
Name: Vicki Herman, registered psychologist and Student Counselling Services outreach co-ordinator
Area of expertise: Herman has been studying and practicing meditation for six years and recently started offering meditation classes for U of S students. This