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College of Nursing alumna Dawn Anderson received the Florence Nightingale Medal.

Nursing alumna honoured for disaster work

July 2, 2015

College of Nursing alumna Dawn Anderson was recently presented with the prestigious Florence Nightingale Medal, which recognizes devotion and dedication to victims of armed conflict and natural disasters.


Gordon Sarty is a professor of biomedical engineering with research interests that include everything from space to the human brain.

Sky-high mathematician

June 29, 2015

In six Star Trek movies and the television series of the same name, the USS Enterprise’s doctor, Leonard “Bones” McCoy, whips out his hand-held tricorder to scan the bodies of injured and ill crew members.


Matthew Dalzell aboard one of the Unicorn’s 24-foot rigid inflatable boats during a training exercise on Blackstrap Lake.

Prairie sailor

June 18, 2015

When Matthew Dalzell yells “all hands on deck,” he means it. Literally.


This year’s Student Evaluation Case Competition winning team of U of S applied social psychology graduate student team and their coach.

Students win case competition

June 16, 2015

A team of U of S graduate students studying applied social psychology recently won a national competition where they were required to evaluate the effectiveness of social intervention programs. 


Allen Ponak, special lecturer in the College of Law and adjunct professor in the Edwards School of Business.

Lecturer and adjunct professor wins Laskin award

June 10, 2015

Allen Ponak, special lecturer in the College of Law and adjunct professor in the Edwards School of Business at the U of S, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Bora Laskin Award.


Daphne Arnason

U of S Senate appoints board representative

May 28, 2015

Daphne Arnason, a graduate of the U of S and former senior executive with PotashCorp, will join the university’s Board of Governors July 1, 2015 as the elected representative of Senate.


Garry Drake, the new operations manager of the University Bookstore, has reorganized the space and is looking to expand the retail options, all in an eff ort to improve the experience of customers.

Book it

May 27, 2015

Garry Drake has brought a fresh set of eyes to the operation of the University Bookstore, and what he sees are more opportunities to improve the student experience.


Rajat Chakravarty, president of the U of S Graduate Students’ Association

Time to rebuild

May 11, 2015

Rajat Chakravarty was elected president of the U of S Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) on an ambitious platform, and he intends to build on every plank.