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Donna Mitchell teaches conversational French with the Non-Credit Languages Unit in the College of Arts and Science.

La connaissance est belle

February 12, 2016

Some people, upon retiring, kick up their feet and let the days pass idly by. Donna Mitchell is not one of those people.


Professor Christian Willenborg talks about donating a kidney to his fiancée (screenshot from CTV Saskatoon).

The gift of life

February 10, 2016

It’s a classic love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day, but instead of the boy giving the girl his heart, he gave her his kidney.


Roberta Bondar visited the University of Saskatchewan on Feb. 4 to give a lecture titled "Earth patterns from afar: A challenging perspective."

Out of this world

February 9, 2016

She may be most well known for being Canada’s first woman in space, but when it comes to the story of Roberta Bondar her micro-gravitational adventure is only the tip of the iceberg.


Alexandria Wilson

Nellie would be proud

February 1, 2016

A U of S researcher was honoured this past weekend for her work in social activism and community building initiatives.


Jason Weber

Iron man

January 29, 2016

If you spend any time at the Physical Activity Centre on campus, chances are you have seen Jason Weber.


Vivian Ramsden, a faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine

A pioneer of family medicine

January 22, 2016

From India to Sturgeon Lake, Vivian Ramsden has been on the leading edge of participatory health research.


Julia Boughner, an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Café Sci brings science to the public

January 21, 2016

In the basement of Winston’s Pub, about 30 people are getting settled in, chatting and ordering drinks. Rough beams and exposed brick walls, together with a mishmash of heavy, wooden furniture creates an atmosphere both casual and friendly; the room feels cozy but could easily be spooky with the right lighting.


Stavros Stavrou in the classroom

Mathematician’s experience grows exponentially

January 15, 2016

Since he won the USSU Young Alumni Excellence Award two years ago, Stavros Stavrou’s (BSc’10, MSc’12, MEduc’15) contributions to his field, the University of Saskatchewan and the community have multiplied exponentially.