Donna Cram has been a part of everyday moments on campus— like eating lunch or dinner—but also of many once-in-a-lifetime moments like weddings. It’s all in a day’s work for Cram who is celebrating 25 years as manager of the University Club.
By day, Steve Laycock is a soft-spoken compensation specialist in the Human Resources Division at the U of S but after work, you’ll find him calling the shots— loudly—for this province’s very best men’s curling team.
Congratulations to U of S President Ilene Busch-Vishniac and Namarta Kochar, development officer, Advancement and Community Engagement, for being named Women of Influence by Saskatchewan Business Magazine for 2014.
The Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) Student Outreach Team was established last year to bring together U of S graduate students working on water-related research.
People are often encouraged to “take off their mask,” but not in a third-year drama class at the University of Saskatchewan in which students learn to wear masks.
“This is where the magic happens,” said Michael Corcoran as he ushers a visitor into an instrument-filled room at his home near the U of S campus. He picks up a banjo – a beautiful work of exotic woods and glittering brass – and with a smile picks out the first few notes of O Canada.
Ilene Busch-Vishniac has joined a small group of Canadian university presidents who are sharing their thoughts, ideas and comments with the public 140 characters at a time.
“Being named a master teacher is really honouring and touching. It’s also very humbling,” said Debbie Pushor of the College of Education about becoming the university’s latest master teacher.
From the Idle No More movement to anti-fracking protests in New Brunswick to the fledgling Saskatchewan oilsands industry, Aboriginal peoples are making their voices heard both on the streets and in the courtrooms and according to law professor and the U of S’s newest Canada Research Chair Dwight Newman, it is time for non-Aboriginal society to listen.
Karen Chad, vice-president of research at the University of Saskatchewan, and Nancy Hopkins, past U of S board chair and an alumna, have both earned spots on 2013 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards, Chad in the public sector leader category and Hopkins in the corporate director categories.