Chemistry Professor Matthew Paige has a brush-with-greatness story.
The University of Saskatchewan Beamteam is devoted to uncovering the properties of new and advanced materials. In 2013, five graduate students from the group completed their PhDs and moved on to become professors, develop synchrotron beamlines, and expand the world’s knowledge of advanced materials.
November 14 is National Philanthropy Day in North America, a day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—have made to our lives, our communities and our world. On this special day, the U of S is proud to honour Chancellor Emerita Vera Pezer.
It is probably one of the best excuses a student could give for missing class—”I was across the street to Royal University Hospital to visit my newborn granddaughter.” It is also not an excuse that many professors would find believable, but they did when they heard it from Bruce Gordon.
It’s a sunny fall afternoon and Bob Badger is looking for willow branches and stones. The University of Saskatchewan’s cultural co-ordinator is gathering the items he needs to build a temporary sweat lodge on campus, determined to make the ceremony accessible to students as they begin their school year.
Rob Grosse has a hot and steamy story.
On Campus News writer Kris Foster sat down with Greg Smith on October 16, the day of his election as chair of the University of Saskatchewan Board of Governors, to talk about his views on his role, risk and the path forward.
The University Senate elected Joy Crawford as its representative on the Board of Governors on Oct. 18.
A unique program designed to expand understanding between Aboriginal and international students at the U of S was the topic of a presentation at the North American Higher Education conference in Arizona in early October.
The Global Institute of Food Security (GIFS) at the U of S has appointed Maurice Moloney as its new executive director and CEO.