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Lana Elias is the director of science outreach in the College of Arts and Science.

The reach of science

August 27, 2015

Anyone who orders work supplies from a company called Skulls Unlimited must have an interesting job.


Dr. Jay Kalra accepting the 2015 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism.

Summer of success

August 17, 2015

University Council Chair Dr. Jay Kalra had a summer filled with good news.


Nimra Dar will enter the College of Engineering this fall.

U of S students earn major Schulich scholarships

August 6, 2015

Students awarded largest Canadian scholarship to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics

SASKATOON – Nimra Dar and Simranjeet Singh are the latest University of Saskatchewan students to earn prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.

Schulich Leader Scholarships are entrance awards for high school graduates enrolling in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate program at participating universities in Canada and Israel.

Dar, 18, is a recipient of the award valued at $80,000. She graduated from Jasper Place High School in Edmonton and will enter

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Shelby Lechman's winning entry "Exodus."

U of S Fine Arts graduate lands BMO regional award

August 5, 2015

Saskatoon’s Shelby Lechman has turned her passion for art and fascination with history into a new award-winning series of paintings.

Lechman, who graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Great Distinction at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) spring convocation, has been named one of 12 regional winners from across the country in the 13th annual BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition. The 24-year-old Lechman, who earned a $5,000 award, was one of 263 candidates from more than

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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.