University of Saskatchewan News


USST team member Kyle Epp in front of the rover's robotic arm

USST rover ready for competition

March 24, 2014

By Kate Blau

About 15 members of the University of Saskatchewan Space Design Team (USST) will be packing their bags and heading to Utah this May. 

Donna Cram

25 years of food, friendships

March 6, 2014

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.

Steve Laycock Photo by Michael Burns/CCA

Brier bound

February 28, 2014

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.

Ilene Busch-Vishniac (above) and Namarta Kochar (below) have been named Women of Influence by Saskatchewan Business Magazine for 2014.

Women of influence

February 7, 2014

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 GIWS Student Outreach Team raising awareness about water

Students out and about in the community

January 9, 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.

Michael Corcoran

The music man

December 23, 2013

“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.