University of Saskatchewan News


Howard Wheater, director of the Global Institute for Water Security and professor at the School of Environment and Sustainability

Reversing the brain drain

November 25, 2015

Canada has made significant progress is defeating brain drain—that is, the loss of scientific, engineering, and medical talent to the United States—according to the Toronto Star. 

Carolyn Cartwright examines her pal Murphy in the Small Animal Clinic.

When pigs fly

November 20, 2015

Growing up on a farm, Carolyn Cartwright, veterinary technologist and lead of specialties at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), spent a lot of time around animals, especially horses.

Grit McCreath was appointed the university's honorary ambassador at fall convocation.

The heart of campus

November 20, 2015

Education—and indeed the University of Saskatchewan—has always been important to Grit McCreath and her family.

Keith Willoughby

Wheeling and dealing

November 20, 2015

The university’s newest master teacher is a real Keith of all trades.

PhD student Jebunnessa Chapola

Multicultural honours

November 17, 2015

This past weekend, a graduate student received provincial honours for her contributions to Saskatoon’s multicultural community.

Zoey Roy (Photo by Sweetmoon Photography)

Committed to community

November 6, 2015

From being homeless, to finding a home at the U of S, Zoey Roy’s path has had its share of twists and turns, and she hopes it can be an example for other Aboriginal youth to follow.

Guy Vanderhaeghe

Third time’s a charm for Vanderhaeghe

October 28, 2015

Prolific writer and U of S alumnus Guy Vanderhaeghe (BA’71, Arts’72, MA’75, DLitt’97) has, for the third time in his career, won the Governor General’s Literary Award.

Evan Duncan, RMT with Student Health Services

Got your back

October 23, 2015

Evan Duncan knows when he is giving someone a good massage.