University of Saskatchewan News


Nazeem Muhajarine

U of S researcher receives public health award

September 26, 2014

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will honour its graduate Nazeem Muhajarine Sept. 27 by presenting him with the SPHHS Award for Significant Contributions to the field of public health and health sciences.

Keith Willoughby

CFL results simulator a labour of love for Keith Willoughby

September 26, 2014

Want to know the chances the Saskatchewan Roughriders will finish first the CFL’s west division this season?  As of Sept. 22, it’s seven per cent, largely thanks to a Sept. 21 Rider victory over Ottawa and Calgary losing to Montreal.

Allyson Glenn, assistant professor in the Dept. of Art and Art History, in her studio.

Strokes in Switzerland

September 23, 2014

Two of Allyson Glenn’s six paintings from her series called Catalyst are gone, and she could not be more delighted.

Karen Tanino and M.P.M. Nair in the U of S greenhouse where the mother lemon trees are kept.

Lemons on the prairies

September 16, 2014

It has taken nearly 34 years, but finally a lemon tree has been bred in the U of S greenhouses specifically for low-light conditions in an indoor home environment.

Christopher Eskiw

Where diet, genes and the environment meet

September 3, 2014

Can what we eat and how much we eat affect how long we live?

Food and Bioproducts Science assistant professor Christopher Eskiw said the answer is yes. But why this is true is an extremely complex question whose answers are locked within our genes and how they are affected by environment and diet.

For example, research shows that caloric restriction – eating a nutritious diet with fewer calories – is good for you.

“There is a large accumulation of research showing that when

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