University of Saskatchewan

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Name: University of Saskatchewan
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Co-op scholarship awarded to 4 Saskatchewan students

SASKATOON – Four Saskatchewan agriculture students are going back to school with extra cash this semester thanks to a scholarship from Co-op.The company’s ‘Excellence in Ag’ program awarded scholarships of up to $20,000 and a guaranteed summer internship ... [Published Global News Canada - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Missing aboriginal women 'a social-environmental disaster'

It's an environmental crisis. But not in the way that people typically think of the term. Caroline Tait is a psychiatric professor at the University of Saskatchewan. She has a different way of looking at the issue of missing and murdered aboriginal w ... [Published Pechanga.net - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Predatory Journal Trading on Former Name

WIKIMEDIA, BRYAN BRANDENBURGThe Canadian scientific journal Experimental & Clinical Cardiology used to publish well-founded studies in the field and was widely read within the cardiology community. But since being sold and moved offshore in 2013, the ... [Published The Scientist - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Research providing more clues in cystic fibrosis fight

Emily Stoutenburg was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was just three months old. Some days, it requires three hours to take all of her medication and do the required physiotherapy. But research at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron at the University ... [Published CTV News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Saskatoon berry marketed under different name in USA

SASKATOON – A Cornell University project hopes to expand the planting of Saskatoon berries in the north-east United States, under an alternate name.The project cites the fruit as a ‘juneberry,’ prompting Time Magazine to publish a profile on the local ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

U. of Saskatchewan Ends Presidential Veto on Tenure

As part of a deal with its faculty union, the University of Saskatchewan has agreed to end the right of the president to veto tenure decisions, The Star Phoenix reported. Faculty at the university see the veto as antithetical to academic freedom. The ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Saskatchewan research could help cystic fibrosis patients

FILE PHOTOCredits: WILLY WATERTON/OWEN SOUND SUN TIMES/ QMI AGENCYUniversity of Saskatchewan researchers have discovered an immune system component in the lungs that could benefit cystic fibrosis patients."We discovered that the airway responds to inhaled ... [Published Sun News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

How Peer Pressure Can Make You Exercise Harder (in a Good Way!)

ShutterstockYou know that friend who always asks about your workout routine—then proceeds to tell you that she did the exact same thing faster or longer? As annoying as that can be, she might actually be helping you out—a recent study finds that people ... [Published Womens Health Mag - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Steady forward with Blue Mules in the park

Earl Pereira brings a lot of baggage to The Steadies — the kind you’d welcome from a musician.One of the founders of Wide Mouth Mason, he has received two gold records, three Juno Award nominations, toured the world and was declared one of the country’s ... [Published Kamloops This Week - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

No more veto power on tenure for University of Saskatchewan president

REGINA – The University of Saskatchewan’s president will no longer have the power to veto tenure for professors under a tentative agreement between the school and its faculty.The change was negotiated as part of collective bargaining for the Saskatoon-based ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

U of S reaches tentative deal with faculty on tenure

Tentative CBA includes elimination of controversial vetoThe University of Saskatchewan announced a tentative three-year collective agreement.with its faculty association on Thursday.The deal goes to a vote by the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association ... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Academic Says FNTFA Highlights Some "Incredibly Poor" First Nations In Saskatchewan

A University of Saskatchewan professor says new federal legislation is highlighting how little some First Nations chiefs and council in the province actually earn.The Harper government's First Nations Financial Transparency Act, which came into effect ... [Published MBC Network Radio Online - Aug 21 2014]

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"So when we look at it from that point of view it raises a question about why this is continuing to happen, and why are aboriginal women, young girls, over-represented."
...in South Carolina still carry as much DDT and other legacy pesticides in their bodies as they did before such chemicals were banned in the 1970s, "suggesting exposure has not declined substantially over the past 40 years."
...massive role when it comes to changes in population, especially with the amount of good-quality, seasonally-flooded wetland areas," Klee explains. "We've had four or five years of drought-like conditions and that's affected North Island populations, while changes in habitat also play a significant role." Ad Feedback He sweeps an arm across an undulating, lush-green Waikato pastureland deep in the throes of calving
...secreting airway surface liquid," Juan Ianowski, assistant professorprofessor of physiology in the U of S College of Medicine, said in a release. "This is a previously unknown component of the immune defence."

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Co-op scholarship awarded to 4 Saskatchewan stu... [Published Global News Canada - 13 hours ago]
Missing aboriginal women 'a social-environmenta... [Published Pechanga.net - 14 hours ago]
Around the Apocalyptic Web: 7 Things Librarians... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 18 hours ago]
Predatory Journal Trading on Former Name [Published The Scientist - 20 hours ago]
Research providing more clues in cystic fibrosi... [Published CTV News - 20 hours ago]
Roughrider Scott McHenry injuries neck in win o... [Published Global News Canada - 21 hours ago]
Missing aboriginal women 'a social-environmenta... [Published CBC - 22 hours ago]
Top Strike files fiscal 2014 results, no detail... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 26 2014]
Saskatoon berry marketed under different name i... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 26 2014]
1,300 Birds Face Extinction [Published National Geographic - Aug 25 2014]
U. of Saskatchewan Ends Presidential Veto on Te... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 25 2014]
No wild-goose chase [Published Waikato Times - Aug 22 2014]
Saskatchewan research could help cystic fibrosi... [Published Sun News - Aug 22 2014]
Students like diploma-degree option at Guelph-H... [Published Macleans Online - Aug 22 2014]
Steady forward with Blue Mules in the park [Published Kamloops This Week - Aug 21 2014]
Fee-for-service conservation [Published Canadian Cattlemen - Aug 21 2014]
No more veto power on tenure for University of ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 21 2014]
U of S reaches tentative deal with faculty on t... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Aug 21 2014]
How Peer Pressure Can Make You Exercise Harder ... [Published Womens Health Mag - Aug 21 2014]
Tentative deal reached between U of S, faculty ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 21 2014]
No more veto power on tenure for University of ... [Published CTV News - Aug 21 2014]
University of Saskatchewan labour deal kills pr... [Published CBC - Aug 21 2014]
Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an Internation... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Aug 21 2014]
Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an Internation... [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
Academic Says FNTFA Highlights Some "Incredibly... [Published MBC Network Radio Online - Aug 21 2014]
20 Questions: Reach Edmonton executive director... [Published Edmonton Examiner - Aug 20 2014]
Ergot – low levels cause big problems [Published Canadian Cattlemen - Aug 20 2014]
Universities are ill-served by a corporate gove... [Published University Affairs - Aug 20 2014]
Canada’s top-ranking civil servant announces re... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 20 2014]
New Imaging Technique Reveals How CF Makes Lung... [Published RT Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
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Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an Internation... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Aug 21 2014]
“One berry, two berry, pick me a…Saskatoon berry?!” The name of this little-known purple fruit doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. No marketer’s dream here. And now some Canadians who have long cultivated the tiny super-food are crying foul over a quiet ...
Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an Internation... [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
“One berry, two berry, pick me a…Saskatoon berry?!” The name of this little-known purple fruit doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. No marketer’s dream here. And now some Canadians who have long cultivated the tiny super-food are crying foul over a quiet ...
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On February 4, 2014, the US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) asking for interested stakeholders to review and provide comments and information about 40 CFR 190, Environmental Standards for ...
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It happens in an instant. One moment, Stacy Oliver is trotting through the underbrush, pointing out the herds of cattle he’ll be checking on later that day. The next, a doe bursts through the trees in front of him and he’s clutching the pommel of his ...
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