University of Saskatchewan

Type: Organization
Name: University of Saskatchewan
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

New department appointments announced

The Finance, Facilities and Public Affairs departments at the U of L recently announced three new appointments. The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors recently approved the appointment of Carrie Takeyasu (Certified Management Accountant, MBA) ... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

A joyful milestone: 50 years cancer-free

zoomWhen Ursula May was diagnosed with breast cancer, doctors told her she had just months to get her affairs in order.“It was the greatest shock,” says May. “I remember that like yesterday.”That was 50 years ago.On Thursday, July 24, May celebrated her ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Local 4-H member honoured with scholarship from Chrysler Canada

12:33 pmMackenzie Henn, 18, from Airdrie was presented with a scholarship from Chrysler Canada on July 22, in recognition of her work with 4-H and the company’s 100 years in business in Canada.Henn, who lives on a farm with her family just west of the ... [Published Rocky View Weekly - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Genetic mutation likely behind Saskatchewan’s crooked bush

Saskatchewan’s crooked bush is believed to have unearthly origins, but one University of Saskatchewan expert says a genetic mutation is likely the root cause.The crooked bush, located 15 kilometres west of Hafford, Sask., is a group of gnarled aspen trees ... [Published Metro Canada - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Eight Actions to Improve Healthy Aging in Rural Areas

By Juanita BacsuRural older adults often desire to age in place, yet few studies identify ways to improve aging in rural communities. A team of researchers at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina interviewed approximately 40 rural seniors about ... [Published American Society On Aging - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chicken Vaccines

:23A new project will attempt to develop two new vaccines for the broiler chicken industry.The money comes from chicken producers and a $275,000 investment from the federal government through Growing Forward 2.The diseases are avian reovirus and inclusion ... [Published Saskatoon - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

A 3-day work week; why work-life balance experts aren’t convinced

SASKATOON- Working three, 10 to 12 hour days in exchange for a four day week-end; would you do it, if you could?Well that’s exactly what Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is proposing for better quality of life and many of you aren’t opposed to the ide ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Head of human resources Barb Daigle leaves University of Saskatchewan

Associate Vice-President of Human Resources Barb Daigle is leaving the University of Saskatchewan.In a letter to faculty and staff today, Vice-President Greg Fowler wrote this was a "mutually-agreed decision for her to leave her position."Daigle is the ... [Published CBC - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Toronto Zoo welcomes two baby bison

The Toronto Zoo is welcoming two baby bison this month. The wood bisoncalves -- both females -- were conceived using artificial insemination. They were born on July 2 and July 5. The Zoo works with the University of Saskatchewan and Parks Canada to breed ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

University of Saskatchewan faculty, administration in court to argue tenure veto

The University of Saskatchewan is in court arguing about whether the school’s president should have a veto over tenure, News Talk 650 CKOM reports.The case stems from a decision in March by an arbitrator.He ruled that the Saskatoon university’s governors ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 4 reports

U of S in court arguing over president’s ability to veto tenure

SASKATOON – Another chapter in the continuing saga with the University of Saskatchewan that many say is damaging the institution’s reputation.A Queen’s Bench judge reserved decision Wednesday in a case that deals with tenure veto powers, an issue that ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Edwards School of Business Students Aim to Keep Party Alive: MBA News

An annual party, known as LB5Q , staged by students at the University of Saskatchewan’s Edwards School of Business looks set to continue despite university officials withdrawing their support for an event seen as damaging to their brand as a business ... [Published TOPMBA - Jul 22 2014]

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" Brachyspira hampsonii ', discovered in North America in 2010 associated with dysentery-like illness, is an economically relevant swine pathogen resulting in decreased feed efficiency and increased morbidity, mortality and medication usage, report first-named author, Matheus O Costa of the University of Saskatchewan in a paper in BMC Veterinary Research ."
"These two diseases cause a lot of early mortality on farms," said Clinton Monchuk, CEO of the Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan. "What this money will go towards is to find better methods of control."
"After considerable discussion and reflection, Barb and I both agree this is in the best interests of the university and for Barb’s own career goals" said Fowler in a prepared statement
..."Personally it means a lot," said Parisien, who will begin his collegiate wrestling career at the University of Saskatchewan this September. "I've won a lot of tournaments, but I had never won a team event before. It was something new for me and so surreal. It felt better than just winning a tournament [on my own]."

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New department appointments announced [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
A joyful milestone: 50 years cancer-free [Published Toronto Star Online - 2 hours ago]
Brachyspira hampsonii Clade I (Canadian strain ... [Published The Pig Site - 9 hours ago]
Local 4-H member honoured with scholarship from... [Published Rocky View Weekly - 14 hours ago]
Genetic mutation likely behind Saskatchewan’s c... [Published Metro Canada - 15 hours ago]
Eight Actions to Improve Healthy Aging in Rural... [Published American Society On Aging - 16 hours ago]
What happened to Canada’s federally funded cowb... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 19 hours ago]
Over 2,500 Ground Zero Workers Have Cancer - It... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 28 2014]
Food Council looks to fill Saskatoon pantries [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Jul 26 2014]
Canadian Association of Physicians of Indian He... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Jul 26 2014]
Chicken Vaccines [Published Saskatoon - Jul 26 2014]
A 3-day work week; why work-life balance expert... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 26 2014]
Head of human resources Barb Daigle leaves Univ... [Published CBC - Jul 25 2014]
Opposition to University of Regina program with... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 25 2014]
U of S loses longtime HR leader [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Jul 25 2014]
U of S announces departure of another high-rank... [Published CTV News - Jul 25 2014]
AAEP Foundation and Zoetis Award Scholarships T... [Published American Horse Publications - Jul 25 2014]
Metis University-Bound Wrestler Wins Gol [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Jul 25 2014]
Toronto Zoo welcomes two baby bison [Published Canada Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Parcel ‘Y’: Victory Majors developer asking for... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 25 2014]
Toronto Zoo welcomes two baby bison [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 24 2014]
Saskatonian becomes a Face of Mental Illness [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 24 2014]
Elizabeth Dowdeswell Ontario's new lieutenant-g... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 24 2014]
Jews Say: End the War on Gaza — No Aid to Apart... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 24 2014]
University of Saskatchewan faculty, administrat... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
U of S faculty, administration battle over tenu... [Published CTV News - Jul 24 2014]
U of S in court arguing over president’s abilit... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 24 2014]
University of Saskatchewan faculty, administrat... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 24 2014]
U of S scholarship presented in honour of Ron G... [Published Estevan Mercury - Jul 23 2014]
U of S administration, faculty association in c... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Jul 23 2014]
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What happened to Canada’s federally funded cowb... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 19 hours ago]
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 ...
Jews Say: End the War on Gaza — No Aid to Apart... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 24 2014]
Statement of Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, July 22, 2014 (200 initial signers, endorsing allies forthcoming) On July 12, 2014, Gaza civil society issued an urgent appeal for solidarity, asking: “How many of our lives are dispensable enough ...
Decision in favour of University of Saskatchewa... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 14 2014]
A Saskatchewan judge has overturned an arbitration board ruling in favour of three university cafeteria workers who were fired for stealing soup while working, and taking gravy and expired fruit cups home, then denying it. Staffers Tammy, Sandra and ...
'Green News Report' - July 10, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Jul 11 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Debunking Neil Cavuto of Fox 'News' and the 1970's 'global cooling' myth; Anti-science nuttery alive and well in Kentucky...and Mars; BP oil still contaminating fish in the Gulf; Canada's tar sands ...
Thin Stillage from Wheat-Based Ethanol Producti... [Published Biofuels Supplement - Jul 09 2014]
Thin stillage (TS) is a byproduct from ethanol production. Accumulation of this byproduct has led to the need for possible means of its utilization. Researchers from University of Saskatchewan are now studying the possibility of utilizing TS from wheat-based ...
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