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UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN ALUMNI MAGAZINE    SPRING 2019


 

 

 

 

 

Grain to growler

Menus boasting local produce have become the ideal for many restaurants around the world. When you think of a farm-to-table product, a plate full of plant-based proteins, organically grown berries and grain-fed poultry may come to mind. But what about what’s in your glass?

Bringing education home

Chief Evan Taypotat (BEd’05) did not become a leader on his home reserve of Kahkewistahaw First Nation by chance.

The unexpected opportunity

When Andrew Arruda (JD’14) graduated from the College of Law in 2014, he knew exactly what he wanted to do and where he wanted to go … until he received that phone call.

High-tech hub

Saskatchewan athletes are getting the leg up on their competitors, thanks to an innovative sport science and health centre that opened in Merlis Belsher Place.

Seeking a solution

More than 2,000 cases of HIV were reported in Saskatchewan between 1985 and 2016, making it the province with the highest rate of HIV in Canada. 

The science of business

By fusing together chemistry, biology, medicine,  sustainability and business, Dr. Monique Simair (BSc’04, PhD’09) is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to collaborative ways of thinking outside the box.

Taking the pulse on pulses

USask is part of a collaborative supercluster that will put Canada on the world stage through innovative plant-based protein development.

Alumni highlight

Thomas Lavergne (BE’16), from St. Louis, Sask., didn’t have a career in environmental engineering in mind when he was growing up, but things changed shortly after high school.

Volunteer highlight

Candice Grant (BA’05, LLB’08) is a Saskatoon lawyer who is committed to giving back to her community.

Alumni advice

For Devon Fiddler (BA'11), social entrepreneur, chief changemaker and founder of SheNative Goods Inc, collaborating with others is an integral part of her company.