The next steps

USask adopts three new pillars to add to a solid foundation

Creativity in quarantine

COVID-19 pandemic opened the floodgates of productivity for painter Marie Lannoo

Fighting pandemics in a post-vaccine world

USask alum aids development of Canada’s first oral COVID-19 antiviral

Giving power to the people

Community-led change at the heart of new USask energy security program

With a little help from your friends

Mentorship program gives a running start for JSGS students

On a mission of hope – and help

USask alumna travels to war-torn Ukraine to support civilians

For the record

Three former USask athletes have one thing in common — records that probably won’t be broken for a long time. Basketball forward Sarah Crooks, soccer keeper Samantha Simpson and fo...

Home, sweet home

For the first time in more than two years, our USask alumni and supporters finally came together again on Sept. 9 to celebrate Homecoming 2022.

USask research is for the birds

The legacy of a conservationist lives on through her $2.3-million gift and allows USask researchers and students to soar.

The resilience of health-care workers

When everyone was told to stay home, they were putting on their masks. Deemed essential and tasked with the daunting responsibility of keeping their community safe, USask alumni he...


The absence of a competitive season left a giant hole for Huskie athletes and Huskie supporters across campus and the community in 2020.

A reward in itself

Ronald and Mary Dyck Memorial Award allows student to reach full potential

Changing the narrative

The racism Lua Gibb (LLB'05) endured as a young girl set a fire in her belly. She vowed to stand up for Indigenous people so no other little girls would endure the same prejudice s...

The quest for a solution

USask's VIDO emerges as Canada's leader in vaccine development

Taking over the airwaves

With the world cooped up in their homes this past year, many people turned to podcasts to curb the quiet loneliness and negative impacts of isolation. Here are three alumni-hosted ...

CLS combats COVID-19

The Canadian Light Source (CLS), which sits on the eastern edge of the campus at the University of Saskatchewan, is a highly sought-after advanced research tool used by groundbreak...

Be what the world needs

USask has been a world-leading university for years. It's time to let the world know about it.

Working at a distance, innovating together

As many companies and organizations closed their doors in March 2020, a large portion of the population headed from the boardroom to their home offices, including faculty and staff...

Planting seeds for the future

Chief Darcy Bear (BUSADM’09, DDL’14) leads the Whitecap Dakota First Nation into prosperity.

Sustainability, at your fingertips

Pela phone cases are one of the only cases in the world that are compostable. The innovative invention came from USask’s own Jeremy Lang (BSA’00), a graduate who has a thirst for p...

The mental health champion

Fang-Chai (Jackie) Cheng (MEDU’15) cares about providing mental health services for all.

A piece of USask for Calgary alumni

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) Calgary Hub is designed to be an innovative gathering space for Calgary alumni and community members.

Returning to their roots

Katie and Aaron Suek are restoring 71 acres of their property into its natural state.

Always ready, always prepared

COVID-19 won’t get in the way of celebrating Remembrance Day for USask grad

We remember

The University of Saskatchewan’s war memorials are a daily reminder of our campus connection to Canadian veterans.

A life for a child

Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth a role of a lifetime for Lisa Broda

Lending a hand to her canine companions

Leah Arcand works tirelessly to advocate for free-roaming dogs.

The unintentional influencer

At a time when the world was saturated with misinformation, a USask alumna took it upon herself to set the record straight.

Five questions with Anthony Bidulka

Anthony Bidulka (BA’83, BEd’91, BComm’91) brings his vast and varied expertise to the USask Alumni Advisory Board. We sat down with the board’s newest member to ask him a little ab...

Paying it forward

Even as a child, Dr. Adeola Olubamiji (PhD’17) saw her future in physics. Now she’s guiding others to reach their academic goals.

USask alumni-owned company successful amidst pandemic

Over the course of COVID-19, we’ve been sharing stories of USask alumni who are persevering. USask alumni-owned Parkerview Brews recently expanded their products into conventio...

Real Talk

Tina Varughese (BA’90, BComm’93) has made a career making people comfortable getting uncomfortable.

Ann Cook was ready for the virtual classroom

While people around the world were rocked when COVID-19 took over our lives this year, Ann Cook (BSc’88, BEd’89, MEduc’09) was already in her comfort zone.

USask grad works to bring better PPE to province

When the coronavirus pandemic hit Saskatchewan, Jason Tratch (BSC’95, BSA’98) knew he had to move quickly.

FIVE questions with Chris Unsworth

There are some aspects of Chris Unworth’s (DIPAGB'12) background that still resonate today.

Exceeding the need

Danno Peters (BE’19) put his skills to the ultimate test by developing ear savers and face shields for frontline workers.

The sweet taste of success

Murad Al-Katib (BComm’94) took his USask degree to the world stage

From microbiology to making

Oneiro owner talks creativity and pursuing your passions

Finding her voice

Ex-Huskie Adrianne Vangool (BSKI'08, MPT'10) relied on her experience as a student-athlete to get her through her most trying times as a business owner.

Navigating the new

When Suellen Beatty (BSN’78,MSC’87) and her senior team shut the doors to Saskatoon’s Sherbrooke Community Care Centre and Central Haven Special Care Home on March 15, 2020, she ha...

The funny guy

Kelly Taylor (BEd’04) won’t let a pandemic disrupt the inroads he’s made in the comedy world.

Saving smiles one tooth at a time

USask-trained dentist takes his training and his tools to Central and South America

A reach to teach

Indigenous educator uses IT to get into remote classrooms

Jones gives it a Push in YXE

App firm attracts international attention

Philanthropic values

Carmen Hamm makes giving back a key priority for Taste Restaurant Group

To Beirut and back

USask still feels like home for Lebanon’s energy minister

Time is of the essence

USask alumni works to understand human immunology amid crisis

A stickler for details

Troy Parchman the unsung hero for Chicago Blackhawks

A lifetime of learning

Super senior teacher Sophie Foster reflects on her time in education

The good doctor

Improving end-of-life care for people experiencing homelessness

Envisioning a better future

Justin Wiebe is forging a new path for Indigenous youth in Canada

Staying on track

USask helped Cyprian Enweani chase his Olympic dream

Hi-tech hopes in cancer fight

Technology brings better treatment for patients, lower costs for health care

Black is the new green

Shane Olson pioneered rubber recycling 26 years ago while working nights to feed his family. Today, his company is working with Nike.

Staying healthy on and off the field

USask roots run deep for Riders medical staff.

A sense of community

Shaina Lynden finds meaning through community-minded work.

Alumni perspective with Kendal Netmaker

Netmaker (BA’11, BEd’11) finds success on a road less travelled.

One year later

Merlis Belsher Place's first year of operation a success

Where the wild pigs roam

In 2013, Ruth Aschim—along with 99.9 per cent of the population—was unaware wild pigs were roaming rural Canada.

Exploring new frontiers: All in a day's work

When Bernice Rahm (BE’97) looks at the night sky in search of Mars, it gets personal.

A researcher's curiosity

The Green & White asked three top USask researchers to recall that special eureka moment when they knew where their career path was taking them.

Alumni advice

With Marta Erlandson

A new chapter for a new chancellor

Q&A with Grit McCreath

Alumni mover and shaker

With Carrie Lambden

"I wonder what would happen if I did this?"

USask art alumni embody courageous curiosity

Coaching cues

Athlete Era: an app for athletes, parents and coaches

All in on insulation

Harold Orr (BE’59, MSC’63) looks back on his work designing the famed Saskatchewan Conservation House (SCH) with a mix of pride and disappointment, but still with a dash of hopeful...

Agriculture is grounded in indigenous communities

There’s great opportunity to further Indigenous agriculture in Saskatchewan. As much as four million acres of reserve lands, much of it suitable for agriculture, are located in Tre...

Chief Poundmaker receives an apology

“I witnessed history that day."

Volunteer highlight

With Reggie Nyamekye

Bringing education home

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

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, organical...

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 upon 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. USask alumni are determined to ...

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 thi...

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

Mover and shaker: Thomas Lavergne

Volunteer highlight

Candice Grant

Alumni advice

With Devon Fiddler

Code Orange

Providing care in response to tragedy

Preserving a place

USask alumni fight to keep Indigenous culture alive for the next generation.

A testament of strength

Heather Kuttai (BA'94, MSC’09) was only six years old when a car accident took away her ability to walk.

Agents of change

In Saskatchewan, women have always played a vital role in farming. For some immigrant women, this meant pulling the plow alongside their husbands and children. For others, it me...

Opening the door

When the crisis of cancer struck Amy Smith-Morris (BSP ’10), she seized an opportunity—to give voice to the hopes and fears of women her age fighting the disease.

Alumni highlight


Alumni advice


A bold new plan

Universities are needed now more than they have ever been, and that is certainly true for the University of Saskatchewan. To be a university for the future, it is incumbent upon us...

What I know now

While 3,700 students crossed the stage at TCU Place this past Spring to receive their degrees at convocation from June 4-7, every U of S graduate has their own unique story. Here’s...

Volunteer highlight

Ken Ready (LLB’76) has had a fulfilling career as one of the top lawyers in Canada over the past several decades. He has been recognized with many awards and accolades, including t...

2018 USask Alumni Achievement Awards

Their legacies are incomparable, their stories impactful and their influence unwavering. From a legendary athlete to an international research expert, a philanthropic pair of docto...

Olympic fever

Long days, long nights, deadlines, events, interviews. For some it sounds overwhelming, but for Devin Heroux (BA’09), he found the electricity at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South ...

Volunteer highlight

Dr. Charles Simpson (MD’71) is a Saskatoon-based obstetrician and gynecologist. Retired from clinical practice, he continues to teach as a clinical professor in the Department of O...

Keeping social

Children born today will never know the struggle of hearing that classic dial tone and waiting 10 minutes to (finally) connect to the Internet. Today, it’s readily available and vi...

Beyond the rainbow

U of S alumni are planting new flags for LGBTQ advocacy

A call to connect

A young man’s thirst for adventure brought Don Poon from Hong Kong to Canada in the 1970s. A welcoming community of friends and colleagues soon convinced him to call Saskatoon home...