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April 2018
April 23 Biology grad student to represent U of R at 3-Minute Thesis regionals on home turf
April 20 Campus tour inspires Yorkton elementary school students
April 19 #KeepingThemStrong: ensuring public safety personnel impacted by Humboldt Broncos tragedy get the mental health support they need
April 19 Help Wanted: Researchers seek to uncover the experiences of temporary workers in Saskatchewan
April 18 Reform Party founder to speak at Tansley Lecture
April 13 #KeepingThemStrong: Thoughts and advice for first responders and other public safety personnel affected by the Humboldt tragedy
April 11 Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club receives 8th annual President’s Community Award
April 11 Swimming Competition Research Team Receives 2018 Innovation Award
April 07 Campus community mourning following Humboldt tragedy
April 06 Indigenous artist brings brains, brawn and beauty – to transform a piece of buffalo hide into art
April 05 A son’s quest to uncover his father’s wartime experiences
April 04 Artist and educator Jack Sures honoured by Governor General for excellence in fine arts
March 2018
March 29 There’s a new neighbour in town: first Saskatchewan H&M store opens in Regina and begins inaugural partnership with a Canadian university
March 28 Public policy school appoints new director of Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre
March 27 Five Days for the Homeless Tops Expectations
March 27 FLASHBACK: When Regina College opened the first women’s residence in March 1916
March 26 Public discussion helps navigate Canada’s complex trade puzzle
March 23 Economics grad turned-artist brings colour to the streets of Auckland, New Zealand
March 22 University sponsored Robotics Challenge inspires Regina high school students
March 21 Impressive showing for Johnson Shoyama Public Policy team at a national case competition
March 21 Social Work student to receive Indspire Award
March 20 Symposium explores social challenges, facing migrants and refugees, and issues of their media representation
March 19 Are Prisons Canada’s New Residential Schools? Stapleford Lecture examines racism in the justice system
March 19 Theatre Department presents award-winning Bone Cage
March 16 Public talk to focus on Inquiry for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls
March 16 Impressive award nominations for journalism students
March 15 Business graduate student invited to speak at United Nations Conference
March 14 How to save at-risk birds? Talk to ranchers says biology researcher
March 13 Money matters. Student team’s plan for high school financial literacy classes wins award
March 12 Federal government supports innovative health research
March 12 Host Cougars win bronze at USPORTS Women’s Basketball Final 8 championship tournament
March 11 Student photos explore nighttime beauty in the city
March 09 Cougars advance to semi-finals at national women’s basketball championship
March 09 Sharing hi-tech solutions for reducing pain and falls in older adults
March 08 Sold-out crowd at 2018 Inspiring Leadership Forum: Best one yet!
March 08 Cougars set to host the national women’s basketball championship
March 07 International Women’s Day to feature iconic civil rights activist speaking on campus
March 06 Trash Talkin’ Conference to feature acclaimed author
March 05 Student film festival celebrates its 30th anniversary with more films than ever
March 02 University of Regina led pan-Canadian consortium receives $30 million in federal funding to support public safety personnel’s mental health
March 02 The pressure of competing in the Three Minute Thesis – Now add the TV cameras
February 2018
February 28 No butts about it – the University’s smoking policy encourages a cleaner, healthier, and safer campus
February 28 Rising star in mathematics world featured in inaugural lecture series
February 26 Outspoken Canadian health system advocate to share her thoughts on improving healthcare for seniors
February 20 FLASHBACK: When the U of R launched co-op education in Western Canada
February 16 U of R well represented on the Saskatchewan Book Awards shortlist
February 16 U of R Press Art Director impresses judges in major cover design award…again
February 15 Engineering students give shout-out to donors at awards event
February 14 Learning how to deal with stress through a Yoga and Tai Chi class offered in Kinesiology
February 13 Respecting All
February 13 Saskatchewan’s healthcare history – Medicare, race-based access, and more
February 12 Author and Activist Pam Palmater to speak on the Challenges of Reconciliation
February 10 Random Acts of Kindness Day on campus
February 09 U of R journalism grad living his Olympic dream
February 08 Science, Action! Students seek campus support for their science videos
February 07 Fallout from the #MeToo movement to be discussed
February 06 Archer Alcove offers place to relax for library visitors
February 06 Relay for Life raises money and awareness for cancer research
February 05 Mental health advocate Margaret Trudeau to speak on campus
February 03 Spring Career Fair offers students hundreds of job opportunities
February 02 Eye-tracking hackathon helping people with mobility challenges
February 01 Health of Indigenous communities focus of talk
January 2018
January 31 Students meet the 12-hour film challenge in time for film awards gala
January 29 Countdown to Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
January 26 Students impress at Western Engineering Competition
January 25 Importance of continued community support underscored at 4th State of the University address
January 24 Paul J. Hill Business School students win big against other schools – three times
January 24 Foremost marine biologist sharing research on stunning rise of ocean “dead zones”
January 22 Lecture explores challenges facing Middle East’s Kurds in quest for self- determination
January 22 Exhibit speaks to student’s exploration of her Métis heritage
January 21 Exhibit celebrates national contributions of Jewish Canadians
January 20 FLASHBACK: When the U of R led the way in employee recognition
January 19 Piano and pianist reunited
January 18 Saskatchewan Collaborative Nursing program and Collège Mathieu sign Letter of Intent supporting health-care related French-language/bilingual education
January 17 Author coming to campus with behind-the-scenes story of the rise of the Saskatchewan Party
January 16 Paul J. Hill Business School students shine at JDC West business competition
January 15 It’s game on: Congress 2018 begins in just 130 days! Registration opens today.
January 15 Hormone therapy may prevent depression for women in menopause transition
January 12 Discovery of old family photos brings back memories and inspires a return to university
January 11 Rwanda teaching experience opens student opportunities and lifetime of memories
January 10 New Elder-in-Residence is a lifelong advocate for treaty education
January 09 Making driverless farm equipment even smarter
January 05 2016 President’s Medal recipient meets the Prime Minister
January 04 Stress got you down? Psychology Training Clinic offers Wellbeing Workshop
January 03 Treaty4Project inspires new way to offer treaty education in Regina
January 02 Visual arts professor turns to his Métis roots for major art project
December 2017
December 29 University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons receives Order of Canada appointment
December 28 Writing course provides prisoners’ perspectives
December 26 Celebrating student success in 2017
December 22 After a lifetime of experience, former judge & politician ponders fresh perspectives offered in class
December 21 FLASHBACK: Remembering a time before the internet when the U of R blazed a trail in distance education
December 20 Gordon Asmundson’s distinguished career celebrated by Canadian Pain Society
December 19 Memoir on divorce, single parenting, and creative expression earns student her master’s and a writing award
December 18 The gift of mobility: Modified ride-on cars means mobility for children with disabilites
December 15 International graduate students bring diverse viewpoints on Indigenization of adult education classes
December 13 International recognition for collaborative research into antibiotic resistance
December 13 Minister of Advanced Education takes in a behind-the-scenes U of R tour
December 12 Tim Hortons gets a complete makeover
December 11 U of R is gifted with an Eagle Staff, in recognition of the perseverance of Indigenous students
December 08 RCMP contract awarded to research team as part of long-term mental health study
December 08 Researcher recognized for helping persons with spinal cord injury
December 08 Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) piques K-12 students' computer curiosity
December 07 Class dismissed – but first let’s have lunch
December 06 Geology team releases another rock-solid Saskatchewan-unique calendar
December 06 Veteran artist and visual arts student digs into his past and the Smithsonian comes calling
December 05 Stopping the next wave of invasive species in Saskatchewan lakes
December 04 History Department celebrating scholarly research and community engagement
November 2017
November 30 Film school grad and WolfCop creator returns to campus with a highly unusual promotion of his movie sequel
November 29 Language Institute Building needs a new name
November 28 Two new nursing programs underway
November 28 Celebrating the University’s strong bond with Mexican institutions
November 27 What’s in the water? Research takes aim at chemicals that may harm fertility (and that’s not all)
November 24 Double-digit poverty for Saskatchewan’s children highlighted in new report—increasing calls for immediate community action
November 23 Computer model may lead to greater heavy oil recovery and reduce environmental impact
November 23 Mental Health: It's time for a conversation
November 22 More than just filling space: stories of 100 years of living
November 21 Science Pub Talk features Saskatchewan - 'Not Just Flat’
November 20 Will universities exist in 2067?
November 17 University students’ level of volunteerism bucks national trend
November 16 A fresh take on teaching the teacher: U of R educator receives national honour
November 14 Lifetime achievement award for Associate Dean of Nursing
November 13 Business grad and top-notch baker lands a spot on CBC’s The Great Canadian Baking Show
November 11 FLASHBACK: November highlights in the history of the University of Regina
November 11 International Education Week celebrates close academic ties with European institutions
November 10 Cougars guard joins national team in Portugal for a shot at playing in the Euro final
November 08 Crime in boomtowns – and how to deal with it
November 07 Confucius Institutes emphasize strong ties with the University of Regina
November 06 Visual arts instructor gets a place in Canada’s National Gallery
November 05 Students’ Union is now fair-trade certified
November 03 Theatre Department honours its own with Distinguished Alumni Award
November 02 University’s national leader in institutional research honoured
November 01 Fall theatre showcase Antigone - not to be missed
October 2017
October 31 Professor named one of 150 leading Canadians for mental health
October 31 Flu shot clinics at the U of R will help you stay healthy over the winter
October 30 No magic bullet to combat climate change say University of Regina and University of Saskatchewan researchers
October 29 Open textbook combines high quality with cost savings for students
October 27 Top executive encourages business students to be daring and disruptive
October 26 University of Regina research leads in national rankings
October 26 U of R Press book tells Regina Public Library’s history of innovation and inclusivity
October 25 An evening of Emily Dickinson to serve up poet’s works and her famous cake
October 25 Visual arts professor to share stories and photos from her Arctic Circle residency journey
October 24 Artist opportunity – applications accepted for the next Sereda artist residency
October 23 Annual event showcases Indigenous research
October 22 FLASHBACK: October highlights in the history of the University of Regina
October 20 Honorary degree for humanitarian and entrepreneur Murad Al-Katib
October 18 Fifty-year old Archer Library still an architectural marvel and more than relevant in the digital age
October 18 Documentary showcase features thought-provoking stories from the School of Journalism
October 17 It’s never too late for a Project of Heart
October 16 President’s Medal recipient reflects on her U of R experience
October 13 Future engineers – high school students – tour campus and discover career opportunities
October 12 U of R grad living his football dreams in Canada’s capital
October 11 Government of Canada invests more than $3.7 million in innovative health research
October 09 U of R Open House offers on-the-spot admission, application fee reductions of $30, and automatic scholarships for eligible students
October 08 Changing the way we see people who live ‘in the margins’ of society
October 06 University welcomes inaugural Fulbright Canada Research Chair
October 05 United Way campus campaign kicks off
October 04 Campion College celebrates 100 years
October 03 Seeing the Fathers of Confederation through the eyes of a woman
October 02 Lifetime Achievement Award for nationally known author
October 01 Crude Power documentary a bonanza for journalism students and investigative reporting
September 2017
September 30 Campus tipi raising competition helps build community & raise awareness of First Nations culture
September 29 Film students’ documentary to debut on City Saskatchewan
September 28 Up-and-coming Indigenous entrepreneurs and journalists get boost with gifts to U of R
September 28 FLASHBACK: September highlights in the history of the University of Regina
September 27 New climate change tool will help keep Canadians safe
September 26 Making it easier to transfer to the U of R from Sask Polytechnic
September 25 Contribution to policing earns alumnus distinguished professional achievement award
September 22 Aftershocks of Mexico earthquake shake members of campus community
September 22 Lawyer for Omar Khadr to speak on campus
September 21 Improving mental health services for people with spinal cord injury
September 19 Lunchtime lecture brings to life the works of acclaimed artist
September 19 Celebrating 50 years of the Owl
September 19 Why the new Alumni Association president wants to engage alumni
September 18 Campus champion honoured for outstanding service
September 15 Deliberation and Debate series kicks off for another year
September 15 Register for tipi raising competition on campus
September 14 Helping students succeed
September 14 Master's student research receives royal treatment
September 13 Celebrating all things Jane Austen
September 12 Million dollar mark for President’s Breakfast for Athletics
September 11 Research at University of Regina gets $2 million federal boost
September 11 Alumna honoured for humanitarian and community service
September 07 Indigenous graduate student scholarship gets a makeover
September 04 Indigenous business success motivates outstanding young alumni
September 02 Orientation Day helps to prepare for being a student at the University of Regina
August 2017
August 31 Save money and the environment with new Green Zone parking
August 31 New street names and civic addresses helping map the way
August 30 Attention new students - sign up now for the UR Guarantee
August 30 The Biggest Big Book Sale
August 29 "Highway of Tears" documentary paves way for more research
August 28 National survey results underscore mental health concerns for public safety personnel
August 25 Welcome to the U of R – or welcome back
August 23 Making the switch from the military to owning a business
August 21 U of R professor has leading role in climate change for international body
August 18 Essential oils may be key to treating fungal infections
August 16 U of R talent featured at International Film Festival
August 16 Student research sheds light on the nighthawk - species at risk
August 15 How victims of bullying can help in research for treatments
August 14 Student making waves on world water polo stage
August 11 An appetite for change at the Riddell Centre food court
August 10 Credibility of child witness testimony studied
August 09 FLASHBACK: The First World War caused financial concerns for Regina College
August 08 Earn a certificate and help the environment
August 04 Engineering students set goals for academic year
August 02 Hey teachers - math got you puzzled? New program may be the key
August 01 Indigenous women and the camera
July 2017
July 31 New book about impacts of drought on prairies is up for two awards
July 28 An amazing academic adventure in the Amazon
July 27 “Pair of Socks” lands MAP grad on top of national art competition
July 26 Making music and new friends from memorable Cuba trip for UR Choir
July 25 Future university hoops stars competing for national title
July 24 How physical activity changes with the seasons – and how that affects a person’s health
July 21 Banting Foundation Award for psychology professor
July 20 Researcher looking into women’s experiences with childbirth and the health care system
July 19 World renowned experts on sports nutrition and training coming to the University of Regina
July 18 Record-setting summer for student job placements
July 14 U of R is part of new international research that shows the Earth is getting warmer
July 14 JULY HIGHLIGHTS: Students take classes at the new campus for the first time
July 13 University research making its mark in Canada and around the globe
July 12 National honour for U of R Vice-President of Administration Dave Button
July 11 ESL students reach out to fellow student and children in need
July 10 Shining Start for new engineering student group
July 07 International recognition for U of R’s Pat Patton
July 06 UR Guarantee student demonstrates resilience and reflects on her first year
July 05 University of Regina Moving Toward a Smoke-Free Campus
July 04 Mindful movements help informal caregivers
July 03 Academic society for sport management honours computer science professor
July 02 Artists breathe new life into historic park fountain
July 01 Marking 150 years of universities in Canada
June 2017
June 30 Engineering grads are champs again at hi-tech agriculture competition
June 29 Professor’s notes shed new light on the patriation process for Canada’s Constitution
June 28 Professor inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering
June 27 Leading from where you are: How the University is preparing leaders
June 26 Professor taking part in the Nelson Mandela Dialogues
June 23 New agreement establishes a China-Canada Low Carbon School program
June 22 Visual artist professor finding inspiration in summer solstice expedition
June 21 Celebrating National Aboriginal Day
June 21 JUNE HIGHLIGHTS: Remembering when the successful co-op program was launched
June 20 Alumni Crowning Achievement Award recipients announced
June 20 MOU to support cultural program to reduce violence
June 19 Student earns young journalist fellowship
June 16 Award of Distinction for Associate VP - International
June 16 Bilingual nursing program proposed
June 15 Navigating campus easier for first responders and visitors
June 14 SASK Alliance seeks to raise the profile of Saskatchewan’s academic institutions internationally
June 13 Maintenance and Utilities Director honoured by peers
June 12 Student international opportunities and Indigenization examined at conference on campus
June 09 Just what was said: Words of wisdom from Honorary Degree recipients
June 09 Summer Bridge Program allows new students smooth transition to fall semester
June 08 Journey from Iran to U of R leads to Arts Dean’s Medal
June 07 University of Regina celebrates success at 43rd Spring Convocation
June 06 Meet the University of Regina’s newest Honorary Degree recipients
June 05 Celebrating the success of new teachers in Nunavut
June 02 Regina’s Mosaic festival includes two stops at the U of R
June 01 Alumni shine at 2017 City of Regina Writing Awards
June 01 Supporters of French-language health programs honoured
May 2017
May 31 A class that’s tailor-made for fashion fanatics
May 30 Researchers working to support the revitalization of Indigenous languages
May 29 Exploring the meaning of friendship for those with dementia
May 26 Physics team searching for exotic matter
May 25 Innovation award for engineering team
May 24 Quick Find powers-up library search results
May 23 Canada-Wide Science Fair is a big success
May 23 FLASHBACK: May highlights in the history of the University of Regina
May 22 Film screening recounts painful residential school experiences
May 21 Women of Distinction Award for Indigenous health researcher
May 19 Grad student brings science to the citizens
May 18 Volunteers needed for refugee children summer program
May 17 How climate change affects human health to be discussed at the Bushwakker Brewpub
May 16 The Canada-Wide Science Fair is on this week at the University of Regina
May 15 President Vianne Timmons receives an honorary degree
May 15 U of R Press book launch remembers fiery politician
May 13 Safety a priority as new turf added to practice field
May 12 Darke Hall receives $1 million gift from anonymous donor
May 10 Technology strengthens links between alumni and library
May 10 Need for mental health services inspires former student to return to the U of R
May 09 Exploring community engaged art and mobility
May 09 Latest issue of Discourse ready for reading
May 08 New research underway at the U of R into multiple sclerosis
May 04 Harry Potter magic rubs off on English students presenting at academic conference
May 03 National safety award for engineering students
May 02 University celebrated as ‘game changer’ at United Way awards
May 01 Case competition on campus gives students key business experience
April 2017
April 27 Alabama students get hooked on work of U of R fish researcher
April 26 Darke Hall Five getting set for its biggest crowd ever
April 25 University celebrates National Volunteer Week
April 22 University recognized as a top employer in Saskatchewan
April 21 April highlights in the history of the University of Regina
April 20 University Club staff serve up impressive art collection
April 20 Film students’ final works a treat for movie-goers
April 19 Science pub series presents sobering talk on health care
April 18 Significant funding to improve health care for Saskatchewan patients
April 17 Become a citizen scientist with SMART Study
April 16 Herman Lecture welcomes trailblazer in Jewish feminist thought
April 13 Students share their success stories with support from UR Guarantee
April 12 J-School documentary showcase features thought-provoking stories
April 12 Program launched for language training for newcomers to Canada
April 12 Research takes masters student back to her First Nation home
April 10 Campus symposium promotes inclusivity in the arts
April 10 Queen Elizabeth II scholarship program expanded for international research into climate change
April 10 Project Day a showcase for engineering student excellence
April 09 Dr. Barbara Powell Memorial Lecture uncovers experiences of Canadian wives during First World War
April 08 Benefits of exercise for mental health
April 07 National recognition for biology student
April 06 Stronger international rankings for the U of R
April 05 Showcasing the value of aging-related research
April 04 Students’ compost efforts get a java jolt
April 03 Artist lecturer finds new fans at Lincoln Center in New York
March 2017
March 31 MacKenzie Art Gallery features works of graduating students
March 30 University releases Gender-Based Violence Needs Assessment Report
March 29 Library room transformed into art gallery
March 28 Campus lecture explores the making of the Canadian History Hall
March 27 Three-Minute Thesis receiving the TV treatment
March 25 Residential school memoir to get a public reading on campus
March 24 Five Days for the Homeless a huge success
March 24 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture examines the experience of islamophobia in Canada
March 23 Social work students bring their research to the community
March 22 Book examines our national holidays and their deeper significance
March 22 Business student receives a national scholarship and meets CEO of the year
March 21 Professor’s microscope collection spans centuries
March 20 Early lessons for students at Five Days for the Homeless
March 18 Subject of Fractured Land documentary speaking on campus
March 17 Education Award for UR International vice-president
March 16 Researchers will look into the use of small nuclear power plants
March 15 University unveils design for a revitalized College Building
March 15 Forward Together Lecture features founder of program to train and employ former gang members
March 14 Bad Blood, the play, unites theatre students and alumni
March 13 Raising money for cancer research and support programs
March 11 Agricultural research looks at dugouts as absorbing carbon dioxide
March 10 U of R Press director named to prestigious foundation
March 10 Brain Awareness Week includes lecture on dementia
March 09 Inspiring Leadership Forum a huge success
March 08 FLASHBACK: March highlights in the history of the University of Regina
March 07 National book award for U of R graduate
March 07 U of R part of global team studying concussions in rugby players
March 06 Alumni give back as mentors
March 06 Helping international students acquire job application skills
March 05 Shedding light on role of women during World War I
March 04 International night attracts huge crowd on campus celebrating diversity
March 03 Professor shares risk research with crowd at Harvard
March 02 Netflix director speaking at Living Skies Student Film Festival
March 01 Documentary explores the male world of the hi-tech industry
February 2017
February 28 Research infrastructure receives a boost
February 28 Lecture explores women who went against the grain to homestead on the prairies
February 28 Playwrights Reading Series continues to attract top-notch writers to campus
February 27 Co-op program paves the way for opportunities
February 23 Judges needed for Canada-Wide Science Fair
February 22 National symposium on FASD in Regina
February 21 FLASHBACK: February highlights in the history of the University of Regina
February 20 Troupe rarely seen outside China performs on campus
February 17 Saskatchewan researchers hone in on antibiotic for Staph infections
February 16 Research examines culturally responsive mental health services for First Nations youth
February 15 Day of Pink rally to help battle bullying
February 15 Lecture examines brain health and independence in old age
February 14 It’s time to be randomly kind to strangers
February 13 Professor emeritus recipient of Lifelong Global Citizen Award
February 10 Saskatchewan Book Awards nominees include lots of authors with U of R connections
February 10 Film students hold their first annual awards gala
February 09 Acclaimed Canadian pianist performing at the ShuBox
February 08 U of R Press art director receives top book jacket design recognition
February 07 Bat research launches student into national video competition
February 06 Sesquicentennial flashback: February 1967
February 03 Studying stress in a simulated post-crisis scene
February 02 Business students impress at national case competition
February 01 Battle of the Cover Bands for the Darke Hall Five
January 2017
January 31 Online electricity auction on the horizon
January 30 Debating carbon pricing at U of R’s deliberation and debate lecture
January 26 Regina and District Chamber of Commerce hears about the University’s growth
January 26 Huge crowd on campus greets the prime minister
January 26 Lecture addresses sexual assault on campuses
January 25 Imaging tool to change scope of plant research in Saskatchewan
January 25 Monica Lewinsky to speak at Inspiring Leadership Forum
January 24 Counselling Services offers support for students who are feeling stressed and pressured
January 23 Mental health awareness night at The Owl
January 22 FLASHBACK: January highlights in the history of the University of Regina
January 21 Cougars hockey players bound for World University Games
January 20 President Donald Trump – what does it mean for Canada?
January 19 Federal Science Minister meets with researchers
January 18 One of Canada’s most powerful women to present keynote address
January 17 Hill School of Business wins School of the Year
January 17 History department launches series of lectures to mark Canada’s 150th birthday
January 16 Remembering Howard Leyton-Brown
January 16 Chile honours instructor for his humanitarian efforts
January 15 Engineering student team takes top spot at design competition
January 13 Stunning costumes from past plays return to centre stage
January 13 Library tries out longer hours at exam time
January 12 University of Regina to be part of the Queen City Marathon
January 12 Banknote display on campus brings to life artistry of our currency.
January 11 University launches five-year Strategic Research Plan
January 11 Keynote speaker to share her journey from homeless to Harvard
January 10 Ministry of Health invests in mental health
January 09 First president of U of R Alumni Association reflects on the early days
January 05 Student film to be shown at Toronto International Film Festival
January 04 President Timmons awarded 2016 CTV Regina Citizen of the Year
January 04 Former Cougar scores big in the National Football League
January 03 Ambassador program develops leadership skills
December 2016
December 27 Students who made a difference in 2016
December 23 Wishing you a happy holiday season
December 22 Student chosen by RBC to help celebrate Canada’s birthday
December 21 Retro cards in archives remind us of holiday seasons past
December 20 Education students reach out to refugee women
December 19 New book studies impacts of drought on the prairies
December 16 Artists find new opportunities at influential exhibit in India
December 15 A Dickens classic - partly performed - but you’ll still rejoice in it
December 14 Board of Governors reappoints President for five year term
December 14 Luther College cafeteria adds sustainability to the menu
December 13 Tributes for retiring visual arts professor
December 12 Garnet Garven honoured with Distinguished Service Award
December 11 Long time mathematics professor remembered
December 09 New research shows impact of foundations on charitable organizations
December 09 Saskatchewan through the unique lens of geologists
December 08 Biology professor helps in rare discovery of feathered dinosaur tail in amber
December 07 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 07 FLASHBACK: December highlights in the history of the University of Regina
December 04 Research explores fatigue factor for parents with children that have autism spectrum disorder
December 03 Public talk examines gift-giving practices of Papua New Guinea
December 02 Triplets studying to be teachers
December 01 Campion College launches 100th anniversary with increased accessibility
December 01 U of R business mentor named Entrepreneur of the Year
November 2016
November 29 Giving Tuesday changes students’ lives
November 28 Comedy class teaches the art of stand up
November 28 Theatre grad makes big splash in Toronto
November 25 Academic counsellor at Johnson Shoyama honoured
November 24 Honouring Jacqui Shumiatcher with the Annual President’s Community Award
November 23 New learning opportunities at Lifelong Learning Centre
November 22 FLASHBACK: November highlights at the University of Regina
November 22 Nursing and social work are sharing space at U of R Campus in Saskatoon
November 21 Helping students handle their money
November 20 Festival of light attracts huge crowd
November 18 Researcher receives more than $1 million for innovative health research
November 17 Student to receive Special Olympics Canada Athlete of the Year
November 16 Celebrating 35 years of partnerships with China
November 15 National Philanthropy Day honours those who make a difference
November 15 Film shows the Paris you won’t see in postcards
November 14 Rake-a-thon raises money for Children’s Wish Foundation
November 10 Remembrance Day is a time to look back on Regina College students who died in the First World War
November 09 Worried about ISIS? Don’t be, says author and lecturer
November 09 Fall production features Spring’s Awakening
November 08 Free flu shots on campus for students, faculty and staff
November 07 Virtual road trip to make a stop on campus
November 07 Renowned Indigenous scholar to debut new campus lecture series
November 04 Lecture examines children’s interests in domestic violence cases
November 03 Horse therapy programs show promising results
November 02 Business students hear from the president of Cineplex Entertainment
November 02 Awards for first year students at La Cité universitaire francophone
November 01 Bringing famed filmmaker to Regina a six-year odyssey
October 2016
October 31 A Black Panther in the great white north
October 28 Celebrating Campus For All success
October 27 Leading carbon capture experts on campus
October 26 Inaugural event showcases Indigenous research
October 25 University of Regina at the Enactus World Cup in Toronto
October 24 Rethinking America's response to the 9/11 attacks
October 21 National recognition for U of R head of campus security
October 20 Helping the next generation of African scholars
October 20 Fall Convocation honours graduates and retired diplomat
October 19 Honorary Degree for retired diplomat Ken Sunquist
October 18 Fall Convocations in the early days of Regina Campus
October 17 President Timmons speaks about the rights of persons with disabilities
October 16 Hard hitting insightful documentaries featured by master of journalism students
October 14 New music for a film classic
October 13 A New Beginning for Wascana Daycare Co-operative
October 12 Research explores family and fandom
October 11 Safe and secure app store for first responders developed
October 10 Business students experience face time with world’s largest cosmetics company
October 07 FLASHBACK: October highlights in the history of the University of Regina
October 06 Big data could help to reduce crime in Saskatchewan
October 05 Computer science professor is named a top young scholar
October 05 A step forward for Indigenous education
October 04 Bringing to life an artistic movement that has inspired generations
October 03 Students helping Habitat for Humanity
October 03 Alumnus honoured for contributions to health and well-being of people around the world
September 2016
September 30 Tipi raising competition creates awareness and connections with community
September 29 Discussing the possible privatization of SaskTel
September 28 New research magazine launches today
September 28 Book features grandfather of contemporary Indigenous art in Canada
September 27 Award for Distinguished Humanitarian and Community Service
September 26 Strong friendship bond with China celebrated in Beijing
September 26 The day when the new Regina Campus was born
September 24 New laboratory officially opens for business research
September 22 Students deliver fresh produce to the food bank
September 22 Bringing treaty education to Saskatchewan classrooms
September 21 The smart grid and demands of a power-hungry public
September 20 Time to talk about Trump at the Bushwakker Brew Pub
September 19 September highlights in the history of the University of Regina
September 19 War correspondent recalls his U of R experience
September 16 Green Patch celebrates five years of growth
September 15 Beam me up - Big Bang theory further explained
September 14 Impacts of warmer weather on farming
September 13 Easing the cost of textbooks
September 12 Alumni Crowning Achievement Award for Outstanding Service
September 09 Working to end sexual assault and violence on campus
September 09 Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the First Nations University of Canada
September 08 New Rams coach expecting player success off the field
September 07 Outstanding young alumni represents new generation of accountants and auditors
September 07 Memories of the first day of university classes
September 05 Orientation Day – getting set for life as a student at the University of Regina
September 02 Welcome home – to the University of Regina
September 01 History class enters the intriguing world of zombies
August 2016
August 30 University of Regina paper reveals more help needed for first responders suffering from PTSD and other traumas
August 30 City of Regina donates land to the College Avenue Campus Renewal Project
August 30 Families, researchers and government officials on campus to talk about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
August 29 Online stop smoking program proving successful
August 26 QE II Diamond Jubilee Scholars announced
August 25 Coming soon: a new look to the Owl
August 24 Helping veterans run their own business
August 23 Research re-examines mathematics teaching
August 22 Visiting scholars from China creating new opportunities
August 19 Federal government invests $30 million in University infrastructure
August 18 Researcher looks at sexual barriers faced by people with disabilities
August 17 President Timmons honoured by international organization
August 16 Geology professor honoured by peers for teaching excellence
August 15 Student trip to Rwanda is a life-altering experience
August 12 Aboriginal Awareness training dispels misconceptions
August 11 International honours for U of R Vice-President of Administration
August 10 The perks of living on campus
August 09 Campus For All students obtain full alumni membership
August 08 First year students find home at Aboriginal Student Centre
August 05 Have you listened to any good books lately?
August 04 From Jamaica to the School of Journalism
August 03 New program offers vast opportunities in the nonprofit sector
August 02 Former Cougars track team coach is on the road to Rio
August 01 FLASHBACK: August highlights in the history of the University of Regina
July 2016
July 29 Program offers safe space for children of refugee families
July 28 J.C. Garden credits the School of Journalism for his success
July 27 Big plans for Darke Hall renovations
July 26 MFA student’s long walk is a personal journey
July 21 When plans were announced for degrees in Regina
July 20 Exploring fear of the unknown
July 19 Minister Ralph Goodale announces more than $1.5 million for research at the U of R
July 18 Engineering grads win a global competition while helping a local organization
July 15 U of R best among Canadian universities when it comes to going green when printing
July 14 New immigrants to Canada less likely to have regular doctor
July 13 Research to help detect breast cancer in women
July 12 U of R strengthens partnership with Great Plains College in Swift Current
July 11 Saul’s cinematic works featured in film professor’s retrospective
July 08 Engineering professor receives high honour from peers
July 07 UR Guarantee helps students make the most out of their university experience
July 06 More recognition for the University of Regina Press
July 05 One of Canada’s most famous families helped establish Regina College
July 04 Psychology student studies beauty pageant contestants
June 2016
June 30 U of R professor receives honorary degree at McMaster in Hamilton
June 29 Students travel to Ottawa to meet with the Prime Minister and the President of Mexico
June 28 Ancient bird wings perfectly preserved in amber
June 27 University of Regina Rams to open new Mosaic Stadium
June 27 Students say “thanks” on Thank a Donor Day
June 24 U of R researchers receive almost $1.5 million in federal funding
June 24 Remembering classes in the Tower Building
June 23 Business graduate joins board of Conexus Credit Union
June 22 Student wins national Aboriginal arts competition
June 21 Meet the new Executive Lead - Indigenization
June 20 Conference explores world of possibilities for students
June 19 U of R support for Queen City Pride Festival
June 17 International conference for PhD nursing students
June 16 When College Avenue Campus was really home sweet home – and not just for students
June 15 Celebrating U of R graduates in Nunavut
June 14 Business professor is visiting scholar in New Zealand
June 13 Treaty Four grads celebrate at powwow
June 13 Professor brings to life works of influential political thinker
June 10 Honeybees at the University of Regina
June 08 University announces proposed new partnership to renew College Avenue Campus
June 08 Professor receives highest honour from Gerontological Society
June 07 Looking back on convocation half a century ago
June 07 U of R school of choice for high number of international grad students.
June 06 Premier U.S. exchange program calls on UR International director
June 03 Man up against violence leader honoured with service award
June 02 Excellence in teaching that crosses disciplines recognized
June 02 McLeod family contribution a boost for College Avenue Campus
June 01 Thinking and teaching for the digital world
May 2016
May 31 University celebrating its largest spring Convocation
May 31 U of R historian named top researcher for 2016
May 30 Professor honoured for helping improve emergency response
May 30 Meet our Honorary Degree recipients
May 27 Celebrating the first 50 years of Regina College
May 27 Project idea is a perfect fit for engineering students
May 25 U of R shows off its best at Yorkton Film Festival
May 24 Professor looks at using manure as a heat source
May 23 Alumni Association Recognizes Psychology Professor as Top Graduate Research Mentor
May 20 Math instructor receives national recognition
May 18 Campus welcomes delegation from Mexico
May 18 Science and suds deliver University research to the people
May 18 Awards for Engineering and Geology excellence
May 17 From the classroom to the legislature
May 14 FLASHBACK: Highlights from the month of May in the history of the University of Regina
May 13 Puck return machine scores big on campus
May 12 Looking into keeping muscles and bones strong for seniors
May 11 Performance exhibit brings discarded items to life
May 10 Students demonstrate new computer apps
May 09 Engineering students win $50,000 prize
May 09 Best Buddies helping make the U of R more inclusive
May 07 Book launch at First Nations University of Canada
May 06 EYES camp to expand its outreach thanks to national funding help
May 05 The University and Wascana Centre Authority celebrate the completion of their 2016 Master Plans.
May 05 Homecoming show will set the stage for Darke Hall renewal
May 04 Being recognized for making sustainability a priority
May 04 Welcome young scientists to Science Rendezvous 2016
May 03 Campus For All welcomes delegates from Japan
May 02 Engineering students receive national safety award
April 2016
April 30 When work began on the new Regina Campus
April 29 U of R well represented at YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
April 29 Snake research gives student win at thesis competition
April 28 The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) will host the 2016 Living Heritage symposium at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Regina.
April 27 Engineering idea to help people a world away
April 26 University of Regina’s high profile at the Saskatchewan Book Awards
April 25 Research examines successes and challenges of the mentally ill in our court system
April 24 FLASHBACK: April highlights in the history of the University of Regina
April 22 Student films to be featured on the big screen
April 22 Finding perfect community of oil-eating bacteria is key to environmental clean-up
April 21 Language manipulation could be key to increasing pro-environmental behaviours
April 20 Taking a stand for a healthier workplace
April 19 Novelist to speak on value of a Liberal Arts education
April 18 Colouring helps to relieve stress at exam time
April 15 University of Regina researchers receive federal funding
April 15 Students take part in Education for Reconciliation
April 14 Students and alumni to shine on national choir stage
April 13 Award winning student credits U of R’s La Cité universitaire francophone
April 12 Raising awareness about ovarian cancer
April 11 University featured on Times Higher Education’s top 150 under 50 list
April 11 University launches its first Thesis Boot Camp
April 08 Professor gets Innovation Award for senior care research
April 08 Project Day to showcase engineering students’ cutting edge research
April 06 Feasibility of a new dining hall facility studied
April 06 Open your world and gain U of R course credits
April 05 U of R alumnus and former top advisor to PM coming to Regina
April 05 Showing off research in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies
April 04 Collaboration idea with Sask Polytech takes flight
April 03 What students need to know to vote in the Sask election
April 01 Exercise and the queer body
April 01 Pool to be used as live lobster tank to raise money for students
March 2016
March 31 Research may help fuel big changes in oil refining
March 30 Lecture explores the lasting legacy of renowned artist
March 29 Getting down to work to get Regina College up and running
March 28 How to handle money: tips from an expert
March 25 Student representatives participate in the Racialized and Indigenous Students’ Experience summit in Toronto
March 24 Man Up initiative to challenge mindsets about masculinity
March 23 Dr. Shauneen Pete honoured as inaugural Indigenous Scholar at Nipissing University
March 22 How engineering was launched in Regina
March 22 Researching why people take risks
March 21 Professor’s NSERC research funding to help Canada go green
March 18 UR International offers admissions on the spot
March 18 The Risky Business of Advocacy to be explored in a public talk at the University of Regina
March 17 Refugee student to be featured on CTV’s W5
March 16 Professor makes a presentation at major science conference on water use
March 16 Scholarship opportunities at Legislature
March 15 Modern-day classic on stage at University Theatre
March 14 New recycling bins to help make the U of R greener
March 13 Levene School partners with prestigious business school
March 10 Official launch of the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance
March 10 Annual Inspiring Leadership Forum event a success
March 10 English students take ‘Trash Talkin’ to a new level
March 09 New open textbook program to help reduce cost of textbooks for students
March 08 Real life lessons on seniors life in rural Saskatchewan
March 07 Students sleeping outside for 5 Days for the Homeless
March 07 Still time to nominate an Alumnus
March 06 Graduating artists attract crowd at the MacKenzie Art Gallery
March 04 Piano restored to its former glory to be played at concert
March 03 Creating international opportunities for MAP students
March 03 Student film festival biggest ever
March 01 Estey Visiting Chair discusses internationalism in financial markets
March 01 Hockey helped Fred Sasakamoose - and now he's reaching out to youth
February 2016
February 29 The major fundraiser for Astonished!
February 28 International Night celebrates diversity on campus
February 26 Geology professor receives highest honour
February 25 University of Regina and University of Edinburgh strengthen links on carbon capture and storage research
February 25 A glimpse into the world of journalism at CBC
February 24 New Ammunition to fight antibiotic resistant bacteria
February 23 Campus rally in support of Day of Pink
February 22 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture features Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
February 22 Exploring an elaborate gift exchange custom in Papua New Guinea
February 19 Remembering Jo-Ann Episkenew
February 19 Funding for Internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy leads to important benefits to Saskatchewan residents
February 19 National gathering brings together elders and youth to look at Indigenous health issues
February 18 University of Regina and Canadian Light Source solidify research collaboration
February 18 A bright past and even brighter future for Darke Hall
February 17 Caring about the community through Arts CARES
February 15 Student is one of Canada’s emerging artists
February 12 George Reed Foundation research making a difference
February 12 Recalling the bold campus experiment to prove Einstein’s gravitational waves theory.
February 12 Students launch random acts of kindness challenge
February 11 Alumna finds success in romantic suspense
February 10 Professor receives Global Citizen Award
February 10 Raising awareness about Black History
February 09 Partnership strengthens bond with Great Plains College and City of Swift Current
February 08 University launches program to support graduate students
February 08 President Timmons recognized with leadership award
February 05 World-renowned journalists to speak at Inspiring Leadership Forum
February 05 The battle to grant university degrees in Regina
February 04 Turkish newspaper puts the spotlight on Dr. Nilgün Önder’s new book
February 03 Weaving stories between generations
February 02 University recognized for contributions to United Way
February 01 Instructor earns prominent place in local filmmaking scene
February 01 Spring Career Fair opens doors to a variety of career opportunities
January 2016
January 29 National Roundtable addresses stress in public safety personnel
January 29 Norman MacKenzie art first displayed in Regina 80 years ago
January 28 Talking about dispelling myths about hijabs
January 27 Partnership provides opportunities for Geology Students
January 26 Professor ranked among most cited researchers
January 25 Oil sands effects studied at Saskatchewan’s boreal lakes
January 22 Adopting children from other countries and other cultures
January 21 Economic impact of University tops half a billion dollars in GDP
January 20 Celebrating the success of business students
January 19 Tribute to mother lands U of R filmmaker at film festival
January 18 Importance of feminism in Canada to be discussed on campus
January 18 Researchers launch online stop smoking program
January 15 Dani Mario credits School of Journalism for her career success
January 13 New five-year plan plants the seeds of sustainability
January 13 Geology student impresses audience of peers
January 12 Research to examine needs of refugees
January 11 The competitive juices that run through trees
January 08 Partnership unleashes high wireless performance at CKHS and Riddell Centre
January 07 Professor’s book gets a new life with a new party in Alberta
January 06 Untangling the mystery of Autism Spectrum Disorder
January 05 Getting set for Chinese New Year celebrations
January 04 Student is an MVP at Texas Instruments