2015 Feature Stories

December 2015
December 28 A century ago, Regina College was ready for brighter days ahead
December 24 Students who have made a difference in 2015
December 22 UR Guarantee helps you get the best out of University
December 21 Future of a lucrative fishery studied
December 18 Honouring a mentor by writing a book
December 17 Classical composers come to life in professor’s debut album
December 16 U of R Business students excel at national competition
December 15 Hockey and business education made for a great combination for Rick Uhrich
December 14 U of R always feels like home for journalism grad
December 11 The Dead South finds success on the road and on campus
December 10 Social Work calls for accepting Syrian refugees
December 09 Getting a sense of barriers faced by differently-abled students
December 08 Nature.com webcast features U of R Professor Tanya Dahms
December 07 U of R Press shines on national best books lists
December 07 Looking at reducing bottled water at the University of Regina
December 04 Vigil held to remember the Montreal massacre
December 03 University of Regina holds discussion on the Syrian crisis
December 03 Studying the sexual barriers faced by people with disabilities
December 02 The need to "reboot" our public institutions - lecture
December 02 Dispelling myths about people with disabilities
December 01 President to match your Giving Tuesday donations
November 2015
November 30 U of R research to be featured on Al Jazeera
November 27 University of Regina dominates the Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards
November 27 For your review: The draft 2016 Campus Master Plan
November 26 Students give back with the first annual rake-a-thon
November 25 Filmmakers of a bold Indigenous film on campus
November 25 Finding out why exercise and nutrition are keys to successful aging
November 24 Former head of Statistics Canada coming to campus
November 23 University celebrates International Education Week
November 23 $1 million donation received for 4 research projects
November 20 Prominent banker to share views on Canada’s economy
November 19 Talk Examines the Treatment of Depression in different parts of the world
November 18 A new film called “The Pass System” highlights racist policies against Indian peoples in Canada
November 17 Professor to lead research team in RCMP study
November 16 New agreement means more opportunities for First Nations business students to attend U of R
November 16 Professor to engage with thousands of students in online youth forum
November 13 Getting a feel for music at the University of Regina
November 12 Digging deep into the fossil fuel industry
November 12 Change a student's life on Giving Tuesday
November 10 Physics team named to prestigious Breakthrough Prize
November 10 U of R grads who served in the military talk about their experiences
November 09 Aboriginal grandmothers inspire student researcher
November 06 Theatre Department’s 2015 distinguished alumna is Trenna Keating
November 05 President Vianne Timmons continues annual Community Connections Tour
November 04 Showcase highlights research benefiting the local community
November 03 Fight off the flu with free drop-in flu clinics at the U of R in November
November 02 Climate change panel discussion coming to campus
October 2015
October 30 Ghosts, ghouls and other scary stories
October 29 Grad fulfills dream of a degree in Education
October 28 Innovative drone research opens opportunities
October 26 University policy addresses sexual assault-and-violence
October 26 Searching for causes of Salmonella infections
October 23 CPA Saskatchewan supports student success
October 23 U of R students can identify their gender preference
October 22 Conference to explore intimate partner violence
October 22 Public talk examines the impact of crime-related media content
October 21 Engineering students embrace new pin ceremony
October 20 Just What Was Said: Words of wisdom from honorary degree recipients
October 19 Public discussion on the benefits of nuclear science
October 19 President receives international recognition for promoting women’s leadership
October 19 Michele Sereda Artist-in-Residency announced
October 16 Fall Convocation honours students and outstanding citizens
October 16 Red Cross receives annual President’s Community Award
October 16 All’s well that ends well
October 15 Scotiabank establishes award for Aboriginal students
October 14 When the doors opened to the new library for the first time
October 14 Tera Edkins is tracking bull and yellow-bellied racers in the Big Muddy
October 13 U of R professors get our vote for best election analysis
October 12 The fight for the right to vote
October 11 U of R basketball great inducted into the Regina Sports Hall of Fame.
October 09 Campus community gets ‘green’ in support of sustainability
October 08 Official opening of new campus 50 years ago
October 07 Ambassador of Czech Republic coming to campus
October 07 Dr. Jack Mollard honoured for establishing awards
October 06 Education professor receives national honour
October 05 CBC Correspondent Derek Stoffel to speak at University of Regina
October 05 International team of researchers in Cypress Hills to examine adaption to climate change
October 02 United Way campus campaign kick-off
October 02 Biology student goes fishing for answers
September 2015
September 30 Jim Hopson is our Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
September 29 Annual Lecture Examines New Directions in Policing
September 28 Magna Carta and the Making of the Modern World
September 28 35th biennial Canadian Congress on Criminal Justice – September 30 to October 2, 2015
September 25 $1.475 million in funding for nuclear imaging research
September 25 Creator of Wapos Bay to receive Distinguished Alumni Award
September 24 Royal Bank of Canada donates $500,000
September 24 Alumnus recognized for positively impacting Regina community
September 23 National honour for Dean of Nursing
September 23 Drama class for international students
September 22 Research reveals water source concerns for oil sands development
September 21 Crescent Point Energy donates $100,000 to the Faculty of Engineering
September 21 Future U of R is in your hands
September 21 National Chief Perry Bellegarde to speak on campus
September 18 Awasis Child Care Centre opens its doors
September 18 Shumiatcher Art Collection at MacKenzie Art Gallery
September 18 Wellbeing workshop offers help for dealing with stress and anxiety
September 17 Professor to receive prestigious Indspire Award
September 16 Strengthening community connections in Nipawin
September 16 Pre-eminent molecular biologist recognized for professional achievement
September 15 Indigenous identity explored at conference
September 14 Honouring students who receive national research funding
September 13 Flashback to first fall classes 50 years ago
September 11 Official app for students launched
September 11 New funding provides increased support for refugees
September 10 Barry Clarke recognized for outstanding service
September 10 Enrolment increases as students begin Fall semester
September 08 Generosity of community allows University to begin Darke Hall upgrades
September 08 President’s Breakfast Draws Huge Crowd
September 05 When the U of R opened its first residence
September 03 Psychology student receives Vanier Scholarship research grant
September 03 U of R the star in the new movie – The Sabbatical
September 02 Cherish Jean-Baptiste is an outstanding young alumna
September 01 Launching a new era in French post-secondary education at the U of R
August 2015
August 31 Therapy dogs bring relief for stressed-out students
August 28 Student explores new frontier for music
August 27 Attracting new students to the U of R with an improved website
August 26 Seeking greater leadership roles for women
August 25 Business boot camp for transitioning members of the military.
August 24 Effects of oil development on grassland birds
August 21 Regina College one hundred years ago.
August 20 Social Work grad makes her mark at Veterinary College
August 19 Remembering Paul Antrobus
August 18 Fine Arts Grad ties for first at speed painting competition
August 17 Summer Jobs: Thomas Chase, Provost and Vice-President, Academic
August 14 New mural brightens up a corner of the campus
August 13 Student strives to make U of R even more accessible
August 12 Psychology student follows in mother’s footsteps
August 11 Researching the rhythm of life
August 10 Summer Jobs: Annette Revet, Executive Director, University Governance and University Secretary
August 09 Remembering Regina in the Summer of ’42
August 07 Using robotics to improve farming
August 06 Engineering student seeks to help surveyors
August 05 U of R professor named editor of prestigious academic journal
August 04 Uplifting research into English manuscript sermons
August 03 Summer Jobs: Dave Button, Vice-President, Administration
July 2015
July 31 Lake user feedback sought
July 30 The University announces 2015-16 Board of Governors
July 30 Western Canadian Innovation Offices – developing Industry Identified Research Initiatives program
July 29 Grads celebrate with feast at File Hills Tribal Council
July 29 New names revealed for campus buildings
July 28 Undergrad lands on pages of prestigious history journal
July 28 Busy infrastructure season underway
July 27 Summer Jobs: Dr. Vianne Timmons, President and Vice-Chancellor
July 24 From Regina to Rutgers
July 23 Another TRIUMF for U of R Physics
July 22 Rethinking research measurements
July 21 The buzz over a new Saskatchewan fruit crop
July 20 Register for Orientation
July 17 How the College Avenue Campus changed the life of Ken MacLeod
July 16 North Gateway upgrades moving forward
July 15 Multi-Faith conference featured at Luther College
July 14 Softball stars take their game to Europe
July 13 Detecting online auction fraud
July 12 Roots of Luther College in Regina
July 11 Researchers plea. Don’t release your pet into the wild.
July 10 Fire evacuees on campus are an inspiration to us all
July 10 Celebrating Einstein’s special anniversary
July 09 Architectural firm selected for renewal project
July 09 Making a difference in the community
July 08 Crossing the frayed blue line
July 07 National honour for U of R Visual Arts instructor
July 06 Wide variety of day camps for kids interested in the arts
July 05 Fifty years of classes
July 03 Paul J. Hill named to the Order of Canada
July 03 Exploring the Twitterverse with Vista
July 02 Engineering Professor receives top honour
June 2015
June 30 Northern Saskatchewan forest fires force evacuees to Regina
June 30 Summertime is study time for some
June 29 Creating innovation through partnerships
June 29 First class of nurses graduate and helping healthcare
June 28 Helping kids with diabetes at summer sports school
June 26 Female sports fans finding empowerment – sometimes
June 25 Engineering help for children with Autism
June 25 Excellence in Research Award for Engineering Professor
June 24 Recognizing great teaching in the Geology Department
June 24 U of R Psychology Professor recognized as top graduate research mentor
June 23 Day of golf attracts international students.
June 22 Almost $2 million in research money awarded to U of R
June 21 Celebrating National Aboriginal Day
June 19 U of R Press recognized for promoting Sask heritage
June 18 Film features soldier’s recovery from PTSD
June 17 Pride flag unveiled
June 17 Theatre class to perform at U of R and Fringe Festival
June 16 JazzFest at historic Darke Hall
June 15 Safer drinking water and better crop yields
June 12 New initiative seeks to improve public safety and emergency response
June 12 Building a better board of directors
June 11 New million dollar scholarship program created at U of R
June 11 Innovative nursing research shared at U of R conference
June 10 Use of unmanned air systems examined
June 09 Edible campus growing
June 08 Camp provides opportunities for children with autism.
June 07 Just what was said: Words of wisdom from this year’s honorary degree recipients
June 06 Changes and traditions of 50 years of convocation
June 05 The big catch at Wascana
June 05 University Medal awarded at Convocation
June 05 Strong academic skills and community focus wins President’s Medal
June 04 University of Regina’s largest convocation ever
June 03 Study to focus on culturally-safe health care
June 03 Saving energy – and money – thanks to smart grids
June 02 Astonished! renews agreement with U of R
June 02 Career opportunities in the voluntary/nonprofit sector
June 02 Honorary degree recipients announced
June 01 TEDxRegina hosted at U of R
May 2015
May 31 When Regina College made way for air force recruits
May 29 UR Guarantee student lands career employment
May 28 Commons committee on health turns to professor’s expertise
May 28 Tracking turtles in Saskatchewan
May 27 Education professor wins international Young Scholar Award
May 26 Balloon project soaring skyward across Canada
May 25 SaskPower helping U of R go even greener
May 24 A special campus connection
May 22 Class play to take the stage at local arts festival
May 21 From Ukraine to computer science student in Regina
May 20 Johnson-Shoyama students awarded $20,000 scholarships
May 19 Supervisors prevent injuries by listening to teens who speak up about workplace safety - U of R study
May 18 Alumna in Africa making a difference
May 17 Half a century of granting degrees
May 15 Darke Hall comes alive in sold out concert
May 15 Graduate students to explore European business practices
May 14 Discover Your Direction introduces grade nine students to University
May 13 Legendary journalist speaking at luncheon in Moose Jaw
May 13 Making a difference in North Central Regina
May 12 Watch the ‘screen time’ even for active children
May 12 New Mexican connection for U of R
May 11 CSI, solvent huff and puff investigated
May 08 UR Beginning for Saskatchewan high school students
May 08 Big Brown Bat release a huge success
May 07 2016 Campus Master Plan under construction
May 06 Alumnus turns tragedy into inspiring message
May 06 Fiery musical display and more at Science Rendezvous
May 05 UR International Orientation sessions underway
May 04 New video celebrates Campus for All
May 04 Another national bestseller for the U of R Press
May 03 Honouring the memory of alumna Michele Sereda
May 01 Faculty of Arts offers new joint undergraduate program
May 01 Faculty of Nursing receives award from Saskatchewan Polytechnic
April 2015
April 30 A cleaner way to clean
April 29 High school business case competition comes to campus
April 29 Three Minute Thesis winner competing at regionals
April 28 Faculty honoured at YWCA 2015 Women of Distinction Awards
April 28 Students show off mobile computer apps
April 27 Earthquake in Nepal touches Campus Community
April 27 Working to Own the Podium
April 24 Research aims to enhance heavy oil recovery
April 23 U of R Professor brings centuries old opera back to life
April 22 Levene School celebrates 10 year anniversary
April 22 U of R connects with Regina high school for Earth Day
April 21 Campion Schola featured in multifaith concert
April 20 Cleaning up water from oil reservoirs – U of R Research
April 17 Collaborative online nurse practitioner students meet in Regina
April 16 Former Athletic Director in Saskatchewan Hall of Fame
April 16 U of R Chancellor honoured by alma mater
April 16 Cool Gig. The sweet summer sounds of jazz online
April 15 Pass the Puck. Students find inspiration in Canada’s game
April 14 U of R’s Actuarial Sciences Program in elite company
April 13 New study opportunities for Masters of Engineering students
April 10 University of Regina Sports Hall of Fame adds two members
April 09 Study in Mexico brings together U of R students
April 08 Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities at U of R
April 07 Student project keeps roof inspectors safe
April 06 University to host unique fundraiser to support students
April 06 U of R Opera strikes a positive note for local high schools
April 02 University of Regina connects with Saskatoon
April 02 Helping people inspires engineering students’ project
April 01 Alumnus making a difference in Ukraine
March 2015
March 31 Students rally against bullying
March 30 First International President’s Scholars Award presented
March 30 Naming contest for residences
March 27 Workshop to focus on connecting with Muslim community
March 26 Raising awareness of the horrors of genocide
March 25 Play features commedia dell’arte pageantry and steam punk
March 25 Rev. Stapleford’s grandson to speak at 2015 Stapleford Lecture
March 24 Missing and murdered Aboriginal women symposium
March 23 National eye in the sky workshop announced
March 20 Man up against violence at the U of R
March 18 U of R Balloon project flying high with national funding
March 18 Students competing in pressure packed 3 minute thesis
March 17 Relay for life - fighting cancer at the U of R
March 16 Benefits of exercise and creatine in later life studied
March 16 Students sleep outside as part of 5 Days for the Homeless
March 13 Researchers study residential cooking fires
March 12 Sold out Inspiring Leadership Forum a success
March 12 Alumnus honoured as top principal
March 10 Students’ research videos featured in national competition
March 10 Advocate for your advocate
March 10 Lecture to explore artists’ view of the ‘white man’
March 09 Student volunteers prepare tax returns
March 06 Grant to support wastewater research
March 05 Exhibit to feature graduating artists' work
March 04 Prejean to discuss death penalty at Nash Memorial Lecture
March 02 Co-op program offers valuable work experience
February 2015
February 27 Workshop to provide strategies for managing stress
February 26 Global warming means prairie lakes absorb carbon dioxide
February 26 Professor's artwork added to Canada House collection
February 25 University of Regina receives United Way Award
February 24 Zourrig examines the dark side of consumer behaviour
February 20 Campus celebrates Chinese New Year
February 19 Business lab scheduled to open in Fall 2015
February 19 Co-operative Education lets students earn while they learn
February 17 Geology alumnus receives Award of Excellence
February 13 Lecture has special meaning for Dean of Education
February 12 New Residence taking shape at U of R campus
February 11 U of R employee receives Chief’s Commendation Award
February 10 PotashCorp donates $150,000 to Athletics program
February 10 Dr. Neary goes to Washington
February 06 Professor pioneers Massive Open Online Courses
February 05 Team explores solutions to extreme climate
February 04 Award recipients recognized for their leadership
February 04 U of R rated a top employer in Saskatchewan
February 03 Harold MacKay to share insight
February 02 Research reputation boosted by international collaborations
January 2015
January 30 The new global security agenda
January 30 President delivers first State of the University Address
January 30 Former Ram prepares for the Super Bowl – again
January 29 Relay for Life kicks off
January 28 Find your match at the U of R Spring Career Fair
January 27 Alumnus nominated for Athlete of the Year
January 26 Students strive to dispel myths about Islam
January 26 Another successful year at JDC West
January 26 Top marks for business students at international competition
January 23 World-renowned explorer to speak at Forward Together Lecture
January 21 International students skate for first time
January 19 Blackstock to deliver Woodrow Lloyd Lecture
January 19 Lecture to highlight social integration of older adults
January 16 U of R to host Canada’s largest academic conference
January 15 University of Regina Rams player set for US All-Star Game
January 13 University of Regina launches new Strategic Plan
January 12 Prominent economist to deliver lecture
January 08 Artifacts from residential schools stir memories
January 07 Film student to debut work at Toronto film festival
January 06 Professor published in top neurology journal