2018 Feature Stories

March 2018
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