2019 Feature Stories

December 2019
December 23 Engineering grad presented Lieutenant Governor’s Meritorious Achievement Award
December 19 Northern community sees first group of students graduate with new Liberal Arts Certificate
December 12 University announces departure of President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons
December 10 Rare dinosaur skin offers insights into evolution
December 05 Dec. 6: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
December 04 First in the West; still the best - 50 years of co-operative education at U of R
November 2019
November 29 U of R researchers highlight ag research that hits home at this year’s Canadian Western Agribition
November 29 Camp fYrefly is the 2019 recipient of the President’s Community Award
November 29 University of Regina recognized as most active Canadian university in Mexico
November 28 University’s ta-tawâw Student Centre - a place where everyone belongs
November 25 MFA student hopes to change perceptions and behaviours by sharing cautionary tale in play
November 22 Fifth-annual author recognition event celebrates creative works with U of R connection
November 21 University of Regina dementia-focused research project receives a $3 million federal grant
November 12 What is Engineering? event introduces high school students to the world of engineering
November 07 India Night proceeds to enhance employment opportunities for Campus For All Students
November 05 The world needs more female leaders and the University of Regina is helping prepare them
November 05 From story to calling – Mike and Gord Downie’s move toward reconciliation
October 2019
October 23 University of Regina and Gabriel Dumont Institute sign new, expanded, affiliation agreement
October 18 46th Fall Convocation celebrates academic excellence, leadership, and community service
October 17 Paul Sobey offers lessons on networking, education, and community
October 17 Former University of Regina Chancellor Art Wakabayashi to receive Honorary Degree
October 11 “Whose Settlement?” offers crash course on residential schools and 60s Scoop settlement
October 07 Alumna Elaine Bourassa honoured for distinguished service to the University of Regina
October 04 College Avenue Campus Donor wall unveiling offers Darke Hall design rendering sneak peek
October 04 U of R conference delves into Canada’s settlement agreements with Indigenous peoples
October 01 Every child matters: Orange Shirt Day
October 01 University of Regina research team makes significant discovery into a rare disease
September 2019
September 27 Annual Tipi Raising Competition bridges cultures and builds community
September 27 New Alertus App Pushes Campus Emergency Notifications
September 23 Unique artwork speaks to Reclaiming the Past: One Step at a Time
September 20 Hill and Levene Schools of Business release Economic and Social Impact Study
September 20 Tânisi: Triple word score at the U of R’s Indigenous Research Showcase
September 19 Announcing 2019 University of Regina Alumni Crowning Achievement Awards Recipients
September 18 Anthony McLean to bring awareness to unconscious bias
September 10 University of Regina scholar honoured for work on mental health research and treatment
September 06 U of R project responds to TRC call to action to address needs of offenders with FASD
August 2019
August 30 Move-in day: students welcomed to their home away from home
August 26 $ 1 million gift and $500,000 matching pledge to support in Saving Darke Hall
August 22 Business boot camp gives veterans confidence to chase their entrepreneurial dreams
August 14 Fulbright Canada Research Chair looking to change the way we think about and use water on the Prairies
August 13 University of Regina researchers receive funding for state-of-the-art infrastructure
August 01 University doing its part to protect endangered barn swallows
July 2019
July 26 Alumnus helping meeting TRC Calls to Action
July 22 CANARIE funding to help researchers achieve groundbreaking results while saving time and money
July 09 University community mourning the passing of Chancellor Emeritus Dr. William Ready
July 04 "Making Treaty 4" a powerful, emotional journey
June 2019
June 28 The Conversation: Guatemalan elections: Corruption, violence – and hope
June 24 University of Regina robotics team headed to Russia for international competition
June 20 A doorway to culture
June 14 U of R announces Canada Research Chair in Climate Change, Energy, and Sustainability Policy
June 13 Women’s entrepreneurship event bridges gap between academia and business
June 11 Mainly for Women
June 07 Gordon and Jill Rawlinson to receive honorary degrees from University of Regina
June 06 Eric Peterson to receive the University of Regina’s highest honour
June 06 Renu Kapoor to receive the University of Regina’s highest honour
June 05 Barb and Jon Ryan to receive the University of Regina’s highest honour
June 04 President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons receives honorary degree
June 04 Celebrating Dr. Jim Tomkins’ 50 years of service to the University of Regina
May 2019
May 31 Generous Lochhead family gift brings Ken Lochhead art collection home to U of R
May 31 U of R science and engineering research receives more than $4.4 million
May 27 Megan Smith's virtual reality
May 27 U of R students moving us one step closer to surviving on Mars
May 24 Researchers seek participants with chronic health conditions for online course
May 16 Honouring the enduring partnership between University of Regina and the nation’s capital
May 16 U of R student receives Vanier Scholarship to explore media’s role in reconciliation
May 15 The U of R and Government of Saskatchewan launch new Regina Research Data Centre
May 13 Another important step towards a safe and supportive campus
May 10 U of R receives $384,000 federal Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Capacity-Building Grant
May 09 Two International grad students receive prestigious scholarships from Government of China
May 09 Spring cleaning at 4th annual Campus Beautification Day
May 08 U of R's Dean of Engineering and Applied Science receives prestigious APEGS award
May 07 The Conversation: Farm ponds can act as greenhouse gas sinks in the Canadian Prairies
May 03 President receives YWCA Lifetime Achievement Award
May 03 Engineering and science program for youth continues to grow
May 03 Production and consumption: The elephant in the room
May 01 The Conversation: Far-right yellow vest extremists threaten Saskatchewan’s economy
April 2019
April 29 2019 Saskatchewan Book Awards honour works with U of R connection
April 29 No ifs, ands or butts! We’re a Smoke-Free Campus!
April 25 Darke Hall receives $1 million federal accessibility grant
April 25 Job shadowing a university president
April 17 The Conversation: How your smartphone can encourage active living
April 12 Young alumni event celebrates those embracing the challenges and opportunities of technology
April 11 Online image searches made easier through data science
April 05 #KeepingThemStrong: supporting the resilience of Canada's public safety personnel
April 03 Student Michael Yang Qing brings home Special Olympics gold from World Games in Abu Dhabi
April 02 The Conversation: Escaping the vicious circle of going paycheque to paycheque
April 02 Raphael Idem is energized by research
April 02 Supporting the experience of Indigenous and distance graduate business students
March 2019
March 29 Halfpipes in the Shu-Box: Skateboarding as resistance
March 29 Indigenization knowledge and practice focus of certification program
March 22 From Regina to Mexico City and back, Secrets from the Borne Settee production delivers
March 22 Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s research focus of University’s Three Minute Thesis winning presentation
March 21 The Conversation: Citizen science can help solve our data crisis
March 21 University launches anti-racism campaign
March 20 Researchers from across Canada highlight innovative technology for older adults
March 20 University of Regina program allows you to study in the country of your dreams
March 19 Bacchus event celebrates 50 years of BAdmin degree at the University of Regina
March 18 The UR Guarantee Program a recipe for student’s success post-graduation
March 15 Teaching and learning: creating a bonfire that pulls people to the heat
March 14 J School’s Connie Walker returns to give 38th Minifie Lecture
March 12 Canada’s longest-running student film festival showcases world’s best short films
March 12 Patient-oriented research receives $500,000 boost
March 08 International Women’s Day: new scholarship offers research opportunity in San Francisco
March 08 University of Regina STEM professors share their research as part of International Women’s Day 2019
March 07 A decade of inspiration: the Inspiring Leadership Forum turns 10
March 04 Vivek Jain: Digital entrepreneur, dad, actor, BAdmin’99
March 04 Dr. J. Harley Weston, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Statistics, inducted into Canadian Mathematical Society Class of Fellows
February 2019
February 25 Look to Latin America’s past to understand current events unfolding today
February 14 Unique partnership creates Canada’s first urban reserve devoted to education
February 11 STEM program prepares youth (and teachers) for today’s digital realities
February 08 CIHR Catalyst Grants fuel U of R’s research on post-traumatic stress injuries in public safety personnel through CIPSRT
February 07 Campus Security adds a new tool to their belt
January 2019
January 31 Bradyn Parisian named inaugural Rawlinson Executive in Residence in Indigenous Entrepreneurship
January 25 President Timmons delivers 5th annual State of the University address
January 24 Chili for Children is the 2018-19 recipient of the President’s Community Award
January 18 Group effort propels Hill team to podium
January 16 Federal funding creates the potential for new corporate/Indigenous partnerships to change the business landscape of the nation
January 14 The Conversation: Hidden from history: Indigenous women's activism in Saskatchewan
January 10 New PhD expands boundaries in research and Indigenous scholarship
January 08 Something old is new again: Limited edition calendars created with century-old printing press
January 08 University of Regina film professor will release feature film online
January 07 Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research introduces two new Associate Deans