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2020 Feature Stories

June 2020
June 29 U of R Alum Dr. Nevan Krogan one of those leading the race to develop COVID-19 treatments
June 26 Kinesiology alumna puts education to work with free online fitness classes during pandemic
June 25 Celebrating the accomplishments of University of Regina’s Spring Class of 2020 graduates
June 25 Close to $1 million in federal funding for COVID-19 detection and treatment research
June 22 Planet 9
June 22 On June 27, U of R’s CIPSRT invites all Canadians to help reduce stigma surrounding PTSD
June 19 U of R’s newest Banting Postdoctoral Fellow to explore violence against Indigenous women and girls in residential schools
June 18 5 by 25: U of R 2020-2025 Strategic Plan sets interconnected, achievable goals
June 17 U of R science and engineering researchers receive $1.2 million in federal funding
June 12 The Conversation: A better future: How to defund and reimagine policing
June 11 New Schools of Business report highlights importance of women ag entrepreneurs in SK
June 10 Tune in: Community radio program gives new voice to children during pandemic
June 10 Time-honoured nursing tradition meets 21st century during pandemic
June 09 The Conversation: 5 things not to say to someone struggling with infertility
June 09 Two University community members awarded prestigious 2020 Saskatchewan Order of Merit
June 09 Hope or Hoax? The controversial promise of stem cell treatment
June 05 Community network shines in crisis bringing help and hope to isolated Elders
June 04 Weeds, bees, and mould
June 03 Convocation in the time of COVID-19
June 03 Summer transition programs help to prepare new students
June 01 Reconciliation and the nursing curriculum
May 2020
May 29 The Conversation: After coronavirus closures, reopening schools demands collaboration
May 26 LOOK: How filmmaking can help fight mental illness and stigma
May 22 Planting a passion for gardening
May 20 U of Regina Choir shares light and hope in pandemic-inspired virtual performance
May 20 Precision agriculture’s bright future
May 19 The Conversation: What Canada knows about food crises can help prevent shortages and protect workers during coronavirus
May 15 In crisis or calm: U of R Faculty of Nursing reimagines programs; celebrates profession
May 13 The little idea that could: U of R Alumna brings joy and caring to seniors and kids alike
May 12 Breastfeeding during COVID-19: U of R professor breaks down barriers to knowledge
May 11 Muslim U of R community members band together in the spirit of Ramadan to help others
May 08 The financial impacts of COVID-19: an international student story
May 08 Pandemic expedites new and much-needed online delivery of student counselling
May 07 Dissertation on AI’s neural networks earns U of R student prestigious CAIAC award
May 06 Putting out fires: Engineering students solve real-world problems with lifesaving app
May 05 #GivingTuesdayNow – global day of giving and unity
May 04 Presidential Search Site: Search for the University’s ninth President has begun
May 04 The student need is great: the financial impact of COVID-19
May 01 Bored? Enter The Couch Potato Lab: fun, free livestreamed science experiments for kids
May 01 Two U of Regina Rams selected in 2020 CFL Draft
April 2020
April 30 Partnering with agri-food production leader offers unique opportunity for Hill students
April 28 Child’s play: U of R study looks at pandemic’s impact on play
April 24 Digital tools and ingenuity make U of R Engineering Project Day possible during pandemic
April 23 Boxing class moves online to help people with Parkinson’s continue the fight from home
April 21 Earth Day webinar – Change and Resistance: Agriculture and the Environment
April 20 U of R offers free online wellbeing courses and therapy just when we need it most
April 16 U of R business students join forces to supply made-in-SK COVID-19 masks
April 15 Major grant supports key research to protect mental health of all public safety personnel
April 13 Love in the time of coronavirus: how to talk with your partner while stuck at home
April 09 Difficult times call for inventive measures: cue the Tablet Orchestra
April 08 High praise for University’s front line employees
April 08 U of R researchers produce much-needed 3D printed face shields for health care workers
April 07 U of R alumnus makes much-needed COVID-19 research available to the world
April 03 U of R welcomes Dr. david Gregory as Interim Provost and Vice-President (Academic)
April 01 Dr. Thomas Chase introduced as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor
March 2020
March 30 A Warm Saskatchewan Farewell to Dr. Vianne Timmons
March 25 University of Regina: caring for each other, our students, and the community
March 24 University response to COVID-19 a campus-wide team effort
March 23 University of Regina psychologist receives federal funding for COVID-19 research
March 18 Not fake news: U of R psychologist wins major national award
March 14 Suspension of all classes from March 16-19
March 13 Addressing the anxiety and fear a pandemic can raise
March 12 University preparedness for COVID-19/Novel coronavirus
March 12 U of R Cougar breaks 45-year-old Canadian indoor long jump record to win gold
March 10 University of Regina exchange “best thing that has ever happened in my life”
March 06 RaiseHER Community redefines 'leadership' through empowering mentorship
March 05 11th annual Inspiring Leadership Forum hits record attendance
February 2020
February 28 Event celebrates Engineering students’ success & generosity of donors
February 26 Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Dominic Gregorio
February 20 Canadian exhibition illuminates diversity of women artists
February 19 University of Regina PhD student wins national award with a short tweet and video
February 13 Cougars hit four U SPORTS standards, break two school records at Windsor Team Challenge
February 07 Coronavirus updates and resources made available to U of R community
February 05 University of Regina celebrates life and legacy of the late Clifford Wiens
January 2020
January 30 U of R launches a new online treatment program to support public safety personnel in Saskatchewan
January 28 President Timmons delivers her 6th and final State of the University address
January 27 Researchers to address gaps in mental health services for Indigenous university students
January 23 Regina’s post-secondary institutions sign on to community safety protocol
January 20 Paul J. Hill Business School students win first place at JDC West competition
January 17 New online course helps employees cope with workplace stress, anxiety, and depression
January 12 Hadiya Roderique to reinforce the power of a diverse and inclusive workplace
January 06 Rock Steady Boxing class helps fight Parkinson’s symptoms and improve quality of life