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January 2020
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
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
December 2018
December 24 Great reads for the holidays
December 21 University of Regina aims to make sustainability a priority
December 20 The curious intersection of a music student’s head and a flying mallet
December 20 Write on! Good reads by University of Regina scholars
December 18 Little greenhouse simulator on the Prairie
December 17 Start spreading the news: U of R alumnus featured in The New Yorker
December 14 University renews its reconciliation vow
December 14 RoadMAP for Regina
December 13 The Conversation: Québec’s fashion police: A century of telling women what not to wear
December 11 Up in the air
December 07 Helping women students to realize their entrepreneurial dreams
December 06 Immersed in Saulteaux
December 05 The Conversation: Financial empowerment is the road to success for Indigenous youth
November 2018
November 28 A focus on financial well-being
November 27 How Guatemalan Contract Killers Fuel the Canadian Economy
November 23 U of R groups recognized with National Philanthropy Day awards
November 21 Petroleum Systems Engineering Week 2018 introduces high school and university students to a future in petroleum engineering
November 21 "Friends and Family Day" at the College Avenue Campus a huge success
November 20 University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons invested as Officer of the Order of Canada
November 20 The University of Regina welcomes two new Canada Research Chairs
November 19 Undergraduate research thriving at the University of Regina
November 16 The Conversation: Who are Canada’s ‘most historically significant’ women?
November 15 Ensuring an elite basketball program for another 50 years
November 14 University of Regina kinesiology student named 2018 Regina Young Humanitarian of the Year
November 09 Tribute to father’s wartime experience wins national book award
November 07 Global managing partner of world’s largest consulting firm headlines 45th Annual Hill Dinner
November 06 Improving the relationship between psychology and Indigenous Peoples
November 01 New fall break starting November 7 to ease student stress and improve mental health
November 01 More than carbon taxes, we need wholescale energy transitions
October 2018
October 31 Innovation in Prairie Potash
October 29 UR Respect – making civility our go-to behaviour
October 19 Celebrating our 45th annual Fall Convocation
October 18 Respected, long-serving history professor to receive Honorary Degree
October 18 Bold medical visionary to receive Honorary Degree
October 12 2018 Dr. Gordon Wicijowski SK Law Foundation Lecture: Why hackers hack
October 11 New guide kick-starts reconciliation in the justice system
October 11 The University of Regina benefits from largest investment in discovery science in Canadian history
October 05 Grand re-opening of historic College Avenue Campus after extensive renovations
October 04 Dr. John Archer Library to celebrate 50 years with Town Hall and Open House event
October 02 India’s Deputy High Commissioner to Canada visits U of R
September 2018
September 28 Building a caring and responsible community based on consent
September 26 Marty Klyne BAdmin’86 and Beverley Busson LLD’17 appointed to Senate
September 25 President and Vice-Chancellor Vianne Timmons to receive Education award from Indigenous organization
September 24 Acting now for a healthier future will make a difference says Dr. Peter Leavitt, newly named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
September 21 University of Regina wins bid to host 2020 JDC West competition
September 21 Indigenous Research Showcase Week brings the TRC Calls to Action to life
September 19 Archer Library Pilots Personal Librarian Project
September 14 Volleyball diplomacy: U of R Cougars experience Japanese culture in time-honoured exchange program
September 12 2nd annual Night Owl 5K Run receives glowing reviews
September 11 Prestigious Honour: Two University of Regina scholars named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
September 10 Starting a new adventure – International Orientation welcomes students to Canada
September 06 15,475 students registered for first day of classes!
September 05 President Timmons appointed to independent Senate recommendation board
August 2018
August 31 We’re family! Move-in Day at the University of Regina
August 28 Business boot camp helps turn veterans into entrepreneurs
August 27 Big Book Sale Returns for Biggest Big Book Sale Yet
August 22 Summer institute focuses on Indigenous-centred research and encourages students to pursue graduate studies.
August 21 Modern, safe, inclusive and accessible student housing: College West housing re-opens!
August 13 Nilgün Önder brings both academic and administrative experience to her new role as the new Associate Vice-President (Academic)
August 10 Lights! Camera! Hoops! A new course prepares students to produce live sports events
August 08 Coming full circle: Alumna Kathy McNutt is the new Associate Vice-President (Research) and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
July 2018
July 30 Community minded, research intensive, and student focused, Dr. Gina Grandy named new Dean of Business Administration
July 23 Meet one of the Department of Visual Arts Summer Resident Artists
July 23 The new Dean of Education returns to Saskatchewan
July 20 Try a little tenderness: Groundbreaking research underway to battle depression
July 19 Data dive: Learning from mental health and substance abuse treatment experience and outcomes
July 19 Prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellow joins University of Regina research community
July 09 Making change: new three-day summer institute connects community with community-based researchers from across the country
July 06 Teaming up to tackle language barrier
July 03 From Hollywood to biblical text – University of Regina authors to launch new books
June 2018
June 28 University’s Alumni Association gives back to save Darke Hall and supports students with disabilities
June 22 JUNE HIGHLIGHTS: In June 1975, a committee was established to look into setting up a School of Journalism
June 22 Joining forces with Saskatchewan Research Council’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program
June 20 Celebrating the success of Congress 2018
June 14 Led by recent M.Ed. grad Brittany Frick, Ituna School club runs on Girl Power!
June 13 Just what was said: Words of wisdom from Honorary Degree recipients
June 08 The 2018 City of Regina Writing Award Recipient is U of R Alumna Debby Adair
June 08 1,000th graduate of SCBScN program crosses stage today at Spring Convocation
June 07 Former Pats star and University of Regina alumnus recognized for courage and perseverance
June 07 Childhood pals are all part of the same graduating class within the same faculty at the University of Regina
June 06 Philanthropists and community builders to receive honorary doctorates at Spring Convocation 2018
June 06 Largest Spring Convocation ever gets underway today
June 05 Child abuse prevention advocate to receive honorary degree
June 04 Giving back: Graduate donates research equipment
June 04 The U of R’s 44th annual Spring Convocation, the largest ever, is being held June 6, 7, and 8
June 01 Congress 2018 grad student travel awards have changed the face of annual academic gathering
May 2018
May 31 Congress 2018 wraps up on Friday and includes sessions on learning about Indigenous spaces, and the fight for equity in Canada’s labour movement
May 31 Public are welcome to attend a special Chiefs of Staff roundtable with Katie Telford, Ian Broadie, and Judy Samuelson - today at 10:30 a.m.
May 30 Congress 2018 has two Big Thinking lectures on Thursday, on academic responsibility and women’s leadership
May 30 Today’s Big Thinking lecture POSTPONED to Thursday, May 31, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
May 29 Wednesday at Congress 2018: How academics can advance reconcilation, and challenges facing democracies
May 29 With more than 5,100 attendees, Congress 2018 has attracted researchers from thousands of kilometres away
May 28 Congress 2018 continues Tuesday with a Big Thinking lecture on how women are under-represented in politics
May 28 Federal Minister of Science announces major funding for social sciences and humanities research at Congress
May 27 Congress 2018 continues with a Big Thinking lecture on reconciliation and a concert by Buffy Sainte-Marie on Monday
May 27 Congress 2018 Keynote: "Education: The key to reconciliation" with National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Assembly of First Nations
May 26 Congress 2018 gets underway
May 25 Education professor wins national award for innovative teaching practices
May 24 Congress 2018 flag raised at Regina City Hall this morning
May 24 University of Regina welcomes Canada’s largest academic conference, May 26 - June 1
May 22 Volunteers at Congress 2018 eager to share Prairie hospitality
May 22 Inuit works of art on display during Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
May 17 Honouring ceramics artist and Professor Emeritus Jack Sures (1934-2018)
May 11 In honour of her late mother, master’s journalism student to receive Indigenous Journalism Fellowship
May 10 Campus sustainability projects receive recognition in province-wide awards
May 09 Top notch University of Regina concussion research receives attention down-under
May 08 Psychology professor receives international honour for research in pain in older adults
May 07 U of R and Sask Polytech celebrating successful nursing program collaboration
May 04 Meditation and yoga – research looks to reduce depression for women transitioning to menopause
May 03 University of Regina announces new Canada Research Chair
May 02 Saskatchewan cities that are 'active-living' friendly
April 2018
April 30 U of R Press brings home four Saskatchewan Book Awards
April 27 Federal funding for health and innovation
April 25 Seniors in chronic pain needed for study on improving their quality of life
April 24 Celebrate Spring at Campus Beautification Day
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