Releases

January 2017
January 18 University of Regina launches The Canada 150 Lecture Series: The Making of Canada (NR)
January 16 Another successful year for the Paul J. Hill Business School teams at the 12th annual JDC West Business Competition (NR)
January 11 University of Regina launches five-year Strategic Research Plan (NR)
December 2016
December 14 Board of Governors reappoints President for five year term (NR)
December 12 Garnet Garven receives Distinguished Service Award (NR)
December 12 University’s partnership with Conexus moving to next phase (NR)
December 05 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (MA)
December 05 Public talk examines gift-gifting practices of Papua New Guinea (MA)
November 2016
November 23 University of Regina honours Dr. Jacqui Shumiatcher with annual President’s Community Award (NR)
November 21 Dr. Jacqui Shumiatcher to be presented annual President’s Community Award (MA)
November 08 Author Gwynne Dyer’s lecture to explore ISIS terror threat (MA)
November 04 Lecture examines children and domestic violence (MA)
November 01 President and CEO of Cineplex Entertainment to speak at 43rd annual Hill Business Dinner (NR)
October 2016
October 31 University of Regina to host 38th annual Careers Unlimited (MA)
October 28 National Disability Employment Awareness Month recognized at the University of Regina (NR)
October 26 Man Up Against Violence events (MA)
October 26 National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebration at the University of Regina (MA)
October 20 Student success and honorary degree recipient to be celebrated at Fall Convocation (NR)
October 19 Annual Fall Convocation celebrates its 43rd year (MA)
October 18 Enrolment nears 15,000 students at the University of Regina (NR)
October 04 University of Regina researchers battle antibiotic resistant microbes (NR)
September 2016
September 30 University of Regina researcher helps seniors age in place (NR)
September 28 More supports needed for people living with FASD says University of Regina researcher (NR)
September 23 University of Regina opens Laboratory for Behavioural Business Research (NR)
September 21 Grand opening of Laboratory for Behavioural Business Research (MA)
September 13 8th consecutive year of enrolment growth at University of Regina (NR)
September 09 UR Safe Gendered Violence Prevention Project (NR)
September 08 UR Safe Gendered Violence Prevention Project (MA)
August 2016
August 31 Residence move-in day, Welcome Weekend and Orientation kick off at the University of Regina (MA)
August 30 University of Regina paper reveals more help needed for first responders suffering from PTSD and other traumas (NR)
August 29 Researcher says Canada’s First Responders need more supports to deal with trauma (MA)
July 2016
July 12 University of Regina continues post-secondary education partnership with Great Plains College (NR)
July 11 U of R to sign Memorandum of Understanding with Great Plains College (MA)
July 07 Balanced budget invests in strategic priorities (NR)
June 2016
June 24 University of Regina receives almost $1.5 million in research funding (NR)
June 08 University announces proposed new partnership to renew College Avenue Campus (NR)
June 07 College Avenue Campus Renewal Project Announcement (MA)
June 01 University of Regina to award three honorary degrees at 42nd Spring Convocation (NR)
June 01 University of Regina celebrates 42nd Spring Convocation (NR)
May 2016
May 31 College Avenue Campus Renewal Project receives grant from the Derril McLeod Family Foundation held at the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (NR)
May 31 Annual spring convocation celebrates its 42nd year (MA)
May 31 U of R faculty to receive Excellence Awards (NR)
May 26 MFA student confronts history with 300-kilometre trek through Ontario’s Haldimand Tract (NR)
May 18 University of Regina welcomes delegation from Mexico (NR)
May 17 University of Regina to host Mexican delegation on campus (MA)
May 09 Engineering students win $50,000 challenge (NR)
May 05 Wascana Centre Authority and University of Regina unveil master plans (NR)
May 05 Homecoming concert at Darke Hall (MA)
May 05 University of Regina to host second annual Prairie Kitchen Party and benefit concert (MA)
May 04 University of Regina honoured for increasing sustainability (NR)
April 2016
April 27 Levene Graduate School of Business hosts dinner (MA)
April 21 University of Regina researchers have positive impact on the environment on Earth Day (NR)
April 19 Centre for Continuing Education Heritage Lecture (MA)
April 12 Temporary closure of Darke Hall for renovations (PSA)
April 12 Students take ‘study break’ for mental health (MA)
April 11 U of R one of four Canadian Universities to make the Top 150 under 50 years old in the world (NR)
April 01 Pool to be used as live lobster tank to raise money for students (NR)
March 2016
March 23 Statement on the federal budget (NR)
March 18 Public talk explores the risks of advocacy for nonprofit and charitable organizations (MA)
March 11 University of Regina to host Pi Day celebration (MA)
March 10 University of Regina launches Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance (NR)
March 09 2016 Inspiring Leadership Forum features world-renowned journalists (NR)
March 07 University of Regina to host seventh annual Inspiring Leadership Forum (MA)
March 03 Knabe baby grand piano restoration unveiling and concert (MA)
February 2016
February 23 The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair to deliver the 2016 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture (MA)
February 12 The University of Regina receives additional funding for the George Reed Centre for Visual Communications (NR)
February 10 University of Regina and George Reed Foundation continue partnership (MA)
February 08 University of Regina continues post-secondary education and research partnerships with the City of Swift Current and Great Plains College (NR)
February 04 University of Regina to sign Memorandum of Understanding with Great Plains College and the City of Swift Current (MA)
January 2016
January 28 National Roundtable on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to take place at University of Regina (MA)
January 25 Gary Bosgoed appointed to Board of Governors (NR)
January 21 University’s economic impact tops a half a billion dollars in GDP (NR)
January 20 University of Regina President to present at Regina and District Chamber of Commerce (MA)
January 20 Success for Paul J. Hill Business School Teams at JDC West business competition, Inter-Collegiate Business Competition and UR Investing Montreal Exchange Options Trading Simulation contest (NR)
January 19 Open Minds forum explores the history of women's rights in Canada (MA)
January 19 Community discussion examines links between inequality and well-being (MA)
January 18 Chinese New Year celebration and gala (PSA)
January 18 Help to stop smoking (NR)
January 13 University of Regina sets sustainability agenda for the next five years (NR)
January 12 University seeking partnerships for College Avenue Campus (NR)
January 12 University to announce sustainability plan for next five years (MA)
November 2015
November 23 $1 million anonymous donation supports brain research (NR)
November 23 Open Minds discussion examines depression in different parts of the world (MA)
November 19 Presentation by Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada (MA)
November 13 Open access provides more online educational resources (NR)
November 05 Showcase highlights community-university research collaborations (MA)
November 04 University promotes inclusive employment at the University of Regina (MA)
October 2015
October 26 U of R announces sexual assault-and-violence policy (NR)
October 23 CPA Saskatchewan supports Faculty of Business Administration students at the University of Regina (NR)
October 22 Lecture on missing and murdered Aboriginal women (PSA)
October 22 Study finds teens who admit to texting and driving also admit to other risky driving behaviours (NR)
October 21 Open Minds discussion examines media portrayals of crime (MA)
October 19 Public discussion on the benefits of nuclear science (PSA)
October 16 Honorary degree recipients and graduates to be celebrated at annual fall Convocation (NR)
October 15 Annual fall convocation celebrates its 42nd year (MA)
October 15 Scotiabank supports Aboriginal students with new award at the University of Regina (NR)
October 15 Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan to receive President’s Community Award (NR)
October 13 University of Regina reaches record enrolment (NR)
October 13 University of Regina receives $150,000 donation from Scotiabank in support of Aboriginal student award (MA)
October 07 Reducing barriers to psychological treatment (NR)
September 2015
September 30 The 35th biennial Canadian Congress on Criminal Justice September 30 - October 2, 2015 (NR)
September 29 35th biennial Canadian Congress on Criminal Justice (NR)
September 29 Lecture examines new directions in policing (MA)
September 28 Expert on Magna Carta speaking on its impact 800 years later (PSA)
September 25 University of Regina receives $1.475 million in funding from the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (NR)
September 24 University of Regina receives $500,000 donation from RBC (NR)
September 23 University of Regina receives $1.475 million in funding from the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation Inc (MA)
September 22 University of Regina receives $500,000 donation from RBC (MA)
September 21 Crescent Point Energy names Faculty of Engineering lab at the University of Regina (NR)
September 21 National Chief Perry Bellegarde to speak on campus (PSA)
September 14 University of Regina strengthens community connection with the Town of Nipawin and Cumberland College (NR)
September 11 University of Regina partners with Students’ Union and student group to provide increased support for refugees (NR)
September 09 University of Regina enrolment continues to grow (NR)
September 08 $4 million in funding allocated to upgrading Darke Hall through the College Avenue Campus Renewal Project (NR)
September 04 College Avenue Campus Renewal Project Announcement (MA)
September 03 Orientation and Welcome Week kick off at the University of Regina (MA)
September 03 Residence move-in day at the University of Regina (MA)
September 01 University of Regina officially launches La Cité universitaire francophone (NR)
August 2015
August 31 Sneak preview of Kišik Towers at the University of Regina (MA)
August 31 Institut français and the University of Regina’s French department merge to create La Cité universitaire francophone (MA)
August 25 Conference encourages greater leadership roles for women (NR)
August 06 University students participate in international robotic farming competition (NR)
July 2015
July 30 University of Regina announces Board of Governors (NR)
July 23 FIRST® LEGO® League arrives officially in Saskatchewan (MA)
July 06 The University announces two new bursaries supporting Child and Youth in Care Week (NR)
June 2015
June 12 Growing U of R research at a unique community garden (PSA)
June 11 Million dollar Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship created at University of Regina (NR)
June 10 New International Scholarship Announcement (MA)
June 02 University of Regina celebrates excellence at its 41st Spring Convocation (NR)
June 02 University of Regina to award three honorary degrees at the 41st Spring Convocation (NR)
June 01 Annual spring convocation celebrates its 41st year (MA)
June 01 Astonished! Memorandum of Understanding renewed at the University of Regina (MA)
June 01 Two University of Regina professors to present at TEDxRegina (MA)
May 2015
May 19 University of Regina research on preventative teenage work injuries (NR)
May 12 Presentation on community learning by nurses at North Central Family Centre (MA)
May 12 Watch the screen time – even for active children (NR)
May 11 Grade nine students to experience University life (NR)
May 08 University of Regina Public Forum on 2016 Campus Master Plan (PSA)
May 07 Science Rendezvous – a day of fun for the whole family (MA)
May 06 University budget balanced for 21st year in a row (NR)
May 01 University of Regina faculty recognized for excellence (NR)
April 2015
April 29 Celebrate Campus for All at the première of RespectAbility (MA)
April 24 University of Regina Researcher helping Olympic Swimmers go for Gold (NR)
April 22 University of Regina researchers and Miller Comprehensive Catholic High School students collaborate on pesticide project (NR)
April 21 Silence of the Labs screening and discussion (MA)
April 20 Research project between local high school students and researchers at the University of Regina featured on Earth Day (MA)
April 17 Collaborative online nurse practitioner students meet in Regina (NR)
April 14 New leadership appointments announced at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (NR)
April 13 Heritage Lecture Series features Regina artist Wilf Perreault (MA)
April 08 Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities Returns to U of R (MA)
April 02 The University of Regina announces Board of Governors appointments (NR)
April 01 University of Regina President to visit Saskatoon as part of annual Community Connections Tour (NR)
March 2015
March 31 President Timmons to visit Saskatoon (MA)
March 27 Public lecture examines genocide (MA)
March 24 2015 Stapleford Lecture by grandson of Rev. Stapleford (MA)
March 23 University of Regina Holds Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Symposium (MA)
March 23 University of Regina to Host National Public Safety and Emergency Management Unmanned Air Systems Workshop (NR)
March 16 Keeping bones strong after the age of 50 (NR)
March 11 University hosts annual Inspiring Leadership Forum (NR)
February 2015
February 25 Global warming increases greenhouse gas capture by Canadian prairie lakes (NR)
February 11 Gender, justice and Indian residential school claims process lecture (MA)
February 11 University of Regina Statement (MA)
January 2015
January 30 Public forum examines terrorism in Canada (MA)
January 30 Spring Career Fair 2015 (MA)
January 27 University of Regina’s 2015 Forward Together Lecture to explore the role of indigenous knowledge in today’s world (NR)
January 26 University of Regina President to present at Regina and District Chamber of Commerce (MA)
January 23 2015 Education Career Expo (MA)
January 23 Dr. Wade Davis to present at annual Forward Together Lecture (MA)
January 21 JDC West business competition and Inter-Collegiate Business Competition concludes successful weekend for both Paul J. Hill Business School Teams (NR)
January 21 Sociologist to discuss social integration of older adults at the Centre on Aging and Health Twelfth Annual Distinguished Lecture (NR)
January 16 University of Regina to host Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in 2018 (NR)
January 13 University of Regina announces new Strategic Plan (NR)
January 12 University of Regina to announce plans for the next five years (MA)
January 08 Witness Blanket - Historic Monument to Residential School Survivors (MA)
December 2014
December 16 University of Regina honours Renu Kapoor with annual President’s Community Award (NR)
December 05 University of Regina presents iPad orchestra concert (MA)
December 05 International celebration of Computer Science Education Week (PSA)
December 05 George Maslany honored for distinguished service (NR)
December 01 U of R participates in Giving Tuesday (MA)
November 2014
November 26 Sun Life Financial Psychology Training Clinic at the University of Regina has a new home on campus (PSA)
November 26 First collaborative online Master’s of Nursing degree a success (NR)
November 20 Triple-ball initiative promotes physical activity (MA)
November 12 Community Research Unit to host showcase at the University of Regina (MA)
October 2014
October 28 Former Ontario Premier Bob Rae to speak about the treaty relationship between the Crown and First Nations (MA)
October 27 University of Regina holding events to increase awareness about violence in our communities (MA)
October 23 George Reed Foundation establishes new centre at the University of Regina (NR)
October 21 Turkish Ambassador to Canada speaking at University of Regina (MA)
October 21 George Reed Foundation establishes new centre at University of Regina campus (MA)
October 20 University lecture examines regulating sexually-oriented business (MA)
October 17 Boston Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster receives honorary degree from the University of Regina (NR)
October 17 Student success and honorary degree recipient to be celebrated at the 2014 University of Regina fall convocation (NR)
October 17 Annual fall convocation celebrates its 41st year (MA)
October 17 University ranked number one in international research collaboration (NR)
October 15 Early Cognitive Development Lab looking for participants for study (PSA)
October 15 Aboriginal student numbers up 50 percent since 2009 (NR)
October 15 University nearly doubles number of international students over past five years (NR)
October 10 Dr. Ross King to examine impact of WWI on the Group of Seven (MA)
October 09 University of Regina sessional instructor to lead Saskatchewan Legislative Internship Program (NR)
October 06 Studying Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (NR)
October 01 Public forum examines the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (MA)
September 2014
September 25 Dr. Jacqui Shumiatcher donates extensive art collection to the University of Regina (NR)
September 23 Dr. Jacqui Shumiatcher donates art toward Building Knowledge – The College Avenue Campus Renewal Project (MA)
September 23 University of Regina President to visit northern Saskatchewan communities as part of annual Community Connections Tour (NR)
September 23 Sports For All program promotes opportunities for physical activities for those with intellectual disabilities (NR)
September 22 University lecture series examines impact of First World War (MA)
September 19 Hill Legacy Rings unveiled at annual Hill Legacy Pinning event (NR)
September 19 University of Regina’s Department of Film receives donation toward 4K Production Studio (NR)
September 18 President Timmons to visit northern Saskatchewan communities (MA)
September 18 Master of Journalism program launch opens door to deeper investigations (NR)
September 17 Premiere of the Hillberg and Berk Hill Legacy Rings at annual Hill Legacy Pinning event (MA)
September 17 NBCUniversal donation funds production in the Department of Film at the University of Regina (MA)
September 17 School of Journalism to announce program addition (MA)
September 16 Artist-in-Residence, UK Director David Zoob, at the University of Regina (PSA)
September 05 Enrolment to reach 14,000 students at the University of Regina (NR)
September 03 Musical performance to celebrate 30-year relationship between the province of Saskatchewan and Jilian, China (MA)
September 02 Welcome Week at the University of Regina (MA)
August 2014
August 29 Minister Kevin Doherty accepts ALS ice bucket challenge to take place at University of Regina (MA)
August 28 University of Regina researchers to be Fulbright visiting scholars in the United States (NR)
August 25 First University of Regina-SIAST nursing pinning ceremony (NR)
August 14 University of Regina health researchers receive funding (NR)
July 2014
July 09 Long-term research funding at University of Regina totals more than $1.4 million (NR)
June 2014
June 26 University of Regina awarded nearly $450,000 in research grants (NR)
June 09 Nigerian students return to University of Regina (NR)
June 04 University of Regina to award four honorary degrees at the 40th Spring Convocation (NR)
June 04 Professors recognized for excellence (NR)
June 04 University of Regina celebrates excellence at its 40th Spring Convocation (NR)
May 2014
May 22 Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy receives $500,000 from well-known local entrepreneur (NR)
May 16 University of Regina Unveils New Gateway (NR)
May 13 University of Regina opens Institute for Environmental Change and Society (NR)
May 09 University balances budget for 20th consecutive year (NR)
May 08 University of Regina creates new student award (NR)
May 06 Researchers looking at how seniors can age in their home communities in rural areas (NR)
April 2014
April 23 University of Regina President to receive award from Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (NR)
April 22 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) conference examines issues facing parents and caregivers (NR)
April 22 University of Regina researchers study adaptation to climate change (NR)
April 04 University of Regina Launches Strategic Planning Process (NR)
March 2014
March 24 University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada jointly host national research showcase (NR)
March 19 University of Regina applications increase (NR)
March 12 University hosts 2014 Inspiring Leadership Forum (NR)
February 2014
February 25 University of Regina receives $250,000 gift for College Avenue Campus Renewal Project (NR)
February 04 University of Regina puts history of healthcare online (NR)
January 2014
January 28 Fazioli piano gifted to the University of Regina’s College Avenue Campus campaign (NR)
January 20 JDC West business competition concludes successful weekend in Regina (NR)
January 17 University of Regina’s Paul J. Hill School of Business hosts JDC West – the largest business case competition in Western Canada (NR)
January 17 University of Regina honours Ralph Goodale with President’s Community Award (NR)
January 08 University of Regina researchers awarded more than $400,000 in grants (NR)
January 08 Enrolment increases at University of Regina (NR)
December 2013
December 09 Backgrounder: Distinguished Service Award Recipients (BG)
December 09 Two honored for their distinguished service to the University of Regina (NR)
December 09 Co-operative Education program at the University of Regina reaches new record work placements and salary earnings (NR)
December 05 University of Regina professor frequently referenced by other researchers (NR)
November 2013
November 25 Sun Life Financial contributes $500,000 to support prevention of illness and disease research at the University of Regina (NR)
November 05 How horses contribute to the well-being of First Nations youth in treatment for solvent abuse (NR)
October 2013
October 25 TD Bank Group contributes $350,000 to support Aboriginal students at the University of Regina (NR)
October 21 University of Regina and SIAST to offer master’s in nursing (NR)
October 18 University of Regina Launches the Community Phase of the College Avenue Campus Renewal Project (NR)
October 17 Student success and honorary degree recipient to be celebrated at the 2013 University of Regina fall convocation (NR)
October 11 Backgrounder: k.d. lang (BG)
October 11 k.d. lang to receive University of Regina honorary degree (NR)
October 09 University of Regina Issues Notice Regarding Improper Blood Test (NR)
September 2013
September 28 University of Regina’s South Residence building evacuated due to water damage (MA)
September 13 University of Regina President invited to provide expert advice in World Health Organization consultations (NR)
August 2013
August 30 University of Regina receives clean, unqualified audit opinion from Provincial Auditor (NR)
August 30 Enrolment grows at University of Regina for fifth consecutive year (NR)
August 29 Welcome Week bigger and better at the University of Regina (NR)
August 06 University of Regina welcomes new chair to Board of Governors (NR)
July 2013
July 31 Dr. Jacqui Shumiatcher contributes $250,000 toward College Avenue Campus Renewal (NR)
July 25 University of Regina Engineering programs nationally accredited by Engineers Canada (NR)
July 17 University of Regina Vice-President to lead national organization (NR)
July 11 Saskatchewan Partnership for Arts Research at the University of Regina receives funding from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (NR)
July 02 Levene Graduate School of Business Unveils Innovative MBA (NR)
June 2013
June 18 University of Regina enrolment up for summer term (NR)
June 12 University of Regina researchers awarded more than $1 million (NR)
June 05 University of Regina announces eighth chancellor (NR)
June 05 University of Regina to recognize Arthur Opseth, Frank Flaman and Linda Rankin with honorary degrees (NR)
June 05 University of Regina Scientists Awarded $2.35 Million in Research Grant Funding (NR)
June 04 University of Regina celebrates excellence at its largest spring convocation ceremonies (NR)
May 2013
May 30 University receives results of Provincial Auditor’s audit (NR)
May 28 Lloyd Axworthy receives University of Regina Distinguished Canadian Award (NR)
May 22 University of Regina responds to task force report on future of the Institut français (NR)
May 07 Board of Governors approves balanced budget for 2013-14 (NR)
May 01 Canadian Institute of Health Research grants awarded to two University of Regina researchers (NR)
April 2013
April 26 Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre at the University of Regina receives funding from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (NR)
April 11 University of Regina announces construction of new campus residence, daycare and underground parkade (NR)
April 10 New support for Aboriginal students, Honouring our Future Entrance Bursary (NR)
April 09 University of Regina hosting Humanities Summit (NR)
April 09 Nursing grads will have loans forgiven for working in rural areas (NR)
April 08 Graduate students going to China as part of Shen Kuo program (NR)
April 04 Expanded Aboriginal Student Centre opens (NR)
March 2013
March 25 Statement from University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons (NR)
March 15 PotashCorp donates $150,000 to U of R athletics (NR)
March 15 Two Canada Research Chairs renewed for almost $2 million (NR)
March 12 University of Regina receives task force report on future of the Institut français (NR)
February 2013
February 22 Statement from University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons (NR)
February 20 University of Regina international student enrolment sees increases in winter semester (NR)
February 20 University of Regina Press launched (NR)
February 08 Government of Canada invests over $418,000 in research at the University of Regina (NR)
February 06 Activist and community organizer Ann Livingston presents at annual Woodrow Lloyd Lecture on drug user rights (NR)
February 05 University of Regina awarded more than $1.2 million in health research funding (NR)
February 01 University of Regina family contributes more than $815,000 in support of the University (NR)
January 2013
January 28 University of Regina Board of Governors announces two new members (NR)
January 21 Paul J. Hill School of Business Bringing JDC West Business competition to the Queen City in 2014 (NR)
January 16 University of Regina professor awarded more than $600,000 to study climate modeling (NR)
January 07 Paul J. Hill School of Business students finish strong in Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (NR)
January 2011
January 01 Celebrate Campus for All at the première of RespectAbility (MA)
January 01 Two University of Regina professors to present at TEDxRegina (MA)
January 01 News Release (NR)