#UofReginaCares: Caring for our community
University of Regina

As One Who Serves

During the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the University of Regina community - alumni, students, faculty, and staff - are living the U of R's motto "As one who serves." They are lending their ingenuity, creativity, and deft ability to problem solve for the benefit of Regina and all the communities in which they find themselves. #UofReginaCares is a curated collection of their stories. We'll be adding new stories regularly, please visit often.

If you have a #UofReginaCares story you'd like to share, please email it to: katherine.cormack@uregina.ca

Kinesiology alumna puts education to work with free online fitness classes during pandemic

No excuse: pandemic won’t stop U of R grad Darby Kraus from getting people up and active at home

Tune in: Community radio program gives new voice to children during pandemic

U of R’s Charity Marsh and kids weave storytelling, music, and conversation as they discuss racism, Pride, and culture

Community network shines in crisis bringing help and hope to isolated Elders

U of R’s JoLee Sasakamoose leads team creating a lifeline for Elders and vulnerable Indigenous people during COVID-19

Planting a passion for gardening

U of R student group You Should Garden delivers new gardeners sustainable, affordable solutions to food insecurity

U of Regina Choir shares light and hope in pandemic-inspired virtual performance

Music Department brings together current, former and future U of R students to share virtual gift of music with the world

The little idea that could: U of R Alumna brings joy and caring to seniors and kids alike

Digital pen pal program shapes a new world of compassion and community support during pandemic

Breastfeeding during COVID-19: U of R professor breaks down barriers to knowledge

Breastfeeding during COVID-19: U of R professor breaks down barriers to knowledge

Muslim U of R community members band together in the spirit of Ramadan to help others

Faculty, students, and U of R alumni donate their time to assist the Regina Muslim Community Emergency Response team

The financial impacts of COVID-19: an international student story

Arian Pekaric, recipient of U of R Student Emergency Funds, does what he can to support other students hit by pandemic

#GivingTuesdayNow – global day of giving and unity

University of Regina dedicates #GivingTuesdayNow to supporting students financially affected by COVID-19

The student need is great: the financial impact of COVID-19

Michelle Intarakosit, U of Regina Student Emergency Fund recipient, grateful for financial lifeline

Bored? Enter The Couch Potato Lab: fun, free livestreamed science experiments for kids

Popular U of R EYES program creates new way to give parents a break and keep kids entertained, engaged, and educated

Child’s play: U of R study looks at pandemic’s impact on play

Whitney Blaisdell, master’s student, explores new ways for house-bound families to play

Boxing class moves online to help people with Parkinson’s continue the fight from home

Dr. Paul Schwann Centre’s Rock Steady Boxing now free and online, helping people with Parkinson’s stay active

U of R offers free online wellbeing courses and therapy just when we need it most

Online Therapy Unit ramps up offerings to meet demand with free courses on managing wellbeing

U of R business students join forces to supply made-in-SK COVID-19 masks

Sask Masks, a student-operated enterprise, is supplying much needed pandemic masks to help flatten the curve

VIDEO - Tips for Relationship Survival during COVID-19

Walls closing in? Watch U of R's Dr. Kara Fletcher on how to talk with your partner while stuck at home during the pandemic.

Love in the time of coronavirus: how to talk with your partner while stuck at home

Read more from Dr. Kara Fletcher about keeping your relationship healthy during these challenging times.

U of R researchers produce much-needed 3D printed face shields for health care workers

Made at U of R: researchers collaborate and mobilize expertise to fill urgent need for medical devices

U of R alumnus makes much-needed COVID-19 research available to the world

Alumnus Dr. Nevan Krogan and scientists worldwide demonstrate new, collaborative approach to fight COVID-19

University of Regina psychologist receives federal funding for COVID-19 research

Dr. Gordon Asmundson awarded $400,000 for research into the role psychological factors play during pandemic.

Addressing the anxiety and fear a pandemic can raise

U of R psychology professor shares tips for remaining calm and rationale under extreme stress.