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An artist's rendering depicting what the surface of one of 7 recently discovered planets might look like.

U of S astronomer reacts to NASA planet discovery

By 650 CKOM February 23, 2017 - 10:05am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:18am

NASA's recent discovery of seven planets orbiting the same star could help the University of Saskatchewan.   The school's astronomy department has been engaged in a project...

2016 Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris (right) will be in Saskatoon for the Houghton Boston Dogs’ Breakfast fundraiser on May 4, 2017.

Henry Burris to speak at U of S Huskies' fundraiser

By Ryan Brandt February 6, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 12:17pm

Smiling Hank will pay a visit to Saskatoon in May.   The reigning Grey Cup MVP and now-retired Ottawa Redblacks quarterback will be the guest speaker at this year's Houghton...

Around 50 students took shifts throughout the day at the U of S law school for the 12-hour research-a-thon on Feb.4, 2017.

Sask. law students participate in 12-hour research-a-thon to help refugees

By JT Marshall February 4, 2017 - 7:02pm Updated: February 4, 2017 - 7:02pm

Law students from across the country are trying to find loopholes in the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement.

It's an agreement where if a refugee seeks refuge in...

Dr. Michael Levin will join the U of S in March 2017 as Chair for Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Research.

Renowned MS researcher aims to find cure during 7-year term at U of S

By JT Marshall January 26, 2017 - 3:19pm Updated: January 26, 2017 - 3:19pm

The University of Saskatchewan will spend $8.4 million towards finding a cure for multiple sclerosis.

The school recruited renowned MS researcher Dr. Michael Levin, who...

Roy Romanow attends the Sask. NDP Convention as a guest speaker at TCU Place in Saskatoon in June 2012.

Roy Romanow appointed new U of S chancellor

By 650 CKOM October 17, 2016 - 8:06am Updated: October 17, 2016 - 8:19am

The University of Saskatchewan has named former premier Roy Romanow its newest chancellor.

Romanow becomes the 15th chancellor of the university and takes over from...

Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock.

U of S honours NHL’s Mike Babcock

By 650 CKOM June 2, 2016 - 11:45am Updated: June 2, 2016 - 11:45am

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock received an honourary law degree from the University of Saskatchewan on Thursday.

The product of Saskatoon was on hand for a...

Peter Stoicheff, 11th president and vice-chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan

U of S president hopes school recognized in provincial budget

By Bryn Levy April 8, 2016 - 5:53pm Updated: April 8, 2016 - 5:57pm

With the re-elected Sask. Party government expected to deliver a budget in coming weeks, the president of the University of Saskatchewan is highlighting the school's...

Huskies men's hockey team captures Canada West title at Rutherford Rink on March 5, 2016

Huskies capture 16th Canada West title

By 650 CKOM March 7, 2016 - 6:34am Updated: March 7, 2016 - 6:37am

The Huskies men's hockey team won its 16th Canada West banner with a 3-2 Saturday night win over the Alberta Golden Bears at Rutherford Rink. The "Hockey Dogs" won the best of...

U of S agriculture students push bed for a good cause

By 650 CKOM March 3, 2016 - 2:43pm Updated: March 3, 2016 - 2:53pm

U of S agriculture students hit the highway on Thursday.   They are pushing a steel bed frame from Saskatoon to Regina to raise money for Telemiracle 40.   The Bed Push has...

Public policy school gets $2 Million for energy research

By 650 CKOM February 5, 2016 - 12:13pm Updated: February 5, 2016 - 12:13pm

The Johnson Shoyama School of Public Policy is getting a big cheque for research on energy policy.   The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation is giving the...

U of S researchers work to develop portable concussion test

By 650 CKOM November 5, 2015 - 5:46pm Updated: November 5, 2015 - 6:26pm

New research at the University of Saskatchewan may one day lead to early detection of concussions as scientists work to develop a portable test for diagnosing the brain injury...

Pharmacists receive training to give flu vaccine

By 650 CKOM October 28, 2015 - 1:02pm Updated: October 28, 2015 - 1:04pm

If you haven't yet received your flu shot, it's as easy as heading down to your local pharmacy.

By the end of November, more than 800 pharmacists in Saskatchewan will be...