NASA seeks advice from U of A in out-of-world research

In the Messier 82 (M82) Galaxy 12 million light years away, there’s a stellar fight taking place between a star and its deceased neighbour. NASA has reached out to Jeanette Gladstone, the University of Alberta Observatory’s director of public education and outreach, to give expert analysis of the event.

Nuclear medicine research makes headway

On Oct. 30, the University of Saskatchewan and University of Regina were jointly awarded a $5-million grant to increase the province’s capacity for nuclear medicine and imaging research.
GSA president Izabela Vlahu (right) speaking to councillors on Nov. 18.

Impeachment bid fails without vote

A petition for a vote of non-confidence for University of Saskatchewan Graduate Student Association president Izabela Vlahu is yet to be voted on by councillors.

Ally Week returns to the U of S

From Oct. 27–31, the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union Pride Centre held Ally Week, a five-day event promoting diversity and education on campus.

U of S details emergency protocols

After the shooting on Parliament Hill last week, the University of Ottawa was forced into a lockdown. Brian Muchmore, director of University of Saskatchewan Protective Services, assured that the campus has concrete plans and protocol in the event of an emergency situation.

Presidential veto creates governance ambiguity

Despite accepting a three-year agreement with the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association ending the controversial presidential veto, the U of S Board of Governors believes that the president still has the right to veto tenure.