“Paper? or PARTY? The choice is yours...” That’s the slogan for a Montreal-based website that gives college students the chance to pay cash to have their papers penned by a former university professor.
The Toronto man who has spent more than a year searching for DNA proof that he is the son of former primer minister John Diefenbaker says he has found the missing link.
The aisles of Convocation Hall were packed tight as the general academic assembly convened for a rare special meeting Sept. 6 and voted to force university council to revisit its decision to approve sweeping changes to the College of Medicine.
A handful of students living together in a newly-renovated area of Voyageur are planning something slightly different and entirely new to the University of Saskatchewan. A group of 16 undergraduates have been selected to pilot a Living Learning Community, or LLC.
Soon embarrased first-year students can stop touring campus with Mommy and Daddy and just show the parents campus online. Google Street View mapped the University of Saskatchewan’s roads and pathways last week as the tech giant’s tricked-out three-wheel bike cruised through campus and periodically captured 360-degree digital images.
A special meeting of the general academic assembly has been called for Sept. 6 to revisit university council’s hotly-debated decision to approve sweeping changes to the College of Medicine. University of Saskatchewan President Ilene Busch-Vishniac called the meeting after her office received 50 requests from individual academics at the university, which triggered a clause in the university’s legislation that has not been used since being enacted in 1995.
A survey released Aug. 9 by communications startup Mobilicity indicates more than half of randomly selected Canadians agree that mobile phones are an “invaluable” tool for students. The findings point to what former chief culture and technology strategist at the University of Toronto Mark Federman calls "the emergence of contemporary education and social learning.”
Early schematics of the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan were unveiled Thursday, giving students and residents of Saskatoon their first look at the $230-million addition to the Royal University Hospital.
A full house of doctors packed the Neatby-Timlin theatre May 17 to plead that council reject a recommendation from university administration to rethink the strategy of the college.
The University of Saskatchewan will be forced to trim spending over the next four years to make up for a lower-than-requested provincial operating grant. At an April 3 public meeting, Provost and Vice-President Academic Brett Fairbairn outlined the financial repercussions of the March 21 provincial budget, which left the university shortchanged after receiving just a 2.1 per cent increase to the 2012-13 operating grant. The university had asked for a 5.8 per cent grant increase.