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    • Degrees : vol. 31, no. 01 Spring/Summer 2019  

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2019-05)
      Feed Back 2; President’s Note 4; Around Campus 5; Educating Leaders for the Non-Profit Sectors 8; Spring 2019 Honorary Degree Recipients 11; Focal Point 16; True Grit 20; Running Down a Dream 24; Spot Light ...
    • Feature Story: Great reads for the holidays 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-24)
      Check out these new books from 2018 just in time for the holidays. So light a fire, pour a steaming cup o’ joe, and curl up with one of these fascinating reads by University of Regina faculty members. Enjoy!
    • Feature Story: University of Regina aims to make sustainability a priority 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-21)
      Making the University of Regina a greener campus is something that’s top of mind for UR Sustainability, a small but committed group dedicated to promoting sustainable practices on campus. “As sustainability is a key ...
    • Feature Story: The curious intersection of a music student’s head and a flying mallet 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-20)
      A video of the University of Regina Wind Ensemble’s performance of Holst’s First Suite in E-flat has gone viral after percussionist Hannah Wildman was struck by a flying mallet during a December 4, 2018 concert. As of ...
    • Feature Story: Write on! Good reads by University of Regina scholars 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-20)
      University of Regina faculty and students penned some fascinating books this year. Check out three for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!
    • Feature Story: Little greenhouse simulator on the Prairie 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-18)
      As carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise, governments and agencies worldwide look for solutions to the problem of increasing greenhouse gas concentrations in our atmosphere. Lirong Liu, a PhD student in the University ...
    • Feature Story: Start spreading the news: U of R alumnus featured in The New Yorker 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-17)
      They say if you can make it in New York you can make it anywhere, and for University of Regina grad Dakota McFadzean BFA’05 (Hons) that aphorism certainly rings true. Last week, The New Yorker magazine published ...
    • Feature Story: University renews its reconciliation vow 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-14)
      In releasing its Statement of Commitment in Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC’s) Calls to Action, the University of Regina – with campuses situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories – renews its ...
    • Feature Story: RoadMAP for Regina 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-14)
      Gabriela Novotna is reflective as she recounts a recent trip to a managed alcohol program (MAP) in Edmonton. A multi-site residence, it provides housing and alcohol for people with severe alcohol addictions. “Managed ...
    • Feature Story: The Conversation: Québec’s fashion police: A century of telling women what not to wear 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-13)
      The Québec government has recently announced its plan to ban civil servants from wearing religious symbols. This move comes on the heels of similar interventions, including the now-suspended Bill 62, which banned people ...
    • Feature Story: Up in the air 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-11)
      Large wind turbines are becoming a common site on the vast Prairie landscape. And why not? There’s plenty of available wind to keep these sustainable energy sources whirling. But the spinning blades are also killing an ...
    • Feature Story: Helping women students to realize their entrepreneurial dreams 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-07)
      Entrepreneurship in the province is thriving, and the new Executive in Residence in the Hill and Levene Schools of Business will work to empower women students to consider it as a career option. Valerie Sluth was appointed ...
    • Feature Story: Immersed in Saulteaux 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-06)
      Denise Asham sits with her mother and two sons as they count in Saulteaux. With help from her mom, Cecile, she’s teaching Bradley and Cary through immersion. She’s also helping to keep the language alive in her ...
    • Feature Story: The Conversation: Financial empowerment is the road to success for Indigenous youth 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-12-05)
      Youth now represent nearly half the Indigenous population in Canada. These young people are at exciting times in their lives and many are planning to, or already do, attend post-secondary education. As well, Indigenous ...
    • Feature Story: A focus on financial well-being 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-11-28)
      University of Regina marketing professor Magdalena Cismaru is on a mission to study social marketing campaigns and healthy decision-making. Her research looks at how public campaigns do and do not reflect current expertise. ...
    • Feature Story: How Guatemalan Contract Killers Fuel the Canadian Economy 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-11-27)
      In 2010, Dr. Simon Granovsky-Larsen found himself speeding through the night in Guatemala City, on the run from assassins. He and the family of a friend had spent several days in hiding. This wasn’t the first time his ...
    • Feature Story: U of R groups recognized with National Philanthropy Day awards 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-11-23)
      Two University of Regina groups were recognized for their service to the community. On Wednesday, November 14, the Hill Business Students’ Society (BSS) and University of Regina Alumni Association (URAA) received ...
    • Feature Story: Petroleum Systems Engineering Week 2018 introduces high school and university students to a future in petroleum engineering 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-11-21)
      The inaugural Petroleum Systems Engineering Week officially kicked off on November 19 to a packed room of eager students who were treated to a complimentary meal, along with a generous helping of wise words. Dr. Fanhua ...
    • Feature Story: "Friends and Family Day" at the College Avenue Campus a huge success 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-11-21)
      On Saturday, November 17, University of Regina alumni joined with the Centre for Continuing Education to host Friends and Family Day. The doors were thrown open to welcome more than 500 community members--young and ...
    • Feature Story: University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons invested as Officer of the Order of Canada 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-11-20)
      Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, invested 2 Companions, 15 Officers and 24 Members into the Order of Canada on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Rideau Hall--among them Dr. Vianne ...