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    • Feature Story: A Warm Saskatchewan Farewell to Dr. Vianne Timmons 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2020-03-30)
      After more than 12 years at the helm of the University of Regina, Dr. Vianne Timmons, President and Vice-Chancellor, is leaving to start a new leadership adventure as President of Memorial University in Newfoundland. Dr. ...
    • Feature Story: Addressing the anxiety and fear a pandemic can raise 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2020-03-13)
      Over the past week, the hysteria over COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, hit a tipping point with the World Health Organization declaring it a pandemic. Wide-sweeping actions have been taken around the world in an effort to ...
    • Feature Story: Adult learners bring diverse experiences and backgrounds to their studies 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2021-06-10)
      Many people contemplate going to university for the first time at a later stage in their life or returning to university after taking some time off. With courses offered in the evenings, on weekends, and online, a university ...
    • Feature Story: Advancing BIPoC students and others into arts leadership positions 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2021-05-25)
      Recent movements such as Black Lives Matter and Idle No More have brought to light the urgent need to fully embrace JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, inclusion) in today’s society. For Taiwo Afolabi, an assistant professor ...
    • Feature Story: Alumna Elaine Bourassa honoured for distinguished service to the University of Regina 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-10-07)
      The University of Regina's Board of Governors presented Elaine Bourassa BAdmin'84 (Great Distinction) with the University's Distinguished Service Award at an evening ceremony on October 6, 2019. "A prominent alumna, ...
    • Feature Story: Alumni take their (One)Shot at success 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2021-06-15)
      Meet the team of U of R alum who have come up with some very unique technology that they’ve applied to the gaming and e-sports industry. OneShot Golf and its “connected reality” technology lets anybody with a mobile phone ...
    • Feature Story: Alumnus helping meeting TRC Calls to Action 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-07-26)
      Denis Carignan BA'93 has brought his very successful Indigenous software testing training model to Saskatchewan. The University of Regina graduate is the managing director of PLATO Sask Testing and president of PLATO ...
    • Feature Story: An Interview with Mark McMorris: U of R Virtual President’s Breakfast Speaker Profile 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2021-03-12)
      For the past 11 years, friends of the University have come together to hear from the biggest names in sports and to support our student athletes. On March 23, that tradition will continue with the first Virtual President’s ...
    • Feature Story: Announcing 2019 University of Regina Alumni Crowning Achievement Awards Recipients 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-09-19)
      This year on October 10, the Alumni Crowning Achievement Awards, one of the highest honours the University of Regina bestows on distinguished graduates, will recognize six extraordinary alumni and the contributions they ...
    • Feature Story: Annual Tipi Raising Competition bridges cultures and builds community 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-09-27)
      Today, the University of Regina's Dr. Lloyd Barber Academic Green was the site of the annual Glen Anaquod Memorial Tipi Raising Competition, sponsored by K+S Potash. 36 teams worked to raise tipis in record time, while ...
    • Feature Story: Another important step towards a safe and supportive campus 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-13)
      Today, on the first day of Sexual Assault Awareness Week in Saskatchewan, the University of Regina released its Sexual Violence/Misconduct Policy, replacing its precursor the Sexual Assault and Violence Policy released in ...
    • Feature Story: Anthony McLean to bring awareness to unconscious bias 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-09-18)
      We all have unconscious biases. They are learned stereotypes that are automatic, unintentional, deeply engrained within our beliefs, universal, and have the ability to affect our behaviour. On October 1, the University ...
    • Feature Story: Barb and Jon Ryan to receive the University of Regina's highest honour 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-06-05)
      At the University of Regina's 45th annual spring convocation being held at the Conexus Arts Centre today at 2:00 p.m., Barb Ryan and Jon Ryan will make University of Regina history. The two worthy recipients will be the ...
    • Feature Story: Bored? Enter The Couch Potato Lab: fun, free livestreamed science experiments for kids 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2020-05-01)
      Given the COVID-19 pandemic, kids and their parents have suddenly been spending a lot more time at home together. Many parents (and grandparents) have found themselves trying to juggle working from home with home schooling ...
    • Feature Story: Boxing class moves online to help people with Parkinson's continue the fight from home 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2020-04-23)
      Rock Steady Boxing - an affiliate program at the Dr. Paul Schwann Centre in the University of Regina's Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies - helps people with Parkinson's slow the progression of the disease. ...
    • Feature Story: Breaking Down Barriers 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2021-10-04)
      To honour the spirit of Indigenization, and work towards reaching authentic truth and reconciliation, donors are engaging in philanthropy as a way of taking action. Standing firmly among them are former Regina businessman ...
    • Feature Story: Breastfeeding during COVID-19: U of R professor breaks down barriers to knowledge 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2020-05-12)
      With the alarming spread of COVID-19 this past winter, researchers in universities and institutions across Canada began considering how they could apply their knowledge and expertise to help combat the virus for the benefit ...
    • Feature Story: Burke and Bieksa talk Hockey Night in Canada and supporting U of R student athletes 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2021-03-16)
      Two of hockey’s biggest personalities will be making an exclusive virtual appearance in support of U of R student athletes. Brian Burke, the President of Hockey Operations for the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, and Kevin ...
    • Feature Story: Business boot camp gives veterans confidence to chase their entrepreneurial dreams 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-08-22)
      Prince's Operation Entrepreneur (POE) is taking place this week at the University of Regina. The annual week-long business boot camp, in partnership with Prince's Trust Canada, Enactus Regina, and the Paul J. Hill School ...
    • Feature Story: Camp fYrefly is the 2019 recipient of the President's Community Award 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-11-29)
      In front of an enthusiastic crowd, University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons and Roger Brandvold, Chair of the University's Board of Governors, presented Camp fYrefly with the 2019 President's ...