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    • Feature Story: Celebrating outstanding U of R student research 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2002-10-30)
      Student researchers at the University of Regina are attracting attention on the national level. Over the past year, a group of U of R students have been acknowledged for their academic excellence with national student ...
    • Feature Story: The Conversation: Far-right yellow vest extremists threaten Saskatchewan's economy 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-01)
      For the first time in generations, international migration has helped to fuel Saskatchewan's population growth. "Suddenly," wrote Saskatchewan-based columnist Tammy Robert in Maclean's in 2017, "Saskatchewan was the place ...
    • Feature Story: Production and consumption: The elephant in the room 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-03)
      The University of Regina and Luther College have been chosen by the International Association of Universities (IAU) to lead one of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next 12 years. A ...
    • Feature Story: President receives YWCA Lifetime Achievement Award 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-03)
      At the awards ceremony on May 2, University President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons, received the YWCA Regina's Women of Distinction 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. "Dr. Timmons fearlessly uses every opportunity ...
    • Feature Story: Engineering and science program for youth continues to grow 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-03)
      The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience grant is supporting the University of Regina EYES program. As part of the U of R's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, EYES ...
    • Feature Story: The Conversation: Farm ponds can act as greenhouse gas sinks in the Canadian Prairies 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-07)
      Farming is considered one of the largest sources of greenhouse gases in Canada. New research suggests that small farm ponds in the Prairies actually capture nitrous oxide, a key component of farm emissions. Climate ...
    • Feature Story: U of R's Dean of Engineering and Applied Science receives prestigious APEGS award 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-08)
      Dr. Esam Hussein, Dean and Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, recently received the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of ...
    • Feature Story: Two International grad students receive prestigious scholarships from Government of China 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-09)
      Two University of Regina graduate students were each awarded one of the Chinese Government's most prestigious scholarships. Xiong Zhou and Zehua Chen, two Chinese graduate students in the Faculty of Engineering and ...
    • Feature Story: Spring cleaning at 4th annual Campus Beautification Day 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-09)
      The fourth annual Campus Beautification Day was held May 8th on the University of Regina grounds at both the main and historic College Avenue campuses. Flocks of volunteers, including University faculty and staff, as well ...
    • Feature Story: U of R receives $384,000 federal Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Capacity-Building Grant 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-10)
      The evidence is in: Increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in research environments enhances excellence, innovation, and creativity leading to research communities that are as robust and diverse as Canada. Inspired ...
    • 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: The U of R and Government of Saskatchewan launch new Regina Research Data Centre 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-15)
      A unique partnership between the University of Regina, the Government of Saskatchewan, and Statistics Canada has resulted in the opening of the Regina Research Data Centre (RRDC). The RRDC, located in a secure facility ...
    • Feature Story: Honouring the enduring partnership between University of Regina and the nation's capital 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-16)
      The impact that our province has on the entire country was on full display in Ottawa. A capacity crowd gathered at the Rideau Club in Ottawa this past Tuesday for the Saskatchewan Connection reception. Started in 2015, ...
    • Feature Story: U of R student receives Vanier Scholarship to explore media's role in reconciliation 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-16)
      Merelda Fiddler-Potter, a University of Regina doctoral student in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), has been awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship valued at $150,000 over three ...
    • Feature Story: Researchers seek participants with chronic health conditions for online course 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-24)
      The Online Therapy Unit (OTU) is providing a free, internet-delivered therapy program for people with chronic health conditions. "We are currently looking for individuals with chronic health conditions that would like ...
    • Feature Story: Megan Smith's virtual reality 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-27)
      There's potential for emotions to run high whenever an RCMP officer responds to a call. Their decisions can sometimes mean life or death. So how can cadets best prepare to de-escalate a situation when a suspect feels ...
    • Feature Story: U of R students moving us one step closer to surviving on Mars 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-27)
      NASA and its project Journey to Mars pledges to send humans to the Red Planet in the 2030s. But it won't be an easy trip given Mars' low atmospheric pressure, which is less than one per cent of the Earth's. But, after ...
    • Feature Story: Generous Lochhead family gift brings Ken Lochhead art collection home to U of R 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-31)
      Thursday marked a new chapter in the nearly 70-year relationship between the Lochhead family and the University of Regina with the announcement of the family's most significant gift to date. Dr. Vianne Timmons shared ...
    • Feature Story: U of R science and engineering research receives more than $4.4 million 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-05-31)
      University of Regina researchers are dedicated to improving the lives of people in Saskatchewan, Canada, and beyond. Their work is often bold and courageous. Today, the federal government highlighted $4,404,750 it provided ...
    • Feature Story: President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons receives honorary degree 

      University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina (University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina, 2019-06-04)
      Dr. Vianne Timmons, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Regina, today received an honorary degree from the University of Calgary - the highest academic distinction the institution bestows upon individuals ...