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    • Feature Story: $1 million donation received for 4 research projects 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-11-23)
      An anonymous donor has provided $1 million to support four research projects that were selected through a call for brain research proposals process the University held in July 2015. “Through the generous support of this ...
    • Feature Story: Alumni Crowning Achievement Award for Outstanding Service 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2016-09-12)
      Lisa King has spent a good deal of her life, in one way or another, connected to the University of Regina. As a child, she spent time on campus visiting her father who worked at Luther College. Later, she studied at the ...
    • Feature Story: Benefits of exercise and creatine in later life studied 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-03-16)
      New research at the University of Regina finds that women over the age of 50 might be able to stay more active and healthier than earlier thought. The researchers have found that weight training combined with creatine ...
    • Feature Story: Camp provides opportunities for children with autism 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-06-08)
      Children with autism spectrum disorder have limited options when it comes to choosing a summer camp. For many sports camp is not an option. The U of R is stepping in to help by offering “Sports For All" - a physical ...
    • Feature Story: Conference to explore intimate partner violence 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-10-22)
      People from a wide cross section of the community are coming together to explore issues related to victims of intimate partner violence. According to Statistics Canada, intimate partner violence, including both spousal and ...
    • Feature Story: Daschuk to receive Governor General’s Award 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2014-10-31)
      Professor James Daschuk will be awarded the Governor General’s Award for his bestselling book, Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life on November 3. The book, published by ...
    • Feature Story: Dr. Neary goes to Washington 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-02-10)
      The Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. has sought out the expertise of Dr. Patrick Neary and his research in sports-related concussions. Dr. Neary, Professor of Kinesiology and Health Studies, was the guest of honour at ...
    • Feature Story: Exploring the meaning of friendship for those with dementia 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2017-05-29)
      Dr. Rebecca Genoe and student Haley Rutherford have observed up close the effects dementia can have on people. For Genoe, it was the time she spent working in a long-term care home. For Rutherford, it’s a little more ...
    • Feature Story: Falls Prevention Research Helps Strengthen Aging Saskatchewan Population 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2011-01-26)
      Shanthi Johnson is working to solve these health issues through improving functional capacity and preventing falls in seniors in community and long-term care settings. Johnson is a professor and associate dean of Research ...
    • Feature Story: Female sports fans finding empowerment – sometimes 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-06-26)
      Roughrider fans are gearing up for the season opener June 27 at Mosaic Stadium. Katie Sveinson knows something about those fans. Sveinson is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies. She’s studying ...
    • Feature Story: Finding out why exercise and nutrition are keys to successful aging 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-11-25)
      A leading expert on how exercise and nutrition are keys to successful aging is speaking at the University of Regina on Nov. 26. Dr. Eric Rawson, professor of Exercise Science at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, is ...
    • Feature Story: Forum Highlights Importance of Aboriginal Youth Leadership 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2014-02-11)
      Neekaneewak – a Micif word meaning “We Are Leading” – is the title of the forum that brought together local youth leaders, of both First Nations and Métis ancestry.
    • Feature Story: George Reed Foundation establishes new centre 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2014-10-23)
      The University of Regina has a new centre that will be located in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies - the George Reed Centre for Accessible Visual Communications, funded by the George Reed Foundation. The mission ...
    • Feature Story: George Reed Foundation research making a difference 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2016-02-12)
      The University of Regina and the George Reed Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will continue research and initiatives taking place at the George Reed Centre for Accessible Visual Communications in the ...
    • Feature Story: Helping kids with diabetes at summer sports school 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2015-06-28)
      The U of R’s Summer Sports School is reaching out to children aged 6 to 18 with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes and those who are at risk of getting the disease. It’s the first time such a program has been offered at the U of ...
    • Feature Story: How physical activity changes with the seasons – and how that affects a person's health 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2017-07-24)
      These hot summer days may prompt you to cut back on outdoor activity – just as cold weather during the winter can be a reason to sit on your sofa. A research team at the University of Regina, led by Dr. Katya Herman, ...
    • Feature Story: Indigenous Research Showcase Week brings the TRC Calls to Action to life 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2018-09-21)
      The University of Regina’s annual Indigenous Research Showcase Week is a celebration of diversity, innovation, and connections to community. The week-long event is also another way in which the University is acting on ...
    • Feature Story: International Education Week celebrates close academic ties with European institutions 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2017-11-11)
      This year’s celebration of International Education Week, November 14 – 17, focusses on the amazing array of opportunities available to students wanting to study in Europe. The Many Faces of Europe is the theme of the ...
    • Feature Story: Kinesiology and Health Studies Researchers Awarded Grants 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2012-06-25)
      The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is proud to announce the Tri-Council granting success of three of its faculty members. The faculty was awarded grants from each of the tri-council granting bodies; NSERC, SSHRC ...
    • Feature Story: Leading from where you are: How the University is preparing leaders 

      External Relations, University of Regina (External Relations, University of Regina, 2017-06-27)
      The University of Regina continues to lay the groundwork for future leaders on campus. Applications are now being accepted from faculty and staff for URLeading, the U of R’s premier leadership development program. The ...