2024 GSA Annual Award GALA winner

The GSA Annual Awards are intended to celebrate graduate students, as well as honor faculty that have generously supported graduate students in research, scholarly and artistic pursuits.

Asian Heritage Month 2024

Recognizing the wide-ranging contributions and accomplishments of Asian-identifying students, staff and faculty members

Academic Awards Ceremony 2024

The Academic Awards Ceremony is held on a yearly basis to recognize the academic and professional excellence of students

Nutrition Month 2024

Dietitians work across all areas of food and nutrition to address the nutritional needs and challenges of the many varied and unique communities they serve

Pharmacy Appreciation Month 2024

From coast to coast to coast, pharmacy professionals are being empowered to practise to the full extent of their education, helping them care for their patients with fewer barriers.

Professional Development Week

The four-day summit of talks sequentially hosted by CAPSI national this year, hosted by the University of Toronto in January 2024

USask-PDW Indigenous Pharmacy Student Award

Congratulations Sasha Merasty. Our 4th year College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan student was a recipient of the USask-PDW Indigenous Pharmacy Student Award.

Our Food is our Future

A 20-part series that explores food as medicine and the wellness of our communities with an Indigenous perspective.

Alumna Feature - Amanda Geradts

This week, we are also featuring one of our College’s own alumna, Amanda Geradts! We asked Amanda to tell us a little bit about herself and her role at the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Center, and here is what she had to say:

IPPC Indigenous Pharmacy Scholarship

Congratulations Sasha Merasty. Our 4th year College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan student was a recipient of the IPPC Indigenous Pharmacy Scholarship.

MoU signed with Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the University of Saskatchewan and Universiti Malaysia Terengganu aims to facilitate greater academic collaboration between the two institutions.

Dennis Gorecki Wins USP Beal Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service

Rockville, MD, May 25, 2022 – U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) today announced that Dennis Gorecki, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy and former Dean at the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, Canada), has been named the recipient of USP’s Beal Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.

Three college staff received university awards

Our university community recognizes the outstanding contributions of our 2022 USask Staff and Faculty Awards recipients – individuals who exemplify USask's commitment to be the university the world needs.

College participates in truth and reconciliation

The first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada took place on Thursday, September 30, and earlier in the year, the University of Saskatchewan decided to acknowledge this important day by supporting time for reflection and learning for the campus community. The intention was to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools and the resilience of survivors.

MAC iOPS receives CSHP patient care award

The Medication Assessment Centre Interprofessional Opioid Pain Service (MAC iOPS) received the Excellence in Pharmacy Practice – Patient Care Award from the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP). The award was accepted virtually at CSHP’s Together Conference 2022 on Sunday, February 6.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Thursday, September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Although there will be no classes that day, we encourage all faculty, staff, and students to take time on September 30 to participate in activities and to reflect upon the meaning of this day.

2021 University Staff Excellence Awards Winner: Carrie Verishagen

The University Staff Excellence Award recognizes staff members who have achieved excellence while demonstrating dedication and commitment to the university’s Mission, Vision and Values and support of the University Plan 2025. In 2021, the program gave special recognition to those individuals who made exceptional contributions through the unexpected challenges of the pandemic, enabling the university to succeed through these extraordinary times.

Class of 2021 graduating student awards

Each year, awards are presented to our graduating students at the spring convocation ceremony and other events throughout the day. While we were unable to celebrate in person this year, our new graduates received the following awards in June.

Pulses prove to be a recipe for heart-healthy success

Take one part pandemic, add one part food guide recommendations to consume more meat substitutes, season with years of nutrition research with athletes to improve their metabolism and performance, and voila, you’ve got an online cookbook with 50 tasty legume-based recipes.

Wilson, Dadachova honoured as Distinguished Researchers

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is honouring radiopharmacist Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova (PhD) and Indigenous educator Dr. Alex Wilson (EdD)—both internationally recognized for their groundbreaking research and scholarship—as Distinguished Researchers for 2020.

Working abroad amid the pandemic

Queen Elizabeth Scholar Michele Monroy-Valle is conducting research and community work to improve childhood malnutrition and bone health in Guatemala.

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship: Saniya Alwani

The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition is pleased to announce that PhD student Saniya Alwani has been awarded an Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral to undertake her research project, Engineering amino acid functionalized nanodiamonds for gene delivery, under the supervision of Dr. Ildiko Badea.

Class of 2020 graduating student awards

Each year, awards are presented to our graduating students at the spring convocation ceremony and other events throughout the day. While we were unable to celebrate in person this year, our new graduates received the following awards in June.

President’s statement and actions on racism

Racism and discrimination are experienced by members of the University of Saskatchewan community. Although we proclaim that we will not tolerate discriminatory or racist behavior in our teaching, learning and research spaces, those harmful behaviors nonetheless operate at our university in many forms, as they do in organizations and institutions across this country and around the world.

Saskatchewan video series receives award

“Solid Organ Transplantation – a Miniseries for Patients” received the Excellence in Pharmacy Practice – Leadership Award as part of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists National Awards & Fellows Recognition Ceremony.

Drug Discovery Developments

A new book edited by Drs. Kishor M. Wasan (PhD) and Ildiko Badea (PhD) highlights a series of drug delivery discoveries by USask researchers.

Indigenizing pharmacy education

An article by Dr. Jaris Swidrovich (PharmD) recently published in the journal Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning assessed the current state of research and the number of peer-reviewed publications on Indigenizing pharmacy education.

Dr. Susan Whiting Receives Achievement Award

Dr. Susan Whiting, the leading nutrition expert and authority on vitamin D and calcium, received the Achievement Award at the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation's Santé Awards.