University of Saskatchewan
|University of Saskatchewan|
|motto||Deo et Patriae|
|place||Saskatoon , Canada|
|Networks||U15 , CARL , IAU , UArktis|
The University of Saskatchewan ( U of S ) is a state university based in Saskatoon in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan . The college was founded on April 3, 1907. She is a member of the University of the Arctic .
The University of Saskatchewan offers 58 different degrees and diplomas in over 100 fields of study and is one of the largest in Canada with approximately 19,800 students. The faculties of human and veterinary medicine and the agricultural college are highly regarded. The university is home to the only synchrotron in Canada and is a leader with the research project "The Canadian Lightsource".
The Roman Catholic St. Thomas More College is administratively assigned .
The university offers Bachelor, Master and Diploma courses in the following departments.
- Agriculture & Bioresources
- Arts & Science
- Open Studies
Affiliated colleges are: Briercrest College, Central Pentecostal College, College of Emmanuel and St. Chad, Emma Lake Kenderdine Campus, Gabriel Dumont Institute of Métis Studies and Applied Research, Horizon College and Seminary, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Open Studies, Saskatoon Theological Union, St. Andrew's College, St. Peter's College, St. Thomas More College, Virtual College of Biotechnology and those for further and distance learning courses.
The campus is located on the southeast bank of the South Saskatchewan River , across from downtown on the northwest bank . Former Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier laid the first foundation stone for the first building, the College Building, on July 29, 1910. Architects Brown and Vallance were the first architects to begin construction on campus and the first university buildings after Collegiate Gothic -Style designed. The first buildings were kept in a gray shade, which over the years has become a trademark of the historic buildings and the entire campus. The College Building, which was built between 1910 and 1912 and officially opened in 1913, was listed in 2001. The Saskatchewan's Provincial University and Agricultural College was opened on May 1st 1913 by Walter Scott. Many of the buildings are connected by tunnels or skywalks.
There is a monthly campus newspaper, the history of which dates back to 1912. There is also a campus radio (CJUS-FM) operated by students. Its history goes back to 1965. In 1983 the station received a limited commercial broadcasting license. In 1985 broadcasting was stopped due to budget savings. In 2005, CJUS started again with the broadcast of its broadcast program, which continues to this day. The university has a partnership with the local radio station CFCR-FM, which employs volunteers.
Other facilities are:
- Sports facilities
- Restaurants, cafes and bars
- Clothing stores
- Computer store
- Dental clinic
- Veterinary Clinic
The Saskatchewan Huskies compete in the leagues of the Canada West Universities Athletic Association (CWUAA). In recent years the basketball team has achieved regional and national success.
- Emmett Matthew Hall (1898–1995), OC, CC, QC, LLB, Supreme Court Justice and co-founder of Canada's Medicare Health Care System
- Gordon Barnhart , former university secretary , Professor em. in Canadian Political Science and former Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan
- Sylvia Fedoruk (1927–2012), University Chancellor , physicist, professor and specialist in nuclear medicine, Lieutenant-Governor of Saskatchewan (1988–1994)
- JW Grant MacEwan , Director of Agriculture, Professor of Animal Husbandry, and Lieutenant Governor of Alberta between 1966 and 1974
- Gerhard Herzberg , Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry
- William Sarjeant , geologist
- Thorbergur Thorvaldson (1883–1965), Icelandic-Canadian chemist
- Hilda Neatby (1904–1975), historian
- Herbert V. Guenther (1917–2006), philosopher
- Delwyn G. Fredlund , civil engineer in geotechnical engineering
- Curt Wittlin , novelist
- Alastair GW Cameron (1925-2005), astrophysicist, professor at Harvard
- Kim Coates , actor
- Gail Bowen (* 1942), Canadian writer, university professor and playwright
- William Deverell (born 1937), Canadian writer and lawyer
- N. Murray Edwards (born 1959), President of Canadian Natural Resources
- Tommy Douglas , Canadian politician
- John Hewson , Australian politician
- Henry Taube , Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (1983)
Well-known start-up companies
- SED Systems
- IL Therapeutics
- Quack.com was founded by Steven Woods, born in 1987, and Verna Friesen, born in 1987
- Official website (English)
- Monthly campus newspaper ( Memento from September 2, 2011 in the Internet Archive ) (English)