Students in the News
SENS announces Certificate in Sustainability award winners for the 2021-22 academic year
The Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainability Awards recognize students for their resourcefulness, leadership, and dedication to sustainability principles.
SENS Celebrates: Indigenous Achievement Week
Danielle Poulin, Jordan Koe, and Natasha Tinis were awarded for their resilience, leadership and academic excellence.
USask graduate student fosters innovation in energy and food security
University of Saskatchewan (USask) School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) student Anne Brigitte Lim is investigating solutions to global food crises and the use of alterna...
SENS student, Kanwar Mutti, places second in USask EcoHack
Kanwar Mutti, a second-year Master of Sustainable Environmental Management (MSEM) student in the USask School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) is making big plans for tackl...
SENS graduate makes most of remote learning opportunity
Born and raised in Toronto, Diego Orellano worked in the retail sector throughout his undergraduate degree in biology and continued working with a luxury brand after graduation.
USask research aims to identify how ‘thirsty’ forests affect water availability
Understanding when, how and where plants get water has major effects on farming and forestry in Canada
Young Innovators: USask researcher aims to empower Indigenous youth
Project uses social media and website platforms to connect youth with traditional cultures and peers.
SENS Student Association announces the 2021 winner of the second annual Student's Choice Outstanding Teacher Award
Dr. Graham Strickert was the student body’s top choice out of eight nominated SENS faculty members.
Young Innovators: USask researcher explores water economy on the Prairies
In the Prairie provinces, where agriculture is a fundamental industry, water is an essential ingredient in the recipe for a healthy economy.
Agricultural Rebound Phenomenon: USask researchers warn of increased water demand on the South Saskatchewan River Basin
SASKATOON – As farmers adopt high-tech irrigation systems to manage water use for economic, conservation, and environmental reasons, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers ...
SENS announces Certificate in Sustainability award winners for the 2020-21 academic year
Three students were recognized this year in two categories for their resourcefulness, leadership, and dedication to sustainability principles.
PhD graduate in search of more for Ecuador
For Dr. Veronica Santafe Troncoso (PhD), a 2021 PhD graduate from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), her doctorate is the culmi...
From Rwanda to a world of opportunity for USask student
For Marie Grace Nirere, the decision to move to Canada for a graduate degree in the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) was a diffi...
SENS student savours success in master’s program
Shashank Kumar’s smile is contagious, his optimism, relentless. He credits this outlook to his parents, who instilled in him the philosophy that a positive attitude (no matter how ...
SENS student researching polar bear-human conflicts
Katie Manning is putting her skills to work studying local knowledge of polar bear-human conflicts in northern Manitoba.
SENS announces Certificate in Sustainability award winners for the 2019-20 academic year
Three students were recognized this year in two categories for their creativity, leadership, and dedication to sustainability principles
SENS Student Association surprises faculty with inaugural teaching award initiative
The first-ever SENS Student's Choice Outstanding Teaching Award resulted in a tie, with Dr. Maureen Reed and Dr. Jim Robson voted the top two out of 10 total nominated faculty memb...
SENS PhD Student Mostofa Kamal Receives GSA's Mark Kroeker Exceptional Student Leadership Award
Kamal is being recognized as someone who demonstrates a readiness to take charge and to create new initiatives and opportunities for his peers.
SENS collaborates with Mistawasis Nêhiyawak on flood projections
In the spring of 2011, following an extremely wet winter and heavy rainfall, the Indigenous community of Mistawasis Nêhiyawak was devastated by a major flooding event that was desc...