USask looks to make good on new university plan in 2019

January 3, 2019

After unveiling a new planlast year, University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff told the Saskatoon StarPhoenix that the institution is committed to being “the university the world needs” in 2019. Stoicheff stated that he expects USask’s Global Institutes for Food and Water Security, which created the world’s first map of the wheat genome in 2018, to attract more international researchers, such as former NASA scientist Jay Famiglietti, the Institutes’ current Director. The StarPhoenix adds that USask will open theRon and Jane Graham Sport Science and Health Centreand a new interdisciplinary science facility later this year, continue work on itsPrince Albertcampus, and renovate several buildings. StarPhoenix (SK)