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BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | November 03 2008

Sometimes a teacher can learn from his students. For Dalton Kehoe, an award-winning communications studies professor at York University, the opportunity to record his lectures newscaster-style in a professional studio seemed like a great idea – until he solicited student feedback on the finished product. “I like teaching and I have all kinds of awards […]

BY DANIEL DROLET | November 03 2008

Why job prospects for philosophy grads are brightening

BY MARTHA PIPER | October 06 2008

Martha Piper preps university presidents on how to push their institutions into the 21st century

BY ANDREW NIKIFORUK | October 06 2008

University of Calgary’s Peter Facchini seeks to unlock the secrets of one of mankind’s oldest, most valuable and most controversial domesticated plants – the “sleep-giving” opium poppy

BY TIM JOHNSON | October 06 2008

Social networking sites are uncharted territory for cheating, identity theft and other mischief. How should universities address the growing possibilities for problems on the new frontier?

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | September 08 2008

No noisy nights or beer-fueled brawls at this residence

BY SHELDON GORDON | September 08 2008

Canada’s ultimate crash course in magazine journalism

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | September 08 2008

As Canada and the U.S. experience a generational turnover of university presidents, the tough task of filling the executive office gets even tougher

BY DAVID HAYES | August 05 2008

Comparative literature is a small field that’s often misunderstood, even by neighbouring disciplines in the faculty of arts. That’s partly why it’s in crisis

BY DANIEL MCCABE | August 05 2008

They’re still a rare breed but the flock is growing. Should it be?

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 05 2008

Fewer and fewer universities require students to master a second language. Some think that’s a shame

BY TIM LOUGHEED | June 09 2008

Canadian researchers have been chronicling the decline of the world’s fisheries for years yet some remain cautiously optimistic that we may still be able to turn the tide on their fate

BY ANGELA PEREIRA | June 09 2008

Now called human ecology, its practitioners say the shift to a more science-based discipline reflects a return to the field’s roots


Once bitten by the overseas volunteer bug, these very special faculty and staff members find the work so rewarding that it’s hard to give it up


There’s growing respect for a collaborative kind of research activity that starts with a two-way exchange of information between researchers and the community


There’s growing interest in the role of the university as a tool for regional development, but the impact is hard to measure, warns expert Mario Polèse

BY ANNE MULLENS | April 07 2008

There is a growing tide of litigiousness on Canadian campuses. While some complaints may appear frivolous, universities never take them lightly

BY TIM JOHNSON | March 10 2008

University students are discovering the flexibility and accessibility of distance-education courses

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 10 2008

Actually, today’s students are often overwhelmed by multiple stresses. A nurse-educator and administrator explain how their schools are responding to the growing need for mental-health services


Big-city universities try new strategies to keep commuter students on campus, so they’ll do better academically

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