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January 2010

BY DAVID J. CURRIE | December 07 2009

Concentrating research funding in the largest institutions may not be the most productive model for Canadian research

BY CAROLYN WONG | December 07 2009

Daily maid service, wet bar, luxurious linens, modern decor and a chic bistro – these are not the kinds of amenities you’d expect from your typical campus accommodations. But the University of Calgary’s newly opened Hotel Alma, one of Canada’s few on-campus hotels, “is not a traditional campus residence,” says Voula Cocolakis, associate vice-provost, residence and […]

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 07 2009

Students may sometimes roll their eyes at their university’s marketing efforts, but Brock University has found a way to get their students actively involved. Using their distinctive “Both Sides of the Brain” campaign, the university has invited students to discover their own “other side” with a special photo booth and through an online Facebook contest. […]

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | December 07 2009

Most schools are concerned about funding from provincial grants

BY PHILIP FINE | December 07 2009

Three programs highlight ways of including international students and their families in the community

BY TIM JOHNSON | December 07 2009

With devices like the Kindle now available in Canada, e-textbooks are poised to push out traditional paper books – or are they?

BY STEPHEN STRAUSS | December 07 2009

Toronto’s Baher Abdulhai leads the way in helping cities clear up traffic congestion

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 23 2009

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Games organization has partnered with the Globe and Mail newspaper to produce a series of Olympic-themed podcasts featuring Canadian academics. The podcast series, entitled “Intellectual Muscle: University Dialogues for Vancouver 2010,” began in October, and new podcasts are being added each week until the start of the games in mid-February. The […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | November 23 2009

Advocates need to show how research helps solve problems, says AUCC’s Herb O’Heron

BY CHRISTINA CHANT | November 09 2009

Two-day program is geared for postsecondary administrators at Canadian universities and colleges

BY PEGGY BERKOWITZ | November 09 2009

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada welcomes its 95th member