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2014

BY B.W. POWE | November 05 2014

Two of Canada’s cultural and intellectual giants were also rivals at U of T.

BY ADAM CHAPNICK | November 05 2014

In the humanities, the student audience is the scholar’s largest and most important.

November 05 2014

EDITOR’S NOTE Hidden treasure: Introducing Natalie Davis LETTERS Effective assessment takes training PEOPLE ON THE MOVE International law expert to head to UNB’s faculty of law CAMPUS Red dress project symbolizes violence against aboriginal women An equal-opportunity gamer Estrogen has a cascading effect on lakes McMaster spin-off hopes to become the eBay of lab equipment […]

BY JOHN LORENC | November 05 2014

Four steps to selling yourself to a non-academic employer.

BY DIANE PETERS | November 05 2014

As a young historian, she treated obstacles as things to understand rather than to skirt. The attitude persisted during her entire, stellar career.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | November 05 2014

Kimberly Voll pushes at the forefront of game design.

BY MARIE LAMBERT-CHAN | November 05 2014

When it comes to rankings of the world’s most innovative countries, Germany regularly tops the list. The root of its success can be found in the close ties between industry and its universities, according to Horst Hippler, president of the German Rectors’ Conference. The agency represents Germany’s more than 300 universities, including research-intensive institutions and […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | November 05 2014

The practice remains a topic of debate among student affairs professionals.

BY VIVIAN SMITH | November 05 2014

It aims to engage students with a mix of online lectures and in-class components.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | November 05 2014

Staying faithful to our principles.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | October 29 2014

A wide range of new programs in design and media broaden their appeal to a job-focused cohort of students.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 22 2014

This fall at the University of Saskatchewan, dozens of red dresses hung loosely from railings, windows and ceilings in campus buildings, and swayed in trees around the campus green known as the Bowl. These weren’t the aspirational party dresses of shop windows or the slinky frocks of fashion magazines, but a public art installation called […]

BY CHRISTOPHER J. SCHNEIDER | October 21 2014

Student evaluations are important.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI + NATALIE SAMSON | October 20 2014

Rape chants and allegations of sexual assault spur universities to think hard about how they’re handling violence against women.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 20 2014

Assessing student performance is an integral part of academic life, if not always a very appealing one. The good news is that it’s getting better and easier.

BY MOIRA FARR | October 20 2014

With retirement at age 65 no longer mandatory in Canada, members of the boomer generation – including academics – are asking that pivotal question.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | October 08 2014
BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | October 08 2014

Early findings suggest that the work and resources that schools invest in MOOCs are benefiting students on their campuses, too.

BY ALAN MACEACHERN | October 08 2014

The typical PhD funding package is for four or five years but the typical PhD takes six or seven.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 08 2014

A requiem for 14 women.

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