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November 2014


Student evaluations are important.


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.

BY CHANTAL BRAGANZA | October 08 2014

The Canadian-led study has upended many assumptions about the causes of death, which are often poorly tracked in developing countries.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 08 2014

Seizing the moment through dance.

BY JOSEPH HALBERSMA | October 08 2014

The upcoming program reform represents an immense opportunity for those who are still reeling from SSHRC’s 2009 decision to carve out new success at CIHR.

BY SHELDON GORDON | October 08 2014

Nary a moot point at Canada’s oldest student law competition.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 08 2014

The Royal Society of Canada has created the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The inaugural 91 members, all university academics, were announced in September and will be officially recognized at the RSC’s annual meeting in Quebec City on Nov. 21. The college’s mandate is “to gather scholars, artists and scientists at a highly productive […]

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | September 17 2014

Central attraction of Concordia-owned building is a chapel-turned-reading room.