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April 2015


How to encourage active learning with your students.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | March 11 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE Experience in sports: A stellar way to learn life skills LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Empower faculty to run the institution PEOPLE ON THE MOVE University of Waterloo named Sandra G. Banks its new vice-president, university relations, and other appointments. CAMPUS UBC acquires 13th-century papal document York U professor looks at the roots of […]


Move reflects the fact that research is increasingly global in scope, scholars say.

BY PAUL YACHNIN | March 11 2015

“It is important for the humanities to take back the word ‘skills’ so that it can incite PhD programs to turn outward toward the world. That is why I want to make a case for the particular value of public skills.”

BY DIANE PETERS | March 11 2015

When students and administrators join resources to improve the food on campus, cafeteria is no longer a dirty word.

BY MARK CARDWELL | March 11 2015

With a focus on teamwork, leadership and discipline, being involved in sports is an excellent training ground for a successful career.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | March 10 2015

These partnerships can open doors and windows in the Ivory Tower.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 10 2015

Laurentian prof is trying to control the West Nile mosquito population.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 09 2015

Psychology professor Joni Sasaki wins a Templeton Foundation grant to study whether the urge to do good is in our genes.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 09 2015

Parchment a tangible connection to the medieval world and a valuable teaching tool, says instructor.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 06 2015

The University of Waterloo named Sandra G. Banks its new vice-president, university relations. Currently the CEO of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Ms. Banks joins the university April 6. She spent 15 years at Coca-Cola Canada as vice-president, public affairs and communications. Before that she was the assistant deputy minister in the food industry division […]


McGill professor carves out an unusual research area with her work on hacker culture.

BY KANE X. FAUCHER | March 02 2015

There are ethical issues around overlooking those who remain hidden in plain sight.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | February 24 2015

The program hopes to help alleviate the barriers librarians might face when conducting independent research.

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