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Aug-Sept 2015

BY NATALIE SAMSON | August 06 2015

The University of Alberta appointed Heather McCaw to the position of vice-president, advancement, effective Sept. 15. Ms. McCaw is currently co-director of the University of British Columbia’s $1.5-billion fundraising and alumni engagement campaign and associate vice-president, development. Previously, she was vice-president of Give Canada Fundraising Corporation and Spectrum Marketing Corporation. Molecular biologist Philip Barker was […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | August 05 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE My generation: Look who’s coming PEOPLE ON THE MOVE York U Engineer Alidad Amirfazli named inaugural president of College of New Scholars, and other appointments CAMPUS Canadian poets write letters of love Rosie wants women in STEM A place for students to hang their weary heads The Mount honours women’s achievements NOTA BENE […]

BY JENNY GREEN | August 05 2015

Universities have started to think seriously about how to reach this historically large demographic – and maybe make money at the same time.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | August 05 2015

Philosophy professor Karyn Freedman took risks by using her own rape as a way of analyzing sexual violence and trauma.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 05 2015

We’ve canvassed Canada’s
universities to compile a list of the country’s
best campus traditions.

BY ERIN CLOW | August 04 2015

An alt-ac career is not the traditional route for a PhD, but it’s not shameful.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | July 31 2015

Mount Royal magazine plays off iconic war posters to encourage women to join up.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | July 31 2015

Famous Canadians tell us how one professor changed their life.

BY LAURA MOSS | July 30 2015

Improve your chances with academic journals.

BY JENNIFER HALSALL | July 29 2015

For overtired students at the University of Calgary, salvation is at hand: a nap room to help you catch up on some much-needed rest. The nap room was a campaign promise by Kirsty McGowan, elected the student union’s vice-president of student life this past spring. She says she came up with the idea after researching […]

BY ALAN MACEACHERN | July 29 2015

For a professor, there’s always more to be done than you feel capable of doing.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | July 21 2015

A collection of love letters from 130 poets past and present offers a slice of literary history.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | July 15 2015

Effective July 1, Deborah Hurst is the new dean for the faculty of business at Athabasca University. She served as acting dean for two years. In 2008, Dr. Hurst became MBA program director and, in 2009, associate dean of the faculty of business. Carleton University has named Jill Lahn Stoner director of the Azrieli School […]

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