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November 2015

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 13 2015

Comic-book artist shares his passion for storytelling with writers.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 07 2015

Ecologist Madhur Anand has been appointed interim director of the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation, based at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Anand, a poet and professor in the school of environmental sciences at the University of Guelph, specializes in complex modelling and analysis and is a past Canada Research Chair in Global Ecological […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | October 07 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE Fruitful discussions: The importance of dialogue LETTERS Yes, let’s talk about skills PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Garry Fehr was named director of the Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley, and other appointments. CAMPUS BC aircraft technician program gets its own Boeing 727 Take a seat on Carleton University’s […]

BY MOIRA FARR | October 07 2015

Many survivors believed their confidential statements would be destroyed, not archived for posterity.

BY SHAWNA WAGMAN | October 07 2015

Carleton University students would have a tough time ignoring the presence of the bright yellow bench in their main quad. And that’s the point. The vividly painted bench, installed in September, is meant to be a daily visual reminder for students to open up and talk about mental health issues. The bench is the first […]

BY MOIRA FARR | October 07 2015

A university’s coat of arms symbolizes core values and treasured links to the past.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 07 2015

It’s not always pretty, but idealistic students continue to affect change, be it social, economic or environmental.

BY TIM JOHNSON | October 07 2015

Genocide, racism, intolerance – presenting tricky subjects in class doesn’t have to be an ordeal.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 07 2015

It’s not every Canadian university that can boast a Boeing as part of its teaching facilities. That’s exactly what the University of the Fraser Valley has been doing since it became the lucky recipient of a Boeing 727-200 jet aircraft this summer. The 727 was donated by KF Aerospace to the university’s aircraft structures technician […]

BY SHARI GRAYDON | October 07 2015

Delivering presentations is one of the foundations of scholarly work. But doing so outside of the classroom invariably poses different challenges. Becoming adept at crafting compelling presentations that engage a variety of audiences increases an academic’s opportunities to get others excited about their work. Think strategically When presenting to audiences beyond the institution, identifying in […]

BY BRUCE A. HEYMAN | October 06 2015

Abraham Lincoln said the best way to predict your future is to create it. I have found this creative spirit ingrained in the people I meet every day across our great shared continent. Canadians and Americans believe that we, as individuals and as a community, have the ability and the obligation to leave things better […]

BY JENNY GREEN | October 05 2015

New book describes how historians are using longitudinal analysis to shed light on our collective past.