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February 2016

BY TARA SIEBARTH | January 13 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE Degree-level colleges: What’s in a name? LETTERS The battle for control of the learning process PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Samina Sami will become York University’s  first executive director of community safety, and other appointments.  CAMPUS Academics Without Borders finds a home at Concordia University Award-winning book by SFU biologist explores what humans can learn […]

BY TIM JOHNSON | January 13 2016

Why researchers in various disciplines are using the principles of design to solve problems big and small.

BY JENNY GREEN | January 13 2016

University of Saskatchewan is the latest institution to boast a building designed by the world-renowned architect.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | January 13 2016

Often misunderstood, federated and affiliated colleges offer distinct missions and a small-campus feel, plus the benefits of their larger partner universities.

BY MARTHA CRAGO | January 13 2016

Canada’s researchers benefit from new binational and multinational graduate-student training programs.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 13 2016

Student Athlete Mental Health Initiative offers mental health resources for athletes and coaches.

BY SHAWNA WAGMAN | January 13 2016

Campus hub for cultural understanding encourages students to shop, chop and eat together.


The copyists range from a Grade 4 English teacher to an academic at a highly regarded university.

BY BECKY RYNOR | January 11 2016

Graduates themselves are often unsure of where to look for opportunities outside academe.

BY RAUL PACHECO-VEGA | January 11 2016

Narrative approaches to research and teaching can enhance students’ experiences.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 08 2016

Bioethics researcher Eric Meslin is the new president and CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies, effective Feb. 1. Dr. Meslin is the founding director of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics and associate dean of bioethics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto, […]

BY SHAWNA WAGMAN | January 06 2016

Author hopes the book inspires dialogue as well as improvements in agriculture and agricultural policy.

BY ZACK BRADLEY | January 05 2016

Academics Without Borders is no longer without a headquarters. Concordia University announced in October that it will house the non-governmental organization on its downtown Montreal campus. Working extensively with postsecondary institutions in the developing world – 14 different countries since its inception in 2007 – AWB is staffed by a network of international volunteers. With […]

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