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January 2016

BY TARA SIEBARTH | December 09 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE A change in tone: In support of science LETTERS An idea worthy of Leacock PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Murray Kyte has been appointed vice-president, advancement, at St. Francis Xavier University, and other appointments.  CAMPUS Stolen first-edition Darwin classic returns home to MSVU U de Montréal searches for extraterrestrial life Chasing pieces of the […]

BY ANITA LAHEY | December 09 2015

The transition from the military to the civilian world can be a tricky one.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | December 09 2015

A number of programs are exploring options for applied scholarship within the PhD.

BY UA/AU | December 09 2015

Professors’ picks of underrated titles that students should be reading.

BY PAUL AXELROD | December 09 2015

There are ways to have technology serve the teacher’s goals.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | December 09 2015

The following is an email exchange I had with one of my students who was profiling community members for a weekly column in the local newspaper. At the time, I was seven months pregnant with my first child. Good day Professor, First, I want to thank you for taking the time to do this, it’s […]

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | December 09 2015

Discovering extraterrestrial life is the goal of the new Institute for Research on Exoplanets, or iREx, at Université de Montréal. The institute will be helped in its quest by a recent $1-million donation from the Trottier Family Foundation, created by Lorne Trottier, a founder of the Montreal-based Matrox Corporation and a space exploration enthusiast. The […]

BY ZACK BRADLEY | December 07 2015

A new student residence under construction on the University of British Columbia campus will be one of the tallest wood buildings in the world. UBC says the 18-storey structure builds on the university’s commitment to sustainability and innovation. The eco-friendly structure will stand 53 metres tall and house more than 400 students after its completion, […]


As recent graduates, we know that a library and information studies program, or equivalent, can pass in a whirlwind. Exploring immensely diverse career paths, selecting courses to fit a myriad of future possibilities, and gaining practical experience are all essential and challenging in their own right. What are you likely to face when you enter […]

BY ZACK BRADLEY | December 02 2015

On the Origin of Species one of several valuable books taken from Mount Saint Vincent University’s library years ago.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | November 25 2015

Some academics call for changes to Statistics Canada’s independence and data-gathering methods.

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