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July-August 2019

BY XAVIER | August 07 2019

Barry Craig has been reappointed for a second five-year term as the president of Huron University College, affiliated with Western University. He will serve until 2026. Prior to his arrival, Dr. Craig’s career included terms as chair of the department of philosophy, dean of faculty, and vice-president, academic and research, at St. Thomas University. Effective […]


“For every individual person who disagrees with what I do, I have three people who support me,” says the philosophy student and linebacker at the University of Manitoba.

BY DIANE PETERS | July 03 2019

Adaptations of the history scholar’s work take centre stage at the theatre festival.

BY KERRY BANKS | July 01 2019

“We’ve named more new dinosaurs in the last 20 years than in the previous 150,” says one researcher.

BY RANDY BOYAGODA | June 28 2019

The campus novel is fiction for our times, but the best of the genre is timeless.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | June 26 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE Duly recognized, at long last: A pioneering academic finally gets the accolades she so richly deserves LETTERS Planning is everything PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Emily Carr University of Art and Design announced Trish Kelly as the incoming vice-president, academic, and provost, effective June 1, and other appointments. CAMPUS RMC students row for Canada […]

BY DIANE PETERS | June 26 2019

Canada’s “queen of giraffes” – denied tenure because she was a woman, despite her groundbreaking research – finally gets the recognition she deserves.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | June 25 2019

Library association releases statement clarifying this evolving role.

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | June 24 2019

A new federal charter, with funds to match, will help institutions to identify systemic barriers.

BY ALLAN LYNCH | June 21 2019

Prolific academic, author and advocate Silver Donald Cameron will be the first to hold the three-year appointment.

BY RENEE POLZIEHN | June 20 2019

Postdoctoral fellows are a unique group and they need career advice tailored specifically to them.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | June 17 2019

The team will race against military crews from seven other nations in a commemorative restaging of the King’s Cup held in 1919.

BY KERRY BANKS | June 14 2019

In the 1950s, the Prairies were a hub for psychedelic science. Some 60 years later, Canadian researchers are showing a renewed interest in the therapeutic use of psychedelics.


A successful career in STEM, combined with fulfilling parenting, should be sustainable.