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September 2019

BY XAVIER | September 03 2019

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada welcomes Alejandro Adem as its new president, effective Oct. 1. Dr. Adem has served as chief executive officer and scientific director of the non-profit research and training organization Mitacs since 2015. An accomplished researcher in the field of mathematics, he is also a faculty member at […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 02 2019

A unique endowment at the University of Alberta funds rare book acquisitions – one for each of the institution’s honorary degree recipients.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | August 29 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE Welcome back: Indigeneity, accessibility and a few other themes to start your academic year LETTERS Liked the article? See the movie! PEOPLE ON THE MOVE The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada welcomes Alejandro Adem as its new president, effective Oct. 1, and other appointments. CAMPUS U of Calgary offers student […]

BY ANQI SHEN | August 28 2019

Seven of this year’s cohort recount impromptu situations with their students that led them to reflect deeply on what they do.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | August 27 2019

For visually impaired students, a lack of accessible learning materials “creates enormous barriers to success.”

BY NATALIE SAMSON | August 26 2019

Students will be trained in the creative and business sides of the toy and game industry.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | August 23 2019

Audience members, like students, are key participants and crucial collaborators, not merely passive consumers.

BY RYAN BULLOCK | August 21 2019

The blinded review process, paired with our snide internet culture, encourages boorish and unethical behaviour.

BY ANQI SHEN | August 21 2019

These programs offer international students, and their host families in Canada, the chance for a real cultural exchange.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | August 20 2019

The new network of regional centers of excellence comes on the heels of Canada’s first national accessibility law.


One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration.

BY MARK CARDWELL | August 14 2019

The behind-the-scenes crew that keeps a campus the size of a small city up and running.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | August 13 2019

Boosting the number of Indigenous medical students, bolstering Indigenous curriculum among measures promised.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | August 12 2019

“Typically in vet practice, the routine is to … check the boxes. I realized very quickly that that was not the way to go about it – it was about establishing a relationship first.”

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