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2020

BY TARA SIEBARTH | October 28 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE I’ll get around to that: Procrastination in the time of COVID LETTERS The need for engagement PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Veterinary researcher, educator and administrator Baljit Singh is returning to the University of Saskatchewan as its vice-president, research, on Feb. 1, and other appointments. CAMPUS Bringing hands-on learning to the virtual classroom The […]

BY KERRY BANKS | October 28 2020

Chronic procrastination is on the rise, say experts, and appears to be prevalent among academics. We really should get around to doing something about it.

BY KERRY BANKS | October 27 2020

Researchers are using drones, geolocation and other cutting-edge tools to follow hard-to-study animals in their natural habitats.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 26 2020

Acquiring the Glenbow collection, now housed primarily at the High Density Library, has doubled the university’s archival collection.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | October 21 2020

More dads are taking time to be with their families, but policies and supports still have a long way to go.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | October 20 2020

Project and stakeholder management practices can help buffet thesis interruptions.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | October 19 2020

In her final column for University Affairs, Dr. Riddell asks, how do we restore balance in higher education? We need to listen.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 14 2020

Researchers expect big things if and when dependable quantum computing becomes a reality, and they are eager to ensure that the country is well-positioned to play a meaningful part.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 13 2020

Instructors recreate campus laboratories and class field trips with at-home lab kits.

BY KERRY BANKS | September 16 2020

Now mostly admired for their aesthetics, university clock towers were originally erected to reinforce the concept of an orderly sense of learning and to help students get to class on time.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 10 2020

The university sought out feedback from thousands of people in creating its new policy on research impacting Indigenous groups.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 08 2020

The University of Alberta is offering a full-service residence package for self-isolating staff and students.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | September 08 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE Buckle up: It’s going to be a bumpy ride LETTERS New in the North PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Vancouver Island University welcomes Judith Sayers as its next chancellor, and other appointments. CAMPUS A sporting chance for competitive gaming An all-inclusive isolation stay A record-setting Indigenous research policy Researchers protest in solidarity with Black […]

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | August 27 2020

In order to disrupt ongoing gendered discrimination, it is critical that we expose it. This is not always easy.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | August 26 2020

Students will again venture the globe one day as part of their education, and when they do universities must be ready to assist them when things don’t go as planned.

BY DIANE PETERS | August 25 2020

As research ramps ups dramatically due to COVID-19, some researchers say we need to do better to keep the knowledge, and develop the downstream products, here.

BY JAMES SOUTHWORTH | August 25 2020

The argumentative essay – the gold standard of persuasive writing – may be a better measure of good rationalization than good critical thinking.

BY NANA LEE | August 24 2020

The world has changed, but we cannot let that stop us from achieving or from connecting with one another.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF, SHAUNA MCGINN & MARK CARDWELL | August 19 2020

Remote teaching, half-empty residences and virtual orientations will mark this year’s return for most students.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | August 18 2020

With traditional university sports leagues on hiatus, will 2020-21 be the year of collegiate eSports?

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