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Sept-Oct 2020

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.


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?

BY MELISSA FUNDIRA | August 12 2020

Rates of domestic violence and violence against women have been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers are moving quickly to support survivors stuck at home.

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