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Headlines for April 4, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 04 2018

Plan to move NSCAD, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to waterfront ‘cultural hub’

A new “cultural hub” the provincial government says will help make Nova Scotia a “world leader in visual arts” is in the works for Halifax’s waterfront.

Global News
Ontario teens worried about declining quality of education, future jobs: poll

Most students heading to university in the region are worried about finding a job after graduating, according to a new poll done for the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA).

Times Higher Education
Lectures still dominant in North American science degrees

‘Conventional lecturing’ accounts for majority of class time on science, technology and mathematics courses in US and Canada.

National Post
Opinion: Law schools should not be combatants in culture wars — but too many profs disagree

Any law professor can legitimately express his or her own views. Imposing those views on others and restricting their speech is quite another thing, writes Bruce Pardy.

London Free Press
Western faculty demands job security; teaching assistants on verge of strike

Western University professors are demanding more job security as they start contract bargaining while the graduate students who work for them are on the verge of a strike.

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