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Headlines for Dec. 7, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 07 2017

N.L. government funds pilot employment programs for international students

Advanced Education, Skills and Labour Minister Al Hawkins announced more than $392,000 in funding for the programs on Tuesday.

‘Open texts’ keeping cost of books down at UWindsor

The University of Windsor is being recognized for its efforts to bring down cost of pricey books for students. In one semester it saved students $64,000 by embracing a concept called “open learning.”

University of Guelph student helps create music playback device for people with dementia

The Adaptable Music Interface (AMI) is a playback device prototype designed to help seniors with dementia be able to play and skip songs or adjust the volume on a tablet.

Audio: University of Calgary students create award-winning tools using human waste

How would you feel about using a tool, like a wrench, made from poop? That is in fact a gold medal winning idea, from a team of University of Calgary students.

Global News
Brain surgery without breaking the skin a success at University of Calgary

Elias Pharaon was able to sign his name for the first time in five years after undergoing a new brain surgery in August.

PIE News
42% of parents would consider study abroad for children, says HSBC report

While the US topped the poll as the most favoured destination, the UK has dropped down to third place for the first time.

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