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Headlines for Feb. 26, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 26 2018

Globe and Mail
Study finds gap in university students’, faculty’s appraisal of skills gleaned in class

A new study by the Conference Board of Canada finds disparities between student’s perceptions of the value of their humanities education relative to their instructors’.

Toronto Star
U of T student group says racial violence and harassment a health and safety issue

The Graduate Student Union’s race and ethnicity caucus wrote a letter calling on the Canadian Union of Public Employees to address recent incidents on campus that have created a “toxic workplace environment.”

Dal president responds to ‘abhorrent’ racist graffiti found on campus

A spokesperson for the university wouldn’t go into detail, saying only that it was “significant anti-black graffiti.”

Experiment that evacuated MUN building sparks new safety measures in engineering labs

Memorial University is hiring two new safety supervisors and revamping laboratory procedures in the engineering faculty after an experiment went wrong last summer.

Ryerson, U of T, York startup launchpads ranked among top university business incubators, accelerators

Toronto is proving to be a hot spot for boosting businesses, with three local incubators and accelerators now ranked among the world’s top university-backed launchpads for startup companies.

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