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Headlines for Feb. 3, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 03 2017

Scientists to march against Trump’s stance on science

Since a website was launched on Monday, more than 40,000 people have registered interest, saying they planned to attend the march or a satellite event.

Global News
Video: FSIN, University of Saskatchewan commit to help First Nations students succeed

The two parties have signed a MOU outlining their commitment to helping First Nations students succeed.

Ottawa Citizen
uOttawa offers to waive international tuition for students affected by U.S. travel ban

The university says it will waive international tuition for some students and graduate-level researchers from seven Muslim-majority countries currently studying in the U.S.

Students affected by U.S. travel ban can apply for free at University of Calgary

The offer includes those in the U.S. who wish to transfer or study as visiting students.

Niagara Review
Brock opens doors to students stuck by Trump ban

To assist students caught in the new U.S. policy, Brock announced it will waive application and residence fees, among other steps it will take.

McGill University courts international graduate students affected by US travel ban
There is no formal application deadline, Richard Gold says, but he asks international students in need of assistance to “send us the documents and we will look at them.”

‘Not much diversity’: MUN Black Students’ Association aims to provide sense of unity
The president of the new society says transferring to Memorial University in Newfoundland was an eye-opener.

National Post
Whether helping Baltimore or taking on Trump, Johns Hopkins president doesn’t forget Canadian roots

Inside the president’s office at Johns Hopkins University, Ronald. J Daniels would be hard-pressed to forget his roots.

Global News
Ontario law student afraid of attending classes in U.S. due to Donald Trump travel ban

A 25-year-old Iranian citizen who is also a Canadian permanent resident may not be able to get the law degree in Michigan she has worked two years to earn.

U.S. travel ban could be boon for Canada’s tech sector

‘Canada has been rated one of the number countries in the world to live,’ says a lawyer.

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