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Headlines for April 16, 2019


Hamilton Spectator
McMaster University researchers discover “kingpin” of human stem cells

Hamilton researchers have discovered “kingpin” cells that orchestrate how surrounding stem cells develop and grow, and the “ocean” of data expected to shift views on stem cells is so valuable it’s being made available to researchers all over the world.

Cape Breton Post
Robots coming to Cape Breton University

The university is purchasing unmanned ground vehicles and a remotely operated submersible vehicle, as well as an industrial robot and automation training system to help CBU students land jobs in technologically advanced fields.

Laurentian University student expresses concern about racism

Fourth-year student Hediyeh Karimian says she started to get concerned after two incidents on campus, in October, posters with the phrase ‘It’s ok to be white’ showed up on campus , and in March, students found a swastika on a cafeteria table.

PEI Guardian
University research turns small gains into big impact

With the help of 15 graduate and undergraduate researchers at UPEI, electrical engineer Dr. Arezoo Emadi is overseeing work on sensors aimed at detecting breast cancer earlier.

Universities spend big on recruiters in scramble for foreign students

As universities in Atlantic Canada scramble for international students as an antidote to dwindling enrolments, many are now spending hundreds of thousands of dollars a year on third-party recruiters in a highly competitive market.

Regina Leader-Post
International students face transitional and financial challenges

From high tuition fees to experiencing their first Saskatchewan winter, transitioning to life at the University of Regina is challenging for international students.

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