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Headlines for April 4, 2019


Globe and Mail
University of Guelph receives $21-million donation to boost its business faculty

The largest single donation in the U of Guelph’s history, which comes from Stu Lang and his family, paves the way for new student scholarships, travel grants, academic chairs and expanded programming in the business faculty.

Daily Hive
UBC ranked number 1 in the world for its efforts on climate change

The University of British Columbia has found itself at the top of a new global list for its efforts on climate change and its approach to urban issues.

CTV News Atlantic
Students concerned about overcrowding at CBU, which might be growing too fast

With hundreds more international students on their way to study at Cape Breton University this spring, some current students are concerned about overpopulation on campus.

Carleton student association lays off staff ahead of possible cuts

The Carleton University Students’ Association has laid off two employees and will close a convenience store and pub for the summer as the provincial government allows students to opt out of some fees.

McMaster-based company nabs over $140M in financing for cancer research

Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company founded at McMaster University, has secured over $140 million in private funding for new cancer research.

Students, staff left in the dark after Concordia’s investigation of prof’s behaviour

Several former students and colleagues are angry and disappointed Concordia University has not disclosed the outcome of an internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour by Jim Pfaus, a tenured professor who retired late last year.

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