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Headlines for Aug. 3, 2018


Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta dean of science resigns post, citing actions of university leadership

University of Alberta’s dean of science, artificial intelligence pioneer Jonathan Schaeffer, has resigned from his position effective Oct. 1 citing decisions made by the university’s leadership that he “cannot support.”

Edmonton Journal
The death of the exam: Canada is at the leading edge of killing the dreaded annual ‘final’ for good

For all the energy and attention they demand, educators are pushing to marginalize exams.

Cape Breton Post
Indigenizing Cape Breton University

Post-secondary institutions must offer a sense of belonging, says speaker.

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan announces slight tuition increase, trims staff

The moves are needed to help cover increasing costs of salaries and to compensate for a 1.4-per-cent grant reduction imposed by the outgoing Conservative government.

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