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Headlines for Feb. 13, 2020


Ottawa Citizen
uOttawa, Carleton student leaders call for mental health investments following another death by suicide

Maybe it was naive to expect he could lean on his school during one of the hardest times of his life. Nevertheless, it’s what Jonathan Di Carlo was hoping for when he enrolled at the University of Ottawa.

CBC – As It Happens
Scientists: lose the jargon, or you’ll lose readers, says communications prof

If scientists want to keep people interested in their studies — keep it simple and cut the jargon.

Max 104.9
Chinese students at CBU cautious, but say there is misinformation about coronavirus

There haven’t been any cases of coronavirus in the Maritimes, but what is spreading around is misinformation about the disease.

The Peterborough Examiner
Rebels and rocket scientists: Ten Canadian women who blazed a trail in STEM

Nearly five years ago, the United Nations passed a resolution announcing the 11th of February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science as a way to recognize women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Outgoing MUN president says university can cut only so much until core programs affected

Memorial University’s outgoing president wants the provincial government to recalculate planned cuts to the post-secondary institution’s budget.

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