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Headlines for Jan. 10, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 10 2019

Brock cancels course to be taught by professor disciplined for sexual harassment

Brock University has cancelled a history course that was to be taught by a professor who was disciplined following a sexual harassment investigation.

Tackling unconscious bias: U of A lectures give students a lesson in Indigenous health

A new three-part lecture series at the University of Alberta focuses on the gaps in health care for Canada’s Indigenous people.

Winnipeg Free Press
Canada-Saudi spat threatened to cost U of M millions

The University of Manitoba almost lost $2.7 million as a result of Canada’s spat last summer with Saudi Arabia, the Free Press has learned.

Globe and Mail
Engineering students build business training into their degrees

McMaster University business dean Len Waverman and engineering dean Ishwar Puri have brought their faculties together to introduce a new business-infused minor in innovation.

Ottawa Citizen
Petition decrying funding cancellation for Ontario French university picks up nearly 11,000 signatures

Normand Labrie, interim president of the university, argues in a column in University Affairs magazine that the UOF isn’t dead yet.

If students could start over, would they go to the same university?

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) asks first- and senior-year students dozens of specific questions about how they spend their time in and out of the classroom.

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