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Headlines for January 31, 2023


Globe and Mail
ChatGPT prompting some professors to rethink how they grade students

Professors are de-emphasizing essays and take-home exams and moving back to the kind of in-person tests that fell out of use over the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Westminster Record
Strikes at two Atlantic universities tied to chronic underfunding: unions

Leaders of faculty unions say ongoing strikes at two Atlantic Canadian universities are a sign of growing frustration among instructors and staff, driven by persistent underfunding of public postsecondary education in the region.

Globe and Mail
Ottawa urged to issue directive to universities halting joint research with Chinese military scientists

The Official Opposition called on the federal government Monday to ban research partnerships with Chinese military scientists and issue a ministerial order to advise provinces and Canadian universities to do the same.

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