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Headlines for July 31, 2023


Toronto Star
Academic necessity or hazing ritual? Why comp exams are the ‘most contentious’ part of getting a PhD

PhD students preparing for a comprehensive exam are spending their summer mired in reading and research, a rite of passage some call gruelling.

CBC News
MUN University Centre reopens following massive flood cleanup

Memorial University’s St. John’s campus University Centre has reopened after flooding from a broken sprinkler forced the evacuation of the building on Saturday.

Regina Leader-Post
University of Saskatchewan, UNESCO research collaboration promotes relationship-building in field work

TThe approach can be applicable to virtually anyone who works in the field with Indigenous and rural communities.

CBC News
Medical advances typically begin with a study. Now, universities are struggling to afford them

Scientists at University of Guelph are challenging traditional business model of academic publishing.

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