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Headlines for May 14, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 14 2019

Globe and Mail
New proposal from Doug Ford government would force senior professors to work for no salary

Ontario faculty associations say they’re consulting with lawyers after being stonewalled in their attempts to meet with the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities about proposed legislation.

National Post
‘This is a movement’: Women lead visual arts jobs in Canada, numbers suggest

There has been a generational shift as women make up the majority of post-secondary and masters-level students in arts faculties at some Canadian universities.

The Star Vancouver
UBC receives funding to design safer donation bins after string of deaths

A University of British Columbia Okanagan group now has the funds it needs to create a prototype of a safer donation bin that prevents people from falling in.

The Star Edmonton
University of Alberta honours one of its own for bridging the gap to higher education

For eight years, Lisa Prins has coordinated Humanities 101, a program that offers free, non-credit university courses for people who would otherwise have trouble getting a higher education.

Ottawa Business Journal
Carleton, uOttawa land millions in federal funding for cutting-edge research

A new source of federal funding means a boon of up to $3.5 million in grants for doctors, engineers and scientists at two of Ottawa’s post-secondary institutions and research institutes.

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