Prince George Citizen
UNBC board chair dismissed
UNBC sent out a terse press release late Friday, announcing that UNBC board of governors chair Aaron Ekman has been relieved of his duties effective immediately.
Supporters of U of T doctor describe allegations of antisemitism as ‘disingenuous’ and stifling
Friends and colleagues are rushing to the defence of a University of Toronto doctor and faculty member accused of antisemitic behaviour, arguing that the allegations against her are baseless and harmful to larger efforts to stamp out racism and prejudice.
Students call for disciplinary action after U of R professor accused of making racist comments
Some students at the University of Regina are calling for stronger disciplinary action after a professor allegedly made racist comments in an email to students.
The real devil behind rise in academic cheating during pandemic isn’t online learning: expert
If you never cheated during an exam or an assignment at university, then you at least know someone who did.
The Hamilton Spectator
Mac, Redeemer say vaccination encouraged, not required for students; Mohawk undecided
Hamilton post-secondary institutions say they will not require students to have a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus in the fall.
CBC – On The Go with Ted Blades
NL Premier Andrew Furey says MUNL “needs to decide what it wants to be when it grows up”. Does it?
OTG speaks with Alex Usher, President of Higher Education Strategy Associates.
Women on P.E.I. more likely than men to have higher education, but still earn less, stats show
Females make up more than half the population of P.E.I., live longer than males and are more likely to have obtained a higher education.
King’s University College to raise Progress Pride Flag for first time
London Ont.,’s King’s University College has announced plans to raise the Progress Pride Flag for the first time on June 1 to coincide with the start of Pride Month.
Wilfrid Laurier employee put on leave after alleged Islamophobic posts
A Wilfrid Laurier University employee has been placed on leave after allegedly posting Islamophobic messages online.
Valedictorian calls for more mental health supports for UPEI’s international students
A UPEI valedictorian used her convocation day speech to highlight the challenges facing international students at Prince Edward Island’s only university.
How social work students are breaking barriers to mental health in marginalized communities
Nikisha Browne has become a trusted confidant to a handful of Black and low-income Toronto residents struggling through the pandemic.
The Hill Times
German think tank, University of Ottawa launching research chair for studying democracy
Germany’s ambassador to Canada, Sabine Sparwasser, will headline an event on June 1 launching the Konrad Adenauer Research Chair, a partnership between the University of Ottawa and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, a German political foundation, to promote social science research.
Opinion: Saving the U of A’s Ring Houses is for the public good
The fate of the Ring Houses is still unclear. Will they all be demolished this month, as the University of Alberta has proposed?
Cobey: COVID-19 shows the need for ‘open science’ in Canada and elsewhere
Many health researchers never publicly share their results. Many studies remain behind a paywall. This means the public, and even other researchers, don’t have access to important information. That must change.
The Toronto Star
Don’t set up young people to expect failure — they need an environment where disaster is not the default
As we move into the traditional season of graduations and the start of new summer jobs, it is easy to focus on all that has been lost for young people today.
‘To make change in Nunavut’: Homegrown lawyers ready to enter legal profession
For the first time in more than 15 years, Nunavut has a group of homegrown lawyers.