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Headlines for Nov. 12, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 12 2018

Dalhousie doubles number of female students in undergraduate computer science

The university has also created a mentorship program for first-year female students in partnership with the school’s Women in Technology Society.

The Province
Family of VIU student who died urge anyone who is struggling to reach out

The 21-year-old Vancouver Island University student who died after falling from the fifth and top floor of the school’s library is being remembered by family as a bright and caring person who was a whiz with computers.

Law students defend classroom comments from Edmonton homicide detective

A group of law students is defending comments made in a classroom lecture by a veteran Edmonton homicide detective after another student filed a formal complaint calling for his suspension.

London Free Press
‘Concern’ about other local projects, in wake of cancelled $20M for law school

Could the Doug Ford government’s refusal to pay $20 million for the law school’s move to Paul Martin Building be troubling sign of cancellations to come?

The Province
Opinion: Tuition freeze won’t leave institutions in the cold

“We remain unabashed champions for post-secondary education. It’s not election gimmickry,” writes Marlin Schmidt, minister of advanced education for Alberta.

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