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Headlines for Nov. 26, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 26 2018

Changes to independent UBC research institute reversed after director resigns

Scholars at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies will no longer be asked to align their work with existing research at UBC, its board announced Friday.

Globe and Mail
Probes launched into academic freedom dispute at B.C.’s Thompson Rivers University

CAUT and the faculty union at a B.C. university are looking into allegations from a professor who has been suspended because of what he says is his criticism of the other professors’ research practices.

St. Thomas to apologize to student after wardrobe warning at gym

MacKenzie Parsons says she was approached by a staff member and warned that crop tops were not allowed to be worn in the gym.

Times Colonist
Opinion: Why faculty shouldn’t serve on university boards

The board of governors has a different duty than the university senate which deals with academic governance, writes Lawrie McFarlane.

London Free Press
Western University hub hopes to link political scientists with London

A group of Western University academics are aiming to make their technical studies more relevant to city in which they work.

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