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Headlines for Oct. 3, 2018


Globe and Mail
Six employees file human-rights complaints against UBC

The Association of Administrative and Professional Staff, representing about 4,500 UBC employees, alleges discrimination against pregnant and disabled workers.

Globe and Mail
Canada’s newest Nobel Prize winner, Donna Strickland, ‘just wanted to do something fun’

Dr. Strickland’s path to the Nobel started with a spur-of-the-moment decision four decades ago, when a description McMaster University’s program on lasers caught the high school student’s eye.

Canadian Business
Want a job in Canadian tech? Don’t worry about that university degree

At firms like Shopify and Google, it’s not your diploma that matters.

Inside Higher Ed
New international graduate enrollments fall again in U.S.

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it’s hard to ignore the Trump factor.

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