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Headlines for Sept. 17, 2019


CTV News
Canadian professor named UN Champion of the Earth
A Canadian climate scientist has been honoured with the UN’s flagship environmental award in science and innovation.

Times Higher Education
Sciences in doubt as Ontario gets French-speaking campus
Long-awaited francophone university in largest Canadian province to emphasise humanities.

‘Part of a bigger plan’: Indigenous scholar at UWindsor doesn’t feel like a ‘token’
“Just because it’s a typical settler topic doesn’t mean I’m going to teach it from a settler perspective.”

Globe and Mail
Canadian university students refuse sex in complex ways – often never using the word ‘no,’ study finds
Within campus culture, most sexual-assault prevention initiatives push clear, verbal communication as the gold standard to convey consent, or lack thereof.

Chance to learn at home will be ‘transformative,’ says Labrador Institute director
The Labrador Institute is a step closer to becoming a university campus, following a unanimous vote by the Memorial University Senate to make it an academic unit.

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