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Headlines for Sept. 19, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 19 2018

When your ‘A’ becomes a ‘C’ — Ontario university downgrades marks from some high schools

At the University of Waterloo’s engineering program, sometimes an “A” on a high school transcript isn’t really an “A.”

University of Saskatchewan ‘building reconciliation’ through forum

The U of S says it’s taking steps towards reconciliation by hosting a forum for 200 of its students, faculty and staff.

Manitoba AIDS scientist honoured with prestigious award

The University of Manitoba’s Frank Plummer, one of the world’s top HIV researchers, is being honoured with the Flavelle Medal by the Royal Society of Canada, a high honour awarded for outstanding contributions to biological science.

Dalhousie University student with visual impairment alleges discrimination

A student with a degenerative eye condition has filed a complaint with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission claiming that Dalhousie did not make the necessary arrangements to allow him to succeed.

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