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Headlines for March 23, 2017


CBC News – Montreal
Retired Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar finally launches book after imprisonment in Iran

Launch of book on Muslim women in sports delayed by time detained in Iran’s notorious Evin prison.

Waterloo Regional Record
In wake of suicides, Waterloo universities focus on student wellness

The University of Waterloo says it has reached out to students in one of its residence buildings to assist with grief counselling after a student took his own life this week.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of S offers ‘one-to-one’ support for students potentially affected by U.S. travel restrictions

The University of Saskatchewan is offering students affected by the Donald Trump administration’s U.S. travel restrictions a direct line to admissions staff if they have questions or concerns about admissions for the upcoming school year.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Saskatchewan universities have been hit with yet another budget cut

Faced with the toughest budget in its 110-year history, the University of Saskatchewan will increasingly have to look at new ways to bring in money in order to preserve its standards for research and education, says U of S president Peter Stoicheff.

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