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Headlines for March 8, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 08 2017

Times Higher Education
International Women’s Day: universities must work together to tackle inequality

Institutions with ideas for promoting gender equality should not keep them to themselves, says Kate Williams.

Washington Post
Universities in the U.S. respond to new executive order on immigration with concern

University leaders in the United States greeted President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration with a mix of relief and deep concern Monday.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Crucial for Canada’s scientific research efforts to be agile

With the greatest respect to David Naylor and his colleagues, their report was never the point of the exercise. The point was the political decisions, writes Paul Wells.

Times Higher Education
Women ‘slipping down career ladder’ in Canadian universities

An analysis of deans shows women are less likely to be rehired than men.

Where are the women in science? Quebec wants to know

Despite 20 years of gender-balancing policies, the province struggles to attract and retain women in STEM fields.

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