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Headlines for May 1, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 01 2018

Globe and Mail
University of Toronto researcher Lewis Kay wins $1-million science prize

Lewis Kay, a molecular biophysicist at the University of Toronto, has been awarded this year’s Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Is every medical school graduate entitled to become a doctor?

“We need a system that ensures the right doctors are working in the right places, not one where personal desires can trump societal needs,” André Picard writes.

Campuses offer free menstrual products in the name of educational equality

Advocates at Canadian universities and colleges are trying to make period-related panic a thing of the past by offering free tampons and pads on campus.

University of Winnipeg tuition to jump 6.6 per cent

The Board of Regents balanced budget and approved the increase in the university’s 2018-19 spending plan.

Prince George Citizen
UNBC profs cry foul over faculty dismissals

The UNBC Faculty Association is decrying what it calls an “adversarial regime of labour relations” with university administrators.

Millions of scholarship dollars go unclaimed each year in Canada

You don’t have to be a genius or a sports superstar to qualify for a university scholarship.

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