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Headlines for May 15, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 15 2017

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Ottawa’s new rules won’t close the diversity gap in research chairs

The federal government also needs to recognize the structural problems related to disciplines and funding, write Malinda Smith, Kisha Supernant and Nancy Bray.

Visa denial leaves family scrambling ahead of McGill University graduation

Amelle Liazoghli plans to apply again for visa, but worries she will not receive it in time for her convocation ceremony.

Globe and Mail
Canadian universities see surge of international students

Some institutions are seeing jumps of 25 per cent or more in admissions of students from abroad.

Peterborough Examiner
Trent University in Peterborough adding 25 teaching positions

The new hires will start in September, teaching in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, education and nursing.

Imagine a Canada: P.E.I. youth share their visions around reconciliation in national competition

‘We need to change, we need learn to live together in more respectful ways … what does that look like?’

Global News
Dalhousie University revamping opioid education in light of new guidelines

After years of research and consultation, new opioid prescribing guidelines for doctors were rolled out on May 8.

‘There are a lot of us’: International students see numbers grow at UPEI

International students make up 21 per cent of the student population at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Toronto Sun
Supporters fund U of T professor Jordan Peterson’s research

An Indiegogo campaign, conceived and set up by, had raised more than $195,000 as of Tuesday afternoon.

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