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Headlines for May 3, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 03 2017

Globe and Mail
B.C. HIV/AIDS researcher among winners of $100,000 Killam Prize

Julio Montaner is among scientists, writers, doctors and researchers receiving a prestigious prize for brilliant work in fields including health sciences, engineering and humanities.

Opinion: What an all-white roster of astronaut hopefuls says about our schools

Black Canadians aren’t entering the STEM fields — in part because of our education system’s soft bigotry of low expectations.

Prestigious Killam Prize for engineering awarded to female scientist second year in a row

Molly Shoichet works on tissue and polymer engineering at the University of Toronto.

$700 suppers show MUN has an ‘entitlement problem,’ says advanced education minister

Gerry Byrne says Memorial University must cut spending before raising tuition or student fees.

UPEI’s professor gender gap slowly narrowing says acting dean

The University of Prince Edward Island falls below the national averages of male versus female full-time professors according to numbers released by Statistics Canada.

Montreal Gazette
Report on MUHC’s destiny in the hands of Gaétan Barrette

The report is expected to radically alter the destiny of the McGill University Health Centre at the most vulnerable point in its history.

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