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Headlines for Nov. 21, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 21 2017

Nunatsiaq Online
Finland’s ULapland offers glimpse of an Arctic university

Nunavut is working towards a Nunavut-based university, but it would take a while to catch up with ULapland and the other Arctic Five universities.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Province reversed College of Medicine funding cut after university made case for more money

The Saskatchewan Party government reversed a budget decision and gave an additional $20 million to the University of Saskatchewan’s cash-strapped medical school.

Langley Advance
Trinity Western University ups student numbers to help meet B.C. teacher demand

The private Christian university has more student spaces in its education department.

Hamilton Spectator
Mac student charged with breaching university’s computer system

An 18-year-old McMaster student has been accused of hacking into a university computer database that contained thousands of admissions offer letters.

Global News
New genetic research could help detect breast cancer earlier

A team of world researchers, including a professor at Laval University, has discovered genetic mutations that could lead to breast cancer.

The Varsity
Canadian universities pledge to release demographic data

An action plan has been designed as a commitment to diversity, inclusion in postsecondary institutions.

Globe and Mail
Editorial: The problem with trying to protect pronouns

A graduate student and teaching assistant at Laurier has made public a recording of the meeting with two professors and a university official at which she was disciplined.

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