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Headlines for Oct. 18, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 18 2017

Globe and Mail
What I wish I knew before I started university

Students and new graduates from across Canada share their views.

Ottawa Citizen
Groundbreaking research shows Ottawa firefighters absorb harmful chemicals through skin

With provincial funding, Ottawa Fire Capt. David Matschk contacted the University of Ottawa to see if someone there could do such research.

Global News
Queen’s University, Kingston city officials to discuss Homecoming costs

Principal Daniel Woolf has made his feelings on homecoming parties known — and Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson has done the same.

Peterborough Examiner
New four-year deal for part-time academic workers at Trent University in Peterborough ratified

A new four-year contract for more than 300 student academic employees at Trent University has now been ratified.

Globe and Mail
Lack of faculty diversity can affect studies and career aspirations
White, male professors outnumber visible minorities and women at Canadian universities from coast-to-coast, with one study attempting to quantify the situation.

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