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Headlines for Sept. 25, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 25 2017

Climate change scientists fight for funding to save High Arctic lab

Without funding, the atmospheric research station at Eureka, Nunavut, is set to be mothballed in the spring.

Toronto Star
Life-saving rescue station for migrants among ideas showcased at Toronto conference

The 6 Degrees Citizenship Space conference gathered great minds from around the world to share experience, brainstorm ideas and build communities.

‘It’s not just add Indigenous and stir’: U of S’s indigenization approach raising questions

The concern lies with an ambitious overhaul of the curriculum for all 21,000 students. There’s a plan to make some form of Indigenous education mandatory for all colleges.

Opinion: What Canada’s young scientists need from us now

Longer training times among PhD students have led to an increase in student debt and ‘lost wages’, writes Joseph Sparling.

Memorial University embracing ‘decolonization’ by acknowledging Indigenous territory at start of events

The statement was drafted by Catharyn Andersen, special advisor to Memorial University president Gary Kachanoski on Aboriginal affairs.

Toronto Star
From refugee to university degree: How a Canadian program is giving refugee students a way out

A Canadian program is giving survivors of war zones a chance at an education here.

Montreal university students say consent workshops are crucial

Thousands of university students in residence are doing consent workshops, including some at Concordia Sunday.

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