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Headlines for Sept. 6, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 06 2017

Globe and Mail
Canadian universities hold steady in global rankings

Once again, UofT won top place in Canada at No. 22, while UBC moved up two spots to No. 34. McGill remained at No. 42, with a surging McMaster, U of Montreal and UAlberta also making appearances in the Top 200.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Let’s focus on education, not university rankings

“Rankings measure research production and funding, but not the ethics of the knowledge production,” writes Michelle Stack.

Global News
Witchcraft and 19 other unique courses offered at Canadian universities

From magic, to gossip and even Beyoncé – these courses will definitely spark your interest.

As classrooms become more diverse, UPEI rethinks the way it teaches

faculty at the university are thinking about how to adapt to a changing student body. That was the topic of a professional development day at the university Tuesday.

London Free Press
Foreign students often need more supports

New this year, international and domestic students have a combined orientation day on campus at Western University.

Ottawa Citizen
Opinion: How Canada’s superclusters are already paying off

“Canada has benefitted from this exercise even before the results of the competition are known,” writes Roseann O’Reilly Runte, president of the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

National Post
‘Factory of the future’: N.B. researcher to study 3D-printing powered by thought

Ed Cyr is studying the applications of artificial intelligence in manufacturing 3D-printed materials as part of a $1.25-million innovation program from the McCain Foundation.

Charter challenges program gets new life at University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa has been picked to host a revived program that helps Canadians pursue their constitutional rights in court.


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