February 22, 2023
The highs and lows of being a Black grad student
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The brainchild of one scholar, the webinar series, The Good and the Bad of Black Grad, has provided a platform for Black academic voices across the country.
BY EVELYN ASIEDU | FEB 22 2023

AI tools don’t have to be the enemy of teaching and learning
AI tools don’t have to be the enemy of teaching and learning
Now is the time to think through how these new technologies can be improved and used ethically in everyday life, including in teaching and learning.
BY GAVAN P.L. WATSON & SARAH ELAINE EATON | FEB 17 2023

Breaking EDI barriers in science
Breaking EDI barriers in science
Clear metrics are needed to evaluate the success of initiatives to remove inequities in the research enterprise.
BY SARAH RUEDIGER | FEB 16 2023

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The important role of Indigenous elders in the academy
The important role of Indigenous elders in the academy
We must ensure that elders are integrated into teaching and learning, not separated from it.
BY CYNTHIA WESLEY-ESQUIMAUX | FEB 21 2023

Submit with confidence: CFI Innovation Fund best practices
Submit with confidence: CFI Innovation Fund best practices
The second in a two-part series covers the non-budgetary aspects of an application.
BY LETITIA HENVILLE | FEB 21 2023

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Curling has arrived at U of Calgary
Curling has arrived at U of Calgary
The coaching team includes former Olympic curlers Jocelyn Peterman, Brett Gallant, Lanie Peters and John Morris.
BY LEAH SCHEITEL | FEB 22 2023

Staying connected, or not: views of a still very active professor
Staying connected, or not: views of a still very active professor
Academic retirees are likely to consider scholarly activities but should remember that retirement offers the freedom to choose.
BY MARY VALENTICH | FEB 21 2023

Gage Averill University of British Columbia

Gage Averill has been appointed provost and vice-president, academic, at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Averill has been serving as provost and vice-president, academic, pro tem, since April 2022. Prior to this, he was dean of the faculty of arts. An ethnomusicologist, he’s been awarded multiple prizes from scholarly associations and received a Grammy nomination. He also served as chair of music at New York University, dean of music at the University of Toronto, and vice-principal, academic, of the University of Toronto at Mississauga.

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