January 17, 2024
P.E.I. : Small island, big challenges
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The ‘garden of the gulf’ has been grappling with a number of tumultuous issues in higher education, most of which involve its sole university.
BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | JAN 17 2024

A ‘precrime’ has been prevented – or has it?
A ‘precrime’ has been prevented – or has it?
A recent decision to deny a Chinese student’s visa to complete his PhD in Canada is raising questions about presuming motivations.
BY CRESO SÁ | JAN 12 2024

TRU’s revamped veterinary technology program receives national accreditation
TRU’s revamped veterinary technology program receives national accreditation
'We've all put a lot of heart and soul into [the program] so it’s really nice to see it succeeding,' says program chair.
BY NICOLE DAINTY | JAN 11 2024

Indigenous engagement guide calls on academics to self-reflect and advocate
Indigenous engagement guide calls on academics to self-reflect and advocate
The guide states, ‘it is only through long term, meaningful connections that you can understand and centre Indigenous needs, perspectives, and knowledge.’
BY SHAUNA MCGINN | JAN 15 2024

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How lectures can help build students’ listening skills
How lectures can help build students’ listening skills
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BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | JAN 16 2024

Building a lab: 6 months of triumphs and trials
Building a lab: 6 months of triumphs and trials
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BY SARAH RUEDIGER | JAN 15 2024

Jeffrey J. Hennessy Acadia University

Jeffrey J. Hennessy has been appointed president and vice-chancellor of Acadia University. He began his six-year term in September 2023. An Acadia alumnus, Dr. Hennessy returns to the university from Mount Allison University, where he most recently served as interim president and vice-chancellor. Prior to that, he was Mount Allison’s provost and vice-president, academic and research. He was Acadia’s director of the school of music from 2007-13, and dean of arts from 2014-19.

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