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BY JENNIFER JAKOBI & THE NSERC CHAIRS FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING | SEP 19 2023

Deconstructing the racial and historical context surrounding the controversial term.

BY BENJAMIN MAIANGWA, ANTONY PUDDEPHATT & OLUWATOMI AKINYEDE | SEP 12 2023

The main problem is the government’s failure to subsidize international students.

BY KLODIANA KOLOMITRO & JOHN PIERCE | AUG 21 2023

Two former vice provosts of teaching and learning reflect on how they incorporated I-EDIAA at their institution.

BY JEROME CRANSTON | AUG 16 2023

Analysis of the appointments of provosts underscores the need to disrupt and dismantle current promotion processes.

BY MEGHAN NORRIS | AUG 10 2023

Despite new technologies, the foundations of teaching and learning have not changed.

BY ALASTAIR BONNETT | AUG 04 2023

Reading and studying is the only sure route to originality.

BY NICOLE CAMPBELL & ASIL EL GALAD | JUL 26 2023

We need to reimagine our teaching practices.

BY CHENG XU | JUL 11 2023

Readying novice field researchers to cope with potential feelings of dislocation on their return should be part of their training toolkit too.

BY NEIL CAMPBELL | JUL 06 2023

Imposing broad rules on universities around ownership of intellectual property in complex research collaborations is not the answer.

BY ALANA CATTAPAN | JUL 05 2023

A professor reflects on the recent attack on two students and a professor at the University of Waterloo.

BY PAUL DAVIDSON | JUN 20 2023

The outgoing president and CEO of Universities Canada reflects on the past 14 years.

BY GARY GENOSKO | JUN 07 2023

The discovery of McLuhan collaborator Harley Parker’s Culture Box after 50 years should inspire other scholarly sleuths.

BY DONALD WRIGHT | JUN 06 2023

Georgetown University futurist Bryan Alexander ponders higher education’s next 75 years in a climate-changed world.

BY REBECCA SWEETMAN & YASMINE DJERBAL | MAY 25 2023

Large language models are here to stay, but they also present ethics and equity questions about their design, operationalization, and legacy that universities must consider.

BY JOANNA POZZULO & ANNA STONE | MAY 19 2023

The growing interest in wellness is an opportunity for universities to provide evidence-based information beyond campuses, in the broader community.

BY DANIEL MACPHEE | MAY 11 2023

Teaching students how to responsibly question and discover answers must become a greater priority in education.

BY FARAH QAISER, AUDREY LAVENTURE, MADISON RILLING, MAX KING, CHELSIE JOHNSON, NATASHA JAKAC-SINCLAIR, LANDON GETZ, ANDRÉA CARTILE, MARIE-EVE BOULANGER & JUSTINE AMMENDOLIA | APR 24 2023

Members of the chief science adviser of Canada’s inaugural Youth Council share a vision for science as their term comes to an end.

BY BROCK RICHARDSON | APR 20 2023

Student clubs are struggling in the pandemic’s wake. Universities can help them back on their feet.

BY NEIL CAMPBELL | APR 14 2023

Variations on the ‘venture studio’ model may be a way forward for inventions developed with and by university researchers.

BY JON BEALE | APR 04 2023

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are being used in unexpected places and hopeful ways on campuses across the country.