In my opinion
Imposing broad rules on universities around ownership of intellectual property in complex research collaborations is not the answer.
A professor reflects on the recent attack on two students and a professor at the University of Waterloo.
The outgoing president and CEO of Universities Canada reflects on the past 14 years.
The discovery of McLuhan collaborator Harley Parker’s Culture Box after 50 years should inspire other scholarly sleuths.
Georgetown University futurist Bryan Alexander ponders higher education’s next 75 years in a climate-changed world.
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.
The growing interest in wellness is an opportunity for universities to provide evidence-based information beyond campuses, in the broader community.
Teaching students how to responsibly question and discover answers must become a greater priority in education.
Members of the chief science adviser of Canada’s inaugural Youth Council share a vision for science as their term comes to an end.
Student clubs are struggling in the pandemic’s wake. Universities can help them back on their feet.
Variations on the ‘venture studio’ model may be a way forward for inventions developed with and by university researchers.
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are being used in unexpected places and hopeful ways on campuses across the country.
Students, community activists, and critical scholars are calling for more justice-oriented approaches to the climate crisis. How will universities respond?
Budget is just one factor that leads to a well-functioning journal.
The value of tools like ChatGPT depends on how we use them, which makes interdisciplinary undergraduate education more important than ever.
A dean’s private grief has inspired reflection and changed her leadership.
In the midst of difficult times, find comfort and courage in the immeasurable contributions of women and the communities that help lift them up.
Wayfinding with paradox in troubled times.
The struggle for our own attention led teaching and learning specialists to design a targeted workshop series using mindfulness and other strategies.
A solution may be found in focusing on the process of writing, rather than the final product.