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BY ANQI SHEN | June 16 2016

Convocation: It’s a centuries-old tradition that means different things to different people, whether you’re a student, parent, faculty or staff member. Over time, many things stay the same, but now and then you are surprised. At the tail-end of June convocation season, we found some ceremonies over the years that stand out. Interned Japanese Canadians receive degrees from UBC […]

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | June 08 2016

Initiative marking Queen Elizabeth II’s reign promotes leadership and cultural exchanges among Commonwealth nations.

BY SUE CARTER | June 08 2016

Campus art galleries today are much more than collections of art hanging on walls.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | May 31 2016

Individualized programs, less coursework and scrapping comprehensive exams some of the options discussed at Future of the Humanities PhD conference in Ottawa.

BY TIM JOHNSON | May 25 2016

Just a tiny minority of Canadian students choose to study abroad, and that’s a problem. Here’s what some universities are doing to try to reverse the trend.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | May 24 2016

Anyone can be an alcoholic, even a PhD astronomer. – Women in Astronomy, anonymous author This line, from a blog post sent to me by a colleague sparked a discussion at the University Affairs office. How do academics who prefer to stay sober or are in recovery deal with alcohol at conferences? The Congress of […]

BY SOHINI BHATTACHARYA | May 18 2016

Wilfrid Laurier University’s renowned theoretical physicist Dr. Ghose discusses quantum theory – and the need to attract more women into science.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | May 10 2016

International graduates of Canadian universities are “the perfect candidates” for citizenship, says immigration minister

BY PETER WILSON | May 02 2016

A pro-exit vote would strip EU students of privileged access to U.K. universities, prompting them to look elsewhere.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | May 02 2016

These lists are not useful because they are built around a tiny part of what makes you a good job candidate.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | April 20 2016

Mindshare series officially launched in Edmonton with a discussion on the future of energy.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | April 06 2016

What some universities are doing to weave indigenous peoples, cultures and knowledge into the fabric of their campuses.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | April 06 2016

When news of a mosquito-borne virus that might be causing birth defects in Latin America started to make headlines earlier this year, Brock University professor Fiona Hunter was more than ready to take a closer look at the problem. Brock recently built a Containment Level 3 laboratory for Dr. Hunter’s research, making hers one of […]

BY MARK CARDWELL | April 05 2016

Universities must act decisively when disaster strikes.

BY MOIRA FARR | March 29 2016

The authors of a new book challenge what they call the “frantic pace” of contemporary university life.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 28 2016

Experts say countering bad press requires “good stories,” champions, experimentation

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 09 2016

Ingenuity’s the key when you’re one of Canada’s smaller university presses.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | March 08 2016

It’s an alternative career track that they say fits them well.

BY ISABELLA LOSINGER | March 02 2016

An excerpt from Solitudes of the Workplace: Women in Universities.

BY SHAWNA WAGMAN | February 23 2016

Outgoing Ottawa Citizen editor to lead McGill’s Institute for the Study of Canada.