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BY KAREN BIRCHARD AND JENNIFER LEWINGTON | February 10 2016

More Canadians are using medical marijuana for a wider array of health ailments, but the research hasn’t kept pace.

BY DIANE PETERS | February 09 2016

MFA programs in creative writing are nurturing Canada’s next generation of authors.

BY TODD PETTIGREW | February 08 2016

If you want to know what a given university is all about, you might check the calendar, and there you will likely find some version of what is called, without irony, a mission statement. It will probably be filled with whatever buzzwords were current at the time of its composition, words like synergy, partners, innovate […]

BY ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | February 03 2016

A few of the best mobile apps found on campuses across Canada.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | February 01 2016

A Q&A with Christine Tausig Ford, who is retiring after more than three decades working on behalf of Canada’s universities.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | January 19 2016

A Q&A with president Mario Pinto on the funding agency’s new strategic plan.

BY TIM JOHNSON | January 13 2016

Why researchers in various disciplines are using the principles of design to solve problems big and small.

BY JENNY GREEN | January 13 2016

University of Saskatchewan is the latest institution to boast a building designed by the world-renowned architect.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | January 13 2016

Often misunderstood, federated and affiliated colleges offer distinct missions and a small-campus feel, plus the benefits of their larger partner universities.

BY BECKY RYNOR | January 11 2016

Graduates themselves are often unsure of where to look for opportunities outside academe.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 08 2016

University brews you can use.

BY ANITA LAHEY | December 09 2015

The transition from the military to the civilian world can be a tricky one.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | December 09 2015

A number of programs are exploring options for applied scholarship within the PhD.

BY UA/AU | December 09 2015

Professors’ picks of underrated titles that students should be reading.

BY PAUL AXELROD | December 09 2015

There are ways to have technology serve the teacher’s goals.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | December 09 2015

Discovering extraterrestrial life is the goal of the new Institute for Research on Exoplanets, or iREx, at Université de Montréal. The institute will be helped in its quest by a recent $1-million donation from the Trottier Family Foundation, created by Lorne Trottier, a founder of the Montreal-based Matrox Corporation and a space exploration enthusiast. The […]

BY SHARI GRAYDON | December 01 2015

In the fourth and final episode of Engaging Audiences, Shari explains how to structure your presentation content for maximum engagement. ARVE Error: No oembed html (Intro music courtesy of Bensound.) Your research is important and deserves as much attention as possible. But if no one can understand what you’re talking about, what’s the point? University […]

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | November 25 2015

Some academics call for changes to Statistics Canada’s independence and data-gathering methods.

BY ZACK BRADLEY | November 17 2015

Deaf graduate shares her research using innovative online tools.

BY DAVID HAYES | November 03 2015

A little well-timed support can smooth the transition for first-time university students.