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BY ALEX GILLIS | November 03 2015

A new academic discipline challenges our ideas of what it means to be “sane.”

BY JOHN LORINC | November 03 2015

Rather than building new, refurbishing old structures saves money and preserves heritage.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | November 03 2015

Much of this information is being used without our consent or knowledge, say SSHRC grant recipients.

BY SHAWNA WAGMAN | November 03 2015

“It’s not just for science geeks, it’s for everybody who loves the sky,” says physics professor Howard Trottier.

BY SHAWNA WAGMAN | October 21 2015

Nathan Hall opens up about his fabulously popular Twitter persona

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 13 2015

Comic-book artist shares his passion for storytelling with writers.

BY MOIRA FARR | October 07 2015

A university’s coat of arms symbolizes core values and treasured links to the past.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 07 2015

It’s not always pretty, but idealistic students continue to affect change, be it social, economic or environmental.

BY TIM JOHNSON | October 07 2015

Genocide, racism, intolerance – presenting tricky subjects in class doesn’t have to be an ordeal.

BY SHARI GRAYDON | October 07 2015

Delivering presentations is one of the foundations of scholarly work. But doing so outside of the classroom invariably poses different challenges. Becoming adept at crafting compelling presentations that engage a variety of audiences increases an academic’s opportunities to get others excited about their work. Think strategically When presenting to audiences beyond the institution, identifying in […]

BY ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | September 09 2015

Seasoned faculty members around the country offer tips for new professors.

BY VIVIAN SMITH | September 09 2015

Adam Jones wrestles with the worst that humans can inflict on each other yet remains an optimist.

BY DEBBY WALDMAN | September 09 2015

Academic copyediting program is a crucial resource to a growing number of international graduate students at U of Alberta.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | September 08 2015

Grad students are looking for university support to help prepare them for careers outside the professoriate.

BY JULIE CAFLEY | September 08 2015

Stories of six unfinished mandates raise concerns about governance.

BY JENNY GREEN | August 05 2015

Universities have started to think seriously about how to reach this historically large demographic – and maybe make money at the same time.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | August 05 2015

Philosophy professor Karyn Freedman took risks by using her own rape as a way of analyzing sexual violence and trauma.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 05 2015

We’ve canvassed Canada’s
universities to compile a list of the country’s
best campus traditions.

BY ERIN CLOW | August 04 2015

An alt-ac career is not the traditional route for a PhD, but it’s not shameful.


Famous Canadians tell us how one professor changed their life.