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Under pressure from student groups and others, an increasing number of universities are setting objectives to reduce the carbon footprint of their investment portfolios.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 17 2020

A new hydroponic system will allow the university to harvest hundreds of pounds of greens a month out of a refurbished shipping container.

BY JORDAN WHITEHOUSE | January 10 2020

Thanks to researcher Shannon Berch, UBC might be the first Canadian university to successfully cultivate the pricey foodie staple.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | December 20 2019

The university estimates that students who opt for the ZTC degree program could save $5,000 over four years by exclusively using open-access course texts and library course reserves.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | November 26 2019

He just wouldn’t stay away.

BY SHARON OOSTHOEK | November 18 2019

Emily Carr University of Art + Design cancelled classes in solidarity with the Global Climate Strike in September.


Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges puts the Dutch master’s hometown in the spotlight.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | November 04 2019

The Bridge Prize was established as the University of Lethbridge’s “Giller Prize for students,” says dean of liberal education.

BY KATE WALLACE | October 31 2019

The University of New Brunswick Woodsmen aren’t your grandfather’s lumberjacks.


Professors created a graphic novel and simulations to prepare students for treating opioid overdoses.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | October 15 2019

Report leads to formal apology from Dalhousie president to Black community members and a pledge to respond to anti-Black racism.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 02 2019

A unique endowment at the University of Alberta funds rare book acquisitions – one for each of the institution’s honorary degree recipients.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | August 26 2019

Students will be trained in the creative and business sides of the toy and game industry.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | August 20 2019

The new network of regional centers of excellence comes on the heels of Canada’s first national accessibility law.

BY MARK CARDWELL | August 14 2019

The behind-the-scenes crew that keeps a campus the size of a small city up and running.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | August 12 2019

“Typically in vet practice, the routine is to … check the boxes. I realized very quickly that that was not the way to go about it – it was about establishing a relationship first.”

BY TERRI COLES | July 23 2019

The university is the latest in Canada to rethink its stance on a name many find offensive.

BY DIANE PETERS | July 03 2019

Adaptations of the history scholar’s work take centre stage at the theatre festival.

BY ALLAN LYNCH | June 21 2019

Prolific academic, author and advocate Silver Donald Cameron will be the first to hold the three-year appointment.

BY ROBERTA K. TIMOTHY | June 19 2019

Individualizing racial profiling in media misses the point of systemic violence.