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Faculty | Research and innovation | University and society | Humanities and social sciences
The university as economic engine

The expression "knowledge mobilization" has been the talk of the town lately among researchers and funding agencies. And yet, this concept - in which knowledge stemming from university research is transformed into concrete actions that serve the interests of society - is far from new.

April 7, 2008
Students and campus life
The kids are alright ... right?

The transition to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. Throw in the stresses of attending university and living away from home for the first time, and it's no wonder some find it difficult to cope.

March 10, 2008
Managing the university | Students and campus life | University and society
Won't you stay, just a little bit longer ...

On a typical weekday, students enrolled at the University of Toronto Mississauga are arriving at their spacious suburban campus, some 30 kilometres west of downtown Toronto, in a thin stream, mainly by car or city bus. Most of the campus's 10,500 students come from the sprawling 905 belt in the Greater Toronto Area, and almost 90 percent commute to and from campus each day.

March 10, 2008
Faculty | Public policy and funding | Research and innovation | University and society | Humanities and social sciences
Putting knowledge into practice

A roadkill in 1987 made ecological history in Newfoundland. There had been sightings and unconfirmed reports, dating back to 1985, of coyotes making their way across the 175 kilometres of winter pack ice that separate Newfoundland from Nova Scotia.

April 7, 2008
Managing the university | Students and campus life | University and society
When students sue

Like the legendary case of the elderly woman who sued McDonald's for $2. 9 million when she spilled hot coffee in her lap, the recent case summaries of students suing Canadian universities at first make one want to gasp in disbelief or laugh at the audacity.

April 7, 2008
Managing the university | Students and campus life | University and society
The sustainable residence

The grand old green house on picturesque York Street in Sackville, New Brunswick, sits in total darkness, except for a single light in the kitchen. It's 5 p.

February 11, 2008
Students and campus life | Teaching and learning | University and society
Path to a better future

It's Mad Science time for Mr. Cueto's Grade Six class at Strathcona Elementary School in Winnipeg's inner city, where roughly 70 percent of the students are aboriginal.

February 11, 2008
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