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Faculty | Students and campus life | Teaching and learning | Technology
Digital distraction

Our students must be paying attention in class, because they're busily using their laptops to type every word from our lectures. Or maybe not.

November 5, 2007
Faculty | International issues | Public policy and funding | Research and innovation | University and society | Humanities and social sciences
In the public eye

He still remembers the man's name: Florian Achille Biza. It was the early 1990s and Amir Attaran, a university graduate, had decided to hitchhike across Africa before starting doctoral studies at Oxford University.

November 5, 2007
Faculty | Managing the university | Students and campus life | Technology
The new librarians

With its faded orange carpet, rows and rows of dusty stacks, and old-school study carrels, McMaster University's H. G Thode Library of Science and Engineering looks like a place purposed with preserving the 1970s.

November 5, 2007
Career Development | International issues | Managing the university | Students and campus life | University and society
A helping hand in a strange land

Look over the mission statement or strategic plan of most any university today and you're likely to find a commitment to internationalization. Indeed, a recent survey of Canadian universities showed 95 percent explicitly refer to the international dimension in their strategic plans, and more than three-quarters cite internationalization as one of their top five priorities.

October 9, 2007
Faculty | University and society | Humanities and social sciences
History for the people

It was last May, says Paul Litt, when he felt the unmistakable shift. A professor of history at Carleton University, Dr.

October 9, 2007
Managing the university | Public policy and funding | University and society
Standing up for the senate

This was my first time attending a university senate meeting. I'd just been hired as associate editor of McGill University's faculty newspaper, and the editor was showing me the beat.

October 9, 2007
Managing the university | Students and campus life | Technology | University and society
Crisis communications 2.0

September 13, 2006, Dawson College, Montreal: a 25-year-old gunman kills one and injures 19. Seven months later at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia: a 23-year-old armed student kills 32 and injures 25.

September 10, 2007
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