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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
Students and campus life | Teaching and learning | Technology
Learning long distance

Janice Grove's road to receiving a bachelor of science degree was not an easy one. At the age of 39 - two long decades after graduating from high school - with a full-time job as an educational assistant and two kids at home, Ms.

March 10, 2008
Faculty | Humanities and social sciences | Medicine and health sciences | Programs and curriculum
Anthropology meets medicine

You walk down the hospital hall, passing by doctors in loose scrubs, nurses carrying folders, confused visitors, orderlies pushing elaborate machines that go ping. Clinicians order tests, aides soothe patients.

February 11, 2008
Faculty | Graduate studies and postdocs | Teaching and learning
Researchers for tomorrow

Bright-eyed and bursting with excitement, the PhD student enters my office to announce the first validation of our hypothesis. As we rush off to the lab to observe the result together, our conversation is punctuated by exclamations.

January 7, 2008
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