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Students and campus life | Teaching and learning
An evening with my students

They stare at me. Chins propped up on fists.

September 11, 2006
Research and innovation | Teaching and learning | Humanities and social sciences
The rise of Middle East studies

For several weeks this past summer Marie-Joëlle Zahar watched as bombs rained down on Lebanon, the beloved country of her birth. "I was stunned," says Dr.

September 11, 2006
Managing the university | Public policy and funding | University and society
Who was that beautiful stranger?

Last year, Ryerson University received almost 300,000 historically important black-and-white photographs along with $7 million for a new gallery to house them. More recently, McGill University was given $700,000 by a Nova Scotia woman who wanted the funds to be used to create 40 major scholarships.

August 8, 2006
Career Development | Students and campus life | Humanities and social sciences
Getting entrepreneurship down to a science

It was the first warm Saturday morning in March, and one could safely bet that many students were basking in the sun or rolling over for a couple more hours in bed. But at the University of Waterloo, hundreds of them, well-coiffed and dressed for success, showed up early and packed the school's William G.

August 8, 2006
Faculty | Teaching and learning
Striding along the Mommy Track

Marlis Schweitzer holds an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania.

April 10, 2006
Students and campus life | University and society
Making nice with the neighbours

For many universities, the annual homecoming weekend is a time-honoured tradition when alumni are welcomed back on campuses to reunite with former classmates and reminisce about their university years. But this past September's homecoming at Queen's University will long be remembered for what took place just off campus.

January 16, 2006
Career Development | Faculty | Managing the university
So you want to become a dean?

Rick Vanderlee is faced with a decision. A professor of nursing, he was recently appointed interim dean of arts and science at Nipissing University.

November 7, 2005
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