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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Aug. 17, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | AUG 17 2017

Nature.com
Student immigration: The gamble of going abroad

Political concerns and visa access are swaying students deciding where to pursue a degree.

CBC
Mandatory campus sexual assault policies set for fall rollout

This year marks the first September with mandatory sexual assault policies in place at Ontario universities.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
‘We need better for our university’: Controversy over Devine appointment to U of S board continues

A newly-elected university senator blasted the provincial government in a Facebook post for appointing former premier Grant Devine to the U of S board of governors.

Montreal Gazette
Losing sense of smell could signal Alzheimer’s: McGill researchers

If you have a hard time identifying specific smells, it could be a sign that you are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a group of McGill researchers has found.

CBC
Chinese and Canadian scientists share water conservation strategies at Windsor conference

60 Canadian and Chinese scientists and students are meeting to discuss common water issues faced by both nations, such as the effect of intensive agriculture on bodies of water.

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