Researchers from various disciplines are seeking not to debunk strange events, but rather to understand how people engage with them, and what this reveals about the human experience.
Yes, there are some universities that have student gun clubs – and they’re not as controversial as you might think.
Over the years, academic freedom has been both recognized and constrained, based on the particular historical context.
“Parents felt very isolated. They didn’t fit in with the other students or feel welcomed.”
The deliberations of university boards seem to have become more rancorous and controversial of late. What’s going on?
Staff at six universities explain what it takes to get in to some of their most competitive undergraduate programs.
As the year draws to a close, we’re looking back at our top stories of 2017: the stories that resonated most with readers and those that shaped the year. For a quiet moment this December, happy reading. Warmly, the University Affairs team Most read Predatory publishers The number of predatory publishers is skyrocketing and they’re pouncing on unsuspecting scholars. In […]
Academics, industry and government have joined together, setting the stage for Canada to become a research and development powerhouse in AI.
Blessed with large tracts of land, many universities are developing their surplus holdings to raise revenue.
Dr. Nemer says she will be a champion for the understanding of science and its role in our everyday lives.
The campus chaplaincy is being recontextualized as a space for non-denominational spirituality and mental health care support – but there’s still a place for faith.
Scholars push for a deeper look at how race and racism play out on university campuses.
Academia has been slow to embrace podcasting, but these shows and their hosts are proving the form has much to offer.
Linda Cameron reflects on the evolving world of scholarly publishing as she steps down as director of the University of Alberta Press.
Those absent-minded scribbles may actually help you to process information and tap into your creativity.
A prosperous and healthy city benefits urban universities and their surrounding communities.
Schools are also looking to encourage domestic students to benefit from international students’ presence.
An excerpt from a new memoir by University of Prince Edward Island’s first female president.
In the wake of student suicides, universities are reflecting on how to respond, and on their approaches to dealing with mental health.
There’s little evidence that automatic entrance scholarships persuade students to accept an offer of admission. Could the funds be better spent elsewhere?