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By BRIAN OWENS | April 05 2018

The community is eager to track the wide-ranging social, economic and health impacts of this historic shift in public policy.

By WENDY GLAUSER | April 04 2018

A growing number of students, after years of study, aren’t getting the residency positions they need to become physicians.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 23 2018

Two years after the surprise success of their book The Slow Professor, the authors reflect on its impact, their attempts to live up to its ideals, and what comes next.

By NATALIE SAMSON & ANQI SHEN | March 20 2018

A look at some UCASS data from 1970 to 2016.

By KERRY BANKS | March 09 2018

An increasing number of people aren’t getting enough sleep, and researchers are trying to figure out how to help.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | March 07 2018

Work-integrated learning grows in popularity at universities across the country.

By MARK CARDWELL | February 27 2018

There are many folks on campus who play important but unrecognized roles “behind the scenes.” We highlight a few deserving of recognition.

By DIANE PETERS | February 07 2018

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.

By THERESA TAYLER | January 31 2018

Yes, there are some universities that have student gun clubs – and they’re not as controversial as you might think.

By PAUL AXELROD | January 24 2018

Over the years, academic freedom has been both recognized and constrained, based on the particular historical context.

By SUZANNE BOWNESS | January 10 2018

“Parents felt very isolated. They didn’t fit in with the other students or feel welcomed.”

By MOIRA MACDONALD | January 03 2018

The deliberations of university boards seem to have become more rancorous and controversial of late. What’s going on?

By EMILY BARON CADLOFF | December 20 2017

Staff at six universities explain what it takes to get in to some of their most competitive undergraduate programs.

By UA/AU | December 13 2017

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 […]

By MICHAEL SMITH | December 06 2017

Academics, industry and government have joined together, setting the stage for Canada to become a research and development powerhouse in AI.

By FRANCES BULA | November 28 2017

Blessed with large tracts of land, many universities are developing their surplus holdings to raise revenue.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 20 2017

Dr. Nemer says she will be a champion for the understanding of science and its role in our everyday lives.

By CHANTAL BRAGANZA | November 10 2017

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.

By JACKIE WONG | November 08 2017

Scholars push for a deeper look at how race and racism play out on university campuses.

By NATALIE SAMSON | November 01 2017

Academia has been slow to embrace podcasting, but these shows and their hosts are proving the form has much to offer.