A student affairs officer shares his advice on how to assess and safely de-escalate a disturbing situation.
Many of these campus gardens have become leaders in botanical education, horticultural research and conservation.
An excerpt from the latest novel by University of Calgary professor Suzette Mayr.
The community is eager to track the wide-ranging social, economic and health impacts of this historic shift in public policy.
A growing number of students, after years of study, aren’t getting the residency positions they need to become physicians.
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.
A look at some UCASS data from 1970 to 2016.
An increasing number of people aren’t getting enough sleep, and researchers are trying to figure out how to help.
Work-integrated learning grows in popularity at universities across the country.
There are many folks on campus who play important but unrecognized roles “behind the scenes.” We highlight a few deserving of recognition.
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.