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By MEAGHAN HALDENBY | March 19 2019

“There is very little that can’t be translated into dance,” says U of Alberta physicist Pramodh Senarath Yapa, who took home “best overall” in Science’s Dance Your PhD contest.

By JACKIE WONG | March 08 2019

Whether in her Indigenous Science, Technology, and Society lab or on Twitter, Dr. TallBear pushes boundaries to make space for the next generation.

By DIANE PETERS | March 06 2019

Research suggests that student evaluations of teaching are often badly designed and used inappropriately. But change is underway.

By KERRY BANKS | February 27 2019

Researchers from numerous disciplines have begun to investigate the heavy toll that loneliness takes on society.

By SUZANNE BOWNESS | February 20 2019

Moving beyond the traditional resumé-writing workshops, many centres are now helping students conceive of their career paths from the start of their studies.

By WENDY GLAUSER | February 01 2019

Undeterred by her firing as Ontario’s chief scientist, U of T’s Dr. Shoichet continues to champion science outreach and collaboration.

By NELANTHI HEWA | January 23 2019

While its founding order of Ursuline Sisters slowly dies out, Canada’s only all-female university embraces a second century of empowering women.

By SUZANNE BOWNESS | January 10 2019

More students are opting to live in theme-based residences.

By UA/AU | January 02 2019

Welcome to 2019. As we turn a new page, here are the stories and issues that shaped the past year in Canadian higher education. This year is a special one for University Affairs as we mark our 60th anniversary. You will notice a design refresh if you get our print magazine (and if you don’t, you can subscribe for […]

By KERRY BANKS | December 26 2018

Educators are using gaming elements, combined with the interactive and immersive aspects of virtual reality, to enhance learning.

By UA/AU | December 26 2018

Over the past year, the University Affairs team has read and reported, edited and produced, hundreds of stories. Here are six that stayed with us. I was sexually assaulted. I turned to my university for help. Here’s what happened Coming up with the visuals for this first-person essay about a student who sought help from […]

By ERIKA THORKELSON | December 19 2018

Several smaller universities are heading downtown to open new arts-focused facilities.

By SORAYA ROBERTS | November 14 2018

Still, a few universities have committed to offering services that specifically address eating disorders as part of their health and wellness programs.

By BRIAN OWENS | November 07 2018

Working with international colleagues can provide new insights and even a career boost, but it takes patience and planning.

By MOIRA FARR | October 31 2018

In all the strategizing, expanding and refining of services on offer to students who struggle with anxiety, depression or any number of other serious mental illnesses, faculty are asking, where do we fit?

By ANQI SHEN | October 24 2018

An array of new programs gives students an opportunity to tackle issues of importance to their local communities.

By DIANE PETERS | October 05 2018

The growing field of family economics applies the basic economic concepts to the family unit, allowing researchers to explore some fundamental policy issues.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | October 03 2018

Clashes over the limits of free speech continue to divide students and faculty.

By ANQI SHEN | September 26 2018

We asked our readers: what is the one teaching tip, tool or technique you can’t live without?

By KERRY BANKS | September 05 2018

Canada’s law schools are revamping their programs and curricula to respond to what one law dean calls “the most significant shift in the Canadian legal landscape in our lifetimes.”