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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.

By NATALIE SAMSON | October 25 2017

Linda Cameron reflects on the evolving world of scholarly publishing as she steps down as director of the University of Alberta Press.

By TARA SIEBARTH | October 06 2017

Those absent-minded scribbles may actually help you to process information and tap into your creativity.

By DIANE PETERS | October 04 2017

A prosperous and healthy city benefits urban universities and their surrounding communities.

By SUZANNE BOWNESS | September 27 2017

Schools are also looking to encourage domestic students to benefit from international students’ presence.

By ELIZABETH ROLLINS EPPERLY | September 11 2017

An excerpt from a new memoir by University of Prince Edward Island’s first female president.

By JACKIE WONG | September 06 2017

In the wake of student suicides, universities are reflecting on how to respond, and on their approaches to dealing with mental health.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | August 30 2017

There’s little evidence that automatic entrance scholarships persuade students to accept an offer of admission. Could the funds be better spent elsewhere?

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