We’ve canvassed Canada’s
universities to compile a list of the country’s
best campus traditions.
Famous Canadians tell us how one professor changed their life.
Scholars say the rise of automated, and increasingly autonomous, robotic technologies requires greater ethical scrutiny.
From puppets to a personalized pizza box, libraries’ special collections are home to some very strange items.
How do we turn the doctoral student’s significant skills into a career outside academia?
This living encyclopedia has made knowledge more accessible and more democratic than ever. Scholars need to embrace it and do all they can to support it.
All professors with PhDs in philosophy, the Groarke triplets share much more than their identical DNA.
Give up a regular paycheck and leave home for grad school? Why bother, when more graduate programs are available by distance, especially for working professionals.
“It is important for the humanities to take back the word ‘skills’ so that it can incite PhD programs to turn outward toward the world. That is why I want to make a case for the particular value of public skills.”
When students and administrators join resources to improve the food on campus, cafeteria is no longer a dirty word.
With a focus on teamwork, leadership and discipline, being involved in sports is an excellent training ground for a successful career.
The new Prince Edward Island premier – and past president of UPEI – talks about leaving a legacy.
The best of them have real historical value – but writing one is a whole other matter.
An excerpt from University Leadership and Public Policy in the Twenty-First Century: A President’s Perspective.
From innovative teaching to human rights to breast cancer treatment reform, this Carleton professor is relentless in her pursuit for change.
As pornography has proliferated in the digital era, so too has its study, even though this multidisciplinary field has been around for at least 30 years. But, say scholars, the study of sexually explicit subject matter has often been muddied by a binary pro- or anti-porn attitude.
“With more research, we will be able to see how ancient peoples adjusted to and reacted to rapidly rising sea levels – to see how they responded.”
University teachers experiment all the time with innovative ways to involve students more deeply in learning, but games are rarely part of their toolkit. They may be missing a golden opportunity.
It means an overhaul of our education system, so that art penetrates every nook and cranny.
First-year students get up close with their prof and explore issues from all angles in a small-group environment.