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BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | December 09 2015

A number of programs are exploring options for applied scholarship within the PhD.

BY UA/AU | December 09 2015

Professors’ picks of underrated titles that students should be reading.

BY DAVID HAYES | November 03 2015

A little well-timed support can smooth the transition for first-time university students.

BY ALEX GILLIS | November 03 2015

A new academic discipline challenges our ideas of what it means to be “sane.”

BY JOHN LORINC | November 03 2015

Rather than building new, refurbishing old structures saves money and preserves heritage.

BY MOIRA FARR | October 07 2015

A university’s coat of arms symbolizes core values and treasured links to the past.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 07 2015

It’s not always pretty, but idealistic students continue to affect change, be it social, economic or environmental.

BY TIM JOHNSON | October 07 2015

Genocide, racism, intolerance – presenting tricky subjects in class doesn’t have to be an ordeal.

BY ASHLEIGH VANHOUTEN | September 09 2015

Seasoned faculty members around the country offer tips for new professors.

BY VIVIAN SMITH | September 09 2015

Adam Jones wrestles with the worst that humans can inflict on each other yet remains an optimist.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | September 08 2015

Grad students are looking for university support to help prepare them for careers outside the professoriate.

BY JENNY GREEN | August 05 2015

Universities have started to think seriously about how to reach this historically large demographic – and maybe make money at the same time.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 05 2015

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.

BY TIM JOHNSON | June 10 2015

Scholars say the rise of automated, and increasingly autonomous, robotic technologies requires greater ethical scrutiny.

BY BECKY RYNOR | June 10 2015

From puppets to a personalized pizza box, libraries’ special collections are home to some very strange items.

BY ANNE KROOK | June 01 2015

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.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | April 08 2015

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.