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BY MOIRA FARR | October 20 2014

With retirement at age 65 no longer mandatory in Canada, members of the boomer generation – including academics – are asking that pivotal question.

BY MARIE LAMBERT-CHAN | September 10 2014

Canadian researchers tackle what’s become a major public-health issue: concussion in sport.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | September 10 2014

In a time of dispiriting public debate, what is the public intellectual to do?

BY PAUL GESSELL | September 10 2014

It may the last big human-rights issue of our age – welcoming people who identify with the sex opposite to the one they were born with.

BY PAUL AXELROD | August 20 2014

Our family’s trip to Tanzania stirred thoughts, once again, on whether committed North Americans can make a meaningful difference in the communities they meet.

BY TIM JOHNSON | August 06 2014

Schools are unpaving paradise and creating a stronger sense of place.

BY MARK CARDWELL | August 06 2014

“If I’m suffering it means I don’t know enough.”

BY SARAH GLASSFORD | July 23 2014

A short story by Sarah Glassford.

BY KAREN BIRCHARD | June 11 2014

Today, many students are gaining international experience through internships, practicums and volunteering, rather than just through credit courses.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | June 11 2014

Math and education professors support the drive for better math skills, but sometimes disagree on how to get there.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | May 21 2014

York’s university secretary and general counsel reflects on a challenging career.

BY OLLIVIER DYENS | April 30 2014

Education in the 21st century must be built on the premise of human-machine entanglement.

BY KEVIN KEE | April 09 2014

A personal essay from Kevin Kee, associate vice-president, research, at Brock University.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | April 09 2014

It is crunch time in Eastern Canada.

BY DAVID HAYES | April 09 2014

Brad White’s forensic wildlife lab at Trent University sees its role as a defender of justice for wild animals.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | March 19 2014

York U prof says to focus on quality, not expansion, in higher ed reform.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | March 12 2014

How two course designers launched their university’s first-ever interdisciplinary undergraduate course – and gave students the intellectual ride of their lives.

BY JOHN LORINC | March 12 2014

Digging through and understanding vast amounts of data is rapidly becoming the new currency for research, government and commerce.

BY MARK CARDWELL | March 12 2014

Canada Excellence Research Chairs add to a university’s reputation, but choosing the right person can be difficult.