A university teacher argues for “contemplative practices” in university teaching to help students become more reflective and engaged as citizens.
How Michael Ungar is applying his research to alleviate adversity and provide alternatives to drugs and crime in one of Asia’s toughest slums.
As the small ﬁeld of leisure studies grows, it struggles for recognition by the academy.
This year’s Mr. Congress sees the annual event quite differently now.
Romantic partners who are employed at universities in different cities confront many challenges in making their relationships work.
Janie Redfern had taken a header from her attic window onto the flagstone path below.
The origins of the widely used term began in the backwoods of B.C.
A professor analyzes the comments from students taking her course on Indigenous peoples and the environment.
In an improbable sequence of events, an Ottawa law prof has taken on the constitutional cause of the Afar people in Africa.
Boosting the classroom occupancy rate is one way some universities are dealing with increasing student populations.
Canada’s ﬁrst new law school in more than three decades opens at Thompson Rivers University in the B.C. interior.
As journals test the waters of open peer review, authors and editors remain divided over the merits of tinkering with a tried-and-true system.
A Canadian doctor combined instinct, medical knowledge and historical research to pinpoint the emergence of HIV and its spread through Africa and beyond.
In the social-media age, “face time” between students and professors is becoming rare.
Nuclear imaging has revolutionized how we diagnose and treat life-threatening diseases. But the technology requires a reliable supply of isotopes to produce the high-quality images. Canada had it, but nearly lost it, throwing the nuclear imaging ﬁeld into crisis. The federal government wants to ensure that doesn’t happen again.
It may not let you forget all your troubles and cares, as Petula Clark once sang, but going downtown is proving popular for many universities.
Ontario’s system isn’t broken, just stressed. Before we try more radical ﬁxes, why not encourage a robust college-university transfer system?
They’ve been called “odd ducks,” “eccentrics” or “little professors.” Now these often brilliant but socially awkward students, diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, are flocking to postsecondary classrooms in greater numbers than ever before. Here’s how faculty are meeting the challenge.
Montrealers who survived horrific human rights abuses lend their voices to an unusual oral history project led by researchers from four Montreal universities.
The experience of poets slash philosophers in academe reveals the growing pains that can accompany shifting disciplinary borders.