George Siemens, Canada’s MOOC pioneer, opens up about where the movement is headed.
A Laurentian University lab has made a chance discovery that may lead to better breast cancer therapy.
Switching disciplines in academia is not an easy choice, but those who’ve done it say the move can broaden your outlook and enrich your life.
Canadian researchers lead the way in understanding the neurological, psychological and cognitive basis of music.
Erick James creates giant metal replicas of tiny weird microbes.
These online repositories of student learning have found their place at many universities.
Annual contests, some international in scope, also expose students to experiential, hands-on learning.
As the forestry industry evolves, professors are feeling hopeful again.
A smart question and one that several writers, philosophers, librarians and literary critics were asked to ponder for a slim new collection of essays, The Edge of the Precipice. The question also serves as the subtitle of this book, whose writers contemplate the state of literature in the 21st century. The following excerpt comes from an essay by Mark Kingwell, professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto, author of 15 books, contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine and frequent columnist in popular Canadian media.
How falling flat on your face may be a terrific way to learn.
“A very beautiful … experiment” in education.
International students help Sweden broaden the relatively narrow scope of its academic research as well as bringing in revenue.
A large research consortium explores the links between religious beliefs and morality.
How to recruit and retain the right students.
Poet, artist, scientist.
The relationship between grad student and supervisor is so critical to the student’s success that universities are becoming more proactive to ensure the union lasts
Unconscious bias still plays a role in keeping women scientists from the top tier.
This is the story about a pig and a fish.
Once credited with having one of the greatest collections of mid-century modern furnishings, the university makes amends to save what’s left.
Universities are getting more involved in monitoring unpaid internships when these are part of a student’s learning experience.