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BY LARRY MCCLOSKEY + JOHN MEISSNER | September 11 2013

How the best practices in working with students with learning disabilities are paving the way to improve outcomes for students who are emotionally distressed.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 21 2013

A Q&A with University of Toronto educational developer Pamela Gravestock.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 07 2013

A Canadian professor has attracted international attention by turning the dismal science into something sexy.

BY MARK CARDWELL | August 07 2013

Two brothers with a famous pedigree – and a supporting cast of dozens – have patiently pulled together a research powerhouse.

BY DAVID SMITH | August 07 2013

A young professor reminisces on the flourishing expat community of scholars that his father helped found in this wealthy Arab state.

BY CHRIS RICHARDSON | July 03 2013

Stimulating, friendly and comes with work-life balance – what a surprise!

BY JILL MCMILLAN | May 31 2013

John Mercy is a medical professor with a particular skill in surgical incision.

BY JOEY FITZPATRICK | May 31 2013

How the new credo for community-engaged research is making a difference both in communities and at universities.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | April 10 2013

Desire2Learn, one of Canada’s technology success stories, can trace its roots directly to a university classroom.

BY TIM JOHNSON | April 10 2013

Faced with cutbacks and other significant challenges, university field schools are forging ahead by using their difficulties as their strengths.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | March 13 2013

Everything you wanted to know about digital humanities.

BY TEMA FRANK | March 13 2013

Alumni departments turn to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and more, to engage alumni.

BY CAITLIN CRAWSHAW | March 13 2013

The University of Alberta boasts the largest number of NSERC Industrial Research Chairs in the country, and it’s on the hunt for even more.

BY PATRICK J. MONAHAN | February 06 2013

York University modernized its system for choosing academic administrators based on research about what works.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | February 06 2013

Too many students are dropping out of doctoral programs or taking too long to finish, prompting some universities to question what they can do to help them along.

BY JACOB BERKOWITZ | February 06 2013

Will “publish or perish” soon include “video or vanish”?

BY BRAD MACKAY | January 09 2013

How Anthony Bogaert’s pioneering research on asexuality is forcing us to rethink human sexual behaviour.

BY TIM JOHNSON | January 09 2013

Driven by diverse factors, retiring academics are leaving their mark in varied – and often surprising – ways.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | January 09 2013

Sessional instructors are now a crucial part of the teaching equation at most Canadian universities. Some say it’s time to include them more fully in the life of the institution.

BY ROSLYN DAKIN | December 05 2012

Could an economic perspective on grades help improve university teaching?