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By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 10 2008

Actually, today’s students are often overwhelmed by multiple stresses. A nurse-educator and administrator explain how their schools are responding to the growing need for mental-health services

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | March 10 2008

Big-city universities try new strategies to keep commuter students on campus, so they’ll do better academically

By MAEVE HALDANE | February 11 2008

Margaret Lock’s life work has helped reveal how people’s experience of sickness and health is tied to the culture they belong to

By MOIRA FARR | February 11 2008

Aboriginal leaders like Kevin Chief are inspiring a new generation of kids to stay in school

By ALLISON LAWLOR | February 11 2008

Mount Allison’s Cuthbertson House gives students a lesson in ecologically friendly living

By MARK CARDWELL | January 07 2008

Some experts feel Canada’s universities have been slow to support security and intelligence studies post-9/11

By JEAN NICOLAS | January 07 2008

A heated debate over how to train PhD students for the jobs awaiting them has percolated for 15 years in Europe and the U.S. It’s high time for a Canadian discussion

By STEPHEN STRAUSS | January 07 2008

Only a tiny fraction of bees produce honey. Researcher Laurence Packer’s mission is to learn everything he can about the vast majority that don’t

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | December 03 2007

Canada’s mishmash of student aid programs is working up to a point but has failed to close the gap in university participation rates between the rich and poor

By ALEX GILLIS | December 03 2007

Academic misconduct is a reality, but what’s less certain is how often it occurs and what’s the best way to combat it

By TERENCE DAY | November 05 2007

Are laptop bans the answer to the misuse of computers in the classroom?

By DANIEL DROLET | November 05 2007

University of Ottawa law professor Amir Attaran is determined to use his high-profile academic position to fight for the rights of the less fortunate

By TIM JOHNSON | November 05 2007

Meet the risk-taking scholars who are shaking things up while they build tomorrow’s academic library

By TREENA HEIN | October 09 2007

The field of ‘public history’ gains ground in Canada

By KARINE JOLY | September 10 2007

New technologies are changing the way schools get the message out when a crisis erupts on campus. But the most valuable tool in the communications toolkit is still a well-tested plan

By DANIEL DROLET | September 10 2007

Boys seem to underachieve educationally relative to girls. But many questions remain about what’s going on and what, if anything, should be done to address the issue

By STEPHEN STRAUSS | September 10 2007

The disciplinary path of popular professor Marcel Danesi has taken a few sharp turns over the years, but the breadth of his intellectual pursuits is nothing short of amazing

By TIM JOHNSON | August 07 2007

The pros, the cons and the complications of taking on a little extra work on the side

By ALEX GILLIS | March 12 2007

Students who cheat are a problem on Canadian campuses – a problem that universities and faculty members must wrestle head-on. Based on his research and his own experience with cheating students, this professor discovers three crucial steps to keep them in

By ANITA LAHEY | March 12 2007

He’s a scientist, arts aficionado and acclaimed editor who brings success to seemingly everything he undertakes. What will Queen’s do if he ever really retires?

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