On their way to graduation, PhD students become converts to the Church of Knowledge. But this secular church is in need of reformation.
Now mostly admired for their aesthetics, university clock towers were originally erected to reinforce the concept of an orderly sense of learning and to help students get to class on time.
A vice-provost, student affairs, and an incoming first-year student sit down to talk about the student experience during a pandemic.
Public health communicators, they say, need to show humility, admit what they don’t know, and most importantly foster a two-way dialogue.
Students will again venture the globe one day as part of their education, and when they do universities must be ready to assist them when things don’t go as planned.
Remote teaching, half-empty residences and virtual orientations will mark this year’s return for most students.
As COVID-19 began to spread around the globe, so too did a toxic brew of rumours, misinformation and conspiracy theories.
The York assistant professor and author of From the Ashes says he has a responsibility to those who suffer from addiction, and to his former self, to tell his story of homelessness and redemption.
Seven academics reflect on the moment they realized the world had changed.
The Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital is pioneering an open-science model that could change the way medical research is conducted across the globe.
This May, Yukon College officially became Yukon University. The journey to becoming Canada’s first university north of the 60th parallel has been more than 45 years in the making.
The scholar’s latest book is not only the culmination of a career spent examining the ethics of biotechnology, it’s a call to action for the rest of us get in on the conversation.
What the history of pandemics can tell university leaders about the aftermath of COVID-19.
PhD candidate Genevieve von Petzinger has scoured ancient rock art to create the world’s largest database of early abstract symbols – but what do they mean?
Traditional in-person conferences have been criticized for a variety of reasons, but the current COVID-19 pandemic puts them in a whole new light.
How controversy, curriculum change and emerging perspectives are shifting the study of Canadian literature.
Universities across the country are tweaking their admissions processes to attract students from less-privileged backgrounds.
Agriculture faculties are becoming some of the most exciting hubs of interdisciplinary collaboration on Canadian campuses.
The ban on Black students studying medicine was in effect for decades, then forgotten, and wasn’t officially repealed until just two years ago.
Mathematics and statistics instructors from across Canada have come together to launch a grassroots faculty initiative to improve student learning.