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BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | October 23 2019

Many universities lack adequate policies on how to deal with cyberbullying, leading to real-life consequences for some targeted academics.

BY DIANA DUONG | October 16 2019

The conversation about race in the profession is heating up. Here’s why.

BY PAUL YACHNIN | October 09 2019

None has landed a tenure-track job, and their lives have had plenty of struggle and uncertainty. But, their narratives point to multiple career paths branching out from the PhD.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | September 25 2019

They affirm that universities have a vital role to play in helping society navigate through the deepest challenges of our time, from climate change to the dangers of misinformation and rising intolerance.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | September 23 2019

To mark the magazine’s 60th anniversary, current editor Léo Charbonneau sits down with the magazine’s two preceding editors to look back on the issues, events and personalities covered in its pages over the years.

BY ERIKA THORKELSON | September 18 2019

“Acknowledging that [Indigenous communities] have sovereignty over the material and that it is indeed not yours is one of the key things we’re trying to promote in the work that we’re doing with the archival community.”

BY ANQI SHEN | August 28 2019

Seven of this year’s cohort recount impromptu situations with their students that led them to reflect deeply on what they do.

BY ANQI SHEN | August 21 2019

These programs offer international students, and their host families in Canada, the chance for a real cultural exchange.

BY MARK CARDWELL | August 14 2019

The behind-the-scenes crew that keeps a campus the size of a small city up and running.

BY RANDY BOYAGODA | June 28 2019

The campus novel is fiction for our times, but the best of the genre is timeless.

BY DIANE PETERS | June 26 2019

Canada’s “queen of giraffes” – denied tenure because she was a woman, despite her groundbreaking research – finally gets the recognition she deserves.

BY KERRY BANKS | June 14 2019

In the 1950s, the Prairies were a hub for psychedelic science. Some 60 years later, Canadian researchers are showing a renewed interest in the therapeutic use of psychedelics.

BY BECKY RYNOR | June 05 2019

The filmmaker and founder of York University’s Stereoscopic 3D Lab picked up the Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Visual and Media Arts earlier this year.

BY MEGAN JENKINS | May 14 2019

For her thesis project, education grad Meghan Parker made an autobiographical graphic novel that argues for drawing to be recognized as a mode of scholarship.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | May 08 2019

Though often viewed with skepticism, when done well, these plans can help to set an institution’s path.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | May 01 2019

And what happens when controversy arises.

BY NAVNEET ALANG | April 23 2019

Researchers now have access to a flood of educational data on students that they hope will offer insights on how to improve the learning experience. Will it work?

BY MARK CARDWELL | April 10 2019

The country’s various research and policy institutes “are highly adept at getting their messages heard in today’s crowded ideas marketplace,” says one expert.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | April 03 2019

Psychology professor Rajiv Jhangiani made the leap from international student to international stage as a tireless champion of open education practices.

BY MEAGHAN HALDENBY | March 25 2019

From personal revelations to behind-the-scenes conversations, here’s what happens when university administrators get their own podcasts.