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By DAVID SMITH | January 15 2014

Erick James creates giant metal replicas of tiny weird microbes.

By SUZANNE BOWNESS | January 15 2014

These online repositories of student learning have found their place at many universities.

By JASLEEN SINGH | December 16 2013

Annual contests, some international in scope, also expose students to experiential, hands-on learning.

By MARK CARDWELL | December 04 2013

As the forestry industry evolves, professors are feeling hopeful again.

By MARK KINGWELL | December 04 2013

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.

By MOIRA MACDONALD | December 04 2013

How falling flat on your face may be a terrific way to learn.

By KATIE HYSLOP | November 27 2013

“A very beautiful … experiment” in education.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | November 20 2013

International students help Sweden broaden the relatively narrow scope of its academic research as well as bringing in revenue.

By DIANE PETERS | November 06 2013

A large research consortium explores the links between religious beliefs and morality.

By DANIEL DROLET | November 06 2013

How to recruit and retain the right students.

By ROSANNA TAMBURRI | November 06 2013

Poet, artist, scientist.

By VIRGINIA GALT | October 09 2013

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

By HARRIET EISENKRAFT | October 09 2013

Unconscious bias still plays a role in keeping women scientists from the top tier.

By MARK WITTEN | October 09 2013

This is the story about a pig and a fish.


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 MOIRA MACDONALD | September 11 2013

Universities are getting more involved in monitoring unpaid internships when these are part of a student’s learning experience.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | September 11 2013

Once credited with having one of the greatest collections of mid-century modern furnishings, the university makes amends to save what’s left.

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 21 2013

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

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 MARK CARDWELL | August 07 2013

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