A wall of plants three stories high at Saint Mary’s University is not only meant to be esthetically pleasing, but also helps to remove airborne contaminants.
A torch stands outside the Olympic skating oval at the University of Calgary, a lasting reminder of Calgary’s 1988 Winter Games and the legacy they left behind. The legacy of the Olympics is also on the mind of Vancouver-area institutions for the upcoming 2010 Winter Games. No university got the chance this time to have […]
Preston Manning has been a knowledgeable supporter of science for years
There’s plenty of folklore, but few facts, about the origins of a two-headed calf on display in the pathology wing of the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine. The calf (pictured above) was there well before technical supervisor Lois Ridgway began working in pathology. She told the university’s On Campus News that she […]
We’ve pulled together advice from tech-savvy professors to give you the resources you need to start incorporating social media into your teaching.
Why universities need to prepare doctoral students for careers outside academe
It’s possible to find a course or two in men’s studies on Canadian campuses. But is the subject ready for lift-off?
Academic freedom or statement of faith? They’re both right.
Or, how a person drifts into a rewarding second career – administration
Exchanges and partnerships are poised to grow, but can we make the most of this opportunity?
Report recommends time limit on postdoctoral training
When the lottery jackpot is particularly big or it looks like the Leafs might possibly make the playoffs, the probability is quite high that Jeffrey Rosenthal will be called upon by the media to elucidate the chances that you or the Leafs will win. Dr. Rosenthal has been studying probability, randomness and chance for nearly […]
University of Windsor’s Janice Drakich breaks down the faculty recruitment process in Canada and offers advice to academics job searching in a recession