As the forestry industry evolves, professors are feeling hopeful again.
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.
How falling flat on your face may be a terrific way to learn.
You can’t prove what you don’t measure.
Hey, I’m a student again.
It’s time we had “The Talk”.
A culture of philanthropy takes root in Quebec’s francophone universities.
Universities are centralizing libraries and weeding out collections as they save space with digital collections and make more room for people to work together.
U of Waterloo hopes a new lab will inspire undergraduates to consider a research career.
University hopes personal connection will help with student recruitment.
The museum is a response to a broader human rights movements in society.
Five university-led projects among seven sharing $12 million in funding.
Students’ mental health seen as a priority by many administrations.