The pressure to keep it short.
When Emily Carr University of Art and Design professor Charles Dobson made a one-line entry in Wikipedia in 2010, he was surprised by the reaction. He’d merely noted that Emily Carr was the first school in North America to make a course on sustainability a requirement for all design majors. Eight days later both U.S. […]
EDITOR’S NOTE From books to wikis: The knowledge package PEOPLE ON THE MOVE Sheldon Levy has been reappointed president of Ryerson University, and other appointments. CAMPUS Workshop aims to raise awareness of civilian internment Crime Scene House not for the squeamish A coupon to help pay for overseas learning Ottawa universities join network to support […]
This living encyclopedia has made knowledge more accessible and more democratic than ever. Scholars need to embrace it and do all they can to support it.
All professors with PhDs in philosophy, the Groarke triplets share much more than their identical DNA.
Sales of snacks, laptops, bedding and parking passes replace book sales at many university bookstores.
Give up a regular paycheck and leave home for grad school? Why bother, when more graduate programs are available by distance, especially for working professionals.
Forensic-science facility has seen its fair share of simulated mayhem.
Career coaches seem to be rising in popularity these days. Once hired primarily by mid- and late-career professionals in the corporate world, coaches and career consultants these days are sometimes specializing in working with graduate students and academics. Their services were news to me when I was in the early stages of my post-PhD transition. […]
Babies rarely work to their mother’s timetable or a conference schedule.
All students offered admission to Western University for the 2015-16 academic year got an interesting item in their information packages: a “boarding pass” redeemable for $1,000 to help them finance an international learning experience. The new Western International Learning Award is available to full-time undergraduates in second year who are planning an international learning experience […]
The Canada Council for the Arts announced the 2015 winners of the prestigious Killam prizes and Killam research fellowships. Each of the five Killam prize winners will receive $100,000 in recognition for an exceptionally rich career in the humanities, engineering, natural sciences, social sciences, health sciences, or interdisciplinary studies within these fields. Killam fellowships are […]
History of civilian detention in Canada particularly relevant in light of current events, says organizer.
Expert chides librarians to identify their core mission and ‘unique value proposition.’
Scholars who feared for their lives in their home country have a chance to resume their careers.